We kick off our classes this month with several Modern Quilting Technique workshops.
Wednesday, May 9th from 10:30-Noon we will be sewing up a bunch of Wonky Stars! You can turn your stars into a mug rug, pillow, pot holder or the beginning of a quilt!
On Saturday, May 12th from noon- 4 pm Jessica Vandenburg will teach her Diva Wallet Class.
On Wednesday, May 16th is another Modern Quilting Technique Class, "Pick Up Sticks" You will explore inset piecing.
Saturday, May 19th explore Shiva Paintsticks on Fabric. Create your own fabric for a quilt!
Paintsticks are easy and fun to use!
On Sunday, May 20th, Join our Quilter's Challenge #4!
"Cut The sCRAPs"
Let's do something about those mountains of scraps we have that are just too big to throw away. You will learn cutting, sorting and organizing techniques that will allow you to use this stash in a productive manner.
Attendees will receive a free magazine "Cut The Scraps" by Karen Ford from Taunton Press as well as 2 clear plastic shoe boxes to corral their scraps.
You will cut your scraps into 3 sizes. 5" squares, 3 1/2" squares and 2" squares. You may also cut 2 1/2" strips. For the challenge you must use these sizes in your quilt. For more details, check the website. 1st Prize is a $100 gift certificate to the Waterwheel House! Entries will be due November 1st when we will have our Challenge Event Party!
On Wednesday, May 23rd is another Modern Quilting Technique Class, Transparency Effects. Learn to use value and hue to trick the eye!
On Thursday, May 24th learn to make the "Tourist Tote Bag"
And on Saturday, May 26th Make Your First Quilt, an Easy Peasy Table Runner
On Thursday, May 31st Learn the secrets of wool applique. This pattern is by Wooly Lady Designs. We have received a limited edition of their gorgeous hand dyed wool fabric for these kits. This is a relaxing, simple, hand sewing project.
For detailed information, times, and descriptions of all classes go to our website
We will be open on Sunday, Mother's Day, May 13th Noon-5. Bring Mom in and treat her to our wonderful array of fabrics and sewing supplies. A feast for the eyes!
Summer is fast approaching and we will have a full schedule of classes to share with you! Hope to see you soon!