WED

TUE

FRI

MON

THU

SUN

SAT

2

DAY

QUILT FESTIVAL HOUSTON - CLASSES

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2019

Click on the day below to go to that day's listings

 

TOUR

9 AM-6 PM

Please join us for a day visiting local shops and historic areas for inspiration as well as shopping. Multiple buses depart from and return to the convention center. Price includes transportation, all entrance and/or entertainment fees, lunch, tour guide, and gratuities.

 

303. TEXAS QUILT MUSEUM AND QUILT SHOPS TOUR  $117

Housed in two historic 1890’s buildings, The Texas Quilt Museum in La Grange, provides a fine showcase for both antique and contemporary quilt art. Nearby, guests will also find great shopping at Quilted Skein and will have time to venture around wonderful little shops and stores surrounding the town square. Delicious cuisine awaits guests at the always so popular, Celebrations by Bistro 108. Guests on this tour will be able to stop and shop at two amazing stores - In Katy, TX, Quilt ‘N Sew carries a full range of products for sewing quilts, hand or machine embroidery or applique. And Sew Special Quilts has Bernina and Baby Lock sewing machines, a selection of colorful fabrics, and a wide array of notion and tools.

Also offered as 100 on Monday and 502 on Friday. Do not enroll for more than one.

 

QUILT STUDIO DESIGN AND ERGONOMIC CONSULTATION $100

E,D Lois Hallock

 

 

ALL-DAY CLASS

8 AM-5 PM

LUNCH BREAK NOON-2 PM

306. !!! sold out !!! WOVEN 3-D TEXTURE  *$163

E,MM  Monica Impellizzeri

Make a tote with three-dimensional appeal. This triple weave beauty is accented with a woven set of three tightly nesting stars to create unique texture. Contrasting colors, comfortable leather handles, and a cloth liner finish this useable tote.

*CLASS FEE - $95 + MAT FEE - $68 = $163

 

Supplies—Scissors (Paper Cutting); Paper, Pen, & Pencil; med flat-head screwdriver; tape measure; needle-nose pliers; wood clothespins with spring; old bath towel; sandpaper (med and fine grit); spray bottle for water.

 

 

ALL-DAY CLASSES

8 AM-5 PM

LUNCH BREAK 11AM-2 PM

307. !!! sold out !!! DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE CREATIVITY PLAYSHOP  *$100

E,PC  Katie Fowler

Reconnect with your creative side. Take a hands-on trip “down the rabbit hole” in search of your own creative potential. Fowler guides you through a variety of experiences designed specifically to draw on your imagination.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $15 = $100

 

Supplies—sketch book; markers; pen.

 

308.  !!! sold out !!! THE CLASS TO DYE FOR  *$138

E,D,PJ,PC,MM,AP  Patsy Heacox

You can add glorious color to cotton and silk! Experiment with various methods, media, and special "recipes,” including how to dye, ice dye, alcohol dye, sun dye, stamp, stencil, screen print, paint, spray, and embellish. Leave with a unique top, a gorgeous silk scarf, and the know-how to make more!

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $53 = $138

 

Supplies—Wear Apron or Old Clothes; one or two white cotton knit tops (NO sweaters); one pair white cotton socks (opt). Fabric: 1yd.( WOF) white cotton. All items washed—NO fabric softener.

 

309. WHOLECLOTH PAINTING—BARNYARD  *$110

B,PJ,PC,MM  Susan Brubaker Knapp

Here’s your source for creating wholecloth painted quilts. Choose your pattern—sheep or rooster—and learn the basics. Knapp covers how to select photos; mix colors, shades and tints; transfer designs to fabric; painting and blending; and heat setting.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $25 = $110

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Mechanical Pencil; Wear Apron or Old Clothes; masking tape; artist's palette or paint tray; battery-operated portable light (opt); 10in x 13in white foamcore/foam board; three clean rags; disposable water cup.

 

310. RAD OMBRÉS  *$185

E,D,PC,MM  Cindy Lohbeck

No more bending and dip dyeing with the new “Ombré the Easy Way” method for half yard cuts. Explore subtle transitions from light to dark, or the gradual merging of one color into another with this fun fabric dyeing technique. How much you dye is limited only by the time you have available in class.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $100 = $185

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Safety Pins; Fine-tip Black Sharpie Pen; Wear Apron or Old Clothes; two 23.5in x 17in x 6in plastic tote bins with lids; small office binder clips; six to eight plastic hangers; wood clothes pins.

 

311. !!! sold out !!! COLOR THE CIRCLE  *$135

E,D,PC,MM  Claudia Pfeil

Learn Pfeil’s method for creating art quilts using unique circles of silk. Craft your own individual designs on circles prepared for appliqué after coloring with ink pens and Ecco Pigment pens. Finished circles can be appliquéd at home by hand or machine.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $50 = $135

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Glue Stick; Eraser; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Note/Sketch Paper; 1yd freezer paper, circle rulers (diff szs).

 

 

ALL-DAY CLASSES

9 AM-5 PM

LUNCH BREAK NOON-2 PM

 

314. !!! sold out !!!  BRILLIANT BLUE  *$135

E,D,PJ,PC,MM  Charlotte Warr Andersen

Have some fun with this great blue heron and learn a fusing technique that allows you to choose a background last. Add shadowing and details with Derwent Inktense pencils. Appliqué shapes are pre-printed on fusible webbing—save any stitching for later!

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $50 = $135

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Small Trash Bag; Wear Apron or Old Clothes.

 

PROGRESSIVE CLASSESInnovative learning returns to International Quilt Festival/Houston—Progressive Classes offered by three remarkable teachers—Charlotte Angotti, Kimberly Einmo, and Karen K. Stone! The fabrics coordinate, the techniques dovetail, and the samples are simply smashing. Think “progressive dinner” and you’ll see where we are going with this—the first course is always so tasty and exciting, the second course adds even more flavors, and then dessert finishes it off perfectly! It’s innovative. It’s exciting. It’s progressive!Each Progressive Class uses the mystery project format and guarantees loads of fun along the way. Take one, two, or all three. Kits make it simple. Look for the Progressive Class notation in the class descriptions to find these special offerings. Then be sure to join us at Saturday’s luncheon to celebrate the spectacular results.

