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  Monday, September 26, 2016
  Class
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Instructor Date/
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Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop Design and Fit from Top to Bottom Judy Kessinger and Joe Vecchiarelli Monday
9/26/16

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Monday 4:00pm – Wednesday 5:30pm   Creating Your ‘Body Double’, A Draped Bodice and The Perfect Pant More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting Clinic: Fine Tuning for a Superior Silhouette Cynthia Guffey Monday
9/26/16

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Monday 4:00pm – Wednesday 5:30pm      Small fitting ‘tweaks’ can take an average garment a More...
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Hands on Workshop Martha Pullen Teacher Licensing EXPRESS: Serger III Kathy McMakin and Alicia Welcher Monday
9/26/16

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Monday 4:00pm – Thursday 11:30am   Great news! There’s a new way to become a Martha Pullen Licensed Teacher! More...
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Hands on Workshop Sulky Embroidery Zen II** Ellen Osten Monday
9/26/16

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Monday 4:00pm – Wednesday 5:30pm   Sulky Embroidery Zen II is the perfect environment for everyone with machine embro More...
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Hands on Workshop The Little Red Coat Connie Palmer Monday
9/26/16

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Monday 4:00pm – Wednesday 5:30pm    Every little girl needs a special coat, especially when her 18” doll h More...
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  Thursday, September 29, 2016
  Class
Name
Instructor Date/
Time
Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop Hand Applique Helene Weber Thursday
9/29/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 2X, B18
  Hand applique is quiet, relaxing and very portable. Let Helene show you how to create beautiful hand appliqué using the latest in turned edge More...
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Hands on Workshop Applique and More: The Digital Cutting Workshop Libby Ashcraft Thursday
9/29/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
  Take your applique to the next level using an More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bag in the Round Darlene Guillory Thursday
9/29/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A11X, B27
  Discover the benefits of both the circular attachment and built-in machine decorative stitches as you create this clever carry-case for all your essen More...
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Hands on Workshop Candy Delight: Quilting with your Embroidery Machine Cindy Losekamp Thursday
9/29/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A12X, B28
  We’re just like our grandmothers…we love to make quilt tops, but the quilting…not so much. Many of us own wonderful embroidery ma More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Crazy 8s- Oops 9s! Marty Moon Thursday
9/29/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A13X
  Unleash your creativity with just nine squares of fabric, as you make these one-of-a-kind nine-patch blocks. Unbelievably fun and easy! After the con More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Stencil Magic Jodi Robinson Thursday
9/29/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A14X, B30
  Explore ways to use basic stencils to create extraordinary new designs which have an updated, more contemporary/modern feel. Learn how to use stencils More...
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Hands on Workshop Getting Comfortable with Your Sit-Down Longarm Diane Henry Thursday
9/29/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A15X, B31
  Sit-down longarm machines are one-trick ponies: built exclusively for free-motion stitching, they’ve got the space to quilt pieces up to the siz More...
   
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Take the Stress out of Seamstress Nancy Cook Thursday
9/29/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  Take the stress out -- and put the excitement and creativity back in! See creative touches such as machine and serger embellishments, embroidery desi More...
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The Three Crotch Figure! Lorraine Henry Thursday
9/29/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
 

What is that? You! …No! …Yes! All figures have three crotches, two arm “crotches” and one lower torso crotch. Therefore More...

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Know Your Half Measurements (and how to use them) Louise Cutting Thursday
9/29/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4
  They are key numbers when measuring patterns, placing you into a size and even when purchasing ready to wear. It’s not the pattern or you that More...
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Tummy Tuck Jeans and Slacks Kathy Ruddy Thursday
9/29/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5
  ‘Magic’ fabric and specially designed pockets can team up to make your tummy look flatter and your booty perkier. Learn to work with stret More...
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Make It Reversible - Two Jackets in One Rae Cumbie Thursday
9/29/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 6
  Explore the possibilities and learn about planning and sewing wonderful reversible jackets. Consider closures, pockets, interfacings and other structu More...
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Working With Non-Average Fabrics Connie Palmer Thursday
9/29/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 7
  We’re so attracted to them …. they’re more fun, they make a bigger impression and they can be some of the simplest to work with --- More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Contours: Front Bust Cynthia Guffey Thursday
9/29/16

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8, B24
  This first of a two-part series explores and resolves fitting the front bust. As Cynthia measures each student in class, you’ll see how to locat More...
   
