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Summer/Fall 2014!

Classes R Fun!

 

Whether you want to learn a new quilting technique or are looking for new fabrics, come on down. I'm so excited that so many of you have expressed your appreciation for having a quilting store here in Ventura. Me too! Thank you!

We have great classes with wonderful, experienced teachers each month. We have lot's of space for you to spread out, so please come into the Shop, see the samples and just visit with me. So let's get started.

Still in stitches, Joey

805 658-9800

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Quilting 103 - Schoolhouse Sampler -        

Sept. 7, 21, 28 & Oct. 5, Sundays

 

Puzzle Patch - Oct. 4, Sat.

Fabulous Fractures - Oct. 17, Fri., 10-2

Two-Fabric Applique -

Nov. 9, 23 & Dec. 7, Sun., 11:00-1:30

 

 

Creative Machine Quilting - Sept. 6- Saturday

 

September 20 & 27, Sat.  "Rabbit Hole!"

Houndstooth - Oct. 2, Thurs., 5:30-8:30

Twisted Nine-Patch - Nov. 16, Sun.

 

Zipper Quilt - Oct. 18, Sun.

Reversible Tree Skirt - Nov. 1 & 22, Sat.

Want to do "Bento" with Dawn Knoeller?

Classes Beginning in August 2014

QUILTING 101 for BEGINNERS

Instructor:  JOEY STRAIT

2-FABRIC APPLIQUE

Instructor: JOEY STRAIT

Learn the critical basics of rotary cutting, piecing, pressing, and machine quilting in three sessions as you create this charming lap quilt. Book required, Basic Guide to Rotary Cut Quilts by Fons & Porter. 

     Fee:  $45  Dates: Aug. 2, 16 & 23, Sat.,     10:00-1:00 OR Aug. 22, Sept. 5 & 12, Fridays, 10-1, with Dawn Knoeller

 Note: Upon completion of the class, you’ll receive a $15 Merchandise Coupon for the Shop

 

I LOVE it! In the first session of this class, we’ll be preparing the fabrics, marking and basting the appliqué fabric.  Learning to do needle turn appliqué has been so rewarding for me; during our second time together, we’ll be sewing our project. These wall hangings make great gifts or you may incorporate it into a larger quilt!  Pacific Rim Pattern Required (Come check out my patterns at the Shop)

  Fee: $35.00  Dates:  Aug. 6, 13 & Sept. 10, Wed.,

6:00-8:30

SHABBY CHIC ROSES

Instructor: JOEY STRAIT

PUZZLE PATCH

Instructor: CAROLE FRYE

This is a fun & easy project – make it any size you want!  You’ll love making these raw edge flowers, stitched on background squares. Choose a fun shabby,chic fabric or not!  Pattern will be provided. Two sessions.

  Fee: $32.50  Dates:  Aug. 28 & Sept. 11, Thurs., 6:00-8:30

Reminiscent of a Crazy Quilt, this pattern is not only fun, it is quick and easy!   Looks great in all kinds of fabrics: batiks, 30's fabrics, florals, and more.  This is a fast summertime project.  Tips on decorative stitching are shared.

Fee: $35.00  Date: Aug. 17, Sun., 10:00-3:00

UFO NIGHT

OPEN SEW NIGHT

T-SHIRT MEMORY QUILT

Instructor: DEBBIE BAYER

 

EAT CHOCOLATE!

Sew with the Most Dynamic Quilters!

The shop is open for your purchases as well!

Date: Tues., Aug. 19, 6:00-8:50

Do you have T-Shirts you just can’t throw away? Turn them into a quilt! Learn the technique to recycle those t-shirts into something more memorable. We will have a short intro class so you can prep your T-Shirts before class.

 

Fee: $40.00  Dates: Sun., Aug. 24; 1:30-3:00 (prep class!)
Sun., Sept. 14; 10-3:00 (let’s put it together!)

CHRISTMAS & HALLOWEENIE

in AUGUST $ALE!!!

 

Aug. 30 - Saturday25% Off all Holiday Fabrics,

min. 1/2 yd. cuts

Sew There!

Need Mr. Cubbage to clean & service your Sewing Machine?  He will be here on Tues., Aug. 26, for same-day service at QV!!! Please make an appointment.

Classes Beginning in September 2014

QUILTING 103-SAMPLER SCHOOLHOUSE

Instructor: DEBBIE BAYER

CREATIVE MACHINE QUILTING

Instructor: CAROLE FRYE

In this class you will continue to learn new techniques and use ones you learned in Quilting 101 and 102. We will cover different ways to appliqué, paper/paper-less and foundation piecing, curved piecing, and y-seams. We will cover 2 techniques (4 blocks) each Sunday.  Four all-day sessions.  Book Required.

Fee: $80.00  Dates:  Sept. 7, 21, 28 & Oct. 5; Sun.,

10:00-4:00

 

Designed for ALL levels. Confident Beginning Quilters will enjoy Carole's demonstrations on Marking, stopping and starting, etc., followed by Practice, Practice, Practice for straight line as well as Free-Motion quilting. Book required.

Fee: $35.00 Date: Sept. 6, Sat., 10:00-3:00

UFO NIGHT

OPEN SEW NIGHT

QUILTING 101 for BEGINNERS

Instructor:  DEBBIE BAYER

 

EAT CHOCOLATE!

Sew with the Most Dynamic Quilters!

The shop is open for your purchases as well!

