Make Your First Quilt
Jul
5
to Aug 2

Make Your First Quilt

This is your chance to become a quilter! Dee 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, July 5, 12, 19 and August 2, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Instructor: Karen B.
Fee: $36.00

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Mondo Bag
Jul
11
to Jul 25

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, July 11 and 25, 2018
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Alicia S.
 

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Heart Clasp Purse
Jul
22
12:00 PM12:00

Heart Clasp Purse

Special details, like the sweet heart-shaped clasp and deco- rative piping, make this purse unique. Use as a clutch or add a leather handle to use this purse as a petite handbag. This pattern includes the metal clasp needed to finish it perfectly.

Date: Sunday, July 22
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Alicia S.
 

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Basic Machine Applique
Jul
25
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 blind stitch, blanket stitch, and satin stitch. You will also learn about threads and stabilizers.

Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Ruth L.
Fee: $24.00

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Creative Hand Stitching Techniques
Jul
30
3:00 PM15:00

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: Monday, July 30, 2018
Time: 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Michelle M.

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Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners
Jul
31
1:00 PM13:00

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: Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm OR 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Nanette W. 

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Make Your First Quilt
Aug
1
to Aug 29

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, August 1, 8, 15, and 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Instructor: Karen B.
Fee: $36.00

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Margo Wallet Bag
Aug
1
6:00 PM18:00

Margo Wallet Bag

This shoulder or cross body bag is perfect for every day use with wallet and zippered pockets. The adjustable strap makes it very versatile. It has a compact design, but has a place for everything you carry. A convenient set of pockets under the flap hold ID and credit cards securely, yet is easy to access. Great for travel or a day of power shopping!

Date: Wednesday, August 1 and 8, 2018
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Alicia S.

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Secrets to Perfect Binding
Aug
3
1:00 PM13:00

Secrets to Perfect Binding

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

Date: Friday, August 3, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Rose M. 

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Borders and Finishing Touches
Aug
3
4:00 PM16:00

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, August 3, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Rose M.

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Saturday Kids' Class: Bookmarks
Aug
4
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Kids' Class: Bookmarks

These individualized bookmarks are perfect for keeping a page in your favorite book. Students will be able to choose their own fabric to make one or several bookmarks within the class period!

Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm OR 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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Square Tuffet
Aug
5
to Aug 26

Square Tuffet

Little Miss Muffet would love to sit on this tuffet! Make a bold statement by creating this wonderful footstool that is sturdy enough to serve as a low seat, as well. Your own fabric, whether brightly colored modern fabric or traditional fabric, will be perfect to make this one-of- a-kind square tuffet. The technique is easier than you may think! Fusible interfacing makes this project come together beautifully.

Date: Sunday, August 5 and 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Special Guest, Liz Robson

 

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Special Guest Nancy Kloster - Quiltworx Desert Sky Workshop
Aug
11
to Aug 18

Special Guest Nancy Kloster - Quiltworx Desert Sky Workshop

The Desert Sky pattern uses a selection of bright and dark fat quarters.  Template Layout sheets were designed and provided with the instructions to speed up the cutting process, allowing you to stack and cut your fat quarters in two groups of fabrics. In addition to learning Judy’s fast and efficient paper piecing techniques, you will learn the ease of Curved Piecing and Judy's Famous Floating points.  

The skill level ranges from beginner to advanced.
Finished size 48 X 54. Additional papers are available to make a larger quilt

Date: Saturday, August 11 (10am - 1pm) and 18 (10am - 4pm), 2018
Fee: $75.00
Instructor: Nancy Kloster (certified Judy Niemeyer instructor)

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Laura Heine Pattern Techniques
Aug
12
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, August 12, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Rose M.

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Pearl Wallet Clutch
Aug
20
10:00 AM10:00

Pearl Wallet Clutch

This easy-to-sew wallet features eight card slots, two bill slots, large zippered compartment and detachable bifold compartment. We also have the RFID fabric to make your card slots super secure - great for traveling or every-day errands. Fits most smartphones, too! (Debi has special instructions if you have a bigger phone!) 

Date: Monday, August 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Debi V.

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Ballerina
Aug
22
1:00 PM13:00

Ballerina

This quilt is uniquely pieced using a 60 degree ruler. Accurate cut and piecing is the key to success for creating this quilt with movement and color. This quilt has no dreaded "Y" seams, either! The pattern has many options for sizes, so you can keep on going to make it bigger.

Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Judy G.

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T-Shirt Quilt
Aug
25
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, August 25, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Sue C.
Fee: $32.00

 

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Winter in Washington
Sep
5
to Sep 12

Winter in Washington

This project combines piecing and appliqué. The snowflakes and snowmen make this patriotic project a perfect way to celebrate winter!

