AQS QuiltWeek Shows

Online general registration begins January 4, 2021 and ends March 21, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
After online registration has ended, admission and classes may be purchased at the show.

Classroom Sponsors

AccuQuilt   BERNINA of AmericaFaultless BrandsHandi QuilterHusqvarna Viking / Sewing Machine ExpressJanome AmericaMartelli EnterprisesPanasonicPFAFF / Abbey Sewing CentersWonderFil

Education

Online general registration begins January 4, 2021 and ends March 21, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
After online registration has ended, admission and classes may be purchased at the show.

Classroom Sponsors

AccuQuilt   BERNINA of AmericaFaultless BrandsHandi QuilterHusqvarna Viking / Sewing Machines ExpressJanome AmericaMartelli EnterprisesPanasonicPFAFF / Abbey Sewing CentersWonderFil

All-Star Review Friday, #STAR-F

Special Events
Friday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
All Levels
$30

Join us for our ever-popular All-Star Review and learn techniques from many of this year’s instructors. Each instructor will give a 10-minute demonstration to all participants from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. After 6:30 p.m., meet the instructors and purchase their books, patterns, and tools. You can even get an autograph or two. A booklet with printed handouts is provided to each participant. This event always sells out fast, so hurry and get your tickets today! 

quiltweek.com

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All-Star Review Wednesday, #STAR-W

Special Events
Wednesday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
All Levels
$30

Join us for our ever-popular All-Star Review and learn techniques from many of this year’s instructors. Each instructor will give a 10-minute demonstration to all participants from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. After 6:30 p.m., meet the instructors and purchase their books, patterns, and tools. You can even get an autograph or two. A booklet with printed handouts is provided to each participant. This event always sells out fast, so hurry and get your tickets today! 

quiltweek.com

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An Evening with Eleanor Burns: This is Your Life, #BURNS

Special Events
Thursday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
Eleanor Burns
All Levels
$45

Enjoy the "song and dance" of "Strip Queen" Eleanor Burns, on stage for the first time in Branson,  MO! Tag along with Eleanor as she shares memories that inspired her favorite quilts, and treats you to photos and stories of her 43 years in the quilting industry. Don’t miss your chance to see this amazing show. Lights, Cameras, Action!

quiltinaday.com

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Appliqué the Easy Way, #23508

Appliqué
Thursday, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Roark Creek
McNeil, Kathy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Let these adorable little burrowing owls teach you how easy appliqué can be. Each bird is created as a unit off block. Apliquick tools are required for this workshop. This finished edge technique is the fastest, most precise, and easiest appliqué technique that I have discovered. You will be amazed at its swift learning curve. After turning your edges, you can hand or machine appliqué your owls together and to the background. Enhance the visual impact of your little owls by adding details with embroidery stitches. Students are so excited with this method that has been sweeping the appliqué world. This block is from my famous Audubon Christmas Quilt.

kathymcneilquilts.com

Beginners and Beyond: Things Every Quilter Should Know, #21807

Lectures
Friday, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
Browning, Bonnie
All Levels
$15

There are many different techniques used during the quiltmaking process. Bonnie will share tips starting with choosing colors, getting points to match, pressing matters, and a variety of finishing techniques. Don’t miss this lecture if you are a beginning level quilter – and there will be plenty of tips for those who are intermediate and beyond. See quilts that help make Bonnie’s points! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quiltweek.com

Big-Block Star Quilt: Quick and Easy Piecing, #27508

Piecing
Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 2
Nancy Mahoney
Beginner, Intermediate
$70
Plus Pattern Fee

Big-Block Stars make this traditional-looking quilt a real beauty. You’ll learn how to make the big-block stars using Nancy’s quick and easy piecing techniques. Make scrappy blocks or plan a color scheme of your choice. You can use a dark background instead of a light one or follow the sample quilt. Any print or batik you choose will make a spectacular, eye-catching quilt. So, what are you waiting for? This class is sure to inspire you to make a beautiful quilt as you learn techniques to use again and again.

nancymahoney.com

Proudly sponsored by Janome

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Blooming Feathered Star Quilt: Improve Your Piecing, #27112f

Piecing
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 2
Nancy Mahoney
Intermediate, Advanced
$110
Plus Pattern Fee

This is the perfect class for any quilter wanting to learn to make a Feathered Star. Nancy will walk students through step-by-step instructions with rotary cutting and piecing techniques for making accurate triangle squares. Her methods make short work of this tricky-looking block. This is an ideal class for anyone who wants to improve their piecing skills. 

