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Your paid class fee reserves your space and helps us prepare for the proper number of students. It also entitles you to a 15% discount on all items you purchase for class. All events and classes require advance registration except as noted:
NEW FORMAT!. Join Kelly in this concentrated weekend class starting on Saturday, February 1 from 10am-4pm. Choose from three different variations of a rail fence tablerunner. While in class you will cut, strip piece, press, and assemble your quilt top. On Sunday, February 2nd, meet from 2-4pm to quilt and bind your tablerunner. It’s time to learn to quilt with proper techniques! Dedicate a weekend to learning or brushing up on your skills!
Date: Saturday, February 1st, 10am-4pm, and Sunday, February 2nd, 2pm-4pm
Choose one of our two variations, or do your own variation, and let’s have some fun! This workshop-style class meets all day Saturday to allow lots of sewing time. These quilts can be totally scrappy or planned, it’s crazy how different they can turn out! Bring a sack lunch or eat in a downtown eatery with classmates.
Date: Saturday, February 15th, 10am-4pm
Join Erin to make this awesome art quilt using a panel or large print. You will never look at panels the same again! Four repeats of the same print are required in order to get the fractured effect. Basic techniques are emphasized, but more advanced options are discussed and shown in class.
Fee: $45 (Requires book purchase: Fabulous Fractures)
Date: Two Thursdays, Feb 13th and Feb 27th, 6-9pm
This is the class that makes a difference for so many who have tried freemotion quilting without success. Jo Mostrom takes you through the entire process and shows you not only how to do freemotion, but why you use certain supplies. She will have pre-marked quilt sandwiches so you’ll have plenty of time to practice.
Fee: $45 (includes fabric sandwiches for practice)
Date: Saturday, February 22nd, 10am-4pm
Join Erin to make this classic quilt using QuiltSmart interfacing. No specially cut shapes, only Rectangles! Results are stunning and very achievable. First class teaches technique to make star blades, second class to assemble your star!
Date: Two Thursdays, January 23rd and February 6th, 6-8:30pm
Machine Applique Workshop
Janelle shares her wealth of knowledge and years of experience teaching the basics. While practicing and perfecting your skills, you will make a tea towel with simple designs on each end. Satin stitch and blanket stitch will both be covered in this class. If you have done machine appliqué before but need to brush up on your skills, bring your project and work alongside the class. Janelle’s class is full of tips and tricks to make the job easier. Please bring a sewing machine that has a blanket stitch option, if possible.
Fee: $30 includes template plastic and soft fuse for tea towel project
Date: Saturday, February 8th, 1-4:30pm
Janelle rejoins us to teach her paper piecing workshop. Focus will be on skill building using practice blocks (tree, heart, log cabin). Throughout the evening, you will construct progressively more challenging blocks. You should leave the class knowing how to tackle any paper piecing project. Note: If you already know PP basics you may attend this class to work on your project and get help as needed.
Fee: $25 includes fabric and paper foundation for practice blocks in class
Date: Thursday, January 30th, 6-8:30pm
Join Kelly in this 2-part class using 8 graded fabrics to make this sensational quilt. You’ll learn a fun and rhythmic method of piecing “striplets” with no waste! Make a one-block quilt or start a bigger project. Special pressing techniques create nested seams every time and once you’re underway you won’t even need to read the pattern anymore!
Fee: $45 (pattern purchase required)
Date: Monday, February 17th and Thursday, February 20th, 6-9pm
We’re taking names for a future class to be arranged. Call or email to sign up and let us know your date and time preferences!