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Quilting, Sewing, & Mixed Media Classes

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nesting bird pin cushion class


Nesting Bird
Peggy Lindsay
Monday, February 2
9:30 – 3:30

Join Peggy and make this darling pincushion.  You can have it sit alone, or put it on a pedestal.  How about atop an antique wooden spool, an old candlestick, or???

Book Required: Pincushion Appeal ($16.99 less 15% class discount)

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

modern millie quilt classModern Millie
Sue McMahan
Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015
9:30 – 3:30

Make this striking, contemporary curved pinwheel quilt using the Quick Curved Ruler.
Here is an opportunity to play with color and pattern, or keep it simple like the photo.

*Book purchase required:  Contemporary Curved Quilts  ($19.95 less 15% class discount)
You also need the Quick Curve Ruler ($22.00 less 15% class discount).

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altered paradise modern quilt class


Altered Paradise
Peggy Lindsay
Thursday, February 5
9am – 4pm

An improvisational pieced quilt featuring a souped up log cabin style of piecing. Adapted from a Jean Wells’ pattern it is then sliced and diced using Jeans method and pieced together making it wonky and fun. Measuring approximately 32 x 42. Using bright fun fabric you can make it with or with out a border. Makes a great wall hanging to brighten your room.

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winding road tablerunner class

Winding Road Table Runner
Peggy Lindsay
Friday, February 6
9am – 4pm

Here is a fun and quick way to perk up your table. You can even make it faster by using a charm pack. Make several for different occasion, fun for birthdays or baby showers. It measures 14 1/2 x47 1/2. You will learn to use the Creative Grids Spider Web Ruler, which makes this so easily. Make it with fun happy fabric or subdued and subtle fabric, either way it is sure to please.

*Notion purchase required: Creative Grids Spider Web Ruler ($21.45 less 15% class discount)

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landscape quilt by june jaeger


Your Land, My Land
June Jaeger
Sat & Sun, Feb 7 & 8
9 am – 4pm

Create a realistic landscape of your favorite place in this two-day workshop.  This makes a great gift for that special person or for a special spot on your wall.  You will work off any photo of your desired landscape and watch it bloom into your personal wall hanging.

*Book purchase suggested: Adventures in Landscape Quilting ($24.95 less 15% class discount)

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science fair pattern by jaybird quilts

Science Fair (Quilt or Bag)
Laura Simmons
Monday, Feb 9
9am – 3 pm

Laura will guide you through the basics of using the Hex & More Ruler to make this Modern quilt.  You choose the size you want to make, from a baby quilt to a Queen/King, or you can make just a few blocks and make the bag that Laura has designed.

*Pattern and notion purchase required:  Science Fair by Jay Bird Quilts ($10.50 less 15% discount) and the Hex-n-More Ruler  ($23.95, less 15% discount)

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flower stalls quilt by marcia derseFlower Stalls
Jackie Erickson
Thursday, Feb 12
9:30 – 12:30

Do you like Marcia Derse fabrics? Well I do and here is the latest quilt made with her fabric line “Botanical”. It is African, Native American or just plain awesome! Choose bright vibrant colors with a neutral colored background and you will have a fabulous easy to piece quilt. The scrappier the better!  Every block uses a different fabric. If the quilt has 6 blocks, use 6 fabrics. 43 blocks, 43 different fabrics! You will have so much fun picking your fabrics.

Pattern purchase required: Flower Stalls by Beyond the Reef, ($9.50, less 15% class discount)

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

moda simply woven quilt - happy jackie ericksonHappy
Jackie Erickson
Friday, Feb 13
10 am – 2 pm

This is a great quilt that anyone would enjoy wrapping up in! Choose a palette that reflects the recipient’s personality and your ready to go. Assembling the quilt is quite easy. Cut and insert strips as you go! All of the strips are 2 ½” wide. So dip into your stash of 2 ½” strips and begin cutting. The pattern is a free download from MODA Bakeshop called Simply Woven by Jessica Kelly.

You can print your own pattern or Jackie will print one for you for a fee of $2.50.

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Mini-Mystery Club

Lawry Thorn
Saturdays, February 14, March 14, April 11, & May 9
8:30 – 9:15 am

Who doesn’t love a mystery quilt project?  Lawry has a mystery project that will keep you guessing! After each meeting, you will go away with sewing tasks, then come back the following month for the next clue. In the final session, Lawry will “unveil” the finished quilt, and you get to share your creative quilt with its own unique touches.

