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                                                                20-24, 2009
           Ami Simms, from Flint,
                                                                  Registration Address:
        • International known quilt
                   teacher.                                      Jabez Quilt Seminar
          • Author of 8 quilt books                               Rockcastle County
            and numerous patterns.                                 Extension Office
                                                                1050 West Main Street
          • Creator of Alzheimer’s
                                                               Mount Vernon, KY 40456-
              Art Quilt Initiative.                                      2505
        • Creator of World’s Worst                               Deadline Dec 1, 2008
                 Quilt Contest                                    Any questions call
                                                                    (606) 256-2403
         • Owner of Mallery Press,                             Email: hjackson@uky.edu

*** 38 Classes and workshops taught by 25 quilt teachers from Kentucky,
Tennessee and Indiana
Topic includes:
* Hand Appliqué           * Mini Quilts                   * Thread Painting
* Trapunto                * Machine Quilting              * Perfecting Bindings
* Hand Quilting           * Square In A Square         ****Much, Much, more!
* Photos to Fabric

              To see color photographs of projects visit
                      www.ca.uky.edu/klc or
                                       posted September 15, 2008
         Sponsored by: Kentucky Interested Quilters - Kentucky Leadership Center - UK Cooperative
                                     2009 Jabez Quilt Seminar
                                       January 20-24, 2009

Unless specifically noted in the class description, no additional class information or material list will be mailed to
enrolled students. Participants will be mailed confirmation and teacher contact information after December 15th.
All class information can be found at the Kentucky Leadership Center web site: www.ca.uky.edu/klc or at the
Rockcastle County Extension office website at www.ca.uky.edu/rockcastle.
         You are expected to pay instructor’s class fee when you register. Pay for your first choice. If you do not
get in your first choice, you will be refunded or billed for the second choice fee. Please do not include fees for
your second choice with your registration. For some classes, patterns books, or templates are listed separately in
the supplies list. Those costs should be paid directly to the teacher during class and not sent with your registration.
*With registration, send a check or money order for the total cost of 1st choice class fees and a separate check or
money order for the total of your room, meals and registration.

Featured Teacher Classes:
Each student will only be registered for one day of featured teacher class at the opening of registration. Please sign
up for only one full day or 2 half days of Ami Simms class on your registration as your 1st choice. If you wish to
have a second class with Ami, you may designate so in the section marked “additional featured teacher classes” on
the registration form. After December 1st, any remaining spaces in Ami classes will be filled with those requesting
“additional featured teacher classes”. Remaining spaces will be filled on a first come, first serve basis according to
postmark date.

Evening Activities
* Dinner: 5:00pm-7:00pm
* Check in 5:30pm-6:30pm
* Evening workshops 7:00pm-9:00pm
7:00pm-9:00pm—Travel Mates $3.00
7:00pm-9:00pm— Bargello Mini Quilt $10.00
7:00pm— Square-N-Square Demo— FREE
7:00pm— Sewing Machine Repair/Cleaning-Check in machines
* Kentucky Quilt Registry 7:00pm-10:00pm
*Vendor Classes by Paula’s Quilting Pantry & Paul’s Discount 7:00pm-8:00pm
*Sewing Tools Demos– 8:00am-8:00pm— FREE
*7:00pm—Display completed projects in cafeteria
*8:00pm-10:00pm– Kentucky Quilt Registry
*8:00pm-9:30pm— Selvage Edge Mini Quilt Class —FREE
*8:00pm-9:30pm— Improve your rotary cutting skills—FREE
*7:00pm— Ami Simms Lecture and Quilt Show— FREE
*8:00pm-10:00pm– Kentucky Quilt registry

Body Recall
Get moving and stretch with Body Recall following lunch each day. Pat Duncan, certified Body Recall instructor
(and quilter) will help you to get those muscles stretched out and ready for the afternoon’s classes.
    We have had a growing interest from quilters who would like a designated place to sit and sew. We applaud
those who like to finish their projects! However, the 4H Leadership Center has limited space. We need to be
considerate of classes being conducted, the teachers who strive to be heard, the students who have paid to attend
the class, the cleaning staff, the cafeteria staff, and the committee members who need time and space to set up the
week’s events. Beginning with this year, the only people who may be in a classroom (including the cafeteria)
while a class is in session are those students who are enrolled and participating in that class. Further, the cafeteria
is not to be used for machine sewing at any time outside of class. Class Angels will be asked to assist in making
sure that anyone in a classroom is on the enrollment sheet. The staff of the Leadership Center must be permitted to
clear the cafeteria to end the work shift and the committee will also need to use set up the cafeteria for
activities. This policy will be strictly enforced, and those who choose not to comply will not be eligible to attend
future Jabez Quilt Seminars.

  For those who would like a space to sew, we offer the following suggestions. Empty classrooms will be made
available in the evenings whenever possible. However, please don’t plan to use the apartment in the evenings as
the Quilt Registry will be in the classroom space and the bedrooms will be used as dorm rooms for the week. Your
dorm room is always available for sewing, provided you are quiet while others are sleeping. And finally, the
Leadership Center is available for rent at times other than the days of quilt seminar. Your group may want to
consider hosting a private event here, to take full advantage of the Center’s space. We appreciate your
understanding of the situation, and thank you for your cooperation.

Charlie Blair has agreed to service your sewing machine on Wednesday & Thursday during the conference.
Machines can be checked in with Charlie on Tuesday evening from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Cost for cleaning is $45.00
per machine. Some repairs may also be done on an individual basis. For repairs email Charlie at
mblair@adelphia.net with a description of the problem with your machine.

Bring & Buy Silent Auction
Bring any quilt-related item (s) for the silent auction. Money raised at this auction will be used to defray some of
the expenses of the seminar. Large or small, new or used orphans, UFO’s, finished pieces, tools fabric, or special
services to help quilters, are accepted. For information, contact Rockcastle County Extension Office, 1050 West
Main St, Mount Vernon, KY 40456-2505, (606) 256-2403

Fat Quarter Raffle
Please bring one or more fat quarters for the raffle to help off-set seminar costs. Bring your dollar bills to buy
tickets....you might win!!!!

Feel free to contact the vendors regarding items needed for classes. Vendor’s may not be able to assist you if you
wait too late to make contact. The vendors will have a variety of tools, fabrics and supplies available during the

Paula’s Quilting Pantry                                 Paul’s Discount
833 West Hwy 3094                                       P.O. Box 751
East Bernstadt, KY 40729                                Somerset, KY 42502
606-231-3543                                            606-678-4405
Make Sure You BRING:
Basic Machine Sewing Supplies (BMSS)
*   Sewing machine in good working order with manual and foot pedal.
*   Extension cord or power strip
*   Extra needles in different sizes, bobbins, extra bulb, required machine feet
*   Rotary mat, rotary cutter, extra blades and ruler (s)
*   Fabric scissors, paper scissors, thread clippers, seam ripper, straight pins
*   Pencils and fabric markers for dark and light fabric
*   Paper for taking notes

Basic Hand Sewing Supplies (BHSS)
*   Thimble and different size needles, thread to match fabric
*   Rotary mat, rotary cutter, extra blades, ruler (s)
*   Fabric scissors, paper scissors, thread clippers, seam ripper, straight pins
*   Pencils and fabric markers for dark and light fabric
*   Paper for taking notes

NO evening snacks or snacks for classrooms will be provided. If you would like snacks,
please bring your own….

