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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.

Cost: $ 30.00
Building on the basics from Sewing School 101, you will learn more in-depth sewing techniques and revisit those learned previously to hone and reinforce your skills.

Cost: $ 25.00
Bring your misfit clothing items and Stephanie will teach you how to fix or alter them. Simple alterations she can help with include: shortening or hemming pants/skirts, garment is too loose or too light, back of pants gapes, armhole gapes, straps too long/too short, zipper issues.

Cost: $ 20.00
Bargello looks complicated, but Pat will help you construct this beauty simply. Accuracy cutting and in sewing a 1/4" seam is the secret.

Cost: $ 60.00
Do you have a quilt top finished that you need to sandwich or baste in preparation for quilting? Needing to baste can halt your progress. Many hands make light work! Learn to baste in a frame, one top each, and more if there is time.

Cost: $ 25.00
Beeswax food wraps are the perfect eco-friendly food storage solution. In this class, Linda will share with you her recipe and method of making beeswax wraps to use as a replacement for plastic wrap. These are perfect for wrapping sandwiches, leftovers, snacks and virtually every food storage need.

Cost: $ 35.00
This class is for anyone who has a serger and needs help from the very beginning. Edith will cover basic threading, inserting needles, adjusting tension, and more.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn a quick and easy hand quilting stitch that will add a sweet personal touch to your quilts. Cyndi will also teach you a hand embroidery stitch that will make binding your quilts lots of fun.

Cost: $ 20.00
Are you frustrated with the fit of your tops? Learn to adjust patterns for your unique body and gain confidence to sew your own clothing. Adjustments covered for common fit issues include: small or large busts, narrow or wide shoulders, full tummy, and tall or petite height.

Cost: $ 36.00
This class is for anyone that can sew in a straight line and doesn?t leave the house without a book. If you hate books getting damaged in transit, protect them in style and be the envy of your next book club meeting!

Cost: $ 30.00
This fun table runner has no quilting and is unique. We will make the basic runner and when you have mastered this, the book clearly explains variations.

Cost: $ 40.00
Make a quilt that celebrates the humble four-patch, a building block of quilts. Though simple to make, it always moves the eye across a design. Celebrate a favorite collection of 20 fat quarters. Before you know it, you will have a bed-size quilt!

Cost: $ 60.00
This is an introductory class for anyone who would like to experience the zen of hand stitching on wonderful wool, using beautiful threads. You will learn seven interesting embroidery stitches while creating a handy (and gorgeous!) pincushion designed by Sue Spargo.

Cost: $ 40.00
Do you have a piece of clothing that fits perfectly and you wish to duplicate it? Learn how to take a simple garment and transfer that design to tracing paper, add seam allowances and other details to ensure sewing success. Stephanie will demonstrate with tops and bottoms.

Cost: $ 30.00
Do you agonize over fabric choices when planning to make a quilt? Learn the language of color, explore the color wheel, and play with fabric combinations.

Cost: $ 20.00
Make a departure from traditional quilts, and exercise freedom and your own creativity by learning to sew and quilt curves. We will explore the techniques of two quilters: the late Ruth White, who taught classes at Quilters Corner, and Karen Eckmeier.

Cost: $ 40.00
Here is a block shape to add to your skill set. Learn to cut 60? diamonds, using only your standard rotary cutting ruler. There will be several design options, and several ways to sew them together. We will add side and corner triangles to make a lap or baby quilt.

Cost: $ 40.00
A giraffe, elephant, owl, fox and more! Choose a fabric collage quilt pattern from Laura Heine, and Valerie will help you bring it to life! This is easy enough for a beginner.

Cost: $ 80.00
Greeting cards are fun, creative and a great way to use scraps and explore new stitches and techniques. Sally will supply embellishments, and give you lots of ideas.

Cost: $ 40.00
Become fearless about free-motion quilting on your domestic sewing machine. You will learn about basting, batting options, needle and thread choices, tension, and more.

Cost: $ 40.00
Do you have a One Block Wonder or a French Roses quilt in progress? Do you need help with a fabric collage quilt? Gather your tools, your project and instructions, dedicate this time to work on it and Valerie will help you finish up.

Cost: $ 40.00
This small tote features a fun drawstring closure and an interior slip pocket. We will make the project size (8"wide x 5" deep x 10" tall), which is great for knitting or crochet projects, or as a lunch bag.

Cost: $ 60.00
Sewing French Roses is so easy and so much fun that we encourage beginners to try it. The edges are raw to "bloom" when washed.

Cost: $ 40.00
Westalee rulers are designed for home sewing machine as guides for free motion quilting. Learn to properly attach the free motion ruler foot to your machine, then to move the fabric while the foot hugs the edge of the ruler. You will practice using several different rulers.

Cost: $ 30.00
This bag is not just for groceries: it is great for knitting, books, or even an overnight bag. What a fun way to feature a favorite fabric! It?s the perfect project for a confident beginner who knows how to use a sewing machine

Cost: $ 30.00
Use up some of those scraps, bust your stress and remember what it is like to play! Bring a theme fabric and lots of scraps or fat quarters and Cyndi will help you loosen up.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn the basics of English Paper Piecing (EPP) and the delight of hand work. We will explore the many possibilities of using hexies: classic, modern, and trendy. You will create a flower hexie to turn into a trivet, expand into a placemat, or a larger piece. EPP is a perfect portable project.

Cost: $ 25.00
Do sharp points and exact corners elude you? Foundation paper piecing makes it easy to be extremely accurate even when sewing tiny pieces. You need only know how to sew on the straight lines of your foundation paper!

Cost: $ 25.00
Kristin will cover machine basics, as well as 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.

