Upcoming Classes...


Better At Binding Class

I get lots of requests on how I bind a quilt. How do you get crisp pointed corners? How do I join the binding ends correctly? What stitch do I use on the back of my binding ? I have put together this class to share my techniques and whether you are new to quilting or just want to improve your binding skills this class will make you a better binder!

Biscuit Pillow

Learn this fun technique for a textured pillow with Linda.

HAND QUILTING

Do you love the look of hand quilted quilts? Let Joan show you how.

Oct 27
Free Sew Fridays
Oct 28
Baby Bargello
Oct 31
Trick Or Treat with a Quilter!

Class and Event List...


Free motion quilting on your home machine is as easy as ABC with simple techniques, helpful tips and practice how to's.

Cost: $ 40.00
Join Linda for this fun and easy Bargello Quilt Class. If you have never made a Bargello Quilt this is a great quilt to start with and Linda will be there to help you. Linda's quilt is made out of all Moda Grunge Fabrics and kits to make a quilt just like hers will be available, just come in or call the shop(219-250-5942) a week before the class to order one. The quilt measures 46" x 48" inches.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn to stitch beautiful embroidery stitches with Heather Bessler author of "Antique Crazy Quilts and Their Stitches". Heather is a wonderful teacher and her embroidery skills are amazing!

Cost: $ 25.00
I get lots of requests on how I bind a quilt. How do you get crisp pointed corners? How do I join the binding ends correctly? What stitch do I use on the back of my binding ? I have put together this class to share my techniques and whether you are new to quilting or just want to improve your binding skills this class will make you a better binder!

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn this fun technique for a textured pillow with Linda.

Cost: $ 25.00
Black & White Quilts are always dramatic and this quilt is no exception! The gradation of black to white fabrics in this quilt gives the illusion that it has a depth to it and the best part is how easy it is to put together!

Cut Work Applique is similar to Hawaiian Applique in style with simpler shapes. We will cover paper pattern cutting and the needle turn applique method in this class.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn to make fabric covered bowls out of fabric strips and cotton rope with your sewing machine.

Cost: $ 25.00
Intermediate Embroidery will start where Heather's Beginner class left off by jumping into Blanket, Feather and Chain Stitches. Build on your skills and add more embroidery to your quilts and home linens.

Cost: $ 25.00
This Lone Star Quilt is EASY to put together using the Quiltsmart Printed Interfacing method. The quilt measures 38 inches square or 48 inches square with boarder, either size would make a great wall hanging or baby quilt. We have fabric /interfacing kits available for this class for $79.95 which includes a Quiltsmart Printed Interfacing kit, your background and matching boarder fabric, 4 coordinating fabrics for the star points and your binding fabric too. If you purchase a Lone star kit from me you can take the class for FREE! If you want to choose your own fabrics you can pay for the class,$25.00 plus the $29.95 for the Quiltsmart Printed Interfacing Kit. Whatever you choose you will be surprised how easy it is!

Cost: $ 25.00
The Sew Together Bag is a great bag to hold all your quilting and sewing supplies. The bag has 3 inside zipper pockets plus 4 inner compartments that all zip up into one great bag. This bag also makes a great travel bag for great makeup, toiletries or jewelry.The Sew Together Bag would make great gifts for the Holidays.

Cost: $ 25.00
The Tool Tote Bag is a great pattern from Quilts Illustrated is full of pockets inside and out. The the metal stays that come with the pattern help the bag stay open similar to a Doctors Bag. This bag has so many uses sewing/quilting, knitting/crochet or even for travel/or daily run around purse/bag. This is a two part class one week apart. Linda will lead you through the construction of this bag with helpful hints and tips along the way.

Cost: $ 40.00
Tumbling Leaves is a fun - NO curved piecing quilt and the simple 8 1/2 inch blocks are easy to sew! This quilt would look great in many autumn color combinations, maybe in all spring greens or go modern and don't use typical leaf colors at all. The quilt is lap size 51" x 63" great for seasonal decorating on a wall or draped on the couch.

Do you love the look of hand quilted quilts? Let Joan show you how.

Cost: $ 25.00
First Fridays is a Free Demonstration Day at the shop that will take place the first Friday of each month from 10:30 am-11:30am. The classroom will be open the rest of the day to work on the project of the month or your own quilt projects.

Cost: $ FREE
Pick up a Free Quilt Block Pattern between November 1 and November 10 at the Shop. Make a Quilt Block for a Veteran to thank them for their service. All blocks made and turned into the shop on Veterans Day will make their way into a Quilt Of Valor and will be presented to a veteran in our area. We hope to get enough blocks to make more than one quilt and as an incentive if you make a block with our free pattern we will reward you with a 10% coupon to use in the shop. All blocks must be made and handed in by November 11, 2017 Veteran's Day to receive your coupon. One coupon per participating customer. Make a Quilt Block Thank a Vet!

The shop is closed today for the Holiday.

Join us on Small Business Saturday and shop your local neighborhood quilt shop!

Join us on Halloween for treats of Fabric Sales, Pumpkin Crafts and Refreshments. Trick or Treat at the shop bring a friend !

Our classroom is open to our customers on Fridays from 10:30 to 3:30 to work on quilting and sewing projects. We have the cutting mats, irons and design wall, you bring your machine, notions and projects to work on. Bring a friend or meet new quilt friends here. We have sewing machines you may use while here just call earlier in the week to reserve one.

About Classes and Events




Sweet Stitches Quilt Shop is pleased to provide a fun and exciting atmosphere to learn and develop your quilting skills. Our newly expanded classroom is designed to enhance your learning experience. From individual training desks, a design wall and elna sewing machines available for use, your class time will be productive. Our skilled instructors will guide you through the latest in quilting techniques and design. 

Click on the calendar or the class descriptions below for more information.

Have a group of friends that love to quilt?
Give us a call or stop in to schedule a private or group lesson with friends.

Need a creative environment to quilt with your group of friends? Give us a call to rent the classroom.

Any questions, call us at (219) 250-5942


Just a few rules - click here for Class Policies