SEW-MINI Things - Class Listing 2014

Beginning Quilting Class

This class teaches you several piecing techniques from squares, log cabin, triangles.  Learn the importance of the 1/4" seam allowance, proper pressing, how to square up your blocks and quilt.  You learn sashing, borders, quilting and binding.  This is a six-week class, two hours per week.  Cost is $75 plus book and supplies.  This class is also appropriate for those who've been away from quilting for a while and/or those who want to improve their basic quilting skills.  You do need your own sewing machine in good working order.  Complete list of supplies provided at time payment is made.  This class is scheduled ona regular basis.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

How Much Do I Need?

COMING IN THE NEW YEAR:  You want to make a quilt and the pattern is for a lap size but you want a king.  Or, you want to design your own, alter another pattern, etc., but how much fabric does it take?  This class will help you answer those questions. This class will probably be scheduled in late January, early February.  If you are interested, give us a call and we will call you when the class is scheduled. 

Stack N Whack

We offer two types of Stack & Whack classes.  One is the traditional SnW made of "wedges/triangles" the second offering is a "linear" SnW.  These a two--day classes, full days both days.  Cost of this class is $75 plus book and supplies.  This class is appropriate for advanced-beginner upwards.  You will also need your sewing machine in good working order and normal sewing/quilting supplies (scissors, rotary cutter, etc.)  Full supply list provided at time payment is made.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Radiant Start Class

This is a two-day class, full days both days.  This pattern is also known as Lone Star or Star of Bethlehem.  It may look complicated but the Quilt In A Day method makes it so much easier!   For this project, the fabrics really do make the quilt.  Cost is $65 plus book and supplies.  You will need a sewing machine in good working order and normal sewing/quilting supplies.  Complete list of supplies is provided at time of payment.   Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.  Minimum 3 people

Beginning Hand Quilting

This is a full-day class.  The pattern is Rose of Sharon.  Our highly talented teacher will guide you through the process and share with you her tricks to hand applique.  Once you have the basics you will be able to tackle more complex patterns using the techniques and skills developed in this class.  No sewing machine required for this class.  Complete class supply list is provided at time of payment.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Free Motion Quilting

This 3-hour class wil take you through the basics of free-motion quilting. The instruction will talk about battings, differences in them, what to use when as well as  how and why to baste your layers.  Plus you will have time to practice and hone you free-motion skills.  The class is $30 and includes the book and quilt sandwiches for practice.  This skill is something that will get better the more you practice.  This gets you started.   Complete supply list provided at time of payment.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Soft (Cloth) Doll Classes

We offer several Soft (Cloth) doll classes, from beginner to advanced.  Prices and length of class varies.  Please visit the store for samples of cloth doll classes that we are offering.  There is a doll club that meets at the store on the second Saturday ofeach month.   For more info on the club, please contact Stuart.  For all classes, complete supply lists are provided at time of payment.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Pineapple Table Runner

The is a beautiful table runner.  If you are unfamiliar with the pineapple block, it is sort of a variation on a log cabin.  It can be complicated but the Quilt In A Day method will simplify it.   Your choice of fabrics & colors can make it country, bright, modern.  This pattern translates to all styles really well.  This is a one-day class.  Cost is $45 plus supplies.  A complete supply list will be provided at time of payment. Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.  Minimum 4 people

   

Happy Fish

This fun, happy fish is made from one fabric!  No two fish will be the same, even if you use the same fabric for both.  The fabric is fused and appliqued!    This is a 3-4 hour class.   The supply list is simple and small, you won't need a sewing machine.  $35.  Complete supply list will be provided upon payment.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Twister

No, not the game!  The twister block is so popular now, there are patterns for all sorts of designs.  This table runner class teaches you the twister block pattern using the twister tool which comes in three sizes..  This table runner will add a bit of jazz to any table top.  This is a one-day class.  $35 plus tool & book and other supplies as necessary.  Complete supply list will be provided upon payment.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Yellow Brick Road

YBR is a standard among quilters.  You can make it in many sizes and is a great pattern for all those fat quarters you have been collecting  you don't know what to do with.   This is a great class if you've finished the beginner class and not sure what to do next or if you want to hone your 1/4" seams.  You will get practice with color placement and choices.  This is a fun two-day class.  $75 plus pattern & supplies.  Requires a sewing machine in good working order.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

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