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Class
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How Do I Quilt This? Gina Perkes Thursday
4/7/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 2X
  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 Heirloom Sewing Techniques on a Serger Kathy McMakin Thursday
4/7/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 5X, B21
  Do you love that vintage look but think you don’t have enough sewing time to complete something so intricate? Well, think again! Heirloom deta More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Hoop-It-Up Jelly Roll Stasher Cindy Losekamp Thursday
4/7/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 6X
  Create a lined and quilted zipper pouch in no time at all as you discover a new way to use the beautiful (but sometimes hard to use) jelly roll strips More...
   
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Hands on Workshop By Machine: Tips and Solutions for Quiltmaking Marilyn Gattinella Thursday
4/7/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A 7X, B23
  Quilters of all levels appreciate sensible solutions and better results with machine techniques! Explore grid quilting, free motion thread painting a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop More 30 Minute Gifts: A Project Workshop Connie Spurlock Thursday
4/7/16

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 Crazy 8s- Oops 9s! Marty Moon Thursday
4/7/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
A 9X
  Unleash your creativity with just nine squares of fabric, as you make these one-of-a-kind nine-patch blocks. Unbelievably fun and easy! After the con More...
   
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Working With Non-Average Fabrics Connie Palmer Thursday
4/7/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A 1
  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 --- when you know how! More...
   
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Tummy Tuck Jeans and Slacks Kathy Ruddy Thursday
4/7/16

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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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Hanger: Shoulder Width Cynthia Guffey Thursday
4/7/16

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A 4, B20
  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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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Thursday
4/7/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B17
  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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Community Quilting Deborah Fisher Thursday
4/7/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B18
  Share in the joys, process and satisfaction of community quilting with the director of the Bright Hopes Collaborative Quilt Project. Find out how to s More...
   
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Pattern Alteration SOS (Swivel Our Seams) Lorraine Henry Thursday
4/7/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
B19
  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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Hands on Workshop Pieced & Quilted Zipper Pouch Cindy Losekamp Thursday
4/7/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B22X
  Create this adorable zipper bag in class! Compose your pouch completely in the hoop, including piecing, quilting, installing a zipper (really!) and e More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Pleats, Ruffles, Scallops Barb Callahan Thursday
4/7/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
B25X
  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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The Language of Patterns Cynthia Guffey Thursday
4/7/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C33
  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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How to Fit A Dress Form to Your Body Shape Joe Vecchiarelli Thursday
4/7/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C34
 

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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Today’s Dress: A Foundation for Creativity Kathy Ruddy Thursday
4/7/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
C35
  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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Hands on Workshop Beginning Hand Smocking Kathy McMakin Thursday
4/7/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C36, D52XY
  Did you know that most geometric smocking designs are made up of just four basic stitches, configured in different ways? The age-old technique of han More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Modern Quilt Block Runner Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Thursday
4/7/16

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C37, D53, E69
   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 Glow Stick (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Thursday
4/7/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C38, D54XY
 

Clever use of colors and an easy block make the Glow Stick design come to life. In this class your piecing skills will grow and "glow"! Discover a More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Make Mine Modern Gina Perkes Thursday
4/7/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C39, D55XY
  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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Hands on Workshop Cuddle® Blanket Workshop Connie Palmer Thursday
4/7/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C40, D56XY
  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 Pieced Bolt Lightning (BYOF) Deborah Fisher Thursday
4/7/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C41, D57XY
  This fun long block comes right from the instructor's brand new book, Quilt Giving: 19 Simple Quilt Patterns to Make and Give. Discover two w More...
   
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Bags Demystified Barb Callahan Thursday
4/7/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D49
  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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Who Fits the Dressmaker? Lorraine Henry Thursday
4/7/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D50
  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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10 Tips for Successful Fusible Applique Connie Spurlock Thursday
4/7/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
D51
  Has your fusible fizzled out? More fusible web on your ironing board than on your applique pieces? Leave frustration behind as you discover the appliq More...
   
