Breakfast Club - Apr 24, 2014


Do you need something to get you up in the morning or add bounce to your day? The Breakfast Club will give you a great start! Every month we will offer a breakfast treat (along with the recipe) and coffee/tea along with a new block that can be turned into a place mat, runner or quilt. Bring a buddy and start the day right!

Cost: $ 20.00
Beginner Class/ Open Sew - Apr 24, 2014


Beginner Quilt - Have you thought of quilting, wanted to try but didn't know where to start? Here's the class. Start with a simple quilt and learn basic skills to begin . - The Yellow Brick Road quilt uses fat quarters and requires only different sizes of rectangles and squares. These straight seams makes the Yellow Brick Road quilt an easy quilt for beginning quilters to sew. You will also learn how to cut and measure using a rotary cutter and ruler. 3 classes . Have you taken a class and still need help? This is also a class for you. With 2 teachers we are able to help you learn the skills you need. Need a night out to sew and visit with other quilters? Give a call and come join us. Please reserve a spot!!!

Cost: $ 10.00
Machine Embroidery Class - Apr 26, 2014


Water Balloon Fight! You can work on your own project, getting help if you need it or you can make some water balloons for warmer weather! more information on the water balloon cd; This set has 12 fun faces all ready to join in a water fight but instead of balloons that break and leave a mess all over the place, these will provide loads of refreshing water fun but no mess to clean up later! These are made to be used in water and tossed around just like a real water balloon! You can play with them in the pool or when using a hose or just a bucket of water. You can even use them in the bath tub - little ones will love these! These are NOT stuffed with craft stuffing - that would make them too heavy. Our inexpensive secret ingredient makes them light weight and very quick drying. These designs are smaller than 4x4 and the balloon is not finished in the hoop so any machine can make these. The set includes complete instructions.

Cost: $ 15.00
Sit Down Mid Arm Class - Apr 26, 2014


This class is for those thinking of purchasing a sit-down Babylock Tiara or those who have a Phaff, HQ16, or Viking Platinum. All the tips and techniques can be used with a domestic machine too! Space is limited!! This class meets once a month for 6 months. Class 1 - Stippling to enhance your quilt -size matters Class 2 - fillers that work for more WOW! Class 3 - Feathers that work for you -learn basic and custom feathers, echoing, and enhancements and ferns Class 4 - Shapes- learn how to fill squares, triangles, and circles Class 5 - Modern quilting Class 6 - Battings - see how different battings yield different results.

Cost: $ 25.00
Free Motion Doodling - Apr 26, 2014


Learn to find your inner child and doodle a free-motion quilt. I discuss my approach to a doodle quilt, Tips and Techniques for successful free motion quilting, practice fillers and watch you create a Doodle quilt. This class will continue once a month for 6 months. The fee is a monthly fee.

Cost: $ 25.00
Foot Magic - Blind Hem Foot - Apr 26, 2014


Learn to use a blind hem foot. During blind hemming, the fold of the fabric fits snugly against the guide in the foot for accuracy while the grooves underneath help to prevent unnecessary slipping. The needle swings over the metal guide creating slack in the upper tension so that the pick of the stitch is almost invisible.

Cost: $ 10.00
Stamp Making for Textiles - Apr 26, 2014


Using your own custom made stamps will not only bring you the personal satisifaction of working with your own designs, it will also give your work a level of personal style that commercial stamps never could. Students will be exposed to a variety of traditional and unconventional ways to make their own stamps while focusing on hand carving. Time will also be spent discussing and experimenting with paints, inkpads and glue as students learn to use their new tools!

Cost: $ 50.00
Decorative Stitches - Apr 27, 2014


Do you ever look at the decorative stitches on your machine and wonder what you could do with them? This is the class for you. Create a small wall hanging – or put it into a quilt. – using the stitches on your machine. Vicky will teach you new techniques to enable you to fully use your machine. Book required. This class will be offered once a month – each making a different small wall hanging. Come to one or all!

Cost: $ 20.00
Tuesday Open Sew Day - Apr 29, 2014


This is a day for you to set up and sew, sew, sew! Bring a new or unfinished project. Need some help finishing up? Bring it along.

Cost: $ 10.00
Open Serger Class - May 07, 2014


During this class you can bring a project that you would like to work on (and might need some help with) or you can choose to make this bowtie quilt. Vicky will help you with your serger no matter what brand you have.

