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Technique Classes

December 2017

Date/Time Event

Friday
12/15/2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Mug Rugs

In time for sharing hot chocolate or egg nog… make these mug rugs whimsical or fancy, make them as gifts or as part of your holiday décor.



Saturday
12/16/2017
9:30 am

Finishing School Pt 4 of 6

The goals for class are to stretch your quilting out of your comfort zone and make you fearless!


January 2018

Date/Time Event

Friday
01/05/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sewing 101 (Part 1 of 2)

This is a 9 hour introduction to sewing (all things except quilts).



Saturday
01/06/2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sewing 101 (Part 2 of 2)

This is a 9 hour introduction to sewing (all things except quilts).



Tuesday
01/09/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Westalee Workshop

Explore the many applications of the Westalee 6 Piece Sampler Starter Set templates for domestic machine or longarm quilting



Wednesday
01/10/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wool Applique 101

The ins and outs of basic wool applique, as well as simple embroidery stitches including the blanket stitch, are learned while making this cute little snowman.



Thursday
01/11/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Boxy Tote or Tool Tote Pt 1 of 2

Learn to install stays that will keep the bag mouth open while you reach in for supplies.



Wednesday
01/17/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Flutter

Love the look of curves? Learn this method to create “faux” curves.



Friday
01/19/2018
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Kids Sew! Valentines

Combine cardstock, fabric, and decorative stitches.



Saturday
01/20/2018
9:30 am

Finishing School Pt 5 of 6

The goals for class are to stretch your quilting out of your comfort zone and make you fearless!



Tuesday
01/23/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Westalee Basics

Using a new panel by Amanda Murphy specially designed for templates, learning to apply your Westalee Starter Set or other templates couldn’t be more fun.



Thursday
01/25/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Boxy Tote or Tool Tote Pt 2 of 2

Learn to install stays that will keep the bag mouth open while you reach in for supplies.



Wednesday
01/31/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Piecing Basics

New to quilt piecing or ready to learn a few tricks to get more accurate seams?


February 2018

Date/Time Event

Thursday
02/01/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

All Bottled Up

Perfect for storing essential oils, this softly padded bag has you sewing with mesh, using cushy stabilizer, and installing a zipper.



Friday
02/02/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Imagine: Fusible Applique

Learn fusible applique techniques – raw edge finishing, layering, and more.



Saturday
02/03/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Meadow Mini Block of the Week Pt 1 of 4

4 sessions every other week: Saturdays, Feb 3. – Mar. 17, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Make and quilt 6 blocks over 8 weeks.  Quilt-as-you-go into a 53” quilt, OR create 6 mini projects. Piecing techniques include perfect hourglass blocks, snowball technique, fussy cutting, and ½ square triangles.  Quilting techniques include:   stitching in the ditch, […]



Thursday
02/08/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

BOHO Cardigan Pt 1 of 2

Transform a simple cardigan pattern into something that says “wow” with a sharkbite hemline.



Friday
02/09/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Textured Mug Rugs

Learn to use your smallest scraps to create textured applique embellished with decorative stitches.



Tuesday
02/13/2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Westalee Workshop

Explore the many applications of the Westalee 6 Piece Sampler Starter Set templates for domestic machine or longarm quilting



Thursday
02/15/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

BOHO Cardigan Pt 2 of 2

Transform a simple cardigan pattern into something that says “wow” with a sharkbite hemline.



Friday
02/16/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Kids Sew! Textured Mug Rugs

Use small scraps to create textured applique and embellish with decorative stitches.



Saturday
02/17/2018
9:30 am

Finishing School Pt 6 of 6

The goals for class are to stretch your quilting out of your comfort zone and make you fearless!



Saturday
02/17/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Meadow Mini Block of the Week Pt 2 of 4

4 sessions every other week: Saturdays, Feb 3. – Mar. 17, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Make and quilt 6 blocks over 8 weeks.  Quilt-as-you-go into a 53” quilt, OR create 6 mini projects. Piecing techniques include perfect hourglass blocks, snowball technique, fussy cutting, and ½ square triangles.  Quilting techniques include:   stitching in the ditch, […]



Tuesday
02/20/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Quilt Feathers with Westalee Templates

Learn to make feathers with straight, curved, and circular spines. Learn to round corners and to vary the size of your feathers.



Wednesday
02/21/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

June Quilt Pt 1 of 2

Bring your strings – any fabric strips smaller than 2” and learn how to create string blocks.



Saturday
02/24/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Westalee Workshop

Explore the many applications of the Westalee 6 Piece Sampler Starter Set templates for domestic machine or longarm quilting



Wednesday
02/28/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

June Quilt Pt 2 of 2

Bring your strings – any fabric strips smaller than 2” and learn how to create string blocks.


March 2018

Date/Time Event

Saturday
03/03/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Meadow Mini Block of the Week Pt 3 of 4

4 sessions every other week: Saturdays, Feb 3. – Mar. 17, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Make and quilt 6 blocks over 8 weeks.  Quilt-as-you-go into a 53” quilt, OR create 6 mini projects. Piecing techniques include perfect hourglass blocks, snowball technique, fussy cutting, and ½ square triangles.  Quilting techniques include:   stitching in the ditch, […]



Saturday
03/17/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Meadow Mini Block of the Week Pt 4 of 4

4 sessions every other week: Saturdays, Feb 3. – Mar. 17, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Make and quilt 6 blocks over 8 weeks.  Quilt-as-you-go into a 53” quilt, OR create 6 mini projects. Piecing techniques include perfect hourglass blocks, snowball technique, fussy cutting, and ½ square triangles.  Quilting techniques include:   stitching in the ditch, […]


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120 Knollwood Dr.
Rapid City, SD 57701 USA
Phone: (605) 348-1010

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9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturdays
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