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  Monday, November 09, 2015
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Name
Instructor Date/
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Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop Contemporary Tailoring (Stitch Gathering Retreat) Cynthia Guffey Monday
11/9/15

1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Retreat: Monday 1:00pm – Wednesday 6:00pm    A single jacket; perfectly proportioned and fitted, expertly stitch More...
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Hands on Workshop Minimalist Sewing: Making a Sculpted Jacket (Stitch Gathering Retreat) Linda Lee Monday
11/9/15

1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Retreat: Monday 1:00pm – Wednesday 6:00pm    Halston lead the way with his Ultrasuede® dresses in the 70s fe More...
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Hands on Workshop The Slow Stitching Movement Getaway (Stitch Gathering Retreat) Mark Lipinski Monday
11/9/15

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  Retreat: Monday 4:00pm – Thursday 11:30am   The Slow Stitching Movement taps into our need to create meaningful piece More...
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  Thursday, November 12, 2015
  Class
Name
Instructor Date/
Time
Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop Sashiko: Japanese Embellishing Stitches Ruth Chandler Thursday
11/12/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 5X
  An ancient style of embroidery unique to Japan, Sashiko is today a beautiful art form. Traditionally hand stitched with white or natural thread on In More...
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Hands on Workshop More 30 Minute Gifts: A Project Workshop Connie Spurlock Thursday
11/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23
  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 Tune Up Your Piecing (BYOF) Kathy Lincoln Thursday
11/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 8X, B24
 

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 Fearless Free Motion Quilting Basics (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Thursday
11/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 9X, B25
  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 Serger-y 101 Workshop Gail Yellen Thursday
11/12/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A10X, B26
  Whether you’re a novice or an experienced serger owner, this comprehensive hands-on workshop is great for learning and perfecting all of your se More...
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Hands on Workshop Needles and Stitches: Making the Most of Utility Stitches Barb Callahan Thursday
11/12/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A11X
  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 Elegant Flowers…Clutch in the Hoop Cindy Losekamp Thursday
11/12/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A12X
  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 Getting Comfortable with Your Sit-Down Longarm**** Vicky Kerkvliet Thursday
11/12/15

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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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Hanger: Shoulder Width Cynthia Guffey Thursday
11/12/15

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 1, B17
  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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Sewing Fashion Knits Linda Lee Thursday
11/12/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2
  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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Sew What You Want! Kathy Ruddy Thursday
11/12/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 3
  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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Curves Made Easy Shar Jorgenson Thursday
11/12/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 4
  Don't let curves scare you. No special foot is needed. With Shar's accurate cutting and sewing tips you will be ready to tackle quilts you never thoug More...
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Pockets and Zippers The Easy Way Nancy Cook Thursday
11/12/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18
  Been avoiding patterns with pockets and zippers? Frustrated from past experiences or fearful they’ll make you look bigger? NOT ANYMORE! See j More...
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Who Fits the Dressmaker? Lorraine Henry Thursday
11/12/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  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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The Captain and Chenille Pattie Otto Thursday
11/12/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B20
  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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Hands on Workshop Painted Petaliferous Block Laura Murray Thursday
11/12/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B21X
  Painted Petals create beautiful abstract flowers in this unusual 5 1/4” block design, based on Laura's Tileworks techniques. Learn to use Paint More...
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Hands on Workshop Needles and Stitches: Decorative Stitches for Hems and Edges Barb Callahan Thursday
11/12/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B27X
  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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Hands on Workshop Seeing Double: Pieced & Quilted Zipper Pouches Cindy Losekamp Thursday
11/12/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B28X
  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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How to Grow Your Creative Business: Expand Your Portfolio Denise Wild Thursday
11/12/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C33X
  Do you already have a creative business you want to grow? Are you ready to increase your sales and take things to the next level? Explore ways to exp More...
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Embroidery Software 101: What Can Software Help Me Do? Soni Grint Thursday
11/12/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
C34X
  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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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Thursday
11/12/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  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 New Tailored Shirt: Part I Cynthia Guffey Thursday
11/12/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C36
  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 Boro: Design and the Art of 'Tattered Rags' Ruth Chandler Thursday
11/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C37, D53XY
  Once an absolute necessity, Boro today is an artful way to create a wall hanging that speaks of carefully preserved memories. The word itself is Japa More...
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Binding A Quilt is NOT Mission Impossible Connie Spurlock Thursday
11/12/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C38
  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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Hands on Workshop Fearless Templates (BYOF) Kathy Lincoln Thursday
11/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY
  If you’re interested in learning how to amp up your cutting and piecing and improve your accuracy, or simply want an alternative to paper piecin More...
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Hands on Workshop Star Flowers (BYOF) Diane Tomlinson Thursday
11/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY
  This full-size, contemporary quilt features set-in seams and star point units, all created from 60º diamonds. Aesthetically pleasing and infinit More...
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Hands on Workshop Mark Your Designs and Follow the Lines Cyndi Souder Thursday
11/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
  She’s learned a few things over the years (we won’t say how many), and Cyndi is happy to share! Learn and practice her 3 simple and effec More...
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Hands on Workshop Going in Circles Quilt Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
11/12/15

