Impatiens - Series of 2 Sessions Beginners Welcome! This is a GREAT place to start if you have never sewn a Judy Niemeyer foundation paper pieced project before. Taught by Certified Instructor, Julie Burger, you will learn the basic Judy Niemeyer pattern techniques and skills including cutting techniques, the language in the pattern, organization, how to paper piece, and how to sew a curved "S" seam.
Absolutely Beginning Sewing Machine Operation Start with turning on a sewing machine, threading, winding a bobbin, attaching feet and accessories. Maintenance, adjusting tension, selecting stitches and stitching them out will also be covered.
Easy Applique Class This class is for anyone who is terrified of the "A" word but would love to learn applique. It's a foolproof preparation method that can then be stitched down by hand or machine. Without needle turning, it is guaranteed to give you that wonderful turned edge look of hand applique.
Learn to Quilt - Series of 6 Sessions This class will take you through the basics of making a quilt: rotary cutting squares and triangles, creating a variety of blocks, then playing with layouts and sewing a top for a small quilt. Finally, we will baste, machine quilt, and bind.
Sewing School 101 - Series of 4 Sessions Join the fun - step into the world of sewing. You will gain useful sewing skills and learn specific techniques as you make several projects. Fabric choices for clothing, home decor, quilting and crafting projects will be covered in this class.
Borders and Binding Basics Finish quilts with great looking borders and bindings. Learn to frame your quilts with borders that do not get "wavy". Sheila will teach you to make bias and straight grain bindings, mitered and curved corners. Binding by hand and with a machine will be covered.
Color Confidence Learn about color and fabric "personality"! Kaye will broaden your color experience and stretch your imagination. You will learn about value and how to create beautiful color combinations for your quilts.
Creative Quilt Labeling Learn to embellish your own handwriting and experiment with inking simple flowers, vines and leaves. The techniques learned can be translated into creative quilt labels, friendship or signature quilts, and beautiful gifts.
Intro to Machine Applique We will cover machine basics, how to choose the right threads, needles, fusible webs and stabilizers. Practice satin stitch, buttonhole stitch and more. Start with easy exercises and then begin a small quilt or wall hanging that uses your new skills.
Stitcher's Garden Create a beautiful quilt while learning more about your sewing machine and many different presser feet. Try out many decorative stitches with guided instruction and hands-on practice. Each month explore a new technique like machine appliqué, couching, pin tucking, sewing on a button by machine and candlewicking.
Creative Uses for Decorative Stitches Come learn to do cool things with the built-in decorative stitches on your sewing machine. Explore a variety of techniques useful for creating greeting cards, art quilts, mixed media, and more.
Fusible Applique Picture with Fabric Intricate shapes can be cut from fabric to make animals, trees, flowers, whatever you please. Choose your favorite pattern using fusible applique and Cyndi will show you how easy it is to trace, cut, and iron your way to a stunning wall hanging. Then learn how to put the layers of your quilt together and machine appliqué and quilt them at once.
Intro to Foundation Paper Piecing Do the sharp points and exact corners elude you? Paper piecing makes it easy to be extremely accurate even when sewing tiny pieces. You need only know how to sew on a line to create a sampler wall hanging.
Radiant Landscapes - Series of 2 Sessions Create tiled landscape quilts in the style of Gloria Loughman. Tiles add color, texture, and drama to a landscape quilt. Learn to adapt a landscape photograph to a unique art quilt.
Shibori Stitch Resist Sampler I - Series of 3 sessions Students will create a sampler in class using traditional Japanese gathered stitches and patterns, Shibori Stitch, to create patterning in cloth. Stitch resist is one of the traditional methods to reserve white/light areas when dyeing. Traditional Shibori methods will be covered including stitches, traditional design and color considerations.
Bondi Top Beginner sewers can create this flattering wardrobe staple that perfectly pairs equally with skinny jeans or a skirt. It features a curved hem that is slightly longer in the back, and a contrast back yoke.
Gem Bag - Series of 2 Sessions The Gem Bag is a stunning tote made from 3" strips and a Dancing Diamonds Interfacing Template (included with the pattern) which remains in the bag. Silver grommets add strength in the handles and beauty to the bag.
Night Garden PJ Set Suitable for the beginner sewer, the wide-leg pants feature a satin ribbon tie, pockets, and a contrast cuff. Pair them with the simple, adjustable strap, camisole. Perfect in flannel or quilting weight cottons.
Sew Together Bag Learn to make this extremely functional bag that can be used for sewing notions to go, for makeup, or to carry in your tote as a "grab-and-go" for a quick trip to shop. It holds an amazing amount!
Tuffet Workshop - Series of 2 Sessions Everyone needs a tuffet! Make this one-of-a-kind piece of fine upholstered furniture as an accent for your own home or for a great
gift. In this two-session workshop, you will sew a tuffet cover and build the upholstered foundation.
Anita Goodesign Workshop Anita Goodesign is an embroidery design company bringing fun and creativity to home embroidery. Join us for hands-on embroidery classes to make projects and learn new techniques.
Software Club Anyone with Premier Plus Ultra, 6D Premier or 6D Professional versions is welcome to join anytime for software continuing education. You will explore many techniques and modules in our Software Club.
