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QUILT FESTIVAL HOUSTON - CLASSES

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2019

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MORNING CLASSES

9 AM-NOON

800. TEXTURIZING PICTORIAL QUILTS—SWEET SIXTEEN HANDS-ON  *$53

E,D,PC,AP,S16  Charlotte Warr Andersen

Ever feel challenged when it comes to quilting your scenic quilts? Learn which types of free-motion lines bring out the best in your work while varying shape and size.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $3 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $53

 

Supplies–Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Thread Snips; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Small Trash Bag; two 22in sq quilt sandwiches black fabric on at least one side.

801. ELEGANT HOLIDAY CLUTCH  *$72

I,PJ,SM  Pamela Damour

Make yourself a simple but elegant clutch just in time for holiday fun! A lining with a hidden zipper, and a foldover flap embellished with 3-D embroidery add a touch of sophistication to this easy-to-make pattern. To complete the look add an optional chain to make it a shoulder bag and a favorite vintage button.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $22 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $72

 

Supplies–Neutral Sewing Thread; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Pins; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Scotch Tape.

802. QUILT FINISH "BORDINGS"—BORDER AND BINDING IN ONE STEP  *$90

E,PJ,PC,SM  Grace Errea

Here’s an amazing alternative to finishing your quilts—a binding and border in one step, dressed up with a 3-D flange. Errea takes you through her method, “bording,” to help you achieve this professional finish. Learn and practice how to prepare your quilt, prepare and apply the edging, the “bording,” and how to join the tails correctly to finish. Easy and professional!

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $40 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $90

 

Supplies–Neutral Sewing Thread; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Pins; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Small Trash Bag; Rotary Cutter (med); Rotary Cutting Mat (18in x 24in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (min 18in); Seam Ripper.

803. GRANNY'S SCRAPPY ROWS  *$75

E,D,PJ,PC,AP,SM  Carmen Geddes

Make a traditional quilt with nontraditional piecing and use up your scraps in the process! Love the amazing 2in finished squares, perfect corners, and stable flat blocks that come together in this 66in x 72in quilt. Just add borders if you want it bigger. Geddes shares her technique using Tensisters Easy Piecing Grid foundation to make your heirloom.

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

 

Supplies–Neutral Sewing Thread; Thread Snips; Pins; Glue Stick. Fabric: scrappy rows—2yds total scraps for total five hundred forty 2.5in sqs (one FQ yields fifty-six 2.5in sqs); plain rows—1.5yds for total two hundred ten 2.5in sqs; 1.25yds border (opt).

804. !!! sold out !!!  BUTTON BOX LAP QUILT  *$90

E,PJ,PC,SM  Nancy Goldsworthy

This cute quilt is easy enough for a beginner, fast enough for a charity quilt, and fun for all skill levels. Start with a Jelly Roll or strips from your stash—all you need to know is how to sew a 1/4in seam allowance!

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $40 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $90

 

Supplies–Thread Snips; Pins; Rotary Cutter (45mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (12in x 18in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (3in x 9in or 6in sq).

805. BOBBINWORK PORTFOLIO  *$88

B/I,PJ,PC,SM  Kathy Lincoln

Frustrated by all those wonderful but heavy specialty threads you can’t fit through a needle? Try using them in your bobbin instead! Be amazed at the unique results you can create by turning things upside down and using them in your bobbin. Lincoln shows how you can even adapt the technique to machine quilting.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $38 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $88

 

Supplies–Neutral Sewing Thread; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Pins; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Rotary Cutter (45mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (12in x 18in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (6in x 12in); Fine-tip Black Sharpie Pen.

806. WAYFINDER BLOCK PARTY EXCHANGE!  *$70

B,PJ,PC,SM  Ebony Love

Make new friends, swap fabric, and learn a new quilt block in this fun and energizing class. Make blocks, slice them up, and exchange them in class—perfect for those pre-cuts languishing in your stash. The best part? Perfectly matching seams are not required!

