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Quilting & Applique Classes

Quilting & Applique Classes

$79.00

Our Quilting and  Applique Classes are ‘sew’ much fun, once you learn the basics your creations will be limitless! We focus mostly on machine quilting and some classes incorporate applique. Applique layers fabric upon one another to create a scene, image or collage.  We like to think of these classes as a creative, crafty and expressive style of sewing! 


Some things you may cover in these classes:

•Learn about various quilting tools, technique and safety 
•Gain experience working with various kinds of batting and fusibles 
•Learn how to apply basic top stitching techniques and stitch in the ditch
•Learn how to piece fabric together
•Learn applique stitches like satin and blanket
•Learn different applique products, styles and techniques
•Learn how to create bindings to finish your work 
•Become more familiar with terminology used with instructions
•Learn several tips that will make the whole sewing process much easier  

 

 Facebook   View our Applique/Quilting Course  Facebook album here to see what other students have created!    



Christmas Tree Skirts, Creative Sewing Studio

Christmas Tree Skirts

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 16, 30 & Dec. 7 ~ 5:45pm - 7:45pm

This festive Christmas Tree Skirts will be a wonderful addition to your holiday decor and a talking piece. Select fabrics of your choice to customize for your living space. Put out for holidays to come and keep as a family heirloom. Using fabrics and a color palette of your choice this project will finish at about 47 X 47.

Class Cost: $178. A list of materials will be sent a week before your class.  Leave With: A beautiful rug and the skills to make more. *There may be up to four hours of out of class time needed. - Instructor: KerryAnne 

Prerequisite: Previous quilting course or equivalent experience


Holiday Quilting, Creative Sewing Studio

Holiday Applique Blocks

Thursday, Dec. 8 & 15 ~ 5:45pm - 7:45pm

Have you wanted to give applique a try? Well now you can in this delightful two session seasonal course! All supplies will be provided to create either a Holiday Rudolf, Christmas Tree Truck or Joy block. These will measure about 7" x 10" when completed are the perfect project if you'd like to sample quilting and applique! 

Often called Mug Rugs or Coasters because you can  place your morning coffee or hot coco on these sweet blocks and of course you can always place cookies on during Christmas eve for Santa! Leave as is or create a block to become part of a larger quilt or project. 

 Class Cost: $79 + $15 kit fee. A list of materials will be sent a week before your class.  Leave With: A completed Coaster, Instructions and pattern to make more, List of over 50 local fabric stores information  Instructor: Mikala Cash

Prerequisite: Sewing 100  or equivalent experience.  


Puff Quilts

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 11, 18 & 25 ~ 5:45pm - 8:00pm

Oh SEW  cute!! These adorable puff blankets are so cozy on a chilly day. make great accent pieces and also make for fantastic gifts! In this course we'll utilize a pattern to create an adorable lap or baby blanket that measures about 48" x 48" when completed. This is the perfect course to use up your scraps or select pre-cut fabric squares, as well as become more familiar with quilting terminology, tools and technique.  *There will be about 1 - 3 hours of out of class time between classes. 

Class Cost: $185. A small list of materials will be sent a week before your class.  Leave With: A beautiful blanket and the skills to make more.  Kerry Anne

Prerequisite: Sewing 101  or previous quilting course or equivalent experience


Memory Quilts, Creative Sewing Studio

Memory/T-Shirt Quilts

Sat., Feb. 4, 11, 18 & 25 ~ 10:30am - 12:45pm

Memory Quilts, also known as Keepsake and T-Shirt Quilts are an absolutely wonderful keepsake and heirloom to keep for yourself or make as a gift! 

• You can create these quilts out of old concert tee shirts or really any t-shirt from sports games to rallies to fundraisers tees.
• How about babies ~ take a child's outgrown clothing and create a sweet quilt for the parents, grandparents, aunt or even for the child take to collage when they are grown.
• Some are made from clothing of a passed loved one to keep their memory, texture and color of their clothing close to us.

Participants will utilize personal garments and fabric to create a block quilt that will be lap, crib, twin or full sized. Instruction will be provided in how to cut and re-purpose clothing to create blocks for the quilt. We will also discuss the best needles, stabilizers, batting and padding to use and cover some basic quilting stitches like stitch-in-the-ditch and top-stitching. * Please see photos provided to gain a better understanding of the design format we will be following.

