Instructor

Hanson, Reeze
Reeze Hanson is a prolific designer, entertaining speaker, and an award-winning teacher whose company, Morning Glory Designs, features an eclectic variety of whimsical florals and bold geometrics. Reeze teaches and lectures widely on one-patch quilt techniques, a unique approach to color theory, fusible web machine appliqué, and precision piecing projects of all types. She offers both traditional and modern techniques, shortcuts and tips to make beautiful quilts in less time, without sacrificing accuracy. Reeze has authored EQ8 tutorials and book chapters and teaches all levels of EQ8 quilt design software. A sewer, quilter, and custom dressmaker for more than 50 years, Reeze has lots of experience, wisdom, and humor to share. For more information, visit morningglorydesigns.com.

Instructor Workshops

EQ8 Bootcamp – An Intensive Introduction for Serious Beginners, #27103w

Piecing
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Compton Ferry
Hanson, Reeze
Beginner, Intermediate
$110
Plus Kit Fee

EQ8 Bootcamp is an intensive introduction to the new user interface and features of EQ8 quilt designing software. In this class you will learn how to set up your computer to use EQ8, configure the program to your needs, and learn the vocabulary and logic of the program. You will learn to use the drawing and design tools available in the program and how to access and use the thousands of blocks and fabrics in the huge libraries in EQ8. You will learn shortcuts and tricks for working with fabrics, blocks, and quilts, and draw several complete projects to practice your new skills. You will leave with the skills and confidence to continue to work with EQ8 to complete your own projects and designs. Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

morningglorydesigns.com

Paper Pieced Jeweled Windows Mini Quilt, #27509

Piecing
Thursday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cooper Creek 1
Hanson, Reeze
Intermediate, Advanced
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Create this jeweled-tone mini-quilt made from four identical 6" paper-pieced blocks. The resulting project will shimmer like stained glass. Learn to pre-cut patches for paper piecing, use an Add-A-Quarter Plus™ ruler for precise trimming, and tips and techniques to make your work look professional.

morningglorydesigns.com

PFAFF/Abbey Sewing Centers Classroom Sponsor

Runner Up: The Table Runner, #21807

Lectures
Friday, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Fall Creek
Hanson, Reeze
All Levels
$15

See a fun trunk show of amazing table runners from simple to spectacular in this one-hour lecture. Reeze will mix a bit of history, some design ideas, and a good bit of humor in this program sure to inspire you to turn some of your favorite patterns into table runners for every season. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

morningglorydesigns.com

Sacred Geometry Mandala Quilt, #23504

Appliqué
Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Compton Ferry
Hanson, Reeze
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Create a unique mandala using simple templates and fusible web. The Seed of Life motif incorporates all of the geometric shapes depicted in Sacred Geometry and brings them together into a symbolic and inspiring 30" wallhanging.

morningglorydesigns.com

EQ8 Bootcamp – An Intensive Introduction for Serious Beginners, #27103w

Hanson, Reeze
Wednesday
Compton Ferry

EQ8 Bootcamp is an intensive introduction to the new user interface and features of EQ8 quilt designing software. In this class you will learn how to set up your computer to use EQ8, configure the program to your needs, and learn the vocabulary and logic of the program. You will learn to use the drawing and design tools available in the program and how to access and use the thousands of blocks and fabrics in the huge libraries in EQ8. You will learn shortcuts and tricks for working with fabrics, blocks, and quilts, and draw several complete projects to practice your new skills. You will leave with the skills and confidence to continue to work with EQ8 to complete your own projects and designs. Registration for this class includes show admission for Wednesday.

morningglorydesigns.com

Paper Pieced Jeweled Windows Mini Quilt, #27509

Hanson, Reeze
Thursday
Cooper Creek 1

Create this jeweled-tone mini-quilt made from four identical 6" paper-pieced blocks. The resulting project will shimmer like stained glass. Learn to pre-cut patches for paper piecing, use an Add-A-Quarter Plus™ ruler for precise trimming, and tips and techniques to make your work look professional.

morningglorydesigns.com

PFAFF/Abbey Sewing Centers Classroom Sponsor

Runner Up: The Table Runner, #21807

Hanson, Reeze
Friday
Fall Creek

See a fun trunk show of amazing table runners from simple to spectacular in this one-hour lecture. Reeze will mix a bit of history, some design ideas, and a good bit of humor in this program sure to inspire you to turn some of your favorite patterns into table runners for every season. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

morningglorydesigns.com

Sacred Geometry Mandala Quilt, #23504

Hanson, Reeze
Thursday
Compton Ferry

Create a unique mandala using simple templates and fusible web. The Seed of Life motif incorporates all of the geometric shapes depicted in Sacred Geometry and brings them together into a symbolic and inspiring 30" wallhanging.

morningglorydesigns.com