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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.

Classes


Bag Making

A useful and fun backpack to make! It's great for any outing where you need to be hands free! The foldover top and closure keep things secure, while the front zippered pocket keeps essentials within easy reach. Adjustable straps make it wearable in any season.

Cost: $ 40.00
Special Guest Instructor! The Kathy's Expandable Carry-all is the perfect bag for every day that gives you a little extra space when you need it. This versatile bag is structured and sturdy in its smaller form. When you need to pack a few extra things, simply unzip the dividing zipper to reveal five inches of extra space and an unexpected pop of color.

Cost: $ 80.00

Garment Making

Special Guest Instructor! Making clothing for yourself can be fun and extremely rewarding. Choose from three of the most popular Sew To Grow sewing patterns and Lindsey will walk you through step-by-step how to trace, cut, assemble and add the finishing touches to these wardrobe staples.

Cost: $ 175.00

Learn to Quilt

Make your first quilt! You'll learn fabric selection, rotary cutting, piecing, machine quilting and binding. Eight sessions beginning May 10.

Cost: $ 90.00
Build on skills learned in the Beginning Quilting class! Although this class is designed to build on the techniques taught in the beginning class, it's suitable for anyone comfortable with a rotary cutter and a 1/4" seam. The techniques introduced in this class are designed to be more challenging.

Cost: $ 75.00

Machine Quilting

After you've mastered dropping block designs and quilting edge to edge with the HQ Pro-Stitcher, you're ready to expand and strengthen your skills. This class focuses on in-depth aspects of specific functions of the HQ Pro-Stitcher. Learn how to create continuous border and corner designs; easily digitize your own designs using the features under the Record menu and quilt on-point designs and areas larger than the throat-space of your machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to use this powerful digitizing software! Bring your laptop and follow along as you learn to digitize designs that can be stitched on your Pro-Stitcher. You'll learn to use the powerful automatic features of the software, as well as creating original designs by tracing or using a design concept of your own.

Cost: $ 50.00
NOTE: CLASS FULL. 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

Special Event

From beginning quilters to precision piecers and award-winning art quilters, all kinds of students have taken and loved Melissas's classes. Her warm and relaxed teaching style quickly puts students at ease with something they have probably never done before. She breaks the faces down to simple shapes and proportions that anyone can learn. Melissa's approach will help you let go of perfection, get out of your comfort zone (painlessly!), learn something new and most importantly, have fun!

Cost: $ 120.00

Stitching

For beginning embroiderers, experienced embroiderers and everyone who falls in between, Boho Collage Embroidery will visually inspire you to play with color, fabric and texture as you create a fabric collage in this workshop with Nichole Vogelsinger. From choosing fabrics to discovering how to turn them into elements that can be collaged to learning the embroidery stitches that will pull everything together into a cohesive work of art, this class will handle all of that and everything in between! Your imagination is the only limit to what you can create with a few key skills! Enjoy this fresh take on embroidery that will have you bending the rules so that you can create a work of art that is all your own!

Cost: $ 55.00