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Cordially invites members and individuals interested in new membership to attend a monthly meeting hosted at Sun Valley Quilts!

Bag Camp is a fun way to make the bag of your choice from the Ultimate Travel Bag to the Side Kick and anything in between. Most of the byAnnie patterns are in the store. Pick one and get prepared for class.

Cost: $ 50.00
If you wanted to make bags but have found the patterns intimidating this class will teach you some of the basic skills needed and you will be able to finish at least one bag of your choice (or maybe two) in class.

Cost: $ 25.00
Each month receive a keepsake box of pattern and fabric to complete a new monthly door banner!

Cost: $ 34.99
The plants we will make are very realistic and beautiful in one hooping per leaf. You may choose which plant to do. Use fabrics shades of your choice. Thread color is also your choice. Download your design from OESD (Oklahoma Embroidery Supply and Design Co) it will be a new Scissortail Stitches Design Pack. Print your instructions for the three sizes of leaves and print the design for tracing.

Cost: $ 50.00
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
Sew a straight line and end up with perfect points on intricate-looking patterns! Foundation paper-piecing can seem like Magic. Let your imagination soar as these butterflies dance across your quilt. Flutter Free foundation paper piecing pattern is included in the class fee.

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.

Cost: $ 75.00
Explore free motion quilting and other longarm techniques on our Q'Nique longarm. Typically offered one day per month. Bring a paper and pencil for note taking and to practice the designs before we move to the longarm.

Cost: $ 40.00
Back by popular demand. You will learn to make bowls and coasters out of rope and really the sky is the limit. You can use the rope in its natural state or wrap it with fabric. You can even embroider on the rope.

Cost: $ 25.00
Mastery Class Embroidery ~ contact store for details, pre-approval and pre-registration is required

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

Bernina V9 Embroidery software is a powerful tool! There are so many features that make machine embroidery so much FUN! Whether you have Creator or Designer Plus, you are welcome to this class. If you have purchased your software from Sun Valley Quilts, this is the intro-training for your software. The software is very intuitive and learning it does take practice, but this introductory class will help get you on your way.

Fall Mystery Quilt Class - details to follow

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. 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
Tips and Techniques for Getting Started This introductory class is a game changer in jump starting your QCT, Quiltmagine, or Quilt Path automation journey. Leave class confident in using your automation system.

Cost: $ 140.00
Day 3 ~ April 24 Finishing Touches Like the icing on a cake, the finishing details add to the customized ?look? of the quilt. QCT, Quiltmagine, and Quilt Path have wonderful features to easily quilt borders, add finishing customization touches, and stitch with precision.

Cost: $ 140.00
Day 2 ~ April 23 From Just Quilted to WOW! The QCT, Quiltmagine, Quilt Path program is packed with features that can easily turn so-so quilts into unique, customized and WOW quilts. What is your vision for your quilt? What ?look? do you want? Opening with a discussion on quilt styles and customization, you will learn easy to use functions and techniques to upscale and customize blocks and pantos. Some Gold features (included in Quilt Path) that offer even more precision and customization will be introduced.

Cost: $ 140.00
Join us monthly for a project based class designed to get your creative mind dancing with the possibilities. Marilyn will guide you through a specific project made in class, follow all the needed quilt steps, and end with ruler-quilting the project. You will be learning and practicing quilt skills throughout the project, then concentrating on the ruler-quilting process. If you don?t want to do the project, no worries! Bring a project you?re already working on and join the community of like minded ruler-quilters in this fun, skill based approach to quilting.

Cost: $ 25.00
In this class we focus more on technique as opposed to a project. Learn and practice different ways to use your rulers for making borders, embellishing projects, designing unfinished quilt tops, and more. This class will be for beginners and more advanced students alike, as well as for those who worked on the project the prior day and want to finish the project in class with Marilyn?s guidance. An instruction and supply sheet will be provided at the shop for those who have paid but are unfamiliar with the necessary supplies.

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.

Cost: $ FREE
Shop Hop passes are on sale now ~ Buy yours before we sell out.

Bernina V9 Embroidery software is a powerful tool! There are so many features that make machine embroidery so much FUN! Whether you have Creator or Designer Plus, you are welcome to this class. If you have purchased your software from Sun Valley Quilts, this is the intro-training for your software. The software is very intuitive and learning it does take practice, but this introductory class will help get you on your way.

Cost: $ 150.00
Bernina V9 Embroidery software is a powerful tool! There are so many features that make machine embroidery so much FUN! Whether you have Creator or Designer Plus, you are welcome to this class. If you have purchased your software from Sun Valley Quilts, this is the intro-training for your software. The software is very intuitive and learning it does take practice, but this introductory class will help get you on your way.

Cost: $ 150.00
This is your opportunity to advance your BERNINA V9 skills using your software and you will have an opportunity to stitch out your project after. Bring your laptop with BERNINA V9 software loaded and ready to go.

Cost: $ 28.00

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.



"...The Door Banner Kits for March's Easter banner are now available for purchase. We have only a limited number for each month, so don't miss out! Whoo-hoo... I think you're going to love our Special of the Week! Just give us the code: TULA15 and get 15% off your purchase this week of all our Tula Pink fabrics. We have pre-cuts (fat quarters, 2,5" strips, etc) in Tula also, and the code will include all of these!! Her Spring colors are scrumptious, and I'm not generally a spring-color-type-person, but I LOVE these."

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