SUMMER 2018 CLASS & EVENT SCHEDULE (MAY – AUGUST)

MAY CLASSES + EVENTS 

STITCH with FRIENDS
Fridays, May 11, June 8, July 13, & Aug. 10
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.

 

FUN with LOG CABINS
Saturdays, May 19, June 16, July 21, & Aug. 18
9:00-1:00 p.m.
Fee: $60/$45 BCP
Spend a few hours sewing and learning to make a quilt inspired by Schoolhouse, Friendship Star, and Log Cabin blocks.

 

 

HONEY, IT’S DONE
Friday, May 25   6:00-11:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Start the summer off right!  Join us for sewing and fun on finishing UFO’s.  If your are stuck on a project, the instructor will help you get “over the hump”.  Lots of space to cut, sew, & press.

 

 

ELIZABETH HARTMAN WORKSHOP
Wednesdays, May 30 & June 6     6:00-10:00 p.m.                  OR
Thursdays, May 31 & June 7
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP per session
Choose any of Elizabeth Hartman’s designs, bear, unicorns, whales, dogs, deer, or her newest pattern,  Lloyd and Lola, and learn the techniques of making these cute quilts or wall hangings.  The 1st session will focus on cutting and organizing only.

 

Are you ready for a CHALLENGE????

90 DAY STASH CHALLENGE
Looking for Beyond Beginners to Advanced quilters.
Initial meeting will be Tuesday, May 29, 10:00 a.m.-Noon OR
Tuesday , May 29, 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Fee:$30 for the 90 days.

Here is what you will GET:

1) Workbook to help you organize and use up your stash, pattern, and project sheets.  You will receive these items at  the initial meeting.  Additional information, patterns, and project sheets will be available for pick-up 1st week of July and August.

2) Opportunities for lots of prizes.

3) Free patterns to help you use up as much of your stash as possible.

4) Fun & encouraging information, and demonstrations to help you create beautiful stash quilts.

5) Be eligible to enter our STASH CHALLENGE QUILT SHOW for a Viewers Choice award of $100 gift certificate.  Other gifts will be offered during the Challenge!

 

JUNE CLASSES + EVENTS 

LONG TIME GONE (Intermediate)
Thursdays, June 7 & 21, July 19 & 26, Aug. 16 & 23
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $75/$56.25 BCP
Join in this scrappy sew-a-thon designed by Jen Kingwell.  Learn to make many different blocks in small sizes.  Choose a variety of fabrics or your favorite genre.

 

STITCHING from the YULETIDE
Fridays, June 8, July 13, & Aug. 3
10:00 a.m-1:00
Fee: $45/$33.75 BCP
Celebrate the charms of the Christmas season with embroidery from Kathy Schmitz.  Work on classic winter motifs as well as other elegant designs.  Brush up or learn some new embroidery stitches. Kits required: $26.95/$21.56 BCP

 

JANE’S LADDER
Saturday, June 9
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Do you have a couple packs of charm squares you have been trying to find the perfect quilt for? STOP HERE! Two packs of charms and add a background fabric and that’s all it takes to make the project.  It’s eye catching, easy, and goes together quickly. You will learn the benefit of squaring blocks for a perfect top.

FRIDAY FRIENDS
Fridays, June 15, July 20, & Aug. 17
10:00 a.m-1:00
Fee: $15/no discount

Friday Friends has another letter “F”- FUN! It is a day to sew with other quilters on your projects.  If you don’t have anything to work on, the instructor will encourage you with some ideas.

 

MARVELOUS MINI TUFFET
Monday, June 18
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Kit required: $51/$40.80 BCP

You’ve seen the large tuffets, now meet marvelous mini.  Great for gifts for little girls, or your sewing room.  In just this one class, you will go home with a finished tuffet.

 

KIDS’ CAMPS starts June 11– July 2018
Check out our website: www,theoldcraftstore.com/classes

 

 

 

 

MY 1ST QUILT
Tuesdays, June 19, 26, July 10 & 17
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $60/$45 BCP

These classes will introduce you to the fundamentals of piecing a quilt top.  Learn the proper cutting, sewing techniques, tips for organization, and how to read patterns. Great class for new quilters or a refresher class. Join us for 4 evenings of fun & learning,

 

HONEY, It’s DONE
Saturday, June 23   6:00-11:00 p.m.
Fee:  $25/$18.75 BCP

See description under May classes.

 

 

QUILT CAMP
Friday, June 29       5:00-10:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 30  10:00 a.m.– 9:00
Sunday, July 1        10:00 a.m-4:00
Fee: $100/$75 BCP
Bring your projects for sewing.  A Retreat where you go home and sleep your own bed! We provide the space and the food.

 

Mark your Calendar…. Come & celebrate World Music Day & the kick off for ROW by ROW, whose theme is  SEW MUSICAL! We are having a PARTY June 21 from 5:00-8:00 p.m..  Refreshments, entertainment (?), pick-up your Row by Row Kit and License plate! Row by Row dates June 21-Sept. 5

 

 

 

JULY CLASSES + EVENTS 

ENGLISH PAPER PIECING
Saturday, July 14 & 28
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Have you always wanted to learn the art of English Paper Piecing?  Now is the time.  While doing this handwork, you learn to paper piece the Brimfield Block.  This is a technique class, and after making one block, you will want to make the whole quilt.

