SUMMER 2017 CLASSES & EVENT SCHEDULE (MAY – AUGUST)

MAY CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, & CLUBS
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HONEY, IT’S DONE!
Saturday, May 6    6:00-11:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Come for an afternoon or evening of getting a project or 2 completed.  Have a project you need help with or
advice?  This is for you.
More of these classes.. check the upcoming  months.

 

SIMPLE LIFE CLUB
3rd Saturday of every month
May 20, June 17, July 15, & August 15          10 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.

 

IRON CADDY
Monday, May 22       6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $10 (no other discount)
If you travel  to retreats or workshops and take an iron, this caddy is the tote for you.  The totes are heat resistant and when opened becomes an ironing mat. Your choice of 3 different size totes.  Need different dates …check out August classes for more.

 

 

PINCURLS
Friday, May 26   6:00-11:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
If you are of a “certain age”, you will know what these blocks represent.  Great way to use many fat quarters or regular quarters and a background.

 

 

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, May 27      9:00 a.m.-10:30
Fee: $40/$30 BCP
New projects and a light breakfast the last Saturday of every month.  The project for this month is something everyone needs ….Ruffled Tote Bag. Fee includes the project.

 

 

JUNE CLASSES WORKSHOPS, & CLUBS


STITCH WITH FRIENDS
Fridays,  June 9, July 14, & August 11,      5:00-midnight
Fee: $15 ( no other discount) per session
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, embroiderers, appliquers, & etc.  An instructor will be on hand to help with any questions.

 

CHICKEN SCRATCH
Monday, June 12    6:00-10:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
A new pattern by Oh’Gee.  The triangles look like a chicken’s comb.   Chickens are a decorative rage this year.

 

 

MAKE A TEDDY BEAR
Wednesday, June 14      6:00-10:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Level: Intermediate

Make this cute bear using your favorite fabric or special shirts to make a memory bear.  Experience in sewing clothing is not required, but it is a plus.

 

STAR STORM
Thursdays , June 15. 22, & 29       6:00-9:00 p.m.   OR
Friday, June 30, July 7 & 21          10:00 a.m.-1:00
Skill level: Advanced
Fee: $45/$33.75 per session

This quilt  design  has set the world on its side.  Great design for using team fabrics. You will be working with giant paper templates to cut the 10 wedges.

 

BEGINNING PIECING
Mondays, June 19, 26, July 10 & 17       6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $60/$45 BCP        

Learn the basics of piecing-cutting fabrics, using rulers, working with a pattern, and sewing accurate 1/4″  seams.  Put it all together to create a fun quilt full of stars and chains.

 

 

MY 1ST QUILT
Tuesdays, June 20, 27, July 11 & 18       6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $60/$45 BCP        

Learn all the skills necessary to make your 1st quilt top – using your ruler, rotary cutting, the perfect quarter inch and much more.  You will complete a 51″x 63″ throw and have the skills to move on to new projects.

 

 

TJ’S CAMP
Friday – Sunday  June 23, 24, 25
Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m-9:00 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $125/$93.75 BCP

Three days of endless sewing and eating! Bring your projects and let’s get them all done…so you can start some new ones! An instructor is in class to help you.

HONEY, IT’S DONE
Friday, June 30     6:00-11:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Come for an afternoon or evening of getting a project or 2 completed.  Have a project you need help with or
advice?  This is for you.
More of these classes.. check the upcoming  months.

 

JULY CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, & CLUBS

 

ONE WONDERFUL CURVE
Thursdays, July 5 & 12       6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Skill level: Intermediate

Quick Curve Template  results in stunning curved piecing with NO PINS!   Choose any design by “Sew Kind of Wonderful” or “One Wonderful Curve” for your project.

 

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

Come for an afternoon or evening of getting a project or 2 completed.  Have a project you need help with or
advice?  This is for you.
More of these classes.. check the upcoming  months.

 

MACHINE APPLIQUE
Wednesday, July 19     6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee; $25/$18.75 BCP

Choose ANY appliqué design or “Heart-a-Plenty” pattern by Oh’Gee.  Learn all the tricks to soft, fusible, raw edge appliqué.  Come by and check out all the samples done with machine appliqué.

 

 

ANTIQUE HEXAGONS
Thursdays, July 20 & 27       6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP

Skill level: Intermediate
A new pattern by Oh’gee – an antique reproduction. This pattern uses 2 1/2″ strips (could be a Jelly Roll) to make it scrappy.

 

NINE-PATCH TUMBLER
Wednesday, July 26    6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee:$25/$18.75
Skill level: Intermediate

This is the classic tumbling block pattern with a twist!  Practice cutting 60° angles and matching seams.  We can help you choose light, medium, and dark fabrics in your favorite colors. A great quilt for a special grandchild.

