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  Monday, November 07, 2016
  Class
Name
Instructor Date/
Time
Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop Fitting Clinic: Fine Tuning for a Superior Silhouette Cynthia Guffey Monday
11/7/16

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 I Love My Serger Kathy McMakin Monday
11/7/16

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Monday 4:00pm – Wednesday 5:30pm    From basic to the more advanced techniques, learn all about your serger whil More...
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Hands on Workshop Piece-fully Yours Connie Palmer Monday
11/7/16

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Monday 4:00pm – Wednesday 5:30pm   A versatile and distinctive lap quilt, a coordinating pillow case and an incredibl More...
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Hands on Workshop The Art of Applique for Quiltmakers Sharon Schamber and Cristy Fincher Monday
11/7/16

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Monday 4:00pm – Wednesday 5:30pm   Cristy Fincher, greatly talented in her own right, and her mother, famed and highl More...
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  Thursday, November 10, 2016
  Class
Name
Instructor Date/
Time
Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop Binding Basics and Beyond (BYOF) Connie Spurlock Thursday
11/10/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23
  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 Garden Pond (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Thursday
11/10/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
 

Curved piecing is easier than ever! Discover how to create Drunkard's Path blocks with the Piec-lique technique, which takes the fear out of curve More...

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Hands on Workshop This Foot is Made for Walking: Quilting with A Walking Foot (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Thursday
11/10/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25
  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 Coco's Wallet Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
11/10/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
 

Making this detailed, clever wallet is quick and easy on the serger. After creating a decorative front with threads and stitching, move onto addin More...

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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Pleats, Ruffles, Scallops Barb Callahan Thursday
11/10/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A11X
  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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Hands on Workshop Candy Delight: Quilting with your Embroidery Machine Cindy Losekamp Thursday
11/10/16

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 Getting Comfortable with Your Sit-Down Longarm*** Linda Matteotti Thursday
11/10/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A13X, B29
  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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Sew a Knit Wardrobe Linda Lee Thursday
11/10/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  From tissue thin to open and lacey, ponte to sweater, the range of knit fabrics is huge and all too confusing at times. Sort it all out as Linda defi More...
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Making You (and Your Embroidery Machine) Sew Happy John Deer Thursday
11/10/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2
  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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Tummy Tuck Jeans and Slacks Kathy Ruddy Thursday
11/10/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
  ‘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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The Ultimate Guide to Digital Sewing Patterns Meg Healy of BurdaStyle Thursday
11/10/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4
  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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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Contours: Front Bust Cynthia Guffey Thursday
11/10/16

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 6, B22
  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 Draping Joe Vecchiarelli Thursday
11/10/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B17X
  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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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Thursday
11/10/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18
  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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The Three Crotch Figure! Lorraine Henry Thursday
11/10/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
 

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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Core Embroidery Skills: Hooping and Stabilizing Katie Bartz Thursday
11/10/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B20X
  Yikes! It stretches! It’s too fragile! It’s too thick! No it’s not! Dive right into Katie’s easy hooping techniques, wher More...
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Hands on Workshop Color Your Fabric with Paintstiks (BYOF) Laura Murray Thursday
11/10/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B21X
  Join the coloring trend for adults, and enjoy the benefits of adding texture and color to fabric while improving well-being at the same time. Learn h More...
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Perfect Buttonholes Barb Callahan Thursday
11/10/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B27X
 
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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Fun Effects Embroidery John Deer Thursday
11/10/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C34X
  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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Core Sewing Skills: Darts 101 Cynthia Guffey Thursday
11/10/16

