Classes & Demos

Open Sew

Free!
Stay as long as you want to, anytime there is no class!
Come alone or bring a friend ~ call ahead to check availability!

2017 Classes and Demos:

Please call (207) 361-2500 or come in for more information or to register for a class.

If you have any requests, don't hesitate to let us know! 207-361-2500

*** For long classes, please plan to bring a lunch ***

BonusIf you need to purchase any supplies for a Class, receive 10% OFF your purchase at Knight's!

Beginning Quilting with Deb Heffernan

Wednesdays
6 weeks
starts Jan. 11

10:00-2:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Deb Heffernan

$85 (total)

Come and learn the beginning fundamentals of quilting.  A great place to start if you've never quilted, but also a great opportunity to learn some new techniques if you've quilted before as well.Beginning Quilting

Beginning Quilting with Deb Heffernan

Sundays
6 weeks
starts Jan. 15

10:00-2:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Deb Heffernan

$85 (total)

Come and learn the beginning fundamentals of quilting.  A great place to start if you've never quilted, but also a great opportunity to learn some new techniques if you've quilted before as well.Beginning Quilting

Santa Pillow

Saturday
Feb 18

10:00-4:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Deb Heffernan

$45

For this class you will need:
Machine in good working condition
Pattern -  you can use wool felt or regular fabric
Red for hat or your choice, skin color for face, white for beard and hat trim, or you can use different colors, gold for bell.

Pillow front and back 21 x 21.  A dark color will help Santa show up better.
Hat 18 x 26 dark red, Beard 12 x 16 white, Peach 5 x 6 face, Gold 6 x 9 bell
Also if you want trees: 2 fat quarters

Santa Pillow

Sew Together Bag

Saturday
Feb 25

10:00-4:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Michele Collishaw

$45

The Sew Together Bag is a nifty and functional little bag with three zippered pockets, four open pockets, an optional pincushion, little needle landing, all held together by a zipper that forms two handles.  This bag will easily hold your 8" scissors, rotary cutter, threads, marking pencils, snippers, bobbins, extra needles, rulers, and more.  You will be amazed at how much you can hold in this fun and compact bag.  Please note:  this bag pattern is meant for personal use only.

 Sew Together Bag

Sew Together Bag

 

Beginning Quilting
Top Stitch
Freemotion
Machine Quilting

Saturday
March 18

10:00-2:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Deb Heffernan

$45

This class will teach you to free motion your own quilts.  You will learn the basics and then it is just practice.
You will need a sewing machine and darning foot, twelve 10x10 pieces of muslin and six pieces of 10x10 batting
Thread to match and if you have a walking foot and do not know how to use it, bring it.

This class is full.  Please see our next offering of this class on Friday, May 26, below.

Beginning Quilting

Sew Together Bag

Saturday
April 1

10:00-4:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Michele Collishaw

$45

The Sew Together Bag is a nifty and functional little bag with three zippered pockets, four open pockets, an optional pincushion, little needle landing, all held together by a zipper that forms two handles.  This bag will easily hold your 8" scissors, rotary cutter, threads, marking pencils, snippers, bobbins, extra needles, rulers, and more.  You will be amazed at how much you can hold in this fun and compact bag.  Please note:  this bag pattern is meant for personal use only.

Sew Together Bag

Sew Together Bag

Snowman Quilt

Saturday
April 22

10:00-4:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Deb Heffernan

$45

The pattern will be provided.
You will need 1 1/4 yards cream or white (snow man), 1 yard dark blue for background (or something you like) - can be with specks like snow or flecks of yellow that looks like stars), 1 1/4 yard for hat, scarf, and inner border and binding.  1/3 yard brown plaid for mittens, blue plaid 1/8 yard for mitten cuff, small piece of orange for nose.

Snowman Quilt

Quilted Wine Tote

Saturday
April 29

10:00-4:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructors:
Colleen Martin
Adriane Gutierrez

$45

Make a gift of wine more memorable by creating pretty fabric packaging!  Then add beading for a "bedazzled" look.

Quilted Wine Tote

The Lazy
Afternoon Quilt

Saturday
May 6

10:00-4:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Deb Heffernan

$45

This is a two sided quilt and it is fun to make!  The fabrics can be mix and match or one side can be very different from the other side.  We hope you'll join us for this very relaxing day of quilting and go home with two quilt tops!
Lazy Afternoon Quilt

Beginning Quilting
Top Stitch
Freemotion
Machine Quilting

Friday
May 26

10:00-2:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Deb Heffernan

$45

 

This class will teach you to free motion your own quilts.  You will learn the basics and then it is just practice.
You will need a sewing machine and darning foot, twelve 10x10 pieces of muslin and six pieces of 10x10 batting
Thread to match and if you have a walking foot and do not know how to use it, bring it.

Machine Quilting

Toastie Toes Quilt 

Saturday
June 3

10:00-4:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Deb Heffernan

$45

This is a quilt for beginners to advanced.  It's a fun quilt to make and if cut before class the top should be done when you leave. Toastie Toes

Weekender Bag

Saturday
July 22

10:00-4:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Deb Heffernan

$45

This bag will make your day!  You will need a Jelly Roll, Pattern, 3/4 yard for lining, 1/2 yard for pockets.  This bag is great for just about everything.  Once you make it you'll want to make more!  Bring your lunch and have fun! Weekender Bag

Multi-Pocket
Satchel

Saturday
Aug 5

10:00-4:00

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor:
Colleen
Martin

$45

This is a satchel with six pockets outside, and eight pockets inside.  Acrylic insert prevents "saggy bottom", and inside swivel hook to secure keys.  Size is approximately: 10" high, 14" long, 4" deep.

MultiPocketSatchel

MPSatchel  

 

Prismatic Star

Friday
Sept. 15
and
Saturday
Sept. 16

10:00-4:00
(each day)

* Bring Lunch*

Instructor

Susan Deshensky,
Pre-CI,
Quiltworx

$90 (total)

 This is a foundation paper piecing class.  48 strips (2 1/2") are used.  The strip piecing process for the prismatic star was designed for paper piecing.  Prismatic Star is a type of Lone Star.  The student will need (48) 2 1/2" strips, accent fabric (black, or choose your own color) - 1 1/8 yards, background fabric - 2 yards, backing and binding 4 1/2 yards.

Judy Niemeyer Quiltworx Bali Pops contain 48 strips and are pre-sorted from light to dark in six sets for you. 

 Prismatic Star