Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Sewing, Quilting, & Home Décor in May

Quilting



Friday, May 2nd & 9th

Twilight Stars
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $35

Half square triangles and flying geese makes this gorgeous quilt. Choose your own fabrics or come in and pick up a kit.





Friday, May 2nd

Lady Liberty
Instructor: Pam Carter
Time: 10am to 5pm
Fee: $125

Learn how to appliqué using your embroidery machine. A great way to learn new features of your machine.

This class is offered on multiple dates
Continued Dates: May 2nd, 9th, 16th & 29th.



Saturday, May 3rd

Galleria
Time: 10am to 5pm
Fee: $45


This quilt design is great to showcase a favorite fabric line. Join me and I'll teach you how to put together these off set blocks. The appliqué centers add just the right touch to make the quilt complete!



Tuesday, May 6th & 13th

Glory
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $45

This pattern will teach you yet another way to use those 2.5” strips. Precuts are great and will give it a scrappy look or follow the sample and go with red, white, and blue. We will use a strip piecing method to make putting this quilt together faster. If you’ve ever wanted to learn to work with setting triangles and put a quilt on point now is your chance!



Tuesday, May 6th

Paper Piecing Club (Nebraska)
Instructor: Patti Hayden
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Fee: $25

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”!!



Thursday, May 8th

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


Learn the fundamentals of quilting in this 4 session class, you'll be on your way to becoming a master quilter.
This is a 4 session class
Continued Dates: May 15th, 22nd, & 29th.
Pattern: Window Boxes

Tuesday, May 10th

Quilter's Day Out!
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Time: 10am to 5pm
Fee: $65 plus supplies

It’s a Party, come join the fun stitching and learning. You’ll have this quilt finished before you leave!

Pattern: The Strip Quilt, supplied in class

Monday, May 12th

Machine Quilting Basics
Instructor: Karen Ponischil
Time: 10am to 2pm
Fee: $45

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

Friday, May 16th

Serenity Circles
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $35

In this class, students will learn how to cut curves using a template as well as sewing the curves.


Saturday, May 17th

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

I love the way these fabrics work together to create the mosaic look. I have streamlined the piecing instructions to make this quilt go together even faster than originally intended! Join me and I'll share my secret with you that can be used for many different quilts.

Tuesday, May 20th

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

Fun Strip quilt using 2 ½” strips. Quick and easy you’ll have it done in one day.



Friday, May 23rd & 30th

T Shirt Quilts
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $65

Gather all those T-shirts you just can’t throw away and make a memory quilt.



Saturday, May 24th

Savanna
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Time: 10am to 5pm
Fee: $35 plus supplies

So many ways to set these curvy squares, you’ll be addicted to the curves, and whatever pattern you choose the curves are fun and easy to stitch.



Tuesday, May 27th

Finishing Class
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Time: 10am to 3pm
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!



Sewing

Thursday, May 1st

Pajama Pants
Instructor: Carmen Baugh
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $30


Adult, Teen or Childs’ Pajama Pants and Pajama Shorts in two Lengths.


Tuesday, May 6th

Stitch-by-Stitch
Instructor: Pam Carter
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Minimum 3, Maximum 8
Fee: $100 includes Book/DVD


Learn to sew one project at time. Book included.

This is a 5 session class
Continued Dates: May 13th, 20th, and 27th.

This class is also offered on Saturday May 24th, 31st, June 7th, 14th, and 21st from 2pm to 5pm




Tuesday, May 13th

Pattern Drafting Class
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Time: 6pm to 9pm
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.

This class is also offered on May 20th, 27th, & June 3rd


Saturday, May 17th

Wrapped Baskets
Instructor: Patti Hayden
Time: 10am to 1pm
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!!

Book: It’s a wrap, (book is not necessary for class)


Wednesday, May 21st & 31st

It's in the Bag
Instructor: Jessica Trimmer
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $30

My very first purse is the one I still carry today.  As I have learned more and come to understand bag making I often look at it and think, I need to make this one again!  So, here is (my) your chance to join me.  We will be working together to create this fabulous pleated handbag created by one of my favorite authors.  The main handbag is a simple structure featuring pleating along each side. We will add several structured pockets as well as a key hook to keep your keys close at hand.


Home Décor



Thursday, May 8th

Drapery Making (Seminar)
Instructor: Susan Woodcock
Time: 6pm to 8pm

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.

Clubs



Saturday, May 10th

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

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 this fun machine.




Saturday, May 17th

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

New techniques each month.




Saturday, May 10th

Home Dec Days
Instructor: Susan Woodcock
Time: 11am toNoon
Fee: FREE

Join Susan Woodcock, AKA Home Dec Gal at Mary Jo's Cloth Store every second Saturday of the month for free home décor mini-workshops

10:00-10:30 Shirred & Gathered Headings for Draperies
10:30-11:00 Learn How-To Make a Smocked Heading with Shirring Tape



Saturday, May 26th

Girl Scout Project
Instructor: Jessica & Kathy Trimmer
Time: 10am to 3pm
Fee: $15

2 hours of learning and fun with the girl scouts, new project each month.

Pattern: Provided by Instructor

To sign up for any of the above classes, call 704-861-9100!

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