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OCTOBER 2015 
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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journey to inspired art quiltingJourney to Inspired Art Quilting

Jean Wells
$60
Saturdays, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6, Jan 3
10 am – 2 pm

Continue your art quilting journey along with Jean on a monthly basis. Her new book, Journey to Inspired Art Quilting, will be the foundation for the course. Each month there will be assignments for you to participate in, a lecture, and critique sessions. The purpose of the club is to continue to feed your creativity and build on your experience in that ongoing journey as an art quilter. You must have previously taken one of Jean’s design classes to enroll in this class.

*Book purchase recommended:  Journey to Inspired Art Quilting by Jean Wells ($29.95 less 15% class discount)

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? Surface Design Series
Valori Wells, Helen Brisson, Kathy Shaker, Jean Wells
$20/session
Saturdays, Sept 13, Oct 11, Nov 22, Dec 13
11 am - 3 pm

surface design workshopCreate personal imagery and build a unique portfolio with our Surface Design Series. We have asked several local Fiber Artists to share their special talents with us and give you plenty of time to explore a new technique and incorporate your personal style.

In September, Valori Wells will offer Screen Printing.  October’s session will feature Helen Brisson sharing her unique techniques using Decolorant.  In November, Kathy Shaker will be demonstrating Thermofax printing and you’ll have a chance to make your own screens. December brings us Jean Wells and Block Printing.

We have more exciting techniques planned for the winter including Monoprinting, making rubbing plates, using found textures and natural materials, deconstructed screen printing and shibori.
(Lab fees will range from $5 – $10)

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Carnival Applique Pillows

Candy Woods
$35
Thursday, October 1
9:00-4:00

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Chain of Fools

Candy Woods
$35
Friday, October 2
9:00-4:00

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Fundamentals

Margit Elkin
$??
Saturday & Sunday,
October 3-4
9:00-4:00

Description...Felted cloth, beads, soap

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Timeless Tunics

Deb Wilkinson
$35
October 5
9:00-4:00

This tunic is straight up no chaser! No darts, no zippers, no button holes, no set-in sleeves. Easy, versatile, and fun. Come play with us to learn the MANY looks of this all-around fabulous tunic.

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Two at a Time Toe-Up Socks Using the Magic Loop Method

Paula Johnson
$40
October 5, 12, 19, & 26
10:00-12:00

This class is for advanced beginners. have you always wanted to knit socks, but were afraid to ask? This class will teach you how, and help you avoid the dreaded "second sock syndrome." Join us, as we enter the wonderful world of sock knitting!

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bali bamboo table runner


Bali Bamboo Runner

Lawry Thorn
$25
October 6
10:00-3:00

Enjoy the process of selecting a fat quarter bundle that makes you sway in the breeze. Add some high-contrast accent fabrics and come learn how to turn it all into art for your table.

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whimsical folk art creaturesWhimsical Folk Art Creatures

Kristin Shields
$35
October 8-9
9:00-4:00

If you have ever looked at folk art animal quilts and textiles and wondered if you could do that, the answer is YES! In this class students will learn Kristin's design and hand-stitching techniques to make a folk art animal quilt. On day 1 we will begin with some warm up drawing exercises. Students will then design a folk art animal to applique to a pieced background. Day 2 will be for embellishment, quilting and various ways to finish the edges.

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Welted Cowl & Infinity Loop

Pat Drake
$?
Oct 8 & 15
10:00-1:00

Your choice! The always-wearable Cowl, or an Infinity Loop that you can wear long and elegant or twist double for twice the cosiness! Purl welts create a sculptural effect and reversability potential. A wonderful introduction to circluar needles for the beginning knitter. This is a tried and true design that will be knitted again and again.

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gravity block of the month

 

Gravity Block of the Month Club

Tamara Dumolt
$?
Tuesdays: October 10, November 14, December 12
8:30-9:15

Take a Gravity quilt journey! Have fun with the subtle color variations within the Gravity blocks. No need to stress about precisely matching fabric or color placement from block to block. The beauty of this design is that each quilt will take on a subtle and distinct look and feel of its own. Get set to enjoy your timeless creation for lightyears to come!.

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basic improvisational quilting workshop

 

Basic Improvisational Quilting

Kristin Shields
$35
October 10
9:30-4:00

Have you ever wondered how those improve quiltmakers do it? This class if for newbies or those who need more practice with this type of piecing. Student can use their samples in a small improve art quilt or make the beginning of something larger. We will work primarily in solids because they make many of these techniques easier, and or the bold statement they make.

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Traditional Quilt Series - Log Cabin in the Round

Jean Wells
$25
(Series is every 2nd Sunday Sept-Dec)
October 11
9:00-4:00

Come create a fun and whimsical Log Cabin quilt with Jean. A varying intensity of fabric gives this quilt a bit of boldness and a contemporary feel. Finished block size is 7 ¼". Each round of a block consists of the same fabric creating a square-within-a-square look. Each block has three rounds making this quilt fast and easy!

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Cashmere Katzchen Shawl

Paula Johnson
$30
Oct 20, 27
10:00-1:00

This is a class for advanced beginners. This shawl is asymmetrical. You will be using short rows and cable stitches. it is really beautiful in lace-weight yarn, but you could also use fingering weight yarn.

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Jelly Roll Zinger

Edie Hines
$60
Monday & Tuesday, October 26-27
9:00-4:00

This super-fast jelly roll quilt slips in a "zinger" every so often. It's super easy, lots of fun,
and Edie will be bringing her famous soup!

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fabric painting qith inks workshops

Fabric Painting With Inks

June Jaeger
$60
Thursday & Friday, October 29-30
9am – 4:00

Here is your chance to do something off the wall. Using Tsukineko inks as paints, you will create your own fabric picture.  Texture, “dry-brush” and innovative painting will be covered. Finishing and quilting to enhance your painting will also be discussed. You may purchase your own supplies or you may buy a kit for $40.00.

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Best Friends

June Jaeger
$60
Saturday & Sunday, October 31-November 1
9:00-4:00

Create a look-a-like wall quilt of your personal pet!  You will learn to draw a pattern of your dog, cat, horse, or…with the aid of a projector.  You don't have to be an artist to reproduce your special animal.  This makes a great gift for that special person in your life, or to give yourself an everyday smile.

*Book Purchase required: Best Friends,
Animal Portrait Quilts
by June Jaeger ($24.95 less 15% class discount)

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Color Key for Classes:

Quilting and Sewing Classes have a White border.

Clubs (In-Person or by Mail) are in Orange.

Beginning Quilting & Sewing Classes are in Purple.

Knitting & Crochet Classes are in Blue.

Clubs (In-Person Only) are in Yellow.

Clubs (In-Person or by Mail) are in Green.

Clubs (In-Person & On-Line) are in Pink.

 

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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