Harper's Fabric and Quilt Co.
7918 Santa Fe Dr.
Overland Park, KS 66204

913-648-2739 Fabric
913-491-4499 Sewing Machines

Hours
Mon-Fri 10-6
Sat 9-5
Sun 1-4

Harper's Owner: Elaine Johnson
Email: harpersfab@aol.com



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Free Motion Quilting Designs on Your Sewing Machine
Free Motion Quilting Designs on Your Sewing Machine
Free motion quilting gives you such freedom to create any design you desire. Each design deserves time to develop the many variations possible. In each session you will have that time and guidance to explore the possibilities!
Leaves present a wide range of possibilities!
Flowers fill our gardens with beauty and we can use them to fill our quilts with tat same beauty.
Continuous curves: classic design for pieced blocks or background fill in negative space
Swirls: can soften straight lines or flatten those "cupped" blocks
Echo: perfect around applique or a great way to travel out of corners.
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Mary Honas
Cost: $20



 
Basic Piecing of Half Square Triangle Blocks
Basic Piecing of Half Square Triangle Blocks
Who knew that there are three ways to make a Half Square Triangle? Each method has pros and cons. Come try them all and see what you like best.
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Mary Honas
Cost: $20



 
Basic Piecing of Sawtooth Star Blocks
Basic Piecing of Sawtooth Star Blocks
Sawtooth Star blocks are a combination of flying geese in a nine patch block. Come try out Mary’s suggestions for getting your geese flying straight and your stars twinkling bright with all their points!
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Mary Honas
Cost: $20



 
Walking Foot Quilting: Basics and Beyond
Walking Foot Quilting: Basics and Beyond
Learn how to prepare a quilt sandwich & quilt with a walking foot. Using these skills your next quilt will be free of tucks and puckers. You will learn how to start and stop your quilting lines, stitch straight lines and gentle curves. Plan quilting designs using these basics shapes. You can say you did it yourself! Kit provided. This is a pre-requisite for Free Motion Quilting Deisgns. As an added bonus, bring a quilt top for suggestions on quilting designs.
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Mary Honas
Cost: $40



 
Quilting 101
Quilting 101
At the end of our six sessions, you will have learned the basic skills of contemporary quiltmaking: fabric selection and care, rotary cutting, accurate piecing, quilting with a walking foot, and binding. You choose the project to fit your time: a 40" x 52" quilt or a 18" x 42" table runner. No experience is required.
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Mary Honas
Cost: $89



 
Binding Basics
Binding Basics
What is the difference between straight grain or bias binding, double fold French binding and single fold binding? When do you use them? How do you make them using the same quality fabrics as your quilt? How do you make precise mitered corners every time? Learn and practice on the kit provided in class. After this class, you will know the answers to these questions and how to finish your quilt beautifully!
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Mary Honas
Cost: $30



 
Quilt Basics in a Day
Quilt Basics in a Day
Want to learn the basics of piecing? Short on time? Mary has a short course all worked out for you! Make your own version of this cute wall hanging or table topper in just one day. Learn about fabric selection and care, sewing a scant 1/4" seam, strip piecing, 4 patch blocks, and how to put on a border that doesn‘t wave. Join us for the day and we‘ll have lunch together, too!
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Mary Honas
Cost: $60



 
Rotary Cutting - Beginning to Perfection
Rotary Cutting - Beginning to Perfection
This is a one-on-one class or get two friends and create a class. Just call and schedule an appointment with Mary. How do you choose the best tool for the job and how do you use them? We offer tips and tricks that will have you cutting straight strips quickly and efficiently. With a solution to every cutting challenge – whether you are vertically challenged, find your ruler slips as you cut, or need help finding the right line to measure, let Mary help you find the answer.
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Mary Honas
Cost: $20 (Call for a one-on-one appointment $25)



 

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