Thursday, December 4, 2014

December Classes at Mary Jo's Cloth Store

Quilting Classes

Monday, December 1

GET IT DONE
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Instructor: The Staff!
Fee: $35
Need some help finishing a gift in time for the Holiday? Too many distractions at Home? Join us in Dec for some "Get it Done" classes!
This class is also available Dec 8th through the 20th

Tuesday, December 2

JOSEPHINE’S KNOT
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee:  $35.00
I've always been a fan of the “lovers knot” quilt block, I think the way the squares intertwine is stunning. This pattern has the same effect but on a larger scale. This beautiful pattern is great for any level of quilter

Friday, December 5

SANTA BABY
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Fee:  $45
Whimsical quilt using the Stack and Slash Technique

Saturday, December 6

ZIG ZAG
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke
Fee:  $35
This class will show you how easy it is to make half square triangles with Triangulations. Pick out your favorite colors and follow the zigs and zags to a beautiful quilt.

Sewing Classes

Wednesday, December 3

CHRISTMAS TREE SKIRT
Time: 9 am – 12 pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Fee: $30
Make a beautiful one-of-a-kind Christmas Tree Skirt. We will be using McCall's Pattern M6453. Select fabrics that will compliment your d├ęcor or make it for an early gift for Christmas.

Demos

Tuesday, December 9

THE MANY USES OF QTOOLS

Wednesday, December 10

BREAD BASKET

Tuesday, December 16

TEA TOWELS

Kids Classes

Saturday, December 13

KIDS CHRISTMAS PILLOW
Time: 10 am – 1 pm
Instructor: Melanie Stiwalt
Fee: $25
Calling all kids 9 years of age and older! Get ready for the Holidays with this fun Christmas Pillow. Kids will straight stitch and learn how to sew in a zipper using our Baby Lock Rachel Machine.

Saturday, December 13

KIDS CHRISTMAS STOCKING
Time: 2 pm – 5 pm
Instructor: Melanie Stiwalt
Fee: $25
Calling all kids 9 years of age and older! Impress Santa with this festive Felt and Ribbon stocking.

Clubs

Saturday, December 6

PARK BENCH BOM
Time: 2 pm to 5 pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Fee: $250
Includes book, fabric and 3 hours each month for 9 months. Hands on Block of the month.

Saturday, December 13

CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS DEMO
Time: 11am
Instructor: Susan Woodcock
Fee: Free
Located in the Home Dec department.

New Block Of The Month

EL CAMINO REAL BLOCK OF THE MONTH – WE CAN ONLY TAKE 12 PEOPLE!
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
From Nancy Rink, this quilt pairs her flair for color with prints inspired by California's rich history, a blend of Spanish Mexican and Native American traditions. Bright color and intricate motifs echo the decorative tile work of El Camino Real (The King's Highway) and the architecture of the region. The finished quilt measures 94 1/2" x 114".
During this 12-month Block of the Month program, you will receive the pattern and fabrics needed to complete the quit top including borders and binding. There is a $30 non-refundable start-up fee and then only $25.95 per month. Save $90 and pay for the entire 12 months at once for $280! Classes start the first Saturday of February 2015 and continue the first Saturday of each month from 9-10am.
Just want to buy the kit and pattern? You MUST preorder by December 1, 2014 in order to receive your kit. Kits will arrive the first week in February, 2015 and will be available for pick up or shipment. Kit price: $195

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Christmas Fabric Sale! Nov. 27th - Dec 3rd

Place an order online or in the store between now and December 3rd and you will be registered to win a Babylock BL9. Drawing will be held on December 4th and announced on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/MaryJosClothStore
Minimum of $10 purchase. One entry per day per person.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

All Fur On Sale! Nov. 20th - 26th

Place an order online or in the store between now and November 26th and you will be registered to win a Babylock BL9. Drawing will be held on November 27th and announced on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/MaryJosClothStore
Minimum of $10 purchase. One entry per day per person.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

All Velveteen, Stretch Velvet, and Dress Velvet on Sale! Nov. 13th - 19th

Place an order online or in the store between now and November 19th and you will be registered to win a Babylock BL9. Drawing will be held on November 20th and announced on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/MaryJosClothStore
Minimum of $10 purchase. One entry per day per person.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

All Flannel On Sale! Nov. 6th - 12th

Place an order online or in the store between now and November 12th and you will be registered to win a Babylock BL9. Drawing will be held on November 13th and announced on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/MaryJosClothStore
Minimum of $10 purchase. One entry per day per person.