Personal Items
* Personal hygiene items and hair dryer. No candles, please.
* Cell phones. (There are no phones in the rooms but a pay phone is available. Cell phone reception is dependent
upon your provider). You may wish to bring a phone card.
* There is a lift for moving luggage and sewing machines to lower level. Rolling carts are always helpful for
moving sewing machines and supplies.

Kentucky Leadership Center, Jabez, KY
The emergency phone number is (270) 866-4215. Maps and directions are on the web site.
                           Kentucky Quilt Registry:

           If you have an antique quilt that you have been meaning to
    get in the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society’s Quilt Registry, this
    is your opportunity. Time will only allow for 15-20 quilts to be
    registered during Jabez Quilt Seminar. Quilt Registry will be on
    Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings. Quilts will be sched-
    uled on a first come, first serve basis. No more than 2 quilts per
    person may be registered. Send in the Quilt Registry form with
    all other registration materials. You will contacted by Carol Ann
    White, KHQS historian with your appointment time during
    KHQS. There is no cost to have your quilt registered. If you
    wish to have a registry label for your quilt, your label will cost

     Tu1. Travel Mates                   Tu2. Square-N-Square Demo
T    Mary Hixson & Jennifer Klee         Rita Hardman
     7:00—9:00pm      $3.00              7:00—9:00pm
U    All levels                          FREE
                                         All levels
S    Tu3. Bargello Mini Quilt (8”x11”)   Tu4. Cleaning & Repair Check-In
     Janice Hager                        7:00-9:00pm
D    7:00—9:00pm                         $ 45.00 per machine for bias
     $ 10.00                             cleaning. Non computerized ma-
A    All levels                          chines only….
     W1. Fat Quarter Jacket                W2. Oriental Fan
     Marjorie Baker                        (28” W x 34” L) Polly Taylor
     8:00am-4:30pm                         8:00am-4:30pm
     $ 25.00                               $60.00
W    Level: Beginner                       Level: All levels

                                           W4. Country Line Quilt
E    W3. Begining Thread Painting-
     Coleus (12” inch square)              Margaret Scott (all sizes)
D    Terry White 8:00am-4:30pm
     $35.00 (Includes partial kit)         $ 28.50 (Includes pattern)
                                           Level: All levels
N    Level: Beginner
                                           W6. Vintage Zig Zag
E    W5. Piping Hot Noodles (36”x36”)
     Sarah Frye                            (7 1/2” x 8 1/2”)
                                           Janice Hager 8:00am-4:30pm
S    8:00am-4:30pm
     $35.00                                $20.00 (Includes Magazine)
                                           Level: Intermediate
D    Level: Intermediate

A    W7. Butterflies in the Garden
     Cheryl Witt (74” x 102”)
                                           W8. Begin Free Motion Machine
                                           Quilting Melvina Blair
Y    8:00am-4:30pm Level: Intermediate
     $25.00 + $4.00 Pattern
                                           $50.00 (Includes Kit)
                                           Level: All levels
    W9. From A Postcard to the Wall
    Mary Nehring (14”x18”)                 W10. Vendor Classes
    8:00am-4:30pm                          7:00pm-8:00pm
    $50.00 (Includes Kit)                  FREE— 30 minutes each
    Level: Intermediate

    T1. Invisible Appliqué                 T2. How to improve your Quilting
    Ami Simms $ 47.00 (includes kit)       Stitch Ami Simms $ 30.00
    8:00am-12:00pm                         1:00pm-4:30pm Level: Beginner
    Level: Beginner
T   T3. Ohio Rose Appliqué (15” x 15”)     T4. Gift Boxes Margaret Scott
                                           8:00am-4:30pm (71”x81”)
H   Polly Taylor 8:00am-4:30pm
    $40.00 ( Includes Kit) Level: Beginner $ 28.00 ( Includes Pattern)
                                           Level: Intermediate
U   T5. Curves the Easy Way                T6. “Stained Glass” (40” x 58”)
R   Lynette LeGette (36 1/2” x 48 1/2”)
                                           Easie Cecil $25.00
S   $ 35.00 Level: Advanced                Level: All levels

D   T7. Bits-N-Pieces Cheryl Witt
    8:00am-4:30pm (51”x51”)
                                           T8. Cumberland Crossings
                                           Rita Hardman
A   $ 15.00 Level: Beginner or any level   8:00am-4:30pm
                                           Level: Intermediate

Y   T9. Stained Glass Star Cath Evans
    8:00am-4:30pm (48”x48”) $25.00         T10. Machine Trapunto (56”
    (Kit $60.00) Level: Intermediate       square) Melvina Blair $52.00
                                           8:00am-4:30pm Level: Intermediate
    T11. Improve Rotary Cutting Skills     Level
    by Cath Evans– FREE
    8:00pm-9:30pm                          T12. Selvage Edge Mini Hazel
                                           Jackson—FREE 8:00pm-9:30pm
F1. Twisted Sisters                        F2. Little Jo’s Mary Lou Casada
Ami Simms                                  8:00am-4:30pm ( 2 sizes)
8:00am-4:30pm $42.00                       $30.00 Level: All Levels
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
                                           F4. Fabric Portraits (18”x22”)
F3. Not Your Grandmothers Flower           (18” x 22”) Julianne Kravetz
Garden Sarah Frye (36”x54”)                8:00am-4:30pm $50.00
8:00am-4:30pm $35.00
Level: Intermediate
                                           All Day Level: Beginner           F
F5. Hand Quilting Jean Wells
                                           F6. Plum Crazy Rita Hardman
                                           8:00am-4:30pm (
$15.00 (partial kit included)
                                           $25.00 Level: Intermediate        I
Level: All levels                          F8. Scribbles Stitch (12”X 12”)
                                           Linda Griffiths
F7. Border Fabric Placemats
Cath Evans
                                           8:00am-4:30pm Level: All levels
                                           $15.00 + $2.50 Kit
8:00am-4:30pm $12.50
Level: All levels                          F10. Ami Simms FREE               Y
                                           Evening Lecture
F9. Paint Your Own Hibiscus
(18”x18”) Amy Aldenderfer Evening
$30.00 – Kit $10.00 also register for S3
Level: Intermediate

S1. Electric Quilt                         S2. Buttonhole Stitch Appliqué
Cath Evans                                 Linda Griffiths 8:00am-11:30am
8:00am-11:30am $ 12.50
Level: Beginner
                                           $15.00 + Kit $2.50 (12”12”)
                                           Level: All levels
S3. Paint Your Own Hibiscus                S4. Perfect Binding Jane Brown    A
Amy Aldenderfer—Part 2 of F9               8:00am-11:30am
8:00am-11:30am $30.00– Kit $10.00          $25.00 (partial kit included)     T
Level: Intermediate (18”x18”)              Level: All Levels
S5. Bargello Mini Quilt                    S6. Travel Mats
Janice Hager
8:00am-11:30am          $10.00
                                           Mary Hixson & Jennifer Klee
                                           8:00am-11:30am $3.00
Level: All levels                          Level: All                        D
                                    2008 Jabez Quilt Seminar
                                      Tuesday Evening January 20th

Tu1. Travel Mates          May Hixson & Jennifer Klee                      $3.00
Level: All levels
Use your fabric scraps and zippers to create a one-of-a-kind pieced Hanger Hideaway with Seminole patchwork.
A vinyl lined make-up pouch will be made to match.
Supplies: Bring the scraps and 20 inch garment zipper for a Hanger Hideaway; 9 inch garment zipper and scraps
for a pouch. Scraps need to be equivalent to 3/4 yard of fabric. Bring rotary cutter, mat and ruler, thread, sewing
machine, zipper foot and sewing supplies. (Don’t be fearful of the zipper-these will be the easiest zippers you will
ever apply!). Patterns, vinyl, hanger, muslin and fabric for Seminole will be provided. BMSS.

