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Be sure to stop by the shop, call us at 678-355-6776, or email us at info@cottontailquiltshop.com to sign up for the following classes:


Class/Event Schedule

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Paper Pieced Star Block of the Month 
Sign Up soon for this beautiful new Block of the Month (BOM) starting in November. This is a 6-month program which is structured a bit different than a normal BOM. The monthly fee of $22 will cover your pattern/papers and the class fee. You can purchase the Fabric Kit (fabric shown in the sample) for $84 or you can use your own fabric. Fabric Kit must be pre-ordered and supplies are limited. (Fabric Kit includes fabric for your 12 blocks but does not include finishing kit.) If you are new to paper piecing, you will be taught how to paper piece during this class. Sign up soon as space is limited.
Instructor: Debby Schneider                                    Cost: $22 Per Month (Includes Pattern & Papers)

Dates:

Tuesday, Nov. 14 (12 - 3)

Tuesday, Dec. 12 (12 - 3)

Tuesday, Jan. 9 (12 - 3)

Tuesday, Feb. 13 (12 - 3)

Tuesday, Mar. 13 (12 - 3)

Tuesday, Apr. 10 (12 - 3)

 

Paper Piecing with Friends
Looking for a great place to sit and work on your paper piecing project with others who love the technique? Look no further because we have the place for you!  Here is how easy it is:
  • Reserve your spot  
  • Bring your favorite paper piecing project (one you are currently working on or start a new one)
The cost is only $5 to reserve your spot. (This is not an instructor lead class but we have ladies available who have been paper piecing for years. It's a great place to have fun and get some paper piecing tips from others.) The Paper Piecing with Friends events start at 10:00 a.m. and goes until 4:00 p.m. Here is the next Paper Piecing with Friends:
  • No Paper Piecing with Friends in October
  • Thursday, November 2
Call the shop at 678-355-6776 or stop in soon to reserve your spot. This class fills up fast so sign up soon.
Sip & Sew Events
Be sure to sign up soon for our next Sip & Sew event (see below). Sip & Sew runs from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The cost is $5.00. Be sure to bring something to "sip" on and enjoy a day of sewing. 
  • Thursday, October 26
  • Thursday, November 9
  • Thursday, December 7
Be sure to stop in or call to reserve your spot as space is limited. Our number is 678-355-6776
Upcoming Classes         (Click here to download this schedule in PDF format
Collage Class (2-Part Class)
Dates: Monday, October 30 (10-12) & November 6 (10-4)
Cost: $40
Instructors: Karen Gilbreath & Theresa Bradley
Have you seen those adorable "collage" quilts and always wanted to make one? Now you can. Select for a variety of patterns by Laura Heine which can be purchased at Cottontail Quilts. Sign up soon as space is limited.
    
Binding 101 *CLASS IS FULL
Date: Wednesday, November 1 (10 - 1)
Cost: $35 (Includes Class Kit)
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
Learn the technique of bias double-fold binding - crisp corners, machine or hand finishes - while making a cute "Three Pocket Purse". Class will also include a discussion of other binding techniques such as mock bindings and "pillow turn" bindings. Rather than working on a quilt, students will work on attaching bias binding to an 18" square of pre-quilted fabric. This will ensure that everyone completes turning four corners and finishes off the ends. (Kit fabric may vary from photo below.)
Beyond Beginning Quilting (4-Part Class)  *ONE SPACE REMAINING
Dates: Wed., Nov. 8, Nov. 15, Nov. 29, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13 (10 - 1)
Cost: $85 
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
A series of five 3-hour classes designed as the "next step" for those who have finished their first quilt and are eager to learn more. Brush up on piecing skills while working on a sampler quilt and learning techniques for making Quarter-Square Triangles, Flying Geese, Square-In-A- Square blocks, and more. Learn simple design and setting techniques including sashings, straight set, on point set, and medallion set - each student will select their own quilt setting. Size of quilt made in class will depend on the setting chosen.  Attending the Beginner Quilting/Piecing series or knowledge of piecing is required.
   
