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Hello Sunshine Machine Applique
- Mar 08, 2021 02:00 pm

Hello Sunshine is a great pattern for learning to Machine Applique. We will be using the fusible applique method to create our mini quilt and we will be using zig zag, satin, and blanket stitches to applique our pieces down. Lots of tips, tricks and techniques to share about machine applique.

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 35.00
Beginning Quilting
- Mar 09, 2021 10:30 am

Have you always wanted to learn how to quilt? Our beginner class is a four session class (Ten full hours of instruction!) designed to take you through ALL the steps of making a quilted table runner. We will be using the Daydream Quilted Table Runner pattern by Pink Sand Beach Designs as our guide for easy to follow along directions and illustrations.The pattern is available for purchase at our shop and is required for the class. We will be making a 16" x 48" sized quilted table runner, this is a more manageable size project for beginners. Our goal is to make quilting stress free and fun so that you leave the class dreaming up your next quilt!

Cost: $ 85.00
ABCs of Free Motion Quilting
- Mar 10, 2021 10:30 am

Learn the basics of free motion quilting in a simplified easy to understand method. This class is a starting point for quilters that have tried free motion quilting and gave up in frustration. Students will need to have a machine capable of free motion quilting with the correct feet for the job; YOU will also need to have a good knowledge of how to use your machine especially the free motion setting and how to adjust your tension. This is a two day class, a week apart for 2 hours each time. (Four Hours of Instruction) You will learn the basics in the first class. A little practice homework during the week and the last class we will take the basics we have practiced and turn them into quilt patterns. This is a beginner/intermediate class for students who have attempted free motion quilting on their home machine and have some knowledge of how to work the free motion setting on their machine.

Cost: $ 60.00
HAND QUILTING
- Mar 10, 2021 02:00 pm

Do you love the look of hand quilted quilts? Have you always wanted to learn? Let Joan show you how. · Marking your quilt top. · Layering your quilt top, batting & backing · Importance of basting · Proper hoop tension · How to rock the needle for even stitches · Burying knots for a smooth finished back · Practice, practice, practice.

Cost: $ 25.00
Curvalicious Table Runner
- Mar 11, 2021 10:30 am

The Curvalicious Table Runner uses a stripped pieced background and fusible backed fabric curves to create a fun table runner without having to piece any curves. In the first session of this two part class we will strip piece the background, add applique fusible backing to the curved pieces, cut them out, and press them in place. In the second part of the class the following week we will sandwich together our top, batting and backing then quilt our table runner with all those fun decorative stitches we have on our machines. All that will be left to do is bind the quilt and you will have a fun table runner. Its so easy we know you will be making them for friends & family or even as great holiday hostess gifts too.

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 57.00
Sew Organizer Class
- Mar 11, 2021 02:00 pm

Sew Cute! Sew Efficient! Sew Organized! Store your sewing and crafting essentials within easy reach. Eight pockets and a pincushion slide onto a sturdy steel frame.

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 41.99
Happy Holidays Table Topper
- Mar 12, 2021 10:30 am

Its not just for Christmas! This cute little table topper is perfect for any holiday or any time of the year. The topper is 18"x 18" and can be made with regular rotary cutting methods or you can use your AccuQuilt System and 8" cube. Either way this cute, easy to make table topper is fun and the best part there is no binding!

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 31.50
Blended Braid
- Mar 12, 2021 02:00 pm

The Blended Braid Pattern by Eleanor Burns is a new pattern in the shop that uses the AccuQuilt Cutting System. Darla has put together a Table Runner using the pattern and the Chisel Die. Let Darla show you just how easy making a french braid quilt can be with Accuquilt. Chisel dies are available in the Corners Companion Cube ( any size) or can be bought separately as single die.

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 34.00
Beginning Quilting
- Mar 13, 2021 10:30 am

Have you always wanted to learn how to quilt? Our beginner class is a four session class (Ten full hours of instruction!) designed to take you through ALL the steps of making a quilted table runner. We will be using the Daydream Quilted Table Runner pattern by Pink Sand Beach Designs as our guide for easy to follow along directions and illustrations.The pattern is available for purchase at our shop and is required for the class. We will be making a 16" x 48" sized quilted table runner, this is a more manageable size project for beginners. Our goal is to make quilting stress free and fun so that you leave the class dreaming up your next quilt!

Cost: $ 85.00
Better At Binding Class
- Mar 15, 2021 10:30 am

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! If you are a Janome or Elna Sewing Machine Owner I can share my favorite method of machine binding with your Blind Hem Foot(G Foot) too!

Cost: $ 25.00
Nova Table Topper
- Mar 15, 2021 02:00 pm

The Nova Table Topper features three shapes, diamonds, triangles, and half triangles. It is a fast & fun project with no Y seams! 20-1/2in x 23in

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 49.48
Collage Quilting
- Mar 16, 2021 02:00 pm

Want to add a more artistic style to your Quilting? How about Collage Quilting? Paint a picture with fabric then quilt it up into a wall hanging or pillow cover. We will be using Emily Taylor's, the Collage Quilter as she is known, method of collage quilting. You will need to have her book which can be purchased here at the shop called, "Collage Quilter -Essentials for Success with Collage Quilts" which is full of good information on color, value and Emily's method of adhering your fabrics to your background canvas. You may choose to use one of the free patterns in the book or you can purchase one of her patterns printed on a fabric background. We have a number of patterns to choose from or you can even draw out your own pattern if you like. No sewing machine required for this class but quilting/finishing ideas will be discussed in class.

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 60.00
CUT WORK APPLIQUE
- Mar 17, 2021 02:00 pm

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. This is hand applique not machine applique.

