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Classes and Events


We put out a new class schedule every four months. Our classes are taught by local teachers who are knowledgable in their area of expertise.  We also bring in out of town teachers on a special event basis.  The best way to find out about these events is to sign up for our newsletters.  We post regularly to Facebook as well.

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or more information or to register call 979 595 1072 or e-mail us.  Click on the image or class name below to see the individual detailed class description.


For a print out version follow: Summer 2015

Our Retreats are listed under the Welcome on the Homepage.

Calendar


Embroidery Club

Explore the possibilities of machine embroidery. We will meet each month and complete a small project. Open to all machine brands. A supply list will be available each month in advance, with some supplies included in the club price. We will order out for lunch or you may brown bag.

Sewing Machine Cleaning and Repair - Coming

Armando (the best sewing machine repair guy) is going to be at the shop on Wednesday 7/29/2015. He can clean and repair any make or model of sewing machine, serger, or embroidery machine. When others say your machine is not repairable, leave it for Armando. Drop off is by Tuesday 7/28/2015 at 6 PM and pick it up Thursday 7/30/2015. No waiting for your machine for weeks on end!

Intro to Sewing

Have you purchased a sewing machine and it is still living in the box? Come let Darlene show you how to use it. We do not care what brand you bring! She will show you how to thread your machine and bobbin to start and then onto the following: different stitches to include straight stitch, backstitch, basting/gathering, and zigzag,how to choose the correct needle and thread for different fabrics, how to use and read a pattern, how to prepare fabric, how to cut and mark your pattern, when to use interfacing, basic seam construction, pressing, and finishing seams. WOW! You don't want to miss this class!

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Jul 31
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Aug 1
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Class Notes

If you are interested in taking a class and are unable to attend, just find a friend or a group of friends and LSQW will schedule a time with the teacher so you may take the class. Please purchase all materials for your class ahead of time.  Due to copyright issues no sharing of patterns or books during class will be allowed. 

Please arrive at class fifteen minutes early to allow time for setup.  Please do not arrive any earlier than this time!

Many classes require some prep work to be done before class. Arriving unprepared will prevent your class from proceeding smoothly. Please be sure to review the entire pattern/book before class.


BSS (basic sewing supplies) are required for most classes (scissors, pins, rulers, thread, et cetera). Double-check to make sure you have your foot pedal and cord for your machine.


As a courtesy to your fellow students please silence your cell phones or set them to vibrate. If you need to take a call during class, please step outside.

We ask that you refrain from wearing strong perfumes.
Learn all the different ways to finish the edge of your completed quilt, Samples of standard binding, bias binding curves, facing finish, and prairie points will be made in class, providing a reference for the future. Some pre-class preparation required.

Cost: $ 45.00
Cornucopia of Flowers will be a continuation of Sue's Friday, August 21st class. This block is also from Sue's Simply Baltimore album quilt. The full patterns will be available for purchase as well. This class will take place Saturday August 22nd. Please go to our website at www.lonestarquiltworks.com and look under the Newsletter tab for full event information and class descriptions.

Join Maegan as we study the Foolproof Crazy Quilting book. Each month Maegan will present tips to help you embellish your pieced hexagon blocks. We meet Wednesday at 10a or 6p. Come and Stitch with us!

Cost: $ 30.00
This Urban Pods quilt pattern is a contemporary modern quilt with lots of curves. Norma makes it super fun and fast with Easy Quick Curve Ruler. After experiencing the quick curve ruler techniques introduced to you in Class #1 (Table Runner) you will zip through this quilt pattern. Once you piece this Curved Shape quilt pattern then you are on your way to learn more of the patterns with curves that use the Quick Curve Ruler. A wealth of information for many quilts to come.

Cost: $ 55.00
Learn how to construct a baby blanket, bib and baby sling. While doing this you will learn how to read a pattern and select fabric, cut out the pattern following the directions, select the appropriate stitch and stitch length, learn when to topstitch, how to sew a casing and insert elastic, and how to attach seam binding.

Cost: $ 50.00
Explore the possibilities of machine embroidery. We will meet each month and complete a small project. Open to all machine brands. A supply list will be available each month in advance, with some supplies included in the club price. We will order out for lunch or you may brown bag.

Cost: $ 25.00
Have you purchased a sewing machine and it is still living in the box? Come let Darlene show you how to use it. We do not care what brand you bring! She will show you how to thread your machine and bobbin to start and then onto the following: different stitches to include straight stitch, backstitch, basting/gathering, and zigzag,how to choose the correct needle and thread for different fabrics, how to use and read a pattern, how to prepare fabric, how to cut and mark your pattern, when to use interfacing, basic seam construction, pressing, and finishing seams. WOW! You don't want to miss this class!

