WINTER 2018 CLASSES & EVENT SCHEDULE (JANUARY-APRIL)

JANUARY CLASSES + EVENTS 

HONEY, IT’S DONE
Saturday, January 6, 6:00-11:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Start the New Year off right….come for an evening of getting a quilting project checked  off your UFO list.

 

 

 

QUILTING from A-Z
Tuesdays, January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10,  10:30 a.m-3:00 p.m.
Fee: FREE
A for Applique, B for Binding, and C, well, you’ll have to wait and “C”.  Every 2nd Tuesday of the month will be a demonstration on a quilting technique from A to Z.  Join us for quilting fun and techniques.

 

 

STITCH with FRIENDS
Fridays, January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13
Time:   5:00-midnight
Fee: $15. (no discount)
Spend Friday nights working on your unfinished projects with other quilting friends! An instructor will be on hand to help with any questions.

 

LUNCH HOUR with KAREN & DIANNA
3rd Tuesday of every month
January 16, February 20, March 20, April 17
Time: 10:30 a.m-2:00 p.m.
Fee: $15 (no other discount)
What would you create during your lunch hour?  Join our small group every 3rd Tuesday of the month to create any or all of the 130 playful embroidery motifs found in the book, “Lunch Hour Embroidery”.

 

THE GOOD OLD DAYS
Fridays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20   10:00 a.m.-1:00
Fee: $60/$45 BCP
Join for a year long series from the pattern, HUGS & KISSES”, and revisit the past with a combination of traditional pieced blocks, English paper-pieced blocks, and antique appliqué blocks using modern techniques.  Work at your own pace with others to support you along the way. The quilt size is a 60″x60″.  Expect a sweet treat along the way.

 

FUN with LOG CABINS  
Saturdays, January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21
8:00 a.m-12 noon
Fee: $60/$45 BCP

Our 1st project will be “Cracked Pots”. A fun scrappy quilt with traditional courthouse steps  that lead into charming houses.

 

 

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, January 27    9:00 a.m.-10:30
Fee: $40/$30 BCP includes project
Do you like to eat breakfast out? Join us for not only breakfast, but  enjoy watching a demonstration of the project for the morning.  Project is included in the fee. Project: Stand Mixer Cover with recipes included.

 

 

BEGINNING PIECING
Mondays, January 29, February 5. 19, & 26
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $60/$45 BCP

A basic piecing class teaching 1/4″ seam allowances, using a ruler and techniques for cutting with a rotary cutter.  Master these skills while working on a sofa-sized quilt. A great class for quilting “wanta be” or as a refresher class.

 

ELIZABETH HARTMAN WORKSHOP
Wednesdays, January 31 & February 7
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Choose any of Elizabeth Hartman’s designs –
deer, bear, dogs, or pineapple and work along
with the instructor.  First session will focus on
cutting and organizing only.

 

FEBRUARY CLASSES +EVENTS 

SUPER BOWL SEW-a-THON
Saturday, February 3,  5:00-midnight & Sunday, February 4, 10:00 a.m-5:00
Fee: $75/$56. 25 BCP
Come for the weekend to sew and get away from all the football hype!  You may sew on any project, and if needed, the instructor will  help.  Brunch will be provided on Sunday and snacks on Saturday.

 

DISHES
Tuesday, February 6    6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

Run circles around this pattern using your
favorite layer cakes!  Using the Circle Savy Ruler will take the “fear out” of curved piecing.

 

 

STAR STORM
Wednesdays, February 14, 21, & March 7
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $45/$33.75 BCP
Skill: intermediate/advanced
Last chance for this fabulous star workshop.
First session will focus on cutting and organizing.  Giant paper templates are included in the pattern. It is not paper piecing.

 

TULA NOVA
Thursdays, February 15, March 15,  April 19
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $45/$33.75 BCP

This English Paper Pieced project is a gem!
Learn the basics of EPP and spend time in class creating this fun project

 

 

TRIPLE  IRISH CHAIN
Saturday,
February 17    1:30-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

A quick and easy project that you will find yourself making more than one time.  It is easy strip piecing for a traditional quilt.

 

 

 

STACK ‘n” Whack
Thursdays, February 22 & March 1
10:00 a.m.-1:00
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Skill: Intermediate
One theme fabric stacked  into 8 piles=Kaleidoscope blocks.  Each block is completely different. So you can’t just make one!

 

ELIZABETH HARMAN WORKSHOP
Friday, February 23 & March 2
10:00 a.m.-1:00
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP

Choose any of Elizabeth Hartman’s designs, dogs, deer, or pineapple and work along with an instructor present to help with any problems.  First session will focus on cutting and organizing only.

 

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, February 24    9:00 -10:30 a.m.
Fee: $40/ $30  include kit for project

Join us for a light breakfast and enjoy watching techniques and tips for the project of the month.  Pincushion Palooza is the project.

 

 

MY 1ST QUILT
Tuesdays, February 27, March 6, 20, & 27
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $60/$45 BCP
Now the rush is over from all the holidays, and you need a new hobby.  This is the class for you!   Make a sofa-size quilt while learning the basics of piecing. Learn to cut with a rotary cutter, correct seam allowances, and while working with beautiful fabrics. A great class for beginners or for a refresher class.

