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Be sure to stop by the shop, call us at 678-355-6776, or email us at info@cottontailquiltshop.com to sign up for the following classes:


Class/Event Schedule

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2018 Greater Atlanta Shop Hop
Be sure to join us for the upcoming Greater Atlanta Quilt Shop Hop. 
 

March 22 - 25, 2018

9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Thursday - Saturday) and 
1:00 - 5:00 (Sunday)
 
Eight local quilt shops (including Cottontail Quilts) are participating in this year's event. Visiting the shops will make you eligible for many great prizes that we are sure you will love! Each shop will also have their own drawings to give you even more chances to win.
Stop in and pick up a Shop Hop flyer or visit the Greater Atlanta Quilt Shop Hop Facebook page for additional information.
Paper Piecing with Friends
Looking for a great place to sit and work on your paper piecing project with others who love the technique? Look no further because we have the place for you!  Here is how easy it is:
  • Reserve your spot  
  • Bring your favorite paper piecing project (one you are currently working on or start a new one)
The cost is only $5 to reserve your spot. (This is not an instructor lead class but we have ladies available who have been paper piecing for years. It's a great place to have fun and get some paper piecing tips from others.) The Paper Piecing with Friends events start at 10:00 a.m. and goes until 4:00 p.m. Here is the next Paper Piecing with Friends:
  • Thursday, February 22
Call the shop at 678-355-6776 or stop in soon to reserve your spot. This class fills up fast so sign up soon.
Sip & Sew Events
Be sure to sign up soon for our next Sip & Sew event (see below). Sip & Sew runs from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The cost is $5.00. Be sure to bring something to "sip" on and enjoy a day of sewing. 
  • Thursday, January 25
  • Thursday, February 8
Be sure to stop in or call to reserve your spot as space is limited. Our number is 678-355-6776
Upcoming Classes         (Click here to download this schedule in PDF format
Beginning Quilting/Piecing (6-Part Class) *CLASS IS FULL
Dates:  "Plan It" - Wednesday, January 3 (10:00 - 12:00)
             "Cut It" - Wednesday, January 10 (10:00 - 12:00)
      "Sew It" - Wednesday, January 17 (10:00 - 1:00)
      "Square It" - Wednesday, January 24 (10:00 - 12:00)
      "Border It" - Wednesday, January 31 (10:00 - 12:00)
      "Quilt It" - Wednesday, February 7 (10:00 - 1:00)
Cost: $100 (All Six Classes) or $25 Per Individual Class
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
A comprehensive machine piecing/quilting class geared to beginners and those wishing to improve their piecing/quilting skills. Students may select individual classes if they only need to practice certain skills, or take the entire series. Everyone that takes the series will end up with an attractive lap-size quilt (approximately 48" X 66"). The series does not include a binding class. 

Scalloped Edges
Date: Friday, January 26, 2018 (10 - 1)
Cost: $35
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
Discover how easy it is to make perfect scalloped edges. You will work on a placemat in class to learn the technique which can then be applied to clothing, pillows, table runners, etc. Special instructions will be given for applying the technique to perfect scalloped edges on quilts.

Beginning Paper Piecing *Class is Full -- Watch for the next class...
Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018 (20 - 4)
Cost: $45
Instructor: Lisa Showalter
Have you always wanted to learn how to make those stunning paper pieced quilts? Now you can during this fun Beginning Paper Piecing class. You can select from several patterns by A Very Special Collection (available at Cottontail Quilts). ADDITIONAL PATTERNS AVAILABLE.
      

Elizabeth Hartman Pattern Workshop
Date: Saturday, February 10 (12 - 3)
Cost: $35
Instructor: Nancy Hutchison
Elizabeth Hartman publishes many different flora and fauna patterns that are constructed using the "sew and flip" technique. Sign up for this class today to learn different methods to increase accuracy of the sew and flip corners, methods for planning layout, and ideas for color planning for your quilt.
       

Binding 101

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 (10 - 1)

Cost: $35

Instructor: Muriel Pfaff

Learn the technique of bias double-fold binding with crisp corners, machine or hand finishes, all while making a cute "Three Pocket Purse". Class will also include a discussion of other binding techniques such as mock bindings and "pillow turn" bindings. Rather than working on a quilt, students will work on attaching bias binding to an 18" square of pre-quilted fabric. This will ensure that everyone completes turning four corners and finishes off the ends. (Kit fabric may vary from photo below.)

