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Class Schedule  (JANUARY - APRIL 2012)

To Register for a Class:

Choose from one of the following three options: print out our registration form, fill it out and mail it to us along with a check (and a self-addressed stamped envelope); call our shop at 607-562-7596 and provide us with your class choice(s) and credit card information; or stop by our shop and provide us with your class choice(s) along with your payment, using cash, check, MasterCard, Visa, Amex, or Discover.

Class Registration Policy:

Payment is required upon registration. You may register by one of the three options listed above. We must make a commitment to our teachers based of registration. Therefore, if you cancel less than one week before your class, your class fee cannot be refunded.

It is your responsibility to obtain a class supply list prior to each class and read it completely to see what supplies are needed and what pre-class preparation needs to be done. Sewing machines are required for all quilting classes unless otherwise stated. In addition, students receive a one time 15% discount on class supplies.

TREASURE BOX

Date(s): Sat. January 28
Time: 10am - 3pm
Sessions: 1 session
Cost: $50
Instructor: Debbie Wick

Here is a sweet little project from Blackbird Designs latest book “Weekend”. Class time will include sanding and painting your box, stitching and quilting the fabric covers, and assembly. Class fee includes box and materials!


 

SATURDAY "SEW IN" WITH DEBBIE

Date(s):  Sat. February 4
                Sat. March 3
Sessions: 1 session
Cost: $10/session
Time:  10am - 3pm
Instructor: Debbie Wick

Need help finishing a project from one of Debbie’s classes? Need inspiration? Then this is the class for you! Debbie will be available during these times to help you with any of her past projects/classes. Bring your project and a snack to share, then reunite with your former classmates to get it done! Only $10/session

YESTERDAY REMEMBERED

Date(s): Sat. February 11, March 10
Cost: $24
Sessions:  2 sessions
Time: 10am - 1pm
Instructor:  Debbie Wick

One of two projects we are offering from Kim Diehl’s book “Simple Graces”. This classic little framed piece features mixed cotton and wool appliqué. If you haven’t yet worked with wool, this is the perfect class to get you started. We are even offering an optional fabric kit to make it even easier!
 
 

BITTERSWEET AND BRIAR

Date(s): DAY: Wed. February 15, March 14, April 18
               EVE: Thurs. February 16, March 15, April 19
Cost:  $30
Sessions: 3 sessions
Time:  10am - 1pm (day)
             6pm - 9pm (eve)
Instructor:  Debbie Wick

This is the second mixed cotton and wool project we are offering from “Simple Graces”. The 48” x 48” quilt would looking stunning on a wall or table in most any setting. Class techniques will include machine piecing, wool appliqué, and needle turn appliqué. For our intermediate students.


 


 

 

MACHINE QUILTING

Date(s): Sat. Feb. 18
Sessions: 1 session
Cost: $20
Time: 10am - 1pm
Instructor:  Sharon Campbell

Learn the techniques of creating hand-quilted effects using your sewing machine. Working on a small project you will practice straight-line-quilting, free-motion, echo quilting, and stippling. Included will be tips, hints and tricks for achieving beautiful results.

GARDEN PATH

Date(s): DAY: Wed. Feb. 22, Mar. 7
               EVE: Thurs. Feb. 23, Mar. 8
Sessions: 2 sessions
Cost: $30
Time: 10am - 1pm (day)
            6pm - 9pm (eve)
Instructor: Debbie Wick

Hourglass blocks frame a simple appliqué design in this charming 16” x 20” wall quilt. A great class for anyone who wants to learn the ins and outs of needle turn appliqué.



 


LOG CABIN QUILT - beginner class

Date(s): DAY: Wed. April 4, 11, 25 OR
              
EVE: Mon. April 16, 23, MAY 7
Sessions: 3 sessions
Cost: $30
Time: 10am - 1pm (day)
            6pm - 9pm (eve)
Instructor: Jane Mowrer

This class is designed for beginning quilters or people who want to brush up on basic skills. Learn how to plan your quilt, select and prepare fabrics, rotary cut, machine piece, apply borders accurately, and finally layer your quilt and apply binding. Your beginning level machine piecing skills will then have you making lots of quilts quickly after this class. The first class will be a lesson on supplies, tools, fabrics, and beginning cutting techniques. Bring sewing machine to 2nd class only.

BREAKFAST IN BED

Date(s): DAY: Tues. April 3, May 1, June 5
               EVE: Thurs. April 5, May 3, June 7
Sessions: 3 sessions
Cost: $30
Time: 10am - 1pm (day)
            6pm - 9pm (eve)
Instructor: Debbie Wick

The trendy new look in bedroom decor, this exquisite bed runner is from Blackbird Designs latest book "Weekend". It will change your bedroom from ordinary to extraordinary without the time and expense of a full size quilt. You will use needle turn applique techniques to create the lovely stems and flowers. For our intermediate students.

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INTRODUCTION TO PUNCH NEEDLE

Date(s):
Sessions: 1 session
Cost: $20 (includes practice kit)
Time: 6 - 8pm
Instructor: Jane Mowrer

Punchneedle embroidery is back! And the very best way to learn this fun technique is to take a class. Jane will show you the ins and outs, the variety of patterns available, and have you punching away by the end of class. It's perfectly portable for today's "on the go" stitchers, or for those of us who like to have a project while watching TV. Class fee includes practice kit.

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