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

Jelly Roll Rug Kathy It’s the rage of 2019! Join Kathy and she will show you how to make your own rug reminiscent of the braid rugs we all grew up with. $20.00           1 session           2 hours
Monday, January 14           10–12 or 6–8
Teacher’s Open House Join our teachers as they do their “Show and Tell” on the class they will be teaching in the January thru April, 2019. We will have refreshments and coupons with your class registration. Please call and register for the Teacher’s Open House. 520-722-8810 Saturday, January 12           1–2:30 “Garden Party" – Machine Appliqué Nubin Come explore three different techniques to machine appliqué. 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 number of kits for the whole quilt available. This technique has turned under edges and uses tiny zig zag stitches. Nubin is offering two different sessions. $36.00           2 sessions           3 hours
Wednesday, Jan 23, 30           10–1          
Friday, April 12, 19           10–1
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. $50.00           3 sessions           3 hour
Monday, Jan 28, Feb 4, 11           9:30–12:30 or 6–9
Quilter’s Magic Uncovered: Discover Piecing the Deb Tucker Studio 180 Way Joyce • Beginners Welcome Come discover how Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Trim Down Rulers/Tools won’t take inches off your hips or thighs BUT it will help you make units that can be trimmed down for any square, rectangle, diagonal or corner to corner seams to the perfect size allowing you to create a block into a quilt with matching points. Come see how the magic works. You will be amazed how your piecing improves. There will be demonstrations of the basic Studio 180 tools and the opportunity to see how the magic happens! $15           1 session           1 hour
Saturday, January 26           1–2
Ruler Work Quilting 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 machine. 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.) $20.00           1 session           1½ hours
Monday, March 4           10–11:30 or 6–7:30
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           5½ hours
Friday, February 8, 15           10–3
Basic 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, February 9           10–11:30
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, Feb 27           10–12 or 6–8
Explore BERNINA On Saturday, March 9, 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. $20.00           1 session          
Saturday, March 9           9:30–12
“Meadow” Nubin This is a fun and happy quilt that combines some easy piecing and then some great appliqué. Nubin will be doing a demo on two types of machine appliqué, then you can choose your favorite method. $40.00           2 sessions           4 hours
Monday, March 11, 18           10–2
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
Friday, March 15           10–1
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 appliqué. 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
Tuesday, March 19, 26           10–12:30
Quilter’s Magic Uncovered: Bread and Butter Table Runner Joyce • Beginners Welcome A fast easy project using the Tucker Trimmer 1 tool to accomplish “hourglass units.” Studio 180 method and ruler will give each quilter accurate units and great looking points every time. Fun introductory project for the Tucker Trimmer tool and tools or a review for those who have the tool and would like to expand your skill. $30.00           1 session           All Day
Friday, March 29           10–3
Lark Tee Shirt Kathy With a modern fit ideal for layering, the Lark Tee is your closet’s new best friend. It’s great on its own or under your favorite button up, sweater, or blazer. All four sleeve lengths are interchangeable with each of the necklines resulting in 16 potential different tees in one pattern. A serger and knowing how to use a 4 thread overlook will be needed for this class. $25.00           1 session           3 hours
Saturday, March 30           10–1
English Paper Piecing Cindy • Beginners Welcomed Come join Cindy and learn how easy English Paper Piecing can be. You will learn all the techniques to be able to make a cute pin cushion. Hope to see you there. $15.00           1 session           1 ½ hours
Saturday, April 13           1–2:30
Finishing 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 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, April 15           10–1 or 6–9
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
Wednesday, April 24           10–4
Quilter’s Magic Uncovered: Modern Studio 180 Tumbling Triangles Joyce • Beginners Welcome By combining two contrasting fabrics you will create triangles tumbling down the quilt. Using the V Block tool, this quilt is fun and quick. Also you will learn how to have success with on point settings and mitered borders. Just jump right in and give it a whirl! $30.00           1 session           All Day
Saturday, April 27           10–3