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Block Baby Quilt
Just Quilting – Hand Quilting Stitch
Norwegian Chicken Pincushion
Kwik Krazy Heart Kwilt
Quilt as You Go
Borders and Bindings
Celtic Trapunto Clutch Purse
Make a Miniature Quilt
Bags from Rags
Shadow Appliqué Poinsettia Ornament
English Basket Ornament
Golden Pears Table Runner
Beginner Sampler Tablerunner
Debbie Caffrey’s Mystery – Q is for Quilter
Tidy Tie Your Quilts
Make this quick and easy baby quilt for your favorite baby. This pattern is well suited for embellishment of appliqué or hand/machine embroidery. A sewing machine and rotary skills are required.
Thursdays, May 8th & 22nd
Bring your machine to this full day class and get hands on machine quilting experience. You will learn the techniques of pin basting, even-feed, and free-motion quilting and get lots of helpful hints along the way. $10.00 Kit Fee payable to the instructor.
Sat., May 17th or Friday, Aug. 8th
Join Madge in this introduction to hand quilting stitch. Marking, basting and quilting will be covered. Your block will be suitable for a 14” pillow top or wall hanging. Materials (fabric, needle and thread) are included in kit fee payable to instructor.
Sunday, May 18th
Spend a few hours making this cute little pincushion using paper piecing. You’ll want to make dozens more for gifts. This is a great way to use those fabric scraps you just can’t bring yourself to throw away.
Sunday, June 8th
Create this one of a kind, wonderful and very useable purse designed by Karly. Everyone leaves class with a finished purse and the knowledge and ability to create more. $12.00 kit fee payable to instructor.
Wed., June 11th
Learn the easy Stack & Slash method of making of making a beautiful heart quilt. It is a quick and easy way to make a quilt as a gift. You will finish the first 6 blocks in class and receive all of the knowledge required to go home and finish a 12 block Baby Quilt. Pattern required.
Thursday, June 19th
Do you hate wrestling with big quilts when machine or hand quilting? By using the quilt as you go method, you work on projects in manageable sections rather than quilting the entire quilt as one. Learn how to use this method to streamline your quilting projects. Intermediate to advanced.
Tuesday, June 17th
Learn to make this great jacket by taking apart a sweatshirt and putting it back together with blocks quilted onto the sweatshirt. Looks great with jeans or khakis.
Sat., June 12th
A well planned border can make the difference between a “Plain Jane” quilt or a “Wow” quilt. Learn how to plan eye-catching borders for your quilts. Then finish it off with a perfect binding. Students will plan several borders and will make and stitch a binding.
Sunday, June 22nd
What do you do with all of those T-Shirts of your kids’ sports career or just favorite T-Shirts? Come and learn how to turn them into a quilt! They make great college quilts or just a wonderful memorabilia quilt. All levels.
Weds, June 25th
Make this great little purse for yourself or as a gift. It is hand quilted with a Celtic quilting design and then enhanced with a simple trapunto technique. Directions for completing the purse included. You should have a nearly completed purse by the end of the class. Basic sewing tools required, sewing machine for finishing the purse. All levels.
Sat., June 28th
Join Madge for this full day workshop and make a quilt that’s all quilted when the blocks are done. The sample is the “Christmas and Easter” quilt from the new Reversible Quilts book by Sharon Pederson, but you can use any fabrics to create a reversible design. This workshop is well within the skills of anyone who has basic machine quilting experience. It is a great way to use scraps and have a completed quilt in a jiffy.
Mon., June 30th
Come play with color, a design board and 2” squares and make a great miniature quilt that measures about 19x22” depending on your borders. Kit included.
Friday, July 11th
Come learn 2 different methods of appliqué and also how to machine or hand utility quilt this wonderful basket of sunflowers.
Sat., July 12th
Knitting is the hottest current craft for all ages. After years of wanting to teach quilters to knit, Madge has designed this tote bag. Anyone can transform fabric strips into a handy tote after a few hours of basic instruction. These bags are a perfect size for carrying a knitting or small quilting project. The class was created for non-knitters (age 12 and up) but even those with experience will enjoy making these bags.
(You will get pre-cut practice strips at the first class for $4, payable to the instructor.)
Tues., July 15th, and Friday, July 18th
It would not be Christmas @ the Ziegler house without a red poinsettia, so Madge choose this beloved holiday flower as the design for her 2002 annual ornament. The bright reds and green are perfect for shadow appliqué, a vintage hand technique popular in the last century. This class uses a kit. Be sure to get the handout when you sign up. A kit Fee of $4.00 payable to instructor.
Sat., July 19th
Madge introduced this ornament in 1997 as part of her “Class with a kit series”. This little basket hangs on your tree or makes a perfect dinner favor filled with candy. Learn to do traditional English piecing while having a fun and relaxing 2 hours. You only need to bring essential hand sewing supplies. A $4.00 kit fee is payable to the instructor.
Sat., July 19th
Inspired by traditional folk-art penny, the unique, handmade look of this table runner will make a charming accent for your table. If you have been yearning to work with wool felt, this is a great pattern to try. Pattern is from the book, Blossoms in Winter.
Sundays, July 20th
Learn all of the basics of machine piecing in a mini one day session. Rotary cutting skills required. You will work 3 different blocks and put them all together to make a wonderful tablerunner.
Wed., July 23rd
This quilt is so much fun to make. It has the “A” word in the title, but you sew by machine ¼ inch from the edge of the star that becomes fringy when washed. The sample is red, white and blue but of course it also looks great in other combinations.
Sat., July 26th
Hand piece this great little lighthouse wallhanging while you learn basic quiltmaking skills. This all day class is an introduction to quiltmaking. Pattern provided.
Mon., July 28th
This mystery quilt was designed by a top Mystery quilt writer. It is limited to 10 people so don’t wait too long to sign up. There will be pre-cutting instructions before class begins.
Sat., Aug., 2nd
Learn to Tidy Tie your quilts with this great technique that is perfect for charity quilts or a quick gift. Madge says its “Tidy” because there are no thread tails on the back or the front of the quilt. You’ll get a good start in this 2 hour class. There is a kit available or you may bring your own quilt.
Sunday, Aug., 10th
Learn to make the old fashion spool block and paper piecing at the same time. Pattern Provided.
Wed., Aug., 13th
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