Art

Hand Applique Basics

One-on-One Personal Instruction By Appointment Only Skill Level: Beginner or Experienced (Refresher Course) Applique Basics introduce the student to the fine art of hand sewing and hand applique! Based on Mimi Dietrich’s book Baltimore Basics – Album Quilts from Start to Finish. The student will practice needle-turn applique along with many other hand applique techniques. Completion of a Baltimore Album Sample Book (see shop display) or small wall hanging is possible as a keepsake of all the sewing techniques. Join me in personal one-on-one instruction to enhance your hand applique skills!

Cost: $ 85.00
New York Beauty

This project will be making the raised points and wedges using the templates in the back of book. A mixture of batik fabrics works great for this project. Rotating mat works great but not necessary for the template cutting. Try to have your fabric already picked out because the class will take full time slot to make just a few squares. I'll also have a sample of mixing the beauty with drunkards path which uses the same cut-a- round tool. It’s always nice to know there is more than one use for the rulers and tools. Hope you have fun learning this new project.

Cost: $ 30.00
One Block Wonder Encore

The new One Block Wonder Encore book shows how to make the cubes you have seen in previous issues. This class will only deal with the cubes. They are amazing to make and how great they look tucked away in your one block wonder quilts. 60 degree triangle with 1/2 and 1/4 marks is a must

Cost: $ 30.00

Basics

Advanced Basic Beginner Quilting

This class is the next step after taking our Basic Beginner's Class. The goal of this six-week program is to build piecing and cutting skills, and to introduce new techniques. Students will learn: Flying geese, quarter-square triangles, square in a square, curved piecing, setting blocks on point, sashing, cornerstones, and mitered borders. This class is suitable for anyone comfortable with a rotary cutter and sewing an accurate 1/4 inch seam. There will be homework each week that must be completed before the next class. Fee: $65-plus $9 for handbook (collected at 1st class)

Cost: $ 65.00
Big Print Patchwork

From the book Big Print Patchwork which describes 3 ways to design around your fabric. It is a 2 session class

Cost: $ 45.00
Crazy Eights

This is a fun and quick project that makes up beautifully in Holiday, Batiks or Asian fabrics. It makes a quick present with enough variety to please everyone on your Christmas list. This class is designed for beginners to advanced quilters who want to work with strata strips. You will learn how to sew an accurate ¼” seam. You will also learn how to make an easy bias binding.

Cost: $ 45.00
Flower Bed Quilt

Scrap quilts are the best! Now that you have stacked up a collection of 3 1/2 inch squares from the Scrap Therapy Workshop, it is time to make this quilt. All you need now is some nice white fabric or any neutral of your choice and you are ready to go. the quilt can finish at any size you wish make it smaller than the 72" x 90" size or even larger by adding borders. the pattern is easy and so much fun. The Scrap Therapy Workshop is a prerequisite to making this quilt

Cost: $ 30.00
Machine Quilting I

Carol will guide you step-by-step into the ABSOLUTE freedom of free–motion quilting; meandering, echo, stippling and creating your own overall designs. She will also be covering the importance of thread, batting, proper basting and how to get that huge quilt under your machine! Her unique methods will develop confidence, and beautiful stitches; she promises you will have FUN along the way. This will be a technique class and there will be no main project. We will be practicing on muslin.

Cost: $ 60.00
Piece of Cake

Eleanor Burns has created this quilt that has made a play o the traditional nine patch. It is a fun way to use up those delicious layer cakes, or better yet find a new one.

Cost: $ 25.00
Quilting for the Clueless - A Beginner Quilting Class

Have you wanted to try quilting but didn't know where to start or worse, you have felt a bit intimidated by the idea? This is the class for you. During these five sessions you will learn the basics while completing your first quilt. Multiple topics will be covered including fabric selection, rotary cutting, piecing, basting, basic quilting and finishing your quilt. Join this step by step class in an atmosphere designed to be relaxed and fun! Please be advised you will have assignments to be completed between classes. Please be advised: You will have assignments to be completed between classes.

