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Class Registration

Register early and save $2 per lecture, workshop and admission ticket! Advance class registration is available through Sept. 2.

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Click here to view the Advance Registration Guide.

Admission tickets and registration for remaining class openings will be available on-site during Quilt Expo®.

An admission ticket is required and allows entrance to quilt exhibits, stage presentations and the vendor mall. Lecture, workshop and evening events require an additional fee. Parking is paid separately at the Alliant Energy Center parking gate.

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Lectures


Quilt Expo® offers 126 informative and inspiring one-hour lectures. Enjoy learning as quilting authorities share their favorite techniques, short-cuts and knowledge. Enjoy as many of these mini-classes as you like! Each lecture is $10 in advance or $12 at the door, unless otherwise noted. The lecture schedule is available on pages 10-11 of the Advance Registration Guide.

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Sit & Sew and Hands-On Workshops

Sit & Sew Workshops
Join us in one or more interactive, three-hour machine workshops. Here’s a great opportunity to spend a few hours learning, practicing and mastering a new technique while creating an exclusive Quilt Expo® project. Sewing machines provided by sponsoring sewing machine companies. Most workshops are $35 in advance or $37 at the door (plus kit/pattern fee).

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Hands-on Workshops
Register for one or more hands-on workshops on topics such as hand quilting, surface design, beading and quilt design. No sewing machines needed. Each hands-on workshop is $30 in advance or $32 at the door (plus kit/pattern fee).

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Evening Events


Quilt Expo® 2019 will feature the following two ticketed evening events. Please note: evening events are typically 60-90 minutes.

Thursday 6 p.m.

Jennifer Chiaverini
Elm Creek Quilts Celebrates 20 Years
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Join Madison's own internationally bestselling author, Jennifer Chiaverini, for a special presentation celebrating the 20th anniversary of the launch of the beloved Elm Creek Quilts book series. Attend this memorable evening event honoring Jennifer and reminisce about two heartwarming decades of Elm Creek Quilts, including the first book in the series, The Quilter’s Apprentice. Share memories of the series, view quilts it has inspired, participate in an informal question-and-answer session and enjoy a preview of a new Elm Creek Quilts novel coming in October: The Christmas Boutique.

Jennifer Chiaverini

Friday 6 p.m.

Pat Ehrenberg and Debra Morningstar
Native Stitches and Stories
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This creative presentation artfully weaves Native American quilt making, cultural education, Tribal stories and flute music into an entertaining and thought-provoking program! Explore the history of American Indian quilt designs, brought to life through traditional storytelling. Wisconsin quilt artist Pat Ehrenberg and Oneida storyteller Debra Morningstar invite you to visit the cultural regions of the Four Directions of Turtle Island, from the Eastern Iroquois Woodlands to the Southwestern deserts of the Navajo. You'll be amazed to see the common themes of two traditional art forms while connecting the past, present and future!

Pat Ehrenberg