Classes at Quilter's Emporium
If you are interested in taking one of our classes, you can either sign
up in person at the shop or over the phone, by calling 281.491.0016.
Skill level Scale
Beginner - Student has no piecing or quilting experience
Experienced Beginner - Student has attended Beginning Quiltmaking Class or equivalent.
Intermediate- Student has completed a few quilt tops and is ready to "grow" their skills. A confident piecer.
It is the student's responsibility to remind the clerk at the time of checkout, if fabric or notions are being purchased for a class, qualifying for a 15% discount. We cannot go back to previous sales tickets to issue discounts. We appreciate your help in this.
Wool Applique Club
The borders of Summertime Sampler will be distributed at our next meeting. It's been a great year of applique and embroidery, with a bunch of beautiful creations by our wool group. We're looking at potential projects for upcoming meetings and gladly welcome anyone who is interested in joining our group! Call or drop by the the shop to get more information on wool club.
Leader - Lori Demars
July 8; 1:30-4
Jo Morton's "Little Women" Club
Do you love reproduction fabrics? Do you like to make timeless quilts? Do you like fun projects that you can finish in a month? Jo Morton loves to design small projects! If you've been quilting for awhile (or not), you might have a great collection of quilts and tops around the house. Well, for sure, you have space for these small quilts! You will learn some great precision piecing tips from these experienced Jo Morton fans!
We love Jo Morton's reproduction fabrics and are the hosts of the Jo Morton Little Women Club at
Come join us!!
Leaders - Pat Martin,
Tammy McCorkle, and Rhonda Wilhite
July 8; 10-1
Final assembly is upon us at last. Calling all club members to join us for the big reveal. How exciting it is when the completed quilts come together, and we see so many quilts from the same pattern. Information on the next Mystery Quilt will be coming soon. All skill levels are welcome.
Leader - Pam Brown (email@example.com)
Saturdays; June 24; 9:30-11; 11:30-1
Accuquilt QUBE Klub
We started our Qube Sampler in February, but it's not too late to join in the fun. This group is using Accuquilt dies to cut very accurate shapes for a sampler quilt in colors and patterns that reflect their individual style. If you are interested in an Accuquilt cuttter, we are always happy to give a demonstration. If you would like to see our "Qube Klub" ladies in action, feel free to drop in on our meeting day. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Leader - Bonnie McCormick
Saturday, June 24; 2-5
Westalee Quilting Templates ClubAt the July meeting we will distribute the final block! Even if you haven't been making these blocks, please join us for a fun-filled session. We talk about piecing techniques, introduce the group to new classess on our schedule, and show off new fabrics, projects and products in the shop. We are always excited to see what great quilts and other projects oour customers have been working on. Everyone present is eligible for our door prize drawings; anyone bringing a show and tell, receives extra door prize tickets.
For those of you who have joined the "Revolution" to quilt your own quilts on your own machine using the Sew Steady/Westalee Quilting Templates, this club is for you. Bring any show and tells where you used the templates. If you have purchased your quilting templates from us and want to see the new templates in the shop and how to use them, come to this free meeting! Templates will be available for purchase and Rose Ann will demonstrate how to use the new templates.
Leader - Rose Ann Cook
Monday, July 31; 1:30-3:30
Sunday; August 27, 3-5
Monday, August 28; 1:30-3:30
Monday, September 25; 1:30-3:30
Sunday; October 22; 3-5
Monday, November 27; 1:30-3:30
Sunday; December 17; 3-5
Saturday Sampler - County Fair
Leader - Rose Ann Cook
Saturday; July 1; 1-2
SAVE THE DATE FOR GREAT CLASSES - more info coming soon!
Christmas in July - July 15 - 22
Poinsettia Tablerunner, July 16
Lemoyne Trails, July 18
Prickly Pinecones Tree Skirt, July 19 & 20
Cowboy Boot Christmas Stockings, July 21
Judy Neimeyer Quilts
Fractured Paintbox, July 28
Summer Solstice, August 3, 10, 17,31
Sunrise Mixer, August 4, 11
(If there's a class that you would love for us to offer, please let us know - email@example.com)
Prickly Pinecones Tree Skirt - $107
Prickly Pinecones is a tree skirt designed by Judy and Brad Niemeyer in 2015 to mimic frosty pinecones, a wintery landscape, and wrap your Christmas tree in the warmth that comes from a cozy fire and the remembered smell of fresh pine trees. The design utilizes perfectly spaced spikes and a log cabin center star which go together quickly. Whether your Prickly Pinecones Tree Skirt ends up around the tree or is used as a table topper or wall hanging, it will be a great complement to your celebration of the season. Join Jan Mathews, Certified Instructor, to learn this unique design from the an exceptional designer.