 

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, July 29    9:30-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $40/$30 BCP

Enjoy conversations, light breakfast and see a demonstration on “Fabric Trays & Envelopes”. The fee includes
breakfast and your kit for the project.

 

 

HAND QUILTING by J. Kissel
Saturday, July 29    11:00-2:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

Lots of customers have asked about this class ..so don’t wait to register.  Learn hand quilting from an expert.  You will learn about needles, “the stitch”, how to mark and apply patterns. The instructor will also have sample quilts for you to examine.

 

AUGUST CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, & CLUBS

 

HONEY, IT’S DONE
Saturday, August 5
6:00-11:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

Come for an afternoon or evening of getting a project or 2 completed.  Have a project you need help with or
advice?  This is for you.
More of these classes.. check the upcoming  months.

 

IRON CADDY
Monday, August 7    10:00 a.m.-1:00
OR
Monday, August 21    6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $10  (no other discount)

If you travel  to retreats or workshops and take an iron, this caddy is the tote for you.  The totes are heat resistant and when opened becomes an ironing mat. Your choice of 3 different size totes.

 

BORDERS, BACKING, & BINDINGS
Saturday, August 12      1:30-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Kit: $25.95/$20.76 BCP
This class provides the fundamentals for adding borders, and how to calculate yardage for borders and bindings. You will add binding to a doll-size quilt to gain hands on experience.

 


MOUNTAIN BEAR LOG CABIN
Sundays, August 13 & 27         2:00-5:00 p.m.
Fee: $35
Everybody likes bear paws, flying geese, and mountains in a rustic cabin design.  This project includes all of this and more.

 

 

LABYRINTH WALK
Tuesdays, August 22 & 29      6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
In class you will cut and piece one of each of the 2-block quilt.  Choosing good contrasting colors is a must. The design was inspired by walkways in Italy.

 

 


ANTELOPE CANYON
Thursdays, August 24 & 31       6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP

A stunning quilt with a log-cabin style design.  The sample on display is using Moda’s Grunge, but it will also be pretty in ‘mushy print” fabrics.

 

 

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, August 26   9:00-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $40/$30 BCP
Come and enjoy a warm breakfast and a  hot cup of coffee while you watch a demonstration.  Every quilter and seamstress needs this item…THREAD CATCHER.  The fee includes the breakfast and the kit for the project.

 

 

Reserve August 18, 5-8 p.m.
Christmas Party!


“Christmas is Coming”

FRIDAY, AUG.18         5:00-8:00 P.M.
Fee: $6.
Samples, Fabrics, Cookies.

 

 

CLUBS & EVENTS 

FREE Sewing Workshop every 2nd Tuesday of the month  (exception of June).  Bring your quilting, embroidery, and crafting projects and use our classroom.  We have plenty of tables, large ironing board, and coffee is always on.  Invite your friends or come and meet some new ones! Classroom available from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Moda You  meets every 2nd Saturday of the month January thru November. You are welcome to come and enjoy demonstrations, show-n-tells,  door prizes and see the latest from Moda Fabrics. An optional project is available. Time 10:30 -11:30 a.m.

PLAYING WITH WOOL
4th Thursday of every month…    10:00 a.m.-noon  or   6:00-8:00 p.m.
Fee: $139.95/$111.95BCP
Join this club to complete a beautiful wool wall-hanging.  Fabrics and patterns are included in the price.  You need to know some basic embroidery stitches, but new stitches will be introduced.

 

ROW X ROW EXPERIENCE


JUNE 21-SEPT. 7
Sunday, June 18, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
The Old Craft Store will have a Pre-Party to introduce the license plates, the kit for this year (On the GO), and lots of other ideas, refreshments, spin the wheel for gifts, and  a photo booth! Reserve the afternoon to see what’s new for Row by Row 2017.

 

 

 

 

SKILL DESCRIPTIONS:

BEGINNER:
Knowledge of your sewing machine (if a sewing class). No other requirements necessary.
BEYOND BEGINNER:
Knows the basic skill of  piecing, such as seam allowance, how to use a
rotary cutter and ruler.
INTERMEDIATE:
Confident in piecing knowledge.                                                           
ADVANCED:
Generally includes curved piecing or very intricate piecing.

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REGISTERING FOR CLASS
Come into the store,  by mail,  or call the store 972 242 9111

CANCELLATIONS
To receive a full refund on a class or to transfer to another class,  you must notify us 5 days before the class.  If we cancel a class, a full
refund is given to you. Kids or guests are not invited to come to class.