Date: Tues., Sept. 16, 6:00-8:50

Learn the critical basics of rotary cutting, piecing, pressing, and machine quilting in three sessions as you create this charming lap quilt. Book required, Basic Guide to Rotary Cut Quilts by Fons & Porter. 

     Fee:  $45  Dates: Sept. 17, Oct. 1 & 15, Wed., 5:30-8:30

 Note: Upon completion of the class, you’ll receive a $15 Merchandise Coupon for the Shop

 

 

RABBIT HOLE

Instructor: DEE ANGUS

 

 

You will have great FUN making this Quilt in a Day pattern as you learn to use the Wonky Ruler!

 

Dates: Sept. 20 & 27, Sat.,

10:00-2:00

Fee: $40.00

Classes Beginning in October 2014

PUZZLE PATCH

Instructor: CAROLE FRYE

 

Reminiscent of a Crazy Quilt, this pattern is not only fun, it is quick and easy!   Looks great in all kinds of fabrics: batiks, 30's fabrics, florals, and more.  This is a fast summertime project.  Tips on decorative stitching are shared.

Fee: $35.00  Date: Oct. 4, Sat., 10:00-3:00

 

 

 

HOUNDSTOOTH THROW QUILT

Instructor: DEE ANGUS

QUILT AS U GO

Instructor: DEBBIE BAYER

Dog Days of Summer are truly here! Can football season and the Holidays be far behind? Time to start thinking about gifts.  I’m seeing this pattern everywhere by many designers. This two-color quilt goes together quickly and looks great in high contrast colors-think school colors?

 

Date: Oct. 2, Thurs., 5:30-8:30 

Fee: $25.00

 

 

In this two and a half day class, you will learn a technique for “quilt-as-you-go.” You will need to have blocks ready to go, which you will bring to prep class, and sashing fabric!

 

 

Prep Class: Wed, Oct 8: 6-7:30

Regular classes: Sun, Oct 19 & Nov 2: 11-3:00

Fee:$50.00

 

 

 

 

FABULOUS FRACTURES

Instructor: DAWN KNOELLER

 

 

 This class is appropriate for confident beginners and beyond. You will use strategic strip piecing to create a striking fractured design. It is a fun technique to learn and offers infinite possibilities. Additionally, the project is small so you will complete the fracture in class. The completed fracture can serve as a wall hanging, the centerpiece of a larger quilt or the basis for anything else you can imagine. Come and join the fun! Book Required.

  Fee: $35.00 Date: Oct. 17, Fri., 10:00-2:00

ZIPPER

Instructor: DEE ANGUS

UFO NIGHT

OPEN SEW NIGHT

School Days are here again!!  For some of us, school days bring back memories of Home Ec. class –too bad this is a thing of the past.  Bring a bit of Home Economics Class-just the sewing parts-back to the present with this quick Zipper Quilt. (No Button Holes in this session.)  Use pre-cuts or cut your own.  Scrappy or planned. Baby or bigger.  Once you start this project, you will find that you can’t stop with one. Join the class and see what I mean ;-)

Fee: $25.00  Date: Oct. 18, Sat., 10:00-2:00

 

EAT CHOCOLATE!

Sew with the Most Dynamic Quilters!

The shop is open for your purchases as well!

Date: Tues., Oct. 21, 6:00-8:50

HOOKS, LINES & CIRCLES - FREE MOTION QUILTING CLASS!

Instructor: DEE ANGUS

 

Learn to create simple designs for sashing, borders, blocks, or filler quilting in this free motion quilting class using your domestic sewing machine. You will doodle first on paper to “build muscle memory” and then practice on your quilt sandwich. Join this first class to learn just a sampling of what you can do with straight lines, wavy lines, circles, curves, and combinations of these!

You will receive a “workbook!”

Fee: $50.00  Date: Oct. 25, Sat.,  10:00-4:00

 

 This Space Left Blank for Doodling

Classes Beginning in November 2014

REVERSIBLE TREE SKIRT

Instructor: DEBBIE BAYER

2-FABRIC APPLIQUE

Instructor: JOEY STRAIT

This great tree skirt allows you to be flexible with your Christmas themes.  Be whimsical on one side, and formal on the other. Change colors. The choice is yours. This is a two-day class with some pre-work & homework. There are a few techniques that are a little more advanced, so we recommend that you be a confident beginner or above.

 

Dates: Nov. 1 (10-4) & Nov. 22 (10-2), Sat.

 

Fee: $50.00

(Pattern Included)

 I LOVE it! In the first session of this class, we’ll be preparing the fabrics, marking and basting the appliqué fabric.  Learning to do needle turn appliqué has been so rewarding for me; during our second time together, we’ll be sewing our project. These wall hangings make great gifts or you may incorporate it into a larger quilt!  Pacific Rim Pattern Required (Come check out my patterns at the Shop)

  Fee: $35.00  Dates:  Nov. 9, 23 & Dec. 7, Sun.,

11:00-1:30

TWISTED NINE-PATCH

Instructor: DEBBIE BAYER

 

Come learn how to use this fun ruler! This quilt is easy to do, not as
hard as it looks! Pattern and Ruler required.


Date: November 16, Sun., Time: 10 - 4:00
Cost: $35

 

 

Class Registration & New Cancellation Policy

Please pay for your class when you sign-up to ensure your seat. Supply Lists will be given when you pay for class. To cancel a class, we must be given a minimum of two weeks notice before the date of class in order to refund your money; otherwise, you forfeit your registration fee. Instructors are guaranteed their number of students prior to class date. Sorry Moms-no children allowed. Please call or see Joey if you have any questions regarding classes.  Thanks.

 

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