Workshops

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Workshops

Prices Vary

Dates:

June 25 & 26, 2020

Farmstead Inn

370 S. Van Buren St.

Shipshewana, IN 46565

Thursday, june 25

Super 60 Sampler | Workshop         
Rob Appell | 9 am - 12 pm | TA1 | $47

Limited to 30 students. All Skill Levels Welcome.

Join Rob and learn how to use his newest set of templates while creating a beautiful sampler quilt top.  These three fun pieces, (Jerry, Bobby and Phil), can be used together or separately to make a huge variety of great quilts in two different 60° triangles sizes. After this class you will understand how these brand-new tools can refresh all your favorite 60° patterns. Come ready to laugh as you learn!

Hollow Star Table Runner | Workshop         
Krista Moser | 2 pm - 5 pm | TP1 | $47

Limited to 30 students. All Skill Levels Welcome.

Come learn from Krista all the tips and tricks for cutting and piecing diamonds and triangles in an easy, fast, and precise way. Stitch up this simple, yet striking table runner in no time. It’s easy to change for any décor or switch the colors depending on the season! If you have been wanting to try something new or different, this class will inspire confidence and equip you with new techniques for diamonds and triangles.

Buggy Ride Pillow | Workshop         
Corey Yoder | 2 pm - 5 pm | TP2 | $47

Limited to 25 students. All Skill Levels Welcome.

Come learn the simple piecing and machine appliqué techniques needed to make a Buggy Ride Pillow!  Corey will share her personal tips and tricks on using fusible web and working with pre-cut fabrics as well as pillow finishing and machine quilting. Completed or not, you will leave the class with the knowledge to confidently complete your pillow on your own. Corey’s original design is inspired by growing up and living in an Amish community in Holmes County, Ohio.

Friday, june 26

Hand Quilting | Workshop         
Corey Yoder | 9 am - 12 pm | FA1 | $47

Limited to 30 students. All Skill Levels Welcome.

Join Corey for the basics of big stitch hand quilting. You may also have heard this type of quilting referred to as long stitch or pick stitching. In addition, Corey will talk about her favorite supplies including; threads, needles and thimbles. Basic quilting techniques as well as your personal quilting design will be discussed and marked during the class.

Quiltworx Starbaby Quilt | Workshop         
Kathryn Groves | 9 am - 5 pm | FAP1 | $87
(Break 12 pm - 2 pm)

Limited to 25 students. All Skill Levels Welcome.

New to paper piecing? Or just love the precise look of this technique.  Quiltworx patterns are perfect for everyone! Join Certified Instructor Kathryn Groves as she takes you from start to finish – learning how to “read” Quiltworx patterns, prepare papers and fabrics to the fundamentals of paper piecing.  In this class you will learn the Lone Star technique as well as several other fundamental techniques including TRP’s and cutting T-Templates.  You will be excited and ready to choose your next Quiltworx project by the end of the day!

Quiltworx Lotus Flower | Workshop         
Nancy Kloster | 9 am - 5 pm | TAP1 | $87
(Break 12 pm - 2 pm)

Limited to 25 students. All Skill Levels Welcome.

Afraid of curves?  Don’t let curved piecing stop you from your quilting journey!  The Quiltworx Lotus Flower pattern is a great introductory design.  Certified Instructor Nancy Kloster will guide you thru the organized Foundation Paper Piecing techniques of Judy Niemeyer.  The techniques you will learn can be applied to many Quiltworx projects.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mi Amor Baby Quilt | Workshop         
Krista Moser | 2 pm - 5 pm | FP1 | $47

Limited to 30 students. All Skill Levels Welcome.

It’s love at first sight for Mi Amor Baby Quilt. Come learn from Krista all the tips and tricks for cutting and piecing diamonds, triangles and parallelograms in an easy, fast and precise way. This baby quilt project uses several features of the Creative Grids 60° diamond ruler. If you have been wanting to break out of the same old quilting routine this class will inspire confidence and equip you with new techniques for diamonds and triangles. 

Items of Special Attention

  • Workshop fees do not include fabric or supply costs

  • Workshops may have required kits, tools or books that may be pre-purchased and waiting for you in the classroom

  • Provide your email address upon registration to receive information about workshop requirements and purchasing options after June 10

  • BERNINA sewing machines are available to rent for workshops if you choose. Machines will be at the workshop location ready for you, supplied by The Cotton Corner in Shipshewana. For details, call The Cotton Corner at 260-768-7393.

List of basic supplies

​The following basic sewing supplies are expected for each class. Additional supplies may be necessary and will be indicated in the class description. Pressing stations are available in classrooms.

  • Needles (sewing machine & hand)

  • Neutral thread (machine & hand)

  • Thread to match fabric

  • Thimble

  • Pins (appliqué, standard & safety)

  • Scissors (fabric, 4" embroidery & paper)

  • Sharp pencils & eraser

  • Fabric marking pens or pencils

  • Small trash bag

  • Rotary cutter, ruler & mat (minimum 18" x 24")

  • Seam ripper

Note: Do not reproduce class handouts and teach the class to your guild or at a quilt shop without written consent from the instructor.

festival supply kiosk

If you realize you have forgotten a basic supply, tool or notion from your class list, check us out! An on-site kiosk will offer all basic supplies and other tools, notions and kits required for all workshops. Located near the classrooms in the Farmstead Inn, the supply kiosk will open approximately one hour before each workshop session on Thursday & Friday.

workshop registrants Email

Workshop Registrants will receive an e-mail with workshop requirements and purchasing options after registration has been closed.

Our Address

Shipshewana Quilt Festival

PO Box 245

Shipshewana, IN 46565

Contact Us

Enrollment: 877-768-2010

Groups: of 10 or more:  866-243-9434

Email: info@ShipshewanaQuiltFest.com

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