Classes


BEAR PAW STRIP TUBE QUILT with Chris B.

Strip tubing is a terrific technique to add to your quilting skills. This technique is perfect for 2 1/2" strips. With the strip tubing book and strip tube ruler, you will create a Bear Paw Star large throw. (76"x76") Wednesday, May 14 (5:30-8:30 pm) 10% Off fabric and supplies Cost: $30.00

Cost: $ 30.00
BEGINNING PATCHWORK QUILTING: SIMPLE SAMPLER with Chris W.

Always wanted to learn to quilt? How about starting with a simple 9 or 12 block sampler. Come and learn the basics of machine piecing, quilting "lingo"' and basic machine quilting to make a wall quilt or a quilted throw-size patchwork sampler. Lots of basic information will be discussed in class and you will have homework! Be sure your sewing machine is in working order. Come and join the fun! After this 5 session workshop you will have the skills to complete any patchwork quilt you have been dreaming about making! 10% of fabric and supplies for class. Saturdays: May 3, May 17, May 31, June 14, June 28 10:00-1:00 pm

Cost: $ 100.00
BOOK READING-SIGNING w/Karen DeWitt

Book Reading/Signing w/ Karen DeWitt Plan to attend the book reading/signing by Karen DeWitt, author of THE BUNCO CLUB, the story of eight quilters from the Chicagoland area who meet once a month to play bunco. She will read a short selection from her book and talk to us about her group. For more information on Karen or her group check out her blog at www.KarenDeWittAuthor.blogspot.com and then plan to attend an evening of fun and treats. This book would be a great gift for fellow quilters. Remember “after all, the Quilting Gods brought us together!” Date: Friday, May 2, 2014, 6:30 pm Cost: None

Cost: $ FREE
CRISS-CROSS MUG RUG With Patty

Not sure what to do with all those leftover 2 1/2" strips. Do we have a project for you! During this class we will create a colorful mug rug (table pad) to brighten up any table. Learn the technique and expand it to make a lovely place mat, table runner or any rug. You will definitely want to make more than one. Saturday, April 26 (11:00-2:00 pm) 10% Off material and supplies Cost: $30.00

Cost: $ 30.00
DIAMOND WINE WALL HANGING/TABLE TOPPER with

Learn the fun of the the Double Diamond Ruler and the new dimensional elements it can add to all your quilting. Choose your favorite colors and learn a new technique that can be used in many patterns from clothing to purses to quilts. (See many ideas at http://www.Bright-Quilting-Notions.com) Thursday, May 22 ( 1:00-3:00 pm) 10 % Off fabric and supplies for class Cost: $20.00

Cost: $ 20.00
FINISHING SCHOOL-SEMESTER 2-BINDING with Pam S.

It's all about bindings! Single fold, double fold, straight of grain, bias and reversible bindings will be covered. No quilt to bind? Bring along two 24" squares of quilted fabric. 10% off fabric and supplies for class. Sunday, Mar. 16 (1:00-3:00 pm) OR Sunday, March 30 (1:00-3:00 pm)

Cost: $ 30.00
FREEDOM RINGS CIVIL WAR BOM w/ Laurel

The 10 participants who will be making the "Freedom Rings" quilt will meet with Laurel to discuss the next blocks, receive tips and assistance, as well as hear the next lecture in the series. THURSDAYS: April 3, May 1, June 5 6:00-8:00 pm Cost: Free

Cost: $ FREE
FREEDOM RINGS CIVIL WAR LECTURE SERIES w/ Laurel

Join the individuals making the Freedom Rings BOM quilt to hear Laurel discuss: "Lee and Southern Quilts" April 3 "Nursing in the Civil War" May 1 "Slave Quilts" June 5 Date:Thursdays: April 3, May 1, June 5 Cost: Free

Cost: $ FREE
NEWPORT BAG with Belle

Fun to make --with 5" charm squares or fabric yardage. This bag has lots of pockets!!! Participants will learn to put in a magnetic snap. This is a great basic bag to learn some new techniques for future projects. Sunday: April 27 ( 12:00-3:00 pm) 10 % 0ff fabric and supplies Cost: $30.00

Cost: $ 30.00
PRICKLY PEAR QUILT with Joanne S.

If you are looking for an easy one-block quilt, the "Prickly Pear" is your answer. Blocks are made from 2.5" strips of fabric and set on point to create a beautiful quilt design. It is perfect for fabric scraps, Bali Pops, Tonga Treats, and jelly rolls. 4 sizes available. 10% off fabric and supplies for class Sat. June 21st (10:00-2:00 pm)

Cost: $ 40.00
RALLY 'ROUND THE FLAG with Patty

Are you looking for a patriotic wall hanging that's just a little different? Why not try this fast and fun fusible project! Learn how to use some of those decorative stitches and special threads to make this wall hanging spectacular! It looks great with batiks, but tonal red, white, and blues would look great as well! Thursday, May 8 (5:00-8:00 pm) 10% Off fabric and supplies Cost: $30.00

Cost: $ 30.00
STRIPS and TWIST STAR QUILT with Barb H.

How about learning a new technique! We will use it to make any one or all of seven different timeless block designs using 2.5" strips (Bali Pops, Jelly Rolls, or Tonga Treats). By creating various 3-strip stratas which are then cut with a template and twisted into various block designs, you can create a beautiful table runner or quilt of your own. 10% off fabric and supplies for class. Sun. June 29 (12:00-4:00 pm) 10% Off fabric and supplies Cost: $40.00

Cost: $ 40.00
SUE SPARGE LEAF PLAY PIN KEEPER with Laura P.

Join us for a new pin cushion from Sue Spargo. Learn a few new embroidery stitches and add to your wool collection. This class will be taught in two sessions and everything you need will be included in the kit. Wednesdays: June 18 & June 25 (6:00-8:00 pm) Cost: $50.00 ( includes the cost of the kit)

Cost: $ 50.00
TAKE 5 GETS the POINT with Pam S.

This workshop is perfect for beginners and experienced quilters. Your fabrics are the "personality" of the quilt. This ONE BLOCK wonder has NO MATCHING SEAMS! Techniques to be tried are cutting 5 layers at once, chain piecing, setting blocks on point, and adding a flange. Choose 5 fabrics for the blocks, 1 fabric for the setting triangles, 1 fabric for the flange, and one for the borders, as indicated on the pattern. Sundays: June 8 (1:00-4:00 pm) Blocks June 22 ( 1:00-3:00 pm) Setting & Borders 10% Off fabric & supplies Cost: $50.00

Cost: $ 50.00