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Dress Form Fitting Joe Vecchiarelli Thursday
9/29/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17
  When making a garment, it is faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form, which you can see and evaluate clearly from all sides. Lear More...
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The Ultimate Guide to Digital Sewing Patterns Meg Healy of BurdaStyle Thursday
9/29/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  The great advantage of digital patterns is of course immediate access to begin your project, 24/7, no trips to the store or waiting for delivery. Lea More...
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"A" is for Applique, "E" is for Everyone Connie Spurlock Thursday
9/29/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20
  Ever hear the phrase..."easy as A, B, C"? Well fusible applique is in that category...anyone can do it. Learn about the versatility of patterns, choo More...
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Fun Effects Embroidery John Deer Thursday
9/29/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B21X
  This class is all about the fun techniques you can create with embroidery. Explore the steps involved in creating a host of different in-the-hoop eff More...
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Hands on Workshop Fabric, Stencil and Ink Joyce Teng Thursday
9/29/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B22X
  Transform plain fabric into unique and beautiful textiles using high quality Tsukeniko® inks and several simple tools. Learn how to color a divers More...
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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Thursday
9/29/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B23
  Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly beco More...
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Perfect Buttonholes Barb Callahan Thursday
9/29/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B29X
 
Experiment with both decorative and utilitarian buttonholes as you use and expand upon ones pre-programmed into the machine. Explore corded and More...
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Hands on Workshop Bead Ladder Bracelet Tammie Campbell Thursday
9/29/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C38X
  Make this fun and easy bracelet using common jewelry making tools and techniques. You’ll choose your bead color, and when your bracelet is finis More...
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Core Sewing Skills: Darts 101 Cynthia Guffey Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33
  Darts can be the starting point for creating a new look or they can be the saving grace for fitting curves. Or both! This single fitting instrument i More...
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Stretching: A Little Challenge Takes You a Long Way Rae Cumbie Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34
  A little challenge goes a long way when you want to take your sewing up a notch. Choose to push your art or skill set with a self-defined challenge to More...
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Pattern Alteration SOS (Swivel Our Seams) Lorraine Henry Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  Tired of cutting your pattern into puzzle pieces and trying to put it back together to make it “kind of fit”? Have you ever wanted to jus More...
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Bags Demystified Barb Callahan Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36
  Explore the insides and outsides of creating great bags. Learn to choose interfacings for the stability and the look you’re after, then discove More...
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Tools We Can’t Quilt Without Diane Tomlinson Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C37
  Inside the Fons & Porter office exists a quilt maker’s paradise – new tools, tried-and-true tools, notions, templates, rulers and more More...
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Hands on Workshop Paintstik® Primer (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY
  You see these Shiva Paintstiks everywhere, but how do you use them?  This introductory workshop will focuses on two basic ways to apply these Pai More...
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Hands on Workshop Hand Embroidery Workshop (BYOF) Sharon Schamber Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY
  Hand embroidery is a beautiful way to embellish any project. In this fun and creative class, Sharon shares her tried and true raw-edge applique techni More...
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Hands on Workshop Floating Block Tote Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
  With fabric strips and a bold color palette, creating this stunning tote is fun and easy. You’ll build the tote sections from smaller squares w More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Baby Blocks (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY
  Make this traditional Baby Blocks quilt the easy way, with NO set-in seams! All rotary cut patches, both diamonds and triangles, which means no fussi More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Cuddle® Blanket Workshop Connie Palmer Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY
  OK, we all love to fondle these yummy fabrics ….. but just how on earth do we sew them? Well, time to get your hand on experience with the gui More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Extra Large Embroidery Designs Alicia Welcher Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C44, D60XY
  Discover the freedom of knowing how to execute large embroidery designs which require multiple hoopings – it’s easy! Learn to analyze yo More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pesky Rabbit in My Tulips Helene Weber Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C45, D61XY
  Just as you enjoy seeing your tulips come forth each spring, you might also find a pesky rabbit who has decided they are fun to eat! Make this adorab More...
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Hands on Workshop Modern Simplicity Jodi Robinson Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C46, D62XY
 

Lots of options and a new aesthetic make choosing quilting designs to use for Modern Quilts a new challenge for many of us.  Learn some amazin More...