Cost: $ 25.00
AccuQuilt Go Play Day! Video Release
- Mar 18, 2021 10:00 am

Darla will share a springtime favorite that is blooming with ideas for our March AccuQuilt Go Play Day!

Sew Happy Machine Applique
- Mar 18, 2021 02:00 pm

Sew Happy is a great little pattern to learn Machine Applique. We will be using the fusible applique method along with zig zag, satin, and blanket stitches to applique our pieces down. Lots of tips, tricks and techniques to share about machine applique.

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 35.00
Fabric Covered Rope Bowls
- Mar 19, 2021 10:30 am

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

Cost: $ 25.00
Skylark Table Runner
- Mar 19, 2021 02:00 pm

This beautiful feather table runner or wall quilt is made using fused applique with machine applique stitching. In part one of the class we will cover background construction , color placement and fusing techniques. In part two of the class we will cover machine applique techniques, talk about future quilting designs. By making four feathers you can make a throw size quilt in the pattern.

Cost: $ 40.00 - $ 52.00
Happy National Quilting Day!
- Mar 20, 2021 10:00 am

Happy National Quilting Day!

ABCs of Free Motion Quilting
- Mar 20, 2021 02:00 pm

Learn the basics of free motion quilting in a simplified easy to understand method. This class is a starting point for quilters that have tried free motion quilting and gave up in frustration. Students will need to have a machine capable of free motion quilting with the correct feet for the job; YOU will also need to have a good knowledge of how to use your machine especially the free motion setting and how to adjust your tension. This is a two day class, a week apart for 2 hours each time. (Four Hours of Instruction) You will learn the basics in the first class. A little practice homework during the week and the last class we will take the basics we have practiced and turn them into quilt patterns. This is a beginner/intermediate class for students who have attempted free motion quilting on their home machine and have some knowledge of how to work the free motion setting on their machine.

Cost: $ 60.00
Baby Bargello
- Mar 22, 2021 10:30 am

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. You can make a larger size quilt you will just need more fabric and we can help you with how much you will need.This is a two part class.

Cost: $ 40.00 - $ 42.50
Hello Sunshine Machine Applique
- Mar 23, 2021 02:00 pm

Hello Sunshine is a great pattern for learning to Machine Applique. We will be using the fusible applique method to create our mini quilt and we will be using zig zag, satin, and blanket stitches to applique our pieces down. Lots of tips, tricks and techniques to share about machine applique.

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 35.00
AccuQuilt 101
- Mar 24, 2021 10:30 am

Darla our Accuquilt expert here at Sweet Stitches has created a class for AccuQuilt Owners to help them really dive in and use their Accuquilt Cutting System more. This class will cover proper cutting techniques using both the Cube and Strip Cutter as well as sewing those perfect die cut fabric pieces together to create blocks and bindings.This will be a fun, information filled class for those that want to get the most out of their AccuQuilt Cutting System so they can Cut Time and Quilt More! Our class size is limited to 3 students so don't wait to long to sign up.

Cost: $ 25.00
Better At Binding Class
- Mar 25, 2021 10:30 am

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! If you are a Janome or Elna Sewing Machine Owner I can share my favorite method of machine binding with your Blind Hem Foot(G Foot) too!

Cost: $ 25.00
Collage Quilting
- Mar 25, 2021 02:00 pm

Want to add a more artistic style to your Quilting? How about Collage Quilting? Paint a picture with fabric then quilt it up into a wall hanging or pillow cover. We will be using Emily Taylor's, the Collage Quilter as she is known, method of collage quilting. You will need to have her book which can be purchased here at the shop called, "Collage Quilter -Essentials for Success with Collage Quilts" which is full of good information on color, value and Emily's method of adhering your fabrics to your background canvas. You may choose to use one of the free patterns in the book or you can purchase one of her patterns printed on a fabric background. We have a number of patterns to choose from or you can even draw out your own pattern if you like. No sewing machine required for this class but quilting/finishing ideas will be discussed in class.

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 60.00
Hexie Impostor Table Runner or Quilr
- Mar 26, 2021 10:30 am

This table runner has a modern, high contrast look and is easy to make using the Creative Grids Folded Corner Clipper Ruler. In this class there will be lots of examples of all the things you can do with this accurate, easy to use ruler and how to use it with any pattern where you need to make folded corners and sew diagonal lines.

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 44.99
Collage Quilting
- Mar 30, 2021 02:00 pm

Want to add a more artistic style to your Quilting? How about Collage Quilting? Paint a picture with fabric then quilt it up into a wall hanging or pillow cover. We will be using Emily Taylor's, the Collage Quilter as she is known, method of collage quilting. You will need to have her book which can be purchased here at the shop called, "Collage Quilter -Essentials for Success with Collage Quilts" which is full of good information on color, value and Emily's method of adhering your fabrics to your background canvas. You may choose to use one of the free patterns in the book or you can purchase one of her patterns printed on a fabric background. We have a number of patterns to choose from or you can even draw out your own pattern if you like. No sewing machine required for this class but quilting/finishing ideas will be discussed in class.

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 60.00
Blended Braid
- Mar 31, 2021 10:30 am

The Blended Braid Pattern by Eleanor Burns is a new pattern in the shop that uses the AccuQuilt Cutting System. Darla has put together a Table Runner using the pattern and the Chisel Die. Let Darla show you just how easy making a french braid quilt can be with Accuquilt. Chisel dies are available in the Corners Companion Cube ( any size) or can be bought separately as single die.

Cost: $ 25.00 - $ 34.00