 

315. !!! sold out !!!  PROGRESSIVELY SURPRISED!—PROGRESSIVE CLASS  *$190

I,PJ,SM  Charlotte Angotti

Don’t miss the most creative curriculum offered at Festival! Angotti contributes her talent and humor to this lasercut kitted mystery class. Enjoy this project as is, or combine with complementary projects offered in the other two Progressive Classes (see below). Join us at Saturday’s luncheon 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 Kimberly Einmo’s 410 on Thursday and/or Karen K. Stone’s 529 on Friday. You may enroll for one, two, or all three. Actual project will vary from photo.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $95 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $190

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; Pins; Seam Ripper.

 

316. ANIMAL PORTRAITS  *$120

E,D,PJ,PC  Esterita Austin

There is nothing like the expression of unconditional love from your best friend. Create a visual memory in a fabric portrait to keep forever. Emphasis is based on color and value. Austin works with you in advance to ensure success with your photos. esterita2@icloud.com Also offered as 510 on Friday. Do not enroll for both.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $35 = $120

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Pins; Glue Stick; Small Trash Bag; Rotary Cutter (18mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (approx 10in x 12in); X-Acto Knife; Fine-tip Black Sharpie Pen; Wear Apron or Old Clothes; black fine (NOT ultrafine) Sharpie marker; 11in x 17in white paper (plain); 18in length freezer paper; 2.5yds pkg MistyFuse; 11in x 17in photo (once approved by Austin) printed on photo grade paper, glossy and color (Costco does a good job). Photo Composition: Before you print your image send digital images (as many as you like; we choose one together) to esterita2@icloud.com. Make sure the face of subject photographed fills entire frame of camera viewfinder. Sz of photo image should be from top of head to bottom of neck and from ear to ear in width (do not take a photo from a distance and enlarge to fit as detail will be sacrificed). Take a second photo including more of the body for reference. Fabric: FQ white cotton; FQ black cotton; FQs black/white.

 

317. !!! sold out !!!  FABULOUS FUSIBLE FLOWERS—HIBISCUS  *$185

E,PJ,PC  Melinda Bula

Look through the eyes of an artist as Bula shows how she builds her award-winning flower quilts. See how color and value add depth and realism to your work. Layer your colors like paint to make flowers pop. Enjoy a special kit created for this class in a choice of colors. Cutting-Garden Quilts: Fabulous Fusible Flowers; www.melindabula.com  Also offered as 709 on Saturday. Do not enroll for both.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $100 = $185

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Pins (box of flower head); Glue Stick; 21in x 27in Teflon pressing sheet (ex: Fat Goddess by MistyFuse or parchment paper to cover the sz of your flower); stiletto or tweezers (to move sm pieces). Fabric: 1yd background.

 

318. !!! sold out !!!  UNDERSTANDING VALUE TO ENHANCE COLOR  *$90

E,D,MM  Hollis Chatelain

To understand value is to understand color. Chatelain guides you through exercises designed to differentiate between these two. Work with Prismacolor pencils to break color down into high, medium, and low values.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $5 = $90

 

Supplies—Colored Pencils (one set twenty-four Prismacolor Premier Colored pencils, specific color nos. of pencils to be used from this set in class, eight individual Prismacolor Premier Colored pencils nos. 915 Lemon Yellow, 902 Ultramarine, and six Cool Gray numbers 1059, 1060, 1061, 1063, 1065, and 1067—a total of thirty-two); Note/Sketch Paper. See complete supply list at https://www.hollisart.com/understanding-value-to-enhance-color

 

319. MIXED-MEDIA DUMPLING BAG  *$120

E,PJ,PC,MM,SM  Lisa Chin

Craft a dumpling bag perfect for carrying art supplies—from fabric you create yourself! Chin guides you through the fabric-making process using paper, fusible, paints, and various mediums.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $30 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $120

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Pins; Rotary Cutter; Rotary Cutting Mat. Fabric: FQ for lining.

 

320.  WITCH'S BOOT  *$125

E,PJ,PC,MM,AP  Lauretta Crites

Let your inner child come out to play as you "color" this Halloween Witch's boot. Transfer designs to fabric and use ordinary colored pencils along with fabric pens and inks to make this washable wallhanging. Work on the center colored section in class. Finished quilt is 32in x 31in.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $40= $125

 

Supplies—Scissors (Paper Cutting); Scotch Tape; Wear Apron or Old Clothes; battery-operated light box (opt); sepia 0.05 Micron pen; 18in x 22in freezer paper (pressed to back of fabric, rolled, not folded). Fabric: 18in x 22in cream or white tightly woven quilting fabric, washed, and pressed. See complete supply list at LaurettaCrites.com

 

321.  !!! sold out !!! FIRE AND ICE  *$105

I/A,PJ,PC,AP,SM  Kimberly Einmo

Create your own version of Einmo’s award-winning quilt—straight-set blocks with no Y or set-in seams! Einmo’s specialty tools help you expertly piece 2.5in strips and accurately cut them into diamond units. Learn her “one-pin” technique for perfect points. More tips help you create blocks with perfect 1/4in seam allowances for those stars.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $10 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $105

 

Supplies—Neutral Sewing Thread; Thread Snips; Pins; Rotary Cutter (45 or 60mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (med); Rotary Cutting Ruler (bring min 5in wide with 45 degree line), Precision Jelly Roll Ruler OR Precision Precuts Ruler by Kimberly Einmo, Precision Precuts ruler required (avail for purchase in class), Seam Ripper. Please come to class with fabrics prepared as directed within the complete supply list and cutting instructions at www.kimberlyeinmo.com

 

322.  !!! sold out !!! WATER LILIES  *$125

E,PJ,SM,MM  Noriko Endo

Become a fiber artist using Endo’s Confetti Naturescapes technique. Endo leads you through the creation of a canvas for water lilies using appliqué, quilting, and paints.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $30 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $125

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Thread Snips; Pins; Safety Pins; Fine-tip Black Sharpie Pen; Seam Ripper; Wear Apron or Old Clothes; Frixion pen or water soluble pen; acrylic paints; brushes (sm, med, lg); paper cup; paper towels; quilting gloves; 1yd batting (any brand); 40wt monofilament invisible thread (smoky color); 50wt polyester, rayon, metallic, and bobbin threads in asst colors. Fabric: 1yd x 1yd greenish-blue water color cotton; 1yd backing; 1yd black soft tulle.

