Make Your First Quilt
Mar
14
to Apr 18

Make Your First Quilt

This is your chance to become a quilter! Karen will begin with an introductory session discussing the tools, terms, and skills you will need to make your first quilt. You have the choice of making either a small wallhanging or a table runner. In the continuing sessions, she will guide you through the construction of sampler blocks. This is a great opportunity to learn all about quilting!

Dates: Thursday, March 14, 21, April 11 and 18, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Instructor: Karen B.
Fee: $36.00

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Paper Piecing Basics
Mar
22
1:00 PM13:00

Paper Piecing Basics

Paper piecing can be a bit daunting to tackle on your own. Learn the tools you will need and paper piecing techniques through step by step instruction. Students will create a block in class.

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Judy G.

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Lark Knit T-Shirt
Mar
26
1:00 PM13:00

Lark Knit T-Shirt

Choose your sleeve and neckline from four options to create a T that fits you to a T! This modern shirt will be constructed primarily on your serger, with a small amount of topstitching on your domestic machine. This class is great for a beginner!

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm OR 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Michelle M.

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Secrets to Perfect Binding
Mar
29
10:00 AM10:00

Secrets to Perfect Binding

Learn how to hand bind or machine bind your quilt with tips from Erin. Binding puts the finishing touch on every quilt. Learn how to apply beautifully flat and even mitered corners.

Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Erin H.

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Advanced Bindings
Mar
29
1:00 PM13:00

Advanced Bindings

Would you like to learn the ins and outs of getting professional results on tricky bindings? Join Erin as she teaches you how to do curved bindings, inside corner bindings, and even bindings with a flange. You will be excited to use these techniques with your next project.

Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Erin H.

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Art Quilt Techniques
Mar
31
12:30 PM12:30

Art Quilt Techniques

Kathy’s artwork has been featured in galleries and museums country-wide. In this lecture/demo, Kathy will show you that you don’t have to be an artist to be creative. Learn her techniques to create dimension using thread, surface embellishment and fabric. Bring paper and pencil, and prepare to learn from a master.

Date: Sunday, March 31, 2019
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Kathy P.

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Jenny Penny
Apr
1
12:00 PM12:00

Jenny Penny

Trace, cut, fuse, and handstitch a simple wool appliqué. Pam will guide you through the necessary steps to make this adorable table topper. This class is great for beginners! Also, Pam will show you how easy it is to cut the circles in a fraction of the time!

Date: Monday, April 1, 2019
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Pam K.

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Beyond Crazy Quilting
Apr
3
1:00 PM13:00

Beyond Crazy Quilting

Explore the history and art of creating a crazy quilt. You will also create your own crazy quilt block with a modern twist - using decorative stitches and dimensional free motion lace. Kathy has combined two of her popular classes into one to create a unique project with one-of-a-kind surface embellishments.

Date:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019
TIme: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Kathy P

 

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Laura Heine Pattern Techniques
Apr
3
5:00 PM17:00

Laura Heine Pattern Techniques

Everyone is crazy about these beautiful and totally unique collage patterns. Join Rose as she helps you get started, specifically with fabric selection and organization to ensure success. You will never look at fabric the same way again! 

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Lisa B.

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Oven Mitt
Apr
5
1:00 PM13:00

Oven Mitt

Create a designer silicone oven mitt with your favorite fabrics. This is a fat quarter friendly project, and can withstand high heat up to 450 degrees F. You won’t be able to stop at just one!

Date: Friday, April 5, 2019
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Mary B.

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Saturday Make-It Take-It: Makeup Bag
Apr
6
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Make-It Take-It: Makeup Bag

Choose your own fabric for this useful makeup bag, and show your personality with a unique appliqué design.

This class is intended for adults who would like to learn how to sew. Sewing machines and basic sewing supplies are provided. Class size is limited, advanced registration is required.

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $36.00, includes all supplies
Instructor: Lisa

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Saturday Kids' Class: Spring Pennant
Apr
6
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Kids' Class: Spring Pennant

Personalize your room or any party with this adorable spring pendant, which will hang on walls or off the side of tables. Choose your own fabric for this great project.

