Sunday, September 11, 2011

Classes for September

Classes for Smocking and Embroidery

Just in time for your Halloween smocking:

Picture Smocking $28 includes supplies. 1 session, Thursday, September 29; 6:00-8:30 p.m. Learn to stack cables like a pro! Bring small scissors. Supplies provided.

T-Shirt with Insert $30 plus supplies. 1 session, Thursday, October 6, 6-8:30 p.m.
Learn to place a smocked insert into a t-shirt or onesie! It is best to have your insert smocked before class, so register early to receive instructions for smocking your insert! You will leave class with a finished garment!!

Bishop Dress or Bubble $50 plus supplies. 4 sessions, Saturday, September 17, and 24, 9:30 a.m.-noon, October 1, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Make a bishop dress from start to finish, even if you've never sewn before! If you are an experienced seamstress, there will be lots of new techniques to learn. This is a great first smocking project. Supply list provided when you register.

Smocking Workshop - $10.00 per session
Mondays 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tuesdays 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 6:00 -8:30 p.m.
Thursdays 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Come join Martha for some quality sewing and smocking time. Work on the project of your choice and enjoy the fellowship of others. Call the shop at least one day before the session to reserve your space.

Embroidery Workshop $15 per session plus supplies Meets monthly: Monday, September 26, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Join us on the fourth Monday of each month for stitching time and fellowship! Learn how to prepare a project for embroidery or get help with embroidery you are already working on. Each month Martha will teach you a new embroidery technique or tip to make your stitching more enjoyable. Come see what everyone is making

Knitting Classes

Ruffled and Ruched Scarf $30 plus supplies. 2 sessions. Tuesday, September 13 and 27, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
A great looking scarf for the fall with a knitted flower. Stop by the shop and see the sample.

Beginning Knitting $45 plus supplies. 4 sessions. Monday, September 12, 19, 26 and October 3, 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Learn the basics of knitting! You will learn to knit and purl, do many pattern stitches and follow a pattern. You will be ready to begin a project of your choice after this class.

Beginning Knitting $45 plus supplies. 4 sessions. Tuesday, September 13, 20, 27 and October 4, 6:00 – 8:00p.m.
Learn the basics of knitting! You will learn to knit and purl, do many pattern stitches and follow a pattern. You will be ready to begin a project of your choice after this class.

First Project Class - $45 plus supplies. 4 sessions. Thursday, September 1, 15, 22 and 29, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The next class after beginning knitting, you’ll get help all along the way to complete your first project!

Knitting Socks using the Magic loop--Cuff down $40 plus supplies. 3 sessions, Thursday, September 1, 15, and 22, 6-8 p.m.
Sock knitting is the perfect take-along project! In this class you will learn to knit socks from the cuff down using a long circular needle. You must know how to cast on, knit, purl, and rib. This is a great warm-up for …

Knitting Workshop $10 for 1 session or $30 for 4 sessions:
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon or
Tuesday 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. or
Thursday 1:00-3:00 p.m. or
Friday 10:00 a.m. – noon
This is the “clinic” for all your knitting emergencies! Get help on your project or pick a new technique to learn. For those who already know the basics. You must call to register for workshop each week, space is limited.

Crayon Box Jacket – Saturday, September 17, 24 and October 1, and 8, 10:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m., $45 plus supplies.
This is a one of a kind sweater! Stop by the shop and see the sample.

Quilting Classes

The Golden Girls will meet the 2nd Thursday each month, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. This is a fun group for early intermediate quilters. Space is limited. Call the shop for more information.

Back by Popular Demand! Home Sweet Home
It's back! Come make the "Home Sweet Home" house quilt. Classes will begin the third Friday morning of October. We will meet at 10:30 and each class is $25. We will have an "Open House" before the class starts to help pick out backgrounds and roofs and windows! This block of the month class will last for 9 months and it is intermediate applique. It is also lots of fun! A couple of the house quilts will be hanging during the Shop Hop so come take a look and sign up. Click here to see some blocks from Martha's quilt.

Paper Piecing Technique Class. Saturday, October 1 from 10:30 until 12:30. $30 plus supplies.
Learn how to paper piece while making a beautiful Christmas tree skirt. Kits are available. This class is a demo class so no need for your machine. I will help you get your fabrics and cutting organized and demonstrate the technique. You will love it!

Mark your calendar! Blessings is starting in October for 4 months, $25 per session, a wonderful combination of appliqué and piecing! Classes will be offered the first Friday at 10:30 a.m., the second Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. or the third Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

T Shirt Quilt Class $45 plus supplies. 1 session. Saturday, September 24, 9:00 - 2:00 p.m. Learn to make a T shirt quilt, a wonderful gift or make one for yourself!

Binding Class Thursday, September 22, 6:00 – 9:00p.m. $30 plus supplies
Come learn how to bind your quilts in this demo class. We'll show you how to cut and sew down binding and make a hanging sleeve along with a personalized label for your quilt.

Garden Rick Rack Wallhanging – Meets once a month starting Friday, September 23, 10:30 – 12:30 for 3 months.
Appliqué, easy piecing and rick rack makes a great combination. Click here to see the sample!!

Beginner 9-Patch $ 65 plus supplies. 4 sessions, Thursday, September 15, 29, October October 20 and November 3, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
This class teaches the basics of machine piecing. Learn how to select colors, strip cut, chain piece, and add mitered borders. You'll learn lots and end up with a beautiful 9-patch quilt. Limit 4.

Birds of a Feather – Friday, September 16, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $25 plus supplies.
This is a one session class to learn how to those cute bias birds. The sample is hanging in the shop.

Christmas project with Theresa – coming November 12

Class policies:

You may register for classes in the shop, by phone or by mail. Full payment is needed at the time of registration to reserve your space in class. Class fees will be refunded up to 48 hours before class; thereafter no refunds will be given. You receive a 10% discount on all supplies purchased for a class.

All class supplies must be purchased at Knit One Smock Too.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Knitting Odds and Ends plus a Free Scarf Pattern

Some knitterly tidbits:

I saw the cutest sheep on the Berroco blog. Click on the link within their blog post to go to the free Ravelry pattern!

If you knit prayer shawls, Interweave Knits has a free e-book of patterns. Click here (Fixed now. Sorry about the mis-link!) to go to the Knitting Daily Blog post and download your free patterns!

click on the picture for a bigger view!
Kathy made this scarf using the Mesh Scarf free pattern found here for this Made-in-an-Afternoon scarf using one skein of the new Queensland Air and size 19 needles! She cast of 15 stitches. Christmas presents, anyone?

Happy stitching,