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5043_linda_thielfoldt.jpgWe at TQS are very excited to bring YOU a new set of 12 classes focusing on working with your long arm.  Join us (beginning August 28, 2012) every other Tuesday as we share tips and tricks for success with award-winning Gammill artist, Linda Thielfoldt. 

Lesson's will cover a variety of areas to include: 

  • Loading your quilt.
  • Needles, threading, and tension.
  • Must have accessories and maintenance.
  • Stipping, feathers,  and sashing solutions.
  • Working around appliques.

Join Linda as she helps you to add more 'accessories' to your quilting toolbox of knowledge.  And we forgot to mention the best part.  All of these lessons are FREE to everyone!! 

In Lesson 1, Linda shares her favorite technique for quick loading a quilt onto the longarm.

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5024_lauranownes.png Join Laura Nownes this week for Lesson 4 in her Contemporary Sampler Quilt class as she shows you that sewing a 6" Sawtooth Star block can be easy--and your results accurate--when you take the time to check your work as you go. Don't forget: The class is FREE to all Basic and Star Members.

 

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This month TQS Block of the Month designer, Sarah Vedeler, wants you to work on the third of the appliqued blocks, 3 copies of it. You will also set the appliqué blocks into the quilt top.

Check out the video for this month for a refresher on how to make perfect Y seams.

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Join Laura Nownes in this NEW six-part class as she walks you through the process of creating your own contemporary sampler quilt. Learn the basics or brush up on your skills--great for beginners and seasoned quilters alike.

Here's the best part: ALL of Laura's classes are FREE to anyone (Basic or Star member). So come play along!

The Introduction and all of the resource guides are open today. Contact the "newbie" quilters who want to make their first quilt.

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Thread choice can make or break the appearance of your finished quilt. Join Barb Persing as she wraps up her popular classroom series with Step 4 of her 4 Simple Steps for making the best choices for quilting your quilt.

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4916_barbpersing.pngLesson 7 of Listen to Your Quilt with Barb Persing. Find out how Heirloom or Show quilting is defined and learn when and why you would use this type of quilting.

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4900_barbpersing.pngIn this class, Barb Persing will share what the term 'Partial Custom Quilting'. Find out what it is and learn why it might be the best choice for your quilt.

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Laundry is a fact of life – and so are laundromats (or distant laundry rooms) for most college students. This Olfa-designed bag may help ease the chore for your favorite collegian. (If nothing else, it will remind them that you're thinking of them on laundry day!)

 

 

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Join professional long-arm quilter Barb Persing in her classroom this week as she takes a look at "allover" quilting and shows you how it might be just the answer for your latest (or next!) quilt project.

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In this lesson, Barb (Persing) discusses the four types of quilting that you might select to enhance your latest quilt project. Whether all-over quilting, semi-custom, custom, or heirloom--each can add that extra "wow factor" to make YOUR quilt outstanding.


Top 10 Reasons to Join the Quilt Show!

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Learn about
Apliquick appliqué tools!

Watch Show 1912
with Rosa Rojas (free!)

Apliquick Rods

 

Apliquick - 3 Holes Microserrated Scissors

 

Apliquick Ergonomic Tweezers