Housing & Home Furnishings (304)

304-100. Principles of Interior Design. (3 Credits)

Study and apply elements of interior design to interior environments while focusing on color theory. Use the fundamentals of design in hands-on lab experiences, and develop color boards for portfolio use.

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304-101. History of Furniture. (3 Credits)

Trace the historical development of furniture styles from ancient Egypt through the 20th century, and study the furnishings, architecture, art, and accessories of the major periods.

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304-102. Interior Design Drafting. (3 Credits)

Become familiar with drafting materials and equipment, and study drawing to scale, drawing floor plans and elevations, reading blueprints, and understanding architectural symbols. Focus on space planning for residential interiors, and develop projects for portfolio use.

Prerequisites: (304-121 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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304-103. Appl Textiles Interior Design. (3 Credits)

Explore the use of textiles for interiors, including upholstery, draperies, wall covering, and carpeting. Examine the properties of fibers, yarns, fabric construction, and finishes, and become familiar with various printing techniques. Study the applications of textiles as they relate to selection, care, use, and textile legislation.

Prerequisites: 304-100 with a minimum grade of C and (304-102 with a minimum grade of C or 614-107 with a minimum grade of C)

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304-106. Sales and Professional Develop. (3 Credits)

Study basic retailing principles, including selling principles and techniques, prospecting, presentation, and account servicing. Participate in field trips to local businesses in exploration of abilities and interests. Begin building a career portfolio, resume writing and interview skills.

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304-110. Interior Design Co-Op I. (3 Credits)

Work in the interior design field while under the supervision of a WCTC instructor. Discuss the skills, knowledge, and issues encountered in the workplace during weekly seminars.

Prerequisites: (304-106 with a minimum grade of C and 304-117 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 304-116 with a minimum grade of C and 304-112 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 304-125 with a minimum grade of C)

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304-111. Applied Interior Design. (3 Credits)

Apply previously learned skills to residential and commercial design problems. Develop a design concept, apply design principles, and present a project. Enhance portfolio through class projects.

Prerequisites: (304-110 with a minimum grade of C or 304-126 with a minimum grade of C) and (304-120 with a minimum grade of C or 304-127 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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304-112. Intro to Commercial Design. (4 Credits)

Explore the commercial applications of interior design, commercial manufacturers’ architectural finishes and lighting solutions. Examine the stages of planning commercial interiors, including data gathering, design development, documentation, presentation and project management.

Prerequisites: (304-116 with a minimum grade of C or 614-110 with a minimum grade of C) and (304-122 with a minimum grade of C or 304-128 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C) and (304-125 with a minimum grade of C or 614-149 with a minimum grade of C)

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304-116. AutoCAD for Interior Designers. (3 Credits)

Introduction to the basic command structures necessary to manipulate AutoCAD and CAP Studio software programs to produce drawings in related interior design courses.

Prerequisites: 304-100 with a minimum grade of C and 304-121 with a minimum grade of C and (614-107 with a minimum grade of C or 304-102 with a minimum grade of C)

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304-117. Kitchen and Bath Planning. (3 Credits)

Explore current industry standards, products, and ADA requirements related to both new construction and the remodeling of kitchens and bathrooms. Complete projects related to the design of these rooms for inclusion in a portfolio.

Prerequisites: (304-116 with a minimum grade of C or 614-110 with a minimum grade of C) and (304-122 with a minimum grade of C or 304-128 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C) and (304-125 with a minimum grade of C or 614-149 with a minimum grade of C)

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304-118. Advanced Commercial Design. (3 Credits)

Examine the elements of commercial interiors, including programming, space planning, furniture selection, and lighting applications. Execute coded furniture and finish plans, elevations and perspectives for oral presentations for projects related to commercial interiors such as retail, restaurants, and health care facilities.

Prerequisites: (304-112 with a minimum grade of C and 304-110 with a minimum grade of C or 304-126 with a minimum grade of C)

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304-119. Residential Design. (3 Credits)

Explore the architectural exteriors and interiors of American homes and their influences. In addition to period applications, appropriate textile, wall, window and floor coverings for today's needs are addressed. Interactive exercises promote residential skills and project enhancement.

Prerequisites: (304-116 with a minimum grade of C or 614-110 with a minimum grade of C) and (304-126 with a minimum grade of C or 304-110 with a minimum grade of C) and (304-117 with a minimum grade of C)

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304-120. Interior Design Co-Op II. (3 Credits)

Gain on-the-job experience in an interior design setting. Take advantage of weekly seminars to share and process educational experiences and insights.

