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Class Policies

  1. You may register for most classes until the day the class begins - exceptions would be classes where we have to prepare a kit for each participant.  Remember that there are minimum enrollment requirements as well as maximum student number limitations.  You may not want to wait until the last minute to reserve your place.
  2. Payment of the entire class fee is required upon registration.
  3. Refunds will be given if for some reason the class has to be cancelled or if notification is given by the student at least one week before the class is to begin.
  4. Classes will be cancelled one week prior to the start date if enrollment is not sufficient.
  5. Students will be given a 10% discount on all supplies purchased at The Fig leaf for classes requiring materials (kits excluded).  Discounts will be given after the class fee has been paid and will last only for the duration of the class.
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Class Descriptions


Come learn the basics of your Brother sewing machine

Cost: $ 100.00
These beautiful collage quilts are all the rage right now. Have you been wanting to try one? Made one before and want to do it again with some friends? Join us for a three session class where we will work on the pattern of your choice or we will help you create and work from your own artwork or photograph! First class will be one hour, we will go over supplies and preparations. In the second class we will get hands on together fusing, cutting, and planning our layouts. In the final class we will work on final assembly! These quilts are amazing to look at and fun to make. Stretch your creativity and maybe even bust some stash! Sign up today, seats will be limited. Instructor: Amanda Clark Fee: $45.00

Cost: $ 45.00
Join us for this two year journey as we make the Dear Jane quilt and study the Civil War. There are 225 blocks in the quilt. We will make approximately 10 blocks a month.

Cost: $ 60.00
Fleur de Lis Join us the second Tuesday of the month for the 2019 Hoopsisters Embroidablock of the Month Fleur de Lis. Let your embroidery machine do the applique and quilting for you as you make this stunning quilt from Hoopsisters. Laura will guide you through fabric selection, machine embroidery techniques and final construction of the quilt top. If you love machine embroidery and are looking for a more substantial project, this is perfect for you! Instructor: Laura Shotwell Fee: $125.00

Cost: $ 125.00
Wednesday November 6th (three sessions) 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm. Or 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. You have a wonderful sewing machine that does beautiful embroidery, but you need help figuring out how to really use it. This is the class for you. Let us show you how to edit designs, make embroidered appliques, re-size designs and use patterns from other sources. We'll also show you how to restart your embroidery when the bobbin thread runs out, what to do when the thread breaks, etc. Bring your machine and your questions. Instructor: Laura Shotwell Fee: Free to those who purchased their machine from The Fig Leaf $100.00 for all others

Cost: $ 100.00
Monday October 28, Wednesday October 30 and Friday November 1 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sandy Lueth is a paper piecing enthusiast as well as a certified instructor for Judy Niemeyer. Sandy has made several of Violet Craft's paper pieced patterns. The patterns are easy and very fun! Because it is paper pieced, that is where the detail comes to life. Beginners are welcome! Bring a lunch or run out for a bite somewhere close. By the way, Sandy STARTS at 10:00 a.m. so come early, get set up, caught up with friends and be ready for a good time. Instructor: Sandy Lueth Fee: $65.00

Cost: $ 65.00
Sunday September 1st 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Get exclusive ruler kits and tutorials from Handi Quilter delivered to The Fig Leaf each month! The HQ Ruler of the Month Club is a great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build ruler work confidence. Each month in the six-month series features a debut acrylic ruler paired with mentorship from us, step-by-step video instruction, and design ideas. This six month series features a whole cloth quilt project that uses all six rulers! What a great way to expand your quilting skills! The monthly cost of the ruler is $19.95. If you participate all six months you receive a free storage container from Handi Quilter. The first class is Sept. 1st, all other classes will be the fourth Sunday of the month to include Sept. 29th.

Cost: $ 10.00
Join us in 2019 for Kim Diehl's Simple Whatnots Club. Club will meet the third Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. There is a larger quilt project as well as monthly small projects planned for the year. *One payment of $30 covers the whole year*

Cost: $ 30.00
Year Long Kimberbell Machine Embroidery Club

Cost: $ 10.00
Thursdays October 17th & 24th 10:00 a.m. to 3:00p.m. Do you want to save a little $ and be a complete quilter? This class will give you the basics of quilting your own work on your home machine. Any project, large or small, you can do it! Instructor: Kathy Veltkamp Fee: $60.00

Cost: $ 60.00
Quick, cozy, and everyone on your list is going to want one!

Cost: $ 30.00
Monday September 23, Wednesday September 25 & Thursday September 26th 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.We are excited to announce that Judy Niemeyer Certified Instructor Sandy Lueth will now be teaching for The Fig Leaf!Sandy has 10 y ears of experience as a certified instructor for Judy Niemeyer. It's hard to admit, but Christmas will be here before we know it. So, Sandy will start her classes here at The Fig Leaf with Judy 's Poinsettia pattern. Poinsettia is a 30" round table topper. It will be fun on y our Christmas table or hanging on the wall showing y our Christmas spirit. Sandy is teaching this quilt to first tie Judy quilt makers or experienced ones as well. Don't be shy ! By teaching this quilt for 3 day s, the goal is that every one will go home with a finished project. Just quilt, bind and enjoy !By the way , Sandy STARTS at 10:00 a.m.. So, come early , get set up, caught up with friends and be ready for a good time. Bring a lunch or run out for a quick bite somewhere close.Instructor: Sandy Lueth Fee: $65.0

Cost: $ 65.00
Sisterhood Retreats 2019 Sunday Janaury 6th 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Exercise your embroidery machine every month with these exclusive Hoopsisters projects. Come and stitch one of three themed projects from these talented designers. Sisterhood Retreats will happen the first Sunday of the month in January and February and will switch to the second Sunday of the month in March. You will be given a USB stick with the current months designs for your embroidery machine brand. Depending upon the size of the projects, you will stitch out a minimum of one project each month. We will supply the stabilizer, you bring your machine, thread and basic sewing supplies. You will be given a materials list each month, but we will have kits available for the monthly project. If you do not have an embroidery machine, you can reserve one of ours for $20.00 which will include use of our thread. Our January projects will be a Valentine theme - Valentine's Day card, gift box and magnets - giving you plenty of time to make a special gift for your favorite Valentine. Instructor: Laura Shotwell Fee: $199.00 year $25.00 month

Cost: $ 199.00
Block of the Month Quilt for 2019, ?Stargazer?. Our Saturday Sampler meets once a month, the second Saturday of the month, for 10-months - January through October.

Cost: $ 60.00
Monday September 30th (twelve weeks) 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. We've found a really fun sampler quilt using each of the twelve designs from the new book Sunday Best Quilts! You're definitely going to want to join in on our fun quilt along. This one has a variety of traditional blocks set together with fun sashing and borders. Perfectly planned out, and contains many of our quilters "bucket list" blocks. We 'll be meeting Monday's beginning late September. Class will begin at 5:00 p.m. with Deb demonstrating the block and any special techniques with an option to stay and sew into the evening. Instructor: Deb Schneller Fee: $40.00 (book required)

Cost: $ 40.00