Classes


You have a pattern, but the yarn is discontinued. Or you see yarn, but you don't know what the best use of it is? Lindsay will give you a tour of yarn and increase your knowledge! Please download the newsletter for more info. Sunday, Mar. 24, 1-4 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
Everyone talks about brioche, but it seems so scary! Let's start easy, with a scarf that gives you the stitch repetitively, and has built in "lifelines" in case you goof up. Anne will help you through! We bet you'll become addicted. Please download the newsletter for more info. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
You've learned how to do simple brioche. Now let's up the game with two colors! Please download the newsletter for more info. Saturdays, Feb. 16 & 23, 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Twist and turn your way through loops of yarn. With Cynthia Mazzant's help, you'll be an expert in just two nights of class! You might even learn how to cable without a cabling needle! Please download the newsletter for more details. Wednesdays, March 13 & 20, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
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. We suggest that you might want to make a simple scarf from your initial practice piece. Please download the newsletter for more info. Thursdays, Jan. 10 & 17, or Thursday, April 18 & 25, both from 6:30-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Everyone has been drooling over the entrelac cowl in the shop! You, too, can learn to make it. And yes: If you want beads, we can do beads! Please download the newsletter for more info. Sundays, March 31 & Apr. 14, 1-4 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
We know, we know. There's that pile of afghan pieces in a bag in the closet. There's a sweater with one sleeve left to go. There's a stuffed toy that needs just an embroidered face. Let's dig out whatever it is that needs to be finished, and join Eleanor as she helps you get it ALL DONE ... or at least a good part of it done! Please download the newsletter for more info. Sundays, Feb. 10 & 24, 1-4 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
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. Please download the newsletter for more info. Monday, Jan. 14, 6-9 p.m., OR Tuesday, March 12, 6-9 p.m.

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. Please download the newsletter for more info. Mondays, Jan. 7 & 14, OR Mondays, Feb 4 & 11, OR Tuesdays Feb. 19 & 26, all from 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Mary Ellen's students have been asking for a class to finish up a number of UFOs that they enthusiastically started in her classes. So here it is! If you took a class from Mary Ellen, this is your chance to get another little bit of help from her. Please download the newsletter for more info. Wednesday, May 1, 9-noon.

Cost: $ 28.00
The mobius is a classic mathematical shape, but here's a secret to mathematicians: It makes a terrific cowl! The shape is perfect for wrapping around your neck. Join Cindy as she shows you the trick for using the needles. Please download the newsletter for more info. Wednesdays, Mar. 27 & April 10, 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
If you know how to crochet, you can learn to do mosaic crochet. Make a zippered coin purse, using basic crochet stitches (single and double crochet), to create dazzling effects. Please download the newsletter for more info. Wed., Feb 6, 9-noon, OR Saturday, Feb. 23, 9-noon.

Cost: $ 28.00
Want a bigger project? Join Valerie and learn mosaic crochet as you make on this stunning afghan of bold colors and graphic patterns. The pattern is easily adjustable for sizes from baby through king! We?ll meet once a month to learn new stitch patterns and to keep progressing. If you can do single and double crochet, you can do mosaic crochet! (If not, sign up for the Crochet 101 class!) Please download the newsletter for more info. We'll meet once a month on Saturdays.

Cost: $ 60.00
Do your joints get tired when you're knitting? We may have a solution! Let Valerie show you how it works. How do you use those mysterious pins?? Please download the newsletter for more info. Thursday, May 16, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
Lace AND beads! What could be a better combination? These little mitts would make a great set for a bride, or a terrific Christmas present done WAY ahead! Please download the newsletter for more info. Saturdays, May 11 & 18, 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
The quick-knit hat is the perfect second project after you've learned how to knit! You'll be using circular needles and double-pointed needles like a pro in just two nights. Really! Please download the newsletter for more info. Wednesdays, Feb. 20 & 27, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Cynthia loves designing knitting patterns, and we?ve had such fun in these classes for the past few years, working through her new ideas. This is a chance to play with surprise patterns (and even to make requests for patterns you?ve always wanted?we?ll see what we can do!). Please download the newsletter for more info. We'll meet once a month on Wednesday or Thursday mornings, or Thursday evenings.

Cost: $ 60.00
Socks are such fun! They're little pieces of knitted artwork. Eleanor is starting a new section of her Sunday afternoon sock club. Each meeting, we'll work on a different pattern. Come and enjoy the laughter, learn something new, and make socks for you, your family, and your friends! Please download the newsletter for more info.

Cost: $ 45.00
This class works if you've never made a sweater before, or if you've made lots of them! Cynthia is known for her fitting and rejiggering skills, and when you're done, this sweater will fit! Choose a morning or an evening session. Please download the newsletter for more information.

Cost: $ 55.00
This stunning shawl combines lace, cables, and basic stockinette to create an elegant and contemporary look. Please download the newsletter for more info. Thursday, Jan. 31, OR Thursday, May 9, both from 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
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. Download the newsletter for more info. Saturdays, Apr. 6, 20, and May 4, 2:30-5:30.