Prerequisites: (304-110 with a minimum grade of C and 304-111 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 304-118 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 304-119 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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304-121. Space Planning. (2 Credits)

Develop an understanding of the space allocation skills required for the practical and aesthetic manipulation of a building's interior space. Explore freehand and template applications.

Prerequisites: (304-102 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 614-107 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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304-122. Illustration. (3 Credits)

Develop techniques and skills needed to complete quick interior sketches, shading, perspective, and image embellishments in various mediums for use in presentations to clients. Topcis will include: effects of interior lighting; illustration techniques; rendering media and technical drawing.

Prerequisites: (304-102 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 304-100 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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304-125. Building Materials & Finishes. (3 Credits)

Gain a comprehensive knowledge of interior construction and building systems for both residential and commercial interiors. Understand the principles of sustainability, lighting, acoustics, thermal comfort and indoor air quality to enhance the health and safety of building occupants. Select appropriate architectural finishes on the basis of performance criteria for the application and provide specifications.

Prerequisites: (304-103 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-)

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304-126. ID/Arch Internship 1. (2 Credits)

Gain meaningful occupational experience while working in the interior design or architecture field while under the supervision of a WCTC instructor. Focus on technical skill competencies and critical life skills through discussion of the skills, knowledge, and issues encountered in the workplace.

Prerequisites: (304-129 with a minimum grade of C or 304-106 with a minimum grade of C)

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304-127. ID/Arch Internship 2. (1 Credit)

Gain on-the-job experience in an interior design or architecture setting. Take advantage of seminars to share and process educational experiences and insights.

Prerequisites: (304-129 with a minimum grade of C)

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304-128. Design Presentation. (2 Credits)

Develop techniques and skills needed to complete quick interior sketches, shading, perspective, and image embellishments in various mediums for use in presentations to clients. Topics will include: effects of interior lighting; illustration techniques; rendering media and technical drawing.

Prerequisites: (614-107 with a minimum grade of C or 304-102 with a minimum grade of C)

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304-129. Sales & Professional Develop. (2 Credits)

Study selling principles and techniques, including prospecting, presentation, account servicing and basic retailing principles. Participate in field trips to local businesses in exploration of abilities and interests. Begin building a career portfolio, resume writing and interview skills.

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304-130. Travel Study Experience. (3 Credits)

Through a travel experience, learn about customs, traditions, historical sites and other significant facets associated with touring a foreign country. This experience is designed to include information prior to the trip and discussion and personal reflection upon returning from abroad.

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304-135. Intro Int Design Technology. (1 Credit)

Develop basic skills and knowledge related to multimedia Power Point presentations, interior design software, windows terminology, word processing, printing and mail.

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304-401. Tablescapes. (0.35 Credits)

Whether it's a special dinner for two, a large gathering or an open house event, make a truly memorable tablescape! Learn simple, yet spectacular decorating techniques and ideas for incorporating a theme, color coordination, floral touches, creative napkin folds, menu and place cards to combine with place settings and serving pieces. Tuition includes a fresh floral decoration.

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304-401A. Tablescapes for Spring. (0.1 Credits)

Whether it's a special dinner for two, a large gathering or an open house event, make a truly memorable tablescape! Learn simple, yet spectacular decorating techniques and ideas for incorporating a theme, color coordination, floral touches, creative napkin folds, menu and place cards to combine with place settings and serving pieces. Tuition includes a fresh floral decoration.

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304-401B. Tablescapes for Fall & Winter. (0.1 Credits)

Whether it's a special dinner for two, a large gathering or an open house event, make a truly memorable fall, winter or holiday tablescape! Learn simple, yet spectacular decorating techniques and ideas for incorporating a theme, color coordination, floral touches, creative napkins folds, menu and place cards to combine with place settings and serving pieces. Tuition includes a fresh floral decoration.

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304-402. Upholstery. (1 Credit)

Whether a novice student or an experienced professional such as an interior designer/decorator, antique dealer or upholsterer, learn new skills or enhance current occupational skills that can assist in future employment opportunities, which may include starting your own business. Focus on the selection, estimation and application of fabric; how to use tools and equipment; construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, fillings and minor structure repairs and how to cost out your product. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, felt-tip pen, large garbage bag and medium-sized box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First-time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-402A. Furniture Reupholstery 4 Wks. (0.65 Credits)

During this four-week course, students will learn about various tools and equipment (which includes using an industrial sewing machine); the selection, estimation and application of fabric; construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling and repairs. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, magic marker, large garbage bag and medium size box to first class.

