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There is no right and wrong when using color, but there are techniques that assist in achieving the desired result in a quilt or other project that uses color. This is a fun, relaxing class, where we all leave with some additional knowledge and confidence regarding color. Each participant will also leave class with their color wheel, a bibliography of resources, and a list of helpful tools.

Cost: $ 40.00
You asked for it, so here it is. This pattern is more than fun -- it will give you a better understanding of working with multiple fabrics, values, and balance. Techniques are turned-edge machine appliqué of the pots and your choice of hand or machine appliqué or fusing of their designs. You may choose to unleash your creativity and plan your own arrangement using all the pots or maybe fewer - your choice.

Cost: $ 80.00
Rope Baskets with Sheryl - 1 Day Class
- Jun 27, 2024 09:30 am

Join us in making these one-of-a-kind Rope Baskets using your choice of fabric and embellishments.

Cost: $ 65.00
Rope Bowls with Sheryl - 1 Day Class
- Jun 27, 2024 09:30 am

Join us in making these one-of-a-kind Rope Bowls using your choice of fabric and embellishments. These are fantastic catch-alls for around the house, in the car or your recreational vehicle. Rope Bowls also make much-appreciated original gifts for your friends and family. Escape the summer heat and start stitching for the holidays now!

Cost: $ 65.00
Bloom with Stacia - 1 Day Class
- Jun 29, 2024 10:00 am

This fat quarter friendly pattern from Cut Loose Press by Christine Van Buskirk is an inventive and stunning pattern that looks much more complicated than it is to construct. Choose your palatte – a variety of coordinating fabrics or just three fabrics – to dazzle your friends and family!

Cost: $ 50.00
Open Sew with Stacia - 1 Day Class
- Jul 06, 2024 09:30 am

Bring your questions and your project for an all day sew session. Do you have Dear Jane blocks, Tula Pink 100 Modern Quilt Blocks, Log Cabin Blocks, stacks of miscellaneous blocks -- any unfinished project (those pesky UFO's) that you want to work on? Do you have questions, need help picking fabric or simply want to commune with other quilters? Come and join this Open Sew for assistance and camaraderie!

Cost: $ 15.00
Join Arlene in her Keys to Quilt Mastery series and learn how create those square up blocks, wall-hangings and quilts. This is a hands-on class, so bring your machine & supplies and be ready to practice!

Cost: $ 20.00
Fiber Cactus with Bonne - 2 Day Class
- Jul 19, 2024 09:30 am

You have seen it behind our register and now you can make one of your own. This fanciful standalone cactus will happily decorate your patio, home or door. Join the class and have fun making a 'not quite a quilt' cactus decoration for yourself or as a gift.

Cost: $ 70.00
Are you tired of following written patterns and want to just turn yourself loose? Collage is all the rage in the quilting community! Have you felt too overwhelmed and under-skilled to jump into the exciting technique of collage quilting? Fear no more - Arlene is an artist and student-friendly teacher who will coax your collage talent into a unique project and have you excited to take on more projects using collage and your favorite fabrics. Join us for this collage workshop. This is a cut and fuse project using the beautiful and colorful Kaffe fabrics as the launching pad! Choose to do the original Roadrunner or the new Sprint.

Cost: $ 60.00
Open Sew with Stacia - 1 Day Class
- Aug 10, 2024 09:30 am

Bring your questions and your project for an all day sew session. Do you have Dear Jane blocks, Tula Pink 100 Modern Quilt Blocks, Log Cabin Blocks, stacks of miscellaneous blocks -- any unfinished project (those pesky UFO's) that you want to work on? Do you have questions, need help picking fabric or simply want to commune with other quilters? Come and join this Open Sew for assistance and camaraderie!

Cost: $ 15.00
Hi Neighbor, one of the newest collage quilts in the series depicts a colorful lizard and an equally colorful butterfly greeting each other. Use your scraps and creativity to make a unique piece for your home or as a gift. We dare you to make just one, it is so much fun! Or choose to create your personalized owl in Guess Hoo - another fun, colorful and original work of art.

