Class Registration


If you see a class that interests you, simply call or visit the shop.  You will receive a supply list for needed materials when you register.  Payment for classes is due at the time of registration.  (Please note that we are unable at this time to accept registration for classes on our website.)

The Little Shop of Stitches
79 S. Main St.
Miamisburg, OH 45342
937-384-0804


Class Policies


Class Policies:

  • Class Fees must be paid in full when registering for the class. Registrations can be made in person or over the phone. (Phone registrations require a credit card.)
  • We require at least a 3-day notice if a registered student is unable to attend. A store credit will be issued with a 3-day notice. No store credit will be issued if a student withdraws from a class with less than a 3-day notice.
  • Students will be given a list of supplies needed for the class along with a 10% discount coupon to purchase class supplies. We appreciate your business, and thank you for purchasing your supplies from The Little Shop of Stitches.
  • In extreme weather, classes may be canceled. You will receive a phone call and/or an email notification. If the shop cancels a class, it will be rescheduled--if at all possible. Students may choose to register for the rescheduled class, or receive a refund. Only classes canceled by the shop are eligible for refunds.
  • Any class without a registration by the end of the previous business day will be canceled.

Private Stitching Lessons


We offer individual lessons for crochet, knitting, hand embroidery and sewing/quilting.  The cost is $18.00 per hour, and arrangements can be made to fit your schedule.  Simply call or visit the shop for details!

Little Shop of Stitches Class List


Machine Quilting with Rulers Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 per session + Supplies Come join the fun exploring the world of machine quilting and ruler work. You will be amazed at the professional look you can get with the use of ruler templates and a ruler foot on your home sewing machine. This class is hands-on, and we'll use a different ruler each month to create quilting designs. As we use each ruler, we'll play with its endless possibilities. Whether you take one class or take them all, ruler work will open up a new door in machine quilting that is exciting and great fun! Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
Sat, June 24 1:30 – 4:00 pm Skill Builder Block Series Block #1 Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 per session + Supplies Improve or increase your piecing skills and learn some tricks of the trade in this going series. Take one class or take them all! In the first month, we'll learn how to deal with bias triangles as we make a “square in a square.” Make four and join them together to make the “Alamanizer” block. Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
Wed, June 14 AND June 28 Noon – 4:00 pm Butterfly Reborn Pam Becker Class Fee $80 + Supplies Learn to make a quilt without borders with a butterfly image. The circular quilt will measure approximately 50 inches in the diameter. The butterfly is made with wedges cut with the ten-degree ruler. The small amount of applique on the quilt can be done with your favorite technique. The quilt will be made in halves and put together adding the body in the center. Come join us to learn something exciting and new! Skill level: Intermediate

Learn to Quilt, Part One Jennifer Davis Class Fee $40 + Supplies Looking for a fun environment to start learning how to quilt? This is the class for anyone who is willing to learn. In week one, we'll discuss the basic tools and how to cut pieces accurately. In week two, we'll learn how to sew those pieces into a wall hanging sized quilt top. Look for Learn to Quilt, Part Two to finish up your project! Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 40.00
Introducing The Little Shop's Mini Retreat! Registration is $30, and reserves a seat for you to stitch in our bright, new classroom space. Your registration fee includes lunch, a tasty afternoon treat, and a surprise gift from us! Spend the day with your Quilty Friends and make new friends. Bring whatever you want to work on -- no instructor will be present. Seating is limited for this event, so check your calendar, and call 937-384-0804 to register today!