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304-402B. Upholstery - 12 Hrs.. (0.35 Credits)

Whether a novice student or an experienced professional such as an interior designer/decorator, antique dealer or uph9olsterer, learn new skills or enhance current occupational skills that can assist in future employment opportunities, which may include starting your own business. Focus on the selection, estimation and application of fabric; how to use tools and equipment; construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling, and minor structure repairs and how to cost out your product. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, felt-tip pen, large garbage bag and medium-sized box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First-time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-402C. Furniture Reupholstery 18 Hrs. (0.5 Credits)

This 18 hour course includes instruction in the use of tools and equipment; selection, estimation and application of fabric; and construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling and repairs. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, magic marker, large garbage bag and medium size box to the first class.

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304-402E. Upholstery-16 hr. (0.45 Credits)

Whether a novice student or an experienced professional such as an interior designer/decorator, antique dealer or uph9olsterer, learn new skills or enhance current occupational skills that can assist in future employment opportunities, which may include starting your own business. Focus on the selection, estimation and application of fabric; how to use tools and equipment; construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling, and minor structure repairs and how to cost out your product. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, felt-tip pen, large garbage bag and medium-sized box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First-time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-402F. Upholstery - 20 Hrs.. (0.55 Credits)

Whether a novice student or an experienced professional such as an interior designer/decorator, antique dealer or uph9olsterer, learn new skills or enhance current occupational skills that can assist in future employment opportunities, which may include starting your own business. Focus on the selection, estimation and application of fabric; how to use tools and equipment; construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling, and minor structure repairs and how to cost out your product. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, felt-tip pen, large garbage bag and medium-sized box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First-time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-402G. Upholstery - 30 Hr.. (0.85 Credits)

Whether a novice student or an experienced professional such as an interior designer/decorator, antique dealer or uph9olsterer, learn new skills or enhance current occupational skills that can assist in future employment opportunities, which may include starting your own business. Focus on the selection, estimation and application of fabric; how to use tools and equipment; construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling, and minor structure repairs and how to cost out your product. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, felt-tip pen, large garbage bag and medium-sized box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First-time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-402H. Upholstery - 10 Hr.. (0.3 Credits)

Whether a novice student or an experienced professional such as an interior designer/decorator, antique dealer or uph9olsterer, learn new skills or enhance current occupational skills that can assist in future employment opportunities, which may include starting your own business. Focus on the selection, estimation and application of fabric; how to use tools and equipment; construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling, and minor structure repairs and how to cost out your product. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, felt-tip pen, large garbage bag and medium-sized box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First-time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-402I. Upholstery - 6 Hour. (0.2 Credits)

Whether a novice student or an experienced professional such as an interior designer/decorator, antique dealer or upholsterer, learn new skills or enhance current occupational skills that can assist in future employment opportunities, which may include starting your own business. Focus on the selection, estimation and application of fabric; how to use tools and equipment; construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling and minor structure repairs and how to cost out your product. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, felt-tip pen, large garbage bag and medium-sized box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First-time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-403. Adv Picture Matting & Framing. (0.5 Credits)

Students will learn how to cut reverse bevels in mats, cut and install wooden fillets, faux fillets and create deep bevel mats. Techniques of cutting and joining frames, creating shadowboxes and adding mat embellishments, including corner flares, will also be covered. Students must either have previously taken WCTC's Decorative Picture Matting course or be experienced in mat cutting techniques and familiar with preservation standards used in framing.

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304-414. Window Treatments. (1 Credit)

Students are taught how to construct the newest trends in window fashions in this hands-on lab course. Instruction will be given on calculating yardage and the use of industrial sewing machines. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-414A. Interim Window Treatment. (0.35 Credits)

This course is designed to be offered during interim time between sessions. The main objective is completion of window treatment in process.

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304-414B. Window Treatments 24 Hours. (0.65 Credits)

Discover how to construct the newest trends in window fashions in this hands-on lab course. Instruction will be given on calculating yardage and the use of industrial sewing machines. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-414C. Window Treatments 18 hours. (0.5 Credits)

Students are taught how to construct the newest trends in window fashions in this six week hands-on lab course. Instruction will be given on calculating yardage and the use of industrial sewing machines. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-414D. Window Treatments/16 Hrs. (0.45 Credits)

Students are taught how to construct the newest trends in window fashions in this hands-on lab course. Instruction will be given on calculating yardage and the use of industrial sewing machines. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-420A. Customized Home Accessories. (0.5 Credits)

Students will construct decorative or functional home furnishing accessories for fun, gifts or profit during this eighteen hour course. Accessories include pillows, table covers, placemats, napkins, lamp shades, chair cushions, nursery items, picture frames, small appliance covers, quillows, embellished baskets, tool rolls, log carriers, bell pulls, tissue covers, fabric wastepaper baskets and many more! Please note that draperies, valences and window treatments are not taught in this course.

