Binding – The Finishing Touch

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The final step to a beautiful quilt is the binding. This class will teach you how to have attractive binding with mitered corners. Learn the techniques to have the confidence to finish your quilts and to be proud of the way that they are finished.

Daytime: Wednesdays, February 12 & 19, 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Evening: Thursdays, march 5 & 12, 6:30 – 8:30 P.M.

Price: $75.00 Includes the class practice piece.

Call The Quilt Shop by Lois at 203-270-0341 to sign up.

Block Parties

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These classes are perfect for everyone, whether you came for the Grids Girls, or not.  They will provide projects where we can get more practice using the Creative Grids specialty rulers.The more that you use them the easier it will be to adapt other patterns to make use of these techniques.  You can come choose to come every month or just occasionally. Each month is a different project that you can  make a single block or start a quilt. Prizes can be earned for finishing quilts, or making use of the blocks in other projects.

Dates: Saturdays, January 25, February 22, March 21, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Daytime:  Tuesdays, January 28, February 18, March 24, 12:00 – 3:00 P.M.                                                                                                                  Evening:  Thursdays, January 30, March 3, March 26, 6:00 – 9:00 P.M.

Price: $35.00 per session.  Sign up for three sessions and receive a 10% discount on the class fee.   15% discount on class materials.

Call The Quilt Shop by Lois at 203-270-0341 to reserve your spot.

Basic Machine Quilting

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After finishing your quilt top, it needs to be quilted. Come learn the basic skills of machine quilting. The skills learned can lead to wonderful relaxation and pleasure, as well as artistic expression. When I get stressed this is what I like to do to unwind.

Daytime: Wednesdays, January 29 & nFebruary 5, 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Evening: Thursdays, February 13 & 20, 6:30 – 8:30 P.M.

Price: $85.00 Includes both class practice pieces.

Call The Quilt Shop by Lois at 203-270-0341 to sign up

Beginner’s Sampler Class

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Have you ever wanted to make a quilt? Now is the time to learn the skills needed to do this. It is a wonderful pastime that can provide hours of enjoyment as you make items for your home, as gifts, or just as an artistic expression. We will cover the basics of piecing while making a small sampler quilt. Topics include: how to use the tools, accurate piecing, and assembly techniques. There will be homework.

Please note: If you do not have a working sewing machine at home, or the ability to borrow one for your homework, you can RENT time in the classroom to use a store machine.

Daytime: Thursdays, January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, & March 5, 9:00 – 11:00 A.M.
Evening: Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19, March 4, 11, & 18, 6:30 – 8:30 P.M.

Price: $200.00

Pattern included

Call The Quilt Shop by Lois at 203-270-0341 for pricing and to sign up.