CLASS SCHEDULE



2016
Sit and Sew with Us!!

Need to get out of the house?  Need a place to sew?  Come Sit and Sew with us!! Leave the housework at home, bring out those projects that need finishing and come on over for some "sewing camaraderie". There will always be someone to help you if you get to one of those spots that you just can't figure out. Be sure to call ahead and we will check to make sure the area is available.
 

Did you know Studio Stitch rents machines?

If you don't have a sewing machine, don't want to haul your machine to class, are thinking about purchasing a new machine, want to embroider something, or are just learning to sew, stop by and talk to us about our "in store" machine rental program.

 
 SPECIALTY CLASSES & GUEST TEACHERS

Modern Quilt Guild

Looking for a quilt guild in the area? Come and check out the Greensboro Modern Quilt Guild. This guild is newly formed, and meets at Studio Stitch on the third Monday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. Their Facebook page is www.facebook.com/greensboromqg/.  

See you at the meeting!


 BLOCK OF THE MONTH
     

Block of the Month 2016
 Block of the Month Dates for second quarter

Please note that we have added a new section on the fourth Thursdays at 1:00

The $5 Block of the month dates for the second quarter of 2015 are:
April:   Tuesday April 26 at 10:00 & 6:00, Thursday April 28 at 10:00 & 1:00
May: Tuesday May 24 at 10:00 & 6:00, Thursday May 26 at 10:00 & 1:00
June: Thursday June 23 at 10:00 & 1:00, Tuesday June 28 at 10:00 & 6:00

 

Block of the Month Challenge
Calling all 2015 Block of the Month Students.  It’s Challenge time! Bring in those Block of the Month Projects for achance to win prizes! Be sure to come in during the month of April to vote for your favorite.


 

Amanda Murphy

Amanda Murphy will be here June 25th. Always attracted to color, texture, and pattern, she has been designing, drawing, and sewing since she was a child. After moving to North Carolina with her family Amanda discovered quilting, an art that marries her passion for design with her enthusiasm for handwork. Amanda is also the author of several books with C&T Publishing including the best-selling  Modern Holiday and  The Free-Motion Quilting Idea Book.
Save the date – class details for follow.

 

 

Augusta Cole

 

 Augusta Cole will be here this fall. Augusta is known as the "Scrappy Lady" because many of her quilts are snappy and scrappy. She began her quilting career in North Carolina 35 years ago and currently lives in Virginia. We carry her patterns at the store and classes featuring her patterns are always popular. Augusta will be here this fall to teach one of her fun scrappy quilts.

Class is September 29th 10 - 4pm Class Fee:  $95
Augusta will be teaching her "Americana" Quilt

 

   

Paula Reid

              Paula Reid is often described as an “artist with a sewing Machine”. Paula made her first quilt in April, 1990. She taught her first machine piecing class two years later, but found that her heart was captured by the machine quilting process. “Fluff and Stuff” is what Paula calls her method for moving large quilts through a home machine.  She has quilted over 1400 quilts using this method and will teach us how on October 17th & 18th.

Save the date – details to follow.



Head for the Border - A Do It Yourself Round Robin
There is still time to join us!
  Call the shop for details! You will have complete control, NO handing off of your quilt.  You will learn design skills, border measurements, border math and how to calculate fabric yardage for each border.  A basic border book will be required.  There will be surprises along the way, and we plan to challenge your creative side.   We will meet the 4th Tuesday of the month for 6 months @ 2pm   COST:  $50.00    Leaders:  Muriel & Holly   from Sew Original

     

 QUILTING CLASSES


Beginning Quilting – Lawn Chair

This is a great first quilt to make for those summer picnics. Or choose fabric that will work in your den and make a great throw for the back of the couch. You will learn rotary cutting techniques, chain piecing and much more that you will use repeatedly as you make future quilts!!

Pattern included in class fee.

Teacher: Elisabeth Pugh     Fee: $90.00   
Dates: May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22   1:30-4:30

 

Intro to quilting – Woven Table Runner

Make a great table runner as you learn the basics of rotary cutting, ¼ seams and chain piecing. These skills are the basics that will be needed in all the quilts you make in the future.

