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MARCH 2014 
QUILTING, SEWING, KNITTING, & CROCHET CLASSES

(Listings are in order by date of first class.)


Class Buster! For $50 You can choose 4 classes under $40.

(Excludes Clubs, Workshops, Retreats, & Special Events.)

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grab go & sewGrab Go & Sew
Vaunelle Temple
$25*
Sat, Mar 1
9-3pm

Pack up all your sewing supplies in this fantastic travel bag! You will now have a place for all those goodies you need to bring to class or take on a trip. The pattern includes the specially designed inserts. So come join us …just grab, go and SEW.
– JEAN'S FAVORITE MARKET FIND! –

*Pattern purchase required: The Beatle Bag by Abbey Lane Quilts ($20.50 less 15% class discount.)

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madison square quiltMadison Square
Barbara Ferguson
$40
Mon Mar 3 & 10
9-1pm

Inspired by Jean's New York travels, Madison Square plays off the lines of urban landscapes. You will enjoy the process of intuitive piecing while creating a quilt that is uniquely yours. This class will encourage you to embrace the design process and experiment with color.

*Pattern purchase required: Madison Square by Jean Wells ($10.95 less 15% class discount.)

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eggplant relish quilt class

 

Eggplant Relish
Kathy Shaker
$25*
Tues, Mar 4
9-1pm

We couldn't resist another fun quilt from Madison Cottage. We love them for their simple strip cutting… but with triangles this time! Use a coordinating set of fat quarters or pre-cut 2 1/2" strips to make this elegant design in a variety of sizes. The finished quilt appears complex, but strip piecing and simple cutting make it easier than it looks.

(Omnigrid 96 recommended)
*Pattern purchase required: Eggplant Relish by Madison Cottage ($10.50 less 15% class discount.)

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

flora quilt class

Flora
Jackie Erickson
$25*
Thurs, Mar 6
4-8pm

Want a quick yet fun quilt project? Flora is the perfect one. Just pick your favorite theme fabric, add some coordinating prints to enhance it and a couple solids for good measure. This garden style quilt is fun to assemble, with rows of rectangles arranged between colorful rows of sashing.

*Pattern purchase required: Flora by Valori Wells ($6 less 15% class discount.)

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flora cap knitting class

Flora Cap
Paula Johnson (AB)
$25*
Fridays, Mar 7 & 14
10-1pm

Take the journey into knitting in the round. The Flora Cap is a great project to learn this very useful technique. You will be using a variety of stitches, reading a pattern, and will learn to transition to double pointed needles to finish off the cap.

*Pattern purchase required: Flora's Cap by Churchmouse Classics ($5.00 less 15% class discount.)

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quilted tote sewing class

 

Quilted Tote
Lawry Thorn
$20*
Sun, Mar 9
10-3:30pm

Create this fun-sized tote bag with front and side pockets. Here's your chance to do a little machine quilting on the main fabric, sides, and pockets (all before you put it together). You will be making two improvisational stars, and you won't have to worry about those points. Join us, and blend your quilting and sewing fun together!

*Magazine purchase required: International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene 2013/2014 ($14.99 less 15% class discount.)

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

turkish bed socks knitting classTurkish Bed Socks
Paula Johnson (AB)
$25*
Mar 10 & 17
10-noon

Make a wonderful pair of "bed" socks using the popular pattern from Churchmouse Yarns. In this advanced beginner class, students will be knitting in the round using their choice of method: on circular needles or double-pointed needles. Students will also learn construction of sock toes and how to pick up stitches.

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

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zippety bags sewing classZippety Bags
Vaunelle Temple
$15
Tues, Mar 11
noon-4pm

Make these amazing bags for all your little treasures. Learn a fun new zipper installation method and customize your bag with fun fabric choices. Best of all, when not in use, these bags unzip and fold flat!

*Pattern purchase required: Zippety Bags by Bella Nona ($12.50 less 15% class discount.)

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pencil pouch sewing classPencil Pouch & Book Cover
Ginn Staines
$20*
Thurs, Mar 13
9-2pm

It's the perfect pouch and journal cover for that aspiring artist in you (or your family). This colorful pouch and cover duo are perfect to inspire your creativity. Customize to fit your favorite color palette, and use up more of those scraps. Learn to sew a zipper into a bag, create a fitted cover for a book, and work on piecing.

 

*Book purchase required: Sew Gifts from That Patchwork Place Designs ($24.99 less 15% class discount.)

