New Class Schedule March - June 2023
Beginning Quilting Day Linda Schoeppach
Five- 3 Hour Sessions $75.00 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 you will construct a small sampler quilt.
Tuesday Morning: 9:30am – 12:30pm
March 7, 14, 21, 28 April 4
Beginning Quilting Evening Kathy Reynolds
Five – 3 Hour Sessions $75.00 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
March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11
with Linda Schoeppach
Six - Sessions $80.00
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.
Tuesday May 9 10am – 12pm
Sessions: 1 – 5 9:30am – 12:30pm
Tuesday: May 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13
P3 Applique’ Linda Schoeppach
One – 4 Hour Session $35.00
Join Linda as she teaches you a method of applique’ shape preparation that uses freezer paper, liquid starch, and a small paint brush. This method guarantees smooth edges and accurate points on your project pieces. This method of applique’ preparation can be used for both hand or machine applique.’ Linda’s class will focus on hand applique.’
Tuesday April 11 10am – 2pm
Reverse Applique’ Mini Quilt Jessica Caldwell
One – 6 Hour Session $40.00
Come frolic through the meadow and make this quick and simple mini quilt just in time for spring! This class will focus on the basic techniques of reverse applique. Fast and simple, this is the perfect project to try a new skill. $5.00 kit fee (cash) paid to instructor day of class,
Monday June 5 10am – 4pm
Fusible Machine Applique’ Kathy Reynolds
One – 5 Hour Session $25.00
This is a technique class where you will learn how to use fusible web to make wonderful appliqué designs.
Step by step instructions from tracing to fusing and finally stitching the pieces down.
Several different stitches – blanket, satin and zigzag will be covered with demonstrations for each as well as lots of time to practice. Learn how to go around corners, follow curves and stitch down points.
Although this is mostly a technique class, a small project will be taught as well. This is a class for anyone – no previous experience required.
Thursday June 22 10am – 3pm
This class will include a look at what is possible, a discussion on Color Theory which plays a significant role in Collage Quilting, fabric choices and creating a collage using the Emily Taylor Paper Pressing Technique.
You will choose one of the four bird designs from the book (required) Take Flight; either the Duck, Raven, Bluebird, or Quail to make your collage.
Friday March 24 10am – 4pm
Thursday May 25 10am- 4pm
Book Nerd Jennifer Johnson
One – 6 Hour Session $30.00
Book Nerd is a fun foundation paper-pieced quilt that appeals to the bibliophile. Quilters are readers, too, right? Using both foundation paper-piecing techniques for the books and traditional piecing techniques for the quilt construction, you can use this pattern to make a large quilt, a wall-hanging, and/or a table runner or topper for your favorite reader. No previous foundation paper-piecing experience is required for this class, so it is great for beginner FPP-ers.
Friday March 31 10am – 4pm
Beginning Foundation Paper Piecing
One – 4 Hour Session $30.00
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 to 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.
Friday May 19 10am – 2pm
Saturdays 9:30am – 10am
March 11, 25, April 8, 22, May 6
Reveal Party 10am – 11am
Saturday May 20
One – 5 Hour Session $40.00
This is a 1 session Mystery Table Topper in a Day! You will create a fun Debbie Caffrey Mystery Table Topper. We will take it step by step during class and by the end of the day you will have a completed project. This is a great skill builder class for a quilter at any skill level. Work at your own pace with personal instruction. Pattern is included with the cost of the class.
Saturday May 6 10am – 3pm
BAGS, TOTES, & ORGANIZERS
Applique’ Cork Tote Jessica Caldwell
Two – 4 Hour Sessions $40.00
This simple tote bag is the perfect project that combines tote making and learning to sew with cork. This nice large tote bag includes an inner pocket, cork handles, and applique. This will be perfect for bringing supplies to your other classes!
