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Classes 2020

2020 Creative Quilting and Sewing Classes
"Creativity is contagious, pass it on"  ~ Albert Einstein
Our classes have been designed for all level quilters and sewers.  Come share your tips and we will learn together.  There are no bad techniques, just those we all desire to learn and share.
Follow the link Supplies Here listed in each class description.

March 17, 2020
All classes have been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Eight Point Star Wall Hanging
 Join us and learn to make a basic Eight Point Star block following the pattern from the book Patches of Blue by Edyta Sitar/ Laundry Basket QuiltsThe wall hanging measures approximately 24" X 24" making it a perfect size to learn Y seams.  Please don't be afraid!  Y seams are easy once you're shown the proper way to sew them.  The pattern is included in the class.  Instructed by Lucie Satkowski from Lakeview Quilting.
Supplies Here        Fee $45       Level: Beginner - Advanced

Punch Needle 

Punch needle projects are made using a loose weave fabric, valdani threads and a punch needle tool.  The threads are pressed through the fabric to create loops   These tightly packed loops create pressure that holds the piece in place to create little works of art.  In this class you will learn how all the basics of this relaxing technique to start your journey in Punch Needle.  This little primitive star pattern is included in class fee.
Supplies Here        Fee $45       Level: Beginner - Advanced

Quilt As You Go

 QAYG creates blocks that can be quilted prior to assembly allowing the quilter to create a custom quilt design on each individual block.  This also makes a perfect opportunity to turn your one sided quilt into a two sided quilt easily.  Although the most popular way of assembly is to have the joining seams on the quilt top, we show you how to easily calculate your blocks to have the joining seams on the back of the quilt.  A must learn for all quilters.
Supplies Here        Fee $45       Level: Beginner - Advanced

Quiltsmart Midi Bag

Simple fuse your 2 1/2" squares to a fusible foundation, fold and sew.  Perfectly matched seam, easy construction, roomy, comfortable bag using the Quiltsmart interfacing technique. 

Supplies Here        Fee $45       Level: Beginner - Advanced

Bargello Quilt

 By definition, a bargello quilt is one made of strips of fabric sewn together to create the appearance of movement. These patterns look complicated, but they're actually a fine fit for beginning quilters. If you can sew a straight seam, you can do this!
Supplies Here        Fee $45       Level: Beginner - Advanced

Perfect Mitered Corners
Saturday   May 16, 2020 11-1
I love the look of mitered corners on my quilt borders, and although they may look complex, the fact is that they are very easy once you learn this technique. We will be creating a set of 4 blocks in class giving you an opportunity to practice, the blocks can then be easily pieced together to make a small quilt project which will also give you a new block design to use in your quilting future!  

Supplies Here        Fee $25       Level: Beginner - Advanced

Simple Trip Around The World
Saturday   June 6, 2020  11-2
The trip around the world quilt pattern is a classic piecework pattern involving only uniform squares, but it can be stressful to make if you piece the squares individually. Strip piecing makes this pattern for a Trip Around the World Quilt super easy!
Supplies Here        Fee $45       Level: Beginner - Advanced

Charm Party Tote
Saturday  June 20, 2020     11-4
  11" X 14" X 4".  Grab a stack (42) of 5" squares and a yard of coordinating fabric for the lining and you will have a tote bag in no time!  There are 2 large pockets on the inside and a little envelope pocket on the outside. Perfect diaper bag size too!  The class includes the pattern to make the bag.  Supplies Here

     Class Fee $45       Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Watch For More Classes Like These!
We repeat many classes that have been popular and requested so be sure to check back often.
Check Out Some Of Our Completed Projects

Machine Turned Applique'

Saturday   February 29, 2020     11-2
 This wonderful technique taught by Lucie Satkowski from Lucie Sews has proven to us that it is the best technique for turned machine applique.  Beginners to advanced quilters are more comfortable adding applique with this alternative to hand work making it a "go to" technique.  A project kit is available for this project using Kim Diehl fabrics and includes her book Simple Friendship.
Supplies Here        Fee $45        Level: Beginner - Advanced

The Brimfield Block
Saturday   March 7, 2020     11-2
 Like the Lucy Boston Block the Brimfield Block offers English Paper Pieces or  Template Sets to create blocks.  Unlike Lucy Boston where the blocks are sewn together, the Brimfield Blocks are created then applied to a background making this a perfect QAYG project too!  The class will be taught by Lucie from Lucie Sews and you can choose to use papers or templates.
  A Template Set is available and students receive 20% off the set.   Supplies Here       

Class Fee $25       Level: Beginner - Advanced

Boro Patchwork Utility Bag
February 15, 2020    11-3
 Get your Boro on and Make It Your Way!   The old hippie in me draws me to the patchwork and I love the big stitches!   What a great Utility Bag.  Everyone's will come out so different.  I'm calling this one "Bag Art!"  Pattern included in class fee.

Supplies Here        Fee $45        Level: Beginner

Machine Stippling
Saturday  February 8, 2020     11-3
Learn how to quilt your small projects quickly, creatively and inexpensively.  Stippling is like learning to write and is a "practice makes perfect" technique.  In this class you will learn the basics of stippling using muscle memory lesson patterns and techniques.    Supplies Here

4 practice fabrics are included in class fee.         Fee $45       Level: Beginner-Advanced

Warm Woolen Mittens
Mittens recycled wool sweater. Upcycled repurposed felted | Etsy

Saturday January 18, 2020   11-3  
These Warm Woolen Mittens made from an old wool sweater are lined with fleece and embellished.   We've perfected the pattern and made these easy to make.    Wool Mitten Kits are available for $15 the day of class.        Supplies Here  
Class Fee $35      Includes pattern by Meeting House Fabric   Level: Beginner-Advanced

Up-Cycled Flannel or Wool Shirt Bag
Saturday and Sunday  11-3 
December 7 and 8, 2019
We Are So Sorry But This Class Is Now FULL
What a fun project!  This Tote/Purse/Bag is easy to make and is made using an recycled Flannel or Wool Shirt.  I would love to receive this as a gift too!  And with Christmas right around the corner the timing for this class is perfect.  The class fee includes the instruction, pattern and your choice of leatherette handles.  So gather your machine and sewing tools, and old Flannel shirt and a yard of fabric for the lining and come join us.  
This class will fill quickly and is limited to 8.          Fee $45       Level: Beginner
Free Style Needle Felted Bag
Image result for needle felted bag recycled sweater
Saturday September 28, 2019
A 100% Wool Sweater washed and dried (felted) is required.        Fee $35
Using Wool Roving we will design and create a beautiful Wool hand bag from an up cycled wool sweater.  We will have all kinds of great designs and roving to complete your project.  We will supply all the notions for felting your piece and the pattern to complete the construction of the bag.

Barn Quilt
Image of Dutch Girl Barn Quilt
To Be Announced This Fall
Boards must be picked up and prepped in advance.  You will need to supply your own paint and brushes.  Frog tape and a hair drier (or we can share) are required. 

What a great way to add character to a barn, garden shed, garage or even your home!  Barn Quilts have become the new and we are on it.  Learn what materials are required, how to prep  and layout your design then paint and finish your quilt.   The fee includes the wood for your Barn Quilt.             Fee  $65

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