Classes


Why? Learn the techniques needed to use rulers and quilt your own quilt tops. This class will also teach how to do a "Quilt as You Go" so you are only working with 12" squares but connecting them with a special technique to create any size quilt.

Cost: $ 70.00
Janiece has planned a fun day, and easy table runner project to show you Buggy Barn techniques. These quilts have the look of paper piecing without any paper! It's a great way to have a lot of fun! Gather up four fat quarters that coordinate and contrast and have fun! More details to follow shortly!

Cost: $ 20.00
You've seen the Fiberworks patterns right? The cute elephant, the cow, the two pigs? Adorable! In this two part class, we'll be cutting and pressing and gluing these cute critters onto our base fabric and the following day, we'll get going on the quilting. What makes these work is the play of pattern and contrast so we'll have both discussion and hands-on workshop. You won't want to stop at making just one of these patterns!

Cost: $ 55.00
Once you have completed a table runner and/or quilt by Judy you may attend this level. Each student may work on the Judy project of his/her choice. There will be ongoing instruction of various techniques as they are presented in your pattern. You may attend as many of these sessions as you desire until you have made several Judy quilts and gain confidence.

Cost: $ 20.00
This class is for the novice. We recommend that you take at least 2 classes, one to concentrate on reading the pattern and cutting, and another to become confident with this method of paper piecing. All students will work from the same table runner pattern ~ Cactus Flower or Baby Sister Placemats. Ongoing instruction takes place.

Cost: $ 25.00
If you have wanted to jump into the world of Judy Niemeyer paper piecing this is your entry class. We recommend that you take at least two classes, one to concentrate on reading the pattern and cutting, and another to become confident with this method of paper piecing. All students will start with the table runner Cactus Flower or Baby Sister placemats. With the knowledge from this class you should be ready to join in the Judy Niemeyer Intermediate class and tackle larger projects.

Cost: $ 20.00
This class is for people who have completed several Judy quilts and are comfortable in a sit and sew environment. There is assistance available but no formal instruction. The group encourages one another and shares ideas for Judy projects. This is another great venue to support you in finishing Judy quilts. If you are new to these patterns we ask that you take Judy Neimeyer for Beginners or Judy Neimeyer Intermediate Class before joining this group.

Cost: $ 15.00
This class covers all of the basic steps for learning to do easy or difficult applique. We explore the edge stitches and different types of fusible web, stabilizers, and threads. Machine applique is much easier than beginners believe it to be. A fun, low stress morning. We are sharing this class time with the Thangles class. No Class in May, June, July or August ~ See you in September!

Cost: $ 10.00
Join Joan for this beginner class as you learn everything you need to make your first quilt! We will cover all the basics from rotary cutters to achieving the perfect ¼” seams. 1 Fun block, 12 easy layout options, 4 sizes using Alex Anderson’s new book! Class size is limited so that everyone has the opportunity for success!

Cost: $ 45.00
A quilting group for those interested in more modern styles of quilts. Everyone will be working on the pattern of his/her choice. A good pattern line to get started with is Jaybird Quilt designs. Mary will give you instruction and encouragement as needed. This is an ongoing group with enthusiastic people who welcome newcomers at any time. Store Sample is "Pattern Play" by Pat Bravo in American Patchwork& Quilting June2014 You may get a digital copy of this older pattern by going to the magazine website and ordering the June 2014 issue online. It is a great modern pattern using only one block. There are so many color options for this dramatic and happy quilt. Make it any size you wish.

Cost: $ 25.00
Do you have a stash with two of your favorite colors and don't know what to do with the fabric? You can easily transform those fabrics into this beautiful quilt. The Oklahoma Twister quilt pattern uses 2 1/2" strips. Now you're thinking I don't want to cut all those 2 1/2" strips. Come to class and learn how to use the Shape Cut Slotted Ruler to quickly and easily cut your 2 1/2" strips. This unique quilt uses a chevron log cabin technique to make this 60" x 80" quilt.

Cost: $ 45.00
Come join us for a fun filled evening, wear your pajamas or your more formal attire. Our Midnight Madness and Embroidery Chicks have combined with a new name for double the fun. There will be shopping, sewing or working on your embroidery UFO's (Unfinished Objects) with the companionship of other enthusiasts. We can't guarantee how much actual work will be accomplished, but we know you'll all have a good time! Register early, bring a snack to share and bring your machines, modules, threads and your projects. Bring your own drinks and snacks, be prepared to share and have a good time. Class size limited. Please register early. Typically meets 3rd Friday evening each month 5:30 pm to Midnight!

