Classes

 

Class listings for the 2018 Blackfoot Quilt Fest

Mark your calendar for the 6th Annual Blackfoot Quilt Fest on
April 6th & 7th 2018!

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Friday Morning, April 6th


Get Out Your Crayons - Description of Class The students will learn two techniques for fabric coloring using crayons. One technique will involve a printer and use the color tinting technique. The second will use a flat griddle and the students will learn color shading … Continue reading
Triangle Frenzy Hexagon - Description of Class Cut some triangles, spin them around, rearrange them, sew them together, large or small. So many variations, It's a Triangle Frenzy! Using border print fabric and a triangle ruler can be a table topper or a tree … Continue reading
Labyrinth - Description of Class How about a pieced quilt look without piecing? This labyrinth uses a fun no-sew technique that gives your finished a raggy shaggy look when it’s washed. The more it’s washed, the cuter it looks! I designed it … Continue reading
Mini Rings - Description of Class Have you made the Metro Rings? Do you want to make a fun “smaller” version? Let’s have some fun making this beautiful mini, and get to know the MINI Quick Curve Ruler. Seats Left (view larger) Teacher: … Continue reading

Friday Afternoon, April 6th


Peek A Hoo - Description of Class Do you know any little one that doesn't love to play Peek-a- Boo? Playtime will become even more fun when it features a darling owl with dimensional feathers. Discover how fun dimensional elements are…and how easy they … Continue reading
Project Holder - Description of Class This is a tote to put your projects in with a plastic window to see what is inside. Can be creative on outside, I did reverse applique embroidery on mine. Can teach how to do reverse applique … Continue reading
Mystery Scrapbuster - Description of Class Who loves a good mystery? How about in quilting? Want to play along with Bonnie and get step-by- step block instructions with a BIG mystery reveal at the end of class? Here are a few things that … Continue reading
Endless Chain - Description of Class I saw this quilt on the cover of a novel and I fell in love with it! I not only love the block pattern, but also the geometric angles on the border. It was so fun, I have made … Continue reading

Friday All-Day, April 6th


Happy Daisy - Description of Class Happy Daisy is an “EASY” quilt—easy to make, easy to modify, easy to give! It is available in 2 sizes—queen and crib. It incorporates traditional piecing techniques, along with applique, to make a beautiful quilt. A wide … Continue reading
Twisting Parasols - Description of Class A new twist on a Dresden Plate. The use of bright colors gives a modern look to a very traditional quilt. Cut one wedge and you will have two. Step out of your comfort zone with this … Continue reading
Cobblestones - Description of Class Yes, there are “Y: seams. No, they aren’t as bad as you think they are going to be. If I can do them anyone can. This quilt is fun and different! Seats Left (view larger) Teacher: Liz … Continue reading

Saturday Morning, April 7th


Follow the Leader - Description of Class Using fusible grid interfacing, this modern baby quilt goes together quickly with perfectly matched corners every single time! The dimensional butterflies and flange binding will make this fun quilt a new favorite. This is the perfect class … Continue reading
Link to the Past - Description of Class Links to the past may look a little challenging. The trick to this one is keeping your pieces labeled and in order. If you do, your links will magically connect to create this delightful quilt. Designed with … Continue reading
Embellish with Beads Buttons and Threads - Description of Class Ever wanted to play with different kinds of threads or experiment using beads and buttons on your wool applique? Here’s the class to do it! Students can choose from either a needle keeper or a small pillow … Continue reading
Strip Stars - Description of Class I LOVE scrappy quilts and I hate to throw away any size of strip. I also LOVE half square triangles, so this was a fun quilt to design and make.  It goes together fairly quickly and makes … Continue reading
Kaleido Medallion - Description of Class Give an old favorite a new look! We’ll take a traditional kaleidoscope block and create this beautiful medallion wall hanging or lap quilt. Choose four to five of your favorite colors or tone-on-tone prints and add a … Continue reading

Saturday Afternoon, April 7th


Cathedral Window - Description of Class The traditional cathedral window is like origami, and complicated. I have simplified it. With my technique each window is separate, so you can add one or a dozen to your quilt or clothes, also minis for jewelry. … Continue reading
Just Pick One - Description of Class Sometimes picking the fabric is the hardest part of making a quilt. Just pick one color and everyone will fall in love with this strip-pieced hexie quilt! The finished size is approximately 38″ x 49″. This is … Continue reading
Winter Magic or Gourds in the Garden - Description of Class You can choose either one of the following to work on in class. Winter Magic: Get a head start for the season of magic. Winter Magic is a fun wool appliqué starring blocks with the scenes of … Continue reading
Binding 101 - Description of Class In this class you will have HANDS ON experience with cutting two different types of binding, sewing the binding on, and how to make mitered and rounded corners. You have spent so much time making your quilt, … Continue reading
Carpenters Wife - Description of Class Quilts don’t get much easier than this! Quickly piece this stunning bed-size quilt with big, easy blocks (and no “Y” seams) to make a big impression! Bust your stash or use up your favorite pre-cut layer cakes … Continue reading

Saturday All-Day, April 7th


Grandmas Attic - Description of Class This is a fun, easy quilt to make in 1 of 2 sizes—crib or 76×76. It features soft-edge applique on multi-layered flowers. It creates a romantic, old fashioned look that is irresistible. It is simple enough for … Continue reading
Modern Millie - Description of Class This quilt uses a technique teaching you how sewing on the curve can make such pretty fun quilts. Using the Quick Curve Ruler makes it an easier way to do curves. Make it contemporary using 3 colors … Continue reading