PLEASE NOTE: We are still observing mandatory face coverings and social distancing.

Group classes will be limited to 3 people.  I hope you will understand.  Stay Safe

2021 SUMMER CLASS SCHEDULE 

Please Call 719-676-3425 To Register.  Space Is Limited

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AB - “APPLES & ORANGES SIMPLE TOTE BAG”…$45 This class includes the kit. These fun fabrics come together in a wonderful, useful tote! You’ll love this bag for grocery shopping, work or fun. This is the ideal project to launch you back into sewing!

Fri. May 28, 2-5pm - 20% OFF Class Supplies

 

AB – “CHANGE OF SEASON BLOCK OF THE MONTH #2”…Block of the Month members come learn about using pigments to bring your blocks to life! Call to let me know you’re coming. Sat. May 29, 2-3pm

B – “EASY DECORATOR ACCENT PILLOWS” …$25 Let me show you how easy it is to make your own designer accent pillows and pillow forms. You’ll learn two different closure techniques: the overlap style and a super easy zipper insertion!

Sat. June 12, 1-3pm – 20% OFF Class Supplies

 

B – “MY ONE HOUR SHIRT”…$35; the pattern is included. This super easy wardrobe basic looks great on everyone! Make it hip length or long enough to be a tunic or dress! I love to use rayon batiks, but it would be nice in any woven fabric.

Sat. June 19, 1-3pm – 20% OFF Class Supplies

 

AB – “BEGINNING QUILTING; Cutting to Binding”…$75 This IS the way to start; yes, there is a correct way to cut, piece, press & more. If you’ve never taken a quilting class, you’re sure to learn some new methods to make your piecing more accurate and your quilting more professional. Optional Kit Available. Fri. & Sat. July 9 & 10, 1-5pm 20% Off Class Supplies.

 

AB – “DISCOVER REVERSE BOBBIN WORK”…$35 includes the kit. Explore your sewing machine’s decorative stitches. The unique results when we use threads that are too heavy for your machine’s needle are amazing! I’ll show you how to create your own decorative braid, too!! Sat. July 17, 1-4pm

AB – “WATER YOUR WISHES” HAND EMBROIDERY BY MACHINE…$45 includes the kit. Yes, you can create stitches with your sewing machine that look like you did them by hand! Join me to learn the tricks as you stitch this darling wall hanging. Discover ‘color setting’ too! Sat. July 31, 1-4pm

 

B – “SERGING MADE SIMPLE”…$45 FREE to Kelly J's new machine owners. You won't be comfortable with your serger until we help you with threading, tension & handling your fabric while serging; they are so different than your sewing machine! Sat. Aug. 21, 2-4pm

 

AB – “CHANGE OF SEASON BLOCK OF THE MONTH #3”…Block of the Month members come learn about stitching around your appliques and quilt-as-you-go! Call to let me know you’re coming. Fri. Sept. 3, 2-3pm

 

I – “Kelly’s BOUTIQUE QUILTED VEST”…$75; discounted kit available. Freemotion Quilting Experience required. Use your new freemotion quilting skills PLUS machine guided quilting to create your own, boutique quality vest. This simple, versatile garment is perfect for our Colorado climate! Fri. Sept. 10 & Sat. Sept. 11, 2-5pm

 

I – “Kelly’s CARRY ON” WORKSHOP”…$35; discounted kit available. My original tote bag can be created in one of 3 sizes and is perfect for your favorite fabric panel. Learn my easy, unique zipper insertion and handle treatment. You’re sure to make more! Easy pre-class homework will have you ready for putting everything together! Sewing Experience Required Sat. Sept. 18, 1-4pm

Basic Class Supply List For Any Class - You Will Need To Bring:

 

There may be an additional supplies required, depending on the class - be sure to check.  You'll be expected to be prepared before class.

  • Your sewing machine, in good working order

  • Your sewing machine’s foot control & power cord

  • All the accessories included with your machine (feet, seam ripper, etc)

  • The sewing machine’s instruction manual (if you have one)

  • At least one empty bobbin

  • Extra, new sewing machine needles

  • Thread

  • Pen/pencil for taking notes

Write down any questions that you have or problems you’ve experienced.

We will discuss these and many other challenges that might develop when you

use your sewing machine.

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My Classes Are Rated Beginner (B), Advanced Beginner (AB), Intermediate (I), Advanced (A)

to let you know what skill level the class has been designed for.

If you have questions about whether a class is right for you, I’ll be happy to help.

These are classes that I can prepare for on short notice. If you’d like to take a private class or

 gather 1 or 2 friends to enjoy a class together. Choose one (or more) from this list. 

I have reserved Friday afternoons for private classes. Stop in or call with any questions or to register

Would You Like To Take A Class On Your Own Schedule?

CHOOSE YOUR ‘PRIVATE CLASS’ FROM THIS LIST:

 

B – “MY ONE HOUR SHIRT”…$35; the pattern is included. This super easy wardrobe basic looks great on everyone! Make it hip length or long enough to be a tunic or dress! I love to use rayon batiks, but it would be nice in any woven fabric. Allow 2 hours to complete this project.

 

B – “KNOW YOUR NEW BERNINA #1”…$45; FREE if you own a new Kelly J’s Bernina 4, 5 or 7 series machine.  Learn all about your new, amazing machine! I’ll guide you through your machine’s, feet/functions/features so that you’ll get the fullest value and fall even more in love with her!  Allow 1 hour per session

 

B – “CHANGE OF SEASON BOM CLASS #1”…FREE to Block of the Month members.  Let’s get started as I guide

you through your first block – learn how easy it will be to create your amazing, complex appliqued blocks!

Members call to arrange your appointment

 

B – “SERGING MADE SIMPLE”…$45 FREE to Kelly J's new machine owners.  You won't be comfortable with your serger until we help you with threading, tension & handling your fabric while serging; they are so different than your sewing machine! Allow for 2 hrs.

 

B – “MAKE YOUR SEWING MACHINE YOUR FRIEND”…$45  Threading your machine and winding bobbins, properly, is more important than you might expect. Discover why you should use a certain sewing machine needle, the differences in thread & lots of little hints that will be sure to make your machine your ‘best friend’! Any make or model of home sewing machine welcome.  Allow 2hrs for this class

 

AB – “FREE HAND QUILTING by MACHINE”…$45   Discover how your sewing machine can help you quilt any size project, even a bed sized quilt! I’ll share with you my own tips, tricks and tools that make free-motion machine quilting one of my very favorite things to do with a sewing machine! Allow 2 hrs. for this class