Classes and Events
Yes you can learn to quilt!
Classes are a fun way to learn and stay motivated. Join us as we learn together.
6 May (Sat) or 8 May (Mon) 2023
If you love mysteries, this class is for you. Please sign up two weeks prior to the class so Sandy has time to prepare your materials. All classes are on the first Saturday OR the following Monday from 9:30am - 2:30pm. Each class is a new mystery pattern. $50 plus supplies.
Beginning Piecing 101
Dates: 5, 12, 19, 26 April & 10 May
Let Nancy guide you thru the basics of piecing your very first quilt. You'll learn the correct way to use a ruler & rotary cutter, as well as how to achieve an accurate 1/4" seam allowance while you construct Flying Geese blocks, 9-Patches, Rail Fence and a few more basic blocks in this 5 week class.
Cost: $130 plus supplies. 1-3:30 pm
13 May 2023
Love to take a class, but don't want to commit to a big quilt? Gayla's table runner classes are the answer! These are Saturday classes from 10:00-2:30pm and they fill up fast. Cost: $40 plus supplies
Brown Bag Club
15 May 2023
Join Paula for this monthly Brown Bag club over the lunch hour (12:00-1:00) to show your progress on Jen Kingwell's Daysleyford, from her book "Quilt Recipes." Cost: One time sign up fee of $10.00.
Date: 19 May 2023
Reminiscent of a favorite children's character of the early 80s, this darling quilt uses the Sew Kind of Wonderful Wonder Curve ruler to create adorable dolls dressed with Holly's signature bonnet amongst colorful wild flowers.
Cost: $50 plus supplies. 9:30-3:30 pm
Date: 20 May 2023 OR 13 Jun 2023
Don't know your upper looper from your stitch finger? After a lesson in serger Gross Anatomy, you will! Can you properly adjust your tensions for a balanced stitch? After we Dissect a Stitch - you can! In this class we'll walk thru the mechanical parts of your machine & learn how to set up & thread your machine for basic utility & decorative stitches. You'll leave class with a notebook of stitch samples to use as a reference as you learn the basics of General Sergery.
Cost: $56 includes workbook printouts & notebook sample fabrics 10:00 - 2:00 pm
23 May 2023
If you haven't tried paper foundation piecing yet, this class is for you! This Jen Kingwell pattern, featured in Quilt Recipes, goes together quickly using preprinted papers and fat quarters we'll cut during class that will make selecting each round of the block a breeze. This pattern lends to making several blocks at once using Chrissy's organizational approach.
Cost: $50 + supplies. 10am - 3pm
Flower Wrist Pincusion 2.0
A ByAnnie Pattern
Date: 22 May 2023
You can never have too many pincushions and this adorable ByAnnie Pattern creates a wearable pincushion that's irresistible!
Cost: $25 includes a FREE pattern
-- CLASS IS FULL--
24 May 2023
Explore the many ways of creating applique in this gorgeous flowerful quilt. Paula & Chrissy will demonstrate several methods of both hand and machine applique. This quilt is brought together with oodles of half-square triangles. Of course the girls will demonstrate various ways of creating half-square triangle blocks that will make you LOVE creating them. Cost: $25 per class session plus supplies. Time: 9:30-12:00pm
English Paper Piecing Primer
Dates: 21 Jun, 5, 12 Jul
In preparation for the upcoming Queen of Diamonds class, Chrissy is offering a primer class on EPP shapes other than the traditional hexagon. It's easy when all the fabric folds nicely behind the paper piece, but what about those dog ears that stick out on triangles & half-hexies? Take one or all three primer classes to perfect your methods!
Cost: $25 per class (includes papers & fabric) + supplies (thread etc.) 9:30-11:30 pm
26 May, 23 Jun, 28 Jul, 25 Aug, 22 Sep, 23 Oct, 13 Nov, 18 Dec
Join Gayla each month for a seasonal table topper that incorporates Kimberbell's latest machine applique & piecing in the hoop projects. There are six table toppers in each of two pattern books/CDs. You don't have to make all 12. . just come to the classes you want! Cost: $40 each class + supplies Time: 10:00-2:00 pm
Queen of Diamonds BOM
Dates: 19 Jul, 16 Aug, 20 Sep, 18 Oct, 15 Nov, 20 Dec 2023 (2024 dates TBD)
We have a limited number of kits available for this Tula Pink BOM/Sew Along. This monthly class includes both EPP & machine piecing. This amazing opportunity includes monthly EPP tutorial videos, an exclusive FB group, and of course, time with your favorite instructors here at the shop. You do not need to attend class to purchase the kit, but we'd love it if you did!
Cost: $50 nonrefundable reservation fee that will be applied to cost of kit.
Floral Felicity BOM
RESERVE YOUR KIT TODAY!
Dates: 21 Jul, 18 Aug, 15 Sep, 20 Oct, 17 Nov, 15 Dec (2024 dates TBD)
This Block of the Month program will begin in July and run 9-months. The finished quilt is 80" x 101" and is comprised of 17 different blocks. We will be using the Wonder Curve Ruler by Sew Kind of Wonderful.
Cost: $50 nonrefundable reservation fee that will be applied to the cost of the kit.
Quilt Day at the Alabama National Fair
RESERVE YOUR SPOT STARTING IN SEP
Dates: 13 Oct 2023 10:00 - 2:00 pm
Join us Friday, 13 Oct for a day of stitching & fellowship at the Alabama National Fair. Sew BERNINA will be hosting this annual gathering and we hope you'll join us for a day of fun!
We'd love to see our customers' and students' quilts on display. Please consider sharing your talent by entering a Quilt this year.