WINTER 2017 CLASSES and EVENTS SCHEDULE (JANUARY-APRIL)

                           

pat 1STITCH WITH FRIENDS
Fridays, January 13, February 10, March 10, & April 14,   5:00 p.m. – midnight
Fee: $15 (No other discounts apply)
Skill: All levels

Spend Friday night working on your unfinished projects with quilting friends! Our classroom has a large ironing board and big tables to spread out your fabrics.
We encourage everyone to join in the laughter-quilters, embroiders, appliquers,  etc. Angela will be on hand to help with any questions you might have.

 

QUILTING MATTERS
Saturday-Sunday-Monday, January 14-16, 6-11:00 p.m., 11 a.m.-4 p.m., and 10 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Fee: $125/93.75 BCP or $45 per session
Skill:  All Levels
Celebrate piecing  by sewing and working on your quilt
projects.  Great advice is available.  Supper or brunch provided for each session.


IMG_0362LABYRINTH WORKSHOP

 Saturday and Sunday, January 21 & 22, 6:00-10:00 p.m.
 Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP per session
Skill:  Beyond Beg.
A unique quilt project made up of only two blocks that result in  a very interesting design.  You need only 4 colors with lots of contrast to make this 72” top. The illusion happens when the quilt is completed.

 

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SIMPLE LIFE CLUB
3rd Saturday of every month January 21, February 18, March 18, & April 1510 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Fee:  $60/$45 BCP
Skill:  Advanced Appliqué
Come sew and make new friends as we work on the “Hazel’s Diary Quilt” by Shelly Paglia.  Time will be used for sewing, sharing opinions on fabrics, appliqué techniques, and admiring the work of others.  Our goal is to make one block each month and complete our quilts within the year.  Each quilter will choose his/her own fabric genre, so it will be fun to see how different our finished projects look.

HEART TO HEART
Tuesdays, January 24 & 31, 6-9:00 p.m.
Fee:  $35/26.25 BCP
Skill:  Beyond Beginners
Create this “heart” felt wall hanging/baby quilt just in time for Valentine’s Day.  Work on your basic quilting skills, such color design, 1/4 square triangles, and proper  pressing.

 

my 1st quiltMY 1st QUILT
Tuesdays, September 27, October 4, 18, & 25, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $60/$45. BCP
A class for people who have a desire to learn the basics of piecing. Learn how to cut with a rotary cutter, how to correctly use a ruler, and making perfect 1/4” seams.
All of his will result in making your 1st quilt top.  The project is a 52”x 62” sofa throw.

 


BREAKFAST CLUB

Saturday, January 28, 9-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $40/$ 30 BCP
Skill:  All Levels

New projects for this quarter.  Join us for a light breakfast and demo of monthly project….which is a  binding goody bag.

 

BEGINNER PIECING
Mondays, January 30, February 6, 13, & 27, 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Fee: $60/$45.  BCP
Skill: Beginner
You will learn the basics of quilt making.  Instructions will include rotary cutting and learning how to stitch a perfect 1/4″ seam.  Project will be a lap-size quilt.

ANTELOPE CANYON
Mondays, January 30 & February 6, 6-9:00 p.m.
Fee:  $35/26.25 BC
Skill:  Intermediate
This optical illusion uses 2 1/2″ and 1 1/2″ wide strips and a log-cabin style construction.  Stunning in 40 different fabrics or our new collection of blacks and grays.

MACHINE APPLIQUE
Thursday, February 2, 11 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  OR  6-9:00 p.m.
Fee:  $25/18.75 BCP
Skill:  Beginner
Hearts are a great shape to practice the  “A-word”.  Fusible webbing and an adjustable zig-zag or blanket stitch is all that’s needed.

LOG CABIN
Sundays, February 12 &  26, 2:00 – 5:00 pm.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Skill: Beyond Beginners
”I love Log Cabins”.  I like them because the blocks are traditional, very forgiving, and easy to piece. This variation includes Greek Key blocks with a piano key border.  Make a wall hanging or a king size quilt in this class.

 

BEGINNER PAPER PIECING II
Fridays, February 17 & March 17      10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/26.25 BCP
Skill: 
Beyond Basic
 Learn basic paper piecing skills on a simplified New York Beauty block AND learn the basics of curved piecing.  Use the blocks to create your very own design.


MAKE A TEDDY BEAR

Friday, February 17, 6-9:00 p.m.
Fee:  $25/18.75 BCP
Skill:  Intermediate
You can make this adorable bear with yardage or scraps…or make a memory bear, using special clothing.

 

GET TO KNOW YOUR MACHINE
Tuesday, February 21,   11:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.   OR   6-8:30 p.m.
Fee:  $25/18.75 BCP per session
Skill:  All
Bring your machine that you’re not quite sure what to do with…we’ll dust, oil, learn to thread and wind a bobbin AND practice stitching straight 1/4″ seams. Free for Ever Sewn machine purchasers!