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

nancymahoney.com

Proudly sponsored by Janome

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Boundless Beginnings: Get Started on the Longarm (First Offering), #28102w

Quilting/Finishing-LONGARM
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 1
Karen Marchetti
Beginner
$310
Quilting/Finishing-LONGARM

Are you new to the longarm? Are you slightly terrified? When you grab the machine handles, do your fingers ache from anxiety knuckles? Don’t freak! Karen’s 20 years of longarm quilting experience will provide all the help and information you need – her quick no-square loading technique, batting whys and why nots, probably more than you ever wanted to know about thread, problem-solving tricks, quick and easy confidence-building stitches, as well as simple and effective all-overs. Karen has an amazing path finding ability; she’ll help you to find that continuous path when dealing with blocks. She’ll also cover custom designs for sashing, borders, and more! You will leave class ready to conquer any quilt that comes your way! You’ll have your own machine all day so you get plenty of hands-on time.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

creativelongarmquilting.com

Proudly sponsored by Handi Quilter

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Boundless Beginnings: Get Started on the Longarm (Second Offering), #28108f

Quilting/Finishing-LONGARM
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 1
Karen Marchetti
Beginner
$310
Plus Kit Fee

Are you new to the longarm? Are you slightly terrified? When you grab the machine handles, do your fingers ache from anxiety knuckles? Don’t freak! Karen’s 20 years of longarm quilting experience will provide all the help and information you need – her quick no-square loading technique, batting whys and why nots, probably more than you ever wanted to know about thread, problem-solving tricks, quick and easy confidence-building stitches, as well as simple and effective all-overs. Karen has an amazing path finding ability; she’ll help you to find that continuous path when dealing with blocks. She’ll also cover custom designs for sashing, borders, and more! You will leave class ready to conquer any quilt that comes your way! You’ll have your own machine all day so you get plenty of hands-on time.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

creativelongarmquilting.com

Proudly sponsored by Handi Quilter

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Brilliant Borders on the Longarm (Not Your Average Edge!), #28504

Quilting/Finishing-LONGARM
Thursday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Short Creek 1
Karen Marchetti
Intermediate
$125
Plus Kit Fee

Why not make magic happen on a quilt border? Using rulers, stencils, and basic markings, you’ll learn to create brilliant borders on any quilt. Karen will share various examples of both plain and pieced borders and discuss the “how's” and “why's” of the quilting. Then, use what you’ve learned and stitch on a custom printed panel to create your own magical border brilliance! You’ll create something beautiful in class and leave with the skills to take your quilting to the next level. Two people per machine.

creativelongarmquilting.com

Proudly sponsored by Handi Quilter

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Color and Quilting 101, #25501

Color/Design
Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 4
Michelle Renee Hiatt
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

The purpose of this workshop is to arm you with the tools and knowledge to build your own color plans for your blocks, quilts, and other projects. Learn how to make the most of your fabric choices to create the effects you're looking for. Whether you're a traditional quilter or modern quilter, you'll improve your skills and sharpen your eye. This workshop will include an audio-visual component and hands-on fabric play! Michelle will discuss how to identify a fabric's overall color, shading, and tone, then show you how to read and use the Color Wheel. Explore Analogous, Complementary, Split-Complementary, and Triadic color plans in fabric! Appreciate colors that just naturally look good together! You'll dive deep into your stash and figure out how to arrange your fabric, analyze your fabric, and augment your stash with wise purchases. By the end of class, you will look at your fabrics in a whole new way. 

sewonthego.net

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Create a Sewing Machine Cover! Laser-Cut Appliqué, #23505

Appliqué
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Compton Ferry
McCarty, Vicki
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Decorate your sewing room while protecting your machine. Students will learn Vicki’s techniques for applying appliqué, making the most of machine decorative stitches, transferring decorative details and making the project sparkle with embellishments. The kit includes pre-cut and fused appliqué pieces ready to go so you can get to work right away.

calicopatchdesigns.com

PFAFF / Abbey Sewing Centers

 

Crumb Quilting: Use Your Scraps!, #27517

Piecing
Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Cooper Creek 3
Michele Crawford
All Levels
$70
Plus Handout Fee)

What do you do with all those tiny leftover scraps? Be frugal and thrifty by recycling them! Join this totally fun and creative class, and use up the smallest scraps (strips, squares, trimmed triangles, funky sizes, etc.) that you have - the ones you usually throw away! You will learn how to creatively use what you have in front of you! This is stress-free quilting at its finest. You will be piecing (crazily, that is) 4½" squares that can be used in several different ways to make a table runner or wallhanging by adding sashing, an outer border, and binding.

flowerboxquilts.com

Proudly sponsored by BERNINA

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Diamond Log Cabins and More: Lecture/Demo, #22501