 

 

LATTICE REVIVAL (Intermediate)
Monday, July 16 & 23
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Fee:$35/$26.25 BCP
Pinwheels plus curved cutting =stunning stars.  Learn the technique of stitching curves without PINS!

 

 

MACHINE QUILTING
Tuesdays, July 24 & 31
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
The instructor will guide  you through the free motion technique.  Lots of notions, discussion, and hands-on-practice. Kit required: $49.95/$39.96 BCP

 

 

GNOMES (Beyond Beginners)
Wednesday, July 25  6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Sew up a forest full of gnomes!  In this project you will do a little piecing and adhesive work.  Use novelty or Christmas fabrics to make this adorable quilt

 

 

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, July 28
9:00-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $40/$30 BCP includes kit
Enjoy a light breakfast while watching a demonstration on the monthly project. Microwave bowls and hot mitt are the exclusive kits for the Club.

 

CHRISTMAS PARTY
Friday, July 27
5:00-8:00 p.m
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Bring your friends & family to see what’s new for 2018 Christmas.  Gift ideas, samples, new patterns, fabrics, books, and kits. Get a head start on  the holidays.  Refreshments will be served.
Make reservations 972 242 9111
Fee: $6.

 

 

AUGUST CLASSES + EVENTS

EBONY & IVORY
Wednesdays, Aug.1 & 8
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Learn several great techniques in this class.  You will do machine appliqué and learn how to machine quilt “as you go”.  Finally  learn how to put the blocks together into a beautiful wall hanging.

 

 

TESSALLA
Thursday, Aug. 2 6:00-9:00 p.m.            OR
Sunday, Aug. 19
Noon-4:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP per class

Use an ombre-colored pre-cut roll of fabric to make this beautiful color blended quilt.

 

 

BEGINNING PIECING
Mondays, August 6, 13, 27 & 30
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $60/$45 BCP
A basic piecing class teaching correct seam allowances, using a ruler and rotary for cutting techniques. Master these skills while working on a sofa-sized quilt. A great class for a quilter “wanna-be” or as a refresher class.

 

 

BACKING, BINDINGS, & BORDERS
Tuesday, August 7
6:00-9:30 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
You will learn the tricks for adding binding, the different types of borders to compliment any quilt top and how to calculate the amount of fabric needed for binding and backings.  You will add binding to a  practice project in class. The pattern used in this class  has step by step instructions with photos to aid you in doing your next binding project when you are home. Kit required: $25.95/$20.75 BCP

 

FABRIC COLLAGE
Friday, Aug. 10
10:00 a.m.-4:00
Fee:$35/$26.25 BCP
If you have ever wanted to try fabric collage, here is your opportunity!  Bring your pattern and fabrics and have fun with collage!  We will provide the guidance and lots of handy tips.

 

 

HONEY, IT’S DONE SEW-A-THON
Saturday, Aug. 11  Noon-9:00 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 12  9:00 a.m.-4:00
Fee: $75/$56.25 BCP
Come for a weekend of sewing, eating, and visiting with other quilters. Saturday will be snacks, and Sunday brunch will be provided.

 

 

JELLY ROLL RUG
Monday, Aug. 20
6:00-:9:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Use a jelly roll to make a rug!  You can make an area rug to match or compliment a quilt or just add some color to your floor.  Great use of any jelly roll.

 

 

BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, Aug. 25
9:00 a.m.-10:30
Fee: $40/$30 BCP

Refer to July description.  The project will be a quilted zippered notions carry-all.  Kit included in fee!

 

 

BLOCK PARTY
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 FROM 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Join us to see the new $5 Blocks starting October 2018.
All new!  Fun! You only pay $5 to join.  Pickup your 1st block October.  In November you bring the block back for us to see, and your next pattern and fabric is FREE!  This continues until Sept. 2019.  Come & see the samples. You won’t be disappointed!

Can you guess what the themes will be?

 

 

DID YOU KNOW?

  1. The Old Craft Store has 3 Long arm quilters. We can get your quilts back in a couple of weeks. If you need us to square up your quilts, attach the bindings, and seam the backing. We offer several types of battings, and if you need help with selecting backings or battings, our staff wil be happy  assist.
  1. We can make quilts for you.  Need a t-shirt quilt, memory quilt, or have received blocks that you would like to have made into a quilt…we can do it.!  
  1. Need a day away from home or have a project too large for your area, call 972 242 9111 to reserve our classroom –no charge.
  1. Our staff has approximately 75 years of quilting experience. We pride ourselves in assisting the customer in all areas of quilting and piecing.
  1. Kids’ Camps-for over 20 years we have been teaching Kids from 6 years (finish kindergarten) to high school age to make their own quilts or craft projects.
  1. The Old Craft Store is also a US Post Office. Our fees are the same price as any US Post Offices. If you call us or visit us and need Post Office Services, we can serve you. 
  1. Now that you know ! We look forward to assisting you.

REGISTERING FOR CLASS
Come by the store, by e-mail, website, 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 to classes.

THE OLD CRAFT STORE
1110 W. Main Street
Carrollton, TX 75006
972 242 9111
www.theoldcraftstore.com
E-Mail: oldstore@earthlink.net
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