Teacher: Elisabeth Pugh         Fee: $45.00                        
Dates: April 11, 18 & 25                                    2:00-5:00
 

Carolina Lily

Make this traditional Carolina Lily quilt and learn invisible machine applique. Traditionally the Carolina Lily pattern was constructed using diamonds, squares and triangles and required many “y” seams. Using rotary cutting and machine piecing techniques, this pattern becomes easier to construct successfully.             intermediate to advanced

Teacher: Elisabeth Pugh   Fee: $75.00                                      
Dates: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, & 9                   10:00-1:00

 

Moody Blues

Come and learn how to use the popular quick curve ruler!  This modern flower quilt will teach you the basic techniques that you will need to create curved piecing. This class will be 4 sessions and will meet every 2 weeks.

Teacher: Paula Thompson         Fee: $60.00                                          
Dates: April 13, 27, May 11                       10:00-1:00

   

Dresden Plate/Invisible Machine Applique

Make Dresden Plates the easy way using the 22.5 degree wedge ruler from Nifty Notions. In this class you will learn how to make several variations of the Dresden Plate and also learn invisible machine appliqué as you appliqué the plates to the background fabric. The sample is a crib quilt or wall hanging size, but you can make as many plates as you want in whatever size you prefer if you would like to build a larger quilt.

Teacher: Elisabeth Pugh              Fee: $75.00                                           Dates: April 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11                   1:30-4:30

   

Wavy American Flag

Be sure to stop by the shop and take a look at this beautiful project. This is truly a quilt that will become a favorite of your family and friends. The blending of red, white, and blue fabrics as well as the appearance of the flag blowing in the breeze sets it apart from your normal flag quilt. Not as difficult as it looks to construct. Would make a wonderful gift to honor your loved one in the military. Fabric kits can be purchased at the store.

Teacher: Susan Holmes                                Fee: $55.00

Dates: April 14, 21, May 5                                            10:00-3:00

 

Lady Rebel

Use up those scraps making this fun little quilt. Gain confidence working with small pieces and learn applique techniques. Option: make two additional blocks instead of applique. Skill level: intermediate.

Teacher: Susan Pierce              Fee: $60.00                                        
Dates: May 3, 10, 17               1:00-4:00

 

Men’s Tie Quilt

This little wall quilt is a great way to repurpose the ugly ties in your man's closet. You'll learn to work with the interesting fabrics in a tie and to foundation piece these simple but powerful blocks. These make great Christmas or Father's Day gifts … unless he really loves wearing that polyester Sponge Bob tie...

 

Teacher: Lisa Alley            Fee: $45.00       
Date: June 9             10:00-4:00

 

Beginning Paper Piecing

Have you ever wanted to try a paper pieced quilt but did not feel comfortable because you had no paper piecing experience? This is a one afternoon class that will cover the basics of paper piecing as you make a paper pieced compass star that can be used as a centerpiece on a table or a small wall hanging.

Teacher: Elisabeth Pugh                    Fee: $30.00              Date: March 23             1:30-5:00

 

Flower Doodles

Let’s play with Wax Pastels & Inktense Pencils  while we create a water color painting on fabric!  This is a very easy, fun way to paint on fabric.  As a bonus you will perfect your machine quilting skills & create a beautiful little quilted wall hanging.  Don’t worry about having to know how to draw, Susan will have a pattern you can trace to make this a really easy process, and yes you can be an artist!  Along with drawing & simple painting there will be lots of focus on color.  Of course there will be lots of embellishing techniques for a perfect piece!  We will be doing some free-motion embroidery, beading, hand embroidery and some unique applique techniques.  The finish will be done with the wacky log cabin piecing for a fun border, and several unique binding techniques to choose from.  You can’t make just one!!!  

Teacher: Susan Edmonson         Fee: $55.00                                                               Date: June 7                                                10:30-4:30


 

Needle Turn Applique

Learn the art of needle turn applique while making a small wall hanging.

