Instructor

Tucker, Deb
Deb has been an avid quiltmaker since 1981 and describes herself as a "machine piecing efficiency expert." She has developed numerous streamlined construction techniques and tools to ensure high-quality success for all levels of quilters. Her patented tools, Rapid Fire Hunter's Star and Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star, as well as her fundamental line of rulers (Tucker Trimmer, Wing Clipper, Square Squared, V Block Trimmer, Corner Beam Ruler, and others) are sold nationally and internationally. As a designer, Deb has developed many patterns, books, online video tutorials, and additional products to guide quilters in their machine piecing processes. In 2008, not only did Deb launch her company, Studio 180 Design, she was also nominated for Teacher of the Year by Professional Quilter Magazine. Her business now has five full-time employees and 80+ Certified Instructors (trained individuals who are available to teach and lecture all across this country and abroad). When not traveling, Deb, her husband Jeff, and their crew of "cat helpers" live in beautiful central North Carolina. For more information, visit deb-tuckers-studio-180-design.myshopify.com.

Instructor Workshops

Piece Perfect Stars Hextravaganza, #47503

Piecing
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Grand Gallery Overlook AB
Tucker, Deb
All Levels
$70
Plus Tool Fee

Are you ready to dive into the world of 60 degree quilting designs? Our Star 60 tool brings the concept of oversizing and trimming down into the realm of 60 degree shapes. In class, we will be working through the construction steps to create the free bonus project included with the tool instructions. You will learn how to build the basic Star 60 units, assemble them into hexagons, and create the large hexagon center. We will also discuss how to square off the edges to create a small quilt or table topper.

deb-tuckers-studio-180-design.myshopify.com

elna

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Pinwheel Pizzaz: Piecing Pinwheel Blocks, #47524

Piecing
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Grand Gallery Overlook AB
Tucker, Deb
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Get the most out of your Tucker Trimmer tool by learning how to create our Triangle Pizazz units. These playful units are built with easy steps and slight oversizing to allow for trimming to high precision shapes. And……No triangle cutting required!!! We’ll be constructing several pinwheel blocks using the shapes and exploring a variety of design options for future use.

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elna

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Rapid Fire Hunter's Star: A Scrappy Quilt, #47110t

Piecing
Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grand Gallery Overlook AB
Tucker, Deb
Intermediate, Advanced
$110
Plus Tool Fee

Let Deb be your guide as you explore a unique approach to constructing a traditional Hunter's Star quilt. You’ll learn the basics of Deb’s Rapid Fire process, which uses strip piecing, oversizing, and streamlined methods that guarantee success with a difficult design. You’ll learn how to piece a beautiful quilt in a fun and stress-free environment while learning tricks you can use again and again!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

deb-tuckers-studio-180-design.myshopify.com

elna

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Rapid Fire LeMoyne Star Quilt, #47119f

Piecing
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grand Gallery Overlook CD
Tucker, Deb
Intermediate, Advanced
$110
Plus Tool Fee

Get ready for a great new method for constructing traditional Lemoyne Star blocks. You'll be using strip piecing techniques, oversizing units for easy trim down, and no "Y" seams! Our class project is a sampler of all the 10 different size block options available on the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star tool. This tool is required for the class. This is an addicting process that gives remarkable results.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

deb-tuckers-studio-180-design.myshopify.com

Janome

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Shaded Four-Patch Table Runner, #47502

Piecing
Wednesday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Grand Gallery Overlook AB
Tucker, Deb
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Learn to create this versatile unit the Studio 180 way as you work on creating a fantastic table runner. Instead of squares and triangles you’ll use strip piecing and efficient construction to actually produce two units at one time. And of course, they will be oversized for accurate trimming to a precision size and shape. You can expect to create numerous units in just a few short hours. The image shows just one of the possible configurations for your table runner project.

deb-tuckers-studio-180-design.myshopify.com

elna

Piece Perfect Stars Hextravaganza, #47503

Tucker, Deb
Wednesday
Grand Gallery Overlook AB

Are you ready to dive into the world of 60 degree quilting designs? Our Star 60 tool brings the concept of oversizing and trimming down into the realm of 60 degree shapes. In class, we will be working through the construction steps to create the free bonus project included with the tool instructions. You will learn how to build the basic Star 60 units, assemble them into hexagons, and create the large hexagon center. We will also discuss how to square off the edges to create a small quilt or table topper.

deb-tuckers-studio-180-design.myshopify.com

elna

Pinwheel Pizzaz: Piecing Pinwheel Blocks, #47524

Tucker, Deb
Saturday
Grand Gallery Overlook AB

Get the most out of your Tucker Trimmer tool by learning how to create our Triangle Pizazz units. These playful units are built with easy steps and slight oversizing to allow for trimming to high precision shapes. And……No triangle cutting required!!! We’ll be constructing several pinwheel blocks using the shapes and exploring a variety of design options for future use.

deb-tuckers-studio-180-design.myshopify.com

elna

Rapid Fire Hunter's Star: A Scrappy Quilt, #47110t

Tucker, Deb
Thursday
Grand Gallery Overlook AB

Let Deb be your guide as you explore a unique approach to constructing a traditional Hunter's Star quilt. You’ll learn the basics of Deb’s Rapid Fire process, which uses strip piecing, oversizing, and streamlined methods that guarantee success with a difficult design. You’ll learn how to piece a beautiful quilt in a fun and stress-free environment while learning tricks you can use again and again!

Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

deb-tuckers-studio-180-design.myshopify.com

elna

Rapid Fire LeMoyne Star Quilt, #47119f

Tucker, Deb
Friday
Grand Gallery Overlook CD

Get ready for a great new method for constructing traditional Lemoyne Star blocks. You'll be using strip piecing techniques, oversizing units for easy trim down, and no "Y" seams! Our class project is a sampler of all the 10 different size block options available on the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star tool. This tool is required for the class. This is an addicting process that gives remarkable results.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

deb-tuckers-studio-180-design.myshopify.com

Janome

Shaded Four-Patch Table Runner, #47502

Tucker, Deb
Wednesday
Grand Gallery Overlook AB

Learn to create this versatile unit the Studio 180 way as you work on creating a fantastic table runner. Instead of squares and triangles you’ll use strip piecing and efficient construction to actually produce two units at one time. And of course, they will be oversized for accurate trimming to a precision size and shape. You can expect to create numerous units in just a few short hours. The image shows just one of the possible configurations for your table runner project.

deb-tuckers-studio-180-design.myshopify.com

elna