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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 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

You can never have enough hot pads. Learn to make a hot pad using the folded square method. They are easy to make and a lot of fun. You can make a spring one or one for summer or you might have so much fun making it that you will need to make one for each season. They will look great on your table or make a great gift to give to your friends.

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

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 


Stonefields is such a beautiful quilt but it can be a little overwhelming. Join us in this class to get started on your kits or simply join us to work on your blocks. Working on blocks together makes them so much more enjoyable. We will still cover the techniques that are used in making the different blocks. You will learn the most accurate way of making flying geese and my favorite way of making Hexagon flower gardens plus basic information on how to make the blocks easier to do.

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Instructor: Christina
Date: Wednesday. Jan 7th
Time: 1:30- 4:00 pm

Price: $25.00 

Crayon on Fabric

Let me give you permission to color on fabric. For anyone wishing to add a new technique to your box of tricks. It is easy and fun.

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Instructor: Arlene
Date: Saturday, May 9
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Price: $20.00 

Beginning Hand Quilting

This is a beginning class teaching the fundamentals of Hand quilting. We will cover the techniques of how to start and stop, marking the quilt top, and batting choices. We will review the different types of thimbles and the pros and cons of each type. We will also cover the different sizes of quilting needles and you will be able to play with them to see which one fits your style the best. Then, we will practice making nice, even, consistent stitches. If you have a favorite thimble or hoop, please bring it along with a pair of small scissors for snipping threads. We will provide a "fabric sandwich" kit so you will not need to bring anything else.

Instructors: Cristina & Kaye
Date: Friday, May 22
Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Price: $20.00 

Needle Tatting

This is not the way your grandmother tatted -- it is MUCH EASIER! You can learn how to needle tat and be comfortable with reading the patterns, yes even grandma's shuttle patterns can be used and the outcome is just the same. A great way to make beautiful trims for crazy quilt blocks or edge a candle mat.

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Date: Thursday, May 28
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Price: $25.00 
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