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Workshops - Prices Vary

Thursday & Friday

June 24 & 25

Farmstead Inn

370 S. Van Buren St.

Shipshewana, IN 46565
Workshops Tag

Thursday,  June 24

Krista Moser

Hollow Star Table Runner Workshop

TA1 | Hollow Star Table Runner | 9am - 12pm | $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.

Required in Addition to BasicSupplies:

  • Creative Grids 60°mini diamond ruler - CGR60DIAMINI

  • Hollow Star Table Runner pattern - Cut Loose Press™ CLPKMS005

  • Fabric Kit $32

A BERNINA SEWING MACHINE WILLBE PROVIDED 

Nina McVeigh

Free Motion Tote Bag

TP1 | Beginning Free Motion Tote Bag | 2pm - 5pm | $47

Limited to 25 students. All Skill Levels Welcome.

Discover the basics of free motion quilting, while making a quilted tote bag. Get started with easy piecing of the bag and machine set up for quilting. Move on to simple free motion stitching, learning how to move the fabric under the needle of the machine. Progress to create several basic designs .Discuss battings, threads and quilting aids; plus how to maneuver your quilt while quilting. Leave class with the confidence to free motion quilt your projects, understanding that practice will improve your skills. Pre-work is required for this class. More information to follow upon registration.

Required in Addition to BasicSupplies:

  • Project Kit $26

A BERNINA SEWING MACHINE WILLBE PROVIDED 

Jackie Kunkel

Quiltworx Lotus Flower Workshop

TAP1 | QuiltworxLotus Flower | 9am - 5pm | $87

(break 12 pm - 2 pm)

Limited to 20 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 Jackie Kunkel will guide you through the organized Foundation Paper Piecing techniques of Judy Niemeyer. With your newly found knowledge of basic foundation paper piecing, curved piecing, floating points and much more, you’ll be ready to tackle many other Quiltworx projects. Choose between one of two colorways, designed with Jackie’s newline from Island Batik.

Required in Addition to Basic Supplies:

  • Quiltworx Lotus Flower Quilt Pattern

  • CM12 - 12" Add-a-quarter ruler

  • UHU Fabric Glue Stick

  • Fons and Porter Glue Pen

  • Scotch Tape

  • Fabric Kit $46

BRING YOUR OWN SEWING MACHINE

Friday,  June 25

Nina McVeigh

Mi Amor Diamond Baby Quilt

FAP1 | Rulerwork and Beyond Table Runner | 9am - 5pm | $87

(break 12 pm - 2 pm)

Limited to 25 Participants. All Skill Levels Welcome.

Using Rulers in your free motion quilting will help perfect your designs and move your machine quilting in a whole new direction. If you have been frustrated with your free motion quilting, ruler work may just be the answer. Piece a simple table runner to quilt with rulers. Learn how to manipulate rulers for straight line designs, curved designs and circles. We will create block designs as well as border designs. These designs will all be perfected with the use of rulers and will allow you to create countless other designs. Free Motion quilting experience would be helpful, but not necessary, for this class. Pre-work is required for this class. More information to follow upon registration.

Required in Addition to Basic Supplies:

  • Project Kit $26

  • 24" x 7" Cutting Ruler

  • 11" Square Cutting Ruler

  • 505 Spray adhesive

  • Nina McVeigh Designs Half Circle Ruler Set

  • Stable Tape Ruler or Handi Grip

  • Gray Thread Aurifil 50 wt #2610

A BERNINA SEWING MACHINE WILLBE PROVIDED 

Jackie Kunkel

Quiltworx Dragonflies and Butterflies Workshop

FAP2 | Quiltworx Dragonflies and Butterflies | 9am - 5pm | $87

(break 12 pm - 2 pm)

Limited to 20 Participants. Intermediate Skill Level.

Learn how to create gentle curves and then piece these beauties into a traditional quilt setting. An impactful design, Dragonflies and Butterflies teaches you techniques that you will have in your “quilty toolbox” for life. Certified Instructor Jackie Kunkel will guide you through this fun quilt. This project is designed with one of Jackie’s newest collections.

Required in Addition to Basic Supplies:

  • Quiltworx Dragonflies and Butterflies Pattern

  • Fabric Kit $146

  • CM12 -12” Add-a-quarter ruler

  • UHU Fabric Stick

  • Fons and Porter Glue Pen

  • Scotch Tape

BRING YOUR OWN SEWING MACHINE

Krista Moser

Mi Amor Diamond Baby Quilt

FP1 | Mi Amor Diamond Baby Quilt | 2pm - 5pm | $47

Limited to 30 Participants

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

Required in Addition to Basic Supplies:

  • Mi Amor Baby Quilt & Table Runner Pattern

  • Creative Grids 60° diamond ruler - CGR60DIA

  • Fabric Kit $32

A BERNINA SEWING MACHINE WILLBE PROVIDED 

Items of Special Attention

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.

Additional Information

Instructors also recommend the following optional beneficial items:1/4” Sewing machine foot • Sewing machine manual and power cord & foot control • Extra bobbins

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

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

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