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Pants Fitting: A Visual Tutorial Cynthia Guffey Thursday
4/7/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E65
  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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Tell Stories Through Memory Quilts Cindy Losekamp Thursday
4/7/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E66
  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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Yikes Stripes! Kathy Ruddy Thursday
4/7/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
E67
  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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Hands on Workshop Woven Crazy Woman Barb Callahan Thursday
4/7/16

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
F83XX
 
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 Spark: A Slice and Insert Quilt Block (BYOF) Deborah Fisher Thursday
4/7/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F86X, G102
  Learn the ‘slice and insert’ method of piecing as you create a Spark quilt block. As the workshop progresses, you will alternate cutting More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Precision Piecing: Half Square Triangle Borders (BYOF) Mary Kerr Thursday
4/7/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F87X, G103
  Do you love the look of a half-square border but worry about your points being ‘eaten’? Create two different sizes of Half-Square borders More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Scrappy State Quilt (BYOF) Heather Kojan Thursday
4/7/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F88X, G104
  Create a unique wall hanging of your home state (or the state you wish was home)! Easy fusible appliqué techniques combined with quilting and More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Dutch Darlings (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Thursday
4/7/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
F89X, G105
 

Dutch Darlings is a sweet quilt and the perfect project for stretching your piecing skills. Discover a simple technique for creating scrap More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Hanger: Upper Back Curve Cynthia Guffey Thursday
4/7/16

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
F81, G 97
  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, April 08, 2016
  Class
Name
Instructor Date/
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Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop Floating Block Tote Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
4/8/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H117X, J133
  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 Madeira Applique and Lace Shaping Kathy McMakin Friday
4/8/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H118X, J134
  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 Precision Piecing: A Perfect Bowtie (BYOF) Mary Kerr Friday
4/8/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H119X, J135
  Make a Bowtie block without the thought of Y seams causing you to break out in hives! Learn the essential techniques, starting from the basics, then More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Introduction to Patchwork: Make a Pieced Baby Blanket (BYOF) Deborah Fisher Friday
4/8/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
H120X, J136
  Make a light-weight pieced baby blanket complete with integrated pocket and simple softie. This class is a great introduction to patchwork and a first More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Beautiful, Unusual Seams Barb Callahan Friday
4/8/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
H121X
  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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Trims and Embellishments for Garments, Gifts and Home Connie Palmer Friday
4/8/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H113
  Making a nice pillow is easy. Making a decorator pillow, with wonderful details, is also easy. The same applies to garments and other sewing project More...
   
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Conquering Paper Piecing Connie Spurlock Friday
4/8/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H114
  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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New Clues in Solving the Pants Puzzle Lorraine Henry Friday
4/8/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
H115
  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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Hands on Workshop Fitting Your Hanger: Shoulder Slope Cynthia Guffey Friday
4/8/16

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
H116, J132
  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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Details Make the Bag Connie Palmer Friday
4/8/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J129
  So you’re interested in making a grown-up tote, purse or clutch. Well, here’s a chance to learn what a world-class fabric designer (Tula More...
   
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Notions Commotion* Cynthia Fellows-White Friday
4/8/16

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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Virtual Design Wall Cristy Fincher Friday
4/8/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
J131
  Design walls help quilters lay out their projects and visualize how their quilts will look after all of the piecing is done. Some of us use walls, tab More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Perfect Buttonholes Barb Callahan Friday
4/8/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
J137X
 
Experiment with both decorative and utilitarian buttonholes as you use and expand upon ones pre-programmed into the machine. Explore corded and More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bead Ladder Bracelet Tammie Campbell Friday
4/8/16

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
K148X
  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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The New Tailored Shirt: Part I Cynthia Guffey Friday
4/8/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K145
  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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Yes, You Can Machine Quilt Your Vintage Top Mary Kerr Friday
4/8/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K146
  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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Serger 911 Kathy Ruddy Friday
4/8/16

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
K147
  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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Hands on Workshop Coco's Wallet Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Friday
4/8/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K149, L165XY
 

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 Embroidery 101 Barbara Moore Friday
4/8/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K150, L166XY
  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 Free Motion Applique Gina Perkes Friday
4/8/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K151, L167XY
  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 Garden Pond (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Friday
4/8/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K152, L168XY
 

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 Mesh Tote Bag (BYOF) Heather Kojan Friday
4/8/16

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
K153, L169XY
  Use pet mesh to make the perfect tote bag for the beach, farmer's market or just running around town. Classic tote bag instruction combined with a non More...
   
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Community Quilting Deborah Fisher Friday
4/8/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L161
  Share in the joys, process and satisfaction of community quilting with the director of the Bright Hopes Collaborative Quilt Project. Find out how to s More...
   
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Sparkle It Up! Cindy Losekamp Friday
4/8/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L162
  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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First We Go Up, Then We Come Down Lorraine Henry Friday
4/8/16

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
L163
  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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Hands on Workshop Flowers, Buds and Leaves: A Ribbon and Fabric Bouquet Kathy McMakin Friday
4/8/16

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
L164, M180
  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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Working With Non-Average Fabrics Connie Palmer Friday
4/8/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M177
  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 --- when you know how! More...
   
