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This beginner class is an introduction into the wonderful, creative, playful world of quilts with half-rectanlge triangles that give lots of motion to a design. In this class you will learn to cut fabric using AnglePlay templates. These templates are available for use in class if you have not purchased a set of your own.

Cost: $ 25.00
Wear a costume if you want, and prizes will be awarded. Halloween is the time to dress up if you want. Bring SNACKABLE foods to share during the day, your lunch, and Ruth will order pizza at dinnertime. Games, prizes, gifts and fun! MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW!

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. Stay, learn and laugh until 3:30pm. All students will have the opportunity to leave their machines in our classroom overnight and return the next day if you would like to participate in Andi's Finishing Class.

Cost: $ 75.00
This group will meet monthly, please choose morning or afternoon sessions. Classroom opens at 9 for the morning session or 1 for the afternoon session... the first 30 minutes is for setting up, preparing your USB stick and machine for the project. January 2020: Checkity-check Check Composition with just a bit of piecing and a bright embroidered checkmark, you?ll turn a simple composition book into the most adorable place for To-Do lists, this little lined notebook cover is made completely in the hoop. The fabrics can easily change to match a special holiday or party

Cost: $ 15.00
This is a day dedicated to starting, finishing or having fun with the Kimberbell embroidery project of your choice! There is no class project but we will have Jan in the classroom to help you navigate any of the steps you are having a hiccup with.

Cost: $ 15.00
The classroom is reserved for a private event group, 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
OESD is a company that partners with BERNINA for thread and other sewing and embroidery supplies. They are providing us with ideas for machine embroidery projects, each teaching a special technique. You will need to bring their own USB Jumpdrive or may choose to purchase one from SVQ which will then be loaded with the project design. October - Cutwork Lingerie Bags November - Trapunto December - No Class January - Embroidered Towels February - Piecing in the Hoop March - Multihooping April - Monogramming

Cost: $ 10.00
If you haven't started your Christmas cards yet why not join our class to work on some cards done utilizing your embroidery machine. This is meant to be fun as well as creative. See the supply list to find some suggested designs and be inspired to be creative!

Cost: $ 15.00
Join Barbara Harrell as she opens takes you from the traditional One Block Wonder, through OBW's made from panels. Learn how to create cubes, and incorporate non-traditional design elements! All students will need one of Maxine Rosenthal's OBW books. If you don't already own one we recommend "One Block Wonders, Encore". Recognizing that everyone works at their own pace, these workshops will be comprised of students attending for the first time, those attending for the second time or those coming back for final assembly and assistance.

Cost: $ 25.00
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
We are pleased to announce a new opportunity for quilters who use rulers to quilt.

Cost: $ 25.00
We are pleased to announce a new opportunity for quilters who use rulers or wish to learn how to quilt with rulers.

Cost: $ 25.00
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. Lynn will demonstrate the long arms and ruler work for those who want to know what all the fuss is about, also techniques like hooping designs and transferring them from discs or online into your machine for stitch out. We hope you will join us to listen and learn more about sewing and the tools that we use.

Cost: $ FREE
This series of classes is more difficult than Software Techniques. Designed by Bernina, we will teach you project based techniques using more than one part of the software. It is fast paced but interesting. It will increase your knowledge of integrating the various parts of the software together to create one project. This is not a sewing class and all the work will be on your laptop with Designer Plus 8.2 loaded. Some familiarity with the software will be useful. A printout of the exact steps to produce the project and a copy of the video will be available to be loaded onto a USB stick, the student's own or one may be purchased at the Bernina desk for $12.99 October - Creating a Logo November - Multihooping December - No Class January - Choosing Art for Digitizing February - Stumpwork March - Digitizing Cutwork April - Mixed Media

Cost: $ 15.00
This class is to learn the many aspects of the Bernina Designer Plus V8.2 Embroidery Software. Students will work with the software installed on their laptops in class and practice the techniques. Each month will be a different technique with the exception of lettering. This class is appropriate for those new to the software or those who have owned and worked with it for sometime. The techniques taught will look at all aspects of the software from filing and organizing your designs to working with Corel designing original artwork for digitizing. The supplemental programs such as quilting, cross stitch, applique, auto-digitizing and monograms will all be covered. The techniques are taught from the Designer Plus manual so supplemental purchases are not required. October ~ Auto Digitizing November ~ Digitizing December ~ Creating with Patterns January ~ Quilting February ~ Cross Stitch March ~ Managing Designs April ~ Applique Three Ways

Cost: $ 10.00
Starlit Night Skies was featured in McCall's Quilting July/August 2020 Edition. This is your opportunity to take the class from the pattern designer Andi Stanfield! The pattern will be provided to all students who enroll for the class!

Cost: $ 35.00

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.

October 20th Newsletter ~ please read the entire newsletter for all of our news

... Click to read the complete newsletter full of tips, discount codes and during this fluid time of change call the store for the daily updates... "...Let's finish out the month with a FABRIC SALE: use the following code online, or tell us the code in shop, to get 20% off all Halloweenie and Fall fabrics!!! One yard cut or better, please, and remember that we will ship or you can pick up at the shop, and if you shop with us online and plan to pick up at the shop, we will call you as soon as your package is cut and ready for pickup. Great for those last minute bags, table decor and more. The online and in-store code for the 20% discount is: 20PUMPKINS"

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