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Thursday
10:30
Pro Stitcher - Computerized Quilting for Everyone
Diana Loller of Auburn Sewing Center
11:45 Going in Circles
Linda Winner of Martelli Enterprises
12:30
Embroidery Works for Everyone!
Sandi Franklin of Close to Home
1:15 Creating with Texture Magic
Connie Spurlock of Sew Wonderful Dreams
2:00 Husqvarna Viking 5D/6D Embroidery Software
Kothy Hafersat for Auburn Sewing Center
2:45 Sew Fun: 20 Projects for the Whole Family
Deborah Fisher, author of Sew Fun
3:30
  Diva Frame Wallet
Gina Zeleznok of Sturbridge Quilting and Sewing Center

Friday
10:30 Scarves and More: Let's Tie it Together
Carol Steinbrecher of Style Solutions
11:45 Embroidery Works for Everyone!
Sandi Franklin of Close to Home
12:30
Quilting with Fleece
Pattie Otto of Great Copy Patterns
1:15 Pro Stitcher - Computerized Quilting for Everyone
Diana Loller of Auburn Sewing Center
2:00 Quilt Design Creator
Kothy Hafersat for Auburn Sewing Center
2:45 Sew Fun: 20 Projects for the Whole Family
Deborah Fisher, author of Sew Fun
3:30
“Sew Everything Easier” Trunk Show
Chris Humphrey of Auburn Sewing Center
 
Saturday
10:30
Diva Frame Wallet
Gina Zeleznok of Sturbridge Quilting and Sewing Center
11:45 Embroidery Works for Everyone!
Sandi Franklin of Close to Home
12:30 Artistic Explosion: Create Fabric Art
Cindy Losekamp of Sew Artfully Yours
1:15 Sew Fun: 20 Projects for the Whole Family
Deborah Fisher, author of Sew Fun
2:00 Pro Stitcher - Computerized Quilting for Everyone
Diana Loller of Auburn Sewing Center
2:45
Scan and Cut
Brother Educator for Auburn Sewing Center
3:30 Vintage and New:Textile Art Works
Barb Callahan of Barb Originals
  
Artistic Explosion: Create Fabric Art
Cindy Losekamp of Sew Artfully Yours
Whether you are working with paper or fabric, learn to use exciting new art mediums for quilting, art garments and greeting cards. See how to use the latest resists, paints, screens, marker, glues and more, to create totally new materials. Your creativity will explode!

Creating with Texture Magic
Connie Spurlock of Sew Wonderful Dreams
Everything you want to know about making Texture Magic a regular ingredient in your studio: explore different stitches and results, using it double-sided to make reversible fabric , in quilts after the quilts have been quilted and more.

Diva Frame Wallet
Gina Zeleznok of Sturbridge Quilting and Sewing Center
Using a model of the project we will demonstrate the different steps to complete the Diva Frame Wallet by Sew Many Creations. The final step will show how to attach the frame.

Embroidery Works for Everyone!
Sandi Franklin of Close To Home
See how computerized quilting on a longarm quilting machine can make a big difference in your finished quilts.

Going Round in Circles
Linda Winner of Martelli Enterprises
Cutting and sewing perfect circles is not easy –but, oh, the wonderful things you can create with them! Learn to easily cut perfect circles and see the cool sewing, quilting and embellishing projects you can make.

Quilting with Fleece
Pattie Otto of Great Copy Patterns
If you love quilts, and are looking for something a little different, learn how to create a non-traditional quilt with fleece. Using soft, comfy fleece and some scraps of t-shirt and sweatshirt fabric, and a few special techniques for sewing seams, appliqué and hand-finishing, can create a beautiful and cozy family keepsake.

Scan and Cut
Brother Educator for Auburn Sewing Center
Find out why everyone is crazy about the new ScanNCut, the only machine that takes scanned images, photos or hand sketches and turns them into unique cutting designs for quilts, applique and garment sewing. No need for a computer, software or pricey cartridges. See what’s inspiring crafters, sewers, multi-media artists to take their creative concepts to new levels.

Scarves and More: Let’s Tie It Together
Carol Steinbrecher of Style Solutions
Calling all scarves! Pull them out of the closets and the drawers and pull your outfits together to create fashion magic in your wardrobe. Then, add accessories and wow! Smashing!

“Sew Everything Easier” Trunk Show
Chris Humphrey of Auburn Sewing Center
The right machine, the right tools and the right techniques make sewing so much easier and more enjoyable. Enjoy a trunk show full of new ideas and simple techniques that make your sewing faster and easier so you can sew more and have more fun sewing.

Sew Fun: 20 Projects for the Whole Family
Deborah Fisher, Author, Interweave/F+W Media
See this collection of adorable clothing and toys for little people created with their developing skills and short attentions spans in mind. Deborah shows you how to create so everyone has fun creating, sewing and sharing.

Vintage and New: Textile Art Works
Barb Callahan of Barb Originals
A collection of bits and pieces, new leftovers and vintage treasures help create memorable and artful clothing, accessories, quilts and more. Gather ideas and inspiration from one very creative brain.