QUILTING CLASSES Class Keys Seasonal Beginning Quilting

Fall 2014 Newsletter and Class Schedule
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Beginning Quilting
Learn from the best as you
Table Runner
complete this 40” x40” baby
Make this great
table runner as
you learn curved paper pieced flying geese
and quarter circle spike units. This is a great
table runner that looks complex, but you will
be amazed how easily it goes together.
Tuesday and Wednesday,
September 23 & September 24
Instructor: Patsy Carpenter
Class $75
Garden Trellis
Wednesdays, October 8, 22, 29 &
November 12, 10:00am-1:00pm and
Thursday, October 30, November 6, 13,
& 20, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Grab a jelly roll and
throw this fun quilt together.
You’ll have this quilt done
in no time at all.
Tuesdays, October 7 & 14
Check with the instructor for
an optional 3rd night, $15
Instructor: Kara Haushalter
Class $32
This is your project to use your
scraps or a jelly roll to create
this beautiful quilt.
Wednesdays, October 29 and
November 12, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Check with the instructor for
an optional 3rd night, $15.
Instructor: Kara Haushalter
Class $32
Advanced Beginner
quilt in just four classes. Jane
and Marissa will explain the
importance of proper cutting techniques, accurate
piecing, will show you how to layer your fabric for
lump free machine quilting and then show you how
to bind and finish your quilt. You’ll come away from
the class with quilting confidence and the ability to
tackle new patterns with ease.
Instructor: Jane Mulligan & Marissa Neal
Class $63
Mini Blossom
This mini quilt is cute and
a fun challenge for your
precise piecing skills.
Tuesdays, December 2 & 9,
Instructor: Kara Haushalter
Class $32
Advanced Beginner
The creative opportunities
with this little jewel are endless.
This is the perfect complement to
your sewing machine for crafting
that involves cutting shapes. Come join us as we go
through the process and create a basic project in class.
Monday, Oct 13, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructors: Thayer Meng, Marissa Neal
& Becky Rhodes
Class $25
Class Keys
You are a beginning sewist if you wish to:
1. Learn how to use your machine.
2. Learn how stitch with an accurate seam
3. Learn how to correctly use basic rotary
cutting tools.
4. Learn how to construct simple projects.
5. Learn simple sewing terms. Advanced Beginner
You are an advanced beginner sewist if you:
1. Know how to use your machine.
2. Have mastered the appropriate seam allowance.
3. Possess good rotary cutting skills.
4. Have constructed basic sewing projects including piecing, quilting, and binding a quilt and are fairly comfortable with your machine.
5. Are more experienced than a beginning
sewist and are ready for advanced
You are an intermediate advanced
beginner sewist if you:
1. Are very familiar with your sewing machine.
2. Proficient in gauging seam width.
3. Possess accurate rotary cutting skills.
4. Confident in constructing and under
standing most patterns.
5. Are more experienced than an advanced beginner and are looking for more challenging patterns and advanced sewing techniques while enjoying the company of others.
All Levels:
No prior experience needed. All skill levels
Endless Fantasy
Arizona Cactus Wall Hanging
A great project to learn a different Judy
Niemeyer technique. This small wall hanging
is fun to make and looks great in a variety of
color ways. Also makes a great table topper.
Join Patsy as she brings your colors to life.
Wednesday, October 15 and Tuesdays,
November 4 & 18, 10:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Patsy Carpenter
Class $115
Join Molly as she introduces you to her
own terrific way to do machine applique.
By the end of the full day you will be able
to see how your project will finish. Molly
has won many awards for her quilts. We
welcome her to Strawberry Patches.
Monday, October 20, 10:00am-5:00pm
Instructor: Molly Hamilton-McNally
Class $65
Intermediate Beginner
Peace on Earth Quilt
Christmas Pure and Simple Quilt
Join us for this all-day session, as you
learn how to use a fabric panel to make
a delightful Christmas themed quilt.