*If you live out of town, or can’t get to our monthly classes, you can still participate using mail order. 
Just let us know, so Lawry can mail the instructions to you each month.

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wearable vest classWearables: Vests
Deb Wilkinson
Saturday, February 14 (11am – 5 pm)
& Sunday, February 15 (10 am – 4 pm)

Are you curious about wearables but don’t want to look like you are wearing a quilt?  This class will be filled with a large collection of Deb’s garments for you to study, along with creative ideas and techniques to try.  Enough time is planned for you to be well on your way to design and sew your own unique vest.  Deb Winkinson has recently moved to Bend from Fairbanks, Alaska.  She has studied with Virginia Avery and Rachael Clark and has won numerous awards for her garments. 

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

Scrappy Sundays (Club)

Annette Caldwell

Last Sunday's Class has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 22
Sundays, February 15, March 15, April 12, May 17
1 pm – 1:45 pm

Annette is bringing back “stash bashing” quilts.  It’s time to bust into that stash of fabric and join the party.  These 45-minute sessions meet on the 3rd Sunday of each month from 1:00 – 1:45.  At each meeting you will be given a classic Stitchin’ Post pattern and suggestions for how to choose fabric from your stash to make it.
(This class is also available by mail.)

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absolutely beginning quilting classAbsolutely Beginning Quilting
Lawry Thorn
Mondays, Feb 16, 23, March, 9, 16 & 30, April 6
12:30 – 3:30

Have you wanted to make a quilt, but don’t know where to begin? This class is for those with little or no quilting experience. Learn how to rotary-cut fabric and piece together basic quilt blocks, while making a sampler-style quilt. Lawry will take you start-to-finish through your choice of a 6-, 9-, or 12-block sampler.

Note: Attendance at first class is mandatory.

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concentricitties quilt class sue mcmahan

Sue McMahan
Tuesday, February 17
9:30 – 3:30

Sue developed this pattern for The Stitchin’ Post.  She will take you through construction of the blocks with arcs and curved piecing and discuss the diagonal setting.  Sue is a master at this technique!

*Pattern purchase required:  Concentricities by The Stitchin’ Post
($9 less 15% class discount)

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contemporary totes quilt in wool fabric class


Wool Contemporary Totes
Tonye Phillips
Thurs, Feb 19 & Feb 26
10 am – 3 pm

Tonye made her “Contemporary Totes” pattern out of wool and it’s wonderful!  You’ll learn the basics of wool applique as well as some of the fun stitches Tonye used to embellish her quilt.

*Pattern purchase required: Contemporary Totes by Tonye Phillips ($9.50 less 15% class discount)

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

Surface Design Saturdays (Class Series)

$20 Per Session*
Saturdays, January 17, February 21, March 21, April 25, May 16
10 am – 2 pm

Each month we bring you a different teacher and a new surface design technique.
You can sign up for one session or all five of them:

Saturday, February 21 - Make an Impression
Jillian & Barbara
Combining surface design techniques with paper and fabric you will create unique,
one-of-a-kind cards with an artistic flair.

*A supply fee, paid to instructor, will be required for most classes -- cost (TBA) will vary by class.
(Surface Design Classes are not eligible for Class Buster pricing.)

We're sorry, this month's class has been cancelled.

fabric postcards


Fabric Postcards
Tonye Phillips
Sunday, Feb 22
10 am – 4 pm

Would you like to learn how to make personalized fabric postcards to give to the special people in your life?  They are so much fun to construct and the sky is the limit on what you can create.

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log jam quilting class

Log Jam
Jackie Erickson
Saturday, Feb 28

9 am – 12 pm (you can stay longer if you wish)

This quilt is just a whole lot of fun!  Don’t worry about seam allowances or straight seams.  As A matter of fact, the more crooked, the better.  Using random-sized strips, create wonky blocks and then even up the edges after all the blocks are sewn.  Empty your mind of all the quilting rules you have learned over the years and let yourself be free!  You will be introduced to the “naughty” side of quilting!

Sorry, this class has been cancelled.


Knitting & Crochet Classes

turkish bed socks knitting class


Turkish Bed Socks
Paula Johnson
Tuesdays, Feb 3 & 10
10 am – noon

this is an easy entry into the world of knitting socks.  This pattern starts with knitting back and forth and ends with knitting the toe in the round.

