Tuesday, August 11, 2015

September Classes at Mary Jo's Cloth Store

Quilting Classes

Saturday, September 1st

Time: 10 am - 3 pm (8/8)
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee: $35

Tuesday, September 15th

Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee: $35
Have you ever fallen in love with a preprinted panel but not known what to do with it? Chenille it!!! In this class you will learn this stunning technique that works on any sized panel!

Wednesday, September 2nd, 9th, 16th, & 23rd

Time: 10 am - 2 pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee: $95 includes 4 sessions
This clas 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.

Tuesday, September 22nd

Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee: $35
I've always loved the feathered Star and this one is stunning. Come with me to work on this paper pieced beauty. This pattern is perfect for paper piecing because your stars will have perfect points every time!

Tuesday, September 29th

Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee: $25
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). Thsis is a free form class that you can bring your own project and work at your own pace!

Saturday, September 26th

Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke
Fee: $45
Charisma is a fun quilt. Can you find the block unit? Once you find it, you will see how easy this quilt will go together. The shabby chic fabrics or that pile of lovely fat quarters will make this quilt pop. Bring a friend and make a day of it.


Wednesday, September 2nd

Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Time: 10 am - 2 pm
Fee: $25
Adult, Teen or Child's Pajama Pants or Pajama Shorts

Wednesday, September 9th & 16th

Instructor: Kathy Dykstra
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Fee: $45 (both sessions)
In this class the sutdent will learn how to smock, from the preparation of tying off the pleated fabric to reading the graph and learning the different smocking stitches. Basic smocking stitches and simple flower embellishments will be learned in this class. $5 kit fee. Available in class.

Thursday, September 3rd, 10th & 17th

Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Fee: $75 (includes all 3 sessions)
Learn more advanced techniques for sewing clothing and crafts. We will discuss when to use certain interfacings, matching plaids and stripes, and directional fabrics. Learn when to clip inner curves, when to notch outer curves, trim corners properly, stay-stitching, reinforced stitching, ease-stitching (for set in sleeves), under-stitching, princess seams, and sew a curved piece of fabric to a straight piece of fabric. Hand sewing: Hand-make thread eyes, attaching hooks and eyes, buttonhole placement, and sew on snaps.

Thursday, Sept 3rd

Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Fee: $25
Adult, Teen or Child's Pajama Pants or Pajama Shorts.

Thursday, September 3rd

Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Fee: $35
This is a hands-on class. You will make a versatile quilted tote bag. Thsi bag will match the Jelly Roll Jacket.

Thursday, Sept 17th

Instructor: Sheila Antell
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Fee: $25
This is a hands-on class. You will learn to make decorative throw pillows, using fabric that may not necessarily be home decor

Monday, Sept 21st

Instructor: Sheila Antell
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Fee: $15
The home sewere will learn simple techniques to transform their handmade clothing into one of a kind couture items of clothing. This class is part lecture and part hands on.

Thursday, Sept 24th

Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Fee: $25
Need some help finishing an apparel or home dec project? Too many distractions at home? Join us for a "Get it Done" sewing class with your expert Mary Sue Christenbury.

Home Dec Days

Saturday, September 12th

Instructor: Susan Woodcock
Time: 11 am - 12 pm
Demo - Located in the Home Dec department

Clubs & Events

Saturday, Sept 12th

Instructor: Pam Carter
Time: 9 am - 10 am
Fee: $10
Embroidery is not just a fabric. Add pizazz to your Birthday, Thanksgiving and Christmas cards with paper embroidery. Come and join us to learn the basics for unique and one of a kind cards.

Sept 18th & Sept 19th

Holiday Extravaganza 2015 Embroidery Party

Time: 9 am - 5 pm (2 day party!)
Fee: $99
Learn quilting and embroidery techniques and how to apply them to creating quilt blocks, mini zippered bags, greeting cards, gift tags, and even a snow globe! A fun hands-on team-sewing experience.

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"

We reserve the right to substitue fabrics based on availabilty.

Class Policy:

Class Policy
  • The class fee must be collected when you sign up for the class to guarantee your seat. Each fee is listed next to the class listing.
  • If you cannot attend a class for which you have registered you must let us know 7 days prior to class time. We will be happy to refund you class fee and/or register you in another class.
  • If you cancel after the 7-day time allowance, up until the day of the class, your class fee is nonrefundable.
  • A minimum of 3 students is required for class. If this requirement is not met, usually the class will be canceled and you will be refunded your class fee.
  • Mary Jo's' reserves the right to cancel classes for any reason. If this happens, you will be refunded your class fee.
  • There are no refunds on class fees for 'Special Event' teachers/classes within 30 days of class date unless we can fill your spot with another person. NO EXCEPTIONS!
We reserve the right to substitute fabrics based on availability.

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