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Creating, Designing, and Building Your Blog (Table Top session)

Are you a new blogger, a crafter considering starting a blog, or want to refresh your existing blog? Blogs have become the gateway for quilters and crafters to join a global community of like-minded individuals, so be sure to put your best foot forward. John Adams, author of the popular Quilt Dad blog & regular contributor both to Fat Quarterly and the Feeling Stitchy blogs, will lead a lively discussion on the ins & outs of blogging with some tips to get your blog noticed. Have a favorite blog? Bring some examples of blogs that you find particularly engaging and we’ll dive into what makes them work.

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Embroidery (3 hour Workshop without machines)

Have you always wanted to learn how to to embroider those cute little pieces you see popping up on Flickr and Pinterest? Are you an experienced stitcher who just wants to take an embroidery break during the workshop? Join John Adams — Fat Quarterly team member, quilter, and Feeling Stitchy contributor — for a casual, laid-back embroidery workshop. We’ll review several of the basic stitches to get our beginners started, and we’ll swap tips and tricks for embroidery techniques. Materials will be provided, but be sure to bring any favorite tools, notions, floss colors or patterns to share with the group.

Images are representational of what could be made in class.