Classes


Color and lace -- what could go wrong? This darling little cowl is fun and easy to make. Use either scraps of yarn, or "cheat" by buying one that self-stripes!

Cost: $ 28.00
We're heading to fall! It's time to finish up a few projects so you can start some new ones. Join Eleanor as she takes you through to completion--along with lots of happy laughing along the way! Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151.

Cost: $ 38.00
Why is this gorgeous scarf/shawl called Bad Oyster? Cause it ain't got no purls! Haha! Bad jokes aside, you're going to love this project. It is knit entirely in the round, and then steeked open, a cutting process that creates fringe. Join Cindy Decker-Raynak for a low-pressure intro to steeking, and create your own pearl of an accessory!

Cost: $ 38.00
Brioche is smooshy to wear, and fun to make! There are tricks to keeping it straight, however, and Eleanor will teach them to you! Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
This beautiful lace top is so easy, and it's perfect for throwing over a tank or cami this summer!

Cost: $ 38.00
Double knitting is fascinating: Knitting across one row, you'll create what are actually two pieces of stockinette fabric, with their purl sides against each other. You're using one color on one side, and the other on the other side--but knitting them at the same time!

Cost: $ 38.00
Knitting in the round on a small object? You don't have to use double points; you can use circular needles as well! Let Lindsay show you how to do magic loop and knitting with two circulars. These techniques will give you new tools in your knitting toolbox! Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151.

Cost: $ 28.00
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
There is nothing like Fair Isle to give the knitter the creativity to combine vibrant colors with stunning patterns. Fair Isle is traditionally done using one yarn in each hand. This sounds intimidating, but it's easier than you think - and far more addicting than you have ever bargained for. In just one night, your headband will be finished or well on the way! Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10 and 5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 28.00
Intarsia is colorwork worked in larger blocks to create pictures. Let's get started on a heart and paw-print stroller-sized baby blanket! (Perhaps in blue and white??) If you're not a fan of paws, let's do hearts alone. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151.

Cost: $ 28.00
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
If you've taken Knitting 101, it's time to move on from the scarf. Keep going and make a hat! Learn to work with circular and double-pointed needles (they are easy!), and best of all, it turns out that hats are way quicker than scarves. Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10:00-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Norwegian purl, continental knitting, Portuguese knitting -- what are all these methods? Why would you use them? Lindsay will show you all the methods, and you'll leave with lots of new tools in your knitting tool bag!

Cost: $ 28.00
Lace looks a little scary, but it's actually super easy! You just need to know what all the techniques are and symbols mean. It's all about looking at your knitting for patterns. This class will show you how to do that! Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151.

Cost: $ 28.00
Laura Nelkin is an expert knitted-jewelry designer, and her patterns are, as a bonus, fast and easy to make! Connie will love helping you make anything that Laura designs!

Cost: $ 28.00
You've made a bracelet--now go on to a necklace! You will be sure to enjoy Connie's excitement for jewelry in this class!

Cost: $ 28.00
Do you want a pretty cowl? Or do you want an amazing rectangular shawl? The choice is yours when you make Maria or Maude! An easy Japanese lace pattern looks beautiful in any plain or slow self-striping yarn. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151.

Cost: $ 28.00
There is nothing as satisfying as knitting mitered squares! Each one feels like a completed project. This class focuses on a poncho, but if you want to make a blanket or wrap instead, that would be fine.

Cost: $ 38.00
Amigurumi is the cutest! (Big eyes, small objects!) Join Abbey in her current obsession for Tiny Things.

Cost: $ 28.00
Warm your loved ones on crisp winter evenings with a hat that celebrates the beauty of snow. This hat can be a festive part of Christmas time, but the sophisticated design with its not-quite Christmas colors will look beautiful all winter. Please sign up here or by calling 814-238-4151.

Cost: $ 38.00
This class just as its name implies: Find any pair of socks you want to make--toe-up or top-down, plain or fancy. Eleanor will take you through them step by step (get it?).

Cost: $ 38.00
Everyone loves sweaters, but they're often a bit intimidating. If you take them piece-by-piece, you'll be successful. Cynthia loves sweater knitting, and she'll help you through the process with enthusiasm. This class is for everyone, from new beginners knitting a simple raglan sweater, through advanced knitters working on cables or Fair Isle. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 48.00
Fingerless mitts are a classic. You can wear them on cooler days, but if it's cold out, you can put gloves under them, and they're even better!

Cost: $ 38.00
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
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
Tula Pink's latest book is meant to move quilters to their own choices of fabric, layout, and blocks--to make quilts their very own. Her book has no titles for the blocks--just numbers--so you can decide on your own meaning. Let Caryl figure out which blocks you like best, and which fabrics to use. This class will be a collaboration among you, Caryl, and Tula via her book!

Cost: $ 38.00
Learn to use the Creative Grids ruler to make beautiful Dresden Plate quilt blocks. During the class, we will discuss ways that you might want to put the blocks togetherómaybe just a pillow, or maybe a whole quilt! Click to sign up here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10:00-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 28.00
The Circle Savvy Ruler by Creative Grids makes life easy! Use it to create beautiful circle, half circle, or quarter circle (drunkard's path) blocks. Patricia will give you all kinds of tips for sewing curves, and you'll leave the class a pro! Click here to sign up, or call 814-238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 28.00
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
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! (And add applique for even more fun!)

Cost: $ 38.00
Learn to do hand applique using Misty's favorite fast technique! Make a cute floral block in no time. You do not need to enlarge the block in advance--Misty will talk about how to enlarge them during class and will provide the freezer paper for tracing templates. Supplies: 318 Patchwork Patterns book, John James Gold & Glide Applique needles size 9, washable glue stick (we like Sewline), Roxanne's Glue Baste-It, neutral-colored silk thread, scissors (1 pair for cutting paper and 1 small sharp pair for fabric), light box (optional), stiletto or toothpick, and a pencil. Fabrics: 1 fat quarter or 1/3 yard of a very light/white background fabric, 1/8 yard cuts or scraps of fabric in the colors of your choosing for the flower parts. Be sure to prewash all of your fabrics. If you wear reading glasses, please bring them.

Cost: $ 28.00
A wall hanging of kittens playing with butterflies? You might be overcome with cuteness! Despite the risk of everyone fainting during class, we couldn't help but think that this would be a wonderful project. Sign up by clicking here, or by calling 814-238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Play with blocks the way YOU want to play with them. No need for rulers (unless you want them!). Deb will show you the way. She used Christmas (in July) fabrics for hers, but you use whatever works for you--of course! Click here to sign up, or call between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Get going on Christmas, and get inspired by yo-yos! Lollipop Lane is an adorable wall hanging that will have you singing Lollipop songs in your head (or aloud) as you work on it. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151.

Cost: $ 28.00
McKenna Ryan never fails to design stunning fused applique that looks like a painting. This quilt is no exception. We will start with Foxes at Night. If you want us to order others in the series, let us know! To sign up, click here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Patricia designed an applique technique based on layers that is perfect for making portraits out of photographs! We are imagining Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, and the list goes on. In this class, you will create a portrait based on a photograph, using fused raw-edge applique. We will not sew during class meetings, but we will have demos and discussions about how to approach the project. A single subject works best for this project. To sign up, click here, or call 814-238-4151 between 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday.

Cost: $ 48.00
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