*Pattern purchase required: Turkish Bed Socks by Churchmouse Classics ($5.00 less 15% class discount.)

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

knit socks using the magic loop methodKnitting 2 Socks At A Time On A Magic Loop
Paula Johnson
 Fridays, Feb 13, 20 & 27
10 am – noon

Avoid the dreaded “second sock syndrome” by learning to knit 2 socks at a time using the magic loop method.  By knitting both socks at the same time you also are assured they will be the same size!

Note:  Students should be familiar with knitting 1 sock at a time with magic loop.

*Pattern purchase required: Basic Sock by Churchmouse Yarns
($7.00 less 15% class discount

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needle felting - notions bagNeedle Felted Bag
Paula Johnson
Saturday, Feb 21
10am – noon
Learn needle felting while decorating a small notions bag.

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

beginning knitting 102Beginning Knitting 102
Paula Johnson (AB)
Mondays, February 23, March 2 & 9
10 am – noon

This class is for students who have taken Knitting 101 or have a basic knowledge of knitting. You will increase your skills by learning how to increase and decrease and basic cable and lace stitches. We will be making a scarf and, if there is time, a cotton washcloth.

*Book purchase required: Stitch ‘n Bitch Knitter’s Guide by Debbie Stoller ($15.95 less 15% class discount.)

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beginning crochet class

Beginning Crochet 101*
Paula Johnson
Tuesdays, Feb 24, Mar 3 & 10
10 am – noon

Make a scarf made from basic crochet stitches. Learn chain, single-crochet, half double-crochet, double-crochet, choosing colors, finishing, gauge, pattern reading, and more.

*Book purchase required:  The Happy Hooker: Stitch ‘n Bitch Crochet by Debbie Stoller ($15.95 less 15% class discount.)

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.



Color Key for Classes:

Quilting and Sewing Classes have a White border.

At Quilting & Mixed Media classes are in Orange.

Beginning Quilting & Sewing Classes are in Purple.

Special Events are in Red.

Retreats & Workshops from Nationally Known Instructors are in Navy Blue.

Knitting & Crochet Classes are in Light Blue.

Clubs are in Yellow.


Class Registration Policies & Procedures

The following applies to all classes offered in this Class Schedule:

What do I need for class?
Each class has a Supply List. There may be additional Kit or Lab Fees for special supplies, such as freezer paper, fabric paints, special templates, etc. Fabric requirements will be listed in your supply list. Some classes require preparation prior to your first class, e.g., pre-cutting fabric, bringing design ideas, etc. Once you register for your class and receive your Supply List, you will receive a 15% discount on all required supplies. To receive the discount, you must have your Supply List with you when you make your purchase..

Registration Procedures
Pre-registration and payment are required. Register during our Fall/Winter Preview Party and receive a 10% discount on the fee. You may register by phone (541-549-6061) or at the store. You receive a 10% discount any time you register on-line at www.stitchinpost.com/classes.html (Sorry, discount does not apply to Clubs, Special Events, Retreats, or Workshops.))

Class Cancellation Policy
You must cancel at least TEN DAYS prior to the class for a full refund. If the Stitchin’ Post cancels a class, you may take a store credit or request a refund.

Sometimes We Cancel a Class….
On occasion we will cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We make that decision ten (10) days before the scheduled class. We recommend that you call to confirm that the class has met its minimum enrollment and will go on as scheduled. The safest bet is to do your class purchases within ten (10) days of the class date.


What are my Basic Sewing Supplies (BSS)?
BSS includes sewing machine in good working order, rotary cutter, cutting mat, ruler, scissors, tape measure, pencil, pins, and seam ripper.

Winter Weather Alert!
Weather can be unpredictable here in Central Oregon. When winter weather affects driving conditions, our priority is safety! Please note that if the Sisters School District is closed due to weather conditions, we will also cancel class that day. We will reschedule the class for another day, based on classroom and instructor availability.

A Friendly Reminder For A Healthy Classroom
If you have a cold, flu symptoms, or a lingering cough, please be considerate of fellow classmates and the instructor by staying home and taking care of yourself. Call the store in advance to let us know you are not feeling well, and we will do what we can to accommodate your illness.
Along the same lines, we have many students who are sensitive to perfumes and scented lotions; please avoid wearing such products to class.
Thank you!