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Register for Original Sewing & Quilt Expo classes below, then click here to sign up for the Pre-Event Retreat with Cynthia Guffey, Linda Lee, Kathy McMakin, Connie Palmer, Missy Billingsley and Martha Pullen!   Pre-Event Retreat: Sept. 28-30
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  Thursday, October 01, 2015
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Instructor Date/
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Class
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Embroidery Software 101: What Can Software Help Me Do? Soni Grint Thursday
10/1/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2X
  Explore what embroidery software can help you do in this ‘cover the basics’ class. Includes color changing, rotation of designs, scaling More...
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All About Embroidery Evy Hawkins Thursday
10/1/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4 X
  What is undercover and why do I need it? (Does it come in control top?) And…what’s this plastic thingy that came with my hoop? Why are m More...
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Hands on Workshop More 30 Minute Gifts: A Project Workshop Connie Spurlock Thursday
10/1/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
  Join in the fun as you learn valuable, quick and easy sewing techniques to improve your sewing skills as you make these fun projects.  There are More...
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Hands on Workshop The E-Shrug Linda Lee Thursday
10/1/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25
  Get your hands on the fabric as you make the hottest clothing item in fashion today -- the shrug -- in a novelty knit fabric on the serger. You&rsquo More...
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Hands on Workshop Easy Embroidery (and so much more!) Kathy McMakin Thursday
10/1/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A11X, B27
  When machine embroidery, a shaped border, jumbo rick-rack and the perfect fabric join forces, you definitely have a very creative win-win-win-win!&nbs More...
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Hands on Workshop Seven Sisters 'Scrap Buster' Table Topper (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Thursday
10/1/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A12X, B28
  From Debby's "Turning 60" pattern series, Seven Sisters is a traditional block updated for easy construction. With no y-seams and quick cutting and p More...
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Hands on Workshop Elegant Flowers…Clutch in the Hoop Cindy Losekamp Thursday
10/1/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A13X
  Create this beautiful purse in the hoop using silk dupioni, a touch of Ultrasuede® for our dimensional flower, a little batting and a magnetic cla More...
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Hands on Workshop Needles and Stitches: Making the Most of Utility Stitches Barb Callahan Thursday
10/1/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A14X
  Learn just how important needles and stitches can be in expanding your sewing satisfaction and practice. See ways to use what you likely already own, More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Easy Allover Quilting Designs Jodi Robinson Thursday
10/1/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A15X, B31
  Draw your way to learning very simple ways to create beautiful freehand quilting without having to follow a pattern. There is no math involved, and wi More...
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Hands on Workshop Getting Comfortable with Your Sit-Down Longarm** Mary Beth Krapil Thursday
10/1/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A16X, B32
  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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Let the Sewing Party Begin! Martha Pullen Thursday
10/1/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Martha Pullen will tickle your funny bone with her hysterical stories – things that have really transpired as she’s traveled the world tea More...
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What is Couture Sewing? Rae Cumbie Thursday
10/1/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  Explore the practical and historical definitions of Couture and Haute Couture sewing as you consider its relevance for the modern garment sewer. This More...
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Who Fits the Dressmaker? Lorraine Henry Thursday
10/1/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
  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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Learn the Ropes Louise Cutting Thursday
10/1/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5
  Why do some sewing techniques yield perfect results, but others result in that “loving hands at home” look? Louise’s methods are no More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Hanger: Shoulder Width Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/1/15

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 6, B22
  Fitting Your Hanger: A Fitting Course
The majority of fitting issues that are encountered in the upper body (jackets, blouses, bodices) or
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Hands on Workshop English Paper Piecing: Floating Down A Lazy River Mary Kerr Thursday
10/1/15

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A 7, B23X
  English Paper Piecing is given new life when we recreate designs from a 1940's vintage quilt. Learn the basic techniques while creating this unique v More...
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Hands on Workshop This Foot is Made for Walking: Quilting with A Walking Foot (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Thursday
10/1/15

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A10, B26X
  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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How to Fit A Dress Form to Your Body Shape Joe Vecchiarelli Thursday
10/1/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17
 

