CLUBS & CLASSES We are excited to be offering so many classes, clubs and retreats this year! Several are limited on seats so sign up early!
Bernina SEW-cial Club Each of the monthly lessons will focus on the sewing techniques and different Bernina feet or accessories that will make sewing effortless. This club will meet the 4th Monday of each month and will be taught by Becki Mertens and Bonnie Wilshusen
Wool BOM Jody Nissen will be leading this new fall class. She has picked an Erica Kaprow pattern. This class will meet the 2nd Thursday of each month Starting in September.
Strip Club Join Trudy Gocke each month while she teaches you different projects to use those strips on. This Club will meet the 1st Thursday evening of each month.
Paper Piecing Love to Paper Piece then this Group is for you! Whether you are just starting or you are an expert you will enjoy these projects. This group meets the 1st Monday of each Month
Farm Girls Char Zieg will be teaching you some new ideas from Lori Holt's new "Spelling Bee" book. This class meets the first Saturday of each month.
Ph.D Sewing Have those projects that aren't quite finished. We would love to have you come join us at the store to work on and finish those up! Class meets the 2nd Monday of each month.
Kim Diehl's Pride & Joy BOM Becki Mertens will be teaching this beautiful "Pride and Joy" Block of the Month. The fabric Collection featured is Helping Hands by Kim Diehl from Henry Glass Fabrics. The finished Quilt top will measure 64 1/2" x 64 1/2". This class meets the 4th Thursday and Saturday of each month starting in February.
Kim Diehl's Simple Whatnots Club Becki Mertens will also be teaching this class using the Kim Diehl Miniatures. There are seven different projects, pick the ones you would like to do or do them all! This class also meets the 4th Thursday and Saturday of each month starting in February.
KT Stash Joyce Wittgren will once again be teaching the Kansas Troubles Stash Club. This class will meet the 3rd Monday of every month starting in January.
Basket Club Becki Mertens picked an Edyta Sitar pattern "Quilter's Patch" this year. This class will meet the 1st and 2nd Wednesday of each month starting in January.
Quilting for Beginners Interested in learning how to Quilt or just need a refresher course? Then you will want to Join MaryBeth Linsdsey for this class. This class will meet the 1st Saturday of each month and the 4th Thursday of each month starting in January and going through March.
Machine Embroidery Nanc Neihart will be teaching all levels of embroidery! Beginning Embroidery will meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month and Intermediate Embroidery will meet the 3rd Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday of each month.
Stitcher's Garden BOM Jody Nissen will be helping you make this goregeous block of the month, Stitcher's Garden from the Stitch Connection. This class will meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month starting in January.
Bloomin' Cogwheels Quilt Becki Mertens will expand on her pillow class and lead you all the way to a full size quilt. This class will meet the 2nd Tuesday starting in February and go through May.
Super Bowl Mystery Quilt Trudy Gocke will be hosting a Super Bowl Sewing Party! Trudy will be Starting the Party at 9:00a.m Sunday February 4!
Graceful Baltimore BOM Leah Doolan will be teaching the Block of the Month on this Beautiful Denise Sheehan Pattern, Graceful Baltimore. This Class will meet the 2nd Saturday of each month Starting in February and going through October.
Pillow Jodi Nissen will help you Change up your living space with a new pillow cover each month. This class will meet the 4th Monday of each month starting in February.
Sweet Treats You won't want to miss this class! Joyce Wittgren will be teaching a new Cake Mix Pattern each month and taste testing a new cupcake flavor each month. Satisfy your sweet tooth while getting some sewing in! This class will meet the 4th Friday of each month starting in January.
Every Girls Dream Class Bonnie Wilshusen will be introducing a new purse, wallet, travel bag, etc. each month. This class will meet the 3rd Friday of each month starting in January.
4-H Themed Classes Join one of our staff member as they lead your 4-H'er through several beginning projects. These projects will be ready to enter into the county fair. May 24th 5:30-7:30 Infinity Scarf June 25th 10:00-12:00 Pillowcase June 30th 10:00-12:00 Pajama pants July 9th 10:00-12:00 Apron
Slow Stitch Club Jody Nissen will show you some make and takes, to include hand embroidery, wool, needle-turn applique and some yo-yos to name just a few. This class time is yet to be determined.
Master Your Bernina This is private lessons, you pick the topic and work with an instructor! This is by appointment only
The Basics of Your Bernina Just Bought your Bernina or need a refresher course on the basics these classes are for you. Bernina Non-Touch Bernina Touch Call in and ask about these classes
Simply Sewing Together Retreat Nanc Neihart will be leading this retreat group to Odell, Nebraska to the Rice Lodge. Enjoy lots of history in modern comfort while quilting for the weekend. This Retreat is February 22-25, 2018. Space is limited.
"Staycation" Retreat Becki Mertens will be hosting the "Staycation" Retreats. We will be taking a few days to stay in York and Sew! There is guaranteed to be lots of laughts, food and time to get some quality sewing done. Retreat will be April 13th - 15th A second retreat is planned for late summer early fall, call in to get more information.
**Please forgive us as there were a few errors in our Class, Club & Retreat 2018 Booklet. Please note the following changes! 1. Sweet Treats $5.00 per month 2. Stitcher's Garden BOM $5.00 per month 3. Every Girls Dream Class is 3rd Friday of the month
BLOCKS OF THE MONTH All of our Blocks of the Month offer a sew day in our classroom with an instructor to guide you. If that day doesn't work for you, you can bring them to either the Basket Club meetings where Becki can give you a hand or you can work through them on your own at home. IF you get stuck on a section, we're only a phone call away. We can also mail blocks to you each month. Here are the two that will starting January, but keep reading for several more starting int he next few months. Please sign up now if you're interested so that we can be sure to have enough fabric and patterns on hand for everyone. Watch our newsletter for starting dates!
CLASS POLICY - Classes must be paid for at the time of registration. You may withdraw from a class up to 1 week before the class date to receive a full refund. If we have to cancel your class, we will try to reschedule it in the near future. If the new date doesn't work in your schedule, we will issue a gift certificate for the fee you paid.
WINTER WEATHER POLICY - We will try to be open during our regular business hours. But we want to be safe too! If the weather is nasty, please call before you leave home so you can be sure we've been able to get in and open the store. If we have to cancel a class due to bad weather then we will reschedule it as soon as possible. Call us at 402-362-5737 before you drive into check to see if we are open.