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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


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
Beginning Quilting Class
- Oct 23, 2018 06:00 pm

Don’t 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. We’ll be constructing a Disappearing 9-patch quilt and learning skills for life! You won’t be a beginner for long!

Cost: $ 75.00
FitNice Friday
- Oct 26, 2018 01:00 pm

QC's monthly hands-on garment class utilizing Judy Kessinger's FitNice System!

Cost: $ 30.00
Machine Applique Class
- Oct 29, 2018 06:00 pm

You will work on a simple heart block using fusible web and the blanket stitch. Colleen will cover suggested tools and supplies, transferring designs from template to fabric, alignment and fusing onto the background, and practicing the blanket stitch around simple heart shapes.

Cost: $ 35.00
Machine Embroidery Club
- Nov 02, 2018 10:00 am

Join us for this MONTHLY machine embroidery club! Sign up for just one month or multiples, whatever fits into your schedule! We will stitch out one Kimberbell Dealer Exclusive design in the morning and in the afternoon you'll have the freedom to work on anything you'd like OR purchase a kit for a project the group is doing. ALL MACHINE BRANDS ARE WELCOME! Separate sections are held on the FIRST SATURDAY of the month and the FRIDAY BEFORE (usually occurs on the first Friday of the month, sometimes occurs on the last day of the previous month) so choose either Friday or Saturday, whatever works better for your schedule!

Cost: $ 38.00
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
Split Stars Quilt
- Nov 06, 2018 06:00 pm

Fat Quarter fun is waiting for you. Pair contrasting prints for a whimsical star patchwork design. Quick techniques make this a relaxed and enjoyable process.

Cost: $ 30.00
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
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
Have you heard the news? Anita’s University is coming to Ames for a 2-day education event! The best just got better with our re-invented Embroidery parties. Anita’s University is an educational series featuring a variety of University classes to come. The launch of Anita’s University will feature it’s premier class titled “Embroidery Made Easy 101”.

Cost: $ 99.00
Wonky 9 Patch Quilt
- Nov 27, 2018 06:00 pm

Using nine prints, learn a free-form style of patchwork from 10 inch squares. Ideal for baby quilts or lap quilts this method is fun. Come ready to “slice and sew”. Every block is unique.

Cost: $ 30.00
Machine Embroidery Club
- Nov 30, 2018 10:00 am

Join us for this MONTHLY machine embroidery club! Sign up for just one month or multiples, whatever fits into your schedule! We will stitch out one Kimberbell Dealer Exclusive design in the morning and in the afternoon you'll have the freedom to work on anything you'd like OR purchase a kit for a project the group is doing. ALL MACHINE BRANDS ARE WELCOME! Separate sections are held on the FIRST SATURDAY of the month and the FRIDAY BEFORE (usually occurs on the first Friday of the month, sometimes occurs on the last day of the previous month) so choose either Friday or Saturday, whatever works better for your schedule!

Cost: $ 38.00
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
Machine Embroidery Club
- Jan 04, 2019 10:00 am

Join us for this MONTHLY machine embroidery club! Sign up for just one month or multiples, whatever fits into your schedule! We will stitch out one Kimberbell Dealer Exclusive design in the morning and in the afternoon you'll have the freedom to work on anything you'd like OR purchase a kit for a project the group is doing. ALL MACHINE BRANDS ARE WELCOME! Separate sections are held on the FIRST SATURDAY of the month and the FRIDAY BEFORE (usually occurs on the first Friday of the month, sometimes occurs on the last day of the previous month) so choose either Friday or Saturday, whatever works better for your schedule!

Cost: $ 38.00
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
Machine Embroidery Club
- Feb 01, 2019 10:00 am

Join us for this MONTHLY machine embroidery club! Sign up for just one month or multiples, whatever fits into your schedule! We will stitch out one Kimberbell Dealer Exclusive design in the morning and in the afternoon you'll have the freedom to work on anything you'd like OR purchase a kit for a project the group is doing. ALL MACHINE BRANDS ARE WELCOME! Separate sections are held on the FIRST SATURDAY of the month and the FRIDAY BEFORE (usually occurs on the first Friday of the month, sometimes occurs on the last day of the previous month) so choose either Friday or Saturday, whatever works better for your schedule!

Cost: $ 38.00
Machine Embroidery Club
- Mar 01, 2019 10:00 am

Join us for this MONTHLY machine embroidery club! Sign up for just one month or multiples, whatever fits into your schedule! We will stitch out one Kimberbell Dealer Exclusive design in the morning and in the afternoon you'll have the freedom to work on anything you'd like OR purchase a kit for a project the group is doing. ALL MACHINE BRANDS ARE WELCOME! Separate sections are held on the FIRST SATURDAY of the month and the FRIDAY BEFORE (usually occurs on the first Friday of the month, sometimes occurs on the last day of the previous month) so choose either Friday or Saturday, whatever works better for your schedule!

Cost: $ 38.00
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
Machine Embroidery Club
- Apr 05, 2019 10:00 am

Join us for this MONTHLY machine embroidery club! Sign up for just one month or multiples, whatever fits into your schedule! We will stitch out one Kimberbell Dealer Exclusive design in the morning and in the afternoon you'll have the freedom to work on anything you'd like OR purchase a kit for a project the group is doing. ALL MACHINE BRANDS ARE WELCOME! Separate sections are held on the FIRST SATURDAY of the month and the FRIDAY BEFORE (usually occurs on the first Friday of the month, sometimes occurs on the last day of the previous month) so choose either Friday or Saturday, whatever works better for your schedule!

Cost: $ 38.00
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
Machine Embroidery Club
- May 03, 2019 10:00 am

Join us for this MONTHLY machine embroidery club! Sign up for just one month or multiples, whatever fits into your schedule! We will stitch out one Kimberbell Dealer Exclusive design in the morning and in the afternoon you'll have the freedom to work on anything you'd like OR purchase a kit for a project the group is doing. ALL MACHINE BRANDS ARE WELCOME! Separate sections are held on the FIRST SATURDAY of the month and the FRIDAY BEFORE (usually occurs on the first Friday of the month, sometimes occurs on the last day of the previous month) so choose either Friday or Saturday, whatever works better for your schedule!

Cost: $ 38.00
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
Machine Embroidery Club
- Jun 07, 2019 10:00 am

Join us for this MONTHLY machine embroidery club! Sign up for just one month or multiples, whatever fits into your schedule! We will stitch out one Kimberbell Dealer Exclusive design in the morning and in the afternoon you'll have the freedom to work on anything you'd like OR purchase a kit for a project the group is doing. ALL MACHINE BRANDS ARE WELCOME! Separate sections are held on the FIRST SATURDAY of the month and the FRIDAY BEFORE (usually occurs on the first Friday of the month, sometimes occurs on the last day of the previous month) so choose either Friday or Saturday, whatever works better for your schedule!

Cost: $ 38.00
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
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
Digitizing University Club
- Jul 19, 2019 03:00 pm

You will learn digitizing techniques and concepts through new artwork as Stephen breaks down the anatomy of the design. In addition to the video instruction, you will receive a workbook full of information, instruction, and insights all of which will come together to make digitizing and embroidery more fun and easier than ever before. This class is FREE with the purchase of Digitizing University from the QC.

Cost: $ 499.00
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
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
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 in the event of a class taught by a QC Team Member and 14 days or more for any special guest teachers. 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

We are closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. We have special hours on Christmas Eve. Our facebook page is the best place to check for "sudden and without notice" closings. Click here to be directed to it.




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