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Classes and Events


At Happiness Is...Quilting! we want to see our customers learn more about quilting each time they come into the shop. Our talented team of local teachers and national teachers offer classes spanning from basic to advanced techniques and handwork to machine work.

Basic Quilter's Supply Kit

BERNINA Academy: Tame that Technique
- Oct 19, 2018 10:00 am

Learn how to successfully sew a variety of seaming, hemming, and embellishment techniques to give your projects a professional finish. Discover ways to make sewing easier by using proper feet, stitches, and features of BERNINA machines for precise sewing. Students will be inspired and encouraged to sew as they learn how to successfully work with new techniques made easy with the right tips and tools.

Cost: $ 149.99
Bernina Sewing Owner Classes Part 1
- Oct 22, 2018 10:30 am

In this class you will learn to master your BERNINA Sewing Machine.

Cost: $ 150.00
This class will cover the basic operation and maintenance of your new basic PFAFF.

Cost: $ 100.00
This class will cover loading, editing and transferring designs.

Cost: $ 50.00
Get your creative juices flowing! In this four part class, we will learn many of the embroidery stitches in Sue Spargo's Creative Stitching book and talk about ways of adding texture to your projects. We will discuss the different needles used and the many different types of thread that will add dimension to your projects. Some of the stitches we will learn are the bullion knot, drizzle stitch, palestrina knot, woven picot, trellis stitch, rosette chain, and woven circle. If you are a fan of Sue Spargo's work or just a lover of embroidery and handwork, this is the class for you! If you have a project you would like to work on, you may bring that or just bring a piece of wool to practice stitches on. This is a technique class.

Cost: $ 120.00
Bernina Sewing Owner Classes Part 2
- Oct 29, 2018 10:30 am

In this class you will learn to master your BERNINA Sewing Machine.

Cost: $ 150.00
We will work step by step through hands-on activities from the My BERNINA Embroidery Mastery Workbook.

Cost: $ 150.00
Luna Lapin Lovers Small Group
- Nov 05, 2018 10:30 am

Have you heard about the Luna Lapin Craze? This class will get you started on construction on your own Luna.

Cost: $ FREE
We will work step by step through hands-on activities from the My BERNINA Embroidery Mastery Workbook.

Cost: $ 150.00
We will work step by step through hands-on activities from the My BERNINA Embroidery Mastery Workbook.

Cost: $ 150.00
A fabulous Kimberbell one-day event during the busy holiday season- we're talking less stress, more sparkle! Finish four festive projects including two Christmas ornaments, a premium watercolor card, and quilted decorative pillow. Enjoy the machine embroidery fun with Kimberbellishments, including bamboo hoops for ornaments, watercolor pencils with blending brush, and pillow form. Pick out your coziest winter sweater and sparkle all the way to our Kimberbell's one-day Christmas Event!

Cost: $ 125.00
Second Saturday Stitch Sampler
- Nov 10, 2018 11:30 am

Sign up for our Dropcloth Sampler Block of the Month and join us the Second Saturday of each month for a demonstration of stitches in that month's stitch family.

T-Shirt Quilt with Judy Kysely
- Nov 10, 2018 01:00 pm

Learn the special rules, tips and techniques that are used in making a t-shirt quilt from your favorite or commemorative t-shirts. From the simple to the complex, we will discuss them all and make a memorable quilt for you or your loved one. This will be a step by step, multi-week project.

Cost: $ 100.00
Don't have time to hand applique', but love the look? We teach you the basics of machine applique' and get you on your way.

Cost: $ 30.00
Bernina Sewing Owner Classes Part 1
- Nov 13, 2018 10:30 am

In this class you will learn to master your BERNINA Sewing Machine.

Cost: $ 150.00
Sisterhood Sew-in
- Nov 15, 2018 12:00 pm

Members of the Sisterhood Quilt get together to sew.

