Instructor

Redford, Catherine
Catherine Redford was born in England where she learned to knit and sew as a young girl. After relocating from London to Naperville, IL, she learned to quilt and never looked back. She's an award-winning quilter, an active member of her local guilds, and a popular teacher at the local and national level. Catherine is a frequent magazine contributor and has enjoyed being a guest on Quilting Arts TV. She is enjoying the resurgence of interest in handwork with a wool appliqué and embroidery book published Fall 2020, and with two DVDs and a book on Modern Machine Quilting techniques. Catherine delights in finishing her own quilts on a domestic machine! See more at catherineredford.com.

Instructor Workshops

Dimensional Hand Embroidery Stitches, #546500

Embroidery/Embellishment
Friday, 8:30 - 11:30 AM
Team Room 2
Redford, Catherine
Intermediate
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Are you ready to add some more advanced dimensional stitches to your embroidery vocabulary? You’ll work on your piece from a selection of pre-printed fabric samplers. In class, you’ll learn crested chain stitch, bullion stitch, double cast-on, drizzle, trellis, and more! Take your hand stitching to the next level!

catherineredford.com

Hand Beading for Quilters, #546501

Embroidery/Embellishment
Friday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Team Room 2
Redford, Catherine
All Levels
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Add some sparkle and dimension to your quilts with beads! Learn how to attach beads so they won’t fall off and so much more! We will work on small pre-made postcard-sized quilts and try seed stitch, beaded back stitch, couching, stacks, and fringes. We’ll learn the best ways to sew bugle beads and finish with elegant edge techniques including moss stitch, picots, wrapping, and artful arches.

catherineredford.com

Introduction to Wool Appliqué, #543503

Appliqué
Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Team Room 2
Redford, Catherine
Beginner, Intermediate
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Introduction to Wool Appliqué - the basics and beyond. Learn the techniques required for successful whip stitch wool appliqué while working on a small piece that can be finished into a needle case or pin cushion. Use beautiful embroidery stitches to embellish and add further dimension to your project.

catherineredford.com

Lessons Learned While Quilting, #541803

Lectures
Thursday, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mezzanine
Redford, Catherine
All Levels
$15

This is an inspiring and entertaining yet informative lecture exploring Catherine’s philosophy of quilting. Catherine uses professionally shot photographs projected on the screen for a great close-up view. The trunk show starts with her first quilt made 25 years ago… Catherine has learned many lessons since then! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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Walking Foot Quilting , #548520

Quilting/Finishing-DOMESTIC MACHINE
Wednesday, 8:30 - 11:30 AM
Integrity A
Redford, Catherine
Beginner, Intermediate
$70
Plus Kit Fee

An introductory class in walking foot quilting. Learn how to finish your quilts on a domestic machine while enjoying all the control of your walking foot. We will begin with a brief discussion of preparing your tops for quilting, including marking and basting. Then, we will make stitched samples of different styles including matchstick quilting, grids, combined stitches, serpentines, and a basic spiral. Finish with a look at Catherine’s work to inspire you to go home and turn your tops into quilts.

catherineredford.com

Janome

Walking Foot Quilting Maximum Impact, #548525

Quilting/Finishing-DOMESTIC MACHINE
Saturday, 8:30 - 11:30 AM
Motivate A
Redford, Catherine
Intermediate
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Walking Foot Quilting – take the scenic route! In this class, you will add hand stitching to your walking foot quilting for maximum impact. Make samples of different machine stitched grids and hand-embroidery combinations that will have you planning your quilting before you even start piecing your quilt top.

catherineredford.com

BERNINA

Walking Foot Quilting: Curves and Spirals, #548521

Quilting/Finishing-DOMESTIC MACHINE
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Integrity A
Redford, Catherine
Intermediate
$70
Plus Kit Fee

Take your Walking Foot Quilting to the next level with organic curves and super spirals. Elevate your technique with beautiful organic curves. Learn how to execute sharp turns and make accurate straight line polygon spirals. Circular spirals round out the workshop.

catherineredford.com

Janome

Dimensional Hand Embroidery Stitches, #546500

Redford, Catherine
Friday
Team Room 2

Are you ready to add some more advanced dimensional stitches to your embroidery vocabulary? You’ll work on your piece from a selection of pre-printed fabric samplers. In class, you’ll learn crested chain stitch, bullion stitch, double cast-on, drizzle, trellis, and more! Take your hand stitching to the next level!

catherineredford.com

Hand Beading for Quilters, #546501

Redford, Catherine
Friday
Team Room 2

Add some sparkle and dimension to your quilts with beads! Learn how to attach beads so they won’t fall off and so much more! We will work on small pre-made postcard-sized quilts and try seed stitch, beaded back stitch, couching, stacks, and fringes. We’ll learn the best ways to sew bugle beads and finish with elegant edge techniques including moss stitch, picots, wrapping, and artful arches.

catherineredford.com

Introduction to Wool Appliqué, #543503

Redford, Catherine
Thursday
Team Room 2

Introduction to Wool Appliqué - the basics and beyond. Learn the techniques required for successful whip stitch wool appliqué while working on a small piece that can be finished into a needle case or pin cushion. Use beautiful embroidery stitches to embellish and add further dimension to your project.

catherineredford.com

Lessons Learned While Quilting, #541803

Redford, Catherine
Thursday
Mezzanine

This is an inspiring and entertaining yet informative lecture exploring Catherine’s philosophy of quilting. Catherine uses professionally shot photographs projected on the screen for a great close-up view. The trunk show starts with her first quilt made 25 years ago… Catherine has learned many lessons since then! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

catherineredford.com

Walking Foot Quilting , #548520

Redford, Catherine
Wednesday
Integrity A

An introductory class in walking foot quilting. Learn how to finish your quilts on a domestic machine while enjoying all the control of your walking foot. We will begin with a brief discussion of preparing your tops for quilting, including marking and basting. Then, we will make stitched samples of different styles including matchstick quilting, grids, combined stitches, serpentines, and a basic spiral. Finish with a look at Catherine’s work to inspire you to go home and turn your tops into quilts.

catherineredford.com

Janome

Walking Foot Quilting Maximum Impact, #548525

Redford, Catherine
Saturday
Motivate A

Walking Foot Quilting – take the scenic route! In this class, you will add hand stitching to your walking foot quilting for maximum impact. Make samples of different machine stitched grids and hand-embroidery combinations that will have you planning your quilting before you even start piecing your quilt top.

catherineredford.com

BERNINA

Walking Foot Quilting: Curves and Spirals, #548521

Redford, Catherine
Wednesday
Integrity A

Take your Walking Foot Quilting to the next level with organic curves and super spirals. Elevate your technique with beautiful organic curves. Learn how to execute sharp turns and make accurate straight line polygon spirals. Circular spirals round out the workshop.

catherineredford.com

Janome