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Quilting in the Valley-2018 Class Schedule

Westalee Ruler Work  Project Class:  April through July, 2018

Participants will be creating the Quilt as You Go Table Topper, using the Westalee Starter and Sampler Sets.  You will end up with a 36” square finished table topper or wall hanging.  You may use all the same fabric, or multiple colors.  The entire quilt requires about 5 1/3” yards of fabric for top and bottom of the quilt.  You will use a small amount of fabric for 1” ‘cover strips’ to put your quilt together once all the pieces are quilted.    Classes on Sunday and Tuesday are the same each month and are from 1-4, please attend one or the other in order to complete your quilt. 

Quilt Sandwiches required for each class are listed below:

June 10th:  (2) 12” by 30” quilt sandwiches,  and July 15th:  (1) 36” square quilt sandwich

June 12th:  (2) 12” by 30” quilt sandwiches,  and July 17th:  (1) 36” square quilt sandwich

June 28th:  (2) 12” by 30” quilt sandwiches, and July 26th:  (2) 12” by 30” quilt sandwiches, August 23rd:  (1) 36” square quilt sandwich

Aug 12th:  TBD

Sept 9th:  TBD

Sept 27th:  TBD

Oct 14th:  TBD

Oct 25th:  TBD

Nov 11th:  TBD

Dec 9th:  TBD

Class Cost:  Free if you purchased rulers from us, $15 if you did not.  Limit 6 for this class.

BERNINA Mastery 1:  Second Thursday each month from 10-1 on odd months

For all new BERNINA  530 and below machine owners, and Bernette owners.  Please call to reserve your seat.

BERNINA Mastery 2:  Second Thursday from 10-1 on even months.

For all new BERNINA 530 and below machine owners and bernette  owners who have completed Mastery 1.  Please call to reserve your seat.

 

BERNINA Mastery 1, 2, 3:  Second Thursday from 1-4, rotating.  Please call to verify which class we are conducting for the month.

For all new BERNINA 535 and above owners.  Please call to reserve your seat.

BERNINA Mastery 1, 2, 3:  Second Saturdays from 10-1, rotating.  Please call to verify which class we are conducting for the month.

For all new BERNINA 535 and above owners.  Please call to reserve your seat.

BERNINA Embroidery:  The 4th Friday of every month, OR the 4th Saturday of every month from 1-5.

BERNINA Skillbuilders Embroidery with Kimberbell Designs:

This class is also open to non BERNINA embroidery machine owners who are familiar with their machines, but would like to learn more techniques.  We will be using a ‘technique of the month’ workbook from Kimberbell Designs to learn a new embroidery machine process each month:  in the hoop, free standing lace, cutwork, applique, and more!  Learn to get the most out of your embroidery machine!

Class fee:  $20 each month, supplies not included.  Class fee covers the pattern download and printed directions each month.  Please reserve your seat in advance.  We have limited room.

Kid’s Camp:  Mondays, July 9th, 16th, and 23rd from 1-5

Participants will use their own sewing machines and sewing  tools to make a:  pillowcase, mesh tote, and a notebook cover.

Class fee:  $75, including all fabrics needed to make the projects.

Make Your Own Umbrella:  Friday, July 13th from 10-5

Participants will use the My Little World pattern and 48” umbrella form to make their own umbrella.  Use a waterproofing spray OR use iron on vinyl to make it waterproof before you sew it.  All completed on a sewing machine, although you may bring a serger as well to finish seams more professionally.  We will provide the hot glue, hook and loop tape for the class, you provide your sewing machine, hand sewing needles, and sewing notions.

Class Fee:  $74.99 includes your choice of fabric, umbrella form, pattern, and class fee.  Waterproofing spray/vinyl laminate additional, depending on your choice.

Open Sew:  1st and 3rd Thursday of each month between 10-5.

Participants are welcome to bring in UFO’s, start a new project, or just socialize.  Lunch is provided, you may use our irons and ironing boards and cutting tables.

Class fee:  $10 per person.  Please reserve your seat in advance.

Crabapple Hill ‘Girl’s Getaway’:  Sundays, June 17th, July 22nd, and Aug 19th from 1-5

Participants can choose any of the the 5 monthly to start with, and then can either complete all 5 of them and add the finishing pattern to make a really, really cute throw…or…finish off the first one a an adorable wallhanging.

Class Fee:  $45, including your choice of any of the 5 monthly patterns.  Purchase additional patterns as desired.  Fabric and supplies not included.

Modern Quilt Meet Up!:  Fridays, June 22nd, August 17th, October 26th, December 14th from 6-?

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 is our fourth challenge:  Free motion quilting with your domestic machine!  Do something outside of your comfort zone…..and see what you can create using  your domestic machine.  Any size, any project, it just has to be quilted on your domestic machine.

This is a free meet up, with challenges and prizes each month, show and tell, and sharing!

Mini Wonderful Curves: 

Participants will use the book of the same name, and the Quick Curve Ruler to quickly and easily master curved piecing while making neat, seasonal, small projects.

Freedom’s Flag:  Saturday, June 16th from 1-5

Bat Moon Rising:  Saturday, October 6th from 1-5

Giving Tree:  Saturday, November 3rd from 1-5

Toni Whitney Raw Edged Applique Animal Wallhanging:  Sundays, June 24th and July 29th from 12-5

Participants may choose any of the Toni Whitney wallhanging patterns:  deer, turtles, cat, fox, otters, horses, raccoons, etc to complete during this class.  Anyone can make one of these art quilts!