Saturday, November 8,
Instructor: Margo Ogden
Class $32
Advanced Beginner
Margo will show you how to complete
this project using fusible applique and
machine blanket stitching. A great way
to finish this for gift giving this year!
Saturday, October 4, 9:00am-3:00pm
Instructor: Margo Ogden
Class $32
Advanced Beginner
Color Collection
T-Shirt Quilt
Let Andi show you how to construct this quilt
and use your machine to quilt it with your
walking foot. You’ll have it finished in no
time at all. Optional kit available.
Turn those t-shirts into a memory
quilt that will be cherished for years!
Tuesday, October 7 & 21,
Instructor: Andi Stewart
Class $32
Advanced Beginner
Heart Strings
Make this for that someone special! This
class is perfect if you’ve completed our
Basic Quilting class and need to put your
skills to use in a very enjoyable project.
Thursdays, October 16 & 23, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructor: Andi Stewart
Class $32
Modern Prism Quilt
Create this modern, simple but large paper
pieced quilt with a lovely bright background
and assorted prints for a stunning graphic quilt.
Thursday, September 11, 18, & 25,
Instructor: Andi Stewart
Class $40
New Year’s Day
This project is so appropriate for this date! Make it for
your sports enthusiast! You will learn how to make a
scrappy football themed quilt using strip piecing
and chain stitching techniques!
Thursday, January 1, 2015, 9:30am-4:00pm
Instructor: Margo Ogden
Class $40
Advanced Beginner
Feather Quilt
Mondays, January 5 & 12, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Pam Gavin
Class $32
Advanced Beginner
Learn the basics of foundation paper piecing
while constructing this modern 55” x 66” quilt.
Saturdays, October 25 and
November 22, 10:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Pam Gavin
Class $48
Advanced Beginner
Sampler Quilt
This is a great follow-up class to our Beginning Quilt
class. During this series of six classes students will
learn how to make half square triangles and flying geese
among other more challenging blocks.
Button Up
This quilt is perfect for that special someone that
loves sewing as much as you do! Join in the fun
with Jane and have this completed in no time.
Mondays, November 17 & 24,
Instructor: Jane Mulligan
Class $32
Advanced Beginner
Tuesdays, October 21, 28, and November 4, 11,
18 and 25, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructor: Andi Stewart
Class $68
Machine Quilting
Drag Along Blanket
A Strawberry Patches classic project. This is a
wonderful class to expand on the cutting and
piecing skills you learned in beginning quilting
by adding chenille, minkee or denim to your
project. Learn tips and tricks for a ric rac edged.
This makes a great, quick and inexpensive gift.
Wednesday, September 24, 6:30-9:30pm or
Tuesday, October 28, 10:00am-1:00pm
Instructor: Barbara Fordham
Class $20
In this full day class you will learn the basics of machine quilting on
your home sewing machine. You’ll make your own machine quilting
sampler while you practice stitch in the ditch and lots of free motion
stitches. Be sure to bring all of the goodies from the supply list to class
as they are key to your success!
Tuesday September 30, 10:00am-4:00pm or
Tuesday, November 11, 10:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Nancy Keown
Class $32
Great Granny Pillow/Mini Quilt
Students will learn to piece great granny
squares. Use your scraps to create this easy
pillow/mini quilt.
Wednesdays, September 10 & 24,
Instructor: Kara Haushalter
Class $32
Halloween Fun
New to machine embroidery? You’ll enjoy making
this fun project while learning how to do applique
embroidery using your embroidery machine!
Fridays, Sept 12 & 26, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor: Becky Rhodes
Class $32
Vintage Baby Quilt
This little raw-edge baby blanket is a fast
and easy jelly roll project. If you haven’t
sewn much and are looking for something
simple, or if you need a quick little gift for
a shower, this project is for you!
Thursdays, Oct 23 & 30, 10:00am-1:00pm
or November 6 & 13, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructor: Barbara Fordham
Class $32
We will create this simple scrappy
table runner and then quilt it in class
using your embroidery module.
