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Learn to cable, and make this pretty cabled hat as a bonus! It's all so easy and wearable! Supplies: Really Clear Cabling 101 pattern, one skein of worsted-weight yarn (we love Rios), two 16" circular needles, one size 7 and one size 8, and a cable needle. Date and Time: Wednesday, May 10, 10 a.m. to noon. This is an outdoor class. The teacher will contact you with the location. Cost: $30 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 30.00
Want to learn how to crochet? Or need a refresher after many years of neglecting your crochet? Take our beginning course with Kirsten! She is an expert crocheter, and she'll get you started with everything you need. Supplies: Pick up your supplies at the class, in consultation with the teacher. Date and Time: Feb. 4 and 11, 3-5 p.m. This is an in-shop class. Masks are required. Cost: $40 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 40.00
Join Kirsten as she takes you to the next level of crochet: granny squares. We're seeing them everywhere this year! You NEED to learn this skill! Cost: $30 plus supplies. Supplies: Kirsten will get you fixed up before class. If you have a crochet hook and yarn you'd like to use, bring them. Dates and Times: Saturday, March 4, 3-5 p.m. This is an in-shop class. Masks are required. Cost: $30.

Cost: $ 30.00
You have a half-done hat, a sleeveless sweater, a snarled scarf, mysterious mittens. Let's get these things done! Eleanor will help you get everything unstuck so you can keep knitting and feel that satisfaction of completion. Supplies: Bring in your UFOs, and their patterns, plus all the usual knitting supplies. Date and Time: Sundays, February 12 and 26, from 1-4 p.m. This is an in-shop class. Masks are required. Cost: $40 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 40.00
Want to learn how to knit? Or need a refresher after many years of neglecting your knitting? Take our beginning course. Supplies: Fingerless Mitts pattern, plus the supplies to go with it. You may purchase these the day of the class. Dates and Times: Saturdays, Jan. 14 & 21, OR Saturdays, May 6 & 13, both from 3-5 p.m. These are in-shop classes. Masks are required at least in January. Cost: $40 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 40.00
We'll do a lighted heart (is it light-hearted?) for Valentine's Day, but once you know how to knit with lights, you can make all kinds of things! Cindy will show you the way, with this playful project! Supplies: We will pull together a kit for you for the first night. Please sign up by January 10, so we have enough time to order the wire. Bring knitting needles, anything you have between a size 11 and 17. We'll get the pattern for you in the class. Dates and Times: Wednesdays, January 17 & 21, from 6:30-9 p.m. This is an in-shop class. Masks are not required. Cost: $40 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 40.00
As you may know, Cynthia designs lots of knitting patterns. This class provides you with an adventure into learning new things while you find any part of the pattern that isn't "really clear." 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 to make requests for patterns you've always wanted. What we do each year is a bit of a mystery (even to her!). You might want to go to reallyclear.com to see patterns she's designed in the past. Join us in the fun! Supplies: We're going to start the year with helix knitting a hat. You'll need 5 colors of worsted-weight yarn (50 yards of each), and a size 5 and 7 16" circular needle. Supply lists for other projects will be given as the year goes on. Dates and Times: Thursdays, Jan. 19, Feb. 16, Mar. 23, May 25, June 29, July 27, Aug. 24, Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Dec. 7. Your choice of 9-11 a.m. or 6-8 p.m. This is a Zoom class, since we've been gathering some wonderful out-of-state customers!. Cost: $50 plus supplies

Cost: $ 50.00
The phrase "short rows" can strike panic into knitters. But if you understand what short rows are, you can knit them and it's a breeze! Join Cynthia in the shop for an evening of learning different types of short rows. We'll work halfway across, and then go back in several different ways! Supplies: Bring along a size 7 needle and worsted-weight scrap yarn. We'll be practicing tonight. Date and Time: Wednesday, March 30, 6-8 p.m. This is an in-shop class. Masks are required. Cost: $30

Cost: $ 30.00
Eleanor's sock classes are always so much fun! This time, we're going to use the book "Charming Colorwork Socks." We have the book in stock; please buy it from us! Be sure to bring in your sock scraps, and to look at our mini-skeins. This class will be held in the shop. If you've never made socks before, Eleanor will get you started on a plain pair first! Supplies: You'll need yarn, needles, and the book, which Eleanor will help you with the first night. Date and Time: Sundays, Jan. 15, Feb. 15, March 19, Apr. 23, all from 1-4 p.m This is an in-shop class. Masks are required. Cost: $45 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 45.00
Let's get started on a sweater! Pick one that you want to make, and Cynthia will help you through all the twists and turns. We'll emphasize fit. The new session will be held in the shop. Masking will depend on Covid levels at the time. Wednesdays, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 19, May 17, June 14, July 19, all from 6-8 p.m.

Cost: $ 60.00
Cynthia began this quilt with the idea of making it all gray, and she began designing. Well, you know her love of color: All-gray didn't last long. So a wee bit of grayish purple crept in. And then a bit more dark purple--all mixed in with the gray. And now it's perfect. Enjoy sewing this elegant quilt, bit by bit, throughout the year! Supplies: This signup is for mailing, rather than pickup. You should have basic quilting knowledge before making it, or take Quilting 101 before beginning it. We'll supply the fabric and pattern each month, and you'll end up with a gorgeous quilt as you work with ease on it throughout the year! The quilt finishes at about 107". Any questions? Talk to Cynthia. MAILING Dates are after: Saturdays, Jan. 21, Feb. 25, Mar. 25, April 22, May 20, June 17, July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 23. Blocks will be outside the shop after 10 a.m. or can be mailed if you call to sign up. Postage for the year if you would like to have yours mailed is $60. Cost: $190 covers the entire top plus binding. Backing is separate. I?m thinking something from the Kaffee Fassett Collective. Will give specifics in a few months!