Date: Wednesday, September 5 and 12, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Ruth L.

*Kits available for purchase - limited supply!*

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Weekend Duffle Bag
Sep
9
to Sep 30

Weekend Duffle Bag

Make packing for a trip fun when you have a great bag made just for you! Be warned...all of your friends and family will want you to make them one! Alicia is an expert bag maker, and she’ll show you the tips and tricks to create this bag in either of two sizes. You’ll be proud to show it off on your next trip. 

Dates: Sunday, September 9, 23, and 30, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fee: $39.00
Instructor: Alicia S.

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Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners
Sep
11
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: Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm OR 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Nanette W. 

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Basic Machine Applique
Sep
15
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 blind stitch, blanket stitch, and satin stitch. You will also learn about threads and stabilizers.

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Ruth L.

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Minkee Blanket
Sep
16
12:00 PM12:00

Minkee Blanket

Learn how to work with plush style fabrics by making this flip and stitch, quilt as you go throw. It will be loved and cuddled by your little ones as well as grown-ups. 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: Sunday, September 16, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Sue C.

 

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Saturday Kids' Class: Zipper Mouth
Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Kids' Class: Zipper Mouth

Isn't this zipper pouch the cutest (or scariest!)?! Choose your own fabric to be creative with your own monster.

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm OR 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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Midtown Bag
Oct
1
to Oct 8

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, October 1 (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) and October 8 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm) 
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Debi V.

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Mediterranean Hexagons
Oct
3
10:00 AM10:00

Mediterranean Hexagons

Students will use a hex template to fussy cut several fabrics, highlighting large blooms as the focus for this fabulous quilt. Choose bright or subtle fabrics for the points to completely change the flavor of your finished project!  Kits available while supplies last. 

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Nan W.

*Limited kits available at store (can purchase even if you are unable to take the class)*

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Wool Applique To Plant a Flower
Oct
5
to Oct 12

Wool Applique To Plant a Flower

Learn the techniques to work with wool fabric for a wonder- fully modern, primitive piece! Michelle will teach both hand and machine appliqué techniques on wool. Learn a variety of stitches that will be beautiful with our Sue Spargo threads and wide selection of wool in charm packs, bundles and scrap bags.

Date: Friday, October 5 and 12, 2018
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Michelle M.

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T-Shirt Quilt
Oct
6
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, October 6, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Sue C.
Fee: $32.00

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Art Quilt Techniques
Oct
7
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, October 7, 2018
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Kathy P.
 

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Paper Piecing
Oct
9
1:00 PM13:00

Paper Piecing

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: Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Judy G.

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Special Guest Nancy Kloster - Quiltworx Wrapped in Ribbon Table Runner Workshop
Oct
13
to Oct 27

Special Guest Nancy Kloster - Quiltworx Wrapped in Ribbon Table Runner Workshop

In the Wrapped in Ribbon Table Runner Workshops we will cover Foundation Paper Piecing, Template Layout Sheets, Floating Points, and Smart Corners; features that have become design standards to Judy's patterns. In addition to learning Judy’s fast and efficient paper piecing techniques, you will learn the ease of Curved Piecing and her Famous Floating points.  

The pattern includes enough papers to make (2) 17 X 51 Table Runners.
The skill level ranges from beginner to advanced

Date: Saturday, October 13 and 27, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $85.00
Instructor: Nancy Kloster (certified Judy Niemeyer instructor)

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Saturday Kids' Class:  Placemats
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Kids' Class: Placemats

Spruce up your dinner table with this unique placemat! Students will be able to choose their own fabric.

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm OR 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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Daisy
Nov
4
to Nov 11

Daisy

Join Renee to make one of our favorites! this modern Dresden Plate has a folded edge applique on a pieced background. Learn interesting new techniques on this traditional quilt with a modern flair. 

Date: Sunday November 4 and November 11, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Renee C.


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Minkee Blanket
Nov
18
12:00 PM12:00

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: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Sue C.
Fee: $29.00

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Christmas in July Tablerunner
Jul
20
3:00 PM15:00

Christmas in July Tablerunner

This is the cutest tablerunner EVER! All machine types are welcome in this three hour class, and students will complete one section of this darling Santa project. Students must bring a USB stick to class, as the design is included in the class fee and will be available on the day of class.

Date: Friday, July 20, 2018
Time: 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Fee: $42.00
Instructor: Judy G.

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Pajama Pants
Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Pajama Pants

Want to make a one-of-a-kind pair of pajama pants that actually fit? Make them for yourself or someone special. These are great in flannel for cozy snuggling or casual lounging. Patterns are available for all members of the family! If you have trouble finding PJ’s long enough, this is the perfect solution!

