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Winter 2009 Class Schedule
 

Pieced Quilts

Around the Block with Terri

Instructor: Terri Nussbaum

 

Winter and the New Year have arrived and it's time to start a new quilt. As you think ahead to summer, the lake, and boating, come on in and see what Terri has developed for you for this session. This quilt with a nautical theme is done in red, white & blue. Join Terri again or for the first time as she shows you the tips and tricks and shortcuts for quilting.

Four Sessions - Wednesdays, Jan 21, Feb 18, Mar 25, Apr 15,  6:30 - 7:30pm

Class Fee: $25.00 plus tax per session  (Kit included in class fee)

 

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Girls Night Out

Instructor: Terri Nussbaum

 

Fun, Fellowship and sewing. That's what this class is about. If you need help, our instructor is here to give it. If you want to sew without the interruption of home this is the class for you. bring your own project and sew away. Everyone is welcome. First come, first served, so sign up.

Four Sessions - Fridays, Jan 16, Feb 20, Mar 27, Apr 17, 6:00pm - midnight

Class Fee: $20.00

 

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American Quilt Series (Saturday Book Class)

Instructor: Terri Nussbaum

 

Come join us for a novel idea !! Really a novel, or novels we should say. In the American Quilt trilogy, The Pattern, The Pledge and The Promise, bestselling author Jane Peart follows three generations of family through the stories of its adventurous young women - heroines of courage, character and faith. Beginning in the mountains of North Carolina, and then through the Civil War, across the country by wagon train to California and finally across the Pacific to the romance and wild beauty of Hawaii in the late 19th century. These three books are love stories with a lovely quilt to match. Join us once a month for a story, quilting and a little bit of love.

Four Sessions - Saturdays, Jan 24, Feb 28, Mar 28, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:30pm

Class Fee: $35.00  for all 4 sessions

 

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Scrap Bag Buddies

Instructor: Terri Nussbaum

 

Become one of the buddies and discover the fun of playing in your stash, visiting with old friends and discovering some new ones. Find new and exciting print combinations, in short do what is the best thing about quilting - playing with fabric. Terri will help you with value, variety, pattern and fabric selections. We will take the fear out of mixing print and color, yes it is fun to mix it up. In the first session we will go over guidelines and a study sheet, look at quilts and then jump right in and start on our quilts. The best thing about working in a group is that if you don't have that perfect piece of fabric maybe someone at the table might and maybe we can make some deals!! Don't have much of a stash, Carriage Country has the perfect solution! Fabric Frolic is the first Friday of each month and a great way to start collecting for your stash.

Four Sessions - Friday, Jan 9, Feb 13, Mar 20, Apr 10,  6:00 - 9:00pm

Class Fee: $40.00

 

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Sunday Sew with Terri

Instructor: Terri Nussbaum

 

Join Terri for a fun filled afternoon of sewing. Make Sunday a special day for yourself, come and sew at the shop. If you have a project you just want to sew on, or if you have a project that is challenging you, Terri will be here to help.

Four Sessions - Sundays, Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 1, Apr 19, 11:00am - 5:00pm

Class Fee: $20.00 per session

 

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The Road Less Traveled

Instructor: Terri Nussbaum

 

The Road Less Traveled provides a wonderful opportunity to explore and create a variety of traditional quilt block patterns assembled within  a sampler quilt that is fun and easy! Join our club as we journey through the months to make this exciting quilt. We will meet once a month leaving plenty of time to do our homework and ready ourselves for the next adventure. Great opportunity to learn many new techniques and have fun while doing it.

Eight Sessions - Thursdays, Jan 22, Feb 12, Mar 5, Apr 9, 6:00 - 9:00pm 

(one more session in the spring)

Class Fee: $55.00 (Kits available)

 

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Courthouse Steps

Instructor: Terri Nussbaum

 

This log cabin quilt is fun and easy to do once you have a plan! That's what Terri is here for. This quilt fits together like a puzzle and in order to get all of your fabrics to line up and match block to block you must have a system, a system that will make this interlocking pattern go together as easy as . . .  Well you will see. Join us for fun with this traditional log cabin block - Courthouse Steps. Several different patterns and layouts will be discussed in class.

Three Sessions - Thursdays, Feb 19, Feb 26, Mar 26, 6:00 - 9:00pm

Class Fee: $50.00

 

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Vintage Chain

Instructor: Terri Nussbaum

 

This quilt is soft, old and full of charm. But the best part of this quilt is that it is made from 90% jelly rolls. Using jelly rolls most of the work is done for you! Pre-cut 2-1/2" strips, all in coordinating colors. I did choose one background and one fabric for my center chain. This grounded the quilt and gave it a direction. The ball's in your court on this one, you can cut your own strips or you can take the easy way out and use the jelly rolls. (I won't tell which way you go!)

Three Sessions - Wednesdays, Jan 28, Feb 4, Feb 25, 6:00 - 9:00pm

Class Fee: $50.00

 

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Crazy Cakes

Instructor: Terri Nussbaum

 

This is a great use for the layer cakes that you can now buy in quilt shops. They are a stack of about 40 fabrics that have been cut in 10-1/2" squares. These are fun and this pattern uses the whole square just as it is. So for the class there is no pre-cutting, just grab a couple of layer cakes and come on down !! In the class sample I chose two different layer cakes so that I would have a little variety in my fabrics, but that have the same color values. The sky is the limit, have fun with this one, after all it is a Crazy Man, Crazy Man.

Two Sessions - Tuesdays, Mar 3, Mar 10, 6:00 - 9:00pm

Class Fee: $40.00

 

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Woven Four Star Table Runner

Instructor: Gerry Schmidt

 

This versatile table runner is beautifully woven to give two entirely different looks. When you leave this class it is ready to use. Gerry will help with fabric selections.

Two Sessions - Saturday, Apr 25, 11:00am -4:00pm and Sun Apr 26, 1:00 - 4:00pm

Class Fee: $45.00 (Pattern purchase is required, kits available)

 

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Breakfast with Debbie

Instructor: Debbie Elhard

 

Start your weekend off having breakfast with me - I'll be in my jammies, so be sure to wear yours. Each month we will make a super simple "get R done" quilt.  Come join the fun. In addition to making a quilt there will be door prizes, and of course breakfast. Kits will be available.

Three Sessions - Saturdays, Jan 17, Mar 14, Apr 11, 7:00am - noon

Class Fee: $35.00 each month (pattern included)

 

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Rugged Wheels

Instructor: Gerry Schmidt

 

A comfy quilt for the car, couch, or just to snuggle up in. See the light and dark effect of spinning wheels. Learn a fast applique` technique and have a finished quilt in no time. (Kit available)

Two Sessions - Sunday, Mar 8, Mar 29, 12:00 - 4:00pm

Class Fee: $35.00

 

Mended Hearts

Instructor: Debbie Elhard

 

Now's the time to make yourself a fun and easy quilt for Valentine's Day. Take your hearts - cut them apart and mend them back together. Use flannel, homespun or anything that appeals to you. Raw edge applique makes this quilt quick and easy to finish.

 

One Session - Friday, Jan 23, 6:00 - midnight

Class Fee: $35.00

 

 

   

 

 

 


 

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