Because this course is a bit more personalized and everyone works at a different pace we can not guarantee completion of your quilt in class. However, all students will be provided steps to complete at home if needed. *At home work is given between each class. The larger the quilt you are creating the more at home work time will be needed.

Class Cost: $195. A list of materials needed will be sent a week before your class.   Instructor: Mikala Cash 

Prerequisite: Sewing 101  or previous quilting course or equivalent experience


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Quilted X-mas Stockings

Create seasonal  stockings using basic quilting techniques in this fun one season workshop. Learn to work with quilting tools like rotary cutters, quilting rulers and self healing mats. Utilize fusible fleece and different top stitching techniques to give your stocking the classic quilted look.


Christmas Tree Skirts, Creative Sewing Studio

Christmas Tree Skirts

This festive Christmas Tree Skirts will be a wonderful addition to your holiday decor and a talking piece. Select fabrics of your choice to customize for your living space. Put out for holidays to come and keep as a family heirloom. Using fabrics and a color palette of your choice this project will finish at about 47 X 47.

Leave with: A completed project, Instructions and pattern to make more or share with others, List of over 40 local fabric stores


Applique Classes, Home Décor ClassSpring Applique Pillows

Could this project be any more cute? This delightful workshop will teach you a variety of techniques like how to applique, apply trim, create decorative hand-stitches and how to do machine applique stitching. Make a spring themed pillow as seen here or choose a completely different color pallet, utilize trim or leave it plan ~ the options are up to you.

Leave With: An adorable 14 x 14 pillow and instructions and templates to make more! 


Quilted Creatures

Looking to add some charm to your home? How about creating an adorable bear pillow with or without glasses!? Or bring a touch of whimsy into your home  with your very own unicorn quilt block or wall hanging!

Use your favorite fat quarters, scraps or new fabric to create your project using conventional patchwork techniques.  This course will build upon your current quilting skills, teach you how to read quilting patterns and instructions, how to piece, press, combine and help you become more familiar with your quilting tools. This course is sure to be "beary" fun!

Class Cost: $155. A small list of materials will be sent a week before your class.  Leave With: One completed project and instructions to make more. -Instructor: Mikala Cash 

Prerequisite: Previous quilting course or past experience quilting 


 Zig Zag Table Runners

Use up all your fabric remnants and put together your favorite combination of fabrics to make an impact with this beautiful table runner. Choose a charm pack for squares of fabric that already work well together or dig into your stash and coordinate them yourself.  Best of all, there is no binding! The runner is finished off by turning. Quick, easy and so charming once complete. This project produces a finished runner that’s 19″ x 44 1/2″, but is easily adaptable to make a longer runner on your own after class.  Perfect for the beginning sewist, but fun for even the most seasoned quilter.  Once you complete this class you will be ready to make one for every season! 

Leave with: A completed quilted table runner and a set of instructions to make more.


Intro To Quilting

 

Oh my goodness we found another way to use jelly rolls and smaller cuts of beautiful fabric!!  This two session course is the perfect introductory quilting course for those who want to learn the basics and sample quilting! You’ll learn all about quilting tools like rotary cutters, self-healing mats, quilting rulers, how to use your quarter inch  & stitch in the ditch  sewing foot! We’ll discuss fabrics, batting, threads and stitching techniques. This course covers a lot of fun and useful information, all while creating a 14 x 14  Log Cabin style pillow sham to take home!

Leave With: One completed project and instructions to make more.


Beach Bags, Creative Sewing Studio

Applique Beach Bags

In this course you will learn:

•bag making with sail boat or anchor applique detail
•different applique styles, stitches and techniques
•about an array of stabalizers
•how to apply basic top stitching techniques
•how to create internal pockets
•how to add magnetic snap closures
•how to use grommets to attach your bag handles
several tips that will make the whole sewing process much easier

Leave with: Your very own Beach Bag, Instructions to make more and Applique Templates. 


Applique Classes

Sewing Love Mug Rugs

This delightful course offers students the opportunity to learn the basics of applique while creating a sweet sewing machine Mug Rug.  These Applique and Quilted Mug Rugs are also known as Coasters that measure about 7" x 10" when completed. This is the perfect project if you'd like to sample quilting and applique! You'll leave with one adorable coaster to place your morning coffee or hot coco on. 

Leave with: A completed coaster, instructions and templates to make more.


