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Schoolhouse
This is a monthly educational event that will cover a wide range of topics.  Hour long sessions will include a lecture or demo and teach you a new skill, or improve one you already have.  Join us and elevate your quilting to a higher level.   No sewing machine is necessary.  Hoppin Bobbin will supply handouts, if needed, but be sure to bring a pad and pencil so you can take notes!  

Classes are $8.00 each.  Sign up for all 12 classes before January 19th, and pay only $80.00. 

Classes are the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:30

January 19th Topic
Binding techniques
From hand sewn to machine binding, make finishing your quilt a breeze.  Always fought with continuous binding?  We will show you the easy steps to get it right every time. 

February 16th Topic
Borders and Sashings
Always have trouble with wavy borders and unsquare quilts?  Then this is the class for you.  Join us to learn the techniques to creating flatter borders and squarer quilts.  No more wavy and wonky borders after this class!  We will also cover techniques to have better sashings as well.

March 15th Topic
Accurate cutting and pressing techniques
A square quilt, starts at the beginning and that is at the cutting table.  Using your rulers correctly, and having rulers that you can read, is of utmost importance.  Let us show you during this demo of several different types of rulers how to get better accuracy.  We will also cover some basic pressing techniques for logical reasons in pressing that the pattern you are using may not tell you.

April 19th Topic
Perfect Flying Geese
Tired of loosing your points on your Flying Geese.  This method is tried and true.  get Perfect Flying Geese every time!

May 17th Topic
Scalloped Borders
Tired of "plain borders" ?  Learn how to turn that wonderful quilt into something spectacular by adding scalloped borders, the quick and easy way. 

June 17th Topic
Lemoyne Star

July 19th
Calculations Made Easy
Know you need more fabric but don't know how much to get? Want to make a quilt that you love, larger?   Need bigger borders?  Want to add more blocks or sashing?  How much backing do you need?  We will walk through how to calculate these and use simple math to do it!


Stay tuned for more listings of upcoming topics!







Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: beginner to advanced
Requirements: Bring a pad and pencil for notes
Instructor: Instructors
Instructor Bio: Instructors will vary depending on lecture or demo being presented that evening.
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