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Basic Skills Classes


Margaret Prina will teach you the art of quilting by hand. We provide you with a marked top for quilting. Needles and hoops are available to try out. The quilt size is 16" x 16". The class is 2 hrs: $27.00 (includes kit). Class is on Sunday, June 6, 1:00-3:00.

Cost: $ 27.00
Laura Echeverria and Dana Brabson will introduce you to the wide spectrum of rotary cutters, rulers and mats that are available, and to the techniques that enable you to cut fabric patches with accuracy and precision. Complete the class; then use $10 of your class fee for any store purchase. Note: This class, or equivalent experience, is a prerequisite for all machine classes. Class is 2 hrs. You will need pieces for an 8" block. Wednesday, April 21, 2:00-4:00 Wednesday, April 21, 5:30-7:30 Wednesday, June 23, 2:00-4:00 Wednesday, June 23, 5:30-7:30

Cost: $ 15.00
Becky Welch will teach you basic machine appliqu? techniques and tips to enhance your projects. Quilt size 12'' x 12''. Class is 3 hrs (includes kit). Class is offered on Saturday, June 26 from 9:30-12:30.

Cost: $ 34.00
{14'' x 14'' Instructor is Becky Welch - Your top is finished and now it's time to bring it to life with the quilting. Becky will show many techniques, threads and tricks to enhance your quilting skills. You must bring your own machine, its walking foot, and its free motion or darning foot. Class is 3 hrs, includes the kit and is offered on Saturday, June 5 from 9:30 am -12:30 pm.

Cost: $ 40.00
Instructor is Becky Welch - Learn the art of free motion quilting. Becky will teach the use of stencils, marking, and quilting without marking. Specialty threads will also be discussed. Your own machine with its free motion or darning foot is required for this class. ?Beginning Machine Quilting I? is a prerequisite for this class. Quilt is 26" x 23". Class is 3 hrs and is on Saturday, June 12, 9:30 am -12:30 pm.

Cost: $ 24.00
Instructor is Dana Brabson - Your project is quilted and needs a binding. Learn how to apply a binding by machine. We apply the binding to curved edges, create faux-mitered corners, and join the binding strips so that the joints are virtually bump-free. Then we add both a wide binding and a binding with a flange to our practice piece, and even learn how to apply a binding to the edge of a quilt with 90-degree notches around the edge. Quilt is 22" x 19". Class is 3 hrs, includes kit and is offered on Saturday, June 12, 1:30 pm -4:30 pm.

Cost: $ 32.00
Instructor is Dana Brabson. This basic class introduces you to machine piecing, quilting and finishing techniques, and gives you the experience you need to take any other Quilt Works class. You make a different block in each of the first 4 classes, and then quilt and bind a placemat in the 5th class. The placemats, shown here, are 18? ? 12?. If you choose to create a table runner with the 4 blocks, it is 63? ? 18?. A wall hanging with the 4 blocks finishes at 33" x? 33", and can be used as a nice table topper. The "Let's Get Started" class, or equivalent experience, is a prerequisite for this class. The class is 10 hrs and offered on Wednesdays, May 5, 12, 26, June 2 and 9 from 1:00-3:00

Cost: $ 80.00
Instructor is Dana Brabson. This basic class introduces you to machine piecing, quilting and finishing techniques, and gives you the experience you need to take any other Quilt Works class. You make a different block in each of the first 4 classes, and then quilt and bind a placemat in the 5th class. The placemats, shown here, are 18? ? 12?. If you choose to create a table runner with the 4 blocks, it is 63? ? 18?. A wall hanging with the 4 blocks finishes at 33? ? 33?, and can be used as a nice table topper. The ?Let?s Get Started? class, or equivalent experience, is a prerequisite for this class. The class is 10 hrs on Wednesdays, May 5, 12, 26, June 2 and 9, 5:30-7:30

Cost: $ 80.00
Instructor: Dana Brabson Not sure about the ?quilter?s scant quarter inch? seam allowance? Need to know about ?nesting seams?? Let?s get started! This course takes you from the Basic Rotary Skills class to the Introduction to Machine Piecing class. We shall also learn about the quarter inch foot and the walking foot, and about the fabrics, threads, and batting that are best for your quilting project. Note: You must bring your own sewing machine to this class. (One of our students sewed the beautifully executed example shown here.) Note: This class, or equivalent experience, is a prerequisite for all machine classes. Class is 2? hrs. Class dates are: Wednesday, April 28, 1:00-3:30 Wednesday, April 28, 5:30-8:00 Wednesday, June 30, 1:00-3:30 Wednesday, June 30, 5:30-8:00

Cost: $ 20.00

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The Quilt Works, Inc.
11105 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112

Phone: (505) 298-8210
Business Hours
Monday - Friday 10 am - 2 pm
Saturday             10 am - 4 pm
Sunday               1 pm - 4 pm