Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Sewing, Quilting and Home Décor in January!

Sewing



Friday, January 3rd

Open Sew
Instructor: None
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Fee:Free

Description: Call up your friends. Come sit and sew at Mary Jos. Work on any project you need to finish.




Saturday, January 4th

Wrapped Baskets
Instructor: Patti Hayden
Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Fee: $25

Description: Learn to make these amazing bowls, baskets and purses from clothesline and fabric, using simple wrapping and coiling methods and zigzag stitching. You’ll make one project in class, but you’ll learn the techniques to make any project. These projects are easy and FUN to make and they make great gifts! Anyone and everyone can do this!!

Book: It’s a Wrap by Susan Brier (Not necessary for class)




 Saturday, January 4th

Groovy Bag
Instructor: Patti Hayden
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Fee: $40

Description: This bag is huge. Finished size is 12”x 24”x 40”. It’s perfect for whatever you need to carry; it’s fun to make, with lots of room for you to be creative and let your personality shine. These basic construction techniques will build a base for lots of future projects and you’ll have this great bag to carry everything you need to and from your classes. Bag is great for teachers, moms, picnics, yoga, the beach and weekend getaways; a full size quilt fits inside. BEWARE: all of your friends will want one!



Tuesday, January 7th

Stitch-By-Stitch
Instructor: Pam Carter
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Fee: $100 includes Book/CD

This is a 5 Session Class
Continued Dates: January 14th, 21st, February 4th, and 11th
Description: Learn to sew one project at a time.

Book: Included




 Thursday, January 9th

Children's Pants
Instructor: Carmen Baugh
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $35

Same class offered again later in January, Thursday the 16th
Time: 10am to 3pm
Description: Good quality, well-made children’s pants can cost anywhere from $32 - $66 a pair from stores like Ragsland, Best Dressed Child, Chez Ami and Orient Expressed of New Orleans. You will be able to make your own pants for a fraction of the cost. There are four versions of pants you can make from this new awesome Children’s Corner Parker pattern with 1 yard or less of fabric. In class, we will be making View A Long Pants. Once you master the techniques of making pants for children, you will be able to use this pattern all year round. The pattern includes Pants, Capris, Long Shorts and Shorts. Pattern comes in two size sets (1-4) and (5-8). This pattern is awesome because each size is a separate pattern piece, not tiered as other pattern companies do.

Pattern: Parker’s Pants by Children’s Corner


Saturday, January 11th

Serger Club
Instructor: Pam Carter
Time: 9am to 11am
Fee: $10

Description: There are some things a serger can do for your quilts that an ordinary sewing machine cannot, and you do not have to be an expert at sergering or quilting to get good results. This is a demo lecture so no need to bring your machine. Explore Serged Scarfs this month!

Pattern: None


Wednesday, January 15th

It's in the Bag
Instructor: Jessica Trimmer
Time: 10am to 2pm
Fee: $30 each
Same class offered later in January, Saturday the 25th
Time: 10am to 2pm

Description: Do you enjoy sewing? Carrying a purse or bag? Have you ever thought about making one for yourself? In this new series "It's in the Bag" I will teach you just that.

Week 1: Bag Making Basics
This class will cover the basic information you will need to create a bag of your own. There are a lot of tools that make the task easier including the right fabric, interfacing and thread. Please join us for this class as we take a hands on tour through Mary Jo's and talk about the items that you "can't live without" for creating your perfect bag.

Pattern: Provided by Instructor


Saturday, January 25th

Girls Scouts Project
Instructor: Jessica Trimmer
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee:$15


Description: Please join us for “Bookmarks are Fun.” During this class you will learn: how to use a rotary cutter, pick the best fabric for your project, and how to thread your sewing machine as well as use at least 3 different stitches.

Pattern: Provided by Instructor


Thursday, January 30th


My Favorite Tote
Instructor: Jessica Trimmer
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $30 each
Description: Create a tote made to fit your needs. Great size for carrying fabric, groceries, books and more!

Pattern: Provided by Instructor


Quilting

Tuesday, January 7th

Rag Quilt
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $35


Description: Pull out the flannel and let’s make a rag quilt! This warm and comfy quilt is a must have in every home.

Pattern: Supplied in class



 Tuesday, January 7th

Paper Piecing: Tennessee Star Block
Instructor: Patti Hayden
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Fee: $25

Description: Learn paper piecing, a foundation technique that will allow you to create blocks that are all the same size - each with precise, sharp points and perfectly matched intersections. This easy to learn method will open up the world of quilting to include designs you thought you couldn’t do. You’ll be seeing “stars”! We’ll focus on one star block per session.

Book: 50 Fabulous Paper-Pieced Stars by Carol Doak



 Tuesday, January 14th

In a Pinch Quilt
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $35 per session or $70 for both days


This is a 2 Session Class
Continued Dates: January 21st
Description: This class will teach you all the basics for putting your first quilt top together. From pressing to borders, you’ll learn it all. Whether you’ve never made a quilt before or you want to freshen up on the fundamentals, this class is for you.

Pattern: In a Pinch by College Bound Quilts


Thursday, January 16th

Quilt with Aimee
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Fee: $75 plus supplies

This is a 4 session class
Continued Dates: January 30th, February 6th & 13th
Description: Learn the fundamentals of quilting in this 4 session class, you’ll be on your way to becoming a master quilter.

Pattern: Window Boxes by College Bound Quilts




 Wednesday, January 22nd

Beginning Quilting
Instructor: Kaye Carr
Time: 10am to 4pm
Fee: $75

This is a 2 session class
Continued Dates: January 29th
Description: In this basic class, you will learn how to baste your backing so that you have no puckers or pinches. You will also learn to mark your quilt top and quilt simple but elegant straight lines. This class is just what you need to learn to quilt your first quilt top.

Pattern: None needed


Home Decor



 Saturday, January 11th

Home Dec Day
Instructor: Susan Woodcock
Time: 10am to 11am
Fee: Free

Description: Join Susan Woodcock, AKA Home Dec Gal at Mary Jo’s Cloth Store every second Saturday of the month for free home decor mini-workshops starting at 10:00 am.


10:00 - 10:30 All about Lining & Interlining
10:30 - 11:00 Learn the French Blackout Lining Method


 Thursday, January 23rd

Decorative Throw Pillow
Instructor: Sindy Burges
Time: 10am to 1pm
Fee: $25

Pattern Provided by Instructor


 Friday, January 31st

Tab Top Valance
Instructor: Sindy Burges
Time: 10am to 2pm
Fee: $35

Description: Learn to make a tab top valance suitable for any kitchen bathroom or even a nursery. With the right fabric and optional trim and buttons to set it off, this valance will make any room.

Pattern: Provided by Instructor


2 comments:

Daniel Efosa Uyi said...

hey nice post mehn. I love your style of blogging here. The way you writes reminds me of an equally interesting post that I read some time ago on Daniel Uyi's blog titled Being A Pick-Up Artist vs Being A Growth-Oriented Person .
keep up the good work.

Regards

Daniel Reardon said...

Thanks for sharing these wonderful home decorating tips which helpful for home owners to decorate their own home.