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C42, D58, E74
  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 Quiltmaking 101: In the Beginning Karen Benke Thursday
11/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C43, D59XY
  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 Embroidery 101: Beginner's Workshop* Barbara Moore Thursday
11/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C44, D60XY
  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 Free-motion Fillers**** Mary Beth Krapil Thursday
11/12/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C45, D61XY
  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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Five Narrow Hem Options Linda Lee Thursday
11/12/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
  Small hems are narrow finishes used in garments when the hem is meant to be a subtle detail, the fabric is lightweight and/or sheer, or the hem shows More...
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Embroidery Software 102: Lettering and Monograming Soni Grint Thursday
11/12/15

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
D50XY
  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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Pattern Alteration Can Seam Easy Lorraine Henry Thursday
11/12/15

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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Jacket Improvisations Barb Callahan Thursday
11/12/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D52
  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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De-Mystifying Bobbin Work Cindy Losekamp Thursday
11/12/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D54
  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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How to Fit A Dress Form to Your Body Shape Joe Vecchiarelli Thursday
11/12/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
 

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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Using Mirrors to Create One-of-a-Kind Quilts Toby Lischko Thursday
11/12/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  This lecture and trunk show is guaranteed to get you hooked on using mirrors to find hidden treasures in your fabrics. With a PowerPoint how-to and a More...
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The New Tailored Shirt: Part II Cynthia Guffey Thursday
11/12/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E68
  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
 More...
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From Passion to Profit Denise Wild Thursday
11/12/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E70
 

Do you have a passion for something that you’d like to turn into a business? Are you a creative person looking to turn your hobby into a succ More...

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How Do I Quilt This? Gina Perkes Thursday
11/12/15

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
F82X
  The quilting process plays a very important role in the overall appearance and success of any quilt. Oftentimes we are uninspired, or have fallen int More...
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Hands on Workshop Pants for YOU: Personal Fit and Styling Kathy Ruddy Thursday
11/12/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F85X, G101
 

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 Magic Triangles (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Thursday
11/12/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103
  Half square triangles are a staple for virtually all quilters. The magic of the technique takes half square triangles to a new level! Discover how to More...
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Hands on Workshop Fond Memories (BYOF) Diane Tomlinson Thursday
11/12/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F88X, G104
  Learn how to create this traditional curved block with ease and finesse as you work with an easy-to-use template set. Discuss straight of grain concer More...
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Hands on Workshop Vintage Clasp Purse: Taffeta and Beads Cindy Losekamp Thursday
11/12/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F92X, G108
  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 Fitting Your Hanger: Upper Back Curve Cynthia Guffey Thursday
11/12/15

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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Hands on Workshop Three Bags Say A Lot! Barb Callahan Thursday
11/12/15

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F91, G107
  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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  Friday, November 13, 2015
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Name
Instructor Date/
Time
Class
Codes
Better Dressmaking Denise Wild Friday
11/13/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H114X
  Give your garments a better finish!  Learn insider tricks for making key sewing techniques even better, including tips for: sewing the perfect in More...
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Designing & Digitizing: Inside the Stitch Dini Yan Friday
11/13/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H115X
 

Momo and her sister Dini have created imaginative and delicate embroidery designs since the two sisters launched their business together in 2003. S More...

