Heart & Hand Dry Goods in Sioux City, Iowa, offers the best quilting classes around! If you are a beginning quilter or a lifelong enthusiast, we have the quilting class for you! Check our quarterly rotating class schedule for your next learning experience.

Spring 2019 Quilting Classes

Beginning Quilting Class

Shining Star Table Topper

Mini-Wonderful Curves

Mini-Wonderful Curves

Mini-Wonderful Curves

T-Shirt Quilt Basics and Beyond

Jelly Roll Rug

Exploring Surface Design

Beginning Quilting Class for Spring

Spring Session I

Wednesdays, April 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. OR

Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $85 plus tax includes longarm quilting, pattern and four instruction periods

Our four-session beginning quilting class teaches all the steps to quilt construction. Class project is a small 28-inch wallhanging, table runner, or slightly larger baby-size quilt. Three sessions are devoted to skills such as rotary cutting, measuring, and use of rulers, block construction, proper piecing and pressing of quilt top, and application of borders. Included in the price of the class is the quilting of your project on the longarm machine here at the shop. In the 4th session, we will learn the process of making and applying the binding to your quilted project.
Come into the shop and see the samples done in various fabrics. Be sure to pick up your supply list of materials needed for your project. In the interest of instruction time, please purchase your materials before the first class session. A 10 percent discount is applied for all materials purchased for classes at Heart and Hand. Store machines are available for your use if your home sewing machine is not portable. We encourage you to bring your machine if possible.

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T-Shirt Quilt Basics & Beyond

Thursday, April 30, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. OR

Thursday, April 30, 6-8 p.m.

Cost: $25 plus tax

It’s that season again when many quilters are asked to make a T-shirt quilt for someone. If you have never done it and need some basic info, join Jane as she takes you through the basic steps, and then discusses the design possibilities available to you. Main focus of the class is how to rough cut and apply interfacing to your shirts, and how to finally cut them out and determine sizes needed for your design. Sign up at the shop and pick up your supply list, which will give you class preparation tips and suggested rulers. Some of the rulers available for use in the class.

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Jelly Roll Rug Class

Saturday, April 20 from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

We have had two Jelly Roll Rug sew days at the shop so far, and they have been a popular quilting class! Please see our store sample for a look at this new craze in the quilting world. It’s a cute oval or rectangular rug made with a jelly roll of fabric and specially cut batting strips. Join us for the day and be prepared to sew, sew, sew! Jane will review all the steps with you, although you might not get to all of them that day. Best to bring your own machine and walking foot, if possible. Sign up and pick up your SUPPLY LIST.

Cost: $20 plus tax includes pattern.

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Mini Wonderful Curves Demo/Class

Saturday, March 30 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. OR

Monday, April 1 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Are you ready to try some curved piecing? It’s not as hard as you might think, using some new rulers on the market. Check out our samples on the classroom wall to see how the Mini-Curve ruler by Sew Kind of Wonderful can help you construct basic curved, pieced blocks and sew some holiday-themed projects from the book “Mini-Wonderful Curves.” This is a two-hour demo quilting class teaching you how to use the ruler, so bring some scraps to play with. Machines will be available in the store. Special pricing of the ruler/book combo available. Sign up and pick up the SUPPLY LIST. Rulers available to try during class

Cost: $20 plus tax.

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Shining Star Table Topper

Sorry, class postponed. Watch for new class dates in Summer 2019! Our apologies!

Here is a quick, easy table topper great for spring-themed fabrics or summer holidays. It’s easy piecing and kits are available. This two-hour quilting class should give you a great start on this project, and you might even finish it! See our store samples for ideas. This is a small enough project to quilt on your home sewing machine, if you wish, so tips and techniques will be discussed in class. Great project for beginners or advanced beginners. Stay after the class and sew, if you wish.

Cost: $25 plus tax, includes pattern

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Shenandoah Quilt by Creative Solutions

Saturday, March 23 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Stop in the shop to see the Shenandoah Quilt, done by Cassie Marshall. Cassie would love to show you how to make one of your own in this quilting class. Perhaps you’d like to use that beautiful large-scale fabric you have been hoarding in your stash. You also could choose one of the fabrics in our shop or the kits we have already waiting for you! Main skills to be covered in this class include lengthwise cutting, using directional and large-scale fabrics, careful pressing — and intro to the walking foot and its uses.Sign up and pick up your SUPPLY LIST. This quilt sample is a lap-size, but can be made up to a king-size. Remember, this pattern is just long seams and no block piecing. You can do it!

Cost: $40 plus tax, includes pattern

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Explore Three Kinds of Hand Applique Demo Class

Monday, April 29 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. OR

Monday, April 29, from 6-8 p.m.

Although there are many methods and tools out there for accomplishing beautiful hand applique, Jane will demo and help you try three of the most common kinds: needle-turn with freezer paper, light interfacing style, and cut-away applique. Hopefully, you can take the skills taught in this demonstration quilting class and apply them to a hand applique project of your own choosing. All that is needed for this demo class is you and your box of scraps, along with a couple large background (light-colored) blocks, about 14-16 inches for trying techniques, and a basic hand sewing kit. All other technique supplies provided

Cost: $25 plus tax.

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Exploring Surface Design

Saturday, May 4 from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Vicki Williams loves to explore new techniques in her quilted creations, and would love to share them with you. Vicki has a method for adding surface design elements to her quilts that includes fusible applique, fabric painting, free motion stitching, hand embroidery and thread couching. In this quilting class you will explore these methods, with lessons in application of fused shapes, painting and placing extra elements to enhance your project. She recommends Misty Fuse fusible web. (See supply list in the shop.) A fat quarter of background fabric and fabric scraps are your main supplies. Please stop in the shop to look at Vicki’s stunning sample while you pick up your supply list. You may bring your own machine if you wish to stay after class for decorative stitching on your project, otherwise a sewing machine is not needed for this mainly design and composition class.

Cost: $30 plus tax.

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If you don’t see your favorite class listed here, contact us for the next class availability.

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