 

Beginning Quilting/Piecing (6-Part Class)
Dates:  "Plan It" - Friday, February 23 (10:00 - 12:00)
             "Cut It" - Friday, March 2 (10:00 - 12:00)
       "Sew It" - Friday, March 9 (10:00 - 1:00)
      "Square It" - Friday, March 16 (10:00 - 12:00)
      "Border It" - Friday, March 30 (10:00 - 12:00)
      "Quilt It" - Friday, April 13 (10:00 - 1:00)
Cost: $100 
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
A comprehensive machine piecing/quilting class geared to beginners and those wishing to improve their piecing/quilting skills. Everyone that takes the series will end up with an attractive lap-size quilt (approximately 48" X 66"). The series does not include a binding class. 

Beyond Beginning Quilting (5-Part Class) 
Dates: Wed., Feb. 28, Mar. 7, Mar. 14, Mar. 21 & Mar. 28 (10 - 1)
Cost: $95 
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
A series of five 3-hour classes designed as the "next step" for those who have finished their first quilt and are eager to learn more. Brush up on piecing skills while working on a sampler quilt and learning techniques for making Quarter-Square Triangles, Flying Geese, Square-In-A- Square blocks, and more. Learn simple design and setting techniques including sashings, straight set, on point set, and medallion set - each student will select their own quilt setting. Size of quilt made in class will depend on the setting chosen.  Attending the Beginner Quilting/Piecing series or knowledge of piecing is required.
 

Bali Wedding Star Workshop (3-Part Class) *NEW CLASS
Dates: March 3, April 7, and May 5 (10:00 - 4:00)
Cost: $120 (does not include pattern)
Instructor: Carol Stanek, Certified Judy Neimeyer Quilting Instructor
Everyone's loves wedding ring quilts... and Judy Niemeyer's Bali Star Wedding Ring pattern is a favorite. Select one of the Quiltworx Bali Star patterns from the list below for the workshop. This 3-day workshop requires intermediate to advanced paper piecing experience. You will start by working on getting organized and sewing arcs, melons, star points, curves and assembly.
 
Please let Cottontail Quilt's staff know your selected quilt pattern when you sign up for the class. Available patterns: Wedding Star Table Topper, Gemstone Wedding Star, Bali Star Bed Runner or Bali Wedding Star.
              

Collage Wall Hanging (2-Part Class) *NEW CLASS
Dates: March 10 (2:00 - 4:00) Prep-Class and March 17 (10:00 - 4:00)
Cost: $40
Instructors: Karen Gilbreath & Theresa Bradley
Have you seen those adorable "collage" quilts and always wanted to make one? Now you can. Select for a variety of patterns by Laura Heine which can be purchased at Cottontail Quilts. Sign up soon as space is limited.
            

* Mariner's Compass Technique of the Month         
(6-Part Class Plus Prep Class)
Dates:   March 10, 2018 - Prep Class - 10:00 - 12:00
April 14 (10 - 4)
May 12 (10 - 4)
June 9 (10 - 4)
July 14 (10 - 4)
August 11 (10 - 4)
September 8 (10 - 4)
Cost: $240 (plus pattern) NOTE: Class fee can be paid in TWO installments ($120 at Registration and $120 due by February 16, 2018)
Instructor: Carol Stanek, Certified July Niemeyer Instructor
The Mariner's Compass is Judy Niemeyer's second Technique of the Month (TOM) quilt, published in January of 2013. The goal of the Technique of the Month program is to design quilts that incorporate a wide range of Judy's techniques and familiarize quilters with Judy's techniques in a manner that will allow students to pick up any of Judy's patterns and successfully complete them after you have completed one of the TOM patterns. The TOM patterns are only taught by Certified Instructors and Certified Shops.
The cost for the Wall pattern (69" x 69") is $65. The papers for the queen size (98" x 98") must be purchased separately for an additional $30. Patterns are available directly from Carol Stanek, Instructor.

Binding 101  
Date: Friday, April 27, 2018 (10 - 1)
Cost: $35
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
Learn the technique of bias double-fold binding with crisp corners and machine or hand finishes, all while making a cute "Three Pocket Purse". Class will also include a discussion of other binding techniques such as mock bindings and "pillow turn" bindings. Rather than working on a quilt, students will work on attaching bias binding to an 18" square of pre-quilted fabric. This will ensure that everyone completes turning four corners and finishes off the ends. (Kit fabric may vary from photo.)

Make Your Own Tuffet (2-Part)  *NEW CLASS
Dates: Saturday, July 7 and August 4 (10 - 4)
Cost: $60
Instructor: Carol Stanek
No one could have predicted this latest craze. Tuffets are a beautiful accent to any home and they fit with any decor because you can make them out of any fabric you choose. Join us for two days of fun while you learn to make your own unique Tuffet. They're not difficult and a lot of fun to make. Pattern can be purchased at Cottontail Quilts.
 

Note: All classes are non-refundable if cancelled within two weeks of the class date. Classes noted with an asterisk (*) are non-refundable after sign-up.

 

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