Cost: $ 250.00
Cynthia began this quilt with the idea of making it all gray, and she began designing. Well, you know her love of color: All-gray didn?t last long. So a wee bit of grayish purple crept in. And then a bit more dark purple?all mixed in with the gray. And now it?s perfect. Enjoy sewing this elegant quilt, bit by bit, throughout the year! Supplies: This quilt is for pick-up or mailing, rather than an in-store class. You should have basic quilting knowledge before making it, or take Quilting 101 before beginning it. We?ll supply the fabric and pattern each month, and you?ll end up with a gorgeous quilt as you work with ease on it throughout the year! The quilt finishes at about 107". Any questions? Talk to Cynthia. Pick-up Dates: Saturdays, Jan. 21, Feb. 25, Mar. 25, April 22, May 20, June 17, July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 23. Blocks will be outside the shop after 10 a.m. or can be mailed if you call to sign up. Postage for the year if you would like to have yours mailed is $60. Cost: $190 covers the entire top plus binding. Backing is separate. I?m thinking something from the Kaffee Fassett Collective. Will give specifics in a few months!

Cost: $ 190.00
Learn to make a funky self-portrait (or a portrait of someone else!) by using fabric. You'll look great, in a whimsical way! Deb will show you the ins and outs of making this fun quilt. This will be a 4-hour workshop at the shop. Supplies: Bring lots of fabric scraps--especially those that depict things you love. We have the fusible products and plenty of go-with fabrics. Bring your machine and normal sewing supplies Date and Time: Sunday, May 21, from 12-4 p.m. This is an in-shop class. Cost: $42, plus supplies.

Cost: $ 42.00
Learning free-motion quilting gives you so many options for finishing your quilts. If you take it step-by-step, it is fun to learn as well. You?ll have plenty of ideas to take you beyond the class! Supplies: First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting book (we have it at the shop), sewing machine, darning foot (very important!), sewing machine instruction manual, three 18" quilt sandwiches made of cotton and cotton batting (you can use fat quarters), contrasting 100% cotton thread such as Mettler or King Tut, unlined paper and pencil, Sew Slip, and Machingers. Feel free also to have ready a simple placemat made from your ugliest fabrics ready to practice quilting. Date and Time: Wednesday, Mar. 29, 6-8 p.m. This is a Zoom class. Cost: $32 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 32.00
Our wonderful teacher Mary Beth loves nothing more than hand stitching. In this class, she'll show you how to make and attach hexagons. Make a mug mat--or a whole quilt! Hexies are a wonderful way to use scraps, or to feature those fun little motifs from a novelty fabric. No quilting experience needed! Supplies: Hexie papers (whatever size you wish), thread, needle, and coordinated scraps of fabric. We have all the supplies at the shop! Date and Time: Wednesday, March 15, 6-8 p.m. This is a Zoom class. Cost: $32 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 32.00
Let?s learn how to quilt! You?ll make one placemat in class, and you?ll learn all kinds of cool things, such as matching corners, cutting safely, picking fabrics, quilting, binding, and of course, the famous quarter-inch seam (whatever that is!). Supplies: You?ll need a machine in good working order (you may borrow ours, but you should have one available at home for homework). You?ll also need the placemat pattern and all the fixin?s! Stop by at least a few days before the class begins so we can help you pick out your fabric and notions. We suggest our Creative Grids rulers, which are easy to use with a non-slip grip and visible markings, and our Olfa rotary cutters, which are sturdy and easy to use. A Creative Grids mat finishes the picture! You should know how to thread your machine and sew at least one line with it before class. Dates and Times: Mondays, May 8 and 15, from 6-9 p.m. This is an in-shop class. Cost: $42, plus supplies.

Cost: $ 42.00
This quilt is so cool. It looks as if it shimmers because of the placement of color and contrast. You?ll love making it! Supplies: Shimmering Triangles pattern. (We have it.) You?ll want lots of light and dark fabrics. Deb will spend the first part of the class talking about how to pick fabrics. The second part will be spent sewing. Date and Time: Sunday, April 30, from 12-4 p.m. This is an in-shop class. Cost: $42 plus supplies

Cost: $ 42.00
Let?s go beyond the X-across squares! Learn to use your walking foot to its best advantage to quilt your pieces. Squiggles, circles, and lines are all fun ways to quilt; Patricia will show you just what to do. Supplies: Walk (we have this book at the shop, 3 quilt sandwiches (you can make them from Fat Quarters), and contrasting thread. You need a walking foot for your machine. Date and Time: Wednesday, May 24, 6-8 p.m. This is a Zoom class. Cost: $32 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 32.00
Retreat 2023 Deposit.

Cost: $ FREE
This class allows the utmost freedom. You can take it and use any medium you wish, from fabric, to yarn, to paint. Cynthia will give you a prompt, and then we?ll talk about thought process and show off our products. It?s like having a mini-challenge each class. There are no restrictions on interpretation! Assignment: April 5 is the first class, and the first assignment is ?memories.? You may interpret that word however you wish! Have your project ready to show everyone at the first class. You may want to write down your thought process as you create this assignment. Dates and Times: Wednesdays, April 5, June 7, and Aug. 9, 6-8 p.m. This is a Zoom class. Cost: $30

Cost: $ 30.00

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