Cost: $ 42.00
In this class, we will go over the basics of hand quilting, including preparing the layers for quilting and marking a design either by hand or with a stencil. Download the newsletter for complete info. Sunday, April 28, 1-4 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
Each year, Cynthia designs a new block of the month for the shop. We've done many types of quilts over the years, but never a Christmas quilt. It's long overdue! We'll have 12 quick-lecture classes to make 16 blocks, and then get the fabrics to go home and sew. Please download the newsletter for more info.

Cost: $ 80.00
Mary Beth loves hand applique, and she's excited to share that love with you! We're going to do a block of the month (or rather, two blocks each month) using wool hand applique. Signing up for this session means getting only the kits, not instruction. If you're new to wool applique, then take the class (which falls on the first two days of the block handouts). Mondays, Jan. 14, Feb. 11, Mar. 11, Apr. 22, May 20, and June 24, from 9-9:15 a.m.

Cost: $ 100.00
Mary Beth loves hand applique, and she's excited to share that love with you! We're going to do a block of the month (or rather, two blocks each month) using wool hand applique. If you already know how to do it, you're welcome to sign up for just the kits. If you're new, then take the class (which falls on the first two days of the block handouts). Mondays, Jan. 14, Feb. 11, Mar. 11, Apr. 22, May 20, and June 24, from 9-noon. Note that the class instruction will be only for the first two of these days.

Cost: $ 138.00
How do you make a herringbone quilt? The pieces look as if they can?t go together. The mystery will be solved in this class, as you learn easy ways to get stunning effects! Download the newsletter for more info. Tuesday, April 9, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
It's time to get inspired and to set yourself free! This class meets once a month, and its objective is to spark new ideas in not just you, but also everyone else in the class. This class is lecture/discussion based, and you'll sew (or do whatever craft you wish) at home. Download the newsletter for more info. Mondays, March 25, April 22, June 10, and July 15, from 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 40.00
Everyone loves this darling quilt! You can make it as a small baby quilt, or go for the twin size. Caryl will show you how to work with wee pieces to make the cutest animals ever! Download the newsletter for more info. Wednesdays, Apr. 17 & 24, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
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! Download the newsletter for more info. Thursday, Jan. 17, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
Hand applique is beautiful. There's so much you can do with it, and so much you can learn. Join Mary Beth as she teaches you all the basics. No previous experience with sewing of any kind is needed. Please see the newsletter for more info. Mondays, Jan. 28 & Feb. 25, 9 a.m. - noon.

Cost: $ 38.00
This stunning placemat will be the perfect thing for your table this summer. It's from the queen of paper-piecing design: Judy Niemeyer! Ruth will take you through the steps with ease. Please see the newsletter for more info. Mondays, Jan. 28 & Feb. 25, 9-noon.

Cost: $ 38.00
You've seen modern quilting: All the little pieces going this way and that way, and you sit back and wonder how it's done. Wonder no more! Deb loves modern quilts, and she'll show you! Please download the newsletter for more info. Thursdays, Feb. 21 & 28, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Landscape quilts are classics! Come with a vision (vague is okay!), and Deb will help you pull it off. Please download the newsletter for more info. Tuesdays, Apr. 16 & 30, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
This workshop is for anyone who would like to make a Lonestar quilt. We?ll be holding it offsite so we can have plenty of space, plus the whole day to relax and sew. Please download the newsletter for more details. Sunday, March 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cost: $ 80.00
If you've never paper-pieced before, this is the perfect block for beginning. It looks tricky, but it's a simple, straight line. Come learn all about it! Please download the newsletter for more details. Mondays, May 6 & 13, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
You've vowed to do this for years, but have decided that now is the time! You are going to learn how to quilt! Let us get you started with a project that will show you how to use a rotary cutter and to match corners. Click to sign up here or call (814) 238-4151. Tuesdays, Jan. 22 & 29, OR Thursdays, Mar. 14 & 28, OR Wednesday, May 8 & 15, all 6-9 p.m.

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! Please download the newsletter for more info. Mondays, Feb. 25 & Mar. 18, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
Let's go beyond the X-across squares! Learn to use your walking foot to quilt your pieces, to its best advantage! Be sure you have a working walking foot for your machine. Please download the newsletter for more info. Chose of Sunday, Jan. 27, OR Sunday, Mar. 17, OR Sunday, May 19, all from 1-4 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
Do you have an owl person in your life? This little wall hanging is sure to be a hit! Please download the newsletter for more info. Tuesdays, Jan. 15 & 29, 9-noon.

Cost: $ 38.00
Combine bargello with raw-edge applique to make a stunning table runner. Please download the newsletter for more info. Saturdays, Feb. 9 & 16, 9-noon, OR Wednesdays, Mar. 13 & 20, 9-noon.

Cost: $ 38.00
We?re excited to have cross-stitch supplies! People have been asking for them for so long, and we now have it all?thread, needles, fiber, hoops, patterns, and more! Learn how to cross stitch on a simple pattern, your choice of an owl or a heart. Please see the newsletter for more info. Saturday, Feb. 2, 9-noon, OR Saturday, Apr. 6, 9-noon.

Cost: $ 28.00
Tatting is a way to make small, delicate lace using a shuttle. Join Ruth and learn this classic craft. Please download the newsletter for more info. Saturdays, Jan. 19 & 26, 9-11 a.m., OR Saturdays, May 18 & 25, 9-11 a.m.

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