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Class Info & Policies

A 15% discount will be given for all
supplies purchased for your class.

We hate to cancel a class, but reserve the right to do so, should the minimum enrollment not be met (usually 3 students). If this happens, a full refund will be given.

If you're not able to make a class that you've registered for, you must notify us one week prior to the class at which time a store credit will be issued. If we have less than 1 week notice, a credit will be given only if the slot can be filled from the waiting list.

Skill Levels:

Beginner – No quilting experience required. Suitable for the first time quilters or those who desire a review of basic quilting skills.

Advanced Beginner – Student has some experience with rotary cutting and general sewing skills. Pre-class work such as cutting may be required.

Intermediate – Student is comfortable with rotary cutting skills and achieving a ¼" seam allowance.

Advanced – Student has experience in rotary cutting, machine piecing, appliqué, machine quilting, and more difficult piecing techniques.
When you take a class at Sew Inspired, we'll give you the basic concepts and all the technique instructions for the project. In many cases, you will not be able to finish the entire project during the class time(s). You will however, have plenty of time to learn how to make the block, or use the techniques taught, to confidently finish your project at home.


Learn to Quilt

Class Full - please ask to join our waitlist or call list for next session! Make your first quilt! You'll learn fabric selection, rotary cutting, piecing, machine quilting and binding. Eight sessions beginning February 22.

Cost: $ 90.00

Machine Quilting

Bring your domestic sewing machine and create a simple stitch sampler while learning the basics of machine quilting. Our special guest machine quilting educator will walk step-by-step through the process from setting up a machine for best success, to stitching out designs. You'll learn how to use different threads and marking tools to achieve the look of beautiful quilting.

Cost: $ 40.00
The trend of modern quilts, with large areas of "negative space," has created new interest in straight line quilting and crosshatching. Both are impressive to behold, but neither is difficult to achieve when you know the tools and tricks. Come learn the methods involved and how to create amazing geometric designs by quilting simple lines.

Cost: $ 40.00
Buying a longarm machine is only the first step toward successful quilting. Wait until you see what these nifty gadgets and accessories can do to make your quilting even more accurate, faster, easier and more fun! Come see why you'll be reaching for these tools again and again, and always with a smile!

Cost: $ 40.00
Handi Quilter continually adds new rulers to the line-up and you will welcome them with open arms. Come learn about their features, how to use them and what you can accomplish with this cadre of handy new rulers. Sized to fit your hand and designed to make ruler work easier, you'll be reaching for these rulers again and again!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to choose border quilting designs that complement the interior of the quilt. We will talk about how to design borders that turn corners, as well as strategies to deal with the dreaded wavy borders.

Cost: $ 40.00
With special guest, Long Arm Quilter Timna Tarr. Circles are among the most versatile templates in quilting designs. They are used to make feathers, geometric shapes, and help create dynamic borders. In this hands-on workshop we will go through several methods of using circles, of all sizes, in everyday quilting.

Cost: $ 40.00

Quilt Projects

Based on a block found in a bag of textiles at the Brimfield, MA flea market! Block designers Kim and Nisha will show you how to use their unique acrylic templates for fussy cutting and how to assemble the Brimfield Block rings by English Paper Piecing. They'll go over how to center them onto the background fabric and stitch it together with applique. These highly addictive blocks sew up very quickly, and offer tons of design options.

Cost: $ 40.00

Skill Builders

Are you stuck in a color rut? Or are you afraid you might make a "color mistake" in your quilts? Join award winning quilter Timna Tarr for this workshop and try out new color combinations as well as learn how to use color placement as a major design element in your quilts.

Cost: $ 40.00


Join Deborah Gale Tirico, author of Gorgeous Wool Applique for a one-day workshop. Procedures in felted wool applique including tack stitch methods, her signature needle slanting techniques, surface embroidery tips and easy and accurate buttonhole stitching will be presented.

Cost: $ 75.00