New classes in eastern Iowa this winter

I’ve added some new classes to my schedule in eastern Iowa this winter. If you’re in the area, I’d love to see you at one of the classes. I’m also available to come to guilds and quilt shops in the Midwest, so let me know if you’d like to schedule a class.

For a complete list of classes I teach and supply lists, please visit the Classes section of the website.

How to make a T-shirt quilt

How to make a T-shirt quilt

Do you have drawers full of old T-shirts that you don’t wear anymore but don’t want to throw away for sentimental reasons? Now you can clear out your drawers guilt-free by repurposing the shirts in a quilt. This class will teach you how to cut out the designs, stabilize them so the fabric doesn’t stretch and piece them into a quilt top to enjoy.

9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Neal’s Vacuum and Sewing Center in Muscatine, Iowa. The cost is $35. To sign up, click here.

2 to 4 p.m. every Sunday in February at CommUniversity on the St. Ambrose University campus in Davenport, Iowa. The cost is $35. To sign up, click here.

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Fabric selection workshop

If the thought of going into a quilt shop to pick out fabric for a new quilt is overwhelming, then this lecture is for you. Learn the tips and tricks to finding fabrics that work together and make your quilts pop. Bring a quilt pattern and I’ll help you pick out fabrics after the lecture.

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Neal’s Vacuum and Sewing Center in Muscatine, Iowa. The cost is $15. To sign up, click here.

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Beginning quilting – Spring Flowers Table Runner

Learn how to quilt by making a spring flowers table runner. Participants will learn basic piecing, machine applique and free motion quilting. When you’re done with the class, you’ll have all the skills needed to begin a larger quilting project.

9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, and Saturday, April 6, at Neal’s Vacuum and Sewing Center in Muscatine, Iowa. The cost is $50. To sign up, click here.

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