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10 Reasons to Take a Class at In Stitches

Most obvious- to learn a new skill or technique. Taking a class with an expert teacher can explain to you in a way you can understand with individual attention. We all learn a little differently and a good instructor will be able to help you understand the concept.

Refresh or perfect a skill. If it’s been a while since you’ve quilted or you’re struggling with a tool or technique a class is a great way to get back in the saddle.

The devil is in the details. In class you may learn a new way to pin, get that perfect quarter inch seam or learn to spin your seams.

In class, you get to see the fabric combinations of all the other students. I’m always amazed by the different styles and colors chosen for projects.

Sometimes there is show and tell- an inspiration for future projects!

Make new friends, hang out with other quilters, share ideas and laugh!

Learn how to use those specialty rulers that are available to quilters now.

A quilter will only grow in their skills if they step out of their comfort zone and learn a new technique or pattern.

Learn a new hobby- wool applique is hot, hot, hot! If you want a hand stitching project, then a wool class is in your future.

When you are finished with your class, the sense of pride and accomplishment can’t be beat! A great springboard for future lessons.

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Machine Applique

7/12/18

    

Learn to machine applique with this cute pattern by Shabby Fabrics.  We will teach you about different machine stitches and how to get beautiful results with the correct techniques. You can pick your pattern!

Taught by Denise

10 am- 3 pm

$35 class fee plus pattern

Quilty Fun Row Along

7/14/18

Class number 2 in the Row by Row Sew Along

9:30- 3 pm

$25 class fee

Quilt Odyssey- Hershey

7/19/18

Visit the Hershey Convention Center and see lots of vendors and quilts at this beautiful quilt show.  Don't forget to stop by In Stitches on your way!

Show runs Thursday through Sunday

Free Motion Quilting 101

7/26/18

Learn to use your machine to quilt your table runners and quilts.  We will show you how to mark properly, show you a variety of marking tools, templates, how to layer and baste properly and how to use the free motion features of your machine to actually do the quilting. 

10 am- 1 pm

$35 class fee