Fall 2012 Class Schedule
We are excited to announce that we are teaming up with The Sewing
Academy to bring children’s sewing classes to Just Sew! Children and teens love to express their creativity by sewing clothing they can wear, and they are learning a valuable life-long skill. You will be delighted how quickly your child can pick up the skills associated with sewing, and have FUN in the process.
- One sewing machine per student
- Classes are for 6 years old and older
- Small class sizes – 8 students maximum
- Holiday/Summer camps
- $15 per hour, $12.50 with friend or $10 perstudent if signed up with 2 or
- Weekly, every-other-week, monthly, and on-demand classes available
- Students provide their own fabric and thread and use our sewing machines and
supplies. (Just Sew will be giving a 20% discount to students on their fabric!)
To register or get more details call or email Emily
or (801) 360-4450
or visit www.thesewingacademy.blogspot.com
We are also offering several other FUN classes:
Peppermint Frenzy – Vonda
Tuesdays, October 16 & 30, November 6 – 2:00-3:30 p.m.
$15 for one session, $30 for all 3
Learn three techniques and end up with a fantastic
table runner or wall hanging. You can take all three sessions to make the table
runner, or pick one session only for practice with a particular
October 16: We will learn to make pinwheels,
stitching and pressing for the most precision product.
October 30: Learn how to make the scallop border on the peppermint fizz quilt or a quilt of your choice. You will learn how to use this technique on any quilt of your choice. It is an applique technique, either hand or machine.
November 6: Learn how to add piping to your bindings or borders. Learn how to use the piping ruler to make your own piping.
Script Applique – Vonda
Thursday, October 25 – 2:00-3:30 p.m. $15
Learn to put words on your quilts. This method is done with needle-turn applique. Learn how to get the fonts off the computer, enlarge and get ready to applique. A kit can be purchased for $6 for the “JOY” pillow or you can bring your own project.
Paper Piecing Basics – Alice
Thursday, October 25 – 10:00-11:30 a.m.
$15 – Includes patterns & kits for 3 pincushions
Does paper piecing intimidate you? Once you learn a few basic techniques, you will have confidence to tackle many different paper-piecing projects. In this 90 minute class, we will go over the basics and make three different paper-pieced pincushions.
Stenciled Silhouette Pillow – Alice
Thursday, November 1 – 6:00-7:30 p.m.
$15 – Includes pillow form and fabric for 12” pillow
Stenciled Pillows are popping up everywhere! Alice will show you how easy it is to make your own with a freezer paper stencil and a little craft paint. We will provide a pattern for the bird silhouette, or get creative and bring your own silhouette stencil.
Ruffled Hot Pad – Alice
Thursday, November 8 – 6:00-7:30 p.m.
$15 – Includes batting and insul-brite for 1 hot pad
A new twist on an old favorite! Use a quick-turn method to make this fabulous hot pad that is sure to dress up any kitchen! Great for teacher or neighbor gifts!
Lined Christmas Stockings – Linda
Friday, November 9 – 2:00-3:30 p.m.
This is a quick and easy method for making lined Christmas stockings. The stocking, lining, and cuff are made in one easy step. All you need is a fat quarter for the stocking and another for the lining. Make them small to stuff a quick gift in or large enough for Santa to fill.
Ho Ho Ho Pillow by Gayle Lambert
Saturday, November 10 10:00-Noon $25
includes charm for pillow
This festive pillow will brighten anyone’s home, and is so fast to make. Learn quick techniques for sew-on applique. Sew-on charm is included. We will use the Monogram Charm Pillow pattern, which includes the full 4” alphabet, so you can make the pillow say anything you want.
Holiday Banners by Kim Walus
Saturday, November 17 9:00-11:00 a.m. $20
Kim will teach you how to make a fun holiday banner that can be adapted to any holiday. Kit will be available for purchase at class.
Buggy Barn – Vonda
Thursdays, November 15, 29 – 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Choose any of our many buggy-barn patterns. The girls at the shop will help you pick out fat quarters to go with your project. In the class you will learn to stack and cut your fabric then shuffle to get the buggy-barn technique. The class will be 2 sessions for 1 1/2 hours each.
Skill Builder Series – Eva
Date and Price to Be Determined
In this class, Eva will be teaching a series of quilting techniques, including precision piecing, binding, paper piecing, and more. Fine-tune your quilting skills with a master teacher as your guide! This class will most likely be held on Wednesday afternoons. Call Just Sew to get your name on the list of those interested in the class. Eva will email you details after you sign up.
The Finer Elements of Machine Quilting – Helen Butler
Date and Price to Be Determined
Quilting on your home machine is an acquired skill that takes practice. In this class we will learn the basic elements of machine quilting through a series of lessons such as a variety of background fills, trapunto feathers, circles, spirals, headbands, peacock feathers, crosshatching, and many other elements. You will become proficient as we learn the many options available to beautify your quilts.
This class will be scheduled as soon as 12 interested students sign up. It will be either a six-hour daytime class with three hours in the morning, a lunch break, and three hours in the afternoon, or it will be a three hour class in the evening. If the evening class is what we end up doing, we will be able to cover less material, but you will still get a good solid foundation for quilting on your home