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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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APRIL 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.
  

 

 

   Tuesdays, April 8 & 15 - 10:30am-1:30pm
      (2 sessions $55)

   Wednesdays, April 16 & 30 - 10:30am-1:30pm
      (2sessions $55)
   Saturday, April 12 - 10:30am-4:30pm (1 session $55)



Crazy Patch - Piecing
Crazy 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.

   

Wednesday, April 23, 10:30am-3:30pm (1 session $30) Tuesday, April 29, 10:30am-3:30pm (1 session $30)


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


Wednesday, April 9 - 10:30am-12:30pm (1 session $20)



 


Micro-bowls
micro-bowls


Perfect for the office - when that bowl gets too hot in the microwave for you to handle. Or at home for heating up the queso dip. Just put your container in the micro-bowl and heat it right in the microwave. It will save your hands when you get it out of the microwave. Great for gifts or to sell at church bazars!!

   

  Thrusday, April 10 - 10:30am-1:30pm (1session $15)

  Friday, April 18 - 1:30pm-3:30pm (1session $15)


Mitering Corners & other border basics

    Thursday, April 3 - 10:30am-12:30pm (1session $20)


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).

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.


KNITTING TUESDAYS
Join us Tuesdays for our weekly sit and knit.
There is a small fee for instruction or just sit and knit and enjoy the company of others.

HAMPTON RIDGE BOM
Fabrics are by Paula Barnes for Marcus Fabrics and the patterns are by Red Crinoline Quilts. The quilt features forty-one 5" blocks.  It is just beautiful and finishes out 88x88. We will meet the third Friday or Saturday (your choice) each month starting in October. Or you can pick up your kit the Tuesday following the club meeting.

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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