The daffodils, hyacinths, and forsythias are in full bloom, and the trees are all budding out—sure signs that spring is just around the corner! If only the temperature would catch up with the calendar, we would finally truly have spring! Fortunately, the days are a bit longer now, allowing you time in the evenings to work or play outside. This means it is the perfect time to sign up for some daytime classes! We have some exciting opportunities for you, so keep reading!
***You may sign up for any of these classes in store or online www.quiltandsewatgoldenthreads.com
Your spot is not secured until you have paid the class fee.
BIG HAND STITCH QUILTING FOR BEGINNERS CLASS
Gayle Seaman, instructor
Saturday—March 26, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Class fee: $25; Required kit: $25.50
Ever wanted to artfully Big Stitch quilt your own project but didn’t know where to start? Then this four-hour class is the class for you! Learn to baste a quilt sandwich; tie and bury a knot; evenly stitch your creation; and learn how it differs from hand quilting and Sashiko. You will discover techniques and tools to create texture and express yourself with needle and thread.
Required kit will include all materials needed to make a big-stitched table runner. Students will supply scissors or snips; thimble; low tack ¾” or 1” painters’ tape; and a needle threader (optional).
BIG STITCH QUILTED DRESDEN PLATE WALL HANGING
Gayle Seaman, instructor
Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9
Both days 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Class fee: $40; Required kit: $25.25
Want to create a small wall hanging to brighten any room and to celebrate spring? This class is for you! You will learn how to make Dresden flowers and how to applique them down. Then, you will learn how to finish the wall hanging with a Big Stitch Hand Quilting! So many techniques all in one class! Perfect!!
6 sizes shown
Justine Burris, instructor
April’s Tool: SQUARE SQUARED—learn to make a perfect square in a square unit!
Wednesday, April 13th, 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Class Fee: $20; additional supplies required
Tucker University is an ongoing series of classes that teach you to improve your piecing skills dramatically using Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 tools. The magic of her method is to make units slightly oversized and then trim them down to perfection! No more lost points! Each month is a stand-alone (with very few exceptions), so feel free to jump in at any time!
BRAIDED TWIST TABLE RUNNER
Nancy Beecher, instructor
Saturday, April 16th, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Class fee: $40; additional supplies required
Trust me, it looks more complicated than it is! Learn to use the Braided Twist tool (required purchase) to create a beautiful table runner. This amazing tool comes with a book filled with amazing possibilities!! The beauty of the Braided Twist is its simplicity! No quilting! No binding! No handwork!! How?... The magic is in hidden center seam!! YOU JUST TWIST!
COOKIE CUTTER QUILT—Nancy Beecher, instructor
Friday & Saturday, April 22 & 23, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class fee: $45, additional supplies required
Skip the icing and get cutting into feature fabrics of solids, small scale prints, blenders, or batiks to create a Cookie Cutter quilt of your own - with no Y seams!
5 Sizes; Super Sidekick ruler required.
“JUST SEAMS” STRIP/RAG QUILT—Kathy Pleake, instructor
Saturday, May 21st, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class fee: $20, additional supplies required
Learn the technique of creating a quilt with only strips—no separate batting, backing, or binding required! When you are done piecing it and snipping the raw edges, the quilt is finished! Perfect for a baby quilt or throw
Thank you for shopping with us.
We love our Quilting Friends!!
We are online now.
(And we have a lot of fabric!!!)
So if you can't get to Trenton, you can see what's new at
We can help you match that fabric from your stash.
Just give us a call.
Hand sanitizer at the front door as you come in. Respect others' space.