Lecture/Demo
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
Eleanor Burns
All Levels
$70

Celebrate the love of Log Cabin quilts with Eleanor Burns as she shares projects from her latest book,  Diamond Log Cabin Quilts and Tree Skirt. Be inspired with beautiful samples made by Eleanor and her staff. Flip through Eleanor's book as she shows you hot to cut Diamonds, sew strips in an assembly line, and finish with a special border. Enjoy her secrets of flat centers and y-seams. As an added bonus, see how to turn a quilt into a festive Tree Skirt. Join this light-hearted, fun class for inspiration and time well spent!

quiltinaday.com

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Diamond Party Quilt (2 Days), #27209tf

Piecing
Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 3
Eleanor Burns
All Levels
$275
Plus Kit Fee

Diamonds last forever, just as a precious family heirloom. Create a memory with Eleanor Burns as you make a stunning 37" x 48" Diamond Party quilt. The first day begins with showing samples, talking about the provided kit, and cutting diamonds simplified with the handy 60-degree Creative Grids® Ruler. The rest of the day, we will sew strips to Diamonds on Janome machines provided for your pleasure. The Party continues the second day with sewing the treasured top together! Join us in class and discover diamonds ARE your best friend.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday and Friday.

quiltinaday.com

Proudly sponsored by Janome

Easy Grid Designs: Home Machine Quilting, #28509

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cooper Creek 3
Seitz-Krug, Cindy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Learn four different easy and beautiful grid-based quilting designs as you work on a pretty mini wholecloth quilt. You're sure to love these fabulous designs and you will find so many places to use them in your quilts! Cindy's easygoing manner of teaching will boost your confidence and help you to master your machine quilting skills. 

quintessentialquilting.com

BERNINA USA

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Easy Small-Scale Log Cabins: Foundation Piecing, #27505

Piecing
Thursday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Compton Ferry
Felicia Brenoe
All Levels
$70
Plus Materials Fee

Have you ever admired Log Cabin quilts with very narrow bars/logs in the blocks and wondered how the maker managed to get it so accurate? The secret is generally that Log Cabin quilts and their cousins, Courthouse Steps and Pineapple quilts, were often pieced on a paper or cloth foundation. The technique allows you to make very narrow logs and also to use fabrics like kimono silks to sew with. In this empowering class, you will learn to foundation paper piece Log Cabin quilts. Join Felicia as you learn this simple technique for making highly accurate foundation pieced quilts. This is the “lazy” version of foundation paper piecing. No quarter inch seam allowance or “add-a-quarter” rulers are required to get excellent results. Perfect for beginners and beyond. 

feliciasworld.com

PFAFF / Abbey Sewing Centers

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Emilie Mini Messenger Bag, #29543

Stitching with Style
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cooper Creek 2
VanDenburgh, Jessica
Beginner, Intermediate
$70
Plus Kit Fee

This mini messenger bag is the perfectly sized everyday bag. It is great for adults and teens! Join Jessica for the morning and learn the basics of bagmaking, including construction, hardware, and zippers. You’ll leave with a beautiful bag with two pockets and a fully adjustable strap! 

sewmanycreationsny.com

Proudly sponsred by Husqvarna Viking/Sewing Machines Express

English Paper Piecing for Beginners: Curved Shapes, #27513

Piecing
Friday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Cooper Creek 1
Michele Crawford
Intermediate
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Slow down, relax, and enjoy sewing with English Paper Piecing (EPP)!  Join Michele for the afternoon and learn how to use EPP to create beautiful, curved shapes in your quilts. EPP is fun, relaxing, and portable, which makes it the perfect technique for hand stitchers. In Project 1, learn how to sew a hexden around a center hexagon to create a flower. In Project 2, learn how to create apple cores and sew them together. In Project 3, learn how to make an ice cream cone and create a flower. Michele will teach you some specific tips and techniques specifically for working with curved shapes. A short PowerPoint Presentation will be presented for inspiration. EPP or handwork experience is required for this class.

flowerboxquilts.com

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English Paper Piecing for Beginners: Hexagons, #27503

Piecing
Wednesday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Short Creek 4
Michele Crawford
Beginner
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Slow down, relax, and enjoy sewing with English Paper Piecing (EPP)! There are different shapes that are used in creating designs with fabric and thread in EPP, and hexagons are all the rage! Michele will teach you a quick and easy way to create all the shapes shown, plus all the EPP basics of needles, basting, stitches, etc. A short Power Point program on what you can make and do with hexagons will be presented for inspiration. In Project 1, learn the basic skills to hand-sew 19 finished hexies together around a center hexagon. In Project 2, learn how to create a half-hexagon, and a diamond. In Project 3, learn how to make a triangle, and then sew hexagons and triangles together to make a star. Please note that this is a FUN, stress-free technique class so the projects will not be finished in class. Don’t miss your chance to get started with English Paper Piecing!

