Feathers: Use Them Everywhere! (BYOF) - 4/19/2024 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cleveland, OH

Feathers: Use Them Everywhere! (BYOF)
Teacher: Nelly Vileikis
Friday, April 19, 2024
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Code(s): K157, L173XY Hands on Workshop
Cleveland - IX Center
Check at Expo for availability
Pricing Information
Session Value: 3
Price Per Session (before discount): $25.00
Materials Fee: $27.00

Go on a creative exploration with Nelly's enchanting free-formed feathers class, where the art of quilting takes on a whole new level of grace and expression! Immerse yourself in the world of delicate feathers as you master the skill of seamlessly adjusting them to fill the unique spaces that often emerge in quilts.                 


Nelly, our skilled guide, will reveal the secrets of working these graceful feathers into both tight and open spaces, unlocking a realm of possibilities for elevating your quilting prowess. This is not just a class; it is a drawing and sewing extravaganza where you'll sketch your way to quilted perfection.


But that is not all – discover the magic of transforming a simple quilt into a jaw-dropping spectacle. Nelly will share inspiring ideas for backgrounds that complement the feathers, turning your quilt into a visual masterpiece. Prepare to be captivated as you learn how to weave artistry into every stitch, turning fabric into a canvas for your creativity.


This class is not just about quilting; it is about creating a quilt that tells a story, where each feather becomes a stroke of your imagination. Get ready to elevate your quilting game, gather a treasure trove of ideas, and leave with the skills to turn any quilt into a spectacular work of art. Join us for a unique experience like no other, where quilting becomes a dance of feathers and your creations become the talk of the town!

 Bring your own fabric; see supply list for details.


Two students will share a machine, so sign-up with a friend or make a new one in class when you join the fun! You'll be surprised at how much you'll learn between turns at the machine.



In the Bernina Sit-Down Longarm Studio sponsored by Chestnut Ridge Sewing
  • Student Maximum: 20
  • Category(ies): Quiltmaking
  • Experience Level:
    • Advanced beginner
  • Supply List:
    • Small sharp scissors
    • Water soluble pen or pencil
    • Paper - newsprint is great
    • Ball point pen in 2 colors
    • Pencil
    • At least 2 sheet protectors
    • Dry erase fine point markers in two colors
    • Small scrap of cotton batting to erase dry erase marks
    • Quilters gloves if needed
    • Reading/sewing glasses if needed
    • Any sewing tool you cannot sew without
    • Label all sewing tools with your name 

    Fabric requirements;

    • 1 1/2-yard of muslin or any one-color solid fabric you may have - no prints
    • Batting to make 8 quilt sandwiches 11-inches x 10-inches
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