Winter 2017 Classes

 

Our Class Registration Policy

 

Register by either phone or in person. WE DO NOT ACCEPT EMAIL REGISTRATIONS FOR CLASSES!!

 

To register for a class, you must prepay the class fee at which time you will be given a supply list for things needed to participate in the class. The class fee is for instruction only. No materials are included in the class fee. The fee is refundable if you let us know one week prior to the beginning of the class or if the class is canceled for lack of participation. If you do not let us know one week prior to the class starting, the fee is not refundable.

Quick Course

Quilt Making 101

$70

 

Teacher – Barbara Black

 

(B) Get started the right way—learn the easiest, fastest, best ways to make a quilt by machine.  Create stars as you learn the basic building blocks of patchwork.  Great tips taught all along the way.  Your quilt will be ready to hand or machine quilt by the last class—really!

 

(I) Tues. Jan 10, 17, 31, Feb 7, 14

 5:30 - 8 pm

 

(II) Tues. Feb 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21

9:30am - noon

(III) Tues. Feb 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21

5:30 – 8 pm

Quick Course

Antique Rose Star by Machine

$40

Teacher – Barbara Black

(B+) Everyone loves this pattern--learn how to make it fast completely by machine, no hand sewing.

Sat. Jan 21

9am – 3pm

Quick Course

Teeny Tiny 2-4-1

$48

Teacher – Barbara Black

(B+) Back by popular demand!  Fast, easy piecing creates this beautiful, exciting quilt where each group of fabrics becomes two blocks, one light, one dark.  Make this small quilt as you learn the entire process--your next version can be queen size!

Fri. Feb 10, 24

9am – 1pm

Quick Course

Texas Braid

$44

Teacher – Barbara Black

(B) Make this super scrap quilt.  Easy, and a great scrap buster!  You will love how quickly your quilt grows.

Sat. Feb 25

9am – 4pm

Quick Course

X Block

$25

Teacher – Barbara Black

(B) This classic block can be made fast.  A great way to make scrappy blocks very easily. Stack, cut, shuffle--this is so much fun!

Thur. Mar 9

5:30 – 8:30pm

Quick Course

Smitten

$40

Teacher – Barbara Black

(B+) Hexagons and their companion shapes--a fun and fresh project, hand or machine piece, or both--you choose.  Back by popular demand!

Fri. Mar 10, 24

9am -- noon

Quick Course

Quiltmakng 202

$25

Teacher – Barbara Black

(B) Ready for more challenging blocks?  Learn the traditional 8 pointed star in various styles then tackle the Feathered Star in a FUTURE class--a great way to advance your skills.

Tues. Mar 28, Apr 11

5:30 – 9pm

Quick Course

Improve Your Appliqué

$28

Teacher – Sharon Stifflemire

(B) This is the class for those who want all the tips for beautiful hand appliqué.  Learn to make points, curves, circles, leaves, and stems.

Mon. Jan 23

5:30 – 9pm

Quick Course

Hunter Star

$40

Teacher – Sharon Stifflemire

(B+) Come make this lovely Traditional Hunter's Star Block using the Deb Tucker Hunter's Star tool.  This streamline cutting and construction method is fun and accurate!

Sat. Feb 18

9am – 3pm

Quick Course

T-Shirt Quilt

$40

Teacher – Sharon Stifflemire

(B) Use the logos from your Tee shirts to make this fun quilt.  It is easy to assemble and will make a great gift.

Sat. Jan 14

9am – 3pm

Quick Course

Beautiful Radiance

$28

Teacher – Sharon Stifflemire

(B+) This charming quilt is made of 2 “easy-to-construct” blocks.  Grab your favorite Bali-Pop or cut your own 2 ½” strips and join the fun!

Mon. Feb 20

5:30 – 9pm

 

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Advanced Hand Appliqué

$40

Teacher – Sharon Stifflemire

(B++) Do you have an applique pattern or block that you would like to make? Bring it to class and Sharon will help you get it started. If you do not have a pattern, we will help you choose one. This class is for those who already know how to do needle turn applique and want to learn more.

Mon. Mar 27, Apr 3

5:30 – 8:30pm

Quick Course

Twisters

$36

Teacher – Brenda Willis

(B) bring your favorite twister pattern and we’ll help you get started.  The first session (Feb 4 10-12 am) we’ll discuss fabric selection and piecing techniques. The second session (Mar 4 9 -- noon)  will concentrate on sewing your Twister together.

Sat. Feb 4

10am – noon

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Sat. Mar 4

9am -- noon

Quick Course

My Old Kentucky Home

$25

Teacher – Brenda Willis

(B+) this block is so much fun! Its like eating potato chips…you can’t stop with just one.

Sat. Mar 4

1 – 4pm

Quick Course

American Pie

$25

Teacher – Brenda Willis

(B+) One of Miss Rosie’s patterns. Looks hard, but its not. Looks good in 30’s fabrics, Civil War, or batiks. You can make a small one for a new baby.

Sat. Feb. 4

1 – 4pm

Quick Course

Walking Foot Only Machine Quilting

$25

Teacher – Sharon Suever

(B+) This class will help you become comfortable using your walking foot to create basic lines, shapes, curves and motifs.  We cover machine needles, thread choices, marking tools, batting types and how to prepare your quilt for quilting.

Sat. Mar 11

9am -- noon

Quick Course

Sweet Melody

$80

Teacher – Maggie Hood

(B+) Like the Be Colourful Quilts but feel intimidated? Try this simpler one and add to your quilting skills. Basic paper piecing techniques will be reviewed before going on to some new techniques. This will be a 3 month class. We will focus on a different section each month.

Sat. Feb 11, Mar 18, Apr 15

9am – 2pm

Quick Course

Ribbon Play

$25

Teacher – Maggie Hood

(B) Do you like a quick project? Then this project is for you. You will be making 12” blocks which make this go together in a snap.

Mon. Mar 13

5:30 – 8:30 pm

Quick Course

Destination

$25

Teacher – Maggie Hood

(B) Like contrasting colors? Then this pattern could be for you. You will be making 19 ½”blocks so this will go together quickly.

Mon. Apr 10

5:30 – 8:30 pm

Quick Course

Tidal Pool

$25

Teacher – Maggie Hood

(B) Do you ever think curved piecing-Oh No? Also do you ever think how can I use some of my stash? Then this project should help eliminate your fear of curves and reduce your stash at the same time.

Mon. Feb 6

5:30 – 8:30 pm

Quick Course

Machine Applique´

$40

Teacher – Lin Hayden

(B) Come join a class that will teach tips and techniques of machine applique' that mimics needle-turn applique' by hand.  Kit will be available for purchase.

Sat. Apr 1

9am – 3pm