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Let's Explore My Design Center
Candle Mat

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Sku #: cq092519


1 session class with Carolyn

Class meets Wednesday, September 25, from 10:30 to 3:30.

Learn how to create your own embroidery designs with the My Design Center feature found on Brother Dream, Dream 2, Luminaire, and the new Stellaire machines.

We will be using both the line and region tools to create a pretty embroidery design.

As a bonus, I'll show you how to use the line tools to create applique.

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Price: $40.00 class fee
 


We Whisk You a Merry Christmas Class
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Sku #: cq091919


5 session class with Carolyn

Class meets Thursdays, September 19, 26 and October 3, 17, and 24 from 10:30 to 4:30.

Capture a cozy, Christmas kitchen with gingerbread cookies, decorated aprons, hot cocoa, and baking treats in this delightful quilt. You will learn fun techniques with your embroidery machines that include working with chalkboard fabric, glitter vinyl, and more.

Students will need to purchase the book, embellishment kit and fabric kit from Cottage Quilts.

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Price: $99.00 class fee
 


Basic Simple Maintenance
For Your Featherweight 221

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Sku #: cq102619


1 session class with Caryn Lee

Class meets Saturday, October 26 from 10:30 to 2:30

Have you purchased or been gifted with a 221 Featherweight? Is it sitting on a shelf because you are afraid to use it? Or do you use it but are not familiar with how to take care of it? Then this class is for you!

Come learn how to do simple basic maintenance on your 221. This class is taught in a casual and easy way so that you can learn to “Simply Love” your Featherweight! You will become confident in your ability to maintain your machine and not be afraid to use her. The material is offered in language that the everyday quilter/sewer can understand.

Tasks covered will include how to clean the gears, lubricate and oil your machine, treat the finish, learn to correct common mistakes to make your sewing experience easier, and much more.

Some history and facts will also be covered. Once you take this class you will not put your precious machine in a closet again but will use and take care of her confidently!

This class is not an advanced repair class!

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Price: $75.00 class fee
 


CQ Sew Creative Software Club
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Sku #: cq101419


1 session class with Carolyn

Class meets Monday, October 14 from 1:00 to 4:00

This class is for Premier+2 Ultra customers.

I'll post a photo soon with all the details!


Price: $35.00 class fee
 


Garden Delights Blocks 1 and 2
Premier+2 Software Class

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Sku #: cq092319


1 session class with Carolyn

Class meets Monday, September 23 from 10:30 to 3:30

Garden Delights is a class for Premier+2 students who are also members of Vantage Software Support. We will be offering a class each month that will cover one or more Garden Delights lessons. It's a fun way to learn more about your software!

In this class we will be working on blocks 1 and 2.

Students need to print out the lesson and bring it to class. I suggest you start a binder for these lessons to stay organized. And, of course, you will need your lap top, power cord, mouse with extra batteries, and a USB stick (just in case).


Price: $45.00 class fee
 


Journal Jacket Workshop
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Sku #: cq102119


1 session workshop with Carolyn

Class meets Monday, October 21 from 10:30 to 3:30.

This class is for students who currently own a Pfaff embroidery machine with Applique Creator and Shape Creator or a Viking embroidery machine with Design Applique and Design Shaping. We are including machines with different hoop capacities: 360 x 260 and 360 x 200. The design and size of your project will change according to the machine you own.

Learn these unique features while you create a journal jacket, book cover, or iPad cover.

The class fee is $45.00 plus a kit fee of $19.99. Your kit includes faux leather, cotton prints for the applique and lining, fusible fleece, and colored elastic all cut and ready to use when you come to class. The class fee will be waived if your machine was purchased at Cottage Quilts.

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Price: $64.99 kit and class fee
 


Kids Projects: Coin Purse
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Sku #: cq101919


Ages 8 to 14

1 session class with Jenny

Class meets Saturday, October 19 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

This class is for students who have completed Jenny's Basic Sewing for Kids classes. Or, for students who understand the basics of their machine: how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, select a stitch, and sew forward and in reverse.

