I keep adding classes to the list so check back and see what is new! Plus I do classes on all of my Patterns.
Cheryl Phillips' wonderful pattern combining bargello and a star! The Gem 30 tool makes this pattern much easier than it looks. Gem 30 tool is required, Gem Ten is optional. Corners may be added to square up this quilt.
Gem 30 Twinkler
Learn to use the Gem 30 tool from Phillips Fiber Art in this class. This is the free pattern included with the Gem 30 tool. This is quick and fun class. Gem 30 tool required, Gem 10 tool optional.
Simple Curves Tablerunner
Phillips Fiber Art's Simple Curve tool makes this tablerunner fast and easy. This is the free pattern included with the Simple Curve tool. Learn to piece these gentle curves in this class.
This great quilt uses the GemStar tool from Phillips Fiber Art and a border stripe for a striking design. This is the free pattern included with the GemStar Tool. Corners may be added to square up the quilt.
Calliope Table Topper
Phillips Fiber Art Calliope pattern uses the Squedge 15 tool. Two configurations are included in the pattern to make a topper or a runner. Cheryl Phillips Squedge tools are wedges that make squares. Squedge 15 tool and Calliope pattern required.
In this class you will be introduced to the AnglePlay templates and how they work. The focus of the templates are half-rectangles to get a different look and feel to your piecing projects. Templates will be available in class to use and also will be available for purchase. Add an extra spark to your quilting projects and reach for the unexpected.
Jupiter Table Runner
Learn to use Margaret Miller's AnglePlay templates in this class. Half-rectangles are the focus of the AnglePlay templates. Jupiter pattern is required. Kathy will have AnglePlay templates to use during class and templates available for purchase. Kathy is a certified AnglePlay Instructor.
This quilt is pictured in Ricky Tims book Kool Kaleidoscope Quilts. Ricky"s techniques for making original Kaleidoscope designs is very fun and exciting! Each student's quilts is an original design. Strata is sewn before class so we are ready to start cutting pieces when the class begins. Ricky's book or DVD is required.
Do you love all those large and interesting prints but don't know what to do with them. This pattern lets you showcase several of these types of fabrics in one quilt. Easy piecing and machine applique make this quilt go together quickly.
If you are in love with Stacked quilts this is a fun pattern I have designed using stacked 4-Patch blocks in two sizes plus connector squares to form triangles on point.
This a fun and fast quilt using one of the many wonderful stripe fabrics available these days. The Companion Angle Ruler is used to cut the triangles for this quilt.
Learn to do basic paper foundation piecing to construct the circling geese blocks. Then learn to piece curves to set in the circling geese. There will be class discussion of many different settings and ideas for the blocks once they are finished. You will be able to choose 12" or 18" finished blocks.
Choose any pattern from Jane Miller's book French Braid Quilts. Create glowing effect by chooseing a range of graduated fabrics. Super-easy piecing means fast quilt construction. Make yours with pretty borders, separator bands and other creative variations.
This is a fast and easy quilt from Debbie Bowles pattern BQ Quilt. feature great fabrics in the large squares, cheater panels or pieced blocks. This is a great pattern when you need a quilt in a hurry!
This visually exciting quilt is much easier to make that you would think. Chris Timmon's pattern is required for the class. Quarter yards of 20 fabrics are used to make the quilt. Some cutting and sewing is required before class so that students can start secondary cutting and assembling the quilt top right away.
Circle A Round
Learn Cheryl Phillips technique for cutting and setting in circles. Students will cut circles in different sizes and fabrics, then play on the design wall for placement. Cheryl's Cut-A-Round ruler makes it fun and easy to piece circles. Class requires one yard of background fabric, 1/3 yard for a border and 6 - 8 fat quarters for circles.
Using Cheryl Phillips Cut-A-Round ruler we will cut and piece circles into our background block. Then we will use fusible applique to finish the leaves on the blocks. Learn to do blanket stitch by machine to finish the edges. Finally we will do a free-form curved border to finish the quilt.
This pattern by Annette Ornelas makes piecing and curved quilt as easy as sewing a straight line. Annette's technique for using dimensional piecing to form the curves means there are no curves to piece. A folded triangle sewn between the strips is folded back to for the curves. Fun and easy quilt to make.
Choose any pattern from Sara Nephew's books Serendipity or Doubledipity and Kathy will walk you though the steps to create the block. Fabric is stacked together and cut using the Clearview Triangle ruler. You can hardly wait to cut the next block to see the magic that happens when they are sewn together. These quilts are addicting and you might find one is not enough! It is a great quilt to use those wonderful large print fabrics.
Sara Nephews pattern Honeycomb Waffle is found in her book Big Book of Building Block Quilts. The three dimensional effect is formed by using light, medium and dark prints. Sara's Clearview Triangle ruler is used to cut the 60 degree triangles used in the quilt. There are no set-in seams involved in making this quilt so it makes it easy to achieve success.
Pick out that wonderful, large print fabric that you just don't know how to use. We will stack four repeats and learn to use Cheryl Phillips Circle A Round tool to cut and piece in perfect circles. I will have Cut A Round Tools to use in class.
Sharon Rexroad's book Pineapple Stars is full of wonderful variations on this pattern. Learn to paper foundation piece in this fun class.
4-Patch Posies in a BQ Setting
I have combined the 4-Patch Posie pattern by H.D. Designs and Debbie Bowles BQ Pattern. Stack and cut squares from your focus fabric, then use the BQ pattern for a great setting. Very easy piecing in this class for a wonderful effect.
Learn to piece circles into the background. Then we will slice, add a strip and offset the other half of the circle. It looks great with those fun and funky fabrics that are out right now.
The Finishing Edge
In this class we will explore different edge finishes for your quilts. We will make prairie points, scallops, curved edges and more in this fun class.
Free Form Curves
Strip piecing and free form cutting are the basis of this quilt. Louisa Smith's book Beyond Strips and Curves is used at the workbook for this class. Some cutting and sewing is required before class.
with an Ice Cube Border
This is a fun pattern for any skill level. Slicing and swapping positions, then inserting a fun stripe fabric make this quilt a winner. My sample is all from one color family but depending on the fabric used, you can get many different looks.