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  • Stitch Chicks Quilt Shop
    Stitch Chicks Quilting Lessons
    clean and comfortable setting
    classes for all skill levels

learn to quilt

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced quilter, Stick Chicks is sure to have quilting classes for you. Enjoy our friendly shop setting while learning something new and making a beautiful quilt of your own.

quilting classes for everyone


Basic introduction to quilting including facbric selection, rotary cutting, seam allowance, pressing, and other techniques to make strip quilts, wall hangings, and more.


Ongoing introduction to quilting including pattern selection, special tool selection & use, special piecing and other techniques to make advanced quilting projects.

group sew

An opoortunity to get UFOs done and to receive assistance from on-site instructors and group mentors. Also a great opportunity to "show and tell" individual projects.

quilting class descriptions
Fun Friday

Join us for a fun & easy project.

Class is free. Kit will be provided for a nominal fee.

  • Friday January 25 11:00 AM - 12:30PM
  • Friday February 22 11:00 AM - 12:30PM
Quilting 101

New to the world of Quilting? Let us show you how to piece a quilt, learn all the tools of the trade and finish a wall hanging. Alternating weekly class: Tuesdays 5:30-8:30pm in December Thursdays 1-4pm in January

$60 + book and supplies.

Open Sew

Come and work on any project that you want. Great opportunity to get those UFO's done. There will be an instructor and several mentors here to answer any questions.


  • Every Tuesday 10:00 AM - 5:00PM
  • Every Thursday 5:00 PM - 8:00PM
Quilting 102

Continue your quilting knowledge in this class. Learn how to make half square triangles and line up rows with sashing. Alternating Weekly Class: Thursdays 1-4pm in December Tuesdays 5:30-8:30 in January


Quilts of Valor Sew Day

First Sunday of each month unless otherwise noted. Come any time to help construct quilts to be given to veterans. Help of any type is always appreciated- sewing, ironing, cutting.


  • Sunday March 3 10:00 AM - 4:00PM
Millie Certification Class

This will be a 3 hour class to become certified to quilt your quilt tops on our longarm machine. Purchase of zipper sets will be required. See our monthly calendar for the schedule of classes or call to schedule a class at your convenience.

$65 plus zipper set.

  • Saturday January 19 11:00 AM - 2:00PM
Hand Embroidery Club

We will be doing a project every month to help you learn the different embroidery stitches.

$20 plus supplies.

  • Friday January 11 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
  • Friday February 8 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Christmas Creation

Get a head start on Christmas gifts. Each month we do an easy project that you can finish in class. No charge for this class. There will be a required kit to purchase.

  • Wednesday January 9 10:00 AM - 12:00PM
  • Wednesday February 13 10:00 AM - 12:00PM

Do you have quilted blocks and want to learn a new technique for joining them? Debbie will teach you how to use The Sashers to do this, plus their other uses!


  • Thursday January 31 11:00 AM - 2:00PM
Jelly Roll Rug

Create a beautiful rug with just one jelly roll & batting strips. Debbie will show you how easy it can be.

$30 plus supplies

  • Friday January 18 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Intro to Quilting with Westalee Templates

Get started quilting with templates with this amazing Ruler Work Kit. Eva will show you how to use all the rulers in the Beginner Set. You will be amazed!! The kit must be ordered in advance. Stop in or call for a supply list.


Intro to Quilting with Westalee Templates Beginner 101A an 101B

a continuation of Intro to Templates. 2 classes


  • Sunday January 13 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
  • Sunday January 27 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Westalee Templates 102A 102B

a continuation of Westalee Beginner 101A and 101B. 2 classes


Road Trip Bag

You know how we feel about a good bag and this one is SO GOOD! Great size to pack for a weekend trip, lots of pockets, and a strap to hold it on top of your suitcase. There will be a 2nd Sunday available to you to come in and finish up as 1 day won't be enough to complete this bag. There is some prep to do for this class so make sure you book soon!

$45 plus supplies

  • Friday January 4 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
  • Sunday January 20 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Civil War Blocks

Civil War blocks using Primitive Gatherings Flower Garden fabric, a new line by Moda.


  • Friday January 11 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Rectangle Jelly Roll Rug

The Jelly Roll Rug is one of our most popular classes. Now you can make a rectangle shaped one! Debbie will show you how easy it can be!


  • Saturday February 2 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
T-shirt Quilt

Take all those T-shirts that have significance in your life and turn them into a memory quilt! We'll take you step by step to turn those memories into a valued quilt.

$35 plus supplies

  • Wednesday January 16 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Yoko Saito Sampler

Piece together the blocks from Yoko Saito's new "Special Sampler Quilt" kit. This will be approximately a 6 month series.

$20 plus supplies per session

  • Saturday January 19 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
  • Saturday February 16 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Midnight Blues Placemats

We don't mean to brag, but Jinny Beyer featured these placemats designed by our very own head chick on her Instagram! Made with Jinny's Midnight Garden fabrics.

$30 plus supplies

  • Wednesday January 23 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Wild Oats Quilt

This quilt is comprised of four panels made up of rectangles set on the diagonal. Inspired by an antiques trippy quilt, the designer envisioned something much much scrappier. The results are beautiful.

$35 plus supplies

  • Wednesday January 30 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Scrappy Stash/ Strip Fandance

This class will offer different design options for creating quilts using fabric scraps.The Fandance option utilizes Ricky Tims Stabilizer.

$35 plus supplies

  • Friday February 1 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Westalee Candle Mat

Make and take this adorable table topper. Perfect size to put a candle right in the center and dress up any table. Suitable for those who have completed the Westalee intro class.

$25 plus supplies

  • Sunday February 3 1:00 PM - 4:00PM
  • Friday February 8 1:00 PM - 4:00PM
Tool Tote

The bag everyone WANTS! Pockets all the way around on the outside, pockets all the way around on the inside! Heavy duty formed metal stays that keep the bags mouth wide open, easy to get in and reach all your important tools. Tools are not the only things it's good for--there are many other uses for this versatile tote. 2 part class

$50 plus supplies

  • Wednesday February 6 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
  • Wednesday February 20 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Hand Quilting w/ Tara

Learn the art of quilting your projects by hand.

$35 plus supplies

  • Sunday February 10 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Valentine's Creation

Just like our monthly Christmas Creation class, just a different Holiday! Come in for a quick make and take Valentine's project and some laughs with friends! There will be a required kit to purchase for a small fee.

  • Thursday February 14 10:00 AM - 12:00PM
Smooth Sailing (Storm at Sea)

This is a stunning take on a traditional Storm at Sea quilt layout. Created using Studio 180 Design's Diamond Rects and Square (Square Squared) tools, you can be sure that when you piece your very own Storm at Sea Project, it'll be smooth sailing from start to finish.

$35 plus supplies.

  • Friday February 15 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Kira Table Topper

This table runner comes together much easier then it looks using the Stripology Squared Mini Ruler and 5" fabric squares in lights and darks. Full color instructions include how to use regular rulers as well. Size 18" x 46".

$30 plus supplies

  • Sunday February 17 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Perfect Ten Quilt

We chose this scrappy pattern called the "French Vanilla Quilt" from the Perfect 10 book. You will assemble this quilt using the Creative Grids Perfect 10 non-slip ruler.

$35 plus supplies.

  • Wednesday February 27 11:00 AM - 4:00PM