Teacher: Linda Clark                                       Fee: 30.00

Dates: May 20, 27                         10:00-1:00

   

SEWING CLASSES 
 

Basic Sewing Class - The Machine

Whether you are just starting out or getting back to sewing after taking a break this is a great class to get to know your machine. We will discuss all the basic components of the sewing machine to help get you on your way to sewing that next project while completing a small project in class. Class is great for all ages (must be at least 9+).

Teacher: Linda Clark                                        Fee: $35.00                                                                Dates: May 3  6:00-9:00           OR             June 8     10:00-1:00          



 

Mapron

                A mapron?? What is a mapron? It’s a man’s shirt that is pizazzed into a feminine apron. Choose a shirt from your husband’s closet or have fun picking one out at a thrift store and let the fun begin!!

Teacher: Susan Holmes                                Fee: $30.00

Date: June 2                      10:00-4:00

 

 

Fat Quarter Pop-Up

 

This is a fast, fun little project and you’ll be the envy of all your quilting buds at the next retreat. Use your favorite fabric to create this pop-up container that is perfect to set next to your sewing machine to catch all those loose threads and scraps.                                                                                       
Teacher: Lisa Alley                             Fee: $25.00                                                                             Date: June 16               10- 3

 

 

Big Fat Quarter Bag

This easy bag is big enough to carry a couple of toddlers (though I use mine to carry linens and quilts to retreats).  They make great gifts and are super easy to construct.

                         Teacher: Lisa Alley                 Fee: $25.00                                                               Date: June 30                       10:00-3:00

   
 
EMBROIDERY CLASSES
 

State Embroidery Project

You can show your pride in your state as you make and display this great embroidery project. It can be finished as a wall hanging, pillow or table topper.

Teacher: Jennifer Whiteman                     Fee: $45.00

Date: April 7     10:00-5:00
   

Flying to Pieces Zipper Pouch

These in-the-hoop zipper pouches are great for small items and make a great gifts! Your embroidery machine pieces the flying geese so each come out with perfect points. Each zipper pouch is lined and shows no raw seams. Don't fear the zipper - the machine will do that for us too! Beginners welcome!

Teacher: Justiann Ard                                                   Fee: $15.00                                       Date: April 30                                                      10:00-1:00

 

Embroider by Number Kite

 Piecing in the hoop makes these a "breeze"! Adorable kite blocks make perfect pin cushions, mug rugs, pot holders, quilt blocks and more! Beginners welcome!

 Teacher: Justiann Ard        Fee: $15.00                                
Date: May 28                                                              10:00-1:00

 

 

Pinwheel Parade

These in-the-hoop pinwheels are not only cute, but they also spin! These pinwheels  make the perfect decoration for summer events, parties and barbecues!

Teacher: Justiann Ard                                   Fee: $15.00                                                       Date: June 11                                             10:00-1:00

SOFTWARE CLASSES
 

 

Software Sampler

 

Whether you're new to Bernina Embroidery Software or looking to build on your skills, this class is for you. Come see new techniques and products, watch the webinar and learn more about what software can do for you. You'll be amazed! Class fee includes DVD webinar to take home.

 

                Teacher: Jennifer Whiteman     Fee: $10.00                                

Dates: April 16, May 21, June 18     11:00

 

EQ Basics

Have you ever purchased fabric, made your quilt and then were disappointed with the final outcome? EQ is a great quilt design software that will help you plan and design your quilt so you can “preview” it before purchasing your fabric and making costly mistakes. Not sure how to make a particular block? The EQ block library has hundreds of blocks or you can design your own and EQ will give you rotary cutting directions, print out a paper pieced pattern or make templates for the same block – then you can choose the method you prefer to use to make your block.   Once you have created your quilt top, EQ will tell you how much of each fabric you will need to complete your quilt. This class is great if you need simple tips on how to use the software or would like to explore the software before you before you make a purchase.  Trial version of software available if you do not already have it loaded onto your computer.

