September 20 - 23, 2017

Studio 180 Academy

Classes​

1 day Classes - Friday

#104 Deb's Awesome Large Square Squared Tool

with Nancy Giltner and Deborah Chiarelli


The Large Square Squared Tool is awesome! This class will step you through basic Square in a Square block, the Economy block (and variations), Birds of Paradise block and even a Pineapple block.


​Required Tools: Large Square Squared Tool

#106 Love Links

​with Nancy Giltner and Deborah Chiarelli


Nancy and Debbie will walk you through each step of this beautiful quilt using the Wing Clipper tool, showing you how to make multiple sizes with this one tool. This is a great quilt to clean out your stash of layer cakes or fat quarters. Cute alternative to the double wedding ring.


​Required Tools: Wing Clipper I

3 day Classes (Thursday - Saturday)

Celestial Borealis - Twilight

#105 Charm Pack Surprise

with Connie Farland and Debbie Thomas


Do you have charm packs just lying around? Let us show you a Magical way of turning them into a variety of squares to include half square triangles, combination units, and quarter square triangles. 


​Required Tools: Tucker Trimmer I, Quilter's Magic Wand, Tucker Trimmer II (optional)

1 Day Classes - Saturday

#108 Thursday Studio Time

with Sarah Furrer


Studio Time is your chance to work on any project of your choice. If you need assistance with any​ Studio 180 Design tool or technique, Certified Instructors will be on hand to answer any of your questions. This is a great chance to finish up projects that might need some extra attention. Think of Studio Time as your senior class for getting to graduation. 

Celestial Borealis - Midnight

#107 Shaded Nine Patch

with Sarah Furrer


If you have used the Tucker Trimmer I and the Shaded Four Patch Technique Sheet, you know how much fun that little unit is. Just imagine what you can do with a Shaded Nine Patch unit. The Shaded Nine Patch is an amazing unit that has endless possibilities all by itself or it can be combined with other fundamental units to create even more designs. 


​Required Tools: Tucker Trimmer I 

#201 Stormy Stars 

with Joyce Holley and Patti Heintz


Use bold colors and soft colors to create shadows of a curved illusion. Build your Studio 180 confidence with the Diamond Rects tool and the Square Squared tool as you meet the challenge of this quilt. 


​Required Tools: Diamond Rects, Square Squared tool

#103 Whirling Dervish Table Runner

with Connie Farland and Debbie Thomas


When you look up the definition of the word whirling you'll understand how this block received its name. The block gives the appearance of spinning rapidly around a central point. This project is easy enough for beginners, but interesting enough to engage the most veteran stitchers. 


​Required Tools: Tucker Trimmer III, Tucker Trimmer I is optional

1 Day Classes - Thursday

#110 Saturday Studio Time

​with Terry Sue Blanchette & Cathie Lockhart


Studio Time is your chance to work on any project of your choice. If you need assistance with any​ Studio 180 Design tool or technique, Certified Instructors will be on hand to answer any of your questions. This is a great chance to finish up projects that might need some extra attention. Think of Studio Time as your senior class for getting to graduation. 

#100 Shaded Four Patch Magic

with Connie Farland and Debbie Thomas


The magic of the Shaded Four Patch unit is endless. Your toughest decision will be which way you want to lay out your units. A simple twist here and a turn there makes all the difference in the world. Add in some color placement changes and you then enter a whole new universe! This is a great class to use scraps if you choose. 


​Required Tools: Tucker Trimmer I or III, Quilter's Magic Wand


#200 Sparkle

with Terry Sue Blanchette & Cathie Lockhart


This quilt designed by Michelle Hiatt, Certified Studio 180 Design Instructor, makes fabulous usage of fat quarters and is perfect for any color background. Although this pattern lends itself well for a scrappy quilt, the same accent color for the chain used throughout gives an added "Sparkle"!


Required Tools: Tucker Trimmer I, V Block, and Corner Pop

#109 Friday Studio Time

​with Sarah Furrer


Studio Time is your chance to work on any project of your choice. If you need assistance with any​ Studio 180 Design tool or technique, Certified Instructors will be on hand to answer any of your questions. This is a great chance to finish up projects that might need some extra attention. Think of Studio Time as your senior class for getting to graduation. 

#102 Migrating Geese

​with Joyce Holley and Patti Heintz


Migrating Geese look like offset flying geese, but are built in a row as a braid rather than individual units. The technique doesn't use any special ruler, although we do recommend the use of Studio 180 Design's Magic Wand to mark your 1/4" seams. 


Required Tools: Quilter's Magic Wand

#101 Paper Lanterns

with Nancy Giltner and Deborah Chiarelli


Nancy and Debbie will walk you through each step of this beautiful quilt using the Large Square Squared tool from Studio 180 Design. There are three basic techniques used to make this quilt, and we'll present each one, and help you as you make these blocks.


Required Tools: Large Square Squared Tool


2 Day Classes (Friday & Saturday)

2 Day Classes (Thursday & Friday)

#300 Celestial Borealis

with Brian McCoy & Karen Overton


Using the Corner Beam, V-Block and Square Squared tools, make twinkling blocks that shimmer like crown jewels in the night sky. With varied layout options and color palettes, personalize your quilt into a Twilight or Midnight rendition of the heavenly stars.


Tools Needed: Corner Beam, V Block and Square Squared tools