July - October 2020 Class Schedule

QUILTING BASICS

 

Beginning Quilting Day                 Linda Schoeppach          

Five- 3 Hour Sessions          $70.00 plus book & supplies Have the desire to learn to quilt? Learn the basic skills for machine piecing in this 5-week class. Using Alex Anderson’s Start Quilting, you will learn the tools & how to use them, choosing fabrics and construct a small sampler quilt.           

Tuesday Morning:                    9:30am – 12:30pm 

September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

                                                                                            

Beginning Quilting Evening           Kathy Reynolds

Five – 3 Hour Sessions         $70.00 plus book & supplies

Have a desire to learn to quilt? Class is based on Alex

Anderson’s Book Start Quilting. You will learn basic

quilting techniques: ¼” seam allowance, rotary cutting, strip piecing, half square triangles, pressing, borders, sandwiching, and binding.                            

Tuesday Evening:                         6pm – 9pm

September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 


SIMPLY By HAND

English Paper Piecing                         Deb Buckley

One – 3 Hour Session                                 $20.00

English Paper Piecing - an age-old tradition together with new technology makes this class appealing to everyone. This is one of the easiest and most precise patchwork techniques!

Wednesday October 21               10am – 1pm


BEYOND THE BASICS

Intermediate Blockers                Linda Schoeppach

6 Sessions                                                $70.00

Take your quilting skills to a new level all while creating a beautiful sampler quilt. Learn about analyzing quilt blocks, color placement, and improve your piecing skills.

Prep Session:

Tuesday June 30               9:30am – 12:30am

Sessions: 1 – 5: Tuesdays     9:30am – 12:30pm

July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4

 

Sew Colorful                            Annette Duley

One – 4 Hour Session                          $25.00

Let’s make choosing colors for quilts fun and easy! In this class, we will explore color combinations and talk about what works and what does not. You will be working on a wall hanging to remind you of color scheme options!

Kit purchase required

Thursday September 17          10am – 2pm

 

Facing Your Quilt             Marion Bergstrom

One – 2 Hour Session                           $20.00

Want to finish a quilting project? Maybe you lost the fabric for that UFO or just cannot find a suitable fabric for a new project? Finishing your quilt with a facing is the answer! Facing gives you a nice clean edge without turning the quilt inside out – pillowcase style.

Thursday July 30                   10am – 12pm


FOUNDATION PIECING

 Vortex                                       Jennifer Johnson

Two – 3 Hour Sessions                               $30.00

Try your hand at paper-piecing this modern quilt from Amy Garro’s book, Paper Pieced Modern. This beautiful quilt is a great way to use up scraps or those stray

1/8-yard cuts. Coming in at 42” x 42”, you can use it as a wall- hanging, a table topper, or a trendy baby quilt. It’ll look great in those greys that new moms love and/or in Pantone’s Classic Blue color of the year.

NOTE: Beginning paper-piecing experience required

Session 1: Wednesday August 5       10am – 1pm

Session 2: Wednesday August 12    10am – 2pm

 

Foundation Paper Piecing              Jennifer Johnson

One - 4 Hour Session                            $25.00

Foundation paper-piecing is a quilt block construction technique that will bring joy to your heart with its beautifully sharp points and precise seams. Many people are intimidated by the seeming complexity of paper-piecing, but I will guide you through the step-by-step process of producing three -four paper-pieced designs.  We will also discuss different ways to implement paper- pieced blocks into your projects.  Come give this fun technique a try! I think you will be delighted with the results. Good for confident beginners and up.

Wednesday September 23             10am – 2pm

 

TUCKER TECHNIQUES

Lemoyne Trails                                    Vicki Watson

Two 5 – Hour Sessions                                $50.00

Designed as a companion pattern for the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star and Square Squared tools, Lemoyne Trails is an excellent stash-buster of a project. Simply choose 10-12 fat quarters, two contrasting colors for your background, and a border fabric then you’ll be ready to get started on your very own Lemoyne Trail quilt project. You will learn two unique blocks – the Lemoyne Star and the Snails Trail.

Session 1: Saturday August 1        10am – 3pm

Session 2: Saturday August 15        10am – 3pm

 

Interspaced                         Karen Weaver

One – 6 Hour Session                               $25.00

In this class you will learn how to make the “non-mirror image” triangle blocks and learn how to deal with partial seams. There is nothing really complicated about this quilt. You can make it bigger or smaller by making different sized blocks or adding more blocks. Use your stash (or buy new!) for the blocks. You will need the Tucker Trimmer II. Using this method, you will not lose the points of your triangles!

Wednesday September 9              10am – 4pm

 

Burn Bright Quilt                            Lia Peterson

One – 6 Hour Session                              $35.00

Join me in making this beautiful modern star quilt that is a fun take on the classic quilt block! Using the Tucker Trimmer makes all those half square triangles a breeze. The quilt comes in two sizes, baby or throw, and would be lovely in bright colors or fun prints! You might even finish the top in class!

