There is a required $60 Event Registration Fee for anyone signing up for classes, lectures, and events. This fee includes admission for the entire show including the Private Preview (5-6pm) and Regular Preview (6-9pm) on Wednesday, October 27, a commemorative show pin, and the Q2 show program. Lectures only may be purchased at the door with cash while at the show without paying the event fee.
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105 Class—Mandala Madness
Create this Muriel mandala design using the Apliquick Rods to turn the edges under. Focus on learning the Apliquick method to get perfectly turned circles and points creating a beautiful mandala on a 22in sq background fabric. www.quiltingtranquility.com
*CLASS PRICE - $93 + MAT FEE - $45 = $138
Supplies—scissors (fabric cutting); embroidery scissors (cut to point); glue stick; eraser; mechanical pencil; paper, pen & pencil; note/sketch paper; 24in ruler; Apliquick Rods (avail for purchase in class); chalk pencil. Fabric: 22in sq black background.
106 Class—Barn Quilt Block Painting
Class taught with Rhoda Gersch. Paint your favorite quilt design on a board to be hung on your house, gate or barn. Dozens of quilt designs will be available to choose from. Learn how to transfer and paint that design on the 2ft sq board. It's all taping and painting. No special artistic skills are needed. https://quiltblocktrail.com/
*CLASS PRICE - $93 + MAT FEE - $40 = $133
Supplies—paper, pen, & pencil; wear apron or old clothes.
107 Class—One Block Wonders
Create a Kaleidoscope of color with a single large scale print fabric. Using straight piecing and no Y-seams, build a stunning quilt that employs a straightforward process to achieve dramatic results.
*CLASS PRICE - $103 + MAT FEE - $70 = $173
Supplies—scissors (fabric cutting); pins (long flat-head); rotary cutter (45mm); rotary cutting mat (18in x 24in); rotary cutting ruler (6in x 24in); 60 degree ruler without a blunted point.
Just imagine the design possibilities with the fun and versatile Shaded 9-Patch unit! The Shaded 9-Patch can be described as a 9-Patch block cut in half diagonally. But to create this block, there is no cutting of triangles and there is no piecing of triangles. All the piecing is done with strips and rectangles, creating oversized blocks which are then trimmed down to make them perfect. Project size is a 34in sq, suitable for confident beginner/intermediate sewists. www.kathiebeltz.com
*CLASS PRICE - $103 + MAT FEE - $10 = $113
109 Class—Blended Hexagons
Make hexagons from squares! That's right. With this innovative cutting technique, turn your scraps into beautiful hexagons. Learn how to utilize scraps to make this beautiful quilt and how to optimize color choices for scrap quilting.
*CLASS PRICE - $103 + MAT FEE - $52 = $155
Supplies—neutral sewing thread; scissors (fabric cutting); pins; mechanical pencil; rotary cutter (45mm); rotary cutting mat (24in); rotary cutting ruler (12-16in); seam ripper; marking pencil; ruler that measures in 1/16in increments; sandpaper dots or tape for the back of templates. Fabric: scraps lg enough to accommodate a 5.5in sq template (need at least sixty sqs) or twenty FQs in coordinating colors.
111 Class—Quilted Texture from A to Zen
Traditional free-motion background fillers are a wonderful starting point, but what happens when you let yourself be influenced by natural patterns, macro photography, and the textures of everyday objects? Be inspired by Nemesh's fresh take on backgrounds—using physical objects to inspire new textures—perfect for filling those big open spaces on Modern quilts! www.whitearborquilting.com
*CLASS PRICE - $103 + MAT FEE - $5 = $108
Supplies—neutral sewing thread; sewing thread to match fabric; thread snips; paper, pen & pencil; sm trash bag; free-motion quilting gloves (opt); any preferred aid to free-motion machine quilting; fabric marking pen; sm personal ruler at least 1in x 6in. Fabric: 30in sq prepared quilt sandwich pre-sewn in a 5in grid with neutral color fabric and batting ready for machine quilting.
