Scheduled Classes  
Here is a list of my currently scheduled classes. This page will be updated on a regular basis. Hope to see you soon!  For more information and to register, follow the link to contact the hosting store.  

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Not Your Average Orange Peel offered at Handi Quilter Virtual event at Sew Inspired in Simsbury CT
 

Let's take a classic design- the orange peel - and spice it up in this fun workshop. You'll learn how to add creative designs to jazz up this basic quilting design.

  • Saturday February 5, 10am-noon (eastern time)

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Free Motion Quilting - The Basics at Pinheads Quilting Company in Airdrie.

Have you been spending time in your sewing room piecing quilt tops during the past 2 years?  Do you now have a pile of quilt tops and want to get them quilted?  Join us for an information-packed 3 hours of learning the basics of Free Motion Quilting.  We start with some quilt layer preparation and setting up your sewing machine for Free Motion Quilting. Then we’ll look at 5 basic shapes that all quilters use to create some fantastic quilting designs. This class involves some drawing and lots of stitching practice.  You’ll be ready to go in no time!

  • Saturday, February 5, 1:30-4:30

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Free Motion Quilting - The Next Steps at Pinheads Quilting Company in Airdrie

Have you done some Free Motion Quilting before and want to learn more?  In this class we will review the 5 basic shapes of Free Motion Quilting and then learn how to combine them into one-of-a-kind quilting motifs. We’ll also learn how to recognize and re-create quilting motifs we’ve seen on other quilts and make them our own.  Free Motion basics experience is recommended for this class.

  • Saturday February 19, 1:30-4:30pm

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Free Motion Quilting - Feathers, Feathers, Feathers at Pinheads Quilting Company in Airdrie

Quilted Feathers are some of the most beautiful designs of the quilting world.  Some quilters struggle with this shape.  In this class we’ll learn how to draw and stitch beautiful feathers that will create borders, background fills and blocks.

  • Saturday February 26, 1:30-4:30pm

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Tulip Trails at Pinheads Quilting Company in Airdrie

Learn how to use the Studio 180 Design Star 60 tool and make this beautiful Tulip Trails Quilt.  A few simple tips and tricks will have these blocks building quickly. 

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Luau at Pinheads Quilting Company in Airdrie

Here’s a great Fat Quarter Friendly quilt you can make in 3 different sizes.  Grab some of your favourite Fat Quarters (or go shopping) and a background and let’s have a Party!  You’ll need the Wedge Star ruler from Studio 180 Design to make this simply constructed quilt.

  • Saturday March 19 (1:30-4:30pm) and 26 (3-6pm)

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Table Runner of the Month at Pinheads Quilting Company in Airdrie

Watch this space for information about a monthly technique class and table runner project.  Each month we'll work on a small quilt (table runner) pattern and learn some quilt piecing techniques. As each pattern is published and class registration is available, this space will be updated

We'll start in April with a simple Lady Rose Table Runner. We'll focus on accurate cutting and strip piecing technqiues as well as discuss some design options.

  • 1st Saturday of the month, 1:30-4:30pm

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Gridwork not Guesswork Handi Quilter Virtual event at Fox Country Quilts, Commerce TX

Laying out designs using gridwork creates even spacing and uniformity in quilting. In this virtual class, you'll learn how to make your own stencils, explore designs that work well within grids, and tips and tricks for marking grids on your next quilting project.

  • Saturday, March 26, 1-3pm (central time)