Instructor

McNally, Nancy
Nancy McNally has been quilting for more than 20 years, after being introduced to quilting by accident at a picnic. She loves to design her own quilts and create longarm quilting designs. Nancy takes traditional blocks and jazzes them up! She likes to keep the eye moving across the quilt, but at the same time allow the eye to find a favorite spot to rest and appreciate the colors. Nancy is a national teacher of both piecing and longarm machine quilting, and has been published over 30 times in various quilting magazines and books. See her website at nancymcnallyquilts.com.

Instructor Workshops

Bobbin' Around: Have a Spool of Fun!, #27513

Piecing
Friday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Short Creek 2
McNally, Nancy
Beinner/Intermediate
$70
Plus Kit Fee

We love our threads just as much as our fabrics. In Bobbin' Around, you will make bright and fun Spool blocks with Bobbins tumbling all around. In class, Nancy will demonstrate that there is more than one way to make the Spools and Bobbins. Tips and tricks to help you choose your preferred method and off you go!

nancymcnallyquilts.com

Janome

Ripplies in My Pond: Scrappy Fun Quilt!, #27518

Piecing
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cooper Creek 2
McNally, Nancy
Beginner/Intermediate
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Ripples in My Pond is a great scrap buster quilt pattern using two blocks. First block is the Faux Log Cabin block which will create the "ripples" in the asymmetrical layout of the quilt. Next, playing with fabric placement in the Economy block you will create the large star block to make this stunning quilt. Any color choice will work, so bring your imagination and fabrics to class!

nancymcnallyquilts.com

PFAFF/Abbey Sewing Centers Classroom Sponsor

Simplicity in the Piecing: Perfect Your Chain Block, #27505

Piecing
Wednesday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cooper Creek 2
McNally, Nancy
Beginner
$70
Plus Kit Fee

The name says it all, Simplicality! In class, we will start with the Chain Plus block and progress to each star block. Simplicality has a total of 5 different blocks. During class time, Nancy will demonstrate different piecing techniques, and an alternate method for each block. You will learn each technique and decide which one is your favorite, while learning how to apply to other quilt patterns.

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PFAFF/Abbey Sewing Centers Classroom Sponsor

Tumbling Hexagons Using Y-Seams, #27515

Piecing
Friday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 3
McNally, Nancy
Beinner/Intermediate
$70

In class, you will use scrap fabric strips to create unique and fun hexagons, each made up of three diamonds. This is a technique to add to your quiltmaking arsenal: Y-seams. Nancy makes Y-seams easy! Bring your scrap fabric strips to class and let’s create some Tumbling Hexagons!

nancymcnallyquilts.com

Janome

What Was I Thinking? , #21803

Lectures
Thursday, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Fall Creek
McNally, Nancy
All Levels
$15

This lecture covers how Nancy design quilts, the mess she has gotten herself into! How she works with color, batiks, and longarm quilting. This lecture will consist of the fun Nancy has had in designing, how she tweaks a pattern, keeps the eye moving across the quilt, adds a designed border, and brings an element from the block out into the border. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

nancymcnallyquilts.com

Whimsical Appliqué: Add a Unique Touch to Your Quilt, #23501

Appliqué
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Short Creek 2
McNally, Nancy
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Whimsical Appliqué is a unique, fun way to appliqué! You can use any size strips of fabric or scraps pieced together to create your appliqué pieces. Whimsical Appliqué can add shading, dimension, and texture to your appliqué pieces. Whimsical Appliqué will teach you how to raw-edge appliqué on a machine. Creativity is endless with this new technique.

nancymcnallyquilts.com

Janome

Woven Stars Quilt: Traditional Piecing with a Stunning Result, #27508

Piecing
Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Cooper Creek 1
McNally, Nancy
Beinner/Intermediate
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Learn how to take Half Square Triangles, slice and dice, and switcheroo to create these unique stars. Along with learning how to create the stars, there is a special trick to create the 16-patch found in the middle of the star block. This is all done using a 10" square bundle of dark to medium color fabrics and yardage for background or light colored fabric. Join Nancy for the afternoon and make these fun and beautiful stars.

nancymcnallyquilts.com

PFAFF/Abbey Sewing Centers Classroom Sponsor

Bobbin' Around: Have a Spool of Fun!, #27513

McNally, Nancy
Friday
Short Creek 2

We love our threads just as much as our fabrics. In Bobbin' Around, you will make bright and fun Spool blocks with Bobbins tumbling all around. In class, Nancy will demonstrate that there is more than one way to make the Spools and Bobbins. Tips and tricks to help you choose your preferred method and off you go!

nancymcnallyquilts.com

Janome

Ripplies in My Pond: Scrappy Fun Quilt!, #27518

McNally, Nancy
Saturday
Cooper Creek 2

Ripples in My Pond is a great scrap buster quilt pattern using two blocks. First block is the Faux Log Cabin block which will create the "ripples" in the asymmetrical layout of the quilt. Next, playing with fabric placement in the Economy block you will create the large star block to make this stunning quilt. Any color choice will work, so bring your imagination and fabrics to class!

nancymcnallyquilts.com

PFAFF/Abbey Sewing Centers Classroom Sponsor

Simplicity in the Piecing: Perfect Your Chain Block, #27505

McNally, Nancy
Wednesday
Cooper Creek 2

The name says it all, Simplicality! In class, we will start with the Chain Plus block and progress to each star block. Simplicality has a total of 5 different blocks. During class time, Nancy will demonstrate different piecing techniques, and an alternate method for each block. You will learn each technique and decide which one is your favorite, while learning how to apply to other quilt patterns.

nancymcnallyquilts.com/

PFAFF/Abbey Sewing Centers Classroom Sponsor

Tumbling Hexagons Using Y-Seams, #27515

McNally, Nancy
Friday
Short Creek 3

In class, you will use scrap fabric strips to create unique and fun hexagons, each made up of three diamonds. This is a technique to add to your quiltmaking arsenal: Y-seams. Nancy makes Y-seams easy! Bring your scrap fabric strips to class and let’s create some Tumbling Hexagons!

nancymcnallyquilts.com

Janome

What Was I Thinking? , #21803

McNally, Nancy
Thursday
Fall Creek

This lecture covers how Nancy design quilts, the mess she has gotten herself into! How she works with color, batiks, and longarm quilting. This lecture will consist of the fun Nancy has had in designing, how she tweaks a pattern, keeps the eye moving across the quilt, adds a designed border, and brings an element from the block out into the border. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

nancymcnallyquilts.com

Whimsical Appliqué: Add a Unique Touch to Your Quilt, #23501

McNally, Nancy
Wednesday
Short Creek 2

Whimsical Appliqué is a unique, fun way to appliqué! You can use any size strips of fabric or scraps pieced together to create your appliqué pieces. Whimsical Appliqué can add shading, dimension, and texture to your appliqué pieces. Whimsical Appliqué will teach you how to raw-edge appliqué on a machine. Creativity is endless with this new technique.

nancymcnallyquilts.com

Janome

Woven Stars Quilt: Traditional Piecing with a Stunning Result, #27508

McNally, Nancy
Thursday
Cooper Creek 1

Learn how to take Half Square Triangles, slice and dice, and switcheroo to create these unique stars. Along with learning how to create the stars, there is a special trick to create the 16-patch found in the middle of the star block. This is all done using a 10" square bundle of dark to medium color fabrics and yardage for background or light colored fabric. Join Nancy for the afternoon and make these fun and beautiful stars.

nancymcnallyquilts.com

PFAFF/Abbey Sewing Centers Classroom Sponsor