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SSNAP HAPPY BAG

snap bag 

The Snap Happy II is a cute little bag that measures 7” X 10”.  It would be great to carry cosmetics or sewing supplies, or to simple use as a small travel bag.  It has an inside pocket, boxed bottom and no raw seams.  It snaps closed by using a carpenter’s metal measuring tape.   Thursday, August 17  11:00 – 2:00; class fee $25.00  Instructor:  Sue

   
 

Summer Children Sewing Classes

Kids Class 

Are your children interested in sewing? Are they in 4-H? Just what something thing to do, how about 4 days of sewing and fun!

    First day they will learn to read a pattern what symbols mean and their function. Bring your own machine or borrow one of ours for class.

     Each class will be 3 hours long.

    Second day we make a tote/beach bag with ……..2/3 yd. outside fabric needed thread to match fabric. Fabric scissors here at the store we have a great pair Softgrip fiskars. Wonderful, for children smaller hands.  Kits will be available at an extra fee.   (Can purchase day of sign up)

     Three day finishing up totes then we will cut out a pair of shorts for the hot summer!
1yard cotton fabric 1” wide pack elastic soft, quilting pin “ there longer”

      Fouth day a zipper carry all for thumb drives pencils pens marker.
2- 8x10 pieces fabric, 12” zipper

 

   
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Child's Bucket Hat

Bucket Hat 

When making the hat, you’ll sew a curve and apply top stitching.
If you’re relatively new to sewing but have successfully completed one or two other projects you’re definitely ready to take on this one. Sizes are 12 months - 8 yrs. (baring the child's head size)
Instructor: Wendy Thursday June 22nd 12:30 -5:30
Fee: $40.00

   
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WENDY'S BEACH BAG

Wendy's Beach Bag1 

Need a beach bag that is cute and very functional for the beach? This is the bag for you! We will be using clear vinyl which will be great in the sand. Instructor: Wendy Millender, $40 Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list..

   
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QUILT AS YOU GO TABLE RUNNER

RUNNERS 

This class uses the pattern “Braid Runner”.  In class, Sue will guide you through the fabric cutting, placement set up and sewing of the table runner.  Since you are stitching through the batting and backing, when all fabrics have been placed, the only thing left to complete your table runner is the binding. This table runner is so easy, you’ll want to make one for every season.  It also makes a great gift!
Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list..  Class Fee:  $40, Instructor - Sue

 

   
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Quick and Easy drawstring backpack!

backpack

Great project for a beginner.  Make your own backpack! With adjustable strap system you will have to worry about the lengthdrawstring_bag of the strap. We will give you instructions how to finish your bag with hidden seam so there's no fray for the wrong side of the fabric at all!  There's a supply list given at time of registration. Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list..   $35.00  Instructor Rose.

   
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Pieced In The Hoop

In the Hoop Quilt 

The blocks in this quilt have all been pieced in the hoop using your embroidery machine. We will complete the quilt top in 6 classes.  Class 1 will focus on cutting, classes 2 – 5 will focus on the piecing, and class 6 will construct the quilt top. Any embroidery machine with a minimum hoop size of 5” X 6” will be able to complete the blocks.  This class is suitable for an intermediate to advanced sewer. Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list..   Instructor:  Sue

   
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Espadrilles shoe making class

Espadrilles 

Students will create a pair of shoes with a wide selection of hardware and fabrics. You will learn how to create, assemble and decorate your very own Espadrilles. You will finish the project and be able to wear your DIY shoes home after class. Material content of the soles: natural rubber latex and jute. Beginner sew. class fee: $40 Pattern $10.99.  Purchase at Jomax. Instructor: Rose, Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list.  We have Toddler, Kids and Adult size available for sale.  Registration 3 weeks prior to class is required to order your custom shoe kit.  Supply list given at time of registration.