Cost: $ 60.00
Join Arlene in her Keys to Quilt Mastery series and learn how create her signature modern confetti-style binding. This is a hands-on class, so bring your machine & supplies and be ready to practice!

Cost: $ 20.00
Beaded Five with Arlene - 1 Day Class
- Sep 11, 2024 09:30 am

Bead handwork embellishment adds great detail and bling to your quilts. Techniques include fringe, standing beads, couching and more. Bring your colorful beads and join the fun.

Cost: $ 50.00
Join Arlene in her Keys to Quilt Mastery series and practice your fabric math. This is a hands-on class so bring your supplies and be ready to practice!

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn the techniques and tips of appliqué with fiber artist Arlene Walsh in this beginning appliqué class where you will work on southwest pots to create your one-of-a-kind piece of art. From selecting colors & fabric, to fusing, stitching and embellishment, Arlene is a master and excellent instructor! A great beginner project, this southwest turned edge applique features three pots, a fused Kokopelli, bias work, and special buttons. The wallhanging has a unique scalloped bottom for extra interest. 16" x 26".

Cost: $ 60.00
Flute Player with Arlene - 1 Day Class
- Oct 07, 2024 09:30 am

This whimsical Kokopelli is a fused figure dancing to his music. Kokopelli features a large beaded head made using the hand sewing technique called "bead embroidery". For fun there are notes represented by more beads coming from his flute. This mini quilt (approximately 10x16.5) is surrounded by a fused confetti binding. Bring a lunch and going the fun.

Cost: $ 50.00
Join Arlene in her Keys to Quilt Mastery series and learn how to increase your accuracy and productivity. This is a hands-on class, so bring your machine & supplies and be ready to practice!

Cost: $ 20.00
Reds, golds, oranges, all the wonderful colors of fall. This is an easy collage glue technique suitable for beginners as well as experienced. The pieces are large scale in size, therefore go together quickly. Come and enjoy the fun.

Cost: $ 60.00
Just in time for the holidays this quick and and easy door hanger will greet your holiday visitors. This wall hanging is a combination of fusing and foil work. Join Arlene to make this Poinsettia for yourself or as a lovely gift at the holidays.

Cost: $ 50.00
Hi Neighbor, one of the newest collage quilts in the series depicts a colorful lizard and an equally colorful butterfly greeting each other. Use your scraps and creativity to make a unique piece for your home or as a gift. We dare you to make just one, it is so much fun! Or choose to create your personalized owl in Guess Hoo - another fun, colorful and original work of art.

Cost: $ 60.00
Join us in creating a Kaleidoscope-looking quilt using a favorite fabric. This intro to One Block Wonder quilt class will get your creative juices flowing and soon you will see potential spinning quilts everywhere. These OBW quilts are so much fun and become addictive. This technique will get your creativity growing while creating more challenging quilts by adding stars and cubes.

Cost: $ 75.00
Join Arlene in her Keys to Quilt Mastery series and learn how to sew those intimidating Y-seams that you have been avoiding. This is a hands-on class, so bring your machine & supplies and be ready to practice!

Cost: $ 20.00
Bargello with Jane - 1 day class
- Dec 06, 2024 09:30 am

During this class you'll learn how easy it is to make a beautiful Bargello Quilt. In this introduction to Bargello class I'll share tips to make the technique easy to understand and fun. I've selected the Assisi Quilt design from the book Jelly Roll Bargello Quilts to make in the class. This is a fun design that can be made into a quilt or Tote. I'll also introduce you to some next level ideas, so that if you fall in love the quilt design, you'll be able to go to the next level and maybe even create your own designs.

Cost: $ 60.00
Join us for a fun *demo* on using the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star Ruler... Jane will be showing a variety of blocks to show you how versatile the Studio 180 rulers and tools can be!

