SEW-MINI Things – Class Overview

Classes

At SEW-MINI Things, we offer a variety of classes. To find out what’s coming up visit our calendar. If you don’t see the class ask us and we’ll put you on our contact list when we offer the next class.

Our newest classes are:

Turning 20 Again     wp_20161224_11_03_38_pro-2

1/31/17 10:30 – 3:30

Have you conquered your first quilt, then this fun and easy class is perfect for your next project.  Cost is $50 plus supplies.  Includes Turning 20 Again book. You will need a sewing machine in good working order and normal sewing/quilting supplies.  Complete list of supplies is provided at time of payment.   Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Quilty Fun Monthly Class wp_20161224_11_01_57_pro-2

This class provides you with lessons in scrappy patchwork.  This class features the “Bee in my Bonnet Row” plus 10 more quilty projects.  You will learn several piecing techniques:  2 rows at a time.  This class meets the 3rd Saturday of each  Month.  Join any month, this is a revolving 7 month class with new students entering every month. You will need a sewing machine in good working order and normal sewing/quilting supplies.  Complete list of supplies is provided at time of payment.   Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Stack-n-Slash with Grout  wp_20161224_10_54_51_pro-2

3/22/17 10:30 – 3:30

Cost is $45 plus supplies. You will need a sewing machine in good working order and normal sewing/quilting supplies.  Complete list of supplies is provided at time of payment.   Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Rhombus wp_20161224_10_55_39_pro-2

3/15/17 10:30 – 3:30

In the quilting world this is most often refered to as “tumbling blocks”.  This style pattern is usually made with complex piecing full of Y seams that require paper piecing, instead this class will provide you with  easy techniques in creating this fun quilt.  Class includes Rhombus template. Cost is $45 plus book and supplies.  You will need a sewing machine in good working order and normal sewing/quilting supplies.  Complete list of supplies is provided at time of payment.   Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Beginner’s Quilting Classwp_20161224_11_22_54_pro-2

This 6 week class teaches you several piecing techniques from squares, log cabin, triangles.  Learn the importance of the 1/4″ seam allowance, proper pressing, how to square up your blocks and quilt.  You learn sashing, borders, quilting and binding.  This is a six-week class, two hours per week.  Cost is $75 plus book and supplies.  This class is also appropriate for those who’ve been away from quilting for a while and/or those who want to improve their basic quilting skills.  You do need your own sewing machine in good working order.  Complete list of supplies provided at time payment is made.  This class is scheduled on a regular basis.  Check the calendar for our next start date or  call, or stop by the store.

Stack N WhackStack and Whack

Day 1 – 2/14/17 10:30 – 3:30

We offer two types of Stack & Whack classes.  One is the traditional SnW made of “wedges/triangles” the second offering is a “linear” SnW.  These a two–day classes, full days both days.  Cost of this class is $75 plus book and supplies.  This class is appropriate for advanced-beginner upwards.  You will also need your sewing machine in good working order and normal sewing/quilting supplies (scissors, rotary cutter, etc.)  Full supply list provided at time payment is made.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Radiant Start ClassFeathered Star

Day 1 – 3/10/17 10:30 – 3:30

This is a two-day class, full days both days.  This pattern is also known as Lone Star or Star of Bethlehem.  It may look complicated but the Quilt In A Day method makes it so much easier!   For this project, the fabrics really do make the quilt.  Cost is $65 plus book and supplies.  You will need a sewing machine in good working order and normal sewing/quilting supplies.  Complete list of supplies is provided at time of payment.   Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.  Minimum 3 people

Free Motion Quilting

3/1/17 2pm
This 2.5-hour class will take you through the basics of free-motion quilting. The instruction will talk about battings, differences in them, what to use when as well as  how and why to baste your layers.  Plus you will have time to practice and hone you free-motion skills.  The class is $50 and includes the book and quilt sandwiches for practice.  This skill is something that will get better the more you practice.  This gets you started.   Complete supply list provided at time of payment.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

Twister ClassTwister

3/21/17 10:30 – 3:30

No, not the game!  The twister block is so popular now, there are patterns for all sorts of designs.  This table runner class teaches you the twister block pattern using the twister tool which comes in three sizes..  This table runner will add a bit of jazz to any table top.  This is a one-day class.  $60 includes ruler and book. You will need a sewing machine in good working order and normal sewing/quilting supplies.  Complete supply list will be provided upon payment.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

 

TUBE QUILTTube Quilt

3/25/17 10:30 – 3:30

The trick to this quilt is in the piecing.   Learn a new way to putting a quilt together. This is a one-day class.  $35. You will need a sewing machine in good working order and normal sewing/quilting supplies.  Complete supply list will be provided upon payment.  Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class One Block WonderOne Block Wonder

Day 1 – 3/7/17 10:30 – 3:30

Learn to create a kaleidoscopic pattern from one block and one fabric.  This is a two-day class for advance beginner and above.  You will learn what fabrics work best for this type of quilt and what fabrics to avoid.  A really fun, exciting class.  Cost is $65 plus book and supplies.  You will need a sewing machine in good working order and normal sewing/quilting supplies.  Complete list of supplies is provided at time of payment.   Check calendar for date next class begins or you can call or stop by the store.