Classes and Events


3 Series Guide Class for new owners:
Congratulations on your new machine! If you haven't heard from us about a guide class to help you learn all the great things your machine can do call us and we will get you added to the class schedule.

Beginning Binding:   Thurs, Feb 15 at 10:00 am  -- Make a bulletin board quilt or a doll quilt as you learn the basics of making a Traditional, French-fold Binding. You'll learn how to figure how much yardage to buy, how to miter the corners and bind scalloped edges. Sew the binding to the front by machine and finish by hand, or sew the whole binding by machine -- it's your choice. Taught by Annette Rose. Class Fee: $15 Taught Thursday, August 31, 6:30 pm.   


Beginning Piecing - Disappearing Nine Patch -- Tues, Feb 20 at 6:30 pm – This is a super easy, beginning piecing class.  There are many variations available, once you learn one you can do them all. Taught by Annette Rose. 

  Saturday, February 27th -- Mega Bow Tucks Bag Class
10:00 am - 4 or 5:00 pm ( or when you're finished!)  $15.00 plus supplies and pattern.  This bag was created to be the "largest bag ever!" It is on the sleek stylish side of the large tote spectrum. Mega (its nickname) has swivel hook hardware at each side to give it a smaller silhouette toward the top.  They can be released  to increase the storage capacity.  The flap with turn lock closure covers the outside pocket also!  Mega has pockets lining the entire inside.

This will be an all day class so pack your lunch and come finish a bag!  Pre-cutting and a little quilting required ahead of time.  You are welcome to come to the store on Friday the 26th and I will help you do the preparation.

Tues, Mar 13 at 6:30 pm and Thurs, Mar 8 at 10:00 am – Home Machine Quilting Club:  Learn quilting techniques for you home sewing machine.  Try your hand at free-motion, ruler work and walking foot quilting techniques in each class.  Cost is $10 per class.  This club meets every 2nd Tuesday (Feb will be the 1st Tues) at 6:30 pm and every 2nd Thursday at 10:00 am.  Taught by Annette Rose


Sat, Mar 10 at 9:30 am – HandiQuilter Guild:  Come and learn with other longarm quilters.  Share ideas, learn new techniques, and see what other quilters are doing.  This is a free guild.  All brands of longarm owners (or wannabe owners) are welcome.  This guild meets every 2nd Saturday at 9:30 am.

Sat, Feb 17, 10 am to 2 pm – Minky Row Quilt Class:  Yes, you can make a complete Minky row quilt in this class! You’ve seen these quilts on the balcony at the store.  They are quilted as-you-go in a stitch and flip construction technique.  Taught by Judy Brown.  Cost is $12, plus supplies.

Scrappy X's and O's -- Dates and Times:  March 1, 6:30 pm  OR  March 17, 10:00 am.  A class that will teach a fast technique for using up your scraps to make a cheerful, intriguing strip quilt.  Enjoy using fabric that you already have!  You will learn about methods for scrap gathering and organizing to make this an easy, quick project to create whenever you want to do something fast with little worry or stress.


Tues, Feb 27 at 10:00 am  – 60th Anniversary Block of the Week:  Come and sew your blocks, get help (if you need it), and show off your completed blocks.  Come and support your sister quilters in this fun and FREE block party.  You’ll find the free blocks on our blog,  Get more details at the store.  Group led by Annette Rose.  Cost is FREE.