- 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).
in session - Sat., May 2, 9, 23 & 30 (9:30am-noon)
min. 12/ max 25.
Just added: Fri., July 10, 17, 24, & Aug.
7 OR Sat., Aug. 29, Sept. 5, 12 & 26 (9:30am-noon)
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)
Just added...Thurs., Sept.
10 & 17 (10am-2pm)
Teacher: Sylvi; min. 4/max. 12
View or print supplies
AWESOME job girls!!
- Hexie Embellish
Learn how to baste, assemble and hand sew English Paper Pieced
hexagons to embellish clothing or a tote bag. 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!
Sat., June 6 (11am-2pm) OR Thurs., June 18 (10am-1pm)
OR Thurs., July 9 (11am-2pm); min. 2/max 15
class fee $19.00 - view or print supplies list
- Hand Quilting - Beginning to End
A time-treasured art
learn from an award-winning
These lessons will include a comprehensive review of the methods
for making small, even and straight hand quilting stitches using
the traditional rocking stitch. Lessons study the stitch, choices
of fabric and battings, marking your quilt, quilting on a hoop
with discussion of using a floor frame and other tools that are
helpful for hand quilting. The kit will provide one spool of
quilting thread, the stencil, 18" squares of quilting, batting
and backing fabric for the practice piece, and the quilting fabrics
and batting for the project.
Fri., June 5 & 12 (1:30-4pm); min. 4/max. 16
class fee $33.00; kit req'd (fee TBD) - view or print supplies list
- Color Class
Whether you just want to improve your ability to select fabrics
for your quilts or you feel totally overwhelmed by the thought
of combining fabrics and colors, you will find lots to learn
in this class. During the first session, you will learn to use
the 3-in-1 Color Tool, by Joen Wolfrom, by totally immersing
yourself in fabrics and color. After this most important step,
you'll explore color theory and how it relates to your quilts.
There is no sewing involved and all levels of stitchers are welcome.
Thurs., July 16 & 23 (9:30am-12pm) OR Sat., July
25 & Aug. 1 (10:30am-1pm); min. 5/max. 12
Class fee $33.00 - view or print supplies list