Cambridge Springs, PA

Dustin "Dusty" Farrell

Dustin "Dusty" FarrellDustin Farrell (Dusty) is a free-hand longarm quilt artist who is constantly developing and updating his own unique style. He has demonstrated in several local, state, and national shows for Nolting Manufacturing. Dusty has quilted for many well-known designers such as Mary Koval and Yolanda Fundora of Blank Quilting, Kathleen Starr of Starr Design Fabrics, Inc. and Stephanie Brandenburg of Fern Hill Gifts and Quilts. He has been published in several magazines including American Quilter, Fons Porters Easy Quilts,The Quilter, and Fabric Trends.

Dusty and his wife own “Country Stitchin,” a quilt shop in Northwestern Pennsylvania. Call Dusty with a longarm question, and his voicemail shares his two favorite passions: "I'm either quilting or hunting. Please leave a message.

154 - Freehand Filigree

Monday, July 30
Class Type: Demo UsingLongarm
Skill Level: All
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Class Fee: $40.00, Kit/Hand out Fee: $5.00

Class Description:
Freehand Filigree Is the unrestricted freedom to quilt using lots of swirls, tendrils, twists, and curves to create a lacy appearance. The quilting is designed on the fly to fill a specific space.
From a fabulously talented freehand artist, a new set of techniques to add to your repetoire!

Supply List:
sketch pad, pens, scissors, camera

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155 - Good Feathers Gone Bad

Monday, July 30
Class Type: Demo Using Longarm
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
4PM - 6PM
Class Fee: $40.00, Kit/Hand out Fee: $5.00

Class Description:
Tired of the same old feather? If you are looking for a new twist to an old favorite this is the class for you. Dusty puts a new modern flare on an old style traditional quilting design. No marking for this free form, overlapping, twist in and out, over and under, crossovers, break all the rules, feather class. His fun creative free motion approach will have you asking why you ever stressed about feathers in the first place. So sky's the limit come join in this up lifting free motion all out feather frenzy.

Supply List:
sketch pad, pens, scissors, camera

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320 - Edge to Edge Elegance

Wednesday, August 1
Class Type: Design/ Drawing
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
8:00AM - 10:00AM
Class Fee: $40.00, Kit/Hand out Fee: $5.00

Class Description:
This class is a must for everyone who quilts. Mix, match and mingle a variety of designs together with non-stop feathers in a gorgeous all over design that dresses up any quilt. Dusty will show you how to string designs together to make that plain Jane quilt sing. You will be dancing with delight and so will your customers.

Supply List :
note paper and pencil, camera

Kit Includes :
Handout

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321 - Radical Rulers

Wednesday, August 1
Class Type: Design/ Drawing
Skill Level: All
10:30AM - 12:30PM
Class Fee: $40.00, Kit/Hand out Fee: $5.00

Class Description:
Master the art of using rulers and templates. Dusty will work his one of a kind magic and teach you how to use rulers by breaking all the rules. Who says you have to use them for what they say. Join Dusty in this fun filled class that will leave your head spinning and full of inspiration.

Supply List :
note paper and pencil, camera

Kit Includes :
Handout

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419 - Spiro Quilting

Thursday, August 2
Class Type: Drawing/ Design
Skill Level: All
7:30AM - 9:30AM
Class Fee: $40.00, Kit/Hand out Fee: $5.00

Class Description:
Remember making spirographs as a kid. Well just imagine a quilt with those designs. Great for kids quilts or those really bright funky patterns. Also great as a wholecloth design. Dusty will teach you just how easy it is. The possibilities for this class are endless. So let your imagination flow and join Dusty in this amazing class.

Supply List :
sketch pad, pens, camera

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420 - Creative Stenciling

Thursday, August 2
Class Type: Other: DIY Stencils
Skill Level: All
10:00AM - 1:00PM
Class Fee: $57.00, Kit/Hand out Fee: $45.00

Class Description:
This a a class great for everyone who loves to quilt. Dusty will show you how to make your own stencils. You will use a stencil burner to make your own designs come to life. Use every day things from your home to make your own unique, one of a kind designs come to life in your quilting.

Supply List :
sketch pad, pens, camera

Kit Includes :
Stencil sheets, stencil burner, handout and marking tool.

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511 - Whole Cloth and Beyond

Friday, August 3
Class Type: Hands-on Longarm
Skill Level: All
8:00AM - 12:00PM
Class Fee: $90.00, Kit/Hand out Fee: $25.00

Class Description:
Who says a whole cloth has to be WHITE???? If you ever wanted to create your own one of a kind, anything but grandma’s style whole cloth…..this class is calling your name!! This is an all out, no rules, knock your socks off whole cloth class. Thread painting, free motion embroidery, colored pens, pencils, and crayons. Add a splash of reverse appliqué, a dash of fusible appliqué, go wild with organza, and top it all off with a lazy boys trapunto and you have a show stopping whole cloth that even grandma would be proud of. So say goodbye to that old white on white and jump into a world of color in this thrilling whole cloth and beyond extravaganza!!

Supply List :
sketch pad, pens, camera

Kit Includes :
4 yards white or cream tone on tone or muslin 45" fabric and 2 yard Hobbs 80/20 batting and 2 yards of organza your choice of colors.

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610 - Bread and Butter

Saturday, August 4
Class Type: Hands-on Longarm
Skill Level: Beginner
8:00AM - 12:00PM
Class Fee: $90.00, Kit/Hand out Fee: $25.00

Class Description:
This class is packed full of everyday real life quilting designs. Dusty shares all his creative short cuts to help you perfect easy, but unique quilting designs that customers can afford, are sure to love, and come back for time and time again. You’ll learn ten new designs, all based on two very easy free motion patterns that are sure to enhance even the simplest of customer quilts. These unique innovative designs will add just the right intensity of texture and movement to every quilt top that comes your way. This class is suggested for everyone who quilts for clients and is perfect for those who quilt for fun.

Supply List :
sketch pad pens, camera

Kit Includes :
top and backing fabric, thread and batting

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