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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

beginners

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

advanced

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 November 30 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: Thursdays 1-4pm in November, Tuesdays 5:30-8:30pm in December

$60 + book and supplies.

  • Every Thursday 1:00 PM - 4:00PM
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.

Free!!

  • Every Tuesday 10:00 AM - 5:00PM
  • Every Thursday 5:00 PM - 7:00PM
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: Tuesdays 5:30pm-8:30pm in November Thursdays 1-4pm in December

$60.

  • Every Tuesday 5:30 PM - 8:30PM
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.

Free!

  • Sunday November 4 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.

Hand Embroidery Club

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

$20 plus supplies.

  • Friday November 9 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 December 12 10:00 AM - 12:00PM
Jelly Roll Race Quilt (Diana's Method)

Complete this quilt using the traditional "Jelly Roll Race" pattern. Or you can make it using Diana's method that adds an additional step that makes it pop.

$30 plus jelly roll

  • Wednesday November 21 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Sasher

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!

$25

  • 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.

$35

  • Friday November 16 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Intro to Quilting with Westalee Templates Beginner 101A an 101B

a continuation of Intro to Templates. 2 classes

$45

  • Friday December 14 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
  • Friday December 7 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
  • Sunday January 13 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Westalee Templates 102A 102B

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

$60

  • Sunday November 25 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Eva's Kona CaryAll Tote Bag

Eva will help you add special touches to this Fat Quarter friendly tote. It's fun and easy to sew.

$35 plus supplies.

  • Wednesday November 28 11:00 AM - 4:30PM
Dancing with the Stars Quilt

Border prints, large scale prints will be a perfect combination with the star blocks to make this beautiful quilt.

$35 plus supplies.

  • Friday November 23 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Holiday Spools Wall Hanging

Use your favorite holiday fabric to make an adorable spool tree.

$30

  • Wednesday November 7 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Accidental Landscape

Discover the secrets of creating fabric landscape "accidentally" by using Karen Eckmeier's technique of layering & topstitching. Easy project and great way to use stash fabric.

$30

  • Friday December 21 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
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
Windsor Park Quilt

Put your half square triangle talents to use and make this beautiful cascading star quilt. Kits are available for violet/purple color way. Great class for beginner to advanced level quilter.

$35 plus supplies

  • Wednesday December 5 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Free Motion on a Domestic Machine

Learn how to quilt your projects on your own machine.

$30

  • Wednesday December 19 11:00 AM - 2:00PM
Raq Quilt

Rag quilts are typically made with flannel or homespun plaids, but 100% cottons can also be used. The "rag" quilt look is accomplished by sewing larger seams & clipping the exposed raw edges before laundering. Easy project for beginners or quick quilt for advanced quilters.

$35 plus supplies.

  • Saturday December 29 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