Classes

As always on first Friday, the shop will be open until 8pm and all fabric will be discounted 20% between the hours of 5 and 8pm.

Please click here for a complete class schedule as well as instructor, class levels and requirements.

Cancellation Policy - If you cancel 7 days or more prior to the class, you will receive a refund ONLY if we can fill your space from a waiting list. If there is no waiting list for that class session, no refund will be given. Cancellations less than seven days notice: no refund. No exceptions.

January 2018

Quilt til U Wilt-Karen Niemi
All Skill Levels
Friday, January 5
5pm-???

Come join Karen for an evening of sewing and. Bring your project, a snack to share, and we’ll supply the pizza and soft drinks. A great way to finish those UFO’s.

$7

Beginning QuiltingBeginning Quilting
Marie Vanderheiden
Beginner
4 Fridays, Jan 12, 19 & Feb 9 & 23
Noon-5pm

Join Marie in this class to learn the basics of quilting: fabric selection, rotary cutting skills, strip piecing construction technique, pressing tips, block layout options and finishing techniques (stitch in the ditch or grid machine quilting, batting selection and binding). Quilt pattern is the Log Cabin with its many layout options in a lap quilt size- approximately 40" x 60". This is a four part class.

$120

TuffetTuffet
Karlanne Sinkovic
Intermediate to Advanced
2 Saturdays, January 13 & 27
10-4 pm

You can make this little foot stool tuffet your own unique creation by your choice of fabric. Come let’s have fun and discover another avenue for our fabric creations. Experience with foundation piecing helpful. This is a two part class. You will be sewing at least four segments in the first class. And have homework for four more. Last class will assemble the tuffet.

$155

Belle Fleur PurseBella Fleur Purse
Marie Vanderheiden
Advanced Beginner
2 Wednesdays, January 17, 1-4 pm & January 24, 1-5 pm

Join Marie in making this versatile little purse (strap converts from shoulder to cross body). She’ll teach several hand embroidery stitches to embellish this beautiful accessory. Confident machine sewing skills helpful. This is a two part class.

$70

February

Hexie AddictionHexie Addiction
Marie Vanderheiden
Thursday, February 1, 1-3:30
Beginner

Marie will take you through the steps to create what you need to enjoy this easy to take along hand sewing project: strip cutting technique and construction techniques.

$25

Quilt til U Wilt-Karen Niemi
All Skill Levels
Friday, February 2
5pm-???

Come join Karen for an evening of sewing and. Bring your project, a snack to share, and we’ll supply the pizza and soft drinks. A great way to finish those UFO’s.

$7

Next Step QuiltNext Step Quilt
Marie Vanderheiden
2 Sundays, February 4 & 11, 12-4 pm
Advanced Beginning

You’ve made a quilt or two or took Marie’s Beginning Quilting class and are ready for the “Next Step”. Marie has designed this new quilt to teach you how to make half-square triangles, strip pieced half square triangles, hour glass blocks, flying geese, and four patch blocks. The finale skill taught in this quilt is a mitered double border. Great new quilt skills! This is a two part class.

$80

Gelli PlateGelli Plate Mono Printing
Karlanne Sinkovic
Saturday, February 10, 10-4
Intermediate

Purchase the Gelli Plate kit $19.99 (5” x5” plate, 2 mylar stencils and a 4” roller are included in kit.) Go to this link on the internet to order your kit. Make fabulous fabrics with one-of-a-kind prints made with a gelatin plate, fabric paint and create, create, create. These prints are washable should you use them in a quilt. There is a Collage Class available to show you how to put these wonderful pieces together as a piece of Art.

$40 + Kit $19.95

  • *Price of Quilt 'til You Wilt covers overhead expenses, soft drinks & standard pizza. All attendees will be charged. Those with dietary restrictions please bring your own meal.

  • If you cancel 7 days or more prior to the class, you will receive a refund ONLY if we can fill your space from a waiting list. If there is no waiting list for that class session, no refund will be given. Cancellations less than 7 days notice: NO REFUNDS, NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • Please note: Due to the volume of attendees, we will not issue any refunds for our "Special Events" including the Kaffe Fassett lecture and workshop.

  • Class fees do not include required books/patterns or supplies.

  • Any supply purchases at GQC will be discounted 20%.

  • Some of our classes have a kit fee required. This is done as a courtesy to the student because the supplies are either/or both too hard to find or too expensive, or you will only use a small amount. It is the intention of the instructors to recoup costs, not make a profit.

  • Please pay all kit fees directly to the instructor on the first day of class. Teachers will take checks, but prefer cash.

  • If your class does not have a kit then make sure to ask for a supply list. These will be available in the shop or sent electronically so be sure to provide your email address when signing up.

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start of class so that you can unload tools and supplies and set up your work space thus allowing the class to begin on time.

  • Please plan accordingly. There are no "make-ups" for missed classes. If you must miss a scheduled session of your class, you may enroll in the next available session only if there is room available. No refunds will be given.

  • Students enrolled in classes cancelled by the store/instructor due to lack of enrollment, instructor illness or inclement weather will receive a full refund or class credit as desired.

Levels:

Beginner- must know how to use their sewing machine, including threading, bobbin winding, stitch & tension adjustment.

Advanced Beginner-has completed the beginning and finishing up series of classes.

Intermediate- has made at least 3 or 4 quilts

Advanced- all of the above plus is a seasoned quilter who has mastered quarter inch seams, accurate rotary cutting, and is able to understand and follow pattern directions.