Quilt Market Houston 2019 - Take & Teach Classes

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

 

8-9:30 AM

 

Take & TEACH (CLASSES 305-327)

 

Take & Teach mini-classes provide hands-on seminars and demonstrations by representatives of International Quilt Market exhibitors. The focus is on specific techniques and applied use of new products, including learning new skills and marketing ideas. You can take only one mini-class per session. There are no refunds on Take & Teach to keep your cost as low as possible.

 

305. PICTURE WINDOWS REVERSE APPLIQUÉ ON DRESDEN PLATES     $10

Jerriann Massey, Annie McHugs

When Dresden Plates, reverse appliqué, and fussy cutting intersect, you find the latest, hottest trend around! Come learn how. (small pair of scissors/snips)

 

306. MAKE A KRAFT-TEX MINI-DOPP KIT     $10

Gailen Runge, C&T Publishing

Learn more about wonderful kraft-tex and stitch up a versatile accessory kit (bag) for pens, makeup, or more! (*)

 

307. PAPER PIECING THE QUILTWORX WAY     $10

Jackie Kunkel, Canton Village Quilt Works

Create a small curved unit from the Raindrops pattern that is paper pieced. Taught by Certified Instructor Jackie Kunkel. (*; Add-a-Quarter Ruler; 6.5in x 12in plastic template material; glue pen marker; UHU Glu Stic; rotary cutter; small mat)

 

308. SCHMETZ NEEDLE EDUCATION     $10

Rhonda Pierce, Euro-notions/SCHMETZ Needles

Sponsored by Shannon Fabrics

SCHMETZ is your customer’s best friend. Be the needle expert! Review needle basics—types, sizes, facts, and tips. Easy to replicate class for staff and customers.

 

309. MORSE CODE QUILTS     $10

Sarah Maxwell, Fox Chapel Publishing/Landauer

Learn how Morse Code Quilts can create endless class options and move fabric. Create a mini-quilt in class. (*)

 

310. JUMPSTART DOMESTIC MACHINE QUILTING WITH STITCHING PATHWAYS BOOK     $10

Wendy Sheppard, Fox Chapel Publishing/Landauer

Take it step-by-step as you review and learn how to get the most out of Wendy’s book, Stitching Pathways. (*)

 

311. HAND EMBROIDERY THE GLOBAL ARTISANS WAY     $10

Catherine Redford, Global Artisans

Hand stitching is on trend. Try some beautiful threads and new-again techniques to make a fun folk art style project while learning how to introduce your customers to the whole range of Global Artisans patterns, threads, and kits. Bring scissors and we'll supply the rest. (*)

 

312. BATTING—WHAT'S INSIDE MATTERS     $10

Stephanie Hackney, Hobbs Bonded Fibers

Learn all about batting fiber types and how to choose the best for your desired results.

 

313. GUIDED IMPROV MARINER'S COMPASS     $10

Tammy Silvers, Island Batik

Use this fun guided improv technique to construct a Mariner's Compass block, traditionally done with templates or paper piecing. Make a small compass block in class. (*)

 

314. HAPPY HEXAGONS! TIPS AND TRICKS FROM BEST-SELLING AUTHOR KATJA MAREK     $10

Katja Marek, Martingale

Pass on Katja's smart English Paper Piecing tips to your customers while piecing a sample block from her latest book. (*)

 

315. PRE-CUT FRIENDLY PROJECTS THAT ALSO SELL TOOLS     $10

Marti Michell, Michell Marketing

Provide the complete package with pre-cut fabrics, great projects, and tools! In today's hurry-up, but convenience-oriented world, make it easy for your customers to buy!

 

316. MASTERING ROTARY CUTTING WITH OMNIGRID TOOLS     $10

Peggy Schafer, Omnigrid (Prym Consumer USA)

Maximize your time and improve your cutting accuracy with Omnigrid rulers, mats, and rotary cutters—designed to be the hardest working tools in your quilting toolbox. Enjoy hands-on experience with Omnigrid inventor and master quilter Peggy Shafer.