Friday, October 31, 2014

November Classes at Mary Jo's Cloth Store

Quilting Classes

Saturday, November 1

Appliqué Basics
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke
Fee: $25
This class will teach 3 methods of appliqué: needle turn, lick and stick and a variation of lick and stick. The student will practice appliqué in class. The class will discuss types of threads and sewing machine stitches to use with your appliqué designs. A heart and star design will be provided.

Saturday, November 1

Josephine's Knot
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee:  $35.00
I've always been a fan of the “lovers knot” quilt block; I think the way the squares intertwine is stunning. This pattern has the same effect but on a larger scale. This beautiful pattern is great for any level of quilter.

Tuesday, November 4

Snowy Day
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee:  $35
love pinwheels! Combine them with Frosty and it makes a perfect wall hanging for the colder months. This class will work on flying geese and half square triangles and the many techniques used to make them. We'll also have fun with embellishments.

Wednesday, November 5

Machine Quilting Basics (Free-Motion Quilting)
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Instructor: Karen Ponischil

Fee: $45
Curvy, Geometric or Both? Learn what style you like best in this free-motion quilting class. Students will learn the basics of free motion quilting. This is a no mark technique workshop where you will be introduced to several different free motion quilting patterns.

4 Classes – Nov. 6, 13, 20, Dec 4.

In A Pinch Too
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee: $95.00 (includes all 4 classes)
This class will teach you all the basics for making your first quilt from start to finish. 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.

Friday, November 7

Paper Piecing Delaware Star
Time: 11 am – 2 pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Fee: $ 35
Delaware Star, from the Carol Doak Book 50 state Stars, Learn the strip method of paper piecing!

Saturday, November 8

Cranberry Chutney
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke
Fee: $35
This quilt is an amazing refresher from geometry class, but don't worry, there will not be a quiz. Eight inch squares have never been so much fun. You will learn how to make an 8” square and placing 1” strips in each square.

Tuesday, November 11

Feather Fancy
Time: 10am - 3pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee: $35
Get a jump start on your holiday cheer with this festive wall hanging.

Saturday, November 15

Machine Quilting Basics (Free-Motion Quilting)
Time: 10am to 1pm
Instructor: Karen Ponischil
Fee: $45
Feathers are the classic quilt motif. Learn the basics of creating feathers from the “shell/teardrop” shape in this free-motion quilting class. This is a minimal/no mark technique workshop where you will be introduced to several different feather patterns.

Saturday, November 15

Poinsettia Wall Hanging
Time: 1:30 pm – 6 pm
Instructor Karen Ponischil

Fee: $45
Learn the basics of painting with thread in the holiday applique class. In this class student will learn how to add color, shading and highlights to a flat area to give it dimension. This pattern also includes double sided 3-D petals which makes the center pop.

Tuesday, November 18

Jennifer Quilt
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee: $35
I've been asked many times “What's a good way to use a Charm Pack?” This class is the answer to that question! This quilt is a creative way to use your charm packs. Don't have a charm pack? Cut some scraps from an old project into 5” squares and viola' you're ready to join in the fun!

Wednesday, November 19

Machine Quilting Feathers (Free-Motion Quilting)
Time: 10 am – 1 pm
Instructor: Karen Ponischil
Fee: : $45
Feathers are the classic quilt motif. Learn the basics of creating feathers from the “shell/teardrop” shape in this free-motion quilting class. This is a minimal/no mark technique workshop where you will be introduced to several different feather patterns.

Sewing Classes

Saturday, November 1

Fabric Purses, Basket & Bowls
Time: 2 pm – 5 pm
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke
Fee: $25
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!!

Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24

Sewing Concepts I Class #1
Time:9 am – 12 pm
Instructor:Mary Sue W. Christenbury
Fee: $100
Learn about the Basic Concepts of Sewing, Sewing Machine Maintenance, Hand & Machine Sewing, Tools of the Trade, Pattern Layout, Fabric Selection, Interfacing, Cutting, Matching repeat Patterns, Seam Finishes, Darts, Gathers, Easing, Tucks, Zippers, Pleats, & Closures.

