Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Bumblebee Half Hexie Quilt Class - Two Parts

Join Betty Nowak in making this enchanting Bumblebee quilt. She will be teaching this wonderful half-hexie  block, as well as an invisible appliqué technique.  Materials required: One layer cake plus 4-5 coordinating fabrics, cut 3/8 yd for quilt top; two different fat quarters for body, wings legs and antennae, and various scraps for details. Techniques can be learned in one day for the experienced quilter.

Teacher: Betty Nowak; Adults, Machine required, $65 for Two Day Class/$40 for one day, Beginner level

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Mar
3
2:30 PM14:30

A Lovely Storage Pouch Class - TWO DAY Class

These lovely storage pouches are fun to make and look great with a mix-up of fabrics! Use them to hold your make-up, sewing notions, office supplies, snacks - just about anything! Make great gifts too!

Materials required: Class fee includes all materials for two pouches, but students will need to purchase the online, downloadable pattern before class, for $7.95

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton; Teens-Adult, $75, machine required, Advanced beginner level

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Mar
6
11:00 AM11:00

Beginner Appliqué Class

Learn how to create your own unique Appliqué designs and sew them to obtain a professional look! You can use this skill to create personalized clothing, totes, pillows or just about anything made of fabric!

You may choose a tee shirt or tea towel for this class project. Materials required: All materials are included in the class fee!

Teachers: Andrea Baker & Jan Hayes; Adults, $50, Machine Required, Beginner level

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Mar
8
6:30 PM18:30

Serger Basics - Two Day Class

Do you own a serger that is still in the box, or sitting in your closet? Barely used because you’re afraid the thread will break and you don’t know how to re-thread it? Are all those knobs, levers, and dials a mystery? Well this class is FOR YOU! We will learn all the parts of your machine, how to set everything properly, How to thread it quickly and easily, and much more! In the second class we will make a small project to reinforce all that you have learned.

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton, Teens - Adults, $65, Machine required, Beginner level

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Mar
10
2:30 PM14:30

A Lovely Storage Pouch Class - Part 2

These lovely storage pouches are fun to make and look great with a mix-up of fabrics! Use them to hold your make-up, sewing notions, office supplies, snacks - just about anything! Make great gifts too!

Materials required: Class fee includes all materials for two pouches, but students will need to purchase the online, downloadable pattern before class, for $7.95

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton; Teens-Adult, $75, machine required, Advanced beginner level

 

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Mar
13
11:00 AM11:00

Spring Bouquet Scrappy Fabric Flowers

Bring some Spring blooms into your home or office with these sweet scrappy fabric flowers!  They are fun and easy to make, and will make a great gift or table center piece! Bring a friend!

Materials required: Class fee includes all materials!

Teachers: Jan Hayes & Andrea Baker, Adults, $45, Machine Required, beginner level

Click HERE to sign up for class

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Mar
15
6:30 PM18:30

Serger Basics Class Part 2

Do you own a serger that is still in the box, or sitting in your closet? Barely used because you’re afraid the thread will break and you don’t know how to re-thread it? Are all those knobs, levers, and dials a mystery? Well this class is FOR YOU! We will learn all the parts of your machine, how to set everything properly, How to thread it quickly and easily, and much more! In the second class we will make a small project to reinforce all that you have learned.

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton, Teens - Adults, $65, Machine required, Beginner level

 

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Mar
17
2:30 PM14:30

Spring Bouquet Scrappy Fabric Flowers Class

Bring some Spring blooms into your home or office with these sweet scrappy fabric flowers!  They are fun and easy to make, and will make a great gift or table center piece! Bring a friend!

Materials required: Class fee includes all materials!

Teachers: LoriAnne Melton, Adults, $45, Machine Required, beginner level

Click HERE to sign up for class 

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Mar
24
2:30 PM14:30

Block of the Month Quilt Class

*** March is the LAST month to Join until next Year ***

Join Betty Nowak and LoriAnne Melton as we embark on a brand new original design! There will be a lot of new technique taught each month and several options to interpret and create your own unique quilt! Techniques taught will include, precise cutting techniques, patchwork cross, flying geese, curved piecing, half-hexie, log cabin, star variations, improv Piecing and design, appliqué, thread sketching, foundation paper piecing, Dresden Plate, and more!

Cost: $300 if paid in in two payments- $150 in January and $150 in June; $280 if paid in January. New participants may sign up through March, but are highly encouraged to begin in January.  

This class will continue to meet the FOURTH SATURDAY of each month, unless it conflicts with a holiday, in which case an alternate day will be scheduled.