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Hands on Workshop Using Rulers and Templates with your Sit-Down Longarm Diane Henry Thursday
9/29/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C47, D53XY
  The trickiest thing for free-motion stitchers to create is a straight line. Learn safe ways to use rulers and templates to stitch-in-the-ditch and mak More...
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Dress Form Draping Joe Vecchiarelli Thursday
9/29/16

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D49XY
  Joe Vecchiarelli has been working on dress forms with designers, fitters and fashion draping experts for years, leading to the development of this one More...
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Hands on Workshop Flowers, Buds and Leaves: A Ribbon and Fabric Bouquet Kathy McMakin Thursday
9/29/16

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D50, E66
  Luscious ribbons of all sizes and colors are folded and stitched in a variety of ways that transform them into beautiful flowers, buds and leaves. Ka More...
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Yikes Stripes! Kathy Ruddy Thursday
9/29/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51
  Striped fabric can become your new best design friend. Not only can it be used to extend your creativity and ability to design unique statement piece More...
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Machine Embroidery on Sweaters Pattie Otto Thursday
9/29/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
  Those luscious fall sweaters are just begging to be embroidered! Think falling leaves on a tan tweed cardigan or elegant swirls on a zip front pullove More...
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Making You (and Your Embroidery Machine) Sew Happy John Deer Thursday
9/29/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D53
  A happy embroidery machine purrs like a kitten when you feed it a good design, so why does it sometimes growl like an angry dog? John explores the di More...
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Tell Stories Through Memory Quilts Cindy Losekamp Thursday
9/29/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D54
  Get your family photographs out of the drawer and allow them to take center stage in your next project. You’ll see how to turn your paper photo More...
   
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Fitting the Armhole Cynthia Guffey Thursday
9/29/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  Eliminate uncomfortable fit and unsightly drag lines as you increase movement in a jacket or blouse by stitching a properly fitted armhole. Learn to d More...
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Shape Up Those Garments Sandy Miller Thursday
9/29/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  Go from results that look like a discount store to those at the high-end mall with only a small investment of time and effort. No exotic tools needed More...
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Applique and More: Discover Digital Cutting Libby Ashcraft Thursday
9/29/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E69
  The amazingly versatile digital home cutting machine takes appliqué and crafting to the next level. See how easy it is to scan images directly i More...
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Get to the Finish Line: Binding Made Easy Connie Spurlock Thursday
9/29/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E70
  Have you got a pile of unfinished projects because you can't begin the binding process? We have an easy solution for you...come to the binding class! More...
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Hands on Workshop Woven Crazy Woman Barb Callahan Thursday
9/29/16

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
F82XX
 
Use Barb's newest loom to weave this wonderful “crazy” woman from an array of fun fibers. Learn easy tapestry weaving, then enjoy emb More...
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Hands on Workshop Hands-On Digitizing Workshop John Deer Thursday
9/29/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F86X, G102
  Yes, you read the title correctly! This is a hands-on digitizing workshop geared not only to those who are considering digitizing, but also to those More...
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Hands on Workshop Go Crystal Crazy Cindy Losekamp Thursday
9/29/16

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
F87XX
  Bring a shirt, bring a jacket, bring some jeans…or bring them all and hot fix crystallize them to the moon! We’ll be using templates tha More...
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Hands on Workshop Fresno Spring Bloom Raw Edge Machine Applique (BYOF) Sharon Schamber Thursday
9/29/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F90X, G106
  Designed for the average/beginner quilter who wants to move on to a higher level of work, this class focuses on the basics of Raw Edge Appliqué More...
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Hands on Workshop Binding Basics and Beyond (BYOF) Connie Spurlock Thursday
9/29/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F91X, G107
  Don’t come to a halt with your quilt projects just because you don’t know how to bind properly. This workshop will make the binding proces More...
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Hands on Workshop Star Shadows: Introductory Wing Clipper (BYOF) Connie Farland Thursday
9/29/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F92X, G108
  Does the thought of making Flying Geese units ruffle your feathers? Do your points disappear when sewing your “flock” together? Or maybe More...
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Hands on Workshop Diamond Star Flower (BYOF) Diane Tomlinson Thursday
9/29/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F93X, G109
  This full-size contemporary quilt features set-in seams and star point units created from 60º diamonds. The large size of the pieces makes this More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Contours: Back at the Underarm Cynthia Guffey Thursday
9/29/16