Monday, November 3

Christmas Stocking – Super Easy!
Time: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Fee: $30
Get ready for Christmas with these fun Stockings. You will be amazed at how simple this stocking is. Just 4, YES FOUR seams and you are done.

Thursday Tuesday, November 4

Chalkboard Placemat
Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Fee: $30
Leave Santa a message on this Chalkboard Placemat. Choose a holiday fabric and come learn how to make this keepsake Placemat.

Thursday, November 6

Christmas Tree Skirt
Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Fee: $30
This whimsical tree skirt is quick and easy!

Monday, November 10

Christmas Placemat and Napkin
Time: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Fee: $30
This fun placemat will be a fun addition to your family's Holiday tradition, with special fork, spoon and knife pocket. Learn to make this Fun Placemat. Choose a holiday fabric - Fabric that will accentuate your home décor, or make them for a gift.

Tuesday, November 11

Pot Holder
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Fee: $30
Spruce up your kitchen with these fun potholders

Tuesday, November 17

Pot Holder
Time: 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Fee: $30
Spruce up your kitchen with these fun potholders

Tuesday, November 18

Holiday Cheer Wine Bag
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Fee: $30
Need a one of-a-kind Gift Bag? This class is for you. It's very easy to make and anyone with a little sewing experience can make it. These fun wine bags make great gifts for the holidays.

Monday, November 24

Holiday Cheer Wine Bag
Time: 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Fee: $30
Need a one of-a-kind Gift Bag? This class is for you. It's very easy to make and anyone with a little sewing experience can make it. These fun wine bags make great gifts for the holidays.

Home Décor Classes

Tuesday, November 11

Home Décor Seminar: Professional Drapery Making Tips and Techniques
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Instructor: Susan Woodcock
Fee: $25 per person
Join Susan Woodcock for a look behind-the-scenes of a professional drapery workroom, and see the tools and techniques used to create custom draperies. You will learn about the supplies used in the drapery making process like buckram, weights and drapery pin hooks and all the different types of linings and interlinings. Susan will show how to turn a basic, flat drapery panel into a variety of styles with pleats, grommets and shirring tapes. After attending this class you will understand the value of custom work, and be better prepared to purchase or sew your own custom draperies.

Clubs

Saturday November 1st (every 1st Sat)

Prairie Rose BOM
Time: 9am to 10am
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Continues session 8 ( almost done )

Saturday November 15th (every 3rd Sat)

Park Bench
Time: 10am to 1pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee: $250
Includes book, fabric and 3 hours each month for 9 months. Hands on Block of the month.

New Block Of The Month

El Camino Block of the Month – WE CAN ONLY TAKE 12 PEOPLE!
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
From Nancy Rink, this quilt pairs her flair for color with prints inspired by California's rich history, a blend of Spanish Mexican and Native American traditions. Bright color and intricate motifs echo the decorative tile work of El Camino Real (The King's Highway) and the architecture of the region. The finished quilt measures 94 1/2" x 114". During this 12-month Block of the Month program, you will receive the pattern and fabrics needed to complete the quit top including borders and binding. There is a $30 non-refundable start-up fee and then only $25.95 per month. Save $60 and pay for the entire 12 months at once for $280! Classes start the first Saturday of February 2015 and continue the first Saturday of each month from 9 am – 10 am.

Just want to buy the kit and pattern? You MUST preorder by December 1, 2014 in order to receive your kit. Kits will arrive the first week in February, 2015 and will be available for pick up or shipment.Kit price: $195

Monday, October 27, 2014

Reproductions on Sale! Oct.27 - Nov. 5

Place an order online or in the store between now and November 5th and you will be registered to win a Babylock BL9. Drawing will be held on November 6th and announced on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/MaryJosClothStore
Minimum of $10 purchase. One entry per day per person.