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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First We Go Up, Then We Come Down Lorraine Henry Thursday
11/10/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  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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Tools We Can’t Quilt Without Diane Tomlinson Thursday
11/10/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36
  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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"A" is for Applique, "E" is for Everyone Connie Spurlock Thursday
11/10/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C37
  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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Hands on Workshop Fast & Easy Woodblock Printing (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Thursday
11/10/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C38, D54XY
  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 Cuddle® Blanket Workshop Connie Palmer Thursday
11/10/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY
  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 Rangeley Star: Introductory Trimmer (BYOF) Connie Farland Thursday
11/10/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY
  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 North to Alaska (BYOF) Kathy Lincoln Thursday
11/10/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
  Use a quick piecing technique to make the quarter square triangles, and discover the arrangement that yields a spinning star effect. Learn and practi More...
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Hands on Workshop Knit Baby Daygown Kathy McMakin Thursday
11/10/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C42, D58XY
  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 Lattice Wall (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Thursday
11/10/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY
  The Lattice Wall block is a fun block to have in your creative toolbox. Each “X” is pieced together with a slice and insert technique &nd More...
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Hands on Workshop Core Embroidery Skills: The Workshop Katie Bartz Thursday
11/10/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C44, D60XY
  One of the most popular embroidery techniques is in-the-hoop applique, which is the first embroidery experience you’ll have as you create your p More...
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Hands on Workshop Free-Motion Quilting: Filling the Spaces (BYOF) Sharon Schamber Thursday
11/10/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C45, D61XY
  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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Tell Stories Through Memory Quilts Cindy Losekamp Thursday
11/10/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
  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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Dress Form Fitting Joe Vecchiarelli Thursday
11/10/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  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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Yikes Stripes! Kathy Ruddy Thursday
11/10/16

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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Bags Demystified Barb Callahan Thursday
11/10/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
  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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Hands on Workshop Alabama Chanin Stitch Workshop Alex Woodbury Thursday
11/10/16

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D53, E69
  Join the slow sewing movement and learn the famous Alabama Chanin method of hand sewing embellishments on organic cotton jersey. Using an exclusive k More...
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Show Me the Money! Connie Spurlock Thursday
11/10/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
  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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Fitting the Armhole Cynthia Guffey Thursday
11/10/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  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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Pattern Alteration SOS (Swivel Our Seams) Lorraine Henry Thursday
11/10/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  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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Wallhangings, Small Quilts and Minis: Does Size Matter? Jill McCloy Thursday
11/10/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  Find inspiration and explore a wide range of artful, fun techniques as you take a tour of Jill's many and varied samples. Discover the difference betw More...
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Hands on Workshop Hands-On Digitizing Workshop John Deer Thursday
11/10/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F81X, G 97
  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 Woven Crazy Woman Barb Callahan Thursday
11/10/16

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 Beginning Hand Applique (BYOF) Kathy Lincoln Thursday
11/10/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F85X, G101
  There are dozens of hand applique techniques from which to choose. Learn three different techniques to find the one(s) that works best for you and co More...
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Hands on Workshop Pickle Dish Folkdance (BYOF) Diane Tomlinson Thursday
11/10/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F88X, G104
  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 Deco Rose (BYOF) Jill McCloy Thursday
11/10/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F91X, G107
  A combination of dimensional roses, paper pieced roses, appliqued roses, two types of leaves, mitered corners, use of directional border fabric, a min More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Contours: Back at the Underarm Cynthia Guffey Thursday
11/10/16

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F86, G102
  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, November 11, 2016
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Name
Instructor Date/
Time
Class
Codes
Digitizing Made Easy John Deer Friday
11/11/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H114X
  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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Hands on Workshop Stunning Stars Laura Murray Friday
11/11/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H117X
 

Create no-sew sensational designs with paintstiks, stamps and fusible web. Learn a breakthrough fusible appliqué method which puts amazing i More...

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Hands on Workshop Orange Juice: Machine Applique (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Friday
11/11/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135
  Any shape, any size, any motif … applique is often the best choice! Explore turned edge applique by machine with expert guidance as you create More...
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Hands on Workshop In Honor Of (BYOF) Diane Tomlinson Friday
11/11/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
  Diane designed this easy-to-make quilt pattern "so that as many people as possible can make a Quilt of Valor to honor and comfort a relative, friend, More...
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Hands on Workshop Fresno Spring Bloom Raw Edge Machine Applique (BYOF) Sharon Schamber Friday
11/11/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
  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 Floating Block Tote Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
11/11/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138
  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 Machine Techniques: Pleats, Ruffles, Scallops Barb Callahan Friday
11/11/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H123X
  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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Hands on Workshop Madeira Applique and Lace Shaping Kathy McMakin Friday
11/11/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H124X, J140
  The intricate look of Madeira applique and lace shaping can be achieved in minutes with today’s machines and notions. Does anything compare to More...
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Hands on Workshop Using Rulers and Templates with your Sit-Down Longarm*** Linda Matteotti Friday
11/11/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H125X, J141
  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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DIY Pants Fitting Linda Lee Friday
11/11/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  Not many of us enjoy the benefit of having an expert pants fitter at our fingertips, so we are left to our own devices when it comes to altering our p More...
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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
11/11/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
  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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Romantic Sewing: Vintage Details and Touches Connie Palmer Friday
11/11/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116
  Watching the current PBS hit drama set in England, we can’t help but lust after the clothes! So many of the details are easy to add to garments More...
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Hands on Workshop Essential Hand Stitches Cynthia Guffey Friday
11/11/16