Tu2. Square In A Square Demo                 Rita Hardman                      FREE
Learn the basics of the Square In A Square techniques. Use the ruler to make accurate seams quickly and easily
for many design possibilities.

Tu3. Bargello Mini Quilt (8:x11”)             Janice Hager                        $10.00
Level: All levels
Learn the technique of bargello with this easy project that can be completed in an evening. You will learn about
arranging colors, strip piecing and quilting your masterpiece.
Supplies/Materials: BMSS, 12x12 batting– low loff suggested, thread to match, 12x12 backing fabric walking
foot and/or free motion foot. Choose 6 or 7 colors. Cut 1 1/4” Strip from each color, across the width of fabric.

Tu4. Cleaning & Repair Check-In           Charlie & Melvina Blair                 $45.00 per machine for cleaning
Email mblair@adelphia.net for more information on repairs.

                                          Wednesday January 21st

W1. Fat Quarter Jacket                                   Marjorie Baker                      $25.00
LEVEL: Beginner
This loose fitting jacket can be made to any size by changing the size of the “building” block. It is made from six
squares of fabric trimmed with binding, fabric bands or can be lined to create a reversible jacket. This is a great
beginner serger project, but can be constructed without one.
 Techniques: Directional prints should be avoided. Keep in mind when selecting your size that a smaller square
will produce a shorter sleeve and smaller wrist measurement . When in doubt go to a larger size. If you have long
arms, go to a larger size. Fat quarters are precut fabric pieces that typically measure 18 by 22 inches. For sizes
requiring larger than 18 inch squares, purchase fabric by the yard according to desired dimensions. Always allow
for shrinkage by purchasing a little extra and pre-washing before cutting squares.
Supplies: 6 fat quarters or equivalent yardage to cut 6 squares according to size chart (if you want both shoulders
to match, 2 squares need to match), 1/4-1/2 yard of fabric if making your own binding/bands and cuffs, thread,
scissors or rotary cutter, ruler and mat, serger (optional) and sewing machine– used for stay stitching. BMSS.
SIZE               FULL BUST          CUT SQUARES                 DIAGONAL measurement
                   (inches)                                       (chest/hip area allow 8-10” ease)
X-small            32                 14– 14 1/2 inches           38-41 inches
Small              34                 15 1/2– 16 inches           42-44 inches
Medium             36                 16 1/2– 17 inches           45-47 inches
Large              38                 17 1/2– 18 inches           48-50 inches
X-Large            40-42              18 1/2– 19 inches           52-54 inches
XX-Large          44-46             19 1/2– 20 1/2 inches       55-58 inches
XXX-Large         48-52             21 1/2– 22 1/2 inches       60-63 inches
XXXX-Large        54-56             23– 23 1/2 inches           64-66 inches
XXXXX-Large       58-60             24– 24 1/2 inches           67-69 inches

W2. Oriental Fan (28” x 34”) Polly Taylor $60.00 (Includes pattern & template)
LEVEL: All levels.
Make a beautiful fan with cording, tassel, button and stripping.
Techniques– Arrangement of dark and light colors, cording, iron on heat & bond.
Amount Completed: 75-100% complete
Supplies: Background 1 yard. Border 1 yard. Backing, sleeve and binding 1 1/2 yards. 1 tassel and 1 button. 10
strips of 1 1/2 strips 42” long ranging in color from light to dark. (Polly prefers to use 2 22” long strips to avoid
“dog’s hind leg” curved effect!) 1 long strip of fabric 1 1/4 X 84” to use with the cording about 90 inches in
length. 1/4 yard of contrasting fabric for ribbons. More yardage if you want more ribbons. Teacher will have
template and pattern for students.

W3. Begin Thread Painting-Coleus (12” inch square) Terry White $15.00 (Includes fabric and stabilizer)
LEVEL: Beginner
Coleus is a simple vibrant design, easy for the beginner to explore thread painting and learn how to use variegated
threads to their best potential.
Techniques-Student will learn how to set up machine, stabilize fabric, choose threads for thread painting.
Amount Completed: Design stitched.
Supplies: Variegated cotton threads. Be sure that you have some good contrasting colors and at least two light,
two medium and two dark colors of thread. Medium shades of orchid. Yellow to bright green. Pale pink, yellow
and light green. Pale pink, orchid and light orange. Red and purple. Deep greens. Dark blues and black. Copper
or Bronze metallic thread. Tan color Maxi-Loc thread (yes that is a serger thread) for the bobbin. Darning foot,
embroidery foot or stippling foot. Size 100 topstitch needles. Little embroidery scissors. Metal thread stand for
smooth thread delivery, if spools are oversized.

W4. Country Line Quilt Margaret Scott                            $ 28.50 (Includes pattern)
LEVEL: All levels
 Make a beautiful quilt using fat quarters and sashing. This is a quick quilt to make.
Techniques– Fan & Log Cabin Patterns
Amount Completed: All blocks can be made,
                  Lap                Throw             Twin               Queen            King
Size:   481/2 “ x 601/2”         601/2” x 721/2” 601/2” x 841/2” 841/2” x 1081/2” 1081/2 x 1201/2”
Fat Quarters        6                   10              12                  24             36
Sashing &         1 1/8 yards        1 2/3 yards        2 yards           3 2/3 yards     5 1/4 yards
Inner Border
Outer Border       1 1/8 yards       1 3/8 yards       1 3/8 yards        2 yards          2 3/8 yards
Binding           1/2 yard           2/3 yard          2/3 yard           7/8 yard         1 yard
Backing           3 1/2 yards        3 7/8 yards       5 1/8 yards        7 2/3 yards      10 3/4 yards
Batting           Twin               Twin              Twin               Queen            King

Cut the Fat Quarters6               10                 12                24                 36
According to:
Diagram below:
2 1/2”x 11 1/2” 12                  20                 24                48                 72
4 1/2”x 4 1/2” 12                   20                 24                48                 72
4 1/2”x 6 1/2” 12                   20                 24                48                 72
3 1/2”x 5 1/2” 24                   40                 48                96                 144
Sashing & Inner
Cut the Border
Cut 1 1/2”x wof 22                  35            42               80                         116
Subcut the above strips to:
1 1/2”x 3 1/2” 12                   20            24               48                         72
1 1/2”x 4 1/2” 12                   20            24               48                         72
1 1/2”x 11 1/2” 32                  55            66               136                        207
Cut the Outer Border
6” x wof          6                 8             8                10                         12
**Remaining WOF strips are for sashing between rows and inner border.
Bring any leftover fabric to class.

