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CLASSES


Practical Color — 3- or 6-Hour No-Sew Color Class

You love color, but have trouble deciding which colors to use in your quilt. If that sounds familiar, then this is the class for you. 

This is a fun, no-sew day filled with surprises and lots of discussion. You will play with color and value as you glue fabric to paper to make pieced blocks. Everyone puts their blocks together and we all get to see what works, what doesn't, and mostly importantly, how to make color work for you. 

All skill levels welcome.

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Bullseye — 6-Hour Foundation Paper-Piecing Class

Learn the secrets of foundation paper-piecing and set-in circles! You will find that this 20" block is a whole lot easier to construct than you thought it would be.

Each ring is made up of foundation paper-pieced sections that are sewn together into complete rings. The rings are set together as they are completed.

Choose fabrics and colors for your own block to set the mood you want, either vintage OR modern

A $5 kit with instructions to make this block and printed vellum pages for 1 block and 1 sheet of self-adhesive laminate) is required.

All skill levels welcome.

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The Magical Unicorn — 6-Hour Machine Applique Class

Learn the art of straight-stitch machine applique as you work on this 15” x 15” portrait-sized block. It is a smaller version of Magical Unicorn quilt and a good size for class.

This 6-hour machine applique class focuses freezer paper template making, turning under the seam allowances, and straight-stitch machine applique.

All skill levels welcome.

The 15" x 15" block pattern (from The Magical Unicorn) is provided in class.

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Lawn and Garden — 3- or 6-Hour Hand Applique Class

The 6-hour needleturn hand applique class focuses on the invisible applique stitch, outer points, and outer curves.

The 3-hour needleturn hand applique class focuses on outer curvess.

All skill levels welcome.

Each 11" x 11" block holds four flowers. You will work on one block in class. The block pattern is provided in class.

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Tile Tango — 3- or 6-Hour Hand Applique Class

The 6-hour needleturn hand applique class focuses on the invisible applique stitch, outer points, and inner and outer curves.

The 3-hour needleturn hand applique class focuses on outer points.

All skill levels welcome.

Each 8" x 8" block holds one flower. Four 8" blocks are sewn together make the larger 16" block. You will work on one 8” block in class. The block pattern (from the book, The Quilter's Practical Guide To Color) is provided in class.

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Backyard Birds — 6-Hour Hand Applique Class

Who can resist a perky bird! This 6-hour needleturn hand applique class focuses on the invisible applique stitch, outer points, inner and outer curves, small shapes and off-the-block stitching.

All skill levels welcome.

The 12" x 12" block pattern (from the book, Backyard Bird) is provided in class. 

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Best-Ever Quilter's House — 6-Hour Hand Applique Class

This 6-hour needleturn hand applique class focuses on the invisible applique stitch, outer points, inner points, and curves.


The 14" x 14" block pattern (from the book, The Best-Ever Applique Sampler) is provided in class.

All skill levels welcome.

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Texas Tulips — 3- or 6-Hour Hand Applique Class

Learn the basics of needleturn hand applique in a 3- or 6-hour class especially designed to teach the most common hand applique techniques.

The 6-hour class focuses on the invisible stitch, outer and inner points, and curves.

The 3-hour class focuses on the invisible stitch and outer points.

All skill levels welcome.

The pattern for the small quilt is provided in class.

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Hexie Garden — 6-Hour Hand Applique Class

The Hexie Garden block is made up of 6 wedges, each with an appliqued flower, that come together to create a happy and unique block that finishes 16 1/2" x 19 1/4". This needleturn hand applique class focuses on narrow stems, circles, and outer points.

All skill levels welcome.

The block pattern (from The Hexie Garden Quilt) is provided in class. 

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Tick Tock — 6-Hour Hand Applique Class

Loosen up and have fun with your applique. This 6-hour needleturn hand applique class focuses on the invisible stitch, casual placement, outer points, inner points, and curves.

All skill levels welcome.

The 14" x 14" block pattern (from The Quilter's Practical Guide To Color) is provided in class. 

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Whimsical Bird — 6-Hour WOOL Applique Class

Learn the basic techniques of wool applique as you work on a 10" x 10" block that can be used as a pillow or small wall quilt.

The 6-hour class focuses on fusing vs. gluing, the blanket stitch, inner and outer points, and thread choices.

All skill levels welcome.

The block pattern (from My Whimsical Quilt Garden) is provided in class.

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Jamestown House — 6-Hour WOOL Applique Class

Learn the basic techniques of wool applique as you work on a 8" x 10" block that can be used as a pillow or small wall quilt.

The 6-hour class focuses on fusing vs. gluing, the blanket stitch, inner and outer points, and thread choices.

The 3-hour class focuses on fusing, the blanket stitch, and outer points

All skill levels welcome.

The block pattern (from Wool Applique the Piece O' Cake Way) is provided in class.

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Texas Tulips — 3- or 6-Hour WOOL Applique Class

Learn the basic techniques of wool applique as you work on the 12" x 12" Texas Tulips center medallion block.

The 6-hour class focuses on fusing vs. gluing, the blanket stitch, inner and outer points, and thread choices.

The 3-hour class focuses on fusing, the blanket stitch, and outer points

All skill levels welcome.


The pattern for the small quilt is provided in class. 

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Hexie Garden — 3- or 6-Hour WOOL Applique Class

Learn the basics of wool applique as you work on one flower from this block. The block is made up of 6 wedges that come together to create a unique block that finishes 16 1/2" x 19 1/4". Suitable for all skill levels.

The 6-hour class focuses on fusing vs. gluing, the blanket stitch, outer points, and thread choices.

The 3-hour class focuses on fusing and the blanket stitch

All skill levels welcome.


The pattern for the small quilt is provided in class. 

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Pick-Up Sticks — 6-Hour Machine Piecing Class

This class combines improvisational cutting with speedy piecing techniques. All sewing is done on the machine.

The pattern (from The Quilter's Practical Guide To Color) is provided in class.

All skill levels welcome.

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Improvisational Piecing — 6-Hour Machine Piecing Class

Learn how to make decisions and embrace the unexpected as you work on your very own quilt that will be like no one else's.

This class focuses on color and design. You can cut with or without a ruler. All sewing is done on the machine.

You can use my quilt as inspiration or come with an idea of your own. In either case, you will find that your quilt will take shape as you cut and sew.

All skill levels welcome.

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Button Box — 6-Hour Curved Piecing Class

Don't be afraid! Curved seams and set-in circles are truly simple — and fun — to sew. You will master curved seams in this 6-hour machine piecing class.

All skill levels welcome.

The pattern (from Piecing The Piece O' Cake Way, 2nd ed) is provided in class.

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