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.

June 2017

Quilt 'til You Wilt - Karen Niemi
Friday, June 2
5pm - ???

Come join the fun. Bring your own project and a snack to share. We provide the pizza and drinks. A great way to finish up a project or start a new one.

*$7

Soaring Over the RockiesSoaring Over the Rockies - Jackie Vujcich
Saturdays, June 3 & 17
9:30 - 12:30
Intermediate

You’ll be flying high by the end of these 2 classes all while learning my strip foundation and confetti leaf techniques. This project also uses my raw edge applique technique.

$60

sunsets & silhouettesSunsets & Silhouettes-Jackie Vujcich
2 Saturdays, June 3 & 17
1:30-4:30
Intermediate

Love to look at those sunsets? Why don’t you make one of your own? In the second class you’ll be able to enhance your sunset with a silhouette using my special supplies and technique. There will be numerous silhouettes to choose from in the first class.

$60

Beginning Quilting Golden Quilt CompanyBeginning Quilting
Marie Vanderheiden
Tuesdays - June 6, 13, 20 & 27
2-7pm

You've always wanted to learn this creative craft...looked at beautiful quilts and said "Why not!" In this four session class you will learn about fabric selection, rotary cutting tools and simple construction techniques and make a baby quilt 48" x 57" complete with stitch in the ditch quilting and binding. Pattern required.

$120

ColumbinesEnglish Paper Piecing - Hexie Addiction
Marie Vanderheiden
Beginner
Wednesday, June 7, 5-7:30pm

Hexies are EASY! There is a resurgence in "hand work" and although I've said that "hand" is a four-letter-word I've embraced the zen of making hexies. And they are a great travel project....no pattern to follow and it's a great pick up and put down project. You'll learn some tips and trick to make them. Bet you can't make just one! Kit contains ruler, hexie paper piecing templates and enough 2 1/2" fabric strips to make a table runner. Kit required.

$25

Colorado EscapeColorado Escape - Advanced Beginner
Jackie Vujcich
Fridays, June 9 & 16
10-1

An art quilt for the (non) quilter. The pattern uses the “fused-raw-edge” applique technique. So be prepared to add fusible to your fabrics and create! Additionally tips on shading will give your piece depth and realism.

$60

GelliSurface Design II
Gelli Plate Mono Printing on Fabric
Intermediate
Karlanne Sinkovic
Saturday, June 10, 10am - 4pm

Make fabulous fabrics with one-of-a-kind prints to put into your ART QUILT. You will need to 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:

$40 + $19.99 kit fee

happy camperHappy Camper-Jackie Vujcich
Sunday, June 18
11-4
Advanced Beginner

It’s summer and you’re in that traveling mood and on the go. Why not take a day to make this fun sewing machine cover?

$45

Bargello FlagBargello Flag
Jackie Vujcich
Wednesday, June 22
10am-4pm
Advanced Beginner

Show your patriotism by displaying your bargello flag just in time for the holidays. Any easy quilt to learn the bargello technique.

$60

Colorado EscapeColorado Escape Follow Up - Advanced Beginner
Jackie Vujcich
Friday, June 23
10-1

Now that you have the Colorado Escape top completed, learn how to quilt it (or other landscapes for that matter). Some knowledge of free motion would be helpful.

$30

July 2017

Quilt 'til You Wilt - Karen Niemi
Friday, July 7
5pm - ???

Come join the fun. Bring your own project and a snack to share. We provide the pizza and drinks. A great way to finish up a project or start a new one.

*$7

Accidental LandscapeAccidental Landscape - Advanced Beginner
Marie Vanderheiden
Tuesday, July 11, 10-5

From Karen Eckmeier's book Layered Waves, we will explore an easy technique to create the illusion of a landscape. Six batik fat quarters and a yard of contrast is all you'll need to explore curved piecing or edge stitching to create this 16" x 23" wall hanging. Dig through your stash for beads and other special embellishments!

$40

ColumbinesEnglish Paper Piecing - Hexie Addiction
Marie Vanderheiden
Beginner
Friday, July 14, 5-7:30pm

Hexies are EASY! There is a resurgence in "hand work" and although I've said that "hand" is a four-letter-word I've embraced the zen of making hexies. And they are a great travel project....no pattern to follow and it's a great pick up and put down project. You'll learn some tips and trick to make them. Bet you can't make just one! Kit contains ruler, hexie paper piecing templates and enough 2 1/2" fabric strips to make a table runner. Kit required.

$25

Sew Many BlocksSew Many Blocks...So Little Time-Jackie Vujcich
Advanced Beginner
2 Saturdays, July 15 & 29, 9:30-12:30

Choose a light medium and dark fabric and see the wonderful combo of blocks that come out of this. If you aren’t amazed yet, the second class will astonish you when we delve into the numerous ways you can arrange and set these blocks.

$60

savvy stripsSavvy Strips
Jackie Vujcich
Advanced Beginner
2 Monday - July 17 & 24
9:30am - 12:30pm

Not sure what to do with that fabulous jelly roll? This class will take care of your problem. See how simple this complicated-looking quilt becomes when you know the secrets of the strips. We’ll make a good “dent” in the quilt top and you’ll go home knowing how to complete it.

$60

Beginning Quilting
Marie Vanderheiden
Wednesdays - July 19 & August 2, 16 & 30
3 - 8pm

You've always wanted to learn this creative craft...looked at beautiful quilts and said "Why not!" In this four session class you will learn about fabric selection, rotary cutting tools and simple construction techniques and make a baby quilt 48" x 57" complete with stitch in the ditch quilting and binding. Pattern required.

$120

happy camperHappy Camper-Jackie Vujcich
Thursday, July 20
11-4
Advanced Beginner

It’s summer and you’re in that traveling mood and on the go. Why not take a day to make this fun sewing machine cover?

$45

August

Sew Many BlocksSew Many Blocks...So Little Time-Jackie Vujcich
Advanced Beginner
2 Mondays, August 21 & 28
1-4pm

Choose a light medium and dark fabric and see the wonderful combo of blocks that come out of this. If you aren’t amazed yet, the second class will astonish you when we delve into the numerous ways you can arrange and set these blocks.

$60

ColumbinesColorful Columbine Freezer Paper Applique - Jackie Vujcich
Advanced Beginner
Saturday, August 26
10am - 4pm

A new way to applique using my freezer paper technique. In this work shop you'll have hands-on (and my assistance) to master this method of applique. You'll also gain enough knowledge and confidence by the day's end to finish the piece at home. Additionally you'll see how value (light to dark) does 99% of the work for you.

$60

Colorado EscapeColorado Escape Follow Up - Advanced Beginner
Jackie Vujcich
Monday, August 28
9:30 - 12:30

Now that you have the Colorado Escape top completed, learn how to quilt it (or other landscapes for that matter). Some knowledge of free motion would be helpful.

$30

  • *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.