Instructor

Hiatt, Michelle Renee
Michelle Renee is an award-winning quilter, designer, and national instructor who has been sewing since before she can remember. She fell in love with quilting over 20 years ago. As a certified Professional Process Expert (LSSMBB), Michelle seamlessly blends her love of quilting with process improvement techniques, teaching others how to simplify their piecing while improving the quality of their quiltmaking. Michelle Renee is the designer for her own pattern line, Sew On The Go, and her designs have appeared in several international quilting magazines. Additionally, she is a Certified Instructor for Studio 180 Design and many of her patterns have been published in their Modern 180 pattern line. Michelle Renee organizes fabulous online mystery series which she runs twice a year. She is known for her humor, enthusiasm, and encouragement! Find out more at Sewonthego.net.

Instructor Workshops

Color and Quilting 101, #541802

Lectures
Thursday, 9:00 - 10:00 AM
Mezzanine
Hiatt, Michelle Renee
All Levels
$15

Want to feel confident about your color choices for every quilt you make? Arm yourself with the tools and knowledge to build color plans for your blocks, quilts, and other projects in this essential workshop with Michelle Renee. Learn how to take advantage of your fabric selections to create the magic you’re looking for in each of your quilting projects. No matter what type of quilter you are, traditional or modern, you will improve your skills and sharpen your eye.

Michelle talks about ways to identify a fabric’s overall color, shading, and tone. Learn how to read and use a color wheel. Explore Analogous, Complementary, Split-Complementary, and Triadic color plans in fabric! Appreciate colors that naturally look good together! Get tips on how to arrange your fabric, analyze your fabric, and augment your stash with wise purchases. Look at your fabrics in a whole new way! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes. Michelle will have a limited number of Color Tools available for optional purchase at the Lecture:

  • The Ultimate 3-in-1 Color Tool
  • Essential Color Wheel Companion

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Fabric, Friends & Fun Night, #FFFN

Special Events
Thursday, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Mezzanine
Hiatt, Michelle Renee
All Levels
$35

Join us for an enchanting evening filled with quilting-inspired games that promise laughter, camaraderie, and plenty of quilting fun. Hosted by the delightful Michelle Renee Hiatt, this special event is tailor-made for quilters seeking a night of socializing and merriment. Enjoy quilting games and connect with fellow quilters. Secure your spot for a memorable evening of quilted delight!

 

VIP Quilt Exhibit Tour, #TOUR

Special Events
Wednesday, 7:30 - 8 :30 AM
Exhibit Hall Entrance
Hiatt, Michelle Renee
All Levels
$15

Join Michelle Renee Hiatt and Michelle Thompson for an inspirational guided quilt tour. In the peace and quiet, before the show opens to the public, enjoy an up-close viewing of the award-winning quilts and Special Exhibits. Hear the background of the quilts, ask questions, and capture up-close photographs before the crowds arrive. Be the first to witness the amazing quilts on display in this inspirational exploration! Don't miss the chance to be the first to witness the extraordinary quilts on display, turning this experience into a memory to cherish!

When Life Gives You Fat Quarters... Make a Quilt, #541807

Lectures
Friday, 11:00 - 12:00 PM
Mezzanine
Hiatt, Michelle Renee
All Levels
$15

Join Michelle Renee as she reflects on her journey with quilting, a passion that has provided solace and inspiration through life’s peaks and valleys, providing her with peace and therapy when she has needed it most. In her engaging lecture, she shares and discusses over 30 quilts she has created over the past 30 years, including award-winning pieces. She demonstrates her progression and development as a quilter and designer, showcasing the evolution of her craft. Michelle Renee discusses how quilters can develop their own unique style by fearlessly experimenting and making designs their own. By understanding the color choices and plans of designers, attendees learn how to create beautiful quilts with their own personal touch. She also presents “alternate views” of the quilts, illustrating how different color plans or placements create different illusions. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

sewonthego.net

Color and Quilting 101, #541802

Hiatt, Michelle Renee
Thursday
Mezzanine

Want to feel confident about your color choices for every quilt you make? Arm yourself with the tools and knowledge to build color plans for your blocks, quilts, and other projects in this essential workshop with Michelle Renee. Learn how to take advantage of your fabric selections to create the magic you’re looking for in each of your quilting projects. No matter what type of quilter you are, traditional or modern, you will improve your skills and sharpen your eye.

Michelle talks about ways to identify a fabric’s overall color, shading, and tone. Learn how to read and use a color wheel. Explore Analogous, Complementary, Split-Complementary, and Triadic color plans in fabric! Appreciate colors that naturally look good together! Get tips on how to arrange your fabric, analyze your fabric, and augment your stash with wise purchases. Look at your fabrics in a whole new way! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes. Michelle will have a limited number of Color Tools available for optional purchase at the Lecture:

  • The Ultimate 3-in-1 Color Tool
  • Essential Color Wheel Companion

sewonthego.net

Fabric, Friends & Fun Night, #FFFN

Hiatt, Michelle Renee
Thursday
Mezzanine

Join us for an enchanting evening filled with quilting-inspired games that promise laughter, camaraderie, and plenty of quilting fun. Hosted by the delightful Michelle Renee Hiatt, this special event is tailor-made for quilters seeking a night of socializing and merriment. Enjoy quilting games and connect with fellow quilters. Secure your spot for a memorable evening of quilted delight!

 

VIP Quilt Exhibit Tour, #TOUR

Hiatt, Michelle Renee
Wednesday
Exhibit Hall Entrance

Join Michelle Renee Hiatt and Michelle Thompson for an inspirational guided quilt tour. In the peace and quiet, before the show opens to the public, enjoy an up-close viewing of the award-winning quilts and Special Exhibits. Hear the background of the quilts, ask questions, and capture up-close photographs before the crowds arrive. Be the first to witness the amazing quilts on display in this inspirational exploration! Don't miss the chance to be the first to witness the extraordinary quilts on display, turning this experience into a memory to cherish!

When Life Gives You Fat Quarters... Make a Quilt, #541807

Hiatt, Michelle Renee
Friday
Mezzanine

Join Michelle Renee as she reflects on her journey with quilting, a passion that has provided solace and inspiration through life’s peaks and valleys, providing her with peace and therapy when she has needed it most. In her engaging lecture, she shares and discusses over 30 quilts she has created over the past 30 years, including award-winning pieces. She demonstrates her progression and development as a quilter and designer, showcasing the evolution of her craft. Michelle Renee discusses how quilters can develop their own unique style by fearlessly experimenting and making designs their own. By understanding the color choices and plans of designers, attendees learn how to create beautiful quilts with their own personal touch. She also presents “alternate views” of the quilts, illustrating how different color plans or placements create different illusions. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

sewonthego.net