Instructor

Mahoney, Nancy
Author, teacher, and fabric designer Nancy Mahoney has enjoyed making quilts for over 35 years. In that time, she has written 15 books which share her love for combining traditional blocks with updated techniques to create dazzling quilts. Her work has been featured in many publications, including over 250 national and international quilt magazines. Nancy is a strong believer that making a quilt should be fun, and that’s just what her classes are: fun. Nancy’s goal for her students is to have a good time, learn something new, and make a quilt that they will enjoy for many years. See her work at nancymahoney.com.

Instructor Workshops

Blooming Feathered Star Quilt: Improve Your Piecing, #37118f

Piecing
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
McKinley Room
Mahoney, Nancy
Intermediate, Advanced
$125
Plus Materials Fee

This is the perfect class for any quilter wanting to learn to make a Feathered Star. Nancy will walk students through step-by-step instructions with rotary cutting and piecing techniques for making accurate triangle squares. Her methods make short work of this tricky-looking block. This is an ideal class for anyone who wants to improve their piecing skills. Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

nancymahoney.com

Janome

Sold Out

Paper Pieced Twisted Logs: Make a Unique Candle Mat, #37507

Piecing
Wednesday, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Van Buren Room
Mahoney, Nancy
Beginner
$70
Plus Materials Fee

Create a dynamic block while learning an easier, quicker, and less-waste method of paper foundation piecing. All aspects of foundation paper piecing will be covered, including how to correctly position the right fabric piece. With Nancy's helpful directions, you can relax and have fun in this information-packed class. Block size: 12" x 12".

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Janome

Perfect Endings: Binding Your Quilts, #38505

Quilting/Finishing-HOME MACHINE
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Madison Room
Mahoney, Nancy
Beginner
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Add a flourish to the edges of your quilts using a variety of binding techniques. Learn how to make straight-of-grain binding, invisible joins, and mitered corners. See hand and machine finishes. Discover how to bind curved and irregular edges, add piping, rick-rack, and other special touches.

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elna

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Spruced Goose Block: Precision Piecing, #37101

Piecing
Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Van Buren Room
Mahoney, Nancy
Beginner, Intermediate
$140
Plus Materials Fee

Come join in the fun and learn how to make these wonderful, scrappy blocks using an array of colorful pre-cut squares. If you have been wanting to master new skills, this class will inspire confidence and equip you with new techniques. Learn an easy and precise way of making triangle units, as well as tips for making strips sets and foundation-pieced sashing units. If scrappy is not for you, use a planned color scheme or make it patriotic. Class fee includes a boxed lunch.

nancymahoney.com

Janome

Stunning Scrap Quilts Trunk Show, #31805

Lectures
Thursday, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Eisenhower Room
Mahoney, Nancy
All Levels
$15

Looking for something to do with all the scraps you've collected in bags, baskets, and boxes? In this informal and light-hearted lecture, Nancy will share more than 50 scrap quilts, including vintage quilts from her collection. Hear how her love of vintage quilts has influenced her approach to quiltmaking. Nancy will share tips for making stunning scrap quilts, all while expanding your thoughts about making these beautiful pieces. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Triangle Tango: Learn Half-Square Triangles from the Piecing Master, #37110

Piecing
Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Van Buren Room
Mahoney, Nancy
Beginner, Intermediate
$70
Plus Materials Fee

Join Nancy in this fun and informative class. Students will learn different ways to make half-square triangle units as well as how to make planned, scrappy blocks! The blocks are oh-so-easy to make and look great in any color combination. See how the blocks are arranged to create unique designs. This stash-busting quilt is perfect for fat quarters (18" x 22") or fat eighths (9" x 22"). Finished lap-quilt size: 53" x 60".

nancymahoney.com

Janome

Sold Out

Blooming Feathered Star Quilt: Improve Your Piecing, #37118f

Mahoney, Nancy
Friday
McKinley Room

This is the perfect class for any quilter wanting to learn to make a Feathered Star. Nancy will walk students through step-by-step instructions with rotary cutting and piecing techniques for making accurate triangle squares. Her methods make short work of this tricky-looking block. This is an ideal class for anyone who wants to improve their piecing skills. Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.

nancymahoney.com

Janome

Paper Pieced Twisted Logs: Make a Unique Candle Mat, #37507

Mahoney, Nancy
Wednesday
Van Buren Room

Create a dynamic block while learning an easier, quicker, and less-waste method of paper foundation piecing. All aspects of foundation paper piecing will be covered, including how to correctly position the right fabric piece. With Nancy's helpful directions, you can relax and have fun in this information-packed class. Block size: 12" x 12".

nancymahoney.com

Janome

Perfect Endings: Binding Your Quilts, #38505

Mahoney, Nancy
Wednesday
Madison Room

Add a flourish to the edges of your quilts using a variety of binding techniques. Learn how to make straight-of-grain binding, invisible joins, and mitered corners. See hand and machine finishes. Discover how to bind curved and irregular edges, add piping, rick-rack, and other special touches.

nancymahoney.com

elna

Spruced Goose Block: Precision Piecing, #37101

Mahoney, Nancy
Tuesday
Van Buren Room

Come join in the fun and learn how to make these wonderful, scrappy blocks using an array of colorful pre-cut squares. If you have been wanting to master new skills, this class will inspire confidence and equip you with new techniques. Learn an easy and precise way of making triangle units, as well as tips for making strips sets and foundation-pieced sashing units. If scrappy is not for you, use a planned color scheme or make it patriotic. Class fee includes a boxed lunch.

nancymahoney.com

Janome

Stunning Scrap Quilts Trunk Show, #31805

Mahoney, Nancy
Thursday
Eisenhower Room

Looking for something to do with all the scraps you've collected in bags, baskets, and boxes? In this informal and light-hearted lecture, Nancy will share more than 50 scrap quilts, including vintage quilts from her collection. Hear how her love of vintage quilts has influenced her approach to quiltmaking. Nancy will share tips for making stunning scrap quilts, all while expanding your thoughts about making these beautiful pieces. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

nancymahoney.com

Triangle Tango: Learn Half-Square Triangles from the Piecing Master, #37110

Mahoney, Nancy
Thursday
Van Buren Room

Join Nancy in this fun and informative class. Students will learn different ways to make half-square triangle units as well as how to make planned, scrappy blocks! The blocks are oh-so-easy to make and look great in any color combination. See how the blocks are arranged to create unique designs. This stash-busting quilt is perfect for fat quarters (18" x 22") or fat eighths (9" x 22"). Finished lap-quilt size: 53" x 60".

nancymahoney.com

Janome