STAINED GLASS: Full-day or half-day class: all
levels. What you’ll learn: the use of fusible web, ¼”
bias tape and fusible batting. Sewing machine not
required in class. Sewing down bias tape will be done at
home. Pattern provided. [NOTE: This class requires that
everyone have an iron and ironing surface that can be
brought from home. Classroom electrical must be able to
accommodate numerous irons.]
FUSIBLE MACHINE APPLIQUE: Half-day class: all
levels. What you'll learn: Transferring pattern to
fusible web, fusing appliqué to background fabric,
and machine blanket appliqué stitch (or zigzag stitch,
depending on what is available on your sewing machine).
INVISIBLE MACHINE APPLIQUE: Full-day or half-day
class: all levels. What you'll learn: The freezer
paper/glue stick method of preparing appliqué and the
invisible machine appliqué stitch. Pattern required.
INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE QUILTING: Full-day class:
all levels. What you'll learn: Pin-basting layers of
quilt, stitch-in-the-ditch using the walking foot,
free-motion stitching with and without a marked line,
lots of tips, and demonstration of marking tools. Kit
FREE-MOTION QUILTING: Half-day class: all levels.
What you’ll learn: free-motion quilting marked and
unmarked designs, a variety of marking methods and lots
of tips. Kit required: $10.
BINDING BASICS: Half-day class: all levels. What
you'll learn: How to calculate amount of binding
required, how to achieve perfect corners, invisible
connection of the beginning and ending of binding
strips, attaching a hanging sleeve, stitches used for
sewing binding down to back of quilt by hand or machine.
Kit required: $10.
Y-SEAMS & MITERED BORDERS: Full-day class: beyond
beginner level. What you’ll learn: How to achieve
perfect Y-Seams and mitered borders. Kit required: $8.
MITERED BORDERS: Half-day class: beyond beginner
level. What you’ll learn: How to achieve perfect mitered
borders. Kit required: $5.