Saturday, May 4, 2013

Spring/May Classes!

May already! 
Have you been as busy as we have been?
We've been stitching and quilting and
having a great time with our class projects -
guess that's why the time has flown by.
Come check out our projects &
 join us for a fun class (or two) this May!

Our May classes:

Hexagology:  the study of hexagons -

from English Paper Piecing to Grandmother's Flower Garden
to pieced hexies!
the Good Wives & Company
Second Wednesdays
May 8, June 12th, & July 10th
1 to 3 p.m OR 5 to 7 p.m.

If you love hexies, are curious about them, or just aren't sure, this may be the group for you.  We'll cover all piecing methods: paper, hand, machine, stamped and more.  Pick a project or just try a new technique each month----we have lots of them!  You can start at "Hexie 101", work on your "Masters of Hexagology", or anywhere in between.
$10.00/session includes supplies to try new techniques.  (There are limited spaces available - call to reserve your space.)

Hand Applique:
Our Flower Garden: a Hot Pad Quilt -
4 months,  3 Blocks each Month
Second Tuesdays,
May 14th, June 11th, & July 9th
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

This month there is another Good Wives exclusive pattern & kit, and we will cover the next step of the Civil War Hot Pad method.
(Even if you were unable to make it to the first class, you are welcome to join in this month.  There are limited supplies and spaces available - call to reserve.)

No class fee with Kit purchase (3 blocks per kit - $19.50) and Pattern ($9.50).
Hand Embroidery -
with coloring/tinting

Third Fridays -
May 17th, June 21st
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
In this second class (of 3) we will cover the hand-embroidery stitches used in this Crabapple Hill pattern- How Does Your Garden Grow
$10.00 class fee each class.  Pattern ($12.00) required.
You are welcome to join this second in the series class if you were unable to make the April class.
 Call to reserve your space in this fun, hand-embroidery class.
Beginning hand appliqué
Wednesday, May 22.   1-3pm. 
We've designed a cute pattern for beginning needle turn applique! You'll have a sweet little mug rug when you're done.   A quick little gift for yourself or to give to a friend. 
Kit included in class price. 
English Paper Piecing:
Lucy Boston - Patchwork of the Crosses
Tuesday, May 28th
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
In this group we discuss all hand-piecing methods
 using English Paper Pieces.
We have great fabric kits available
and samples made using our
reproduction fabrics
each month.
You can join this group at any time!
If you'd like to join us to help keep on task
with this "heirloom" quilt project,
we usually meet the
last Tuesday of each month.
We stock all of the necessary supplies:
acrylic honeycomb templates - $6.00
Pre-cut papers - $3.50 per 100 package

No class fee with two Kit ($9.50 to $12.50) purchase.
Spring Confetti -
a technique class
Wednesday, May 29th
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This great technique is based on Bonnie Hunter's Scrappy Trip Around the World.  
We'll show you how to strip-piece fabrics to make them magically turn into diagonal blocks and mini trips around the world.  
Kit $52.50, pattern $9.50
Class free with kit purchase.    
If there is a class that interests you, please call ahead to reserve your seat, as class sizes are limited. 
Is there a class that you'd love to attend but can't make the listed date or time?  Let us know and we will try to schedule an additional class!

Hope to see you soon!

p.s. Don't forget our
Mother's Day sale
15% off entire store
(does not include clearance items)
today, Saturday May 4th through Saturday, May 11th -
Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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