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540 | 886 | 7728
40 Middlebrook Avenue
Staunton, Virginia 24401
"The Needleworker" by Buny LeightonWe use pearle cotton #8 for our hand embroidery projects.  
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Rachel's Quilt Patch
40 Middlebrook Avenue
Staunton VA 24401
540-886-7728


HOURS:
Tuesday, Wednesday,
Friday, & Saturday 10am – 5pm
  Thursday 10am – 7 pm

(CLOSED Sunday & Monday)


January, February and March 2014, we will be closing at 5pm on Thursdays.


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Workshop guidelines:

A sewing machine, in good working order, is necessary in most classes.

If a published pattern or book is used in the class, each student must own their own copy.

 

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CURRENT CLASSES

Rapid Fire Hunter's StarTwo Color Hunter's Star
Using Deb Tucker's Rapid Fire Hunter Star Ruler, we'll make a 36" x 36" piece. There are 2, 3, and 4 color options. It is easy to add onto if you want it larger. In this round you will have the option to use the Petite Rapid Fire Hunter's Star ruler. The piece will measure 24"x24" before borders. 2 Sessions $55
   


Tablerunner - Great class for beginners!!

Using Terry Atkinson's 'Let's Do Lunch' book, you will create a tablerunner that is personalized to your dining room, kitchen, or a favoite holiday. 3 sessions $55 

Crazy Patch - PiecingCrazy Patch
Bring you stash of wools, silks or ties and learn crazy patchwork. You can build your blocks in traditional squares or rectangles or bring your design current with hexigons. one session $30

   



Beginning Hand Embriodery
Hand embroidery Learn basic hand embroidery stitches that will help you with many common hand embroidery projects.


Call for a time that suits you!



 



Mitering Corners & other border basics

    Class available by appointment.



Other classes we are always ready to teach.
Call and set up your class today!


Beginner Patchwork

Using Terry Atkinson's 'Let's Do Lunch' book, we will take time to select an appropriate project for your first project.

2 sessions $60

Hand Applique
Using a basic pattern that Rachel has designed, you will learn hand applique. Pattern included.

2 sessions $50

Crazy Patch - Embroidery
Now that you have you crazy patch blocks together you'll learn different styles of embroidery to accent your designs for a great traditional look. $20 per 2 hour session.

Hand Emboidery - Traditional or Sashiko

Embroidery isn't just for crazy patch. We use it to decorate so many things!! (Kay just did a jeans pocket for the Superbowl game). Decorate something you have, or learn on the kitchen towel kits we have in stock.
$20 per 2 hour session.

Flying Geese/Stars
You will learn to use flying geese to make accuate stars for many quilt application. Purchase of wing clipper tool required. 2 sessions $50

Nickel Quilts
Love charm packs but need to use them? We'll help you make the most of them using the Nickel Quilt technique.

3 sessions $65

Build your own T-Shirt Quilt
It's on so many people's wish lists and we will help you make a unique quilt with your collection of t-shirts.
2 Sessions $50

Finishing Basics
Learn the basics of borders and binding.
1 long session $40

 

TECHINQUES

Binding $20/session

Mitered Corners $20/session

Utility Quilting $15/session

HAND EMBROIDERY CLUB

Want to learn or get back into the stitch of things? This club is open to all skill levels, all ages, and all applications of hand embroidery. Come to sit and stitch or get a lesson from Rachel ($5-$10 depending on difficulty).

Handwork group -

Join us Wednesday mornings (10:30am) to sit and stitch. There are always a couple ladies here working on embroidery or other hand work.


We have gotten back into making crazy patch quilts with wool.  Rachel and Kay have been doing the decorative hand embroidery with #8 Pearle Cotton, which we now carry in a wide range of colors. What are you working on? A sampler you purchased on Etsy, or pre-preprinted blocks for a quilt? Bring your show and tell and learn from one another.


WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
We hold workshops based on your schedule and what you want to learn. Here are a few things we are always ready to teach. If you have something else you have been wanting to learn, just ask!! Most workshops are $30 per 2 hour session.

 

 

 
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