Tuesday, February 16, 2016

March Classes at Mary Jo's

Quilting Classes





Thurs, Mar 3, 10, 24 & 31

BEGINNING QUILTING
Time: 10am to 2pm
Instructor: Daniela Hogan
Fee: $95 (includes all 4 sessions)
This class will teach you all the basics for making your first quilt from start to finish. From pressing to binding you will 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.



Sat, Mar 5

BEGINNING MACHINE QUILTING
Time: 10am to 3pm
Instructor: Jean Cable
Fee: $35
Learn the basics of machine quilting including straight-line techniques and free motion quilting designs. Discussion about needles, batting, thread, marking tools and techniques.




Sat, March 5 or 26

SEW WORTH IT WOW WALLET
Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke
Fee:$25 (Stabilizer kit and hardware included in class fee!)
This frame wallet is super cute and super simple! Don't be surprised if it becomes your new "go-to" pattern for gift giving! You will want to make one for everyone on your list!



Sun, March 6, 13, 20, and April 3

BEGINNING QUILTING
Time: 1pm to 5pm
Instructor: Cindy Jahnke
Fee:$95 (includes all 4 sessions)
This class will teach you all the basics for making your first quilt from start to finish. From pressing to binding you will 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.



Tues, March 22

QUILT FINISHING CLASS
Time: 10am to 3pm
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). This is a free form class that you can bring your own project and work at your own pace!



Tues, Mar 1, 8, 15 & 22

PATTERN DRAFTING & DESIGN II
Time: 10am to 1pm
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Fee: $95 (includes all 4 sessions)
Learn how to take exact body measurements and make a Body Glove Pattern out of muslin for pants and skirts. Learn to cut & spread body glove to make a pattern that fits you perfect. Adapt body glove to make your own Pattern. The first 3 classes will be measuring, drafting, and fitting. The last class will be cutting and spreading to make your own patterns.

Sewing





Tues, Mar 1, 8, 15 & 22

BEGINNING SEWING EVENING CLASS
Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Fee: $95 (includes all 4 sessions)
If you have always wanted to learn to sew, now is your chance! Mary Jo's is offering hands on sewing classes that will get you comfortable with all the basics of sewing. This class is great for first timers as well as those who just need to revisit the fundamentals. In this 4 part class you will learn:

  • sewing machine maintenance
  • tools of the trade
  • pattern layout
  • fabric selection
  • cutting
  • matching repeat patterns
  • darts, gathers, easing, zippers, tucks & pleats





  • Thurs, Mar 3

    CROSS POCKET BAG
    Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
    Time: 6pm to 9pm
    Fee: $25
    This cute bag measures 10"w x 10"h x 1"d and it is Fat Quarter friendly! You will love making this easy bag so much you will probably want to make it again and again.



    Sat, Mar 5

    MONDO & MIDI BAG
    Instructor: Sandy Cleasby
    Time: 10am to 3pm
    Fee: $25
    Made with scraps from your stash, a jelly roll, yardage or even a layer cake; these bags are fun and easy to make. The Mondo Bag is great for an overnighter and its little sister, the Midi Bag is the perfect size for people on the go. The fusible interfacing panels will ensure your intersections match perfectly. Get ready, because all of your friends are going to want one of these bags!




    Mon, Mar 14

    CRAFTY CARRIER
    Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
    Time: 10am to 3pm
    Fee: $25
    These crafty carriers have handles, outside divided pleated pockets on front and back, and a single outside pocket on each side. This is a great catch all bag for craft supplies, school tools or even your beach necessities




    Mon, Mar 7

    DECORATIVE THROW PILLOWS
    Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
    Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
    Fee: $20
    An inexpensive and easy way to change the look of most rooms in your home is to add decorative pillows. This class will show you how to make those pillows with a decorative touch.

    Clubs & Events



    March 11 & 12

    ANITA GOODESIGN
    Instructor: Anita Wonderland
    Time: 9am to 5pm
    Fee: $99
    Included:
    • Lunch and Snacks
    • Baby Lock Embroidery Machine available to use during Party Experience
    • Kits of fabric, thread, and stabilizer
    • Tutorial Book and CD
    • Prizes!



    Sat, Mar 12

    EMBROIDERY CLUB
    Instructor: Pam Carter
    Time: 9am to 10am
    Fee: $10
    Eye-catching effects with Embroidery Thread. In this demo/lecture we will show you how to master mylar film and metallic threads, use variegated thread effectively, choose the right thread weight and match the right needle to your thread.



    Sat, Feb 13, 11am to 12pm and Sun, Feb 14, 2pm to 3pm

    MAKE IT CUSTOM
    DEMONSTRATION:
    Grommet Drapery Panel

    Instructor: Mary Sue Christenbury
    This week Mary Sue will show you how to properly install grommets to your curtain panels. Join her for this free demonstration in our Drapery Department.



    Fri, March 4

    KIDS CLUB:
    Fabric Bowls

    Instructor: Melanie Stiwalt
    Time: 4pm to 6pm
    Fee: $25
    These cute bowls are just in time for Easter and they're just the right size for all your treats. They go together fast so you can make more to help organize and sort almost anything!

    Block of the Month



    SECOND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH NOW - OCTOBER 8

    ONLY TAKING 20 QUILTERS!

    Amish with a Twist III
    Instructor: Daniela Hogan
    Time: 9:30am-10:30am
    Registration Fee: $25
    Fee: $29.99 monthly or $250.00 upfront
    This essential basic now includes a group of vibrant colors with year-round appeal for quilters of any age or style. These colors are featured in Nancy Rink's new Amish With A Twist III, block of the month, entitled Best of Friends! Each participant can choose from a traditional pieced center or an appliqu├ęd center medallion design.

    During this 10-month Block of the Month program, you will receive a color pattern and fabrics needed to complete your block each month. It also includes fabric for the borders and binding. As a bonus there are 2 free project patterns included.

    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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