Classes


Learn the basics of crochet, from the foundation chain to making several different types of stitches. This is a technique class rather than a project class--you will get those basics down pat. Supplies: Crochet Answer Book, size I hook. Purchase one skein of Cascade 220 or a similar yarn. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151.

Cost: $ 38.00
Maybe you'd like to get your projects finished up a little faster. Maybe you'd like that arm to stop aching. Chances are good that for either thing, efficiency is the key. Cynthia is not a doctor or physical therapist, but she has ideas that might help! Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 28.00
Cynthia Mazzant designed a cute, 2-color Fair Isel hat with a super-awesome pom-pom. Come learn to make it! Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Winter is winding down, and believe it or not, it's time for summer knitting. This scarf is a lovely way to do that. Learn about beads, cables, and lace as you create a little scarf that keeps you protected from air conditioning! Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Learn the Irish mesh stitch and in the process, make a beautiful cowl! You might want to use green or orange yarn in this project to go full-out Irish. Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Want to learn how to knit? Or need a refresher after many years of neglecting your knitting? Take our beginning-knitting course. You'll learn how to cast on, knit, and purl, and you'll start a scarf. Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Cynthia Mazzant has designed many blocks with many textures. You may want to work on just knit/purl combos, or go all the way to cables! Click here to sign up, or call 814-238-4151 between 10:00 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 48.00
After you've gained a bit of experience and are ready for small needles, try socks! They are perfect projects for doctor's offices and other wait times. Sock yarns are great fun these days - colorful, self-striping, and soft. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151 betweeen 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
This mobius cowl will remind you of water running through a water wheel. Garter-stitch bands look as if they slow down the water-like flow of the cables between them. The play of garter and cables creates an undulating edge. The cowl is not only beautiful; it also teaches you a number of skills. You can learn how to create simple, reversible cables so that the front and the back look the same. (Since it's a mobius, both sides show.) The cowl is knit to fit; work until it is your size, then join. Click to sign up, or call 814-238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 35.00
Do you ever go to your closet, look at all those clothes, but feel as if you have nothing to wear? It ends now! Cynthia will send her color analysis to a computer, which will give you a palette of your 40 best colors. Toss that palette in your purse to go shopping, and you will actually save money because you'll buy only the right clothes. Your yarn and fabric will also be in flattering colors! Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151.

Cost: $ 125.00
Sometimes your creativity gets stuck in a rut. Sometimes you think you could never be creative. Sometimes you want someone to play with. If any of this is true for you, then this is your class, no matter what the situation! Any type of fiber is welcome: knitting, quilting, crochet. We will have assignments each month to stimulate our creativity, and to bring each other inspiration and joy!

Cost: $ 48.00
Tatting is a way to make small, delicate lace using a shuttle. Join Ruth and learn this classic craft. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
You've been tatting for a while, have great skills, and want to push yourself to the next level. This is your class. Join Ruth for one-on-one skill building and inspiration. Talk to Ruth before signing up.

Cost: $ 16.00
It is the spring of the cat at Stitch Your Art Out! This table runner is paper pieced to give the kitties a bit more dimension. (Plus, paper piecing is fun!) Sign up by clicking here, or by calling 814-238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Curves look a little scary and intimidating in sewing! But they are not, and Deb will show you all kinds of tricks to make them not just easy, but fun. Your quilting will take off if you know how to make a curve! $38 Supplies: A variety of coordinating fat quarters in contrasting colors, a 5 1/2" square ruler and one large enough to cut 7" squares (such as an 8 1/2" square). A 6-6 1/2" x 24" ruler. Rotary cutter and other basic supplies.

Cost: $ 38.00
Join Diane in making this beautiful quilt! She has loved making it so much that she has made at least five of them, and has more planned! We will use Eleanor Burns's book, which includes a template for easier cutting. You may make any size you choose. Enjoy thinking about the mountains and the sky as you make this classic design!

