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Keep in mind: QC has CLASSROOM USE SEWING MACHINES that are FREE TO USE with any paid class! They are Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 960's. If you're interested in using one of these machines for a class you are signed up for, please e-mail classes@iaquilts.com and let us know!

Classes


Use iron-on vinyl and a blank koozie in your choice of color to create a koozie that is all your own! Never wonder which drink is yours again! This is an ongoing activity all day during our open hours and should take less than 15 minutes to complete.

Cost: $ 4.00
This group meets monthly to learn about FTCU embroidery software. This is in the form of group discussion. Sometimes there may be a set topic and other times we will decide upon arrival. Attendance is FREE for anyone who purchased the software from QC. No need to sign up in advance.

Cost: $ FREE
Kimberbell Embroidery Klub
- Mar 03, 2018 10:00 am

We're going CRAZY over Kimberbell's In-the-Hoop projects! Attend our monthly class and receive a COMPLETE kit to make three projects per month AND a design that is not available for purchase outside of the program! Over 12 months, you'll receive designs, fabric, thread, and teaching instruction valued at OVER $1,300! **ALL MACHINE BRANDS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!**

Cost: $ 499.00
Hear straight from a Shannon Fabrics Brand Ambassador how to work with these two WONDERFUL fabrics! No need to bring anything but yourselves and maybe a notebook and pen.

Cost: $ 15.00
Half Square Triangle Class
- Mar 13, 2018 06:00 pm

Find your new favorite method for piecing half square triangles!

Cost: $ 30.00
Kimberbell Embroidery Klub
- Mar 16, 2018 10:00 am

We're going CRAZY over Kimberbell's In-the-Hoop projects! Attend our monthly class and receive a COMPLETE kit to make three projects per month AND a design that is not available for purchase outside of the program! Over 12 months, you'll receive designs, fabric, thread, and teaching instruction valued at OVER $1,300! **ALL MACHINE BRANDS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!**

Cost: $ 499.00
Use a Bambino or Wee One quilt kit and make a quilt in a day! Learn the techniques and tools that will make it quick and easy to sew soft quilts of any size and learn it all from a Shannon Fabrics brand ambassador!

Cost: $ 75.00
This is a follow-up finishing class for those who have attended the Disappearing 9-patch Beginning Quilting Class. We begin with a finished quilt top already basted, discuss all the design elements of quilting and how to go about the actual quilting process. Thread types and colors, quilting designs, securing threads, feeding your quilt through the machine, etc. Binding your quilt will be demonstrated, with the opportunity to bind a small sample to gain experience for binding your quilt at home.

Cost: $ 30.00
Flying Geese Technique Class
- Mar 20, 2018 06:00 pm

Flying geese are a building block of so many quilts! There are multiple ways to construct them, and this class helps you find the best way for YOU to piece Flying Geese.

Cost: $ 30.00
Handmade Happy Hour
- Mar 22, 2018 05:30 pm

Our new monthly social hour! This occurs on the fourth Thursday of each month, right before the Ames Quilt Guild meetings (they meet within walking distance of the shop!) so QC would be a great meeting spot for you and your friends! We will have a demo each month to show you the latest a greatest technique, tool, or project to WOW you!

Beginning Quilting Class
- Apr 03, 2018 06:00 pm

Dont know where to start learning to quilt? This class is where you want to be! We start with fabric selection, move to preparation, cutting, piecing and machine settings, pressing, matching seams, borders, and finishing your quilt. Well be constructing a Disappearing 9-patch quilt and learning skills for life! You wont be a beginner for long!

Cost: $ 75.00
This group meets monthly to learn about FTCU embroidery software. This is in the form of group discussion. Sometimes there may be a set topic and other times we will decide upon arrival. Attendance is FREE for anyone who purchased the software from QC. No need to sign up in advance.

Cost: $ FREE
Valerie Funk is the latest up-and-coming designer who uses fusible applique to create amazing quilts! This is a fast and fun project and most people will be able to complete the fusing process during class time. Kits available in multiple colorways.

Cost: $ 50.00
Handmade Happy Hour
- Apr 26, 2018 05:30 pm

Our new monthly social hour! This occurs on the fourth Thursday of each month, right before the Ames Quilt Guild meetings (they meet within walking distance of the shop!) so QC would be a great meeting spot for you and your friends! We will have a demo each month to show you the latest a greatest technique, tool, or project to WOW you!

Make a simple, breezy top with Embrace double gauze! Learn how the fabric can be used for apparel and get the inside scoop on tips and techniques. Taught by an official Shannon Fabrics Brand Ambassador!

Cost: $ 75.00
This group meets monthly to learn about FTCU embroidery software. This is in the form of group discussion. Sometimes there may be a set topic and other times we will decide upon arrival. Attendance is FREE for anyone who purchased the software from QC. No need to sign up in advance.

Cost: $ FREE
Handmade Happy Hour
- May 24, 2018 05:30 pm

Our new monthly social hour! This occurs on the fourth Thursday of each month, right before the Ames Quilt Guild meetings (they meet within walking distance of the shop!) so QC would be a great meeting spot for you and your friends! We will have a demo each month to show you the latest a greatest technique, tool, or project to WOW you!

Sew N Sew Saturday Workshop
- May 26, 2018 10:00 am

A monthly retreat-style workshop from 10AM to 4PM. Bring a project or two and ask for help if you need it, or just relax and sew with some new friends! You can spend the day any way you choose. Advance sign-up required.

