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


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 three 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: $ 110.00
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 three 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: $ 110.00
Come spend time with Davida and explore your inner most desire to create your own Lunar landscape, created by using the Drunkard’s Path pattern. Curved piecing knowledge is helpful, but not mandatory. In this three day call, Davida will assist with this technique. A good time will be had by all.

Cost: $ 110.00
Come spend time with Davida and explore your inner most desire to create your own Lunar landscape, created by using the Drunkard’s Path pattern. Curved piecing knowledge is helpful, but not mandatory. In this three day call, Davida will assist with this technique. A good time will be had by all.

Cost: $ 110.00
In this six-session course, Charles Johns will take you through the steps to complete a four-block Samples 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 Samples 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
This quilt is an easy project for a quick baby quilt or could be expanded into a full sized quilt if you want to make it larger. It has blocks with a large center that can be quilted with an interesting design, or appliqued or made with a focus fabric. The effect of the blocks when they are together is as if the outer strips in the blocks are interwoven. This is done with a neat trick called partial seaming. Beginning quilt makers or experts alike will have fun with this one.

Cost: $ 75.00
This quilt is an easy project for a quick baby quilt or could be expanded into a full sized quilt if you want to make it larger. It has blocks with a large center that can be quilted with an interesting design, or appliqued or made with a focus fabric. The effect of the blocks when they are together is as if the outer strips in the blocks are interwoven. This is done with a neat trick called partial seaming. Beginning quilt makers or experts alike will have fun with this one.

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: $ 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: $ 75.00
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: $ 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
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
Once in a while a quilt jumps out of the pages of a book and demands to be made. Everyday Best from Quilts With A Spin is just such a quilt. Constructed by machine from bright scraps on foundation paper arcs with hand appliqued centers, this project never stops being fun. Everyday Best is a quilt that is so striking that it has been featured in two calendars and at least one magazine article in addition to appearing in Quilts with a Spin. It is based on a quilt made by Liza Prior Lucy from antique medallions, a picture of which was shown in Passionate Patchwork by Kaffe Fassett. Both renditions used lots of scraps, as does mine. This class is about creating the medallions, as many as you would like. Any border treatment that you may want to add will be discussed, but it will be your choice.

Cost: $ 110.00
Once in a while a quilt jumps out of the pages of a book and demands to be made. Everyday Best from Quilts With A Spin is just such a quilt. Constructed by machine from bright scraps on foundation paper arcs with hand appliqued centers, this project never stops being fun. Everyday Best is a quilt that is so striking that it has been featured in two calendars and at least one magazine article in addition to appearing in Quilts with a Spin. It is based on a quilt made by Liza Prior Lucy from antique medallions, a picture of which was shown in Passionate Patchwork by Kaffe Fassett. Both renditions used lots of scraps, as does mine. This class is about creating the medallions, as many as you would like. Any border treatment that you may want to add will be discussed, but it will be your choice.

Cost: $ 110.00
The Triple 4 Patch quilt is a very graphic quilt that can be made from many different fabrics, so you can cut down on your stash (hah, they multiple when you are not looking, so you can never cut down). The smallest four patch creates a pathway through the quilt which can be set in as many ways as you can set a log cabin-endless. If you choose to work in a limited palette or if you like an every color quilt, you can customize this quilt to your preference. You don’t have to be an expert, you just need to know how to use your imagination.

Cost: $ 110.00
The Triple 4 Patch quilt is a very graphic quilt that can be made from many different fabrics, so you can cut down on your stash (hah, they multiple when you are not looking, so you can never cut down). The smallest four patch creates a pathway through the quilt which can be set in as many ways as you can set a log cabin-endless. If you choose to work in a limited palette or if you like an every color quilt, you can customize this quilt to your preference. You don’t have to be an expert, you just need to know how to use your imagination.

Cost: $ 110.00
The classic Dresden Plate block gets a new lease on life in this two-session class with Diane Rode Schneck. You will learn how to draft this favorite design with several variations, and then cut and assemble the block by hand or machine. Lots of tips and tricks will make your plate a piece of cake!

Cost: $ 75.00
The classic Dresden Plate block gets a new lease on life in this two-session class with Diane Rode Schneck. You will learn how to draft this favorite design with several variations, and then cut and assemble the block by hand or machine. Lots of tips and tricks will make your plate a piece of cake!

Cost: $ 75.00
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: $ 155.00
Take a look at the sample Judy Doenias has made with this optical illusion, strippy, quilt-as-you-go technique that has created a buzz in the art quilt world. In this four hour class, we will make one or two wall hangings using a technique developed by Lorrie Faith Cranor, a professor at Carnegy-Mellon University and an avid quilt maker. Don not let her credentials scare you, it really is quite easy and fun for all of us. Lorrie Faith Cranor has a free tutorial on the net. Google ”How to make an interleave quilt Lorrie Faith Cranor” and print out the instructions. If you have trouble, send Judy Doenias email at judy@doenias.com.

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
Have you long admired the dinosaur models in the shop on display? Now is the chance to come in and make your own. Come in and join Davida for a one day workshop and make one, two or maybe three for yourself. They make great gifts and can be made child proof with minor changes.

Cost: $ 75.00
Join applique expert Diane Rode Schneck and learn the basics of hand applique by sewing an an easy floral design using simple shapes, and two of the most useful and popular applique techniques. You'll learn how to cut and assemble the design, then sew it with tiny, invisible stitches. The project can be finished as a mini quilt or a pillow.

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: $ 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