Cost: $ 45.00
Learning free-motion quilting doesn't have to be frustrating. If you take it step-by-step, it can even be fun. You'll be amazed at how easy it is, and, you'll have plenty of ideas to take you beyond the class! Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 28.00
Our wonderful quilting teacher Patricia has come up with an appliqué technique that allows you to use shadows and values to create the image. In this introduction to her technique, she will show you how to make a cat wallhanging. (The cat's name is Goatee!) We will have kits for you to purchase in class, because you will probably want that perfect yarn-fabric background! (Or if, on the outside chance that you don't, come in and we will help you choose your colors.) Click here to sign up, or call 814-238-4151, from 10:00-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Convergence quilts have strips of fabric that are pieced, cut, and then pieced again. You will be fascinated with how they work - it's like making a mystery quilt and watching it develop before your eyes!

Cost: $ 38.00
Sewing is a great skill for kids to learn. It helps with their coordination, following directions, and creativity. Janice is here to make it happen! The children will make little projects as decided by the group, using a sewing machine. The teacher will provide a machine if your child does not have one. Sign up by clicking here, or by calling 814-238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
This gorgeous block has it all--technique and beauty! You will learn paper piecing and curved piecing, plus you will make the coolest blocks in the world! Sign up by clicking here, or by calling 814-238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Start learning how to quilt! This easy tablerunner is made by "strip piecing"--a skill that will come in handy for years to come. Or you may choose to make a placemat that will show you how to match corners. Take your pick! Sign up by clicking here, or by calling 814-238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 42.00
You've taken Quilting 101, and it's time to keep going. Learn to quilt with triangles, and get better at learning that quarter-inch seam allowance and matching corners. You'll get a review of what you learned in 101, plus you'll move on to new skills! Sign up by clicking here, or by calling 814-238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 42.00
Grab that pile of t-shirts, and let's figure out a nice design for them! You'll make the recipient happy, and the t-shirts will have a new use! Sign up by clicking here, or by calling 814-238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Important: This signup is for the earlybird price per person of a double room at our annual Lake Raystown Resort retreat. Note that WE DO NOT MATCH ROOMMATES. If you choose this option, you must have a roommate lined up. The price is per person and includes a full lunch and dinner on Friday; breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday; and brunch on Sunday; two nights' lodging; and all classes. After Feb. 1, 2017, the rate will go up to $475. If you wish to pay only the $100 deposit, please call the shop at 814-238-4151. The deposit is nonrefundable. If you pay for the entire weekend here, $100 of that is the deposit. We cannot give refunds of any kind after March 20, as Raystown precharges us. We are looking forward to another great retreat!

Important: This signup is for the earlybird price per person of a single room at our annual Lake Raystown Resort retreat. The price is per person and includes a full lunch and dinner on Friday; breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday; and brunch on Sunday; two nights' lodging; and all classes. After Feb. 1, 2017, the rate will go up to $550. If you wish to pay only the $100 deposit, please call the shop at 814-238-4151. The deposit is nonrefundable. If you pay for the entire weekend on this website, $100 of that is the deposit. We cannot give refunds of any kind after March 20, as Raystown precharges us. We are looking forward to another great retreat!

Important: This signup is for the earlybird price per person of a triple or quad room at our annual Lake Raystown Resort retreat. Note that WE DO NOT MATCH ROOMMATES. If you choose this option, you must have a roommate lined up. Triple or quad rooms are sharing two double beds. The price is per person and includes a full lunch and dinner on Friday; breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday; and brunch on Sunday; two nights' lodging; and all classes. After Feb. 1, 2017, the rate will go up to $435. If you wish to pay only the $100 deposit, please call the shop at 814-238-4151. The deposit is nonrefundable. If you pay for the entire weekend on this website, $100 of that is the deposit. We cannot give refunds of any kind after March 20, as Raystown precharges us. We are looking forward to another great retreat!