Cost: $ 65.00
Stitching with Color

Welcome back to the fun of coloring that you remembered in kindergarten. Instead of books you will be using all your artistic abilities and your imagination in creating one of a kind embroidery projects on fabric. This class will show you how to use color in projects that are specifically made for coloring, plus you will learn to use color in quilting and embroidery that will enhance the patterns and add dimension to the pieces. Once you open this box of crayons it will change how you view every pattern you look at. If everyone has their block traced before class we can spend all of the time working on technique.

Cost: $ 15.00
Strip Tube Club Basic

We will begin a Strip Tube Club which will feature a different Strip Tube pattern each quarter. To get you started, this Strip Tube Club Basics class will teach you how to use the Strip Tube Ruler. This ruler cuts half-square triangle blocks which are already diagonally pieced. Learn all the basics for using the Strip Tube Club from piecing your strip tube to cutting hints. Grab a "jelly roll" and the Strip Tube Ruler and join the fun

Cost: $ 20.00
Twisted Log Cabin

Eleanor Burns as given a new twist to the old fashion Long Cabin, it has four lights and four dark fabrics. Different fabrics can give it a different look. Look for favorite fabric designer and come up with something fun. Beginner to advanced you will end up with a great quilt.

Cost: $ 25.00

Clubs

Ask Sue

Have you had problems understanding a pattern? Can't figure out how to use your serger or embroidery machine? Need a little guidance on how to put assemble you latest project. Come to Ask Sue. I will be in the classroom during the day sewing but will help with any challenges and to answer any questions that you have. Come and sew. Look for your new project and don't be afraid to tackle it.

Cost: $ 15.00
Basic Redwork Embroidery Club

If you have a love of redwork hand embroidery and would like to spend some time on a monthly basis with ladies of a similar mindset, won't you consider joining us on the 2nd Wednesday afternoon of each month? This will be an opportunity to relax and enjoy meeting some new friends while stitching the time away. Just bring along the project you are working on or consider starting something new. We will be sharing the classroom space with the monthly English paper piecing club so lots of creative vibes will be floating around!!! Fee: $ 8

Cost: $ 8.00
BOM with Denise

Sea Life and In the Beginning Two wonderful block of the months are being offered. Sea Life by Debra Gabel. Adorable 8 blocks depicting 12 different sea creatures. In the beginning by Debra Gabel. Beautiful 14 blocks depicting 12 different Bible stories. Join one or both. Each month it is $10 for the class and $9 for the pattern. We will be meeting one Saturday each month. Starting November 15,2014.

Cost: $ 10.00
BYOP - Bring Your Own Project

We eat, play a game, have show-n-tell, and sometimes finish a UFO.

Cost: $ 10.00
Colorful Stitching Club

Monthly club. Learn how much fun it is to use crayons to change your stitching projects to colorful works of art.

Cost: $ 8.00
Creative Divas

Wouldn't it be nice to celebrate Christmas all year? Well that's what we will be doing in Creative Divas this year. We will be working out of the book "Tis the Season" and in the book you can make anything you want. There are quilts, pillows and also a wool project. come and check us out. We have lots of fun!!!!

Cost: $ 40.00
English Paper Piecing Club

If you love to do handwork and portable projects, won’t you consider joining us for an afternoon of English paper piecing. We are a warm and friendly group who stitch, chat, and share ideas with each other for a very enjoyable afternoon each month. This will be an opportunity to relax and enjoy meeting some new friends while stitching the time away. Just bring along the project you are working on or consider starting something new. We will be sharing the classroom space with the monthly Redwork club so lots of creative vibes will be floating around! Fee: $8/month

Cost: $ 8.00
International Mystery Quilt

Fun, fun, fun as we discover the pattern and solve the mystery of each quilt. You will learn multiple ways to use your blocks, as well as a bit of history about other countries. You will want to make more than one. Two color choices will be available for each quilt. See you in class.