flowerboxquilts.com

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English Paper Piecing: Jewels, #27516

Piecing
Thursday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Short Creek 4
Michele Crawford
Beginner
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Slow down, relax, and enjoy sewing with English Paper Piecing (EPP)! There are MANY different shapes that are used in creating designs with fabric and thread in EPP, and jewels are a FUN shape to create! Michele will teach you a quick and easy way to create EPP jewels, plus a diamond and hexagon plus all the EPP basics of needles, basting, stitches, etc. A short Power Point program on what you can make and do with jewels will be presented for inspiration. In Project 1, you will learn to hand-sew 6 finished jewels together. In Project 2, you will learn how to create hearts with jewels and diamonds. In Project 3, you will learn how to make a center hexagon, and then sew jewels together to make a star. Please note that this is a FUN, stress-free technique class so the projects will not be finished in class. Jewels are a girl’s best friend!

flowerboxquilts.com

Explore the World of English Paper Piecing, #21805

Lectures
Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
Michele Crawford
All Levels
$15

Have you heard about English Paper Piecing (EPP) and wondered what the fuss was all about? Join Michele Crawford as she takes you through the process and design possibilities of this amazing, versatile technique. You’ll learn about a variety of EPP shapes, different ways to baste your fabric, and creative ways to sew your shapes together into a beautiful project. EPP is portable, meditative, and stress-free! This trunk show and slide show will have you inspired and ready to tackle your own English Paper Piecing projects at home. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

flowerboxquilts.com

Family Traits Quilt: Use Your Stash!, #27514

Piecing
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Short Creek 3
Michelle Renee Hiatt
Beginner, Intermediate
$70
Plus Pattern Fee

Family Traits is a terrific stashbuster quilt that comes together simply and creates a quick, delightful piece. You’ll learn versatile piecing techniques and leave having mastered the V-Block™ (Peaky and Spike). Family Traits features Sisterhood and Brotherhood Blocks, plus a Border Block and all blocks are constructed using the same V-Block™ method. This is the perfect design to use up medium and large-scale prints, (the use of a large-scale print for the Corner Squares will give a scrappy look)! The Center Square of both Blocks is the perfect place to fussy-cut a beautiful fabric with a featured element, such as a butterfly. While this quilt is designed to utilize your stash, do not ever be afraid to purchase some, if not all new fabric! Family Traits comes together easily with the Studio 180 Design’s V-Block™ and will teach you techniques that you can use in your quilts again and again. 

sewonthego.net

Proudly sponsored by Janome

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Fill Crazy! Longarm Machine Quilting, #28510

Quilting/Finishing-LONGARM
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Short Creek 1
Karen Marchetti
Intermediate
$125
Plus Kit Fee

Whether filling open space or accentuating the elements of your quilt, fills are an important part of quilting. They can create awesome texture and don’t have to be boring! Karen will cover many different fills (both large and small) as well as variations to create all-overs, all while keeping them fun and not boring or tiresome. Stitch out your favorites or mix and match them for even more options! You’ll leave class with a wealth of fill ideas to use in all your future quilts. Two people per machine.

creativelongarmquilting.com

Proudly sponsored by Handi Quilter

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Frustration Free Quilting on the Home Machine, #21803

Lectures
Thursday, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
Seitz-Krug, Cindy
All Levels
$15

Don't throw you hands up in frustration next time you sit down to quilt! Cindy has all the answers to the common problems that domestic machine quilters face. She's been teaching domestic machine quilting for 25 years, and she's got the answers you're looking for! Cindy is also an award-winning quilter, so her solutions to common problems are tried and true. This lecture is geared toward domestic machine quilters, but longarmers will benefit from these tips and tricks as well. So, spend an hour of time with Cindy and gain priceless knowledge for successful quilting! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quintessentialquilting.com

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Fun Filler Stitches: Home Machine Quilting, #28503

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Thursday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cooper Creek 3
Seitz-Krug, Cindy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Join Cindy and learn how to quilt new and beautiful designs on your home machine! This is a fun class in which you'll learn to stitch six beautiful but simple background designs. You will find so many uses in your quilts for these fun and versatile fillers. In class, you'll make a mini wholecloth quilt with your newly-learned stitches and be able to take it home as a sample to help you reference the designs for your next project. 

quintessentialquilting.com

Proudly sponsored by BERNINA

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Home Wallhanging: Fun with Laser-Cut Appliqué, #23502