 

317. THE PERFECTION OF USING FAUX LEATHER     $10

Cheryl Kuczek, Paradiso Designs

A great handbag creation deserves a first-class finish and Faux Leather makes this happen. Come join the fun! (pencil/pen to take notes in tutorial guide)

 

318. SIMPLIFIED 3-D TABLE RUNNER     $10

Ruth Ann Berry, Quilter's Clinic

You will love this 3-D table runner built from 60 degree triangles! (*)

 

319. INTRO TO FREE-MOTION MASTERY IN A MONTH     $10

RaNae Merrill, RaNae Merrill Quilt Design

Do you want to teach free-motion quilting in your store? Learn how six basic shapes and body mechanics can have your customers quilting confidently in 30 days. Hands-on class. (3)

 

320. LEARN TO TEACH TEMPLATE QUILTING ON DOMESTIC MACHINES     $10

Donelle McAdams, Sew Steady Sew Biz

It's Hot! Template Quilting! Donelle will teach you how to successfully introduce your customers to quilting in a whole new way.

 

321. THE EASIEST & SOFTEST SELF-BINDING LOVEY YOU'LL EVER MAKE     $10

Teresa Coates, Shannon Fabrics

Just four small seams and some topstitching make a quick display sample for your shop. Uses Cuddle® and Luxe Cuddle®! (*; ball point pen; 6in x 12in ruler)

 

322. HOST A TRADER’S DICE GAME NIGHT     $10

Teresa Coenen, Stitchin’ Tree LLC

Teresa demonstrates how to host a Trader's Dice game night/event to SELL hard-to-move inventory.

 

323. HUNTER'S, LEMOYNE, WEDGE STARS—EASY, ACCURATE, PRECISE     $10

Deb Tucker, Studio 180 Design

Spend time learning to create Hunter's, Lemoyne, and Wedge Stars. Efficient construction, no inset seams, oversized, and trimmed to perfection! (*; rotary cutter and small mat)

 

324. FREE-MOTION PAINTED EGGS     $10

Eric Drexler, Sulky of America

Eric will take you through the basics of free-motion stitching while creating Zentangle-style Easter eggs using Sulky stabilizers and thread. Plus, add fabric paint to the finished design for a watercolor effect. (*)

 

325. METALLIC CORK GIFT CARD SLEEVE     $10

Ellen March, Sulky of America

Sulky metallic thread and metallic cork—the latest trend in vegan leather—combine to create a personalized gift card holder. Good for any occasion. (*)

 

326. TEACHING BINDINGS FOR A BRILLIANT FINISH     $10

Debbie Wendt, Wendt Quilting

Bindings are not evil!  Educate your customers on proper binding tips with the Brilliant Bindings© tool and techniques for success. Samples will be made in class for shop demos.

 

327. FALL MUG RUG     $10

Debra Haney, Clover Needlecraft

Appliqué is the perfect way to attach a holiday theme to all of our home décor, quilting, and fashion accessories. And Clover's new Wonder Fuse is the perfect way to do flawless appliqué. Please join us for an introduction to the creative benefits of Wonder Fuse by making a fall mug rug. You'll leave with some great ideas on how to make creative decoration for fall both fun and easy.

 

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27

 

8-9:30 AM

 

Take & TEACH (CLASSES 405-427)

 

Take & Teach mini-classes provide hands-on seminars and demonstrations by representatives of International Quilt Market exhibitors. The focus is on specific techniques and applied use of new products, including learning new skills and marketing ideas. You can take only one mini-class per session. There are no refunds on Take & Teach to keep your cost as low as possible.

 

405. PICTURE WINDOWS REVERSE APPLIQUé ON DRESDEN PLATES     $10

Jerriann Massey, Annie McHugs

When Dresden Plates, reverse appliqué, and fussy cutting intersect, you find the latest, hottest trend around! Come and learn how. (small pair of scissors/snips)

 

406. A QUICK FAT QUARTER QUILT—INCREASE THOSE FAT QUARTER SALES     $10

 Jackie Kunkel, Canton Village Quilt Works

Create this block and quilt in the blink of an eye using only 15 fat quarters!  Great beginner quilt! (*; rotary cutter; small mat; 6.5in x 12in ruler)

 

407. SCHMETZ NEEDLE EDUCATION     $10

Rhonda Pierce, Euro-notions/SCHMETZ Needles

Sponsored by Shannon Fabrics

SCHMETZ is your customer’s best friend. Be the needle expert! Review needle basics—types, sizes, facts, and tips. Easy to replicate class for staff and customers.