 

323. !!! sold out !!!  FLYING FEATHERS—WITH THE AMAZING "HEAT-SET" APPLIQUÉ TECHNIQUE  *$115

E,PJ,PC  Grace Errea

Errea’s free-edge and Heat-Set techniques combine to create a realistic bird. Create feathers with a fluttering effect using free-edge, then complete your piece using Heat-Set for raw-edge appliqué without fraying. It’s so easy to do—your raw-edge appliqué will never be the same!

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $30 = $115

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Eraser; Mechanical Pencil; Colored Pencils (red); Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Small Trash Bag; Fine-tip Black Sharpie Pen; 20in sq 1.25in thick insulation board from any building supply store or cover board with Insul-Brite—or use the Cushioned Quilter’s Square n' Blocker by J. Taylor (opt); ¼in wide soft brush; Teflon pressing cloth for appliqué—any sz but the larger the better (opt, also avail for purchase in class). Fabric: (choose a bird as shown or one of your own favorites), Fat 1/8ths (9in x22in), FQs (14in x 17in), or palm-size scraps in a mix of lights and dks required; 1yd contrasting background.

 

324.  !!! sold out !!! SUNNY SIDE UP  *$122

I,PJ,PC,SM  Gyleen X. Fitzgerald

A field of sunflowers just makes you happy! Recreate favorites or imagine electric new varieties using Fitzgerald’s clever Sunny Side Up technique. Construct perfect Crisscross and Butterfly seams for effortless stitching.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $27 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $122

 

Supplies—Neutral Sewing Thread; Thread Snips; Pins; Rotary Cutter (45mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (12in x 18in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (6in x 18in); Seam Ripper. Fabric: six asst FQs for lg petals; thirteen 3in x 40in asst for sm petals; eight asst FQs for inside and outside center; ½yd green for leaves; 4.5yds background. See complete supply list at www.colourfulstitches.com

 

325. !!! sold out !!!  ASYMMETRY IN QUILT DESIGN  *$105

I,D,PC  Gail Garber

Explore a twist on tradition—asymmetrical design in stars, borders, and backgrounds. A comprehensive how-to workbook and foundation piecing demonstration provide everything you need to know. No fabric required for this drawing class. No UFO to take home—just new designs for your tool kit. AQM, May 2019, June 2018, March 2017, Jan. 2017; http://GailGarber.com

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $20 = $105

 

Supplies—Eraser; Mechanical Pencil (two); Colored Pencils (two); Note/Sketch Paper; Rotary Cutting Mat (18in x 24in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (3in x 24in and 1in x 12in—both avail for purchase in class); freezer paper; tan masking tape; drafting compass with extender for larger circles, avail for purchase in class; flexible curve (min 24in, avail for purchase in class).

 

326. !!! sold out !!!  BLENDED HEXAGONS AND SPIN OFF DESIGNS  *$145

I,PJ,PC,SM  Judy Gauthier

Master Gauthier’s unique cutting system and the possibilities are limitless! Make a Blended Hexagon quilt in class then see how the same technique can be used for a multitude of Star and related blocks. As a bonus, learn to stitch set-in seams. Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers, C&T.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $50 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $145

 

Supplies—Neutral Sewing Thread (tan or lt grey); Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Pins; Rotary Cutter (45mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (18in x 24in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (14-16in); Fine-tip Black Sharpie Pen; Seam Ripper; grippers for back of templates; ruler or tape measure marked with 1/16ins; bodkin or wooden skewer for turning corners right sides out. Fabric: twelve FQs in asst colors; twelve FQs in neutrals (white, off white, gray).

 

327. PLAYFUL PORTRAITURE—MAKING FACES  *$120

B/I,D,PJ,PC  Lyric Montgomery Kinard

Get seriously silly with your selfies! Kinard shares the secrets of appliquéd faces, from whimsical and cartoon-like, to accurately proportioned portraits. Discover how easy it can be when you use simple formulas and technology as a tool. www.LyricKinard.com

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $35 = $120

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Pins; Glue Stick; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Note/Sketch Paper; Fine-tip Black Sharpie Pen; fully-charged tablet and charger with apps pre-loaded (opt, see supply link); portable battery-operated light box (opt); 8in x10in min black and white photo of a face (opt, see supply link). Fabric: 1qt bag of solid and/or tone-on-tone scraps (include two pcs Fat 1/8s sz). See complete supply list at
http://lyrickinard.com/playful-portriature-making-faces/

 

328. !!! sold out !!!  EQ8—I WANT TO LEARN MORE…  *$96

B,D,PC,CH  Lori Miller

Take the next step with EQ8. Discover the power of quilt design and border tools, newly-released fabrics, text, drawing complex blocks, editing photos and setting them into quilts, scanning fabrics, personal libraries, and free-form settings.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $2 + EQUIP FEE - $9 = $96

 

Supplies—Paper, Pen, & Pencil. See complete supply list at https://electricquilt.com/houston-2019/

 

329. !!! sold out !!!  YES, YOU CAN FREE-MOTION QUILT!  *$115

B,PC,SM  Jenny K. Lyon

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $20 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $115

 

330. !!! sold out !!!  THE NEW FEATHERED STAR  *$100

I/A,PJ,PC,SM  Peggy Martin

Speed up and simplify this classic favorite by paper piecing those tiny feathers assembly-line style with Quick-Strip Paper Piecing! Different setting options, including setting the octagon on point, create a completely new look.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $5 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $100

 

Supplies—See complete supply list at www.peggymartinquilts.com "Houston Festival Supply Lists, The New Feathered Star."

 

331. !!! sold out !!!  PETER'S PUMPKIN  *$120

E,D,H,PJ  Michelle May

It’s pumpkin season! Learn May’s signature Reverse Wool Appliqué, and various hand embroidery and embellishment techniques as you craft an 18in square pumpkin for a quilt or pillow.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $35 = $120

 

Supplies—Scissors (Paper Cutting); Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point).

 

332. TAHITIAN APPLIQUÉ  *$115

E,H,PJ,PC  Dierdra McElroy

Create your own portable hand appliqué souvenir of the French Polynesian islands. Having grown up in Tahiti, McElroy shares her knowledge of this unique form of quilt making as she guides you through cutting and basting a design. She diagrams, demonstrates, and oversees your practice of the five elements of needeturn appliqué.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $30 = $115

 

Supplies—Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Pins (lg box straight, med to long); Rotary Cutter (18mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (12in). Fabric: 1.25yds for appliqué; 1.5yds background (opposite color and print sz from appliqué).