Cost: $ 15.00
Scrap Club - May 08, 2014


Do you have scraps? Let's get them organized and create some beautiful quilts! Scraps are cut into 3 sizes and stored in a bin all ready to sew. The patterns we will be using all use the three sizes of squares. You don't have to worry about cutting too many! Just use them the next month! There will also be an opportunity to share/swap squares in order to give you a wide variety of scraps.

Cost: $ 15.00
Black & White Design Class - May 08, 2014


This series of classes will be an exploration of basic design principles and elements as they apply to quilting. Each month will address topics such as line, shape, visual texture, balance, depth, scale, and composition, using only black and white fabric. (Actually, some of the final exercises will include gray values and color.) Special materials: a personal design wall (aka flannel backed tablecloth or a piece of batting about 4’ x 4’), notebook/journal/sketch book, and 5 – 8 yds each of black fabric and white fabric. A camera is useful too. Eventually you will need additional fabrics in grays and colors but not until next spring so wait a bit until purchasing those. This is a good class for quilters of all experience levels who are ready to work without patterns, stretch themselves, and have lots of fun.

Glacier Star - May 10, 2014


This is a six month class.Each month a new technique will be taught and there will be homework each month. Size: 60" x 60" - if you choose to make a queen size, you will need the extension pattern that will make your quilt 90" x 90" You should make the decision about the size you want when you sign up to ensure you get all the fabrics you will need at the same time The first class is the 'kitting class' where Ginny will assist you in picking your fabrics for the project as many people can be overwhelmed with the number of fabrics needed and want to make sure they select the right values and placement to get the greatest impact from their fabric selections. . Please note that when you sign up for this class, you are committing to the monthly class fee whether you attend the class or not. A credit card authorization form is required to participate in this class. If you do not attend any given month, your credit card will automatically be charged on the date of the class and you will mailed that month’s piece of the pattern. Lunch provided Limited Space 10% off class supplies

Cost: $ 50.00
Open Serger Class - May 10, 2014


During this class you can bring a project that you would like to work on (and might need some help with) or you can choose to make this bowtie quilt. Vicky will help you with your serger no matter what brand you have.

Cost: $ 15.00
Foot Magic - Overcast foot - May 10, 2014


Learn to use an overcast foot. Use with the overlock stitch to give a professional finish to the edges of your seams. Particularly good for finishing off medium to heavyweight, easily frayed woven fabrics such as tweed, gabardine, and linen.

Cost: $ 10.00
Painting Silk Scarves - May 17, 2014


Come and learn technique from Cheryl and paint a silk scarf to wear or give as a gift.

Cost: $ 50.00
Decorative Stitches - May 18, 2014


Do you ever look at the decorative stitches on your machine and wonder what you could do with them? This is the class for you. Create a small wall hanging – or put it into a quilt. – using the stitches on your machine. Vicky will teach you new techniques to enable you to fully use your machine. Book required. This class will be offered once a month – each making a different small wall hanging. Come to one or all!

Cost: $ 20.00
Daybreak Quilt - May 20, 2014


The Daybreak Quilt Pattern by Jaybird Quilts is a snap to complete using the Sidekick & Hex N More Rulers by Jaybird. Cutting precise geometric shapes is easy. Great with batiks and for modern designs. And no Y seams! The sidekick & Hex N More rulers are available at left. Instructions for 4 sizes of quilts are included ranging in size from 36" x 52" (baby) to 114" x 108" (King). 2 sessions

Cost: $ 25.00
Anita Goodesign Workshop - - May 21, 2014


These monthly workshops demonstrate hooping techniques, stabilizer use, design placement, resulting in a finished project to take home. You will also have the opportunity to purchase Anita Goodesign embroidery collections at special event pricing. Workshops will be offered twice a month.

Cost: $ 19.99
Anita Goodesign Workshop - - May 24, 2014


These monthly workshops demonstrate hooping techniques, stabilizer use, design placement, resulting in a finished project to take home. You will also have the opportunity to purchase Anita Goodesign embroidery collections at special event pricing. Workshops will be offered twice a month.

Cost: $ 19.99
Handi - Quilter Training - May 24, 2014


This class gives you hands on experience with the HQ Advante Machine. You will start from loading a "quilt" to practicing various techniques that can be used to quilt your quilt. Once you have completed the class you are eligible to rent time on the frame to finish your own quilts. Class size limited.