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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How to Fit A Dress Form to Your Body Shape Joe Vecchiarelli Friday
11/11/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J129X
 

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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Core Embroidery Skills: Needles and Threads Katie Bartz Friday
11/11/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J130X
  With dozens of thread options and nearly as many needle choices, how do we choose? Investigate the anatomy of needles and threads to understand how t More...
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Who Fits the Dressmaker? Lorraine Henry Friday
11/11/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  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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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Friday
11/11/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J132
  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 Bead Ladder Bracelet Tammie Campbell Friday
11/11/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J133X
  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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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Beautiful, Unusual Seams Barb Callahan Friday
11/11/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J139X
  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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Core Embroidery Skills: Special Effects Katie Bartz Friday
11/11/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K146X
  Take your embroidery up a notch, adding special effects to go from ordinary to extraordinary. Explore all facets of free-standing lace, free-motion e More...
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Minimalist Sewing: Making Sculpted Clothes Linda Lee Friday
11/11/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
  Halston lead the way with his Ultrasuede dresses in the 70’s featuring minimalist design with bulk-free seams and details, and fashion has broug More...
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Easy Embellishments Barb Callahan Friday
11/11/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  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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One Step Beyond Laura Murray Friday
11/11/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148
  Follow Laura’s personal artistic journey, marked by a sense of humor and a desire to keep moving -- one step beyond where she’s already be More...
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Conquering Paper Piecing Connie Spurlock Friday
11/11/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K149
  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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Hands on Workshop Pattern Drafting 101: The Custom-Fit Skirt Meg Healy of BurdaStyle Friday
11/11/16

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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Hands on Workshop Quilting by the Foot Jill McCloy Friday
11/11/16

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K151, L167, M183
  Discover some of your most helpful machine accessory feet in a ‘foot on’ experience as you piece, applique, add texture and embellish this More...
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Hands on Workshop 3-6-9-12 Quilt (BYOF) Kathy Lincoln Friday
11/11/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY
  One block made in multiple sizes can easily result in a "one of a kind" quilt with visual interest and variety. Discuss both artistic and technical c More...
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Hands on Workshop Paper Piecing for Beginners Cyndi Souder Friday
11/11/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K153, L169XY
  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 Modern Quilt Block Runner Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
11/11/16

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K154, L170, M186
   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 Spinning Spools: Introductory Corner Pop (BYOF) Connie Farland Friday
11/11/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K155, L171XY
  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 Successful Embroidery on Knits* Soni Grint Friday
11/11/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K156, L172XY
  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 Free-Motion Quilting: Beginning Stipple (BYOF)* Sharon Schamber Friday
11/11/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K157, L173XY
  Cover the basic shapes of stipple quilting and how those shapes are used to fill the space in this class designed for sit-down machines, both domestic More...
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Sparkle It Up! Cindy Losekamp Friday
11/11/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  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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Substituting Waistbands Cynthia Guffey Friday
11/11/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  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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Tools We Can’t Quilt Without Diane Tomlinson Friday
11/11/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  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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Working With Non-Average Fabrics Connie Palmer Friday
11/11/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  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 Flowers, Buds and Leaves: A Ribbon and Fabric Bouquet Kathy McMakin Friday
11/11/16

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L165, M181
  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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Making Money with Embroidery John Deer Friday
11/11/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
  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
11/11/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
 

 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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Hands on Workshop The Sleeve Workshop: Fit, Feel and Fashion Kathy Ruddy Friday
11/11/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N193X, P209
  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
11/11/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N197X, P213
  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 Paintstik® Primer (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Friday
11/11/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214
  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 Bag in the Round Darlene Guillory Friday
11/11/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N199X, P215
  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 Dragonfly Moon Mini (BYOF) Jill McCloy Friday
11/11/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N201X, P217
  In this miniature version of the original wall quilt, Jill shares some of her favorite needle and machine techniques. That you’ll experience the More...
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Hands on Workshop QuiltEssential Jacket Cindy Losekamp Friday
11/11/16