113 Class—Turned-Edge, Layered Hand Appliqué
Create an appliquéd flower block. Choosing the proper fabric makes all the difference in creating representational art. Topics include fussy-cutting fabric, using freezer paper templates, and mastering a virtually invisible appliqué stitch. Fully kitted. www.davidtaylorquilts.com
*CLASS PRICE - $93 + MAT FEE - $30 = $123
Supplies— See complete supply list at davidtaylorquilts.com/houston2021.html
115 Class—Let Me Surprise You! #1
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 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! Also offered as 312 on Wednesday. Do not enroll for both.
*CLASS PRICE - $103 + MAT FEE - $145 = $248
Supplies—thread snips; pins; seam ripper.
116 Class—Spinwheel Star and Flying Geese
Einmo will teach you her signature method to make this stunning, rainbow-colored star wall hanging from 2½in strips without “Y” or set-in seams using her Precision Precuts (or Precision Jelly Roll) Ruler. This class is truly a technique double-header; also learn Einmo’s signature method for making absolutely perfect flying geese units using her Precision Flying Geese & HST Ruler with no wasted fabric, no math, and absolutely no stress! Einmo will share many top tips sure to make your sewing time productive and fun, while you improve your precision piecing skills and learn how to conquer that elusive scant ¼in seam once and for all! www.KimberlyEinmo.com
*CLASS PRICE - $103 + MAT FEE - $55 = $158
Supplies—Please come to class with fabrics prepared as directed within the complete supply list and cutting instructions at https://www.kimberlyeinmo.com/classes/student-portal after July 1, 2021. Opt kit avail to pre-order from website.
Brighten up your holiday decor with this beautiful potted Amaryllis. Enjoy it for years to come and no watering needed! No sewing through paper—work on the right side of the fabric. Lots of helpful time-saving hints. Fabric selection, organizational skills, and construction methods will be addressed. Fun and forgiving technique!
*CLASS PRICE - $103 + MAT FEE - $37 = $140
Supplies—neutral sewing thread; scissors (fabric cutting); scissors (paper cutting); pins; sm trash bag; max 11in x 16in shallow plastic tray for laying out and organizing pcs; approx ten Ziploc baggies.
118 Class—Beginner Free-Motion Machine Quilting
Learn the basics of free-motion machine quilting including tension and needle and thread pairing. Cover all the basics from straight lines to stippling. Conquer the details and have some fun!
*CLASS PRICE - $103 + MAT FEE - $40 = $143
Supplies—sewing needles; quilting needles; quilting thread; thread snips; low loft cotton batting. Fabric: two solid color FQs.
119 Class–CONTEMPORARY CURVED PIECING
Learn Naylor's award-winning curved piecing method. Extensive discussion on materials, equipment, and working methods. Use a master pattern for a small curved quilt to make freezer paper templates. Demonstrations show how to cut and sew. Construct your mini quilt using precise techniques sure to give wonderful results. A great opportunity to learn an entirely different way of creating a Contemporary quilt top!
*CLASS PRICE - $103 + MAT FEE - $10 = $113
Supplies—sewing needles; sewing thread to match fabric; scissors (fabric cutting); scissors (paper cutting); embroidery scissors (cut to point); pins; template material; mechanical pencil; paper, pen & pencil; note/sketch paper; sm trash bag; rotary cutter (28mm); rotary cutting mat (med); rotary cutting ruler (1in x 6in or 1in x 12in); freezer paper; white pencil/crayon; a few colored crayons. Fabric: four pcs total—1yd print; three FQs (one light, one med, and one dk).
125 Class—Texas Star
A tribute to Texas—this colorful five point star is fun to piece and a beautiful project when completed. The unusual circular project features Flynn's original round braided border. Laser cut pieces have engineered corners so piecing is easier and accurate.
*CLASS PRICE - $103 + MAT FEE - $75 = $178
Supplies—neutral sewing thread; thread snips; pins; seam ripper.
126 Class—Doodle Appliqué
Discover how to work with and represent figures using only floral prints. Create volume and dimension, using only the flowers of the fabric. Learn to work with tonal values, no matter what color you use. A simple and fast technique with an amazing result. www.marinalandi.com.br
*CLASS PRICE - $93 + MAT FEE - $20 = $113
Supplies—scissors (fabric cutting); scissors (paper cutting); embroidery scissors (cut to point); pins; fine-tip black Sharpie pen; FriXion pen; temporary spray glue 505; 14in x 18in foam core.