Appliqué
Wednesday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Short Creek 2
McCarty, Vicki
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Liven up any room with this beautiful wallhanging. Students will learn Vicki’s techniques for applying appliqué, making the most of machine decorative stitches, transferring decorative detail and making the project sparkle with embellishments. An included kit includes laser cut, pre-fused appliqué pieces that will save hours of preparation time usually needed with appliqué projects! Join Vicki to learn great techniques in a fun and relaxing atmosphere while you make something beautiful for your home.

calicopatchdesigns.com

Proudly sponsored by Janome

Hunter's Sky Quilt: Piece Perfect Stars, #27102w

Piecing
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 3
Michelle Renee Hiatt
Intermediate, Advanced
$110
Plus Pattern Fee

Join Michelle for the day and master the Studio 180 Wedge Star tool as you work on this dynamic, show-stopping quilt. Hunter’s Sky combines Hunter’s Star and Nine-Patch Star blocks to make a unique and “sparkling” quilt. You’ll be amazed how easily the blocks come together! Michelle will take you step-by-step through the process of creating the blocks and combining them to create a double set of eight-pointed stars. Choose to place your blocks on a dark background so they “pop” or choose a printed fabric for a scrappy look. The possibilities are endless! You’ll use Studio 180 Design tools to make construction a breeze so this complicated-looking quilt becomes easy and accessible. Come learn techniques you’ll use again and again as you create something to be proud of. Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

sewonthego.net

Proudly sponsored by Janome

Innovative and Exciting Borders, #22503

Lecture/Demo
Friday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Roark Creek
McNeil, Kathy
All Levels
$70

Let’s take it up a notch, with this interactive, lecture/demo workshop. Your quilt is done. Do your borders enhance the "Visual Impact" of your quilts? Kathy’s lecture will inspire you with photos, design tips, and samples to help you choose the best styles and sizes of borders to razzle dazzle your own finish line. We will cover a lot of ideas for inner and outer borders, as well as tips for sewing your borders on. Kathy’s book on innovative borders will be available for purchase in class.

kathymcneilquilts.com

Introduction to Art Media (First Offering), #24510

Fiber Art
Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Roark Creek
McNeil, Kathy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

This playful, art sampler, will introduce you to the joys of using different art mediums to enhance your quilting projects. Kathy will demonstrate, Ink-tense pencils, transparent water color paint crayons for over dying and shading, opaque paints, metallic Tsukineko inks, shadow trapunto, alcohol inks, and foiling. Practice painted appliqué on your pre-printed parrot blocks. We will discuss how best to use each of these wonderful options on your next quilting project!

kathymcneilquilts.com

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Introduction to Art Media (Second Offering), #24511

Fiber Art
Friday, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Roark Creek
McNeil, Kathy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

This playful, art sampler, will introduce you to the joys of using different art mediums to enhance your quilting projects. Kathy will demonstrate, Ink-tense pencils, transparent water color paint crayons for over dying and shading, opaque paints, metallic Tsukineko inks, shadow trapunto, alcohol inks, and foiling. Practice painted appliqué on your pre-printed parrot blocks. We will discuss how best to use each of these wonderful options on your next quilting project!

kathymcneilquilts.com

Learn English Paper Piecing: Make Hexagons with Different Shapes, #27515

Piecing
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Short Creek 4
Michele Crawford
Beginner
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Slow down, relax, and enjoy sewing with English Paper Piecing (EPP)! Michele will teach you her quick and easy way to create hexagons using other basic shapes. You’ll learn the ins and outs of needles, basting, stitches, and more. In Project 1, learn the basic skills to create a hexagon and half-hexagon. In Project 2, learn how to create diamonds and sew them together with a hexagon. In Project 3, learn how to create a triangle and a jewel, then sew them together with a hexagon. A short PowerPoint presentation will be presented for inspiration so you can see all that you can make with hexagons. EPP is a fun and portable technique that you’ll love working with again and again.

flowerboxquilts.com

Liberty Court Quilt: Master Liberty LeMoyne Stars, #27110f

Piecing
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Compton Ferry
Michelle Renee Hiatt
Intermediate, Advanced
$110
Plus Pattern Fee