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Hands on Workshop Custom Made Fabric with Paintstiks (BYOF) Laura Murray Friday
11/13/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H117X
  Have you ever been partway into a project, and find you now urgently need a fabric your  stash just doesn’t contain? Learn how to create t More...
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Hands on Workshop Reflections (BYOF) Diane Tomlinson Friday
11/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135
  Seen in the Fall 2014 issue of Fons and Porter’s Quilting Quickly, this impressive qui More...
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Hands on Workshop Glorified Nine-Patch With a Twist (BYOF) Toby Lischko Friday
11/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
  This traditional block has been updated and revised as a square block to make piecing it easier. Learn to make fast nine-patches, sew curves with only More...
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Hands on Workshop Free Motion Applique Gina Perkes Friday
11/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H121X, J137
  This fun and creative class combines two great techniques, quilting and applique’, into one great process! The applique’ is stitched free More...
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Hands on Workshop Cover Hem Workshop Gail Yellen Friday
11/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H122X, J138
  With its built-in stretch, the cover hem is a wonderful way to hem knits. But that’s not all! Create a notebook of useful techniques as you lea More...
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Hands on Workshop Quiltmaking 202: In the Middle Karen Benke Friday
11/13/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H123X, J139
  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 Hoop-It-Up Jelly Roll Stashers Cindy Losekamp Friday
11/13/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H124X
  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 Using Rulers and Templates with your Sit-Down Longarm**** Vicky Kerkvliet Friday
11/13/15

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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Underneath It All: Interfacing, Underlinings, Linings Linda Lee Friday
11/13/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  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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Quilting Basics Shar Jorgenson Friday
11/13/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H116
  Beginners and advanced quilters alike benefit as Shar discusses quilt tips for creating hundreds of block options. Think about creating a sampler or a More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Hanger: Shoulder Slope Cynthia Guffey Friday
11/13/15

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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Dress Form Draping Joe Vecchiarelli Friday
11/13/15

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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Notions Commotion* Cynthia Fellows-White Friday
11/13/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J130
  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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Understanding Measurement Relationships Lorraine Henry Friday
11/13/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  Now that you know what measurements are needed, learn how they relate to one another. How is the side seam related to full bodice length? How is the More...
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Sew Elastic Waistbands Like a Pro Pattie Otto Friday
11/13/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J132X
  Elastic waistbands, the ultimate in comfort for skirts, pants and shorts can be sewn with professional results every time. This class will show fool p More...
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Indigo Dyeing - Japanese Style Ruth Chandler Friday
11/13/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J133
  Discover the evolving beauty of the indigo dye process, illustrated by a variety of Japanese indigo pieces which tell the tale of an art form with hum More...
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Hands on Workshop Bobbin Work Revealed Cindy Losekamp Friday
11/13/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J140X
 

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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You Can Do THAT on a Serger? Gail Yellen Friday
11/13/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K145X
  Refined finishes, quick, artful embellishments …. learn to use your serger for construction and cosmetic improvements for all kinds of projects More...
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Going Social: Using Social Media for Promotion Denise Wild Friday
11/13/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K146X
 

Social media is an incredible tool for growing your business and your personal profile, but you have to know how to use it effectively so it works More...

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Hands on Workshop Wire Crochet Beaded Necklace Tammie Campbell Friday
11/13/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K149X
  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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Hands on Workshop Fabrics for Fashion Swatch Book Linda Lee Friday
11/13/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K150X
  Touch, study and cut the best of the fabrics to sew for today’s fashions, allowing you to make informed choices about how to spend your time sew More...
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Hands on Workshop Needles and Stitches: Making the Most of Utility Stitches Barb Callahan Friday
11/13/15

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K155X
  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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Fast Ways To Sew Better Kathy Ruddy Friday
11/13/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  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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Paper Piecing Made Easy Connie Spurlock Friday
11/13/15

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K148
 

You can make paper piecing easy -- the perfect pattern is already printed on the paper! Learn to enlarge and reduce pattern blocks, easily mark you More...

