Thursday, August 28, 2014

September Classes at Mary Jo's Cloth Store

Quilting Classes

Tuesday Sept 2nd

Crazy Jacks

Time: 10am to 3pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan

Fee: $40

The perfect quilt for fall! Crazy Jacks is a great seasonal quilt that involves a fun way to stack and slash your fabric. You won’t believe how fast these “quilt by number” blocks go!

Tuesday Sept 9th

Paper Piecing Club (Wisconsin)

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 couldn’t do. You’ll be seeing “stars”!!

 

Friday Sept 12,26th and Oct 10th (3 sessions)

Lady Liberty (Machine Embroidery)

Time: 10:30 to 5pm
Instructor: Pam Carter

Fee:  $125

This appliqué pattern using your embroidery machine is just one more reason why Embroidery machines are a must have in every home.

Tuesday Sept 16th and 23rd (2 sessions)

T Shirt quilts

Time: 10am to 3pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan

Fee: $70

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

Wednesday Sept 17th

Paper piecing (Alabama)

Time: 11am to 4pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin

Fee: $25

We continue with learning new techniques with paper piecing. This month we’ll be making the Alabama star.

Friday, Sept 19th and Oct 3rd

Tessellating Triangles (2 sessions)

Time: 10am to 4pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin

Fee: $35

Half square triangles make this quilt quick and easy. Learn the easy way of making these units eight at a time!

Monday Sept 22nd

Border Basics

Time: 11am to 1pm
Instructor: Aimee Griffin

Fee: $15

Learn how to add borders to any size quilt. We will also learn how to miter a border and the importance of measuring correctly.

Wed Sept 24th

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.

Wednesday, Sept 24th

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 Sept 26th

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 Sept 27th

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 Sept 27th

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, Sept 30th

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!

Sewing Classes

Thursday Sept 4th

Shadow Embroidery

Time: 10am to 1pm
Instructor: Carmen Baugh

Fee: $40

Shadow work is a very subtle and interesting form of embroidery. As the name would suggest, the basic idea is to use sheer fabric where only the barest outline of the pattern appears on the surface and the crisscrossed threads underneath show through, thereby creating a "shadow" pattern. You will learn the basics of Shadow Embroidery in this class. You will work a Shadow Embroidery sample of a bouquet of flowers.

Friday Sept 5th

Beginning Smocking

Time: 10am to 3pm
Instructor: Carmen Baugh

Fee: $40

Learn the basics of Smocking. You will learn about needles used for smocking, types of embroidery floss and various smocking stitches. You will smock a sampler in class. Pleated fabric for sampler will be provided and is included in class fee

Tuesday Sept 9th,16,23,30th (4 sessions)

Pattern Drafting I Class

Time: 2pm to 5pm
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.

Thursday Sept 11th,18th, 25th (3 sessions)

Hooded Rain Jacket

Time: 10am to 3pm
Instructor: Pam Carter

Fee: $45

Lighten up your outerwear with this fun rain jacket.

Thursday Sept 11th

Carport Wrap Skirt

Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Pam Carter

Fee: $25

This design is based on a simple wrap skirt and features a sassy shorter length and saucy button front.

Thursday Sept 11,18th,25th and Oct 2 (4 sessions)

Sewing Concepts

Time: 9am to 12pm
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.

Thursday Sept 11,18th,25th and Oct 2 (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.

Saturday September 13th

Wrapped Baskets (Sewing)

Time: 10am to 1pm
Instructor: Patti Hayden

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)

Tuesdays Sept 16th,23rd, 30th Oct 7th, 14th (5 sessions)

Stitch-By-Stitch: Sewing

Time:6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Pam Carter

Fee: $100

Learn to sew one project at a time. Book included.

Thursday Sept 18th

Cap-Sleeved Blouse

Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Pam Carter

Fee: $25

A dress shirt collar that’s just a tiny bit oversized to keep it hip, a curved hem and darts in front and back makes this little cap sleeve blouse cute and fun.

Home Décor Classes

Thursday Sept 18th

Creating Custom Cushions Seminar

Time: 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Susan Woodcock

Fee: $25

In this class you will learn about the materials and supplies used to make custom cushions. This class will help you make the right choices before you tackle a cushion project; saving you time and money.

Clubs

Saturday September 20th (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.


Saturday Sept 13th

Serger Club

Time: 9am to 11am
Instructor: Pam Carter

Fee: $10

In this Demo/Lecture class (machine not required) you will learn different serging techniques, new project each month.

Saturday Sept 20th

Embroidery Club

Time: 9am to 11am
Instructor: Pam Carter

Fee: $10

In this Demo/Lecture class (machine not required) you will learn different Embroidery techniques, new project each month.

Home Dec Days

Saturday September 13th

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 How to Use Grommets for Draperies and More

11:30 – 12:00 Learn How-To Space and Set Grommets in a Drapery

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