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Below you will find the current schedule and our Class Policy.
Please call or come by to register.

Supplies list for each class is now available online!

 With class sign-up, receive 10% discount on specified class supplies only!
We don't mind a gentle reminder at checkout.

  • Classes will be cancelled 1 week prior to the class date if minimum participation has not been met. Please don’t wait until the last minute to sign up or make attendance changes! This may affect whether the class will meet or get cancelled.
  • If signing up by phone, credit card info must be given to be registered in the class, or pay (cash, check, or charge) if registering in person. We cannot add your name to a class list unless we have payment information and you are not considered reserved for class until paid.
  • If class does not reach minimum student participation (* as shown in schedule below), shop has the right to cancel class and will refund any payments made. Class fees are non-refundable, unless shop cancels the class.
  • Class fees do not include supplies. (You may not want to purchase supplies until you know if class has reached minimum.)
  • Working knowledge of your sewing machine is required for all classes that use a machine.


  • Beginner Quiltmaking (Beginners only, please)
    Learn basics of building a quilt -1/4" seam, rotary cutting, machine piecing, sashing, border, binding, quilting. This class is 4 lecture/demo sessions - you will not sew in class, but there is homework. Three block patterns are given at each of the first three classes, and the last class you'll receive the setting pattern to complete a small wallhanging. A lot of information is condensed into 4 classes, so it is necessary to attend all classes. *The class is free, but $10 deposit is required to hold your spot and will be refunded as a shop credit (all 4 classes must be attended to receive credit).

    in session: Sat., Jan., 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13 (9:30am-noon); min. 12/ max 15
    NEW SESSION ADDED! Sat., March 19, 26, April 2 & 16 (9:30am-noon)
    Sewing machine/supplies not needed in class
    - bring pen/pencil and paper for notes.
    *class fee: $10.00 deposit - Sherrie Thomas
  • Tuffet (see sample display in shop)
    Too cool! This is a top-notch tuffet…and you can make it out of any fabrics you choose to complement your home décor!
    Class instruction: $60.00
    Pattern: (includes fusible foundation kit): $28.00
    Parts kit: (includes 4 Bun feet, plywood with pre-drilled holes, 6" upholstery grade foam, T Nuts, 4 yds of cording, 12-16 decorative upholstery nails).
    There are 3 options for the Parts kit -
    1. Order and pay for the kit in Class 1 ($125.00)
    2. Order and pay for kit in Class 1, but purchase your own Bun feet ($85.00).
    (Note: if you are doing the Tuffet for a child, Sylvi suggests you may want to purchase feet at Lowe's and paint them to match your fabric choices.)
    3. Search for all parts on your own.

    Sat., Feb. 13 (10am-2pm) & 27 (1-4pm)
    Sylvi; min. 4/max. 12
    View or print supplies list

  • Tuffet "Assembly Only" - Anyone interested in assembling an additional tuffet, Sylvi will be available during the above Tuffet class on Feb. 27. You must have already completed your sewing. (Sylvi will need to know your choice of kit prior to class).
    Sat., Feb. 27 - (1-4pm)
    Fee: $30
Tuffet photo
  • Landscape Workshop with Cynthia England
    Take advantage of this chance to learn from an international, award-winning designer!
    Picture Piecing...It looks like Paper Piecing, but it's not!
    What's different?
    -No paper to pick out
    -No fabric waste - cut out exactly what you need
    -What you see is what you get!
    -Can reuse the pattern
    -Use a regular stitch length
    -You can "chain stitch" in larger sections
    -You can CHEAT!

    Choose from two small landscapes.
    Teacher will provide your Fabric/Pattern kit in class (cash, check, or credit card).

    Sat., Feb. 20 (9:30am-3:30pm)
    Class fee: $85.00; Fabric/pattern kit: $35.00
    Cynthia England; min. 10/max. 16
    View or print:
    supplies list (Field of Flowers)
    supplies list (Life's A Beach)

Field of Flowers class sample
Field of Flowers (choice of blue or pink flowers)

Life's A Beach class sample
Life's A Beach

  • Favorite Embroidery Stitches
    (Beginner or Intermediate level welcome)
    Want to learn some new embroidery stitches, or possibly brush up on some you have done in the past? Join us for two classes of stitching and putting together an adorable "Crazy Stitched Pocket Purse" from Bareroots. The class will require a bit of pre-class preparation; purchase the Bareroots #183 booklet and the supplies list will have preparation information. The thread colors and fabrics will be of your choosing, so this will be a wonderful chance to express a little creativity along with your new stitching abilities (use photo in the book or to the right for reference).
    Tues., March 1 & April 5 (1-3pm);
    class fee $28.00 -
    view or print supplies/prep
    Dixie Moye
pocket purse class sample
  • NEW! Twister
    This class will teach you the basics of how to use the twister tool; the technique requires you to build a top, and then cut it apart and sew it back together - seriously! Get the scoop from Tanya.
    It's a fun technique, and this pattern is a perfect size for making a placemat.
    Sat., March 12 OR Thurs., March 24 (9:30am-1:30pm)
    class fee $24.00 -
    view/print supply list
    Tanya Smith
twister class sample
  • NEW! Wool Applique Basics
    Learn this relaxing technique of applying wool to a background of wool or fabric using embroidery stitches. This class will teach you the basics of cutting accurate wool shapes, how to layout the appliqué pattern, and several embroidery stitches.
    Tues., March 29 (9:30am-12:30pm)
    class fee $19.00 -
    view/print supply list
    Tanya Smith
wool applique basics class sample
  • NEW! Hand Applique Basics
    Do you love the look of hand appliqué and want a portable project? Learn the basics of needle-turn appliqué. Tanya will walk you through the steps of using templates, an overlay, basting, holding the fabric, needle placement and practicing small stitches. She will guide you in making bias strips to make a basket handle and stem. This course will cover curves, inner and outer points.
    You will not complete a pillow in class, but be on the way to finishing a sweet design that can be used in a throw pillow or wallhanging, etc..
    Thurs., April 14 & 21 (9:30am-12:30pm)
    class fee $38.00 -
    view/print supply list
    Tanya Smith
hand applique basics pillow project
  • NEW! Floral Fantasy 1703-Workshop with Australian Carolyn Konig
    Learn Carolyn's applique and fussy cutting techniques for this beautiful design that is truly in the style for which she is recognized (Needle-turn & Prepared Edge Applique).

    She will be teaching the lovely Floral Fantasy 1703 - focusing solely on the central flower vase medallion. A definite floral beauty – where the flowers take center stage.
    Included with the class, Carolyn will also present a lecture titled "Reproduction Quilting & Design Techniques" on Sat. evening, May 14 @ 7pm.

    Sat., May 14 & Sun., May 15 (9:30am-4:30pm)
    Lecture May 14 - 7pm
    (for class participants only)
    class fee $165.00 -
    view/print supply list (pattern is provided)
floral fantasy medallion
floral fantasy 1703 quilt pic

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