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(Listings are in order by date of first class.)

Quilting, Sewing, & Mixed Media Classes

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fabric postcardsFabric Postcards

Tonye Belinda Phillips
Wednesday, February 1, 9:00-1:00

An enduring favorite and incredibly fun! Join Tonye to make personalized fabric postcards that can actually go through the mail (hand cancelled only). They are tiny works of art!

Lab fee: $5.00 payable to instructor during class.

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landscape quilt by june jaeger



Landscape Quilt

June Jaeger
Thurs-Sat, February 2-4 9:00-3:00

Come join June in this "Landscape Quilt" class! Choose to either bring one of her fabulous landscape quilt patterns to class and have her expertise guiding you through the pattern OR bring a photo of your own to create into an art quilt. In this three day process watch these beautiful nature scenes come to life! (Bring your own lunch.)

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into the woods


Into the Woods

Janet Storton
Tues & Wed, Feb 7 & 8 9:00-4:00

Are you ready for the world of fantasy? Let's stretch our imagination and creativity as Janet leads you "Into the Woods" using Kathy Doughty's quilting pattern. You will learn quilt as you go, raw edge applique, fusing embellishments and wonky style cuts for a whimsical effect for
your quilt.

Recommended Book: Mixing Quilt Elements by Kathy Doughty/ 15% class discount is applied to the book cost.

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pattern drafting class


Drafting your Own Quilt Pattern

Lawry Thorn
Thursday February 9 10:00-2:00

Have you ever wanted to design your own quilt but being unsure of where to begin stopped you from going forward? Then, this is the class for you. Lawry will lead you through the steps necessary to draft your own design. Play with common quilt blocks, while learning how to figure yardage and build confidence in all the steps needed in the process of designing your own quilt.

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outside the linesOutside the Lines

Jean Wells
Fri & Sat, February 10 & 11 9:30-3:00

The quilts from Gee's Bend have fascinated me since I first saw them. They are the inspiration for this workshop. Working intuitively is a fun approach to quilt design and can produce astounding results. In this workshop we will explore design options as well as techniques with some exercises and then participate in a discussion on color. The rest of the time will be spent on your own exploration into working "Outside the Lines". Your challenge will be to work in a color palette new to you and to explore design. Refer to my books Journey to Inspired Art Quilting and Intuitive Color and Design for ideas.

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tunc sewing class




Deb Wilkinson
Sundays, Feb 12, 19 & 26 10:00-4:00

Deb with her expertise in garment construction will lead you through the steps of designing your own special garment using ideas and patterns from the Tunic Bible by Sarah Gunn and Julie Starr. In this class, you can choose a style that suits your needs right down to the neckline and sleeves. This book is filled with terrific inspiration to give you the opportunity to use just one basic pattern for many different results.

Recommended book: Tunic Bible - 15% class discount is applied to the book cost.

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

Mini-Mystery Club

Lawry Thorn
Saturdays, Feb 18 & March 18 - 8:30-9:15
April 15 & May 20 - 8:15-9:00

Do you love mystery quilt projects so much that you wish they would never end? Bring your inner gumshoe and get clues at each meeting. In the last session, Lawry will "reveal" the finished quilt.

*If you live out of town, or can’t get to our monthly classes, you can still participate using mail order. 
Just let us know, so Lawry can mail the instructions to you each month.

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pineapple Pillow classPineapple Pillow or Tablerunner

Lawry Thorn
Tuesday February 21 9:00-3:00

Let's learn how to use the Creative Grid Pineapple Trim Tool to make this beautiful Pineapple block pillow or tablerunner. Lawry will lead you through each step so you create perfectly square pineapple blocks. Along with honing your skill with this tool, Lawry will use her expertise to help you choose fabrics to create a swirled pineapple affect with color.

Required: Pineapple Trim Tool / 15% class discount applied to trim tool cost.

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House Party Revival Club

with Tonye Phillips
$90 ($30 / month for 3 months)

house party revival club with tonye phillips Fridays: Feb 24, March 17, April 7

Join Tonye Phillips and her fabulous, newly designed quilt "House Party Revival"! Begin with creating the 4 individual houses in Month #1 and learn how to applique with wool & cotton. Then, in Month #2, experiment with decorative, creative stitching on the houses and plants. In Month #3, learn the liberated points piecing used for the trees. In Month #4, let's piece the big house together, add the trees & ground, and watch your quilt top come alive!