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Lisa B.
Fee: $36.00, includes all supplies

This class is intended for kids 9 and older. Small projects are completed within the class. Sewing machines are provided, as well as all the basic sewing supplies. Class size is limited, advance registration is required.

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Follow the RuleR 2 with Special Guest Sue Nickels
Apr
7
11:00 AM11:00

Follow the RuleR 2 with Special Guest Sue Nickels

Circles and Ovals on the Home Sewing Machine

In this all day class, explore free motion ruler work on the home sewing machine. Start with basic free motion concepts and then continue with ruler techniques to create circle and oval designs. Add free motion stipple and feathers to accent your ruler work. Join in on the fun of using rulers for creative ways to quilt your quilt top. Students will work on a small quilt provided in a kit. Free motion experience is required for this intermediate class.

Date: Sunday, April 7, 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: $75.00
Required Kit: $25.00 (includes fabric top, batting, backing and thread)

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Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners
Apr
10
10:00 AM10:00

Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners

You can accomplish remarkable results using your domestic sewing machine with acrylic templates. We will help you get set up with the specific foot for your machine to ensure success! Nanette will guide you in the early stages of design and technique to get you started on a creative path to quilting with rulers. Class instruction will be part demonstration and part hands-on using an arc and a straight-edge ruler.

Date: Wednesday, April 10
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Nanette W. 

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Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners
Apr
10
10:00 AM10:00

Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners

You can accomplish remarkable results using your domestic sewing ma- chine with acrylic templates. We will help you get set up with the specific foot for your machine to ensure success! Nanette will guide you in the early stages of design and technique to get you started on a creative path to quilting with rulers. Class instruction will be part demonstration and part hands-on using an arc and a straight-edge ruler.

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm OR 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Nanette W. 

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Zippy Crossbody - Two Size Options!
Apr
10
to Apr 24

Zippy Crossbody - Two Size Options!

Pretty and practical crossbody bag in two sizes! Each bag features three zipper pockets to easily organize your things! The Zippy Crossbody Bags are the perfect size for traveling, shopping and gifting. Our sample features the popular and trendy cork combined with quilt cotton.

Date: Wednesday, April 10 and 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Alicia S.

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Candace Bag
Apr
11
to Apr 25

Candace Bag

This bag features a nice, flap pocket perfect for a small tablet, eReader or journal. It also has a secure zip-top closure to keep everything nestled safely inside, and the slant front pocket is easy to use.

Date: Wednesday, April 11 and 25, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Alicia S.

 

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Jenny Penny
Apr
12
11:00 AM11:00

Jenny Penny

Trace, cut, fuse, and handstitch a simple wool appliqué. Pam will guide you through the necessary steps to make this adorable table topper. This class is great for beginners! Also, Pam will show you how easy it is to cut the circles in a fraction of the time!

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Pam K.

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Quilting Basics
Apr
13
10:30 AM10:30

Quilting Basics

Learn how to accurately use quilting tools (such as a rotary cutter), understand the vocabulary of quilting, sew an accurate 1/4" seam, pin, press, and more. These tips and tricks will help you start your first project or refresh your memory. 

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Karen B.

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Laura Heine Pattern Techniques
Apr
14
12:00 PM12:00

Laura Heine Pattern Techniques

Everyone is crazy about these beautiful and totally unique collage patterns. Join Rose as she helps you get started, specifically with fabric selection and organization to ensure success. You will never look at fabric the same way again! 

Date: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Lisa B.

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Edge to Edge Quilting with your Embroidery Machine
Apr
19
10:00 AM10:00

Edge to Edge Quilting with your Embroidery Machine

Just in time to finish your holiday projects! If you have ever wanted to quilt with your embroidery machine, then this class is for you! Bring a small quilt “sandwich” and pick some of the designs in the book. You will be amazed at how easy and fun it is! Minimum hoop size is 6" x 10” and a book is required.


Date: Friday, April 19, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Kathy D.

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Midtown Bag
Apr
22
to May 15

Midtown Bag

This wonderful bag features padded straps, sturdy inside and outside pockets, and zippered closure.  A must have carry-all for every outing!

Date: Monday, April 22 (3:30 - 5:30 pm) and May 14 (1:00 pm - 8:00 pm) 
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Debi V.

