- Beginner Quiltmaking (Beginner students 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).
No supplies needed for class attendance; bring a writing tool
and a notebook.
In session - Sat., Sept. 6, 13,
20 & Oct. 4 (9:30am-12noon) min. 12/ max 25
*class fee: $10.00 deposit - Sherrie Thomas
- Intermediate Paper Piecing
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 mariner's compass wall-hanging. 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.
Prerequisite: Beginner Paper Piecing class or equivalent,
and comfortable with the process
Sat., Sept. 13 (9:30am-12:30pm) & Sept. 27 (1:30-3:30pm)
OR Thurs., Oct. 2 (9:30am-12:30pm) & Oct. 16 (9:30-11:30am)
min. 3/max 8; class fee $33.00
- view or print supplies list
- Machine Quilting for Novices
Come and learn the basics to begin machine quilting all those
pieced tops. In class, we will use a walking foot with seam guide,
discuss quilting issues especially batting, thread and needles,
demonstrate how to sandwich a quilt and begin an introduction
to free motion quilting. Previous students call this class a
"great confidence builder!" Prerequisite:
Beginner Quiltmaking class or equivalent
*date change: Fri., Sept. 19 (10:00am-1:00pm); min.
class fee $50.00 - view or print supplies list
- 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. Prerequisite:
working knowledge of your machine.
Thurs., Sept. 25 (9:30am-12:30pm) min. 3/max 8
class fee $19.00 - 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
Tues., Sept. 30 (9:30am-12:30pm) OR Thurs., Oct. 9 (9:30am-12:30pm);
min. 3/max. 6
class fee $19.00; book $23.00 - view or print supplies list
- Advanced Machine Quilting
In this class, students will learn how to do an overall design,
3 types of feathers in a border and several background filler
designs including sashiko, pebbles and teardrops. This class
is for students who have done some machine quilting and want
to do more than "stitch in the ditch" or basics. Prerequisite:
Machine Quilting for Novices class or equivalent
Sat., Oct. 11 (9:30am-12:30pm) OR Sat., Nov. 8 (9:30am-12:30pm);
min. 4/max. 6
Class fee $50.00 - view or print supplies list