Beginning Paper Piecing *CLASS IS FULL
Date: Saturday, November 11 (10 - 4)
Cost: $40
Instructor: Lisa Showalter
Have you always wanted to learn how to make those stunning paper pieced quilts? Now you can during this fun Beginning Paper Piecing class. You can select from several patterns by A Very Special Collection (available at Cottontail Quilts). ADDITIONAL PATTERNS AVAILABLE.
      
Vinyl Mesh Market Tote Bag
Date: Thursday, November 16 (12 - 3)
Cost: $25
Instructor: Lisa Showalter
Learn how to make a great Market Totes during this fun class. These bags are perfect for everything and make great gifts. Warning...you can't stop at one tote! You will want to make a lot of these for friends, family and yourself.
Seasonal Stained Glass Wall Hanging *NOTE NEW DATE
Date: Tue., November 28 (10 - 4)
Cost $40
Instructor: Pat Wilson
Have you always wanted to learn to make a beautiful "stained glass" wall hanging? Now you can during this very informational class. You will learn many tips and hints that aren't included in most patterns or books. 
Mini Professional Tote (2-Part Class)
Dates: Friday, December 1 (10 - 4) and December 8 (10 - 4)
Cost: $50
Instructor: Pat Wilson
The Mini Professional Tote has 10 pockets, including a padded free standing zipper pocket to hold your tablet. This is a great tote filled with lots of pockets and is perfect for everyday or travel.
Judy (Neimeyer) "Playtime" 
Date: Saturday, December 2 (10-4)
Cost: $15
Certified Instructor on Hand: Carol Stanek
Have you been working on a Judy Neimeyer pattern that you simply need some help with? Starting a new Neimeyer pattern and not sure where to start? Sign up soon for a fun-filled day of working on your Judy Neimeyer projects. The best part? You will have a certified instructor on hand to help you if you need it. If you don't, it's a great time to work on your project with other people working on the same type of patterns.
Folded Star Potholder  *NEW CLASS
Date: Thursday, December 7 (10 - 2)
Cost: $30
Instructor: Lisa Showalter
Sign up soon and learn how to make these great potholders. You will have so much fun you will want to make one (or several) for all your friends and family.
One Block Wonder *CLASS IS FULL
Date: Saturday, December 9 (10-4) 
Cost: $50
Instructor: Nancy Hutchison
"One Block Wonder" is the term used by Rosenthal and Pelzmann in their books to describe quilts composed of a single repeating shape usually cut from one fabric, and then put together in a kaleidoscope arrangement. These quilts are fascinating and require constant input from the quilter, which makes for an engaging experience until the last stitch. 
Beginning Quilting/Piecing (6-Part Class)
Dates:  "Plan It" - Wednesday, January 3 (10:00 - 12:00)
             "Cut It" - Wednesday, January 10 (10:00 - 12:00)
      "Sew It" - Wednesday, January 17 (10:00 - 1:00)
      "Square It" - Wednesday, January 24 (10:00 - 12:00)
      "Border It" - Wednesday, January 31 (10:00 - 12:00)
      "Quilt It" - Wednesday, February 7 (10:00 - 1:00)
Cost: $100 (All Six Classes) or $25 Per Individual Class
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
A comprehensive machine piecing/quilting class geared to beginners and those wishing to improve their piecing/quilting skills. Students may select individual classes if they only need to practice certain skills, or take the entire series. Everyone that takes the series will end up with an attractive lap-size quilt (approximately 48" X 66"). The series does not include a binding class. 
* Feathered Star Workshop (3-Part) 
Dates: January 11, 12 & 13 (2017) (10 - 4)
Cost: $120
Instructor: Carol Stanek (a Judy Niemeyer Certified Instructor)
Love feathered quilts? Select one feathered star pattern from a choice of four Judy Niemeyer feathered star quilt patterns listed below (pattern not included in cost of class). Previous paper piecing experience is required. You will work on paper piecing your units and by the end of the third day, you will have completed the multiple units needed to create one complete section of your feathered star quilt, enabling you to finish the remaining parts on your own with confidence.
    

Note: All classes are non-refundable if cancelled within two weeks of the class date. Classes noted with an asterisk (*) are non-refundable after sign-up.

 

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