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 WINTER CLASS SCHEDULE
Please Call 719-676-3425 To Register. Space Is Limited
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AB - “CREATING FAUX-CHENILLE FABRIC”…$25 Learn how much fun it can be to ‘create’ your own fabric. I’ll show you the tricks of this amazing technique while you make a luxurious scarf. Your sewing machine, one piece of fabric and the right tool is all you need. Fri. Feb. 12, 2-4pm - 20% Off Class Supplies
AB – “EASY FUSIBLE WEB APPLIQUE”…$30 includes a kit. Let me show you how easy & fun applique can be! Knowing this technique is the key to so many of my custom patterns and projects. Sat. Feb. 13, 2-4pm
AB – “FREE HAND QUILTING by MACHINE”…$40 includes a kit. 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! Note: Take this class if you’re interested in my upcoming “EXPLORE” CLASS.
Sat. March 6; 2-4pm
AB – “FABRIC COLLAGE WORKSHOP”…$100 includes the kit* Let your creativity loose! Make your own one-of-a-kind mini quilt using your leftover fabrics! Learn about color, value and an awesome machine quilting technique! We’ll be working with my own Rocky Mtn Bear pattern. *Special In-Store Discount During Class.
Fri. March 12 & Sat. March 13, 1-5pm
I – “EXPLORE” – SECOND LEVEL FREEMOTION QUILTING…$75; class includes the kit. Take your free-motion quilting to the next level. Let me guide you through a variety of special fill stitches that bring this stunning panel to life! Free-motion Quilting Experience Required Sat. March 27; 2-5pm
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. April 2 & 3, 1-5pm 20% Off Class Supplies.
I – “Kelly’s CARRY ON” WORKSHOP”…$75; 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! Two class sessions with a little homework! Sewing Experience Required Thurs. April 8 & Fri. April 9, 2-4pm
PLEASE CALL 719-676-3425 TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT IN CLASS – SPACE IS LIMITED TO 3 PER CLASS
YOU MUST PICK UP YOUR CLASS SUPPLY LIST AT LEAST A WEEK BEFORE CLASS
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
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
UPCOMING “VIRTUAL CLASSES” VIA ZOOM
During this strange time of quarantine, I would like to make it safer for you to enjoy taking classes. You’ll have to download the ZOOM app, but that’s easy! A good internet connection is the next necessity. I will be starting out with a few easy classes you can take while sitting at your sewing machine in your own sewing space. I will have the ZOOM link at my website and if you get my emails, the link will be in the email this newsletter was in. Let me know if you have questions. Once you sign up for a Virtual Class, I will provide you with an invitation and link to your class.
WINTER VIRTUAL CLASSES:
“No-Fog, Stay-Put Face Mask” - $15 This face mask works like magic – your glasses won’t fog up and the mask doesn’t slip down when you’re wearing it! You’ll need some basic supplies and will receive a supply list when you register for class. Sat. Feb. 20, 3-4pm
“Easy & Fun Beginning Applique” - $15 Let me guide you through the easiest applique process. You’ll need some basic supplies and will receive a supply list when you register for class. Sat. March 20, 3-4pm
“My Simple 1-Hour Shirt” - $15 Let me guide you through the easiest applique process. You’ll need some basic supplies and will receive a supply list when you register for class. Sat. April 17, 3-4pm
If you're interested in joining one of these classes, please contact me by email or telephone. I'll take your registration fee and send you the invitation code along with the supply list.