Cost: $ 40.00
Handi - Quilter Training - May 27, 2014


This class gives you hands on experience with the HQ Advante Machine. You will start from loading a "quilt" to practicing various techniques that can be used to quilt your quilt. Once you have completed the class you are eligible to rent time on the frame to finish your own quilts. Class size limited.

Cost: $ 40.00
Open Serger Class - May 29, 2014


During this class you can bring a project that you would like to work on (and might need some help with) or you can choose to make this bowtie quilt. Vicky will help you with your serger no matter what brand you have.

Cost: $ 15.00
Pizza Party - May 30, 2014


Sew, sew , and sew from 4 - midnight! Get out those projects or start a new one but come have fun. Grab a friend and sign-up. This is not an instructional time.

Cost: $ 25.00
Back Up North - May 31, 2014


A new pattern by Sue Pritt! Back Up North is a beautiful scene. With Sue's expertise you will create your own Back Up North. This is a two day class with some preparation ahead of time. Lunch included

Cost: $ 80.00
Open Serger Class - Jun 04, 2014


During this class you can bring a project that you would like to work on (and might need some help with) or you can choose to make this bowtie quilt. Vicky will help you with your serger no matter what brand you have.

Cost: $ 15.00
Scrap Club - Jun 12, 2014


Do you have scraps? Let's get them organized and create some beautiful quilts! Scraps are cut into 3 sizes and stored in a bin all ready to sew. The patterns we will be using all use the three sizes of squares. You don't have to worry about cutting too many! Just use them the next month! There will also be an opportunity to share/swap squares in order to give you a wide variety of scraps.

Cost: $ 15.00
Handi - Quilter Training - Jun 12, 2014


This class gives you hands on experience with the HQ Advante Machine. You will start from loading a "quilt" to practicing various techniques that can be used to quilt your quilt. Once you have completed the class you are eligible to rent time on the frame to finish your own quilts. Class size limited.

Cost: $ 40.00
Linda's Clothesline Basket - Jun 13, 2014


Learn to cover cotton cording with 2 1/2" strips and construct a bread basket. This basket class teaches all the tips and techniques needed to make Linda's Clothesline Toter. One package of 2 1/2" strips or 2 1/2 yards of a batik fabric is all you need to make both projects. Finding the foot that works with your machine, covering the cording and stitching up the basket or tote is all covered in this class.

Cost: $ 25.00
Open Serger Class - Jun 14, 2014


During this class you can bring a project that you would like to work on (and might need some help with) or you can choose to make this bowtie quilt. Vicky will help you with your serger no matter what brand you have.

Cost: $ 15.00
Foot Magic - Gathering Foot - Jun 14, 2014


Learn to use a gathering foot. This foot is for creating soft gathers in lightweight fabrics. The underside of the foot is raised behind the needle and has a thick bar in front of the needle to gather and attach a ruffle onto a flat piece of fabric simultaneously. Use a ruffler to obtain a more dramatic gather.

Cost: $ 10.00
Handi - Quilter Training - Jun 18, 2014


This class gives you hands on experience with the HQ Advante Machine. You will start from loading a "quilt" to practicing various techniques that can be used to quilt your quilt. Once you have completed the class you are eligible to rent time on the frame to finish your own quilts. Class size limited.

Cost: $ 40.00
Bali Bedrunner - Jun 22, 2014


Make this beautiful bed runner (or make a shorter one for the table) using Judy Niemeyer's technique. This is a two day class. Lunch provided this class needs a minimum of 10

Cost: $ 100.00
Handi - Quilter Training - Jun 24, 2014


This class gives you hands on experience with the HQ Advante Machine. You will start from loading a "quilt" to practicing various techniques that can be used to quilt your quilt. Once you have completed the class you are eligible to rent time on the frame to finish your own quilts. Class size limited.

Cost: $ 40.00
Anita Goodesign Workshop - - Jun 25, 2014


These monthly workshops demonstrate hooping techniques, stabilizer use, design placement, resulting in a finished project to take home. You will also have the opportunity to purchase Anita Goodesign embroidery collections at special event pricing. Workshops will be offered twice a month.

