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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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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 are the dates for the next Paper Piecing with Friends events:
 
  • Thursday, July 25
  • Thursday, August 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. Bring something to "sip" on and enjoy a day of sewing. 
 
  • Thursday, August 8

 

Be sure to stop in or call to reserve your spot as space is limited. Our number is 678-355-6776.
Classes
Charm School: Indigo Quilt
Date: Tuesday, July 30 (1:30 - 4:30) (The July 24th class is FULL so we have scheduled another class)
Cost: $30
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
You’ll be charmed with all the things you can do with charm packs! This stunning quilt can be made with charm packs or layer cakes. Sign up soon and learn how to make this fun and easy quilt with a few Southern-style etiquette lessons thrown in.  This is an old-fashioned ‘charming’ fun class!

Collage Wall Hanging
Date: Saturday, August 3 (11 - 4)
Cost: $60
Instructor: Nancy Hutchison
Have you been wanting to make one of the adorable collage wall hangings? Now you can during this fun class lead by Nancy Hutchison. Learn a lot of great techniques that will make your collage design extra special. Mini patterns now available (special order patterns through Cottontail Quilts).

Machine Appliqué *NEW CLASS
Date: Saturday, August 24 (10 - 4)
Cost: $55 (Cost Includes Kit for Class)
Instructor: Jan Cunningham
Sign up soon or this fun Machine Appliqué class which is a “process” class. You will not be making a finished quilt, but learning a valuable technique. You will go home with the ability to do any appliqué project in half the time and it will “look” like hand appliqué. We are excited to bring you this Sharon Schamber method for machine appliqué.
Beginning Quilting/Piecing (6-Part Class)
Dates: "Plan It" - Wednesday, September 4 (1:30 - 3:00)
       "Cut It" - Wednesday, September 11 (2:00 - 4:00)
       "Sew It" - Wednesday, September 18 (1:30 - 4:30)
       "Square It" - Wednesday, September 25 (1:30 - 3:00)
       "Border It" - Wednesday, October 2 (1:30 - 3:30)
       "Quilt It" - Wednesday, October 9 (1:30 - 4:30)
Cost: $140 
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. 

Jennifer Chiaverini Book Club  * NEW CLASS
Date: Friday,Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1 & Dec. 6 (10:00 - 12:00)
Cost: $50 for all 4 classes
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
For those of you who love to read, this is the perfect quilt class! Read a fun book, discuss women’s issues (aka a quilter’s therapy session), and make a quilt – this club has it all! We will be reading a charming series of books by Jennifer Chiaverini (only one book each 4-month session) about friendships and maybe some new things about quilting. In September, we begin the first book in the series, “The Quilter’s Apprentice” and I know you will love the main characters in this book! In addition to a book discussion, we’ll be making a quilt each session to go along with the book. The first quilt we’ll be making is a Sampler Quilt just like the book’s main character. Sign up today so you won’t miss any of the fun as we start this new book in a fun series! Note: You can purchase the Elm Creek Quilts book, The Quilter's Apprentice by Jennifer Chiaverini through Amazon. You will need this book for the Book Club.
Machine Appliqué *NEW CLASS
Date: Tuesday, September 10 (10:00 - 4:00)
Cost: $55 (Cost Includes Kit for Class)
Instructor: Jan Cunningham
Sign up soon or this fun Machine Appliqué class which is a “process” class. You will not be making a finished quilt, but learning a valuable technique. You will go home with the ability to do any appliqué project in half the time and it will “look” like hand appliqué. We are excited to bring you this Sharon Schamber method for machine appliqué.
Charm School: Scrappy Charms Quilt
Date: Wednesday, September 11 (10:30 - 1:30)
Cost: $30
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
Looking for a class where you can use some of your beautiful charm packs? Whether you buy a new charm pack or use up mismatched charms from your stash, this is a great stash buster quilt! Only two very easy blocks to make in this charmer! And no charm school would be complete without a few Southern-style etiquette lessons thrown in.  Old-fashioned ‘charming’ fun!

Log Cabin Quilt
Date: Friday, September 13 (10 - 2)
Cost: $40
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
Learn tips and techniques to make perfect Log Cabin Quilt Blocks. Use any pattern of your choice or use the pattern that will be provided in class. Whether you use just a few fabrics or use scrappy strips, contemporary fabrics or traditional, you will end up with a spectacular quilt. We’ll also be focusing on color value and lots of different block settings. Fun blocks to make, and a great classic quilt to own!

Prairie Women's Sewing Circle - Journey 2 * NEW CLASS
Dates (Select Either MORNING (10-12) or AFTERNOON (2-4) Session): Tuesday, September 24, October 22, November 26, and December 17 (Next Quarter Dates Will Be 4th Tuesday of Each Month)
Cost: $37.50 Per Session (Choose from One of the Time Slots Above)
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
We are excited to continue this club with Journey 2. It is a nine-month Journey, payable in three quarterly installments, and throughout the year we will be working on the projects pictured above plus an additional fun project or two. Group meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month – sign up for either the morning group or the afternoon group.
 
You are invited to join a unique monthly club that will take you on a journey back in time. Gather together as the "Prairie Women" did, and hear anecdotal stories about their quilt making, and what daily life was like for those who traveled by wagon train on the Oregon Trail, to the lives of quilter’s during the Civil War, and the years of women’s suffrage for equal rights. Not only will you learn how our quilting ancestors created quilts by “Making-Do” with what they had, you will be invited to do so yourself!
 
At each monthly gathering of the Prairie Women’s Sewing Circle, you will receive a small reproduction quilt project pattern that will allow you the option to share in the unique “Make-Do” quilting experience with fellow club members. Monthly patterns and other surprises will be offered exclusively to club members only!
    
Binding 101
Date: Saturday, October 5 (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 below.)

Seasonal Paper Pieced Table Runner (2-Part Class) 
Dates: Tuesday, October 29 & Wednesday, October 30 (10-3)
Cost: $75
Instructor: Carol Stanek
The Seasonal Table Runner is a Quiltworx paper piecing pattern with curved piecing and traditional piecing that are required to join and finish the table runner after the foundation piecing is completed. Basic paper piecing experience required. Pattern Size: 19″ by 45″

Beyond Beginning Quilting (5-Part Class)

Dates: Wed., Nov. 13, Nov 20, Nov. 27 (1:30-4:30), Dec. 4 and Dec. 11 (1:30 - 3:30)

Cost: $150 

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.

 

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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