Chicago Quilt Festival - Classes

Thursday, April 12

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ALL-DAY CLASSES - 9 AM-5 PM

LUNCH BREAK NOON-2 PM

 

 

100. LET ME SURPRISE YOU! PROGRESSIVELY SPEAKING (Progressive Class 1 of 3) *$188

Finally, you don't have to worry about bringing the right supplies to a class. The fabric will not only be waiting for you, it will all be cut out as well! A laser cut kit (that means it is really good) will be designed and ready for you to start sewing within the first 30 minutes of class. It is a mystery, so no hints will be given. Join this outstanding opportunity and stretch your comfort zone a little. Photo is representative of a previous Progressive project. Fabrics and design will vary. If you have taken a class from Angotti in the past, please bring Show and Tell of what was made in that class. Progressive Class—this class may be taken singularly or in conjunction with Debbie Caffrey-Batey's #200 on Friday and/or Karen K. Stone’s #301 on Saturday. You may enroll for one, two, or three.

CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $95 + EQUIP FEE - $8 = $188

 

SUPPLIES—thread snips; pins; seam ripper.

 

 

 

101. UNDERCOVER IN CHICAGO VIII  *$93

Join Debbie Caffrey-Batey in a new mystery designed for the 2018 Quilt Festival/Chicago. Her mystery classes are loads of fun and you always learn some great tips and techniques.

CLASS FEE - $85 + EQUIP FEE - $8 = $93

 

102. ROSEVINE COTTAGE  *$88

CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $3 = $88

 

MORNING LONGARM CLASSES

8AM-NOON

103. TEMPLATES 101: BEGINNERS!—LONGARM
HANDS-ON  *$119

The quickest way to add the look of flawless precision to your quilting is to add template work to your repertoire. In this class for the confident beginner, use templates to create great designs with minimal effort. These designs can be combined with both freehand and computerized work to take your quilting to the next level!

CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $20 + EQUIP FEE - $14 = $119

 

104. BEYOND BORDERS—LONGARM HANDS-ON  *$119

Creativity and imagination know no limits as you take traditional designs and give them a modern twist—boring borders, no more! Big borders, no problem! Create innovative borders that frame blocks and create new and unique frames within your quilts. Gain tips for no-measure borders.

CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $20 + EQUIP FEE - $14 = $119

 

 

MORNING CLASSES

9 AM-NOON

 

105. BIRDS OF ALL COLORS—WITH THE AMAZING "HEAT-SET" APPLIQUÉ  *$67

Learn a totally new appliqué technique—it is easy, foolproof, and the results are always amazing as it produces a no-fray raw-edge appliqué. Enjoy a demonstration, then create a bird quilt top from a pattern which you can customize to make your own favorite bird in any color. Embrace the opportunity to practice with the developer of this approach to appliqué.

CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $22 = $67

 

 

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106. STUNNING PALETTES FROM YOUR SHOPPING BAG  $45

Every great shopping bag holds a world of possibility, right? In this hands-on class, work collaboratively and individually to pull the most beautiful fun out of that bag. Explore palette building and interpretive color study to calm your fears, and unleash the fabulousness that is you!

 

107. WALKING FOOT WOW  *$59

Achieve spectacular results using the walking foot as you explore straight line and circular patterns—especially helpful if you aren't comfortable with free-motion quilting. Leave class confident to quilt your own projects. Kit includes all you need except thread snips. www.cindywalter.com

CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $10 + EQUIP FEE - $4 = $59

 

AFTERNOON LONGARM CLASSES

1 PM-5 PM

108. TEMPLATES 102: INCREASED COMPLEXITY—LONGARM HANDS-ON  *$119

Boost the impact of your quilts with intricate template work! These more complex designs are easily achievable by confident beginner/early intermediate level machine quilters, yet lend tremendous "wow" factor to your finished piece. Learn adaptable designs for blocks and borders in this fun and fast paced class.

CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $20 + EQUIP FEE - $14 = $119

 

109. BUILDING BLOCKS TO CUSTOM DESIGN—LONGARM HANDS-ON  *$119

Make your quilt come to life! Learn hands-on techniques for creating custom designs to fit every quilt—tips for tackling everything from large spaces and appliqué to the tiniest
block design. See how to create amazing secondary designs that will transform your quilt into a treasured masterpiece. Background and fillers included. Leave with an abundance
of inspiration.

CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $20 + EQUIP FEE - $14 = $119

 

 

AFTERNOON CLASSES

2 PM-5 PM

110. FLOWER POWER—WITH THE AMAZING "HEAT-SET" APPLIQUÉ  *$67

Learn a totally new appliqué technique—it is easy, foolproof, and the results are always amazing as it produces a no-fray raw edge appliqué. Enjoy a demonstration, then create an amazing flower quilt top. Choose from an Iris, a Coneflower (which becomes a Black-Eyed Susan if done in yellow), or a Rose. Embrace the opportunity to practice with the developer of this most revolutionary approach to appliqué.

CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $22 = $67

 

111. FREE-MOTION APPLIQUÉ  *$65

Discover guided improvisation and an innovative glue-appliqué technique where the quilting stitch and appliqué stitch are one and the same. Prepare blocks and begin to layer a small quilt. No machines will be used in class. Creativity and originality at its best!

CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $20 = $65

 

112. FEARLESS MACHINE QUILTING  *$56

CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $7 + EQUIP FEE - $4 = $56