Classes

Sew Ya Think you Want to Quilt

An introductory quilting class for those who have never quilted before. Beginner.

Quilting 101

A 3-session introduction to your new Viking embroidery machine. Beginner.

Club Moda

A monthly group highlighting a different Moda fabric, a pattern, and a notion each month. Beginner.

Keeping the World Sewing

A monthly group highlighting new products and news from the shop.

Owner's Classes

A 3-session introductory quilting class for those who have never quilted before. You will finish the class with a crib-size quilt. Beginner.

​Free-Motion Quilting

A technique class to introduce the basics of Free Motion Quilting (FMQ). In this class, you will learn how to quilt multiple layers with the feed dogs down and create basic FMQ designs such as loops, vines, and leaves. You will practice on small quilt sandwiches. Beginner.

Foundation Paper Piecing

A projects class, using paper piecing (aka sewing by number) techniques. You will make either seasonal decorative hangings or a small table runner. Beginner.

Stitcher's Garden

One class per month. This class teaches you applique and decorative stitching techniques, and how to use a vast variety of presser feet. At the end of the year, you will have a queen-size quilt. ​Beginner.

Seeing Stars BOM

​A 6-month piecing block of the month quilting class. This class teaches foundational piecing techniques, such as flying geese, half-square triangles (HST), quarter-square triangles (QST), and hourglasses. At the end of the 6 months, you will have a beautiful queen-size quilt. Intermediate.

Atlantis BOM

​An embroidery block of the month quilting class. Intermediate.

Feels Like Spring

An embroidery quilting class, similar to the Stitcher's Garden class. Intermediate.

Hoop Sisters Charmed Adventure

​A paper-piecing, embroidered block of the month quilting class. At the end of this class, you will have a gorgeous bed quilt of your chosen size. ​Advanced.

Kimberbell Workshops

A seasonal two-day embroidery project class, with all needed materials included in the registration fee. Intermediate.

​Project Classes

Throughout the year, we have bag-making classes that use zippers, magnets, clasps, vinyl, mesh, and straps. These classes vary from beginning classes to intermediate classes.

 

Classroom Rules

  • Bring your own machine, needle, pedal, cord, and instruction manual.
  • Please do not wear perfumes and strong scented products.
  • Cell phones should be kept on silent or turned off.
  • If you have to take a call, please step outside the classroom to do so.
  • Drinks are allowed in a closed-top container.
  • PLEASE DO THE PREP WORK before class, if any is assigned. When a student comes to class unprepared, it's not fair to the students who are prepared or to the teacher who must then take class time to get others caught up.
  • All of the supplies needed for all of our classes are available for purchase at Calico Cats.