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

Classes (Call 520-722-8810 to enroll now)

Sew Day Cathy We kick off a new session of Sew Day, where you can work on any quilt project you would like! It’s a great time to get the quilt help that you need or just find some inspiration. Cathy hosts this wonderful group of people for a morning of Show & Tell, stitching, chatting, and lots of laughter! Remember to bring your Show & Tell, and bring your lunch or order with the rest of us from Baggins! $5.00/session           9:30–1:30
Wed. May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8
Explore BERNINA Q20This month we are featuring the Sit-down Long Arm, Q20. BERNINA has it in a Koala Cabinet or the NEW Foldable Table. This is your opportunity to see what fun you can have quilting. Call and reserve your time. Special pricing and financing. Appointments from 10 to 12 am           $10.00 Saturday, May 12 Explore BERNINA! On Saturday, June 9, you will Explore different BERNINAS. You will make a project, it may be a bag or maybe a book cover, the staff decides. You will be sewing on a variety of BERNINA Sewing Machines. You will have an opportunity to ask your questions and see what different machine models offer. Plan on 30-60 minutes to complete your project. Let us help you find the perfect machine for you. Call and reserve your time. $20.00           Saturday, June 9           10–2 Betsy’s Closet in Stitches Lynda • Beginners Welcome Come join us and enjoy a ‘vintage’ class on hand embroidery. Learn stitches that are simple to do, satisfying to finish and stunning to look at. The class will be based on a pattern by Brenda Riddle, ‘Betsy’s Closet’, 9 embroidery blocks. $45.00           4 sessions           2 ½ hours
Tues, May 15, June 19, July17, August 21           10–12:30
Tea Time Please join us at the Quilt Basket/Sewing Room to celebrate together the joy of being friends. We all have a love of sewing, whether it is by hand or machine and of course the love of beautiful fabrics. Join me for a cup of tea and a little sweet treat and maybe a gift or two. You do need to call and reserve your place. Call 520-722-8810 Monday, May 14           1:30–2:30 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
Monday, May 21           10–4
Monday, August 13           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 been wanting to try. $20.00           1 session           2 hours
Wednesday, May 30           10–12 or 6–8
The Art of Hand Appliqué Helen • Beginners Welcome Elegant tulips are the perfect design for learning all the tips and techniques of beautiful needle-turn applique. You’ll learn easy stem, perfect points, and smooth curves. The fabrics, needle, threads, and pins are included in the kit; you’ll just need a fat quarter for background. A $10.00 kit fee is included in the class fee. $40.00           2 sessions           2 ½ hours
Monday, June 4, 18           10–12:30
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). $45.00           4 session           1½ hours
Monday, June 4, 11,18, 25           1:30–3 or 6–7:30
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. $45.00           3 sessions           3 hours
Monday, July 9, 16, 23           10–1 or 6–9
BERNINA’S 125th Anniversary Party A special door prize will be given, the 125th Anniversary Presser Foot #1. What’s new with BERNINA!!! After attending BU the last week of June, we are bursting with news. We are also celebrating the 125th Anniversary of BERNINA. The company was founded in 1893 with the hemstitch sewing machine and today we have the BERNINA 880 Plus and the Q20. Join us for the latest BERNINA products, refreshments and gifts. Sign up by Saturday, June 23, 2018, to have a gift reserved for you. Saturday, July 14           1–2:30 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. $20.00           1 session           3 hours
Wednesday, July 25           10–1 or 6–9
“Peppermint Party” Start your Holiday projects with us! We’ll have kits, demos and gift ideas to get you in the holiday mood. I ordered fabrics for your holiday table runners, placemats, pillows and so many other projects, make gifts for friends or for your self (we don’t have to give everything away). I can’t wait to show you one of my favorite holiday wall hanging at the Peppermint Party. We will be open our regular store hours but our demonstrations will be from 11–2 PM. Join us for a day of Fun and Friendship! Saturday, July 28           Demonstrations 11–2 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
Monday, August 20           10–12 or 6–8
Linden Sweatshirt Kathy The Linden Sweatshirt is an update on a classic style sweatshirt. It has a scooped neckline and a relaxed fit. It can be customized to have long or short sleeves and choice of the main body of either mid hip length or high hip length. We are using knit and cotton fabrics to create this sweatshirt. This is a good class for a beginning serger who wishes to make garments. Knowing how to thread and use a 4-thread overlock is a must for this class. $25.00           1 session           2 ½ hour
Wednesday, August 22           10-12:30