FALL 2018 CLASS & EVENT SCHEDULE (SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER)

SEPTEMBER 

STITCH with FRIENDS
Fridays,  September 7, October 12, November 9, & December 14
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, September 15, October 20,
November 17, December 15
9:00-1:00 p.m.
Fee: $60/$45 BCP
Spend a few hours sewing and learning new designs and a different type of Log Cabin setting.

TECHNIQUE CLASS:  Hexies in a Big Way
Monday, September 17
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Learn basic techniques for a Grandmothers’ Flower Garden block using oversized hexies!  Make and take at least one completed block and receive pattern for a lap-sized top.


1ST SATURDAY $5 CLUB  FINISH-OUT CLASS
Sunday, September 16, 2:00-5:00 p.m.     OR
Monday, September 17, 10:00-1:00 p.m.
Fee: $10 (no discount)
If you purchased a finish-out kit for 1st Saturday, and need a little help in getting started, you will want to take one of these classes.  You have spenT a year collecting the blocks, don’t delay in completing the project.  Bring your kit and sewing machine to class.


BREAKFAST CLUB
Saturday, September 22
9:00 –10:30 a.m.
Fee: $40/$30 BCP
Need a great idea for a gift?  Learn how to make an “Up Cycled Tote Bag”.  The kit is included in the fee. A light breakfast with coffee will be served.


OH, CHRISTMAS TREE
Wednesday, September 26
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
This fun and festive project makes a Christmas tree throw quilt. You will be chain piecing, making a 9-patch unit, sewing diagonal seams, and handling small pieces in constructing the quilt top.  Size: 54”x 66”. Kit is required $89.95/$71/96 BCP.


POSTCARDS from the STASH  
Thursday, September 27   1:00-4:00 p.m. OR
Friday, October 5       6:00-10:00 p.m.
Fee: $25//$18.75 BCP per class
This quilt is a “SCRAP-tastic” new design!  Choose a background and lots of scraps of various sizes . Cutting simple  shapes and the quick piecing technique makes this a super fun project.


TJ’S QUILT CAMP
Friday, September 28 & Saturday, September 29     10:00-9:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 30   10:00 –4:00 p.m.
Fee: $125./$93.75 BCP
Quilt Camp is a retreat where you work on your own projects, visit and laugh, while someone prepares your meals, and you get to sleep in your own bed. Come back again for2 more days. This is a great get away time!

ARE YOU READY FOR A CHALLENGE????
90 DAY STASH   CHALLENGE #1

If you missed the first CHALLENGE, you don’t want to miss out this time. Starts again… See October class description for dates and time.  Here is what you will GET:

1) Workbook to help you organize and use up your stash, patterns, and project sheets.  You will receive these items at  the initial meeting.  Additional information, patterns, and project sheets will be available at each get together (see above dates)

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.

 

OCTOBER

STASH  CHALLENGE 1
Monday,  October 1, November 5, & December 3
10:00 a.m.– noon  or 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Fee: $30 (no discount)
Join us to learn how to use up your stash.  If you missed the first session, you don’t want to miss out again!  Learn how to organize, receive patterns, project sheets, and other fun and encouraging  information…all included in your own notebook.


STASH CHALLENGE 2
Tuesdays, October 2, November 6, & December 4,
10:00-noon  or 6:00-8:p.m.
Fee: $20 (no discount)
You got started now…continue  deeper into your stash to create fabulous stash quilts. More patterns, sizes, and lots more fun and encouragement.


POSTCARDS from the STASH

Friday, October 5, 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Fee: $25//$18.75 BCP per class
This quilt is a “SCRAP-tastic” new design!  Choose a background and lots of scraps of various sizes . Cutting simple  shapes and the quick piecing technique makes this a super fun project.


FREE DEMONSTRATION

Saturday, October 6, 10:00 a.m.
Short & Sweet on going decorative projects perfect for the holidays for you or gifts!  October 6 demo will be “Striped Table Runner”. Kits will be available.


HONEY, IT’S DONE
Saturday, October 6, 6:00-11:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
Come for an evening of sewing, sewing, and finishing!  Lots of room to cut, press, & sew.  Expert advice provided.


BEYOND the BASICS
Monday, October 8, 15, 22, & 29
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $60./$45 BCP
Are you in the beginning phases of a quilt or the middle and just need time and support to complete it?  Join this group for advice, expert tips, and inspiration.


MY 1ST QUILT (BASIC)
Tuesdays, October 9, 16, 23, & 30
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $60./$45 BCP
New to the quilting world?  This class is designed for a person who is interested in learning the basic steps to beginning quilting. If you’ve been quilting a long time and have never taken a fundamentals class, this class will meet your needs too. In the 4-week course, you will learn to use a rotary cutter and ruler accurately, perfect your seam allowances, and add sashing and flat borders-all while completing a 12-block quilt top.


MACHINE  APPLIQUÉ
Wednesday, October 10, 6:00-9:00 p.m.  Or
Tuesday, October 16, 10:00 -1:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP per class.
Don’t be afraid of the “A” word!  Choose either class date to learn the tricks to soft, stress-free appliqué  All you need is an adjustable zig-zag stitch and /or blanket stitch on your machine. Yes! You can do appliqué!