Adults, Machine Required, Beginner Level.

 

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Apr
7
2:30 PM14:30

Girls' Beginner Basics Class

This class is for any girl who would like to learn how to use her sewing machine.  We will cover the fundamental skills required to safely operate a sewing machine and practice these skills while creating a small project.  Caution: WE WILL HAVE FUN!  Note: This will be the last Girls’ Beginner Basics Class on the schedule before Summer classes are posted.

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton; Ages 8-18, $40, Machine required, Beginner level

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Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Tear Drop Ergonomic Backpack - Two Day Class

Make this GORGEOUS tear drop bag that is not only ergonomic and comfortable, but trendy too!

This will be a two day class. Materials required: Included in Class Fee! Students will need to purchase pattern separately before Class. The pattern may be bought online and downloaded for $6.00

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton; Adults, $95, Machine required, Intermediate level

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Apr
14
2:30 PM14:30

Lovely Knit Cardigan

Learn how to use knit fabric to make this comfortable and lovely scarf-neck cardigan. 

Materials required: 2 1/2 yards of knit fabric; students will need to obtain the online pattern and download before class. The pattern is FREE

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton, Adults, $40, Machine required (serger or straight stitch), Intermediate level

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Apr
19
6:30 PM18:30

Tear Drop Ergonomic Backpack - Part 2

Make this GORGEOUS tear drop bag that is not only ergonomic and comfortable, but trendy too!

This will be a two day class. Materials required: Included in Class Fee! Students will need to purchase pattern separately before Class. The pattern may be bought online and downloaded for $6.00

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton; Adults, $95, Machine required, Intermediate level

 

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Apr
21
2:30 PM14:30

Reversible Baby Romper

Join us in learning to make this ADORABLE, soft, cozy knit baby romper. Great for little boys or girls! 

Materials required: Requires purchase and download of online pattern ($7.00); Romper may be made in sizes 000-3T. Fabric required depends on size but is approximately 5/8 yd of main fabric, 5/8 yd of contrast fabric, and 1/3 yd ribbed knit fabric for cuffs, for size 000. OR 1 yd of main, 1 yd contrast and 1/3 yard ribbed knit for size 3T.

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton; Adult, $45, Machine required (serger or straight stitch), Intermediate level

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Apr
28
2:30 PM14:30

Block of the Month Quilt Class

****The class is now closed to new students****

Two options for the Curved Piece Block will be taught this month.

This class will continue to meet the FOURTH SATURDAY of each month, unless it conflicts with a holiday, in which case an alternate day will be scheduled.

Adults, Machine Required, Beginner Level.

 

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Feb
17
2:30 PM14:30

Quilted Sewing Machine Cover Part 2

 Come learn how to make this delightful quilted sewing machine cover for your “happy place”! Appliqué is optional and can be customized. It would make a lovely gift for the sewists in your life as well! Materials required: All materials are included in the class fee!

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton; Adult, $80, machine required, Beginner level

 

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Feb
10
2:30 PM14:30

Quilted Sewing Machine Cover - Two Day Class

 Come learn how to make this delightful quilted sewing machine cover for your “happy place”! Appliqué is optional and can be customized. It would make a lovely gift for the sewists in your life as well! Materials required: All materials are included in the class fee!

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton; Adult, $80, machine required, Beginner level

Click HERE to sign up for class 

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Feb
8
6:30 PM18:30

Adult Beginner Basics Class

If you have a new (or a not-so-new) sewing machine that you would like to learn to use, come and join us for a class on sewing machine basics!  You will learn the fundamental features of the sewing machine and how they work, how to trouble shoot and resolve common problems, general maintenance and care, and gain inspiration for getting started with that project you’ve been wanting to create.

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton; Adults, $40, Machine required, Beginner level

Click HERE to sign up for class! 

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Feb
3
2:30 PM14:30

Girls Beginner Basics Class

This class is for any girl who would like to learn how to use her sewing machine.  We will cover the fundamental skills required to safely operate a sewing machine and practice these skills while creating a small project.  Caution: WE WILL HAVE FUN!

Teacher: LoriAnne Melton; Ages 8-18, $40, Machine required, Beginner level

Click HERE to sign up for class! 

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Jan
30
2:00 PM14:00

Block of the Month Class

*** March is the LAST month to Join until next Year ***

Join Betty Nowak and LoriAnne Melton as we embark on a brand new original design! There will be a lot of new technique taught each month and several options to interpret and create your own unique quilt! Techniques taught will include, precise cutting techniques, patchwork cross, flying geese, curved piecing, half-hexie, log cabin, star variations, improv Piecing and design, appliqué, thread sketching, foundation paper piecing, Dresden Plate, and more!

