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Quilts on Plum Lane Fall Winter Class Schedule

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on September 2, 2018

Quilts on Plum Lane is making up new kits, putting new fabric on the shelves and planning classes for the winter.  Another shop hop is coming after Christmas – the theme will be “Florida Sealife”.

A new Block of the Month from Timeless Treasures called, Lush is coming this fall.  Donna Lillibridge, the shop’s owner says, “You will LOVE it, it’s ‘luscious’!”

A Vintage Farm Group has been working on blocks this summer.  Some people are doing 6″ blocks, some 12″.  It is a lot of fun to see what type of fabrics people are choosing.  Quilts on Plum Lane will continue this group in the fall and it will be open to newcomers as well, so please consider joining the Vintage Farm Group.

Here is the Fall/Winter Class Schedule for Quilts on Plum Lane:

TEACHER:  SUSAN ANDERSON

AURELIA

Monday               September 24 & October 15        10:00 – 3:00

Fee:       $45        2 Sessions

Sewing Machine Required

Aurelia is a great quilt to fine tune your skills. It is a pieced background and fusible machine appliqued project. Four blocks make up the quilt which is 72 x 72. We’ll work on one block in class.

BINDING BASICS

Wednesday         September 26    10:00 – 1:00

Saturday              December 8        10:00 – 1:00

Fee:       $15        1 Session

Sewing Machine Required

Bring a small quilted project to class and see how easy it is to finish with a professional looking binding.  You’ll learn how to make straight and bias binding, perfect mitered corners, join the beginning to the end and lots more.  Your quilts will be show worthy in no time!

FRENCH TWIST

Saturday              September 29    10:00 – 3:00

Wednesday         November 28     10:00 – 3:00

Fee:       $35        1 Session

Sewing Machine Required

This is a very versatile quilt to make, as you use any fabric color choices.  It would look great made in batiks, country, seasonal, 30’s or your stash.  Block is simple sewing using strips and triangles.  Fun and versatile.

TEACHER:  RHONDA BINGHAM

CATHEDRAL WINDOW

Thursday              September 20    10:00 – 4:00

Friday    November 9       10:00 – 4:00

Fee:       $35        1 Session

Sewing Machine Required

This time-honored technique is fast and easy done on the sewing machine.  Start small with a pillow or table runner or make a quilt of any size.  Coordinate your window fabric or make it scrappy – anything goes!

BEGINNING MACHINE PIECING

Tuesdays

October 2, 9,16, 23, 30   10:00 – 3:00

November 6       10:00 – 3:00

Fee:       $65        6 Sessions

Sewing Machine Required

If you’ve ever wished you could make those beautiful quilts you see in magazines or on television, this class will make that dream come true. Learn basic to intermediate skills. Even if you’ve been quilting for a while, this class will help you iron out those annoying little problems. Come join the fun & see just how wonderful quilting can be!

 

TEACHER:  CAROL BRADSHAW

HAND QUILTING

Wednesday         October 3            10:00 – 3:00

Fee:       $35        1 Session

Hand quilting is alive and well!  We’ll work on an 18″ square, using a hoop and stitch away!  Instruction in marking, basting and lots of information on batting, needles, threads etc.;  as well as the stitching technique.  You’ll be hand quilting that treasured heirloom before you know it!

MAGIC TILE

Saturday              October 6            10:00 – 3:00

Wednesday         November 7       10:00 – 3:00

Fee:       $35        1 Session

Sewing Machine Required

This is another great Fat Quarter quilt!  You stack, slash and switch, add grout and get a great stained glass or crazy quilt look.  Block size recommended for class is 15″ but we’ll talk about how to change the size.  Quilt finishes approximately 45″x60″.

WOOL APPLIQUE

Wednesday         October 10         10:00 – 3:00

Fee:       $35        1 Session

Sewing Machine Required

This class is a basic introduction to wool appliques.  You’ll make a small project,  a pincushion or needle case.  You’ll learn a new technique and end up with a cute usable item.

TEACHER:  LINDA BRIMIGION

CHRISTMAS ELF

Monday               November 5       10:00 – 2:00

Fee:       $25        1 Session

Christmas is coming!  This little elf will bring a smile to your heart.  He is quite easy to do, so it’s a good project for those who want to learn embroidery or as a refresher for those who haven’t embroidered in a while.  Finishing ideas will be discussed in class.

TEACHER:  LINDA CHASSE

BRAZILIAN EMBROIDERY

BEGINNER LEVEL

SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE

Thursday              November 8       10:00 – 2:00

Tuesday               November 13     10:00 – 2:00

Fee:       $45        2 Sessions

This is a beginning class.  Size approx. 5 X 5.  You will be doing bullion’s, stem, couching, cast-on, beading, alternating satin stitch, snowbells, lazy daisy, and pistils stitch.  If you do not use beads you will learn French knots or colonial knots.

