Quilt Classes & More - Spring 2010



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.


Instructor: Diane Nieman


 #10366            Wednesday, February 3, 6:30-9:00

 #10367            Saturday, March 20, 2:00-4:30


Fee: $17.50   

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. 



Instructor: Katie Reed


#10368            Saturday, March 6, 2:00-4:30

#10369            Wednesday, April 28, 6:30-9:00


Fee: $17.50  












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.



Instructor: Jean Mueller


#10371            Wednesday, January 6, 6:00-9:00

#10372            Saturday, March 27, 10:00-1:00


Fee: $21.00  

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.



Instructor: Carrie Quinn


#10370            Sunday, March 28, 12:00-4:00


Fee: $28.00  


Homestead Angel Doll Class *NEW*

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    


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's a fun idea and with no fabric wastage it's “sew economical” too! 


Instructor: Nancy Dlugosz


#10373            Saturday, March 13, 10:00-1:00

#10374            Tuesday, March 30, 6:00-9:00


Fee: $21.00   



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!


Instructor: Theresa Polyack


#10376            Saturday, January 9, 10:30-2:30

#10377            Thursday, February 11, 10:30-2:30


Fee: $28.00     

Colorado Log Cabin Lap Quilt

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.



Instructor:  Jean Mueller


#10382         Saturday, April 17, 10:30-1:30


Fee: $21.00  




















Tumbler Quilt

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.



Instructor: Nancy Dlugosz


#10383        Saturday, February 20, 1:30-4:00


Fee: $17.50  

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.


Instructor: Jean Mueller


#10384       Wednesday, April 21, 6:00-9:00


Fee: $21.00    


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  


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   


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.         


Instructor:  Anne Lullie -  annelullie.com


#10386            Saturday, January 30, 10:30-3:30        

#10387            Sunday, February 28, 12:00-5:00             


Fee: $35.00  


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! 


Instructor: Carrie


#10380            Saturday, January 23, 10:30-1:00

#10381            Wednesday, March 31, 6:30-9:00


Fee: $17.50    

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