Cost: $300 if paid in in two payments- $150 in January and $150 in June; $280 if paid in January. New participants may sign up through March, but are highly encouraged to begin in January.  

This class will continue to meet the FOURTH SATURDAY of each month, unless it conflicts with a holiday, in which case an alternate day will be scheduled.

Adults, Machine Required, Beginner Level.

 

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2018 Block of the Month Quilt Class
Jan
20
1:30 PM13:30

2018 Block of the Month Quilt Class

FOR ALL LEVELS - This class can be as basic as the block techniques but if you are beyond basic, it can be taken to the next level. Whether you are beginner or an advanced quilter will will meet you where you are.

Over the course of the year we will teach color theory, value, texture, design, fabric selection, curved piecing, appliqué, thread sketching, hexies, foundation paper piecing, log cabin, improv design, star, flying geese, Dresden plate and herringbone design.

Our goal is to ensure you learn the techniques and enjoy the process!

Click here to sign up online.
Class cost $280 or 2 payments of $150 (Jan and June).
Student may choose any fabrics they would like to use. 
Fabrics are not included in the class fee.

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Nov
4
2:30 PM14:30

Christmas Advent Calendar Class

Have fun counting down the days ‘till Christmas with your custom-made Advent Calendar! This Bumbletees-style calendar is sure to add a festive touch to your holiday decor! Choice of Christmas activity cards and/or Bible verse cards for each day. Materials required: All materials are included in the class fee, including the Advent activity cards Ages 12 and up, $65, Machine required, Beginner Level 

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS

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Nov
3
6:00 PM18:00

Christmas Tree Skirt Class - Part 2

Join us in learning to make the perfect tree skirt for your unique style! Options will be taught for a solid skirt (finishes at 58” in diameter) as well as a pieced tree skirt (finishes at 48” diameter). Materials required: for the solid skirt, about 3.5 yards of fabric is required for the top, and the same amount of a coordinating fabric for the back; For the pieced quilt, 8-12 coordinating fat quarters are required for the top, about 3.5 yards of coordinating fabric for the back and binding and 1 yard of batting; Quilt spray baste. Fabric, batting, and quilt spray baste may be purchased from the shop. The Creative Grids 15 Degree Ruler would be helpful to bring if you have one, but is not required.

Adults, $55, Machine required, Beginner level 

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Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

Christmas Tree Skirt Class - Part 1

Join us in learning to make the perfect tree skirt for your unique style! Options will be taught for a solid skirt (finishes at 58” in diameter) as well as a pieced tree skirt (finishes at 48” diameter). Materials required: for the solid skirt, about 3.5 yards of fabric is required for the top, and the same amount of a coordinating fabric for the back; For the pieced quilt, 8-12 coordinating fat quarters are required for the top, about 3.5 yards of coordinating fabric for the back and binding and 1 yard of batting; Quilt spray baste. Fabric, batting, and quilt spray baste may be purchased from the shop. The Creative Grids 15 Degree Ruler would be helpful to bring if you have one, but is not required.

Adults, $55, Machine required, Beginner level 

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS

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Oct
28
2:30 PM14:30

Block of the Month Quilt Class

We will continue learning techniques for 6” blocks. All class members are encouraged to bring all finished blocks and sections to share with the class! There will be a “show & tell” about your favorite block/technique, and an opportunity to share with the class a six-inch improv block you made, and how you did it.
Class is full at this time 

 

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Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Quilting Techniques for Every Quilt

Come and join Jan & Andrea in learning quilt techniques for every quilt. Techniques to be covered include how to choose the backing and binding, various layering and basting techniques, different binding methods and when to use them, how to add decorative hand-stitched details, and quilt labels. Materials required: A finished quilt top; fabric for the backing and binding, batting (available for purchase at the shop).
Adults, $40, Machine required, Beginner level 

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Oct
24
12:30 PM12:30

Costume Cafe

Are you are facing Halloween with fear and trepidation, not because of the ghosts and goblins, but because of having make costumes for you or your children? Then come to Bumbletees and solve your costume conundrums! Bring the costumes you are working on, and we will help you fit it, fix it, and figure it out! Materials required: Bring any costume that you are working on, as well as the measurements of the person it is for. This is in place of our regular sewing cafe this week. We are setting this time aside to assist you in working on your costume projects.

