- Intermediate/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., Aug. 22 (10am-1pm); min. 4/max. 6
Class fee $50.00 - view or print supplies list
- 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 all parts on your own.
in session: Thurs., Aug. 13 & 20 (10am-2pm) OR
Thurs., Sept. 10 & 17 (10am-2pm)
Teacher: Sylvi; min. 4/max. 12
View or print supplies
AWESOME job girls!!
- Beginner Hand Applique
Perfect for beginners! Great for intermediates who want
to become more proficient!
Join Georgann in this appliqué class to learn or to
improve your needle arts skills. The instructions include perfecting
the appliqué stitch with needle-turn appliqué,
off-unit construction, buds and flowers, reverse appliqué
centers, split leaves and embellishments suggestions.
(See "Susan's Moss Rose" quilt sample on display;
class project is one block.)
in session: Fri., Aug., 14, 21 & 28 (10am-noon)
min 4/max 12
class fee $39.00; pattern $18.00
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- 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., Aug. 29, Sept. 5, 12 & 26 (9:30am-noon); min.
12/ max 25
Sewing machine/supplies not needed in class
- bring pen/pencil and paper for notes.
*class fee: $10.00 deposit - Sherrie Thomas
- Intermediate Paper Piecing
(Prerequisite: Beginner Paper Piecing class
or equivalent, and comfortable with the process)
Choose your project: Double Wedding Ring, or Mariners Compass.
These are both very do-able projects. If you have at least a
beginner class under your belt, are comfortable with the paper-piecing
method, and are ready to move forward, come learn how to take
your paper-piecing to the next level. In class one, we'll be
constructing the pieces, and in class two, we'll be piecing all
the pieces together. There will be homework. Come join in the
Sat., Aug. 29 (9:30-12:30) & Sept. 5 (time
change: 10:30am-12:30pm) min. 3/max 8
class fee $33.00 - view or print supplies
- Beginning Baltimore Album Quilt
(Prerequisite: Confident beginner to advanced appliqué
Join us for a series of 6 classes that will introduce the fine
art of Baltimore Album Quilts. Each lesson presents an understanding
of Baltimore Album quilts and their design that was so popular
in the mid 1800's. Each lesson also teaches one complete block,
and then enriches that basic lesson with additional patterns
for more practice. As you complete a block each month your journey
toward producing your own quilt will be well on its way. The
journey will take you from papercuts to wreaths and lyres.
(adjusted dates) 6 classes - Fri.,
Oct. 16, Nov. 20, Dec. 18, Jan. 15, Feb. 19, March 18 (10am-12:30pm)
class fee $87.00; view or print supplies list
- Prepared Edge Applique
Always wanted to applique? Tried the traditional needle turn
method, but couldnt quite get the hang of it? This class
may be just the thing for you. Learn this prepared edge freezer
paper method. Learn to trace, cut and use freezer paper templates
for perfect results, and to use a travel iron, stiletto or tweezer
to turn the edges. Then place the motifs on the background without
pins or basting stitches, no clipping or turning while sewing.
Only concentrate on the stitches.
In this 2-day class you will start, but not necessarily finish,
a basket of flowers which includes all the most used tricks and
This is an awesome method but it does require some tools you
may not already own.
Hope to see you in class!
Sat., Sept. 12 & 26 (9am-1pm) OR Fri., Sept.
18 & 25 (10am-2pm); min. 4/max. 12
class fee $73.00; view or print supplies list (6 pgs)
- Hexie Embellish
Learn how to baste, assemble and hand sew English Paper Pieced
hexagons to embellish clothing or a tote bag. In class 1, you
will be cutting and assembling your hexie shapes; in class 2,
learn how to hand sew them onto your project. Makes a great "take
along" project, and also have fun fussy-cutting some of
those cute prints you've collected. Create one-of-a-kind wearables
for yourself or your child - just in time for school!
Tues., Sept. 22 & 29 (9:30-11:30am); min. 2/max 15
class fee $28.00 - view or print supplies list
- Debbie Caffrey MYSTERY class with Margie and Karen
Stay tuned for details...
Sat., Oct. 3 (9:30am-2:30pm); min. 2/max 15
class fee TBD
Margie Cutting and Karen Roberson