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F88, G104
  This is the second of the two-part series exploring and resolving bustline fitting issues. This time, looking exclusively at the back across the unde More...
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  Friday, September 30, 2016
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Hands on Workshop Diamonds and Hexagons for English Paper Piecing Debby Kratovil Friday
9/30/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H114X, J130
  English Paper Piecing is a great take-along hand piecing project, perfect for making traditional Grandmother's Flower Garden (GFG) blocks – and More...
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Hands on Workshop Paint Then Fuse Helene Weber Friday
9/30/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
  What can be more fun than transforming boring, ho-hum fabric into a brilliant and colorful print you can cut apart and fuse to create your own artwork More...
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Hands on Workshop Inspiring Serger Confidence Kathy McMakin Friday
9/30/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
  Intimidated? Fear not! The serger is your friend! It’s the perfect companion for your sewing machine, as it always makes you look like a profess More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Free-Motion Quilting: Beginning Stipple (BYOF) Sharon Schamber Friday
9/30/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138
  This home-machine based class covers the basic shapes of stipple quilting and how those shapes are used to fill the spaces. You will learn how to pro More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Pickle Dish Folkdance (BYOF) Diane Tomlinson Friday
9/30/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139
  Explore how to create this quilt in a larger scale for ease of learning, and put a modern twist on a traditional beauty. Cutting is easy with the Fon More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Successful Embroidery on Knits Barbara Moore Friday
9/30/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H124X, J140
  Oh, the joys of knits! We love to wear them, surround our babies in them…. and yet the very properties we adore can create questions when it c More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Beautiful, Unusual Seams Barb Callahan Friday
9/30/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H125X
  Seams are not just the basic structure holding a garment together. They can also make a decorative statement, either bold or subtle. Discover a seri More...
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Hands on Workshop Gammill Machine Maintenance Lori Clayton and Jerry Shrieves Friday
9/30/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H126X, J142
  Every machine should receive routine maintenance to keep it happy and healthy. Learn about both basic routines and more advanced maintenance procedur More...
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Hands on Workshop Start with a Stencil Diane Henry Friday
9/30/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H127X, J143
 
Use a stencil as your foundation for a beautiful free-motion design. Explore ways to alter stencil designs, then enhance with free-motion quiltin More...
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Searching for a Pant That’s Always On The Cutting Edge Louise Cutting Friday
9/30/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  With 5 pant styles in her pattern line, Louise provides many options from which to choose. Discover how to make the various designs fit your own shap More...
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First We Go Up, Then We Come Down Lorraine Henry Friday
9/30/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
  How does a basic law of physics apply to fitting patterns? No, we’re not talking about weight, we’re talking about a basic law of fitting: More...
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Stretch Your Knit Knowledge Rae Cumbie Friday
9/30/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116
 
Get a robust introduction to a variety of knit fabrics and the techniques that make for great knit garments. Catch up on the latest techniques fo More...
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Digital Cutting Software: Click to Creativity Libby Ashcraft Friday
9/30/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H117
 
Software for digital cutting equipment makes it fun and easy to expand the capabilities of a digital cutter. Look at the process of importing an More...
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Hands on Workshop Essential Hand Stitches Cynthia Guffey Friday
9/30/16

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
H118, J134
  Geoffrey Beene said (more or less) “I’m going to stitch this beautifully by machine, no matter how much hand-basting I have to do to get t More...
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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Friday
9/30/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H119
  Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly beco More...
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Digitizing Made Easy John Deer Friday
9/30/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J129X
  Being and artist or computer geek is not a prerequisite for digitizing. All you need is a bit of time and the right teacher! Digitizing software may h More...
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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
9/30/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  Get comfortable with your serger! Control serger tensions with a formula that works on any serger and see factors that affect stitch quality plus some More...
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Knits for the Absolutely Terrified Pattie Otto Friday
9/30/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J132X
  Racks are filled with them, as are your closets and drawers. Knits are everywhere, so why aren’t you sewing with them? A little hesitant? Palms More...
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Conquering Paper Piecing Connie Spurlock Friday
9/30/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J133
  Paper piecing is easy, but depending on your previous experience you may feel IT has conquered you. People either love or hate paper piecing, but by More...
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Fit & Fun Nancy Cook Friday
9/30/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J135X
  Did you quit sewing for yourself because of poor fit? Frustrated with patterns that just won't ‘work’ for your figure? Let Nancy show yo More...
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Pleats, Ruffles, Scallops Barb Callahan Friday
9/30/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J141X
  Add any or all of these three different details to your sewing projects quickly -- and with no stress on you or your sewing machine. You’ll disc More...
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How to Fit A Dress Form to Your Body Shape Joe Vecchiarelli Friday
9/30/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K145X
 

