Instructor

Lori Kennedy
Lori Kennedy is an incurable doodler and machine quilting fanatic who loves to help quilters add fun and personality to their quilts. She has written three books on machine quilting and writes the My Line column in American Quilter magazine. Lori is a BERNINA Ambassador and many of her whimsical quilt motif videos may be found on the We All Sew blog. Through her website, Lori offers tips, techniques and encouragement to quilters from around the world. When she's not quilting, Lori can be found hiking the trails of Minnesota with family, her Australian Shepherd and of course, her camera! See more at lorikennedyquilts.com.

Instructor Workshops

Easy Home Machine Quilting: Fills, #38509

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Roosevelt II
Lori Kennedy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Turn your quilt tops into quilted heirlooms with easy machine quilting techniques! Learn how to set up your machine quickly, choose the right thread and begin stitching a variety of easy background and allover designs. Lori will walk you through several quilting exercises to take the fear out of machine quilting. You'll gain quilting confidence as you create a sampler of motifs, designed to add personality and fun to all your quilts! 

lorikennedyquilts.com

Husqvarna Viking / Sew-a-Lot

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Easy Quilted Borders on a Sit-Down Longarm, #38516

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Thursday, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Lincoln Room
Lori Kennedy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Create custom quilting with a variety of quilted border motifs! In this jam-packed class, learn how to adjust your machine to create the perfect stitch. Then follow along as Lori guides you through quilting calisthenics to help you find your quilting rhythm. Learn how thread, batting and motifs work together to enhance your quilt top. Discover design, marking, and quilting tools to make quilting easier. Practice basic quilting techniques as you create a sampler of border designs. Skills learned on a sit-down longarm are easily transferred to your home sewing machine.

lorikennedyquilts.com

BERNINA Q Series

Fearless Free-Motion Quilting on the Home Machine, #38511

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Van Buren Room
Lori Kennedy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Add personality to your quilts with easy free-motion motifs and techniques! Learn how to adjust your sewing machine quickly for perfect tension and the best quilting stitch. Discover tricks for choosing batting, thread, and motifs to enhance your quilt design. Follow along as Lori guides you through a variety of quilting exercises to help you find your quilting rhythm. Practice quilting easy block and border motifs so you’ll be ready to fearlessly quilt your own quilt tops! 

lorikennedyquilts.com

Janome

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Fun with Flowers: Free-Motion Quilting Motifs for the Sit-Down Longarm, #38505

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Lincoln Room
Lori Kennedy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Flowers are fun to quilt! Learn a variety of flower motifs and doodle your own garden of designs. Practice basic quilting techniques while creating a sampler of floral patterns. Learn how to adjust tension (on any machine) to create the perfect quilting stitch. Discover how to choose the right thread for a variety of quilting effects. Follow along as Lori guides you through a variety of quilting exercises to help you find your quilting rhythm. Skills learned on a sit-down longarm are easily transferred to your home sewing machine.

lorikennedyquilts.com

BERNINA Q Series

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Fun with Free-Motion Quilting on the Home Machine, #38523

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Friday, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Kennedy Room
Lori Kennedy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Add fun and personality to your quilts with free-motion quilting! Lori takes the fear out of machine quilting with her easy techniques and whimsical motifs. Learn how to set up your machine in 12 easy steps and how to choose the right thread to show off your quilting. Discover how to create simple templates from your own designs to enhance the theme of your quilts. Practice a variety of background fill motifs and a simple border. When you have fun quilting, your quilts will be fun! 

lorikennedyquilts.com

BERNINA

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Machine Quilting Magic: Learn to Quilt on a Sit-Down Longarm, #38532

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Lincoln Room
Lori Kennedy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Turn your quilt tops into quilted heirlooms with machine quilting magic! Discover tips on how to choose the right batting, thread, and motifs to create beautiful quilts easily. Learn a simple, doodle-to-stitch method for quilt design as you create a sampler of quilt motifs. Practice basic quilting techniques and learn how to adjust tension for beautiful quilting stitches. Follow along as Lori guides you through quilting exercises designed to find your quilting rhythm and create smooth stitching lines. Skills learned on a sit-down longarm are easily transferred to your home sewing machine.

lorikennedyquilts.com

BERNINA Q Series

Sold Out

Sailboat Sampler: Learn Fun Quilting Motifs on a Sit-Down Longarm, #38526

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Friday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Lincoln Room
Lori Kennedy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Sailboats, sunshine, circles and more! Learn a variety of quilting motifs to add personality to your next quilt! Practice basic quilting techniques while you create a sampler of quilted motifs. Learn how to adjust your machine to create the perfect stitch and how to move your quilt for smooth quilting lines. Lori will walk you through several quilting exercises to help you find your quilting rhythm. Discover design, marking and quilting tools to make quilting easier and help you turn your quilt tops into quilted heirlooms!. Skills learned on a sit-down longarm are easily transferred to your home sewing machine.