Cost: $ 25.00
Judy Niemeyer Club

This club is designed for people who have started judy Niemeyer's patterns and need additional help, if you are currently in a class and need more assistance. Jennifer has done many Judy patterns and has found an instant love for the technique. She can show you all the tips and techniques she has learned to make your project successful. For people who have never done a Judy Niemeyer project before, we recommend you take one of our beginner classes to get started prior to attending this club. due to contractual issues, to work on a pattern that is currently being offered as a class, students must be enrolled in both classes. We are not able to help students work "ahead of the class. All other Judy Niemeyer patterns are welcome.

Cost: $ 10.00
Monthly Stash Buster Strip Quilt

Do you ever wonder what on earth youre going to do with all your stash? This is the class for you. Join us once a month for seven months while we complete two bloks a month using fabric you already have. Our first meeting will focus on color and composition. You will have a beautiful quilt completed in a short time and the pattern is one you will use again and again. Take this opportunity to use all your creative skills in color, design and finishing. Come join us and share your unique quilt with the rest of the class.

Cost: $ 10.00
Wool BYOP

Bring along the project you are currently working on or start a new one. Be sure to have all the supplies for your particular project such as floss, small scissors. come and enjoy the friendship and the good time.

Cost: $ 12.00

Guilds/Groups

Lunch Bunch

Private Group

Smocking Guild

Private Group

Sunrise Stitchers

Private Group

Special Events

Bali Bed Runner with Jackie Kunkel

Welcome Back to Jackie Kunkel Certified Judy Niemeyer Instructor THIS TIME TEACHING Bali Bed Runner 3 Day Sewing Workshop Friday, February 27th, 2015 through Sunday, March 1st, 2015 10a-5p All 3 Days (doors open for students at 9:30a) Cost is $185 and includes lunch both days Space is very limited We will have a sample starting in June for you to see Due to guest instructor guarantee Quiltz cancellation policy is 1 month prior to the first class (January 15th, 2014). After that date no cancellations or refunds. You may find a substitute

Cost: $ 185.00
Closed

In observance of the Holiday we are closed

Closed Early at 2p

In Honor of the Holidays we are closing early. Our hours today will be 10a-2p

Flowers for My Wedding Ring

The Flowers for My Wedding Ring has been a staple of our foundation paper piecing designs since the late 1990′s. The pattern has been through various updates through the years. the most recent being the result of the development of Quiltworx Bali Pops and laser-cut fusible applique products called Quiltworx Impressions, both of which were developed to complement the Flowers for My Wedding Ring pattern as its popularity continues to grow.

Cost: $ 125.00
Meet the Teacher

MEET THE TEACHERS 12:00-2:00 You'll have the chance to talk with the teachers about the classes they will be offering. When you sign up for a class you will get a receipt to use for a 20% discount on all class supplies.

Postcard Party

Quiltz is proud to be apart of Postcard Party Welcome to Postcard Party! Its a fun new event brought to you by the same folks who presented Row by Row Experience. But this time, its NOT a shop hop. Postcard Parties are fun, mini workshops, you can participate in at your local quilt shop. Sign up for a postcard party and learn a new technique on a small scale. Create a postcard from fabric and leave it at your store. This is the New form of Pen Pals. In January your card will be swapped with other cards from all over the USA. Receive a different postcard from another quilter in another state! For each card you make will receive someone else from somewhere else in the country.

Cost: $ 25.00
Private Group

Rent out Quiltz Classroom for your own group

Techniques

Beads of Courage Bags

Have you thought you would like to find a way to help others? Well this is a fun, easy and very satisfying class to fulfill that need. We make the bags used in the Beads of Courage program at Phoenix Children's Hospital for seriously ill children. To find out more about this great program please go to www.beadsofcourage.org. All you need to bring is a sewing machine and a desire to make a child's hospital experience just a bit more bearable.

