Spring 2020 QES Expo - 3-Day Pass
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About This Event
3 separate classrooms * Expert teachers * Kits included * Use of Top-of-the-line machines * Lunch and plenty of chocolate included each day * Free parking
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.
Class #1: Alex Anderson and Judy Fredenburgh
Alex Anderson is coming to Moore's QES in March 2020! Come join Alex and laugh along with her as she tells you stories of her journey. Learn how the Quilters Select product line, from RNK, came to be. Alex is bringing a large trunk show for you to Oooo and Aaaaa over! There are so many things you will learn from her presentation.
After learning about Quilters Select products, join Judy Fredenburgh in a team sewing hands-on class.You will learn many different techniques while working on this Star Delight Wall Hanging. The applique design is adapted from Alex’s quilt pattern “Star Delight”. The center is couched yarn done in embroidery, with a crystal center, surrounded by applique triangles. Decorative stitches will add a finishing touch. The hanging straps are done with buttonholes and ribbon. The wall hanging will have a mock binding. So many tips and tricks for embroidery and sewing to be shared with you.
Alex and Judy are excited about coming to Spring QES 2020 and can't wait to see you there!
Alex Anderson’s love of quilting all began in 1978 when she completed her Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt as a part of her work towards her degree in art from San Francisco State University.
Over the years her central focus has been to understand fabric relationships and an intense appreciation of traditional quilts and beautiful quilting surface design.
Judy Fredenburgh is a professional educator for sewing, embroidery, quilting, and crafting. Judy’s teaching style takes new technologies and inspires students of all levels to find their unique creativity to exhilarate their sewing and crafting passions. Judy has more than 30 years of experience working in the Sewing Industry. As a former Corporate Educator, Event Coordinator, and Retail Store Manager, and a small business owner herself, Judy has a well-rounded understanding of the Sewing Industry.
Class #2: Hands-On Embroidery with Kimberbell
"Be your own kind of beautiful," and learn fun techniques by making Flamingo Beauties Bench Buddy from Kimberbell.
Three pink ladies stand gracefully with heads of applique glitter, while each bird features unique feathers of soft chenille, tiny buttons, and Kimberbell Pull Flowers.
Wildflower Blooms Tote
Fringe blossoms, satin stems, and pull flowers create the prettiest bouquet, embroidered on a denim tote for a casual chic carryall.
Kimberbell totes come with the side seams already open for easy hooping. After embroidery, simply sew the seams closed to complete the bag.
Class #3: Two Classes in One
Debi is native to North Carolina and you will be impressed with her product knowledge and ability to teach with her genuine Southern Charm. You will love her laid back easy method of sharing FUN and Entertainment as she guides you to new heights of creativity.
Like many sewing enthusiasts, Debi’s interest in sewing sparked at a young age and she became proficient at creating in no time. Her curiosity in fabrics, threads, and notions prompted her to expand this hobby into a career.
While Debi has traveled the country teaching and helping those who want to expand their own creativity in Sewing, Quilting, and Embroidery, her primary focus is on software and embroidery and their use in home décor items and apparel embellishment.
1st Class: Dresden Place Mat with Debi Denny
Debi will guide you through this half-day project where each attendee will use a high-performance sewing machine to create this beautiful Dresden placemat.
You will learn techniques for channel quilting, chain piecing, point turning, and paper piecing technique without paper! Each attendee will go away with a completed project and new skills to use on many more projects to come.
2nd Class: Serger Discovery Tour
Serger Discover Tour! This class is great for those who have never used a serger or those who are very experienced.
Discover how a serger can cut your sewing time by half! You will complete a hands-on project using various threads, techniques, and accessory feet while sewing on the latest in serger technology.
This has been one of the most popular classes at our past QES events!