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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

Classes


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
Teeny Tiny Collage
- Feb 22, 2019 10:00 am

This is a technique class where you will learn all of the collage styles used to make Laura Heine's patterns. You will learn the strip style as well as the floral collage. You may pick any of the mini collage patterns that she has published.

Cost: $ 50.00
All By Hand
- Feb 22, 2019 10:00 am

Handwork has been shown to be a great way to decompress and relax. Join us as we learn the processes of hand piecing, hand applique, and utility big stitch quilting.

Cost: $ 90.00
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
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
Simple Whatnots Club
- Mar 02, 2019 10:00 am

Henry Glass and Kim Diehl bring you the next collection of the loved?Simple Whatnots Club, featuring Kim's new fabric collection?Wit and Wisdom.

Cost: $ 45.00
Stash Busters Club
- Mar 02, 2019 01:00 pm

Join Penny as we make Jan Patek's scrappy quilt, Sleigh Bells. Don't like hand applique? Let Penny show you several different ways to accomplish the same look with machine applique. It's a great way to use your "stash", make new friends and spend a fun afternoon.

Cost: $ 45.00
Bernina Sewing Owner Classes Part 1
- Mar 04, 2019 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: $ 100.00
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
Open Sit & Sew (CR)
- Mar 08, 2019 10:30 am

Come and sew at Happiness! Bring your machine, your UFOs and have fun sewing with others.

Cost: $ 10.00
Beginning Sewing: Pillowcase
- Mar 11, 2019 10:00 am

Adults and youth over age 8 are welcome if you have a sewing machine and know the basics of how to sew a straight line. You will read a simple pattern and learn how to make your very own pillowcase for fun, your next sleepover or for a gift.

Cost: $ 20.00
Beginning Sewing: PJ Pants
- Mar 12, 2019 01:00 pm

Adults and youth over age 8 are welcome! After a bit of fitting instructions, you be taught to sew a pair of pants (full length, capris, or shorts), perfect for lounging and sleeping.

Cost: $ 45.00
Beginning Sewing: Tote with Pocket
- Mar 14, 2019 12:00 pm

Pick your favorite fabrics for a pocket front tote that is perfect to hold all your goodies for a sleepover or a shopping spree! Adults and youth over age 8 are welcome!

Cost: $ 45.00
Kimberbell Bench Pillow Sew Day
- Mar 15, 2019 10:30 am

Do you have a Kimberbell Bench Pillow CD & you want to do but just need some help? Come and sew with us and get help.

Cost: $ 40.00
Beginning Sewing: Aprons for All
- Mar 15, 2019 01:00 pm

Bring your daughter, bring your mom, bring your friend! Adults and youth age 8 or more are welcome to attend. This useful pattern has 3 sizes. It is adjustable for anyone. The class is geared for a confident beginner seamstress. We will present some nice tricks to finish this lined apron with lots of trimming options. These make great gifts.

Cost: $ 40.00
Topic: Two Centuries of Star Quilts Everyone always has a wonderful time at these informative and interesting sessions. Join us and see several examples from Carolyn's vast collection. Be sure to bring Show and Tell!

Cost: $ 10.00
T-Shirt Quilt with Judy Kysely
- Mar 16, 2019 02:00 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: $ 75.00
Bernina Sewing Owner Classes Part 2
- Mar 18, 2019 10:30 am

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

Cost: $ 150.00
PFAFF New Owner's Class Part 2 - (CR)
- Mar 18, 2019 02:00 pm

In this class you will continue to learn about your PFAFF machine, decorative stitches and machine quilting functions.

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

Cost: $ 150.00
Kimberbell Sewin With My Gnomies
- Mar 21, 2019 09:30 am

Kimberbell's NEWEST Event is sure to be fun!

Cost: $ 179.00
Beginning Machine Piecing (CR)
- Mar 28, 2019 10:00 am

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

Cost: $ 120.00
Sew Together Bag
- Mar 30, 2019 10:00 am

Jennifer will help you sew together this super fun bag.

Cost: $ 50.00
Join Annette as she walks you through the steps to make the newest Mystery Quilt from Jen Kingwell. Kits available for purchase!

Cost: $ 40.00
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
Simple Whatnots Club
- Apr 06, 2019 10:00 am

Henry Glass and Kim Diehl bring you the next collection of the loved?Simple Whatnots Club, featuring Kim's new fabric collection?Wit and Wisdom.

Cost: $ 45.00
Stash Busters Club
- Apr 06, 2019 01:00 pm

Join Penny as we make Jan Patek's scrappy quilt, Sleigh Bells. Don't like hand applique? Let Penny show you several different ways to accomplish the same look with machine applique. It's a great way to use your "stash", make new friends and spend a fun afternoon.

Cost: $ 45.00
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
Greenbriar Retreat July 2019
- Jul 04, 2019 12:00 am

Retreat with us at Greenbriar Retreat Center

Greenbriar Quilt Retreat
- Jul 04, 2019 10:00 am

Retreat with us at Greenbriar Retreat Center

Cost: $ 350.00

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