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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Leather and Lace Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
10/1/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18
  At seemingly opposite ends of the spectrum, both leather and lace are intriguing textures to sew and wear. Adding style and panache when used in ever More...
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Embroidery Clinic: Start Something Beautiful Melanie Coakley Thursday
10/1/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B19X
  Explore the most important topics facing machine embroiderers as Melanie looks at them one at a time over the course of the weekend. Take one cli More...
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Sew What You Want! Kathy Ruddy Thursday
10/1/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20
  Learn a series of new techniques which enable you to sew clothes just like the ones you already own and love. See how to choose your garment, draft t More...
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Elementary Fleece Pattie Otto Thursday
10/1/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B21
  Fleece is everywhere you look: catalogs, websites and store racks, and you could be filling your closet with these easy to sew projects. Jackets and More...
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Hands on Workshop Seeing Double: Pieced & Quilted Zipper Pouches Cindy Losekamp Thursday
10/1/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B29X
  Create two adorable bags in class! Compose your pouches completely in the hoop, including piecing, quilting, installing a zipper (really!) and embell More...
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Hands on Workshop Needles and Stitches: Decorative Stitches for Hems and Edges Barb Callahan Thursday
10/1/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B30X
  Learn how stitches can enhance hems, necklines, garment edges and even your craft and quilt projects when paired with the correct needles and some ima More...
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Embroidery Software 102: Lettering and Monograming Soni Grint Thursday
10/1/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C34X
  Go well beyond your machine lettering features with software. Learn about the anatomy of a letter and explore pre-digitized vs TrueType creation, lar More...
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Embroidery Clinic: Hooping and Placement Melanie Coakley Thursday
10/1/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C35X
  Explore the most important topics facing machine embroiderers as Melanie looks at them one at a time over the course of the weekend. Take one cli More...
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Think Outside of the Pattern Nancy Cook Thursday
10/1/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C36X
  Start with a basic tee pattern---front, back and sleeve. Now take it to a whole new level, way beyond the basic tee. You simply have to see it to bel More...
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Mix Up the Perfect Fabric Cocktail Rae Cumbie Thursday
10/1/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C38X
  Layer together the ideal combination of fabric, interfacing, underlining, and lining to create your garment’s perfect fabric cocktail. The resul More...
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Hands on Workshop Wire Crochet Beaded Necklace Tammie Campbell Thursday
10/1/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C39X
  Tammie is known for using materials in unconventional ways – much to our delight! This time you’ll crochet with wire and beads to make a More...
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Bags, Bags and More Bags Barb Callahan Thursday
10/1/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33
  Find inspiration and enjoy Barb’s how-to tips as you see an incredible collection of bags large and small. Created from tee shirts, sweatshirts More...
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The New Tailored Shirt: Part I Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/1/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C37
  The New Tailored Shirt: A Two-Part Series
One of the most versatile components of a casual or business wardrobe, the new shirt offers unlim
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Hands on Workshop Thousand Pyramids Quilt (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Thursday
10/1/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY
  Seen recently in Modern Patchwork magazine and using only a stack of solid 5" charm squares (40+) and 3/4 yard of a light colored fabric, make the Tho More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Going in Circles Quilt Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
10/1/15

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C41, D57, E73
  By combining simple block construction with cut-out circles, a modern quilt is created on the serger. Add a new twist by adding the chain stitch and More...
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Hands on Workshop Perfect Portable Project Bag (BYOF) Heather Kojan Thursday
10/1/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY
  This is the perfect bag for carrying your knitting or hand sewing projects, and you’ll complete your first one in class. A wonderful canvas for More...
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Hands on Workshop A Boot for Loot Evy Hawkins Thursday
10/1/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY
  Paper piecing made easy - when your embroidery machine does the work! Make a ready-to-stuff holiday sock while you find out just how easy it is to &l More...
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Hands on Workshop The Disapearing Nine Patch Darlene Guillory Thursday
10/1/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C44, D60XY
  Create a surprisingly complex look with this clever, simple to sew, "easier than traditional 9-patch" block. See just how clever cutting and sewing l More...
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery 101: Beginner's Workshop* Barbara Moore Thursday
10/1/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C45, D61XY
  For first-time machine embroiderers, this is the perfect place to start. Begin with machine set-up, learn how to hoop and then complete a trio of mach More...
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Hands on Workshop Quiltmaking 101: In the Beginning Karen Benke Thursday
10/1/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C46, D62XY
  Learn to construct three of the quilt world’s most loved motifs: the four patch block, half-square triangle block and flying geese. You’l More...
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Hands on Workshop Straight Line Quilting with A Modern Twist Jodi Robinson Thursday
10/1/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C47, D63XY
  While you might love the look of straight line quilting -- especially on modern quilts -- you can become easily bored when doing it on a large quilt, More...
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Hands on Workshop Free-motion Fillers****** Diane Henry Thursday
10/1/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C48, D64XY
  Begin class with a review of basic free-motion techniques and go on from there to create a sampler with at least fifteen different free-motion filler More...
   
