- Just scheduled! 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).
No supplies needed for class attendance; bring a writing tool
and a notebook.
Sat., May 31, June 7, 14 & 28
(9:30am-12noon) min. 12/ max 25
*class fee: $10.00 deposit - Sherrie Thomas
- NEW! Beginner Hand
This is a class in needle-turn hand appliqué designed
for the absolute beginner. You will start with the basics: what
needles to use, what kind of threads to choose, how to trace
your design, how to transfer your design to your fabric, and
of course, how to stitch hand appliqué using needle-turn.
You will learn how to stitch inside and outside curves, and inside
and outside points, then move on to appliqué a lovely
lily design where you will put your newly discovered skills to
use. In stitching the lily, you will also learn how to layer
the appliqué pieces. At class end, you will have a small
wall hanging sized piece.
Sat., April 26, May 3 & 10 (9:30am-noon) OR Thurs., May
22, 29 & June 5 (9:30am-noon); min. 5/max. 10
Class fee $46.50 - 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. Required:
working knowledge of your machine.
Thurs., May 1 (9:30am-12:30pm) min. 3/max 8
class fee $19.00 - 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 basics
Sat., May 3 (1-4pm); min. 4/max. 6
class fee $50.00 - view or print supplies list
- Hexie Garden
Love the look of hexagons but the thought of Y-seams leaves you
terrified? In this class you will learn the easy way to cut out
hexagons with a template and then how to construct the "flower"
without using the Y-seam. We'll construct 2 flower blocks in
class and you'll be able to continue on your own to build a quilt.
Pattern directions are given for lap, twin, and king size quilts.
You must have working knowledge of your machine.
Thurs., May 8 (9:30am-12:30pm) min. 3/max 8
class fee $19.00; patt. $9.50 - view or print supplies list
- NEW! Jelly Roll Quilt
This class will be lots of fun, and you'll also see how easy
it is to complete and take home a small quilt top made with pre-cut
fabrics. You'll need your machine and minimal supplies - another
Sat., May 10 (9:30am-1:30pm) ; max 10
Class fee $15.00 - view or print supplies list
- NEW! Hand Quilting
In this class, you will learn the traditional method for
hand quilting. Its gentle rocking motion and quiet, centering
focus will make you think of different times. Hand quilting is
not fast, but it is lovely, and there is still nothing like it.
This class is for very beginners and anyone else who would enjoy
Sat., May 24 (9:30am-noon); min. 5/max 10
Class fee $16.50 - view or print supplies list
- Advanced Baltimore Album Quilt
(Prerequisite: Confident appliqué - beginner to advanced
Join us for a series of 6 monthly classes that will offer continuing
lessons of the fine art of Baltimore Album Quilts.
Fri., May 30, June 27, July 25, Aug. 22, Sept. 26, & Oct.
24 (10am-12:30pm) class min. 4
class fee $87.00; supplies extra - view or print supplies list
- NEW! Guess Who's
Coming to Dinner? Mystery Class
We obviously can't show you this project...that would ruin
all the FUN! What we can tell you ...this is a pieced table runner
project that is suitable for all skill levels. We'll provide
you details about fabric and supplies in order to get you prepared
for the class. The most important thing when selecting fabrics
for a mystery quilt is contrast! See supplies list for
fabric and preparation details on our website, or visit the store
for a copy. Bring a snack lunch.
This is a great opportunity to learn something new, meet new
quilters, make new friends, and best of all - have some fun!
Thurs., June 19 (9:30am-2:30pm); min. 6/max 16
Class fee $39.00 - view or
Margie Cutting and Karen Roberson