Classes

Chenille Sheep Floor Quilt Class

Class Dates:
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Price: $ 25.00 – Panel & supplies purchased separately.

Instructor: Mark W.

Chenille is a great way to show off a panel that you like. It is a fun way to spend the afternoon sewing simple straight lines. Once you’re done with the quilt, you’re going to cut it open and toss it in the washer. When it comes out, it’s going to be fuzzy and wonderful. Great for the floor. Toss it down and let the baby crawl and play on it, protecting them from the cold and hard floor as they play. Show off this cute sheep panel. The panel comes in 3 colors. Pastel Green, Pastel Blue, Pastel Pink. 

Register in store for this class.

Nonrefundable fee if you miss class. Space is limited.

Out of the Box - Scan-n-Cut®

Class Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018

Time: 12:00pm – 3:30pm

Price: $35.00

Instructor: Marilyn U.

OK, you have purchased your Scan-n-Cut® machine and you have just pulled it out of the box, NOW WHAT???

Join Marilyn U. as she helps you through the Scan-n-Cut® basics. Learn how to load your mat, preview your designs and scan your fabric for the perfect fussy cut. Learn fabric techniques and preparation for the best cut. Learn about online alternatives and how to make your Scan-n-Cut® work for you.

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We are not a Brother Authorized Training Center and our instructors are not certified by Brother. This class is user to user help.

Nonrefundable fee if you miss class. Space is limited.

Electric Quilt 8 Users Club

Class Dates:
Monday, May 14, 2018

Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Price: $20.00

Instructor: Mark W.

The Electric Quilt Company has released a new version of its Electric Quilt software. After several years of EQ7, they now have EQ8. This class will go over the features available in this new release and will be working on different aspects of design and layout. This class will be designed to help beginners to intermediate users. Advanced users are welcome and may be called upon for ideas & future lessons.

Software & lesson books can be ordered if you do not have them yet.

NoteYou will need to make sure you have your software loaded up on a laptop for class so we can use it. You will need to have a mouse, power cord and a wireless internet adapter so you can connect to our internet. Notepad and writing utensils would be a big help so you can take notes on key information. If you have the current manual already printed, you can bring it, but it is not required. Key manual pages will be included as part of your handout.

This is not a class being offered by an affiliate of The Electric Quilt Company or an educator of EQ8 products. This is a gathering of software owners helping each other as we learn the software on our own.

Register in store for this class.

Nonrefundable fee if you miss class. Space is limited.

OESD Freestanding Lace Daisy Birdhouse Class

Class Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Price: $15.00 – pattern & supplies purchased seperately

Instructor: Debbie W.

Join Debbie as she walks you through the designs for this three-dimensional embroidery creation that will look fantastic hanging in a sunroom or resting on the mantel. Delicate floral details adorn each facet of this freestanding lace structure, making it the perfect project for welcoming back spring. Use the 5 included stand-alone daisy designs to spread the springtime feeling to every corner of your “home tweet home”. 

Approximate finished size: 6½” tall x 4″ wide x 4″ deep (without dowel rod)

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Nonrefundable fee if you miss class. Space is limited.

Pretty Posies - Scan-n-Cut® Class

Class Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Time: 10:00pm – 3:00pm

Price: $35.00 – (pattern and supplies purchased separately)

Instructor: Marilyn U.

Create this beautiful wall hanging or table topper while using your Scan-n-Cut®. Using this beautiful pattern, scan in the pieces from the pattern and then cut your fabric. It is so much fun and so easy to do. Finish your design with simple applique’ and quilting techniques. Welcome Spring with this warm addition to any decor.

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Nonrefundable fee if you miss class. Space is limited.

Jordan's Secret Window Panel Class

Class Date:
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Price: $ 25.00 – Panel & supplies purchased separately.

Instructor: Mark W.

This class will use your favorite panel and turn it into a quilt of art. This unique technique shared by Jordan’s Fabrics, will help you create a fun day of sewing and designing.

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Nonrefundable fee if you miss class. Space is limited.

Baby Star Sweetie Quilt Class - Penguins

Class Date: Thursday, May 29, 2018

Time: 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Price: $65 – Includes embroidery designs (pattern and supplies purchased separately)

Instructor: Theresa G.

Using the Plum Easy pattern Baby Star Sweetie and template, join Theresa as she walks you through the steps to create this fun and whimsical quilt. Small embroidered penguins and polar bear accent this quilt beautifully, but even if you don’t have an embroidery machine, fussy cut your fabric to create a similar look, or create your own look with your own fabrics.

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Nonrefundable fee if you miss class. Space is limited.

