Better Homes Quilt Sampler Featured Shop 2013

6538 E. Tanque Verde #130 Tucson, Arizona 85715
Quilt Basket 520-722-8810    •   Sewing Room 520-797-2207  •  Store hours: 9:30-5 Mon-Sat Closed Sundays see map

Beginner Quilt Karin • Beginners Welcome Have you been wanting to make a quilt, but not sure where to start? This class is for you. Learn about tools, cutting, and construction techniques to create a fun and colorful first quilt. An optional fabric kit will be available. $55.00         4 sessions 3 hours Monday, Sept 10, 17, 24,        
Oct 1         9:30–12:30 or 6–9
Lone Star Sparkler Helen The Lone Star is easier than ever with this great strip–pieced method and a new size of diamond. You’ll learn precision cutting, pinning, pressing, and sewing techniques as you make your own diamond dazzler wall quilt! $40.00         1 session All Day Friday, September 21         10–4 Quilting with Rulers Kathy • Beginners Welcome Discover innovative ruler-and-template techniques that will change the way you quilt! Learn how to use rulers to easily achieve smooth lines, curves and motifs with your domestic sewing machines. If you purchased the BERNINA Ruler Kit; this is a good class to learn how to use the rulers. You MUST have a ruler foot for your machine (please see your mfg. recommendations for your machine). $25.00         2 session         1½ hours Saturday, September 22, 29
Quilting in the Hoop Lynda Use your embroidery machine to make machine quilting easier and faster! Join Lynda as she teaches you a technique by Amelie Scott’s “Quilting Edge to Edge” with your embroidery machine. See for yourself the beautiful quilting you can create with your embroidery machine. $25.00         1 session 3 hours Monday, October 8         10–1 or 6–9 Explore BERNINA On Saturday October 13, you will make a project as you explore the wonderful features found on a variety of BERNINA Sewing Machines. Plan on 30-60 minutes to complete your project and ask questions. Let us help you find the perfect machine for your sewing needs. Please call to make an appointment between 10–12. $20.00 Saturday, October 13         10–12 Collage Class Nubin • Beginners Welcome Laura Heine has created some wonderful collage patterns that are hard to resist. Come choose your favorite and join the fun in creating a one of a kind piece of textile masterpiece of your own. Please see the pattern you choose for yardage and supplies needed. $55.00         2 sessions 5 ½ hours Monday, October 15, 22         10–3 Beautiful Binding Helen • Beginners Welcome Achieve smooth bindings with perfect corners and learn a great method for joining the ends. Practice sewing angled and scalloped edges and try new “gourmet” bindings, such as two-color and faux piping. You’ll build a useful sample book of bindings that you can refer to again and again. There is a $15.00 kit fee that is paid to the instructor. $40.00         1 session All Day Friday, October 19         10–4 Intro to Paper -Piecing Karin • Beginners Welcome Curious about paper-piecing? Join Karin to learn an easy and organized way to paper –piece. This class will give you the basics plus tips to create those projects you have wanted to try. $20.00         1 session 2 hours Wednesday, Oct 24         10–12 or 6–8 Intro to Free Motion Quilting Kathy • Beginners Welcome I CAN QUILT! Learn the basics of Free Motion Quilting on your home sewing machine. We will cover tools including the BSR for successful quilting as well as quilting out a sample of your stitches. Any machine is welcome as long as you can lower the feed dogs. Come prepared to have FUN! $20.00         1 session 1½ hours Saturday, October 27         1–2:30 “Meadow” Nubin This is a fun and happy quilt that combines some easy piecing and then some great applique. I will be doing a demo on two types of machine applique, you can choose your favorite method. $40.00         2 sessions 4 hours Monday, November 12, 19         10–2 Layer, Baste, Quilt—Finish Your Quilt Karin Have a quilt top that’s ready to be turned into a finished quilt? This class will cover all the basics needed to let you finish your quilt. Learn about backing, layering, basting, quilting and binding. You will need a walking foot for your machine $25.00         1 session 3 hour Monday, November 26         10–1 or 6–9 “Garden Party”–Machine Appliqué Nubin Come explore three different techniques to machine applique. We will be making one block of Laura Heine’s Garden Party Quilt. The block is 22" square and will make a lovely accent pillow, small table topper or wall hanging. You can also choose to continue and make the whole quilt. There will be a limited amount of kits for the whole quilt available. This technique has turned under edges and uses a tiny zig zag. $36.00         2 sessions 3 hours Friday, Nov 30, Dec 7         10–1 Snowflake Wreath Construction Kathy Learn how to “hands on” build the snowflake wreath and in enough time for the holidays! $12.50         1 session 1 hour Friday, November 30         2–3