Big Stitch Quilting & Hemstitch Binding Learn a quick and easy hand quilting stitch, then a hand embroidery stitch that will make binding your quilts lots of fun. Stitch on your own quilt in progress or make a small wall hanging in class.
Hand Quilting Without a Hoop Whether you are ready to learn to quilt or just want to improve your quilting stitch, learn a unique way to quilt (not stab stitch) without poking your underneath fingers and without a hoop or frame. Basting, marking methods, thread and batting are also covered.
Hand Work Studio with Sharon Take time to work on your hand applique, piecing, or quilting projects. Get help with something specific or just encouragement to finish. Join us for laughs, M&Ms, and lots of fun.
Intro to English Paper Piecing: Hexagons Learn the basic techniques of English Paper Piecing, and the delight and Zen of handwork. We will explore the many classic, modern, and trendy possibilities of using hexies. You will create a flower hexie to turn into a trivet, expand into a placemat or a larger piece.
Advancing On With Westalee Rulers Ruler work takes your free motion quilting to new heights! If you can attach your foot to your machine, put it in free motion setting, and have some a sampler set of Westalee rulers, come practice in class with Karen's guidance.
Free Motion Basics Learn to free motion quilt on your domestic sewing machine. We'll cover basting, batting options, needle and thread choices, and tension. Discuss, draw and stitch: echo, swirls, pebbles, loops, and paisley.
Getting Started with Westalee Rulers Learn to properly attach the free motion ruler foot to your machine, and to move the fabric while the foot hugs the edge of the ruler. You will practice with several ruler/templates, and you will soon be creating beautiful designs!
Intro to Machine Quilting Learn the basics of machine quilting, both with a walking foot and free motion. Master some simple designs that are beginner-friendly so you can finish your quilts with confidence.
Quilt as Desired Lecture/Demo with Angie Roux A lecture/demo with long-arm quilter Angie Roux of Quilting by Proxy. You finish a quilt top, and then you read those three little words: Quilt as Desired. Angie will lead you through a series of steps to determine the best quilting designs based on the top itself and your skill level & equipment.
Care and Feeding of Your Featherweight An essential class for all the old black Singer Featherweights. You will learn to clean and oil your machine, where to lubricate, how to do simple repairs and more.
PFAFF Ambition & Expression Quilters Corner is committed to helping you learn the features of your new computerized sewing machine. Second helpings are welcome and cheerfully served. Each session is FREE w/machine purchase from QC or $125.
Pfaff Performance & Creative Quilters Corner is committed to helping you learn the features of your new computerized sewing machine. Second helpings are welcome and cheerfully served. Each session is FREE w/machine purchase from QC or $125.
Baby Lock Sergers, All Self-Threading Quilters Corner is committed to helping you learn the features of your new computerized sewing machine. Second helpings are welcome and cheerfully served. Each session is FREE w/machine purchase from QC or $125.
Make Friends With Your 4 Thread Serger Increase your four-thread serging skills: more threading, changing needles, stitch length and width, turning inside and outside corners, making circles, even a casing.
Play With Serger Feet This hands-on class will give you confidence with some of the specialty feet in the Baby Lock Accessory Feet Packages including the Lace, Ruffling, Blindhem, Beading, Cording, and Elastic feet.
Christmas Card Holder Here's a new way to display your holiday cards. Turn flying geese blocks into trees in only five minutes per block! This will look lovely hanging on your wall with or without cards.
Disappearing Four Patch Quilt Enjoy a quick project to use charm packs or some favorite fabrics. This technique class will have you well on your way to completing a small quilt top or the start of a larger one. With basic piecing and quick rotary cutting, it will look like you did very intricate piecing.
Pieced Animals by Elizabeth Hartman Elizabeth Hartman continues to design delightful pieced animal patterns. You may choose Fancy Fox, Allie Owl, Hazel Hedgehog, Frances Firefly, Sleepy Sloth, or more! Sheila will show you how to piece them with simple straight and diagonal seams - no templates or paper piecing is involved!
Pineapple Quilt It's easy and fun to make a beautiful scrappy pineapple quilt. When your block is complete, you square it up! Use that beautiful tower of fat quarters that you have been afraid to cut into!
Smokin' Staycation - Series of 2 Sessions A smokin' staycation is just about the most fun you can have and still be home each night! We will sew all day Saturday, then leave everything in place and begin again at noon on Sunday. We will be making Sharon's popular Smokin' quilt top. Just three fabrics--easy peasy. Rotary cutting, machine piecing, pressing, chocolate, laugher--BEST staycation ever!
T-Shirt Quilt - Series of 2 Sessions Have you wanted to make a T-Shirt quilt but haven't known how to get started or are just overwhelmed by the thought? Brynne's new pattern and this class will take you through the basics of design and math to make that someone special a T-Shirt quilt.
The 1600 Quilt Choose a scrumptious pack of pre-cut 2 1/2" strips, grab your sewing machine and get set to sew! End to end, the strips measure 1600 inches long and before you know it you will have a lap sized quilt top.
Cost: $ 23.00
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