Kay Capps Cross

Quilter, Teacher, Pattern Designer, Author

Oh, and opera singer, too!

Kay has delighted students on two previous occasions

at Happy Apple Quilts.

Kay returns for another fun filled weekend and two very different opportunities for you to enjoy


12wt Cotton Boutique Event

Heavy weight 12wt cottons, Spagettitm and Fruittitm, will be the feature in this 3 hour hands-on techniques class. Experience how these threads run on your machines, and learn the best settings and decorative stitches to use the thread successfully with Kay Capps Cross.


Free Motion stitching, decorative machine applique, hand quilting, and wool applique will be covered, so you will be able to try a variety of different utility applications with this unique specialty thread.


The goal of this session is to get you familiar with 12wt threads, and learn all the different ways it can make a difference in your projects!


 Focus on Thread Choices and Basic Designs

Excellent for both beginners and experienced quilters.

Tackle your quilts with confidence and creativity.

THREAD CHOICES: Experience a variety of specialty threads while learning basic machine quilting principles that apply to longarm or conventional quilting.

Threads used or demoed in the class: InnovaTech, Master Quilter, DecoBob, Konfetti, Tutti, Spaghetti, Spotlight and Mirage. Kay shares tips and tricks for success with a variety of threads.

Learn how to listen to your quilts including which thread the quilt is calling for.

BASIC DESIGNS: Learn basic machine quilting principles that apply to longarm or conventional quilting.

Begin with the 5 basic shapes of free-motion quilting and building on that, learn to break down more complex designs and master them.

This six hour workshop includes fabric, thread and lunch.

Longarm quilting with our INNOVA longarms. Domestic quilters bring you own machine.

When the workshops fill, please email and ask to be put on the waiting list. Please include your phone number


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Free Motion Freedom the Kay Way Oct 20


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