CLASS SCHEDULE - SPRING/SUMMER 2018

Come join us in one of our great classes.  There is something here for all level of experience stitchers for both machine and hand sewing.  

Class Policies:
1. Payment in full is required when signing up for any class.

2. Student will receive a 15% discount on regular sale merchandise starting 7 days before the class, on all single day and weekly classes.  On monthly classes, the discount starts 7 days before each class session. 

3. We reserve the right to cancel any class for lack of students. We require a minimum of 6 students. If a class is canceled, students will receive a full refund.

4. Students have up to a week before the class to cancel.  You will receive a full refund, minus a $5 cancellation fee.  No refund will be given students cancelling 7 days or less before the first day of class.

5. No refunds or credit will be given for late arrivals and no-shows. We do not offer any make-ups for missed classes.

 

 

 

Classes


Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 65.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 65.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 35.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 35.00
This is one of the most intricate quilts recently created. If you have signed up for this class you probably have seen our sample, the book, and/or the profusion of images on the Internet. It is made from rosettes constructed from five different shapes tessellated and repeated throughout in an extremely complicated manner. The process of construction, however, is pretty simple. It is English paper pieced (EPP) an old method which requires paper templates for each piece around which fabric is wrapped and basted and then whip stitched together.

Cost: $ 135.00
This is one of the most intricate quilts recently created. If you have signed up for this class you probably have seen our sample, the book, and/or the profusion of images on the Internet. It is made from rosettes constructed from five different shapes tessellated and repeated throughout in an extremely complicated manner. The process of construction, however, is pretty simple. It is English paper pieced (EPP) an old method which requires paper templates for each piece around which fabric is wrapped and basted and then whip stitched together.

Cost: $ 135.00
In response to inquiries from several students, we are presenting a class developed by Judy Doenias years ago to provide a place where you can explore your creativity. Once a month for four months we will meet (if you love it, we can continue beyond that time). Judy will present a challenge for you to explore during the upcoming month and ask you to present your results to the class on the following month. It can be based on a quilting design (e.g. log cabin, etc.), it can be to explore a shape (e.g. squares, etc.), it can be to create your own design based on simple parameters, or anything that her mind can conjure. If you are ready and willing to participate which includes doing your homework, this inspiring class will elevate your quilting experience.

Cost: $ 135.00
In response to inquiries from several students, we are presenting a class developed by Judy Doenias years ago to provide a place where you can explore your creativity. Once a month for four months we will meet (if you love it, we can continue beyond that time). Judy will present a challenge for you to explore during the upcoming month and ask you to present your results to the class on the following month. It can be based on a quilting design (e.g. log cabin, etc.), it can be to explore a shape (e.g. squares, etc.), it can be to create your own design based on simple parameters, or anything that her mind can conjure. If you are ready and willing to participate which includes doing your homework, this inspiring class will elevate your quilting experience.

Cost: $ 135.00
In this monthly class, Davida Hyland will instruct students on how to use the color wheel and all of its divisions and their meanings. This understanding of color will help build more confidence when choosing colors for a quilt. Then students will transfer that knowledge to fabric and be given a monthly project to do based on that month's lesson.

Cost: $ 135.00
In this monthly class, Davida Hyland will instruct students on how to use the color wheel and all of its divisions and their meanings. This understanding of color will help build more confidence when choosing colors for a quilt. Then students will transfer that knowledge to fabric and be given a monthly project to do based on that month's lesson.

Cost: $ 135.00
They're a unexpected, a little crooked, a little crazy and a lot of fun! These wonky stars are easy to sew (no templates required!) and every block is a one of a kind. Diane Schneck will reveal all the secrets to making these funky, improvisational stars in this two week class.

Cost: $ 110.00
In this class, we will cover the basics of quilting by hand. Working on a small sample piece, students will learn about tracing quilting designs, basting (preparing a quilt for quilting), and will have time to practice the hand quilting stitch using a wooden hoop. No prior sewing experience required.

Cost: $ 65.00
This class is a great introduction for students to learn about the sewing machine and all of the wonderful things it does. In this two day class, students will learn to to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and needle, and get an overview of all the bells and whistles the sewing machine has to offer. The class will get an general understanding about fabrics and also touch on the difference types of threads, needles and some of the most common stitches used. Once they have all this knowledge, they will put it to good use by making a simple envelope pillow.

Cost: $ 75.00
This class is a great introduction for students to learn about the sewing machine and all of the wonderful things it does. In this two day class, students will learn to to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and needle, and get an overview of all the bells and whistles the sewing machine has to offer. The class will get an general understanding about fabrics and also touch on the difference types of threads, needles and some of the most common stitches used. Once they have all this knowledge, they will put it to good use by making a simple envelope pillow.