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The New Tailored Shirt: Part II Cynthia Guffey Friday
4/8/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M178
  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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Sewing 911: 10 Steps to Sewing Success Kathy Ruddy Friday
4/8/16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
M179
  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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Hands on Workshop So You Want to Sew Clothes... Lorraine Henry Friday
4/8/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N193X, P209
  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 Starting from Scratch: Go Where the Dummy Books Don’t Marty Moon Friday
4/8/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N195X, P211
  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
4/8/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N198X, P214
  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 Fundamentals of Freemotion Quilting Gina Perkes Friday
4/8/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N199X, P215
 

This class takes the beginning machine quilter to a new level! Students gain confidence in free motion quilting and begin learning how to use ruler More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Rainbow Hexie-Wedge (BYOF) Heather Kojan Friday
4/8/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N200X, P216
  Looks complicated but really easy! No Y seams, just straight stitching and the use of 30 and 60 degree templates to achieve the desired effect. A li More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilted "Two Tie" Bag Barb Callahan Friday
4/8/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
N201X, P217
 
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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  Saturday, April 09, 2016
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Class
Codes
Hands on Workshop English Paper Piecing: Floating Down A Lazy River Mary Kerr Saturday
4/9/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q228X, R244
  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 Inspiring Serger Confidence Kathy McMakin Saturday
4/9/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q229X, R245
  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 Elegant Way to Applique Cindy Losekamp Saturday
4/9/16

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Q230X
  Enjoy one of the most beautiful ways to applique, when everything is created by the embroidery machine including the dimensional flower. It’s j More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Leave-in Foundation Piecing Gina Perkes Saturday
4/9/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q231X, R247
  Gina shares her award winning techniques for foundation piecing, which eliminates the need to remove the foundation. Her unique stabilizer (her found More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Bind That Quilt (BYOF) Cristy Fincher Saturday
4/9/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q232X, R248
 

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 ex More...

   
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Hands on Workshop Half Square Triangle Master Class (BYOF) Heather Kojan Saturday
4/9/16

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Q233X, R249
  This skill builder class is focused on the most versatile building block in a quilter's bag of tricks. Explore a dozen ways to make half square triang More...
   
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Show Me the Money! Connie Spurlock Saturday
4/9/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q225
  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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Zippers: Zipper Basics Cynthia Guffey Saturday
4/9/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q226
  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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Shirts, Chiffon and Skinny Pants Kathy Ruddy Saturday
4/9/16

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q227
 

 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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Notions You Can't Sew Without Connie Palmer Saturday
4/9/16

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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Zippers: Zipper Locating Cynthia Guffey Saturday
4/9/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R242
  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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The Three Crotch Figure! Lorraine Henry Saturday
4/9/16

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R243
 

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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Hands on Workshop Machine Techniques: Pleats, Ruffles, Scallops Barb Callahan Saturday
4/9/16

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
R246X
  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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Dress Form Draping Joe Vecchiarelli Saturday
4/9/16

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
S257X
  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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Binding for Beginners Connie Spurlock Saturday
4/9/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S258
  Got your quilt (or other project) finished? Now you have to bind it. Learn what you need to know to properly prepare the quilt for binding, discuss More...
   
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Bags Demystified Barb Callahan Saturday
4/9/16

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
S259
  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 The Sleeve Workshop: Fit, Feel and Fashion Kathy Ruddy Saturday
4/9/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S260, T276X
  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 Coco Meets Kelly Joyce Keske and Susan Zellers Saturday
4/9/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S261, T277X
  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 Modern Scrap Quilts Three Ways (BYOF) Heather Kojan Saturday
4/9/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S262, T278X
  A fresh, modern take on scrap quilts, as you explore 3 different methods. First, a mosaic quilt, built with scraps and 1/2" sashing. Second, a box an More...
   
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Hands on Workshop By Machine: Tips and Solutions for Quiltmaking Marilyn Gattinella Saturday
4/9/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S263, T279X
  Quilters of all levels appreciate sensible solutions and better results with machine techniques! Explore grid quilting, free motion thread painting a More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Over the Shoulder Purse Darlene Guillory Saturday
4/9/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S264, T280X
  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 Precision Piecing: Sawtooth Star (BYOF) Mary Kerr Saturday
4/9/16

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
S265, T281X
  Perfect points and matched corners can be yours! Whether you’re just starting to piece or want to take your confidence and precision up a notch More...
   
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Hands on Workshop Quilt Blocks from Your Photos Cindy Losekamp Saturday
4/9/16

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
T273X
  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
4/9/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T274
  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
4/9/16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
T275
  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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Expo Extras
General Admission $8.00 view
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Shopping Bag $4.00 view
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Lapel Pin $5.00 view
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Project Tote $10.00 view
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