Catherine Redford

Class List

Modern English Paper Piecing: Mug Rug

Modern English Paper Piecing: Mug Rug

A virtual class with Catherine Redford Sept 10, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT Just getting started with English Paper Piecing and want to learn more? Make a cute mug rug while tackling narrow angles and curves.
Shirtlace Buttons

Shirtlace Buttons

A virtual class with Catherine Redford Sept 10, 2:00–4:00pm CDT Learn three variations of the traditional Shirtlace buttons from the early 20th century. A beautiful and functional addition to your button-making skills!
Wool Applique Basics: Pincushion

Wool Applique Basics: Pincushion

A virtual class with Catherine Redford Sept 11, 5:00–7:00pm CDT Learn the basics of whipstitch wool appliqué while making a pin cushion.
Dorset Buttons – a Traditional English Craft

Dorset Buttons – a Traditional English Craft

An in-person class with Catherine Redford Nov 10, 9:00am-12:00pm PST Dating back to the late sixteenth century, Dorset buttons are a great way to embellish your quilting project and knitwear. This basic introduction to Dorset Button making uses plastic rings and yarn or embroidery thread.
Bold Hand Stitching as Your Quilting Line

Bold Hand Stitching as Your Quilting Line

An in-person class with Catherine Redford Nov 10, 1:30-4:30pm PST Bold hand stitching finishes your quilts with big stitches and big style! Learn the basics plus Catherine's tips and ideas for success.
Making Shirtlace Buttons

Making Shirtlace Buttons

An in-person class with Catherine Redford Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm PST Add to your button-making experience with Shirtlace buttons. A more modern innovation than the Dorset buttons, Shirtlace buttons date back to the Edwardian era at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Introduction to Folk Art Stitching

Introduction to Folk Art Stitching

An in-person class with Catherine Redford Nov 11, 2:00-5:00pm PST Start by learning or reviewing some basic embroidery stitches and work on a specially designed pre-printed sampler. Then add to the fun with more more novel approaches.
Dimensional Embroidery Stitches

Dimensional Embroidery Stitches

An in-person class with Catherine Redford Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm PST Are you ready to add some more advanced dimensional stitches to your embroidery vocabulary? Dimensional embroidery stitches add texture and color to your work. for the hand-stitcher with some experience.
Dorset Feather Stitchery Needle Case

Dorset Feather Stitchery Needle Case

An in-person class with Catherine Redford Nov 13, 1:30-4:30pm PST Learn the 4 basic traditional stitches of Dorset Feather Stitchery while making a decorative and useful needle case.

About Catherine Redford

English-born Catherine Redford learned to knit and sew as a child. After moving to Illinois, she found quilting, and it became a passion. An award-winning quilter, Catherine now has two DVDs and two books, Modern Machine Quilting: Make a Perfectly Finished Quilt on Your Home Machine and Butterfly Stitches. Five years after taking her first quilting class, she began to teach. An award-winning quilter, active member of her local guilds, and popular teacher at local and national levels, Catherine also co-founded the Naperville Modern Quilters Guild. An author, frequent magazine contributor, and guest on Quilting Arts TV, Catherine has two DVDs and a book on modern machine quilting techniques, Modern Machine Quilting: Make a Perfectly Finished Quilt on Your Home Machine, and new book on, Butterfly Stitches from C&T, coming out soon. For more about Catherine, go to catherineredford.com.