lorikennedyquilts.com

BERNINA Q Series

Sold Out

Easy Home Machine Quilting: Fills, #38509

Lori Kennedy
Wednesday
Roosevelt II

Turn your quilt tops into quilted heirlooms with easy machine quilting techniques! Learn how to set up your machine quickly, choose the right thread and begin stitching a variety of easy background and allover designs. Lori will walk you through several quilting exercises to take the fear out of machine quilting. You'll gain quilting confidence as you create a sampler of motifs, designed to add personality and fun to all your quilts! 

lorikennedyquilts.com

Husqvarna Viking / Sew-a-Lot

Easy Quilted Borders on a Sit-Down Longarm, #38516

Lori Kennedy
Thursday
Lincoln Room

Create custom quilting with a variety of quilted border motifs! In this jam-packed class, learn how to adjust your machine to create the perfect stitch. Then follow along as Lori guides you through quilting calisthenics to help you find your quilting rhythm. Learn how thread, batting and motifs work together to enhance your quilt top. Discover design, marking, and quilting tools to make quilting easier. Practice basic quilting techniques as you create a sampler of border designs. Skills learned on a sit-down longarm are easily transferred to your home sewing machine.

lorikennedyquilts.com

BERNINA Q Series

Fearless Free-Motion Quilting on the Home Machine, #38511

Lori Kennedy
Thursday
Van Buren Room

Add personality to your quilts with easy free-motion motifs and techniques! Learn how to adjust your sewing machine quickly for perfect tension and the best quilting stitch. Discover tricks for choosing batting, thread, and motifs to enhance your quilt design. Follow along as Lori guides you through a variety of quilting exercises to help you find your quilting rhythm. Practice quilting easy block and border motifs so you’ll be ready to fearlessly quilt your own quilt tops! 

lorikennedyquilts.com

Janome

Fun with Flowers: Free-Motion Quilting Motifs for the Sit-Down Longarm, #38505

Lori Kennedy
Wednesday
Lincoln Room

Flowers are fun to quilt! Learn a variety of flower motifs and doodle your own garden of designs. Practice basic quilting techniques while creating a sampler of floral patterns. Learn how to adjust tension (on any machine) to create the perfect quilting stitch. Discover how to choose the right thread for a variety of quilting effects. Follow along as Lori guides you through a variety of quilting exercises to help you find your quilting rhythm. Skills learned on a sit-down longarm are easily transferred to your home sewing machine.

lorikennedyquilts.com

BERNINA Q Series

Fun with Free-Motion Quilting on the Home Machine, #38523

Lori Kennedy
Friday
Kennedy Room

Add fun and personality to your quilts with free-motion quilting! Lori takes the fear out of machine quilting with her easy techniques and whimsical motifs. Learn how to set up your machine in 12 easy steps and how to choose the right thread to show off your quilting. Discover how to create simple templates from your own designs to enhance the theme of your quilts. Practice a variety of background fill motifs and a simple border. When you have fun quilting, your quilts will be fun! 

lorikennedyquilts.com

BERNINA

Machine Quilting Magic: Learn to Quilt on a Sit-Down Longarm, #38532

Lori Kennedy
Saturday
Lincoln Room

Turn your quilt tops into quilted heirlooms with machine quilting magic! Discover tips on how to choose the right batting, thread, and motifs to create beautiful quilts easily. Learn a simple, doodle-to-stitch method for quilt design as you create a sampler of quilt motifs. Practice basic quilting techniques and learn how to adjust tension for beautiful quilting stitches. Follow along as Lori guides you through quilting exercises designed to find your quilting rhythm and create smooth stitching lines. Skills learned on a sit-down longarm are easily transferred to your home sewing machine.

lorikennedyquilts.com

BERNINA Q Series

Sailboat Sampler: Learn Fun Quilting Motifs on a Sit-Down Longarm, #38526

Lori Kennedy
Friday
Lincoln Room

Sailboats, sunshine, circles and more! Learn a variety of quilting motifs to add personality to your next quilt! Practice basic quilting techniques while you create a sampler of quilted motifs. Learn how to adjust your machine to create the perfect stitch and how to move your quilt for smooth quilting lines. Lori will walk you through several quilting exercises to help you find your quilting rhythm. Discover design, marking and quilting tools to make quilting easier and help you turn your quilt tops into quilted heirlooms!. Skills learned on a sit-down longarm are easily transferred to your home sewing machine.

lorikennedyquilts.com

BERNINA Q Series