Classes

Attention: Please do not wear perfume to class or to Club meetings! Some staff and customers have serious allergy issues!! Also, at this time we are requiring masks and social distancing. Let’s all work together to keep each other safe!

Classes do not include supplies unless specified.

We plan on having all our classes and club meetings at this time, although that could change. If you don’t feel comfortable coming to class, please give us 48 hours notice as always. Please don’t come if you’re sick! We are cleaning our surfaces and following the CDC guidelines. There’s plenty of room here that you don’t have to be too close to your neighbor! If anything changes, we will post it on Instagram and Facebook, in an e-mailing, and on our web site.

Class Policy
It is our policy that you are not registered for class without paying the full class fee. If you do not show up and do not call 48 hours in advance, we are not obliged to refund your fee. Refunds will be made if a class is cancelled. Classes may be cancelled if less than three sign up. We ask that you purchase your class supplies from us, and we offer 10% off purchases made at class time, and 10% off class supplies only ahead of class.

PLEASE NOTE: As a courtesy to all our students, please do not bring children or non-paying guests to class!

Beginning Quiltmaking
Beginning Quiltmaking

Charlotte is teaching the Beginning Quilt-making class, and she is a patient teacher! The project is a lap size sampler quilt, and we will help you choose fabrics that will make you feel accomplished! Please get supply list, fabrics, and supplies before the first class.

Class Duration: 7 weeks
Enrollment: Min 6, Max 8
Fee: $85+
Session I
Dates: Mon. 5/17-6/28
Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
SORRY. THIS SESSION IS FULL.
Coil Rope Bowl
Coil Rope Bowl

You can get cotton rope at Back Door Quilts! Debbie will show you how to make a bowl or trivet with your zig zag sewing machine. You can make it plain, or embellish it with machine embroidery, or wrap cotton fabric around the top, intermittently through the bowl, or wrap all the rope with cotton! Lots of ideas to make these interesting bowls!

Class Duration: 5 hours
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $25+
Session I
Dates: Fri 6/18/20211
Time: 10am - 3pm
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Collage
Collage

Choose your own collage adventure! If you’re a beginner, start with a fairly simple or small design, and purchase the pattern of your choice.  Betty will help you with your project every step of the way!

Class Duration: 2 days
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 6
Fee: $40+
Session I
Dates: Wed. 6/2/2021 and 6/16/2021
Time: 10am - 2 pm
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Session II
Dates: Wed. 7/14 and 7/28/2021
Time: 10-2
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Field of Flowers
Field of Flowers

What a fun project!  This utilizes your embroidery machine to the max, making dimensional flowers with a glittery borganza overlay.  There’s also a wall hanging version.

Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $25+
Session I
Dates: Thur. 7/15/2021
Time: 10-3
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Hand Embroidery

Join Rose as she shares her tips and tricks for beautiful embroidery.  You will make the basic stitches on muslin in class, and by the end you will be ready to start on your own project.

Bring an embroidery hoop from 5” to 7” and small embroidery scissors.

Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $15
Session I
Dates: Mon. 6/21/2021
Time: 1:00-3:00
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Landscape Quilts For Beginners
Landscape Quilts For Beginners

It may not look like a beginner class, but teacher Carol Lang assures us that it is! You will get the supply list ahead of time and choose a photo with a building of some kind in it, and she’ll help you every step of the way. The finished quilts are amazing!

Please bring a sack lunch or snack.

Class Duration: 2 Days
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 16
Fee: $75+
Session I
Dates: Sat. 9/25 and 11/13/2021
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Learn to Sew 1–Quick and Easy Table Runner
Learn to Sew 1–Quick and Easy Table Runner

This first class will concentrate on getting to know your machine, accurate cutting and sewing, and following directions.

Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $15+
Session I
Dates: Thur. 6/10/2021
Time: 6-8:30
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Learn to Sew 2–Easy Mitered Placemats
Learn to Sew 2–Easy Mitered Placemats

Mitered corners look hard but are really easy with Michele’s class!  The project is a good practice piece for quilting.

Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $15+
Session I
Dates: Thur. 6/17/2021
Time: 6-8:30
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Learn to Sew 3–Pillowcase
Learn to Sew 3–Pillowcase

This is Michele’s most popular class, and it’s a lot of fun for all ages!  It makes the perfect gift–or gift bag.  Make it to match a bedroom or make it seasonal.

Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $15+
Session I
Dates: Thur. 6/24/2021
Time: 6-8:30
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Learn to Sew 4–Tea Towel Apron
Learn to Sew 4–Tea Towel Apron

The gender neutral apron can be accented with a fabric pocket for any season.

Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $15+
Session I
Dates: Thur. 7/1/2021
Time: 6-8:30
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Learn to Sew 5–Catch All Basket
Learn to Sew 5–Catch All Basket

Organize your space with fabrics to suit your personality.

Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $15+
Session I
Dates: Thur. 7/8/2021
Time: 6-8:30
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Learn to Sew 6–Reading Pillow

Everyone can use a pillow with a pocket to hold your book or magazine.

Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $15+
Session I
Dates: Thur. 7/15/2021
Time: 6-8:30
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Learn to Sew 7–Sling Purse

This can be a purse or a man-bag, depending on the fabric.  It is a slick way to close the bag without zippers, buttons, or velcro.

Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $15+
Session I
Dates: Thur. 7/22/2021
Time: 6-8:30
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Luminaire/Solaris Embroidery Machine Training
Luminaire/Solaris Embroidery Machine Training

Do you have a brother Luminaire or a Babylock Solaris?  Do you want to do more with your machine?  Debbie will show you all the ins and outs and help you learn your machine even better! Here’s the scoop: Read More…

Class Duration: 2 days
Enrollment: Min 4, Max 10
Fee: $60+
Session I
Dates: Thurs 5/13/2021 and Mon 5/17/2021
Time: 10-3
SORRY. THIS SESSION IS FULL.
Luminaire/Solaris Owner Project
Luminaire/Solaris Owner Project

If you own a Luminaire or Solaris embroidery machine, Debbie is coming up with projects to help use your machine to full capacity!  Please take the Luminaire Training class before joining this class.

Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $20+
Session I
Dates: Mon. 7/19/2021
Time: 10-3
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Machine Embroidery Time-Beg/Inter

Join Debbie each month as she shares tips and techniques to help you improve your machine embroidery skills.  Bring your machine, projects, questions and show & tell. Debbie will do an overview of a project or techniques, show & tell and then it’s project time.

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Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $20+
Session I
Dates: Mon. 6/7/2021
Time: 10-3
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Session II
Dates: Mon. 7/5/2021
Time: 10-3
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Nordic Nights
Nordic Nights

Marilyn will show you the ins and outs of making the Drunkard’s Patch block using templates that are included with the pattern.  The elegant quilt can be made in five different sizes, and it is fat quarter friendly!  You get a good start in class, then be able to finish the quilt on your own.

Advanced beginner.

Class Duration: 1 day
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $30+
Session I
Dates: Sat. May 22
Time: 10-3
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Scan and Cut Club
Scan and Cut Club

If you have taken Betty’s Beginning Scan and Cut class, you can join her on the last Thursday of each month for inspiration, camaraderie, and a block of time to get all your projects cut out.

Class Duration:
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 12
Fee: $20+
Session I
Dates: Thur. 6/24
Time: 10-3
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Session II
Dates: Thur. 7/29
Time: 10-3
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Stippling/Free Motion Quilting
Stippling/Free Motion Quilting

This is a class to learn how to quilt your small projects with your sewing machine. It is not machine embroidery. Read More…

Class Duration: 5 hours
Enrollment: Min 3, Max 10
Fee: $25+
Session I
Dates: Wed 6/23/2021
Time: 10am - 3pm
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