+1 (860) 642-8099
  • 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 August 25 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. This is a 4 week session for the month of July.

$60 + book and supplies.

  • Every Tuesday 5:30 PM - 8:30PM
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!!

Quilting 102

Continue your quilting knowledge in this class. Learn how to make half square triangles and line up rows with sashing. This is also a 4 week session for the month of July.

$60.

  • Thursday August 3 1:00 PM - 4:00PM
  • Thursday August 17 1:00 PM - 4:00PM
  • Thursday August 24 1:00 PM - 4:00PM
  • Thursday August 31 1:00 PM - 4:00PM
Quilts of Valor Sew Day

Come any time to help construct quilts to be given to veterans. Help of any type is always appreciated- sewing, ironing, cutting. NO QOV FOR MONTH OF AUGUST.

Free!

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.

Stripology Squared Club (Session 4)

Use the Stripology ruler and book to complete one of the featured projects. There will be 6 sessions. Fabric and supplies required.

$20 per session.

  • Saturday August 26 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Hand Embroidery Club #8

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

$20 plus supplies.

  • Friday August 11 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Chicken Buffet Club #4

This club will offer a smorgasbord of 12 quilt blocks. One block per month will be completed (if you can stop laughing at the adorable chickens). Bring your scraps and different colors of thread for the applique. We will teach you how to choose your colors, do machine blanket stitch applique and how to use fusible web for your applique. You will need the book which is included in the first month sign up fee. The book also features a chicken recipe for each block.

$25 for the 1st session and $5 for the subsequent months.

  • Saturday August 5 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
100 Blocks in 100 Days

Using the Tula Pink City Sampler book, accept this wonderful challenge and (6 & 1/2" square unfinished) in 100 days! Use scraps from your stash or Tula Pink from the shop inventory to make these modern blocks that will tell a story when put together into your final quilt. A paper log will be provided to help monitor your progress and keep you on track.

$5 plus book and fabric.

  • Saturday August 19 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Four Patch Kaleidoscope Quilt

Learn how to set ordinary four patch blocks so they become beautiful Kaleidoscope blocks. You will admire all the variations in your blocks. It is great fun to reveal each one.

$35 plus fabric and supplies.

  • Saturday August 5 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Split Rex Christmas Tree Quilt

The Split Rex ruler will make this Christmas tree wall hanging/quilt so easy and so much fun! *Two dates to choose from*

$30 plus fabric and supplies.

  • Sunday July 30 10:00 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 August 9 10:00 AM - 12:00PM
Trim A Tree Foundation Pieced Tree Skirt

This is a fun beginner foundation pieced project that will be taught by Joyce Rak. You choose the fabrics to create the look you want to achieve.

$40 plus pattern and fabrics.

  • Friday August 4 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Sew Together Bag

This is an adorable bag that features several zipper pockets, a pincushion and a needle landing. Useful for taking supplies to and from class.

$30 plus fabric and supplies.

  • Thursday August 10 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Splash A Foundation Pieced Table Runner Or Solar Flare Quilt

The same block makes either project Joyce Rak will guide you through the addicting process of foundation paper piecing. This is a 2 day class.

$50 plus pattern, fabric and supplies.

  • Sunday August 13 11:00 AM - 3:00PM
  • Sunday August 27 11:00 AM - 3:00PM
Cupcake/Cake Mix Instructions

Learn how to use the Cake Mix papers with Layer Cakes and/or the cupcake papers with Charm Packs to make quilts, table runners, etc.

$25 plus Cake Mix or Cupcake and fabric

  • Wednesday August 16 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Additional help with crackers or trim a tree foundation piecing.

If you took either of the above classes, Joyce Rak will be available to assist you with any questions you may have to complete the projects.

$20

  • Friday August 18 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
Winter Lights Quilt

This is a beautiful star quilt made with winter themed fabrics. The border finishes off nicely. This is a 2 day class.

$50 plus book and fabrics.

  • Wednesday August 23 11:00 AM - 4:00PM
  • Wednesday August 30 11:00 AM - 4:00PM