Classes


Classes

LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO BE TRADITIONAL! That’s Amy Bradley! And she has a gift for designing whimsical and crazy quilts with comical characters. Join Josephine for a day of how to make one of her fun quilts the easy way without having to read instructions. Order your pattern from us or we can check with the instructor to see if she has the pattern in stock.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn three different ways to make half square triangles and then take home a handout with different ways to arrange the blocks.

Cost: $ 18.00
This class meets once a week for 3 hours for 3 consecutive weeks. You will make a lap size quilt (63 x 87) from the “Just Can’t Cut It” pattern. You will learn all the basics of quilting. Some of the skills learned include: cutting, piecing and pressing; sewing accurate seams, border fundamentals and binding.

Cost: $ 45.00
This is a great class if you want to start learning Judy Niemeyer's paper-piecing techniques, without having to take on a large project. You can make this tree skirt in 2 classes and be ahead of the game for the Holidays! Pattern purchase required.. Kits available or design your own.

Cost: $ 75.00
You only need 4 fat quarters and a few hours to complete this fun wall hanging! It may look intimidating, but it actually goes together very quickly. Come learn this new technique!

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn paper piecing to create Christmas trees and add a bit of lace here and there for a “frosty” little wall hanging. Pattern purchase required. Kits available or design your own.

Cost: $ 18.00
This class is for students who wish to prepare and cut collage pieces before the actual collage class. You will learn fusing, fussy cutting, background tracing and other tips. This is not a required class for the main collage class. You may be comfortable doing this step on your own. If you do not take this class, come to the Fused Applique Finishing Class prepared to design and have lots of fun.

Cost: $ 20.00
Choose any Laura Heine pattern and Pat & Joyce will guide you through the process of fabric choices that work well for collage art! Learn about color placement and fusing to create a fun collage for your home. Pattern purchase required. This class is for finishing your collage. You may sign up for the Fused Collage Prep or cut flowers and shapes on your own....you choose!

Cost: $ 20.00
The Girls Getaway is presented in 6 pieces over several months. There are 5 patterns containing embroidered panel patterns, and one pattern with piecing instructions to complete the quilt. What could be more fun than a vintage aqua camp trailer with pink and white striped awnings? Add a vintage pickup, a flower filled window box, and some comfy chairs, and we’re ready to snuggle in for a beautiful glamping weekend!

Cost: $ 35.00
Need help to start or finish your Judy project? Need out of the house to focus without interruptions of daily life? This is the class for you! Karen can assist you in all aspects of your project, including choosing colors. Lunch is a bonus! Buy 3 classes, get one free!

Cost: $ 25.00
Join Kay Evans each month for a demo and discussion on the 2017 quilt. This year each quilt is individual and no two quilts will be exactly alike. It is an opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and do self –expression. Come in January and see what is in store!

Cost: $ 100.00
Learn a modern twist on Flying Geese. A great introduction for beginners or experienced quilters. It is a quilt that only takes 2-3 hours from start to finish. Purchase a kit or pick your own colors. Come have fun. Book purchase required.

Cost: $ 18.00
Join Joyce and Pat to make this beautiful little piece of furniture for your home! This sews up very quickly using one jelly roll. The first session teaches the piecing methods needed to create the top for your tuffet and the second session is to put the tuffet together with batting and plywood. This is a project that you will finish in just two sessions and each of them are amazing and look so different.

Cost: $ 110.00
Choose ONE fabric, stack them up, slice them and you have an amazing quilt that appears to have a lot of different fabrics featured. Kaye will teach you the ins and outs of making this really easy quilt. No “y” seams! This sews together in rows. Be warned…you will want to make more than one!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn curved piecing that is easy and fun! The Quick Curve Ruler by Sew Kind of Wonderful is the star of this class! Although, these blocks look complicated they are easy strip cut blocks cut in a snap using this technique. Kits available or choose your own colors.

Cost: $ 18.00
Learn how to turn a photograph into a pattern and then into an art quilt using a fused applique’ techinique. The technique can be used for landscapes as well as other subject matter. No sewing machine required.

Cost: $ 35.00
Emily Taylor has knocked it out of the ball park with this fused applique' quilt! Her digitized Quail pattern is printed out for and shaded in grayscale to assist you in getting just the right contrast for this bird to shine! This is a new technique we have not seen and everyone is loving it!

Cost: $ 35.00
Make this spectacular strip quilt and learn how to cut it into a curved raindrop! Accentuate the Negative is what this quilt is all about! The class is a 2-part class consisting of easy strip piecing followed by the DARING cut!

Cost: $ 20.00
Kit – all pieces are pre-cut for you so you can literally “sit and sew”. But wait there’s more! If you haven’t experienced the awesome new classroom at Elaine’s, now is the time. There is beautiful natural sunlight and lots of space. Come and join me for some fun and simple learning techniques from this simple minded teacher. My simple pattern is designed to be used and reused because the layout is flexible to whatever purpose you need. Be it a quick baby quilt, lap size for a gift, queen size for a fun simple picnic quilt or king size quilt, just because you love the pattern – the choice is yours for future use. The goal for this class is for you to walk away with a finished lap size quilt by the end of Part 2. Just in time for the holidays. You will learn fabric layout techniques, basic sewing skills, nesting seams, prep for machine quilting and the final step of actually binding your treasure.

Cost: $ 40.00