Teacher - Jan Mathews
Wednesday and Thursday, July 19 and 20, 10 - 5 both days
A Festive Kaleidoscope Quilt - $60
We are kicking off our Christmas in July week with a detailed class on kaleidoscope quiltmaking. Learn how to cut identical triangles that produce dynamic new patterns. Special piecing techniques ensure that the center intersection lies flat. This class is for confident beginners and intermediate quilters who wish to enhance their cutting and piecing abilities by creating a fascinating Christmas quilt.
Teacher - Elizabeth Oldham
Saturday, July 15, 10-5
Country Fair Quilt - $40
Get perfect points on your carpenter's star using Studio 180 rulers! Join us in this class to hone your skills making 4-patches, square-in-a-squares, and flying geese. This is an easy quilt that looks quite complicated, an excellent confidence builder for experienced and inexperienced quilters alike.
Teacher - Pam Baum
Tuesdays, June 20 and 27, 6-9 pm OR
Sunday, June 25, 12-5
T-Shirt Quilt - $60
Do you have old t-shirts that you don’t wear anymore? Have you spent years collecting t-shirts from every place you’ve ever visited? Why not make a quilt out of these old t-shirts? This class will show you the techniques needed to cut, stabilize, and lay out a t-shirt quilt of any size
Teacher - Bonnie McCormick
Friday, June 23; 10:30 - 5
Judy Niemeyer Sew Day - $10
Judy Niemeyer Sew Days (NOT a class) are dedicated to ONLY Judy Niemeyer projects. Jan Mathews, a Certified Instructor for Judy Niemeyer Quilting, will be available to answer questions and get over trouble spots.
Teacher: Jan Mathews
Monday, July 24; 10-5
Saturday, August 5; 10-5
Friday, September 1; 10-5
Friday, October 6; 10-5
BASIC SKILLS CLASSES
Beginning Quilt Making - $70
Rose Ann teaches quilting newbies how to select fabric, prepare and cut fabric, reading patterns, and how to make the same quilt top that has been taught to over 1200 students over the years.
Teacher: Rose Ann Cook
BOOTCAMP -Monday-Thursday June 26, 27, 28, 29; 12-5
Sundays; July 23, 30 August 6, 13; 12-5
Sundays; September 10, 17, 24, October 1; 12-5
Sundays; November 12, 19, 26, December 3; 12-5
Beginning Machine Quilting - $30
If you are ready to learn to use your domestic sewing machine to quilt your quilt tops, then this is the class for you. Rose Ann walks you through the entire process so that you can go home and start machine quilting that stack!
You will need to bring your sewing machine, a walking foot (even
feed foot) and a darning foot (free motion foot).
Teacher: Rose Ann Cook
Friday; June 30; 12-2Sunday; August 20; 12-2
Sunday; October 8; 12-2
Sunday; December 10; 12-2
Basic Quilt Binding - $30
Includes kit - quilt "sandwich" and fabric for binding strips.
Teacher: Vikki Youngmeyer
Friday; June 30; 2:30-4:30
Sunday; August 20; 2:30-4:30
Sunday; October 8; 2:30-4:30
Sunday; December 10; 2:30-4:30
Westalee Quilting Templates Guide Class
If you purchased and received your Sew Steady table and quilting templates, then this is the class that will help you learn how to use them.
Attendees, please bring 2-3 fat quarter sized "quilt sandwiches" to practice upon. It's a great idea to use Sullivan's Basting Spray between the layers of the fabric and batting.
Leader - Rose Ann Cook
Monday, July 31; 10-1
Sunday; August 27; 12-3
Monday, August 28; 10-1
Monday, September 25; 10-1
Sunday; October 22; 12-3
Monday, November 27; 10-1
Sunday; December 17; 12-3