Teacher: Elisabeth Pugh                               Fee: $10.00                                Date: June 20th                                           1:00-3:00


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CLUBS AND SERIES
 

Embroidery Software Technique of the Month

If you have software, any version, and want to know more about it, this is the class for you. We will cover a different technique each month. It could be something as simple as lettering or as complex as digitizing. If you have suggestions for specific techniques that you are interested in covering please let me know. This class meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.

Teacher: Jennifer Whiteman                 Fee: $15.00

Dates: Apr 12, May 10, June 14                             10:30-12:30

   

Free Motion Quilting

Motivation, instruction and inspiration! Free motion quilting club is open to all, from the "where do I start?' to the "what can I learn next?”. We will cover topics such as thread selection, quilting patterns, drawing your own designs, layering and marking your quilts, etc. BYOP Bring Your Own Project such as a quilt top, charity quilt or just plain quilt sandwiches to practice on. Then become a more confident free motion quilter. This class meets on the second Friday of the month.

                Teacher: Kathleen Kulla                           Fee: $12.50

Dates: April 8, May 13 and June 10     10:00-12:30

BERNINA MACHINE AND SERGER MASTERY CLASSES
Machine  Mastery Classes

MACHINE MASTERY reminder: we ask that you please take Machine Mastery # 1 first. The other classes can then be taken in any order.

Machine Mastery Classes

MACHINE MASTERY REMEMBER, we ask that you please take Machine Mastery # 1 first.
The other classes can then be taken in any order.

Machine Mastery # 1: Introduction to Your Machine required before all other classes. Needles, Threads, Maintenance, Basic Stitching.
Apr 4, May 7, June 6 10:00-12:00

Machine Mastery # 2: Basic Operation Basic Stitches, Utility functions, hemming
Apr 4, May 7, June 6 1:00-3:00

Machine Mastery # 3: Basic Operation continued Buttonholes, Button Sew-On, zippers
Apr 2, May 16, June 4 10:00-12:00

Machine Mastery # 4: Stitch Fun Function, Memory, Alphabets
Apr 2, May 16, June 4 1:00-3:00

Machine Mastery # 5: Stitch Fun Continued Free Motion, Bernina Stitch Regulator, Double Needle, and Wing Needle TBA                

   

BERNINA EMBROIDERY MACHINE CLASSES

Machine Mastery # 7 Embroidery Basics class Learn all about embroidery threads and needles, stabilizers and hooping and what you can do with your new embroidery machine. You will only bring your large oval hoop to this class.
Apr 9, May 12, 10:00-12:00  

Machine Mastery # 8 is all about using your new embroidery machine. You will need your entire machine, embroidery module and large oval hoop for this class.
Apr 9, May 12, 1:00-4:00

  
 

Studio Stitch Classes


Please join us for some of our great upcoming classes.  We have some great teachers and projects lined up to teach and inspire you!  Be sure to sign up soon as our classes fill up quickly.

Studio Stitch Class Information


Class Guidelines:
All classes at Studio Stitch require registration prior to the day of class.  Please call, e-mail, or register in person with a staff member.  All class fees should be paid in full upon registration.  Any class supply lists and/or special instructions should be supplied upon registration.  Please make sure you pick them up when you register.  Classroom machines are available upon request, a $5.00/day fee will be added to the cost of Class.  Student should be prepared to provide their own thread.  Please contact us if you are unsure what type of thread is required for your class.

Class Cancellation:
Studio Stitch reserves the right to cancel any class (including mastery classes) if the minimum enrollment is not met.  Our rule of thumb is to make the final call (based on enrollment) one week prior to the start date of class.  We will do our best to let each of our students know if a class has been canceled, but ultimately it is the customer’s responsibility to check with Studio Stitch to confirm the class has made.  If a class is canceled by Studio Stitch and/or teacher due to low enrollment student will get full refund or store credit of class fee.  If a class is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances including illness, weather, etc we will do our best to reschedule at a later date.   If a student should need to cancel or drop out of a class they will get full refund if they let Studio Stitch know at least one week prior to class start date.  There is no refund if student cancels within the week before class.

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