Classes

100+ Classes Each Day

When the class catalog is released in December, you will find hundreds of options to learn, connect with other sewists, and grow your skills. If you would like a physical copy of the class catalog, be sure complete the sign-up form at this link.

View the 2019 class catalog

The online ticket store has now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Ticket Booth in the Showplex Building.

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As of January 14, 2019
Class NumberClass TitleTeacher
1912CFun Effects EmbroideryJohn Deer
1912AFun Effects EmbroideryJohn Deer
1913BEmbroidery Basic EssentialsJohn Deer
1921BThe Art of Inkjet Printing on FabricStephanie Kleinman
1923CPattern Hacking SaturdayPamela Leggett
1939BSewing Stretch Fabrics for StyleNancy Nix-Rice
2903ABeginning Embroidery StitchesNancy Goldsworthy
2904CEasy Grading Costuming Patterns to Best Fit Your BodyAnna He
2905Totally Busted! The Most Important Fitting ProblemKaren LePage
2906BModern Kantha Stitching 101Annette Millard
2906AModern Kantha Stitching 101Annette Millard
2907CCommon Sense Fitting: Be the Boss of Your Patterns SaturdayAnnette Millard
2911CThe Five Hand-Sewing Stitches Every Crocheter and Knitter Should Know (and Two More You'll Want to Know? Just Because)Shannon & Jason Mullett-Bowlsby
2917BBrazilian Dimensional Embroidery: Beginners Three JasminesCarol Rinehimer
2918BIntroduction to Tunisian CrochetSheila Rolfer
2918CIntroduction to Tunisian CrochetSheila Rolfer
3902AColors on the NeedleWinn Archambeau-Munoz
3905CPendleton Selvage Crochet RugStacy Brisbee
3905APendleton Selvage Crochet RugStacy Brisbee
3906BPendleton Wool Tote BagStacy Brisbee
3906DPendleton Wool Tote BagStacy Brisbee
3907DPendleton Table RunnerStacy Brisbee
3908BStop All That Tracing FridayDee Brown
3909CKid Made: Reversible Tote Fun!Carisa Brunner
3911BEmbroidery Machine Lacemaking: Simple, Quick and a Bargain to Boot!Kandi Christian
3911DEmbroidery Machine Lacemaking: Simple, Quick and a Bargain to Boot!Kandi Christian
3912CEasy Cuddle AppliquéTeresa Coates
3913AGelli Plate Mono-Printing on FabricNick Coman
3914CBias Cut Swing TopNick Coman
3915CCreate a Carol's Zoo BearCarol Cruise
3915DCreate a Carol's Zoo BearCarol Cruise
3916ASerger Sewing CaddyPam Damour
3917BThree Bags Full FridayPam Damour
3919BHand's-On Digitizing WorkshopJohn Deer
3919CHand's-On Digitizing WorkshopJohn Deer
3920ASeven Blade FanChristina Dolinar
3923BGet Your Dye On: Shibori Dyeing TechniquesKeli Faw
3923DGet Your Dye On: Shibori Dyeing TechniqueKeli Faw
3924ADefeating the Dreaded Y SeamAnnie Gajadhar
3925AIrresistible IrisDiane Gloystein
3926BScrappy Picnic QuiltNancy Goldsworthy
3927CButton Box QuiltNancy Goldsworthy
3928BBeginning Primitive Rug HookingRobin Halliday
3929BFat Quarter Storage ContainerLois Hallock
3930CMaking a Historical Slash SleeveAnna He
3932BThere's More to Sleeves Than Meets the "EYE"Lorraine Henry
3933CPendleton Origami BagStacy Brisbee
3934BPleather Handbag Sewing TechniquesCheryl Kuczek
3937BSerger Organizer BasketsPamela Leggett
3937ASerger Organizer BasketsPamela Leggett
3940BLearn to Sew: Waxed Canvas & Leather Portsmith ToteEllie Lum
3940ALearn to Sew: Waxed Canvas & Leather Portsmith ToteEllie Lum
3941AQuick & Easy Reverse AppliquéJulie Luoma
3945CStacking Blocks Table Runner SaturdayPam Mahshie
3947CSo Soft Suede Bottom SlippersSheila McKay
3949FBeginner TattingCarol Mesimer
3949CBeginner TattingCarol Mesimer
3950BElevated EdgingsValerie Mizzoni
3950CElevated EdgingsValerie Mizzoni
3951AIntro to English Paper PiecingShannon & Jason Mullett-Bowlsby
3953CMaking Women's Formal GlovesLaura Nash
3953GMaking Women's Formal GlovesLaura Nash
3954BWrap TopMary Lou Nichols
3956AOld Techniques with a Modern TwistCindy Rowell
3958DSew Inspired EmbeaderyCindy Rowell
3959AAwesome Athleisure Wear It AnywhereKathy Ruddy
3960APunch Needle Embroidery: Create a Fiber Art PinDarlene Sabo
3965ABinding your quilt is NOT a problemConnie Spurlock
3966CThe 10 Degree Ruler for Fun, Easy ProjectsConnie Spurlock
3970B1850s Day Dress for 18" DollsNadeen Ward
3972DBeginning Techniques for More FUN in QuiltingMech Watne
3972ABeginning Techniques for More FUN in QuiltingMech Watne
3973ASew the Ultraviolet TeeErin Weisbart
3974BSew the Tropo Camisole by Tuesday Stitches (A Fitted Knit Camisole)Erin Weisbart
3975ALearn to Embellish with Embroidery on JeansAngela Wolf
3976CEmbroider on Tulle to Design LaceAngela Wolf
3977BDemystifying Stabilizers
4902Make an Easy, Breezy, Double Gauze DressTeresa Coates
4904Soy Wax BatikNick Coman
4906Color Me Quilts WednesdayDesiree Habicht
4908Another Opportunity for Pattern Alteration Boot CampLorraine Henry
4909Vintage Silk FusionCheryl Kuczek
4920DCard Trick: The *Magic* of Tablet Weaving SundayMarilyn Romatka