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304-459. Decorative Picture Matting. (0.5 Credits)

Design and create beautiful decorative mats for your favorite photos, works of art, or other treasures. This is a great way to personalize art for yourself or for gift giving. Students will be trained on the professional quality 2100 Cutter as well as individual Logan Mat Cutters. Color selection, proportion, conservation theory and a variety of decorative treatments will be among the exciting topics covered in this creative course. Bring a notebook, #2 pencil; and if desired, a greeting card suitable to mat to the first class. A supply list will be given out the first week of class.

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304-463. Decorative Furniture Painting. (0.65 Credits)

Here's your chance to change something old into something new! Transform a rummage sale find into a unique showpiece using the versatile techniques of decorative painting. During this eight-week course, you will have an opportunity to apply various paint and faux finish techniques to your own objects. Various decorative techniques will be demonstrated including sponging, ragging, decoupage, marbling, masking and more! Pieces may include frames, mirrors, trunks, small chairs, tables, etc. Due to space considerations, pieces should be small and easy to store. Do not bring any pieces the first week of class. A supply list will be provided the first week.

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304-602A. Quilting - Open Lab.

Here's your chance to finish those workshop projects, unfinished quilts or start something new! During this 12-hour course, students will learn a different aspect of finishing each week. Topics may include fitting and designing borders, sandwiching the quilt, methods and designs for quilting, binding and labeling.

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304-602I. Quilting Workshop: Lone Star.

Create this ever popular traditional star pattern with all the diamond points aligning perfectly. The secret is to piece them on a Quiltsmart© foundation. Everyone can have great results!

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304-602J. Quilting - Finishing Finesse.

This five-hour workshop is designed for students who have questions on existing quilt projects or want to learn how to finish one. Different methods for binding a quilt will be taught.

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304-603A. Quilting - Beg. Free Motion.

Free motion machine quilting is an exciting and fun technique. It gives quilters the ability to drop the feed dogs, put on a darning foot and then sew in any direction. Once it's learned, quilting the quilt can be as much fun as making the top! It does, however, require some practice, so a whole workshop is devoted to learning about the technique.

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304-604T. Quilting - Goose Tricks.

Learn to create flying geese blocks that float and swirl across your quilt. Paper piecing and bias strips make this project appealing and fun!

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304-604U. Quilting - Railroad Tracks.

Choose a lovely large print that is too pretty to cut into small pieces, then cut it into large squares and frame them with colorful, strip-pieced sashing. This quick and easy quilt features a surprise three-dimensional element.

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304-604V. Quilting - Beginning Fiber Art.

Are you a traditional quilter who secretly would lit to try a bit of fiber are, but don't know where to begin? Then this class is for you! Learn simple fusing techniques to play with fabric, color and design. Discover your inner creativity.

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304-604W. Quilting - Snowperson Topper.

Create an adorable table topper filled with personality, just in time for Christmas. Plus - the snow theme can be enjoyed all winter long!

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304-604X. Quilting - Strips and Stripes.

Make a lap-size quilt from 2 1/2 " strips of fabric sewn into a tube. With this unique construction method, students will have a quilt done in no time. Basic Rotary cutting skills required.

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304-604Y. Quilting-Black, White & Bright.

The blocks are funky, the piecing is fun and the splashes of color make this lap-sized quilt sparkle!

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304-604Z. Quilting - Playful Graduation.

Choose a gradation fabric in colors you love, cut it into strips and sew the strips back together in an exciting way. It's easy to do, and so effective.

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304-608I. Quilting : Threaded Borders.

In this advanced machine quilting class, create delightful borders and illusions using only free motion quilting techniques and contrasting thread. This class is for those comfortable with free-motion quilting and want to advance their skills.

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304-608U. Quilting: Compass Capers.

Using tips from Chris Kirsch's new book, learn easy paper folding techniques to draft a Mariner's compass block. Begin with a traditional round compass, then learn to create compasses of different shapes and sizes. From there, select a favorite design and piece together the paper foundation.

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304-609A. Quilting - Sparkling Star.

For those new to paper piercing, or for those interested in refining their quilting skills, this wall quilt project is for you! This decorative quilt would be a perfect addition to your holiday décor as well as an excellent gift!

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304-610. Quilting - Day at the Beach.

This fun quilt project features colorful beach umbrellas that are made using an unique construction method. You will be amazed how easy the block is accomplished! It¿s a great time to use some striped fabrics. Rotary cutting experience required. Instructor: Harriet Schoeninger

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304-610A. Quilting-Pieceful Star.

Get the look of a Lone Star style medallion, without all the fussy piecing. We will strip piece simple blocks and then cut diamond shapes from them to create a star that is much simpler than it looks!

