Calendar

Apr
23
Tue
Begin at the Beginning
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sewing notions including measuring rape, thread, rotary cutter

Instructor: Nina Dukette
3 Class sessions
Class 1: April 9
Class 2: April 16
Class 3: April 23

New to quilting? Or just looking for a powerful refresher? Nina teaches the tips and techniques that you’ll need to begin your next project. In three sessions, become familiar with the basic steps of quilt construction, accurate rotary cutting, machine piecing, basting, machine quilting and binding while making a decorative table topper. By the end of the class, you’ll have the confidence to start your own quilt. Class includes discussion of fabric choice and preparation, threads, needles and much more.

Apr
24
Wed
Tips & Tricks on the HQ Simply 16 & Baby Lock Coronet
Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Simply 16 quilting machine
With Sue Pikarsky
Calling all HQ Simply 16 and Baby Lock Coronet owners, or any who are thinking about purchasing one! Here’s a class to learn lots of practical tips and tricks to help you get the most out of this wonderful machine! Sue has lots of great info to share with you that will help you increase your productivity and the enjoyment of quilting on the small but mighty Simply 16 or Coronet! We’ll even practice using some rulers!

Tips & Tricks on the HQ Simply 16 & Baby Lock Coronet
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Simply 16 quilting machine
With Sue Pikarsky
Calling all HQ Simply 16 and Baby Lock Coronet owners, or any who are thinking about purchasing one! Here’s a class to learn lots of practical tips and tricks to help you get the most out of this wonderful machine! Sue has lots of great info to share with you that will help you increase your productivity and the enjoyment of quilting on the small but mighty Simply 16 or Coronet! We’ll even practice using some rulers!

Apr
25
Thu
Machine Quilting
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Avante quilting machineWith Candia Tucker

This class will take the scary out of machine quilting! Learn to quilt using your walking foot and free motion foot. Make a sample book of quilting patterns so next time you are ready to make a quilt, simply open your sample book and choose from the quilting patterns you learned to do. With Candia’s encouragement, you will have fun and explore your inner artist. Be surprised at what you can do!

Apr
26
Fri
Kimberbell’s Sewin’ with My Gnomies
Apr 26 all-day

Kimberbell Gnomies projectTwo day machine embroidery event!

Join the gals at a new two-day machine embroidery event with a sewing and garden theme! This event features Kimberbell Blanks: polka dot tea towel, buffalo check tote, and rectangle pillow form, plus darling scissors and tape measure. Learn new techniques like over-the-edge appliqué and more! Event includes a kit package with everything needed for all projects. It’s a cheery celebration and so fun sewing with friends!

$229/person includes all supplies, breakfast scones & lunch both days! Early birds—Save $20 when you register by April 1.

Apr
27
Sat
Kimberbell’s Sewin’ with My Gnomies
Apr 27 all-day

Kimberbell Gnomies projectTwo day machine embroidery event!

Join the gals at a new two-day machine embroidery event with a sewing and garden theme! This event features Kimberbell Blanks: polka dot tea towel, buffalo check tote, and rectangle pillow form, plus darling scissors and tape measure. Learn new techniques like over-the-edge appliqué and more! Event includes a kit package with everything needed for all projects. It’s a cheery celebration and so fun sewing with friends!

$229/person includes all supplies, breakfast scones & lunch both days! Early birds—Save $20 when you register by April 1.

Apr
28
Sun
There’s More than One Way to Finish a Quilt
Apr 28 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm


With Nina Dukette

So you finally have it quilted . . . now it’s time to bind that quilt! Learn the traditional french fold binding technique and other ways to finish your quilting projects. Enjoy a combination of demos and hands-on techniques in class with Nina. Make a finishing statement for your quilts!

May
1
Wed
Bargello Pinwheel Quilt
May 1 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm


With Karen Cross

April 10, 17, and May 1
April 10: 1:30-4pm or 5:30-8pm
April 17 and May 1, 1:30-4:30pm or 5:30-8:30pm

The most beautiful quilts created last summer came from this class! Join Karen and learn to combine bargello and pinwheels all in one! Fabric choice is an important piece of the success of this amazing quilt. The first class is time to choose fabrics for this project with help from Karen. Start with strip cutting, make tubes, and then cut again! How fun is that?! The clever pattern is fun to make and sure to impress.

Bargello Pinwheel Quilt
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm


With Karen Cross

April 10, 17, and May 1
April 10: 1:30-4pm or 5:30-8pm
April 17 and May 1, 1:30-4:30pm or 5:30-8:30pm

The most beautiful quilts created last summer came from this class! Join Karen and learn to combine bargello and pinwheels all in one! Fabric choice is an important piece of the success of this amazing quilt. The first class is time to choose fabrics for this project with help from Karen. Start with strip cutting, make tubes, and then cut again! How fun is that?! The clever pattern is fun to make and sure to impress.

May
2
Thu
Machine Quilting
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Avante quilting machineWith Candia Tucker

This class will take the scary out of machine quilting! Learn to quilt using your walking foot and free motion foot. Make a sample book of quilting patterns so next time you are ready to make a quilt, simply open your sample book and choose from the quilting patterns you learned to do. With Candia’s encouragement, you will have fun and explore your inner artist. Be surprised at what you can do!