W5. Piping Hot Noodles Sarah Frye                        $35.00
LEVEL: Intermediate
Kick your quilts up a notch with piping and lots of bright cheerful fabrics. Learn to make perfect tiny piping for all
your quilts and to make blocks with curved pieces without sewing curved seams. This quilt looks complicated, but
is so easy and so much fun that once you get started, it will be hard to stop making “noodles”. Techniques– Stu-
dents will learn to experiment and play with color to correctly and accurately use the rotary cutter to make piping
and insert it in seams to stitch in the ditch and to experiment with layouts of the blocks for different effects. The
technique is from Susan K. Cleveland’s book, “Piping Hot Curves”.
Amount Completed: Blocks made and assembled.
Supplies: Sewing machine in good working order. Instruction manual for machine. Small cutting mat and rotary
cutter with sharp blade. Cording foot (if you have one but do not buy one). Zipper foot (will work great if you
don’t have cording foot). Paper scissors. Fabric scissors. Neutral thread or thread to blend with fabric. Bottom
line or other really fine thread– black and/or white. Fabric from any one of the options below or do your own
thing, you can’t go wrong cord for piping will be given in class.
Fabric: Option 1– 12 black and white prints and solid black for background and noodles, fat quarters are great
and 3 fat quarters in one or more bright colors for piping.
Option 2– 12 black and white prints and solid black for background. Fat quarters are great. Bright dots or other
prints for noodles. Lots of scraps or pieces at least 7” square. 3 fat quarters for piping. You may use all one
bright accent color, your black and whites or solid black. The more colors the better. Option 3– USE YOUR
IMAGINATION– 12 fat quarters of your choice for backgrounds and/or noodles. 6 or 8 fat quarters of your choice
to contrast or compliment your background. 3 fat quarters of a really striking fabric for piping. Stripes, checks
and other geometric designs make a great piping.

W6. Vintage Zig Zag Janice Hager (71 1/2” x 81 1/2”) $20.00 (Includes magazine with article)
LEVEL: Intermediate
This is a beautiful quilt. Fun to do and watch it zig zag. Can be done in 30’s reproductions, batiks or even scrap
Techniques– Quick piecing and rotary cutting.
Amount Completed: 1/3 of the quilt
Supplies: BMSS, thread, 10 fat quarters or scraps amount equaling that, 3 1/4 yards solid for setting pieces and
outer border, 2 5/8 yards solid for strip sets and inner border, 5/8 yard for binding, 5 yards backing fabric, full size
quilt batting. From each fat quarter cut: 4 (4 1/2”x 18”) lengthwise strips. From 3 1/4” yards solid cut: 6 (11 1/4”
wide strips. From strips cut 18 (11 1/4”) squares. Cut squares in half diagonally in both directions to make 72
quarters square B triangles (2 are extra). 3 (5 7/8” wide) strips. From strips, cut 14 (5 7/8” squares. Cut squares
in half diagonally to make 28 half square A triangles. 8 (3 1/4” wide) strips. From 2 5/8 yards solid cut, 8 (3 1/2”
wide) strips, 40 (1 1/2” wide) strips. From 5/8 yard binding cut, 9 (2 1/4” wide) strips for binding.

W7. Butterflies in the Garden                       Cheryl Witt     $25.00
LEVEL: Intermediate
Pretty butterflies and flowers remind you of grandmother's garden. Make this traditional quilt in 30’s reproduction
fabrics or any fabric that you like. The butterflies are hand or machine pieced and hand appliquéd onto squares.
Learn freezer paper hand appliqué method for making flowers and leaves, marking for curved vines and making
bias strips for vines.
Techniques– Using templates to cut pieces, hand piecing, hand appliqué, piecing curves, matching seams, cutting
bias strips and making bias stems with bias bars.
Supplies: ($4.00 for pattern (pay teacher during class) 30 fat quarters or 7 1/2 yards of assorted prints and solids
for blocks and flowers, 1/2 yard assorted green prints for leaves, 1 1/2 yard of solid green for vines, leaves and
binding, 5 1/2 yards white for background blocks and borders, embroidery floss to match butterflies, freezer paper,
hand sewing needles, 100 % cotton threads to match appliqué and background, 3/8” bias pressing bars, template
plastic, mini iron and ironing mat, spray starch, small paintbrush or Q-tips, small fabric scissors, very fine tip per-
manent marking pen and mechanical pencil for marking. Needed later to finish quilt: 2 yards solid pink for borders
and butterflies, 2 1/4 yards solid blue for borders and butterflies, 6 yards for backing and Queen size batting. ***
scraps may be used to make total amount of fabric.

W8. Begin Free Motion Machine Quilting Melvina Blair                     $50.00 (Includes Kit)
LEVEL: All levels
If you want to learn to free motion machine quilt, you won’t want to miss this class!
Technique– Layering quilt, best types of needles, threads and batting to use for machine quilting, warm up exer-
cises, the secrets to machine quilting, free motion patterns and following a template pattern and how to mark the
Supplies: BMSS, variety of machine quilting threads. For free motion you must have a machine that can drop
feed dogs, free motion foot or darning foot, extra machine needles.

W9. From A Postcard To The Wall Mary Nehring                              $50.00
LEVEL: Intermediate
Everyone has a favorite photo or postcard– you know the one– dog-eared and stuck to the refrigerator with a mag-
net, or pinned to your design wall. Wouldn’t you love to translate that treasured picture into a permanent work of
wall art? Come join us for “From a Postcard to the Wall” where we will learn how to transform a landscape photo
or postcard into a wall quilt made of fabrics. We will master the skills of simplifying the design, enlarging the
image, preparing the pattern and templates and I will show you my easy and time-saving techniques to sew your
creation together into a lasting memory that you can be proud of.
Techniques: Making an enlarged pattern from a small image. Sewing the project together, quickly, accurately
and easily using a zigzag sewing machine, clear thread and a glue stick.
Amount Completed: Most, or all of the quilt top.
Supplies: Postcard or photo of a simple landscape. Sewing machine with an adjustable zigzag that each student
knows how to operate. New sharp sewing machine needles, sizes 70/10 or 80/12. Fabric in colors that the student
wants to use to create a favorite landscape. (Fat quarters or half-yard amounts). Grey thread. Straight pins. Scis-
sors– one pair for paper and one pair for fabric. Black Sharpie permanent pen (fine point). Pencil and paper for
note taking.

                                           Thursday January 22nd
T1. Invisible Appliqué              Ami Simms                  $ 47.00 (Included kit)
LEVEL: Beginner, Intermediate
Explore a new way to appliqué where the thread is nearly invisible.
Techniques: Learn by sewing straight seams, curves, circles, points and V-shapes with butt-ugly thread. We won’t
be making anything pretty in class, but by the time we’re done you’ll want to run right out and start a king-size
Rose of Sharon.
Supplies Furnished: Half a piece of Dirt Cheap Template Material, 100% cotton pre-washed fabric with which to
appliqué, Contrasting and matching thread, 1 needle, 4 appliqué pins, 2 “Spit Pens” (pink & blue, a copy of Invisi-
ble Appliqué by Ami Simms. You bring: scissors (paper and cloth, thimble and favorite needle if you think you’ll
hate mine.

