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12. Susan Cleveland – Ringie Dingies Supply List
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner to Expert
Double points put a contemporary spin on this long-time favorite. They also eliminate the need for the traditional appliquéd circle in the center of each circle and allow rings to interlock! These Dresdens are built on a foundation so background fabrics don’t show through and, more importantly, Dresdens turn out perfectly flat. Learn Susan’s tips for speedily turning wedge points with the Prairie Pointer Tool. At home you may finish the quilt by quilting the background then ditch stitching Dresdens onto the quilted quilt! Design possibilities are endless!
13. Karen Eckmeier – Large Logs Supply List
Start with the traditional Log Cabin block and feature a fun image in the center instead of the classic red square. Select a large print and some lights and darks to coordinate with it and you are on your way to building some very sassy blocks with topstitched curves and perky little triangles. Five log blocks make a great table runner and four blocks are perfect for a table topper or bag. If you want to make a large quilt bring more fabric and continue making blocks.
14. Carol Kolf – Collage Landscape Skill Level: Beginner
Create a collage made of tiny pieces of fabric combined to make a small landscape scene. Your landscape will be suitable for framing or finishing as a mini quilt wall hanging. I will discuss light source, and how to add dimension to your scene using paint. You will be instructed on the use of MistyFuse. I will show several ways to finish your collage. We will not do any sewing in this class. Kit $15.
15. Luanne Roberts – Stitch Sampler Skill Level: All
Come and learn one of the most beautiful arts, hand embroidery. This class will cover some of the basic stitches and make a beautiful sampler to use as a reminder when stitching other projects. The stitches you will learn are the Back Stitch, Buttonhole Stitch, Chain Stitch, Colonial Knot, Feather Stitch, Fly Stitch, French Knot, Lazy Daisy Stitch, Outline Stitch and Stem Stitch. The kit includes everything, ready to stitch fabric, thread, needles, hoop and stitch guide. Please bring small scissors and extra lighting if you need it. Finished size approximately 14” X 14”.
16. Michele Everts – Impatiens Placemats Skill Level: All
Skill Level: All Quilters will learn techniques to quickly cut out foundation and template papers and different types of papers that Judy Niemeyer utilizes in her patterns. Basic paper-piecing techniques, T-templates and registration points in Judy’s patterns. An applique demonstration for the middle of the flower. Kit $33.16.
17. Daenette More – Dot to Dot Skill Level: Advanced Beginner Supply List
Dot to Dot is an add-on pattern that shows another design that can be made using the Quick Curve Ruler. It makes a lovely pattern of dissected circles and sewn in curves with a lattice sashing. This pattern requires the Quick Curve Ruler by Sew kind of Wonderful, and will take away the uncertainty of set-in curves.
18. Marla Marx – Illusionary Bars Skill Level: All Supply List
This class is a technique class providing the opportunity to create an optical illusion art quilt with fabric. Embellishments will be added to create a one-of-a-kind completed project. Kits will be provided in class and will include fabric, batting, backing, binding, beading needles, thread and beads. Kit $15
19. Suzanne Lynn – Crescent Tote Skill Level: Advanced Beginner Supply List
This petite tote is perfect for stashing a knitting project and a few essentials. The small shape fits snugly under your arm and the curved lines really play up its feminine design. The zippered front pocket holds those little items you want to keep secure and easy to access—while adding a fun detail—and its flat bottom makes it easy to set on a table. You’ll love keeping this tote by your side!
Approx. Finished Dimensions: 10¾” tall, 10” wide and 5½” deep (measured at oval base)
Pattern is available in class and is required$10.00
20. Open Sew.