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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  Saturday, November 12, 2016
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Crocheted Cutie Cindy Losekamp Saturday
11/12/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226X
  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 Diamonds are Forever Quilt Block Laura Murray Saturday
11/12/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229X
  Design amazing quilt blocks without sewing a single stitch, using Laura's newest curved square stamp set, paintstiks and fusible web. Have fun learnin More...
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Hands on Workshop Pattern Transformation 101: Skirts! Meg Healy of BurdaStyle Saturday
11/12/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230X, R246
  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 Diamond Star Flower (BYOF) Diane Tomlinson Saturday
11/12/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247
  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 Star Shadows: Introductory Wing Clipper (BYOF) Connie Farland Saturday
11/12/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  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 Fearless Free Motion Quilting Basics (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Saturday
11/12/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  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 Inspiring Serger Confidence Kathy McMakin Saturday
11/12/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
  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 Tune Up Your Piecing (BYOF) Kathy Lincoln Saturday
11/12/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251
 

Skill-building runs rampant!  Here’s a great workshop to help develop the basis of a satisfying quilting life.  Explore and practic More...

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Hands on Workshop Pretty Practical Purse Pincushion (BYOF) Katie Bartz Saturday
11/12/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q236X, R252
  When the project is small, you want it to be just perfect – and this one is. With its whimsical design, this slightly oversized pincushion is t More...
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Hands on Workshop Start With a Stencil*** Linda Matteotti Saturday
11/12/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
  Use a stencil as your foundation for a beautiful free-motion design. Explore ways to alter stencil designs, then enhance with free-motion quilting. Le More...
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Perfect Bindings Linda Lee Saturday
11/12/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  Edge finishing details say it all. Refine your approach for applying ready-to-wear bindings for necklines on knit garments, and learn how to get four More...
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New Clues in Solving the Pants Puzzle Lorraine Henry Saturday
11/12/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  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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Core Sewing Skills: Pockets! Cynthia Guffey Saturday
11/12/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228
  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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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Saturday
11/12/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R241
  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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Embroidery Basic Essentials John Deer Saturday
11/12/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R242X
  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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Today’s Dress: A Foundation for Creativity Kathy Ruddy Saturday
11/12/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
  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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Bags Demystified Barb Callahan Saturday
11/12/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
  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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Get to the Finish Line: Binding Made Easy Connie Spurlock Saturday
11/12/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R245
  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 Bead Ladder Bracelet Tammie Campbell Saturday
11/12/16

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S261X
  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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Hands on Workshop Alabama Chanin Stitch Workshop Alex Woodbury Saturday
11/12/16

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S257, T273
  Join the slow sewing movement and learn the famous Alabama Chanin method of hand sewing embellishments on organic cotton jersey. Using an exclusive k More...
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Dress Form Fitting Joe Vecchiarelli Saturday
11/12/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  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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Dealing with the Ds Lorraine Henry Saturday
11/12/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
  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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Core Sewing Skills: Topstitching Details Cynthia Guffey Saturday
11/12/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
  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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Hands on Workshop Sober Drunkard's Path Darlene Guillory Saturday
11/12/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
  Explore a fun and easy method for creating this wonderful, traditional quilt block, no curved piecing involved! The trick? Easy applique with a circ More...
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Hands on Workshop Introduction to Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star Connie Farland Saturday
11/12/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  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 A Quarter of Nine (BYOF) Jill McCloy Saturday
11/12/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
  This is a project that can truly be finished in class …. if you are diligent. Stitch, cut, reposition, stitch again. Mark and layer. The layer More...
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Hands on Workshop Coco Meets Kelly Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
11/12/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
  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 Quilted "Two Tie" Bag Barb Callahan Saturday
11/12/16

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S267, T283
 
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 Machine Embroidery 101* Soni Grint Saturday
11/12/16

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 Getting Comfortable with Your Sit-Down Longarm*** Linda Matteotti Saturday
11/12/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
  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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Essential Editing Techniques for Digitizing John Deer Saturday
11/12/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  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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Sewing 911: 10 Steps to Sewing Success Kathy Ruddy Saturday
11/12/16

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: Secret Matchpoints Cynthia Guffey Saturday
11/12/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
  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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Sweatshirt Jackets: 15 Ideas and Tips From the Pros Connie Spurlock Saturday
11/12/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T277
  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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Hands on Workshop Go Crystal Crazy Cindy Losekamp Saturday
11/12/16

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T278X
  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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Expo Extras
General Admission $10.00 view
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Shopping Bag $4.00 view
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Lapel Pin $5.00 view
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Project Pouch $7.00 view
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