 

408. DOLL SLEEPING BAG AND BEYOND     $10

Wendy Sheppard, Fox Chapel Publishing/Landauer

Based on her new book (due fall 2019), Wendy will use the doll sleeping bag illustrating how to use a simple project to spark the interest for quilting in the younger generation. (*)

 

409. BATTING—INCREASING SALES REVENUE     $10

Stephanie Hackney, Hobbs Bonded Fibers

Want to grow your business' sales revenue? Learn sure-fire tips & tricks for doing so with batting.

 

410. DECORATIVE STITCHES + INTERESTING THREADS = INCREASED SALES     $10

Keri Duke & Nancy Goldsworthy, Keri Designs

Class covers beginning stitches, types of threads, and classroom projects with quilt and garment options. Get going on a new stitching adventure!

 

411. FRENCH EMBROIDERY     $10

Muriel Dias, Le Petit Atelier

Delight in delicate French embroidery on linen with light colors—shabby chic style! Learn different embroidery stitches perfect to make any work even more beautiful. (*; 4in hoop)

 

412. LITTLE PROJECTS = BIG SALES! SMALL STITCHERY WITH LYNETTE ANDERSON     $10

Lynette Anderson, Martingale

Discover all the notions you'll sell while teaching your students how to embroider small stitcheries from this renowned Australian designer. (*)

 

413. MODERN HOLIDAY BAUBLES WITH SOLIDS     $10

Kristine Poor, Michael Miller Fabrics

Don't you love projects that look difficult, but are quite simple? Learn how to teach/demo this modern ornament! (*)

 

414. THE HOTTEST TIPS, TOOLS, & CLASSES FROM HEXIE HEAVEN     $10

Marti Michell, Michell Marketing

Hexies are hot! Create sales as you help your customers explore the many ways to love making hexagon family quilts.

 

415. BANYON BATIKS OMBRÉ MEETS TRIANGLE TOOL     $10

Tiffany Hayes, Northcott Silk Inc.

Join Banyan Batiks’ guest designer Tiffany Hayes as she demos her new tool that cuts shapes from a strip of ombré fabric to make 90 degree triangles. Class includes free 90 degree Triangle Tool. (*; rotary cutter; small cutting mat)

 

416. THE SCIENCE OF A GREAT HANDBAG MADE WITH ANY PATTERN     $10

Cheryl Kuczek, Paradiso Designs

The factors of what constitutes good handbag making are vast. Here are thoughtful questions to ask for each handbag project. (pencil/pen to take notes in tutorial guide)

 

417. SIMPLIFED OMBRÉ TWO-FABRIC BARGELLO     $10

Ruth Ann Berry, Quilter's Clinic

Create a simplified two-fabric Bargello wallhanging. Stunning results and so little effort! (*)

 

418. INTRO TO FREE-MOTION MASTERY IN A MONTH     $10

RaNae Merrill, RaNae Merrill Quilt Design

Do you want to teach free-motion quilting in your store? Learn how six basic shapes and body mechanics can have your customers quilting confidently in 30 days. Hands-on class. (3)

 

419. LEARN TO TEACH TEMPLATE QUILTING ON DOMESTIC MACHINES     $10

Donelle McAdams, Sew Steady Sew Biz

It's Hot! Template Quilting! Donelle will teach you how to successfully introduce your customers to quilting in a whole new way.

 

420. SECRETS TO BINDING WITH CUDDLE®     $10

Teresa Coates, Shannon Fabrics

Get insider tips on making it easy to bind with Luxe Cuddle® and see how versatile the technique is.
(*; Wonder Clips/fabric clips)

 

421. SMALL STUFF SELLS     $10

Teresa Coenen, Stitchin’ Tree LLC

Teresa will share an action plan to sell hard-to-move fabrics by cutting into small kits & projects.