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Jelly Roll Rug
Apr
23
1:00 PM13:00

Jelly Roll Rug

Create a wonderful rug to match any decor or quilt! Start with a Jelly Roll and cotton batting strips you cut to size, and start zig-zagging! These are crazy popular right now, and we are joining the craze!

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Michelle M.

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Make Your First Quilt
Apr
26
to May 31

Make Your First Quilt

This is your chance to become a quilter! Karen will begin with an introductory session discussing the tools, terms, and skills you will need to make your first quilt. You have the choice of making either a small wallhanging or a table runner. In the continuing sessions, she will guide you through the construction of sampler blocks. This is a great opportunity to learn all about quilting!

Dates: Friday, April 26, May 10, 17, and 31, 2018
Time: 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Instructor: Karen B.
Fee: $36.00

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Handbag Techniques Workshop
Apr
30
10:00 AM10:00

Handbag Techniques Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, Michelle will cover many of the tips, tricks, and techniques necessary to create a professional looking handbag or tote. Zippers, piping, handles and closures are just a few of the topics she’ll teach during this comprehensive class.

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fee: $59.00, includes kit
Instructor: Michelle M. 

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Saturday Make-It Take-It: Potholder or Mug Rug
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Make-It Take-It: Potholder or Mug Rug

Choose your own fabric to make a potholder or mug rug.

This class is intended for adults who would like to learn how to sew. Sewing machines and basic sewing supplies are provided. Class size is limited, advanced registration is required.

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $36.00, includes all supplies
Instructor: Lisa

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Saturday Kids' Class: Potholder or Mug Rug
May
4
1:00 PM13:00

Saturday Kids' Class: Potholder or Mug Rug

Prevent tables from burning or getting scratched, with these adorable potholder and mug rugs. Personalize the project by choosing your own fabric.

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Lisa B.
Fee: $36.00, includes all supplies

This class is intended for kids 9 and older. Small projects are completed within the class. Sewing machines are provided, as well as all the basic sewing supplies. Class size is limited, advance registration is required.

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Kimberbell's Kitchen - Machine Embroidery Event
May
8
to May 9

Kimberbell's Kitchen - Machine Embroidery Event

Make six exclusive event projects in just two days! Projects include: vintage mixer applique apron, dish towel holder with tea towel, bread basket, chenille hotpad, and recipe book cover.

In this two-day event, you will improve your embroidery skills and learn new techniques while trying a variety of machine embroidery products. A Kimberbell project bag and fabric kit will be given to all students plus step by step instructions and project CD with all the Kimberbellishments needed!

Join us for this fun event, and be inspired by friends who love machine embroidery as much as you!

Projects will be created on a 7 Series BERNINA. If you have one, bring it; otherwise, if you need one, use one of ours!

Dates: Wednesday and Thursday, May 8 and 9, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: $199
Instructors: Pam K. and Julie M.

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Free Motion Quilting: Focus on Feathers with Special Guest Sue Nickels
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Free Motion Quilting: Focus on Feathers with Special Guest Sue Nickels

Learn how to quilt beautiful feather designs on the home sewing machine. The feather is the ideal design for free motion quilting and is easier than you think. Practice the techniques used to achieve beautiful, consistent, and smooths stitches. Work on practice pieces to learn all about feathers starting with the basic feather, then motif feathers and whole cloth type feathers. Finish with fillers to add dimension. Fall in love with feathers! Sue will have many quilts that feature feathers to show for inspiration. Students will owkr on pre-printed practice squares that Sue provides in a kit.

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $75.00
Kit Fee: $10.00 (includes six marked practice squares)
Instructor: Sue Nickels

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T-Shirt Quilt
May
18
10:00 AM10:00

T-Shirt Quilt

Do you have a drawer full of t-shirts commemorating sporting, theater, or summertime activities? Memorialize those accomplishments with a quilt that will become a conversation piece.

This class is intended for beginner students with basic sewing skills. Students should know how to use a rotary cutter and ruler, achieve an accurate 1/4" seam, and have a basic knowledge of their sewing machine prior to class.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Sue C.
Fee: $32.00

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Minkee Blanket
May
22
10:00 AM10:00

Minkee Blanket

Learn how to work with plush style fabrics by making this flip and stitch, quilt as you go throw. You will be thrilled to learn how easy they are to make. Warning! Everyone will fight over this, so you may want to make more than one. 

