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 classes for you! Check our quarterly rotating class schedule for your next learning experience.

Fall 2018 Quilting Classes

Beginning Quilting Class

Jelly Roll Rug Class

T-Shirt Quilt Class

Sunday Challenge/Collage

Free-Motion Skill Builder

Beginning Quilting Class for Fall

Fall Session I

Wednesdays, Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3 & 10 from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. OR

Thursdays, Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4 & 11 from 6-8:30 p.m.

Fall Session II

Wednesdays, Oct. 17, 24, 31 and Nov. 7 from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. OR

Thursdays, Oct. 18, 25 and Nov. 1 & 8 from 6-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $75 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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Making a T-Shirt Quilt

Saturday, Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. OR

Saturday, Sept. 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Cost: $25 plus tax

Learn the basics of making a t-shirt quilt in this two-hour quilting class. Cutting and preparation of the shirts is emphasized. Design and sewing is discussed. This is a non-sewing class. Please bring your shirts washed and dried with no fabric softener used. We will discuss sizes and how to cut the shirts and apply interfacing. Our preferred interfacing is for sale in the shop. Time to get those piles of t-shirts you have been saving out of your closets!
Be sure and pick up your supply list in the shop. We recommend a rotary cutter and ruler, as well as a large (18” or larger) rotary cutting square. We will have store rulers available for your use in class, as well as mats. Various sizes available in the store. A 10 percent discount applies to all class materials.

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Sunday Challege Class

Sunday, Sept. 23, 1-5 p.m.

Cost: $50 plus tax

This is a quilting class for the more experienced quilt maker who wishes to try a new technique or pattern. We are exploring the “Collage” technique of Laura Heine (fiberworks-heine.com) in this class session. Class sample is from the pattern “Making Fish!”
Once you understand the concept of Laura’s collage technique, you may apply it to any of her patterns. You may make a “fish” with us, or use the techniques to make another of Laura’s patterns. See our collection of patterns in the store.
This technique is a bit time-consuming, so we are allowing 4 hours of work and instruction time to go through all the steps as well as discuss the decoration and quilting of your finished piece. The “fish” is a smaller project, but you may want to apply your time to one of the bigger patterns.
Once you have signed up for the class, take home your pattern of choice and supply sheet and comb through your scraps for your materials.
The class sample is for one of the fish pictured in the “Making Fish” pattern. Choose your own fish! You will not need the total amount of supplies listed on the back of the pattern, but about one-quarter that amount.
Jane will contact you with other details and suggestions before the class.
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Free-Motion Quilting Skill Builder

Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. OR

Saturday, Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost: $30 plus tax

This quilting class explores building your free-motion quilting skills on your home machine, using a panel fabric. Choose a decorative panel and use the pre-printed picture and your imagination to decorate with quilting stitches. Skills discussed will include layering, batting, thread use, starting and stopping, free motion physical memory, and finishing techniques. If you have not tried free-motion quilting this is a good beginner class that will help you practice the feel of this technique.
Please take a supply list when you sign up, and be prepared to bring your own machine and the free-motion foot that fits it.

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Jelly Roll Rug Class

Saturday, Dec. 1, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cost: $20 plus tax

Learn to make a Jelly Roll Rug! These rugs are so popular right now and Jane has lots of good tips to pass along. You can stay to sew all day or just until you feel comfortable with the process. These rugs would make great gifts!

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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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