Cost: $ 10.00
A fabulous Kimberbell one-day event during the busy holiday season- we're talking less stress, more sparkle! Finish four festive projects including two Christmas ornaments, a premium watercolor card, and quilted decorative pillow. Enjoy the machine embroidery fun with Kimberbellishments, including bamboo hoops for ornaments, watercolor pencils with blending brush, and pillow form. Pick out your coziest winter sweater and sparkle all the way to our Kimberbell's one-day Christmas Event!

Cost: $ 125.00
In this class you will learn to how to machine quilt using both the walking and darning foot. We will have a fun filled day learning several machine quilting techniques, You will be a machine quilter by the end of this class.

Cost: $ 30.00
Bernina Sewing Owner Classes Part 2
- Nov 20, 2018 10:30 am

In this class you will learn to master your BERNINA Sewing Machine.

Cost: $ 150.00
We will work step by step through hands-on activities from the My BERNINA Embroidery Mastery Workbook.

Cost: $ 150.00
This class will cover the basic operation and maintenance of your new basic PFAFF.

Cost: $ 100.00
This class will cover loading, editing and transferring designs.

Cost: $ 50.00
In class, we will work with Westalee rulers and concentrate on ruler quilting. This is an advanced class. You will need to be a confident machine quilter and have your sewing machine in great working condition. There is homework that must be completed prior to coming to class, in order to get the most out of your day.

Cost: $ 50.00
We will work step by step through hands-on activities from the My BERNINA Embroidery Mastery Workbook.

Cost: $ 150.00
Greenbriar Retreat December 2018
- Dec 06, 2018 10:00 am

Retreat with us at Greenbriar Retreat Center

Second Saturday Stitch Sampler
- Dec 08, 2018 11:30 am

Sign up for our Dropcloth Sampler Block of the Month and join us the Second Saturday of each month for a demonstration of stitches in that month's stitch family.

Bernina Sewing Owner Classes Part 1
- Dec 10, 2018 10:30 am

In this class you will learn to master your BERNINA Sewing Machine.

Cost: $ 150.00
Bernina Sewing Owner Classes Part 2
- Dec 17, 2018 10:30 am

In this class you will learn to master your BERNINA Sewing Machine.

Cost: $ 150.00
This class will cover the basic operation and maintenance of your new basic PFAFF.

Cost: $ 100.00
We will work step by step through hands-on activities from the My BERNINA Embroidery Mastery Workbook.

Cost: $ 150.00
This class will cover loading, editing and transferring designs.

Cost: $ 50.00
Beginning Machine Piecing (CR)
- Jan 02, 2019 10:00 am

Join us as we learn how to machine piece on your home sewing machine.

Cost: $ 120.00
Simple Whatnots Club
- Jan 05, 2019 10:00 am

Join Penny to get tips and tricks for putting together the 8 mini-quilts from Kim Diehl's latest line of fabric, Helping Hands.

Cost: $ 45.00
Get your creative juices flowing! In this four part class, we will learn many of the embroidery stitches in Sue Spargo's Creative Stitching book and talk about ways of adding texture to your projects. We will discuss the different needles used and the many different types of thread that will add dimension to your projects. Some of the stitches we will learn are the bullion knot, drizzle stitch, palestrina knot, woven picot, trellis stitch, rosette chain, and woven circle. If you are a fan of Sue Spargo's work or just a lover of embroidery and handwork, this is the class for you! If you have a project you would like to work on, you may bring that or just bring a piece of wool to practice stitches on. This is a technique class.

Cost: $ 120.00
Simple Whatnots Club
- Apr 06, 2019 10:00 am

Join Penny to get tips and tricks for putting together the 8 mini-quilts from Kim Diehl's latest line of fabric, Helping Hands.

Cost: $ 45.00
Sue Spargo Wool Addicts Club (CR)
- Oct 27, 2018 02:00 pm

Gather with us to work on your wool project, Sue Spargo or not. Not a formal class, but Jill will be on hand to help with embellishment or general questions.