 

333. !!! sold out !!!  MAKING MARINER'S COMPASS—NO PAPER PIECING  *$105

B/I,D,PJ,SM  Marti Michell

Mariner's Compass will move to the top of your quiltmaking bucket list when you learn to use acrylic templates. No drafting. No paper piecing. Make sixteen or thirty-two points and learn variations like split points, halos, and fussy cut centers. Michell’s reverse appliqué technique simplifies adding your compass to the background.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $10 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $105

 

Supplies—Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; Thread Snips; Pins; Small Trash Bag; Rotary Cutter (45mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (12in x 18in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (3in x 18in); Seam Ripper. Fabric: seven to ten FQs complimentary colors; 8in sq min for center circle and accent triangles around the center circle; 24in sq min background.


334. HAWAII FOR A DAY—HOW TO MAKE A 40IN HAWAIIAN STYLE WALL QUILT IN A DAY!  *$110

E,PC  Stacy Michell

Learn the basics of how to make a Hawaiian style quilt completely on your machine. Trace, fuse, and cut the design, then fuse it to a background. After a demonstration of the quilting finish, you’ll be ready to complete your project at home. No sewing in class.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $25 = $110

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Small Trash Bag; Fine-tip Black Sharpie Pen. Fabric: two 40in sqs, contrasting, pre-washed, dried, and ironed; second background for a second wallhanging (opt).


335. !!! sold out !!!  UNDERWATER SEA GARDEN  *$140

E,PJ,PC  Judith Baker Montano

Learn to paint with fabrics, threads, and ribbons while you craft a one-of-a-kind underwater scene. Combine free-form embroidery with fabric manipulation and embellishments to create a beautiful dimensional work of art. Finished piece can be framed or used as a wallhanging. Freeform Embroidery with Judith Baker Montano, C&T.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $55 = $140

 

Supplies—Sewing Needles; Neutral Sewing Thread; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Pins; Glue Stick; Mechanical Pencil; Small Trash Bag; water erasable pen, Chako marker.


336. !!! sold out !!!  FOLLOW THE RULER! CIRCLES AND OVALS  *$120

E,PJ,PC,SM  Sue Nickels

Discover the fun of using rulers for some creative quilting on your next project! Nickels helps you explore ruler work for the home sewing machine. Start with basic free-motion concepts and then continue with techniques using rulers to create circle and oval designs. Learn to add free-motion stipple and feathers to accent your work. BERNINA Adjustable Ruler Foot #72 and rulers (to share) provided in class.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $25 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $120

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; Small Trash Bag; quilting gloves (Graberoo's preferred), or quilter’s fingertips (fingers cut off good quality dishwashing gloves, Playtex or Mr. Clean preferred).


337. UNDER THE SEA  *$121

E,PJ,PC,MM  Linda M. Poole

Get into your Zen zone with this stress-free coloring and painting project! Learn how to paint, blend, and shade with inks, ink pencils, and ink blocks. Poole also guides you through her signature doodle designs. A great choice for anyone looking to add techniques to their repertoire. www.lindampoole.com

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $36 = $121

 

Supplies—Mechanical Pencil; Small Trash Bag; Wear Apron or Old Clothes; unscented baby wipes; six to ten paper towels; 11in x 17in poster board or foam core for painting surface; pre-moistened washcloth inside a baggie to keep fingers clean; sm container with lid for water; pencil sharpener.


338. ENHANCING A PHOTO THROUGH THREAD SKETCHING  *$112

B,PC,SM  Nancy Prince

Watch this little dog come to life with thread! If you’ve ever wanted to bring dimension to photos of your own, here’s your chance! Learn the ins and outs of how and where to print your photograph and how to enhance it with thread sketching. By the end of class you’ll be ready to put your new skills to work!

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $14 + EQUIP FEE - $13 = $112

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; Pins; 7in wood or plastic machine embroidery hoop; 40wt polyester or rayon thread as follows: for dog—black and charcoal; three to four shades gray from dk to med light (should be value change from gray to gray); med and dk brown; light crème; for scarf—med dk rust, med rust. Addnl rayon or polyester threads in gray, brown, and rusts from your stash. Bobbin fill thread in gray or white (avail for sale in class). NOTE: The more thread colors you have to choose from the better, so bring addnl threads from your stash. Ten spool thread kit avail for sale for $28. Please preorder by emailing nancy@nancyprince.com


339. !!! sold out !!!  PATTERN PLAY  $85

E,D  Jane Sassaman

Explore classic and non-traditional ways to use shapes and patterns in design. Examine historic ornament and decorative design, then move to design exercises on paper that can evolve into unique fiber projects. Add energy to your work by playing with shapes for collage compositions.  Leave with a collection of unique motifs to use in your surface designs or fiber art.

 

Supplies—Scissors (Paper Cutting) (or craft knife with #11 blades and mat); Glue Stick (archival, washable UHU is fine); Eraser; Mechanical Pencil; Colored Pencils (or markers, sm set); Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Tracing Paper (transparent parchment, tablet or roll); Rotary Cutting Mat (12in); Scotch Tape (clear); X-Acto Knife; pkg colored paper (inexpensive); digital camera (opt).


340.  !!! sold out !!!   LINEAR BLOCKS—LINE INTO SHAPE  *$100

E,PC,SM  Maria Shell

Build a creative, original composition. Use linear quilt block shapes like the traditional Log Cabin and start stitching. Improvisational piecing, contemporary quilt design, and using lines to make shapes are all included in discussion.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $5 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $100

 

Supplies—Neutral Sewing Thread; Thread Snips; Pins; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Small Trash Bag; Rotary Cutter (lg); Rotary Cutting Mat (med); Rotary Cutting Ruler (4in x 14in); Fabric for “Design Wall” (60in sq); Seam Ripper. Fabric: eight to twelve FQs—solids or tonals preferred, but not required.


