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Free Pattern Demos
Saturday 10:30 and 2:00
by Gail Abeloe

 

* Free Quilt Pattern
* Demo how to sew the pattern
* Door Prize at both sessions
* Show and Tell

No need to sign up. Just show up and enjoy the fun.

When you attend four Demos and bring back three projects made with Back Porch fabrics, you will earn a gift certificate for a free class!

 July - August - September  2018 Classes

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To sign-up for a class call (831-375-4453) or visit the store

Free-Motion Quilting

Learn fearless free-motion quilting with Elizabeth Carrington. It’s simply a matter of jumping in and getting better as you sew. Amaze yourself. This is easier than it looks!

One 5 hour class $35
(must have own book)

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

July 7

Fun and Done

Join Gail Abeloe and get your projects from the Saturday Demos or Back Porch Fabric’s classes finished! Enjoy the company of other quilters as you accomplish your goals.
Done is better than perfect!

 EACH 5 hour class $15

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

July 8

Stash Statement

Got scraps? Join Gail Abeloe and get started on one of the wonderful quilts from Kelly Young’s structured improvisation book. Learn the easy techniques that Gail demonstrated during Shop Hop. Great way to play with a plan without being overwhelmed.

One 5 hour class $35
(must have own book)

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

July 14

Flying Geese

Learn the no-waste method of sewing Flying Geese blocks. Sharon Winter will teach you to make two different size blocks and set them into a great quilt.

One 5 hour class $45
(includes pattern)

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

July 22

Beginning Quilt Making

Learn beginning quilt making skills as you make a small project. Gail Abeloe will teach you fast rotary cutting and easy piecing techniques on Saturday. Then return on Sunday to machine quilt and bind your project.

Two 5 hour classes $60
(includes pattern)

Sat & Sun
10:00 – 3:30

July 28 & 29

Placemats - NEW

New placemat pattern. Use Fat Quarters to create mini blocks. Barbara Auer will show you how to turn your blocks into clever placemats. Great for gift giving or keep them for yourself.

One 5 hour class $45
(includes pattern)

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

August 4

Stash Statement

Got scraps? Join Gail Abeloe and get started on one of the wonderful quilts from Kelly Young’s structured improvisation book. Learn the easy techniques that Gail demonstrated during Shop Hop. Great way to play with a plan without being overwhelmed.

One 5 hour class $35
(must have own book)

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

August 5

One-Block Wonder

One great fabric + one block = one stunning quilt. Sharon Winter will show you how to cut and sew half-hexagon blocks and then design a stunning quilt. Easy cutting and sewing, no set-in-seams.

One 5 hour class $35
(must have own book)

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

August 11

Quilt As-You-Go Made Modern

 Learn the easy way to piece and quilt as-you-go! This is the book from Gail Abeloe’s favorite Shop Hop demo. Learn how Gail made this method easy.

One 5 hour class $35
(must have own book)

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

August 12

String of Lights

Another clever design from Terry Atkinson. Learn the shortcuts to sewing these blocks. Sharon Winter will share her tips and tricks. Absolutely perfect for beginners because all of the points are floating.

One 5 hour class $35
(must have own book)

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

August 19

Chicken or Bird Collage

Learn a new way to cut and sew with abandon in this fun class with Elizabeth Carrington. Collage your background and then add birds and lots of stitching. Treat yourself to a Play Day with fabric.

One 5 hour class $35
(must have own book)

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

August 25

Fun and Done

Join Gail Abeloe and get your projects from the Saturday Demos or Back Porch Fabric’s classes finished! Enjoy the company of other quilters as you accomplish your goals. Done is better than perfect!

EACH 5 hour class $15

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

August 26

Quilt As-You-Go Made Modern

Learn the easy way to piece and quilt as-you-go! This is the book from Gail Abeloe’s favorite Shop Hop demo. Learn how Gail made this method even easier.

One 5 hour class $35
(must have own book)

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

September 8

Lone Star Quilt

You won’t believe how easy this star is to make. Sharon Winter will show you the fast and precise way to sew and cut diamonds using methods developed by Eleanor Burns. Create your own striking star quilt.

One 5 hour class $35
(must have own book)

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

September 16

Fabric Faces

Learn to cut, collage and create faces with fabric. Elizabeth Carrington will introduce you to Melissa Averinos’ clever techniques. Treat yourself to another fun Play Day with fabric. Go ahead, make a face!

One 5 hour class $35
(must have own book)

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

September 22

Fun and Done

Join Gail Abeloe and get your projects from the Saturday Demos or Back Porch Fabric’s classes finished! Enjoy the company of other quilters as you accomplish your goals. Done is better than perfect!

EACH 5 hour class $15

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

September 23

Potato Chip Bag

This great bag with lots of inside pockets is made from only three Fat Quarters. Diane Costa Gabler will guide you through the construction to make your own Potato Chip Bag. “You can’t make just one!”

One 5 hour class $45
(includes pattern)

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

September 29