Class fee:  $30, supplies not included.

Accuquilt Qube Club:

Participants will use the 6”, 8”, or 9” Accuquilt Qube  of their choice, along with their Accuquilt cutter to create a ‘mystery’ block each month that will result in a lap to queen sized quilt depending on the Qube size used.   12 month club.  Instructor will demonstrate the cutting and construction of the block each month, and participants will purchase a kit with pattern each month to complete at home.   Finishing kit will be available at the conclusion of the 12 month club.

June 16th, July 21st, August 18th, September 15th, October 20th, November 17th, December 15th  from 10-11.

Class Fee:  $10 for kit with pattern, participant must own an Accuquilt and Accuquilt Qube.

Skillbuilders 5.0:  Third Friday of the month from 2-5 beginning May 18th

Participants will learn to create a block using a different piecing technique each month.  The club is a 16 month long class with a large queen/king quilt resulting.  Curved piecing, paper piecing, applique, hexagons, bargello, flanges, yo yos, prairie points, cathedral window, and etc are part of the techniques you will learn.  This class will be using blue and cream batiks each month.

Class fee:  $15 per month, kit included.

 

Open Class Dates-Ask us to add a technique or pattern!:  Sundays, Aug 26th, Sept 16th, Sept 23rd, Oct 21st, Oct 28th, Nov 18th, Nov 25th, Dec 16th.

Class fee:  TBD, based on class being offered

 

Garment Construction 101:  1st Friday of each month from 10-5

We will be rotating between adult and children’s garments each month.

June 1st:  ‘Poppy’ by Children’s Corner, available sizing from 1-8

July 6th:  ‘Asymmetrical top and Tunic’, pattern sizing from adult xs through 3x

August 3rd:  ‘Adelaide’ by Children’s Corner, available from 6 mos through size 6

September 7th:  ‘Modern Medley’ top and tunic, pattern sizing s through 2x

October 5th:  ‘William and Winnie’ by Children’s Corner, available from sizes 12 mos through 4t

November 2nd:  TBD

December 7th:  TBD

Class fee:  $35 pattern included, fabric and supplies not included.

Accuquilt Block on Board Classes: 

Participants will use their own Accuquilt cutter and their own Accuquilt Block on Board die to create the highlighted project.

Monday, July 2nd from 5:30-8:30, Hunter Star, using the Go Baby, Go!, or Go Big! Accuquilt Cutter

Monday, September 10th from 5:30-8:30, Blazing Star by Eleanor Burns, using the Go! or Go Big! Accuquilt Cutter

Monday, November 5th from 5:30-8:30, Lemoyne Star, using the Go!, or Go Big! Accuquilt Cutter .

Class fee:  $20, supplies not included.

 

Butterfly Sling Bag:  June 9th from 10-5

Nancy Wyant-Barr will be teaching her beloved Emmaline bag patterns again with this one!  Participants should have their fabrics cut and stabilizers fused prior to class.  (You will receive your pattern when you pay for the class.)

Class fee:  $45, pattern included.  Supplies not included.

Lap Throw Frenzy:  Various Saturdays from 11-5

Saturday, July 7th:  One Block Wonders of the World.  Participants will use the book of the same name and 7 panels to create a unique lap quilt.

Class fee:  $40, including book.

Saturday, July 21st:  Quilter’s Road Trip Lap Throw.  Participants will use the Maywood Studios panel and fabric line to create a fun, quilty camping themed throw.

Class Fee:  $65, kit for top and binding included.

Saturday, August 4th:  Passages lap throw.  Participants will use the ‘Passages’ quilt kit, by the same guy who designed ‘Labyrinth Walk’, to create a beautiful lap throw.

Class Fee:  $90, including kit with fabrics for top and binding.

Saturday, August 18th:  TBD

Saturday, October 20th:  TBD

Saturday, November 17th:  TBD

Beginning Quilting:  Tuesdays, July 17, 24, 31, and Aug 7th from 5:30-8:30 OR October 16th, 23rd, 30th and Nov 6th from 5:30-8

Participants will use the BQ2 pattern to make a Large Lap quilt.  54” by 72”, using 3 different fabrics.  We will cut, piece, quilt, and bind the lap throw in class.  You will have a completed project to brag about afterwards!

Class fee:  $139.99 for the class covers the pattern, fabrics for the top, binding, and backing and the batting, as well as the class fee.  You supply your machine, thread, pins, needles, and rotary cutter.

Jacqueline de Jonge ‘Daydream’:  2nd Tuesdays for 6 months beginning July 10th 

Participants will use the Jacqueline de Jonge ‘Daydream’ pattern and foundations to create this 66” by 66” paper pieced quilt.  This quilt is a 3 star difficulty rating out of 6 stars.  Great one to start your Be Colourful journey with.

Class fee $85, including pattern and foundations if you purchase your fabrics from us.  $175, including pattern and foundations if you do not purchase the fabrics from us.

Hexie Mini Class:  4th Saturday of each month from 10-1, beginning June 23rd.

Participants will make a small, manageable project using different shapes each month.  Check out our samples!

Class Fee:  Will vary by project,  average $15.00 per class.

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

815-410-5068

 

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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