Cost: $ 20.00
This group meets monthly to learn about FTCU embroidery software. This is in the form of group discussion. Sometimes there may be a set topic and other times we will decide upon arrival. Attendance is FREE for anyone who purchased the software from QC. No need to sign up in advance.

Cost: $ FREE
Sew N Sew Saturday Workshop
- Jun 23, 2018 10:00 am

A monthly retreat-style workshop from 10AM to 4PM. Bring a project or two and ask for help if you need it, or just relax and sew with some new friends! You can spend the day any way you choose. Advance sign-up required.

Cost: $ 20.00
Handmade Happy Hour
- Jun 28, 2018 05:30 pm

Our new monthly social hour! This occurs on the fourth Thursday of each month, right before the Ames Quilt Guild meetings (they meet within walking distance of the shop!) so QC would be a great meeting spot for you and your friends! We will have a demo each month to show you the latest a greatest technique, tool, or project to WOW you!

This group meets monthly to learn about FTCU embroidery software. This is in the form of group discussion. Sometimes there may be a set topic and other times we will decide upon arrival. Attendance is FREE for anyone who purchased the software from QC. No need to sign up in advance.

Cost: $ FREE
Handmade Happy Hour
- Jul 26, 2018 05:30 pm

Our new monthly social hour! This occurs on the fourth Thursday of each month, right before the Ames Quilt Guild meetings (they meet within walking distance of the shop!) so QC would be a great meeting spot for you and your friends! We will have a demo each month to show you the latest a greatest technique, tool, or project to WOW you!

This group meets monthly to learn about FTCU embroidery software. This is in the form of group discussion. Sometimes there may be a set topic and other times we will decide upon arrival. Attendance is FREE for anyone who purchased the software from QC. No need to sign up in advance.

Cost: $ FREE
Handmade Happy Hour
- Aug 23, 2018 05:30 pm

Our new monthly social hour! This occurs on the fourth Thursday of each month, right before the Ames Quilt Guild meetings (they meet within walking distance of the shop!) so QC would be a great meeting spot for you and your friends! We will have a demo each month to show you the latest a greatest technique, tool, or project to WOW you!

This group meets monthly to learn about FTCU embroidery software. This is in the form of group discussion. Sometimes there may be a set topic and other times we will decide upon arrival. Attendance is FREE for anyone who purchased the software from QC. No need to sign up in advance.

Cost: $ FREE
Handmade Happy Hour
- Sep 27, 2018 05:30 pm

Our new monthly social hour! This occurs on the fourth Thursday of each month, right before the Ames Quilt Guild meetings (they meet within walking distance of the shop!) so QC would be a great meeting spot for you and your friends! We will have a demo each month to show you the latest a greatest technique, tool, or project to WOW you!

This group meets monthly to learn about FTCU embroidery software. This is in the form of group discussion. Sometimes there may be a set topic and other times we will decide upon arrival. Attendance is FREE for anyone who purchased the software from QC. No need to sign up in advance.

Cost: $ FREE
We will use the book Simple, Fun, and Quickly Done by Terry Atkinson to create 12 projects throughout the year of 2018! We will provide all the consumable parts of the projects (fabric, thread, interfacings, etc) and only bring a few items to class with you to complete all 12 projects. You're also welcome to use our classroom machines, the use of which is included in the class fees!

Cost: $ 199.00
We will use the book Simple, Fun, and Quickly Done by Terry Atkinson to create 12 projects throughout the year of 2018! We will provide all the consumable parts of the projects (fabric, thread, interfacings, etc) and only bring a few items to class with you to complete all 12 projects. You're also welcome to use our classroom machines, the use of which is included in the class fees!

Cost: $ 199.00
Very similar to the Simple, Fun, and Quickly Done Project of the Month Club EXCEPT this is a mail order version! No class attendance, but the price does include all shipping costs! Receive the full kit to make 12 projects from Terri Atkinson's new book.

Cost: $ 299.00 - $ 323.99
Handmade Happy Hour
- Oct 25, 2018 05:30 pm

Our new monthly social hour! This occurs on the fourth Thursday of each month, right before the Ames Quilt Guild meetings (they meet within walking distance of the shop!) so QC would be a great meeting spot for you and your friends! We will have a demo each month to show you the latest a greatest technique, tool, or project to WOW you!

This group meets monthly to learn about FTCU embroidery software. This is in the form of group discussion. Sometimes there may be a set topic and other times we will decide upon arrival. Attendance is FREE for anyone who purchased the software from QC. No need to sign up in advance.

Cost: $ FREE
This group meets monthly to learn about FTCU embroidery software. This is in the form of group discussion. Sometimes there may be a set topic and other times we will decide upon arrival. Attendance is FREE for anyone who purchased the software from QC. No need to sign up in advance.

Cost: $ FREE
Class Cancellation Policy
**A seat for a class cannot be guaranteed until payment has been received. Payment for a class secures a place that cannot be filled with another student. Refunds for classes will be given in store credit only, minus any merchandise discounts received for the class. This situation only applies if the student provides a full 7 days or more of notice of cancellation. We try our hardest to work with you on a case-by-case basis while still ensuring space is available for students who can and will attend**

Contact Us:

Phone: 515-233-3048
Address: 238 Main Street
                Ames, Iowa 50010
Hours: M-F 10-5:30, Sat 10-5
             Sunday Appointment Only




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