 

422. FREE-MOTION PAINTED EGGS     $10

Eric Drexler, Sulky of America

Eric will take you through the basics of free-motion stitching while creating Zentangle-style Easter eggs using Sulky stabilizers and thread. Plus, add fabric paint to the finished design for a watercolor effect. (*)

 

423. METALLIC CORK GIFT CARD SLEEVE     $10

Ellen March, Sulky of America

Sulky metallic thread and metallic cork—the latest trend in vegan leather—combine to create a personalized gift card holder. Good for any occasion. (*)

 

424. PLAYING WITH WOOL AND WORDS     $10

Judy Moore Pullen, The Colonial Needle Company

Using simple wool shapes, play with stitches and colorful threads to create a “joyful” design. Great for beginners and experienced. (*; paper and fabric scissors; pencil)

 

425. PREPARE TO TEACH YOUR FIRST TUCKER UNIVERSITY CLASS     $10

Phyllis Fay & Beth Sidley, Tucker University

Learn and prepare to teach your first class from the Tucker University curriculum using Deb Tucker's Studio 180 Design tools. Leave class ready to offer your first class immediately. Get ready for your classroom to explode with students! (*; rotary cutter with sharp blade; small cutting mat)

 

426. “Y” NOT—TEACHING A SET-IN SEAM     $10

Debbie Wendt, Wendt Quilting

Give your customers the knowledge for understanding and executing a set-in "Y" seam as you make a mug rug in class.

 

427. PERFECTION PRESSING TECHNIQUES     $10

Eloise Wagers, Clover Needlecraft

We all need to learn/review pressing vs ironing techniques and the tools to create more perfect outcomes. These skills are just as important as sewing. Learn how to use the right tools/techniques for your projects...the dos and don'ts and skills for future projects. Discover the use and care of irons and accessories for pressing fun!

 

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28

 

Take & TEACH (CLASSES 505-521)

 

Take & Teach mini-classes provide hands-on seminars and demonstrations by representatives of International Quilt Market exhibitors. The focus is on specific techniques and applied use of new products, including learning new skills and marketing ideas. You can take only one mini-class per session. There are no refunds on Take & Teach to keep your cost as low as possible.

 

505. ByANNIE BAG MAKING BASICS     $10

Annie Unrein, ByAnnie.com LLC

Learn secrets to making beautiful bags with durable structure, designer touches, and professional construction details from bag-making expert Annie Unrein. (paper and pen for notes)

 

506. CREATE FLYING GEESE IN SEVERAL DIFFERENT WAYS     $10

Jackie Kunkel, Canton Village Quilt Works

Jackie demonstrates how to use tools that you have to create Flying Geese for the Into the Wind Quilt.
(*; rotary cutter; small mat; 6.5in x 12in ruler; Wing Clipper Ruler is optional)

 

507. BATTING—WHAT'S INSIDE MATTERS     $10

Stephanie Hackney, Hobbs Bonded Fibers

Learn all about batting fiber types and how to choose the best for your desired results.

 

508. BATTING & THREAD—THEY CAN MAKE OR BREAK YOUR QUILT!     $10

Wendy Sheppard, Hobbs Bonded Fibers

Learn how your choice of batting and thread impact your finished quilt. Author, designer, and teacher Wendy Sheppard shows you how!

 

509. DECORATIVE STITCHES + INTERESTING THREADS = INCREASED SALES     $10

Keri Duke & Nancy Goldsworthy, Keri Designs

Class covers beginning stitches, types of threads, and classroom projects with quilt and garment options. Get going on a new stitching adventure!

 

510. FRENCH EMBROIDERY     $10

Muriel Dias, Le Petit Atelier

Delight in delicate French embroidery on linen with light colors—shabby chic style! Learn different embroidery stitches perfect to make any work even more beautiful. (*; 4in hoop)

 

511. THE BEST WAY TO TEACH WOOL APPLIQUÉ WITH LISA BONGEAN OF PRIMITIVE GATHERINGS    $10

Lisa Bongean, Martingale

Learn Lisa's simple wool appliqué techniques while you make a pincushion from her new book, Wool, Needle & Thread. (*)

 

512. SEW COLORFUL PROGRAM—A COLOR CLASS FOR QUILTERS     $10

Rob Appell and Susan Emory, Michael Miller Fabrics

Learn how the Sew Colorful Kit/Class and other color resources can increase sales in your shop.
(*; notebook; pencil or pen)

 

513. LACY ORNAMENTS     $10

Joanne Hillestad, Michael Miller Fabrics

Learn how easy it is to make a Lacy Ornament so you can introduce the Lacy technique of appliqué on felt to your shop. Project features Michael Miller fabrics. (*)

 

514. PRE-CUT FRIENDLY PROJECTS THAT ALSO SELL TOOLS      $10

Marti Michell, Michell Marketing

Provide the complete package with pre-cut fabrics, great projects, and tools! In today's hurry-up, but convenience-oriented world, make it easy for your customers to buy!

