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HQ University

$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.)

Fabric Collage Workshop

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

One Block Wonder

One Block Wonder Maggie Marziale Class Fee $60 + Supplies It is amazing to watch how one fabric can produce such a wide variety of beautiful blocks! These blocks are made primarily of one fabric cut up in a "stack and whack" fashion. In this variation, we will also learn to create some of the blocks with a 3-dimensional cube look. (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Intermediate

Aug 25
Machine Quilting with Rulers
Aug 25
Skill Builder Block Series #5
Aug 29
Little Shop Day Retreat!

Little Shop of Stitches Class List


HQ University
- Aug 21, 2018 10:00 am

$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
Fabric Collage Workshop
- Aug 23, 2018 02:00 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
One Block Wonder
- Aug 24, 2018 10:00 am

One Block Wonder Maggie Marziale Class Fee $60 + Supplies It is amazing to watch how one fabric can produce such a wide variety of beautiful blocks! These blocks are made primarily of one fabric cut up in a "stack and whack" fashion. In this variation, we will also learn to create some of the blocks with a 3-dimensional cube look. (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Intermediate

Cost: $ 60.00
Machine Quilting with Rulers
- Aug 25, 2018 10:00 am

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 #5
- Aug 25, 2018 01:30 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
Little Shop Day Retreat!
- Aug 29, 2018 10:00 am

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
Serger Club $10 per session
- Sep 01, 2018 10:00 am

Serger Club John Johnson $10 per session Whether you've had a long time of experience with your serger or are just starting this club is for you. Lots of fun techniques and projects will be explored each month. You will learn decorative techniques, practical time saving short cuts and delve into some of the cool accessories available for sergers today. Pull your serger out of the closet and become friends with your new sidekick! This club begins in June, and will meet monthly through November. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
$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 March, and will continue through August. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 30.00
Kimberbell Machine Embroidery Club Amie Valentine $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 continue through August. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Easy Peasy Club Amie Valentine $30 for a 6-month membership or $10 per session No Supplies Needed Little Shop Clubs are fun and informative! Join Amie as she features a new Easy Peasy project each month! This club begins in September and will meet monthly through February. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 30.00
Easy Peasy Club -- $10 Per Session
- Sep 01, 2018 02:30 pm

Easy Peasy Club Amie Valentine $30 for a 6-month membership or $10 per session No Supplies Needed Little Shop Clubs are fun and informative! Join Amie as she features a new Easy Peasy project each month! This club begins in September and will meet monthly through February. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Little Shop Day Retreat!
- Sep 05, 2018 10:00 am

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
Sampler Block of the Month #2
- Sep 08, 2018 10:00 am

Sampler Block of the Month #2 Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 + Supplies Let's explore a variety of blocks and techniques in this monthly class. This month we'll learn how to piece with “Y” seams. Once you make this Attic Window block, you'll wonder what the fuse was all about! It can also be pieced without “Y” seams, we'll also talk about that approach. Come join our sampler class for this technique, or join us for them all! Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
Project of Doom
- Sep 08, 2018 02:00 pm

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 One
- Sep 12, 2018 06:00 pm

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. We'll discuss the basic tools and how to cut pieces accurately. Then, 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
Little Shop Mini Retreat!
- Sep 21, 2018 10:00 am

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
The Skinny on Raw Edge Applique for Fall Maggie Marziale Class Fee $50 + Supplies Learn all about raw edge machine appliqué in this class. Learn how to use small amounts of fusible so the block remains soft; how to secure the pieces with the machine blanket stitch as it creates a beautiful edge treatment. Explore the details of points and curves as we create this “skinny” quilt just perfect for fall! (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 50.00
Versatile Wave Purse
- Sep 26, 2018 10:30 am

Versatile Wave Purse Amie Valentine Class Fee $50 + Supplies We will start by creating a purse base. Then, we will add reversible covers to match different outfits or occasions. You can interchange them without having to empty your purse! How smart! (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 50.00
Stack & Whack
- Sep 27, 2018 10:00 am

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: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 60.00
Machine Quilting with Rulers
- Sep 29, 2018 10:00 am

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 #6
- Sep 29, 2018 01:30 pm

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
Little Shop Day Retreat!
- Oct 03, 2018 10:00 am

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 – Quilter’s Friendships Amie Valentine Class Fee $20 per session + Supplies Join Amie and some quilty friends for this Mystery Quilt series! The secret is to start with fabrics you love! This class series will continue through Spring 2019. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
Serger Club $10 per session
- Oct 06, 2018 10:00 am

Serger Club John Johnson $10 per session Whether you've had a long time of experience with your serger or are just starting this club is for you. Lots of fun techniques and projects will be explored each month. You will learn decorative techniques, practical time saving short cuts and delve into some of the cool accessories available for sergers today. Pull your serger out of the closet and become friends with your new sidekick! This club begins in June, and will meet monthly through November. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Kimberbell Machine Embroidery Club Amie Valentine $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 continue through August. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Easy Peasy Club -- $10 Per Session
- Oct 06, 2018 02:30 pm

Easy Peasy Club Amie Valentine $30 for a 6-month membership or $10 per session No Supplies Needed Little Shop Clubs are fun and informative! Join Amie as she features a new Easy Peasy project each month! This club begins in September and will meet monthly through February. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Prairie Point Turkey
- Oct 10, 2018 10:00 am