Master the Liberty LeMoyne Star while making this beautiful quilt! Liberty Court is a fabulous combination of Liberty LeMoyne Stars and Court House Steps Blocks. This medallion style quilt offers four different sizes and settings in which the Court House Steps blocks create a frame that features two sizes of beautiful spinning Liberty LeMoyne Stars. When selecting fabrics for the Liberty Stars, Michelle recommends that you choose fabrics with contrast so you can see the stripes in the LeMoyne Stars that make this quilt special. Michelle will share fabulous tips to keep you organized and help you improve your quarter-inch seam. Liberty Court comes together easily with Studio 180 Design’s Rapid Fire LeMoyne Star™ and Tucker Trimmer III™ tools. You’ll learn piecing techniques to use in your future quilts and leave on your way to completing a beautiful quilt!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

sewonthego.net

PFAFF / Abbey Sewing Centers

Lucy Boston Comes to Branson: English Paper Piecing, #27504

Piecing
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 4
Michele Crawford
Intermediate, Advanced
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Slow down, relax, and enjoy sewing with English Paper Piecing (EPP)! Michele will walk you step-by-step as you create the beautiful Lucy Boston block. You’ll learn to make squares and honeycombs and how to stitch them together to make a cohesive unit. Learn the ins and outs of needle selection, basting your fabric, and choosing the perfect stitch. The “magic” of this block is using your fussy-cut fabrics to create a beautiful effect. Michele will show you how to use color to make certain sections “pop” and others recede into the background. You’ll get to work on a three-block table runner and get instructions to make a larger quilt. A short PowerPoint program on Lucy Boston blocks will be presented for inspiration. Don’t miss your chance to practice your English Paper Piecing and create something beautiful! EPP or handwork experience is required for this class.

flowerboxquilts.com

Machine Appliquéd Cozy Cottage, #23503

Appliqué
Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Compton Ferry
Felicia Brenoe
Beginner, Intermediate
$70
Plus Pattern Fee

Have fun making your own cute cottage from My Cozy Village while solidifying your machine appliqué skills. If you have been wanting to master machine appliqué but have been feeling intimidated by the technique, this is a great class for you! You will get all of Felicia’s tricks for neat and smooth machine appliqué while making a gorgeous quilt block to take home. Make your house block calm and idyllic, or bring out all your wildest fabrics. The choice is yours! Participants can choose any one of the nine blocks from the My Cozy Village quilt pattern for this class. Your block can be the first of the nine blocks required to make the full quilt, the first of four blocks to make a small wall quilt, or it can be a stand-alone project like a cushion. 

feliciasworld.com

PFAFF / Abbey Sewing Centers

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Maya's Flowers: Learn Machine Appliqué, #23101w

Appliqué
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Compton Ferry
Felicia Brenoe
All Levels
$110
Plus Pattern Fee

Get ready for spring and summer with this lush machine appliqué wall quilt! In this colorful class you will get to hone your machine appliqué skills to create this surprisingly easy little quilt. You will learn how easy machine appliqué can be. We will be fusing, cutting, and layering our entire center design and you will learn all of Felicia’s tricks for getting really excellent appliqué results on your machine. Maya’s Flowers is a perfect quilt for experimenting with using wool and dupioni silk in your projects (Yes, you can machine appliqué wool and silk!) so feel free to bring in some of these fabrics to supplement your fabric stash. You will come away confident in your ability to complete lush machine appliqué projects. Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

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PFAFF / Abbey Sewing Centers

My Cozy Village Quilt: Learn Hand Appliqué, #23104f

Appliqué
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 4
Felicia Brenoe
All Levels
$110
Plus Pattern Fee

Develop your hand appliqué by making your favorite block from Felicia’s design, My Cozy Village. In this class you will learn how to do hand appliqué with and without a leave-in stabilizer/appliqué sheet. You will try techniques such as reverse appliqué, layering appliqué, making bias tape for stems and vines, and covering Kurumi buttons with fabric to use for raised flower centers. Students can choose any one of the nine blocks from the My Cozy Village quilt for this class. This can be the first of the nine blocks required to make the full quilt, the first of four blocks to make a small wall quilt, or it can be a stand-alone project like a cushion.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

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Patches of Glory: Piece a Patriotic Quilt, #27111f

Piecing
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cooper Creek 2
McCarty, Vicki
Intermediate
$110
Plus Kit Fee

Mix piecing and appliqué to make this spectacular wallhanging, all with Vicki's fabric line, "Patches of Joy" by MARCUS Fabrics. Vicki designed her own tumbler template that makes this a fun and easy project to conquer. She will teach her tips and tricks for both piecing and appliqué, as well as decorative machine stitches for making this beautiful patriotic project. Quilt finishes at 32" x 21".