Cost: $ 30.00
Ever made a mini quilt? Let Betty show you how to make her darling little minis. Club will meet every other month on the second Wednesday starting in February from 10a-2p. Bring your sewing machine to sew and a bag lunch. We will also have an evening group from 6p-9p. You can bring a bag dinner for this session! This group is about fun, fun, fun! Book purchase required. An optional fabric kit will be available for an additional price.

Cost: $ 15.00
Let Connie show you how to do needle turn applique. Yes, this is by hand but oh so much fun! Explore choosing fabrics, cutting the pieces, making exquisite points, and rolling soft curves. We meet the second Tuesday of each month and would love new members!

Cost: $ 30.00
This class is for individuals who are familiar with, and who have practiced, quilting on a domestic machine. Deb will introduce her method of Progressive Quilting, in which machine quilting is done as the quilt is assembled. This eliminates the need to roll the quilt to fit in the space to the right of the needle. Intrigued? Join Deb for more info. Prerequisite is Deb’s Machine Quilting class or machine quilting experience.

Cost: $ 50.00
Boxers are all the rage with men, women, boys, and girls! Come make a pair of boxers that will be the envy of all your friends. Great for sleeping or daily wear. Once you make a pair you won't be able to stop and all your friends will want you to make them one out of very cool fabric! This class will teach you how to read pattern, cut out the pattern, follow the pattern directions, how to sew a flat fell seam, make a hem, and how to work with sport elastic. This class is a one session class, however is a full 4 1/2 hours long. You must have a working knowledge of your sewing machine as a per-requisite. You must purchase the First Choice Boxer Pattern in either adult or children's Size. Please note all fabrics need to be prewashed before class.

Cost: $ 50.00
Join Terry and Kathy and the Aggieland Rug Hookers as we hook the day away! Bring a brown bag lunch and whatever project you are working on. This group is great fun and you will learn lots of tips. Don't rug hook and would like to learn? We have all the supplies you will need and teach classes by request. Know of somebody who rug hooks? Please let them know we have lots of wool in many different colors.

Cost: $ FREE
Come have a slumber party with Darlene! you construct a pair of pajamas, a pillow case, and a tote bag. You will learn how to determine your pattern size, and how to select your fabric. You will also learn how to read a pattern and follow the directions. Through your stitching process you will select the proper stitch and stitch length for your project; learn how to sew a casing and insert elastic, and sew a hem. This class is a two session class and you must have working knowledge of your machine as a per-requisite. Sew Easy Pajamas by Cindy Taylor must be purchased for this class.

Cost: $ 50.00
Join Sue Garman as she visits our shop for three fun filled days of classes. The first will be a stab stitching, (versus a running stitch), quilting class. This is hand quilting where you use a needle to achieve even stitches by "stabbing" through the layers of fabric. Your dominant hand will be underneath your quilt sandwich and you will learn to quilt in any direction! The class will take place Thursday August 20th. Please go to our website at www.lonestarquiltworks.com and look under the Newsletter tab for full event information and class descriptions

It's Up, It's Down, It's All Around.....Join Norma for a fun day of Quilting. Learn this quilt pattern that has a unique twist & look. Who doesn't love a project that you can do in a day!? Get yourself a Layer Cake along with some background fabric and "LET'S DO THE 45." Some pre-cutting required.

Cost: $ 55.00
Boutique style child's top and pants set. The Lucy set includes a top with a full skirt and elastic back bodice inset (opt.) and side tabs. Top has a tie neckline and is lined. Elastic waist pants in full length or capris. Elastic waist pants can be made with one, two or three ruffles at bottom. Part 2: Aug. 5th

Cost: $ 50.00
Join Sue Garman as she teaches you her method of needle turn applique. Sue is an award winning quilt artist and we are very lucky to have her visiting our shop. This block is a portion of Sue's Simply Baltimore album quilt. The full pattern will be available for purchase as well. The class will take place Friday August 21st. Please go to our website at www.lonestarquiltworks.com and look under the Newletter tab for full event information and class descriptions.

Armando (the best sewing machine repair guy) is going to be at the shop on Wednesday 7/29/2015. He can clean and repair any make or model of sewing machine, serger, or embroidery machine. When others say your machine is not repairable, leave it for Armando. Drop off is by Tuesday 7/28/2015 at 6 PM and pick it up Thursday 7/30/2015. No waiting for your machine for weeks on end!

CONTACT US
Telp: 979.595.1072
Email: info@lonestarquiltworks.com
4301A S. Texas Ave.
Bryan, TX 77802