Threads Across Nebraska 2016


October 14 & 15, 2016


Buffalo County Fairgrounds Expo Building

3807 Avenue N • Kearney, NE


Classes, Quilts & Vendors From Across Nebraska


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Threads Across Nebraska Classes

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Woven Strips by Peg Pennell
In class you will learn this fun technique to add the texture of woven strips to your quilt. Use it for borders, blocks, or perhaps as the base of a basket. With a few simple tools and an iron you can prepare fabric for some relaxing hand work that will add a special touch of dimension and interest to your next project.
Reverse Appliqué by Peg Pennell 
Reverse appliqué gives an added dimension to your work. Come to class and learn an easy way to create circles that look “set into” the background fabric. Enjoy the relaxing pace of this hand work only class where you will create a piece that can be kept as a reference sample or used as the basis start to a whole quilt. This technique will also work with other simple shapes. 

Crazy Heart by Dee Acklie
Join Dee Acklie and learn basic crazy quilting foundation piecing and embellishment. In the morning you will learn basic foundation piecing and color selections. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to learn some basic hand embroidery “fancy” stitches and embellishment techniques. Demonstration on  finishing techniques will also take place in the afternoon.
Helpful Hints by Bonnie Kucera 
We all know how to quilt. This is your chance to find out how to do the details better and easier. Subjects include the fabric, cutting and pressing, piecing (the longest category), planning the assembly, trimming, binding, and the finish - over 25 Helpful Hints in all.

What Now? By Peg Spradlin 
Guidance picking quilting designs for your  finished top. You’ve pieced the top, learned machine quilting, and want to personally finish the quilt by adding beautiful quilting. Peg will show you examples of quilts she’s quilted, pattern books she uses to pick her designs, and many useful tips to jump start your creative quilting journey.