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Beginning Needle Turn Applique - WS-52

Carrie Ann Fondi

Sat. June 23, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Level: Beginning, Hands-on
Category: Handwork
Machine(s): not required

Beginning Needle Turn Appliqué. Hand Appliqué Basics. Students will learn how to use any appliqué pattern (for needle-turn), turn seam allowances under using two different techniques. Techniques will be taught for perfect points, valleys and small circles.

Kit/handout Fee: $25 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Class pattern, fabrics, thread and needles.

Student supply list: Basic hand sewing supplies. (scissors, needle threader, thimble)
Paper Scissors & Fabric scissors
Appliqué Pins
Chalk pencil in blue and white



Do Dads & What Knots - WW-14

Phyllis Martin~Rennie

Wed. June 20, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Level: Beginning, Hands-on
Category: Handwork (Light Wirework)
Machine(s): not required

This is a great introduction to wire class. Wrap some crystals and pearls. Make some do-dads and have some fun! Hammer and create is the theme in the classroom. You'll also learn how to use your tools properly to conquer the shape you are trying to make! Walk out with a great bracelet or a one of a kind necklace. The design will be yours!

Kit/handout Fee: $30 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Various sizes of Swarovski crystals and freshwater pearls, two sizes of wire, jump rings, enough U.S. made chain to make an 8" bracelet, clasp & more! There will be color choices!

Student supply list: If you have any round chain and flat nose pliers bring them. No worries if you don't! Task light if needed!


   $45.00 
Quantity Available:  0


If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please e-mail opalfrw@gmail.com with the class number, your name, address and phone number. Than

Fabulous Fabric & Bling Ornaments - WW-1

Cindy Myers

Wed. June 20, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Level: All Levels, Hands-on
Category: Beads and Fabric Ornaments
Machine(s): not required

Join Cindy for a fun, no stress class making these fun and very addictive ornaments. We will be using the wonderful medallion panels designed by Paula Nadelstern.

Kit/handout Fee: $40 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Students may pick one fabric from a variety of different panels, Styrofoam ball, box of pins, seed beads and sequins. Extra embellishments will be available for purchase in class. Not all panels pictures are still available.

Student supply list: Fabric scissors and small sharp scissors to cut into small areas.



Locker-hooking for Tile Trivet - WS-51

Gail Bird

Sat. June 23, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Level: All levels, Hands-on
Category: Handwork
Machine(s): not required

An easy-to-make project using scrap fabrics and a 4-inch tile to create a trivet with contrasting textures. Techniques covered include preparing the canvas, cutting fabric strips, locker hooking, securing all tails, and joining the fabric strips and the cording. Each kit will differ in materials (tiles and fabrics).

Kit/handout Fee: $20 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Canvas (3.75 mesh), four-inch square ceramic tile (designs vary), cotton twine, 1/2 yard cotton woven fabric, metal fasteners, backing material (color coordinated felt or foam), E6000 adhesive, printed instructions for the tile project.

Student supply list: Fabric scissors, permanent black marker, embroidery scissors, rotary and mat, ruler.

On loan during class: English steel locker hook, large tapestry needle.


Mixed Media Minis - WT-31

Lauretta Crites

Thur. June 21, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Level: All levels, Hands-on
Category: Art/Technique
Machine(s): not required

It's kid in a candy store time! Explore a variety of ways to add color, texture and sparkle to your quilts with surface design. We will be using colored pencils, inks, markers, paints and more to embellish our mini quilts. Unleash your inner child and recapture the effortless joy of creating. You will have the time and tools to complete one mini quilt top in class choosing from a variety of pre-printed designs.

Kit/handout Fee: $25 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Choice of pre-printed mini quilt panel with border and binding fabrics, handouts, pencil colors, practice sheet, sealant, seam tape plus use of fabric markers, brushes, pens, paints and inks to complete a 12" x 12" mini quilt top.

Student supply list: Staining potential, wear apron or old clothes.