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

 

Supplies–See complete supply list at http://elbs.us/hou19

807. INVISIBLE MACHINE APPLIQUÉ  *$50

B/I,D,PC,SM  Nancy Roelfsema

Achieve heirloom appliqué results—using your machine! Roelfsema’s technique is so invisible, you’ll swear it’s done by hand. As a bonus, learn Roelfsema’s technique for designing and stitching a beautiful scalloped border and creating bias stems.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $50

 

Supplies–Sewing Needles (#60 Microtex); Neutral Sewing Thread (invisible); Sewing Thread to Match Fabric; Scissors (Fabric Cutting) (and pinking shears opt, but very helpful); Embroidery Scissors (cut to the point); Thread Snips; Pins; Glue Stick (wash-away); Small Trash Bag; Rotary Cutter (45mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (18in x 24in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (6in x 24in); Fine-tip Black Sharpie Pen; Seam Ripper; Turn It All tool; hemostat (opt, but helpful); Roxanne's Glue Baste It; sharp awl (Clover with white handle preferred); Collins Quilter’s Pressing Bars. Fabric: 1/2yd med to light background; 1/2yd border; 1/4yd scalloped border; five to eight FQs appliqué design.

808. MODERN HEIRLOOM TECHNIQUES BY MACHINE  *$75

E,D,PC,SM  Cheryl Sleboda

Make your modern quilts sing using heirloom techniques for fabulous fabric manipulations! Learn machine techniques like pin tucks, gathers, pleats, and more. Sleboda also covers how to include your work in your next quilt. Add a cutting edge yet classic look to your next project. Fabric is included, just bring scissors!

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

 

Supplies–Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Paper, Pen, & Pencil.

809. FOUNDATION PAPER PIECING FOR BEGINNERS  *$90

B,PJ,PC,SM  Cyndi Souder

It’s fun and easier than you think! Learn to create super accurate blocks with perfect points following Souder’s step-by-step process for foundation paper piecing. Leave with the confidence and all the skills you need to finish a small table square.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $40 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $90

 

Supplies–Scissors (Paper Cutting); Thread Snips; Pins; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Rotary Cutter (28mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (8in x 11in); Seam Ripper; wooden seam presser (opt).

810. NEW AGAIN—FRIENDSHIP STAR  *$52

E,PJ,PC,SM  Karen K. Stone

Create amazing drama with a new incarnation of traditional ideas—a beautiful four-pointed star, realized with improvisational piecing on a paper foundation. Super fast, super fun. Go home with inspiration on how to quilt and finish your project.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $2 + EQUIP FEE - $5 = $52

 

Supplies–Neutral Sewing Thread; Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Scissors (Paper Cutting); Pins; Glue Stick; Paper, Pen, & Pencil; Rotary Cutter (med); Rotary Cutting Mat (med); Rotary Cutting Ruler (med); 12in-18in freezer paper; old magazine with cheap thin paper, 9in on sm side. Fabric: stars should be in high color contrast from background, could be solid for high impact (pictured stars neon pink and neon orange, but you may choose more than just two); background can vary light to dark, prints or textures, but should all be in high contrast to stars, FQs adequate, favor variety over yardage in background.

811. !!! sold out !!!  SEWING KNITS WITH CONFIDENCE  *$75

E,PC,SM  Katrina Walker

No serger? No problem! Learn to easily and confidently sew knit fabrics of all kinds—from ponte to tissue jersey! From seams to hems, learn and practice tricks and techniques for sewing these wonderful but sometimes challenging fabrics using a standard sewing machine. Build a reference notebook with detailed samples of everything learned in class.

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

 

Supplies–Scissors (Fabric Cutting); Thread Snips; Pins.

812. QUILTER'S FAN  *$63

E,H  Pat Yamin

Stitch a classic from the 1930s. Try your hand at curved piecing as you create this colorful 8in block. A great take-along project for handsewing once you leave class.

*CLASS FEE - $45 + MAT FEE - $18 = $63

 

Supplies–Sewing Needles; Neutral Sewing Thread; Thread Snips; Thimble; Pins; Mechanical Pencil; Rotary Cutter (28mm); Rotary Cutting Mat (9in x 12in); Rotary Cutting Ruler (6in x 12in); Fabric for “Design Wall” (1/2yd); Fabric: asst scraps of 1/8yd to 1/4yd pcs light and dk, sm prints and solids w/high color contrast. Total twenty-five blocks, some fabrics repeat and combine with diff fabrics.

813. THE 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN QUILT  $45

E,H  Leah Zieber

Fall in love with the past and put antique textiles into perspective. Study 19th Century Quilts from the Zieber Quilts Collection as you learn to date fabrics and identify patterns. Time for group sharing of your own antique quilts, too. Kit avail in class for purchase to make quilt at home (opt).

 

Supplies: Paper, Pen, & Pencil.