Q108 Animal Circus Quilt
This adorable scrap friendly quilt will be a special gift for a young friend! Bonus: we made this quilt using both Scan N Cut and Accuquilt fabric cutting systems and we'll show you how! Each class will feature a different technique. Gather your scraps and come join the circus fun! Pattern purchase required.
Monday - 2/19, 3/19, 4/23 - 10-12 noon
Q105 Mariner's Compass Stars
We will be using one of Carol Doak’s Star blocks to construct this stunning quilt. The star block consists of only seven pieces in each section, which appears to be complex but is easily constructed using a paper piecing method. Whoa!!! Don't turn away now! Paper piecing is NOT a dirty word! Just look at those star points… You couldn't get those sharp points any other way. This is a paper piecing project for both beginners and experienced paper piecers alike. Foundation paper purchase required.
Saturday - 5/5 - 10-4pm
Q109 Mini Mania
Do you have all the large quilts you could possible use in three lifetimes but still love to quilt? We feel your pain! Join Kathleen for a monthly romp through a variety of different patterns and techniques - all done in a small way. They're a manageable size, they're quick and they're fun! Come join us! Patterns may be required.
Thursdays - 5/24, 6/28, 7/26, 8/23 - 10-1pm
Q111 Blossoms and Spokes
Is this just the most adorable quilt? Don't you want to live this life??? This is a wonderful quilt featuring a scrappy block background and appliqué work. Different fusible methods will be described in addition to quilting ideas. Scan and Cut the flowers and leaves too! (Don't worry if you don't have one… you can try ours!) Pattern purchase required.
Mondays - 6/18 and 6/25 - 1-4pm
Q115 Sparkle Quilt
This quilt literally sparkles! If you collect or love Fat Quarters, this is the quilt to make. You will make fabulous usage of Fat Quarters and it is perfect for any color background. The class will include step-by-step use for three tools as well as tips on piecing and proper pressing techniques to make this quilt perfect! Pattern and tools purchase required.
Wednesday - 5/30 - 10-4p
Q112 Bloomin' Cool Thread Spool
A perfect addition to your sewing room with a creatively blossoming thread spool. Students will learn different collage techniques and using different fabrics such as antique linens, lace, and cork in their individual collage. A really fun class! Pattern purchase required.
Thursday - 6/28 - 1-5pm
Q9 New York Beauty
We wanted to name this class "New York State of Mind," but I think that's been used somewhere before! But anyway… the way Sarah approaches a New York Beauty is just amazing! In this workshop class you'll certainly learn the traditional New York Beauty techniques, but you'll also see points in a whole new way. Join Sarah for this fun class where you'll see things from a different perspective and learn a lot about thinking outside the box!
Saturday - 7/28 - 10-4pm
Q15 Basic Thread Painting
While this summer's project is slightly smaller, you'll still learn all of Joyce's techniques… And see what all the talk is about! We'll start with the plain panel and transform it with thread painting into something amazing! You can do this!!! This class will include thread selection, stitching techniques and embellishing. Class is open to anyone who has a solid working knowledge of their machine. Just two sessions!
$40 plus kit fee
Thursdays - 8/2 and 8/16 - 1:30-4:30 or 6-9pm
Q110 Spin Cycle
Another Studio 180 favorite! Want to have a little fun? Just add a little spin! These two toned stars are addicting and easy to construct using the Corner Beam tool. Try it in purple and green or any other two color combination to create your own unique version of Spin Cycle. Pattern and ruler purchased required
Saturday - 8/25 - 10-4pm
Q113 "Grateful" Mini Quilt
The new Imagine book by Art to Heart has wonderful mini quilts for each month and this class will make the Grateful mini, for use at Thanksgiving or anytime of the year. Students will learn quick appliqué and quilting techniques. Cathy decided to make hers into a pillow… Take our Pillow Talk class and she'll show you how to do that, too! Book purchase required.
Monday - 7/23 - 10-2pm
Charlotte Williams Stay tuned… photo coming soon! This quilt is a fresh look at a traditional block…with a new "spin!" This is a fun project and leads to stunning results! Let Charlotte show you how, and relax doing something just a little bit different! Pattern purchase required.
Tuesday - 8/7 - 1-5pm
Q116 Chevron Quilt
A perfect quilt for those of you who love half square triangles! This size makes a perfect baby quilt done in brights, or make it in neutrals for a more masculine look. We made this using 5" squares, but there are so many ways to make HST and Penny will show you some other techniques. Join Penny for a fun afternoon!
Saturday - 6/16 - 1-4pm
Q50 I'm Feelin' Good!
Another really happy quilt! This one has the added bonus of having that wonderful wave effect… just like a Storm at sea… all created with perfectly straight lines! And lots of room for awesome quilting, too! Bonus… for those of you with Accuquilt… this can be almost entirely cut using your machine and we'll tell you how! But Accuquilt or not, join us for this fun quilt. Book purchase required.
Friday - 6/29 - 10-4pm
Q32 Rule Your Rulers
Joyce is in love with this new foot and rulers, designed specifically to help you with your straight line work when you are machine quilting. Curves, too! With these tools, the foot allows you to sew right along the edge of the ruler, and hold the ruler in place so it doesn't slip under your needle. Join Joyce and learn how to keep everything straight! (Or curvy!) Plus more fun ways to quilt as well! Foot and ruler purchase required (12” arc and 3” feather). Note: Foot is machine-specific and MUST be ordered at least two weeks before this class in order to get it in time for class.
Tuesday - 7/24 - 1-4pm
Q5 Machine Quilting
Okay, the quilt top is done...what do you do now? We'll talk about layering your quilt and basting, planning your quilting patterns, choosing threads and then finally, using your free-motion skills and/or BSR to execute some simple quilting patterns. Beginners will feel more comfortable after taking this techniques class, which is lecture demo and hands on.
Tuesday - 8/21 - 1-5pm
Q8 Memory Quilt
T-shirt quilts are always a favorite way to commemorate a special experience, high school or sports career or hobby, but they aren't the only way. This quilt is doable by anyone with a just little quilting knowledge, and is the perfect gift to send away to college with that favorite grad. Sally will also discuss how you might make this quilt with other "memories" such as hand written greetings, photo transfer images, and other types of clothing. See how you can make your memories even more special!
Mondays - 5/14, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18 - 6-8pm
Q2 “Sew” Relaxing
Join us as we open one of our classrooms up to anyone who wants to come in and sew or quilt or whatever. You'll have a place to spread out and work to your heart's content - away from the phone and other distractions of home. The coffee's always on so bring your projects ... a friend or two and lunch. We'll provide the space and any number of folks to offer an opinion or advice on your current project! And...we might just throw in some informal tips, techniques or sneak peeks at upcoming cool stuff. "Sew," come kick back and spend a relaxing day (or part thereof!) and stitch away! You must register ahead of time for this class!
Fridays Almost every week!