341. !!! sold out !!!  THREAD COLORING THE GARDEN  *$139

B/I,D,PJ,PC,SM  Sarah Ann Smith

Thread-color your work—at the quilting stage. Learn to select threads, identify areas of light, medium, and dark, and blend threads to provide smooth color transitions. Gain confidence and skill working with appropriate threads on a pre-printed photo fabric provided in class. A level of comfort with free-motion is a must. May be combined with Collage the Garden, offered as 233 on Tuesday for an extended class experience.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $44 + EQUIP FEE - $10 = $139

 

Supplies—Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Paper, Pen, & Pencil; range of green threads from your own stash; batting. Fabric: FQ backing; addnl fabric and batting for practice sandwich. See complete supply list at http://www.sarahannsmith.com/userfiles/file/ThrColoringFlowerSupplyList01-2016PDF.pdf


342. SIMPLE PICTORIAL HAND APPLIQUÉ  *$115

B/I,H,PC  David Taylor

If hand appliqué has intimidated you in the past, Taylor will remove your fears with this beautiful hummingbird project! Have fun stitching this Taylor design as he takes you through all the steps he uses to create award-winning animal art quilts. Topics include using freezer paper templates, turning seam allowances, and his invisible stitching method.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $30 = $115

 

Supplies—Sewing Needles; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Pins; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; stiletto.


343. DELFT MEDALLION STAR  *$115

E,H,PJ  Lori Triplett

Build this unique medallion star with English Paper Piecing. A blue and white center serves as the base for this star crafted with a template and pre-cut paper pieces. Finish as a quilt or wallhanging.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $30 = $115

 

Supplies—Sewing Needles; Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; sewing clips. Fabric: four Fat 1/8s in blue and white; FQ white.


344. !!! sold out !!!  THE NEXT STEP IN EQ8—CUSTOM QUILT DESIGNING  *$96

I,D,PC,CH  Barb Vlack

Harness the potential of the Custom Set layout tools in this class for intermediate level users. Perfect for designing T-shirt, orphan block, and photo quilts, as well as samplers and lots more! Use EQ8 to create a graph-paper-like grid to aid in setting blocks together, edit layout designs from the EQ8 Layout Library, and design a circle quilt. Create your own Favorites Library to save your designs for future projects.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $2 + EQUIP FEE - $9 = $96

 

Supplies—Paper, Pen, & Pencil. See complete supply list at https://electricquilt.com/houston-2019/

 

345. FASHION DESIGN FOR BEGINNERS  *$105

E,D,PC  Katrina Walker

Design and create your own bodice and skirt garments using a basic pattern block. From fancy darts to princess seams, yokes, and other details—it's easier than you think! In this hands-on class, practice creating a variety of styles. Leave with a detailed reference notebook of samples and techniques learned in class.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $20 = $105

 

Supplies—Scissors (Paper Cutting); Eraser; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; 6in clear ruler with 1/8in markings.

 

346. INTRICATE VESSELS  *$100

B,MM,SM  Cecile Whatman

Construct a decorative gift box, bag, or vessel. Start with Kraft-Tex, then paper, painted and foiled MistyFuse, printed organza, velvet flowers, and distressed lutradur come together to create a one-of-a-kind fabric base. Decorative stitching to add lace and ric rac complete the look. Adapt your new skills to a broad range of projects from art quilts, bag fronts, or even creative garments.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $10 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $100

 

Supplies—Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; Scissors (Paper Cutting); Pins; Rotary Cutter (40mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (12in x 18in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (6.5in x 12.5in); one roll Kraft-Tex, light colors.

 

 

MORNING LONGARM CLASSES

8 AM-NOON

 

348. CREATING INTEREST WITH FILL WORK—LONGARM HANDS-ON  *$134

B/I,D,PC,LA  Kim Brunner

Often background work becomes an afterthought—we forget that the right filler can completely transform the look of a quilt. In this class for the confident beginner/early intermediate level machine quilter, stitch interesting textures via creative filler work using both freehand and grid-based techniques. Leave meandering behind and take your quilts up a notch.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $35 + EQUIP FEE - $14 = $134

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; white chalkboard chalk and sharpener.

 

349. A PERFECT COMBINATION—BLOCKS & BORDERS—LONGARM HANDS-ON  *$228

E,D,LA  Jodi Robinson

Combine the work of your computerized system with freehand quilting for winning results! Robinson shows you how to add freehand or ruler quilting after the computer stitches the basics to create unique quilting designs. Add a little, or add a lot—the choice is yours. Learn which type of digital designs work well, and which don't. Practice adding freehand quilting and ruler work on a computer stitched sample in class. One person per machine—space is limited.

*CLASS FEE - $165 + MAT FEE - $35 + EQUIP FEE - $28 = $228

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; straight longarm ruler (sm); curved longarm ruler (sm).

 

350. !!! sold out !!!  MYSTICAL FEATHERS—LONGARM HANDS-ON  *$124

E,D,LA  Jamie Wallen

Explore all feather forms from traditional and non-traditional, to stylized, in this class exclusively dedicated to feather work. Discover how to use these options in allovers, and in any custom shapes in your client and personal quilts. If you've wanted to learn to apply a myriad of new as well as classic feather styles, then this is the class for you. Appropriate for all levels of long-arm, mid-arm, short-arm, and home machine users.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $25 + EQUIP FEE - $14 = $124

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; Paper, Pen, & Pencil.

 

 

MORNING CLASSES

8-11 AM

 

352. CRACKING THE ART SHOW BUSINESS  $45

E,PC  Cindy Grisdela

Itching to enter public art fairs and juried exhibits? Grisdela gives you an insider’s look. As an award-winning artist, she has spent the last ten years traveling on the art show circuit and participating in juried shows. Learn to put together a body of work, understand the application process, find out what to do once you're accepted, and more.

 

Supplies—Paper, Pen, & Pencil.

 

353. !!! sold out !!!  MAKE A PET PATTERN FROM YOUR OWN PHOTO  *$55

E,D,PC  Jane Haworth

Make a pattern of your pet! Working with an enlarged close up of your pet’s face, Haworth helps you understand value definitions, and placement of color and shapes that work for fabric collage. Pattern created in this class can be used in Haworth’s Making Pet Portraits in Fabric Collage offered as 404 on Thursday.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $10 = $55

 

Supplies—Eraser; Mechanical Pencil; Fine-tip Black Sharpie Pen; Painter’s tape; Sharpie (fine and ultra fine), 8in x 10in color photo of pet face. See complete enlargement requirements at IQF page of www.janehaworth.com

 

 

MORNING CLASSES

9 AM-NOON

 

354. !!! sold out !!!  LEARN ENGLISH PAPER PIECING—MAKE A FABRIC BOWL  *$52

E,H,PJ,PC  Lisa Louise Adams

Enjoy a relaxed afternoon basting fabric to paper pieces, and stitching them together to create a decorative lotus-shaped fabric bowl. Learn the basics of English Paper Piecing and view many quilts by Adams that take advantage of having handwork in your purse that eventually becomes a quilt www.lisalouiseadams.com

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $7 = $52

 

Supplies—Sewing Needles; Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Pins. Fabric: twelve 5in sqs cotton, asst or matching—six for inside, six for outside bowl.