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

calicopatchdesigns.com

Proudly sponsred by Husqvarna Viking/Sewing Machines Express

Perfect Endings: Binding Your Quilts (First Offering), #28506

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Thursday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Short Creek 2
Nancy Mahoney
Beginner
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Join Nancy to learn how to conquer your quilt binding! She’ll teach you how to add a flourish to the edges of your quilts using a variety of binding techniques. Learn how to make straight-of-grain binding, invisible joints, and mitered corners. You’ll see hand and machine finishes and discover how to bind curved and irregular edges. Plus, learn how to add piping, rick rack, and other special touches. This is a class not to be missed! 

nancymahoney.com

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Perfect Endings: Binding Your Quilts (Second Offering), #28511

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Short Creek 2
Nancy Mahoney
Beginner
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Join Nancy to learn how to conquer your quilt binding! She’ll teach you how to add a flourish to the edges of your quilts using a variety of binding techniques. Learn how to make straight-of-grain binding, invisible joints, and mitered corners. You’ll see hand and machine finishes and discover how to bind curved and irregular edges. Plus, learn how to add piping, rick-rack, and other special touches. This is a class not to be missed! 

nancymahoney.com

Proudly sponsored by Janome

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Quilter's Link: Your Guide to the Show in Branson, #LINK

Lectures
Wednesday, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Fall Creek
Browning, Bonnie
All Levels
$0

Start your visit to Branson by learning tips for getting around the event, the Branson Convention Center, and the city of Branson, Missouri. AQS QuiltWeek® staff and representatives from the Branson Convention Center and the Branson Convention and Visitor’s Bureau will give you the information you need to find your classrooms, find the food court, and enjoy all the exhibits. If you start here, the rest of your visit will be a breeze! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

quiltweek.com

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Sea Turtle and Coral Reef, #23107w

Appliqué
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Roark Creek
McNeil, Kathy
Beginner
$110
Plus Kit Fee

Fast, fun, and oh so magical. Step into the world of pictorial appliqué. Learn the steps of layered UNIT appliqué to enhance your designs. Two applique methods can be used to create your turtle. The Easy Apliquick method - for turning your edges creates more loft, dimension, and longevity in your turtles. Many students use this method for the larger shapes and then fuse on the smaller mosaic flipper shapes. The Apliquick method will be demonstrated and taught, either hand or machine appliqué can be used to sew your turtle together and to the background. Kathy will go over her favorite machine appliqué stitch. Raw-edge fusing, if you are experienced and comfortable with fusing, then you can use this method for your project as an alternative method. Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

kathymcneilquilts.com

Skinny Spaces: Longarm Machine Quilting for Tricky Spots, #28505

Quilting/Finishing-LONGARM
Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 1
Karen Marchetti
Intermediate
$125
Plus Kit Fee

Ugh… not another sashing! Do you ever find yourself lost with what quilting designs to add to sashings or those thin inner borders? Do you ever just leave those areas unstitched? Don’t fear, using these simple, yet effective designs will have you filling those skinny spaces up in no time! Karen will teach you a wealth of designs and techniques to fill those skinny spaces in your quilts. With her help, you’ll find that you no longer have to dread those sashings or small spaces. Two people per machine.

creativelongarmquilting.com

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Stella Sling Bag: Create Your Own Fashion, #29141w

Stitching with Style
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cooper Creek 2
VanDenburgh, Jessica
Intermediate
$110
Plus Kit Fee

The Stella Sling bag is the perfect size for every day use. Learn how to work with fusible interfacing and fleece, install a recessed zippered top, add a flap closure, and create a single handle. This bag is also loaded with pockets - two divided pocket and two zippered pockets. You’ll learn all the basics of bagmaking and will be able to use your skills again and again. Come to class and make something beautiful! Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

sewmanycreationsny.com

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Step-by-Step Diva Frame Wallet, #29542

Stitching with Style
Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Cooper Creek 2
VanDenburgh, Jessica
Beginner, Intermediate
$70
Plus Kit Fee

The Diva Wallet is a fun, fast, and easy wallet that only looks complex. Learn to work with fusible interfacing and install an easy zippered pocket. This wallet has room for your credit cards, change, and cash and is fully customizable with your favorite fabrics and hardware. You’ll be proud of what you make and have fun doing it. 

sewmanycreationsny.com

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Stunning Scrap Quilts Trunk Show, #21801

Lectures
Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
Nancy Mahoney
All Levels
$15

Looking for something to do with all the scraps you've collected in bags, baskets, and boxes? In this informal and light-hearted lecture, Nancy will share more than 50 scrap quilts, including vintage quilts from her collection. Hear how her love of vintage quilts has influenced her approach to quiltmaking. Nancy will share tips for making stunning scrap quilts, all while expanding your thoughts about making these beautiful pieces. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

nancymahoney.com

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Successful Home Machine Quilting for Beginners (First Offering), #28101w

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cooper Creek 3
Seitz-Krug, Cindy
Beginner
$110
Plus Kit Fee

This class is designed for beginning machine quilting enthusiasts, but is guaranteed to teach even skilled machine quilters a thing or two about successfully quilting their quilts. You'll learn threads, needles, batting, walking foot quilting, free-motion quilting, three types of feathers, and most importantly, how to handle large quilts on your home sewing machine. This class will give you the skills and confidence to quilt at home! 

