Sun Bonnet Sue

The Quilt Works, Inc.


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    * Beginner, no experience needed.
    ** Rotary skills and machine piecing experience are required.

    *** Advanced skills needed.

Beading Artistry for Quilts BEADING ARTISTRY FOR QUILTS ** {20" × 20"} Jean Post
Learn the basic techniques and design principles for embellishing quilts with beads. Jean started with a sandwich that had been quilted with brightly colored variegated thread, and then added beads to emphasize the design elements in the quilted panel.
3 hrs: $51.00 (includes kit)
    Sunday, August 3, 1:00-4:00

Dana Brabson and Becky Welch

Spontaneity Color Enrichment Value Recognition Contrast Inspiration Visualization The Artist's Eye
Lesson 1. Spontaneity, 21" × 24"
 Lesson 2: Color Enrichment, 24" × 29"
  Lesson 3: Value Recognition, 29" × 29"
   Lesson 4: Contrast, 21" × 28."
    Lesson 5: Inspiration, 34" × 34."
     Lesson 6: Visualization, 18" × 21"
      Lesson 7: The Artist's Eye, 40" × 48"
This is a two "semester" course in which both "semesters" are taught at the same time, and the students have the opportunity to share experiences. New students begin with Lesson 1, while returning students will pick up where they left off and finish with Lesson 7. The course is designed to help you gain confidence in choosing fabrics for your quilts! Our small projects teach value, contrast, and ways to incorporate "sparkle."
12 hrs: $84
    Saturdays, May 31, June 28, July 26, August 23, 1:00-4:00

English Paper Piecing ENGLISH PAPER PIECING TECHNIQUES ** {20" × 20"} Cindy Kurey
With the basic techniques of English Paper Piecing, you will gain the confidence to tackle those "EPP" projects you've been wanting to do. In class, you will baste and sew together enough hexagons to make the pillow top pictured here.
2 hrs: $14
    Sunday, July 27, 1:00-3:00

Fan Sweatshirt Back Fan Sweatshirt Front FAN SWEATSHIRT JACKET ** {20" × 20"} Judy Botsford
The sweatshirt jacket is back. It's great for cool evenings. Use your favorite color palette.
5 hrs: $35
    Wednesdays, July 30 and August 6, 6:00-8:30

Quilt as you go poster QUILT-AS-YOU-GO ** Fay Manganelli
Learn several techniques for making any quilt in sections in order to make your quilting easier. Fay will also show you how to assemble these smaller units into a full-size quilt. When you finish your quilting and assembly, all you need to do is bind the quilt.
3 hrs: $21
    Saturday, June 21, 9:00-12:00  {Note new date and new time. Originally scheduled one week later.}

Rug 18 by 13 RUG WEAVING * {18" × 13"} G. Dana Brabson
Remember the sturdy rugs Grandma made? They last forever, and you can use your leftovers. Dana will show you how to get started using up your stash. You can place an order for a loom at the same time that you register for the class. Looms: Size 1 (10" × 10") - $20, Size 2 (18" × 13") - $30, and Size 3 (24" × 34") - $50.
2 hrs: $14
    Sunday, July 27, 1:00-3:00

Santa Ana Winds SANTA ANA WINDS *** {59" × 75"} G. Dana Brabson
This design spins with the wind. The curves are gentle; the block is trimmed to the correct size after sewing. The pattern provides information for making quilts of all sizes from lap to king size. And, if you would like to create your own design, we shall enable you to do that, too.
4½ hrs: $31.50
    Sundays, August 17, 1:00-3:30, and August 24, 1:00-3:00

Save the Selvages SAVE THE SELVAGES ** {5" × 8"} Cindy Kurey
Stop tossing those selvages and start sewing them! Cindy will show you how to use up those discards and make a zippered pouch. And you will be asking your friends to save their selvages for you.
3 hrs: $21.00
    Friday, August 8, 1:00-4:00

Spring Tiles SPRING TILES ** {48" × 56"} Fay Manganelli
Make this fast, fun, and easy lap-size quilt. It's made with 10" squares ("Dimes," "Layer Cakes," ...). We'll go through the whole process.
3 hrs: $21.00
    Saturday, July 19, 1:00-4:00

Storm at Sea with Lighthouse STORM AT SEA WITH LIGHTHOUSE ** {63" × 75"} Amanda Ruden
Create flowing waves of color with a traditional Storm at Sea pattern. Add a paper pieced Mariner's Compass block for a lighthouse.
6 hrs: $47.00 (includes pattern)
    Saturdays, July 12 & 19, 1:00-4:00

T-Shirt T-SHIRT QUILT ** {40" × 26"} Dana Brabson
Make all of those special event T-shirts into a one-of-a-kind quilt.  T-shirt quilts make great graduation and birthday gifts. Using T-shirts as the principal design elements, we make pillows, wall hangings, lap quilts, bed quilts of all sizes, and almost anything else you can imagine.
2½ hrs: $17.50
    Wednesday, July 23, 1:00-3:30 {Rescheduled from Tuesday, 22 July, 6:00-8:30}

Woven Basket WOVEN BASKET * {9" × 9" × 5"} Cindy Kurey
Add style to your storage containers with a woven basket made with 2½" strips and rigid weave stabilizer strips. Use a Jelly Roll or strips from your stash. (PS. The "decorator" squashes do not come with the basket.)
3½ hrs: $24.50
    Fridays, July 11, 1:00-2:00, and July 18, 1:00-3:30