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Sewing Fashion Knits Linda Lee Thursday
10/1/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
  Sewing today’s knits can be mysterious and feel a little daunting. Many are tissue weight and wispy, others are mesh and lace-like. Almost all More...
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Fast Ways To Sew Better Kathy Ruddy Thursday
10/1/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  You'll love Kathy’s “it’s a process” attitude towards fashion sewing as she abandons outdated methods in favor of her own fool More...
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Pattern Alteration Can Seam Easy Lorraine Henry Thursday
10/1/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51
  The seam method of pattern alteration is a technological break-through in achieving a good fit! Tested and proven to be the easiest to understand, it More...
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Yes, You Can Machine Quilt Your Vintage Quilt Mary Kerr Thursday
10/1/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
  Many questions arise when we consider finishing our vintage textiles. Can we machine quilt them, what do we need to think about, will we destroy the v More...
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Finish with a Flourish Sandy Miller Thursday
10/1/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D53
  The best garments feel good on the skin, are long-wearing, and look as beautiful on the inside as they do on the outside. Seam finishes make the diffe More...
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Hands on Workshop Designing Meaningful Memory Quilts Cyndi Souder Thursday
10/1/15

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D54, E70
  Celebrate your memories and your loved ones with quilts! Start with an idea or a collection of linens, clothing or pictures and design a personal, me More...
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Hands on Workshop Flowers, Buds and Leaves: A Ribbon and Fabric Bouquet Kathy McMakin Thursday
10/1/15

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D55, E71
  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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Cindy's Top Ten Sewing Techniques Cindy Losekamp Thursday
10/1/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
  Maybe you’re just starting out ….. or you just love sewing, but have a few little “hard things” that keep you stuck. This is More...
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Creative Alterations Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
10/1/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  Stumped about what to do with some of your purchased garments? Are they too big, too small, too out of date? Some pieces require good traditional alte More...
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Sweatshirt University Connie Spurlock Thursday
10/1/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  It’s a jam-packed course full of tips and ideas for designing one-of-a-kind jackets for adults and kids. Learn to re-use, recycle and rejoice w More...
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Bits and Pieces Barb Callahan Thursday
10/1/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  See just how many beautiful things you can create from bits and pieces. Nobody likes to throw scraps away – they’re too good! Discover pr More...
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The New Tailored Shirt: Part II Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/1/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E69
  The New Tailored Shirt: A Two-Part Series
One of the most versatile components of a casual or business wardrobe, the new shirt offers unlim
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Hands on Workshop Seasonal Table Topper with Prarie Points Helene Weber Thursday
10/1/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103
  This small topper is the perfect way to carry the seasons into your home. Fun and simple to create, the process is one you’ll want to use over More...
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Hands on Workshop Easy Peasy Curves (BYOF) Diane Tomlinson Thursday
10/1/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F91X, G107
  Learn how to piece and arrange curved patchwork blocks using the Fons & Porter® Jumbo Curved More...
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Hands on Workshop Tee Shirt Quilts the Easy Way: The Workshop (BYOF) Kaye Koler Thursday
10/1/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F92X, G108
  Get those tee shirts out of the box and into a quilt -- the fast way! Using your pre-cut 2 or 3 inch fabric strips and a collection of memory-filled t More...
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Hands on Workshop Build A Stitch Karen Marchetti Thursday
10/1/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F95X, G111
  Starting with the basics, expand your library of stitches by adding one element at a time. This is a workshop that’s perfect for beginners as w More...
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Hands on Workshop Design a Rhinestone Iron-On Template Cindy Losekamp Thursday
10/1/15

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F81, G 97
  Are you tired of gluing on hot fix crystals one-at-a-time?  Well, those days are over!  See how to create the design, what kinds of graphics More...
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Hands on Workshop Business Set Up, Start Up and Market Launch Carol Steinbrecher Thursday
10/1/15

