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
2020 FALL 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 for making a luxurious scarf. Your sewing machine, one piece of fabric and the right tool is all you need.
Sat. Sept. 12, 2-4pm
AB – “FREE HAND QUILTING by MACHINE”…$35 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 “DREAM BIG” CLASS.
Sat. Sept. 19; 2-4pm
AB – “FABRIC COLLAGE BEAR”…RATON, New Mexico. The store will be CLOSED Friday & Saturday, Sept. 25 & 26. I will be teaching a 3 Day Workshop out of town.
B – “MY ONE HOUR SHIRT”…$25 the pattern is included. 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. Oct. 3, 2-4pm
AB – “DECORATOR KITCHEN ENSEMBLE”…$75; class includes the kit Spend two fun sessions making my “Stitch & Flip Potholders”, “Decorator Dish Towels” and “Quilt-As-You-Go Placemats”. This project will spruce up your kitchen or make an wonderful Christmas gift! Fri. Oct. 16 & Sat. Oct. 17; 2-4pm each day
I – “DREAM BIG – SECOND LEVEL FREE-MOTION 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. Oct. 24, 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 Laura Heine’s Paisely Bear pattern. *Special In-Store Discount During Class.Fri. Nov. 6 & Sat. Nov. 7, 2-5pm & Sun. Nov. 8, 12:00-3:00pm
I – “Kelly’s CARRY ON” WORKSHOP”…$50; 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 Sat. Nov. 14 & Sat. Nov. 21, 2-4pm
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
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!
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.
AB – “BEGINNING QUILTING WORKSHOP”…$75 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. Special discount available for class supplies. Allow for 2 – 3 hr. sessions
B – “KNOW YOUR NEW BERNINA #1”…$45; FREE if you own a new Kelly J’s Bernina 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