Classes

 

Sewing with Cork – The Necessary Clutch Wallet
By Emmaline Bags

Instructor – Jeanie Keel

Recommended for Intermediate or Advanced  – 5.5 hour class – Registration Fee $40.00 ($41.50 if by PayPal) (cash, check or PayPal to instructor)

The fee for the class needs to be paid at least 1 week in advance of the class (by April 4, 2018). Cash and check can be taken in store at GRS Fabrics. Paypal can be accessed by the instructors email address. Please indicate which way you would like to pay.

I will give you a detailed supply list (which we will go over line by line) upon paying for the class and a 15% off coupon for all supplies purchased at GRS Fabrics.

In this class, you will go home with a completed clutch wallet, and learn techniques for a professional finish. This pattern is from Emmaline Bags (available through GRS Fabrics) and must be purchased before the class. GRS Fabrics staff will be available to assist. If you will be sewing vinyl or cork, I recommend a rolling presser foot, or preferably a Teflon foot and also a zipper foot. I will provide a rivet press and rivets for final touches, if student desires.

Supplies: (As detailed in the Emmaline NCW pattern) Precut and prepared fabric as instructed prior to class, scissors, rotary cutter, flat mat, see-thru ruler, your sewing box, sewing machine, and your lunch.

Note- I will include instructions for 2 zippered pockets, and flap options. I will provide a credit card template for students to keep.

A complete, detailed supplies list will be provided upon registration at GRS. I will contact each student by email and phone to provide additional instructions for cutting and options detail.

Forms of payment: Cash and check can be taken in store at GRS Fabrics. Paypal can be accessed by the instructors email address. No refunds will be given for cancellations 48 hours or less before class.

SCHEDULE:
April 11, 2018 from 10 am – 4pm with 30 min. for lunch

Binding Class

Instructor – Cheryl Tessitore

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Recommended for Beginner or Above – 4 hour class.  Registration Fee $30.00

The fee for the class needs to be paid at least 1 week in advance of the class (by March 31, 2018).

Recommended for beginners or anyone who needs help calculating how much binding fabric you need and how many strips to cut for a quilt. Then, we will be learning to sew the binding on the quilt with mitered corners. The class is scheduled for 4 hours (we shouldn’t take 4 hours, but the time is there if anyone needs additional help!).

In this class, the supplies will be provided for you to learn the binding techniques. Please do not bring your own quilt to this class to bind.

Supplies: Working sewing machine, scissors, seam ripper, paper and pen/pencil to mark you binding and/or take notes, binding clips or pins if you prefer.

Forms of payment: Cash and check can be taken in store at GRS Fabrics. No refunds given for cancellations 48 hours or less before class.

SCHEDULE: April 7th from 10am – 2pm

Chenille Class

Instructor – Thelma Edwards

Recommended for Advanced Beginner or Above – 4 hour class.  Registration Fee $30.00

The fee for the class needs to be paid at least 1 week in advance of the class.

I will give you a detailed supply list (which we will go over line by line) upon paying for the class and a 15% off coupon for all supplies purchased at GRS Fabrics.

This class will assist you with learning the process of chenille project creating. Fabrics will need to be purchased before the first day of class and GRS Fabrics staff will be available to assist.

Supplies: Fabric scissors, rotary cutter, flat mat, large ruler, your sewing box, fabrics, sewing machine, and your lunch. Detailed supply list will be provided prior to class.

Forms of payment: Cash and check can be taken in store at GRS Fabrics. No refunds given for cancellations 48 hours or less before class.

SCHEDULE: April 14th from 10am – 2pm

Falling Charms Quilt Class

Instructor – Thelma Edwards

Recommended for Advanced Beginner or Above – 4 hour class.  Registration Fee $30.00

The fee for the class needs to be paid at least 1 week in advance of the class.

I will give you a detailed supply list (which we will go over line by line) upon paying for the class and a 15% off coupon for all supplies purchased at GRS Fabrics.

This class will assist you with either a Make-And-Take Falling Charms Baby Quilt or get you started to complete a 83” x 96” quilt using the same pattern and techniques. The Falling Charms pattern by Missouri Quilt Co. will be available for purchase from GRS Fabrics prior to the class. Fabrics will need to be purchased before the first day of class and GRS Fabrics staff will be available to assist.

Supplies: Falling Charms Quilt pattern, fabric scissors, rotary cutter, flat mat, large ruler, your sewing box, fabrics, sewing machine, and your lunch. Detailed supply list will be provided prior to class.

Forms of payment: Cash and check can be taken in store at GRS Fabrics. No refunds given for cancellations 48 hours or less before class.

SCHEDULE: TBD

Toothbrush Rug Class

Instructor – Jo Nell Miettinen

Recommended for Beginner or Above – 2 hour class.  Registration Fee $25.00

The fee for the class needs to be paid at least 1 week in advance of the class.

The Toothbrush Rug class has 3 main components:

  1. Picking fabric, prepping fabric, and a handout to help!
  2. Learning the basic stitch.
  3. How to start the project.

This class will teach you the fundamentals of a Toothbrush Rug from start to finish. You will not be creating a full rug during this class, but you will be learning all the necessary basics to begin and complete your desired project at home. Round and oval designs will be discussed and information will be tailored to your interests.

After completing the class, you will receive a 15% off coupon for 5 yards of Bella Solid, Sale Corner fabric, or Last Call fabric purchased at GRS Fabrics. This will be enough yardage for you to start your own toothbrush project using the skills and tools from this class.

Supplies: Camera/phone to take pictures, pencil and paper. Aunt Philly’s Toothbrush Rug pattern available but not required (includes “toothbrush needle”).

Forms of payment: Cash can be taken in store at GRS Fabrics. No refunds given for cancellations 48 hours or less before class.

SCHEDULE: TBD