A Gathering Place for Quilters
 
       
“Pincushion” This class is an introduction to the technique “Material Matrix”, developed by Sandra Bruce and is inspired by the painter, Chuck Close. You will use the photo of the pincushion provided to you, and pick fabrics to turn the photo into your own interpretation. The supply list is easy and short, and you will learn something completely different! It’s wonky, and is a freeing piecing process. Refer to Sandra’s website sandrabruce.com, and Flickr under her name for more photos of her work, so you can see the possibilities!

Cost: $ 125.00
Do you want to learn beginning quilting the easy way? You'll discover a wealth of quilting tips, including quilting terms and supplies, rotary cutting, seam allowances, how to choose fabric and prints and understand fabric grain. At the end of two sessions you will have pieced your first quilt top and learn about finishing your quilt.

Cost: $ 50.00
Boomerang is a clever pattern by Jaybird quilts, it uses the Super Sidekick ruler (or template plastic) to create pieced triangles make up this delightful quilt.  

Cost: $ 40.00
The Diamond Wedding Ring is a fun and easy Judy Niemeyer pattern. The rings are strip pieced and then assembled into blocks. The blocks are then put together in diagonal rows. Your quilt can be done with, or without the appliqué. The techniques you will learn with this quilt are strip piecing and appliqué. This is a great class for a first time “Judy” class or for the experienced quilter.

Cost: $ 65.00
The Fractured Paintbox was designed as a beginner pattern to introduce quilters paper piecing! The project is fast, uses only one foundation block, employs simple cutting techniques, and is an affordable and fun way to jump into your first paper piecing project! It is meant to make those new to the process find confidence, understanding, and success! This class is taught by Judy Neimeyer Certified Instructor, Kathy Carter Sweek

Cost: $ 65.00
Yes, there is life after stippling! This is a hands-on free motion quilting class is geared to teaching you new designs with greater complexity than the beginner level. We'll cover background fill designs and border designs and all kinds of ways to make your quilting showcase the quilt top. This class will get you fired up and excited about the world of free motion quilting!

Cost: $ 50.00
In theory, this is introduced as a ‘scrap quilt’, but don’t feel you can’t use a set color scheme or line of fabrics. Several techniques will be used in the construction of the quilt, with emphasis on chain piecing. Part of the fun to this quilt is giving suggestions for other possible layouts.

Cost: $ 65.00
Are you ready for an adventure! The mystery is all about the clues which start the moment you sign up. If you haven’t done a mystery quilt before, you’re in for a treat! Here's how the mystery quilt works. The fabric requirements and cutting instructions are given to you before the class. Construction steps are given throughout the day during the class -- just enough to keep you guessing! At the end, Linda will give you the final construction steps and reveal the mystery. Gather the total yardages listed. Now get ready to have some fun!

Cost: $ 65.00
“Wake Up Cup” This class is an introduction to the technique “Material Matrix”, developed by Sandra Bruce and is inspired by the painter, Chuck Close. You will use the photo of the cup provided to you, and pick fabrics to turn the photo into your own interpretation. The supply list is easy and short, and you will learn something completely different! It’s wonky, and is a freeing piecing process. Refer to Sandra’s website sandrabruce.com, and Flickr under her name for more photos of her work, so you can see the possibilities!

Cost: $ 125.00
Muse: any number of sister goddesses or any goddess presiding over a particular art! Muse is a 3 month BOM, each month you will learn a new block. These Muse blocks are put together to create a stunning quilt. Additionally, the book has instructions for making several bonus quilt patterns. This quilt can be made by a confident beginner.

Cost: $ 40.00
Options Strip Tubing Using the Strip Tube Ruler (or Junior) Lisa will teach you this fabulous quick technique to create this quilt or ANY of the OPTIONS quilts (page 14). You choose the quilt layout!

Cost: $ 40.00
Need help with a project? Want to learn to quilt? Puzzled by directions for a dress? Need some hand quilting or piecing help? Just want to sew in a comfortable and congenial atmosphere? Join our experienced teacher every Wednesday night from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Pat has been quilting for over 20 years and has been sewing garments and home decoration for even longer. Wednesday Evenings beginning Jan 12 5:30-8:30 p.m. $10 each class You must call ahead to reserve a space.

Cost: $ 10.00
Need help with a project? Want to learn to quilt? Puzzled by directions for a dress? Need some hand quilting or piecing help? Just want to sew in a comfortable and congenial atmosphere? Join our experienced teacher every Wednesday afternoon from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. Pat has been quilting for over 20 years and has been sewing garments and home decoration for even longer.

Cost: $ 10.00
A great,fun class that will use your jelly roll remains or any collection of strips you have accumulated or want to cut. The size of the strip will determine the size of your finished top, the method works the same! A bit like a bargello you have great movement. Learn tips and tricks in dealing with strips and strata with a dramatic and fun outcome.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn the basics of sewing and create a fun Tote. Kids love to sew and this class offers all the skills needed to get started. Learn how to use the sewing machine, measure and cut fabric and sew. Signed Permission form required.**Age 9 years old and over.

Cost: $ 125.00
You have the basics, now create a pair of pj pants and a pillow case to match. Learn how to follow a commercial pattern and instruction sheet, insert an elastic waistband, make a french seam and a special hem. Kids love to sew!!! Class size limited* Minimum age Age 9 years Pre requisite- Kids Love to Sew Intro

Cost: $ 125.00