When making a garment it becomes faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form.  Learn to make simple adjustments wit More...

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Hands on Workshop Embroidery Effects: Textured Applique Alicia Welcher Friday
9/30/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K154X
  It's a quick but valuable lesson! Learn how to add texture to your machine-embroidered applique by using stitches from the sewing side of the machine More...
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Hands on Workshop Beginning Hand Smocking Kathy McMakin Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K146, L162XY
  Did you know that most geometric smocking designs are made up of just four basic stitches, configured in different ways? The age-old technique of han More...
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Who Fits the Dressmaker? Lorraine Henry Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  She does! When you have no one to help, you learn to fit yourself. The easiest way to do this is through measurements. Learn the art of measuring, More...
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Substituting Waistbands Cynthia Guffey Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148
  Skirts and pants can become more comfortable as we move when the correct waistline treatment is used. Learn about straight waistbands and which body More...
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Sparkle It Up! Cindy Losekamp Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K149
  Adding a little sparkle to your garments is so much fun to do. Admit it…we’re all drawn to things that shine! See many new and exciting More...
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Hands on Workshop Pattern Drafting 101: The Custom-Fit Skirt Meg Healy of BurdaStyle Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K150, L166XY
  Learn how to properly measure yourself for creating your own skirt pattern based on those measurements. Working together with Meg and fellow students More...
   
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Details Make the Bag Connie Palmer Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K151
  So you’re interested in making a grown-up tote, purse or clutch. Well, here’s a chance to learn what a world-class fabric designer (Tula More...
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Hands on Workshop Fast & Easy Woodblock Printing (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY
  Print your own fabric and create your own designs! Working with woodblocks and fabric paint, learn how to get clean impressions, how to plan overall p More...
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Hands on Workshop Modern Quilt Block Runner Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K153, L169, M185
   Piecing on a serger is something most quilting/sewing enthusiasts never consider. But we should! This fast, easy alternative to traditional ma More...
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Hands on Workshop Cardinal At My Window Helene Weber Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K155, L171XY
  The classic Attic Window design is a fun and easy pattern with extraordinary visual dimension. That it lends itself to so many variations is a bonus! More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Spinning Spools: Introductory Corner Pop (BYOF) Connie Farland Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K156, L172XY
  The Studio 180 Design Corner Pop tool is the tool Connie literally begged Deb Tucker for years to make! We use it now to make those dreaded “fo More...
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Hands on Workshop Patty's Summer Parasol (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K157, L173XY
 
This variation on the traditional Double Wedding Ring makes for a delightful summer quilt. Not for true beginners, it’s enjoyable and very More...
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Hands on Workshop Quilt to Fill Method Jodi Robinson Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K158, L174XY
  Based on the popular lessons in Jodi’s books, this workshop is designed to help anyone who has been hesitant to break into free-hand quilting. H More...
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Hands on Workshop Free-Motion Quilting: Filling the Spaces (BYOF) Sharon Schamber Friday
9/30/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K159, L175XY
  Cover the basic shapes of feathered quilting and explore how those shapes are used to fill the spaces in this class designed for sit-down machines, bo More...
   
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Making Money with Embroidery John Deer Friday
9/30/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  We all know it’s important to love what you do… so why not make money doing it? It’s simple… the more money you make&hellip More...
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Shirts, Chiffon and Skinny Pants Kathy Ruddy Friday
9/30/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
 

 Kathy's recent trip to NYC inspired this class, when she observed how great women of all sizes and shapes looked in this type of outfit. A l More...

