- 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).
Sat., May 2, 9, 23 & 30 (9:30am-noon) min. 12/ max
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): $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.
Thurs., May 21 & 28 (10am-2pm)
Teacher: Sylvi; min. 4/max. 12
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AWESOME job girls!!
- 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., May 9 (9:30am-12:30pm) min. 3/max 8
class fee $19.00 - view or print supplies list
- Machine Applique
In this class, you'll be doing easy exercises to get you
started on successful machine appliqué. We will concentrate
on the invisible zig zag, but will also discuss what you need
to know about different threads, feet, and methods. You'll need
to bring your machine (in good working order) to class, and also,
purchase a small kit that will include thread, fusible, and some
Required machine features: zig zag stitch, width &
length stitch adjustment, open toe appliqué foot
Fri., May 15 (9:30am-12:30pm) min. 3/max 8
class fee $19.00; kit $11.00 - view or print supplies list