2022 FALL CLASS SCHEDULE 

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

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MEMBERS-ONLY Classes

AB – “Kelly J’s CREATORS CLUB – Microwave Plate Cozy”… Members Only   These 2 for 1 plate cozies are darling, and simple to make! They feature the Pre-cut Plate Cozy batting from The Gypsy Quilter which is microwave safe, with a fun piecing technique. You’ll use them all the time and they make a terrific gift! Sat. Oct. 8, 1-4pm

 

AB – “Kelly’s BLOCK x BLOCK CLASS”… Members Only  You’ve finished all 9 blocks and now it’s time to join them with sashing & corner sets. Be sure you have all nine blocks ready by class time!  Fri. Oct. 28 & Sat. Oct. 29, 1-4pm

 

AB – “Kelly J’s CREATORS CLUB – Elegant Folded Star”… Members Only   Folded patchwork star is made by folding and layering fabrics together, which makes it look like fabric origami. It looks great and complicated to make, however IT IS a simple technique. The star design looks perfect for place mats, mug rags, potholders or any kind of decoration. It is also great to use your fabric stash. Sat. Nov. 12, 1-4pm

 

AB – “Kelly’s BLOCK x BLOCK CLASS”… Members Only  Your quilt top needs to be assembled, with the borders, too! Now we’re going to quilt it!  Fri. Nov. 25 & Sat. Nov. 26, 1-4pm

 

AB – “Kelly J’s CREATORS CLUB – Cellphone Wallet”… Members Only This convenient cross body wallet holds everything you need! There’s a place for your phone, credit cards & cash. The lining we use will protect your credit cards from thieves that want to steal your info! This will make the perfect gift for everyone on your list and for yourself! Sat. Dec. 10, 1-4pm

 

PLEASE CALL 719-676-3425 TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT IN CLASS – SPACE IS LIMITED TO 5 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 – “BACKYARD BIRDS TRAPUNTO WALL HANGING”…$100 – the kit is included. Many of you have asked for this class. This wonderful wall hanging features chickadees, robins, cardinals and more.  The extra-special detail is the

3-dimensional quilting! Spend 2 fun days expanding your piecing and free-motion quilting skills!

Fri. Oct. 14 & Sat. Oct. 15, 1-4pm each day

 

B– “Kelly’s TRY A SERGER PILLOWCASE”…$45; kit included.  Sergers are the microwave oven of the sewing world – speed things up with pro results! This specialty machine makes the seam, finishes the edge and trims all in one step.  Experience the thrill of making an entire project with a serger’s results plus, everyone can use another pillowcase!

Fri. Oct. 21, 1-4pm

 

AB – “Kelly’s QUILT-AS-U-GO PLACEMATS”…$75; kit Included.  Create my custom placemats with gorgeous Christmas fabric!  Learn how to construct/piece & quilt my easy placemats – plus - my “total machine binding” technique. This is sure to be “Your Gift” to give for the upcoming holiday season! Sat. Oct. 22, 1-4pm

 

AB - “FESTIVE HOLIDAY APRON”…$45 We’ll create a truly festive apron using a variety of easy techniques! My custom apron fits most sizes and includes pockets, applique & machine binding! Fri. Nov. 4, 1-4pm - 20% Off Class Supplies

 

AB - “CREATING FAUX-CHENILLE FABRIC”…$35 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.  Sat. Nov. 5, 1-4pm - 20% Off Class Supplies

 

B – “Kelly J’s STITCH & FLIP POTHOLDERS”… $50 kit included.  This fun, easy pattern results in potholders that have a pocket for your hand and they won’t let the heat through to burn your fingers or your table. They’re a necessity in your kitchen and make a treasured gift. Fri. Nov. 11, 1-4pm

 

AB - “STARLITE, STARBRITE TREE SKIRT”…$100 kit included.  This sweet topper is perfect for a table or under a small tree. The raw-edge fusible applique uses a unique appli-quilt technique making this a quickie to complete. 

Fri. Nov. 18 & Sat. Nov. 19, 1-4pm each day - 20% Off Class Supplies

 

B – “Kelly J’s DECORATOR DISH TOWELS”… $45 kit included.  Enjoy a couple of hours learning my easy applique techniques while making Decorator Towels. They’re perfect in your kitchen or as a thoughtful gift. Fri. Dec. 2, 1-3pm

 

B – “Kelly J’s FABRIC GIFT BAG”… $45 kit included.  Create my simple fabric tote bag that will be perfect for “wrapping” your gift AND your gift bag will make a useful tote for the gift recipient – 2 gifts in one! Sat. Dec. 3, 1-3pm. 

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

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.

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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 sessio

 

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