Q142 Lady Bug Tea Party Quilt
Ladybugs at tea in the meadow—how idyllic! Don’t you wish you could be there too? This simple fused applique quilt is so cheerful and sweet making it a special gift for that special child-at-heart someone. A multi-sized pattern so you can make the perfect size! Pattern purchase required.
Thursdays - 7/18 and 8/1 - 1-5pm
Q145 Rinse and Repeat
Don’t you just LOVE this fresh clean take on the traditional log cabin block? This quilt is a perfect way to use some of your scraps or those extra strips you’ve been “collecting! It would probably be just as striking in a monotone style or even solids, so see what you’ve got. The negative space of this quilt is a perfect canvas for your straight line quilting with your walking foot, too! Pattern purchase required.
Saturday - 8/3 - 10-4pm
Q139 Heart to Heart Wallhanging
Let Charlotte show you how easy it is to create these curves with only straight line piecing! You’ll love this technique! And you’ll love the fresh feeling of this pretty wallhanging. Pattern purchase required.
Thursday - 8/15 - 1-5pm
Q141 Love Links
Interlocking chevrons make a fun and unique looking quilt. A difficult looking design is made easy using flying geese, making this a quick and easy quilt to master. Tool purchase required.
Monday - 7/15 - 10-4pm
Q146 Fluttering Flag
This contemporary tribute to the American flag is made using navy pinwheels as the stars and jagged red lines as the stripes. The simple Triangle-Squares technique is all that's needed to sew this attractive quilt that comes together quickly…just in time for those summer holidays! Pattern purchase required.
Friday - 5/31 - 10-4pm
Q143 Stitched With Love
This mini (17” x 20”) quilt will make your heart happy! Make one for yourself and one for a friend, too! Cathy will teach you how to make this mini into a pillow. Pattern purchase required.
Monday - 6/17 - 10-4pm
Q15 Basic Thread Painting
Yes…this is the iconic quilt from the cover of Joyce’s book! A perfect way to take your thread painting to a new level with just a couple of new techniques! We'll start with the plain panel and transform it with thread painting into something amazing! Plus… 3-Dimensional effects and trapunto!!! 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.
$80 plus kit fee
Wednesday, 8/28 and Thursday, 8/29 - 10-4pm
Q45 Release the Geese!
If you LOVE flying geese you won't want to miss this class, and if you hate flying geese… this class will change your mind! Sarah will show you a waste-free method for your straight geese, and a painless paper piecing technique for your curved geese. And, whether your geese decide to fly in circles or straight ahead, Sarah will show you how to multiply your geese quickly and then tame the gaggle (sort of!) into an awesome quilt of your choosing!
Friday - 7/26 - 10-4pm
Q144 United We Stand
This small patriotic wallhanging will look great on your door for the summer! Join Anne and she walks you through paper piecing this one block design…sure to be a favorite over the summer holidays! Pattern purchase required.
Saturday - 6/1 - 10-4pm
Q131 Center Point
This is another of those stunning quilts made with pre-cuts! Jelly rolls, in this case. Neutrals are really coming into their own lately and this quilt is a good reason why! Join Penny and a couple of high contrast jellyrolls, and see what you can create!
Saturday - 7/27 - 10-4pm
Q140 Let's Twist This Summer!
Have you seen the Twister quilt sample at Byrne? It uses a set of layer cakes (42 teninch squares) available for purchase or you can make it in your colors. It’s a lap sized quilt which looks great in our fun summer fabrics, or try Patriotic, Christmas, stash scrappy….. whether you have done a twister project in the past or have never heard of the technique, you’ll have fun in class as we twist our way through this quilt. There is pre-class work so be sure to pick up a supply sheet. Samples of other twister projects will be shown in class. Template purchase required.
Tuesday - 6/25 - 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 - 4/15, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13 - 6-8pm
Q137 Flowers Galore Placemats
How fun is this?!! Choose from three types of flowers, and choose one, or all three to make a set of place mats for any occasion. This pattern uses the Sue Pelland Leaves Galore Template (with the 3" and 6" curve), which many of you already have…for both the flowers and the curved edges. Super easy and a fast and fabulous applique gift. Pattern and ruler purchase required.
Thursday - 4/25 - 1-4pm
Q5 Free Motion 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.
Tuesdays - 5/14, 7/16 - 1-5pm
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 - 5/14, 7/16 - 6-9pm
Q11 Joyce's Finish Up Class
Have you taken one of Joyce's classes and fallen off the finishing wagon? Join us for a fun evening of playing catch-up. Joyce will be on hand to help you pick up the pieces where you left off and get you back on the road to the finish line!
Tuesday - 6/18- 6-9pm
Q129 Beginner Quilting
Have you been wanting to learn to quilt? This is the class for you! Emphasis will be on rotary cutting and precision machine piecing using the newest techniques and tools. The use of short cut tips and trade tricks will allow you to complete a beautiful sampler top by the end of this class. Additionally, there will be a discussion on the types of quilt finishing. A sewing machine is not required for all sessions.
Tuesdays - 2/12, 2/19, 3/12, 3/19, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30 - 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!