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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 Description: Ready to tackle free-motion quilting? It?s as easy as starting with a few simple shapes! By beginning with drawing, you can develop an inventory of free motion designs that you can stitch out continuously. Fun fills, creative borders and easy blocks will all be demonstrated. Quilting out beautiful designs using free motion techniques will take your skills to the next level. Topics Include: ? Drawing basic free-motion designs in a continuous line ? Scaling fills for backgrounds ? Creating your own edge-to-edge designs ? How to fill borders evenly ? Micro quilting and using different feet

Cost: $ 59.00
Are you interested in learning more about longarm quilting? This great class is a show and tell of all the best features of the Handi Quilter machine lineup. The basics will be covered, including machine and frame maintenance, loading a quilt, setting your tension, and picking the perfect thread to stitch out the perfect design. Questions about everything quilting related ? from pantographs to stencils ? will all be answered in this great back to basics class. Topics Include: ? The basics of machine and frame maintenance ? Tensioning bobbins and longarm quilting machines ? How to load a quilt onto a frame ? Quilting pantographs, Groovy boards, and stencils ? Rulers, basic free motion, and Handi Gadgets

Cost: $ 59.00
Do you love rulers? But are you still looking for new ways to use them? In this class, we?ll focus on building an inventory of design ideas using the HQ VersaTool and other HQ rulers. Point to point quilting using markings already on your quilt ? like seams or corners ? is a cinch with rulers. We?ll start with ruler basics, then move on to creating beautiful designs for your entire quilt. 4 Topics Include: ? Ruler basics: the right foot, ruler base and ruler ? Point to point quilting using the markings on the rulers ? Using a ruler for a design base on an entire quilt ? HQ VersaTool?: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells, and arcs ? Quilting around applique or embroidery with rulers

Cost: $ 59.00
A thorough hands-on introduction to the Handi Quilter Prostitcher

Cost: $ 59.00