Session 1: Monday March 20 10am – 2pm
Session 2: Monday April 3 10am – 2pm
Clam Up Bags Brittany DeVries
One – 5 Hour Session $35.00
Zippered pouches in five sizes are perfect for storing, traveling, or carrying make-up, sewing notions, wonder-clips, tech gear and more! You can quilt the fabric or leave it unquilted and add optional iron on vinyl laminate for a wipe-clean interior. Double slide zippers and handy grab-tabs make the bag easy to open wide; attached side panels prevent contents from falling out. When the bags are empty, they nest to save space.
Thursday March 23 10am – 3pm
Saturday June 24 10am – 3pm
Portfolio Tote Vicki Watson
One - 5 Hour Session $35.00
The Portfolio Tote is about 20” wide x 5” deep and is 14” tall. One of the two big pockets on the outside, which can hold a tablet, has a flap with a turn-lock. The inside is surrounded with pockets and has a zipper closure across the top.
*Pre-class preparation is required to prepare for tote construction in class.
Saturday April 8 10am – 3pm
Crossbody Cork Bag Jessica Caldwell
One – 6 Hour Session $40.00
This fun crossbody bag is another installment from the Create with Cork Fabric book. It is a great bag for taking when you are on the go. In class you will learn how to make a tassel out of cork, install a magnetic snap, make an adjustable handle out of cork, and much more.
Friday May 5 10am – 4pm
Bitsy Box Heidi Hodges
One – 3 Hour Session $25.00
In this class you will make a tiny Bitsy Box! It is an irresistibly cute 2 ½” zippered pouch you can make in a few hours. A perfect project to make you smile! I bet you can’t make just one!
Saturday May 20 12pm - 3pm
Open Wide 2.0 Raquel Ramos
One – 5 ½ Hour Session $40.00
Slip this classy, zippered bag in your suitcase, sewing kit, bathroom or even to transport some toys. This is one of the quicker by Annie bags! It’s fun to make, the bag comes in 3 sizes and opens wide to easy access to all your supplies. Inner mesh pockets keep things organized and easy to view. You will also learn a few “hacks” to simplify and take your sewing to a new level.
NOTE: The Large Open Wide 2.0 will be demonstrated in class. Buy supplies according to size you want to make. Raquel strongly recommends the large for class.
Saturday June 17 10am – 3:30pm
Hydro Flask Carrier/Bag Raquel Ramos
One – 5 ½ Hour Session $40.00 includes pattern
This Hydro Flask carrier will hold up to a 40 ounce Hydro Flask bottle and anything smaller. You will learn basic bag making skills while creating yourself a bag you can put to immediate use! These bags are the perfect gift for anyone especially for those living in Arizona. This pattern requires accurate cutting & sewing. Previous bag making experience is helpful.
Monday June 26 10am – 3:30pm
Project Bag Julie Daniel
One – 5 Hour Session $30.00
Enjoy making this sturdy project bag that is large enough to hold a pattern book and quilt blocks for your next project or the latest cross stitch pattern, floss, & fabric.
Tuesday June 27 10am – 2pm
#10 Caddy Raquel Ramos
One – 5 ½ Hour Session $40.00
The #10 Caddy is a perfect organizing tool for any space! This caddy has 7 pockets! There is no bottom to sew to the bottom portion as the can forms the caddy bottom. This feature is great to find those small items that fall to the bottom, you can easily clean the can portion. Fee includes the #10 size can.
Friday June 30 10am – 3:30pm
4 - 2 Hour Sessions $15.00/Session
Don’t you love those beautiful By Annie Bags? Are they intimidating? They don’t need to be. These 4 sessions will give you the basics of everything you need to dive into the more complicated bags without fear. You will get to work with zippers, vinyl, bias binding, faux binding, and soft and stable. You will leave classes with a finished product and some practice under your belt.
Take one class or all four, depending on what
you want to learn.
Session 1: Call Me
Do you need something to carry your cell phone in when you are out on a walk? This little cell phone bag is perfect for that, and also a great way to learn to make bias binding, using mesh, and vinyl.
Wednesday March 8 1pm – 3pm
Session 2: Easy Does It
Easy Does It is a good way to learn how to put a zipper in a bag. You will also use bias binding. It’s a cute little bag, perfect for carrying small items to classes or retreats. If making a bag has intimidated you, this is the perfect first step.
