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
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
6
Mon
My Time Monday
May 6 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Lynn Schantz and Melonie Unger

Hostess: Lynn Schantz

My Time Monday the first Monday of the month except when the store is closed for holidays.

Open Sewing Time at Calico Gals is the best! It’s like a mini-retreat. Come in and work on your own projects. Sign up to spend the day indulging in some dedicated sewing time. Everyone brings a dish to pass and the gals guarantee friendship and fun!

May
10
Fri
Open Serge
May 10 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Serger
With Melissa Morgante

Bring your serger, your project to work on, and something to pass for lunch. Melissa will assist you with techniques and getting great stitches with your serger.

May
14
Tue
Cover Your Serger
May 14 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Serger cover
With Melissa Morgante

Just what you need, a cover for your serger! Featuring pockets on three sides, the Serge Protector Cover can be made in two sizes to fit all Baby Lock Sergers, from the Imagine all the way to the amazing Triumph. Learn to make it your own using decorative techniques.

May
16
Thu
Rotation Quilt
May 16 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Rotation quilt in blue and grayWith Karen Cross
Create a simple quilt with a dynamic design! Start with pre-cut pieces of ombre fabric to make a contemporary quilt top that only looks complicated. The fabric does all the work! Make it your own with a light or dark background in a throw or queen size. Beginners and experts will love to make this quilt. Perfect gift for a high school or college student.

Rotation Quilt
May 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Rotation quilt in blue and grayWith Karen Cross
Create a simple quilt with a dynamic design! Start with pre-cut pieces of ombre fabric to make a contemporary quilt top that only looks complicated. The fabric does all the work! Make it your own with a light or dark background in a throw or queen size. Beginners and experts will love to make this quilt. Perfect gift for a high school or college student.

May
30
Thu
Villa Rosa Lunch Bunch
May 30 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Villa Rosa Quilt outside on bench with little dogWith Melonie Unger and Lynn Schantz

The Villa Rosa Lunch Bunch will “Hop To It” in May! A super simple pattern with dramatic results. Yes, the “Hop To It” quilt top can be completed in this class along with enjoying a yummy lunch on the side. Melonie and Lynn will pamper you all day long! You sew, they do the ironing! Make a date with yourself and your quilting friends and get a jumpstart on your next quilt. You don’t want to miss this.

Jun
3
Mon
My Time Monday
Jun 3 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Lynn Schantz and Melonie Unger

Hostess: Lynn Schantz

My Time Monday the first Monday of the month except when the store is closed for holidays.

Open Sewing Time at Calico Gals is the best! It’s like a mini-retreat. Come in and work on your own projects. Sign up to spend the day indulging in some dedicated sewing time. Everyone brings a dish to pass and the gals guarantee friendship and fun!

Jun
5
Wed
Cover Your Serger
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Serger cover
With Melissa Morgante

Just what you need, a cover for your serger! Featuring pockets on three sides, the Serge Protector Cover can be made in two sizes to fit all Baby Lock Sergers, from the Imagine all the way to the amazing Triumph. Learn to make it your own using decorative techniques.