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Show Me the Money! Connie Spurlock Friday
9/30/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  Did you know that you could be making and selling items that are putting you "in the hole"? Just because you have brought in money does not mean that More...
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Pro Tips for Shirts and Tops Sandy Miller Friday
9/30/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L165
  We all have baggy shirts, too-long (or too-short) pants, and boxy jackets hiding in the back of our closets. If those garments were a bit more form-f More...
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Easy Embellishments Barb Callahan Friday
9/30/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L167
  How many ideas can you absorb in just one hour? See easy, fast and versatile embellishments appropriate for a wide range of projects – garments More...
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery Effects: Trapunto Alicia Welcher Friday
9/30/16

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
L170XY
  Trapunto is a style of quilting in which the space within the quilt motif is raised to create more dimension and interest in selected parts of the qui More...
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Applique and More: Discover Digital Cutting Libby Ashcraft Friday
9/30/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  The amazingly versatile digital home cutting machine takes appliqué and crafting to the next level. See how easy it is to scan images directly i More...
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WARP Speed Ahead – Sew Fast, So FUN Amalia Morusiewicz Friday
9/30/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  Bring your sense of adventure and be ready to launch your creativity into the future. Sewing fast is not science fiction—it’s real life. T More...
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Core Sewing Skills: Secret Matchpoints Cynthia Guffey Friday
9/30/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
  We all see triangles, circles and squares on our pattern pieces. What’s the difference? How important are they? Learn your way around these pr More...
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Create a Bevy of Bands Rae Cumbie Friday
9/30/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M181
  Ah, the blank slate of possibilities offered the creative sewer who chooses a pattern with a kimono band! Learn how to develop new neck band shapes a More...
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Trims and Embellishments for Garments, Gifts and Home Connie Palmer Friday
9/30/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M183
  Making a nice pillow is easy. Making a decorator pillow, with wonderful details, is also easy. The same applies to garments and other sewing project More...
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Hands on Workshop The Sleeve Workshop: Fit, Feel and Fashion Kathy Ruddy Friday
9/30/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N199X, P215
  Armholes and sleeves, sleeves and armholes. One of the trickiest parts of our garments to get right, the opposing circles need not only to fit togethe More...
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Hands on Workshop So You Want to Sew Clothes... Lorraine Henry Friday
9/30/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N200X, P216
  You’ll need to know a bit (or more) about fit and pattern alteration. Don't waste time and money making a garment that will be thrown away beca More...
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Hands on Workshop Rangeley Star: Introductory Trimmer (BYOF) Connie Farland Friday
9/30/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N202X, P218
  The Tucker Trimmer tool was designed to be used with square units that are divided diagonally, such as half square triangle units, quarter square tria More...
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Hands on Workshop Paperbag Quilt aka Chinese Coins Marty Moon Friday
9/30/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N203X, P219
  Enjoy the serendipity of a project involving a mystery or two, fabric exchanges and working on a ‘need to know’ basis – all the whil More...
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Hands on Workshop QuiltEssential Jacket Cindy Losekamp Friday
9/30/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N204X, P220
  Join us for an evening of sheer pleasure while creating something beautiful. We’ll be starting with a plain sweatshirt, then use a collection of More...
   
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Hands on Workshop This Foot is Made for Walking: Quilting with A Walking Foot (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Friday
9/30/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N205X, P221
  Machine quilt without fear or intimidation! Just leave the feed dogs up and let the sewing machine determine stitch length. It’s easy!  Cla More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Permission to PLAY! Jodi Robinson Friday
9/30/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N206X, P222
  As longarm quilters we’re always so busy working on client quilts, even our own quilts, always in such a hurry to finish the latest creation or More...
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  Saturday, October 01, 2016
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Hands on Workshop Hoopless Hand Quilting (BYOF) Sharon Schamber Saturday
10/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230X, R246
  Hand quilting can be a very fun and satisfying experience. In this unique ‘hoopless’ workshop, Sharon shares with you all the little tips More...
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Crocheted Cutie Cindy Losekamp Saturday
10/1/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q231X
  Grandma used her hands to crochet tiny, perfect rows of beautiful edgings…if you love the look, now’s your chance to learn how to make t More...
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Hands on Workshop Cut and Go – Gifts in Minutes Libby Ashcraft Saturday
10/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  Join this fun-filled morning of quick and easy gift-making! Learn about the Brother Scan ‘n Cut as you create using different media and techniqu More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Heirloom Sewing Techniques on a Serger Kathy McMakin Saturday
10/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  Do you love that vintage look but think you don’t have enough sewing time to complete something so intricate? Well, think again! Heirloom deta More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Introduction to Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star Connie Farland Saturday
10/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
  Lemoyne Stars are traditional blocks with a reputation for being impossible to make well. And in the past, they were. But with Studio 180’s Rap More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Ezekiel's Crown (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Saturday
10/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251
 

