Sit and Sew
1st and 3rd Thursday of every Month
Grab a friend and some snacks for all day sew in the classroom. Call to reserve your spot!
Sip and Sew
2nd and 4th Thursday night of every month
Same thing - just at night!
Grid Girl's Block Party
Grid Girls Block Party (GGBP) is a series of classes on the use of Creative Grids rulers. Did you purchase a ruler, but have forgotten how and when to use it? Or, are you looking for new and fun tools? In this Class you will master all of the tools used in the Grids Girls Block Party Patterns as well as many others. No pre-cutting required. You will come in with your machine and basic sewing supplies and leave with a block in hand and the knowledge of how to use an awesome new tool and be able to create another block or the whole quilt. Sign up for one class or all!
Instructor: Carol Stanek
Dates: 3rd Wednesdays, March 16th
*Bring lunch or snack
Pattern & Block Fabric Kit + Creative Grids Tools extra
(only if you don’t have it)
In this class, you'll choose 9 Fat Quarters and a background, and learn the Creative Grids Kitty Cornered tool to make this fun 55" x 70" quilt! This is a Saturday class! The class is $25 and we have do have ruler in stock.
Instructor: Carol Staneck
Date: May 14 (10-3)
Cat on the Courthouse Steps or Leaping Dolphin
Three great things about this class! First, it's with a new instructor - Jeanne O'Halleran. I'm hoping you will consider signing up to welcome her to the community. Second, either option will teach three different skills - the block, the appliqué AND some the stitches on your machine you may have never used before. Third, she cuts out the the appliqué for you! Ya'll that's a deal. Great class to learn appliqué for the first time or brush up on it!
Instructor: Jeanne O'Halleran
Date: Tuesday, May 17th (10-1)
Better Binding Class
Improve upon your binding skills with Muriel. You will gain best practices and tips on how to bind efficiently with a prefect finished look.
Dates: Monday, April 11 (1-4)
Prairie Women's Sewing Circle
Overview: 2 hours per month
A unique, monthly club that will take you on a journey back in time as we explore life along the Oregon Trail. Gather together as the Prairie Women did, and hear anecdotal stories about their quiltmaking, and what daily life was like for those who traveled by wagon train. Each month we will be working on quilt projects from The Prairie Women Sewing Circle pattern set designed by Pam Buda. At each monthly gathering you will receive a new quilt project pattern along with tips, techniques, and shortcuts for making the quilts. We will also experience pioneer life in a fun way with stories, food samples, and an old-fashioned quilting bee-type atmosphere. The club begins in September and you won’t want to be left out as we begin Journey One. Sign up today and join us as we ... journey the threads of time!
Dates: Mon. Jan 31, Feb, 28, Mar 28, April 25
Time: 10-12 or 1:30-3:30
Lori Holt Club
Get together with friends and have fun working on projects from popular quilt designer, Lori Holt. Projects vary, but but each month you will learn tips, techniques, and shortcuts for making some of Lori’s favorite quilts. Have fun collecting Lori Holt fabrics, learning from demos, stitching up a masterpiece, participating in show & tell, and more! Above all, you will treasure your quilting friendships. We will be starting the “My Happy Place” Sew Along in September. Bring a project you’re currently working on to the August class.
Saturday Dates: Aug.21, Sept.18, Oct 16
Friday Dates: Aug.20, Sept.17,Oct.15
M&Ms (Muriel's Materials Club)
Muriel has a huge stash of materials and you're going to love seeing how she attempts to use it up for this club! Each month you will get a new quilt project with tips, techniques, and shortcuts for making the quilts. Emphasis will be on showing you how to use YOUR stash materials in new and creative ways. In addition, you will be encouraged to finish some of the UFO's you have tucked away. And, for a sweet reward, you will also get a delicious pie recipe each month! So, tie on your apron and join us for food and fun in an old-fashioned quilting bee-type atmosphere. This is an on-going club that meets monthly. No need to bring a sewing machine to class, but you are encouraged to bring a hand project to work on if you'd like.
Dates: Thursdays; Feb 10, Mar 10, Apr 14 (10-12)
Fee: $50 (For all 4 Months)
Jennifer Chiaverini Book Club
Class Overview (2 Class Hours/month):
For those of you who love to read, this is the perfect quilt class! Read a fun book, discuss women’s issues (aka a quilter’s therapy session), and make a quilt – this club has it all! We will be reading a charming series of books by Jennifer Chiaverini (only one book each 4-month session) about friendships and maybe some new things about quilting. In September, we begin the book “The Master Quilter”. I know you’ll enjoy all the new adventures of your favorite characters, as well as meeting some new characters. In addition to a book discussion, we’ll be making Sylvia’s Bridal Quilt – a beautiful collection of sampler blocks. Make one block, or make them all! Sign up today so you won’t miss any of the fun as we start this new book in a fun series!
Friday Dates: Fri Feb. 4, Mar. 4, April 1
Class Overview (2 Class Hours/Session)
Feeling overwhelmed by the fabric and UFOs you have in your stash? Want to see them disappear? This is the class for you! Start with a list of PhDs (Projects Half Done), come to class, and let Muriel help you with the problem areas, whether it’s design help, brushing up on skills, using specialty rulers, or just getting motivated to finish something. Each month will also include lots of tips, shortcuts, and inspiration. Finish all your projects by the end of the year to earn your PhD degree in quilting!
• Bring a list of 10 – 12 UFO projects you’d like to finish in 2020.
• Bring one of your UFOs to work on in class
• Bring any Fabric, Cutting Tools, Sewing Supplies, etc. you’ll need to work on the UFO you’re bringing to class.
Dates: Fri Feb 18, Mar 18, April 15, May 20