It’s hard to believe that Summer is quickly drawing to a close! Let’s end this season and start off the Fall with some great new classes and a few old favorites!
“Rag Quilt Class” – Saturday, August 19, 1 PM to 3 PM
This is one you definitely want to add to your “go-to” repertoire of favorite quilts! Easy enough for beginners, yet it delivers a stunning finished product for even the most seasoned quilter. Pierrette Marsh will guide you through the simple steps of making these beauties! Class is free with purchase of fabric from Countryside Fabrics.
“Kismet Trinket Box” – Wednesday, August 23, 11 AM to 2 PM
The perfect little box to tote your own sewing supplies or to give as a gift to a dear friend! Sue Ward will walk you through the “how-tos” of this sweet project! Class is free with the purchase of pattern, fabric and supplies from Countryside Fabrics.
“Stitching Circles” – Saturday, September 9, 9 AM to 4 PM
You know all those pretty little stitches on your machine? The ones you’ve never used because they scare you and you don’t know what to do with them? Leave your fear at the door and come learn to put those stitches to good use in this lovely Circle Quilt! Peg Reed will help you create some beautiful masterpieces as you learn the ropes of decorative stitching on your domestic machine. This looks wonderful done up in wool but can also be stitched in cotton. Class fee is $30.
“Beginner 2 Labyrinth Quilt” – Thursday, September 14, 11 AM to 2 PM
Are you still in the beginning phase of your quilting life, but want to “kick it up a notch?” Have you learned how to use a rotary cutter and ruler and you’re mastering that quarter-inch seam and now you’re ready to move ahead…but not quite ready to dive into the deep end? Why not join us and try your hand at this beauty! It’s soooo much easier than it looks! You’ll love the process as well as the finished project! Class is free with the purchase of pattern and fabric from Countryside Fabrics.
“Indian Summer Paper Piecing” – Wednesday, September 20, 1 PM to 4 PM
This gorgeous quilt is sure to get your Fall juices flowing! Under the guidance of Marty Young, you’ll learn to construct this incredible quilt using the paper piecing technique. Class is free with the purchase of pattern and fabric from Countryside Fabrics.
“Beginners Class” – Saturday, September 23, 9 AM to 2 PM – Five Week Session
Your quilting future will look so much better and be so much easier if you learn the correct techniques right from the start! Terminology? Tools? Tips? Techniques? This is the place to get all of these under your belt, with the help of Sarah Gleason. You’ll learn all the basics of measuring, cutting, stitching and piecing. At the end of the class you’ll have a beautiful, machine-quilted project! This is a five-week class and the cost is only $125.
“Mystical Prism Block of the Month” – 12-Month Program – Beginning in September
This stunning quilt, measuring 102″ by 102″, is presented by Timeless Treasures and designed by Wing and a Prayer Designs. You’ll love working on this keepsake constructed of the rich hues of Mystical Tonga Batiks! You can pick up each month’s kit at the store or we will be happy to mail each one to you for a small additional fee. We’ll also have a sewing session at the store each month if you’d like to join us. (Dates TBA) Cost is only $22.95/month for 12 months.
Call or come in ASAP to sign up for your favorite classes and get your supply lists! These classes fill up quickly, so don’t delay!