Saturday, September 28, 2013

There are a few spaces left...

MQX Quilt Festival Northwest is just around the corner....  and I have a few spaces left in the following classes!!!  








Thursday, October 10th
9am to 11am
Class #205
Heavy Metal Quilting   Including 4 new designs!!!
With the look and feel of rod iron fencing Heavy Metal gets its name.  Don’t be fooled by the name, these designs are made using soft curves and spirals.  You will learn how to quilt the border treatment that started it all with a little bit of marking to divide up the space and turn the corners with ease.  Kim will explain the process of creating unique custom designs for many traditional and modern quilts. Supply List: Pen and paper for notes, still camera's welcomed.
$5 handout fee to be collected in class.


Thursday, October 10th
1pm to 3pm
Class #233
Angel Wings, Fish Hooks and More (New class!!!)
What do these two things have in common?  They are both feather designs!  Learn these unique feathers for elegant and whimsical designs. Kim will show you many different feather designs from frilly and feminine to masculine. Once you have the basics of constructing these feathers we will explore using them in borders, blocks and setting triangles.  Kim will show you how to use stencils, templates and rulers for the foundation to quilting these designs into your quilts.  Someone will go home with the class sample.  Supply List: Pen and paper for notes, still camera's welcomed.
$5 handout fee to be collected in class.

Friday, October 11th
9am to 11am
Class #313
Starting With a Swirl-Freehand designs for edge to edge quilting

This is the updated version of Kim’s popular beginner class with many new designs for edge to edge quilting that can also be used for background fills.  Do you like the look of edge to edge quilting but don’t like following a line? Let Kim show you how to freehand quilt fast, fun & fabulous designs all starting with a swirl. Starting with how to piece a stripy quilt on the longarm, we will learn several different styles of Swirls to Start with.  Add a few simple shapes for fast freehand quilting; add a few more fun elements to create fabulous designs to cover your quilt tops.  Supply List: Pen and paper for notes, still camera's welcomed.
$5 handout fee to be collected in class.
 Including complimentary border designs for simple custom quilting!
  Friday, October 11th 
  1pm to 3pm
Class #355   

 





That Loopy Thang: Quick custom designs for samplers and other quilts that stump your imagination.    
Bring your sketch books and follow along as Kim uses loops, swirls and continuous curves to design custom treatments for sampler blocks. You may boost your profit margin with this technique to quickly get those samplers done. Students are encouraged to bring unquilted tops for group discussion on design possibilities. This class if for all skill levels, but geared for beginners to intermediate.  Supply List: Pen for drawing and notes.  Optional: 4 to 5 different colored pens or pencils. 
$5 handout fee to be collected in class.
Including:
How to stitch in the ditch,  crosshatch sashing and block quilting with only one stop and start!!!
 

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