HONEY! IT’S DONE
Friday, February 24, 6-11:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

Come for an evening of sewing on projects…we have room for you to spread out a bit, expert advice if needed AND no home-life distractions.

HONEY! IT’S DONE
Friday, February 24, 6-11:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

Come for an evening of sewing on projects…we have room for you to spread out a bit, expert advice if needed AND no home-life distractions.

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, February 25, 9-10:30 a.m. 

Fee: $40/$30 BCP
Skill:  All
See January for description of club.  This month’s project is an Undercover Maker Mat for your sewing machine.

METRO WAVES
Fridays, March 3 & 10, 10:00 a.m.-1:00
Fee:  $35/26.25 BCP
Skill: Advanced
The simplest design using the QCR template…gentle curves to piece    USING NO PINS!!!  Yes, you can do it.  Choose 8 fabrics as shown or 2 fabrics for a “striped” effect

BBB (Borders, Backing, & Bindings)
Tuesday, March 7, 6:00-9:30 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Skill: Beyond Beginners

Binding, border, and backing techniques are just as important as learning the basic piecing techniques.  This class covers easy and effective ways of  correctly achieving all three procedures successfully. Kit required: $25.95/$20.76 BCP

ONE BLOCK WONDER
Fridays, March 3 & 17, 6-10:00 p.m.
Fee:  $35/26.25 BCP
Skill:  Intermediate
One piece of fabric, stacked into piles of 6=stunning hexagons to re-arrange…choose a fabric with several colors- use our hinged mirror to see the effect.

MACHINE QUILTING
Tuesdays, March 7 and 14, 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Skill: Beyond Beginners
Got tops that need a little quilting ?
Learn to manipulate your home sewing machine for free motion stitching.  Lots of hands-on practice, including stitching on a pre-printed panel.
Kit: required. $51.95/$41.56 BCP

 

STITCH WITH FRIENDS
Friday, March 10, 5:00 p.m.-midnight
Fee: $15 (NO other discount)
Skill:  All Levels   (see January description.)

LONESTAR
Wednesdays, March 15 & 22, 6-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$ 26.25 BCP
Skill:  Intermediate
A classic design made with strips and rotary cutting.  You can make any size…strips are just cut wider.  The teacher will offer lots of tips for perfect points.

HONEY! IT’S DONE
Sunday, March 19, 11 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

(See February for description.)

METRO WAVES
Fridays, March 24 & 31, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee:  $35/$26.25 BCP
Skill:  Advanced
(See March for description.)

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, March 25, 9-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $40/$30 BCP
Skill:  All Levels

See January description.  This month’s project is a Grunge Ruffled Pillow.

 

HONEY!  IT’S DONE!
Saturday, April 1, 6-11:00 p.m.
Fee:  $25.18.75 BCP
Skill:  All Levels
See February for description.

MACHINE QUILTING
Wednesdays, April 12 & 19,
6-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Skill: Beyond Beginners
See March for description.
Kit required: $51.95/$41.56 BCP

PAPER PIECING SEW-IN
Friday, April 14    10:00 a.m.-1:00
Bring your paper piecing projects with you for more instructions or just to sew on them.  You’ll be surprised how quickly you finish when you are with other “piercers”

STITCH WITH FRIENDS
Friday, April 14, 5:00 p.m.-midnight
Fee: $15 (NO other discount)
Skill:  All Levels   (see January description.)

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, April 29, 9-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $40/30 BCP     Skill:  All Levels

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See January description.)  This month’s project is a Grocery Bag Holder.

 

stitch society 3STITCH SOCIETY CLUB
4th Thursday of every month…
January thru December, 2017
10:00 a.m.-noon  or 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Fee: $100./$80. BCP
We are really excited to offer this wool stitching program again for 2017. The purpose of the Society is learn and perfect embroidery stitches features,
wool appliqué, embellishments and needlework.  Each meeting will include demonstrations and tips on project construction and decorative stitches.
Of course, a great social time and maybe even some treats of the edible variety!

 

OTHER THINGS TO DO

MODA YOU starts January 14 at 10:30 a.m. for fun, learning, and seeing lots of new ideas for  your favorite hobby ….quilting and sewing.  This club meets 2nd Saturday of every month January –November. You will be introduced to an optional project for the year, enjoy Show-n-Tell, and lots of demonstrations.  Join NOW.  Fee: $25 annual.

FREE SEWING DAY  –every 2nd Tuesday of the month starting January 10  from 10:00 3:00 p.m.
Bring your machine, your handwork, or any project you would like to work on.  Use our large tables and iron board…coffee is FREE.

4TH SATURDAY SEWING WORKSHOP starts January 28 – April  22. Join us from 11:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.
FEE: $20/for 4 months.  Bring your projects or problems and use our classroom to work them out!  The staff will be available to assist you-no instructor is included.
Call to register: 972 242 9111