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Mar
23
2:30 PM14:30

2019 Block of the Month

Join Betty Nowak and LoriAnne Melton as we embark on a brand new design for 2019! Many different quilting techniques will be taught throughout the year, as well as color theory, fabric selection, and much 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 through Advanced participants are welcome!

Register online here.

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Feb
26
10:00 AM10:00

Charming Nine Patch Quilt - FULL

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40.00

Tuesday, February 26th, 10:00am-1:00pm

This quilt works up quickly with two or three packs of your favorite charm squares! After learning several variations of the “nine patch block”, we will get right down to designing and sewing our quilt tops! Materials required: Two or three packs of charm squares; Some variations may also require 1/2 yard of background fabric for sashing if desired. All are available for purchase at the shop. You may also use scraps from your stash, and can pre-cut them to 5” squares prior to class.

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

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Feb
23
2:30 PM14:30

2019 Block of the Month

Join Betty Nowak and LoriAnne Melton as we embark on a brand new design for 2019! Many different quilting techniques will be taught throughout the year, as well as color theory, fabric selection, and much 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 through Advanced participants are welcome!

Register online here.

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Feb
21
2:30 PM14:30

Serger Basics Class

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65.00

Would you like to become comfortable using - and THREADING - your serger? Would you like to know how to ensure it sews beautiful stitches? Would you like to learn what all the buttons and knobs do? Would you like to learn specific techniques used in completing projects with a serger? Then this class is for you! Join LoriAnne in exploring how to use your serger to it’s potential. We will complete a small project as well. Materials required: Your serger machine (and manual), thread, extra needles. All other materials are included in the class fee.

Teacher: LoriAnne; Adults, $65, Serger machine required, Beginner level

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Love Letters Quilt/Table Runner
Feb
2
2:30 PM14:30

Love Letters Quilt/Table Runner

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45.00

Table runners are a quick and easy way to add a festive touch to any room! Join LoriAnne in making this sweet table runner. Materials required: assorted low volume and contrast fabrics. Kits will be available for purchase at the shop.

Teacher: LoriAnne; Adults, $45, Machine required, Beginner level

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Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

Adult Knit Pajama Class

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$40.00

What’s better to curl up in to watch your favorite movie, or get lost in a great book, than comfy, STRETCHY, KNIT pajama pants! They are easy and fun to make! Materials required: about 2-2.5 yards knit fabric (depending on size), elastic for waist, general sewing supplies. We have some beautiful knit fabrics available for purchase at the shop.

Teacher: LoriAnne; Adults, $40, Machine required, Beginner levell

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Tshirt Quilt
Jan
28
6:30 PM18:30

Tshirt Quilt

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T-shirt quilts are a great way to capture those memories, and make wonderful gifts for the graduate to the person who already has everything! Come and learn various techniques in making a wonderful tee shirt quilt.

Materials required: 12-25 tshirts, Mat, scissors, rotary, ruler
$45 each. Space is limited.

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Jan
26
2:30 PM14:30

2019 Block of the Month

Join Betty Nowak and LoriAnne Melton as we embark on a brand new design for 2019! Many different quilting techniques will be taught throughout the year, as well as color theory, fabric selection, and much 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 through Advanced participants are welcome!

Register online here.

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Jan
23
10:00 AM10:00

Love Letters Quilt

$45.00

Just in time for Valentine’s, don’t miss this sweet quilt class. Join Andrea & Jan in making this sweet Love Letters Quilt with a touch of whimsy! Every block looks like an envelope filled with a special surprise. Materials required: Fat quarters, charm squares, and larger scraps from your stash, or purchase at the shop.

Teachers: Jan & Andrea; $45, Adults, Machine required, Advanced Beginner - Intermediate level

Teachers: Jan and Andrea


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Jan
21
1:00 PM13:00

Kids’ Knit Pajama Class

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$40.00

THIS CLASS IS FULL.

What’s better to curl up in to watch your favorite movie, or get lost in a great book, than comfy, STRETCHY, KNIT pajama pants! They are easy and fun to make! Materials required: about 2 yards knit fabric (depending on size), elastic for waist, general sewing supplies. We have some beautiful knit fabrics available for purchase at the shop.