129 Class—Jumpstarting Your Creativity—Composition with Line
Katie Pasquini Masopust
An exciting one-day of an optional four-day long course on creativity—take as many as you desire from the series—no prerequisites. Explore the many possibilities of creating a dynamic Art quilt just using the element of line (our lines will be different widths of strips of fabric). Enjoy working with a complementary color scheme and a full range of values for punch and sophistication. See related classes at 227 on Tuesday, 324 on Wednesday, and 418 on Thursday.
Supplies—scissors (fabric cutting); pins; glue stick; rotary cutter; rotary cutting mat (18in); rotary cutting ruler (18in). Fabric: complementary color scheme—seven values of each of the two chosen colors from very light to very dk in FQs or 12in sqs unfused with variety of values; approx. 6in x 12in pcs of light, med, and dk of the two diff complementary colors fused—for example, if you chose complementary colors of blue and orange, bring at least one light, one med, and one dk of blue and the same of orange fused (always nice to have choices so bring more if you can).
131 Class—FREE-MOTION QUILTING BORDERS—LONGARM HANDS-ON
Learn various designs and pathways for quilting stunning borders and sashings. Kelly Ashton's tips and tricks will guide you as you plan your next quilting project. One person per machine—space is limited.
*CLASS PRICE - $193 + MAT FEE - $10 = $2
Supplies—paper, pen & pencil; note/sketch paper.
132 Class—Love Triangles—Itajime Shibori
A modern approach to an ancient craft—learn some of the basic Itajime Shibori folds and how to achieve these traditional indigo patterns. Fold, clamp, and dye your way through twelve FQs in this fun-filled class. Using modern acrylic shaped resist templates and fiber reactive dyes, learn many tips to achieving edge-to-edge patterns and designs.
*CLASS PRICE - $63 + MAT FEE - $80 = $143
Supplies—scissors (paper cutting); note/sketch paper; fine-tip black Sharpie pen; approx 24in x 18in x 6in plastic tote bin and lid; lg lawn and leaf sz garbage bag; roll of paper towels; ten to twelve 4in and four 6in spring clamps—plastic works best (Check the big orange box store, dollar stores, and pjtool.com for best prices. The more clamps you have, the more detailed you can be with your designs).
133 Class—Longarm Ruler Roundabout—HQ Capri Hands-On
Learn how rulers will expand your quilting skills in this fun, hands-on class on a Capri stationary longarm quilting machine. Try many different rulers while learning how to use them easily and safely. Rulers with a bit of free-motion fills will be shown with samples of many of the rulers. Add a stencil or two and you will have a fabulous quilt.
*CLASS PRICE - $63 + MAT FEE - $15 + = $78
Supplies—thread snips; paper, pen & pencil.
136 Class—How to Fit Your Body Form to Your Body Shape
Making a garment is faster, more accurate than ever when you create your fit on a dress form with easy placement of sizing material. Learn to make simple adjustments on the form to fit your shape instantaneously and eliminate the frustrations of fitting the pattern to your shape. One dress form can become your body shape in seconds! www.Frencheuropeaninc.com
Supplies—paper, pen, & pencil.
138 Class—Wire Ribbon Fuchias and Pansies
Judith Baker Montano
Jump into the wonderful world of wire ribbon work as you are carefully guided through the process of creating these beautiful dimensional flowers. The Fuchsias make wonderful tassels, ornaments, or art-to-wear decorations while the Pansies can be clustered together to create a framed art piece, or to decorate clothing and accessories. Floral Stitches, p. 16, C&T; www.JudithBakerMontano.com
*CLASS PRICE - $53 + MAT FEE - $32 = $85
Supplies—sewing needles (variety); neutral sewing thread; scissors (fabric cutting); embroidery scissors (cut to point); pins; glue stick; sm trash bag; fine-tip black Sharpie pen; water erasable pen; Chako marker.