 

515. SIMPLIFIED 3-D TABLE RUNNER  $10

Ruth Ann Berry, Quilter's Clinic

You will love this 3-D table runner built from sixty degree triangles! (*)

 

516. FREE-MOTION MASTERY IN A MONTH—QUILTING YOGA     $10

RaNae Merrill, RaNae Merrill Quilt Design

How do you learn free-motion quilting without a sewing machine? Experience RaNae's exercises to quickly and easily train the body mechanics needed for successful FMQ.

 

517. INCREASE SALES USING EMAIL & SOCIAL MEDIA     $10

Teresa Coenen, Stitchin’ Tree LLC

Teresa will share a social media action plan and demonstrate how she uses reproducible patterns to increase her open rate/sales.

 

518. HAND APPLIQUÉ TIPS, TRICKS, AND TOOLS     $10

Judy Moore Pullen, The Colonial Needle Company

Set yourself up for success and fun—practice techniques that will make hand appliqué time-saving, relaxing, and easy-peasy. (*; paper and fabric scissors; pencil)

 

519. HEXIES—STILL POPULAR AFTER ALL THESE YEARS     $10

Debbie Wendt, Wendt Quilting

The new Hex-a-ma-jig© and Hex-a-ma-jig Jr.© tools are designed for rotary cutting hexagons and shapes that make up hexagon quilts. Cut, play, and design!

 

520. TUNISIAN 101     $10

Sheila Rolfer, Clover Needlecraft

Shop into the next trend in crocheting! Watch a demonstration on the basic techniques using Clover’s new interchangeable Tunisian Crochet hooks and cords. Then, create truly unique textures with this new type of crochet that holds all of the loops on the crochet hook in a manner similar to knitting. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is helpful.

 

521. HAND SEWING NEEDLE TECHNIQUES     $10

Eloise Wagers, Clover Needlecraft

There is something gratifying and relaxing about hand stitching! Enjoy this hands-on class for selecting correct needle and thread for hems, buttonholes, quilting, embroidery, and beading. This class is for anyone who wants to learn or relearn some basic hand stitches to enhance your projects. You will make samples to take for future reference.

 

 

 

 

SUPPLIES

(1-needle; 2-thread; 3-scissors;
4-thimble; 5-rulers; 6-pins;
7-paper & pencil; 8-rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; 9-permanent marking pens). Numbers 1-6 are required for all sessions marked with an (*).

Any additional or specific types
of basic supplies needed are
listed after each class description
in parenthesis.

 

SUPPLIES

(1-needle; 2-thread; 3-scissors;
4-thimble; 5-rulers; 6-pins;
7-paper & pencil; 8-rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; 9-permanent marking pens). Numbers 1-6 are required for all sessions marked with an (*).

Any additional or specific types
of basic supplies needed are
listed after each class description
in parenthesis.

 

SUPPLIES

(1-needle; 2-thread; 3-scissors;
4-thimble; 5-rulers; 6-pins;
7-paper & pencil; 8-rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; 9-permanent marking pens). Numbers 1-6 are required for all sessions marked with an (*).

Any additional or specific types
of basic supplies needed are
listed after each class description
in parenthesis.

 

SUPPLIES

(1-needle; 2-thread; 3-scissors;
4-thimble; 5-rulers; 6-pins;
7-paper & pencil; 8-rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; 9-permanent marking pens). Numbers 1-6 are required for all sessions marked with an (*).

Any additional or specific types
of basic supplies needed are
listed after each class description
in parenthesis.

 

SUPPLIES

(1-needle; 2-thread; 3-scissors;
4-thimble; 5-rulers; 6-pins;
7-paper & pencil; 8-rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; 9-permanent marking pens). Numbers 1-6 are required for all sessions marked with an (*).

Any additional or specific types
of basic supplies needed are
listed after each class description
in parenthesis.