Satisfy your desire to learn both paper piecing and working with curved units to create this dynamic Ezekiel’s Crown quilt. Composed of 16 b More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery Effects: Cutwork Alicia Welcher Saturday
10/1/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q236X
  Cutwork is an elegant, timeless effect that has been adorning natural fabrics used in clothing, home décor items and more for hundreds of years More...
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Hands on Workshop Fearless Free Motion Quilting Basics (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Saturday
10/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
  Learn all about free motion quilting without fear or intimidation, and discover how simple and fun free motion quilting can be. It’s easy! (Cynd More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Less Stress Feathers Jodi Robinson Saturday
10/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q238X, R254
  Feathers are used in so many ways and in so many quilts, one should master them early on. Many have experienced the stress of feather perfection alon More...
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Hands on Workshop Getting Comfortable with Your Sit-Down Longarm Diane Henry Saturday
10/1/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q239X, R255
  Sit-down longarm machines are one-trick ponies: built exclusively for free-motion stitching, they’ve got the space to quilt pieces up to the siz More...
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Core Sewing Skills: Pockets! Cynthia Guffey Saturday
10/1/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  Look at and discuss a wide range of pockets, including sewn-on patch pockets with no topstitching and patch pockets with topstitching; side inset poc More...
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Bags Demystified Barb Callahan Saturday
10/1/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
  Explore the insides and outsides of creating great bags. Learn to choose interfacings for the stability and the look you’re after, then discove More...
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Today’s Dress: A Foundation for Creativity Kathy Ruddy Saturday
10/1/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  Learn how to select a pattern, pick the right size and alter the fit to include the armhole, sleeve, bust, shoulder angle and hips. Then get to the f More...
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Finding Pants Heaven Rae Cumbie Saturday
10/1/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228
  Take control of the pant-making process and create a closet full of pants you love to wear. Comfort and fit, finishing details ….. all the ele More...
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Did You Start & Stop Learning to Sew in 7th Grade? Louise Cutting Saturday
10/1/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229
  Perhaps you’ve hung on to these same sewing skills for years, and have achieved a result you’re not happy with today: a homemade looking More...
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Dress Form Fitting Joe Vecchiarelli Saturday
10/1/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
  When making a garment, it is faster and more accurate to create your fit on a dress form, which you can see and evaluate clearly from all sides. Lear More...
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Hands on Workshop Fabric, Stencil and Ink Joyce Teng Saturday
10/1/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R242X
  Transform plain fabric into unique and beautiful textiles using high quality Tsukeniko® inks and several simple tools. Learn how to color a divers More...
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New Clues in Solving the Pants Puzzle Lorraine Henry Saturday
10/1/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
  Frustrated with making pants? Crotchety crotches that don’t fit comfortably, wrinkles under the buttocks, diagonal wrinkles from the side down t More...
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Sweatshirt Jackets: 15 Ideas and Tips From the Pros Connie Spurlock Saturday
10/1/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
  There are soooo many possibilities available to complete a successful one of a kind jacket from a sweatshirt. Some of your choices are critical, othe More...
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Embroidery Basic Essentials John Deer Saturday
10/1/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R245X
  Regardless of the machine brand you own, the end results should always be the same… beautiful stitches creating soft embroidery! Getting consis More...
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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Saturday
10/1/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R247
  Nothing makes sewing easier and more fun like using the best notion for the job! You’ll feel like a magician, since all the tasks suddenly beco More...
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery Effects: Personalization Alicia Welcher Saturday
10/1/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R252X
  One of the greatest features of today’s embroidery machines is how easy it is to create one-of-a-kind, personalized gifts for your friends and l More...
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Hands on Workshop Math of Art, Art of Math Amalia Morusiewicz Saturday
10/1/16

