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Spring 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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Make some cool Fabric Bowls - June 14, Sunday

 

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

 

RAGTIME

Instructor: DAWN KNOELLER

 

This is an all-time favorite—so warm and snuggly and FUN to make!  Use flannels (or not!)  This is a very forgiving quilt – no quilt police with this one.  Good for all skill levels. Make it any size.  Pattern required.

Fee: $ 25.00 Date: Feb. 28, Sat., 10:00-3:00

 

Classes Beginning in March 2015

Pattern $ale – March 3-7: Buy 2 patterns, get the 3rd one (of equal or less value) at 50% Off!!!

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

RAGGY LOG CABIN

Instructor: CAROLE FRYE

 

Everyone loves a Log Cabin Quilt!  Try a cozy version that is a rag quilt!

There is no batting, backing or binding!  You will learn a new technique and have fun while making it!

Instructor will provide pattern.

Fee: $32.50  Date: Mar. 29, Sun., 10:00-3:00

 

Classes Beginning in April 2015

 

Quilting 101 for Beginners

SINGLE IRISH CHAIN

Instructor: DAWN KNOELLER

 

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:   Apr. 19, May 3 & 10, Sun., 10:00-1:00

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

 

MINI MYSTERY RETREAT #2

Instructor: DEE ANGUS

 

The applicants for the MMR #1 were many but we were only able to take nine.  This time there will be two teams! Each will work on the same puzzle on different days.  You may choose the Saturday or Sunday Squad-but don’t wait too long and be left out again.  Once the weekend is past, who knows when there will be another join to the fun?

 

Remember, this is a day of sewing, socializing, stash busting (or building), and sampling food you don’t have to cook.  Not to mention the fun of seeing how soon you can work your way through the clues to a finished top

 

You will make a top during the day that is about 48” x 66” without borders.  It requires only three fabrics.  If you want to add borders, sign up for your first clue and additional fabric requirements.

 

Don’t wait!!   Fee: $45.00 Dates: Either Apr. 25, Sat  OR Apr.26, Sun., 10:00-5:00  Lunch will be provided.

 
 

Classes Beginning in May 2015

Classes Beginning in June 2015

 

FABRIC BOWLS

Instructor: RODI LUDLUM

 

Everyone who takes this class will go home with either a large or small fabric bowl that is washable and usable.  Just about any fabric that can be ironed may be used to make a bowl.  Batiks work well. Skill level: confident beginners.

Fee: $25.00 Date: June 14, Sun., 10:00-2:00

 

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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