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Patriotic Table Runner & Pillow

Want some help in getting ready to decorate for the patriotic holidays, such as Flag Day and 4th of July? This table runner and pillow set is just what you need to add that patriotic touch. Come learn basic machine appliqué skills and practice appliqué stitches.

Instructor: Mary Ann Solano ● Thurs June 1 ● 9:30 am – 3:30 pm    $35

 

Chicks with Hattitude

This kit will bring an introduction to fusible appliqué to you. Not only fun, but a project quickly completed, too, as it is fused only – no top stitching! You will want to create these as gifts for your friends. Come join us for this technique class. Some of you will complete this cute wall hanging…or you can make it as a runner.

Instructor: Gail Shannon ● Fri May 26 ● 10 am – 12 pm    $20

 

Japanese Sashiko Sampler

The Japanese Sashiko Sampler brings the beauty of Sashiko, the hand embroidery method, to this class. Those who have taken the class are amazed at the relaxing spirit this ancient craft brings. It is the perfect 20” x 20” summer project to work on while relaxing in your favorite chair. Please join us for this Zen-like day. We’ll have everything in a kit for your ease.

Instructor: Gail Shannon ● Fri June 16 ● 10 am – 2 pm    $30

 

Gossamer Wings– Foundation Paper Piecing

A class guaranteed to be full of prismatic color as we bring dragonflies to life!  This class would be a great fit for someone new to paper piecing or a zip for someone with experience.  When your project is complete this dragonfly will make a perfect wall hanging or can be transformed easily into a pillow.  Warning: once you start paper piecing you may fall in love with how accurate and easy these projects come together!

Instructor: Meredith Abney ● Sun June 25 —● 11 am – 4 pm    $35

 

 

 

Sonoran High-Rise

Did you buy The Quilter’s Market row by row laser cut kit and need help with starting this project?

Come learn the steps for basic machine appliqué. In class, you will learn to fuse your laser cut pieces

and practice machine appliqué stitches.

Instructor: Mary Ann Solano ● Wed June 28 ● 9:30 am – 4:30 pm   $35

 

Nine Quarter Bag

This is a really useful (and big!) tote bag designed as an excuse to use those fat quarters that keep calling! Whether it is a new line you can’t resist, or treasures from your stash, use your favorite fabrics and color combinations and make a great new bag – for yourself or as a gift. In two sizes, with lots of pockets and as much or as little structure as you want, the Nine Quarter Bag is fun and easy – but it is hard to stop at one!

Instructor: Maria Barr · Fri July 28 · 9:30 am – 4:30 pm   $30

 

No Sew Basket

A perennial QM favorite! Learn a classic technique to make a basket. This project is based upon weaving wrapped fiber, and once the technique is mastered can be applied to many shapes. It’s easy, fun, relaxing and a very portable project.

Instructor: Lynda Riell · Sat May 13 OR Wed Aug 9 ● 1 pm – 4 pm    $15

Beginning Watercolor for Quilters

In this class, students will learn to use Derwent’s Inktense blocks and pencils to create a dry watercolor image. Using water and fabric medium, we will then transform the dry image into a permanent watercolor. Suitable for creating backgrounds, applique cutouts, personalized fabric, or complete images, this method is simple and accessible. Swan takes the fear out of fabric painting and allows the artist in every quilter to surface with this simple technique.

Instructor: Swan Sheridan · Sat June 10 Ÿ 1 pm – 4 pm   $25

 

 

Four Sided Placemat

Tired of washing your placemats after one or two uses? These four-sided placemats are for you! Choose four different fabrics that you love – fat quarters are dandy – and create these unique and fun mats for yourself or a friend.

Instructor: Lynda Riell · Sat July 1 · 1 pm – 4:30pm    $15

 

Creative Label Making

Spend a day with Swan and learn a variety of label making methods, using appliqué, Inktense, archival markers, and more! You will take home loads of information on how to make your own label a special work of art to accent your quilt, as well as the specific details every quilt label should have. Take the opportunity to bring a quilt of your own to share with the class, so we can help you brainstorm a title and label style to suit your work.

Instructor: Swan Sheridan · Sat Aug 5 ● 1 pm – 4:30 pm    $25

 

Wrap It Up With Kathie

Did you start a quilt in one of Kathie’s classes and it is just sitting around in pieces? Wish you could remember what went next? Come for a sew-in and get your project wrapped up. Kathie will be there to offer whatever help is needed.

Instructor: Kathie Miller ● Sat July 29 — 9:30 am – 3:30 pm    $20