Using Rulers on your Domestic Machine
Apr
28
1:30 PM13:30

Using Rulers on your Domestic Machine

Rulers are a great way to get intricate looking quilting without a high level of skill. Learn the basics of how to do professional looking quilting with your domestic sewing machine. Some familiarity with Free Motion Quilting is required.

Register Online Here - https://qfth.ca/products/machine-quilting-with-rulers-on-your-domestic-machine

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Swirls Intensive - Quilt Canada
May
31
8:30 AM08:30

Swirls Intensive - Quilt Canada

 Learn this particularly versatile design, then practice using it in different ways! Kathleen shows her favourite variations on the basic swirl so that by learning this one easy design, it opens up a huge variety of different designs for you to use.

Find more information here - https://canadianquilter.com/quilt-canada-workshops/

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Using Rulers - Quilt Canada
May
31
1:00 PM13:00

Using Rulers - Quilt Canada

Kathleen shares how to get perfect straight lines and geometric designs using rulers and markings while using a long arm quilting machine. Many techniques can be transferred to stationary machines, and Kathleen is happy to provide tips to domestic machine quilters in this longarm class. This class is aimed at those with little to no ruler work experience, and no longarm quilting experience is required. 

Find more information here - https://canadianquilter.com/quilt-canada-workshops/

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Feathers for Modern Quilts - Quilt Canada
Jun
1
8:30 AM08:30

Feathers for Modern Quilts - Quilt Canada

Think feathers only belong on your grandmother’s quilt? Think again! Despite their more traditional roots, feathers can be a great addition to modern quilts— you just might have to think about them a little differently! Kathleen shows you her favourite feather variations as well as modern uses for those feathers. Great for those who have never stitched a feather before, or who are looking for new ways to use a favourite design.

Find more information here - https://canadianquilter.com/quilt-canada-workshops/

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How Do I Quilt This? (Making Shapes) - Quilt Canada
Jun
1
1:00 PM13:00

How Do I Quilt This? (Making Shapes) - Quilt Canada

Not sure where to start when looking at a quilt and trying to decide how to quilt it? Kathleen walks you step by step through her process, and lets you practice some of her techniques on your sample fabric as well as printed quilt images. Bring quilt tops or printed photos of your quilt top, and Kathleen will help you come up with a quilting plan. This fun class includes a lot of group sharing and discussion that will leave you inspired and ready to tackle all your quilt tops!

Find more information here: https://canadianquilter.com/quilt-canada-workshops/

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Combining Designs in Modern Ways - Quilt Canada
Jun
2
8:30 AM08:30

Combining Designs in Modern Ways - Quilt Canada

Knowing some basic designs is one thing, but knowing how to combine them in interesting ways can open a whole new world of quilting – without having to learn new designs! Join Kathleen as she walks you through some of her favourite ways to combine designs, helping you create stunning quilts.

Find more information here: https://canadianquilter.com/quilt-canada-workshops/

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Designs for Lines (and Other Shapes that Don't Rhyme) - Quilt Canada
Jun
2
1:00 PM13:00

Designs for Lines (and Other Shapes that Don't Rhyme) - Quilt Canada

Learn Kathleen’s go-to designs for the shapes she finds in quilts the most often. Learn designs for lines, designs for squares, designs for triangles & designs for odd shapes. Use these easy-to-quilt designs in your quilts to easily create beautiful quilting.

Find more information here: https://canadianquilter.com/quilt-canada-workshops/

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Modern Feathers - Australian Machine Quilters Festival
Sep
20
1:00 PM13:00

Modern Feathers - Australian Machine Quilters Festival

Longarm demo/lecture
Suitable for CB/Int 
Think feathers only belong on your grandmothers quilt? Think again! Despite their more traditional roots, feathers can be a great addition to modern quilts— you just might have to think about them a little differently! Kathleen shows you her favourite feather variations as well as modern uses for those feathers.

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Quilting For The Crazy - Australian Machine Quilters Festival
Sep
22
8:00 AM08:00

Quilting For The Crazy - Australian Machine Quilters Festival

 

Longarm demo/lecture
Suitable for All 
Sometimes spending that little bit of extra time on a quilt can really make it special. Mark lines & shapes to create stunning negative spaces. It may be time consuming, but it’s not particularly difficult. Combine straight lines with free motion quilting, and you’ve got stunning professional looking quilting!

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Making Shapes - Australian Machine Quilters Festival
Sep
22
10:30 AM10:30

Making Shapes - Australian Machine Quilters Festival

 

Longarm demo/lecture
Suitable for CB/Int/Adv

Not sure where to start when faced with a large area of negative space? Make shapes! Kathleen walks you through this easy process to create stunning negative spaces. Watch as Kathleen demos three different methods of making shapes on a longarm machine. First, Kathleen will talk about quilting shapes in fills and background spaces before going over how to use shapes to add a second layer of interest to your large negative spaces. Finally, Kathleen shares her most-used shape technique, creating large shapes to emphasize your favourite sections of your quilt. Handout will include all designs used in class.

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Combining Designs in Modern Ways - Australian Machine Quilters Festival
Sep
23
8:00 AM08:00

Combining Designs in Modern Ways - Australian Machine Quilters Festival

 

Longarm demo/lecture
Suitable for Int/Adv 
Knowing some basic designs is one thing, but knowing how to combine them in interesting ways can open a whole new world of quilting - without having to learn new designs! Join Kathleen as she walks you through some of her favourite ways to combine designs, helping you create stunning quilts. Watch as Kathleen demos how she achieves this on a longarm machine. Handout will include all designs used in class.

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How Do I Quilt That? - Australian Machine Quilters Festival
Sep
23
12:30 PM12:30

How Do I Quilt That? - Australian Machine Quilters Festival

 

In this relaxed class we discuss ideas for quilting your quilts! Gather together as we get to know each other while having fun talking about quilts. Bring photo’s and quilt tops with you, and we’ll discuss various designs and techniques for quilting your tops. Whether you’re trying to make a show stopper, or finishing up some quilt tops you just really want done and out of your way, Kathleen will inspire you to get those tops finished!

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