Tuesday, July 1, 2014

July Classes at Mary Jo's Cloth Store

Quilting Classes

Wednesday, July 2nd

Open Sew
Time: 10am - 5pm
Fee: $Free (no instructor in classroom)
Need some time in the classroom? Join us for some fun Open Sew time!

Tuesday July 8th

Paper Piecing Club (TENNESSEE)
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor:Patti Hayden
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 could never do.  You’ll be seeing “stars”!!

Wednesday July 9th

Paper Piecing Club
Time: 1pm to 5pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Fee:  $25 each month
Want to learn how to paper piece? This class is for you. A simple star that will prove to be a technique that you will love for life! The first class is a planning class with a demo on the paper piecing technique. You will want to join us each month in making a new star until you have enough to make a quilt! You decide on the size.

Wednesday July 9th

Machine Quilting Basics
Time: 10am to 1pm
Instructor: Karen Ponischil

Fee: $45
In this class students 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.
Students will learn about thread, machine feet, needles, batting, how to ready your machine, as well as starting and stopping several free-motion quilting designs.

Thursday,  July  10, 17, 24 & 31
(4 sessions)

Quilt with Aimee
Time: 6pm  to 9pm         
Instructor Aimee Griffin
Fee: $75
You’ll be on your way to becoming a master quilter once you learn the fundamentals of quilting in this 2 session class.
Pattern: Window Boxes

Friday July 11th, 25th
(2 sessions)

Sonoma Stars
Time: 10am to 3pm
Instructor Aimee Griffin
Fee: $55
This quilt pattern is reminiscent of a quiet summer evening in the beautiful wine country of California. This pattern is just one of 6 projects you can make from the book, "Six Halves Make a Whole Lot More," with just 5 half yards.

Monday July 14th

Simply Strippy
Time: 1pm to 5pm
Instructor Aimee Griffin
Fee: $25
Fun with 2 1/2" strips, another quick and easy quilt.

Wednesday, July 16th

Binding Basics
Time: 1pm to 5pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Fee: $15
In this class you will learn how to bind your quilt for a beautiful finish!

Friday, July 18th

Stack and Whack
Instructor: Aimee Griffin
Time: 10am  to 5pm
Fee: $55
Watch how intricate quilts appear with ease that is nearly magical when you stack the repeats and whack them - it's that easy!

Saturday July 19th

Machine Quilting Basics
Time: 10am to 1pm
Instructor: Karen Ponischil

Fee: $45
Students 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.
Students will learn about thread, machine feet, needles, batting, how to ready your machine, as well as starting and stopping several free-motion quilting designs.

July 21-24

Kids Summer Camp (Quilting)
Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Instructor Daniela Hogan
Fee: $230 includes sewing machine,fabric kit, and thread
Kids learn the key steps to making their first quilt!

Monday july 30th

Pre cut Playground
Time: 11am -4pm
Fee: $25
Each class we’ll work on a different quilt top using pre-cut fabrics. Stop in to see the next pattern we’ll be using.

Sewing Classes

Tuesday July 8th and 15th

The Cute Skirt
Time:   6:00pm – 9:00pm
Instructor: Pam Carter
Cost - $45
The cute skirt, easy and fun, what else can we say?

Tuesday July 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
(4 Sessions)

Pattern Drafting I Class
Time: 6pm to 9pm (4 sessions)
Instructor: Mary Sue 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. This is an intermediate to advanced class. Students should have sewing experience and be able to read a pattern.

Thursday July 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
(4 sessions)

Sewing Concepts
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Fee: $100
Learn about the basic concepts of sewing, sewing machine maintenance, hand and machine sewing. Tools of the trade, pattern layout, Fabric Selection, Interfacing, cutting, matching repeat patterns, seam finishes, darts, gathers, easing, tucks, zippers, pleats and closures.

July 14-17

Kids Summer Camp (Sewing)
Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Instructor Jessica Trimmer
Fee: $230 - includes sewing machine, fabric kit, and thread
Kids learn the key steps to sewing while making small projects!

Tuesdays, July 22nd

Suzy’s Sack
Time:   6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Pam Carter
Cost - $25
Cute little sack/bag, fun, easy, and a must have!

Tuesdays, July 29th

Aprons
Time:   6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Pam Carter
Cost - $25
Ready for some fun aprons? Fun and easy aprons are here!

Home D├ęcor Classes

Thursday July  17th

Ottoman
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Susan Woodcock

Fee: $35
Need a splash of color in your home and an extra seat in the house? This seminar style class will teach you how to make a fun, small ottoman.

Clubs

SERGER CLUB AND EMBROIDERY CLUB WILL NOT MEET THIS MONTH DUE TO GIRLS DAY OUT EVENT.

Home Dec Days

Saturday July 12th

Time: 11am to 12pm
Instructor: Susan Woodcock

Fee: Free
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
Schedule:
11:00 – 11:30 Add Details with Inset Banding
11:30 – 12:00 Learn How-To Make a Mitered Banding Corner

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