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304-610B. Quilting - Layered Squares.

Combine simple piecing, diagonal cutting and clever block construction to make this crib/lap-sized quilt with a three-dimensional look.

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304-610C. Quilting - Beginning Fiber Art.

Are you a traditional quilter who is interested in making an art quilt? Come and discover your inner creative child by playing with simple fusion techniques, fabric, color and design. (This class was formerly titled “Parallelisms.”)

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304-610D. Quilting - Silhouette Applique.

Learn how to create silhouettes in fabric with this fun free motion satin stitch technique. The class project will be a floral design. Then we'll discuss how any picture (a grandchild at play, a friend’s profile or ???) could be accomplished. Anyone can do it, and it's much easier than it sounds; so sign up and give it a try.

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304-610E. Quilting - Spin Star.

Create a four block table runner by combining a large, multicolor print fabric with creative cutting techniques resulting in star blocks that seem to “spin”.

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304-610F. Quilting - Paint-Stick Fun.

Create a bright and cheerful spring table topper while learning to use oil paint sticks.

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304-610G. Quilting - Log Cabin.

Learn to create a traditional quilt from the turn of the century with a modern twist – perfect for beginners and seasoned quilters alike.

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304-610H. Quilting-Disappearing 9 Patch.

This block may look complex, but it’s very easy to create. Learn several quilting techniques that are great for beginners and fun for all.

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304-610I. Quilting - Twisting Bargello.

Learn to use a strip piecing technique to create a beautiful wall hanging or queen-sized quilt.

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304-610J. Quilting for Beginners.

Anyone can quilt! Learn several quilt blocks and techniques to create a beautiful heirloom.

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304-610K. Quilting T-Shirts.

Learn to use a “quilt-as-you-go” technique to transform adult and child t-shirts into a beautiful quilt full of great memories.

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304-610L. Quilting - Seminole Sampler.

Borders made from this fun strip piecing technique are beautiful - and much simpler than they look. Make samples of many different designs and learn how to adapt them to fit your future quilts.

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304-610M. Quilting - Replique Joy.

Combine a beautiful print fabric with an exciting appliqué technique to make a stunning Christmas banner without having to use fusible web. This technique can also be used in a wide variety of other projects.

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304-611A. Quilt-Parallel Concentricity.

Are you a traditional quilter who secretly would like to try making an art quilt, but don’t know where to begin? Then this class is for you! We’ll use simple fusing techniques to play with fabric, color and design. Come and discover your inner creative child by playing with the fabric you love.

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304-612. Basic Faux Finish for Walls.

In this hands-on course, students will create several effects on walls: i.e., positive and negative, color washing, use of metallics and wall textures. Wall preparation, application and how mixtures affect drying times will be emphasized. It is recommended but not required to take the Painting Interior and Exterior course before taking Basic Faux.

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304-612A. Quilting with A Walking Foot.

This class is designed for quilters who prefer walking foot quilting but are looking for new design possibilities. Using the walking foot does not limit designs to straight lines and just following the piecing lines. Bring a lap sized quilt to work on.

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304-613A. Quilting - Pinwheel Strips.

Learn about color gradations and the fun effects that can be obtained with simple strip piecing, and create a lovely table topper.

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304-613B. Quilting - Thread Painting.

Discover how to create free-motion embroidery techniques using your sewing machine. Learn to embellish printed fabric, make unique designs, work with bobbins and create thread appliques.

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304-614. Window Treatments.

This hands-on course offers the beginner through the advanced student instruction on how to create the newest trends in window fashions. Students will learn about the use of tools and equipment which includes the use of industrial sewing machines and staple guns, calculating yardage, fabric selection and installation. Students will select a project based on their skill level. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-614A. Window Treatments - 12 Hrs..

In this hands-on course, beginners and more experienced students will learn how to create the newest trends in window treatments. Learn about and use the proper tools and equipment, such as industrial sewing machines and staple guns; how to calculate yardage; fabric selection; and proper installation techniques. Students will select a project based on their skill level. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-614B. Window Treatments - 16 Hrs..

In this hands-on course, beginners and more experienced students will learn how to create the newest trends in window treatments. Learn about and use the proper tools and equipment, such as industrial sewing machines and staple guns; how to calculate yardage; fabric selection; and proper installation techniques. Students will select a project based on their skill level. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-614C. Window Treatments - 18 Hrs..

In this hands-on course, beginners and more experienced students will learn how to create the newest trends in window treatments. Learn about and use the proper tools and equipment, such as industrial sewing machines and staple guns; how to calculate yardage; fabric selection; and proper installation techniques. Students will select a project based on their skill level. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-614D. Window Treatments - 24 Hrs..