Cost: $ 30.00
Feet and Technique Club John Johnson $30 for 6-month membership or $10 per session No Supplies Needed Little Shop Clubs are fun and informative! Join John each month to explore the world of sewing machine feet! This club begins in March, and will meet monthly through August. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Kimberbell Machine Embroidery Club Amie Valentine $30 for 6-month membership or $10 per session Little Shop Clubs are fun and informative! Join Amie each month as she explores the cuteness that is Kimberbell! Make the most of your embroidery machine, and owners of all brands are welcome. This club begins in March, and will meet monthly through August. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Learn to Quilt, Part Two Jennifer Davis Class Fee $40 + Supplies Take that quilt top and get it done! Bring your wall hanging from Learn to Quilt, Part One (or a small UFO). We will assemble your quilt sandwich and stitch in the ditch. Then, we'll finish it up by attaching the binding. Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 40.00
Border Creek Mystery – Quilter’s Joy Amie Valentine Class Fee $20 + Supplies Join Amie for this Mystery Quilt series that is sure to bring joy to your sewing room! The secret is to start with fabrics you love! This class is limited to those who signed up in January, and will continue monthly through August. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn the basics of your new sewing machine! This class will cover the basic features, feet, and care/maintenance of your new Janome. The class is FREE to all who purchased their new machine at The Little Shop of Stitches, and $25 if purchased elsewhere. Look for other New Owner classes to get the most enjoyment out of your sewing!

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn the advanced features of your new sewing machine! This class will cover the more advanced features and feet of your new Janome. The class is FREE to all who purchased their new machine at The Little Shop of Stitches, and $25 if purchased elsewhere. Look for other New Owner classes to get the most enjoyment out of your sewing!

Cost: $ 25.00
Holiday Surprise Club Amie Valentine $30 for 6-month membership or $10 per session No Supplies Needed Little Shop Clubs are fun and informative! Join Amie each month as she gathers ideas for gift-giving and merry-making! This club begins in March, and will meet monthly through August. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Project of Doom Maggie Marziale Class Fee $20 per session + Supplies Are you a fan of HP and wizarding fun? There happens to be a free online pattern for a bookshelf quilt full of magic and mayhem. Come join us for a monthly series of learning and laughter as we journey through assembling and embellishing these paper pieced blocks. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
Fold & Stitch Wreath Amie Valentine Class Fee $45 + Supplies This wreath is unique, fun, versatile, and easy to personalize. Amie has figured out the tricks for its construction, and you will want to make one for every month of the year! You can also place it on your table as a centerpiece by simply adding a jar candle or flower vase in the center. (Please bring a brown bag lunch.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn the basics of your new embroidery machine! This class will cover basic embroidery techniques and care/maintenance of your new Janome. The class is FREE to all who purchased their new machine at The Little Shop of Stitches, and $25 if purchased elsewhere. Look for other New Owner classes to get the most enjoyment out of your sewing!

Cost: $ 25.00
$55 + Supplies (There is an $8 Supply Fee) Learn to use our Avante quilting machine from Handi Quilter. Our team of instructors will walk you through the basics of longarm quilting. You will learn to load your quilt onto the machine, use a pantograph and do basic free motion quilting. (Please bring a brown bag lunch.)

Cost: $ 55.00
Learn more about your new embroidery machine! This class will cover more advanced embroidery features of your new Janome. The class is FREE to all who purchased their new machine at The Little Shop of Stitches, and $25 if purchased elsewhere. Look for other New Owner classes to get the most enjoyment out of your sewing!

Cost: $ 25.00
Sat, July 15 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Quilted Applique Wall Hanging John Johnson Class Fee $40 + Supplies This wall hanging is a work of art, and easier than you might think! It utilizes simple applique shapes, on a dark background. There is no stitching at all until you start to quilt it! Your quilting with monofilament thread will add dimension and interest. (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Intermediate

Cost: $ 40.00
$55 + Supplies (There is an $8 Supply Fee) Learn to use our Avante quilting machine from Handi Quilter. Our team of instructors will walk you through the basics of longarm quilting. You will learn to load your quilt onto the machine, use a pantograph and do basic free motion quilting. (Please bring a brown bag lunch.)

