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This bag can be made in two sizes. It has a zipper top and carrying straps. It is a companion piece to Running with Scissors but is great by itself. The large size can fit a small sewing machine or be filled with larger items. The smaller bag is a great size to be used as a purse or fill with sewing stuff to take to class. You will come to the first (half day) class with the required fabric quilted as per the instructions so that we can get all the required pieces cut.

Cost: $ 65.00
Have fun using those stripes you have purchased over the years or take a look at all the new stripes at that shop. Many of the stripes are with collections but are worth the hunt! Two sessions are offered: The first session defines the beginning of the design. Learn how to cut these stripes to get different looks and sizes. Homework is to finish sewing the blocks. The second session brings the blocks together. Learn how to accommodate different sized and colored blocks. Add a solid color if wanted. This class is optional but will get you closer to a finished quilt! Each session is $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Join for for this four day embroidery camp... students can work on the Stand-alone Nutcracker Solder or Mr. and Mrs. Claus all done entirely in your embroidery hoop. The Nutcracker Soldier will depend on the size of your largest embroidery hoop, and you can add many of your own embellishments. Mr. and Mrs. Claus can be personalized with you own ideas for hair, beard and belt. I will be there to assist you with the process but to respect the designer, you must purchase and download the designs you would like to do in advance through Kreative Kiwi.

Cost: $ 99.95
If you have a project... anything you're working on or want to start that is happening in the hoop this is the class to join. Each student will be embroidering any project of the choice. It's the perfect time to catch up or start something new!

Cost: $ 15.00
Explore free motion quilting and practice on the Q'Nique longarm. Learn to sketch, then stitch a variety of motifs from gentle curves, to pebbles, leaves and more. New motifs every month. Choose the Thursday or Saturday session. Bring a sketchbook and pencil to practice the designs before we move to the longarm. Each month will feature different motifs. Class content is the same on both days, so you only need to attend once a month.

Cost: $ 60.00
Sew a straight line and end up with perfect points on intricate-looking patterns! Foundation paper-piecing can seem like Magic. Flying Geese foundation paper piecing pattern is included with class fee and will be handed out during class.

Cost: $ 35.00
Beginning quilters and those that need a refresher class will have the opportunity to join Andi for this Jumpstart Camp. You will be making quilt blocks and creating a sampler tablerunner. You'll learn cutting procedures, proper seam width, block assembly, adding borders, the actual quilting and adding your binding. Stay, learn and laugh until 2pm.

Cost: $ 75.00
Mastery Class Embroidery ~ contact store for details, pre-approval and pre-registration is required

Serger Mastery Class ~ contact store for details, pre-approval and pre-registration is required

Mastery Class ~ contact store for details, pre-approval and pre-registration is required

The classroom is reserved for a private event group, one day per month.

Cost: $ 15.00
The classroom is reserved for a private event group, typically one day per month.

Cost: $ 15.00
Come join us in our large classroom for some friendly, fearless, fun stitching happiness! This is an unstructured opportunity to bring your own project, and socialize at the same time. You'll have access to our cutting tables, mats, ironing boards, large tables, refrigerator, microwave and you'll get to share your show and tell! This newly reformatted class, will be much like Quilt and Chat used to be, though there will be no class instructor. You will have access to the SVQ staff if you're truly stuck, but we know that our customers are often the best at troubleshooting sewing difficulties! Come meet new friends and join those you've sewn with for years!

Cost: $ 10.00
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 5:00PM to 11:00PM!

Cost: $ 15.00
This class is open to anyone working on a paper piecing project! It is for those who are comfortable in a sit and sew environment. In it's new format it welcomes anyone who is familiar with and working on any type of paper piecing project. There is assistance available, but no formal class instruction.

Cost: $ 15.00
This class is open to anyone working on a paper piecing project! It is for those who are comfortable in a sit and sew environment. In it's new format it welcomes anyone who is familiar with and working on any type of paper piecing project. There is assistance available, but no formal class instruction. Three days to work in our large classroom in the company of friends!

Cost: $ 60.00
Rulers Can Quilt ? Advanced Class Spring You are welcome to come to this informative class if you have taken even one Rulers Can Quilt Beginning class. During the next few months, we will continue to explore how to use our rulers in borders, combine ruler work with free motion for embellishment, and work on creating designs for those unfinished quilt tops you wish to complete. Sign up online through SVQ website or in person.

Cost: $ 35.00
This class will introduce students to the amazing world of quilting with rulers. Learn to quilt your own quilting treasures with rulers and gradually move into free motion as your skill with rulers grows. The first class will involve learning on 12 inch square quilt sandwiches; with the next few classes showing how to use your beginning sampler set in unique ways including borders, wall hangings or table toppers. Check at the front counter for a complete extensive supply list of what is needed to start this new adventure in quilting.

Cost: $ 35.00
One Saturday morning a month we will present a topic of interest to all sewists. It is information important to all of us as we pursue our hobby to help you get the best results possible. We will teach you about fabric and threads that we sell, needles, and stabilizers to help you make the best decision about the products you choose to use.

Cost: $ FREE
Each Lesson will look into a new feature of V9 Software. These tools are new to the Software and these lessons will demonstrate how to use these tools to the max. The Inspirations will show open a new world of embroidery possibilities with the help of Bernina?s latest software, Version 9. The schedule will be as listed below. There will be 10 lessons with no lesson in July and December. None of the lessons have been offered before. These are based on New Features in the Software.

Cost: $ 15.00
This Software Class is on Designer Plus V9, the newest version of Designer Plus and on Creator V9, a scaled back, less expensive version of the software. You must have the current version loaded on your laptop.

Cost: $ 10.00
Tara Faughnan creates quilts that play with color and value. Tara's eye catching palettes live in the sweet land between harmony and discord, but always with a pleasing feel. The Traverse Block of the Month is Tara's take on a traditional row by row quilt but with a decidedly modern look and a brilliant display of colors. Each row demonstrates a wide range of techniques that will build the skills of novice quilters and be a fun play day for the experts. Techniques include strip piecing, curves, and a new way to paper piece! Be sure to join us for the Traverse BOM, a satisfying adventure in technicolor!

Cost: $ FREE

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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