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)

Pincushion Party! Helen Have fun while creating these cute and clever pincushions. Make emery strawberries, wool apples, red hot chile peppers, that funky chicken, and more—all yours to keep or give away! Everything’s in the kit, so come and sew! A $10.00 kit fee will be paid to Helen at the time
of the class.
$25.00           1 session           3 hours
Friday, Sept 9           12:30–3:30 pm
Basic Paper Piecing Karin • Beginners Welcome New to Paper-Piecing? Need to refresh your skills before starting on My Kinda Town BOM? This class will show how easy paper piecing can be. Karin will take the confusion out of the process and allow you to master the accuracy of paper piecing. $25.00           1 session
2 ½ hours           Monday, Sept 12
10–12:30 or 6–8:30

The Art of Hand Appliqué Helen • Beginners Welcome Discover the secrets of needle-turn Appliqué 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 Appliqué fabric, threads and a sampling of needles and pins.
Fabric kit included in class fee.
$40.00           2 sessions           2 ½ hours
Tuesday, Oct 11, 18           10–12:30

Machine Appliqué Nubin • Beginners Welcome Come join the fun and learn a new machine Appliqué 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 Tuesday, Oct 14, 21           10–12:30 Pickled Clams using Floating Edge Appliqué Nubin Come have fun learning a new technique on an old favorite. Nubin has developed a simple yet unique way to have an adventure in curves and piping. You will finish each pickled clam and then assemble the quilt without any curved piecing. Invisible and effective! This twist on an 1880’s quilt can be done in 1800’s reproductions, batiks or fun modern fabrics. Basic paper piecing skills suggested. $75.00           3 sessions Class 1 Monday, Sept 26           10–1 Class 2,3 Monday, Oct 3, 10           10–4 Sew Easy Pajamas Kathy • Beginners Welcome These pajama pants are a great project for a beginning sewer. We will learn the basics about fabric and how to use a pattern to create your one of a kind pants in this class. The beginning sewer will need to bring a sewing machine in good working order, any feet that came with your machine, and an instruction manual to class. $36.00           2 sessions           2 ½ hours Wed, Oct 19, 26          
10–12:30 or 6–8:30
English Paper Piecing Cindy • Beginners Welcome One of the biggest rage in the quilting industry is English Paper Piecing. It was very popular many years ago and it has come around again. A wonderful and easy technique to learn with Cindy’s help. Paper piecing is a technique you can do while watching TV, sitting in the waiting room, attending sports activities, etc. Make a quilt or a craft project, there are so many patterns available. Cindy will teach you the basic steps to English Paper Piecing. $15.00          1 session          1 ½ hours Monday, November 14           10:30–12 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 Wednesday, Nov 16           10–4 PM Classic Looped Scarf Kathy This is the perfect class for the new or experienced serger owner. In this class we will create a one of a kind classic looped scarf. Discover how easy it is to use your serger to create an overlock, flatlock and rolled hem stitches with 4, 3, and 2 threads. Pre-requisite is the serger mastery. $25.00          1 session          2 ½ hours Friday, November 18           10–12:30 “Celebrating 2016” Calling all students who have taken QB and SR classes, let’s celebrate a very good year. If you still have your project from your class, bring it in and share it with us. Everyone is welcome! Bring your Show and Tell! We will have gifts and door prizes! Say good-bye 2016…HELLO 2017 Sign-up by November 19, 2016 to reserve your space and gift. Saturday, December 3, 2016 10–11:30