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Instructor: Sue C.
Fee: $29.00

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Basic Machine Applique
May
29
4:00 PM16:00

Basic Machine Applique

Learn all of the skills needed to achieve great results for machine appliqué. Explore how to use fusibles and machine settings for specialty stitches, such as blanket stitch and satin stitch. You will also learn about threads and stabilizers.

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Ruth L.

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Saturday Kids' Class: Crisscross Wallet
Jun
1
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Kids' Class: Crisscross Wallet

Everyone loves a new wallet. Choose your fabric to make this perfectly-sized wallet. Inside of the wallet there is a crisscross to hold your valuable items in place.

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Lisa B.
Fee: $36.00, includes all supplies

This class is intended for kids 9 and older. Small projects are completed within the class. Sewing machines are provided, as well as all the basic sewing supplies. Class size is limited, advance registration is required.

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Saturday Make-It Take-It: Backpack
Jun
1
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Make-It Take-It: Backpack

Choose your own fabric to make a backpack that is uniquely yours!

This class is intended for adults who would like to learn how to sew. Sewing machines and basic sewing supplies are provided. Class size is limited, advanced registration is required.

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $36.00, includes all supplies
Instructor: Lisa

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Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners
Jun
5
10:00 AM10:00

Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners

You can accomplish remarkable results using your domestic sewing machine with acrylic templates. We will help you get set up with the specific foot for your machine to ensure success! Nanette will guide you in the early stages of design and technique to get you started on a creative path to quilting with rulers. Class instruction will be part demonstration and part hands-on using an arc and a straight-edge ruler.

Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Nanette W. 

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Wedding Star Table Topper with Special Guest Nancy Kloster
Jun
8
to Jun 29

Wedding Star Table Topper with Special Guest Nancy Kloster

This Judy Neimeyer project is great for begin- ners due to its small size (30 x 30”). Class participants will get a thorough introduction to these unique paper piecing techniques, while working on this striking accent - wonderful for any wall or table.

Date: Saturday, June 8 and 29, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $85.00
Certified Instructor: Nancy Kloster

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Magnolia Bucket Bag
Jun
10
to Jun 17

Magnolia Bucket Bag

This bag has a casual, classic look that can be made with or without a drawstring closure. The finished size is 9 1/2” wide at the base, 12” high and 5 1/2” deep. Our sample has a sophisticated look featuring cork and modern quilting cotton.

Date:  Monday, June 10 and 17, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Pam K.    
   
                     

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Prismatic Star with Special Guest Nancy Kloster
Jun
29
to Aug 19

Prismatic Star with Special Guest Nancy Kloster

This project combines strip piecing and paper piecing to create a beautiful exploded star. Class participants will use (48) 2-1/2” strips sewn onto foundation paper to complete strip sets. After the strip sets are completed, you will learn how to cut, rearrange and sew into a diamond star point.

Date: Monday, June 29 and August 19, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $85.00
Certified Instructor: Nancy Kloster

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Laura Heine Pattern Techniques
Mar
18
5:00 PM17:00

Laura Heine Pattern Techniques

Everyone is crazy about these beautiful and totally unique collage patterns. Join Rose as she helps you get started, specifically with fabric selection and organization to ensure success. You will never look at fabric the same way again! 

Date: Monday, March 18, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Lisa B.

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Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners
Mar
17
12:30 PM12:30

Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners

You can accomplish remarkable results using your domestic sewing machine with acrylic templates. We will help you get set up with the specific foot for your machine to ensure success! Nanette will guide you in the early stages of design and technique to get you started on a creative path to quilting with rulers. Class instruction will be part demonstration and part hands-on using an arc and a straight-edge ruler.

Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019
Time: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Nanette W. 

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Kimberbell's Kitchen - Machine Embroidery Event
Mar
15
to Mar 16

Kimberbell's Kitchen - Machine Embroidery Event

Make six exclusive event projects in just two days! Projects include: vintage mixer applique apron, dish towel holder with tea towel, bread basket, chenille hotpad, and recipe book cover.

