Monday, November 5, 2012

November Class Schedule

Classes for Smocking and Embroidery

Beginning Smocking   $45 includes supplies. 2 sessions: Thursday, November 8 and 15, 6-8 p.m.  
Smocking is fun!  Learn the stitches to make garments better than the ones you see in the stores.  You will be ready to smock most geometric designs after completing this sampler. Bring small scissors. Instructor: Martha Neely.

New!  Start A Project  $15 plus supplies for 1 session.  Thursday, November 29, 6-8:30 p.m.
Get help starting your first smocked project so that you can finish by Christmas!  We will tie off your item, learn about centering your design and make sure you know all the steps to complete your garment. Instructor: Martha Neely.

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

**Additional evening smocking workshops for November:  Thursday, November 1, 6-8:30 p.m. and Tuesday, November 20 6-8:30 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.

Crochet Classes

Beginning Crochet  $45 plus supplies.  4 sessions. 
Tuesday, November 6, 13, 20 and 27,  6:00 – 8:00p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet. You'll crochet a sampler with different stitches and learn to read a pattern. You will be ready to crochet a simple project after this class. Limit 4.  Instructor: Karen Johnson

Easy Crochet Cowl   1 session. $25 plus supplies. Tuesday, December 4,  6:00 – 8:00p.m.
Easy project for a beginner.  Must already know “basic” crochet.  You can do this for a unique Christmas gift.  Sample is on display in the shop.  Instructor: Karen Johnson.

Knitting Classes

First Project Class - $45 plus supplies. 4 sessions.
Thursday,  November 8, 29, December 6 and 13; 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
The next class after beginning knitting. Learn to make a sweater, you’ll get help all along the way to complete your first project! Instructor: Kathy Purcell.

The Sparkle Scarf  2 sessions. $30 plus supplies. Thursday, November 29 and December 6. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 
This beautiful scarf can be made with or without beads. The class will cover how to add beads to your knitting! The sample will be in the shop soon.  Instructor: Karen Johnson

New! Felted Bag Starter Class  1 session. $25 plus supplies.  Saturday, November 10, 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Get started on this gorgeous felted bag.  We'll talk about the felting process so that you'll be ready for the hot water when your knitting is done!

Knitting Mittens using the Magic Loop  $45 plus supplies 2 sessions Tuesday, November 27 and December 4, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Another great project to take along!  In this class you will learn to knit mittens using a long circular needle.  You must know how to cast on, knit, purl, and rib. If you already “magic loop”, you may pick a pattern using fair isle or cables or make felted mittens and embellish with embroidery!  Great Christmas gifts!! Instructor: Martha Neely.

Knitting Workshop  $10 for 1 session or $30 for 4 sessions:
Monday 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. or
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - noon or
Tuesday 6:00 – 8:00 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.

Quilting Classes

Beginner Wool Applique 1 session. $25 plus “Dear Santa” wool kit and pattern.  
Thursday, November 1, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.   
Come learn  how to appliqué with wool in this technique class.  Wool applique’ is lots of fun.  Dear Santa wool mat is precious addition to your holiday. Instructor: Kathleen Baden.

Wool Applique Workshops
Join Kathleen once a month for her wool applique workshop.  She has openings in her second Wednesday evening class (6:00 until 8:00) and the third Monday class (1:00 until 3:00).  Come see the beautiful wool samples in the shop.  Wool applique is fun, fast and addictive!  $20 per class.

Kaleidoscope   4 classes. $25 per class plus supplies, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 20, 27 and December 11  OR  Saturday, January 12, 19 and 26, 2:00 – 4:00  p.m.

This traditional quilt is a classic!  Come take my 4-week piecing class.  I'll have samples using different finished blocks sizes and fabrics. We'll pick fabrics in the first class and learn how to cut the pieces using a great ruler from Marti Michelle.  We'll piece in the second class, set in the third and finish up in the fourth class.  The look you get depends on the fabrics you choose and the light/dark combinations.  This quilt is challenging and very rewarding!  Kits are available if you like the shop sample and you can add from your own stash.  Come join us! Instructor: Kathleen Baden.

Beginning Hand Applique 1 session, $50 (includes kit) Wednesday, November 14,  1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
This three hour class will cover the basics of hand appliqué. You will go home with a very useful and beautiful needlecase.  Kathleen will teach you how to make bias stem, work with freezer paper templates, turn perfect leaf points and make beautiful circles!  Everything you need will be provided in the class kit.  Limit 4. Instructor: Kathleen Baden.
Serendipity Sampler

Serendipity Sampler $25 per month. 5 sessions.  2nd Saturday beginning in January  9:30 – 11:30 a.m. OR 3rd Friday beginning in January 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.  

Kim Diehl's Serendipity Sampler is a 5-month applique block of the month, perfect for the advanced beginner appliquer.  Kathleen will have some great tips on everything from circles to bias stem.  She will have the full-sized patterns and templates for each class.  The shop will have the book and kits are available.  Stop by and see the sample!  Instructor: Kathleen Baden

Beginner Baby Quilt  $75 plus supplies. 4 sessions, Wednesday, January 9, 16, 23 and 30, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.  Max of 4 people.  
You will learn about color and value so you can pick out your fabrics after the first class if you like. I will teach you how to rotary cut and strip piece.  We will set the quilt and add borders.  This is a great class for true beginners or confident beginners who want to pick up some helpful tips.  I'll have a supply list for you at the first class with all my "favorite tools."  Instructor: Kathleen Baden.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

A Day-after-Halloween Treat!

The DreamClub yarn for November is here!  Click here to read more about it, but hurry in today--we only have 15 skeins of this yumminess!