TAKE & TEACHES

FRIDAY | MAY 17
TAKE & TEACH •  8AM-9:30AM • (CLASSES 305-316)
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. COLORFALL FABRIC FUN!  $10
Karen Combs, Banyan Batiks by Northcott
Create a fun project, perfect for classes, demos or impulse purchases, using Karen's new COLORFALL fabric line, along with marketing ideas to bring new customers to your shop. (appliqué pins)

306. FALL MUG RUG  $10
Debra Haney, Clover Needlecraft
Appliqué is the perfect way to attach a fall theme to all of your home décor, quilting, and fashion accessories. Clover's new Wonder Fuse is the perfect way to do it flawlessly. Join us for an introduction to the creative benefits of Wonder Fuse by making a fall mug rug. Leave with some great ideas on how to make creative decoration for fall both fun and easy. (needle; thread; scissors; thimble; rulers; pins; paper & pencil; rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; permanent marking pens)

307. 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 the correct needle and thread for hems, buttonholes, quilting, embroidery, and beading. Learn or re-learn some basic hand stitches to enhance your projects and make samples to take for future reference. (needle; thread; scissors; thimble; rulers; pins; paper & pencil; rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; permanent marking pens)

308. EVERY CUSTOMER NEEDS SCHMETZ SEWING MACHINE NEEDLES   $10
Rhonda Pierce, Euro-notions/Schmetz Needles
Quilters use five needle types. Do you stock them? Learn needle basics and become the needle expert! Easy to replicate class.

309. FREEZER PAPER APPLIQUÉ THE JAN PATEK WAY!  $10
Jan Patek, Martingale
Make a beautiful bee skep-inspired table topper while you learn Jan's fun technique for freezer paper appliquéing circles, stems, and leaves. (needle; thread; scissors; thimble; rulers; pins; paper & pencil; rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; permanent marking pens; marking pencils; paper; fabric scissors; sz 8 or 9 Milliner needles)

310. MAKING & TEACHING “FROM MARTI MICHELL”
MARINER'S COMPASS QUILTS  $10
Marti Michell, Michell Marketing, Inc.
See Marti's trunk show featuring perfect points without paper piecing. Learn her tips for template-cut Mariner's Compass quilts. Bonus! Learn to reverse appliqué the circle into a background square.

311. KEEPING YOUR BUSINESS RELEVANT FOR THE FUTURE  $10
Alex Anderson & Ricky Brooks, RNK Distributing
As our customers transition from Baby Boomer to Millennial, our products and our businesses must remain relevant through this transition. Learn to keep step and be ahead of the game.

312. LEARN TO TEACH TEMPLATE QUILTING ON DOMESTIC MACHINES  $10
Donelle McAdams, Sew Steady
It's Hot! It’s Template Quilting! Donelle will teach you how to successfully introduce your customers to quilting in a whole new way.

313. EMAIL & SOCIAL MEDIA TECHNIQUES THAT WORK!  $10
Teresa Coenen, Stitchin' Tree LLC
Teresa will demonstrate how to use reproducible pattern series to improve email & social media open/click rate. Action plan included.

314. PERFECT PIECING WITH DEB TUCKER'S STUDIO 180 DESIGN TOOLS  $10
Sarah Furrer & Deb Tucker, Studio 180 Design
Learn to trim basic units. See how easy it is to position the tools, trim two sides, then repeat. Perfect! (rotary cutter, ruler, & mat)

315. HAND EMBROIDERY COLOR WHEEL SAMPLER  $10
Ellen March, Sulky of America
Learn these tried-and-true ways to get perfect embroidery stitches and make a beautiful modern color wheel in the process. (embroidery scissors)

316. THREADS AND NEEDLES GO HAND IN HAND  $10
Kathy Delaney, The Colonial Needle Company
A small project will be accomplished with the provided kit as Kathy showcases a variety of threads and needles for various quilting tasks—some you might have not thought of! (4in embroidery scissors)

SATURDAY | MAY 18
TAKE & TEACH •  8AM-9:30AM • (CLASSES 405-415)
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. CLOVER BOTANICAL GARDEN  $10
Debra Haney, Clover Needlecraft
Flowers are an important part of our lives—they say I love you, good luck, congratulations, or get well—and handmade flowers have become the ultimate fashion embellishment. Attach them to any garment, quilting, knitting, or crochet project or just make a striking bouquet with different flowers. Using Clover's Kanzashi Flower Maker, learn how to make ordinary fabric bloom into beautiful bouquets. Templates take all of the guesswork and tedious technique out of the equation with each flower being completed easily, precisely, and quickly. (needle; thread; scissors; thimble; rulers; pins; paper & pencil; rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; permanent marking pens).

406. 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! Explore the correct tools/techniques for your projects as well as the dos, and don’ts, and skills for future projects. Discover the use and care of irons and accessories for pressing fun!

407. EVERY CUSTOMER NEEDS SCHMETZ SEWING MACHINE NEEDLES  $10
Rhonda Pierce, Euro-notions/Schmetz Needles
Quilters use five needle types. Do you stock them? Learn needle basics and become the needle expert! Easy to replicate class.

408. LITTLE PREZZIES FROM THE HEART—HAND-LETTERED PINCUSHION  $10
Kori Turner-Goodhart, Martingale
Customize an adorable pincushion using Kori's hand-lettering techniques. Her tracing methods promise perfection on the first try! She is the author of Stitched from the Heart.  (needle; thread; scissors; thimble; rulers; pins; paper & pencil; rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; permanent marking pens; 0.01 black Pigma Pen; med thick Sharpie marker; pencil; 12in ruler; #7 or #8 embroidery needle; sm snipping scissors)

409. LOG CABINS TO LOVE  $10
Marti Michell, Michell Marketing, Inc,
Learn why you want a special ruler for Log Cabin quilts and how to use them. Watch Marti cut 84 pieces in three minutes and learn to teach her nearly world famous "Fat Quarter Log Cabin" Quilt.

