Use your domestic sewing machine to free-motion quilt pebbles, feathers, straight-lines and more.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE FOR FREE-MOTION QUILTING
Make a bag you'll love to clutch! Clutch purses are the perfect accessory for parties, weddings, and or a night on the town. This class is ideal for the beginner sewer as well as more experienced sewers wanting to learn a new craft. You will learn how to cut fabric with a rotary cutter, use fusible stabilizer, and how to attach a metal frame.
Date: Saturday, May 20
Time: 10am to 2pm
Register: Online, by phone or in person at Quilts & Other Notions
Have a machine and don’t know how to use it? Or, do you want to try out sewing or quilting before deciding whether you want to purchase a machine? Maybe you just need guidance on a new technique that you are attempting for the first time. I teach sewing lessons to those in Southwest Iowa. All sewing lessons and sewing classes meet in our private sewing studio at Quilts & Other Notions in Creston, Iowa. Currently, we are offering private or semi-private basis to meet the needs of our customers and their hectic schedules, but we do offer classes for intermediate and advanced quilters and textile artists.
Date: By appointment
Time: 10am to 2pm
Cost: $40 for two-hour session (for 1-2 people)
Register: 641-782-8874, email@example.com or in person at Quilts & Other Notions
Every quilter, whether new or experienced, will benefit from studying "The Quilter's Bible" with us! Once a month, we will demonstrate one topic - ranging from patchwork, quilting, applique, piecing, and stitching - from this book. Many projects we will work through together! Meets every fourth Sunday at Quilts & Other Notions. Purchase of 'The Quilter's Bible' required.
PURCHASE "THE QUILTER'S BIBLE" AND JOIN US EVERY 4TH SUNDAY AT QUILTS & OTHER NOTIONS.
School of Sewing allows you to follow in the footsteps of a group of beginners who shared one goal- to learn to use their sewing machines. This hands-on monthly workshop incorporates an engaging, detailed lesson plan designed to guide you along that same journey, whether you are learning alone or as a group. It begins with easy-to-follow instructions for how to use a sewing machine and advice on buying fabric and tools and then progresses through 12 projects— one four-hour lesson a month, plus studio time, perfect for friends to learn together. Each month, you'll complete and be proud to show off these trendy projects, which include a pillowcase, zippered pouch, tote bag, and patchwork quilt, each with optional details for “extra credit.”
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- sewing machine types, recommendations and how to shop for the machine of your dreams
- how to make fabric selections and understand color theory
- how to navigate the fabric store, including interfacing, notions and fabric types
- what the essential sewing supplies are that will get you started with the right gear
- how to trouble shoot problems when they occur
- professional finishing techniques
- numerous sewing skills, including zippers, ruffles, buttonholes, pleats, binding, sewing a curve and machine quilting
- how to sew 12 beginner projects, using step-by-step photos
- tips and advice from fellow beginners in a fun, approachable and relatable way