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Hands on Workshop Intro to Paperless Piecing (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Friday
11/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY
  Paperless “paper piecing” knows no bounds! Gain the precision of traditional paper-piecing while giving yourself freedoms that can be lim More...
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Hands on Workshop Freeform Quilting (BYOF) Kathy Lincoln Friday
11/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY
 

Your top is pieced and …. now what?  Explore your next steps as you learn to prepare your quilt for quilting (sandwiching and basting) More...

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Hands on Workshop St. Louis Star Toby Lischko Friday
11/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K153, L169XY
  This eight-point star only looks tricky. But it has no "y" seams and is easily pieced in sections. All of the supplies are included, so there is no ne More...
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Hands on Workshop Coco's Bucket Bag Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
11/13/15

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
K154, L170, M186
  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 Continuous Friendship Star Quilt Block Shar Jorgenson Friday
11/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K156, L172XY
  From Shar’s latest, her Civil War Sampler Quilt, the Continuous Friendship Star block is a wonderful way to start or add to your quiltmaking too More...
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Hands on Workshop Fundamentals of Freemotion Quilting Gina Perkes Friday
11/13/15

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K157, L173XY
  This class takes the beginning machine quilter to a new level! Students gain confidence in free motion quilting and begin learning how to use rulers More...
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Cindy's Top Ten Sewing Techniques Cindy Losekamp Friday
11/13/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  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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Embroidery Software 201: Editing a Design That’s Not Quite Right Soni Grint Friday
11/13/15

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L162, M178
  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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Wrinkles, Folds and Crooked Seams Lorraine Henry Friday
11/13/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  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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Take the Stress out of Seamstress Nancy Cook Friday
11/13/15

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L164
  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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Hands on Workshop Modern Hand Stitch Ruth Chandler Friday
11/13/15

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L165, M181
  Modern hand stitch is a term Ruth uses to describe hand embroidery stitches that are not stitched traditionally. Any of the traditional embr More...
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Hands on Workshop Tsukineko® Inks Cyndi Souder Friday
11/13/15

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L166, M182
  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 Needles and Stitches: Over the Top Embellishments Barb Callahan Friday
11/13/15

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
L171XY
  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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Crafting for Profit Connie Spurlock Friday
11/13/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  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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It's Sew Easy: Sewing With Knits Kathy Ruddy Friday
11/13/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  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
11/13/15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M180
  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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Hands on Workshop Beading for the Traditional Quilter Kathy Lincoln Friday
11/13/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N194X, P210
 

This workshop is just what you need to learn the basics for beading a quilt. It is not only art quilts that are being beaded; traditional quilts ar More...

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Hands on Workshop Designing Meaningful Memory Quilts Cyndi Souder Friday
11/13/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214
  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 Day Flower (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Friday
11/13/15

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N201X, P217
  Enjoy this gentle introduction to curved piecing by creating the simple, yet unique Day Flower quilt block. Packed with fun tips for piecing gentle, More...
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Hands on Workshop Fitting the Four Bs: The Workshop Lorraine Henry Friday
11/13/15

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
N197, P213
  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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  Saturday, November 14, 2015
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Class
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Designing & Digitizing: Inside the Stitch Dini Yan Saturday
11/14/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226X
 

Momo and her sister Dini have created imaginative and delicate embroidery designs since the two sisters launched their business together in 2003. S More...

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Hands on Workshop Exotica Quilt Block Laura Murray Saturday
11/14/15

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q229X
  Evoke the exotic designs of ancient Persia while completing your one-of-kind quilt block in class. You’ll have fun while learning how to use Pai More...
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Hands on Workshop Kaleidostar (BYOF) Toby Lischko Saturday
11/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247
  This visual treat really looks complicated, doesn’t it?  Well, it’s not hard to make!  Discover how to use mirrors to find hidde More...
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Hands on Workshop Easy Curves with Piec-lique (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Saturday
11/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
  Piece-lique’ offers a new perspective on how to approach and stitch curved seams. Learn to create fast, accurate and fun curves, all without pi More...
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Hands on Workshop This Foot is Made for Walking: Quilting with A Walking Foot (BYOF) Cyndi Souder Saturday
11/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  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 Cool Serg-ical Procedures: The Workshop Gail Yellen Saturday
11/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q234X, R250
  Now it’s time to expand your serger skills with specialty feet and attachments, and learn to get professional results in a fraction of the time. More...
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Hands on Workshop Let's Get Started (BYOF) Kathy Lincoln Saturday
11/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q235X, R251
 

For beginner-beginners and those who feel the need to sharpen their basic quiltmaking skills, here’s your chance.  Start right at the be More...