T2. How To Improve Your Quilting Stitch            Ami Simms                       $
LEVEL: Beginner, Intermediate
If the only advice on how to get your stitches smaller has been, “Just make’em smaller!” then this workshop is for
you. There are certain variables that you can control in order to get smaller, more even stitches. I’ll tell you what
they are and we’ll practice together.
Techniques: Class time will include evaluating approximately 40 different batts for “needle-ability”, loft and
bearding; plus learning exactly how to position your fingers to make a small and even running stitch.
Supplies: Thimble, hoop (at least 12” diameter), pre-washed 100% cotton muslin to fit it (top and back), batting,
contrasting quilting thread, needle.

T3. Ohio Rose Appliqué (15” x 15”) Polly Taylor                  $40.00 (Includes Kit)
LEVEL: Beginner
Mark quilting grid on background, trace patterns, learn bias stems, iron freezer paper to fabric, position units.
Learn tiny appliqué stitch, layer unit with batting and background backing.
Techniques– Basics of hand appliqué using freezer paper.
Amount Completed: 50%
Supplies: This is a beginning appliqué class using freezer paper. Kit provided. Students will only need two appli-
qué needles, fabric and paper scissors, a #2 lead pencil and light green and pink thread.

T4. Gift Boxes                       Margaret Scott                       $28.00 (Includes Pattern)
LEVEL: Intermediate
Do you have a lot of 2 1/2” strips cut and don't know what to do with them. This quilt is for you. This is a beauti-
ful scrappy quilt.
Techniques– Use a jelly roll strips, how to sew strips together, cutting triangles.
Amount Completed: 1/2 of quilt
Finished Sizes              Throw (62” x71 1/2”)                                    Twin (71 1/2” x 81”)
2 1/2” Print Strips                  31                                                      45
Background                           1 1/8 yards                                             1 5/8 yards
Border 1                             1/2 yard                                                5/8 yard
                                     1 5/8 yards                                             2 1/4 yards
Border 2                             1 1/3 yards                                             5 yards
Binding                              5/8 yards                                               5/8 yards
                               (7- 12 1/2” strips)                                       (8– 2 1/2” strips)
Tools Needed: 6” square and 12 1/2” square, rotary cutter and mat. NOTE: Picking your fabric hint: You can use
any colors for your strips. Pick from a fabric collection for a coordinated look or go scrappy with wild mismatched
prints. Pick a background fabric that contrasts with the strips.
Cutting Instructions:
Throw                                                            Twin
Cut 31– 2 1/2” strips                                            Cut 45– 2 1/2” strips
Cut 15– 2 1/2” strips from background                            Cut 21– 2 1/2” strips from background
Cut 6– 2 1/2” strips from Border 1                               Cut 7– 12 1/2” strips from Border 1
Cut 7– 6 1/2” strips from Border 2                               Cut 8– 6 1/2” strips from Border 2
*****Bring leftover fabric to class with you!!!

T5. Curves the Easy Way Lynette LeGette                $35.00
LEVEL: Advanced
Enjoy the fun with guaranteed success! This exciting technique allows you to be the designer, cutting curves with-
out templates. You will proudly “show off” the dramatic results! Don’t miss how easy it is!
Techniques: Cutting sewing for curves, pinless sewing, fearless designing.
Fabric: NOTE: Fabric is washed, pressed and 8 strips cut BEFORE class. The 8 fabrics will be used in pairs so
select which option, A or B works for you. Remember YOU are the designer so pick fabrics you like! (A) Use
two color families. Select fabrics that have big color changes within the design rather than a uniform all over pat-
tern of same color. Batiks and Marbled Fabrics work well as some examples. (B) Use two color families. Select a
range of colors and values for each family. Choose the 8 fabrics and pair up to see which ones you like together.
Not all the pairs should be “high contrast”. Marbled fabrics work well as only one example. Be creative. You are
the designer here! 8 (eight) fabrics, 3/8 yards of each, Inner border– 3/8 yard, Outer border– 1/2 yard, Binding–
3/8 yard (or you can piece the remains from the project), Backing– 1 5/8 yards, Batting– 41” X 53” (will be needed
as Design Board and then will be used in the quilt). BEFORE CLASS– Wash all fabrics. Press carefully. Do not
stretch or distort fabric. Cut ONE strip from each of the 8 fabrics (6” X width of fabric). Leave the selvedges on.
$9.00 for pattern, payable to teacher.
Supplies: BMSS. Thread, Needles, #70 or #80 sharp. Foot that allows you to sew a consistent 1/4” seam, cutting
mat 24”X36” size is good, rotary cutter and two new blades, ruler 24”X5” or wider, pins (thin is better) and batting
41”X53” (using as design board and then in the quilt).

T6. “Stained Glass”                  Easie Cecil                           $25.00
LEVEL: All levels
Make a lap quilt from 12 different squares of fabric that looks like a stained glass window. The black strips (no
bias) look like “leading: in a window. Batiks or hand dyed fabric work very well. Do not mix prints and solids.
Use another color besides black for the leading if you wish.
Techniques– To sew an accurate 1/4” seam, correct pressing of seams, correct way to hold ruler when cutting
with rotary cutter, proper way to join border strips and binding strips.
Supplies: All fabrics should be 100% cotton. 12 different colored 12 1/2” squares. 1 yard of black for leading. 1
3/4 yard border and binding. 3 yards of backing. 24’ ruler, cutting mat and rotary cutter, 12 1/2” square up, mask-
ing tape & pen that will write on tape.
Cutting Instructions: Cut twelve 12 1/2 squares . Cut 26 one inch wide black strips– width of fabric.

T7. Bits-N-Pieces           Cheryl Witt                           $15.00
LEVEL: All Levels
Make this cheery quilt in 30’s reproduction fabrics or any fabric that you like. An original pattern, which will give
a traditional look, makes a quilt that is sure to be a wonderful heirloom. It can be made into a baby size or up to a
king size while using your scraps.
Techniques– Basic cutting with rotary cutter, making half squares triangles, matching seams and pinless seams.
Amount Completed:75-100%
Supplies: 1 yard background, assorted prints (scraps to total 1 1/2 yards), 2 1/2 yards, for backing and binding, 58”
x 58” of batting and 100% cotton thread to match background. Cutting directions: from print squares cut; 144– 3”
squares and 36– 31/2” squares. From background fabric cut; 108-3” squares and 36– 3 1/2 squares.

