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Classes & Clubs


Hand Piecing - Lucy Boston Quilt & More

Hand Piecing is a great way to piece small blocks, tricky curves, or just because you want a portable project. Our Star a Day Challenge, the Lucy Boston Quilt or even the popular Hexagons -- did you know they can be done easily WITHOUT paper piecing or a machine? We will learn several tricks to make hand piecing accurate and the proper way to start and finish seams.

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Instructors: Christina & Kaye
Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm

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Price: $20.00 

 


Twilling

Twilling is an old-fashioned stitch that adds a lot of elegance to any project. It is very easy to do and also very addictive. Once you learn the technique the possibilities for embellishing quilts are endless. We are offering this one hour class on different days to accommodate any and all schedules!

Kit provided.

Instructor: Christina

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Price: $15.00 

 


Back Basting Applique

This is your opportunity to learn Back Basting Applique from Barb. In this technique class students will begin a small wall hanging. The design is transferred and stitched on the wrong side of the background fabric and basted from the back then needle turn appliquéd to finish the front. This is a very portable appliqué method. Class is one 2 hour session.

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Instructor: Barb
Date: Wednesday, April 1
Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm


Price: $25.00 
 


Marti and Me Club

This is the last two months of the winter session for those club members who were signed up.

Daytime: Thurs 2:00-4:00 pm,
Evening: Thurs 6:00-8:00 pm

OR Sat from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon (on the Sat that follows the Thurs club meeting).

Instructor: Barb
Date: Thursdays, April 2 and May 7
Saturdays, April 4 and May 9


 
 


Late Night at QB&P

Spend a Friday night sewing, snacking and visiting with other quilters. This is one of our most popular events and we always have a great time while accomplishing a lot of quilting. Bring your current quilting projects and a snack to share. This is a great opportunity to get in some quality quilting time while enjoying the fellowship of other quilters.

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Instructors: Staff
Time: 5:00 - Midnight

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Price: $10.00 

 


Sew Day

It's a "Work" party! We are holding Sew Day on the third Wednesday of each month. Bring your machine and current project to work on. A day spent with quilting friends will improve your outlook on life! Be sure to sign up as although our classroom is large, we won't overfill it.

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Time: 10:00 am to 4:pm



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Price: $5.00 

 


Quilt Camp

Three full days of sewing – just think how much you can accomplish in that time! Each day begins at 9:30, on Thursday we will sew until 7:00 pm. Friday we will stop at midnight (unless you decide to fold earlier) and finish up by 4:00 pm on Saturday. Bring snacks to share and your sewing projects. In order to keep it as economical as possible, we will ONLY provide the Friday evening meal. Feel free to bring a sack lunch or there are a number of restaurants nearby that you can go to, or order a take out meal to bring back

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Dates: Thursday, April 16 through
Saturday, April 18


Price: $45.00 
 


Brazilian Embroidery

Learn some new embroidery techniques using the beautiful EdMar Rayon embroidery floss. This class will get you started making a Nine Flower Sampler. Using floss and needles provided in the kit and with just eight fun dimensional embroidery stitches - some you may already know, we'll work on creating beautiful flower arrangements.

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Instructor: Kaye
Time: 10:00 to 3:00 pm
kit $35.95 + $35 class
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Price: $35.00 

 


Folded Star Hot Pad

It's never too early to start thinking about the holidays. Learn to make a seasonal hot pad using the folded square method. They are easy to make and a lot of fun. You can make a fall one or one for Christmas or you might have so much fun making it that you will need to make one for each holiday. They will look great on your table or make a great gift to give to your friends.

Instructor: Christina
Date: Wednesday, April 29
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm



Price: $20.00 
 


Heirloom Treasures – Vintage Linen Crazy Quilt Workshop

Many have expressed interest in having a class so they too can make a quilt with the Heirloom Treasures they've inherited. Bring your drawer full of vintage linens, (Hankies, Embroidered and/or crocheted Pillow Cases, Dresser Scarves, and Doilies) and we will work together to showcase your vintage linens in a lovely quilt. I will have my laptop to assist you in altering the very center if necessary so your favorite piece will be shown off to its best advantage. Heirloom Treasures Pattern required.

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Instructor: Deanna
Date: Thursday, April 30
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm




Price: $50.00 
 


EQ-7 Beginner Class

This is a great class to learn the basics of using EQ7, or a good refresher course if your skills are a bit rusty. This is a hands-on class for those who have the program already. It must be installed and activated on your lap top computer prior to the class. A mouse is a must! Bring a notebook. Lots of handouts provided.

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Instructor: Reeze
Date: Saturday, May 2
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm




Price: $35.00 
 


Folded Circle Centerpiece
This project looks quilted, but is made of many layers of fabric. It is simple to do once we get started. Rectangles are cut and then folded to make triangles. The layers make it a very good choice for table hot pads and centerpieces. What a perfect Christmas gift. Fabric choices may be organized or scrappy. We will also have fabric kits available. In the first session we will mark the foundation, talk about color placement, and get started with the cutting. You will need to cut and press the rectangles during the two weeks between the classes. During the second class, we will make the rectangles into the folded triangles to make the beautiful centerpiece.

Instructor: Christina
Wednesdays, April 29 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Cost: $20


 
 


Karen Styles - Sit and Stitch

Join Karen for an afternoon "Sew-cial", getting acquainted with Karen and chatting about quilts. Bring your handwork to stitch while we visit. Don't forget to bring your "show and tell" quilts and/or the progress on your blocks.

Instructor: Karen Styles
Date: Friday, May 8
Time: 1:30 to 5:00 pm
Cost: $10.00


Price: $10.00 
 


Karen Styles Clamshell Techniques

Clamshells are a traditional design used in many antique and modern quilts. Learn how easy they are to create using English Paper Piecing and applique. Create a small quilt, a bed runner or add an interesting border to your quilt.

Instructor: Karen Styles
Date: Saturday, May 9
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 pm


Price: $30.00 
 


Karen Styles Okehampton

Okehampton, Karen's newest quilt uses many different techniques, hand piecing, machine piecing and English Paper Pieced hexagons and clamshells. This one day class will cover several different techniques giving you the knowledge to complete this quilt.

Instructor: Karen Styles
Date: Monday, May 11
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm



Price: $50.00 
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