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F82, G 98
  Congratulations! You have started or are thinking of starting your business. Whether your main product or service is related to sewing, alteration More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Hanger: Upper Back Curve Cynthia Guffey Thursday
10/1/15

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F86, G102
  Fitting Your Hanger: A Fitting Course
The majority of fitting issues that are encountered in the upper body (jackets, blouses, bodices) or
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  Friday, October 02, 2015
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Class
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Embroidery Clinic: Pressing Matters Melanie Coakley Friday
10/2/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H115X
  Explore the most important topics facing machine embroiderers as Melanie looks at them one at a time over the course of the weekend. Take one cli More...
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Follow the Lines to Great Fitting Pants Rae Cumbie Friday
10/2/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H117X
  Women's bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Using a fitting grid drawn on a pant mock-up, learn how to tweak the back and crotch curve to fit real fi More...
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Hands on Workshop Urban Runner (BYOF) Heather Kojan Friday
10/2/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
  Adding movement by their very existence, curves bring excitement and grace to your quilts.  Explore the versatile Quick Curve Ruler, which will h More...
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Hands on Workshop Knit Baby Daygown Kathy McMakin Friday
10/2/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
  Unbelievable! A whole baby gown in just a few hours? Are you kidding me? You can do it! We promise! It’s quick, easy, looks very professional More...
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Hands on Workshop Pixie Sticks (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Friday
10/2/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138
  Using just a charm pack of 5" squares (at least 32) and 3/8 yard for your "sticks" (my stripe), these blocks are cut and stitched using Debby’s More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Foliage Frolic Evy Hawkins Friday
10/2/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139
  Did you know your embroidery machine can SEW in the hoop? It’s quite amazing really, and produces the most complex shapes in a snap. Work wit More...
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Hands on Workshop Make Mine Mini! (BYOF) Kaye Koler Friday
10/2/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H124X, J140
  Enjoy this basic approach to paper piecing….on a small scale! Acquire necessary skills to complete several blocks in class with an award winnin More...
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Hands on Workshop Reflections (BYOF) Diane Tomlinson Friday
10/2/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J141
  Seen in the Fall 2014 issue of Fons and Porter’s Quilting Quickly, this impressive qui More...
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Hands on Workshop Quiltmaking 202: In the Middle Karen Benke Friday
10/2/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H126X, J142
  Focus on fussy cutting fabric, mitered borders and adding a zipper to a pillow back, all skills learned as you complete your travel pillow in class. More...
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Hands on Workshop Piece & Applique the Longarm Way Karen Marchetti Friday
10/2/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H127X, J143
  Sometimes you just want to do something from scratch! Make an adorable wallhanging in class: it’ll be pieced, appliqued and quilted totally o More...
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Hands on Workshop Quilting a Mini Wholecloth Helene Weber Friday
10/2/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H128X, J144
  Do you want to create a whole cloth quilt, but find the idea of a large project a little scary? Start small! Using one of Helene’s simple and More...
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Fine Tune Your Sewing Skills Linda Lee Friday
10/2/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  It’s the small things that make a difference. You know how to sew, but disappointments abound. The focus here are the fine, subtle details that More...
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Style Q & A Louise Cutting Friday
10/2/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114
  Start with placing yourself in the correct pattern size; update your personal style. Keep your ‘half’ measurements at your fingertips; lea More...
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Embroidery Software 201: Editing a Design That’s Not Quite Right Soni Grint Friday
10/2/15

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
H116, J132
  Discover how to work with existing designs and turn them into exactly what you want! Learn to visualize what you want to change, add color stops. Cap More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Hanger: Shoulder Slope Cynthia Guffey Friday
10/2/15

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
H118, J134
  Fitting Your Hanger: A Fitting Course
The majority of fitting issues that are encountered in the upper body (jackets, blouses, bodices) or
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Hands on Workshop Fitting the Four Bs: The Workshop Lorraine Henry Friday
10/2/15