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

quintessentialquilting.com

Proudly sponsored by BERNINA

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Successful Home Machine Quilting for Beginners (Second Offering), #28107f

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cooper Creek 3
Seitz-Krug, Cindy
Beginner
$110
Plus Kit Fee

This class is designed for beginning machine quilting enthusiasts, but is guaranteed to teach even skilled machine quilters a thing or two about successfully quilting their quilts. You'll learn threads, needles, batting, walking foot quilting, free-motion quilting, three types of feathers, and most importantly, how to handle large quilts on your home sewing machine. This class will give you the skills and confidence to quilt at home! 

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

quintessentialquilting.com

Proudly sponsored by BERNINA

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Summer Star Quilt: Use Your Scraps!, #27509

Piecing
Thursday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cooper Creek 2
Michelle Renee Hiatt
All Levels
$70
Plus Pattern Fee

Join Michelle and create a quick and easy Carpenter Star! This quilt is the perfect use for your scraps, precuts, or stashed yardage. You’ll learn Michelle’s favorite piecing techniques and get familiar with the Studio 180 tools that make this quilt a breeze to put together. Choose your quilt size and your fabrics and get ready to learn techniques that you’ll want to use again and again! You can choose Split-Complementary colors (opposite each other on the color wheel) to make a bold, dynamic quilt, or choose colors that are closer together for a softer, more blended look. The possibilities are all your own as you create this traditional beauty. 

sewonthego.net

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Sweet Spring Pincushion: Learn Hand Appliqué, #23506

Appliqué
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Roark Creek
Felicia Brenoe
All Levels
$70
Plus Pattern Fee

Join Felicia for a cozy hand appliqué project and make a lovely pincushion to decorate your sewing corner or give as a gift to a quilting friend. In this class, you will learn how to hand appliqué using wash-away appliqué sheets. This is a great project, since it allows you to try hand appliqué on a smaller scale without committing to making a big quilt. The pincushion top measures 5" square so the individual appliqué pieces are relatively small and quick to stitch in place. You will make bias tape for stems, and Felicia will show you how to cover Kurumi buttons to make raised flower centers. This class is perfect for the confident beginner and beyond. 

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VIP Quilt Tour, #TOUR

Special Events
Wednesday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Show Floor
Browning, Bonnie
All Levels
$15

Be the first to see the winning quilts and get a special up-close tour with AQS Executive Show Director, Bonnie Browning. Enjoy an intimate tour of the Special Exhibits to learn where each quilt came from and the inspiration behind the artwork. You’ll get a chance to ask questions and get up-close photographs of the quilts before class starts and the crowds roll in! Don’t miss your chance to become a know-it-all about the quilts and be first to see the amazing work on display! 

quiltweek.com

Wild Waves: Quick and Easy Piecing, #27501

Piecing
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 2
Nancy Mahoney
Beginner, Intermediate
$70
Plus Pattern Fee

Create a dynamic design with this off-center Pineapple block while learning all the tricks of foundation paper piecing. In this fast-paced class, all aspects of foundation paper piecing will be covered, including how to measure, cut, and correctly position the right fabric piece. By the time you are finished, Nancy will have helped you get started on this beautiful wild quilt top and you will leave with the confidence to tackle paper piecing again and again! 

nancymahoney.com

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Working with Precuts, #21802

Lectures
Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
VanDenburgh, Jessica
All Levels
$15

You've seen them in quilt shops and online, maybe even bought a few. But what do you do with precuts now that you have them? Precuts are fun and a great way to get a jump start on your next project. Jessica will talk about the names and sizes of precuts, and the projects you can make with them. Maybe your next quilt will start with a precut! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

sewmanycreationsny.com

Working with Wool: Tips, Tricks, and Projects, #21804

Lectures
Thursday, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
McCarty, Vicki
All Levels
$15

Are you interested in wool but not sure where to start? Let Vicki McCarty share her award-winning techniques that bring wool appliqué to life! In this fun and informative lecture, you’ll see how Vicki uses simple tools, decorative stitches, and embellishments to make her wool works of art. Learn Vicki’s unique technique for transforming details from pattern to project. Her patterns and designs have been recognized in many quilting publications, and this lecture will show you why. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

calicopatchdesigns.com