Wednesday April 12 1pm – 3pm
Session 3: Petit Four Baskets
Petit Four Baskets will give you an easy introduction to corners, lining, and faux binding. This small basket is perfect for your introduction to using soft and stable. You will have a cute little organizer basket that is perfect for holding small items. You will want to make many for gifts!
Wednesday May 10 1pm – 3pm
Session 4: Piecekeeper
Store and carry your supplies in this handy zippered bag with a handle. You will get practice with mesh, zippers and bias binding.
Wednesday June 14 1pm – 3pm
Marion Bergstrom $20.00
The class teaches you the basics of locker hooking.
The types of canvas, locker hooking medium and the tools you need. It is craft that is affordable, easy to learn with a sense of accomplishment. The designs can be simple or complexed as your skills grow.
Saturday March 11 10am – 3:30pm
Thursday April 6 & May 4 1pm – 4pm
Satin Ribbon Embroidery
with visiting certified instructor
Class fee: $60.00 includes
Ribbon embroidery kit
“In this class you will learn the techniques of working with satin ribbons, which is very different from working with threads. The learning process is made easier by using a ribbon embroidery (RE) kit which contains the multicolor satin ribbons of different widths, a special needle and a canvas with the floral pattern. You will learn the sequence and procedures of making stem stitches, leaf stitch and French knot well enough to complete the project on your own after the class. You are encouraged to ask questions and the learning will be very interactive and rewarding. You can work at your own pace to understand the knowledge and skills of ribbon stitchery, see its magic, and feel the joy of creating.”
Supplies needed for class:
Small scissors and embroidery hoop
Class is limited to 8 students
Wednesday March 1, 2023
10am – 3pm
Quilts & MORE ~ Going Beyond the Basics
3 Yard Quilts Yippie...
I’ve Got 3!! Nancy Reeves
Monthly - 4 Hour Session $15.00/session
If you have (3) one yard cuts of fabric, this class is for you! Use any 3 Yard Quilt pattern from Fabric Café and join in the fun. The quilts are quick, easy, and very addictive. Join your friends and learn tips and tricks on fabric selection, notions, and if you are interested; great charities that you can donate your quilt tops to.
Wednesday 10am – 2pm
March 15, April 19, May 17
One – 5 ½ Session $55.00
Ray teaches this class regularly, and each class is different and unique. All classes are based on new and unpublished designs created by him. He will supply 40, 2 1/2" strips, quilt quality fabrics from his stash for your project. Because it's an Improv class, you will not know what we are making until the day of class. Ray has successfully taught this great fun class for several years, and everyone is amazed at the great projects that can be created from stash strips. A fun and adventurous attitude is required. You will be expected to purchase additional fabric, up to 5 yards of coordinating fabric for this project. Because you are choosing your strips from the stash it is difficult to purchase the coordinating fabric in advance. The Oasis has a great assortment of coordinating fabrics for this project.
Saturday April 29 10am – 3:30pm
Saturday June 3 10am – 3:30pm
Geese on the Lake Jessica Caldwell
Walk About Nancy Reeves
BQ2 Goes Wild Joanne Rice
Kayla Joanne Rice
Mexican Stars Joanne Rice
Modern Love Jennifer Johnson
Vintage Kathy Reynolds
FINISH YOUR PROJECTS
Finish It with Karen Karen Weaver
Midnight at the Oasis
March In – House Quilt Retreat
Friday March 17 4pm – 10pm
Saturday March 18 10am – 8pm
Cost: $130.00Pack your sewing machine, supplies and your projects and get ready for a fun-filled time. This is a time for you to sew on your project(s), gather with friends (new & old), and spend a relaxing time doing what we all love, Quilt!
Space is Limited to 22
Spaces will be filled on a first come first serve basis.
Registration begins Saturday
February 11, 2023
CLUBSPaper Piecing Open Workshop Jennifer Johnson
Simply by Hand Marion Bergstrom