Whatever your passion, Spring QES Creative Expo has it! April 5th – 7th, 2019
Expand your knowledge, skills, and enjoyment of sewing, quilting, and embroidery with hands-on classes brought to you by the industry’s leading educators! There’s no better way to learn than hands-on! You’ll discover new and innovative techniques in a fun-filled, team sewing environment. Test drive the latest machines, win prizes, take advantage of factory direct savings! Choose from one, two or – all three days (because you really do not want to miss a thing!)
Class # 1:
Create this “I Love You” Banner
Featuring host of PBS’s “Fons & Porters Love of Quilting” Sara Gallegos!
Sara will guide you through the many techniques in making this beautiful banner. Learn many embroidery and design techniques!
Sara Gallegos is a prominent face among the Baby Lock family and host of PBS’s “Fons & Porters Love of Quilting.” Her passion for sewing and teaching started by her Mother’s side at the age of four and has blossomed into a career writing magazine articles, creating video content for Baby Lock and The Quilting Company. Sara’s contagious laughter and enthusiasm make her presentations both entertaining and inspirational. Spending time in class with Sara, you are sure to take home many time-saving tips and a renewed passion for your craft! To learn more about Sara, visit www.sewpositivelysara.com.
Class # 2:
Pinwheels Table Runner
This bright and colorful table runner is the perfect accent to your home this spring. Our Pinwheel is bold and bright and holds a twist. It is not an ordinary pinwheel quilt block. Our table runner is actually 3D! So the blades of the Pinwheel will appear to have some movement. Learn the steps to create this fun and flirty quilted creation. In class you will learn traditional quilting techniques and tips of the trade. Better yet, we will using the Accuquilt GO Big cutting system along with 4 different dies to create the colorful table runner. We will finish the table runner in class ready to go home and enjoy for years to come!
Two classes in one!
Travel Jewelry Roll
One of the easiest ways to dress up your outfits is with a few pieces of jewelry, and jewelry rolls let you travel with your favorite pieces of jewelry.
This class is designed to create your own quilted jewelry roll using decorative stitches, zipper pockets and a band to hang your favorite necklace or slide your rings on to. Your jewels will fit in to one convenient place while protecting them from the rest of your suitcase contents.
Apron Appeal with the Serger
Aprons – we love them. They can be frilly or sassy or just plain utilitarian. They make great gifts – who doesn’t need one? You can finish this cute apron in one session using Babylock Triumph Serger and its special feet and features.
Learn to create ruffles using the gathering foot plus add beautiful piping with the cording foot. In addition, you will explore the use of decorative threads to create edge finishes using the unique Wave Stitch. You’ll ruffle and pipe and be excited over everything you can do using the Babylock Triumph Serger with Revolution Air threading. And you don’t need any experience to play with this serger.
4 separate classrooms * Expert teachers! * Kits included! * Use of Top-of-the-Line machines! * Lunch – and plenty of chocolate included each day! * Free parking!
Stitching friends don’t let stitching friends miss QES! Call your friends and sign up today! Class space limited! Choose one day, two days, or maximum fun – all three days! Take a look at what a great time we had last year –