Classes

You Did What With My T-shirt??!!!

Have you been saving T-shirts?  Do you want to make a T-shirt quilt for that special someone or for yourself?  This is the class for you.  You will learn how to prepare the t-shirts to be pieced into a quilt and learn tips and tricks from Dawn.  Students must know how to cut fabric, sew a ¼” seam and square up fabric.  Please show up on time.

Cost: $50.00

Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Supply list:  This is for a 3×3 T-shirt quilt. (This does not include the borders.)

  • Minimum of 9 t-shirts
  • 5 yards woven stabilizer (not interfacing)
  • ¾ yard cotton fabric for 5 frames
  • 5/8 yard cotton fabric for 4 frames
  • Thread
  • Pins
  • Rotary cutter/ mat
  • Seam Ripper
  • 12 ½ square ruler if you have one (15 ½ inch square is also handy)
  • Small straight ruler
  • Tape measure
  • Sewing machine in good working order with owner’s manual

Students receive a 15% discount on supplies purchased at Quilt Essentials.

Instructor: Dawn Carver

Beginning Piecing

In this class you will learn the basics of cutting your fabric, stitching with a 1/4″ seam allowance and piecing your rows together. You will learn basic techniques of a 4-patch and flying geese blocks. By the end of the day you will have a nearly completed wall hanging or table topper.

Cost: $50.00

Date: Wednesday, July 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Skill Level: Beginner

Supply List: 1 yard focus fabric, 1/2 year of light background fabric, 1/4 yard of medium fabric, 1/8 hard of dark fabric, 3/8 yard for inner border. You will need a sewing machine in good working order and the operator’s manual. Sewing machine needles (90/14), 50 wt thread such as Mettler or Aurifil, 2 pre-wound bobbins, 6″ x 24″ acrylic ruler, 6″ square acrylic ruler, Rotary cutter, Cutting mat at least 18″ x 24″, Seam riper, Pins, Marking Pencil, Quarter inch sewing foot, Paper for notes and a pencil.

Students receive a 15% discount on supplies purchased at Quilt Essentials.

Instructor: Dawn Carver

Barn Quilt Class

In this class you will learn the techniques involved in designing and painting your very own Barn Quilt for your house, garage, fence, or barn.  In this session we will be painting a 2 foot square block.

Cost: $75.00

Date: Saturday, August 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Skill Level: Beginner

Supply List:  Supplies included in class fee:  Pre-primed 2 foot square quilt block, 3 colors of paint, foam brush, and tape.

You will need to have a block pattern chosen before the class. If you need help with a pattern, let us know and we will help you choose one. Keep it to straight lines, no curves, special symbols, brands, or pictures. It is possible to complete the painting of the block in class if the pattern you choose is not too complex. For inspiration, go to Pinterest and search Barn Quilts.  If you are unable to finish within the 4 hour class time, you will be able to finish the block on your own.

Although all supplies are provided, if you have the following items, bring them along.

Supplies to bring if you have them:

  • A long straight edge – prefer metal or acrylic. (a 24″ is good, also if you have a really long 36 or 48″, bring it too).
  • Pencil with fine lead – mechanical preferred.
  • Craft knife, razor or box knife.
  • Small pair of scissors.
  • Metal measuring tape that locks – Stanley type. It doesn’t have to be very long – 36″ is enough.

Students receive a 15% discount on supplies purchased at Quilt Essentials.

Instructor: Stephanie Gies

One Block Wonder quilt with panel

In this class you will learn the techniques involved in a One Block Wonder quilt using panels.  This is a fun way to change up those panels and by using panels there is not need to find the repeat.

Cost: $50.00

Date: Saturday, August 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Skill Level: Advanced

Supply List: Seven panels, a sewing machine in good working order and the operator’s manual. Sewing machine needles (90/14), 50 wt thread such as Mettler or Aurifil, 2 pre-wound bobbins, 6″ x 24″ acrylic ruler, 60 degree triangle acrylic ruler, Rotary cutter, Cutting mat at least 18″ x 24″, Seam riper, Pins, Marking Pencil, Quarter inch sewing foot, Paper for notes and a pencil.

Students receive a 15% discount on supplies purchased at Quilt Essentials.

Instructor: Kara Enyeart

Registration Policy

Student Expectations
Students are expected to show up on time for class and be prepared to learn.  Please be respectful of others and their desire to learn.  Class supplies should be purchased prior to class.

Class & Club Fees/Registration
Register early, as class/club space is limited. Payment must be received prior to class/club to guarantee a spot. Please remember that if payment is not made, you are NOT registered.

You may call with your credit card info or come into the store. Once you pay for your class, you will receive a supply list. If you have required supplies at home, by all means, bring them. If not, we would appreciate it if you would purchase the supplies from us. We’ll offer you a 10% discount on the fabric, tools, and other class supplies purchased from Quilt Essentials.  If there is no registration fee then there isn’t a 10% discount.

Cancellation Policy
We have a 7 day cancellation policy. If you cancel 7 days in advance, your class/club fee can be transferred to another class/club or be used as store credit. If you cancel in less than 7 days, you forfeit your fee.