 

355. !!! sold out !!!  TEMPLATE-BASED MACHINE QUILTING—SWEET SIXTEEN HANDS-ON  *$70

B,PC,S16  Debby Brown

Make a striking impact with template-based machine quilting designs—learn to safely use acrylic templates against your sewing machine's foot while quilting. Start with simple shapes, then mix them to create complex-looking designs. Skills apply to home machines. Also offered as 384 on Wednesday afternoon and 734 on Saturday morning. Do not enroll for more than one.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $20 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $70

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; machine quilting gloves (opt).

 

356. HAND AND MACHINE APPLIQUÉ THE KAREN KAY BUCKLEY WAY  *$48

E,PC  Karen Kay Buckley

Buckley shares her personal tips and tricks for hand and machine appliqué through lecture/demonstration. Learn her favorite tools, how she organizes to have more sewing time, transferring designs to fabric, points, curves, Perfect Circles, different ways to make stems, the appliqué stitch, and more. www.karenkaybuckley.com

*CLASS FEE - $45 + EQUIP FEE - $3 = $48

 

Supplies—Paper, Pen, & Pencil.

 

357. TOOLS & TIPS FOR BEGINNERS  *$67

B,PC  Terri Burton

Find out what you REALLY need to get started in quilting. Lean on Burton’s more than forty years of experience to discern between the gadgets and the essentials for your quiltmaking.

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

 

Supplies—Paper, Pen, & Pencil.

 

358. !!! sold out !!!  SEMINOLE BANDED TOTE BAG  *$60

B,PJ,PC,SM  Reeze Hanson

Learn a simple Seminole patchwork technique and build a beautiful lined tote bag. Pick up a myriad of tips and tricks for bagmaking as you focus on precision piecing and stitching. Add the handles and lining to complete your tote at home. All instructions included.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $10 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $60

 

Supplies—Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Thread Snips; Pins; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Small Trash Bag; Rotary Cutter (45mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (18in x 24in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (6in x 24in, 3in x 12in); Seam Ripper; 1yd thin fusible fleece. Fabric: 1/2yd focus (lg prints work well); four FQs complementary (one dk, two med, one very light); 1yd lining (coordinates with focus).

 

359.  !!! sold out !!! THE BASICS OF HAND QUILTING  *$85

E,PJ,H  Kathy Kansier

Get ready to rock and roll your needle to achieve perfect hand-quilted stitches. Learn the history of the needle, how to select quilting designs, quilting in a hoop or large frame, trapunto techniques, the tools that are helpful for hand quilting and all the secrets of making small, even, straight stitches. Choose from a variety of pre-printed designs for this kitted project with extra designs available for sale in class. Finished project makes a pillow or wallhanging.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $40 = $85

 

Supplies—Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Thimble (suggest Roxanne Thimble from www.colonialneedle.com); Clover or Bohin Desk Needle Threader; 14in quilting hoop—1in depth (suggest www.nosliphoops.com).

 

360.  !!! sold out !!! BINDING CRAZY ANGLES  *$103

B/I,PC,SM  Ebony Love

Never fear binding hexagons, triangles, hearts, or oddly-shaped quilts ever again! Love shows  you how to make bias binding, sew it both inside and outside angles, and miter corners for angles larger than and less than ninety degrees. Practice what you learn on a sample project in class.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $53 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $103

 

Supplies—Sewing Needles; Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Thread Snips; Thimble; Rotary Cutter (45mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (12in x 18in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (6in x 12in); Seam Ripper; chalk pen. Fabric: one pressed FQ.

 

361. !!! sold out !!! INTRODUCTION TO FOLK ART EMBROIDERY  *$70

E,H  Catherine Redford

Reconnect with the relaxing art of handwork. Redford starts with basic embroidery stitches on a pre-printed sampler designed for class. Move on to novel embellishment techniques to add interest. Learn how to transfer designs onto dark backgrounds.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $25 = $70

 

Supplies—Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Small Trash Bag.

 

362. !!! sold out !!! WANDERINGS—MIXED-MEDIA COLLAGE  *$70

E,PJ,MM  Kristin Rodriguez

Small collages are quick creative outlets, filling the gap between larger projects. A variety of textured fabrics, scrapbook paper, and stamps create this unique collage. Finish with hand-stitching, embroidery, embellishments, and mark making.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $25 = $70

 

Supplies—Scissors (Paper Cutting); Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Thimble; Pins; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Wear Apron or Old Clothes.

 

363. MONO PRINTING ON FABRIC  *$75

E,D,MM  Nancy Roelfsema

Create your own fabric for a truly unique project! Learn to use and explore various paints, stencils, and other tools to create mono printed designs for traditional or art quilts—the possibilities are both easy
and endless.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $30 = $75

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Wear Apron or Old Clothes (paints used in class are permanent on fabric – wear appropriate clothing); wet wipes; hand sanitizer (sm bottle for cleaning the gel plate).

 

364. !!! sold out !!!  WINDSOR GARDENS  *$75

E,D,PJ,PC,SM  Karen K. Stone

A leafy gala of fabric color, free-cutting, improvisation, and free-motion stitching. Great first experience for those who have never free-motion machine quilted. Fun, and most everyone finishes their little quilt.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $25 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $75

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Rotary Cutter (med); Rotary Cutting Mat (med); Rotary Cutting Ruler (med); solid or variegated threads (red/orange range, dk brown or charcoal, suggest King Tut).

