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 (includes the pattern)

Date: Saturday, January 29, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Skill Level: Beginner

Supplies that must be purchased from the shop or brought with you: 1 yard focus fabric, 1/2 yard of light background fabric, 1/4 yard of medium fabric, 1/8 yard 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

Beginners Piecing Class Registration

Youth Apron Class

Youth Apron Class

Do you have kids who are interested in learning to sew?  We will teach them how to make their very own apron.  They can pick their fabric the day of the class.

Cost: $40.00 (includes the cost of fabric, thread and pattern)

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Skill Level: Beginner

Supply list:  The fabric and thread are included in the registration fee.  Students should know how to use a sewing machine and have one in good working order, sewing machine needles (90/14).

Instructor: Dawn Carver

Youth Apron Class Registration

Pineapple Block Table Runner Class

Have you always wanted to make a Pineapple quilt?  Come join us and learn how to make a Pineapple block in an afternoon.  We’ll put our blocks into a Table Runner, but once you learn the skills of how to make the block you will be able to make more and make your own quilt.

Cost: $35.00 (includes the cost of the pattern)

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Supply list:  If you choose a 2 color design you will need 1 1/2 yards of each plus 2/3 yard for the border.  If you want to make it scrappy, you will need 5 fat quarters each of a light and a dark plus 2/3 yard for the border.  The class will be taught using the Creative Grid Pineapple Block ruler that is available in the shop.  You will also need a sewing machine in good working order, thread, pins, seam ripper, rotary cutter, cutting mat, and other notions you would normally use in a sewing project.  Quilt Essentials offers a 15% discount on supplies purchased for the class prior to class and on the class day.

Instructor: Dee Salo

Pineapple Block Table Runner Class Registration
T-Shirt Quilt Class

T-Shirt Quilt Class

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: Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 9:00 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
  • 2.5 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

T-Shirt Quilt Class Registration

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 15% discount on the fabric, tools, and other class supplies purchased from Quilt Essentials.  If there is no registration fee then there isn’t a 15% 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.