In this two-day event, you will improve your embroidery skills and learn new techniques while trying a variety of machine embroidery products. A Kimberbell project bag and fabric kit will be given to all students plus step by step instructions and project CD with all the Kimberbellishments needed!

Join us for this fun event, and be inspired by friends who love machine embroidery as much as you!

Projects will be created on a 7 Series BERNINA. If you have one, bring it; otherwise, if you need one, use one of ours!

Dates: Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16, 2019
OR Wednesday and Thursday, May 8 and 9, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: $199
Instructors: Pam K. and Julie M.

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Beyond the Basics Creative Hand Stitching
Mar
12
1:00 PM13:00

Beyond the Basics Creative Hand Stitching

Michelle will go beyond the basic stitches to include the drizzle stitch, woven, picot, buttonhole, scallop, turkey work and more as you continue to explore the techniques of hand needlework. Needles, threads, and fabrics will be discussed as students stitch along.

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Michelle M.

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Spring Table Runner
Mar
11
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Table Runner

Whether you want to make a wool appliqué in the traditional way or with your Accuquilt Go!, Pam will guide you through the process of tracing, cutting, fusing, and handstitching this adorable Edyta Sitar appliqué. Photo is a close up of the design that you will do.

Date: Monday, March 11, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Pam

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Borders and Finishing Touches
Mar
8
1:30 PM13:30

Borders and Finishing Touches

A real trouble spot for many quilters is how to apply a perfect border. A finished quilt should be flat and square. Learn the proper way to measure and apply a border that will frame your quilt top beautifully. Also learn about the final touches that will make your quilt flat and easier to quilt.

Date: Friday, March 8, 2019
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Erin

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Mondo Bag
Mar
6
to Mar 20

Mondo Bag

 This is a great beginner project even though it looks a little tricky! The secret is using a preprinted foundation to create your fabric base. This roomy bag is perfect for a day trip or your next sewing class. 

Date: Wednesday, March 6 and 13, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Alicia S.
 

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Laura Heine Pattern Techniques
Mar
4
1:00 PM13:00

Laura Heine Pattern Techniques

Everyone is crazy about these beautiful and totally unique collage patterns. Join Rose as she helps you get started, specifically with fabric selection and organization to ensure success. You will never look at fabric the same way again! 

Date: Monday, March 4, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Lisa B.

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Follow the RuleR! with Special Guest Sue Nickels
Mar
3
11:00 AM11:00

Follow the RuleR! with Special Guest Sue Nickels

Free Motion Ruler Work on the Home Machine

All day, All levels (some free motion quilting experience is helpful)

In this class, play with the BERNINA Adjustable Ruler Foot and BERNINA rulers to achieve easy curves and straight lines. This approach will open the doors to many new options for free motion work on the home machine. Sue will start with basic concepts, then continue with cool and creative ideas! Traditional free motion quilting will be added after ruler work is complete. Students will work on a small 18” x 18” project provided in a kit. Join in on the fun in this relaxed and informative workshop!

BERNINA Adjustable Ruler Foot #72 and BERNINA Rulers (or equivalent) are required to take this class.

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: $75.00
Kit Fee: $20.00, includes marked fabric for top, batting, backing and thread
Instructor: Special Guest, Sue Nickels

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Saturday Kids' Class: Book Pillow
Mar
2
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Kids' Class: Book Pillow

Calling all on-the-go readers! Grab your favorite book and this unique pillow for any car ride. Personalize the pillow with the selection of your own fabric.

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Lisa B.
Fee: $36.00, includes all supplies

This class is intended for kids 9 and older. Small projects are completed within the class. Sewing machines are provided, as well as all the basic sewing supplies. Class size is limited, advance registration is required.

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Saturday Make-It Take-It: Soup Cozy
Mar
2
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Make-It Take-It: Soup Cozy

Choose your own fabric for this handy soup cozy.

This class is intended for adults who would like to learn how to sew. Sewing machines and basic sewing supplies are provided. Class size is limited, advanced registration is required.

