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Advanced Machine Quilting

Advanced Machine Quilting Workshop2-Day Workshop

This class includes practice on feathers (marked and free-hand) and many different background designs. After some class practice, students will work on designing a small wholecloth quilt. And, we will extensively cover different threads, battings, needles, and fabrics.

A basic understanding of machine quilting is required for this class.

Fee: $600 per day up to 24 students, add $25 for each additional student up to 26 maximum. Plus travel costs.

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Appliquéd Clamshells

Appliquéd Clamshells1-Day Workshop

Learn how easy and fun it is to make these beautiful clamshells! Cindy will teach you how to hand appliqué OR machine appliqué them. In the class, you will learn the technique by starting a small quilted clutch purse that showcases your clamshells.

Fee: $600 up to 24 students, add $25 for each additional student up to 26 maximum. Plus travel costs.

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Beginning Machine Quilting

1-Day Workshop

This class is designed for people who have never done any machine quilting before or those who would like a refresher course. To begin with, we will have a brief discussion on threads, needles, batting, and quilting feet. Then we will learn to use a walking foot for straight line foundation quilting and decorative quilting. After that, we will move on to extensive coverage of free motion continuous line designs, feathers, and stippling. You will also learn how to handle large quilts on your domestic sewing machine. This class will give you the confidence and skills to finally quilt your own quilts on your home sewing machine!

No experience necessary for this class.

Fee: $600 up to 24 students, add $25 for each additional student up to 26 maximum. Plus travel costs.

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Cindy teaching Beginning Machine Quilting class

Cindy teaching Beginning Machine Quilting class.

Beginning Machine Quilting class

Beginning Machine Quilting class.

Beginning Machine Quilting class

Beginning Machine Quilting class.

Cindy teaching Beginning Machine Quilting class

Cindy teaching Beginning Machine Quilting class.

Beginning Machine Quilting project sample

Beginning Machine Quilting project sample.

Beginning Machine Quilting project sample

Beginning Machine Quilting project sample.

Cindy’s Schedule

February 27-March 2, 2019

Teaching, Lecturing, Free Demos
AQS QuiltWeek
Daytona, FL

March 30, 2019

Teaching
Workshop: “Appliquéd Clamshells
Thimble Towne Quilt Shop
Bakersfield, CA
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April 1 & 3, 2019

Teaching, Lecturing
Tehachapi Mountain Quilters
Tehachapi, CA

April 2, 2019

Co-Judging
“The Best of the Valley” quilt show
Visalia, CA

April 4-6, 2019

Teaching, Lecturing
Hi Desert Quilt Guild
Ridgecrest, CA

May 1-4, 2019

Teaching
UQSM Show
Salt Lake City, UT

May 8-22, 2019

Teaching in China!

August 5, 2019

Judging
“For the Love of Quilts” annual quilt show
Pinetop, AZ

October 11-13, 2019

Keynote Speaker, Teaching
2019 Fall Missouri State Quilters Guild Retreat
Capitol Plaza Hotel
Jefferson City, MO

Clamshell Extravaganza!

Clamshell Extravaganza Workshop1-Day Workshop

This is a free motion quilting class in which you’ll learn 12 different variations of the classic and beautiful clamshell design. Not only will Cindy show you clamshell varieties and arrangements that you never dreamed of; she’ll also share tips and tricks to make your quilted clamshell designs beautiful and successful.

Fee: $600 up to 24 students, add $25 for each additional student up to 26 maximum. Plus travel costs.

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Fancy Feathers And The Background Stitches To Show Them Off!

Fancy Feathers and the Background Stitches to Show Them Off! Workshop2-Day Workshop

In this class, we will cover free motion feathers, both marked and unmarked. Then, once you’ve mastered them, we’ll move on to several background stitches that will really make them stand out beautifully in your quilts. We’ll practice echo quilting, stippling, pebbles, and several other background fillers.

This is not a beginning machine quilting class. It is suggested that you have some basic machine quilting knowledge prior to taking this class.

Fee: $600 per day up to 24 students, add $25 for each additional student up to 26 maximum. Plus travel costs.

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Fun Fillers And Background Stitches

Fun Fillers & Background Stitches Workshop1-Day Workshop

In this class you will learn 8 different free motion background stitches. This is NOT a beginning machine quilting class and it is highly recommended that you have previously taken a beginning machine quilting class. Our sample piece will be the beginning of a Christmas stocking which you will be able to finish at home after the class.

Fee: 600 up to 24 students, add $25 for each additional student up to 26 maximum. Plus travel costs.

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Gorgeous Gridded Backgrounds

Gorgeous Gridded Backgrounds Workshop1-Day Workshop

Everybody loves the classic look of background quilting that is based on a grid. In this one-day class, you will learn 6 different gridded background designs that you will incorporate into a small quilted wallhanging. All designs will be based on a ½” grid. You’ll be amazed at all the designs you’ll master!

Fee: $600 up to 24 students, add $25 for each additional student up to 26 maximum. Plus travel costs.

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Trapunto By Machine

Trapunto By Machine Workshop1-Day Workshop

This class teaches students how to incorporate trapunto into their quilts to really make them POP! Hari Walner’s method of “Trapunto by Machine” is what I will teach. It is very simple, and quite fun. Students will leave the class excited and anxious to go home and try out their newly learned technique on their own quilts.

A basic understanding of machine quilting is needed for this class.

Fee: $600 up to 24 students, add $25 for each additional student up to 26 maximum. Plus travel costs.

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Trapunto Pizazz!

Trapunto Pizazz! WorkshopIn this two-day workshop, you will be working on a beautiful wallhanging. You will start out the first day by learning the “Trapunto by Machine” technique.

On the second day, you’ll learn lots of pretty background filler designs to make your Trapunto motifs really pop! And, Cindy will demonstrate her technique for curved bindings.

Skill level: intermediate

Fee: $600 per day up to 24 students, add $25 for each additional student up to 26 maximum. Plus travel costs.

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Trapunto T-Shirt

Trapunto T-Shirt Workshop1-Day Workshop

In this class, students get a quick lesson on free motion quilting of feathers and basic trapunto skills. After learning the basics and practicing on a sample square, students will mark their t-shirt, and then add the trapunto, and finally finish it up with the quilting stitches. Students go home with a finished project!

A basic understanding of machine quilting is helpful for this class but not absolutely necessary.

Fee: $600 up to 24 students, add $25 for each additional student up to 26 maximum. Plus travel costs.

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