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Thimble Thursday: Quilt as You Go Placemat

10/4/18

 

Learn the basics of quilting as you sew.  Before you know it, you have a finished piece!  Great for the beginner.  Taught by Denise.

10 am- 1 pm

$10 class fee

Pattern provided in class

Berks Quilter's Guild Bi-Annual Quilt Show

10/5/18

"Quilts From The Heart of Berks" show. 
  Friday, Oct. 5th and Saturday. Oct. 6th from 9-5 each day. 
   
Held at Leesport Farmers Market on Rt. 61 in Leesport, Pa. 
 
  Over 200 quilts, vendors, food, silent auction, raffles, guild boutique, second hand stash and junior Guild display
 
$8 admission.  Children under 12 free.
Handicap accessible
Free parking

Knitting 101

10/9/18

Kim will be showing us how to knit!  I've never knitted before, so this is a new experience for me too.  The class fee includes everything you need- a skein of yarn and knitting needles. We will be making a scarf. 

$20 class fee

10 am- 1 pm

Berry Basket Quilt Guild Show

10/13/18

Held Sat., Oct. 13th and Sunday, Oct. 14th at Kirbys Mill School on Hartford Rd. in Medford, NJ.  Hours Sat. 10-5, Sunday 11-4 pm.

18 vendors, food, quilts, raffles, etc. 

Featherweight Class

10/13/18

Bring in your featherweight and learn how to maintain and clean your machine yourself, savings money in the future.  Taught by Katie. 

$25 class fee

11- 1 pm

Thimble Thursday: Dresden Block

10/18/18

  

Make this cute mini dresden block for a table runner or wall hanging. Taught by Denise.

10 am- 1 pm

$10 class fee plus pattern

 

Double Wedding Ring

10/20/18

Make this classic double wedding ring the easier way using Quilt Smart's pre-printed interfacing.  No templates to worry about!  Make any size quilt from a table runner to a king sized bed quilt. 

Taught by Denise

9:30- 3 pm

$35 class fee plus pattern/interfacing packet

Class Requirements:  Sewing machine in good working order, Quilt Smart packet (avail at In Stitches)

Table runner: 1/4 yd. of 6 fabrics for the rings, 1/4 yd. of 2 fabrics for the "jewels" (intersections). 1 yard of background fabric. 

Baby Quilt: 1/2 yd. of 6 fabrics for the rings, 1/4 yd. of 2 fabrics for jewels, 2 yards background fabric

Hexi Hot Air Balloon quilt class

10/27/18

  Wouldn't this hot air balloon quilt be great for a baby's room?  It's easy and there are no Y seams to deal with!  All you need is the Creative Grids 60 degree diamond ruler. 

Taught by Denise

9:30- 3 pm

$35 class fee plus pattern and ruler (15% discount on ruler when purchased here)

Class Requirements: sewing machine, rotary cutter, 18" x 24" cutting mat, 6" x 24" and 6" x 12" rulers, Creative Grids 60 degree Diamond ruler, basic sewing supplies, light thread to match background fabric. 

Fabric: 1/3 yd each of 7 different sky fabrics, 1/4 yd. of 3 ombre fabrics for balloons, 1/8 yd. brown for baskets.