STITCH WITH FRIENDS
Friday, October  12, 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.


JUST ONE CABIN
Sunday, October 14,       11:00 -4:00 p.m.     OR
Saturday, October 20 , 6:00-11:00 pm.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP  per class
A new pattern by ‘ohgee’.  This is a great way to use a coordinated set of fabrics.  Yardage is cut into 2 1/2” wide
strips before stitching.  Learn  techniques for multi-cutting, non-stretchy seams, and keeping your quilt on the straight and even. Use up your stash with this class.


JELLY ROLL LONE STAR
Intermediate
Wednesdays, October 17 & 24
6:00 -9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Do you have a Jelly Roll ™ that you would like to use but don’t know what pattern to use? This quilt would be perfect.  If you love the look of a Lone Star, but are afraid of the bias edges, the project is made with “Quiltsmart” ™ interfacing that will solve the problem. Use your pre-cut Jelly Roll or make it scrappy!


PENGUIN PARTY
Fridays, October 19 & 26
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Penguins are kind of a big deal.  Make your own quilt of 12 or 20 penguin friends.  Cutting, labeling, and organizing are keys to this project.


MACHINE QUILTING
Thursdays, October 25 & Nov. 1
1:00-4:00 p.m. OR 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35/$26.25 per class
Learn the tricks for free-motion quilting on your home machine.  Manipulate quilt sandwiches in all directions, using the walking foot for pucker-free straight line quilting. Lots of hands-on practice.


BREAKFAST CLUB

Saturday, October 27, 9:00 a.m.-10:30
Fee: $40/$30. BCP
Join us for breakfast and watch a demonstration on one of the best decorating item-ruffled pillow case.
Kit for project is included in the fee.


3RD THURSDAY BOM ALTERNATE SETTINGS
Saturday, October 27,11:00-1:00 p.m.
OR 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Fee: $10 per class
If you didn’t buy a 3rd Thursday BOM finish out kit, come and discover alternate settings for your $5 blocks.  Talk through your ideas or brainstorm new setting ideas.  See examples of other ways to finish your blocks. Then get help figuring fabric amounts to create your quilt top.

 

NOVEMBER

PENQUIN PARTY
Fridays, November 2 & 9
10:00 a.m.-1:00
Fee: $35/$26.25 BCP
Penguins are kind of a big deal.  Make your own quilt of 12 or 20 penguin friends.  Cutting, labeling, and organizing are keys to this project.


BORDERS, BACKINGS, & BINDING
Wednesday, November 7,
6:00-9:30 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
The results you discover in class could change your quilting life.  Every quilter should learn the techniques offered to achieve flatter borders, correctly prepared backings, and easily attached bindings.  You could have an award-winner on your hands (or bed)! Kit required: $25.95/$20.76 BCP


HONEY, IT’S DONE SEW-A-THON
Saturday, November 10, 2:00-11:00 pm
Sunday, November 11, 9:00-4:00 p.m.
Fee: $75/$56.25 BCP
Bring your unfinished projects or begin a new one!  Plenty of tables, irons, coffee, and food is furnished.


PINEAPPLE PLAY
Tuesday, November 13,  6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$18.75 BCP
This project is beautiful and uses the Pineapple Trim Tool™ for perfect pineapple blocks.  It is great for
scrappy or for a planned theme.

 

DECEMBER


HONEY, IT’S DONE

Saturday, December 1, 6:00-11:00 p.m.
OR Sunday, December 16,  11:00-4:00 p.m.
Fee: $25/$!8.75 BCP per class
See Class Description for October.


MAKE IT-TAKE IT!
Saturday, December 8, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Fee: $10 (kit included) no discount
Make this cute Prairie Point Star ornament. ..just in time for your tree or as a last minute gift for someone. No machine required.

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS ! 

GET CONNECTED WITH OTHER QUILTERS
A brand new friendship group will be meeting in The Old Craft Store starting  on Thursday evenings, September 20, 6:00 p.m. Martha Smith, a long-time member of the Dallas Quilters’ Guild, will be heading up this group. Make plans to attend these get togethers.  Martha says, “come and meet quilters in this on-going group”.  For more information, please call 972 242 9111 or Martha. 972 484 5143.


FREE DEMONSTRATIONS
…all day
Saturday, October 6 and December 1
Join us for on-going demonstrations on home decor projects. Perfect for holidays for you or yours. October 6  learn how to use striped fabrics to make cute table runner.  Kits will be available or we can help you choose a fabrics. December 1.  This demo can be used for many different occasions, Christmas, Valentine, someone’s birthday, etc. Quilted place mats are fun, easy, and gives you lots of confidence.


NATIONAL 
JELLY ROLL DAY
Saturday, September 15 –all day
Come by and check out all the  projects that can be used with a Jelly Roll™.
Receive a FREE  Jelly Roll pattern for coming !


SANTA IS COMING
Saturday, December 8, 11:00 a.m.-1:00
The “jolly ole man” will be back again to greet kids and quilters!  Make your plans now to come.  Our Santa talks and plays with the kids to make their visit memorable. Cookies and peppermint sticks are offered.


WATCH FOR INFORMATION –
Regarding End-of-the-Bolt SALE in December

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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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