Fabric Jelly Roll Rugs

Create a 30" x 44" area rug using the jelly roll of your choice. Jelly rolls are cute, round fabric "treats" consisting of 40 - 42 strips of fabric. Each strip measures 2.5" x 42". This rug will be customized to your liking, depending on the colors and prints of fabric you choose. Brighten up your sewing room with rainbow prints, decorate a child's room with whimsical colors, or use coordinating colors to create one to compliment any room in your home. You might even want to use black and orange for a Halloween rug, or warm tones for a fall rug...the possibilities are endless!

Leave With: A beautiful rug and the skills to make more. 


Bear Hugs

Looking to add some charm to your bed or sofa this summer? Use your favorite fat quarter to make an adorable bear block pillow using conventional patchwork techniques. In this class you will learn how to assemble this cute bear with optional applique glasses using a pattern. The easy to follow instructions are perfect for any sewist with some pattern reading experience. This class is sure to be "beary" fun!

Leave with: One completed pillow, Instructions to make more, List of over 50 local fabric stores. 

Photo permission given by: Bears in upper left by @jitkadesign. Upper right by @prideandjoyquilting. Middle right, @lookwhatbeccamade. This is a Elizabeth Hartman pattern.


Holiday Quilting, Creative Sewing Studio

Holiday Coasters

This delightful course offers three different projects to choose from, Holiday Rudolf, Christmas Tree Truck and Joy. These Applique and Quilted Coasters, also known as Mug Rugs measure 7" x 10" when completed. This is the perfect project if you'd like to sample quilting and applique! You'll leave with one adorable coaster to place your morning coffee or hot coco on. And of course you can always place cookies on during Christmas eve for Santa!

Leave with: A completed Coaster, Instructions and pattern to make more, List of over 50 local fabric stores


 

The Mythical Unicorn

Bring a touch of folklore and whimsy into your home! Join us for this delightful Quilting Course to create your very own unicorn quilt block and enjoy the challenge of a new sewing project. Youthful and imaginative this project is a wonderful gift for any new mom, for yourself or anyone who just loves unicorns! 

Using fabric of your choice you will be cutting out and assembling 54 different pieces to create your unique unicorn. Finished size will be approximately 25" x 25" - perfect for a wall hanging or large throw pillow. In addition to the quilt block the pattern, includes directions for two different quilt sizes.

Leave with: One completed block, Instructions to make more, List of over 50 local fabric stores. This is a Elizabeth Hartman pattern.


applique, quilting, sewing

Holiday Trees

This delightful project is for the intermediate level sewer who wants to challenge themselves with swirls and circles. The end result, a gorgeous holiday inspired wall hanging. 

•Learn applique with curved edges
•Learn different applique products, styles and techniques
•Gain experience working with various kinds of fusibles
•Learn how to apply basic top stitching techniques
•Discuss batting and binding for finishing
•Become more familiar with terminology used with instructions
•Learn several tips that will make the whole sewing process much easier

Leave with: Your very own Holiday Tree wall hanging, Instructions and templates to make more, List of over 50 local fabric stores


sashiko, applique, quilting

Sashiko Embroidery

Sashiko stitching is a traditional embroidery style from Japan. It was originally used as a decorative reinforcement stitch, but today is more for decorative purposes. Inspired by a recent trip to Hawaii and by Sylvia Pippen's design, Honu Sea Turtle found there we've brought a little piece of Hawaii into the studio. 

Join us for this unique course where we will:

•Discuss the history of Sashiko
•Learn different applique products, styles and techniques
•Gain experience working with various kinds of fusibles
•Learn how to apply basic top stitching techniques
•Learn hand embroidery techniques

Leave with: Your very own Honu Sea Turtle and Wave wall hanging, Instructions and templates to make more, List of over 50 local fabric stores


applique, quilting, sewing

Dresden Flower Pillows

These pillows are sure to delight! Create for any season or any room in your home. This quilted pattern was one of the most popular designs during the 20's and 30's. Named after the ornately decorated tableware of Dresden, Germany this pattern is still widely poplar today. Use up your scraps or incorporate new fabric while learning how to create this lovely bench pillow.

•Learn how to stitch in the ditch
•Focus on components of making a bench pillow with applique detail
•Learn common decorative applique stitches like satin and blanket
•Gain experience working with various kinds of fusibles
•Learn how to apply basic top stitching techniques
•Learn how to create edging 
•Learn different applique products, styles and techniques

Leave with: Your very own Dresden Bench Pillow, Instructions and templates to make more, List of over 50 local fabric stores

  


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