Instructor

Garber, Gail
Bold, colorful geometric designs with flying geese galore characterize the quilts of Gail Garber. Her style is immediately recognizable because of her talent for combining vivid colors with intricate piecework. Her quilts have won awards at shows throughout the U.S. and have been featured in publications worldwide. Gail is the author of three books and more than 100 magazine articles. Gail judges quilt shows, conducts workshops, and lectures throughout the U.S. and abroad. From novice level classes that take the mystery out of paper foundation techniques and curved seam piecing to intermediate classes focusing on original design, students love her ability to make every student successful. Visit her website at gailgarber.com or visit her on Facebook at facebook.com/Gail-Garber.

Instructor Workshops

Asymmetry in Quilt Design, #27107t

Piecing
Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Roark Creek
Garber, Gail
All Levels
$125
Plus Kit Fee

Create a unique twist on tradition! Asymmetric design in stars, borders, and backgrounds using simple techniques. This is a drawing class that will provide a variety of new designs for your tool kit including a comprehensive workbook. The photo here is a sample of the types of quilts that can be created. It is NOT the project! Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

gailgarber.com

Basic Paper Foundation Piecing (First Offering), #27504

Piecing
Wednesday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cooper Creek 3
Garber, Gail
All Levels
$80
Plus Kit Fee

This is the perfect class for a first-time paper piecer! Let Gail introduce you to the quickest, easiest way to piece intricate designs. Her freezer paper foundation method is quick and fun to learn. You'll be on your way to piecing a single block of the Winding Ways pattern that can be expanded to make a full quilt or stitched into an adorable tote bag. Come pick up plenty of tips to make paper piecing fun!

gailgarber.com

BERNINA of America Classroom Sponsor

Basic Paper Foundation Piecing (Second Offering), #27517

Piecing
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cooper Creek 3
Garber, Gail
All Levels
$80
Plus Kit Fee

This is the perfect class for a first-time paper piecer! Let Gail introduce you to the quickest, easiest way to piece intricate designs. Her freezer paper foundation method is quick and fun to learn. You'll be on your way to piecing a single block of the Winding Ways pattern that can be expanded to make a full quilt or stitched into an adorable tote bag. Come pick up plenty of tips to make paper piecing fun!

gailgarber.com

BERNINA of America Classroom Sponsor

Freeform Art Quilts, #21802

Lectures
Wednesday, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Fall Creek
Garber, Gail
All Levels
$15

Do you want to break away from using patterns made by others? This is the lecture for you! Gail will explore freeform shapes and asymmetry via a series of demonstrations using a flexible curve and a drafting compass. You’ll learn how Gail takes her designs from idea to art, and she will give you the tools to do the same. Design and stitching techniques will be demonstrated in this eye-opening lecture. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

gailgarber.com

Midnight Sun: Fast and Fun Foundation Piecing, #27111f

Piecing
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 4
Garber, Gail
All Levels
$125
Plus Kit Fee

Students will learn freezer paper foundation piecing while stitching this Alaska inspired circular wall hanging. Made from 4 different blocks and one fussy-cut center design, it includes a tiny tree, a little house, and a mountains and valleys outer border. Gail stitched her Midnight Sun using scraps from her stash, except for the outer border hand-dyes. Gail has a small selection of fat quarters, some fussy cuts, and some fat eighth packs of hand-dyes if you would like to pre-order those. Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

gailgarber.com

Husqvarna Viking / Sewing Machines Express Classroom Sponsor

Asymmetry in Quilt Design, #27107t

Garber, Gail
Thursday
Roark Creek

Create a unique twist on tradition! Asymmetric design in stars, borders, and backgrounds using simple techniques. This is a drawing class that will provide a variety of new designs for your tool kit including a comprehensive workbook. The photo here is a sample of the types of quilts that can be created. It is NOT the project! Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

gailgarber.com

Basic Paper Foundation Piecing (First Offering), #27504

Garber, Gail
Wednesday
Cooper Creek 3

This is the perfect class for a first-time paper piecer! Let Gail introduce you to the quickest, easiest way to piece intricate designs. Her freezer paper foundation method is quick and fun to learn. You'll be on your way to piecing a single block of the Winding Ways pattern that can be expanded to make a full quilt or stitched into an adorable tote bag. Come pick up plenty of tips to make paper piecing fun!

gailgarber.com

BERNINA of America Classroom Sponsor

Basic Paper Foundation Piecing (Second Offering), #27517

Garber, Gail
Saturday
Cooper Creek 3

This is the perfect class for a first-time paper piecer! Let Gail introduce you to the quickest, easiest way to piece intricate designs. Her freezer paper foundation method is quick and fun to learn. You'll be on your way to piecing a single block of the Winding Ways pattern that can be expanded to make a full quilt or stitched into an adorable tote bag. Come pick up plenty of tips to make paper piecing fun!

gailgarber.com

BERNINA of America Classroom Sponsor

Freeform Art Quilts, #21802

Garber, Gail
Wednesday
Fall Creek

Do you want to break away from using patterns made by others? This is the lecture for you! Gail will explore freeform shapes and asymmetry via a series of demonstrations using a flexible curve and a drafting compass. You’ll learn how Gail takes her designs from idea to art, and she will give you the tools to do the same. Design and stitching techniques will be demonstrated in this eye-opening lecture. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

gailgarber.com

Midnight Sun: Fast and Fun Foundation Piecing, #27111f

Garber, Gail
Friday
Short Creek 4

Students will learn freezer paper foundation piecing while stitching this Alaska inspired circular wall hanging. Made from 4 different blocks and one fussy-cut center design, it includes a tiny tree, a little house, and a mountains and valleys outer border. Gail stitched her Midnight Sun using scraps from her stash, except for the outer border hand-dyes. Gail has a small selection of fat quarters, some fussy cuts, and some fat eighth packs of hand-dyes if you would like to pre-order those. Registration for this class includes show admission for Thursday.

gailgarber.com

Husqvarna Viking / Sewing Machines Express Classroom Sponsor