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.

Kaffe Fassett

Kaffe Fassett Lecture

Kaffe FassettThe Kaffe Fassett lecture is designed to energize and motivate. The presentation highlights works from his latest projects, including his patchwork quilts, fabric, needlepoint, mosaic, painting and knitting designs. A tremendous amount of Kaffe's inspiration comes from his continual travels and his lecture is designed not so much to instruct but to empower and inspire the audience to create and develop their "mind's eye."

Audiences leave invigorated and entranced by Kaffe's sense and use of color; they are ready to try it themselves and are encouraged to do so.The slide show lasts approximately 1 hour followed by a question and answer session and book signing.

Lecture to be presented at:
American Mountaineering Museum
Foss Auditorium
710 10th Street
Golden, CO 80401

Date: Wednesday, September 27
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $35.00
Please note: no tickets will be issued. We will have your name at the door. No refunds. Click here to download flyer.

Kaffe Fassett Workshop - Thursday, September 28

Workshop is full!

September 2017

Sew TogetherSew Together Bag
Marie Vanderheiden
Thursday, September 21
10am-5pm
Intermediate

Sew Together Bag is a nifty little bag with three zippered pockets with four open pockets all held together by a zipper that forms two handles. This bag will easily hold your 8" scissors, rotary cutter, marking pencils, seam ripper, extra needles, thread, snippers, and much more. It will amaze you how much you can hold in this fun and compact bag. It could be a jewelry travel bag or a toilet kit travel bag. Pattern required. Click here for supply list.

$30

Fabric CollageFabric Collage
Karlanne Sinkovic
Friday, September 22
1:30-4:30pm
Intermediate

Now you can bring some of those fabric scraps alive as art. Or bring in your Gelli Plate Printing works to incorporate into an art quilt for a wall. These will be about 18 x 24 and this class will inspire you to color outside the box and see what else you can do with your quilting techniques Click here for supply list.

$45

Colorado EscapeColorado Escape - Advanced Beginner
Jackie Vujcich
Fridays, September 23 & 30
1:30pm - 4:30pm

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. Click here for supply list.

$60

savvy stripsSavvy Strips
Jackie Vujcich
Advanced Beginner
Saturdays - September 30 & October 14
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. Click here for Supply List.

$60

October 2017

Sew Many BlocksSew Many Blocks
Jackie Vujcich
Advanced Beginner
Sundays - October 1 & October 8
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

Quilt til U Wilt-Karen Niemi
All Skill Levels
Friday, October 6
5pm-???

Come bring your own project and a snack to share. We will provide the
pizza and the soft drinks. Fun times and a chance to meet new friends.

$7

Gelli PrintingGelli Plate Mono Printing
Karlanne Sinkovic
Intermediate
Saturday, October 7
10-4pm

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.

$45

Colorado EscapeColorado Escape Follow Up
Jackie Vujcich
Advanced Beginner
Saturday, October 14
1:30-4:30pm

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

Beginning QuiltingBeginning Quilting
Marie Vanderheiden
Beginner
4 Sundays, October 15, 22, 29 & November 5
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 sizeapproximately 40" x 60"

$120

Fabric FoldingFabric Folding
Karlanne Sinkovic
Intermediate
Saturday, October 21
10-4pm

Create interesting 3-D effects to use in a quilt block, on a pillow, a yoke on a jacket, ideas are endless. We will be making this leaf/flower design. If you have taken the Gelli Plate printing class, some of those fabrics can be used here. Batiks are great for this. Golden Quilt Company has a great selection of batiks, and semi solids that will create beautiful works.

$45

HexiesEnglish Paper Piecing-Hexie Addiction
Marie Vanderheiden
Beginner
Tuesday, October 24
3-5:30pm

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.

$20

  • *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.