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $36.00, includes all supplies
Instructor: Lisa

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Basic Machine Applique
Mar
1
10:00 AM10:00

Basic Machine Applique

Learn all of the skills needed to achieve great results for machine appliqué. Explore how to use fusibles and machine settings for specialty stitches, such as blanket stitch and satin stitch. You will also learn about threads and stabilizers.

Date: Friday, March 1, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Ruth L.

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Creative Hand Stitching Techniques
Feb
26
1:00 PM13:00

Creative Hand Stitching Techniques

Michelle will cover the basics of hand needlework including needles, threads, and fibers to guide students in this popular resurgent hand embroidery trend. A variety of stitch types will be covered, including outline stitches, textural filler stitches, circular stitches, decorative edging stitches and more as students stitch along.

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Michelle M.

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Think Inside the Hoop! with Sylvain Bergeron
Feb
15
to Feb 16

Think Inside the Hoop! with Sylvain Bergeron

What do quilting, embroidery, lace doilies and fun have in common? They all happen inside the hoop!

Join us for 2 days of fun and adventure as you explore new techniques combining embroidery, quilting while using your embroidery software... and your hoops in ways you never have before. This unique 2 day program (detailed below) will put a new twist on such classics as an Amish diamond quilt block and a lace doily.

Dates: February 15 (9 am-5 pm) and February 16 (9 am-4pm) [more details below!]
Fee: $200, includes kits for both projects and lunch

DAY 1: Embroidered Amish Diamond Quilt Block

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This simple block is the perfect template for embellishment. We will customize it with floral embroidery and a custom-digitized appliqué. The simple digitizing and practical hooping techniques will make this and your future embroidery projects more fun... and easier!

This Project is suited to all machines with a large hoop.

DAY 2: Eccentric Lace: A Doily Enters the Third Dimension

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Think outside the box... all inside the hoop!

Using your embroidery software and Jumbo hoop, you will create a one-of-a-kind wall hanging with an actual 3D effect. By combining simple shapes with an innovative (and easy!) in-the-hoop quilting technique, you will make a unique and intriguing piece... while having fun. Promise!

This Project is suited to all machines with a Jumbo hoop and will scale perfectly for machines with a large hoop.

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Machine Quilting 101
Feb
14
10:00 AM10:00

Machine Quilting 101

All aspects of machine quilting will be covered, including layering, marking methods, stitch types, background fillers, and specialty feet. Learn techniques that will expand your experience. You will gain the confidence and skills needed to tackle machine quilting.

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fee: $54.00, includes kit
Instructor: Crystal S.

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Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners
Feb
13
10:00 AM10:00

Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners

You can accomplish remarkable results using your domestic sewing machine with acrylic templates. We will help you get set up with the specific foot for your machine to ensure success! Nanette will guide you in the early stages of design and technique to get you started on a creative path to quilting with rulers. Class instruction will be part demonstration and part hands-on using an arc and a straight-edge ruler.

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Nanette W. 

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Minkee Blanket
Feb
9
10:00 AM10:00

Minkee Blanket

Learn how to work with plush style fabrics by making this flip and stitch, quilt as you go throw. You will be thrilled to learn how easy they are to make. Warning! Everyone will fight over this, so you may want to make more than one. 

Date: Saturday, February 9, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Instructor: Sue C.
Fee: $29.00

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Nested Collage Pillow
Feb
4
to Feb 11

Nested Collage Pillow

Are you in love with Laura Heine’s projects? We sure are! If you are feeling a little timid, this is the perfect project to introduce you to the techniques and fabrics used to create her fabulous collages.

Date: Monday, February 4 and 11, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Lisa B.

*Please note: limited number of kits available
(kit not included in class fee)

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Laura Heine Pattern Techniques
Feb
3
12:00 PM12:00

Laura Heine Pattern Techniques

Everyone is crazy about these beautiful and totally unique collage patterns. Join Rose as she helps you get started, specifically with fabric selection and organization to ensure success. You will never look at fabric the same way again! 

Date: Sunday, February 3, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Lisa B.

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Saturday Kids' Class: Heart Makeup Bag
Feb
2
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Kids' Class: Heart Makeup Bag

Choose your own fabric to create this adorable makeup bag! Personalize it with appliqué shapes - we chose hearts, but you can do whatever creative design you would like.

