- Hand Appliqué for Intermediate-Level Stitchers
Are you ready to take your hand appliqué skills to the
next level? Come make this lovely quilt and learn how. You'll
start with how to think about and individualize the pattern,
make fabric selections, use an overlay, and reverse the design.
Then move on to learning cut-away appliqué, unit preconstruction
techniques, precision placement, perfect circles, and how to
put the quilt all together. We'll also talk about and explore
the many possibilities that come up when hand appliquéing
a quilt of this size. You will learn a lot and make a beautiful
Sat., Jan. 17, 31, Feb. 14 & 28 (9:30am-noon) OR
Thurs., Jan. 15, 29, Feb. 12 & 26 (9:30am-noon); min.
Class fee $62.00 - view or print supplies list
quilt project sample
Too cool! This is a top-notch tuffett
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): $30.00
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 the parts on your own.
Sat., Jan. 24 & Feb. 7 - THIS
CLASS IS ALREADY FULL (9:30am-1:30pm)
OR Fri., Feb. 13 & 27 (9:30am-1:30pm)
OR Sat., April 11 & 25 (9:00am-1:00pm)
Teacher: Sylvi; min. 4/max. 8
View or print supplies
- Beginner Paper Piecing
If you've wanted to learn basic paper piecing, or just need a
refresher course, then this would be a great place to start!
In the class, you'll be learning basics of building one block.
At the end of the class, you will have completed 4 paper piecing
sections that are used to assemble a block. Required:
working knowledge of your machine.
Sat., Jan. 24 (1:30-4:30pm) min. 3/max 8
class fee $19.00 - view or print supplies list
- Intermediate Paper Piecing (Prerequisite: Beginner
Paper Piecing or equivalent, and comfortable with the process)
Have you taken the beginner paper-piecing class and mastered
all the concepts of that? Are you ready for something more difficult
but not quite ready for a Judy Neimeyer pattern? This class may
be just what you are looking for! In this two-part class, we'll
be making a wall-size mariner's compass. In class one, we'll
be constructing the parts of the compass using paper piecing
techniques. In class two, we'll be putting the parts together.
Thurs., Feb. 12 (1:30-4:30pm) & Thurs.,
Feb. 26 (1:30-3:30pm); min. 3/max 8
class fee $33.00 - view or print supplies list
- Learn to Make a T-Shirt Quilt!
After this class, students will be able to make a t-shirt
quilt using the Twist & Turn pattern from the book, You
Did What with my T-Shirts?? The process will include prepping
a t-shirt for sewing, trimming the t-shirt, and sewing fabric
strips onto t-shirt to make a quilt square. You'll only be making
two blocks in class, but will be able to continue the process
to complete a quilt top.
Prerequisite: working knowledge of your sewing machine,
sew straight stitch and knowledge of rotary cutter use
Sat., March 14 (9:30am-12:30pm); min. 3/max. 6
class fee $19.00; book $23.00 - view or print supplies list
t-shirt quilt sample
- Mystery Class -
We obviously can't show you this project...that would
ruin all the FUN! Watch for more
details to come. We'll provide you specifics about
fabric and supplies in order to get you prepared for the class.
This is a great opportunity to learn something new, meet new
quilters, make new friends, and best of all - just have some
Sat., March 28 (9:30am-3:30pm); min. 6/max 16
Class fee $
Margie Cutting and Karen Roberson