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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  2017 Classes

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

No Scrap Left Behind

No Scrap Left Behind

Got scraps? Join Gail Abeloe and get started on one of the wonderful quilts from Amanda Jean Nyberg’s newest book. Learn the easy techniques that Gail demonstrated during Shop Hop. Great projects to use up your collection of scraps.

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

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

July 8

Off the Rail

Off the Rail

A new take on the Rail Fence design. Sharon Winter will show you the easy way to sew partial seams as you make your project. Fun, fast and easy summer sewing.

One 5 hour class $45
(includes pattern)

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

July 16

Bedinning Quilt Making

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)

Saturday &
Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

July 22 and 23

Sweet Tweets

Sweet Tweets

Lots more fun with Elizabeth Olney-Carrington. Learn raw edge applique and easy free motion quilting as you create your own birds and clothes-line quilt. This project is just too cute!

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

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

July 29

Quilt-as-You-Go Made Modern

Quilt As-You-Go Made Modern

Learn the easy way to piece and quilt as-you-go! This is the book that Gail Abeloe demonstrated during last year’s Shop Hop. Learn how Gail made this method even easier.

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

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

July 30

Placemats

Placemats

Take four Fat Quarters and create a fabulous set of placemats. Barbara Auer will show you the easy way to cut and sew these clever placemats. Great for gift giving or keep them for yourself.

One 5 hour class $45
(includes pattern)

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

August 5

Landscapes

Landscapes

Discover the secrets of accidentally creating a landscape using these easy techniques. Elizabeth Olney-Carrington will inspire you to create your own surprisingly simple scene.

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

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

August 12

Flying Geese

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

August 13

Liberated

Liberated Log Cabin

Learn Gwen Marston’s Liberated way to sew a Log Cabin quilt. Gather up lots of solid or print fabrics and join Gail Abeloe for a fun sewing day. Enjoy a new way of working as you make a one-of-a-kind quilt.

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

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

August 20

Best Bag

Best Bag

You can never have too many bags. Diane Costa Gabler will share the easy way to construct your own Best Bag. This roomy shoulder bag is a great way to feature your favorite fabrics. Great for gifts.

One 5 hour class $45
(includes pattern)

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

August 26

One Block Wonder

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)

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

August 27

QAYG Made Modern

Quilt As-You-Go Made Modern

 Learn the easy way to piece and quilt as-you-go! This is the book that Gail Abeloe demonstrated during last year’s Shop Hop. Learn how Gail made this method even easier.

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

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

September 2

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!

One 5 hour class $15

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

September 3

No Scrap Left Behind

No Scrap Left Behind

Got scraps? Join Gail Abeloe and get started on one of the wonderful quilts from Amanda Jean Nyberg’s newest book. Learn the easy techniques that Gail demonstrated during Shop Hop. Great projects to use up your collection of scraps.

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

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

September 9

Hand Applique

Hand Applique

Learn to do needle-turn applique with Sharon Winter. You will practice sewing corners, curves and other shapes as you hand stitch Ice Cream Cone blocks from Alex Anderson’s applique book.

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

Sundays
 10:00 - 3:30

September 17

Chicken Collage

Chicken or Bird Collage

Learn a new way to cut and sew with abandon in this fun class with Elizabeth Olney-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

September 23

Magic Inch

Magic Inch Quilt

Use the Magic Inch technique to create this clever quilt. Barbara Auer will reveal the secrets developed by Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr for cutting and sewing with 1" strips. Simple sewing for a WOW effect.

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

Sunday
10:00 – 3:30

September 24

Potato Chip Bag

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. Make one for yourself and lots more for gifts. “You can’t make just one!”

One 5 hour class $45
(includes pattern)

Saturday
10:30 – 4:00

September 30