Sun Bonnet Sue

The Quilt Works, Inc.

FAVORITE CLASSES

NOTES:
    »The dimensions of the Shop Model (in the picture) are given in curly brackets.
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SKILL LEVELS:
    * Beginner, no experience needed.
    ** Rotary skills and machine piecing experience are required.
    *** Advanced skills needed.

42 Hashtags 42 HASHTAGS ** {40" × 44"} Lois Warwick
An improv quilt using a package of 5” charm squares in solid colors for a wall hanging or table topper.
3 hrs: $21
    Saturday, January 24, 9:30-12:30


Toothbrush Rug AUNT PHILLY'S TOOTHBRUSH RUG * {40" × 21½"} Laura Echeverria
The fabric "sensation that's sweeping the Nation!" -- or at least the QW staff. Fast, fun and addictive, toothbrush rugs have become a favorite project. Once you master a simple stitch, you're on you way to creating great rugs and shrinking your stash. A starter kit is included to help you get started in the correct way.
3 hrs: $31.50 (Includes starter kit)
    Tuesday, January 20     1:00-4:00
    Monday, March 30        10:00-1:00

Toothbrush Rug CARPENTER'S STAR ** {70" × 70"} Carol Bell
The Carpenter's Star is a favorite block of many. If you can cut and sew accurately, you can make this fabulous quilt. The technique uses half-square triangles to make a large, easy version of the quilt. Once you learn the technique, you can use it to make runners, placemats, etc.
5 hrs: $35.00
    Sundays, March 1, 1:00-4:00, and March 15, 1:00-3:00

Back of TR Front of TR CHEVRON TABLE RUNNER ** {48" × 16"} Cindy Kurey
This table runner is fun, a great stash buster, and reversible. The front is shown at the left, and the reverse is pictured at the right. Five inch squares are used for the front.
3 hrs: $21.00
    Sunday, March 1, 1:00-4:00

Forever in Blue Jeans FOREVER IN BLUE JEANS ** {57" × 65"} Lois Warwick
"Up-cycle" your old blue (grey, black, etc.) jeans to make this warm throw. Use your favorite 5" squares for insets.
3 hrs: $21.00
    Saturday, February 28, 1:00-4:00


Hooked on Feathers I Hooked on Feathers I HOOKED ON FEATHERS I ** {11" × 10" and 11" × 12"} Becky Welch
Becky has tried many free motion feather techniques and this one is the best. This class focuses on feathers for borders and sashing. Learn the tricks to make this beautiful quilting happen.
3 hrs: $21
    Monday, January 19, 9:00-12:00


Hooked on Feathers II HOOKED ON FEATHERS II ** {10" × 12"} Becky Welch
Continue on with the fabulous “Hooked on Feathers” technique. In this class we will work on allover background feathers.
3 hrs: $21
    Monday, February 23, 9:00-12:00


Picture Quilt PICTURE QUILT ** {xx" × xx"} Becky Welch
Preserve your favorite photos in a memory quilt. Avoid costly mistakes! Becky will take you through the different processes of transferring your photos onto fabric. Makes a great gift!
4 hrs: $34.00 (includes kit)
    Mondays, March 30 & April 6, 6:00-8:00


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, April 18, 1:00-4:00


Redwork Basics REDWORK BASICS ** {17½" × 19½"} Kathy Congable
Redwork is a classic hand embroidery technique, and once you learn the simple, basic stitches, you’ll complete this wall hanging in no time! Kathy will show you several methods for transferring the design to fabric, how to add texture to the design by using different threads, how to make a Snowball Block and the Yo-Yo, and the different needles available to slide through the design like butter. A perfect "take along" project!
4 hrs: $28
    Friday, March 20, 12:30-4:30


Rock Island Campfires ROCK ISLAND CAMPFIRES ** {57" × 69"} Phyllis Henry
Using a foundation, learn string piecing. It allows you to use as few or as many fabrics as you wish in this scrappy quilt.
3 hrs: $21
   Wednesday, March 25,  9:30-12:30


Take Notes Santa Ana Winds SANTA ANA WINDS *** {59" × 75", 60" × 20" } 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. For example, Take Notes, the bed runner shown at the right, uses the same Santa Ana Winds and complementary blocks.
4½ hrs: $31.50
    Saturdays, January 24, 1:00-3:30, and February 7, 1:00-3:00

Snow Day Snow Day SNOW DAY ** {42" × 65"} Laura Echeverria
Two classic blocks combine to make a fun pillow (or a simple lap quilt). In class you’ll learn speed cutting techniques along with strip piecing, chain piecing, connector corners, and how to make a flange binding. The "lap quilt" version is show on the left. For the 20" × 20" "pillow" version shown in the right-hand picture, we have started to pack the quilt into its pillow "case" (which is an integral part of the back of the quilt).
3 hrs: $21
    Saturday, January 31, 1:00-4:00


Thread Savvy THREAD SAVVY ** {xx" × xx"} Becky Welch
The vast array of beautiful threads available to quilters these days in mind boggling. How does one get the desired look and use these threads successfully? Come work with Becky and learn how.
5 hrs: $35.00
    Saturday, February 21, 9:30-3:30


Triangle Frenzy Runner TRIANGLE FRENZY TABLE RUNNER ** {46" × 20"} Phyllis Henry
This is a super fast table runner. Pick an elegant stripe and let Phyllis help you make this runner.
3 hrs: $21
    Wednesday, January 28, 9:30-12:30


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
    Friday, April 17, 1:00-3:30
 
Winter Trees Winter Trees WINTER TREES ** {22" × 29" and 17" × 26"} Fay Manganelli
Follow clear and concise instructions to create your own tree landscape quilt. Fay will help you draft your pattern and then assist with sewing and assembling. As you work with your winter scene, shown on the left, you may begin to think about variations leading to spring, summer and fall scenes; the colorful leaves in Fay's fall scene, on the right, contrast sharply with the grays and blues in the winter scene, and may inspire you to create your own, one-of-a-kind art piece.
4 hrs: $28
    Saturday, February 7, 10:00-3:00