Teaching Quilting Classes

I’m a person who’s major fault lies in the fact that I love too many things.  Way too many things.  If you haven’t noticed, I like cooking, baking, gardening, quilting, a little sewing, knitting, crochet, cross stitch, teaching, working with youth, yoga, Pilate’s, reading & a thousand other things!

I recently took a break from one of those activities: teaching quilting.  I needed a rest.  I needed to find my creative juices again & rediscover my love of piecing, because I believe the best teachers are passionate teachers.

So I spent about a year in my studio, quilting away, finishing some UFOs, taking lots of classes & basically playing around- time well spent!

Then something happened & I realized I missed teaching the “hard” quilting skills.  About the same time, I met up with Jackie, owner of A Quilting Place.  Jackie has recently made an awesome addition to her business called Stashbusters, where you can sell quilting fabric by the pound & purchase new-to-you fabric for $4/yard! This is a great affordable way to create scrappy quilts!

Well, I’m super excited to announce that I’m going to be teaching some classes in her Stashbuster’s shop!

In June I’ll be teaching these 3 fun classes:

Cat’s Meow Tumbling Block Quilt by Marci Baker
Have you wanted to try making the classic tumbling block quilts but are scared of the Y-seams? This is the class for you! We will learn the strip-piecing method created by Marci Baker, an amazingly simple technique that will have you making tumbling block quilts in no time! Book is required & is an additional cost of $30. 
Skill level: Advanced beginner
Cost: $15
Dates & Times: June 4, 5-9pm or June 5, 1-5pm

Mini Quilt of the Month
In this series you will create small (12″x12″ or so) quilts that fit on a cute tabletop hanger! These are quick little pieces have monthly themes & will be sure to add that little bit of quilty decoration to your home! In June we will be making “Firecrackers & Fireworks” in honor of the 4th of July! Pattern is required & is an additional cost of $7. 
Skill level: Beginner
Cost $15
Dates & Times: June 11, 5-9pm or June 12, 1-5pm
Fat Quarter Table Runner III
This striking table runner only uses 4 fat quarters, so dig through your stash & let’s make this fun strip pieced runner together! Pattern is required & is an additional cost of $8.
Skill level: Beginner
Cost $15
Dates & Times: June 18th, 5-9pm or June 19th, 1-5pm

To sign up for these classes, give Jackie a call at 402.884.2096!  I hope you join us!

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