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Quilting in the Valley 2017 Bus Trips


All the 2017 Quilting in the Valley Bus Trips have come and gone!  Be on the lookout for our 2018 Trips, including a new Fall Shop Hop Trip in October 2018!

Class Schedule

We try to keep our classes on our Facebook page, under sure you've 'liked' our page so that you get updates as we add classes!

Most, if not all classes are on our webstore for your convenience.  Sign up with a couple of clicks!

Check out our current class schedule here: 

Quilting in the Valley-Class Schedule-Oct-Dec 2017


Westalee Ruler Work  One Day Project Class:  Sunday, October 15th, Tuesday,  October 17th, Tuesday November 14th , Sunday, November 19th, Tuesday, December 5th, Sunday, December 3rd, all from 12-4

Participants will need one fat quarter quilt sandwich, the Westalee Starter Set, and the Westalee Sampler set to complete this class.  Learn to use those rulers!!!!

Class Cost:  Free if you purchased rulers from us, $15 if you did not.  Limit 8 for this class.

BERNINA Mastery 1:  Thursday, October 12th from 1-3

For all new BERNINA and Bernette owners.  Please call to reserve your seat.

BERNINA Mastery 2:  Saturday, October 14th from 10-1

For all BERNINA and Bernette owners who have taken Mastery 1.  Please call to reserve your seat.

BERNINA Embroidery:  Saturday, October 21st  from 1-5

This class will be participant’s choice!  Folks who attend will have to option to vote to do one of the many projects we have for sale in the embroidery area, or work with designs already in their machines to learn basics.

Cost:  Free to BERNINA embroidery machine owners, $15 for non BERNINA machine owners.  Supplies not included. 

BERNINA Mastery 2:  Thursday, November 9th from 1-3

Participants should taken Mastery 1 prior to this class..  Please call to reserve your seat.

BERNINA Mastery 3/1:  Saturday, November 11th from 10-3

For all BERNINA owner who have taken Mastery 1 and 2.  Please call to reserve your seat.  Note, if there are no 5 or 7 series machine owners ready for Mastery 3, we will switch this class to a Mastery 1.

BERNINA Embroidery:  Saturday, November 18th  from 1-5.

Project TBD.

Cost:  Free to BERNINA embroidery machine owners, $15 for non BERNINA machine owners.  Supplies not included.

Cathedral Window Pillow:  Saturday, October 14th from 1-5

This adorable pillow is made using a charm pack, background fabric, and your sewing machine!  No hand piecing!

Cost:  $25, including pattern.  Supplies not included.

Curvy Log Cabin Quilt:  Sundays, October 22nd and 29th from 1-5.

Participants will use the Creative Grids Curvy Log Cabin Ruler and a Cut Loose Press Pattern to make this eye catching quilt!

Cost:  $35, including ruler and pattern.  Supplies not included.

Modern Quilt Meet Up!:  Friday, October 27thth from 6PM till we are done!

Come join us for this free get together!  We share show and tell, pattern ideas, techniques and just talk about our favorite quilts while having a glass of wine and a couple snacks.  This month we will have our second challenge, open to all:  Make a 30” or smaller quilt with no 90 degree angles in the piecing.  (Applique, in the fabric, curved piecing, your choice-your interpretations!)  Attendees will judge, Quilting in the Valley will donate the prizes!

Cost:  $20 for meetings with a speaker, free when we have no speaker!

Triangle Frenzy Table Runner or Table Topper:  Saturday, November 4th from 1-5

Participants will use one of the 3 Triangle Frenzy patterns to create either a large table topper or a table runner.

Cost:  $25, pattern included.  Supplies not included.

Minky Quilt as You Go Throw:  Sunday, November 26th from 12-5

Participants will use one of our pre cut throw kits to quickly sew a quilt as you go throw.  GREAT Christmas present!!!

Cost:  $85, kit with pre cut fabrics included!!  (Please bring a walking foot for your sewing machine for this class.)

Beginning Paper Piecing:  Saturday, December 2nd from 10-4

Participants will use Nancy Mahoney’s ‘Learn to Paper Piece’ book to create enough blocks to make a large table topper or wallhanging during class.  Go home with more fabric and finish more blocks to make a bed or lap sized quilt, as desired!

Cost:  $45, including book.  Supplies not included.

Candle Cradles:  Saturday, December 9th from 1-5

Participants will create a candle cradle in one of 3 sizes.  Add a pretty candle to make a neat gift!

Cost:  $20, pattern included.  Supplies not included.

Little Lacy Bag:  Sunday, December 10th from 1-5

Participants will use the Little Lacy Zippers and Little Lacy Bag pattern to make a great little bag for cosmetics, travel, or even to carry in your tote bag.  Makes a great gift!

Cost:  $30, including pattern and zipper.  Supplies not included.

Gudron Erla’s Fast and Furious Club!:  Third Monday of each month.   5:30-8:30.

This class session not completely full, and is now open to ala carte participants each month as space allows.  Participants will create one of 9 Quilt as you Go table runners, table toppers, or placemats in this 9 month club.  Samples are hung a minimum of 30 days prior to class.

Cost:  $5, supplies not included.

Beginning Quilting 2:  Tuesdays, November 14thth, 21st, 28th, and December 5th from 5:30-8:30

Participants will create a lap sized throw with a slightly more difficult technique….half square triangles!  We will show you how to make half square triangles 3 different ways, and you will lay out your quilt in one of several different design options.

Cost:  $65, supplies not included.  Limit 4 for this class.


Skill Builders Block Club 5:  TBA based on interest.  We have 5 sessions of this class going on, and more people interested.  We would like to add a daytime class, if anyone is interested!

 Laurie will guide the group through this popular class series to try out a new block piecing technique each month for 6 months.  Each month we will create a 12” finished block using a variety of different techniques throughout the year, ie:  Y Seams, paper piecing, curved piecing, needle turn applique, freezer paper applique, Triangulations, etc.  Make one block at class, then go home and make more for a small project or collect them throughout the year to create a unique sampler quilt when you’re done!  These are all original design blocks…the patterns for them are free with enrollment in the club!  We have 3 other sessions of this class in process….the final quilt is going to be gorgeous!!

Cost is $30 for 6 months.  Repeat for 3 sessions to get the full quilt.

Call the store, sign up on our website, or come in to register.........first come first served!

Quilting in the Valley

   1157 1st  St  

LaSalle, IL 61301



Class fees must be paid when registering for class.  Class fees are non refundable unless cancellation notice is given 7 full days prior to class.  (Class fees forfeited may be applied to a future class with management’s prior approval.)  Classroom machines are no longer provided.  Coffee and water are provided.  Refrigeration is available if you bring your own beverages or snacks.








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