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SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

Winter 2014/2015!

Classes R Fun!

 

Whether you want to learn a new quilting technique or are looking for new fabrics, come on down. I'm so excited that so many of you have expressed your appreciation for having a quilting store here in Ventura. Me too! Thank you!

We have great classes with wonderful, experienced teachers each month. We have lot's of space for you to spread out, so please come into the Shop, see the samples and just visit with me. So let's get started.

Still in stitches, Joey

805 658-9800

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HOOKS. LINES & CIRCLES, a great free-motion quilting class

with Dee Angus on Jan. 4, Sunday

Petite Sleepy Sheep Wall Hanging

Jan. 28 & Feb. 11, Wed. evenings

SCRAPPY CATS (What have they been feeding You?)

Jan. 21 & Feb. 4, Wed.evenings


CREATIVE MACHINE QUILTING - Feb. 8, Sun.

Spring Bouquet - Block-of-the-Month

Beginning Sat., Feb. 14th

Block # 1 (I'm Lovin' It!)

HAND QUILTING WORKSHOP with Dee Angus on Feb. 15, Sunday

 

Classes Beginning in December 2014

TUBE QUILT IN A DAY!

Instructor: JOEY STRAIT

UFO NIGHT

OPEN SEW NIGHT

The FASTEST quilt you’ll ever make!  Use 8 FQs and a great border print & Voila! Fun, fun. 

Fee: $18.95   Date: Dec. 14, Sun., 11:00-2:00

 

EAT CHOCOLATE!

Sew with the Most Dynamic Quilters!

The shop is open for your purchases as well!

Date: Tues., Dec. 16, 6:00-8:50

DEAR SANTA NIGHT!

MALES ONLY!

HAPPY CHRISTMAS

&

MERRY HOLIDAYS!

Fri., Dec. 19,     5:00-8:00. Give your list of quilting items to your male “Santa” and our elves will help him shop & receive 30% regular-priced items (some exclusions such as Classes, Gift Certificates, Shop Samples).

CLOSING EARLY (2:00) on

WED, Dec. 24

AFTER CHRISTMAS $ALE !!!

HAPPY 2015 !!!

FABRIC-HOLICS - Take Heed!

Dec. 27th & 28th, Sat. & Sun.

Christmas & Halloween Fabrics will be 30% Off

All other Regular-Priced Fabrics will be 20% Off

(1/2 yd. cut min.)

We will be closing early (2:00) on

NEW YEAR's EVE, Wed., Dec. 31.

Re-open on Jan. 2 to start a

NEW QUILTING YEAR!

 

Classes Beginning in January 2015

 

HOOKS, LINES & CIRCLES - FREE MOTION QUILTING CLASS!

Instructor: DEE ANGUS

QUILTING 101 - Single Irish Chain for Beginners

Instructor: DAWN KNOELLER

Learn to create simple designs for sashing, borders, blocks, or filler quilting in this free motion quilting class using your domestic sewing machine. You will doodle first on paper to “build muscle memory” and then practice on your quilt sandwich. Join this first class to learn just a sampling of what you can do with straight lines, wavy lines, circles, curves, and combinations of these!

You will receive a “workbook!”

Fee: $50.00  Date: Jan. 4, Sun.,  10:00-4:00

Learn the critical basics of rotary cutting, piecing, pressing, and machine quilting in three sessions as you create this charming lap quilt. Book required, Basic Guide to Rotary Cut Quilts by Fons & Porter.    

  Fee:  $45  Dates:    Jan. 10, 24 & Feb. 7, Sat., 10:00-1:00

  Note: Upon completion of the class, you’ll receive a $15 Merchandise Coupon for the Shop

 

QUILTING 102 - SAMPLER

Instructor: JOEY STRAIT

SCRAPPY CATS (WHAT HAVE THEY BEEN FEEDING YOU?)

Instructor: JOEY STRAIT

In this five-week class, you will learn how to make all the half-square triangles to construct these blocks creating this wall hanging. Prerequisite: Quilting 101. (You already have the Book!)                                                                         

  Fee: $50.00  Dates: Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1 & 8; Sun.,  12:00-2:30        Upon completion of the Class, you'll receive a $20 Class Coupon

This is a fun, scrappy paper-pieced project you may make as big or small as you wish.  Instructor will provide the first set of patterns for you.  Magazine is required.  Two sessions.

Fee: $28.50  Dates:  Jan. 21 & Feb. 4, Wed., 6:00-9:00

PETITE SLEEPY SHEEP

Instructor: JOEY STRAIT

 

You’ll love making this pieced wall hanging for some sweet baby.  Lamb may be hand or machine appliquéd. I’ll show you how! Pattern Required – We do have KITS!  Two sessions.

Fee: $19.50  Dates:  Jan. 28 & Feb. 11, Wed., 6:00-9:00

 

Classes Beginning in February 2015

CREATIVE MACHINE QUILTING

Instructor: CAROLE FRYE

 

Designed for ALL Levels. Confident beginning quilters will enjoy Carole’s demonstrations on marking, stopping & starting, etc., followed by Practice, Practice, Practice for straight-line as well as Free-Motion quilting. Book Required.  

Fee: $35.00  Date: Sept. 6, Sat., 10:00-3:00

 

SPRING BOUQUET - Block of-the-Month with JOEY STRAIT

BEGINNING HAND QUILTING

Instructor: DEE ANGUS

A charming Laundry Basket Quilts pattern it is!  Come Raw Edge Machine Applique with me.  Make this gorgeous quilt, but most of all, have FUN doing it.  I dare ya! We'll be meeting on the second Saturdays of each month working on a different block each time.  Patter required.

Fee: $8.50  Begins on Feb. 14, Sat., 10:00-12:30

Learn from a Professional Quilter! Learn the essential basics of Hand Quilting and Practice, Practice. Marking tools & techniques will be covered in this class.

Fee: $30.00  Date: Feb. 15, Sun., 11:00-2:00

 

 

   

 

Our New Block-of-the-Month starts in January

All aboard the Underground Railroad, leaving the station on January 17, 2015 from
Quilt Ventura! At our first meeting we will discuss the process for this sampler,
and hand out a few helpful hints for a successful journey. You can choose the size
and layout you want. (The 6” blocks are not recommended for the beginner, as
they are very precise! Yikes!) We will meet once a month, and have our “putting it
together” party in November. This is a pay as you go class. If you buy your fabric
for this sampler at Quilt Ventura, Hoagy will give you 15% off! Thanks, Hoagy!
Instructor: Debbie Bayer
January 17, 10-11:30 fee: $7.50
Jan 31, Feb 21, March 21, April 18; 10-12:00 fee: $10.00 (1 block each meeting)
May 16, June 20, July 11, Aug 15, Sept 19, Oct 17; 10-1:00 fee: $12.50 (2 blocks
each meeting)
Nov 21; 10-12:00 fee: $10:00 (includes munchies!)

Class Registration & New Cancellation Policy

Please pay for your class when you sign-up to ensure your seat. Supply Lists will be given when you pay for class. To cancel a class, we must be given a minimum of two weeks notice before the date of class in order to refund your money; otherwise, you forfeit your registration fee. Instructors are guaranteed their number of students prior to class date. Sorry Moms-no children allowed. Please call or see Joey if you have any questions regarding classes.  Thanks.

 

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