Skill Builders

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February 24th Skill Builder – Quick No Corners – Table Runner

Join Nancy for this quick and fun table runner!  Handouts will be provided for fabric placement, a quick way to sew your squares together (without a ton of pins) and then directions for sewing the sections together. Advance sign up required, deadline February 21st.

Email skillbuilders@nlcqg.org with any questions and to sign up. Teacher: Nancy Brieschke   Time: 10:00 – 1:00   Cost: $10.00

 

 

December Skill Builder

Take a break from your sewing machine during our December staytreat and pick up your crochet hook! Don’t know how to crochet? Crocheting around fleece is a great way to learn! Experienced crocheter? Learn how to prep fleece for a beautiful crocheted border. **Note: You do not need to attend the Stay treat to participate. …

November Skill Builder – November 25th 1:00pm

Ruler Quilting Demo

Are you curious about Ruler Work?  Sharon Wick will give us a hands-on demo and explain the sewing machine set up and supplies needed for this technique.  If you are tired of quilting by check book and want to finish your own quilts, this demo is for you!

Teacher: Sharon Wick                        Cost: None    

October 2023 Skill Builder – Fidget Quilts Cancelled

There was not enough interest in the October fidget quilt skill builder, so we are going to cancel it at this point. Hopefully we will be able to reschedule it in 2024.

In this workshop we will be making a fidget quilt using either a planned or serendipitous design, the choice is yours. We will be making a quilt foundation which will then be embellished with a variety of ribbons, buttons, trims, yo-yos, etc. This fun mini-quilt provides an opportunity to “play” and let your creativity flow. Participants have the option of keeping their completed fidget quilt or donating it. …

Sneak Peak at Future Skill Builder (Nov-Jan)

November 25 – Ruler Quilting Demo

Are you curious about Ruler Work?  Sharon Wick will give us a hands-on demo and explain the sewing machine set up and supplies needed for this technique.  If you are tired of quilting by check book and want to finish your own quilts, this demo is for you!

December 29 – Crocheting Around Fleece

Think outside (but right up against) the box!  Take a break from your sewing machine during our December Staytreat and pick up your crochet hook!  Don’t know how to crochet?  Crocheting around fleece is a great way to learn! Experienced crocheter?  Learn how to prep fleece for a beautiful crocheted border.  **Note: Cost for this class will be a 1 ½” yard piece of anti-pill or blizzard fleece to be donated to Project Linus so keep an eye on those pre-holiday fleece sales!

January – What Else Can You Do With An Embroidery Machine?

Whether you have an embroidery machine or not, you will not want to miss this demonstration!  Learn about the different types of stabilizers and when to use them and about all the different things you can do ‘In The Hoop’, including quilting!

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