Monday September 21                 10am – 4pm


QUILTS & MORE

Afternoon Sunshine          Regina Hedgecock

Two  - 6 Hour Sessions                             $40.00

This quilt uses a fun stacking & cutting technique to make the four-patch block. Set with black sashing and a cute strip of fused flowers makes this quilt a fun project. While I used Black-on-White, White-on-Black, White-on-White, and Yellow fabrics for this quilt, it can be made with many Four-color color schemes.  I also made it with flowers but could envision a variety of applique motifs to make it a wonderful gift for a boy, as a Christmas quilt, or even a 4th of July decorative quilt.  I cannot wait to see the ideas you each come up with for this cute quilt. 

Thursday July 16                      10am – 4p

Thursday July 23                      10am – 4p

 

Showering Stars                            Heidi Hodges

One – 5 ½ Hour Session                          $35.00

A Jelly Roll friendly quilt that is fun and easy to make. In class we will complete one Showering Star and you will have the skills to finish the quilt on your own.

Saturday July 18                     10am – 3:30pm

 

Vintage Lace                       Regina Hedgecock                           

One – 5 ½ Hour Session                        $30.00

Vintage Lace Table Topper is a sweet lacy pattern created by Brittany Lloyd from Lo & Behold Stitchery. The traditional quilt uses two colors while the modern version uses seven colors for the pattern. The pattern comes in 3 sizes, but in class we will be making a 48” × 48” quilt that is perfect for a table topper (designer calls it the Baby size). This quilt is made with half square triangles in a new technique you may have never used before. The design can be done in many color combinations. I look forward to seeing your fabric choices. I hope to see you in class!

Saturday July 25                   10am – 3:30pm

Frequency                              Jessica Caldwell

One – 6 Hour Session                           $35.00

Can't you feel the electricity? It is absolutely buzzing in here. Frequency is a quilt that features half rectangle triangles; but fear not. The method you will learn for half rectangle triangles will make them fast and easy. Come spend a day learning from Jessica the tools you will need to make this fun, modern, and graphic quilt!

Tuesday August 25                    10am – 4pm

 

Joy and Delight                               Vicki Watson

One – 5 Hour Session                                 $35.00

This quilt uses blocks of alternating fabrics to make a lovely pattern that is adorned with fancy block framing and a border of festive snowflakes. For a scrappier, more varied quilt, use a larger mix of fabrics from a layer cake for the blocks.

Saturday September 12               10am – 3pm

 

Ombre Gems                                  Heidi Hodges

One – 5 ½ Hour Session                             $35.00

Do you love Ombre fabrics and just need to be inspired to use them? This is the quilt for you! A Jelly Roll or Fat Quarter friendly quilt using Ombre fabrics to create a quilt filled with depth and color with little effort! There are so many ombre fabric styles, you can make a quilt with endless color option.

Saturday October 24               10am – 3:30pm


HOLIDAY DÉCOR FOR THE HOME

Cardinal’s Christmas Wreath              Heidi Hodges

One – 5 ½ Hour Session                            $35.00

A 10” Precut (layer cake) friendly quilt that is fun and easy to make. You can make a wall or lap size quilt of a festive wreath with a bird friend on top! A great start to holiday quilting!

Saturday August 29                    10am – 3:30pm

Rock Candy Table Topper           Kathy Reynolds

One – 5 Hour Session                                 $20.00

Dress up a lonely table in your home with this fetching design. Learn the basics of the Sidekick ruler; diamonds and triangles while making this hexagon topper. Learn how to properly work with bias shapes. This topper makes a perfect gift for any holiday.

Tuesday October 13                   10am – 3pm


BAGS, TOTES, & ORGANIZERS

Clam Up Bag                               Karen Weaver

One- 4 Hour Session                            $25.00

You probably have seen these cute bags all over—it is time for you to make your own for yourself or gifts. The pattern has directions for five sizes, so pick one and come have a good time putting this cute bag together. Don’t let the zipper intimidate you; they are easier than you think. Dig into your fat quarter stash, add a little optional vinyl and some foam and you are all set.

Wednesday July 15                  10am – 2pm

 

Easy Box Cork Pouch                   Jessica Caldwell

One – 4 Hour Session                            $25.00          

Ever want to make something with cork but not sure where to start? This box pouch by Sallie Tomato is designed specifically for cork and the perfect place to start. It is so easy you should expect to finish it in class!

Tuesday August 11                     10am – 2pm

 

Stitchery Do                                Karen Weaver

One – 3 Hour Session                                $20.00

In this class session, you will likely finish this cute little bag that you will love to take to class or just store your stitching item in. There are places for your scissors and other tools, plus a pincushion on the top! The zipper is less complicated than you think- it is easy! Come have a little fun and leave with a completed bag!

Wednesday August 19                 10am – 1pm

 

Candice                                         Vicki Watson

One – 5 Hour Session                              $35.00

Candice is the perfect purse to carry all your things. The innovative Fat Pocket with a faux gusset is great for bulky items: a tablet, eReader, journal, or simply keep your papers/receipts/coupons in order. The secure zip-top closure safely nestles 1” from the top edge of the bag. The hold-everything slant front pocket is as easy to use as the pocket on a pair of jeans. Inside pockets help to keep you organized.

