Twist & Shout Tote Bag *NEW*
This is a quilt as you go project using a stitch and flip technique. This project is designed to be scrappy and is Jelly Roll friendly. We will be making the Strippy Tote. You can choose which size to make.
Harvest Moon Wool Table Mat *NEW*
This class is a great introduction to working with wool. We will learn wool basics, how to use fusible with wool, and how to do the buttonhole stitch. In class we will get all of our pieces cut out and fused down and we will start on our stitching. You will go home feeling confident about your stitching and able to finish the project on your own.
Drunkards Path Technique Class *NEW*
If you have been hesitant to try curves on your project, this class is for you. You will be learning to sew the Drunkard’s Path block and then arranging them in different ways to see the endless possibilities for designs for your next quilt.
Snippet Stew Workshop *NEW*
Join Carrie for a hands on workshop. You will choose the snippet stew pattern that you want to do. Carrie will review the basic method and then you will go to town making your snippet stew quilt.
Join expert doll maker Emily Franz as she instructs you in making this primitive doll. Emily is a doll pattern designer and will be able to show you all the best tips and techniques for making this one of a kind doll.
Instructor: Emily Franz #10375 Saturday, March 13, 1:30-5:00 Fee: $25.00
Instructor: Emily Franz
#10375 Saturday, March 13, 1:30-5:00
Sew Simple Pineapple Class *NEW*
Think pineapple blocks are difficult? Think again - because this new method from Karin Hellaby makes them Sew Simple! Start with a square and keep on adding layers until your pineapple explodes in wonderful variations of color and fabric. It
Instructor: Nancy Dlugosz #10373 Saturday, March 13, 10:00-1:00 #10374 Tuesday, March 30, 6:00-9:00 Fee: $21.00
Instructor: Nancy Dlugosz
#10373 Saturday, March 13, 10:00-1:00
#10374 Tuesday, March 30, 6:00-9:00
Double Wedding Ring Quilt
Learn how to make this beautiful traditional pattern using Sharlene Jorgenson’s templates. In this class we will be making a three ring tablerunner but you can make as many rings as you wish. Both pieced and unpieced arcs will be taught. This pattern, while not for a beginner, goes together accurately and easily and you will find yourself wanting to make more and more!
Learn another way to use the classic log cabin block. It is an easy block to construct and the addition of the stars add the right amount of interest and color to the pattern. Fabric requirements for twin and queen size will also be on the pattern.
Master creating one of a kind tumbler block quilts. Fabric selection, cutting and piecing will be taught using a variety of tumbler block sizes from 1 ¼” to 4”. In addition, learn how to paper piece a tumbler block miniature quilt.
Jeans Rag Quilt
This is a new and different approach to the familiar rag quilt. This scrappy quilt is all machine pieced and is made from a combination of snippets and fat quarters. The style is reminiscent of the cathedral windows quilts.
Dimensional Blocks Technique Class
Want to add some dimension to your quilts? Learn how to construct 3-D blocks, such as the bow tie, star and pinwheel Add these techniques to traditional blocks for a new look.
Instructor: Nancy Dlugosz #10385 Saturday, April 24, 10:30-1:00 Fee: $17.50
Instructor: Nancy Dlugosz
#10385 Saturday, April 24, 10:30-1:00
Raw Edge Fusible Technique Workshop
New from our popular award winning teacher Anne Lullie. Students will learn the “Chicago School of Fusing” trade secrets while also learning fun, fast methods for raw-edge fusible appliqué. Fusing is a technique in which a fusible product is applied to one side of the fabric with a hot iron; then the fabric is cut into shapes or strips, and arranged and ironed onto a background. The fun begins with Anne’s “Fantasy Floral” wall hanging, and she will share creative shortcuts for finishing, binding, and fabric collage. You will be amazed at the endless creative possibilities of this universal technique!
Instructor: Anne Lullie #10378 Saturday, January 16, 12:30-4:30 Fee: $28.00
Instructor: Anne Lullie
#10378 Saturday, January 16, 12:30-4:30
Machine Quilting Workshop
Come and join award winning quilter Anne Lullie for this all-day machine quilting workshop. She will walk you through all the basic skills you need and then add in a few specialized techniques using your own machine. This is a class every quilter should have. Even if you think you don’t like quilting, you need to know how to do it so that you can tell someone else how you want it done.
Tumbling Blocks Quilt
Carrie was so excited after learning Billie Lauder’s method for piecing these traditional blocks, she sat down the next day and made a bunch of them – all in about an hour! You can use this method to piece several traditional blocks easily and accurately. If you have always avoided blocks with set-in seams, this is your chance to expand your skills!
T-Shirt Quilt Workshop
After several requests, we have decided it was time to run a workshop on the basic techniques for creating a T-Shirt quilt. The workshop will help you to create a design layout, learn proper shirt prep techniques and teach other basic skills for creating a great piece of memorabilia.
Instructor: Stacie #10378 Saturday, February 6, 12:30-4:30 Fee: $28.00
#10378 Saturday, February 6, 12:30-4:30