Winter and Spring Classes are open and waiting to be filled!
We have a big line up for quilting, sewing and knitting classes for January through June.
We had our Class Preview Party on January 9th, but we still have all the samples up in the classroom for you to see.
Take a class or two from our resident Jelly Roll queen, Edie. Kiwi Conserve, Jelly Sandwich, Wistful, and Blueberry Hill. Each Classes uses Jelly rolls and are a snap to sew together.
If you're looking for an Art Quilt class or two, we have a few to choose from.
Leotie Richards' Fearless Portraiture creates a portrait within a context of graphic imagery that tells a story.
Julia Jeans' Fabric and Paper Beads adds a bit of 'pop' or of dimension to your fashion, art quilts, jeweler and more with fabric and/or paper beads.
Bobi Herring, a new teacher to the store, will be teaching her Magpie Menagerie. Experience "eccentric styling" with raw-edge hand appliqué, couching, embroidery and some nubby twist edges.
Sharon Carvalho is mixing the digital world with quilting in her Digital Surface Design. Maniplulate, recreate, build, blend, and incorporate images in ways not yet imagined.
Learning new techniques and how to use a new to you tool can be difficult, but with these three teachers, they make it a breeze.
Join Laura Simmons as she shows you how to make a new classic, Metro Rings using the Quick Curved ruler and block construction as well as quilting ideas when you finish.
Paper Piecing can be intimidating, but with Joyce Boyd it can be fun. Learn the basic concepts of Paper Piecing buy making sample blocks from different projects.
Kathy Shaker is here to teach a monder approach with the simple-to-assemble quilt in Crazy Dresden. Combining machine and hand stitching along the seams of the blocks is refreshingly quick and fun!
Knitters and all alike, we have some great, fantastic classes for you to take! Our three teachers, Paula, Pat and Gin are ready to teach a variety of techniques and projects.
Pat Drake is back to teach three knitting classes for us and they are beautiful projects. Stitch-Sampler Handwarmers & Ribbed Scarf is all about the endless possibilities for combining knit and purl stitches. Diagonal Lace Wrap & Scarf is an easy-to-knit yet elegant pattern.The Simple Sideways Scarf is easy to wear in many yarns, with the shallow triangle shape has a long tails to wrap or tie.
For our friends out there who would like to learn how to Crochet, do not fret! Paula Johnson will e teaching Beginning Crochet 101 where you will learn the basics, as well as Beginning Crochet 102 where you will focus on going beyond the basics with new stitches and projects. Paula is also teaching Needle Felting. It is a way to use fiber in a new and exciting way. It's easy and fun.
Paula is just a busy bee when it comes to teaching classes. Offering two Crocheted projects and and three Knitting. Crocheted Hat will teach you how to crochet in the round and the Crocheted Shawl/Scarf is a beauty you can do. Learn to make the Lace Knitted Socks on with whichever meatod of knitting in the round you prefer. Then make some Lace Back Fingerless Mitts. This is your chance to pick from three different lace patterns. With all that left over bits of yarn you have from past projects, Paula will show you how to use them to make shawl in Crazy Ball Shawl.
If you have ever wanted to take a class from Janet Storton, the you are in luck! Janet will be teaching both The Grass benith their feet Quilt where you will discuse pattern and fabric layout and some fabric traiding. In the Historic Story Quilt" class Three different appliqué techniques and stitchery will be taught to make each quilt a "museum quality" work of art.
Toney Phillips is at it again with three classes. A favorite of ours and everybody else, Tonye is bringing back her Fabric Postcards. Being surrounded by wonderfully textured and shaped cones here in Central Oregon. What better idea for a small wall-hanging quilt than Pine Cones! Let's keep the shapes simple and practice a bit of hand applique together in Cascade Cones. Tonye will share her simplified techniques with a no-pressure approach in Silly Bird.
Four classes, art, traditional, fishy and styleish, Jean Wells will be more than happy to share her work and techniques with you. Join Jean for Mixology, Trip Around the Wolrd, Metolius, and the Briefcase Tote.
Join Peggy Lindsay in her Chunky Monkey class. Just like swinging from trees, this quilt or table runner is fast and fun! Taken from the book Skinny Quilts, Chunky Monkey fits into your narrow spaces. Let's stack, shuffle, slice, and insert to keep things interesting in Hibachi.
Remember those colorful granny-square crochet blocks designed to use up scraps of yarn? Now you can create a colorful Great Granny Square quilt with 2 ½" fabric scraps from your stash! Joind Tamra Dumolt in Great Granny Squares.
Candy Woods as she shows you how to make Suburbs, by Allison Harris of Cluck Cluck Sew, a beginner-friendly quilt made with Layer Cakes or Fat Quarters.
Gather your favorite Marcia Derse fabrics and join Annette as she guide you in the techniques of improv cutting and keeping the curve of your rows manageable in this ½ day class in Sticks.
As a Change of pace, Sheila Snyder and Candy will be here to show you how to make the Turban Footstool. Sheila has put together all the ingredients to make this footstool come together quickly and easily.
Join award-winning garment artist Deb Wilkinson to get a good foundation started in color, design and finishing of your own personal art statement in Wearable Art Vest.
Pam Raby is back with three new classes that are fenominal. Speed DAting Improve: Round Robin, Double Trouble Stash Buster, and Pin Cushion Selvedge Stash.
Sue McMahn is teaching two Tula Pink quilts! Freckles, is both quirky and elegant in a way that only Tula can achieve! The "freckle circle" is easy. Relax and enjoy an adventure with a bright and breezy result. Then take Misdirection, with a fabulous sense of color position, this quilt provides a playful romp among fabric. Misdirection can be accomplished so easily with the Quilt In A Day 4"x8" Flying Geese ruler. With very little fabric waste and easily followed directions, four geese units will be created at a time, using just four lines of stitching!
Kristin Sheilds is offering two classes as well. Join Kristin for a fun day of hand stitching as Folk Art Creatures come to life with simple embroidery. Create animal designs with inspiration of your own choosing or from the templates provided. In Improv Feathers, come learn liberated and improvisational techniques as they relate to feathers. Kristin will also introduce gentle curves.
Our very own Lawry Thorn is offering two classics, Absolute Begining Quilting and Begining Machine quilting, and a new purr-fectly fun class Kitty Kitty, from Elizabeth Hartman's Pattern, Kittens.
Its always a pleasure to have June as an instructior, so join her in her fun Doodle Quilting where you will experience a variety of doodle-quilting designs. Once again June is teaching her Picture Design, utilizing June's "paint-by-number" technique, you too can create a fabric picture from any photo
All of these classes and more are open for signup. So check them out and more at www.StitchinPost.com
And as alwyas, Happy Quilting!