Saturday July 15, 2017


14. Whole Cloth Painting Botanicals – Susan Brubaker Knapp
Skill Level: Beginner

In this workshop, you’ll learn the basics of paint-ing on fabric to make whole cloth painted quilts. You’ll choose from one of my designs and use acrylic textile paints to create at least one small piece. Do not worry if you’ve never painted anything before… this may look complicated, but it isn’t once you learn a bit. Kit Fee $25.00  Supply List

15. It’s Simple with Stencils – J. Michelle Watts
Skill Level: Beginner

What do you get when you combine quilting and Paintstiks™? You get a wonderful new quilting technique that is easy and fun. Add my NEW Laser Cut Stencil Kits and it becomes even easier! There are no painting skills required!  Supply List
I will provide Paintstik
stencil paints for students to use during class. Kit $18.00.

Come let me teach you an exciting new way to make unique one of a kind original whole cloth quilts, quilt blocks and even miniature quilts.

Students will work on several different projects while in class. They will work on a miniature quilt using my laser cut stencil kits, create an original block or whole cloth project and experiment with several other creative ways to stencil wonderful designs. Students will learn the tricks for creating elaborate original design stencils. We will explore the design elements of pieced and applique blocks for stenciling, mix and match different designs for the perfect project. Experiment with colors and adding textures. Students will learn to create stencils from freezer paper and other products, apply stencil paints and heat set. We will talk about embellishments and quilting. Students can use their projects as a small wall hanging, placemats, table runner or pillows or the beginning of a large quilt.

Congratulations Michelle!
Honorable Mention Spring AQS Paducah – Pueblo Rhapsody

16.  Felt Art-Darlene Christensen
Skill Level: Beginner
Do you like to make art quilts with different mediums? Use needle felting and finish a one-of-a-kind piece of art using wool roving. No sewing machine needed. Kit $15 (includes patented paper to make the process easier and faster).

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17. Radiant Star- Robin Dempsey
Skill Level: All
3-Dimensional art, a 10-inch star using English paper-piecing technique. There is also a 5-inch star. Students must be able to handle small pieces to sew with machine.

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18. Quilter’s House (wool hand project)-Connie Dilts
Skill Level: Beginner

This class will teach the basics of wool applique including the use of freezer paper, how to achieve correct placement of the wool applique pieces, the use of a variety of threads and hand sewing needles, and a variety of thread, basic embroidery stitches, and the use of beads. Finished size 6 ½” x 9″. $8 Pattern Fee. Kits available for purchase in advance $20.
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19. Susan Garrity-Lircles
Skill Level: Confident Beginner

This original pattern is a modern mix of lines and circles (hence the name). The squiggly lines are inspired by the ski tracks so often seen in the winter. The sample uses hand dyed fabrics, but any fabric will work. The circles are machine appliquéd on the top. Each section uses a different quilting pattern for interest. The sections are machine stitched, using a turned under edge on a flat edge. New technique, new quilt, new fun!  Kit Fee: $10 – This is for a full-size reproduction of the pattern.  Supply List  Sewing Machine required.

20. Material Girl Bag-Robbie Lliteras
Skill Level: Beginner

This bag is designed to hold everything with a stylish twist. It has four pockets on the outside. This bag can be custom sized. It can be used to carry groceries or quilting projects.

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21. Machine Embroidery Know How-Mary Lou Moon
Skill Level: Beginning
Bring your own embroidery machine or use a machine provided by Friends and Company Quilt Shop. Learn techniques and create a zippered bag, baby bib, doll blanket, breast cancer awareness bracelet, note pad holder, book mark and paper embroidered card.    Kit $25.00           Supply List

22. Shimmer Fat Quarter Quilt- Daenette More
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Deceptively easy fat quarter quilt. No templates or Y seams! Sew and flip method or alternative Corner Trimming Tool.

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23. Hand Quilting-Valeria Finley
Skill Level: Beginning

Class includes discussion, preparation and hand quilting. Student may practice or bring an actual project to hand quilt. 

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24. Open Sew