Saturday, Sept 13, 9:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Becky Rhodes
Class $32
Holiday Placemat
Compass Rose Table Runner A great project for beginners as
you construct mariner’s compass
blocks for the table runner.
Thursday, September 11, 10:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Patsy Carpenter
Class $38
Quilting by Embroidery
Come and make a fun placemat for use during the holidays or
to give as a gift! Made using your embroidery module plus
get some great tips on completing the binding to finish it off.
Friday, Oct 24, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor: Becky Rhodes
Class $20
Soft Nativity
Let Barbara teach you her toy making
secrets as you create this darling child
friendly nativity set with star that is sure
to become a family heirloom.
Thursday, September 25, 10:00am-1:00pm or
Wednesday, October 22, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructor: Barbara Fordham,
Class $20
With Margo’s guidance you will complete
one of these darling Halloween pillows
using fusible applique, machine blanket
stitching and a little embroidery.
Saturday, September 27,
Instructor: Margo Ogden
Class $32
Weekender Bag
Joy To The World Pillow
This is a favorite that Annette’s students have
loved. Join Annette and learn how to construct
this bag to use for a multitude of purposes.
Perfect for a gift too.
Here’s a project to practice your fusible applique
skills. Learn Margo’s terrific tips and you’ll have
this just in time for a last minute gift!
Saturday, December 6, 9:00am-3:00pm
Instructor: Margo Ogden
Class $32
Advanced Beginner
Christmas Stocking
You know you’ll have a great time while creating a wonderful
one of a kind, personalized stocking made with the guidance
of Suzanne and Annette. We’ll have ribbons, trims and fabric
to share and to complement fabrics on the supply list.
Monday, October 6, 20, & 27, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructor: Annette Warmerdam
Class $40
Intermediate Advanced
Banded Tablecloth
This pattern is a favorite of our customers
so join Annette and learn how to make
these. We’re sure you’ll end up making
them in a number of different color
and fabric combinations.
Monday November 3 & 10, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructors: Annette Warmerdam and Suzanne Zingg
Class $32
Advanced Beginner
Monday, September 29,
Instructor Annette Warmerdam
Class $20
Advanced Beginner
Friday Night Sew-in
Basic Pillow
Join Annette as she walks you
through the basic steps in creating
a professionally finished pillow. Need some time away from home to work on those
“special” projects? Come and sew all evening with Kara.
If you need guidance she will be there to assist you.
Fridays, September 19, October 17
or November 14, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Instructor: Kara Haushalter
Class $10
Monday, September 22, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructor Annette Warmerdam
Class $20
Advanced Beginner
Christmas Tree Skirt
Class Registration Policy:
All classes are filled on a
first come, first served basis. Class fees must be paid in
full at the time of registration and cannot be refunded
or transferred. If a class is cancelled due to insufficient
enrollment a refund will be issued. Class fees do not
include supplies unless otherwise stated.
For a complete supply list for all classes visit
our website at www.strawberry-patches.com.
Let Andi show you how to construct this
40 inch tree skirt that is sure to become
a family favorite at the holidays.
Tuesdays, September 9 & 16, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Instructor: Andi Stewart
Class $32
Advanced Beginner
Little Lounge Around – Terrycloth Robe
Lay out, cut and sew this charming and comfy
hooded terrycloth robe. Then go home and
make one for each child on your gift list!
Thursday, October 2, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructor: Barbara Fordham,
Class $20
Pajama pants are a great project for the
beginner sewer and the seasoned veteran.
Variations include long or capri length
and an optional ruffle.
Monday, December 1 & 8,
Instructor Annette Warmerdam
Class $32
Advanced Beginner
Bertie’s Year
Twelve charming projects,
one little bird. Bertie is
up to something special
every month. It’s amazing
what one little bird can do
with Maywood’s Woolies
flannel, thread and a
button or two. Each month
you will receive a pattern
and Woolies flannel and Shadow Play flannel to complete twelve
individual 13” x 17” quilts (backing is included). A button and
thread set is available separately.