Cost: $ 75.00
Join Diane Schneck and learn how to perfect your machine piecing skills by practicing some tricks and different techniques useful for sewing small scale quilts. We'll look at two different approaches to accurate half-square triangles, quick quarter-square triangles, flying geese and more! These blocks are small, but the same techniques and skills can be applied to machine pieced blocks of any size. The class project will be a 4 block mini sampler, made of 6" blocks, that can be finished as a wall quilt, pillow or table topper.

Cost: $ 75.00
Join Diane Schneck and learn how to perfect your machine piecing skills by practicing some tricks and different techniques useful for sewing small scale quilts. We'll look at two different approaches to accurate half-square triangles, quick quarter-square triangles, flying geese and more! These blocks are small, but the same techniques and skills can be applied to machine pieced blocks of any size. The class project will be a 4 block mini sampler, made of 6" blocks, that can be finished as a wall quilt, pillow or table topper.

Cost: $ 75.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 65.00
In this two session course for beginners, Tahli deCourcy will cover making templates, cutting and marking fabric, hand piecing, tying and binding a quilt. With these basics, you will have all the skills to complete a simple quilt. No sewing experience required.

Cost: $ 110.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 65.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 35.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 35.00
This is a great class for those who ever wanted to learn the art of doll making. Under the skillful guidance of Davida Hyland, students will be instructed on how to make a basic cloth doll. In this two day workshop, they will learn how to make the face and sew on hair, as well as construct clothing and shoes.

Cost: $ 175.00
Join Judy Doenias in a trip along Jacks Chain. This is a traditional pattern dating from the 1930s that is making resurgence due to the popularity of the hexagon. Though it can be done by hand piecing, with care it can be accomplished by machine. You can choose to do either. or both. Three shapes are used-hexagons, equilateral triangles and nine patches. When sewn together, this Quilt of Illusion appears to have circular shapes intersecting with one another without any circular piecing. Recommended for intermediate and beyond quilters.

Cost: $ 110.00
Join Judy Doenias in a trip along Jacks Chain. This is a traditional pattern dating from the 1930s that is making resurgence due to the popularity of the hexagon. Though it can be done by hand piecing, with care it can be accomplished by machine. You can choose to do either. or both. Three shapes are used-hexagons, equilateral triangles and nine patches. When sewn together, this Quilt of Illusion appears to have circular shapes intersecting with one another without any circular piecing. Recommended for intermediate and beyond quilters.

Cost: $ 110.00
Years ago Bethany Reynolds introduced the Stack and Whack concept using triangles, hexagons and octagons and later another author wrote several books calling the process one-block wonders. Now Judy Doenias will show you how to get the same kaleidoscopic results with a simple four patch using much less fabric. The result is a wonderful block that can be used in any pattern that uses squares. It is a simple magical way to transform your fabrics and (be warned) it is very addictive. After this two day class, you will never look at printed fabric the same way again.

Cost: $ 75.00
Years ago Bethany Reynolds introduced the Stack and Whack concept using triangles, hexagons and octagons and later another author wrote several books calling the process one-block wonders. Now Judy Doenias will show you how to get the same kaleidoscopic results with a simple four patch using much less fabric. The result is a wonderful block that can be used in any pattern that uses squares. It is a simple magical way to transform your fabrics and (be warned) it is very addictive. After this two day class, you will never look at printed fabric the same way again.

Cost: $ 75.00
Those of you who love log cabin quilts will definitely want to join Judy Doenias in this two day class to make this eye-catching courthouse steps variation. This classic block can be transformed into a sea of Japanese lanterns just by using color placement. It takes a little bit of concentration (wine no, coffee yes) to place your fabrics properly, but it is worth every minute.

Cost: $ 75.00
Those of you who love log cabin quilts will definitely want to join Judy Doenias in this two day class to make this eye-catching courthouse steps variation. This classic block can be transformed into a sea of Japanese lanterns just by using color placement. It takes a little bit of concentration (wine no, coffee yes) to place your fabrics properly, but it is worth every minute.

Cost: $ 75.00
Are you tired of looking at that ever growing stash of old, used or new T-shirts? Want to relive those great school or vacation memories? Why not recycle them into a functional piece of original art? Come join us for a few weeks of unbridled creativity and make either a one-of-a-kind bed quilt or lap quilt. A good time will be had by all.