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
H119, J135
  Bellies, boobs, backs and butts! Experience altering for all four - singly and in combinations - without causing distortions to your pattern. Example: More...
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Dress Form Draping Joe Vecchiarelli Friday
10/2/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J129X
  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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Perfect Fitting Tee...and Sew Much More Nancy Cook Friday
10/2/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J130X
  Have you ever wanted that perfect tee shirt? You know, the one that makes you look and feel fantastic? Learn how to measure yourself and how to transf More...
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The Wrap Dress Carol Steinbrecher Friday
10/2/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  Learn all about this iconic fashion design and find variations that will work for you. Created by designer Diane Von Furstenburg 40 years ago, this ve More...
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Binding A Quilt is NOT Mission Impossible Connie Spurlock Friday
10/2/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J133
  Feeling like "Mission Impossible" when it comes to binding that quilt? It can be not only fun...but easy!  Learn about strip binding, bias bindin More...
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All About Embellishing: Sashiko and Felting Evy Hawkins Friday
10/2/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K146X
  See just how much fun Evy has been having with two of the most creative machines around as she demonstrates her favorite techniques for Sashiko stitch More...
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Hands on Workshop One Size Does Not Fit All: English Paper Piecing (BYOF) Kaye Koler Friday
10/2/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K150X
  Are you looking for a portable project so your hands are never idle? Whether seeking a strategy to keep from munching in front of the TV, or a way to More...
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Notions Commotion* Cynthia Fellows-White Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
  Get a grip on the newest notions to make your projects easier, faster, more fun and much more creative! If you've been at the sewing machine "forever" More...
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De-Mystifying Bobbin Work Cindy Losekamp Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  Join the ‘Upside Down Queen’ as she takes you through the many secrets to perfect bobbin work. Learn about decorative stitching, free mot More...
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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148
  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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The Language of Patterns Cynthia Guffey Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K149
  Sewing patterns are filled with symbols, abbreviations and charts which deliver a wealth of information. Get a thorough explanation of the terminolog More...
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Decorative Hems and Edges Barb Callahan Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K151
  Discover easy techniques used to finish pieces with professional looking hems and edges with an embellished look. Techniques include wing needles on w More...
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Hands on Workshop Ins and Outs (BYOF) Tammy Silvers Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY
 

What do you get when you combine one jelly roll, backing and a quilt-as-you-go technique?  A fun table set with dimensional details!  In More...

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Hands on Workshop Coco's Bucket Bag Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K153, L169, M185
  Accented with a suede bottom and handles, this bucket tote uses classic techniques like channel quilting to create the quilted look, piping to accent More...
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Hands on Workshop QuiltWriting: Free Motion Stitches (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K154, L170XY
 

Adding words to a quilt broadens its interest and deepens its meaning. And it's very easy to do with Cyndi's tried-and-true methods. Learn about ch More...

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Hands on Workshop Possibilities: Diamonds and Triangles Made Easy! (BYOF) Diane Tomlinson Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K155, L171XY
  Discover the tricks for piecing beautiful diamond and triangle unit patchwork! Work with rulers from Fons and Porter® (the Diamond and 60 degree More...
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Hands on Workshop Over the Shoulder Purse Darlene Guillory Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K156, L172XY
  Use this handy bag to carry your cash, keys, or credit cards. One side has a clear pocket for your name badge, passport, or cell phone; the reverse si More...
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Hands on Workshop Modern Improv Workshop (BYOF) Heather Kojan Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K157, L173XY
  In each part of this fun, fast paced class, explore at least four different techniques for making unique, improvisational blocks. If you've wanted to More...
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Hands on Workshop Regal Rooster Helene Weber Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K158, L174XY
  Work with hand-dyed fabrics and commercial batiks to create this impressive quilt. Build your background using a clever piecing formula you’ll More...
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Hands on Workshop Leaves - It's a Jungle Out There Jodi Robinson Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K159, L175XY
  We often turn to nature for inspiration in our quilting, since the motifs are applicable to so many styles and traditions. Learn to quilt leaves of a More...
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Hands on Workshop Using Rulers and Templates with your Sit-Down Longarm** Mary Beth Krapil Friday
10/2/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K160, L176XY
  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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Embroidery Clinic: Strategies for Profit Melanie Coakley Friday
10/2/15