The program runs from January 2014
to December 2014.
Price is $19.99 plus shipping
per month for twelve months.
U.S. shipping will be $4.95 per month.
Canada shipping will be $11.00 per month.
International shipping will be $18.00 per month.
Program agreement is non-cancelable.
Wool Club
Our wool club at Strawberry Patches meets on the first
Wednesday of each month, and we’ll have an afternoon and
an evening session. There is no kit or lesson for the meeting
and each person should bring a project to work on.
Discount of 10% is applied to Wool Club
related purchases during Wool Club.
Meeting dates: Wednesdays, Sept 2,
Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, and Jan 7
Afternoon session is 1:00pm-4:00pm
Evening session is 6:00pm-9:00pm
Words to Live By Primitive Gatherings
This stunning quilt finishes 86”x86”
and includes...12-wool applique
blocks, one center applique block,
4 border applique blocks, all the setting
and border triangles, inner border and
binding. The blocks each will have an
inked word. All will be done on a
cotton background with wool applique.
The 12 wool blocks are 12 inches and the center block is 24”.
This will run 14 months and you are committing to all
14 months. Program agreement is non-cancelable.
Hostess: Jane Mulligan
Fee $10
All Levels
Price $24.95 per month
30% OFF
One Cut of
Priced Fabric
Minimum cut is 1 yard, and no
maximum so buy the whole bolt!
Fabric must be in stock.
Discount not combined with
any other discount.
One coupon per
customer please.
Valid September 9 - 20, 2014.
25% OFF
a One-time
Day for
Machine feet, accessories, bobbins
and machine embroidery hoops.
No limit applicable so
buy as many as you want!
Discount not combined with any
other discount. One coupon per
customer please.
Valid October 14-25, 2014.
Mastery classes are FREE with the purchase of your BERNINA from Strawberry Patches.
Mastery classes are for all BERNINA owners and are designed to teach you in a hands-on
classroom situation all the wonderful things your new BERNINA can do. It is our belief that
sewing should be an ongoing and enjoyable learning experience. Mastery classes are available
to those who have purchased their BERNINA from another dealer for a fee of $25 per class.
The following classes are for all machines, 330, 350, 380, the 5 Series machines,
530, 550, 560, 580 and the 7 Series 710, 750, 780. Classes must be taken in order.
Owners of 8 Series machines will need to arrange for classes with the instructor.
Mastery 1
Tuesday Sept 16, 6:30-9:30pm
Friday, Sept 19, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday Oct 8, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Friday, Oct 17, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Tuesday, Nov 4, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Friday, Nov 14, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Tuesday, Dec 2, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Friday, Dec 12, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Mastery 2
Tuesday, Sept 23, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Wednesday, Oct 22, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Friday Oct 24, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Tuesday, Nov 11, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Friday, Nov 21, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Tuesday, Dec 9, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Friday, Dec 19, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Embroidery Mastery
Overlock/Serger Mastery
Tuesday, Sept 30, 6:30pm-9:30pm
BERNINA Overlock/Serger mastery
classes are also available.
Friday, Oct 31, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Tuesday, Nov 18, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Tuesday, October 21, 9:30-11:30am
Sewing Machine and
Overlocker Serger Servicing
Join Becky every 3rd Saturday of the month
for our BERNINA Version 7 Software sampler.
Watch a web broadcast and use your laptop
to learn new techniques to fully utilize your
embroidery software. No class in December.
Each session $20
Dimensional Embroidery
Explore the new opportunities for dimensional
embroidery with raised satin stitching. Trapunto,
Punchwork and Stumpwork.
Saturday, Sept 20, 9:00am-12:00pm
In-store machine service and repair now available
at Strawberry Patches! Our technician is certified in
all makes and models of machines and sergers and
we guarantee his work! He is normally here every
other Tuesday. Bring your machine in Monday
and it’s ready for you on Wednesday.
