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.

May 2018

beginning quiltingBeginning Quilting
Marie Vanderheiden
4 Thursdays, May 17, 24 / June 7, 14
12am - 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.

$150

Binding TechniqueBinding Technique
Jackie Vujcich
Monday, May 21
9am - 12pm
Beginner

Last step in completing a quilt is the binding. Don’t let the fear of bindings and“turning the corner” stop you. In this class you will get hands on experience making
and attaching the double fold binding (the most popular method for quilting) as well
as a demo on “faux flange” binding to really make those quilts shine.

$25

Turtle PincushionTurtle Pincushion
Marie Vanderheiden
Wednesday, May 23
10am - 3pm
Advanced Beginner

The perfect addition to your sewing experience. This 6” x7” pincushion is stuffed with crushed walnut shells to help keep your pins and needles sharp and a touch of lavender should you desire. Kit will contain everything you need but the fabric.

$40 + Kit Fee

Hexie AddictionHexie Addiction
Marie Vanderheiden
Thursday, May 31
12-2pm
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

June 2018

Quilt til U Wilt
Karen Niemi
Friday, June 1, 5 pm—??

Come join Karen for an evening of sewing and fun. Bring your project, a snack to share, and we'll supply the pizza and drinks.

$7*

block danceBlock Dance
Marie Vanderheiden
3 Tuesdays, June 5, 19 & 26, 2-5 pm

An opportunity to learn quilt blocks to add to your quilting skill sets: four patch, half square triangle, hourglass, stripe half squares and flying geese. The quilt will be finished with mitered borders.

$85

Turtle PincushionTurtle Pincushion
Marie Vanderheiden
Saturday, June 9
10am - 3pm
Advanced Beginner

The perfect addition to your sewing experience. This 6” x7” pincushion is stuffed with crushed walnut shells to help keep your pins and needles sharp and a touch of lavender should you desire. Kit will contain everything you need but the fabric.

$40 + Kit Fee

colorado escapeColorado Escape
Jackie Vujcich
2 Mondays, June 11 & 18, 9-Noon

An art quilt for (non)quilters. The pattern uses the "fused raw edge" applique technique. So be prepared to add fusible web to the wrong side of your fabrics and create! Kits are available at the shop for those of you who are "color challenged" or just want an easy way to gather items on the supply list.

$60

hexie pillowHexie Pillow
Marie Vanderheiden
Wednesday, June 13, 12-5 pm

Hexies are fun and addictive and you're ready to enjoy them in a pattern different from Grandmother's Flower Garden! Endless design options can be made for this 20" pillow. Great gift idea or Christmas present.

$40

panel convergencePanel Convergence
Jackie Vujcich
Saturday, June 16, 10-3 pm

Do you have a preprinted panel and not quite sure how to incorporate it into your work? Only 4 chunks of fabric and a few borders and you'll have a gorgeous piece of work. It looks like you've slaved over cutting tiny squares of all sizes when actually it only takes a few strips of fabric.

$55

Hexie HappinessHexie Happiness
Jackie Vujcich
Monday, June 18, 1-4:30 pm

A brand new technique from Houston Quilt Market. Get the quilting done almost as fast as the creating! A placemat will be completed in class and an optional table runner can be started.

$30

hexie addictionHexie Addiction
Marie Vanderheiden
Thursday, June 21, 11-1 pm

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

$25

neighborhood watchNeighborhood Watch
English Paper Piecing Block of the Month
Marie Vanderheiden
Thursday, June 21, 2-4 pm

You've tackled basic English Paper Piecing and want to enhance your skills. We will cover alternative template options and stitching with these neighborhood critters. (at least in Marie's neighborhood!) Six different Colorado animals. Pattern included and kits will be available with the fabric for the animals. You'll provide your own background. Final class will cover hand quilting and binding on these 6 individual wall hangings.

$25

one block wonderOne Block Wonder
Jackie Vujcich
Friday, June 22, 10-3:30 pm

See how one piece of fabric equals one fantastic quilt! Complicated looking
kaleidoscopic blocks are easily made with no Y seams or fussy cutting.

$55

Colorado Escape Follow-Up
Jackie Vujcich
Monday, June 25, 9-Noon

Now that you have the Colorado Escape complete, learn how to quilt it (or other landscapes for that matter). Some knowledge of free motion quilting would be helpful but not absolutely necessary.

$30

July 2018

Quit til U Wilt
Karen Niemi
Friday, July 6, 5-??

Come join Karen for an evening of sewing and fun in our large classroom. Bring your project, a snack to share, and we'll supply the pizza and drinks.

$7

hexie addictionHexie Addiction
Marie Vanderheiden
Tuesday, July 10, 12-2 pm
Beginner

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

$25

beginning quiltingBeginning Quilting
Marie Vanderheiden
4 Wednesdays- - July 11, 18, 25 & August 1
10-3 pm

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.

$150

hexie pillowHexie Pillow
Marie Vanderheiden
Friday, July 13, 12-5 pm
Beginner

Hexies are fun and addictive and you're ready to enjoy them in a pattern different from Grandmother's Flower Garden! Endless design options can be made for this 20" pillow. Great gift idea or Christmas present.

$40

turtle pincushionTurtle Pincushion
Marie Vanderheiden
Tuesday, July 17, 10-3 pm
Advanced Beginner

The perfect addition to your sewing experience. This 6" by 7" pincushion is stuffed with crushed walnut shells to help keep your needles and pins sharp. Add a touch of lavender if you desire. Kit will contain everything you need except the fabric.

$40+Kit

neighborhood watchNeighborhood Watch
English Paper Piecing Block of the Month
Marie Vanderheiden
Thursday, July 19, 2-4 pm
Advance Beginner or "an experienced or just love" hand sewing

You've tackled basic English Paper Piecing and want to enhance your skills. We will cover alternative template options and stitching with these neighborhood critters. (at least in Marie's neighborhood!) Six different Colorado animals. Pattern included and kits will be available with the fabric for the animals. You'll provide your own background. Final class will cover hand quilting and binding on these 6 individual wall hangings.

$25

  • *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.