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
S263X, T279
  Unleash the powers of mathematics and see how just a little math goes a long way in sewing quilts and 3D objects. This hands-on, interactive experien More...
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Fab Fleece Pattie Otto Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  That oh-so-soft fabric keeps us so warm! Fleece comes in a wide variety of weights, types and textures. From outerwear fleece to Cuddle® and Minky More...
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Shirt Style Rae Cumbie Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  How do you make a great shirt? Start by considering the special fitting challenges of the shirt shape and bone up on how to adjust the pattern for a More...
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Tools We Can’t Quilt Without Diane Tomlinson Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
  Inside the Fons & Porter office exists a quilt maker’s paradise – new tools, tried-and-true tools, notions, templates, rulers and more More...
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All the Professional Touches Sandy Miller Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
  Have you avoided those beautiful shirts showcased in fashion magazines and websites? Details like collar bands, sleeve plackets, and cuffs can seem pr More...
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Dealing with the Ds Lorraine Henry Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S261
  Age has a way of changing our figures in ways and places we may not enjoy. Whether Dropped bust level or Drooping buttocks, everything seems to have More...
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Picture Perfect by FitNice Nancy Cook Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S262
  Take a picture of an outfit you love (from a magazine, pattern book or your closet) and, using the FitNice Master Top pattern, become your own designe More...
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Hands on Workshop Pattern Transformation 101: Skirts! Meg Healy of BurdaStyle Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  Use a basic skirt pattern to create new patterns in a variety of skirt styles. You are welcome to bring your custom-drafted skirt pattern from Patter More...
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Hands on Workshop Coco Meets Kelly Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
  This clever clutch is as much fun to make as it is to show-off. The front and back are embellished with decorative threads for a sophisticated look. More...
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Hands on Workshop Embroidered and Inked 'Grand Flower' Michelle Umlauf Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
  Adult coloring books are the rage now, and this class will show you how you can combine your love of machine embroidery and color with ink to create b More...
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Hands on Workshop Paper Piecing for Beginners Cyndi Souder Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X
  Learn to paper piece and walk away with a wonderful 17” table square! You’ll learn all the skills you need to incorporate this super-accu More...
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Hands on Workshop Machine Embroidery 101 Barbara Moore Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S268, T284X
  Get a solid machine embroidery foundation in a class designed to take you through the basics of in-the-hoop embroidery and prepare you for more advanc More...
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Hands on Workshop Quilted "Two Tie" Bag Barb Callahan Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
 
Make this fun new “two tie” bag, coming to you straight from Barb’s creative design brain. You will learn to control the bias More...
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Hands on Workshop Easy Free Motion Designs for Borders & Sashings Helene Weber Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S270, T286X
  Learn fun, freemotion quilting designs for borders, sashing and backgrounds -- designs that will become the ‘go to’ choices in your studio More...
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Hands on Workshop Machine Quilting: Basics and Beyond Debby Kratovil Saturday
10/1/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S271, T287X
  Using Debby's KISS Method (Keep It Small & Simple), discover how liberating free-motion machine quilting can be. Discuss threads, batting and bast More...
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Tell Stories Through Memory Quilts Cindy Losekamp Saturday
10/1/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  Get your family photographs out of the drawer and allow them to take center stage in your next project. You’ll see how to turn your paper photo More...
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Hands on Workshop Bead Ladder Bracelet Tammie Campbell Saturday
10/1/16

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T274X
  Make this fun and easy bracelet using common jewelry making tools and techniques. You’ll choose your bead color, and when your bracelet is finis More...
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Sewing 911: 10 Steps to Sewing Success Kathy Ruddy Saturday
10/1/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
  Learn what happens when the paper pattern that fits is cut out of real fabric that changes things! See how to ‘fabric fit’ each garment y More...
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Core Sewing Skills: Topstitching Details Cynthia Guffey Saturday
10/1/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
  Nothing speaks of quality more than beautiful topstitching detail on a garment. Whether you choose a simple single line of stitching for subtle contro More...
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Essential Editing Techniques for Digitizing John Deer Saturday
10/1/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T277
  Not everyone wants to learn how to digitize their own designs, but most embroiderers do utilize software to modify the designs they already own. This More...
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