Classes


Come learn what the GO! Fabric Cutting System is all about. You’ll learn tips and techniques for getting the most use out of your fabric with the AccuQuilt GO. See how to use the innovative Qubes to make 72 different blocks perfectly – and 90% faster, too! You’ll also be introduced to the many ways to use strip dies. Managing your stash and scraps is a breeze with dies to cut your own fabric into standard pre-cut sizes quickly and accurately. You’ll see firsthand how fast and easy it is to cut detailed shapes for applique as well. Whether you have trouble rotary cutting due to physical challenges or you are looking for a better way to cut, this class is for you!

Cost: $ 10.00
Come expand your GO! horizons! If you already love how the GO! system saves you time and gives you perfect cuts, this class will teach you even more ways to use your machine by introducing you to more dies and additional ways to use them as well. Richard Tharp, AccuQuilt Educator, will be here to share his personal favorite tips for getting the most out of AccuQuilt’s products. Cutting bias binding? Easy! Using dies to cut almost any pattern? You bet! Learn how to make 144 blocks and more with the innovative Qubes and new Companion Qubes plus how to get the most out of some of AccuQuilt’s popular specialty dies. See how easy applique can be using dies and the endless possibilities of the Serendipity Qube by designer Edyta Sitar. Inspiration is the name of game here, capped off by a fun trunk show.

Come learn what the GO! Fabric Cutting System is all about. You’ll learn tips and techniques for getting the most use out of your fabric with the AccuQuilt GO. See how to use the innovative Qubes to make 72 different blocks perfectly – and 90% faster, too! You’ll also be introduced to the many ways to use strip dies. Managing your stash and scraps is a breeze with dies to cut your own fabric into standard pre-cut sizes quickly and accurately. You’ll see firsthand how fast and easy it is to cut detailed shapes for applique as well. Whether you have trouble rotary cutting due to physical challenges or you are looking for a better way to cut, this class is for you!

Cost: $ 10.00
Come expand your GO! horizons! If you already love how the GO! system saves you time and gives you perfect cuts, this class will teach you even more ways to use your machine by introducing you to more dies and additional ways to use them as well. Richard Tharp, AccuQuilt Educator, will be here to share his personal favorite tips for getting the most out of AccuQuilt’s products. Cutting bias binding? Easy! Using dies to cut almost any pattern? You bet! Learn how to make 144 blocks and more with the innovative Qubes and new Companion Qubes plus how to get the most out of some of AccuQuilt’s popular specialty dies. See how easy applique can be using dies and the endless possibilities of the Serendipity Qube by designer Edyta Sitar. Inspiration is the name of game here, capped off by a fun trunk show.

Cost: $ 10.00
FLORAL MENAGERIE BOM
- May 19, 2018 01:00 pm

Floral Menagerie features simple and adorable appliqued animals with full size templates included in the pattern. Each block features a different border block which is a great way to enhance your quilting skills. Constructing this quilt involves the use of multiple techniques including applique, Flying Geese, 9 Patch, Friendship Stars, Pinwheels, paper piecing and more. The finished quilt is approximately 72" x 96" while each block is 24" x 24". Our Floral Menagerie top is currently on display at the shop. The first class will be on February 17, 2018 where you will receive your full kit or the first set of blocks. At this first class, you do not need to bring your sewing machine and other sewing tools as this will be an overview and a complete demonstration of how to make the first two blocks, the duck and the elephant blocks. We will meet six times at a cost of $36.00 per month, which includes the class, the pattern, the bonding material, and all materials required to complete the two blocks featured for each class. Additionally the binding fabric will be included in the final kit. For those who would like help to stitch their blocks at the shop, we will arrange a separate time to meet. We will also decide at this class whether we prefer the lecture demo model for the remaining blocks or the comprehensive in class demonstration. A full kit option is also available for the more adventurous, at a cost of $220.00. The full kit also includes fabric for the binding, all necessary fabric, all required stabilizers and the full pattern. The full kit is 10% off if ordered before February 15, 2018, making it $198.00 + tax. Pay at the time of order. Additionally, if you prefer, you may use your own fabric selections. Ask at the shop for the fabric requirements. For those wishing to have their fabric kits shipped, domestic shipping is an additional $4.00/month or $10 for the full kit.

Cost: $ 36.00
FLOWER DANCE (CAN CAN QUILT)
- May 12, 2018 10:00 am

Part 1 of 6 of the Flower Dance quilt includes one set of embroidery designs. Printed pattern has instructions. For completing applique embroidery, two layouts of lap size quilt, and alternate lap size quilt using one set of embroidery designs. The embroideries include tack and trim lines, and the CD has a variety of files to make the applique pieces - PDF files to print on fusible web, cutwork files, Silhouette cutting machine files, SVG files. Recommended hoop size is 200mm x 300mm, however the designs are divided into multiple hoopings and the divided designs will fit a 200mmx300mm hoop. You can also use a 150mm to 240mm hoop. We will explore cutting options and select fabric choices for part 1 as well as learn special techniques for success. Machine is not required for this first session. You will enjoy the process as you create the stunning blocks. Cut an paste: http://smithstreetdesigns.com/blockofthemonth.aspx, to see all 6 of the options you have with this design.

The BERNINA Stitch Regulator is an innovative accessory that is far more than just a presser foot...it is part of a dynamic interaction between quilter, accessory and BERNINA Sewing Machine. Come in learn the ins and outs of this incredible foot.

Cost: $ FREE
BEYOND BEGINNER QUILT
- May 01, 2018 10:30 am

Using 5 basic blocks create this traditional/modern vibe quilt. Learning what can be made with squares , half square triangles , and a flying goose drive by! Squares, half squares triangles and flying geese are basic techniques used in quilts today which you will encounter in the future. The skills taught with respect to rotary cutting and rulers will give you a good foundation.

Cost: $ 75.00
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