Cost: $ 8.00
Cathedral Windows look intimidating -- complex & difficult. Join this class with Jane and discover the ease and joy of making a world-famous block and subsequent quilt. Not at all difficult and very manageable with Jane's detailed instruction and oversight. Come nick this project from your quilting bucket list!

Cost: $ 60.00
Demo ~ Tucker Trimmer with Jane
- Jan 06, 2025 09:30 am

Come and play with me as I walk you through how to successfully use the Tucker Trimmer from Studio 180 Design. The Tucker Trimmer is designed to easily support multiple size units, so no need to buy a separate tool for each size. I will demonstrate how to make these units: Half Square Triangles Quarter Square Triangles Combination Units Shaded Four Patch Units

Cost: $ 8.00
I love the element of surprise that's part of making quilt blocks using the kaleidoscope effect. Each block is it's own special unique design, and you never know exactly how it will turn out, until it's done. With the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star tool from Studio 180 Designs the only limit will be your imagination. You will leave the class knowing how to use the tool and embark on a journey of starry designs.

Cost: $ 30.00
Demo ~ Wing Clipper 101 with Jane
- Jan 20, 2025 09:30 am

This class introduces you to the Studio 180 rulers and specifically the wing Clipper tool.

Cost: $ 8.00
Cyclone with Jane - 1 Day Class
- Jan 21, 2025 09:30 am

Make this lovely Cyclone quilt using your Tucker Trimmer tool from Studio 180 Designs. Jane is a certified Studio 180 instructor and will guide you cheerfully making this lovely project with accuracy and ease.

Cost: $ 60.00
Studio 180's Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star ruler is the ultimate tool and technique that allows any quilter to quickly, easily and accurately piece traditional Lemoyne Star blocks in 10 different sizes! The block units are strip pieced, assembled without using any ?Y? seams, pieced so that the blocks themselves are slightly oversized so at the end each can be trimmed to an exact size. Join Jane to learn all about this tool and specifically how to make fussy cut Lemoyne stars in multiple sizes.

Cost: $ 30.00
You have learned how to use the Studio 180 Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star ruler, but want to make more and different stars. Join Jane to learn how to use this tool to make blazing Lemoyne stars in multiple sizes.

Cost: $ 30.00
You have learned how to use the Studio 180 Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star ruler, but want to make more and different stars. Join Jane to learn how to use this tool to make strip pieced Lemoyne stars in multiple sizes.

Cost: $ 30.00
You have been introduced to the Wing Clipper tool in Jane's demo session, now this class provides you the opportunity to exhaust the benefits o the Wing Clipper while making a complete quilt. Jane's easy to follow instruction and hands-on teaching will provide you the opportunity to fully utilize this Wing Clipper to make an original, precise quilt for yourself or as a gift.

Cost: $ 60.00
You have learned how to use the Studio 180 Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star ruler, but want to make more and different stars. Join Jane to learn how to use this tool to make banded Lemoyne stars in multiple sizes.

Cost: $ 30.00
You have learned how to use the Studio 180 Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star ruler, but want to make more and different stars. Join Jane to learn how to use this tool to make Liberty Lemoyne stars in multiple sizes.

Cost: $ 30.00
Our local Quail in Southern Arizona are so cute that we couldn't resist making a quilt block. Join instructor Jane Rosenbush to learn the basic block and then your imagination can take over!

Cost: $ 70.00
The beautiful Arizona Saguaro is a symbol of the Sonoran Desert and now you can enjoy one in your own home. This is a fun design that allows each maker easy ways to make their wall-hanging unique. During session one we will concentrate on building the basic blocks used in the quilt - Flying Geese and the V Block (also know as Peaky & Spike or Triangle in a Square). The instructor will also demonstrate the simple technique to create 'made fabric', using scraps to create a base fabric for quilt blocks. During session two we will build the wall-hanging from the blocks made in session one, along with any additional blocks you need to finish. We will also discuss different ideas for quilting and binding - including a demonstration of how to create the Invisible Binding used for one of the samples in the shop.

Cost: $ 70.00