Prairie Point Turkey Deanna Skapiak Class Fee $45 + Supplies Put some dimension into your Thanksgiving this year! 3D prairie points make Tom’s tail feathers “pop” out, and a special technique gives the leaves some added interest as well. (Please bring a brown bag lunch.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 45.00
Sew Im-Pressed
- Oct 13, 2018 10:00 am

Sew Im-Pressed Susan Butts Class Fee $40 + Supplies Create a pressing board with a handy pocket on the back! We’ll be using an empty fabric bolt to make our pressing board that will allow you to take along your 6” x 24” or smaller ruler and have a pressing board to work on when you arrive at your favorite sewing location…aka…The Little Shop! (Please bring a brown bag lunch.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 40.00
Project Bags
- Oct 17, 2018 10:00 am

Project Bags Ginny McKenzie Class Fee $30 + Supplies These project bags are storage totes with a zipper closure and a see-through vinyl window. You can see at a glance what project you are working on. They are big enough to store your in-process projects, yet small enough to carry to classes and retreats with everything organized and together. Each one is made with a sturdy, quilted base and can be individually designed. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn to Quilt, Part Two
- Oct 17, 2018 06:00 pm

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
Stack Yourself a Christmas Tree Skirt / Tabletopper Maggie Marziale Class Fee $50 + Supplies Wouldn't you love to make this tree skirt! It starts with eight Stack and Whack blocks, add a simple 8-pointed star in the center, and you have something beautiful to warm your home for the holidays, or to give as a gift. It can also be made with any eight 12-inch finished blocks. Not needing a tree skirt? Make it a table topper for any season! Either way, it's sure to be a welcome addition to any home. (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 50.00
Sampler Block of the Month #3
- Oct 20, 2018 10:00 am

Sampler Block of the Month #3 Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 + Supplies Let's explore a variety of blocks and techniques in this monthly class. This month we'll work on curved piecing, it can be a little scary, but fear not! What lurks around those bends is nothing to be feared! Come join our sampler class for just this technique, or join us for them all! Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
Project of Doom
- Oct 20, 2018 02:00 pm

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
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
Little Shop Mini Retreat!
- Oct 26, 2018 10:00 am

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
- Oct 27, 2018 10:00 am

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 – Sashing & Cornerstones Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 + Supplies Learn some skill building techniques in this ongoing series. Take just one class or take them all! In this class we take the blocks you've made, and we'll start to put them together using sashing and cornerstones. Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
Border Creek Mystery – Quilter’s Friendships Amie Valentine Class Fee $20 per session + Supplies Join Amie and some quilty friends for this Mystery Quilt series! The secret is to start with fabrics you love! This class series will continue through Spring 2019. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 20.00
Triangle Frenzy Swirl
- Nov 02, 2018 10:30 am

Triangle Frenzy Swirl Amie Valentine Class Fee $30 + Supplies One carefully selected border stripe fabric can easily be turned into a stunning runner for your table. Learn how to cut the triangles carefully to make the most of your fabric design and stitch them to create a unique pattern. Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 30.00
Serger Club $10 per session
- Nov 03, 2018 10:00 am

Serger Club John Johnson $10 per session Whether you've had a long time of experience with your serger or are just starting this club is for you. Lots of fun techniques and projects will be explored each month. You will learn decorative techniques, practical time saving short cuts and delve into some of the cool accessories available for sergers today. Pull your serger out of the closet and become friends with your new sidekick! This club begins in June, and will meet monthly through November. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Kimberbell Machine Embroidery Club Amie Valentine $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 continue through August. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Easy Peasy Club -- $10 Per Session
- Nov 03, 2018 02:30 pm

Easy Peasy Club Amie Valentine $30 for a 6-month membership or $10 per session No Supplies Needed Little Shop Clubs are fun and informative! Join Amie as she features a new Easy Peasy project each month! This club begins in September and will meet monthly through February. Skill level: All welcome

Cost: $ 10.00
Machine Quilting with Feed Dogs Up
- Nov 15, 2018 10:00 am

Machine Quilting with Feed Dogs Up Maggie Marziale Class Fee $50 + Supplies Want to quilt your own quilts but not ready for free motion? You've used your walking foot to stitch in the ditch, but you'd like to do more. Let's get out the ditch and take that foot for a walk with designs from basic to beautiful! (Lunch on your own.) Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 50.00
Little Shop Mini Retreat!
- Nov 16, 2018 10:00 am

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
Sampler Block of the Month #4 – Partial Seams Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 + Supplies Let's explore a variety of blocks and techniques in this monthly class. This month we'll talk about blocks made with partial seams. Even though the blocks look complicated, the piecing is easier than you might think, just wait till you try! Come join our sampler class for just this technique, or join us for them all! Skill level: Confident beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
Project of Doom
- Nov 17, 2018 02:00 pm

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
Machine Quilting with Rulers
- Nov 24, 2018 10:00 am

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 #8 – Sawtooth Border Maggie Marziale Class Fee $25 + Supplies Learn some skill building techniques in this ongoing series. Take just one class or take them all! In this class, we will continue working with half square triangles and triangle paper, and consider various corner and center treatments. We'll talk about the value of value in a quilt, and we'll also talk about “easing in.” Skill level: Beginner

Cost: $ 25.00
Little Shop Day Retreat!
- Nov 28, 2018 10:00 am

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