Monday, October 20, 2014

All Minky Fabrics are on Sale! This Week Only! Oct. 20 - 25

Place an order online or in the store between now and October 25th and you will be registered to win a Babylock BL9. Drawing will be held on October 27th and announced on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/MaryJosClothStore
Minimum of $10 purchase. One entry per day per person.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

All Cotton Chevron is on Sale! This Week Only! Oct. 13 - 18


Place an order online or in the store between now and October 18th and you will be registered to win a Babylock BL9. Drawing will be held on October 20th and announced on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/MaryJosClothStore
Minimum of $10 purchase. One entry per day per person.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

October Classes at mary Jo's Cloth Store

Quilting Classes

 

Wed Oct 1st

Tree's Up Lights On!

Time: 10am to 5pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin

Fee: $45

This whimsical quilt uses a stack and slice process. Be prepared to be addicted to this freeing technique.

 

4 Classes - 10/2, 10/9, 10/23, and 10/30

Beginning Quilting: In A Pinch Too

Time: 10:00 – 2:00
Instructor: Daniela Hogan

Fee:  $95.00 includes all 4 classes

This class will teach you all the basics for making your first quilt from start to finish. 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.

 

Saturday October 4th

Tree's Up Lights On!

Time: 10am to 5pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin

Fee:  $45

This whimsical quilt uses a stack and slice process. Be prepared to be addicted to this freeing technique.

 

Saturday, Oct 4th

Ho Ho Ho Table Runner

Time: 11:00 – 3:00
Instructor: Daniela Hogan

Fee: $35

What a colorful treat for the holidays! This table runner is made using fusible appliqué and will be a cheerful addition to any room or a great gift. Come get started on your homemade holiday decorations.

 

Wednesday October 8th

Paper piecing (Alaska)

Time: 11am to 4pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin

Fee: $25

This month we'll learn how to fussy cut and center motifs for an added wow in your stars.

 

Saturday October 11th, 25th (2 session class)

Christmas Tree Pinwheel Twist 1/2

Time: 10am to 4pm
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke

Fee: $ 45

This quilt is for advanced beginners. Follow a 2-step process to create this whimsical Christmas tree quilt. The Lil" Twister ruler adds a fun "twist" to the Christmas tree. Warning: The Twister rulers are addictive. The Twister rulers are available in a variety of sizes.

 

Wed October 14th

Machine Quilting Basics

Time: 10am to 1pm
Instructor: Karen Ponischil

Fee: $45

Student will learn the basics of free motion quilting. This is a no mark technique workshop where the student will be introduced to several different free motion quilting pattern designs. Student will learn about thread, machine feet, needles, and batting, as well as how to ready your machine and starting and stopping several free-motion quilting designs.

 

Wednesday, October 14th

Advanced Machine Quilting Feathers

Time: 2pm to 5pm
Instructor: Karen Ponischil

Fee: $45
Feathers are the classic quilt motif. Learn the basics of creating feathers from the "Shell/teardrop" shape in this free motion quilting class.

 

Friday October 17th

Advanced Thread Painting Poppy

Time: 10am to 1pm
Instructor: Karen Ponischil

Fee: $65

Student will learn the advanced techniques of painting with thread on the poppy. In this class they will learn how to add color, shading and highlights to a flat area to give it dimension and depth.

 

Saturday October 18th

Machine Quilting Basics

Time: 10am to 1pm
Instructor Karen Ponischil

Fee: $45

Student will learn the basics of free motion quilting. This is a no mark technique workshop where the student will be introduced to several different free motion quilting pattern designs. Student will learn: about thread, machine feet, needles and batting how to ready your machine starting and stopping several free-motion quilting designs

 

Saturday October 18th

Intro to Thread Painting (Gingko leaf)

Time: 2pm to 5pm
Instructor: Karen Ponischil

Fee: $55

Students will learn the basics of painting with thread. In this class they will learn how to ad color, shading and highlights to a flat area to give it dimension.

 

Tuesday, October 21st

Finishing Class

Time: 10am to 3pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan

Fee: : $35

Need some extra time and instruction on a project? Stumped on the next step of something you started? Join Daniela and get the help you need with those WIP's (Work-in-progress). This is a free form class that you can bring your own project and work at your own pace!

 

Wednesday October 22nd

Paper piecing (Delaware)

Time: 11am to 4pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin

Fee: $25

Sizing stars to make them smaller or larger gives your quilt an added dimension, learn how to take any star from 12" to 6" finished.