TMQ Education - Quilting Basics

Topaz and Truckee Meadows Quilt Guild are collaborating on a Quilting Basics series of classes. This program will include nine sessions from color selection and cutting to binding.

Most quilters are self-taught and we have gaps in our knowledge of the best and easiest ways to complete our projects. While students can take one or all of these sessions, if all nine are taken, students will complete the above wall hanging. Not sure how to conquer curves, work with bias, square your project. Join us for this personalized class at our newest favorite quilt shop, Topaz.

Students can take one or all of these classes. Whether you have an area of concern or want a generalized review of techniques, come join us. For more information about each class, contact Margie Binker, Vice President of Education, TMQ, 707-684-9153.

Sessions: from 10:15 to 12:45 on May 5 and May 26. Cost: TMQ members, $10 for each 2 ½ hour session or $70 for the series /non-members $15 session, $125 series

Beginning Embroidery / BOM Class

Class Dates: 

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 – 11:00am – 12:00pm – Orientation  Completed
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 – 11:00am – 2:00pm Class#1  Completed 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 – 11:00am – 2:00pm Class#2  Completed
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – 11:00am – 2:00pm Completed
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – 11:00am – 2:00pm Class#4 – Final

Price: $ 150.00 Full Series – $30.00 per class

Instructor: Carol Kwasny

We have been asked to set up a beginning embroidery class for those who have purchased an embroidery machine and want to put it through the paces. We have found a perfect project to put together. This will be a 7 month course. The class will be offered 2 times a month for each block. You will complete 6 blocks of your choice and put them together to create a wall hanging, centerpiece or table runner. We are using Baltimore Album Blocks by San Francisco Stitch. We can sell you the designs or you can download them directly from San Francisco Stitch. The final class will go over assembling the blocks. There are a few ways you can do it and they will be touched on during the orientation and detailed in class #7.
 
The designs can be purchased for $39.99 for all 12 designs or can be purchased individually for $4.99 each.  The finishing borders are $2.99. The day of orientation, you will be required to bring your stick so we can download the design(s) you have chosen or the full design pack (if you are purchasing the designs from us).
 
Signups will be in the store only. This will allow you a chance to see the samples hanging on the announcement board and will give us a better understanding of your needs if we can talk to you in person. This class series is open to a single class if you only wish to attend one class. Students who have taken the full series will receive priority placement in class #7. The rest will be a first come, first serve policy. Thank you for your understanding.

Nonrefundable fee if you miss class. Space is limited.

Topaz Quilting & Embroidery is an independent quilt shop and is a rented facility by educators and instructors. Educators and instructors are not employed by Topaz Quilting & Embroidery. As such, Topaz Quilting & Embroidery is not responsible for the materials, curriculum, or advertising practices made by or supplied by the individual educators. Any complaints or concerns need to be addressed with the individual educator or instructor.

My Garden Journal - 12 Month Embroidery Independent Wall Hanging BOM


Image is showing all twelve design packs. It is not an image of the wall hanging. Each month’s design is an independent wall hanging.

Class Dates: 

Saturday, February 24, 2018 – 11:00am – 3:00pm (1 Hour Orientation)  Full
Saturday, March 17, 2018 – 11:00am – 2:00pm Completed
Saturday, April 21, 2018 – 11:00am – 2:00pm  Completed
Saturday, May 19, 2018 – 11:00am – 2:00pm 
Price: $ 45.00 per Class includes Embroidery Design Pack

Instructor: Day Warren

This 12 month independent wall hanging embroidery project has been designed by Darcy Ashton of Ashton Publications and digitized and distributed by Anna’s Awesome Applique’. Join Day each month as you learn fun and challenging embroidery techniques. These designs feature larger than life applique designs within a 16″ x 20″ Panel size, finishes at 25″ x 29″ Wall Hanging. The designs are completed in multiple hoopings which use alignment crosshairs.  Recommended for confident beginner on up. Also included in each design pack are 3 bonus files to create additional projects, all three are quilted blocks. Use the Joining Strip method to sew the finished quilted blocks together or use individually for a great gift idea.

Design packs will be handed out at time of class signup. If purchasing full series, next month’s design pack will be passed out at the end of the previous month’s class.

Register for class in person at store.

Nonrefundable fee if you miss class. Space is limited.

Topaz Quilting & Embroidery is an independent quilt shop and is a rented facility by educators and instructors. Educators and instructors are not employed by Topaz Quilting & Embroidery. As such, Topaz Quilting & Embroidery is not responsible for the materials, curriculum, or advertising practices made by or supplied by the individual educators. Any complaints or concerns need to be addressed with the individual educator or instructor.