Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 8:30am-4:30pm


Type: Machine Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Learn one of the best methods to create one of the most dramatic quilt blocks—the Mariner’s Compass.  We will discuss fabric choices and design, then get to work to make a block using a freezer paper method-not paper pieced.  One or two blocks will be completed in class. Pattern from Instructor $5

SUPPLIES: One yard solid-look background fabric (dark is dramatic, but light is effective as well.) ¼ yd of 5 or 6 fabrics chosen to contrast with the value & color of the background, stripes, plaids, fabrics in gradations, rainbow colors all work well

INSTRUCTOR: Jean Shaw, Hendersonville, TN. Began quilting as a child and still loves to collect fabric and then plan projects! She began teaching quilting in 1996 and has enjoyed it ever since.


Type: Machine Skill Level: All Levels

Let's do something "outside the block" by working with 60 degree angles. 9 dark fabrics and 9 light fabrics are combined to make triangular blocks.  Ten blocks are split to make the sides straight for this quilt.  We will cover rotary cutting and machine piecing
 Rotary Cutting Template $10 from teacher
 No pattern fee

SUPPLIES: 18 fabrics, ½ yd each (9 dark and 9 light fabrics) Batting and backing.

INSTRUCTOR: Denise Stewart, Dunnville, KY, is a dedicated quilter who experiments with different colors, styles and techniques. She has been teaching since 1986 and has taught at many Runaways in the past and at the KHQS Getaway, Jabez Quilt Seminar and Redbud Trail Quilt Festival.


Type: Machine Skill Level: All Levels

A 52”x 64” quilt made using one Layer Cake or 10-14 fat quarters plus yardage for borders and block backgrounds. Applique of words is used. Embellishments will be discussed. Will be ½ to ¾ completed in class. Pattern $9.  Kit can be purchased for approx. $100.

SUPPLIES: 1 Layer Cake OR 10-14 Fat Quarters 1 yd. red for block borders & Binding ¾ yd for block background (white) 1 ½ yd. large print for borders 3 1/3 yd. backing 2 yds. Steam-A-Seam. Embellishments can be added later.

INSTRUCTOR: Pat Russell, Beaver Dam, KY, taught Home Economics (Family Consumer Sciences) at Ohio Co. High School, works part-time at Stychee Woman Studio in Owensboro, KY and teaches classes there.

104 Sit & Sew

Sign up for a day of sewing in a reserved area.


Type: Machine Skill Level: Intermediate

Made a quilted purse with inside and outside pockets. It can be expanded to tote bag by untying bows. Finished size 13” x 11”in. deep; pocket 5” deep. It is possible to complete in class. Pattern $9

SUPPLIES: Front & back top main section – 1/3 yd. Front Pocket—one fat quarter Lining for entire inside—1/2 yd. Inside pockets—1/3 yd. Cover for bottom insert—use scraps from above pieces One 1” or larger button to match fabric design or a Covered button Pellon 987F Fusible Fleece—approx. 2 yards. Matte board (from framing or craft supply store) cut Into finished size. Thread to match. Walking foot with quilting guide.

INSTRUCTOR: Nell Jordan, Franklin, KY. is a retired school teacher, certified Master volunteer in Clothing and has taught many years at Runaway, Jabez Quilt Seminar, KY. Extension programs. She has attended Runaway since 1995.

#106 -1600 INCH QUILT

Type: Machine Skill Level: All Levels

What is 1600 inches long when it starts and finishes 50 1/2” x 64”? The Jelly Roll 1600 Inch Quilt. Borders can be added to make it larger. A FUN class for all. Ladies, start your engines.

SUPPLIES: One jelly roll or 40 strips that are 2 ½ inches x 40 inches. Kit will be available for $29.50. No pattern fee.

INSTRUCTOR: Jewell Fortener, Hartford, KY is the owner of “Quilts R Jewels” located at the Airport in Hartford, KY.