- 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., Jan., 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13 (9:30am-noon);
min. 12/ max 15
NEW SESSION ADDED! Sat.,
March 19, 26, April 2 & 16 (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): $28.00
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.
Sat., Feb. 13 (10am-2pm) & 27 (1-4pm)
Teacher: Sylvi; min. 4/max. 12
View or print supplies
- Tuffet "Assembly Only" - Anyone interested
in assembling an additional tuffet, Sylvi will be available during
the above Tuffet class on Feb. 27. You must have already
completed your sewing. (Sylvi will need to know your choice of
kit prior to class).
Sat., Feb. 27 - (1-4pm)
- Landscape Workshop with
Take advantage of this chance to learn from an international,
Picture Piecing...It looks like Paper Piecing,
but it's not!
-No paper to pick out
-No fabric waste - cut out exactly what you need
-What you see is what you get!
-Can reuse the pattern
-Use a regular stitch length
-You can "chain stitch" in larger sections
-You can CHEAT!
Choose from two small landscapes.
Teacher will provide your Fabric/Pattern kit in class (cash,
check, or credit card).
Sat., Feb. 20 (9:30am-3:30pm)
Class fee: $85.00; Fabric/pattern kit: $35.00
Teacher: Cynthia England; min. 10/max. 16
View or print:
list (Field of Flowers)
supplies list (Life's
Field of Flowers (choice of blue or pink flowers)
Life's A Beach
- Favorite Embroidery Stitches
(Beginner or Intermediate level welcome)
Want to learn some new embroidery stitches, or possibly brush
up on some you have done in the past? Join us for two classes
of stitching and putting together an adorable "Crazy Stitched
Pocket Purse" from Bareroots. The class will require a bit
of pre-class preparation; purchase the Bareroots #183 booklet
and the supplies list will have preparation information. The
thread colors and fabrics will be of your choosing, so this will
be a wonderful chance to express a little creativity along with
your new stitching abilities (use photo in the book or to the
right for reference).
Tues., March 1 & April 5 (1-3pm);
class fee $28.00 - view or print supplies/prep
- NEW! Twister
This class will teach you the basics of how to use the twister
tool; the technique requires you to build a top, and then cut
it apart and sew it back together - seriously! Get the scoop
It's a fun technique, and this pattern is a perfect size for
making a placemat.
Sat., March 12 OR Thurs., March 24 (9:30am-1:30pm)
class fee $24.00 - view/print supply list
- NEW! Wool Applique Basics
Learn this relaxing technique of applying wool to a background
of wool or fabric using embroidery stitches. This class will
teach you the basics of cutting accurate wool shapes, how to
layout the appliqué pattern, and several embroidery stitches.
Tues., March 29 (9:30am-12:30pm)
class fee $19.00 - view/print supply list
- NEW! Hand Applique Basics
Do you love the look of hand appliqué and want a portable
project? Learn the basics of needle-turn appliqué. Tanya
will walk you through the steps of using templates, an overlay,
basting, holding the fabric, needle placement and practicing
small stitches. She will guide you in making bias strips to make
a basket handle and stem. This course will cover curves, inner
and outer points.
You will not complete a pillow in class, but be on the way to
finishing a sweet design that can be used in a throw pillow or
Thurs., April 14 & 21 (9:30am-12:30pm)
class fee $38.00 - view/print supply list
Floral Fantasy 1703-Workshop with Australian Carolyn Konig
Learn Carolyn's applique and fussy cutting techniques for
this beautiful design that is truly in the style for which she
is recognized (Needle-turn & Prepared Edge Applique).
She will be teaching the lovely Floral
Fantasy 1703 - focusing solely on the central flower
vase medallion. A definite floral beauty where
the flowers take center stage.
Included with the class, Carolyn will also present a lecture titled
"Reproduction Quilting & Design Techniques" on
Sat. evening, May 14 @ 7pm.
Sat., May 14 & Sun., May 15 (9:30am-4:30pm)
Lecture May 14 - 7pm (for class participants only)
class fee $165.00 - view/print supply list (pattern is provided)