You will need a hoop at least 5″, milliners needles, 1,3,5, darner size 15. If using beads you will need a needle small enough for your beads to fit on.  Beading is the last thing we do so no rush to get needle or beads right away.  This is also a small project and easy to finish in time for Christmas gift. Small gift from me to you will be given to each student who takes a beginner class.

BRAZILIAN EMBROIDERY

BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

SUMMER BOUQUET

Tuesday               November 20 & 27          10:00 – 2:00

Fee:       $45        2 Sessions

This is a beginning to intermediate pattern.  Size 5 X 7 inches. You will be doing stem stitch, couching, bullion’s (up to 32 wraps), cast-ons, knotted lazy daisy, and detached buttonhole (but I used bullion’s instead on my project). This is also a fairly fast pattern to do for a gift for the holidays.

You will need at least a 7-inch hoop or larger for this, size 1,3,5 milliners needles, beads if you want to use them. Your regular needle sewing supplies.

If you are a beginner, do not let this pattern stop you from taking the class.  We will be able to get you doing all the stitches with a little practice.

BRAZILIAN EMBROIDERY

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED LEVEL

ROSES IN WINTER

Friday    November 30     10:00 – 2:00

Tuesday               December 4        10:00 – 2:00

Fee:       $45        2 Sessions

Roses in Winter is 4 1/4 by 4 1/4 size pattern.  It is considered an intermediate to advanced pattern. The stitches in the pattern are: basic beading stitch, bullion stitch, cast on stitch, leaf stitch, satin stitch, stem stitch, slanting Cretan stitch and straight stitch. It is a fast pattern, so you should be able to finish in time for the holidays.

You will need a 4-6 inch hoop, size 3,5,7 milliner needs.  You may want to bring scissors, needle threader, and doodle cloth (to practice on). The pattern will include beads needed (red and transparent) and a needle to attach the beads. Your regular needle sewing supplies.

TEACHER:  DIANE LACOMBE

CLAM SHELL SEWING KEEP

Saturday              October 13 & 27              10:00 – 3:00

Fee:       $45        2 Sessions

Sewing Machine Required (for second class)

This is the cutest little sewing clutch.  It’s perfect for hand stitching or simply staying organized with your sewing supplies.  In this two session class you will learn various techniques such as making clamshells, hand applique and machine quilting.

TEACHER:  DARLENE LEOSH

TUFFET

Thursday              October 18 & 28              10:00 – 3:00

Thursday              November 29 & December 6       10:00 – 3:00

Fee:       $45        2 Sessions

Sewing Machine Required

Get on the tuffet band wagon!  These are so addictive that you will have to make more than one. Once your friends and family see them they will want one too.  These tuffet “stools” take only 9 fat quarters to make the wedges and bottom.  In the first class we learn to sew using a paper piecing technique to make the wedges and they are so easy you just won’t believe it.  At the end of the second class you will be going home with it all done!  Yes, all done!

FAT QUARTER/FUN ‘N DONE

Thursday              November 1 & 15            10:00 – 3:00

Fee:       $45        2 Sessions

Sewing Machine Required

This quilt takes only 36 fat quarters for a queen and 24 for a throw plus yardage for the backing.  This is a process that you will quilt the block with batting and backing and then put the blocks together using the backing brought to the front.  It will appear that you have a sashing between the blocks when done.  This is similar to quilt as you go blocks.  This quilt can also be made from left over scrap strips measuring at least 22″ long.  You will receive a hand out of cutting suggestion sizes.  There is not a pattern for this as we will learn everything you need to complete your project in class.

TEACHER:  DONNA LILLIBRIDGE

TOOTHBRUSH RUG

Saturday              September 8      10:00 – 3:00

Saturday              November 10     10:00 – 3:00

Saturday              December 15     10:00 – 3:00

Fee:       $35        1 Session

Do you have extra fabric lying around?  Join in the fun of making your own braided rug that you can throw in the washer and dryer!

FARM GIRL VINTAGE WORKSHOP

Thursdays

September 6      October 25         4:00 – 7:00

November 8       December 13     4:00 – 7:00

Fee:       $15 each session              Plus Book

Sewing Machine Required

Six or twelve-inch squares or a combination of both.  These vintage blocks, with a modern twist, can be made from 20’s/30’s fabrics or any fabrics of your choice.  We will be making a different block each week.  Come join in the fun.  Machine and regular sewing supplies needed.

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