In this hands-on course, beginners and more experienced students will learn how to create the newest trends in window treatments. Learn about and use the proper tools and equipment, such as industrial sewing machines and staple guns; how to calculate yardage; fabric selection; and proper installation techniques. Students will select a project based on their skill level. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-614F. Window Treatments - 20 Hrs..

In this hands-on course, beginners and more experienced students will learn how to create the newest trends in window treatments. Learn about and use the proper tools and equipment, such as industrial sewing machines and staple guns; how to calculate yardage; fabric selection; and proper installation techniques. Students will select a project based on their skill level. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-614G. Window Treatment - 36 Hrs.

Students are taught how to construct the newest trends in window fashions in this hands-on lab course. Instruction will be given on calculating yardage and the use of industrial sewing machines. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-614H. Window Treatments - 32 Hrs.

In this hands-on course, beginners and more experienced students will learn how to create the newest trends in window treatments. Learn about and use the proper tools and equipment, such as industrial sewing machines and staple guns; how to calculate yardage; fabric selection; and proper installation techniques. Students will select a project based on their skill level. Bring window measurements to the first class.

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304-615A. Quilting - Hunters Star.

Learn a new quilt making technique to create beautiful star patterns. Discover a method that does not require cutting individual bias diamonds, and create a lovely wall quilt.

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304-617B. Quilting - Attic Windows.

Use this traditional three-dimensional style block to showcase your favorite "too-beautiful-to-cut" fabrics while learning two different ways to make a mitered corner. This is also a great pattern for setting a printed panel scene "through the window.

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304-617C. Quilting - Great Finishes.

Bindings are nice, but there are so many exciting variations and options for finishing the edge of a quilt: piped, ric rac, bias, curved, couched, faced, and even continuous prairie points. Make samples of each in class to keep for future reference.

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304-617D. Quilting - Hopscotch Quilt.

Learn to make a "hopscotch" quilt in a baby quilt or twin size in this two-session course. This is a quick-to-make quilt with no triangles; some cutting and piecing will need to be completed before class to speed construction. Rotary cutting experience is recommended.

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304-617E. Quilt as you go Table Runner.

Enjoy piecing, layering and quilting all at the same time! This quilt also has mock curved piecing. Rotary cutting experience is recommended.

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304-617F. Quilting - Logs & Chains.

Make this interesting twist on the log cabin pattern in bright, modern colors or any color scheme of your choosing.

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304-617G. Quilting - Quilt In.

Have an unfinished quilting project you'd lie to work on? Devote a day to work on or finish a project and receive help and encouragement from the instructor - along with a surprise or two!

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304-617H. Quilting Dresden Tree Skirt.

Get a head start on holiday gift giving, add some new life to your holiday tree or turn the tree skirt into a round table topper! The 48-inch round quilt is made with 15 degree wedges. Participants will also receive a Dresden plate candle mat pattern. Rotary cutting experience required.

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304-617I. Quilting - Creating Curves.

Learn many ways to stitch circles and arcs into quilts. Make samples of each technique, which will serve as a wonderful reference guide for future projects that involve creative curves.

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304-617J. Quilting - Stacked Strips.

With a bit of simple strip piecing, interesting and scrappy new strips can be made. These will be sashed and bordered to create an exquisite bed runner. If more were made, a bed quilt would be the result.

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304-617K. Quilting - Stain Glass Trees.

Layer Pretty scraps, cover them with tulle, stitch, cut and couch these triangle trees onto a base fabric. It's simple and oh so pretty! A lovely Christmas gift.

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304-617L. Quilting - Paper Piecing 101.

Paper piecing is a way to sew quilt blocks using paper as a foundation. Because the paper has sewing lines printed on it, it allows a quilter to sew accurately and gives the ability to sew blocks that would be hard to cut out with a rotary cutter and ruler. As part of the class, make several different blocks with varied paper piecing techniques.

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304-618. Quilting - Machine Applique BA.

Enjoy learning and doing several different applique techniques on the sewing machine. The tricks of using stabilizers and threads will also be shared. A supply list will be mailed prior to class.

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304-620A. Quilting - Basic.

Students will learn the basics of fabric selection, simple piecing, rotary cutting, 1/4" seams, machine quilting, binding and project completion as they construct a table runner. The table runner project will be a different one each semester. Students may use WCTC's rotary cutters, mats, rulers and machines.

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304-621. Quilting - Beyond the Basics.

This course is designed to further enhance the student's quilting skills through hands-on exploration of a variety of current quilting techniques. Different quilting methods and projects will be presented each semester.

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304-621A. Quilting - Beyond Basics 12hr.