 

365. !!! sold out !!!  ABSTRACT PAINTED WHOLECLOTH  *$62

E,D,PJ,PC,MM  Cindy Walter

Fun and easy even for those not feeling creative. Try your hand at this addictive, fun, and easy technique—you’ll be impressed with the results! Create a small masterpiece quilt top using paints and inks as you experiment with shapes and colors. Anyone can do it! Fabric Painting with Cindy Walter, C&T.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $17 = $62

 

Supplies—Paper, Pen, & Pencil.

 

366. FELT LIKE GARDENING  *$75

E,D,H,PJ  Laura Wasilowski

Felt fabrics create this cozy, whimsical garden. Using pre-cut shapes and shapes you free-cut, design your own improvisational composition. Embroidery adds texture and pattern, bringing your garden to life. Everything you need is provided in this easy, no fuss, relaxing class.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $30 = $75

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Thimble; Pins; Small Trash Bag; Rotary Cutter (45mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (18in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (12in); specialty rotary blades like pinking, wavy, scallop (opt);
needle threader.

 

 

MORNING LECTURES & MOVIE SCREENING

9-10 AM

 

 

368. ORPHAN QUILTS—THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (SUBTITLED BLESS HER HEART)  $10

Lisa Erlandson

A humorous look at some of our quilting ancestors. Erlandson discusses design elements, hue, and color as she explores scrap quilts, and why some read so beautifully—while others might miss the mark. ***

 

 

10-11 AM

 

 

369. PIECED TOGETHER—DOCUMENTARY MOVIE PRESENTATION  $10

 

 

11 AM-NOON

 

 

370. COLOR THEORY FOR QUILTS  $10

Jo Avery

Build your confidence in the use of color. Avery, best known for her color expertise, will help you tap into the visualization tool inside your head as she exlplains the importance of tone, the use of the color wheel, and tips for improving fabric choices. ***

 

LUNCHEON LECTURE

NOON-2 PM

 

371. IQA Award WINNERS and “Wonder”  $41

Jennifer Keltner and the IQA Top Winners

Keep the embers burning on your spirit of wonder. Discover how to stoke the feeling of amazement mingled with admiration caused by something beautiful, unexpected, or inexplicable in your everyday life. A meal with beverage is included.

 

 

AFTERNOON LECTURES

2-3 PM

 

 

375. PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN FOR QUILT MAKERS  $10

Kathy Kansier

Learn basic principles that can help quilters coming to the art from a craft or sewing background create their own award-winning designs. Discussion includes composition, harmony, unity, contrast, repetition, secondary designs, focal points, and the Golden Rule of Thirds. ***

 

 

4-5 PM

 

 

376. THEY SPOKE WITH THEIR NEEDLES  $10

Lisa Erlandson

Women have always had opinions, even before they were encouraged to take an active part in the world outside their homes. Erlandson takes a look at both political and social statements made by women of the past through their quilts. You might be surprised! ***

 

 

AFTERNOON LONGARM CLASSES

1-5 PM

 

378. !!! sold out !!!  BORDERS FOR BEGINNERS—LONGARM HANDS-ON  *$134

B,D,PC,LA  Kim Brunner

Borders can be the most challenging parts of a quilt when you're a beginning machine quilter. Learn great design ideas suitable for a wide variety of quilts. Discuss coordinating design sets for multiple borders, altering designs to suit the quilt, and combining templates with freehand work to create stunning original designs!

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $35 + EQUIP FEE - $14 = $134

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; white chalk marking pencil.

 

379. !!! sold out !!!  MODERN SIMPLICITY—LONGARM HANDS-ON  *$124

E,D,LA  Jodi Robinson

Be amazed at the simplicity of these freehand designs! Simple, adaptable, and effective in achieving texture and movement, they work well in the irregularly-shaped piecing and large areas of negative space found in many modern quilts. Build on basic designs to create more complex variations. Great for fun kids’ quilts as well as quilts needing a more masculine design.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $25 + EQUIP FEE - $14 = $124

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; Paper, Pen, & Pencil.

 

380. !!! sold out !!!  MYSTICAL FLORALS EXTREME—LONGARM HANDS-ON  *$124

E,D,LA  Jamie Wallen

Quilters can find as much diversity in surface quilting with florals as there is with feathers. Wallen covers new florals, leaves, and vine variations that will make your quilts take root in creativity. Learn a myriad of designs using these elements for your customer and personal quilting, and apply them to edge-to-edge, custom blocks, border, and sash designs. Appropriate for all levels of long-arm, mid-arm, short-arm, and home machine users.

*CLASS FEE - $85 + MAT FEE - $25 + EQUIP FEE - $14 = $124

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; Paper, Pen, & Pencil.

 

 

AFTERNOON CLASSES

2-5 PM

 

381. !!! sold out !!! INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH PAPER PIECING—TACKLING THOSE CURVED PIECES  *$52

I,H,PC  Lisa Louise Adams

Learn the secrets of making tricky Apple Core and Clamshell curved pieces sew flat. Practice clipping, gathering, and focusing attention on tension. www.lisalouiseadams.com

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $7 = $52

 

Supplies—Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Pins. Fabric: asst values (sm cotton pcs) 4in sq or larger.

 

382. SEASIDE VILLAGE—A MINI MASTER CLASS  *$88

E,D,PJ,PC  Frieda Anderson

Jam-packed with information and inspiration, this seminar-style masterclass covers the best of successful fusing and quilting techniques. Creation of this Seaside Village is covered from start to finish. Learn how
to successfully fuse fabrics, transfer designs to fabric, and finish with free-motion machine quilting.
No sewing.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $40 + EQUIP FEE - $3 = $88

 

Supplies—Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Note/Sketch Paper.
https://www.friestyle.com/wpcontent/uploads/2018/12/Seasidevillage-master-class.pdf

 

383.  !!! sold out !!! ENGLISH PAPER PIECING OMBRÉ MINI SEW URCHINS  *$54

B/I,H  Jo Avery

Combine a variety of techniques to create these mini urchins. Learn freehand drawing using a curved EPP technique, hand appliqué, and if time allows, embellishment with hand quilting, embroidery stitches, beads, and buttons. Finish as the generous pin cushion shown (patterns provided), pouches, a bag, or even a quilt. Learn a range of hand stitching techniques and produce small colorwash studies.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $9 = $54

 

Supplies—Sewing Needles; Neutral Sewing Thread; Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; Quilting Thread; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Pins; Glue Stick; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Small Trash Bag; Seam Ripper.

