Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Sewing, Quilting, and Home Décor in February!

Quilting



Saturday, February 1st

Savannah
Instructor: Patti Hayden
Time: 10am to 2pm
Fee: $30

Description: Curved piercing is easy and fun; learn the technique for making this Savannah quilt top.




Saturday, February 1st

Block of the Month
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Time: 9:00am to 10am
Fee: $55

Description: This is a 10 month program. Each month you will pick up your block fabrics along with the block pattern and get full verbal and visual instructions. Once finished, quilt will measure 100"x100".


Tuesday, February 4th

Ms. Hogan
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $35

Description: If you’re looking for a new idea to use on your precut fabric, this is a class you will enjoy. Get out a pack of 10” stackers and come make one of these beautiful quilts. Daniela will introduce you to an easy technique that is the key to getting these blocks done quicker than you thought possible.

Pattern: Ms. Hogan


Thursday, February 6th

Paper Piecing: Alaska
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




Saturday, February 8th

Quilter's Day Out
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Time: 10am to 5pm
Fee: $65 plus supplies
Description: It's a Party! Be the host of your own Quilting party. Your fee is free when you have 6 paid friends.

Pattern: The Strip Quilt


Tuesday, February 11th

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

Description: This quilt design is great to showcase a favorite fabric line. Join Daniela to learn how to put together these off set blocks. The appliqué centers add just the right touch to make the quilt complete!

Tuesday, February 18th

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

Description: Clean lines and a restrained palette make this quilt a stylish focal piece for any space. This project will be done lickety-split using a fresh new piecing method. You’ll be pleasantly pleased at how little time it takes to complete this quilt top.

Tuesday, February 18th

Stain Glass Quilt
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Fee:$25


Description: Learn the technique in cutting through multiple layers.


Thursday, February 20th


Simply Strippy Quilt
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Fee: $25
Description: Come have some fun and bring your 2 ½” pre-cut strips. This quilt is fast and easy and you’ll learn how to add triangles to corners with ease.

Saturday, February 22nd


Machine Quilting
Instructor: Karen Ponishcil
Time: 3pm to 6pm
Fee: $45
Description: 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.

Wednesday, February 26th


Feathers Machine Quilting
Instructor: Karen Ponischil
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Fee: $45
Description: 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. Student will learn about thread, machine feet, needles and batting , as well as how to ready your machine starting and stopping. You’ll also learn several free-motion quilting feather motifs - with spine, without spine, free form and funky feathers.

Thursday, February 27th


Fiona Quilt
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Fee: $25 plus supplies
Description: Pull your pre-cut squares for this easy breezy quilt top.

Sewing

Saturday, February 1st

Faux Nuno Felted Scarf
Instructor: Vickie Clontz
Time: 10am to 5pm
Fee: $75


Description: Create your own unique wearable art scarf in this felting class; we’ll start out needle felting and finish our scarf with wet felting to add lots of drama and texture! The beauty of this technique is in the versatility of fabrics you can use; we’re not limited to silk, but other fabrics such as polyester will work just as well. Washable, colorfast fabrics work best. Scarf shown measures 42” long x 15” wide, not including the fringe. Scarf size can vary according to the size of fabric you start with, or how much texture you want. All skill levels will enjoy this class.


Wednesday, February 5th

Wristlet
Instructor: Jessica Trimmer
Time: 10am to 1pm
Fee: $25

Description: Fabulously sized wristlet perfect for a quick trip to town, you will create a small pocket inside perfect for your ID on the go.




Wednesday, February 12th

It's in the Bag
Instructor: Jessica Trimmer
Time: 10am to 2pm
Fee: $30 each

Description: 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. This multi-week class will prove to be an invaluable resource for you as you venture into bag making on your own. Each week Jessica will highlight different aspects of bag making, important tools, and invaluable resources. Taking all 5 classes will give you the ability to confidently create a bag that fits all your wants and whimsy!

Pattern: Provided by Instructor

This class is scheduled later in the month.
Date: Saturday, February 22nd
Time: 10am to 2pm


Thursday, February 13th

A Line Dress
Instructor: Carmen Baugh
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $35

Description: This adorable dress is perfect for the winter season. You will learn dress construction with lining, cover buttons, how to make a buttonhole and how to make and add a ruffle to the dress.

This class is also scheduled later in the month.
Date: Friday, February 21st
Time: 10am to 3pm



Tuesday, February 25th

Stitch-by-Stitch
Instructor: Pam Carter
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Fee: $130 includes book/CD

This is a 5 session class
Continued Dates: March 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th
Description: Learn to sew one project at a time.



Thursday, February 27th

Lunch Bag (It's a Cinch)
Instructor: Jessica Trimmer
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $30

Description: Cute lunch bag with a cinched top and handle make this an ideal choice for both kids and adults. Using lightweight interfacing, the bag is easily flattened for ease of storing when school is out, or once you have finished lunch.

Pattern: Provided by Instructor



Saturday, February 22nd

Girl Scout Project
Instructor: Jessica Trimmer
Time: 3pm to 5pm
Fee: $15

Description: Two hours of learning and fun with the girl scouts! New project each month.

Pattern: Provided by Instructor

Home Decor



Tuesday, February 4th

How To Dress your Windows
Instructor: Susan Woodcock
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Fee: $25

Description: Are you redecorating your home, and you need inspiration for window treatment ideas? Would you like to learn more about planning and sewing curtains and valances? Join home décor sewing expert, Susan Woodcock, for a fun and informative look at window treatment styles and sewing techniques. Learn how to measure your window, choose the best fabric and lining, create a custom style for your window, select hardware and the supplies and methods used in making window treatments.

Pattern: Instructor will provide a list of available patterns


Thursday, February 6th

Shower Curtains
Instructor: Sindy Burges
Time: 10am to 1:30pm
Fee: $35

Description: Spruce up any bathroom with a custom shower curtain by learning the basics of making your own with any home dec fabric and learn to make perfect button holes on our Baby Lock machines.


Saturday, February 8th

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 10am.
10am to 10:30am: Choosing Trims for Your Projects
10:30am to 11am: Learn How-To Apply Trims



Tuesday, February 11th

Dust Ruffles
Instructor: Susan Woodcock
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Fee: $75

This is a 3 session class
Continued Dates: February 18th & 25th
Description: 3-part class you will make a custom gathered and lined dust ruffle for your bed. You will learn how to measure the bed, figure yardage and sew together the fabric and lining for a high-end, beautiful finished dust ruffle. A sewing machine at your home is needed to complete required work between classes.



Saturday, February 15th

Goblet Pinched / Pleated Panel
Instructor: Sindy Burgess
Time: 10am to 2pm
Fee: $40

Description: Ready to spruce up your home? This class will get you on your way to making beautiful drapery for your home.


Friday, February 28th

Fabric Framed Pillow
Instructor: Susan Woodcock
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $40

Description: Do you have a needlepoint, tapestry or embroidery and can’t decide if it should be framed or made into a pillow? Combine both with a fabric framed pillow! In this class, you will learn how to make pillows with framed borders for square or round needlework.

Pattern provided by instructor

Clubs



Saturday, February 8th

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

Description: There are some things a serger can do for your sewing projects 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. You will be able to do some hands on work and explore fun new ideas with a serger machine.
Book /Pattern: None



Saturday, February 15th

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

Description: Join us and learn embroidery features in this monthly club. New project each month. No need to bring your machine as this is a lecture style class with hands on using our machines.
Book /Pattern: None

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