Sewing a Dishtowel and Potholder

Class Name: Sewing a Dishtowel and Potholder

Instructor: Terry K

Craft Category: sewing

Class format: email

Class Date: May 7, 2017

Sign Up Deadline: April 28, 2017

Skills needed must know how to make a straight stitch with needle and thread or a machine.

 

Class Description: Second in the series of “Crocheted Dishcloths and more,” this class will teach you how to make a dishtowel and potholder that attach together with one stitch, which will then close with a button when finished to hang on your stove handle or other places. Great craft item to sell and make a great gift.

 

Supplies Needed:

  • Matching dish towel and pot holder
  • Thread
  • sewing needle
  • scissors
  • 1 button

 

Where can you get supplies?

Any craft store.

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Fall Quilted Table Topper

Class Name: Fall Quilted Table Topper

Craft Category: sewing

Class Type: phone

Instructor: Joyce

Class Dates: October 5, 12, and 19, 2016

Sign Up Deadline: September 29, 2016

 

Class Description: You can sew this by hand or machine. It is an eight-pointed star, which is precut into pieces all in fall colors.

 

Skill Level: know how to quilt and sew by hand or sewing machine.

 

Supplies Needed:

Contact the instructor for the price of the kits. There will be a Discount given if ordered & paid by August 20. No orders taken after September 15. Payment must be received before a kit will be shipped. Payment can be made via PayPal or money orders.

 

Where can you get supplies?

Joyce Kane is selling the precut kits. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact her.

 

 

Upcoming Class: Log Cabin Pillow/Quilt

Craft category: sewing
Class type: phone
Class dates: January 17, 24, and 31, 2015
Time: 8 PM eastern
Sign up deadline: January 12, 2015

Description: This class will be taught over the telephone. It will teach you about strip quilting and turning strips of fabric into a traditional Log Cabin pillow or quilt a technique dating back a long time. These quilts were used during the Civil War in the Under Ground Railroad to help slaves to go north for their freedom.

If you would like to sign up to take this class, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/log.html

Upcoming Class: Holiday Coasters

Craft category: sewing
Class type: phone
Class date: December 16, 2014
Time: 8 PM eastern
Sign up deadline: December 12, 2014

Description: This class will be taught over the telephone. It will teach you how to make coasters out of Holiday 5 inch squares. They will be folded and sewn around the outside border. Simple to do, and makes a wonderful hostess gift.

If you would like to sign up to take this class, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/sew.html

announcing a new project for 2015

Crafting through the Year
with
Sewing Can Be Dangerous
by
S.R. Mallery
We are excited to announce a new project for 2015! Join us as we read the short stories in Sewing Can Be Dangerous by S. R. Mallery. Each month we will read one story, have a chat about the story on the last Monday Night chat of the month, and have a class that month that is related to the story.
At the end of the year, the author will join us for a special chat to discuss anything related to the book or let her know how you enjoyed having classes that corresponded to the stories.
Also, S. R. Mallery will be having a blog tour and giving away an audio copy of her book. Make sure you check the special page here (coming soon) for information about the giveaway, where to purchase her book (audio and eBook formats), chat dates, and class dates.
The chats and classes will be posted in the usual places on our website but there will be links directly from the Crafting through the Year page (coming soon).
While you are waiting for our special page to go live, you can pick up the book in kindle version to read on your iPhone, Android phone, or computer at:
Kindle version of Sewing Can Be Dangerous
Or the Audible version here:
Audible version of Sewing Can Be Dangerous

Upcoming Class: Basic Bandanna Bag

Craft category: sewing
Class date: email class beginning December 5, 2014
Sign up deadline: November 25, 2014

Description: This class will be taught via an email list. It will teach you how to make a very basic non-lined, clutch type bag from one square piece of fabric.

If you would like to sign up to take this class, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/bag.html

Upcoming Class: Charm Quilt or Pillow

Craft category: sewing
Class dates: Saturday, October 4, 18, and 24, 2014.
Time: 3:00 p.m. eastern
Sign up deadline: September27.

Description: This class will be taught over the telephone. It will teach you how to make a quilt top or pillow, your choice, by hand or machine sewing with charm blocks (5 inches by 5 inches pre-cut squares). This will make approximately a 14 inch pillow or 54 inch by 54 inch quilt.

If you would like to sign up to take this class, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/charm.html

Monday Night Chat: Christmas pillow cases

Date: August 18, 2014
Time: 9:00 pm eastern
Host: Ramona

Description: We will be making Christmas pillow cases or bags. We will discuss how to assemble them. If you need help cutting, we will discuss how to do it. The project can be sewn by hand or by machine and will make bright, decorative pillows. If you have questions about sewing by hand or by machine, we will try to address them. If you don’t have materials now, the concept is not difficult, so join us, anyway.

Supplies:
I recommend at least four Christmas prints of cotton fabric for pieces. Solid pieces of fabric can also be used.
Sign up or division membership are not required to join this chat. Instead simply call
605-781-1000 access code 875029#

Hope to see you there.

Monday Night Chat:Sewing and quilting

Date: August 11, 2014
Time: 9:00 pm EST
Host: Joyce

Description: Join us for a night of discussion focused on sewing and quilting. There will not be a project, but this chat will help you understand some basics so that you may confidently shop for supplies for future sewing and quilting classes coming up in the fall. Specific topics that are planned include: sewing by hand or machine, cutting out fabric, and the traditional log cabin pattern.

Sign up or division membership are not required to join this chat. Instead simply call
605-781-1000 access code 875029#

Hope to see you there.