 

384. !!! sold out !!! TEMPLATE-BASED MACHINE QUILTING—SWEET SIXTEEN HANDS-ON  *$70

B,PC,S16  Debby Brown

Make a striking impact with template-based machine quilting designs—learn to safely use acrylic templates against your sewing machine's foot while quilting. Start with simple shapes, then mix them to create complex-looking designs. Skills apply to home machines. Also offered as 355 on Wednesday morning and 734 on Saturday morning. Do not enroll for more than one.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $20 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $70

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; machine quilting gloves (opt).

 

385. MAKE A FACE!  *$80

E,D,PJ  Laurie Ceesay Landree

Raw-edged fused appliqué combines with a freestyle approach to create this female portrait by Ceesay Landree. Have fun as you build whimsical hair, brows, eyes, cheeks, mouth, and neckline appliqué into a unique spontaneous portrait quilt wallhanging. Take home ideas for quilting to complete your project.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $35 = $80

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Mechanical Pencil; Small Trash Bag; water erasable pen; 1yd. 17in wide Pellon WonderUnder.

 

386. OLD FABRICS, OLD QUILTS—WHAT DO I DO WITH THEM & HOW DO I CARE FOR THEM?  *$57

B,PC  Jane Hancock

Learn from a certified appraiser how to properly store and care for vintage fabrics and quilts. Class includes demonstrations on cleaning and restoration, as well as plenty of time for questions. Also offered as 767 on Saturday afternoon. Do not enroll for both.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $12 = $57

 

Supplies—Paper, Pen, & Pencil.

 

387. CREATIVE COLOR WORKSHOP  *$65

E,D  Reeze Hanson

Develop confidence choosing colors that make you happy! Learn the vocabulary of color using the simple twelve-hue color wheel and the properties of color as applied to quilt fabrics and quilt design. Gather lots of tips and tricks in the process for making your next quilt radiant with the colors you love.

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

 

Supplies—Full-size color picture from a magazine featuring colors you love. Fabric: twenty 3in sqs from your stash in favorite colors.

 

388. !!! sold out !!!  FABULOUS FISH FABRIC COLLAGE  *$60

E,PJ,PC  Jane Haworth

Time to go fishing! Toss your worries as you fussy cut fish using Haworth’s templates as a guide. Make unique creations using this raw-edge technique with glued layers—no fusible!  Finish as a wallhanging or part of a larger quilt.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $15 = $60

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Paper, Pen, & Pencil; fabric glue with fine tip or applicator; chalk marking tool; tweezers (opt). Fabric: FQ background—batik, ocean color, or similar (opt); extra bright colored and print fabrics (opt) .

 

389 !!! sold out !!!. FOUR WAYS TO CURVE PERFECTION  *$83

B/I,H,PJ,PC,SM  Ebony Love

There's more than one way to add curves to your quilts! Use the orange peel to learn to mix and match techniques in your projects. Take the fuss out of cutting and piecing curves with four easy techniques. Compare rotary and die cutting methods, and learn top tips for needleturn and fusible appliqué, mock needleturn, and curved piecing applications.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $33 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $83

 

Supplies—Paper, Pen, & Pencil. See complete supply list at http://elbs.us/hou19

 

390. !!! sold out !!! DIMENSIONAL HAND EMBROIDERY STITCHES  *$70

I/A,H,PC  Catherine Redford

Add advanced dimensional stitches to your embroidery vocabulary as you work on your piece from a selection of pre-printed fabric samplers. Learn crested chain stitch, double cast-on, drizzle, trellis, and
lots more!

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $25 = $70

 

Supplies—Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Small Trash Bag.

 

391. EPOXY WOOD SERVING TRAY  *$80

E,MM  Nancy Roelfsema

Craft a beautiful tray, sure to become a treasure for your home. Roelfsema shares her favorite crafting mediums as you work.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $35 = $80

 

Supplies—Wear Apron or Old Clothes; soft cloth that can be destroyed.

 

392. ROLLING IN FABRIC  $45

E,D,PC  Karen K. Stone

The ability to build a successful palette is a powerful quilterly superpower that each of us possess! Join Stone for a frank discussion about how to shop, and experience manipulating fabric in ways that display your personality and taste to their best unique effect. Experience collaborative and individual palette work in this relaxed and confidence-building class.

 

Supplies—Paper, Pen, & Pencil; (opt); camera (phone works). Fabric: bag of fabrics from your stash and/or fabrics you brought for other classes. Random folded pcs, max 1yd best, wide variety of scale and value helpful, include any pieces "too special to cut," or impulse-purchased with no ideas.

 

393.  !!! sold out !!! HAND QUILTING FOR EVERYONE  *$52

E,H,PC  Cindy Walter

Take the mystery out of this time-honored technique. Walter’s hands-on approach combines with her experience from decades of teaching to assure your success—you might even find it relaxing! Kit includes all you need except hoop and thread clippers. Fine Hand Quilting, by Walter & Leone, KP.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $7 = $52

 

Supplies—Thread Snips; Thimble (favorite, concave, opt); quilting wood hoop (min 12in).

 

394. FUSE YOUR BLOOMERS  *$70

E,D,PJ,PC  Laura Wasilowski

Celebrate the joy of improvisational design and create your own blooming garden from colorful pre-fused hand-dyed fabrics. Learn basic fusing techniques like free-cutting, bias fusing, collage building, and pattern transfer. It's fun and easy—no sewing machine necessary!

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $25 = $70

 

Supplies—Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Small Trash Bag; Rotary Cutter (45mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (18in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (12in); Fine-tip Black Sharpie Pen; 1yd parchment paper; 14in sq batting; specialty rotary cutter blades like pinking, wavy, or scallop (opt); tweezers (opt).

 

 

EVENING EVENT

5-9 PM

 

 

VIP PREVIEW FOR FESTIVAL CLASS ENROLLEES AND IQA MEMBERS

Your chance to be among the very first attendees to enjoy Festival. Festival class enrollees admitted free with badge. IQA members admitted free with badge or valid membership card. Do not enroll for this event.

 

 

7-9 PM

 

 

INTERNATIONAL QUILT FESTIVAL PREVIEW NIGHT

If you are not enrolling for classes, you can purchase a Preview Night ticket and get into the show during these hours. All exhibitors will be open for business and all quilts are on display. Ticket includes one free additional day of your choice. Do not enroll for this event.