Sunday, September 6, 2020


 For all my LOCAL folks, here are some great new classes I am offering at a brand new shop in Madison, AL.  Masks are required currently and there is plenty of space that each student will be "socially distant" from other students.

 Sweet Home Quilting and Supplies is a new shop and will have it's GRAND OPENING Saturday September 12, 2020, 10-4–MASKS REQUIRED please. Located at 893 Capshaw Rd NW, Madison, AL 35757, it is owned and run by the delightful Robin Price. Robin and  her staff are eager to welcome you. She is an INNOVA dealer and offers every level of machine quilting for your tops as well as offering rental time on her machine so you can quilt your own! 

Classes are the best way to learn in a store--come join us as  you learn new skill:


Saturday September 26, 2020  9-3:30 pm

 Make adorable 4” blocks, half dark, half light, then spend the afternoon arranging them in a fun design layout. It looks much harder than it is. Great scrap buster. Learn many tips for speedy piecing and improve your accuracy with this antique reproduction.

Class Fee:  $50


Saturday October 10, 2020  9-3:30 pm

Based on an antique quilt that is saved almost daily on my Pinterest board, I knew I needed to make it for a class.

Intended for the Confident Beginner, this project will test your accuracy skills. Learn Freezer Paper piecing and how to “oversize and custom cut”. Tips and tricks for all aspects of quilt making will be taught. Make it as large or small as you like.

Class Fee:  $55

 LEARN TO QUILT--FAST AND FUN! So new the sample isn't done yet:

Monday October 5, 12, and 19, 2020  5:30--8:30 pm

 Learn to piece a simple quilt top fast--it’s so easy! Barbara will teach you lots of tricks for precise piecing as you learn the basics.  Make your top then quilt it yourself on your domestic machine OR rent time on the longarm and learn how to quilt really fast too.  So many tips will be taught, you will be a great quilter faster than you thought possible.

Class Fee:  $75         

COMING IN 2021--COLOR MY WORLD--the Block of the Month quilt from

This monthly lecture/demo class will walk you through the beautiful quilt designed by Wendy Williams, of Australia. Wendy designed it exclusively for The Quilt Show, a subscription based quilting website.

 You must be a Star Member of to access the patterns, FREE all of 2021.  Each month the patterns are released on the first day of the month, beginning January 1, 2021.

 I made the quilt--still a SECRET at this time--and will show you all the tips and tricks you need to be successful at this innovative and exciting design.

 These Lecture/Demo classes have been wildly popular for long-term projects like this quilt. Sew in the comfort of your home--no need to drag your machine to class. Bring your questions!

When: the first Saturday of each month all of 2021, 10-noon, except July

What to bring: Your printed patterns, your fabrics, a notebook, pen/pencil, camera.

Class Fee:  $130, includes 22 hours of class instruction time

SPACE IS LIMITED TO 20--this class is sure to fill up.

 The quilt will be revealed for all the world to see in October 2020.

I hope you find something here that interests you. We are ready and eager to get back into the classroom for hands on learning so I look forward to seeing you soon!

Let's quilt.


1 comment:

  1. How fun! I'm so happy to see 'in person' classes available again!! Still strongly considering the's a dynamite quilt!! :)