Machine Service Dates
September 9
December 2
September 23
December 16
October 7
December 30
October 21
January 13
November 4
January 27
November 18
Weird & Wonderful
Create special effects using different tools in the software. This
is a chance to explore some of the less frequently used tools
and take a look at the opportunities Art Canvas provides.
Saturday, Oct 18, 9:00am-12:00pm
In the Hoop Project
Review the techniques learned throughout the year and create
a great quick gift that will embroider itself right in the hoop!
Saturday, Nov 15, 9:00am-12:00pm
Holiday Hours:
Closing Wednesday, November 26 at 4:00pm.
Closed Thursday, November 27 for Thanksgiving.
Closing Wednesday, December 24 at 3:00pm.
Closed Thursday, December 25 for Christmas.
Closing Wednesday, December 31 at 4:00pm.
Closed Thursday, January 1 for New Year’s Day.
Each month on the second Friday afternoon
we will enjoy a webinar hosted by a BERNINA
educator to walk us through the monthly
project! Each session is $20 and you’ll
leave with a CD full of information and
sample designs for the monthly project
featured. No class in December.
Easy Quilting
Practice quilting in the hoop and stitch up
some potholders and hand mitts. These are sure
to brighten up kitchen chore duties. Also, explore
specialty stabilizers to use when unable to hoop
a project in the conventional manner.
Friday, Sept 12, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Cross My Heart
“Cross my heart” is an easy project to
make, even though all the “crisscrosses” look
complicated upon first glance! Revisit several
techniques that were presented through the
year and create a fun sewing or cooking apron
and potholder. Also, learn quick fixes for the
embroidery mistakes that happen from time to time.
Friday, Oct 3, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Stitched Gifts That Pamper
Stitch up quick and easy gifts that will be
perfect for holiday gift giving and take a
minimum of stitching time. As part of this
lesson, also learn the best stabilizers and
toppers to use on towels and terry cloth.
Friday, Nov 7, 1:00pm-3:00pm
BERNINA Educator Event,
Saturday, November 1
Cost is $35.00
Admission includes everything you need to
complete three projects plus lunch and prizes!
Betty Stoltenburg from Oregon will be our on-site
BERNINA Educator for this event. We’re going to learn
all about embroidery on a BERNINA, machine quilting
using the BERNINA stich regulator, dual feed and the
walking foot plus why the free arm is advantageous for
machine embroidery and the Designworks software.
Sign up to learn more about our current series of
machines and how they can rock your sewing world!
A BERNINA educator will be here for this event!
Everyone is invited to join us for BERNINA Club.
You do need to own a BERNINA in order
to attend. We will learn new techniques and
preview the newest fabrics and patterns in the store.
Plus, bring finished projects for our show-and-tell
and have your name entered in a monthly drawing!
We do not meet in May, August or December.
Wednesday, Sept 17 6:30 pm or
Thursday, Sept 18 10:00am
Wednesday, Oct 15, 6:30pm or
Thursday, Oct 16, 10:00am
Wednesday, Nov 19, 6:30 pm or
Thursday, Nov 20, 10:00am
and the exciting new fabric collection from
Strawberry Patches December 5, 2014
1:00-2:30pm or 3:00-4:30pm
Don your 20’s Flapper Finery, Pearls and Hats!
(Yes, there will be prizes - L OT S of prizes!)
(661)835-1738 for reservations
$10 per guest
Strawberry Patches
6433 Ming Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 835-1738
“Notes from the Patch” Blog:
Regular Business Hours:
Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm.
Closed Sundays.
Strawberry Patches Model Sale!
Once a year we clean the storeroom and gather models we no longer need. Quilts, little girls dresses,
pillows, handbags, tea towels – all those wonderful samples you’ve admired in our store and that
we no longer need will be drastically marked down just in time for Christmas gift giving.
So if your good intentions of making all your Christmas gifts this year didn’t quite go as planned,
come visit us Friday, November 28th and Saturday, November 29th, during regular business hours.
We won’t tell anyone that you didn’t make them!