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Classes

2024 classes    at Lyons Quilting in Lyons, CO

Sat, Feb 24, 2024 at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sat, Mar 2, 2024 at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sat, Mar 30, 2024 at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sat, Apr 27, 2024 at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

$150

You’d like to make a quilt, but don’t know how to begin? This class is just what you need! It will cover the entire process of quilting: fabric selection, rotary cutting, ¼” piecing, borders, sandwiching, quilting, and binding. Over 4 monthly sessions (plus homework) you will be completing a quilt (you choose the size). This class is intended for the beginning quilter. Prerequisite: have a sewing machine and know how to use it. 

quilting 101
all about bindings

Apr 06, 2024 10:00 am
$50
You have pieced a striking top and the quilting is lovely, but the last step is holding you back. This class will take you through the binding choices that confront you. Topics will include double fold binding, two toned binding, art quilt facing, self binding bias vs. straight grain and hand sewing vs. machine sewing. We will discuss which type is best in a variety of situations. This class is appropriate for any level of quilter and the instructor has been binding quilts since the 1980s.

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skillbuster quilt as you go

Mar 23, 2024 10am

April 13, 2024 10am

$100

Are you tired of sending your creations off to be quilted by someone else? Or are you tired of wrangling a whole quilt as you cram it under the needle of your machine? It’s so much easier to quilt your blocks first and then join them. And the best part is that it’s easy to do the whole process on your home machine. We’ll work on these skills in two sessions:

Session #1: Machine quilting 

Session #2: Joining the blocks.

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to register: 

Call Lyons Quilting at 303-823-6067

once in a lullabye virtual class

Want to improve your quilting skills? This virtual class takes you into my sewing studio as I show you modern techniques to piece and machine quilt 12 traditional blocks, producing a completed Once in a Lullabye throw quilt. You will learn: precise piecing skills, free motion machine quilting, walking foot machine quilting, and quilt-as-you-go joining techniques. From start to finish on your home sewing machine! $25 includes pattern and 20 instructional videos.

Available Classes

Please contact me with questions or with your interest in hosting one of the classes below. 

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