410. KEEPING YOUR BUSINESS RELEVANT FOR THE FUTURE  $10
Alex Anderson & Ricky Brooks, RNK Distributing
As our customers transition from Baby Boomer to Millennial, our products and our businesses must remain relevant through this transition. Learn to keep step and be ahead of the game.

411. LEARN TO TEACH TEMPLATE QUILTING ON DOMESTIC MACHINES  $10
Donelle McAdams, Sew Steady
It's Hot! It’s Template Quilting! Donelle will teach you how to successfully introduce your customers to quilting in a whole new way.

412. HOST A TRADER'S DICE GAME NIGHT  $10
Teresa Coenen, Stitchin' Tree LLC
Teresa will demonstrate how to host a Trader's Dice game night/event to sell hard-to-move inventory.

413. MODERN WOOL FELT APPLIQUÉ  $10
Ellen March, Sulky of America
Using color and unique designs, wool felt appliqué can be any style. Learn techniques for preparing and stitching with wool felt while making an easy-to-teach project. (embroidery scissors)

414. WOOL APPLIQUE′ THE EASY WAY  $10
Judy Moore Pullen, The Colonial Needle Company
Turn basic hand applique′ stitches into an embellished look on wool using wool yarn and cotton threads. (paper & pencil)

415. TUCKER UNIVERSITY USING DEB TUCKER'S STUDIO 180 DESIGN TOOLS.  $10
Phyllis Fay & Beth Sidley, Tucker University
Prepare to teach the first lesson of Tucker University by receiving hands-on practice on how to use the lesson plan, Studio 180 Design tools and technique sheets, and Tucker Univesity Design Sheets. Starter kits will be available for purchase. (rotary cutter, ruler, & mat)

SUNDAY | MAY 19
TAKE & TEACH •  8AM-9:30AM • (CLASSES 505-516)
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. KILTS AND QUILTS ® ROSETTES  $10
Patience Griffin, Banyan Batiks by Northcott
Join award-winning author Patience Griffin, creating rosettes, featuring her batik plaid collection and focusing on her Book Club BOM!

506. 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 & pencil)

507. SPRING WOOL ON WOOL MAT  $10
Sheila Rolfer, Clover Needlecraft
Needlefelting is an age-old art form that has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity. One creative form is wool-on-wool felting using a felting needle to interlock wool shapes, allowing you to apply layers, colors, and shape to your project in any way that suits your creative intent. This class results in a finished project using basic felting techniques and tools. (needle; thread; scissors; thimble; rulers; pins; paper & pencil; rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; permanent marking pens)

508. BIAS TAPE MAGIC  $10
Eloise Wagers, Clover Needlecraft
Make and apply different widths of bias tapes and bindings using Clover Bias Tape Makers and Fusible Bias Tape Makers for Stained Glass Quilting, Celtic, and appliqué work for projects. (needle; thread; scissors; thimble; rulers; pins; paper & pencil; rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; permanent marking pens)

509. LEARN WOOL APPLIQUÉ THE BUTTERMILK BASIN WAY!  $10
Stacy West, Martingale
Make a warm, wooly project with easy-to-kit, grab-and-go appeal! Learn Stacy's fusible techniques and her ideas for kits, classes, and displays. Stacy is the author of The Best of Buttermilk Basin. (needle; thread; scissors; thimble; rulers; pins; paper & pencil; rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; permanent marking pens)

510. FINALLY! A COLOR CLASS FOR QUILTERS   $10
Susan Emory, Michael Miller Fabrics
Create a color wheel sample and learn how to teach color selection for quilters using the Sew Colorful Kit. (paper & pencil)

511. HEXIES HYBRID STYLE AND MORE  $10
Marti Michell, Michell Marketing, Inc.
Learn Marti's half machine, half hand-piecing (no paper) fast and easy technique for making Grandmother's Flower Garden style hexagons. See Seven Sisters with no set-in seams and more. (needle; thread; scissors; thimble; rulers; pins; paper & pencil; rotary cutter, ruler, & mat; permanent marking pens; favorite hand-piecing needle; thimble if you use one)

512. BEYOND THE BASICS—TEMPLATE QUILTING ON DOMESTIC MACHINES  $10
Donelle McAdams, Sew Steady
Now you have the basics. In this class, Donelle will take you beyond, "Is that all I can do with that template?" Join the fun.

513. SMALL STUFF SELLS BIG  $10
Teresa Coenen, Stitchin' Tree LLC
Teresa will demonstrate how to sell hard-to-move fabric by cutting it up into small kits and projects. Action plan included.

514. HAND EMBROIDERY COLOR WHEEL SAMPLER  $10
Ellen March, Sulky of America
Learn these tried-and-true ways to get perfect embroidery stitches and make a beautiful modern color wheel in the process. (embroidery scissors)

515. EASYPIECING SCRAPPY SPOOL  $10
Carmen Geddes, Tensisters Handicraft
Experience the most innovative new product at the show! EasyPiecing grid is fun, fast, and accurate! A class favorite!

516. NEEDLETURN APPLIQUE′ THE EASY WAY  $10
Judy Moore Pullen, The Colonial Needle Company
Learn how to make needleturn applique′ easy and fun by using the right threads, notions, tips, and techniques. (paper & pencil)

 

 

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