Teens & Adults, Machine if needed, $25 

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS

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Oct
17
10:00 AM10:00

Reusable Fabric Giftbag

These bags are so stinkin’ cute, they could be the gift all by themselves! Join Andrea & Jan in making these beautiful fabric gift bags! Materials required: Various fabrics (several fat quarters will work for smaller size bags), available for purchase at the shop, or bring some from your stash!
Adult, $30, Machine required, Beginner level 

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Oct
14
2:30 PM14:30

Double Sided Autumn/Winter Table Runner - Part 2

Join LoriAnne in making this lovely and versatile double sided quilted table runner. During the first class we will make the “autumn” side of the runner, and during the second class, we will make the “winter” side. Materials required: approximately 2-3 yards of fabric - one for each side, plus one fat quarter for the binding, and quilt batting. All are available for purchase at the shop, or you are welcome to bring your own fabrics from your stash.

Adults, $65, Machine required, Intermediate Beginner level 

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Oct
13
2:00 PM14:00

Girl's Beginner Basics

This class is for any girl who would like to learn how to use her sewing machine. We will cover the fundamental skills required to safely operate a sewing machine and practice these skills while creating a small project.
Caution: WE WILL HAVE FUN!
Ages 8-18, $40, Machine required, Beginner level 

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS 

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Oct
7
2:30 PM14:30

Double Sided Autumn/Winter Table Runner

Join LoriAnne in making this lovely and versatile double sided quilted table runner. During the first class we will make the “autumn” side of the runner, and during the second class, we will make the “winter” side. Materials required: approximately 2-3 yards of fabric - one for each side, plus one fat quarter for the binding, and quilt batting. All are available for purchase at the shop, or you are welcome to bring your own fabrics from your stash.

Adults, $65, Machine required, Intermediate Beginner level 

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS

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Oct
5
2:30 PM14:30

Sewing Cafe

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Have you begun a project, but got stuck before completing it? Do you need help in sewing a garment or reading a pattern? Welcome to The Bumbletees Cafe! Each Thursday afternoon, you can bring your project to Bumbletees, relax, grab a cup of coffee, and let us help you solve your sewing conundrums.
Adults, $25, machine required. All levels of experience welcome.

Please Note: There will be no Sewing Cafe on Thursday, October 26th. 

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Oct
4
10:00 AM10:00

Cloth Dinner Napkin Class

Cloth dinner napkins make even the simplest meals, more elegant and festive! Join Jan and Andrea in making a lovely set of them! You can mix and match fabrics, or make a coordinating set. Keep them, or give them as a gift! Materials required: two fat quarters of fabric per each napkin made. Fabrics are available for purchase at the shop. Adults, $25, Machine required, Beginner level 

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Sep
28
6:00 PM18:00

Shower Curtain with Grommets

With the kids back in school, it’s a great time to freshen up the house and be ready for the holidays. Come and make a custom designer-look professional shower curtain.  We will learn different variations for design, and set professional grommets along the top of the curtains. Materials required: 4-5 yards of main fabric, and the same amount of lining if desired. Fabrics are available for purchase at the shop.  Grommets are included in class fee.

Adult, $45, Machine required, Beginner level

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Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Teddy Bear Making - Part 2

Join LoriAnne in learning how to make a beautiful jointed, poseable teddy bear from beautiful fabrics.  You will learn all the traditional bear-making techniques that have been used to make these beautiful stuffed animals around the world for centuries!  Materials required: All materials required are included in the class fee. You are welcome to bring fabric of your choice if you would like to use that in making your bear.

Ages 16 - Adult, $75, Machine required, Advanced Beginner level

 

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Sep
16
2:30 PM14:30

Roman Shade Class - Part 2

Learn to make custom Roman Shade window treatments to match any room in your home!  You will learn the professional techniques to make beautiful and functional (opening and closing) or stationary shades with your favorite fabrics, to the exact size you need!  Materials required: Decorative fabric and lining fabric - about 2 yds of each, depending on window length; Hardware kit: includes everything else needed (besides the fabric) and is available for purchase at the shop for $25. 

Adults, $65, Machine required, Advanced Beginner level

 

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Sep
13
10:00 AM10:00

Essential Quilted Tote Bag

Who can leave the house without a tote bag these days? Join Andrea and Jan in making this beautiful quilted tote bag to carry all your essentials! Materials required: 3/4 yards of main fabric, 3/4 yards of lining fabric - bring your own or purchase at the shop. All other materials are included in the class fee.

Adults, $40, Machine required, Beginner level

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