Cost: $ 10.00
Beginner Crochet

In the first session we will learn basic crochet stitches and how to read crochet patterns. In the second we will work through completing a baby dishcloth pattern that will use the stitches you've learned.

Cost: $ 8.00
Crochet Club

Come and bring you rcrochet projects and share ideas, have your questions answered. You will receive a new pattern each month.

Cost: $ 8.00
Desert Sky

If you have always wanted to learn Judy Niemeyer paper piecing, this is a great basic pattern. Bradley and Judy Niemeyer designed the layout for Desert Sky using a collection of bright and dark fat quarters. Template layout sheets were designed and provided with the instructions to speed up the cutting process, allowing you to stack and cut your fat quarters in two groups of nine fabrics. An even amount of yardage is needed for each color. This small wall hanging is definitely one to add to your collection. The skill level ranges from beginner to advanced. Finished size: 48 x 4

Cost: $ 25.00
Kite / Spider Web

Make the Kite/Spider Web quilt using 5" squares and 2 1/2 strips. This quilt utilizes and tumbling kite ruler and the 90-45 degree triangle drafted by Quiltz. The triangle serves as the pattern; no paper piecing involved. Join me in class to learn how to put this quilt together.

Cost: $ 25.00
Lucy Boston Patchwork of the crosses

The newest rage in the English paper piecing world is the Patchwork of the Crosses block. The blocks are made from only two shapes the honeycomb and the sqare. Each one is an individual, miniature piece of art. Our class will get you started with the basic technique t select fabrics from your "stash, fussy-cutting designs, basting on the paper templates, and stitching your first block together.

Cost: $ 30.00
Mini Stars Table Runner

If you have always wanted to learn Judy Niemeyer paper piecing, this is a great basic pattern. Mini-Stars Tablerunner focuses on floating points, chain piecing, and traditional piecing to create the stars. No curves here, making this a great quick project for someone who wants to test the waters of paper piecing. This 17" x 51" runner is a great piece to make for yourself or for a gift. Learning the Judy Niemeyer way of paper piecing has never been easier!

Cost: $ 25.00
Paradise in Bloom - Judy Niemeyer 2015 TOM

Quiltz is excited to announce that we will be offering the NEW technique of the month class by Judy Niemeyer - Paradise in Bloom. Join Certified Instructor Kelly Grant as she guides you through new techniques from Judy Niemeyer to make this stunning quilt. The goal of the technique of the month (TOM) program is to design quilts that incorporate a wide range of Judys techniques to familiarize quilters in a manner that will allow them to pick up any of her patterns and successfully complete them after they have completed one of our TOM patterns.

Cost: $ 40.00
Scrap Therapy Workshop

Scrap Therapy is a two-part program which provides you with a proven system to organize and use fabric scraps. By the end of the class you will feel better about your scrap fabric stash and have a plan to continue organizing scraps at home while preparing for follow-up Scrap Therapy classes. This cutting workshop is a prerequisite to any of the Scrap Therapy quilt project classes.

Cost: $ 12.00
Sewn Seeds - 2015 Hoopsisters EBOM

With HoopSisters you can make perfectly quilted, pieced, and decoratively stitched quilt blocks all in the hoop of an embroidery machine. The 2015 EmbroidaBlock of the Month program is a stunning on-point design with a Premier Quilt option and a Sampler Quilt option that are sure to please.

Cost: $ 30.00
Springtime Friends

Have fun stitching this beautiful Springtime/Easter project.This could be made as a pillow, wall hanging or part of a spring quilt. A kit will be offered or you may put together your own wool choices. Traditional appliqu can also be used in this class. Feel free to come and stitch either with wool or cotton.After you stitch this sweet piece you can decide how you want to finish it.

Cost: $ 18.00