QUILT FESTIVAL LONG BEACH - CLASSES
July 11, 2020 / Saturday
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ALL-DAY LONGARM CLASS
8 AM-5 PM
LUNCH BREAK NOON-1 PM
400. DIVIDE AND DESIGN, GET IT DONE!—LONGARM HANDS-ON *$228
I,D,LA – Lisa H. Calle
Have you observed pieces designed by quilters and thought, "Where do they come up with such originality?" With Calle's three-step process you will approach the idea of quilting in a completely new way. Over the course of this class, divide large areas of your quilt into manageable small spaces, gaining the confidence and skill needed to produce a design that will enhance your quilt as you discover that anyone can transform the everyday quilt into a masterpiece.
*CLASS PRICE - $165 + MAT FEE - $35 + EQUIP FEE - $28 = $228
Supplies—thread snips; eraser; pencil; drawing pad of paper; straight-edge ruler; blue washout marker.
9 AM-5 PM
LUNCH BREAK NOON-2 PM
405. LET ME SURPRISE YOU! ONE MORE TIME *$220
B/I,PJ,SM – Charlotte Angotti
Finally, a class where you know you have all the right fabrics because there is a pre-cut kit waiting for you to make a quilt top designed just for Quilt Festival. Such a relaxing, fun-filled day! Although you will be amazed what you can get done here, you will not finish in class, but you can certainly try!
**This class will have a totally different kit from (300) on Friday and the kit will be smaller.
*CLASS PRICE - $85 + MAT FEE - $125 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $220
Supplies—pins; seam ripper.
406. FLYING GEESE CROSSING *$104
B/I,PJ,PC,AP,SM – Kimberly Einmo
Thanks to Einmo's clever design and signature technique for making no-fail Flying Geese units, this gorgeous quilt is comprised of straight set blocks that give the illusion of diagonally set rows. Use those luscious pre-cut strip bundles or favorite fabrics from your stash. Using her Precision Flying Geese & HST Ruler, there is no math, no wasted fabric, and no stress to make Flying Geese! Spend the day creating a glorious quilt that is easily customizable to fit a wall or any size bed. Become a pro at making Flying Geese from simple strips!
*CLASS PRICE - $85 + MAT FEE - $6 + EQUIP FEE - $13 = $104
407. TEENY TINY SEWING MACHINE COLLAGE CLASS *$142
E – Laura Heine
Make this fun, teeny tiny sewing machine that finishes at 16in x 20in. Frame it on a canvas or make it into a pillow! Perfect for any quilter’s studio!
*CLASS PRICE - $85 + MAT FEE - $57 = $142
Supplies—Karen Kay Buckley med blue handled Perfect Scissors with serated edges*; rotary cutting mat (12in x 17in); rotary cutting ruler (3in x 12in); 3yds 12in wide Steam-A-Seam 2 (no substitutes)*; Goddess Appliqué Pressing Sheet (17in x 24in) or Precision Fusing Mat (17in x 24in)*; #2 pencil; *available for purchase in class.
408. YES, YOU CAN FREE-MOTION QUILT! *$115
B,PC,SM – Jenny K. Lyon
Learn to free-motion quilt in a fun, supportive, and encouraging atmosphere. Draw designs on paper, then move to sample quilt squares. Discover how the right choice in fabric and notions can significantly improve your work. Learn five versatile motifs, then begin quilting your own work. Anyone can learn to free-motion quilt!
*CLASS PRICE - $85 + MAT FEE - $20 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $115
Supplies—thread snips; pencil; note/sketch paper (15 sheets 8.5in x 11in unlined or notepad).
409. THE OTHER MYSTERY—PROGRESSIVE CLASS *$193
E,PJ,PC,SM – Karen K. Stone
The most creative curriculum offered at Festival! Stone contributes her talent and humor to this kitted mystery class. Enjoy the project as is, or combine with complementary projects offered in the other two Progressive Classes. Join us at Saturday's lecture (420) to see the grand reveal of how these three teachers have combined their projects into knock-out quilt tops! Progressive Class—this class may be taken singularly or in conjunction with Charlotte Angotti's class (205) on Thursday and/or Kimberly Einmo’s class (301) on Friday. You may enroll for one, two, or all three.
