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Shop Hop class #1

1/6/18

If you bought the finishing kit for the 2017 Shop Hop quilt, this is the first class to learn how to make the center Lone Star.  

9:30- 3 pm

 

Thimble Thursday English Paper Piecing

1/11/18

Learn to English Paper Piece by hand.  Great project to do while in the car, at night or on vacation.  We will be making a cute pincushion (sample is being made now). 

10- 1 pm

$10 class fee

Supply list:

scissors, matching thread, hand needle

fabrics to be determined when sample is done. 

polyfill or crushed walnuts for filling. 

Hunter's Star Paper Pieced class

1/13/18

Learn how to make the traditional Hunter's Star block using a paper piecing technique. Paper piecing helps you get precise points and intersections. This class will also show you how to use the Eleanor Burns Flying Geese ruler to make the flying geese units for the border. 

Taught by Denise

9:30- 3 pm

$35 class fee includes free pattern

Class supplies are as follows:

pack of foundation paper

Small Eleanor Burns Flying Geese Ruler

28 mm rotary cutter and small mat

regular rotary cutter and medium mat

wooden iron

index card

sewing machine, matching thread, scissors, basic sewing supplies

Fabrics:

  Light fabric for Hunter's Star block: 1/2 yd.

  Dark and medium star points: 1/4 yd. of each

  Inner and outer border, dark color: 1/4 yd.

  Flying Geese units: 1/4 yd. medium, 3/8 yd. light

  Binding: 1/4 yd. 

Thimble Thursday Quilting Tips and Binding

1/18/18

Having trouble with square blocks?  How about wonky borders?  Never made bias binding?  We will cover all these and more with this class.  

10- 1 pm

$10 class fee

Beginner Quilting

1/20/18

Learn the basics of making a quilt.  From fabric selection, cutting accurately and tool safety, sucessful sewing, marking the top for quilting, layering and pin basting, quilting and preparing and applying your own binding. 

Taught by Denise

9:30-4 pm

$35 class fee includes free pattern

Class supply list:

1/4 yd. of two fabrics for pinwheels

1/2 yd. for inner border and binding

1/3 yd. for outer border

1/4 yd. for sashing

1 yd. for backing

sewing machine in good working order

1/4" foot and walking foot (these don't usually come with the machine, so you may have to get one)

scissors, rotary cutter, cutting mat, seam ripper, matching thread

craft size batting- flat poly or cotton

marking device- chalk pencil, frixion pen, water soluble marker, etc. 

acrylic rulers- 6" x 12" and 6" x 24"

10% discount on all notion items and fabrics needed for this class

Thimble Thursday Template Use

1/25/18

Lots of patterns use template and we will show you how to use them correctly with the Marti Michele template set called "Starry Path".  

10- 1 pm

$10 class fee

 

Supply list to come soon.