OPTIONAL: We will have a kit available for each month's project, or choose your own fabrics. Kit price will vary per month, depending on the fabrics provided in the kit.

(Kits will also be available by mail.)

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happy 30th quilt



Happy 30th with Love

Kayley Rose
Saturday February 25 9:00-3:00

I invite you to explore the design possibilities of applique. "Happy 30th with Love" was inspired by Carolyn Friedlander's book "Savor each Stitch". Join Kayley on this adventure in design using either hand applique or machine applique to create this wall hanging created to mark a 30 year celebration. Let's learn hand applique with a method that is easy to do, hand quilting that adds color and a linear element to the finished design, straight line quilting and explore the versality of applique.

Suggested books: Savor each Stitch by Carolyn Friedlander and WALK by Jacquie Gering - 15% class discount is applied to the book cost.

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Knitting & Crochet Classes

beginning Crochet classBeginning Crochet 101

Paula Johnson
Tues, February 7, 14, & 21, 10:00-12:00

This is a technique focused class for those with little or no crochet experience. Paula will teach you how to read a crochet pattern, basic crochet stitches and how to finish your project.

Book purchase required: The Happy Hooker: Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet by Debbie Stoller - ($15.95 less 15% class discount.)

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.

beginning crochet class

Beginning Crochet 102*

Paula Johnson
Tuesdays: February 28, March 7 & 14 10:00-12:00

Join Paula in expanding your crochet skills. This is a technique focused class for the person who has some basic knowledge of crochet and wants to learn more. Paula will be teaching new stitches, how to make a circle, along with seaming and blocking. In learning these new skills more patterns choices will be yours!

Book purchase required: The Happy Hooker: Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet by Debbie Stoller ($15.95 less 15% class discount.)

We're sorry, this class has been cancelled.



Color Key for Classes:

Quilting and Sewing Classes have a White border.

At Quilting & Mixed Media classes are in Orange.

Beginning Quilting & Sewing Classes are in Purple.

Special Events are in Red.

Retreats & Workshops from Nationally Known Instructors are in Navy Blue.

Knitting & Crochet Classes are in Light Blue.

Clubs are in Yellow.


Class Registration Policies & Procedures

The following applies to all classes offered in this Class Schedule:

What do I need for class?
Each class has a Supply List. There may be additional Kit or Lab Fees for special supplies, such as freezer paper, fabric paints, special templates, etc. Fabric requirements will be listed in your supply list. Some classes require preparation prior to your first class, e.g., pre-cutting fabric, bringing design ideas, etc. Once you register for your class and receive your Supply List, you will receive a 15% discount on all required supplies. To receive the discount, you must have your Supply List with you when you make your purchase..

Registration Procedures
Pre-registration and payment are required. Register during our Fall/Winter Preview Party and receive a 10% discount on the fee. You may register by phone (541-549-6061) or at the store. You receive a 10% discount any time you register on-line at www.stitchinpost.com/classes.html (Sorry, discount does not apply to Clubs, Special Events, Retreats, or Workshops.))

Class Cancellation Policy
You must cancel at least TEN DAYS prior to the class for a full refund. If the Stitchin’ Post cancels a class, you may take a store credit or request a refund. (Does not Apply to Workshops)

Sometimes We Cancel a Class….
On occasion we will cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We make that decision ten (10) days before the scheduled class. We recommend that you call to confirm that the class has met its minimum enrollment and will go on as scheduled. The safest bet is to do your class purchases within ten (10) days of the class date.

(For Cancellation Policies for Workshops & Retreats, see information at the bottom of this page.)

What are my Basic Sewing Supplies (BSS)?
BSS includes sewing machine in good working order, rotary cutter, cutting mat, ruler, scissors, tape measure, pencil, pins, and seam ripper.

Winter Weather Alert!
Weather can be unpredictable here in Central Oregon. When winter weather affects driving conditions, our priority is safety! Please note that if the Sisters School District is closed due to weather conditions, we will also cancel class that day. We will reschedule the class for another day, based on classroom and instructor availability.

A Friendly Reminder For A Healthy Classroom
If you have a cold, flu symptoms, or a lingering cough, please be considerate of fellow classmates and the instructor by staying home and taking care of yourself. Call the store in advance to let us know you are not feeling well, and we will do what we can to accommodate your illness.
Along the same lines, we have many students who are sensitive to perfumes and scented lotions; please avoid wearing such products to class.
Thank you!