T8. Cumberland Crossings                        Rita Hardman                       $25.00
LEVEL: Intermediate
This quilt has broken outside borders representing a dangerous river crossing. The diamond unit is made with su-
per ease the Square in a Square way. It won’t be a hazard for you to create with Rita’s hands on help (one step at a
Techniques– How to use the SNS ruler, SNS techniques, diamond shape and construction. Precison piecing, con-
struction and color.
Fabric: Choose a print fabric for the outside border— 1 3/4 yards. Then choose a background fabric– 2 1/2 yards.
Choose 2 coordinating fabrics– 1 yard each. 1/4 yard of coordinating fabric for corner stones. 3/4 yard of binding.
Cutting directions: Cut 18– 3 inches tan strips. Cut 13– 1 3/4 inches red strips. Cut 7– 2 inches green strips.
Cut 1– 6 inches tan strip– cut this into 2– 6” settings squares and 12– 2”x6” rectangles. Cut 2-2 inches print strips
– cut this into 10– 2”x6” rectangles. Cut 8-2 inches blue strips– cut into 30– 2” squares for the corner stones. Bor-
ders: cut 5– 2 1/2 inch green for inner border. Cut 6-6 inches print for outer border. Binding: cut strips 2 inches or
2 1/4 inches wide. Book and ruler will be available from teacher.

T9. Stained Glass Star                Cath Evans                  $25.00 ($64.00 kit, optional)
LEVEL: Intermediate
This quilt is an adaption of the traditional Rolling Star, designed by Jinny Beyer. The blocks are set on a dark
field, and the quilt is finished with mitered border fabric specifically designed to complement the quilt. The origi-
nal pattern is from Jinny Beyer Studio-with instructions that utilized templates, bias edge piecing and hand sewing-
things Jinny Beyer is famous for! With permission from JBS, the cutting and assembly instructions have been re-
written to use a rotary cutter and strip piecing.
Technique: This class focuses on color shading, set-in seam construction, mitered corner construction and work-
ing with border prints.
Amount Completed: Quilt top should be completed in class.
Supplies: Stained Glass Star Fabric Kit with precut lengths of fabric, or fabrics of your choosing, BMSS, Sewing
machine– one in good working order, 1/4 presser foot, Stiletto or pointed wooden skewer, Matte (18”x24” pre-
ferred for all classes), Rotary Cutter with good blade and paper cutting blade, cotton thread (neutral gray will work
best), 12 1/2” square up ruler with 45⁰ angle marking (or 6”x24” with similar marking), fine Sharpie or Pigma Mi-
cron permanent marker and 1 piece transparent template plastic (8 1/2”x 11” or larger). If you wish to choose your
own fabrics, Cath will mail your yardages and precutting instructions.

T10. Machine Trapunto                  Melvina Blair             $52.00
LEVEL: Intermediate
This class will teach you to do machine trapunto blocks and joining the quilted blocks together using the quilt as
you go method to create quilts ranging from wall size to king size.
Techniques-The student will learn two unique quilting techniques while completing this distinctive quilt project.
Machine tranpunto is a method for added extra batting to quilted areas without intensive hand work of the past.
Using the zigzag stitch and binding strips the student will learn to join the quilt blocks together to create quilts
ranging from wall size to king size. Students will learn to mark the blocks; trapunto techniques; layering the
blocks; quilting the blocks; finishing off threads; trimming the blocks; quilt as you go method of assembling the
blocks and sashing strips.
Amount Completed: 50%
Supplies: BMSS, sewing machine with 1/4” foot, free motion or darning foot and walking foot. Fabrics needed: 6
-1/2 yards of 100% cotton fabric– muslin or Kona cotton works well for this project. This is enough for the top
and back, a hanging sleeve and the binding plus some to use as a practice square. 1-1/3 yards for sashing. (Floral
fabric works well here or you can use the same fabric as you’ve used for your blocks). Thread to match your fab-
ric (for quilting). Water soluble thread (optional). 1-1/2 yards of 90” wide cotton or wool batting. Silk batting
will also work, but is expensive. Or, a twin size package of batting will work. 60” square of thick polyester bat-
ting for the trapunto padding. Additional supplies needed: Blue wash out marking pen, Masking tape, machine
quilting needles, hand quilting needles with large eye, 6” X 24” acrylic ruler, 15-1/2” or 16-1/2” acrylic ruler, 45”
long piece of freezer paper, flower head pins, rotary cutter with new blade and cutting mat.

T11. Improve Your Rotary Cutting Skills                  Cath Evans         FREE
LEVEL: All levels
Accurate rotary cutting is essential for easy piecing of your quilt. In this lecture/demo, you’ll learn about fabric
preparation, rotary cutting tools (mats, rulers and cutters) and most importantly a collection of techniques to im-
prove the accuracy and speed of your rotary cutting. Whether you are a beginner that is looking for tips to effec-
tively use your rulers or an experienced quilter looking for tips to improve speed and accuracy, everyone, even left
-handers, will benefit from learning these techniques.
Technique: This class focuses completely understanding of rulers, mats, rotary cutters and building rotary cutting
Supplies: Bring a complete inventory (bring a list; not all of rulers that you have) of all your current rulers-include
ruler make/model and size of ruler. Fabric to practice cutting. 2-3 rulers, rotary cutter and mat. An inventory
would look like this:
         Make                                  Model/Size
         Omni-grid                             6 1/2” x 24”
         June Taylor                           12” x 12”
         Quilt-In-A-Day                        Large Flying Geese Ruler
T12. Selvage Edge Mini Quilt         Hazel Jackson                         FREE
In this workshop you will create a lovely one-of-a-kind masterpiece featuring the selvages of some of your favorite
fabrics. This will make a great conversation piece for you quilt studio or any place where creativity is celebrated.
This is a very quick and satisfying project. All skill levels will leave with a finished piece. This is a No-Stress
Zone, with no “Quilt Police”! It’s all about fun, so bring a friend and enjoy!
Supplies: A piece of Muslin. 12”x14”. One sandwich bag of Selvages (cut about 1 1/2” inches wide). Scissors.
Sewing machine. Off-white Thread (will match most selvages). Straight Pins, about 6 (to hold long selvages in
place). Your piece will be framed at home.

                                             Friday January 23rd
F1. Twisted Sisters                   Ami Simms                   $42.00
LEVELS: Beginner, Intermediate
Light and dark fabrics are stitched or “sistered” together, sliced and recombined to make twisting pinwheel-type
blocks that fit together with or without sashing strips.
Techniques: Other options include floating the pinwheels, folding 3-dimensional block centers and experimenting
with leftover chunks, bits and pieces to create more quilts. You’ll have a lot of choices.
Supplies: Twisted Sisters Rotary Template and Pattern is required and can be purchased in class for a cost of
$16.00. Bring: sewing machine, neutral thread, rotary cutters, mat and ruler. Fabric can be totally scrappy, coordi-
nated or in between. Bring equal amounts of paired lights and darks or paired color #1 and color #2. Fat quarters
or “regular” yardage both work. (Each pair of fat quarters yields three blocks; each pairing of “regular” yardage
yields three blocks and some extra pieces.) Fabric for 3 1/2” x 3 1/2” block centers (color #3 or a repeat of #1 or
#2) are also required. Bring sashing fabric if desired or as safety net if your cutting/sewing techniques aren’t the
best. The greater variety of fabrics, the more fun. Don’t haul more than 10 pounds. Overachievers may cut strips
from each pair into 3 1/2” x 22” (twist) and 5 1/4” x 22” (background) strips if working with fat quarters, or 3 1/2”
x 44” (twist) and 5 1/4” x 44” (background) strips if working with full-width yardage.

