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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


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.


  • Multiple Flying Geese UnitsLynne Bogardus – See quick methods for making multiple flying geese units at once and then discover their versatility in quilt designs.


               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

  • Be Your Own Fabric Designer Christi Low – Learn about a variety of different ways you can create just the fabric you need for any project.  Dyes, paints, and other art supplies can be vital quilting tools.  Enjoy Christi’s lively trunk show and get inspired to be your own fabric designer.


                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.


  • Wool Applique  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.










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