Cost: $ 225.00
In this six-session course, Charles Johns will take you through the steps to complete a four-block Sampler Quilt by machine. While making the sampler he will discuss fabric choices and color. The students will learn how rotary cut, machine piece blocks, and finish their top with sashing and borders. Once the top is completed, Charles will touch on some simple straight-line quilting and finish off with the binding. You mush know how to use a sewing machine and have a machine at home for weekly homework.

Cost: $ 225.00
In this six-session course, Charles Johns will take you through the steps to complete a four-block Sampler Quilt by machine. While making the sampler he will discuss fabric choices and color. The students will learn how rotary cut, machine piece blocks, and finish their top with sashing and borders. Once the top is completed, Charles will touch on some simple straight-line quilting and finish off with the binding. You mush know how to use a sewing machine and have a machine at home for weekly homework.

Cost: $ 225.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 65.00
Come spend time with Sylvia Hernandez, and create a Day of the Dead mini quilt to honor ancestors or just be creative. Sylvia will supply background and skull pieces, and you will decorate them with flowers, buttons and markers. This is a hand sewing class and great for beginners. There is a $10 Kit that includes the background fabric, the scull, flower fabric and buttons that you will purchase directly from Sylvia the day of the class.

Cost: $ 65.00
Take a new look at outline stitch embroidery by translating your own design into a decidedly untraditional stitchery. Adapt a favorite photo, a line drawing or other iconic image, and create your own unique expression! You will learn how to adapt a design for embroidery, how to transfer images to fabric, and several different stitches to bring your design to life. Diane Schneck (an embroidery lover) will show you how.

Cost: $ 65.00
If you have always loved the traditional Pineapple block, but thought it looked impossible, this is the class you have been waiting for. A new tool from Creative Grids makes it easy and fun. Make a batch of these cute little blocks and use them to make a pillow, a mini quilt, or a table topper. Warning: Once you start sewing these like blocks, you won't want to stop!

Cost: $ 75.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 65.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 35.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 35.00
These teeny little quilts are irresistible and fun, and foundation piecing makes them accurate and easy to sew. Several different patterns will be available to choose from. You'll want to make them all! Diane Schneck is a miniature quilt fanatic, so you'll also get plenty of tips and tricks for making successful mini quilts.

Cost: $ 90.00
Rainy Day Quilts created with two fabrics have been a favorite pastime of Judy Doenias, and many of her students and friends for years. She was tired of having so many tops (more than 100) in her closet, so she developed a Rainy Day Quilt-As-You-Go to make the process even more fun- and more importantly to get them finished.

Cost: $ 110.00
Rainy Day Quilts created with two fabrics have been a favorite pastime of Judy Doenias, and many of her students and friends for years. She was tired of having so many tops (more than 100) in her closet, so she developed a Rainy Day Quilt-As-You-Go to make the process even more fun- and more importantly to get them finished.

Cost: $ 110.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 65.00
Tick Tock! Tick Tock! The holidays are coming. Now is the time to make your own personalized holiday stocking! You can craft them to match your interior or personal color choices. Besides add pizzazz to you decor, them make wonderful gifts and gift boxes. Stocking will be offered in three different sizes. Surely one will appeal to you. Please come join us and show everyone your creative side.

Cost: $ 90.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 65.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 35.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 35.00
Come spend time with Davida and explore your innermost desire to create your own Lunar landscape, created by using the Drunkardís Path pattern. Curved piecing knowledge is helpful, but not mandatory. In this three-day class, Davida will assist with this technique. A good time will be had by all.

Cost: $ 175.00
This class is a great introduction for students to learn about the sewing machine and all of the wonderful things it does. In this two day class, students will learn to to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and needle, and get an overview of all the bells and whistles the sewing machine has to offer. The class will get an general understanding about fabrics and also touch on the difference types of threads, needles and some of the most common stitches used. Once they have all this knowledge, they will put it to good use by making a simple envelope pillow.

This class is a great introduction for students to learn about the sewing machine and all of the wonderful things it does. In this two day class, students will learn to to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and needle, and get an overview of all the bells and whistles the sewing machine has to offer. The class will get an general understanding about fabrics and also touch on the difference types of threads, needles and some of the most common stitches used. Once they have all this knowledge, they will put it to good use by making a simple envelope pillow.

Cost: $ 75.00
Are you sitting on those UFOs because you need help to finish them? Or do you have an ideas for a project, and you need some guidance to get started? Well gather up your supplies and come join us at the Sewing Lab. A knowledgable teacher will be on hand to give you support and insight to help you move forward with your project. See what other students are working on and be inspired. Come join in on the fun, relax and stitch away.

Cost: $ 65.00