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L161, M177
  Explore the most important topics facing machine embroiderers as Melanie looks at them one at a time over the course of the weekend. Take one cli More...
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Underneath It All: Interfacing, Underlinings, Linings Linda Lee Friday
10/2/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  Sometimes the most important element of a garment is “what’s going on inside”. Linda shares new information about today’s fash More...
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Sew & Style: 5 Easy Pieces and Beyond Carol Steinbrecher Friday
10/2/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  Learn how to sew and build clusters of outfits out of 5-8 individual pieces. Explore putting outfits together and creating a plan for yourself, inclu More...
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Embroidery Cutwork Pattie Otto Friday
10/2/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  Creating elegant cutwork is quick and easy with your embroidery machine. Explore the simple techniques needed to design beautiful garments, linens an More...
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All the Professional Touches Sandy Miller Friday
10/2/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L165
  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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Hands on Workshop Angel Ornament Stephanie Farrell Friday
10/2/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L166
 

Make these adorable ornaments, simple and fast. Perfect to double as a gift tag and a bonus Christmas ornament, you’ll want to make one for More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Bead Soup to Nuts Bracelet Tammie Campbell Friday
10/2/15

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L167, M183
  You won’t believe how easy (and fun) this goes-with-almost-everything-and-everyone-wants-one bracelet is to make! Even if you’ve never ma More...
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Jacket Improvisations Barb Callahan Friday
10/2/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
  Explore how a dozen different jackets can emerge when a single pattern is used as the starting point. Using imagination, artistry, sewing knowledge a More...
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Wrinkles, Folds and Crooked Seams Lorraine Henry Friday
10/2/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  Looking good, feeling great in clothes that fit your figure? If not, all of the above title words are reasons why you may not look or feel your best More...
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It's Sew Easy: Sewing With Knits Kathy Ruddy Friday
10/2/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
  You’ll love how easy it is to "body fit" your fabric and sew with knits – even if you’ve sewn knits before! Learn pattern sizing, ho More...
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Pants Fitting: A Visual Tutorial Cynthia Guffey Friday
10/2/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M181
  Get a grip on critical pant fitting issues as you see mock ups in various sizes modeled on real figures represented in class. Learn about fitting rou More...
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Crafting for Profit Connie Spurlock Friday
10/2/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M182
  Selling your creations doesn't guarantee that you will make a profit, but you can make decisions that will greatly influence the bottom line. Learn wh More...
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Hands on Workshop Tsukineko® Inks Cyndi Souder Friday
10/2/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214
  Learn to use these versatile inks in two ways: to add delicate, controlled color for highlights or tinting with the fantastix™ applicators, or t More...
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Hands on Workshop Starting from Scratch: Go Where the Dummy Books Don’t Marty Moon Friday
10/2/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N199X, P215
  This is the workshop you’ll remember for a lifetime of quiltmaking: actually draft (on graph paper) one or more quilt blocks, then learn to mea More...
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Hands on Workshop Vintage Clasp Purse: Taffeta and Beads Cindy Losekamp Friday
10/2/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N205X, P221
  It’s a purse with lots of lessons for your sewing and embroidery ventures, but the best part is how much you’ll use it! Think about weari More...
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Hands on Workshop 'Well Worth the Time' Fillers Jodi Robinson Friday
10/2/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N207X, P223
  This isn’t a ‘fast and easy’ filler class, but your efforts will pay off BIG. Bringing incredible textural effects and dimensional More...
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Hands on Workshop Three Bags Say A Lot! Barb Callahan Friday
10/2/15

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N206, P222
  Make three little bags, cute as can be! Create them with the easiest construction ever, including a fast and simple zipper insertion technique. You More...
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  Saturday, October 03, 2015
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Embroidery Clinic: Digitizing Made Simple Melanie Coakley Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228X
  Explore the most important topics facing machine embroiderers as Melanie looks at them one at a time over the course of the weekend. Take one cli More...
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Hands on Workshop Quick and Easy Fabric Bracelets Tammy Silvers Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230X, R246
  Create a little bit of bohemian flair for your wrist with felted wool or exotic bamboo and inn-spire™, a moldable fusible interfacing, to create More...
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Hands on Workshop Pants for YOU: Personal Fit and Styling Kathy Ruddy Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247
 

Create the only pant pattern you’ll need for years to come! Measurements and visual keys are the foundation for creating your own custom pan More...

