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

2022 SPRING/SUMMER CLASS SCHEDULE 

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

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KNOW YOUR MACHINE CLASSES

B – “REALLY GET TO KNOW YOUR MACHINE”…$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.

Fri. June 10; 1-3pm

 

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! Fri. June 17; 1-3pm

 

AB – “CELEBRATE THE SEASONS; Walking Foot Know-How” …$60 includes the kit. Learn all about using the Walking Foot for your sewing machine. You’ll be machine quilting a patriotic wall hanging that you’ll love to display in honor of our country’s Independence Day. This is the first in a series of classes designed to teach you 6 different quilting techniques. Watch for more classes. Sat. June 18, 1-5pm

 

PLEASE CALL 719-676-3425 TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT IN CLASS – SPACE IS LIMITED TO 4 PER CLASS

YOU MUST PICK UP YOUR CLASS SUPPLY LIST AT LEAST A WEEK BEFORE

TECHNIQUES & WORKSHOPS

Class size is limited to 4 or we can arrange a one-on-one appointment. Be sure to sign up early

Please Note: Basic sewing skills & knowledge of your sewing machine are required – plan to bring your own

sewing machine, you’ll learn more about it!

AB – “Kelly’s FAUX-CHENILLE BABY QUILT”…$35; discounted kit available. Create this easy, unique baby quilt in just a few hours! This special way of quilting results in a cuddly, plush quilt that any baby will love to wrap up in! Sat. April 23, 1-4pm

 

B – “THE ONE-HOUR SHIRT”…$35 includes the pattern. This super easy wardrobe basic looks great on everyone! Make it hip length or long enough to be a dress! I love to use rayon batiks, but it would be nice in any woven fabric. Sat. May 7, 1-3pm

 

AB – “THE POTATO CHIP BAG, because you can’t make just one!”… $45 discounted kit available. You’ll love this adorable, cross-body bag. The style is perfect for any age – ideal for shopping or traveling. The class fee includes the pattern.

Fri. May 20, 1-4pm

 

AB – “GNOME FOR PATRIOTS”…$50 includes the kit. Use easy applique techniques to create my custom gnome project.

“Gnome For Patriots” will be the perfect decoration for your front door, wall or table to honor Memorial Day or The 4th of July! Sat. May 21, 1-4pm

 

AB – “ALMOST ALONE STAR”…$100 - a discounted kit is available. Discover this incredible piecing method for using 2 ½” strips. Spend 2 days creating a new type of “Lone Star” quilt during my “Sleep In Your Own bed Retreat”. This fun pattern can be made in any size from a wall hanging to a king-sized quilt! Fri. July 15 & Sat. July 16, 1-5pm each day

 

I – “DRAGONFLY SUNSET”…$100 includes the kit* Let your creativity loose! Let me share my unique applique technique, “Applique Enhanced”. Learn about the “Fat Goddess” sheet and using pigments to bring your applique to life! Learning this skill will allow you to choose any of my “Change Of Season” patterns and achieve beautiful results! *Special In-Store Discount During Class. Fri. July 22 & Sat. July 23, 1-5pm

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

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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