Long Arm Classes with Diane Fama

Long Arm Classes with Diane Fama

SKU longAC
$175.00

Long Arm I Class Series
 
When: Sept 13th 11:00a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
or Sept 8th 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
or Sept 15th 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
or Oct 11th 11a.m. - 2:00p.m.
or Oct 13th 11a.m. - 2:00p.m.
or Oct 20th 11a.m. - 2:00p.m.
or Oct 27th 11a.m. - 2:00p.m.
 
Where: Sew Jersey
Instructor: Diane Fama
Fee: $175 per person per session
 
Have you ever wanted to rent one of our longarm sewing machines to finish your quilt top? Once you successfully complete our Longarm I class, you will have all the information you need to finish your first quilt top. At the end of the course you will load a small project and quilt it yourself. If all goes well, you will be on your way to renting at Sew Jersey! For those students who need a little extra practice before going solo - we offer Longarm Review (see below). In Longarm I, Diane will be teaching students how to load their quilts properly, how to operate the long arm machines and provide them with many useful tips on how to perform top quality free motion quilting designs. Diane has 17 years of experience as a professional long arm quilter and will share all of her proven tips and tricks so students will gain the hands on experience needed to safely operate the long arm machines and quilt their own quilts.
 
 
Private Lessons available @ $250 / person

 

 

  • Class Start On
  • 2018-09-08
  • 2018-09-13
  • 2018-09-15
  • 2018-10-13
  • 2018-10-11
  • 2018-10-20
  • 2018-10-27


Scrap Crazy 8

Scrap Crazy 8

SKU crazy8
$80.00
 
 
 

 
When: September 9th 12 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Sew Jersey
Instructor: Diane Fama
Fee: $80 per person
 
Ever wondered how to use those 10" squares sold in packs called Layer Cakes? This class will show you a fun way to slice and dice them, and then mix them up to be pieced back together in a fun and beautiful quilt. We will use Scrap Crazy 8 templates to easily rotary cut the fabrics and then arrange them in a design that is stunning and simple to create. You will learn to use templates to properly rotary cut the quilt pieces with a minimum amount of waste and how to use a rotary cutting mat that rotates making it even easier and more accurate and fast to cut the pieces. Your instructor, Diane Fama will share her cutting and piecing tips for accuracy and success. These quilts make the perfect wall hanging, baby or lap sized quilts and can easily be adapted to make larger sized quilts with additional layer cakes.

 

 

  • Class Start On
  • 2018-09-09


Tote Bag

Tote Bag

SKU totebag
 
$25.00
 

 

When: Monday, September 10th
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
Where: Sew Jersey
Instructor: Doc Wiginton
Fee: $25 per person
 
In this one session class, students will make a handy tote bag with a closure and pocket. This is a simple pattern that is a great foundation for applique, embroidery, or other personal touches.

 

 

  • Class Start On
  • 2018-09-10


Supper Club

Supper Club

SKU supper
 
 
$10.00
 

 
When: Every Tuesday from 6PM-8PM
Fee: $10 per person
 
Supper Club is a super fun & casual open sewing club where you can sit, sew, chat, and receive help or advice on your projects - bring anything from quilts, handwork and even binding! You do not need to sign up for this club - just drop in! It's super fun and friendly!!

 

 

  • Class Start On
  • 2018-09-11
  • 2018-10-16
  • 2018-10-23
  • 2018-10-30
  • 2018-11-06
  • 2018-11-13
  • 2018-11-20
  • 2018-11-27
  • 2018-12-04
  • 2018-12-11
  • 2018-12-18


Pajama Pants

Pajama Pants

SKU PajamaPants
 
 
$50.00
 

 
When: 1 Session, Sept 12th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm
*or*
Wednesday, October 24th 5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Where: Sew Jersey
Instructor: Doc Wiginton/Bonnie
Fee: $50 per person
 
Our introductory garment sewing course teaches you how to read a garment pattern, finish seams, how to insert a pocket into a seam, and how to sew "French" seams. In this one session course you will make a pair of cotton pajama pants (or shorts) with an elastic waistband. Once you see how easy it is to put these pajamas together, you'll be sewing them for everyone you know! This is a perfect first course for anybody who wants to learn to make clothing.

  • Class Start On
  • 2018-09-12
  • 2018-10-24


EPP Club (English Paper Piecing)

EPP Club (English Paper Piecing)

SKU EPPClub
 
 
$20.00
 

 

When:Thursday, September 13th 11:00A.M. - 1:00P.M.
Thursday, October 11th 12:00P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Instructor: Doc Wiginton
Fee: $20 per person
 
Come and join in the English paper piecing fun! Whether you love Grandma's Flower Garden, or are infatuated with the Pasacaglia, this is the club for you! Bring your project to work on and sit and sew with other paper piecing fanatics. New to the technique? This is a great place to come and practice your craft with piecers from many levels or to pick up a new tip or trick from one of the Sew Jersey teachers. Join us for the camaraderie and the community. Reservations required.

 

 

  • Class Start On
  • 2018-09-13
  • 2018-10-11


Improvisational Piecing

Improvisational Piecing

SKU ImprovisationalPiecing
 
 
$90.00
 

 

When:2 Sessions Sunday September 16th, Sept. 30th and 12 – 3:00 p.m.
*or*
2 Sessions Saturday October 13th and October 27th from 10 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Where: Sew Jersey
Instructor: Sue Erdreich
Fee: $90 per person
 
Take your quilting in a whole new direction with improvisational piecing. Over the course of three sessions, we will see how color, shape and serendipity can yield amazing results. We'll start with a fun excercise to teach methods for cutting and piecing. Then, students will be encouraged to pursue their own quilting journey, working towards their own improvisational quilt. Students will learn basic improvisational construction strategies, design concepts, and color theory. This relaxing class will help you unwind and tap into your creative spirit. This is a great class for confident beginners or anyone else who would like to create improvisationally in a group setting.

 

 

  • Class Start On
  • 2018-09-30
  • 2018-09-16
  • 2018-09-13
  • 2018-10-27


Beginners' Workshop

Beginners' Workshop

SKU Q101
 
 
$15.00
 

When: Second, Third, and Fourth Monday of the Month
Where: Sew Jersey
Instructor: Doc Wiginton, Betsy Vinegrad, Sew Jersey Staff
Fee: $15 per session
 

Do you want to learn how to quilt? Are you eager to put your sewing machine to work on a treasured heirloom that will be passed down from generation to generation? Has it been awhile since you made your last quilt? Would you like to learn (or review) how to make a quilt from start to finish? If you'd like to review any step in the quilt making process or learn how to make a quilt for the first time, the Beginner's Workshop is for you!  Everybody in this workshop is a beginner or intermediate quilter practicing fundamentals. Our expert staff will help you learn good sewing habits and share their contagious joy for quilting with you.

 

 

  • Class Start On
  • 2018-09-06
  • 2018-09-20
  • 2018-10-29
  • 2018-11-12
  • 2018-11-19
  • 2018-11-26
  • 2018-12-10
  • 2018-12-17