Classes


Quilting and Sewing


This pretty tree will add interest to any wall at the holiday season! It looks complex, but the bargello technique is actually an easy trick of sewing strips and moving them around a little. We'll pick out fabrics the first night, and then start sewing the second and third nights. Wednesdays, Oct. 24, Nov. 7, & Nov. 14, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 42.00
Piecing circles always looks intimidating. But it's easy. Truly! We will patiently show you all the tricks. Let your imagination soar from there with many ways to put the quilt together. Monday, Oct. 29, 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. We'll get some open-ended assignments to focus just a wee bit, and then we'll all go from there. All skill levels are welcome. Come and play! Tuesdays, Sept. 25, Oct. 23, and Nov. 27, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 35.00
These are the cutest little potholders! Cindy Alley will take you through the easy process of paper piecing one, and it'll be a breeze for you from there! We're trying to give you gift ideas in this newsletter, and this one's perfect. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6-9 p.m.

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, Class is held on Monday, Nov. 5, 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. Mondays, Oct. 29 & Nov. 5, 9-noon, OR Mondays, Oct. 8 & 15, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
You've worked on hand applique. Now it's time to take it a step further with ruching and beads. Mary Beth has drawn this wonderful picture of flowers in a vase, and she'll show you how to translate it to fabric. It's better to have taken the 101 class first, but if the timing works better for this one, you can start here.

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! Wednesdays, Oct. 10 & 17, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 38.00
The log cabin is a classic block, and Creative Grids rulers make it easy! (It's hard to believe this, but people used to foundation piece this block.) Spend an evening making a block that will create a gorgeous quilt. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
Quilting mysteries are fun. You get told what fabrics to choose, but you're never sure how they'll go together. Each week you'll receive a clue that will get you closer to figuring that out. This class will be a handout and explanation rather than a sit-down time for sewing. P.S. If you're a knitter, too, I will be handing out knitting mystery clues during this time as well! Sleuth your way through this mystery in the fall, and you'll be ready for Christmas! Thursdays, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 11, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, & Nov. 15, 5:30-6:00 p.m.

Cost: $ 25.00
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! Thursday, Oct. 25, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
This classic, beautiful pattern has many ways of being made, but Jessie has her own unique way, with freezer-paper templates. See how she does it, and make a wonderful pillow, baby blanket, or wallhanging! Sunday, Oct. 21, 1-4 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
Decorate with this beautifully drawn fused snowman pattern! Saturdays, Nov. 3 & 17, 9-noon.

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. Call us at 814-238-4151, stop by, or click here to sign up. Sundays, choose between October 7 or November 4, either from 1-4 p.m.

Cost: $ 28.00
We found this little kit of wool that makes 6 ornaments, each cuter than the next! Ruth will give you all kinds of tips on putting the ornaments together, so that you're ready for Christmas! Supplies: The ornaments are hand-sewn, so bring basic sewing supplies along as well (scissors, needles, pins, etc.). You will also need Roxanne's basting glue.

Cost: $ 28.00