Enjoy a variety of offerings from our very talented presenters.
SEWING PROJECTS REVEALED!
American Sewing Guild
Sat Only, 10:30 am
This event showcases the myriad talents of American Sewing Guild members throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond. All skill levels are presented and include quilts, as well as garments for adults and children.
IT'S ALL ABOUT PILLOWS
Karen Erickson, Home Fashions U/Slipcover America
Thu./Sat., 2:30 pm
Fri./Sun., 10:30 am
Pillows -- whether they are on the sofa, a chair, the bed, or just lounging in the family room -- can change the look of any home. Karen’s Pillow Trunk Show is all about inspiring you to make functional, luxurious or memorable pillows. Great gift ideas!
UP-CYCLED & RE-PURPOSED
Barbara Kirk, Esther’s Fabrics
Fri./Sun., 9:30 am
At Esther's Fabrics we've taken up this trend in a big way. We've gathered oodles of projects to spark your imagination. You'll never look at an old or outdated garment the same way again!
UNLEASE YOUR CREATIVITY
Linda MacPhee, MacPhee Workshop
Thu./Sat., 12:30 pm
Fri./Sun., 12:30 pm
Be inspired by REAL PEOPLE wearing real clothes. Dressy and casual jackets, our newest classic coat, dresses, knit separates, accessories and more- lots of new ways to use our classic patterns plus inspiration from our new ones. You'll leave wanting to get going and get sewing.
DAZZLING DETAILS TRUNK SHOW
Marsha McClintock, Saf-T-Pockets Patterns
Thu./Sat., 3:30 pm
SAF-T-POCKETS are patterns with pockets, fashion and function. Marsha’s trunk show will dazzle you with easy details that provide stunning effects. Reversible garments that always button from the correct side, leather details, surface embellishments, cool pockets and more. Her clothes will take you to the mall or around the world.
THE FABRIC WHISPERER
Lyla Messinger, L.J. Designs
Thu./Sat., 11:30 am
The best design comes from letting unique fabric characteristics talk to you. Join Lyla Messinger, the Fabric Whisperer, as she shows you ways to create inspiring design by choosing patterns and embellishments that work well with the fabric at hand. Learn how to develop your own eye for fabric whispering.
ABOUNDING IN GOWNS
Laura Nash, Sew Chic Pattern Co.
Thu./Sat., 9:30 am
From simple to dramatic, see some of Laura's unique award‐winning gowns designed specifically for weddings, shows, and competitions. Get an overview of the interior construction and techniques used to create the desired shaping and structure required for a beautiful effect.
URBAN THREADS - PURVEYOR OF FINE MACHINE & HAND EMBROIDERY DESIGN
Niamh O’Connor, Urban Threads & Kenny Christopher, Embroidery Library
Thu. Only 10:30 am
Join Niamh O’Connor, Urban Threads, and Kenny Christopher, Embroidery Library, as they explore the wide and diverse world of embroidery. See groundbreaking projects that have “gone viral” through social media, including the iPhone corset, and the award-winning Baroque jacket!
FAB FLEECE ACCESSORIES
Pattie Otto, Great Copy Patterns
Fri./Sun., 8:30 am
At Great Copy Patterns, we live and breathe FLEECE. Join Pattie as she shares her collection of Fabulous Fleece Accessories to keep you and your family warm this winter.
CRAZY QUILT BLOCKS
Karen Pharr, Karen Pharr Studios
Thu./Sat., 8:30 am
Fri., 3:30 pm
Learn the basics for creating crazy quilt blocks on a muslin base -- using cottons, silks, velvets -- all the fabrics you love. Embellish with threads, yarns, lace, buttons, etc. Use blocks to create quilts, jacket borders, purses, scarves and even a stick horse for tons of riding fun.
THAT IS SO NOT A SWEATSHIRT!
Londa Rohlfing, Londa's Creative Threads
Fri./Sun., 2:30 pm
Be absolutely WOWED as Londa models her vast collection of art-to-wear jackets that just happen to be on a sweatshirt base. Snap pictures til your hearts' content for your sewing inspiration!
HOW STABLE ARE YOU?
Suzy Seed, Sulky of America
Thu./Sat., 1:30 pm
Fri./Sun., 11:30 am
Suzy will guide you through the basics of stabilizing embellished projects. By learning the ABC's of why, when and where to use stabilizers, your projects will be pucker free and beautiful.
DOLL CLOTHES R SEW MUCH FUN
Nadeen Ward, Dolls R Sew Fun
Fri./Sun, 1:30 pm
Sharing the wonderful world of doll clothes and using our embroidery machines and embellishment ideas to add more zing for no more bucks.
TEEN WARDROBES ON A BUDGET
Valley 4-H Club
Thu./Fri./Sat., 4:30 pm
Valley 4-H members will show how they've learned to shop at thrift stores and find deals to create wardrobes that are fashionable and versatile. About 1/3 of the garments modeled will be made by the 4-H members. Winners of the Make It With Wool Contest will also be featured.