- 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
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
- 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
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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).
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
- Machine Quilting for Novices
Come and learn the basics to begin machine quilting all those
pieced tops. In class, we will use a walking foot with seam guide,
discuss quilting issues especially batting, thread and needles,
demonstrate how to sandwich a quilt and begin an introduction
to free motion quilting. Previous students call this class a
"great confidence builder!"
Sat., March 14 (1-4pm) OR Sat., April 4 (9:30am-12:30pm);
min. 4/max 6
class fee $50.00 - view or print supplies list
- 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
t-shirt quilt sample
- Another Guess Who's Coming to
Dinner? Mystery Class - (Prerequisite: Confident
Margie and Karen are cookin' up another fun mystery project!
We obviously can't show you this project...that would ruin all
the FUN! We can tell you this is a pieced table runner project
that is suitable for all skill levels.
This is a great opportunity to learn something new, meet new
quilters, make new friends, and best of all - have some fun!
Bring a lunch.
Sat., March 28 (9:30am-2:30pm); min. 6/max 16
Class fee $39.00; view
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Margie Cutting and Karen Roberson
- 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.
NEW Thurs., March 26 & April 9 (10am-2pm)
Sat., April 11 & 25 (9:00am-1:00pm) OR
NEW Thurs., May 21 & 28 (10am-2pm)
Teacher: Sylvi; min. 4/max. 8
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