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Winter 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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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.

It's a Row Quilt - New & Improved Quilting 102

Starts Feb. 22, Sunday

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 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

SEWING MACHINE REPAIRS & SERVICE

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

 

Mr. Cubbage will be here on Wed., Jan. 28, to perform his same-day service on Sewing Machines.  Appointments are going fast - Please call the Shoppe!

Classes Beginning in February 2015

SUPER BOWL SUNDAY

PARTY & $ALE

CREATIVE MACHINE QUILTING

Instructor: CAROLE FRYE

Feb. 1, 11-4

Receive 10 to 40% Off  AND

GOODIES

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: Feb. 8, Sun., 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

UFO CHALLENGE!

Feb. 17, Tues.

UFO Night 6:00-8:something

QUILTING 101 - Single Irish Chain for Beginners

Instructor: DEBBIE BAYER

Pick up an official UFO Challenge card starting today - we'll be running a six-month UFO challenge with prizes and a Grand Prize of $100 QV Gift Certificate.  One of the QV staff will see you before and after UFO and check you off each month.  For more information, call the shop or come in.

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:    Feb. 25, Mar. 11& 18, Wed., 5:30-8:30

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

 

Classes Beginning in March 2015

QUILTING 102 -ROW QUILT

Instructor:  JOEY STRAIT

NOT YOUR GRANDMOThER'S FLOWER GARDEN

Instructor: JOEY STRAIT

New & Improved!

In this four session class, you will learn how to make all the half-square triangles to construct six different blocks creating this row quilt. Prerequisite: Quilting 101.

  Fee: $45.00  Dates: Feb. 22, Mar. 1 & 8, Apr. 12; Sun., 11:00-1:30

 (upon completion of the class, receive a $20.00 Class Coupon - Credit)

Yes, it’s Hexie Quilts!  You will learn two different methods of creating hexies – choose which one you like best.  Sewn by hand, this is a wonderful take-along project.  During the second session, we’ll discuss various layouts and designs.  Perfect for All Skill Levels.  

 

  Fee: $22.50 Dates: Mar. 7 & Apr. 4, Sat., 10:00-12:30

 

TWO-FABRIC APPLIQUE

Instructor: JOEY STRAIT

MYSTERY QUILT MINI RETREAT

Instructor: DEE ANGUS

I LOVE it! In the first session of this class, we’ll be preparing the fabrics, marking and basting the appliqué fabric.  Learning to do needle turn appliqué has been so rewarding for me; during our second time together, we’ll be sewing our project. These wall hangings make great gifts or you may incorporate it into a larger quilt!  Pacific Rim Pattern Required (Come check out my patterns at the Shop)                                

  Fee: $35.00    Dates:   Mar. 15, 22 & Apr. 26, Sun., 11:00-1:30

What takes one day, an appetite for fun, friendship, food, your sewing machine (plus tools and fabric), and a sense of adventure?? Get away from the house for a clue-packed day of fun- you don’t have to cook the food!! Intrigued? You know you are. Join us for this first mini retreat and solve the “Legend of the Spinning Top”. Sign-ups are limited, so don’t wait! Surprises await the sleuths!!!

Fee: $45.00 (Includes lunch) Date: Mar. 28, Sat., 10:00-5:00

 

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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