Cost: $ 15.00
In The Hoop Club
- Nov 14, 2018 02:00 pm

We welcome all machine embroiderers; especially those just entering the wonderful world of machine embroidery. In this social Club we will demonstrate new skills and techniques in machine embroidery. No machine is required. All Machine Brand Owners Welcomed. Club is STILL accepting NEW Members!!!

Cost: $ 55.00
In The Hoop Club
- Nov 15, 2018 10:00 am

We welcome all machine embroiderers; especially those just entering the wonderful world of machine embroidery. In this social Club we will demonstrate new skills and techniques in machine embroidery. No machine is required. All Machine Brand Owners Welcomed. Club is STILL accepting NEW Members!!!

Cost: $ 55.00
In The Hoop Club
- Dec 12, 2018 02:00 pm

We welcome all machine embroiderers; especially those just entering the wonderful world of machine embroidery. In this social Club we will demonstrate new skills and techniques in machine embroidery. No machine is required. All Machine Brand Owners Welcomed. Club is STILL accepting NEW Members!!!

Cost: $ 55.00
In The Hoop Club
- Dec 13, 2018 10:00 am

We welcome all machine embroiderers; especially those just entering the wonderful world of machine embroidery. In this social Club we will demonstrate new skills and techniques in machine embroidery. No machine is required. All Machine Brand Owners Welcomed. Club is STILL accepting NEW Members!!!

Cost: $ 55.00
Sue Spargo Wool Addicts Club (CR)
- Jan 26, 2019 02:00 pm

Gather with us to work on your wool project, Sue Spargo or not. Not a formal class, but Jill will be on hand to help with embellishment or general questions.

Cost: $ 15.00
Sue Spargo Wool Addicts Club (CR)
- Feb 23, 2019 02:00 pm

Gather with us to work on your wool project, Sue Spargo or not. Not a formal class, but Jill will be on hand to help with embellishment or general questions.

Cost: $ 15.00
Sue Spargo Wool Addicts Club (CR)
- Mar 23, 2019 02:00 pm

Gather with us to work on your wool project, Sue Spargo or not. Not a formal class, but Jill will be on hand to help with embellishment or general questions.

Cost: $ 15.00
Sue Spargo Wool Addicts Club (CR)
- Apr 27, 2019 02:00 pm

Gather with us to work on your wool project, Sue Spargo or not. Not a formal class, but Jill will be on hand to help with embellishment or general questions.

Cost: $ 15.00
Sue Spargo Wool Addicts Club (CR)
- May 18, 2019 02:00 pm

Gather with us to work on your wool project, Sue Spargo or not. Not a formal class, but Jill will be on hand to help with embellishment or general questions.

Cost: $ 15.00
Sue Spargo Wool Addicts Club (CR)
- Jun 22, 2019 02:00 pm

Gather with us to work on your wool project, Sue Spargo or not. Not a formal class, but Jill will be on hand to help with embellishment or general questions.

Cost: $ 15.00
Second Saturday Sampler - Scrap Happy
- Nov 10, 2018 10:00 am

Join us for our 2018 Second Saturday Sampler. Bring your completed finished blocks each month and attend either Second Saturday Sampler presentation in its entirety and receive a kit for your next two blocks for free!

Cost: $ 19.99
Second Saturday Sampler - Scrap Happy
- Nov 10, 2018 02:00 pm

Join us for our 2018 Second Saturday Sampler. Bring your completed finished blocks each month and attend either Second Saturday Sampler presentation in its entirety and receive a kit for your next two blocks for free!

Cost: $ 19.99
Second Saturday Sampler - Scrap Happy
- Dec 08, 2018 10:00 am

Join us for our 2018 Second Saturday Sampler. Bring your completed finished blocks each month and attend either Second Saturday Sampler presentation in its entirety and receive a kit for your next two blocks for free!

Cost: $ 19.99
Second Saturday Sampler - Scrap Happy
- Dec 08, 2018 02:00 pm

Join us for our 2018 Second Saturday Sampler. Bring your completed finished blocks each month and attend either Second Saturday Sampler presentation in its entirety and receive a kit for your next two blocks for free!

Cost: $ 19.99

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