F2. Little Jo’s              Mary Lou Casada                            $30.00
LEVELS: All levels
Jo Morton is famous for designing small quilts with traditional blocks. These little beauties are similar in type to
hers and look fabulous in any kind of fabrics, from civil wars (like Andover’s lines designed by Jo herself) to thir-
ties to batiks and contemporary brights. The class will include original patterns for all four little quilts (two are
24” X 29” and two are 27” X 34”), and we’ll cover construction each of the blocks and setting them up either in
rows or on point.
Supplies: For Windmills of My Mind: Blocks-Fabric 1: 3/8 yard (gold), Fabric 2: 1/8 yard (pinwheel). Corner-
stones– 1/8 yard. Sashing– 1.4 yard. Outer Border– 1/2 yard. For Blown to Bits: Blocks– Fabric 1: 1/4 yard
(windmill inner blades), Fabric 2: 1/4 yard (windmill outer blades), Fabric 3: 3/8 yard (background). Cornerstones
– 1/8 yard. Sashing– 1/4 yard. Outer Border– 1/2 yard. For Old Maid’s Puzzle: Blocks– Fabric 1, 2 & 3: 1/4 yard
each, Fabric 4: 1/2 yard (background). Cornerstones and Setting Triangles: 1/2 yard. Sashing: 1/4 yard. Outer
Border: 1/2 yard. For Baskets on Point: Blocks– Fabric 1: 1/4 yard (basket & base, Fabrics 2-7: 1/8 yard each or
scrap to total 7/8-1 yard (“flowers” in basket), Fabric 8: 1/2 yard (background). Cornerstones and Setting Trian-
gles– 1/2 yard. Sashing– 1/4 yard. Outer Border– 1/2 yard. Or, a kit for all 4 mini quilts will be available from
the teacher for $40.00
F3. Not Your Grandmother’s Flower Garden                Sarah Frye        $35.00
LEVEL: Intermediate
Do you avoid quilt patterns with hexagons? Well worry no more, take this class and make a quilt that is all hexa-
gons without the fuss and aggravation. You use only one fabric, stack it, cut one shape and make hexagons by
sewing only straight seams. Your quilt will be unique and no one could duplicate it. This is definitely not your
grandmother’s flower garden quilt.
Techniques-Students will learn to use the rotary cutter and angles on the rulers accurately, to pin fabrics for accu-
rate cutting of stacks of fabric, to arrange kaleidoscope blocks and to play with color for the maximum effect of
their fabric.
Amount Completed: All the cutting will be done, the individual blocks laid out and some of the quilt designed.
The remainder of the process will be demonstrated and explained so they can finish on their own. Intermediate
students won’t have a problem finishing on their own.

F4. Fabric Portraits         Julianne Kravetz                    $50.00
LEVEL: Beginner
Create a beautiful portrait in fabric from your studio photograph or quality snapshot. Suitable for framing or as a
quilted wall hanging-this portrait is sure to become a family heirloom!
Amount Completed: Most, if not all.
Supplies: 5– 7 fat quarters (18” X 22”) of pre-washed/ironed monochromatic small prints varying from light to
dark in the same color family. Approximately 18” X 22” Fabric for the portrait background. Teacher will bring
fabric kits for $13-$14. Embroidery scissors. Regular scissors. Sharp pencil. I recommend a pencil with a re-
tractable lead for consistently sharp. Fine Point “Sharpie” or Micortex permanent marker in blue or black. Iron
and large ironing surface. Teflon pressing sheet. 2 1/2 yards of Transweb or heat and bond Light brand iron-on
adhesive. 1/2 yard of clear plastic. ***Your photo must be sent in with your registration! A portion of the
class fee for this workshop is for transferring your photo to several computer-generated patterns. Choose a clear
photo; a portrait type photo with 1 or 2 people works best. Place a label with your name, address, and phone num-
ber on the back of your photo; place your photo between two pieces of lightweight cardboard and mail with your
registration. Your photo will be returned to you during the class.

F5. Hand Quilting           Jean Wells                 $ 15.00– Preprinted panel, batting & backing provided
Learn heritage hand quilting, including rocking stitch and stipple.
Technique– Will discuss fabric selection, needles, thimbles, thread and batting, backing and needle).
Supplies: Bring BHSS, hoop, thread (white quilting and basting.)

F6. Plum Crazy               Rita Hardman (60” X 84”)                               $25.00
LEVEL: Intermediate
This wonderful design created with the SQAURE IN A SQUARE technique and 9 patch units—So intricate but oh
so easy. This is a pattern that can change to any size quilt—the block is 12 inches with a total of 24 blocks—then
add this to the beautiful border using SQUARE IN A SQUARE technique. See how fast this can be done.
Technique-Students will learn how to use the SNS ruler, SNS basic piecing, 9 patch units, color, construction.
Supplies: Fabric is 3 colors—plum, green, background. Plum 3 3/4 yards, label A. Green 1 3/4 yards, label B.
Background 5 yards, label C. Cutting directions for 24 blocks: A—Cut 15 strips 1 1/2 (Plum). Cut 19 strips 2
inches. B—Cut 18 strips 1 1/2 inches (Green) C—Cut 7 strips 1 1/2 strips (Background). Cut 29 strips 2 inch.
Cut 11 strips 4 1/2 inches, then cut into squares 4 1/2 X 4 1/2, making a total of 96. Border cutting directions: A—
Cut 6 strips 2 inches (Plum). Cut 7 strips 2 1/2 inches. B—Cut 6 strips 2 1/2 inch, then cut into squares 2 1/2 X 2
1/2 making a total of 92 (green). C—Cut 27 strips 1 1/2 inches (background). Binding A (plum) cur 7 strips 2
inches wide (if this is too small for you, then cut strips 2 1/4 inches wide). SNS ruler and book can be purchased in
the class from the teacher.
F7. Place Mats Using Border Fabrics Cath Evans                                     $12.50
LEVEL: All levels
Border fabrics can be used for much more than as a border a quilt or garment. Use border fabrics alone or combine
then with a complimentary fabric to create beautiful placemats– a wonderful gift. Three different patterns will be
provided in rectangular and hexagonal layouts.
Techniques-This project covers creating mirror images with border fabrics; simple placemat construction and
Amount Completed: At least one placemat will be completed.
Supplies: 2 yards of border print fabric, 1 yard coordinating cotton fabric for backing placemats, batting– 30”x 40”
rectangle, 2 pieces template plastic– 8 1/2” x 11”, permanent marker, rotary cutter, ruler, small mat, paper scissors
or old rotary blade for cutting template plastic, sewing machine (and sewing machine manual), 1/4” presser foot,
neutral 100% cotton thread and favorite sewing notions (pins, scissors, seam ripper, replacement needle, etc).