Plumb Crazy - WT-24

Phyllis Martin~Rennie

Thur. June 21, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Level: Intermediate, Hands-on
Category: Handwork
Machine(s): not required

Freeform peyote is an art in itself. How do I make these beads turn? How do I make curls in my piece? How do I make bridges with my beads? You will learn all these techniques and more in this class. Freeform Peyote is not only fun & challenging it is all about the creating! When you're done, you'll be so excited with a truly "One of a Kind" necklace. must be familiar with the peyote stitch.

Kit/handout Fee: $25 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Various size glass beads, beading thread, beading needles, bead caps, toggle & more!

Student supply list: None



Quilting Block with Punchneedle Embellishment - WW-10

Gail Bird

Wed. June 20, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Level: All Levels, Hands-on
Category: Handwork
Machine(s): not required

Punchneedle embellishment in quilting incorporates many unique features. This quilt block pattern has punchwork stitched on wool fabric using two punchneedle sizes, combined thread colors, reverse punch, and varied loop lengths. Students will complete the punchwork in class but will need to complete the block at home.

Kit Fee: $20 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Wool fabric; Americana fabrics; embroidery threads; small red and blue buttons; medium star button; printed instructions and transfer design.

Student supply list: Fabric scissors; embroidery scissors (4 inch); reading glasses if needed.

On loan during class: Igolochkoy 3-strand and 6-strand miniature punchneedles; 5-inch embroidery hoop; single-edge razor blade; magnetic needle case; threaders.



Sashiko - WW-18

Dorie Javier

Wed. June 20, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Level: All Levels, Hands-on
Category: Handwork
Machine(s): not required

I will be showing you how easy and relaxing this concept of Japanese embroidery that can enhance your creativity.

Sashiko designs can be used for quilts, tote bags, pillows, garments and more. So come on in and let us enjoy each other's company and learn SASHIKO.

The photo is a sample only and not the class project.

Kit/handout Fee: $20 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Sashiko print fabric, thread and needle.

Student supply list: None

If you have any question before the class, please contact Dorie Javier at 916-985-2299.


   $45.00 
Quantity Available:  0


If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please e-mail opalfrw@gmail.com with the class number, your name, address and phone number. Than

Sewing Machine Necklace - WT-20

Gail Bird

Thur. June 21, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Level: All levels, Hands-on
Category: Handwork
Machine(s): not required

Learn French Knitting to make the necklace cord. Add enameled sewing machine and scissor charms and beads. Written instructions.

Kit/handout Fee: $20 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Sewing machine charm, scissor charm, 3 large beads, spacer beads, clasp, "O" rings and eye pins, knitting cord

Student supply list: None

On loan during class: French knitter tool (For sale at end of class and assorted tools.)


Spiraling Up - WF-45

Phyllis Martin~Rennie

Fri. June 22, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Level: All levels, Hands-on
Category: Handwork
Machine(s): not required

There are so many uses for this spiral such as a bracelet, necklace, & even strong enough for a purse handle! It's your choice! Just make it yours!

Kit/handout Fee: $35 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Enough Czech glass beads, bead caps, 1 foot of chain, toggle, beading needles, thread & more! Various colors will be AVAILABLE.

Student supply list: None



Stress-free Traditional Hand Quilting - WF-35

Carrie Ann Fondi

Fri. June 22, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Level: Beginning, Hands-on
Category: Handwork
Machine(s): not required

Learn the relaxing art of Hand Quilting. Learn how to quilt without a hoop with traditional small stitches. Quilting with a hoop or without a hoop, marking your quilt, batting choices, and basting will be covered in class. Everyone goes home quilting with ease.

Kit/handout Fee: $25 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Pre-printed panel, batting, backing, thread, and needles.

Student supply list: Fitted thimble, Small scissors and Needle threader.



Traditional Hawaiian Applique - WW-7

Carrie Ann Fondi

Wed. June 20, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - ALL DAY CLASS

Level: Beginning, Hands-on
Category: Handwork
Machine(s): not required

Discover the unique art of Hawaiian appliqué. Learn how to fold, cut and needle - turn a Traditional Hawaiian Appliqué quilt.

Kit/handout Fee: $10 (Paid to the teacher in the classroom)
Kit includes: Class pattern and tracing template paper.

Student supply list: Click to view/print (PDF)






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