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Hands on Workshop Foxy Red Fox Helene Weber Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  In the tradition of innovative, representational art quilts, Helene brings us the Red Fox.
The beauty of this technique is in the zigzag desig
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Hands on Workshop Inspiring Serger Confidence Kathy McMakin Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  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 Fearless Free Motion Quilting Basics (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
  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 Happy Day Banner Evy Hawkins Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251
  Brighten up your home with a happy banner! Oh…..the possibilities of machine embroidery! Explore and experience how easy it is to create perso More...
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Hands on Workshop Tight Knit Circles (BYOF) Debby Kratovil Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q236X, R252
  Learn two methods of machine appliqué in this small and colorful quilt with a modern appeal. In the first, interlocking circles are interfaced More...
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Hands on Workshop Hoop-It-Up Jelly Roll Stashers Cindy Losekamp Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q237X
  Create two lined and quilted zipper pouches in no time at all as you discover a new way to use the beautiful (but sometimes hard to use) jelly roll st More...
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Hands on Workshop Fidget Quilt Marty Moon Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q238X
  Fidget Quilts are small projects (20" x 25") that can be used for both children with autism and Alzheimer’s patients to sooth fidgety hands. Co More...
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Hands on Workshop Effortless Trapunto Karen Marchetti Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q239X, R255
  Get your longarm creativity going as you create a delightful trapunto wallhanging in class. Here’ the best part: you’ll do absolutely no More...
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Hands on Workshop Free-motion "Cheating"****** Diane Henry Saturday
10/3/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q240X, R256
  Use a stencil as your foundation for a beautiful free-motion wall quilt. Explore ways to expand, alter and subtract from stencil designs, then enhance More...
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Story Board of Inspiration Linda Lee Saturday
10/3/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  So you want to sew fashion ensembles, but can't pull it all together? Discover how to build story boards as planning tools to help you make artful an More...
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Searching for a Pant That’s Always On The Cutting Edge Louise Cutting Saturday
10/3/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
  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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Quiltmaking 303: The End of the Story Karen Benke Saturday
10/3/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  Explore and become more confident about using a variety of finishing ideas for your quilts. Discussion follows an extensive handout with photos of tec More...
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Zippers: Zipper Basics Cynthia Guffey Saturday
10/3/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229
  Installing zippers without dips, lumps or puckers: everyone’s goal. Learn Cynthia’s system for back neck zippers with facings and with n More...
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How to Fit A Dress Form to Your Body Shape Joe Vecchiarelli Saturday
10/3/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
 

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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Take Your Pants Off - Let's Make Some That Fit Nancy Cook Saturday
10/3/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R242X
  Take the smiles out of your pants, they belong on your beautiful face! Learn easy tricks for measuring, sewing, fitting and adjusting your pattern. D More...
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Leather and Lace Carol Steinbrecher Saturday
10/3/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
  At seemingly opposite ends of the spectrum, both leather and lace are intriguing textures to sew and wear. Adding style and panache when used in ever More...
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How Should I Quilt This? Jodi Robinson Saturday
10/3/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
  How many times have you finished a quilt top (or perhaps recieved one from a client), and find yourself asking “How should I quilt this?” More...
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Tee Shirt Quilts the Easy Way Kaye Koler Saturday
10/3/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R245
 

Do you have a box filled with tee shirts that hold fond memories and you just can’t part with them? Discover how to use them for a memorable More...

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Hands on Workshop Bobbin Work Revealed Cindy Losekamp Saturday
10/3/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R253X
 

Did you know some of the most gorgeous creative threadwork is executed upside down?  Join us and learn to create with beautiful, heavy threads More...

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Hands on Workshop Needles and Stitches: Over the Top Embellishments Barb Callahan Saturday
10/3/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R254X
  Learn to use all the tools in your box! See how Barb’s passion for using wing needles, double needles and even universal needles allows her cre More...
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Hands on Workshop Little Bitty Birdies Stephanie Farrell Saturday
10/3/15