F8. Scribbles Stitch Appliqué                  Linda Griffiths                       $15.00 + Kit $2.50
LEVEL: All levels
Learn how to use the free-motion scribbles stitch in raw-edge appliqué while making a coneflowers block. Dis-
cover how fun and easy this stitch is to use. The scribbles stitch even allows for some thread play while raw-edge
appliquéing your piece.
Techniques: Learn how to use a free-motion Scribbles stitch or for machine raw-edge appliqué.
Supplies: Please be sure your machine is running well. A clear acrylic table (such as a Sew Steady table) is nice
but not necessary. Straight stitch throat plate (zigzag throat plate is fine), machine must have ability to drop or
cover feed dogs and free motion or darning foot.. Other supplies; BMSS, free-motion quilting aids you like to use:
quilting gloves or Teflon sewing surface, light (optional), thread (s) of your choice (cotton, polyester or rayon),
your threads can match or contrast with your appliqué fabrics. Bring several colors for leaves and coneflowers!
Stabilizer and practice piece with various fusible shapes. Block; fused coneflowers appliqué on 14” square back-

F9. Paint Your Own Hibiscus          Amy Aldenderfer                     $30.00 + Kit $10.00
Also sign up for S3. Have you ever been frustrated by NOT finding the perfect fabric? This class will teach you
the fundamentals of fabric painting and then to Appli-Piece the fabric into a small wall hanging of a tropical
Technique-Free-form color theory, painting fabric, raw-edge appliqué, appli-piecing.

Amount Completed: Quilt Top
Supplies: Painting the fabric: 1.5– 2 yards White cotton fabric, washed, pressed, no fabric softener. Fabric
paints— Pink or red, yellow, blue and white (Dynaflo, setacolor preferred). Teacher can supply paints for $16.00;
contact prior to class. Fabric scissors. Ultra fine Sharpie. Mechanical pencil. Brushes– 1/2’, 1 inch and 2 inch
chipwood, a few smaller for details. Plastic drop cloth. Cups for water. Spray bottle. Appli-piecing—Glue stick
(store brand is fine). Wooden skewer or stiletto. Invisible thread. Sewing machine in good working order. Ma-
chine manual. Darning or free-motion foot. Batting larger than 20” square. Backing larger than 20” square. Bast-
ing spray or pins.

F10. Evening Lecture       Ami Simms
                                           Saturday January 24th
S1. Electric Quilt          Cath Evans                 $12.50
Level: Beginner
Whether you want to design your own quilt, modify an existing pattern, check out the fabric and fabric color in
purchase pattern, or simply document your quilts, then Electric Quilt 6 (aka EQ6) is the computer softwear to
know. The class is designed for both beginners and those wishing to build skill sets in EQ6. Topics covered will
include: Understanding and managing the sketchbook and extensive libraries, Creating, drawing and working with
blocks, Downloading and importing fabric “swatches” from the Internet, Laying out a quilt with sashing and bor-
ders, Creating templates and foundation piecing layouts, Adding quilting to your quilt design, Printing fabric re-
quirements, rotary cutting instructions, templates, foundation piecing, patterns, quilting templates and quilt docu-
mentation and EQ6 resources.
Techniques: This is a soft wear class for beginners and those who wish to build EQ6 Skill sets.
Supplies: Personal laptop computer and basic familiarity with your computer, power cord, extension cord, external
mouse (strongly recommended, the Touchpad on most laptops can be troublesome), electric quilt 6 installed and
activated, any manuals you have to accompany your software and pencil and paper.

S2. Buttonhole Stitch        Linda Griffiths                              $15.00 + Kit $2.50
Level: All levels
Learn how to do various shapes using a Buttonhole stitch in raw-edge appliqué while making an Anemones block.
Discover how to handle sharp points, curves and 45-degree angles for a professional look.
Techniques: Learn how to do various shapes using a Buttonhole stitch for Machine Raw-Edge Appliqué.
Amount Completed: One block
Supplies: Please be sure your machine is running well. Bring your manual and attachments. Zig-zag throat plate.
Machine must have a buttonhole stitch (a blind-hem stitch will also work). Open toe Embroidery foot (highly rec-
ommended). Presser foot knee lift (if your machine has one). BMSS, Large eye hand sewing needle, tweezers,
light (optional), Thread (s) of your choice (cotton, polyester or rayon). Your threads can match or contrast with
your appliqué fabrics. Bring several colors for leaves and anemones! Stabilizer (e.g. Sulky® TearEasy™ or
Stitch’n Tear ™). Practice piece with various fused shapes. Block— Fused Anemones appliqué on 14” square

S3. Paint Your Own Hibiscus           Amy Aldenderfer                    $ 30.00 + Kit $10.00
LEVEL: All                  ****Must have had F9****
Have you ever been frustrated by NOT finding the perfect fabric? This day and a half class will teach you the fun-
damentals of fabric painting and then to Appli-Piece the fabric into a small wall hanging of a tropical flower.
Technique-Free-form color theory, painting fabric, raw-edge appliqué, appli-piecing.
Amount Completed: Quilt Top
Supplies: Painting the fabric: 1.5– 2 yards White cotton fabric, washed, pressed, no fabric softener. Fabric
paints— Pink or red, yellow, blue and white (Dynaflo, setacolor preferred) teacher can supply ($16) contact prior
to class. Fabric scissors. Ultra fine Sharpie. Mechanical pencil. Brushes– 1/2’, 1 inch and 2 inch chipwood, a
few smaller for details. Plastic drop cloth. Cups for water. Spray bottle. Appli-piecing—Glue stick (store brand
is fine). Wooden skewer or stiletto. Invisible thread. Sewing machine in good working order. Machine manual.
Darning or free-motion foot. Batting larger than 20” square. Backing larger than 20” square. Basting spray or
S4. Perfect Binding                    Jane Brown                           $25.00
Level: All levels.
The binding, the life of the quilt. It helps your quilt wear well and is the finishing touch. Samples of various
types of binding to be made in class. Making bias binding, prairie points and scallops.
Techniques: Learn skills for the perfect binding that extends the life of your quilt. Making bias binding, prairie
points, scallops and rounding corners.
Supplies: BMSS, all other supplies provided. Any thread color.

S5. Bargello Mini Quilt (8”x11”) Janice Hager                            $10.00
Level: All levels
Learn the technique of bargello with this easy project that can be completed in an evening. You will learn about
arranging colors, strip piecing and quilting your masterpiece.
Supplies/Materials: BMSS, 12x12 batting– low loff suggested, thread to match, 12x12 backing fabric walking
foot and/or free motion foot. Choose 6 or 7 colors. Cut 1 1/4” Strip from each color, across the width of fabric.

S6. Travel Mates           May Hixson & Jennifer Klee                      $3.00
Level: All levels
Use your fabric scraps and zippers to create a one-of-a-kind pieced Hanger Hideaway with Seminole patchwork.
A vinyl lined make-up pouch will be made to match.
Supplies: Bring the scraps and 20 inch garment zipper for a Hanger Hideaway; 9 inch garment zipper and scraps
for a pouch. Scraps need to be equivalent to 3/4 yard of fabric. Bring rotary cutter, mat and ruler, thread, sewing
machine, zipper foot and sewing supplies. (Don’t be fearful of the zipper-these will be the easiest zippers you will
ever apply!). Patterns, vinyl, hanger, muslin and fabric for Seminole will be provided. BMSS.