Cost: $ 19.99
Open Serger Class - Jun 26, 2014


During this class you can bring a project that you would like to work on (and might need some help with) or you can choose to make this bowtie quilt. Vicky will help you with your serger no matter what brand you have.

Cost: $ 15.00
Anita Goodesign Workshop - - Jun 28, 2014


These monthly workshops demonstrate hooping techniques, stabilizer use, design placement, resulting in a finished project to take home. You will also have the opportunity to purchase Anita Goodesign embroidery collections at special event pricing. Workshops will be offered twice a month.

Cost: $ 19.99
Decorative Stitches - Jun 29, 2014


Do you ever look at the decorative stitches on your machine and wonder what you could do with them? This is the class for you. Create a small wall hanging – or put it into a quilt. – using the stitches on your machine. Vicky will teach you new techniques to enable you to fully use your machine. Book required. This class will be offered once a month – each making a different small wall hanging. Come to one or all!

Cost: $ 20.00
Scrap Club - Jul 10, 2014


Do you have scraps? Let's get them organized and create some beautiful quilts! Scraps are cut into 3 sizes and stored in a bin all ready to sew. The patterns we will be using all use the three sizes of squares. You don't have to worry about cutting too many! Just use them the next month! There will also be an opportunity to share/swap squares in order to give you a wide variety of scraps.

Cost: $ 15.00
Batik Basics with Soy Wax and Textile Paints - Jul 12, 2014


If you’ve always wanted to try batik but were afraid and overwhelmed, this is the class for you. Soy wax, which was originally developed to make candles, makes the job of batiking much easier. It is extremely user friendly. There are no unhealthy fumes to worry about exhausting. The melting point of soy wax is much cooler than traditional batik wax, so the risk of fire is very small. Also, soy wax is water-soluble! So removing the wax from your cloth is as easy as ironing and washing it out in your own sink or washing machine. What’s not to love? $40 materials fee includes enough soy wax, tools and paint to use in class. Students should bring several yards of light to medium weight white cotton, rayon and/or silk fabric 2 day class

Cost: $ 75.00
Handi - Quilter Training - Jul 12, 2014


This class gives you hands on experience with the HQ Advante Machine. You will start from loading a "quilt" to practicing various techniques that can be used to quilt your quilt. Once you have completed the class you are eligible to rent time on the frame to finish your own quilts. Class size limited.

Cost: $ 40.00
Handi - Quilter Training - Jul 15, 2014


This class gives you hands on experience with the HQ Advante Machine. You will start from loading a "quilt" to practicing various techniques that can be used to quilt your quilt. Once you have completed the class you are eligible to rent time on the frame to finish your own quilts. Class size limited.

Cost: $ 40.00
Pizza Party - Jul 18, 2014


Sew, sew , and sew from 4 - midnight! Get out those projects or start a new one but come have fun. Grab a friend and sign-up. This is not an instructional time.

Cost: $ 25.00
Stamp Making for Textiles - Jul 24, 2014


Using your own custom made stamps will not only bring you the personal satisifaction of working with your own designs, it will also give your work a level of personal style that commercial stamps never could. Students will be exposed to a variety of traditional and unconventional ways to make their own stamps while focusing on hand carving. Time will also be spent discussing and experimenting with paints, inkpads and glue as students learn to use their new tools!

Cost: $ 50.00
Handi - Quilter Training - Aug 05, 2014


This class gives you hands on experience with the HQ Advante Machine. You will start from loading a "quilt" to practicing various techniques that can be used to quilt your quilt. Once you have completed the class you are eligible to rent time on the frame to finish your own quilts. Class size limited.

Cost: $ 40.00
Scrap Club - Aug 14, 2014


Do you have scraps? Let's get them organized and create some beautiful quilts! Scraps are cut into 3 sizes and stored in a bin all ready to sew. The patterns we will be using all use the three sizes of squares. You don't have to worry about cutting too many! Just use them the next month! There will also be an opportunity to share/swap squares in order to give you a wide variety of scraps.

Cost: $ 15.00
Handi - Quilter Training - Aug 22, 2014


This class gives you hands on experience with the HQ Advante Machine. You will start from loading a "quilt" to practicing various techniques that can be used to quilt your quilt. Once you have completed the class you are eligible to rent time on the frame to finish your own quilts. Class size limited.

Cost: $ 40.00