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2019 Spring QES Expo - 3 Day Early Bird 馃惁 Pass

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About This Event

Expand your knowledge, skills and enjoyment of sewing, quilting and embroidery. Hands on classes brought to you by the industry's leading educators.

Learn new and innovative techniques in a fun filled, team sewing environment. Test drive the latest machines, win prizes, take advantage of factory direct savings.

4聽SeparateClassrooms 路 ExpertTeachers 路 Use of Top-of-the-Line聽Machines聽路 All KitsIncluded 路 LunchIncludedEachDay 路 Free Parking!

Class Descriptions

Class #1: Create this 鈥淚 Love You鈥 Banner

Featuring host of PBS鈥檚 鈥淔ons & Porters Love of Quilting,鈥 Sara Gallegos.聽Sara will guide you through the many techniques in making this beautiful banner. Learn many embroidery and design techniques.

Sara Gallegos is a prominent face among the Baby Lock family and host of PBS鈥檚 鈥淔ons & Porters Love of Quilting.鈥 Her passion for sewing and teaching started by her Mother鈥檚 side at the age of four and has blossomed into a career writing magazine articles, creating video content for Baby Lock and The Quilting Company.

Sara鈥檚 contagious laughter and enthusiasm make her presentations both entertaining and inspirational. Spending time in class with Sara, you are sure to take home many time-saving tips and a renewed passion for your craft! To learn more about Sara, visit聽www.sewpositivelysara.com.

Class #2: Pinwheels Table Runner

This bright and colorful table runner is the perfect 聽accent 聽to your home this spring. Our Pinwheel is bold and bright and holds a twist. It is not an ordinary pinwheel quilt block.

Our table runner is actually 3D! So the blades of the Pinwheel will appear to have some movement. Learn the steps to create this fun and flirty quilted creation. In class you will learn traditional quilting techniques and tips of the trade. 聽

Better yet, we will using the Accuquilt GO Big cutting system along with 4 different dies to create the colorful table runner. We will finish the table runner in class ready to go home and enjoy for years to come!

Class #3: Two Classes in One

Travel Jewelry Roll

One of the easiest ways to dress up your outfits is with a few pieces of聽jewelry, and聽jewelry rolls聽let you聽travel聽with your favorite pieces of jewelry.

This class is designed to create your own聽quilted jewelry roll using decorative stitches, zipper pockets and a band to hang your favorite necklace or slide your rings on to. Your jewels will fit in to one聽convenient place while protecting them from the rest of your suitcase contents.

'Apron Appeal with the Serger'

Aprons 鈥 we love them.聽 They can be frilly or sassy or just plain utilitarian.聽 They make great gifts 鈥 who doesn鈥檛 need one? You can finish this cute apron in one session using Babylock Triumph Serger and its special feet and features.聽

Learn to create ruffles using the gathering foot plus add beautiful piping with the cording foot. In addition, you will explore the use of decorative threads to create edge finishes using the unique Wave Stitch.

You鈥檒l ruffle and pipe and be excited over everything you can do using the Babylock Triumph Serger with Revolution Air threading.聽 And you don鈥檛 need any experience to play with this serger.