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STEPPING STONES TO QUILTING YOUR FIRST QUILT

This class is for everyone ? whether you?ve never quilted and want to learn, or if you already quilt. You will learn how to prepare the quilt top, resize and apply designs, select batting and backings, baste, and all about threads, needles and tension. Bring a finished top, if desired, to discuss ideas and approaches to finishing your quilt. TOPICS INCLUDE: ? How to prepare the quilt top and backing for quilting ? Threads, needles and tension ? How to select, resize, audition and apply quilt designs ? Batting and basting basics ? Stitch-in-the-ditch and meander quilting

HQ STITCH ALONG SAMPLER - BASICS OF DOMESTIC MACHINE QUILTING

Bring your domestic sewing machine and create a simple stitch sampler while learning the basics of machine quilting. Expert machine quilting educators walk step-by-step through the process from setting up a machine for best success, to stitching out designs. You?ll learn how to use different threads and marking tools to achieve the look of beautiful quilting. TOPICS INCLUDE: ? How to set up a domestic machine for quilting ? How to use walking and darning feet ? How to choose the right threads and needles ? How to achieve good tension and even stitches ? How to create a variety of creative machine-quilting designs

Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free Motion Quilting

Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting and it's easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free motion quilting, and how to create stunning designs. TOPICS INCLUDE: How to develop an inventory of free motion designs Proper scaling and spacing of design elements Edge to edge free motion quilting Adjusting your quilting path to create your own new designs Using Micro Handles for free-motion control

Apr 26
3 B'S - Backgrounds, Borders and Blocks
Apr 27
AMETHYST PROJECT BAG
Apr 29
COFFEE TIME PLACEMATS AND APRON

Classes


Blocks, backgrounds, and borders - these are the basic components of many pieced quilt tops, and there are tricks to quilting them with a cohesive overall look, while creating your own personal style. Learn how to select and adapt designs to complement each area, and how to accomplish the quilting efficiently and easily. Tried and true fillers and ?go-to? designs will be featured. TOPICS INCLUDE: Creating a step-by-step plan for custom quilting your quilt. Adapt block designs for borders and sashings How to handle quilting spaces wider than the frame How to create background fills and when to use them How to audition, resize, and adapt quilting designs

Cost: $ 60.00
This bag has lots of storage space and is perfect for carrying to class or storing everything you need for a project.

Cost: $ 80.00
These are fast and easy projects

Cost: $ 40.00
Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting and it's easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free motion quilting, and how to create stunning designs. TOPICS INCLUDE: How to develop an inventory of free motion designs Proper scaling and spacing of design elements Edge to edge free motion quilting Adjusting your quilting path to create your own new designs Using Micro Handles for free-motion control

Cost: $ 60.00
Bring your domestic sewing machine and create a simple stitch sampler while learning the basics of machine quilting. Expert machine quilting educators walk step-by-step through the process from setting up a machine for best success, to stitching out designs. You?ll learn how to use different threads and marking tools to achieve the look of beautiful quilting. TOPICS INCLUDE: ? How to set up a domestic machine for quilting ? How to use walking and darning feet ? How to choose the right threads and needles ? How to achieve good tension and even stitches ? How to create a variety of creative machine-quilting designs

Cost: $ 60.00
It doesn't matter whether you need help getting started or help finishing any project, join us in our big, bright classroom and get the help you need!

Cost: $ 40.00
Come sew with us on the last 2 Wednesdays of every month

Cost: $ 20.00
This class is for everyone ? whether you?ve never quilted and want to learn, or if you already quilt. You will learn how to prepare the quilt top, resize and apply designs, select batting and backings, baste, and all about threads, needles and tension. Bring a finished top, if desired, to discuss ideas and approaches to finishing your quilt. TOPICS INCLUDE: ? How to prepare the quilt top and backing for quilting ? Threads, needles and tension ? How to select, resize, audition and apply quilt designs ? Batting and basting basics ? Stitch-in-the-ditch and meander quilting

Cost: $ 60.00
This tote bag has lots of pockets on the inside and outside. The heavy-duty stays keep the bag?s mouth open making it easy to get things in and out.

Cost: $ 80.00

CLASS REGISTRATION

  1. Registration is on a first come - first served basis. Payment in full is required at the time of registration to guarantee your place.
  2. Most classes will have a list of requirements supplied by each teacher. Please come prepared for your class with a machine in good working order and complete with necessary accessories and instruction manual.
  3. Please be sure that you are available to attend the class for which you are registered, as fees cannot be refunded or transferred to another class, unless the classes are cancelled by Fun With Stitches.

Please read our class policy before signing up for classes:  CLASS POLICY

Contact Us:

Phone:     613-966-4715
Address: 1963 Old Highway 2
                 Belleville, ON
                 K8N 4Z2 Canada
Hours:     Mon-Sat: 9:30 - 5:00
                 Closed for Holidays

 

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