Just a quick note to invite everyone to our Open House on February 6th from 9:00am – 3:00pm.
Our teachers will be present to sign you up for classes, answer any questions you may have and help with fabric selections. We are pleased to announce our teacher line-up this semester includes returning teachers Cookie Ranson, Pat Habenschuss, Dee Begley and Clara Poe and to introduce you to two new teachers – Kelly Frazier and Regina Parsons! This is truly a talented group of ladies willing to share their expertise with you and I know they put a lot of time, thought and skill in preparation for their classes – I appreciate all they do and I’m sure you will also as you work through their projects!
Our Open House sale will include $1.00/per yard off fabric; 20% off notions, books and patterns; $5.00 off jellyrolls & layercakes; fat quarters $2.00/each for already cut fat quarters.
February 11th – Thursday – 10:00am – 3:00pm – Neighbor’s Day. Everyone welcome and encouraged to attend. Everything we sew that day is to take care of the needs in our community – Hospice, Veterans, and Habitat for Humanity – etc. Come out and be a part of this special day – Kits precut and ready to sew – you just bring machine and basic sewing supplies. Bring a lunch or go out with some of the gang.
Bow Tuck Tote Bag – This is a tote bag that will be the envy of everyone!! Large carry-on tote filled with pockets and adorned with beautiful hardware will make you want to make several of these for gifts. The use of soft & stable makes this linen fabric by Moda come alive. Three day class will be taught by Kelly Frazier on Tuesday – February 16, 23 and March 1st – 10:00-3:00pm. Instructor Fee: $40.00
Summer Solstice – a Judy Niemeyer paper piecing class taught by Regina Parsons. This is a great confident-beginner to advanced class for those wanting to learn a different technique in paper piecing. (This class will lead into more challenging classes as the year goes on) Four-session class will be held on Saturday, Feb. 13, March 12, April 9, and May 14th, 2016; Certified Instructor fee is $80.00 and pattern is $30.00. Class will begin at 10:00am and run until 3:00pm – bring a lunch or slip out for a bite.
Quilting 101 – A beginner’s class taught by Dee Begley. She will be teaching the basics of cutting, getting an accurate ¼” seam and many of the basic techniques needed to produce stunning quilts while making it relaxing and fun! This two session class will be held on Saturday, February 20th and March 5th – 10:00am – 3:00pm – Instructor fee will be $40.00.
Hunter’s Star – A confident beginner class showing a new approach (and really easy technique) to an older pattern. Clara Poe will be leading you through this one day class on Thursday February 25th from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Instructor fee $25.00 plus book required ($5.99).
Simple What Not’s Club – Cookie Ranson will be teaching the newest Kim Diehl club sessions on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month – These projects are small but entail many opportunities to learn new techniques. There will be a new project each month starting on Tuesday, March 8th and 22nd from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. Kits will be given on the first class of each month – Instructor fee: $10.00 Kit cost will vary per project.
Block of the Month Sampler – This class is perfect for beginner’s to advanced quilters. Pat Habenschuss will direct you through a new sampler block each month – each block having different techniques and tidbits for improving your piecing skills – at the end of the year you’ll be amazed at the new skills you’ve developed as well as the many new friendships along the journey!!! Instructor fee will be $40.00 per quarter – due at registration; June 8th, Sept. 14th. Patterns included and handed out each class. Class begins March 9th – 10:00am – 12:00pm and Will continue on the 2nd Wednesday of each month throughout the year
Goodnight Irene: This is a great stash buster class – whether you have a jellyroll, layer cake or just a bundle of fat quarters that is calling to you to create – then this is your project!!! Dee Begley will be instructing this fun one-day class on Saturday, March 26th from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Confident Beginners to intermediate. Instructor fee $20.00 –
Studio Star – A jellyroll or 2 ½” strips, add some background and border fabrics and you will have your own throw size quilt in no time. Dee Begley will be teaching this adorable quilt – also great for confident beginners to intermediate. Class will be on Saturday, April 23rd from 10:00am – 3:00pm – Instructor fee: $20.00
Ribbon Star – Here’s a jellyroll quilt that will come together quickly as you follow Dee Begley’s tips and tricks to finish this stunning quilt. Great for confident beginners to intermediate levels – Saturday May 21st from 10:00am – 3:00pm . Instructor fee $20.00.