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Join us for a six month applique adventure! Make this beautiful quilt using your favorite applique method. Don't have a favorite method? Haven't appliqued before? We will teach you a variety of techniques - hand needle turn, mock hand applique by machine and raw edge machine applique. You get to decide which technique or combination of techniques you want to use on your quilt. By the time your quilt top is complete, you will be an applique expert!

Cost: $ 60.00
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
(March and April combined in Aprils usual class time) Kimberbells monthly machine embroidery club. Purchase the blank product of the month, and receive the design free. Come to the in-store class for tips and tricks, or simply have us email you the design.

Cost: $ FREE
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