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Class fees are due upon sign-up. Cancellation within 48 hours of class time will receive store credit-no refunds please.
We are opening our classroom for you. It will be available for your use any time we do not have a class scheduled. Take advantage of our large tables and big ironing board to make your quilting easier. Call and schedule your studio time with us. Bring a friend and stitch and chat in our great quilting space.
Contact Marianne to plan your instruction sessions for your Elna sewing machine, embroidery machine, and/or serger.
Learn to use your machine and accessories. Sessions include hands-on experience. Workbook pages and fabrics for each technique are provided. Serger, embroidery, and software lessons are scheduled individually.
The Stitch on the Double book has fun and easy projects to Sew on the Go! If you want to have sewing you can easily transport and work on away from your machine, this is a class you will love.
This wreath was one of the most popular Christmas projects of 2015. By using seasonal fabrics, you can have beautiful year-round decorations. Make table toppers or door hangings for any season or holiday.
Quick, easy and fun to make, don't you love those kinds of projects? Come make a table runner or wall hanging with Marianne that will be perfect for the summer holidays.
Got Scraps?? Come and learn the "String Piecing" technique. This is a fun and easy way to use many of your scraps and make room for more fabric in your stash! In class we will concentrate on the technique and make one block. You may decide to make a pillow cover or add more blocks at home for a throw or even a full size quilt. We will use the Bonny Hunter book "String Fling" to make our block.
Come and help us make a quilt to be donated to a local veteran. We will make blocks in the morning and assemble the quilt in the afternoon. Kits for a simple block will be available for purchase at a reduced price or bring you own fabric. Our qult will be a scrappy rail fence, with red white and blue fabrics. Call the store for more information.
Please call ahead to sign up for the workshop. Lunch will be provided.
Do you have a child or grandchild that loves to dress up and pretend? Are you looking for a class to do together with your child this summer? If so, then come and learn how to make fairy wings or a cape that doesn't need wire and won't get bent out of shape in the dress- up bin. The sewing is only a few simple seams, the real joy is watching your little buddy design patterns for the wings or cape.
Join us on June 17 for the nation-wide craft party by sponsored by Etsy and BERNINA. We have 2 class times, 10:00 am or 2:00 pm. We will be making a cute sunglass cozy to protect your shades. Bring a friend and call to reserve your space for this cute project.
This series of beginner classes will introduce you to machine sewing. Each section stands alone and teaches a technique to help build your skills. Instructions are clear and easy to understand. Each technique is accompanied by a project using the skill you have just learned. Projects include a drawstring bag, pillow cover, potholder, and small strip quilt. This class is open to all teens and adults wanting to learn basic sewing skills.
This class will teach you the basics of how to make left-leaning and right-leaning cables, how to read a knitting diagram chart and (GASP) how to drop stitches intentionally to form a lacy "fence" pattern. At the end of class, you will also learn how to make a couple of different flowers to add to the vines. The end product will be a lecy scarf or shawl that can dress up an outfit or an evening out. This is an intermediate level class and is well suited to a knitter who kinows how to cast-on, knit and purl.
Socks are fun to knit and wear! We have great lightweight sock blends that make fun summer wear. Once learned, you can use this method to knit completely seamless socks, cuffs, sleeves, baby sweaters and almost anything you want to! The "magic loop" technique makes the knitting easy. The trick is using a 32" or 40" inch circular needle.
Come in on Feb. 27, between 9:30 and 1:00, and make a small kennel quilt to be donated to an area animal shelter. Bring your scraps or use some of our fabrics. These quilts are also used in times of disasters, such as hurricane Sandy, when shelters are affected by storms.
For more information go to www,quiltpatternmagazine.com.
We have a 3 class series of fun small projects lined up for summer. These projects, starting with the Fobio key fob, are quick, easy and fun to make. Each one is a great gift and a fast way to get a start on the gift giving season. The classes are stand -alone', each one is a separate project.
This class shows children and adults how to design pretty candle holders that can be used outside on a picnic table or inside as a centerpiece. Imagination is the only limitation---will you pick bright colors or pastels, dots, stars, strips or animal designs. the class is for all ages, but if your child cannot use adult fabric shears, a parent or other adult should be present.
This nifty little sewing notions bag has three zippered pockets, four open pockets, a pincushion, and a great little needle landing all held together by a zipper that that forms two handles. This little bag also makes a great portable purse organizer. This bag will easily hold your 8" scissors, rotary cutter, and much more. It will amaze you how much you can hold in this fun and compact bag.
A ruana is an ancient wrap from South America worn by natives in the Andes Mountains. With 2 yards of our great Color Catcher woven flannel from Studio E and 2 hours of your time, you can have a wrap perfect for those overly air-conditioned restaurants or chilly fall days.
Grab a layer cake package or two and make a fun quilt top with Sandy. This easy double slice method was introduced to us by Jenny Doan of the Missouri Star Quilt Company. You will have a fun, scrappy quilt top in no time.