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S262X
  Aww ….. these little birdies are so cute! Birds seem to be everywhere these days, so let’s make some of our own. Using a one-piece patt More...
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Sewing Luxury Fabrics: Silks and Velvets Linda Lee Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S257
  The focus of this class is to elevate your knowledge of sewing and finishing details, both basic and creative, when sewing with a range of fine silks More...
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Finish with a Flourish Sandy Miller Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  The best garments feel good on the skin, are long-wearing, and look as beautiful on the inside as they do on the outside. Seam finishes make the diffe More...
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Jacket Inspirations: Tapping Into Your Creativity Connie Spurlock Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
  Wash that old sweatshirt and create something special! Gather lots of wonderful tips and the inspiration to get you moving in a class focused on maki More...
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Eliminate Pant "Fitting Fits" Lorraine Henry Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
  Let’s talk “butts!” And legs! And the “C” word (ssshhhhhh – “crotches”)! All of which combine to rai More...
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Zippers: Zipper Locating Cynthia Guffey Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S261
  Analyze locating zippers for both function and style when you place the garment on the body. Explore the use of the standard vs separating zippers, a More...
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Hands on Workshop Fat Quarter Weave: An Artful Background for Applique Helene Weber Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
  A great fat quarter project, this artful background is simple to create and lends depth and context to your featured motif. Using one solid color and More...
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Hands on Workshop Log Cabin Improv Workshop (BYOF) Heather Kojan Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  Learn a variety of different techniques to create your own unique modern log cabin quilt blocks. The blocks are improvised, working with guidelines us More...
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Hands on Workshop Hole in the Wall Runner Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
  Created by Quilt in a Day, adapted for the serger by Baby Lock this modern looking runner will fit any room. Using fat quarters,1/4 inch piecing on th More...
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Hands on Workshop Whirly Gigs Table Runner (BYOF) Tammy Silvers Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
  Capture the spring breeze with pinwheels set against a simple background. The variety of pinwheel sizes and the scrappy nature of the quilt give you More...
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Hands on Workshop Little Bonnet: Beginning French Sewing by Machine Kathy McMakin Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S267, T283X
  “Little French Bonnet” is loved the world over and is possibly our most well attended class at Martha Pullen. This sweet bonnet is the per More...
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Hands on Workshop Chunky Churndash (BYOF) Kaye Koler Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S268, T284X
  A new take on the old favorite, these Chunky Churndash blocks provide the perfect opportunity to pick up paper piecing tips and techniques that make p More...
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Hands on Workshop Embroidery 201: Exploring Special Effects* Barbara Moore Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
  Get more creative with your machine embroidery projects. Learn to use fabrics, add special effects and explore other, more advanced techniques. You& More...
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Hands on Workshop Prairie Points Apron Barb Callahan Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S270, T286
  It’s a whimsical, retro apron, made by combining a tea towel with a fabric print from the 1902 World’s Fair in St. Louis. Barb’s ne More...
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Hands on Workshop Doodle Quilting Karen Marchetti Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S271, T287X
  This is the class where you'll use a multitude of stitches - both shapes and fills - and create an amazing, totally unplanned quilted doodle. This cl More...
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Hands on Workshop Machine Quilting: Basics and Beyond Debby Kratovil Saturday
10/3/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S272, T288X
  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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Embroidery Clinic: Hooping and Placement Melanie Coakley Saturday
10/3/15

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T273X
  Explore the most important topics facing machine embroiderers as Melanie looks at them one at a time over the course of the weekend. Take one cli More...
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The Sheath Dress and Upper Body Fit Kathy Ruddy Saturday
10/3/15

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  This wardrobe staple has never been more on trend. Explore pattern selection and ways to camouflage what you like least about your figure. Kathy&rsqu More...
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The Captain and Chenille Pattie Otto Saturday
10/3/15

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
  Let the captain (your embroidery machine) lead the way to making delightful dimensional chenille embroidery. Pattie explores fabric choices, designs More...
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All About Embroidery Evy Hawkins Saturday
10/3/15

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T276X
  What is undercover and why do I need it? (Does it come in control top?) And…what’s this plastic thingy that came with my hoop? Why are m More...
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Make It Reversible - Two Jackets in One Rae Cumbie Saturday
10/3/15

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T277
  Explore the possibilities and learn about planning and sewing wonderful reversible jackets. Consider closures, pockets, interfacings and other structu More...
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Hands on Workshop Quilt Blocks from Your Photos Cindy Losekamp Saturday
10/3/15

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T278X
  Get those important family pictures out of your computer, phone or shoebox and create something amazing with them! Even if you’re not a quilter More...
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Matching Prints Cynthia Guffey Saturday
10/3/15

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V290
  One of the season’s dominant fashion statements is the print. Learn to execute flawless garments with confidence whether you’ve fallen in More...
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Dealing with the Ds Lorraine Henry Saturday
10/3/15

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
V291
  Age has a way of changing our figures in ways and places we may not enjoy. Whether it’s Dropped bust level or Drooping buttocks, everything see More...
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