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Hands on Workshop Leave-in Foundation Piecing Gina Perkes Saturday
11/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q236X, R252
  Gina will share with you her award winning techniques for foundation piecing. Her technique eliminates the need to remove the foundation as she utiliz More...
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Hands on Workshop Free-motion "Cheating"**** Mary Beth Krapil Saturday
11/14/15

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q237X, R253
  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
11/14/15

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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Bags, Bags and More Bags Barb Callahan Saturday
11/14/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
  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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Zippers: Zipper Basics Cynthia Guffey Saturday
11/14/15

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q228
  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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Hands on Workshop Design a Rhinestone Iron-On Template Cindy Losekamp Saturday
11/14/15

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Q230, R246
  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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Dress Form Draping Joe Vecchiarelli Saturday
11/14/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R241X
  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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The Slow Stitching Movement: A New Vision in Quiltmaking Mark Lipinski Saturday
11/14/15

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R242X
  Quick, fast, easy. In our busy, multitasking world, those buzzwords capture our attention. But speed can kill creativity and the enjoyment of our crea More...
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The Sheath Dress and Upper Body Fit Kathy Ruddy Saturday
11/14/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
  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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Dealing with the Ds Lorraine Henry Saturday
11/14/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R244
  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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The Ultimate Double Wedding Ring Shar Jorgenson Saturday
11/14/15

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R245
  Fast cutting and sewing techniques do not have to sacrifice accuracy. See how to make the scrap, planned and seamless arc of the Double Wedding Ring. More...
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Think Outside of the Pattern Nancy Cook Saturday
11/14/15

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S259X
  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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Sewing Luxury Fabrics: Silks and Velvets Linda Lee Saturday
11/14/15

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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Sweatshirt University Connie Spurlock Saturday
11/14/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  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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Zippers: Zipper Locating Cynthia Guffey Saturday
11/14/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S260
  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 Bead Soup to Nuts Bracelet Tammie Campbell Saturday
11/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S261, T277X
  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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Quiltmaking 303: The End of the Story Karen Benke Saturday
11/14/15

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S262
  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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Hands on Workshop Over the Shoulder Purse Darlene Guillory Saturday
11/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
  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 Unfoundation 101 (BYOF) Toby Lischko Saturday
11/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  Discover how to execute foundation piecing without tearing off all that paper, use templates for less waste and better fabric placement, sew curves wi More...
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Hands on Workshop Bind That Quilt (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Saturday
11/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
  Have a love/hate relationship with binding? This is the time and place to learn how to apply binding to your quilt with a finish you’ll be extre More...
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Hands on Workshop Hole in the Wall Runner Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
11/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S266, T282X
  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 Prairie Points Apron Barb Callahan Saturday
11/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
S267, T283
  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 Embroidery 201: Exploring Special Effects* Barbara Moore Saturday
11/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S268, T284X
  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 Make Mine Modern Gina Perkes Saturday
11/14/15

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S269, T285X
  Let’s face it, modern quilts provide a beautiful canvas to showcase amazing quilting designs. Join Gina as she shares a variety of modern desig More...
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Fearless Jackets Kathy Ruddy Saturday
11/14/15

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T273
  A well-shaped jacket, using the proper interfacing or underlining, can improve the look of droopy shoulders and help large arms, bust or hips look mor More...
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Embroidery Cutwork Pattie Otto Saturday
11/14/15

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  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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Eliminate Pant "Fitting Fits" Lorraine Henry Saturday
11/14/15

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
  Let’s talk “butts!” And legs! And the “C” word (ssshhhhhh – “crotches”)! All of which combine to rai More...
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Matching Prints Cynthia Guffey Saturday
11/14/15

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T276
  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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Hands on Workshop Quilt Blocks from Your Photos Cindy Losekamp Saturday
11/14/15

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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Shopping Bag $4.00 view
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Lapel Pin $5.00 view
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Project Pouch $5.00 view
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Project Tote $10.00 view
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