 

TRIPLE IRISH CHAIN
Wednesday, February 28     6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

A quick and easy project that you will find yourself making more than one time.  It is easy strip piecing for a traditional quilt.

 

 

 

MARCH CLASSES + EVENTS 

VORTEX
Friday, March 2    
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP 

These blocks resemble Log Cabin blocks, but are transformed into a swirly whirlpool design. Pattern included in class fee!

 

 

 

HONEY, IT’S DONE
Saturday, March 3  6:00-11:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

Come for an evening of completing some of your unfinished projects.

 

 

 

MARVELOUS MINI TUFFET
Wednesday, March 14     6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

If the big tuffets scared you, this is the one for you!  The kit contains everything but the fabrics. Come and see how easy this can be.  You should go home with a finished project.

 

 

 

MACHINE QUILTING
Thursday, March 22 & 29   6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP

The instructor will guide  you through the free motion quilting technique.  Lots of notions, discussion, and hands-on-to-practice.  Come and learn from a master home quilter. Kit required for class  $49.95/ $39.96 BCP

 

 

STACK ‘n’ WHACK
Sundays, March 25 & April 8    12 noon-3:00
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Skill: Intermediate

One theme fabric stacked  into 8 piles=Kaleidoscope blocks.  You can’t make just one.  Each block looks totally different.

 

 

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, March 31    9:00-10:30  a.m.
Fee: $40/$30 BPC   project included

Get up early and let your family sleep while you slip out and join us for a light breakfast. Watch a great demonstration on the  project for the morning, Five Pointed Pillow.

 

 

 

COLLAGE WORKSHOP
Saturday, March 31    10:30 a.m-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP

Have you seen all the collage patterns, and said, “some day”? The time has come! Spend a day getting started, working on, or finishing up one of these fun projects. All the basics will be taught and have fun trading fabrics with the class for a bigger variety.

 

 

 

APRIL CLASSES + EVENTS 

MACHINE APPLIQUE
Wednesday, April 4     6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

Choose one of the suggested patterns for this class or if you have a pattern that you would like to use, you can use it. This is a technique class. The instructions include how to apply the soft-fused appliqué  paper, how to finish the edges, and using the adjustable zig-zag (required) on your machine.  You will be surprised how professional your work will look when using the tips and tricks of appliqué.

 

BACKING, BORDERS, & BINDINGS
better known as “BBB”;  Tuesday, April 10          6:00-9:30 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

Why do you put off  attaching the binding to a quilt?  When you attach the binding, the quilt is finished.  This class will help you see how easy the techniques are. Kit required: $25.95/$20.76 BCP

 

 

 HONEY, IT’S DONE!
Sunday, April 15   11:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP

Need help with an unfinished project?  Come to this class, and the instructor will help you with your problems.  Large space to work and large ironing board makes the time very enjoyable.  Also, it is a great time to meet friends and other quilters.

 

 

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, April 28     9:00 a.m.-10:30
Fee: $40/$30 BCP project included

If you are in the need for an upcoming gift for a friend or co-worker, this project will fit the need.  While enjoying a light breakfast with coffee or tea, you will learn how to construct a cute apron with NO Ties.

 

 

OTHER EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO AT THE OLD CRAFT STORE 

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Carrollton Women’s Club
meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month from September –May, 10:00 a.m. This group is a very active with community
projects and works all year on their fund raiser, Spring Fashion Show.  This event raises money for scholarships for girls in the Carrollton area.

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WOOL RUG HOOKERS
meets every Wednesday of every month with the exception of the 1st Wednesday from 10:00 a.m-3:00. This group loves sharing their skills with each other, and encourages newcomers.  Each person works on their own project. FREE

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FREE SEWING DAY
meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month 10:00 a.m.-3:00, except for the January 2018 only this group will meet on the 16th. Bring your project- hand or machine -and spend the day sewing with other quilters.
Enjoy a demonstration while you are in the store, Quilting A-Z with Dianna and Karen from 10:00-4:00 p.m. FREE

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LUNCH HOUR WITH DIANNA & KAREN
the 3rd Tuesday of every month.  What would you create during your lunch hour?  Join our small group and create any or all of the 130 playful embroidery motif found in  the book, “Lunch Hour Embroidery”.  Learn basic embroidery stitches and learn some new ones.  This is a great little hobby to take with you in a baggie.
Fee: $15.

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MODA and YOU
meets 2nd Saturday of every month January-November 10:30 a.m.-noon.  Enjoy a group of quilters who love to see demonstrations, share with each other, door prizes, snacks and show-n-tells.  There is an optional project, Winter Village by Laundry Basket Quilts )$199.95/$159.96 BCP, if you purchase the BOM your membership is free, otherwise membership is annual $25.

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2ND THURSDAY FRIENDSHIP GROUP
meets every 2nd Thursday of the month 6:00-7:30 p.m.  This group has been meeting together for over 20 years, and they are still going strong.  It is very community minded, and love sharing their quilting and crafting skills.  FREE

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For more information on the above activities, come in or call 972 242 9111.

REGISTERING FOR CLASS
Come into the store, by e-mail, website (COMING THE FIRST OF THE YEAR) , or call 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, full refund is given.  Kids or guest are not invited in class.