Beginning Quilting Learn how to quilt from start to finish! Using your own choice of fabrics (we'll help you!), make this small sampler quilt. Learn how to make a nine-patch, log cabin, half-square triangles, and flying geese; learn how to machine quilt with a walking foot and a freemotion foot, learn how to measure for borders, and how to bind your quilt. This project is small enough to finish.
Bernina V8 Designer Plus Software Learn the basics of how to use the Bernina V8 digitizing software, plus Priscilla will answer any other questions you may have about the software. Please send an email to priscillanullet(insert the "at" symbol here)gmail.com to tell her what you specifically want to learn. We have developed a series of cute little projects we want to create with the software starting next month. This month's class will be focusing on getting everyone ready to start the projects next month. If you have an older software version, give us a call to discuss class (and/or upgrading).
Curvy Log Cabin Christmas Tree Create the illusion of curves with this 8" Curvy Log Cabin Trim Tool. Take your log cabin blocks and turn them into this great Christmas tree wall hanging or the Fly Away with Me quilt.
Design Your Own Cloth Doll Class Create a cloth doll with a unique personality. Start with a pattern for the head and once you see who that is, you will design a body to go with the personality. This could be a 'human' figure or a fantasy figure such as a fairy or an elf. You will end up with a pattern of your own and a unique figure.
Fuzzy Cathedral Window Quilt Make this adorable quilt either fuzzy or not. Easier than it looks! The quilt is quilted in the process of making it, so when you're done, you're done! Perfect technique for table runners, quick gifts, large quilts and more.
Intermediate Quilting Intermediate quilting is the next step up from our beginning quilting class! Beginning quilting is NOT a prerequisite, this class is also friendly to anyone with some quilting experience, but wants to sharpen their skills! In this class you'll make blocks such as School Girl's Puzzle, Hattie's trick, and Sister's choice!
Kaleidoscope Roots Thread Painting Paint with Tsukineko inks on PFD (prepared for dying) fabric. On the second class day, 1 week later, thread paint (free motion embroidery) to embellish with threads enhancing roots with color and dimension. Learn how to attach the applique to background with smoke monofilament thread and how to finish the art quilt.
Pants that Fit UNIQUELY YOU by DESIGN (UYbD) by Fatimah' R. Shabazz A six week exciting, fun & inter-active classroom session Designed Specifically to Create a 'UNIQUELY YOU' 'Pants that Fit' Emanating YOUR Uniqueness... Your purchased pattern to your designer pattern & garment.
Machine Mastery #1 Note: Machine Mastery classes are FREE for those who purchased their machines here at Asheville Cotton Co. Sorry, they're not available otherwise. You may take Machine Mastery as many times as you'd like, and in any order. No need to sign up, but be sure to check the website or call in case of severe weather, as we may need to cancel.
The Care and Feeding of Your Machine
An in-depth look at all of the basics, including types of needles and threads, cleaning, and what all those parts are.
Machine Mastery #4 Gather It Up, Tuck It Down and Quilt it All Over. Learn all about gathering, pintucks and real tucks. We'll also learn about quilting, including using a 1/4" foot, a walking foot, freemotion feet, and the BSR if you have it.
Machine Mastery #5 Zippers, Piping, Couching, and Lots of other Fun Things. Learn all about piping, fringing, faggoting, bundling (yes, these are real sewing terms). We'll also do zippers (painless!), couching, and thread painting!
Machine Mastery #6 - Embroidery (For machines with Embroidery Function Only)
Start from the beginning with your embroidery and we'll work on stitching out your name. Also, an in-depth look at stabilizers and embroidery threads. If your machine does multi-directional stitching, we'll do that, too.