This course is designed to further enhance the student's quilting skills through hands-on exploration of a variety of current quilting techniques. Different quilting methods and projects will be presented each semester.

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304-621B. Quilting - Chevron Quilt.

Use 10-inch squares to make this modern and trendy quilt in your choice of sizes. Fast to make, fun to give as a gift or keep!

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304-621C. Quilting - Lacy Hearts.

In this hands-on class, learn to buttonhole stitch nine delicate hearts and then embellish them with lace, beads, buttons and treasures to create a lovely wall quilt.

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304-621D. Quilting - Replique Your Home.

Learn to recreate any photograph into an accurate fabric replica using machine applique. No fusibles, templates or degree in art required! In the first half of class, learn to Replique on a sample block; in the second half, complete blocks while the instructor works one-on-one with individual quilters to determine fabric placement and applique order for specific pictures.

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304-621E. Quilting - Spin Star.

By combining a large, multicolor print fabric with creative cutting techniques, create star blocks that visually appear to "spin". Make a four-block wall hanging or table runner.

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304-621F. Quilting - Quick Card Trick.

Learn this strip piecing twist on the traditional card trick block. A background fabric and four contrasting "card" fabrics are required to make 13 ten-inch blocks set on point in this eye-catching quilt.

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304-621G. Quilting - T-Shirt Quilt.

Would you like to make a unique memory quilt for a special person who has accumulated t-shirts from sports, travel or other activities? In this workshop, cut t-shirts into large squares and use them to quilt individual blocks during the first class, then put the blocks together in a quilt-as-you-go method in the second class. Rotary cutting experience is required.

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304-621H. Quilting - E-Reader Pyramid.

Make this great gift for anyone on your list who loves their e-reader/tablet! It's a pyramid shaped pillow that holds a tablet - - hands-free - - on a table, in bed or just about anywhere. Simple to make and oh, so useful!

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304-621I. Gadgets for Quilting.

With all the new tools and gadgets that are introduced into the quilting market, discover their uses and have an opportunity to try them out. No quilting experience required.

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304-621J. Quilting - Chop Blocks.

Begin with 10-inch fabric squares in light and dark values, do a bit of sewing and chopping, and voila - - an easy, quick and graphically exciting quilt!

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304-621K. Quilting - Woven Star Stocking.

You'll be seeing stars without doing any piecing! Learn to weave sewn tubes into a star panel, which will be used to adorn a lined stocking, in plenty of time for Christmas giving.

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304-621L. Quilting - Stained Glass.

Create a beautiful quilt that resembles stained glass. During the first class, create a subtle pieced background piece and in the second class, add mock leading to the design. The project will be quilted as the leading is applied. The end result is a beautiful arts and crafts-style wall hanging.

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304-621M. Quilting - Swirls & Stars.

Learn an exciting way to piece twirling Snails Trails blocks and let them dance around pieced stars. A great class for quilters who are comfortable with piecing techniques and want to try something a little bit challenging.

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304-621N. Quilting - Beginner's Workshop.

Learn the basics of rotary cutting and stitching an accurate 1/4" seam allowance while creating a lovely table runner.

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304-623A. Upholstery - 12 Hrs..

This twelve hour course includes instruction in the use of tools and equipment; selection, estimation, and application of fabric; and construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling, and repairs. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, magic marker, large garbage bag, and medium size box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-623B. Upholstery / 24 hours.

This course includes instruction in the use of tools and equipment; selection, estimation, and application of fabric; and construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling, and repairs. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdrivers, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, magic marker, large garbage bag, and medium size box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-623C. Upholstery - 16 Hrs..

During this 16 hour course, learn about various tools and equipment; the selection, estimation and application of fabric; construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames and filling. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, magic marker, large garbage bag and medium size box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-623D. Upholstery - 36 Hrs..

This course includes instruction in the use of tools and equipment; selection, estimation and application of fabric; and construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling and repairs. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdrivers, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, magic marker, large garbage bag and medium size box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-623E. Upholstery - 18 hours.

This course includes instruction in the use of tools and equipment; selection, estimation and application of fabric; and construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling and repairs. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdrivers, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, magic marker, large garbage bag and medium size box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-623G. Upholstery - 30 Hrs..

This course includes instruction in the use of tools and equipment; selection, estimation and application of fabric; and construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling and repairs. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdrivers, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, magic marker, large garbage bag and medium size box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-623I. Upholstery - 20 Hrs..

This course includes instruction in the use of tools and equipment; selection, estimation, and application of fabric; and construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, and filling. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdrivers, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, magic marker, large garbage bag, and medium sized box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First-time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-623J. Upholstery - 9 Hrs..