Cost: $ 15.00
Release your inner artist in this class!! You will learn to work from a photograph or an image (if it's not your original, get the artist's permission please) and translate it into fabric to make a pictorial quilt. Each day we will start with a lecture/discussion and then lots of hands-on instruction as we create our own personal masterpieces.

Cost: $ 99.00
This is one of our longest-running clubs and always popular. If you are experienced and looking only for a social group to visit with as you do your piecing, or if you are an absolute beginner looking for some help with each step of construction, this is a very economical way to obtain your goal. The groups are very supportive and there is and instructor there to help with your project--piecing, appliqué, or whatever! Come for half a day or go to lunch with other students and stay for the full day of sewing. Some regulars come for all 3 sessions!

Cost: $ 5.00
This is one of our longest-running clubs and always popular. If you are experienced and looking only for a social group to visit with as you do your piecing, or if you are an absolute beginner looking for some help with each step of construction, this is a very economical way to obtain your goal. The groups are very supportive and there is and instructor there to help with your project--piecing, appliqué, or whatever! Come for half a day or go to lunch with other students and stay for the full day of sewing. Some regulars come for all 4 sessions!

Cost: $ 5.00
This is one of our longest-running clubs and always popular. If you are experienced and looking only for a social group to visit with as you do your piecing, or if you are an absolute beginner looking for some help with each step of construction, this is a very economical way to obtain your goal. The groups are very supportive and there is and instructor there to help with your project--piecing, appliqué, or whatever! Come for half a day or go to lunch with other students and stay for the full day of sewing. Some regulars come for all 4 sessions!

Cost: $ 5.00
Class resumes in September, details to follow.

Cost: $ 15.00
Details to follow

Cost: $ 25.00
* Design your own quilt blocks using spacing disc and clear plastic * Sew your uniquely created quilt blocks ~ adding couching accents if you wish * Turn quilt block into a snap bag (to use to store your Cross Hair Ruler)

Cost: $ 25.00
In this 6-month Block of the Month we will actually be making 2 blocks each month. There are a variety of techniques used so there should be something new for everyone. It is a totally fun project which is amenable to using scraps or a controlled color palette. The atmosphere for each month's workday will be light and party-like and yet you will accomplish your goal of unusual and beautiful quilt by next Spring.

Cost: $ 75.00
Got scraps? We will meet monthly to use those scraps to make beautiful items. This is a sit-and-sew club and every month LeAnn will present an option for using scraps. You are welcome to make that item or work on a project of your own choosing. Students are welcome to suggest uses for scraps and every class will include a show and tell.

Cost: $ 80.00
This is a great opportunity to create your own artwork. Learn Ruby's technique for scrap piecing your background and then cutting into blocks and assembled into the finished size. The Sea Horse is appliqued to the background and then stitched. Focus will be on bobbin work with heavier threads and free motion stitching with metallics.

Cost: $ 35.00
Join Barb in this new, all day free-style class. Spend the day in our large classroom, working on the project of your choice and in the company of other quilters. During June, July and August many will be working on a bargello pattern of their own choosing! This would be a fun time to think about making a bargello quilt or wallhanging if you've never done one before. Students are of course free to work on any other project that they might be interested in, as this is a time to have fun sewing in the company of fellow sewers!

Cost: $ 10.00
This is an annual camp for experienced Judy Neimeyer paper piecers. Camp will be taught by Certified Instructor Rosie Lysinger.

Please Read Our Classroom Policy.

  • Class fee must be paid at time of registration, in cash, check or credit card if paying online.  If paying by check please make check payable to the Sun Valley Quilts.

  • Students registering for classes online should contact the store by phone or in person to request a student supply list.
  • Cancellations must be made no later than 48 hours prior to class in order to receive a refund. If registration is below our class minimum of three, the class may be cancelled and a full refund will be issued.

  • Each student must have their own pattern or book if required for the class as stated under class supply list. We follow copyright laws to protect authors and pattern designers.

  • A 10% discount will be given on all class supplies and on all fabrics purchased on the day of class.

  • Please no children or visitors in class. We ask that you not use your cell phones during class time to avoid disruptions.



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