Create a memory quilt from your T-shirts for yourself, your family or your friends. In this course you will learn how to take your T-shirts form your vacations, your favorite sports team, your children’s sports or from your college student’s accomplishments through their school T-shirts and turn them into life-long memories. What a great Present for some you love!
Join the hottest new craze in the quilting world. Turn your jelly roll strips into a beautiful trivet that would look fantastic on your counter or table. Learn how to wrap the fabric around the batting, then sew the long tube into a oval trivet using a simple zig zag. It really is quite easy. Learn this technique and you can make beautiful oval rugs just by adding more fabric strips and batting. So grab some 2 1/2 inch strips of fabric from your stash and join the fun.
Make new friends and learn a new skill when taking Start Quilting at Stitching on State. You will learn everything from basic rotary cutting, strip piecing, simple machine quilting, to putting a binding on. We will work on three small projects. Learn how to make a simple rail fence wall hanging, a nine patch checker board, the learn to make half square triangles and flying geese to create a beautiful original table runner. Whether you are a self taught quilter looking for some formal training or a new quilter wanting to learn a new skill, this is a great place to begin. Come join the wonderful world of quilting
Instructor: Terri Linder
Sessions: Five 2 1/2 hour sessions
Date: Wednesday January 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27
Unsure of the correct way to bind your quilts? This class will teach you on how to bind the quilt from start to finish; choosing, cutting and applying the binding. You will learn different ways to do this working with crosswise (the most popular way) and bias binding.
Creating this beautiful scrappy quilt is a great way to use your stash. No curved piecing, just sew circles on top of background fabric. Once all circles are sewn, quarter cut and shuffle the blocks. The raw edges give you a beautiful soft textured look. Add borders or scallop the edge once the quilt is quilted. It will surely become one of your favorites
In this class you will learn the construction on how to create this lovely Medium Size Table Topper. This octagon shaped topper is so easy to make. And there is NO binding, so you will also learn the “pillowcase” method on how to finish it. You can make it with Holiday fabrics or fabrics to match you home décor. Either way this topper looks great on any table.
These rugs are one of the hottest new things in the quilting world. Turn 2 1/2 inch fabric strips into beautiful 32 x 42 inch area rugs. Learn how to prepare the strips with batting, then sew all your strips together with the zig zag on your sewing machine. A simple binding on the two ends gives a wonderful finished edge. You can use a jelly roll for this project, or you can cut forty 2 1/2 inch strips from your stash. Every quilt can have a matching rug when you cut your leftover fabric into strips!. Make a rug for every room of your home. No one can make just one!
In this class you will learn the technique on how to make a Bargello Quilt. I will also show you my favorite way to make your squares meet together. This size quilt can be a wall hanging or is the perfect size for a baby quilt.
This cute bag finished size is 10-1/2"x 2" deep and is very deceptive! It has lots of pockets. There are pockets for glasses & phone and it also holds a wallet, lipstick & more. Zipper closure & Zipper pocket. Fat Quarter friendly.
I just love the look of this scalloped clutch. In this class you will learn on how to work with scallops, add a zipper, snap-hook and D-ring. This scalloped clutch goes with the scalloped bag (class is Sunday April 7th). Make the clutch by itself or complete the set with the matching bag.
If you have a collection of un-quilted quilt tops, this may be the perfect class for you! Learn how to quilt your quilts on your very own sewing machine at home. Learn about needles, thread, batting, and marking tools. The morning teaches machine guided techniques using your walking feet. During the afternoon you will drop your feed dogs and learn how easy free motion quilting can be. This class will help you build the confidence needed to quilt your own quilts. Please bring a sack lunch, or plan on running out to grab something in town.
As long as we still have requests for this beautiful quilt, we will continue to offer the class! Come learn how to turn your fabric scraps into a truly beautiful quilt using the Trash to Treasure Pineapple tool. This tool is easy to use to make perfect 8 inch finished pineapple blocks. You will be surprised how easy it is to create different looks by working within a color theme or by simply adding sashings. Plan on spending the day at the quilt shop playing with your fabric. Lunch will be served, so all you have to do is sew, sew, sew. What fun is that!
Want to know how to appliqué using the Raw Edge technique? This course concentrates on different stitch techniques for machine raw-edge appliquéing. You will learn about needles, threads, tensions, machine settings, stabilizers and fusible web. You will also practice on different shapes using your zig-zag, satin and/or blanket stitches and do a small project from start to finish using your new appliqué techniques.
This classic clamshell pattern looks like a hillside in the park. Learn the technique with no curved piecing and a little hand embroidery adds a special touch. The sample is in fall colors, but easily changed to your favorite season.
Skill level: Beginner and up
Instructor: Theresa Kennedy
Create this adorable baby quilt that any new mother will love. This quilt is not difficult to make. You will learn to work with bias fabric and more important there are no “Y” seams. You can also enlarge the stars to create a larger quilt but we will be making the baby quilt in class only.
Don’t know how to sew scallops? Have you ever worked with In-R-Foam? Well, you will learn how to by making this stunning bag. This bag is a nice size to take on vacations or just shopping. Either way I am sure you will receive many compliments. The matching Scalloped Clutch Class is Sunday March 10th.
Do you have a fabric with a large print or one you just do not want to cut up? Then this pattern is for you. You will learn to how to make bias tape, bias trim, work with bias fabric and curves. The techniques are a little different than the quilt-as-you-go previous table runner class. Both the runner and place mats will be great with Holiday fabrics.