Saturday September 19          10am – 3:30pm

Reverse Applique Cork Pouch           Jessica Caldwell

One – 4 Hour Session                                 $25.00

Come play with cork and make an adorable reverse applique pouch. This pouch designed by Sallie Tomato is made specifically for working with cork which makes it a great way to get your feet wet if you have never sewn with cork. You'll learn all about cutting, stitching, and top stitching on cork in this class. As an added bonus this project is quick enough to complete in class!

Thursday September 24               10am – 2pm

 

Chunky Wee Zippy Pouches        Heidi Hodges

One – 3 Hour Session                               $25.00

A fun class to learn to make the Chunky Wee Zippy Tool pouch. It is a super easy boxy zippered pouch. Once you have made one, you will want to make many more in every size you can think of! We will make one pouch in class, but you are welcome to make more if you finish early!

Saturday September 26               12pm – 3pm

 

Seaside Traveler                                 Lia Peterson

Two – 4 Hour Sessions                              $45.00

Have you always wanted to make a bag but never knew where to start? This bag is great for beginners and the class is taught in two sessions so you will have no trouble making this super cute tote! It is a great bag to showcase your favorite fabrics and carry all your things!

Session 1: Monday October 5        10am – 2pm

Session 2: Monday October 19       10am – 2pm

 

Chubby Charmer                           Linda Schoeppach

Two – 3 Hour Sessions                            $35.00

This wonderful large tote bag is designed by Penny Sturges and is perfect for carrying everything - your quilting supplies or clothing to take on your next retreat. This bag pattern can also be used as a 9" x 13" casserole carrier.

Session 1: Tuesday October 20         10am – 1pm

Session 2: Tuesday October 27         10am – 1pm


GET “RR” DONE                               Deb Buckley

Monthly - 4 Hour Session              $40.00/6 Months

If your quilting passion has been overrun with WIP’S & UFO’S instead of TADA’s and Happy Dances, join us on a 6-month journey with friends who will inspire you to “GET “RR” DONE”. The GRD Society will meet monthly on the second Thursday of each month.

To keep you motivated there will be monthly drawings and a Grand Prize for the Queen of the GET “RR” DONE Society.

Registration is for July - October

Morning Session 10am – 2pm   Evening 5pm –9

Meeting Dates

July 9

August 13

September 10

October 8


O Sole Mio Mystery Quilt

                                      Heidi Hodges

 

Six – ½ - 1 Hour Sessions                           $45.00

This is a 12-week class creating a beautiful Debbie Caffrey Mystery Quilt. Class will meet every other week for 6 sessions. For each of the first 5 sessions, you will receive 2-3 steps, along with a demonstration of the instructions, to be completed over the following 2 weeks. During the final session, we will have a “reveal party” for everyone to show off their masterpiece! It’s a wonderful class for all skill levels. Create a beautiful quilt one step at a time!

Saturday                              9:30am – 10am

July 18, August 1, 15, 29, September 12

Reveal Saturday September 26   10am – 11am 


CLUBS

Paper Piecing Open Workshop       Jennifer Johnson

Monthly – 3 Hour Session                   $8.00/month

Do you have a paper piecing project or two that you want to finish? Or would you just like to work on your

paper piecing in the company of other paper piecers? If this sounds like you, please join us at AQO once a month for a paper piecing open studio. Share ideas, improve your skills, and have fun!

Note: Basic paper piecing experience required.

Mondays 5pm – 9pm

July 6, August 3, October 5

 

Simply by Hand                     Marion Bergstrom

Monthly – First Thursday                $10.00/month

Join the ladies in a comfortable & social setting while you hand appliqué, hand piece, hand quilt, wool appliqué, or English Paper Piece. Marion will facilitate this club & share her expertise.

Thursdays: 10am – 12pm

July 2, August 6, September 3, October 1

Vintage Inspired Quilts                         Kathy Reynolds

Monthly - Second Friday                         $5.00/month

This club is for those who love vintage and reproduction quilts. The club focuses on 19th century fabrics, information on quilt and textile history as well as 19th century women’s history.

We have no set projects; members are working from their favorite book or pattern.  Join us at any time.

Fridays: 10am – 12p

July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9

 

Itchin’ to be Stitchin’                          Deb Buckley

Monthly -Third Friday                            $8.00/Month

From the beginner to the experienced, come and share your love of hand embroidery or Red/Blue/Black work embroidery. The group works on various projects, shares demos, techniques, and tips.

Join the group at any time.

Friday: 10am – 12pm

 July 17, August 21, September 18, October 16


OPEN SEW DAY

 

Need some undisturbed time to get your project completed, or you just want to get together with some friends? Our classroom is available for you to come in & sew! No interruptions, no “nagging” housework “calling” to you.  Come for a few hours or spend the day.  

   A large, relaxing, fun atmosphere is waiting for you.

Registration is required.

Stop in, call or email the shop to reserve your space.

480-354-4077 or info@aquiltersoasis.com

         

Halloween OPEN SEW

Saturday October 31, 2020