The Expo offers four different levels of learning experiences

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One-Needle Classes Cartoon sewing needle and thread

Our One Needle Classes are the hallmark learning experience, presented in a traditional lecture/demo format—the perfect class for building or brushing up on the basic fundamentals.

  • 45 minutes
  • Price: $6 in advance ($8 at the Expo)

Two-Needle Classes Cartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and thread

Our Two-Needle classes offer you two ways to learn. Master a technique through expert-led hands-on experience or lecture-demonstration format of a complete project or technique from start to finish. This is the perfect opportunity to get inspired for your next project.

  • 90 minutes
  • Price: $20

PLUS KIT FEE (kit fee is payable to the instructor on the day of class.) See class listing for additional student supplies. Exact change will be appreciated.

Pre-registration strongly encouraged; watch for announcements for when registration opens

Three-Needle Classes Cartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and thread

Learn more sophisticated sewing or embroidering techniques in one of these engaging hands-on classes. Don’t worry – all machines are provided by our sponsors. The Three-Needle Classes are a great opportunity to both hone your skills and develop new ones.

  • 2- 1/2 hours
  • Price: $30

PLUS KIT FEE (kit fee is payable to the instructor on the day of class.) See class listing for additional student supplies. Exact change will be appreciated.

Pre-registration strongly encouraged; watch for announcements for when registration opens

Four-Needle Classes Cartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and thread

Think of these learning sessions as an intense pre-Expo boot camp to help make sure that you get the absolute most out of your Expo experience. Held only on Wednesday, they present an ideal opportunity to learn and experience more in-depth techniques and to ignite inspiration for more complex projects.

  • 4 hours
  • Price: $50

PLUS KIT FEE (kit fee is payable to the instructor on the day of class.) See class listing for additional student supplies. Exact change will be appreciated.

Pre-registration strongly encouraged; watch for announcements for when registration opens

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