Cost: $ 40.00
So many quilt tops, so little time! Learn some basics about machine quilting that will make you more successful: proper needles, thread, batting, tools and machine features. Then you will practice some simple designs that are beginner-friendly - first with a walking foot and then free-motion - so you can finish your quilts with confidence.

Cost: $ 40.00
All it takes to make this fun area rug is a jelly roll (set of 42, 2 1/2" strips) and strips of cotton batting. It's lots of fun and so customizable. One jelly roll makes a rug approximately 30" x 44". Beginners are welcome.

Cost: $ 50.00
Sew with knits and make very comfortable wide leg pants, perfect for lounging. This easy pattern includes girls, womens and plus sizes and features a high waisted elastic waistband. Alternatively, you could sew any leggings pattern from the shop.

Cost: $ 50.00
Want to sew with knits? In this lecture, Stephanie will talk about similarities and differences between knits, and special techniques to sew them. You?ll learn which knits work for which types of clothing and how to select them for your projects.

Cost: $ 30.00
Join Cyndi and a group of new friends to create a small quilt from start to finish. Learn tips and tricks for fast, safe and accurate cutting and piecing squares and triangles.

Cost: $ 150.00
Making Hexi potholders is fun and fast. They can liven up your kitchen or make great gifts. The heat resistant liner makes them practical. These "stash busters" use 2" strips in a modified log cabin technique, and the playful process is a "stress buster" too!

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn to create and stitch beautifully digitized embroidery designs in a hoop. All levels of embroiderers are encouraged, and all makes and models of machines are welcome.

Cost: $ 30.00
Are you stuck on a quilting or sewing project or do you not know how to get started? Would you like to finish something you began in another class? Dedicate some time to sew with other like-minded folks. Gather whatever you wish to work on and Cyndi will assist you.

Cost: $ 30.00
Do you want to play with color and pattern? This class is for you! The Nashville pattern will give you experience cutting pattern pieces (including centering a desired image), accurate piecing, adding lattice and maybe even adding a border. Jackie will help you gain confidence where you need it!

Cost: $ 40.00
Take a deep dive into the care and operation of your Pfaff Ambition or Expression sewing machine. Free with purchase of machine at QC, $125 for others.

Cost: $ FREE
Save the date and plan to join us for another fun-filled Quilters Corner event! Make a small blanket for a baby, toddler or child as you learn several techniques using sewing machine accessories and a serger. There will be many samples and demonstrations of sewing projects for babies and children to inspire you.

Cost: $ 60.00
Are you unhappy with the fit of your pants and skirts? Stephanie will cover adjustments for tall or petite height, full/flat seat adjustment, thin/full thighs and length. Adjusting patterns for your unique body will give you confidence to sew your own clothing.

Cost: $ 36.00
For those with basic quilt making skills who want to take their piecing up a notch: join Cyndi monthly as she leads you through cutting and piecing harder blocks: diamonds and y-seams, curves, odd shapes and more.

Cost: $ 25.00
Sew Kind of Wonderful created unique rulers which will give you great success with curved piecing. Choose the Quick Curve Ruler or Mini Quick Curve and one of the many corresponding patterns, and Linda will lead you through the steps to measure, cut, and sew the curve, then trim to square up your block.

Cost: $ 25.00
This compact, hands-free bag carries daily necessities and is perfect for travel. The convenient sling design allows for quick access, but it is out of the way when you are not using it.

Cost: $ 50.00
This class takes you beyond Edith?s Beginning Serger class, and is designed for those who can thread their serger and generally understand how it works. We will cover rolled hem, differential feed, and zipper insertion, depending on your machine?s capabilities.

Cost: $ 35.00
Step into the world of sewing! Learn to select the proper fabric, tools and supplies for clothing, home décor, quilting and crafting. You'll gain useful sewing skills and learn techniques as you make several projects: Lined Drawstring Bag, Zipper Pouch, Zip it Pillow and more.

Cost: $ 100.00
Stephanie will help with your specific questions relating to her class projects, and general questions about pattern adjusting, fitting or changing size of patterns.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn to make a simple, yet beautiful stuffed heart that will be great as an ornament, gift tag or token of affection. Sally will teach you many ways to personalize and embellish it.

Cost: $ 23.00
Let your creativity soar! Using Emily Taylor's book Take Flight, students will create beautiful textile collage birds. Valerie has many tips to share that will help you succeed.

Cost: $ 40.00
Everyone needs a tuffet, a one-of-a-kind piece of upholstered furniture 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.

Cost: $ 100.00
Make a t-shirt and learn tips for sewing with knits: cutting out, stitching, neckbands, topstitching and hemming. Stephanie will break down sewing the V-neck step-by-step for more intermediate students. Those new to knits can sew a round neck t-shirt.

Cost: $ 60.00
Learn to make a versatile cardigan, perfect for cold nights! This class is for those who have sewn with knits before. You may use a coverstitch machine for hemming, or use a sewing machine for the whole project. Pattern covers bust sizes 31-47? and Stephanie can suggest another if you fall outside that range.

Cost: $ 50.00
Make this handy bowl-shaped pouch, perfect for stashing your wonder clips, coins, lip balm, and more. Learn to install a zipper and a lining. Entire project can be made with 1 fat quarter, but would be especially fun using cork fabric for the bottom.

Cost: $ 34.00
Using the Babylock Coronet, Liz will cover the things you need to know to get started quilting on a stand-up longarm machine: loading the quilt sandwich, winding bobbins, correct tension, different threads and adjusting for them, beginning free-motion and setting up for ruler work.

Cost: $ 30.00