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)

Celebrate the “5” Series Test drive a “5” series sewing machine. This is your opportunity to sew and learn about the machine before you buy. We will provide machine, project kit and a light lunch.
Sign up today, limited space available
$20.00          1 session 4 hours Saturday, May 14, 2016          9–2

Alison G4 Hobo Bag Patti This is a mid–sized bag with 4 exterior pockets and three to six interior pockets. It has a durable pleather bottom and strap. Learn how to create an original bag that is useful and professional looking. You will be learning the techniques of how to sew on pleather and the use of different hardware and stabilizers for your purse. Bring a bag lunch. $40.00          2 sessions          4 hours

Monday, May 16, 23          10–2 Paper Pieced Miniature Quilt Karin • Beginners Welcome Miniature Quilts are all the rage. Join Karin to learn the elements of paper–piecing to complete this 12" x 12" quilt in your favorite colors or theme. Quilt features a flower in the center surrounded by diamonds.$30.00          2 sessions 2 hours Wednesday, May 18, 25          10–12 or 6–8

Stitchin’ Time Join your friends at the QB and stitch and have fun sewing together. Work on the Block of the Week, Row by Row or other QB projects. We will have someone from our staff in the classroom if you need help. Bring a bag lunch. Space is limited so you must call and sign up.$5.00/session Saturday, June 25, July 23, August 27, September 24          10–3

Beginning Piecing Sally • Beginners Welcome Come join us as we learn the basics of quilting including an accurate quarter inch seam and how to use your rotary cutting tools. We will make a quilt using the strip piecing method to make rail fence blocks as well as the string piecing method to sew half square triangles together. $36.00          2 sessions 3 hour Monday, June 6, 13          10–1 or 6–9 PM

Celebrate the 7 & 8 Series If you are interested in trying out a 7 or 8 series sewing machine, join us on June 11. You will have a fun and relaxing day while learning the many things the machine can do. We will provide machine, project kit and a light lunch. Space is limited. $20.00          9–3 Saturday, June 11

Machine Applique Nubin • Beginners Welcome Come join the fun and learn a new machine applique technique. If your sewing machine can do a little zig zag then you are all set! Pattern and a few tools required. 30.00          2 session 2 ½ hours Friday, June 17, 24          1–3:30

“Cholulu” Nubin Oh My! I had such a great time creating “Lulu”. Pick one of Laura Heine’s collage patterns and come spend a couple days learning and designing your one of a kind “Artsy Collage” masterpiece! The supply list is a little different for each of Laura’s patterns, so please refer to your pattern choice for yardage. $55.00          2 sessions 5 hours Monday, June 20, 27          10–3

The Art of Hand Appliqué Helen • Beginners Welcome Discover the secrets of needle–turn applique as you stitch this cute sunflower with butterfly design. You’ll learn the stitch as well as how to make sharp points, smooth curves, and perfect circles. You bring the background and we’ll supply all the applique fabric, threads and a sampling of needles and pins. Fabric kit included in class fee. $40.00          2 sessions 2 ½ hours Wednesday, June 22, 29          10–12:30

Funky Bag II Sally Join us again as we make another great tote bag. This is quick and easy for all skill levels. $25.00          1 session 4 hours Friday, July 8          10–2

Finishing for Beginners Sally • Beginners Welcome Now that your quilt to is completed let’s turn this quilt top into a quilt. We will make a little “quilt sandwich” and practice stitch in the ditch as will as free motion quilting basics. We will also learn how to cut, make and add the binding to be able to finish your quilt. $25.00          1 session 3 hour Monday, July 11          10–1 or 6–9 PM

Mommy and Me! Sally • Beginners Welcome A beginning sewing class for our young boys and girls 6 years of age and older. We will learn basic sewing skills and terminology as you make an easy project. This will be a hands on, work together project. The adult must have a working knowledge of the sewing machine they intend to use. The student must be accompanied by an adult during the class $20.00          1 session 2 ½ hours Monday, July 18          9:30–12

Fancy Forest Nubin Come enjoy a walk in the forest! This will be a two part workshop. The first workshop will be cutting and prepping. The second part will be sewing the cute forest critters. This pattern is very accurate and fun to put together. It is a bit complicated but once you get going it all fits together like a puzzle! $55.00          2 sessions 5 hours Wednesday, July 20, 27          10–3

“Postcard Cuties” Carolyn Love the adorable Postcard Cuties for Halloween quilt, but don’t do hand embroidery? Let Carolyn show you how easy it is to digitize these sweet designs in your Bernina Designer Plus 6 or 7 software. You will have the quilt done in no time. Must purchase the Postcard Cuties for Halloween pattern. $30.00          2 sessions 2 hours Monday, July 25, August 1          10–12

T–Shirt Quilt Sally Come learn how to create a memory quilt from those favorite T–shirts you have been saving. We will learn the basics of block preparation and block placement and how to put together small logos and designs to make larger blocks. You will need to bring the clean T–Shirts you want to use. Session one we will focus on design and preparation, session two will be sewing the blocks together. $ 36.00          2 sessions 3 hours Monday, Aug 8, 15          10–1 or 6–9 PM

Machine Quilting with the Bernina Stitch Regulator
and Walking Foot
Kathy • Beginners Welcome Do you have a BERNINA Stitch Regulator or Walking Foot and have yet to really work with either? This class will help you learn how to use the BSR, Walking Foot and the guide bars and make a nice sample at the same time. Prerequisite, must have completed your Mastery classes using the BSR. $20.00          2 sessions 1 ½ hours Tuesday, August 9, 16          10–11:30

Beautiful Bindings 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. $36.00          1 session All Day Friday, August 12          10–4 PM