Cost: $ 55.00
Tuffet Deanna Skapiak Class Fee $55 + Supplies Tuffets are the latest craze! Join Deanna for a fun-filled class to make this quilty footstool. Tuffets are the perfect gift idea for children, teenagers, and adults. (Lunch on your own.) Skill Level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 55.00
Free Motion Quilting on Your Home Machine Maggie Marziale Class Fee $55 + Supplies Bring in your trusted sewing machine from home, and learn to use your free motion foot. Carefully guided instruction along with expert tips will give you the confidence to complete your quilting independently. Maggie’s free motion techniques also transfer to longarm quilting. (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 55.00
Machine Quilting with Rulers Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 per session + Supplies Come join the fun exploring the world of machine quilting and ruler work. You will be amazed at the professional look you can get with the use of ruler templates and a ruler foot on your home sewing machine. This class is hands-on, and we'll use a different ruler each month to create quilting designs. As we use each ruler, we'll play with its endless possibilities. Whether you take one class or take them all, ruler work will open up a new door in machine quilting that is exciting and great fun! Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
Sat, July 22 1:30 – 4:00 pm Skill Builder Block Series Block #2 Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 per session + Supplies Improve or increase your piecing skills and learn some tricks of the trade in this going series. Take one class or take them all! For Block #2, we'll make strips sets. From the strips sets, we'll make “rails” and “9 patches.” Put the rails and 9 patches together and you'll have “Building Block II.” Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
Who's ready for a Little Shop Day Retreat? Yippee!! Join us for a 10-hour Quilt-Till-You-Wilt Retreat! Registration is $40, and reserves a seat for you to stitch in our bright, new classroom space from 10am until 8pm. Your registration fee includes lunch, a tasty afternoon treat, and dinner, as well as a surprise gift from us! Spend the day with your Quilty Friends and make new friends. Bring whatever you want to work on -- no instructor will be present. Seating is limited for this event, so check your calendar, and call 937-384-0804 to register today!

Cost: $ 40.00
Lucy Boston: Patchwork of the Crosses Kendra Phipps Class Fee $40 + Supplies Our next step in English paper piecing will include the elongated hexagon and fussy cutting. This technique can create kaleidoscope-type designs that are gorgeously mesmerizing! (Please bring a brown bag lunch.) Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 40.00
Fri, July 28 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Double Irish Chain Quilt Maggie Marziale Class Fee $50 + Supplies The Irish Chain is one of those timeless, beloved patterns. Believed to have originated in Ireland, it appeared in the States early in the 1800's and has been a favorite ever since. There is something special and heartwarming about making a quilt grounded in tradition. This Double Irish Chain version comes together easily with fast, strip-piecing techniques. Yesterday meets today for a perfect finish. (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 50.00
Border Creek Mystery – Quilter’s Joy Amie Valentine Class Fee $20 + Supplies Join Amie for this Mystery Quilt series that is sure to bring joy to your sewing room! The secret is to start with fabrics you love! This class is limited to those who signed up in January, and will continue monthly through August. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn the basics of your new sewing machine! This class will cover the basic features, feet, and care/maintenance of your new BERNINA. The class is FREE to all who purchased their new machine at The Little Shop of Stitches, and $25 if purchased elsewhere. Look for other New Owner classes to get the most enjoyment out of your sewing!

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn the advanced features of your new sewing machine! This class will cover the more advanced features and feet of your new BERNINA. The class is FREE to all who purchased their new machine at The Little Shop of Stitches, and $25 if purchased elsewhere. Look for other New Owner classes to get the most enjoyment out of your sewing!