Teachers: LoriAnne; ‘Tweens & Teens, $40, Machine required, Beginner level

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Jan
21
10:00 AM10:00

Kids' Beginner Basics Class

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$40.00

This class is for any guy or gal who would like to learn how to use their 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 7-18, Machine required, Beginner level


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Jan
19
2:30 PM14:30

Postage Stamp Pillow and Stash Bash - Day 2

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75.00

Saturday, January 12th & 19th, 2:30-5:00pm

Join LoriAnne in making this elegant and timeless Postage Stamp Pillow! This pillow measures 12” x 22” and is constructed of 288 one-inch squares of fabric, and no fabric is used more than once! The completed pillow is simply gorgeous. The first class will be a “Stash Bash”, where everyone will bring scraps of as many different fabrics as you can, and we will exchange them together to have enough to make the pillow. Then you will learn how to cut them quickly. In the second class, you will learn the technique for arranging and sewing the squares together QUICKLY & ACCURATELY! Materials required: assorted fabric scraps, rotary cutter and small cutting mat, 2.4” or 4.5” acrylic cutting ruler. Fabric scraps from the shop will be included; pillow form will be available for purchase.

Adults, $75, machines required(second night only), Beginner level

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Jan
12
2:30 PM14:30

Postage Stamp Pillow and Stash Bash

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75.00

Saturday, January 12th & 19th, 2:30-5:00pm

Join LoriAnne in making this elegant and timeless Postage Stamp Pillow! This pillow measures 12” x 22” and is constructed of 288 one-inch squares of fabric, and no fabric is used more than once! The completed pillow is simply gorgeous. The first class will be a “Stash Bash”, where everyone will bring scraps of as many different fabrics as you can, and we will exchange them together to have enough to make the pillow. Then you will learn how to cut them quickly. In the second class, you will learn the technique for arranging and sewing the squares together QUICKLY & ACCURATELY! Materials required: assorted fabric scraps, rotary cutter and small cutting mat, 2.4” or 4.5” acrylic cutting ruler. Fabric scraps from the shop will be included; pillow form will be available for purchase.

Adults, $75, machines required(second night only), Beginner level

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Jan
10
6:30 PM18:30

Adult Beginner Basics Class

40.00

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

Teacher: Jan & Andrea; Adults, Machine required, Beginner level

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Jan
9
10:00 AM10:00

Half Hexie Quilt

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Half Hexie Quilt Class

45.00

This is a fun and fast quilt to make (no “Y” seams), and a great way to use that layer cake you fell in love with and have not used yet! Materials required: 42-10” squares, the 10” half-hexie template -available for purchase at the shop.

Teachers: Jan & Andrea; Adults, $45, Machine required, Beginner level

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Jan
5
2:30 PM14:30

Kids' Beginner Basics Class

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$40.00

This class is for any guy or gal who would like to learn how to use their 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 7-18, Machine required, Beginner level


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Dec
8
2:30 PM14:30

Scrappy Christmas Tree Throw

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40.00

Saturday, December 8th, 2:30pm-5:00pm

Join LoriAnne in making this Scrappy Christmas Tree Throw! It is a great scrap buster, or choose to purchase a pre-cut kit for a quick-sew project. Materials required: about 4 yards of fabric to complete quilt top; several low volume neutrals for background blocks, several greens for the tree blocks, and reds for the edge blocks, various fabrics for gifts, star and ribbons; OR one pre-cut kit from Bumbletees - $85 if purchased with the class. Includes all fabrics required to complete quilt top. Call the shop if you would like a kit, as there are only two kits left.

Teens-Adult, $40, Machine required, Beginner Level

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Circles and Stripes and Everything Nice Quilt
Oct
27
9:00 AM09:00

Circles and Stripes and Everything Nice Quilt

Join Betty Nowak for a special quilt class.
This quilt measures 51” x 63” finished.
Cost $75, materials not included. See list below.

THIS CLASS IS FULL.

Materials Needed:

  • 4 1/4 yd background fabric

  • One jelly roll or fabric strips cut 2 1/2" wide

  • 1/2 yd contrast fabric for diamonds

  • 1/2 yd fabric for binding

  • A template for cutting circles - (We used Just Curves)

  • Backing fabric

  • Batting measuring at least 55" by 68"

  • Sewing Machine

  • Basic Notions

  • 1/4" presser foot (also called a quilting foot)

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