Date: Friday, July 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Vickie K. 

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Special Guest Nancy Kloster - Tea Leaf Tablerunner
Jul
9
to Jul 16

Special Guest Nancy Kloster - Tea Leaf Tablerunner

This is a popular Judy Neimeyer paper-pieced project taught by certified instructor, Nancy Kloster. This class is taught in two sessions, the first being a prep day where you will select fabric and get organized, and the second day being focused on learning efficient paper piecing techniques and allowing you to go to town on your project! 

Date: Monday, July 9 (10:00 am - 1:00 pm) and Monday, July 16 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Fee: $75.00
Instructor: Nancy Kloster

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Quilting Basics
Jul
8
12:00 PM12:00

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: Sunday, July 8, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Karen B.

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Saturday Kids' Class: Folded Fabric Box
Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Kids' Class: Folded Fabric Box

This fabric box is great for storing all your favorite trinkets. Choose your own fabric to make this project uniquely yours.

Date: Saturday, July 7, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm OR 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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Minkee Blanket
Jul
6
1:00 PM13:00

Minkee Blanket

Learn how to work with plush style fabrics by making this flip and stitch, quilt as you go throw. It will be loved and cuddled by your little ones as well as grown-ups. 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: Friday, July 6, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Sue C.

 

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Applique Animal Pop Up
Jun
26
to Jun 27

Applique Animal Pop Up

Make your favorite of these three cute pet themed containers that collapse for easy storage. Judy will guide you through the applique process in the first session, then you will construct your Pop Up in the second.

Date: Tuesday, June 26 and Wednesday June 27, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Judy G.
 

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Bendy Bag and Sweetpea Pod
Jun
24
12:00 PM12:00

Bendy Bag and Sweetpea Pod

The Bendy Bag is perfect for carrying gear, cords, goodies and more! When unzipped (in one swift move!), your Bendy will stand ready with its mouth wide open for easy access. We have zippers in every color: from fun contrasty to matchy combinations. Leftovers from the Bendy Bag are enough to make a Sweetpea Pod, too. The Sweetpea Pod, when unzipped, stands open for easy access to add or remove your treasures. This cutie measures 3" x 6” so it tucks easily inside another bag, attached to a key chain, or with an added strap for a wristlet.

Date: Sunday, June 24
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Alicia S.

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Edge to Edge Quilting with your Embroidery Machine
Jun
23
12:00 PM12:00

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: Saturday, June 23, 2018
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Kathy D.

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Q20 Longarm with Table Demo
Jun
18
11:30 AM11:30

Q20 Longarm with Table Demo

Join Judy as she demonstrates her favorite features of the BERNINA Q20. Judy was always hesitant to finish her own quilts, even though she wanted to! The Q20 changed everything for her, and it might for you, too! You’ll see that free-motion quilting is faster, easier, and highly professional with the many innovative features of the Q20.

Date: Monday, June 18, 2018
Times: 10:00 - 11:00 am OR 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Instructor: Judy G

Demo is free, but you must pre-register.

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Basic Machine Applique
Jun
16
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 blind stitch, blanket stitch, and satin stitch. You will also learn about threads and stabilizers.

Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Ruth L.

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Square Tuffet
Jun
15
to Jun 22

Square Tuffet

Want to make a statement in your house? Choose your own fabric, whether brightly colored modern fabric or traditional fabric, to make this one-of-a-kind square tuffet. The technique is easier than you may think! Fusible interfacing makes this project come together beautifully.

Date: Friday, June 15 and 22, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Liz R.

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Machine Quilting 101
Jun
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, June 14, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fee: $54.00, includes kit
Instructor: Crystal S.

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Auntie's Two Technique Demo
Jun
13
1:00 PM13:00

Auntie's Two Technique Demo

These are such popular projects! Come and learn the techniques necessary to complete any of these three projects: Rug, Freeport Gatherer, or the Island Hobo Bag. These work great scrappy, themed or color-coordinated projects! 

Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $24.00
Instructor: Michelle M.

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Ruler Work for Machine Quilting for Beginners
Jun
12
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: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm OR 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Nanette W. 

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Laura Heine Pattern Techniques
Jun
10
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, June 10, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fee: $29.00
Instructor: Rose M.

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Saturday Kids' Class: Placemat
Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Kids' Class: Placemat

Make your very own Fourth of July flag placemat! 

Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm OR 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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Improv Piecing
May
19
10:30 AM10:30

Improv Piecing

Be creative! Eunice will help you get started, without a pattern, to create a unique project. Improve your confidence and “just play” by working in sections, and going with the flow!
Eunice will bring several samples of other pieces featuring improvisational piecing for inspiration.