This course includes instruction on the selection, estimation and application of fabric; how to use tools and equipment; construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling and minor structure repairs. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, felt-tip pen, large garbage bag and medium-sized box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First-time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-623K. Upholstery - 25 Hrs..

This course includes instruction on the selection, estimation and application of fabric; how to use tools and equipment; construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling and minor structure repairs. Students should bring furniture, pliers, screwdriver, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, felt-tip pen, large garbage bag and medium-sized box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be given out at the first class. First-time students should not bring sofas or recliners to work on.

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304-623T. Upholstery / 15 hours.

In this short course, learn how to use tools and equipment; select, estimate and apply of fabric; and discover construction processes such as webbing, springs, rolled edges, frames, filling and repairs. Bring furniture, pliers, screwdrivers, tape measure, pencil, tack hammer, seam ripper, sharp scissors, magic marker, large garbage bag and medium-sized box to the first class. A more detailed supply list will be provided at the first class. First-time students should not bring sofas or recliners to upholster.

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304-625. Decorative Picture Matting.

Design and create beautiful decorative mats for your favorite photos, works of art, or other treasures. This is a great way to personalize art for yourself or for gift giving. Students will be trained on the professional quality 2100 Cutter as well as individual Logan Mat cutters. Color selection, proportion, conservation theory, and a variety of decorative treatments will be among the exciting topics covered in this creative course. For the first class, students should bring a notebook, #2 pencil, and, if desired, a greeting card suitable to mat. A supply list will be given out the first week of class.

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304-635G. Quilting-New York Beauty.

This block looks complicated but when it is done with a special paper piecing technique and appliqué, it is a lot of fun! In class, we will make one block. By putting four blocks together, a nice wall hanging will be created. Basic rotary cutting experience is required.

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304-635I. Quilting - Lemoyne Star Runner.

Learn a new way to get great accuracy with this fun strip piecing method for creating the traditional "Lemoyne Star" pattern. Using two different background fabrics yields a delightful checkerboard effect. Enough blocks will be made to stitch a table runner or small wall quilt. Larger quilts can be made by simply making more blocks.

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304-635J. Quilting - Hawaiian Style.

Both a traditional hand applique method and a modern machine applique technique will be taught to do this exciting two fabric style of quilting. Choose solid-color fabrics or use modern brights - - either way, a lovely, small wall quilt will be the result!

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304-635K. Quilting - Quilted Tote Bag.

Learn the basics of how to construct a quilted bag. Information about magnetic snaps, zippers, pockets, grommets, lining and handles will be shared. Students can bring their own pattern or use one supplied by the instructor. A supply list will be mailed before the first class.

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304-644. Quilting - Landscape Quilts.

In this workshop, students will learn to create a unique landscape quilt based on their own favorite photo. There are no templates or specific patterns to follow. This is a fabric collage technique. Fabric will be your paint palette. Your own creativity and fabric will bring your photo to life. No sewing machine is required for the workshop. All sewing will be done at home.

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304-644Q. Quilting - T-Shirt Quilt.

Would you like to make a unique memory quilt for a special person who has accumulated t-shirts from sports and other activities? In this workshop, students will cut the t-shirts into large squares, add some sashing and make a great quilt! Rotary cutting experience required.

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304-645A. Quilting - Stars of Fortune.

Stars float in this easy-to-make quilt, so there is no risk of loosing the points of the stars. This star quilt could be made from fat quarters or from scraps in your quilting fabric stash! Rotary cutting experience required.

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304-645B. Quilting - Scrap Happy.

Bring your leftover strips, hunks of fabrics from previous projects and stack of charm squares. We will sort by values, do a bit of strip piecing and put it all together into a lovely quilt. The more blocks you make, the bigger the quilt!

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304-645C. Quilting - Woven Blocks.

Construct the traditional tumbling block pattern a whole new way - by weaving fabric tubes together instead of piecing! A pair of reversible placemats will result. Some preparation will be required prior to class so that we can get right into weaving.

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304-648. Quilting - Beyond Meandering.

Students will learn spirals, leaves, stars, snowflakes and so much more! Make quilting the quilt as much fun as stitching the top. Bring along a quilt top and we'll brainstorm how to quilt it.

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304-659. Adv Picture Matting & Framing.

Students will learn how to cut reverse bevels in mats, cut and install wooden fillets, faux fillets and create deep bevel mats. Techniques of cutting and joining frames, creating shadowboxes and adding mat embellishments, including corner flares, will also be covered. Students must either have previously taken WCTC's Decorative Picture Matting course or be experienced in mat cutting techniques and familiar with preservation standards used in framing.

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