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


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
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
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
$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
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
$30 for a 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 September, and will continue through February. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 30.00
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 September, and will continue through February. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
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
Border Creek Mystery – Sweet 16 Amie Valentine Class Fee $20 per session + 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 will continue into 2018. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
Show & Tell 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 and celebrate your successes each month! This club begins in September, and will meet monthly through February. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 30.00
Show & Tell 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 and celebrate your successes each month! This club begins in September, and will meet monthly through February. 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
Tues, Sept 12 10:00 am – 2:30 pm “Color My World” Crayon Quilt Kendra Phipps Class Fee $40 + Supplies Let’s be kids again! This quilt pattern can be a child’s bed quilt, a teacher’s wall hanging, or a whimsical throw in anyone’s home. Skill level: Confident beginner

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
Wed, Sept 13 5:30 – 8:00 pm String Circles Quilt John Johnson Class Fee $25 + Supplies String quilts are made by sewing fabric strips of all sizes to foundations. By using different fabrics and strings, each quilt is one of a kind. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
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
Sat, Sept 16 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Toolbox Embroidery Software Workshop John Johnson $50 + Supplies Learn the ins and outs of the new Toolbox software, which applies to all brands of embroidery machines. All four modules will be explored in depth. (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 50.00
Mon, Sept 18 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Have It All Wallet Amie Valentine $30 + Supplies With this sleek, versatile wallet you can take everything with you while keeping it all neat and organized! It features pockets for credit cards, bills, checkbook, and coupons. A snap closure and a zippered pocket for coins keeps you organized. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 30.00
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
Thur, Sept 21 2:00 – 4:00 pm Thur, Oct 19 2:00 – 4:00 pm Thur, Nov 9 2:00 – 4:00 pm Fabric Collage Workshop Maggie Marziale Class Fee $20 + Supplies Laura Heine's patterns are awesome! We'll talk about the process of making these beauties, prep our fabrics and explore placement possibilities. Small amounts of a variety of fabrics are needed... so swapping fabrics will be greatly encouraged, after all... variety is the spice of collage! Come to one session, or come to all three! Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
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
$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
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
Skill Builder Block Series #4 Maggie Marziale Sat, Sept 23 1:30 – 4:00 pm Skill Builder Block Series Block #4 Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 per session + Supplies Improve or increase your piecing skills and learn some tricks of the trade in this ongoing series. Take one class or take them all! In this block, you’ll learn how to make flying geese. We’ll talk about the different ways they have been made over the years and how to make them with no wasted fabric as we make our “Fox and Geese” block. Skill level: Beginner

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
Fri, Sept 29 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Lazy Angle Table Topper Deanna Skapiak Class Fee $45 + Supplies Learn to quilt the Lazy way! This is an incredibly versatile ruler, and we’ll use it to make six different blocks in our table topper. Once you’ve gone Lazy, you’ll never want to go back! (Please bring a brown bag lunch.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 45.00
Sat, Sept 30 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Square Tuffet Deanna Skapiak Class Fee $55 + Supplies The tuffet has gone square! This new shape is fun to put together, and it makes a great gift for any occasion! (Please bring a brown bag lunch.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 55.00
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
Border Creek Mystery – Sweet 16 Amie Valentine Class Fee $20 per session + 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 will continue into 2018. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
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 September, and will continue through February. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Tues, Oct 10 10:00 am – 2:30 pm Radiant Star Kendra Phipps Class Fee $40 + Supplies English Paper Piecing is going 3D! Join Kendra to learn how to take your skills up a notch! This finished piece is a gorgeous piece of artwork, great for gift-giving! (Please bring a brown bag lunch.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 40.00
Wed, Oct 11 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Blooming Star Runner Deanna Skapiak Class Fee $45 + Supplies This adorable table runner can be made up in different fabrics for each season. Learn simple piecing and applique techniques, and you can have a new table runner – maybe even one for each holiday! (Please bring a brown bag lunch.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 45.00
Show & Tell 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 and celebrate your successes each month! This club begins in September, and will meet monthly through February. 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
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
Thur, Sept 21 2:00 – 4:00 pm Thur, Oct 19 2:00 – 4:00 pm Thur, Nov 9 2:00 – 4:00 pm Fabric Collage Workshop Maggie Marziale Class Fee $20 + Supplies Laura Heine's patterns are awesome! We'll talk about the process of making these beauties, prep our fabrics and explore placement possibilities. Small amounts of a variety of fabrics are needed... so swapping fabrics will be greatly encouraged, after all... variety is the spice of collage! Come to one session, or come to all three! Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
Fall into an Applique Buffet Maggie Marziale Class Fee $70 + Supplies Do you have an appetite for applique? Would you like a sampling of various types of applique? Come explore our buffet of techniques and discover your favorite “recipe” for applique. In the first session, we'll piece the background and begin prepping our applique pieces. In the second session, we'll learn a variety (buffet) of applique techniques, which will include two different forms of machine applique, as well as hand applique. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 70.00
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
Wool Felt Applique Basics Kendra Phipps Class Fee $40 + Supplies This class is fun and relatively simple if you can see with your hands! We will use a kit to make a candle mat from wool felt pieces. We won't have to turn our edges under because felt doesn't fray!! Good for first timers as well as those who have some experience with embroidery. 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
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, Oct 28 1:30 – 4:00 pm Skill Builder Block Series Block #5 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! This month, you’ll learn an easy way to make Quarter Square Triangles. You’ll work on a block that’s a variation of the Ohio Star called “Swamp Angel.” Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
Border Creek Mystery – Sweet 16 Amie Valentine Class Fee $20 per session + 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 will continue into 2018. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
Tues, Nov 7 10:00 am – 2:30 pm English Paper Piecing Snowflake Kendra Phipps Class Fee $40 + Supplies Winter is coming! Come learn the basics of English Paper Piecing with hexies and make a snowflake wall hanging or pillow! Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 40.00
Thur, Sept 21 2:00 – 4:00 pm Thur, Oct 19 2:00 – 4:00 pm Thur, Nov 9 2:00 – 4:00 pm Fabric Collage Workshop Maggie Marziale Class Fee $20 + Supplies Laura Heine's patterns are awesome! We'll talk about the process of making these beauties, prep our fabrics and explore placement possibilities. Small amounts of a variety of fabrics are needed... so swapping fabrics will be greatly encouraged, after all... variety is the spice of collage! Come to one session, or come to all three! Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
Show & Tell 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 and celebrate your successes each month! This club begins in September, and will meet monthly through February. 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
Mon, Nov 13 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Heart of America Amie Valentine Class Fee $50 + Supplies Your embroidery machine is capable of so much! Learn Claudia Dinnell’s special technique for multi-hooping and make a patriotic wall hanging for your favorite American! (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Intermediate

Cost: $ 50.00
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
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 September, and will continue through February. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
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, Nov 25 1:30 – 4:00 pm Skill Builder Block Series Block #6 Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 per session + Supplies Improve or increase your piecing skills and learn some tricks of the trade in this ongoing series. Take one class, or take them all! This month, you’ll learn about bias and setting triangles for on-point piecing. You’ll be making a “Grandmother’s Pride” block, but what you learn will be applicable to any on-point quilt. Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 25.00