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Fee: $55.00
Guest Instructor: Eunice Scully
 

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Birdie Sling
May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Birdie Sling

This bag is great for beginners and is wonderful to showcase a fun fabric! You'll find it to be your favorite, stylish carry-all with a roomy interior and comforatable swing.

Date: Friday, May 18, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Alicia S.

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Square Tuffet
May
14
to Jun 4

Square Tuffet

Want to make a statement in your house? Choose your own fabric, whether brightly colored modern fabric or traditional fabric, to make this one-of-a-kind square tuffet. The technique is easier than you may think! Fusible interfacing makes this project come together beautifully.

Date: Monday, May 14 and June 4
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Liz R.

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Candice Bag
Apr
25
to May 9

Candice 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 25, 2018 and additional date to be determined once class in session. 
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Alicia S.

 

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Cardinal's Winter
Apr
16
1:00 PM13:00

Cardinal's Winter

Kathy's artwork has been featured in galleries and museums around the country. She will show you that you don't have to be an artist to be creative. Learn to create dimension using thread, surface embellishment and fabric. Kathy's new appliqué technique using spray webbing makes this especially easy.

Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Kathy P.

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Saturday Kids' Class: Chalkboard Pencil Case
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Kids' Class: Chalkboard Pencil Case

Just in time for travel season! This chalkboard pencil case is perfect to keep you busy during those long car trips (chalkboard space to draw and pockets for your pencils). Choose your own fabric to make it uniquely yours.

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm OR 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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Art Quilt Techniques
Apr
8
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, April 8, 2018
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Fee: $32.00
Instructor: Kathy P.

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Special Guest: Amanda Murphy
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Special Guest: Amanda Murphy

Spend a day with fabric designer, pattern designer, author and BERNINA Quilting and Longarm Spokesperson, Amanda Murphy. Begin the day with a trunk show of Amanda’s beautiful quilts and projects. She’ll talk about her work in the quilting industry and where she gets her inspiration. She will share her tips for preparing and quilting a quilt top on your sewing machine, including quilting the center, sashing, borders with quilting fillers, feathers and ruler work. From fabric design and selection to writing, developing, and executing quilting plans, she’ll walk you through her design process to help you take your quilting skills to the next level. She will also have a book signing at the end of the day. Join us for a day of quilting fun.

Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fee: $69, includes lunch and special gift
Location: Weber's Inn (3050 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103)

*pre-registration is required - space is limited*

About Amanda Murphy: Amanda Murphy has always been attracted to color, texture, and pattern, and has been designing, drawing, and sewing since she was a child. She graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree from Carnegie Mellon University, and worked as a graphic designer, and art director in Alexandria, Virginia, and New York City. After moving to North Carolina with her family, Amanda discovered quilting, an art that combines her passion for design with her enthusiasm for handwork. Amanda has published many patterns and books and designed several popular fabric collections. 

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Beyond Crazy Quilting
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

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:  Friday, March 16, 2018
TIme: 10:00 am - 12:30pm
Fee: $36.00
Instructor: Kathy P

 

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Quilt Class Boot Camp with Christine Schulte
Mar
10
10:00 AM10:00

Quilt Class Boot Camp with Christine Schulte

Special Guest Christine Schulte: Join us in March to learn from pattern designer and quilter Christine Schulte. She’s an expert in free motion machine quilting and invisible appliqué that looks just like hand appliqué. Christine will be joining us all the way from Tennessee! 

This class is dedicated to all of those quilters that say they can't do machine quilting. Well we want to tell you... YES YOU CAN! Making this elegant, framed piece of art will demonstrate to you how easy it can be. You'll learn the basics of free motion quilting, trapunto (that sounds really fancy, doesn't it?!), straight line quilting, and stippling. You will be surprised at how your skills will improve by doing this one little project

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $59.00

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Scrapples Invisible Appliqué with Christine Schulte
Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Scrapples Invisible Appliqué with Christine Schulte

Join us in March to learn from pattern designer and quilter Christine Schulte. She’s an expert in free motion machine quilting and invisible appliqué that looks just like hand appliqué. Christine will be joining us all the way from Tennessee!

Do you want that “needle-turned-applique-by-hand” look without spending the time? This is the class for you! You will learn how to prepare your applique pieces - both with “innie and outie” points ... and how to create perfect circles.  Then, you will learn how to use the features of your machine to the fullest and stitch down your masterpiece. No one will know you didn’t do it by hand (unless they are sitting next to you in class!). 

Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm OR 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Fee: $32.00 

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