Now that students have learned the basics, Jenny is offering a series of classes building on those skills.

Pick and choose the classes you wish to attend.

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Price: $36.21 class and kit fees
 


Kids Projects: Library Card
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Sku #: cq111619


Ages 8 to 14

1 session class with Jenny

Class meets Saturday, November 16 from 9:00am to 12:30pm.

This class is for students who have completed Jenny's Basic Sewing for Kids classes. Or, for students who understand the basics of their machine: how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, select a stitch, and sew forward and in reverse.

Now that students have learned the basics, Jenny is offering a series of classes building on those skills.

Pick and choose the classes you wish to attend.

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Price: $41.49 class and kit fees
 


Kimberbell Retreat
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Sku #: c111119


5 day retreat meeting Monday through Friday, November 11 - 15, from 10:30 to 4:30.

Join us for five days of fun working on a Kimberbell machine embroidery quilt. Students can choose a Kimberbell quilt project or Bench Pillow.

The event fee includes instruction and lunch on us on Friday, November 15. BYOL, Bring your own lunch Monday - Thursday, or visit one of our local restaurants.

Students will need to purchase the book of embroidery designs and the kit from Cottage Quilts to attend this class. Some projects also have an embellishment kit.

Kimberbell designs include so many different techniques: working with mylar, glitter vinyl, free standing embellishments, fringe embroidery, chenille embroidery, and more. It's the perfect way to learn your embroidery machine and have fun at the same time.

All brand machines are welcome to attend this class.

The Supply List for each project will vary. Refer to your pattern instructions for the type of stabilizer, thread list, and miscellaneous items that may be needed such as Flex Foam or Shape Flex.

You will need to transfer the designs you will be using to a USB stick before you come to class.


Price: $99.99 class fee
 


Premier+2 Owner's Class
Lesson 3, Part 1

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Sku #: cq101419


This class is for Premier+2 Embroidery software = Levels Extra and Ultra

Class meets Monday, October 14 from 10:30 to Noon.

This month students will be covering the following topics:

Express Design Wizard, Encore, Decoration Tab, Photo Stitch, and Quilt Block Wizard



This Owner's Class is for students who purchased Premier+2 software from Cottage Quilts.


Price: $0.00 
 


Rail Fence Quilt
A Beginning Class

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Sku #: cq101619


3 session class with Jenny

Class meets Wednesdays, October 16, 23, and 30 from 10:30 to 1:30.

Have you always wanted to learn how to make a quilt? Join our class with Jenny.

She has divided this class into three sessions. In the first class you will learn cutting with a rotary cutters and rulers, plus basic strip piecing. In the second class you will do basic construction of the quilt top. In the third class you will finish building your quilt top and start the quilting process.

This class is great for the absolute beginner or students that want to brush up on their quiltmaking skills.

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Price: $60.00 class fee
 


Scan'n Cut SDX225 and New Disney
Owner's Class

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Sku #: cq031919


1 session class with Janet

Class meets Tuesday, October 1st from 10:30 to 12:30.

This is an owner's class for the new Scan 'n Cut SDX225 or SDX230D purchased from Cottage Quilts. Students will learn the basic operation of their new Scan 'n Cut machine.

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Price: $0.00 
 


Winter Village Tablerunner
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Sku #: cq101519


3 session class with Janet

Class meets Tuesday, October 15, 22, and 29 from 10:30 to 2:30

Join Janet for this fun class recreating a snowy winter village scene with snowmen, snowflakes, and snow-covered trees and houses.

The houses, sky, and snow backgrounds are pieced. The houses, snow people, trees, and snowflakes are fusible applique.

The pattern includes downloadable SVG files if you have a cutting machine. Or, if cutting your own applique with scissors, there is a traceable pattern.

In the first class, students will be preparing their applique fabrics either with a cutting machine or with scissors. In the second class, you will start piecing the backgrounds. In the third class you will iron on your appliques and start stitching them with a variety of stitches.

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Be sure to do your homework before you come to the first class!

This class does not teach you how to use your cutting machine.


Price: $75.00 class fee