*CLASS PRICE - $85 + MAT FEE - $95 + EQUIP FEE - $13 = $193
Supplies—scissors (fabric cutting); scissors (paper cutting); pins; rotary cutter (med to lg); rotary cutting mat (med to lg).
410. COLOURBUGS & CURVES *$105
E,PJ,PC,AP,SM – Linda Sullivan
Two techniques in one class! First, Linda will guide you through her liberating and modern slash 'n sew technique while making cute Colourbug blocks—no ¼in seams to follow and no rules to worry about. Next, she'll demonstrate how to sew perfect curves with no tears and lots of handy tips and tricks. Both techniques come together in one class while making this cute ladybug quilt!
*CLASS PRICE - $85 + MAT FEE - $10 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $105
Supplies—see www.colourwerx.com/pages/colourbugs-curves-workshops to download supply list and pre-class cutting instructions. (Bring all extra fabric to class; sewing machines are provided).
415. SUNLIT SUNFLOWERS FABRIC COLLAGE *$60
B/I,PJ,PC – Jane Haworth
As an introduction to fabric collage, this fun sunflower project will give you the freedom of cutting and gluing to make this 16in wallhanging. Haworth's no-rules approach to raw-edge fabric collage uses no pattern pieces or fusible products.
*CLASS PRICE - $45 + MAT FEE - $15 = $60
Supplies—scissors (fabric cutting); embroidery scissors (cut to the point); fabric glue with applicator; chalk marking tool; pen; pencil; tweezers; sm bag for scraps. Fabric: extra in colors suitable for project (opt).
416. FILL IN THE BLANKS—FUN, FREE-MOTION DESIGNS—HQ CAPRI HANDS-ON *$108
B,PC,SLA David Taylor
Staring at open spaces? Not sure which design you want to use on your quilt? Do you hate making feathers? Learn fun ways to fill in the blanks, from easy stippling and loop-de-loop to easy grid work and organic motifs. www.DavidTaylorQuilts.com
*CLASS PRICE - $65 + MAT FEE - $35 + EQUIP FEE - $8 = $108
Supplies—thread snips; paper, pen, & pencil; Machingers gloves or similar (opt).
420. PROGRESSIVE REVEAL $10 ***
Charlotte Angotti, Kimberly Einmo, Karen K. Stone
Mind-boggling creativity combined with a collection of enthusiastic students makes for some amazing final projects! Join in the fun as we reveal the work of our three Progressive Class teachers. Being tasked with designing three separate mystery project classes that could each stand alone or be combined was no small feat for Charlotte Angotti, Kimberly Einmo, and Karen K. Stone; but they exceeded our wildest expectations! Hear from each of these talented teachers as they describe this unique collaborative effort and reveal their personal versions of a final quilt top using the blocks from all three class projects. You do not need to have taken a Progressive Class to come marvel at the results.
425. SEW ON THE GO *$63
E,D,H,PJ – Sarah Maxwell
Portable and oh-sew-relaxing, you'll be addicted to hand piecing once you've learned all the tips and tricks for success. Explore how color and value variations update the classic Cotton Boll block. Then learn all the secrets to prep, mark, and stitch with ease.
*CLASS PRICE - $45 + MAT FEE - $18 = $63
Supplies—neutral sewing thread; pins; mechanical pencil; paper & pen; small trash bag; rotary cutter (18mm or 45mm); rotary cutting mat (6in x 8in or 12in x 18in); fabric for "Design Wall"; fine-tip black Sharpie pen or fabric marking pen. Fabric: 1/4-1/2yd each of eighteen diff prints in asst colors or value progression; 1.5yds background (or two 1yd cuts of background to create addnl background interest). Template set is included in mat fee. Visit www.designsbysarahj.com/lectures-and-workshops.htm for additional info on fabric choices & options.
426. LONGARM RULER ROUNDABOUT!—CAPRI HANDS-ON *$88
PC, SLA Megan Best
Learn how rulers will expand your quilting skills in this fun, hands-on class on a Capri stationary longarm quilting machine. Rulers and a bit of free-motion fills will be demonstrated. Try many different rulers while learning how to use them easily and safely. Then use those free-motion fills to enhance the shapes. Add a stencil or two and you will have a fabulous quilt.
*CLASS PRICE - $65 + MAT FEE - $15 + EQUIP FEE - $8 = $88
Supplies—thread snips; paper, pen, & pencil; Machingers® gloves or similar (opt).