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The Inside Story
An in-depth discussion of what is happening to batting in today’s quilt market. Popular brand name products will be discussed and quilts will be shown to evaluate what effect each product has on the look and personality of the finished quilt, as well as their characteristics and longevity. Fiber content will be examined, as well as specific considerations for the amount of quilting needed. This lecture is designed to give quilters lots of options and choices when choosing batting for each top. Harriet will give attendees testing processes to chase away any confusion.
Level: All
Teacher: Harriet

Cost: $20
Class Date: 2017 Dates TBD
Class Times: TBD


Untwisting the Truth about Thread
Do all the threads that are available on the market today mystify you? What thread do you piece with and what thread(s) do you quilt with and why are they different? Carrie’s master’s study was on quilting thread… she spent 4 years testing and studying 56 different threads to find the answer to these questions. Come learn about all threads you know and maybe some that you don’t know while Carrie shares all the pertinent information from her study with you.
Level: All
Teacher: Carrie
Cost: $20
Class Date: 2017 Dates TBD
Class Times: TBD

 

10 Tips to Make You a Better Machine Quilter
Harriet covers her top ten ideas that will help you become a better quilter. Topics that are seldom discussed, you will be anxious to try these ideas, and you WILL see the results if you try these ideas. This is a fun, fast-paced and informative lecture, with plenty of time for questions and answers.
Level: All
Teacher: Harriet
Cost: $20
Class Date:
2017 Dates TBD
Class Times: TBD

 

Caring for Today’s Quiltmaking Fabric
So much fear is involved with the fabrics that quilter’s use today: bleeding, color migration, shrinkage and fading being among the top concerns. This lecture is geared to helping participants become more comfortable with what is happening with out fabrics today. Dye stability, thread count, pre-washing vs. not, chemicals and detergents and recommended care of fabrics and quilts will be explored. This lecture has received rave reviews and has put confidence and choice making back into the quilter’s hands, as well as saving untold yards of fabric and quilts. Based on Harriet’s book From Fiber to Fabric.
Level: All
Teacher: Harriet
Cost: $20
Class Date:
2017 Dates TBD
Class Times: TBD

 

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