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Basic Beginning Quilting with Susan

Do you want to learn how to make a quilt, but don't know where to start? This may be the class for you! This is a slower-paced, step by step series of 6 Friday classes. It is suitable for those who need a little extra time to absorb the information taught. Topics covered will include rotary cutting, block construction, quilt top assembly and squaring up, creating the quilt sandwich and finally, quilting with a walking foot and binding. Be sure to get the supply list well ahead of time so you can gather all your tools and fabrics. DON'T FORGET! We give a 20% discount on all supplies purchased for class if you buy them in the shop!! Your class manual is included in the fee for the class If you are not familiar with your machine, please sign up for GET ACQUAINTED WITH YOUR MACHINE (call the shop to register for your one-on-one lesson) at MQ prior to class.

WEEKEND Beginning Quilting Course

This is a three-Saturday, quick, intensive 5 hour workshop on all the basics of quilting. You should have done previous sewing and be familiar with your sewing machine to get the most from this fast paced class. You will learn how to read a pattern, cutting skills, sewing, squaring up, walking foot quilting and finishing. This class will set you out on your own quilting adventure, and have you creating masterpieces in no time at all. Your class manual is included in the fee for the class. This will be one of your first quilts and provides learning half-square triangles, rail strips and nine-patch throughout the quilt. The Supply List for the Weekend Beginning Class is at Modern Quilting. All class supplies are 20% off so be sure to tell us at checkout. This will be the beginning of many creative projects for you and your family. SPECIAL NOTE: IF you have little or no knowledge of your machine, it is advisable that you FIRST COMPLETE the "Get Acquainted with Your Machine" Class and then get some practice in. This is a one-on-one appointment prior to class where you will learn basic machine sewing, and sign-up is available in the shop or you may call. The you will be ready for class! Look forward to working with you!

Monday Open Sew

Every Monday, you can bring your supplies and your project and take advantage of our comfortable classroom to work on a project of your choice! Carve out some time in your week to be creative, and hang out and socialize with other quilters. The cost is just $10 for the day, and this fee gives you access to an ironing station, cutting tools and light refreshments.?

Jul 17
Windowpane quilt with Dava
Jul 18
Ask Susan
Jul 18
Slow Sewing Get Together with Pam

Class Policies 


  • Your payment guarantees your place in a class.
  • If you cannot attend a class you have paid for and it is more than 2 days or 48 hours before class, you will receive a refund.  If less than 2 days before the class, if someone takes your place, you receive a refund, otherwise no refund.  You may send someone in your place, or we may have someone on a waiting list.
  • Your class supply list will be available at the store once you enrolled.
  • We keep necessary supplies for classes on hand and suggest your purchase them at Modern Quilting.  When you sign up for a class, you will receive a 20% discount on all class supplies.  It's our way of saying Thank You.
  • To get the most from your experience we make the following suggestions:
    • Be prepared.  Have all the supplies on hand.
    • Be familiar with your sewing machine - including threading, bobbin winding and general operation.
    • Be sure your machine is in good working order and supplied with a fresh needle.
    • REMEMBER THE FOOT PEDAL AND POWER CORD.
    • Be ready to have fun!