   
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Necessary Clutch Wallet

Necessary Clutch Wallet 

The Necessary Clutch Wallet isn’t just your ordinary wallet. Carry your cell phone/mobile, cash, cards, coins and still have room for your favorite lipstick or even personal items. With its closed ends, everything is safe and secure and there is never any worry about anything sliding out. This class is suitable for an intermediate to advanced sewer. Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list. class fee: $40.00  Pattern & needed hardware available at Jomax. Instructor: Wendy

   
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TW0 HOUR PAJAMA PANTS

Pajamas 

This class uses your 4-thread SERGER as the primary means of construction for these pajama pants, including elastic application.  Your conventional sewing machine is needed only for buttonholes (drawstring openings), hems, and final sewing of the elastic.
You must be comfortable with threading and basic use of your serger to take this class.
Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list.  Class fee: $30, Instructor: Sue

 

   
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 Embroidery Machine Appliqué

 Embroidery Machine Applique 

This 4 part class will teach you 2 methods to do appliqué with your embroidery machine.  You will learn a cut-in-place method as well as a pre-cut method.  Several methods of pre-cutting will be demonstrated.  Each class will focus on a different block in the wall hanging.  There will be some work to do at home.  Any embroidery machine with a minimum hoop size of 5” X 7” will be able to complete the appliqués.  This class is suitable for an intermediate to advanced sewer.  Space is limited to 4 students.  Instructor:  Sue.   Thursdays, Nov. 3, Nov 17, Dec. 1 & Dec. 15, 10:00 – 3:00; class fee $180.00

   
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PINWHEEL BABY QUILT

pinwheel_quilt

Easy quilt for beginners that want to go to the next step.  Unique way of cutting strips to get pinwheel blocks.  Quilt top is finished in class.  A second class will be scheduled to help you layer your quilt and suggestions for how to finish it.  Fun, easy class.  Supply list given at registration, 20% discount on all supplies.  Instructor: Sharon. Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list.   Fee: $40

   
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SHARK'S TEETH PILLOW

Sharks Tooth Pillow


“Shark's Teeth” are rows of tucks that have been clipped, folded and sewn to form rows of triangular points. This is a beginners class. Sharks Teeth is an heirloom technique. This technique can be used on clothing or home dec. Instructor: Sharon Smith,  Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list. Class Fee: $40. Supply list given at registration. Class fills fast.

   
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GREAT BEGINNING QUILTING CLASS

Great Beginnings Quilt 

New to quilting? Like to get started? Than this class is for you.
You will learn t Piecing, Quilting, Binding. Start to finish.
2 day class Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list.  $40 Instructor: Judy

   
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EASY MACHINE APPLIQUÉ

Machine Applique Wall Hanging Machine Appliqué Wall Hanging.  Make an appliquéd wall-hanging start to finish all in the same day. This technique is the easiest machine appliqué you will ever learn. Instructor: Sharon Smith.  Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list.   Fee: $40 includes the pattern. Supply list given at time of registration. This class always fills fast!
   
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NINE PATCH BABY / LAP QUILT

( patch quil 

Great class for beginners! Learn to use the rotary cutter, cutting mat and ruler. We often make the quilt top in one day!  Instructor: Sharon Smith. Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list.  $40 includes pattern.   Supply list given at registration.

   
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PAPER PIECING

Paper Piecing

A fun beginner's class. Learn precision quilting using paper to get perfect points. We will complete a 12" x 20" wall hanging in one day. The pattern is included in the price of the class, and a supply list will be given at the time of registration. Instructor: Sharon Smith. Sat. September 12th.  Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list.   Class Fee $40.

   
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4 PATCH STACKED POSIE

Judy's 4 Patch quilt

This class is for a confident beginner.  You will learn how to stack and cut your fabric to achieve the kaleidoscope effect.  It is so much fun to twist and turn your fabric and see how four of the same squares create such different patterns!  You will want to make more 4-patch stacked posies quilts!  Instructor:  Judy Barnard.  Interested? Click here, tell us which class and we'll put you on the waiting list.. $40.

   
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BLOCK OF THE MONTH 2017

Block of the Month 

Great for Beginners!!!
Each month during 2017 we will make one new quilt block.
At the end of the year you will have a sampler of traditionally styled quilt blocks
Surrounding a larger center medallion block.
Instructor: Wendy,   Second Saturday of each month for one year Starting on May 13th. fee: $30 per class or pay for the year (12 months) and get one month free!  That includes the pattern.

 

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