 

Thursday Oct 23,30,Nov 6

New York Beauty (Appliqué' Embroidery)

Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Pam Carter

Fee: $75

This New York Beauty project is a quilt as you go embroidered applique' technique. Pull out your embroidery machine and prepare for this fun experience. Skill level required is Intermediate.

 

Tuesday, October 28th

Over and Under

Time: 10:00 – 3:00
Instructor Daniela Hogan

Fee: $35.00

Over and under is an imaginative way to combine squares and rectangles. This project uses smaller cuts so you can raid your scrap baskets or buy a 2 ½" precut bundle, either way you will love the results.

 

Tuesday October 28th

Appliqué Basics

Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke

Fee: $25

This class will teach 3 methods of appliqué: needle turn, lick and stick and a variation of lick and stick. The student will practice appliqué in class. The class will discuss types of threads and sewing machine stitches to use with your appliqué designs. A heart and star design will be provided.

 

Wednesday, Oct 29th

Corinne's Lone Star

Time: 11am to 5pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin

Fee: $45

Half square triangles make this quilt fast and easy. No Y seams to worry about. This will be one of your favorite quilts to make.

Sewing Classes

 

Tuesday Oct 7,14,21,28

Pattern Drafting I (You can take PD II before PD I, doesn't matter which is first

Time: 2pm to 5pm
Instructor: Mary Sue W. Christenbury

Fee: $100

Learn how to take exact body measurements and make a Body Glove Pattern out of muslin. Learn to cut & spread body glove to make a pattern that fits you perfect. Adapt body glove to make your own Pattern.

 

Tuesday October 7, 14, 21, 28

Pattern Design and Drafting III

Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Mary Sue W. Christenbury

Fee: $100

Not only for those who have completed Pattern Drafting I & II, but for anyone who is having difficulty fitting a "store bought" pattern to their body type. This will be an informal class with time for lots of questions and demonstrations of actual pattern drafting and designs. We will discuss any topics of design and fitting that students are interested in.

 

Thursday Oct 9,16,23,30

Sewing Concept I

Time: 9am to 2pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury

Fee: $100

Learn about the Basic Concepts of Sewing, Sewing Machine Maintenance, Hand & Machine Sewing, Tools of the Trade, Pattern Layout, Fabric Selection, Interfacing, Cutting, Matching repeat Patterns, Seam Finishes, Darts, Gathers, Easing, Tucks, Zippers, Pleats, & Closures

 

Thursday Oct 9,16,23,30

Sewing Concept I

Time: 9am to 2pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury

Fee: $100

Learn about the Basic Concepts of Sewing, Sewing Machine Maintenance, Hand & Machine Sewing, Tools of the Trade, Pattern Layout, Fabric Selection, Interfacing, Cutting, Matching repeat Patterns, Seam Finishes, Darts, Gathers, Easing, Tucks, Zippers, Pleats, & Closures

 

Friday October 17th

Stitch by Stitch, Learn to Sew One Project at a Time (2 Classes) 1/2

Time: 10am to 5pm
Instructor: Pam Carter

Fee: $100

Pam Carter Description: A great class for those who are beginner sewers, or those who need a refresher course on sewing. You'll make 3 to 4 different projects and will learn the "How To" of zippers, mitering corners, and much more s

 

Saturday October 18th

Aprons 1/2

Time: 1:30 to 4:30pm
Instructor: Pam Carter

Fee: $35

Let Pam show you the easy way of making these fun aprons.

 

Tuesday October 21st

Raggedy Coasters

Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Pam Carter

Fee: $25

These coasters are made using your embroidery machine, great for the holidays and gift givings

Home Décor Classes

 

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 11am

 

Oct 11, 2014

One Year Home Dec Day Anniversary!

11:00 – 11:30 Pillow Styles with Decorative Corner Details11:30 – 12:00 Learn How-To Make a Gathered Corner Pillow

Clubs

 

Saturday October 4th (every 1st Sat)

Prairie Rose BOM

Time: 9am to 10am
Instructor: Daniela Hogan

Continues


 

Saturday October 25th (every 3rd Sat)

Park Bench

Time: 10am to 1pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan

Fee: $250

Includes book, fabric and 3 hours each month for 9 months. Hands on Block of the month.