Cost: $ 25.00
Feet and Technique Club John Johnson $30 for 6-month membership or $10 per session No Supplies Needed Little Shop Clubs are fun and informative! Join John each month to explore the world of sewing machine feet! This club begins in March, and will meet monthly through August. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Kimberbell Machine Embroidery Club Amie Valentine $30 for 6-month membership or $10 per session Little Shop Clubs are fun and informative! Join Amie each month as she explores the cuteness that is Kimberbell! Make the most of your embroidery machine, and owners of all brands are welcome. This club begins in March, and will meet monthly through August. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Wed, August 9 10:00 am – 2:30 pm Sunny Days Quilt-As-You-Go Placemat Deanna Skapiak Class Fee $40 + Supplies Make a sunflower placemat using simple Quilt-As-You-Go and applique techniques. The pattern can also be altered slightly to make a matching table runner. (Please bring a brown bag lunch.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 40.00
Thur, August 10 AND August 24 10:00 am – 1:00 pm The Little “My Favorite Bag” Amie Valentine Class Fee $60 + Supplies This bag is versatile and stylish, and just the right size! Fashionable grommets and pockets galore make it both modern and practical! Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 60.00
Learn the basics of your new embroidery machine! This class will cover basic embroidery techniques and care/maintenance of your new BERNINA. The class is FREE to all who purchased their new machine at The Little Shop of Stitches, and $25 if purchased elsewhere. Look for other New Owner classes to get the most enjoyment out of your sewing!

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn more about your new embroidery machine! This class will cover more advanced embroidery features of your new BERNINA. The class is FREE to all who purchased their new machine at The Little Shop of Stitches, and $25 if purchased elsewhere. Look for other New Owner classes to get the most enjoyment out of your sewing!

Cost: $ 25.00
Holiday Surprise Club Amie Valentine $30 for 6-month membership or $10 per session No Supplies Needed Little Shop Clubs are fun and informative! Join Amie each month as she gathers ideas for gift-giving and merry-making! This club begins in March, and will meet monthly through August. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Project of Doom Maggie Marziale Class Fee $20 per session + Supplies Are you a fan of HP and wizarding fun? There happens to be a free online pattern for a bookshelf quilt full of magic and mayhem. Come join us for a monthly series of learning and laughter as we journey through assembling and embellishing these paper pieced blocks. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
Who's ready for a Little Shop Day Retreat? Yippee!! Join us for a 10-hour Quilt-Till-You-Wilt Retreat! Registration is $40, and reserves a seat for you to stitch in our bright, new classroom space from 10am until 8pm. Your registration fee includes lunch, a tasty afternoon treat, and dinner, as well as a surprise gift from us! Spend the day with your Quilty Friends and make new friends. Bring whatever you want to work on -- no instructor will be present. Seating is limited for this event, so check your calendar, and call 937-384-0804 to register today!

Cost: $ 40.00
Wed, August 23 4:00 – 8:00 pm Double-Sided Baby Bunting Kendra Phipps Class Fee $40 + Supplies Have a baby shower coming up or a nursery to decorate? This beautiful bunting can be customized to fit any décor, and since it’s double-sided, can be hung just about anywhere! It is also great for decorating on any holiday or celebration! Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 40.00
Stack & Whack Maggie Marziale Class Fee $60 + Supplies Grab a large print (or dare we say it, your ugly fabric?) and turn it into beautiful blocks! It’s amazing to watch the transformations, and get many different blocks out of one fabric. Learn the tricks of stacking, whacking, piecing and pressing. (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Intermediate

Cost: $ 60.00
Machine Quilting with Rulers Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 per session + Supplies Come join the fun exploring the world of machine quilting and ruler work. You will be amazed at the professional look you can get with the use of ruler templates and a ruler foot on your home sewing machine. This class is hands-on, and we'll use a different ruler each month to create quilting designs. As we use each ruler, we'll play with its endless possibilities. Whether you take one class or take them all, ruler work will open up a new door in machine quilting that is exciting and great fun! Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
Sat, August 26 1:30 – 4:00 pm Skill Builder Block Series Block #3 Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 per session + Supplies Improve or increase your piecing skills and learn some tricks of the trade in this going series. Take one class or take them all! In this block, you'll learn how to make half square triangles. Triangle paper makes this block come together like a breeze. We'll call this block “Summer Winds.” Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 25.00