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

butterfly wind shawl knitting class

 

 

Butterfly Wing Shawl
Sharyl McCullogh (AB)
$25
Thurs, Mar 13 & 20
10-12:30pm

This gorgeous shawl is a combination of mesh edging and solid welts, both delicate and strong. You will learn a short-row technique to create a visually stunning piece. We will even talk about using decorative or alternative fibers to give it an extra dimension.

Free pattern available from http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEdf13/PATTnymphalidea.php

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

vintage log cabin quilt classVintage Log Cabin
Jackie Erickson
$25
Thurs, Mar 13
4-8pm

Do you collect reproduction, contemporary, or 30's style fabric? Now you can put those collections (your stash) to work. Vintage Log Cabin uses a variety of lights and darks to create a very scrappy, vintage-era looking quilt.

*Pattern purchase required: Vintage Log Cabin by the Stitchin' Post ($4 less 15% class discount.)

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textile collage quilt class jean wells

 

Textile Collage
Jean Wells
$40
Fri, Mar 14, 21
9-2pm

Using the techniques from Valerie Goodwin's Art Quilt Maps, make your own collage-like map quilt. You may choose to work off of a simple square, color study on a collaged background (as pictured in the class sample), or choose another subject matter for inspiration. You will learn collage, surface design, and color work.

Book purchase recommended: Art Quilt Maps by Valerie Goodwin ($24.00 less 15% class discount.)

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make it burda style sewing class

Make it Burda Style
Jill Beaman & Barb Ferguson
$25*
Sun, Mar 16
10-3pm

Many garment patterns are sold individually. Did you know that Burda Style magazine holds a treasure trove of over 40 different fashion sewing patterns? To take the mystery and fear out of this wonderful magazine, we are offering this class to help you understand all of its potential. Prior sewing experience is necessary. You will learn to properly measure, trace your pattern, make adjustments specifically for YOU.

*Magazine purchase required: ($14.95 less 15% class discount.)

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indian blanket quilt classIndian Blanket featuring Triangles On A Roll
Lawry Thorn
$25
Tues, Mar 18
9-2pm

The Indian Blanket quilt has a stylish Northwest
lodge feel to it. With stunning peaks and points, it
evokes a feeling of campfires and picnics. Let us take
away the intimidation of all these points. You will use
the "Sew & Fold" Triangles on a Roll paper-piecing
method to make those beautiful, perfect points.
Choose the color story that speaks to you: either
earthy, lodge, or southwestern, and join us.

*Pattern purchase required: Indian Blanket by Cactus Needle Quilts ($10 less 15% class discount.)
*Notion purchase required: Sew & Fold Triangles by Triangles on a Roll ($14 less 15% class discount.)

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kids sewing campKids Sewing Camp
Jean Wells & Barb Ferguson
$50 each session
Session 1: Mon-Tues, Mar 24-25
9am-noon
Session 2: Thurs-Fri, Mar 27-28
(Session 2 has been cancelled.)

Join us for Kids' Sewing Camp as we explore the fun of crafting and sewing. Children ages 6 to 10 will be introduced to the use of a sewing machine while making a their own personal craft project: a fun pillowcase, drawstring backpack and more. Machines and supplies are included, no prior experience needed… just bring your creative spirit.

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absolutely beginning quilt class

 

Absolutely Beginning Quilting

(Spring Session)
Lawry Thorn
$45
Tuesdays ~ March 25; Apr 1, 8, 22, 29; May 13
5:30 - 8:30 pm

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 to first class is mandatory.

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cosmos table runner

Cosmos Runner & Baby Quilt
Annette Caldwell
$30*
Sun, Mar 30
10-3pm

Have some fun with dimension and shading with this "wonky" star quilt. Based on the Tilted Star block, it is updated and begs for improvisation. You can make a table runner or baby quilt. We enjoyed playing with neutral shades, while still grabbing from the scrap pile.

*Book purchase required: Vintage Quilt Revival by Katie Clark Blakesley, Lee Heinrich, & Faith Jones ($27.99 less 15%)

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easter baskets quilt class

 

 

Easter Baskets
Peggy Lindsay
$40*
Mon, Mar 31 & Tues, Apr 1
9-3pm & 9-1pm

This quilt is a whimsical way to celebrate Easter…and a fun way to use up your scraps. This class will combine all the fun of Gwen, Tonye, Freddy and Alex into one excellent adventure. Learn to make these "wonky" baskets with 3-4 different fabrics sewn together, and bias tape for curved handles. No need to fear, we have lots of tricks to share.

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Class Registration Policies & Procedures

CLASSES
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!

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