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2020 Appleseed Festival of Quilts

Schoolhouse Mini Class Line-Up

Friday 10:00-6:00 and Saturday 10:30 – 3:30

For a schedule of class times, please click here


The Appleseed Schoolhouse is made up of a wide variety of 25 – 50 minute classes and demonstrations lead by talented, enthusiastic quilters and will be offered throughout the 2-Day event.  You will receive a hand out at each session and will have the opportunity to take notes and ask questions in this friendly, relaxed environment. Cost for a Schoolhouse wristband is only $15 (in addition to the quilt show registration fee) which allows you to attend unlimited classes!  To register for these classes please click here.


             Painting on Fabric

  • Painting on Fabric - Marcia Brindel and Ginny Hoot – Learn secrets of how to use fabric paints to enhance your quilts through shading and other techniques.


               Perfect Points

  • Perfect Points Angie Buckles – Increase your quilting skills through techniques for achieving technically perfect points.


              Perfect Bindings             

  • Perfect Bindings Vicki Goltz – Learn great tips on how to put the perfect finishing touches on your quilts with a variety of great bindings, including double fold, piped, and flanged bindings.


               3D Blocks  3D

  • Folded Fabric Blocks Gloria Hoevel – Add interest to your quilts with a variety three-dimensional folded fabric blocks.


              Spaced out Hexies

  • Spaced Out Hexies Laura Jackson – Learn this unique applique technique to create classy, artsy works using a wide range of fabric from leather to upholstery.


              Color and Value

  • Color and ValueLinda Johnson – Gain color confidence as Linda takes the fear out of choosing fabrics to make quilts that WOW!


               BYOFD 1   BYOFD 2

  • Exploring Fabric Dyeing Christi Low – Have you ever needed a certain fabric to finish your quilt only to discover it wasn't in your stash or at your favorite quilt store? Come learn about a variety of different ways you can create just the fabric you need using fabric dyes. Explore the possibilities of having a massive fabric stash with just a few inexpensive supplies and a little know how.  Enjoy this lively trunk show and be inspired to unlock the potential of fabric dyes.


                Sensory quilt

  • Sensory Quilts Linda Mulpagano – See fun and interesting ways to create Touch Quilts that will soothe and comfort people with memory loss.



  • Mosaic Quilts Karen Somers – Learn this “minimal sewing” technique to make beautiful wall hangings that can range from dramatic to whimsical.


              Fancy Inner Borders

  • Elegant, Eye-Catching Borders Cheryl Templeton – Add interesting borders to your quilt that look difficult to achieve, but aren’t. The Madeira technique, borrowed from heirloom sewing, translates fancy shapes such as oval, scallops, or almost any curvy line into the shape of your borders.


              Paper Piecing

  • Paper Piecing Anne Tinkel – Let Anne take the frustration out of paper piecing with her easy-to-understand approach. Anne can help you achieve precision in your piecing for simple to intricate patterns. 


             Portrait Pet

  • Pet Portraits Jane Wells – Jane will show you a step-by-step method on how to get started making a quilted portrait of your beloved pet from a photo. She will have several finished examples on hand and will be available to advise and encourage you to do your own.


              Perfectly Mitered Borders Squares

  • Perfectly Mitered Borders and Blocks Jane Wells – Learn the no fail method of matching the stripes and prints in your mitered borders every time.


                SOYB Back  SOYB front

  • Show off Your Backside Sandy Bush and Becky Fenton – Get inspiration to add more interest to your quilts' "backside" by seeing a trunk show of creatively pieced quilt backs and, of course, the fronts that they complement.



  • Ruler, Ruler on the Wall Bev Gunn – Learn to convert traditionally written patterns to use the Easy Angle, Companion Angle and Tri-Recs Rulers.  Bev will show you how to figure the size strip to cut to save fabric over the traditional way of cutting half-square triangles, quarter square triangles and the triangle in a square pieces. 


                   wool1   Wool2   Wool3

  • Wool Applique Caroline North – See the joys of working with wool as an option for your applique projects.  Find out about wool, the best needles and threads, and stitches.


                  Pattern Writing

  • Writing Patterns For Everyone Angie Buckles – No matter how you design your quilts, if you want to share the designs with friends or publish an original design, being able to put your ideas on paper doesn't have to be problematic. In this class, learn the basics of writing an easy to use pattern that you can pass onto someone else or publish.




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