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Quilting in the Valley-Class Schedule-March-May 2018


Westalee Ruler Work  Project Class:  April through July, 2018

Participants will be creating the Quilt as You Go Table Topper, using the Westalee Starter and Sampler Sets.  You will end up with a 36” square finished table topper or wall hanging.  You may use all the same fabric, or multiple colors.  The entire quilt requires about 5 1/3” yards of fabric for top and bottom of the quilt.  You will use a small amount of fabric for 1” ‘cover strips’ to put your quilt together once all the pieces are quilted.    Classes on Sunday and Tuesday are the same each month, please attend one or the other in order to complete your quilt. 

Quilt Sandwiches required for each class are listed below:

April 15th:  (4) 10” quilt sandwiches

April 17th:  (4) 10” quilt sandwiches

May 6th:  (2) 12” by 30” quilt sandwiches

May 8th:  (2) 12” by 30” quilt sandwiches

June 10th:  (2) 12” by 30” quilt sandwiches

June 12th:  (2) 12” by 30” quilt sandwiches

July 15th:  (1) 36” square quilt sandwich

July 17th:  (1) 36” square quilt sandwich

Class Cost:  Free if you purchased rulers from us, $15 if you did not.  Limit 6 for this class.


BERNINA Mastery 2:  Saturday, April 14th from 10-1

For all new BERNINA and Bernette owners who have completed Mastery 1.  Please call to reserve your seat.

BERNINA Mastery 1:  Thursday, April 12th from 1-3

For all new BERNINA and bernette  owners.  Please call to reserve your seat.

BERNINA Mastery 3:  May 12th from 10-1

For all new BERNINA 5 series and above owners that have taken Mastery 2..  Please call to reserve your seat.

BERNINA Mastery 2:  Thursday, May 10th from 1-4

For all new BERNINA and Bernette owners that have taken Mastery 1.  Please call to reserve your seat.

BERNINA Embroidery:  Saturday, March 17the, and Friday, March 23rd.

We will be completing the new BERNINA Embroidery Mastery books.

BERNINA Skillbuilders Embroidery with Kimberbell Designs:

This class is also open to non BERNINA embroidery machine owners who are familiar with their machines, but would like to learn more techniques.  We will be using a ‘technique of the month’ workbook from Kimberbell Designs to learn a new embroidery machine process each month:  in the hoop, free standing lace, cutwork, applique, and more!  Learn to get the most out of your embroidery machine!

 April 27th from 1-5 or April 28th from 1-5:  We will be completing month 1 from the Kimberbell 12 month series

May 25th and 26th:  We will be compleing month 2 from the Kimberbell 12 month series

June 22nd and 23rd:  We will be completing month 3 from the Kimberbell 12 month series.

Class fee:  $10 each month, supplies not included.  Class fee covers the pattern download and printed directions each month.


Modern Quilt Meet Up!:  Friday, April 27th  from 6PM till we are done!

Come join us for this free get together!  We share show and tell, pattern ideas, techniques and just talk about our favorite quilts while having a glass of wine and a couple snacks.  This month is our fourth challenge:  Free motion quilting with your domestic machine!  Do something outside of your comfort zone…..and see what you can create using  your domestic machine.  Any size, any project, it just has to be quilted on your domestic machine.

Cost:  $20 for meetings with a speaker, free when we have no speaker!


Serendipity Baskets Wall Hanging:  Sunday, April 22nd from 12-5

This is one of the cool sets that are only available at your Accuquilt Signature Dealers!  Buy this cube set, and get a 8 dies, patterns, and an embroidery disc with designs to finish it off for those of you who have embroidery machines.  (You don’t have to use the embroidery, it’s a cool bonus!)  We will be completing one of the small projects included this month, the 21” by 46” Blooming Block Wallhanging!  (More classes  to come from this set…keep an eye out!)

Cost:  Free if you purchased your Go/Go Big or the Serendipity Die Set from us, $15 if you did not.  Supplies not included.


Labyrinth Walk Quilt:  Saturday, May 5th from 10-5

Participants will use just two blocks and four fabrics to build this cool quilt!

Cost:  $35, pattern included.


Butterfly Sling Bag:  April 21st from 10-5

Nancy Wyant-Barr will be teaching her beloved Emmaline bag patterns again with this one!  Participants should have their fabrics cut and stabilizers fused prior to class.  (You will receive your pattern when you pay for the class.)

Class fee:  $45, pattern included.  Supplies not included.


Winding Ways Table Topper or Quilt:  Saturday, May 12th from 1-5.

Learn to use the Accuquilt Go Winding Ways die to quickly cut and create this stunning quilt design.  Make your quilt as big or small as you’d like.  (And we will share the directions to make the scalloped outside borders!)  Must have an Accuquilt Go or Go Big cutter and the Winding Ways die.

Cost:  Free if you have purchased the cutter and/or die from us, $15 if you have not.  Supplies not included.


Chinoiserie Border Print Stack and Whack Quilt:  Sunday, April 29th from 12-5

Learn to take one fabric and make lots of VERY different blocks!  You need a 60 degree triangle ruler to take this class.  No Y seams!

Cost:  $54.99, includes fabric and pattern.


Serger Basics:  Saturday, April 7th from 1-5

Participants should bring their machines, thread, needles, and MANUALS to this class.  Laurie will assist with threading, when to use, techniques and any basic questions you may have!

Cost:  $25.00

Villa Rosa Scarlet Velvet/Beginning Quilting:  Tuesdays from 5:30-8, April 24th, May 1st, May 15th, and May 22nd.

Take one big print, and four companion fabrics to make this quick, easy, eye catching quilt.

Cost:  $25, including pattern.


Jaybird Quilts Mini Quilt:  Saturday, March 24th from 1-5

Participants will use the Jaybird Quilts mini quilt pattern, and the mini Hex N More ruler to make this cute miniature quilt.

Cost:  $35, including pattern and ruler.


Easter Dress with Laurie:  Sunday, March 25th from 1-5

Participants will make this easy pullover dress using crochet edged bias binding for the accents.  Beginner friendly!

Cost:  $35, including pattern.


Skill Builders Block Club :    Adding our 7th Class Series in this Popular Class!  Third Thursdays of the month from 2-5.


 Laurie will guide the group through this popular class series to try out a new block piecing technique each month for 6 months.  Each month we will create a 12” finished block using a variety of different techniques throughout the year, ie:  Y Seams, paper piecing, curved piecing, needle turn applique, freezer paper applique, Triangulations, etc.  Make one block at class, then go home and make more for a small project or collect them throughout the year to create a unique sampler quilt when you’re done!  These are all original design blocks…the patterns for them are free with enrollment in the club!  We have 3 other sessions of this class in process….the final quilt is going to be gorgeous!!

Cost is $30 for 6 months.  Repeat for 3 sessions to get the full quilt.

Call the store, sign up on our website, or come in to register.........first come first served!

Quilting in the Valley

   1157 1st  St  

LaSalle, IL 61301



Class fees must be paid when registering for class.  Class fees are non refundable unless cancellation notice is given 7 full days prior to class.  (Class fees forfeited may be applied to a future class with management’s prior approval.)  Classroom machines are no longer provided.  Coffee and water are provided.  Refrigeration is available if you bring your own beverages or snacks.












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