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Lisa B.
Fee: $36.00, includes all supplies

This class is intended for kids 9 and older. Small projects are completed within the class. Sewing machines are provided, as well as all the basic sewing supplies. Class size is limited, advance registration is required.

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Saturday Make-It Take-It: Scarf
Feb
2
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Make-It Take-It: Scarf

Choose your own fabric for this beautiful scarf.

This class is intended for adults who would like to learn how to sew. Sewing machines and basic sewing supplies are provided. Class size is limited, advanced registration is required.

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $36.00, includes all supplies
Instructor: Lisa

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Make Your First Quilt
Jan
30
to Feb 27

Make Your First Quilt

This is your chance to become a quilter! Karen will begin with an introductory session discussing the tools, terms, and skills you will need to make your first quilt. You have the choice of making either a small wallhanging or a table runner. In the continuing sessions, she will guide you through the construction of sampler blocks. This is a great opportunity to learn all about quilting!

Dates: Wednesday, January 30, February 6, 13, and 27, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Instructor: Karen B.
Fee: $36.00

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Beyond the Basics Creative Hand Stitching
Jan
29
5:00 PM17:00

Beyond the Basics Creative Hand Stitching

Michelle will go beyond the basic stitches to include the drizzle stitch, woven, picot, buttonhole, scallop, turkey work and more as you continue to explore the techniques of hand needlework. Needles, threads, and fabrics will be discussed as students stitch along.

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Michelle M.

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Basic Machine Applique
Jan
29
1:00 PM13:00

Basic Machine Applique

Learn all of the skills needed to achieve great results for machine appliqué. Explore how to use fusibles and machine settings for specialty stitches, such as blanket stitch and satin stitch. You will also learn about threads and stabilizers.

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Ruth L.

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Follow the RuleR! with Special Guest Sue Nickels
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

Follow the RuleR! with Special Guest Sue Nickels

Free Motion Ruler Work on the Home Machine

All day, All levels (some free motion quilting experience is helpful)

In this class, play with the BERNINA Adjustable Ruler Foot and BERNINA rulers to achieve easy curves and straight lines. This approach will open the doors to many new options for free motion work on the home machine. Sue will start with basic concepts, then continue with cool and creative ideas! Traditional free motion quilting will be added after ruler work is complete. Students will work on a small 18” x 18” project provided in a kit. Join in on the fun in this relaxed and informative workshop!

BERNINA Adjustable Ruler Foot #72 and BERNINA Rulers (or equivalent) are required to take this class.

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $75.00
Kit Fee: $20.00, includes marked fabric for top, batting, backing and thread
Instructor: Special Guest, Sue Nickels

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Handbag Techniques Workshop
Jan
22
10:00 AM10:00

Handbag Techniques Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, Michelle will cover many of the tips, tricks, and techniques necessary to create a professional looking handbag or tote. Zippers, piping, handles and closures are just a few of the topics she’ll teach during this comprehensive class.

Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fee: $59.00, includes kit
Instructor: Michelle M. 

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Follow the RuleR! with Special Guest Sue Nickels
Jan
19
10:00 AM10:00

Follow the RuleR! with Special Guest Sue Nickels

Free Motion Ruler Work on the Home Machine

All day, All levels (some free motion quilting experience is helpful)

In this class, play with the BERNINA Adjustable Ruler Foot and BERNINA rulers to achieve easy curves and straight lines. This approach will open the doors to many new options for free motion work on the home machine. Sue will start with basic concepts, then continue with cool and creative ideas! Traditional free motion quilting will be added after ruler work is complete. Students will work on a small 18” x 18” project provided in a kit. Join in on the fun in this relaxed and informative workshop!

BERNINA Adjustable Ruler Foot #72 and BERNINA Rulers (or equivalent) are required to take this class.

Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $75.00
Kit Fee: $20.00, includes marked fabric for top, batting, backing and thread
Instructor: Special Guest, Sue Nickels

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Laura Heine Pattern Techniques
Jan
13
12:00 PM12:00

Laura Heine Pattern Techniques

Everyone is crazy about these beautiful and totally unique collage patterns. Join Rose as she helps you get started, specifically with fabric selection and organization to ensure success. You will never look at fabric the same way again! 

Date: Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Lisa B.

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