Quilting has a long established history of being a social activity. Sew Crafty would love to continue that tradition by offering workshops that teach you how to make specific quilt blocks and some quilted wallhangings, placemats and other quilted items that don’t take as long as making a whole quilt. We also want to share our awesome long-arm quilting machine with those of you who have made a quilt top and would like finish it by quilting it yourself on a longarm.
You can take a lesson to learn how to use it and then rent it by the hour to complete your quilt. The rental cost is $20 per hour and you can email:firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Half-Hexi Table Runner
$65 — 4 hrs
For this project we use the “Half-Hexi” block method to create a table runner. We add triangular ends and then you can quilt it in a number of ways. There will be many colors of pre-cut half-hexi shapes pre-cut for you to choose from. There will not be enough time in this class to do the quilting. If you can’t do that yourself at home you can schedule another session to get it done at Sew Crafty. SKILL LEVEL: Confident Beginner
$45 — 3 hrs
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a set of placemats that match your table runner, should you want to take the Half-Hexi Table Runner class! Or, maybe you’d just like to have the placemats and skip the table runner. In any case, there will be a lot of pre-cut half-hexi shapes pre-cut for you to choose from to make your placemat. SKILL LEVEL: Confident Beginner.
Carpenter’s Star Wall Hanging
$65 — 4 hrs
This is yet another example of a project that looks complex, but it’s NOT! We’ve made templates to help you lay out each quadrant of this pattern and it’s so easy you won’t believe it! We will just have time to make the top of this quilted wall hanging – you’ll have to quilt it and bind it at home OR you could bring it into Sew Crafty during a Sewcialzing session to finish it.
Stained Glass Quilted Wallhanging
$45 — 3 hrs
This pattern of piecing creates a look similar to stained glass. There will be lots of pre-cut half-hexi shapes cut out of lots of fun fabrics for you to choose from to make your “window”. You will make 4 stained glass “blocks” and sew the together to create a wall hanging. If you enjoy this process of piecing you MAY want to make 12 or 20 blocks to create a whole quilt. There won’t be time in this workshop to create that many blocks, but once you learn the process you could accomplish that at home.
$35 — 2.5 hrs
This is a super easy and fun way to make use of your scraps! The process involves sewing strips of fabric to each other AND to the batting and backing of the placemat simultaneously, hence you “quilt as you go”! Make one placemat in this class and then you’ll be able to go home and make more so you’ll have a set! SKILL LEVEL: Confident Beginner
$30 — 2 hrs
This project could serve as a gateway to making quilts! Learn how to piece together a “9 patch” and “stitch in the ditch” and how to put a binding on quilted fabric. This is a super easy project, excellent for beginners. You’ll have a cute little potholder when you’re done and you’ll be on your way to making a real quilt!
Log Cabin Quilt Block
$35 — 2 hrs
The Log Cabin quilt block is a staple block that can be used to create SO many different looks depending on how you distribute the colors. In this class we will make 4 small Log Cabins and combine them together to create an “X” of color in the center.
Three-in-One Quilt Block
$35 — 2 hrs
Learn three cool quilt block techniques in one block. Make a small “Pinwheel” then do some “Log Cabin” around it and then finish with the “Exploding Block” technique. You can turn your finished block into a pillow OR make a bunch more at home and sew them all together to make a whole quilt!