Below you will find the current schedule and our Class Policy.
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  • Classes will be cancelled 1 week prior to the class date if minimum participation has not been met. Please don’t wait until the last minute to sign up! (You may not want to purchase supplies until you know if class has reached minimum.)
  • If signing up by phone, credit card info must be given to be registered in the class, or pay (cash, check, or charge) if registering in person. We cannot add your name to a class list unless we have payment information and you are not considered reserved for class until paid.
  • If class does not reach minimum student participation (* as shown in schedule below), shop has the right to cancel class and will refund any payments made.
  • Class fees do not include supplies. Class fees are non-refundable, unless shop cancels the class.
  • Working knowledge of your sewing machine is required for all classes that use a machine.


  • Hand Appliqué for Intermediate-Level Stitchers
    Are you ready to take your hand appliqué skills to the next level? Come make this lovely quilt and learn how. You'll start with how to think about and individualize the pattern, make fabric selections, use an overlay, and reverse the design. Then move on to learning cut-away appliqué, unit preconstruction techniques, precision placement, perfect circles, and how to put the quilt all together. We'll also talk about and explore the many possibilities that come up when hand appliquéing a quilt of this size. You will learn a lot and make a beautiful quilt, too.
    In session - Thurs., Jan. 15, 29, Feb. 12 & 26 (9:30am-noon); min. 5/max. 12
    Class fee $62.00 - view or print supplies list
    Cynthia Williford

quilt project sample
  • Tuffet
    Too cool! This is a top-notch tuffett…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.

    Fri., Feb. 13 & 27 (9:30am-1:30pm)
    OR Sat., April 11 & 25 (9:00am-1:00pm)
    Teacher: Sylvi; min. 4/max. 8
    View or print supplies list

sample tuffet

  • Intermediate Hand Embroidery
    This class builds on your growing knowledge of hand embroidery stitches. In doing the "Remember Stitch Sampler", we will briefly review stitches from the beginner's class and add several more, including feather, zigzag, chain, buttonhole circles, English daisies, open chain, buttonhole, cross stitch fill, and cast on. This sampler is fun and filled with stitches that work in so many places. There will also be a short lesson on coloring fabric before embroidering, also a fun technique.
    Prerequisite: Beginner Hand Embroidery class or comfortably able to do these stitches: satin, backstitch, lazy daisy, French knot.
    Tues., March 3 (1-3:30pm) min. 3/max 12 class fee $16.50
    Dixie Moye
  • Intermediate Paper Piecing (Prerequisite: Beginner Paper Piecing or equivalent, and comfortable with the process)
    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 wall-size mariner's compass. 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.
    Thurs., Feb. 12 (1:30-4:30pm) & Thurs., Feb. 26 (1:30-3:30pm); min. 3/max 8
    class fee $33.00 - view or print supplies list
    Margie Cutting

sample project
  • 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 fabric pieces.
    Required machine features: zig zag stitch, width & length stitch adjustment, open toe appliqué foot
    Sat., Feb. 28 (12:30-3:30pm) OR Sat., Mar. 7 (12:30-3:30pm) OR Fri., Mar. 20 (1-4pm) min. 3/max 8
    class fee $19.00; kit approx. $11.00 -
    view or print supplies list
    Annette Hebert
  • 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).
    Fri., Mar. 13, 20, 27 & April 10 (9:30am-noon) OR Sat., May 2, 9, 23 & 30 (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
  • 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
    Sat., March 14 (9:30am-12:30pm);
    min. 3/max. 6
    class fee $19.00; book $23.00 -
    view or print supplies list
    Margie Cutting

t-shirt quilt sample
  • Mystery Class -
    We obviously can't show you this project...that would ruin all the FUN! Watch for more details to come. We'll provide you specifics about fabric and supplies in order to get you prepared for the class.
    This is a great opportunity to learn something new, meet new quilters, make new friends, and best of all - just have some fun!
    Sat., March 28 (9:30am-3:30pm); min. 6/max 16
    Class fee $
    Margie Cutting and Karen Roberson

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