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Quilting & Sewing Classes/Events – Cortez

Get Your Three Month Class Pass: Take unlimited classes at Cortez Quilt Company for three months for only $75. Purchase a Class Pass anytime. It’s activated when you take your first class and expires three months later. If a class/event is NOT covered by the Class Pass, it will be noted in the class description.

 

CORTEZ QUILT COMPANY AND MORE CLASSES/EVENTS IN CORTEZ

   

Technique Series – Cathedral Window
Friday, April 17, 2020
10:00 – 5:00
$25.00
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Judy Bryan
This stunning pillow is sure to wow your friends and family with its intricate and complex look, but it is so much easier than it looks! This style of quilt is quilt-as-you-go,
no batting or backing required! In class, you will learn the technique through creating a pillow, and will then have the skills to move onto a bigger quilt if desired.

   


Beyond Beginning – Practice Those Points!
Saturday, April 18, 2020
10:00 – 5:00
$25.00
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Judith Swain
Calling all quilters who are ready to advance their newly learned skills, or those who want to perfect what they know. Skills: Cutting with rotary cutter, piecing, adding borders,
quilting, binding and more!

   


On The Town
Friday, April 24, 2020
10:00 – 5:00
$25.00
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Becky Gerren
You’ll be ready for a night on the town when you carry this stylish handbag. Fabric texturized with shrinking fabric adds interest to the center panel and
makes this a fashion accessory worthy to take on a walk down the red carpet. Numerous inside pockets can be customized to suit your needs and the pattern includes
directions for either fabric or wooden handles.

   

 


Intro To Quilting On Your Domestic Machine
Saturday, April 25, 2020
1:00 – 5:00 PM
$12.00
Instructor: Barb Morgan
Skill Level: All
Do you have a top done and want to quilt it yourself? Come to Beginning Machine Quilting class. We will go through how to layer your quilt, pin basting, machine set up, equipment that can make your machine quilting more successful, quilting feet, threads, and needles. Many mysteries will be solved. Bring the machine you are going to quilt with. You will learn some basic machine quilting techniques with your machine.

   

Raw Edge Applique – Gentle Barn
Two Session Class – Friday, May 1st & Friday, May 15th
9:30 – 5:00
$50.00
Skill Level: Intermediate – Must have prior raw edge applique experience
Instructor: Ila Starks
Take your applique skills to the next level with Gentle Barn, a McKenna Ryan design. Ila has plenty of pointers from fusing, to placement, to perfecting
your stitching.

   

 

Stained Glass Quilts
Monday, May 4, 2020
10:00 – 5:00
$25.00
More info coming!

   

SOS#1 (I Am So Sick Of Stippling) Free Motion Quilting Class
Saturday, May 9, 2020
1:00 – 5:00 pm
$
12:00
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Barb Morgan
Learn some new quilting designs to add to your stippling expertise.You will learn some new background quilting designs that can really add some pizzazz  to the design of your quilt. Swirls, pebbles, squares, triangles and so much more.

   

Beginning Quilting Class – Four Sessions
Wednesdays, May 13, May 20, May 27, & June 3
1:00-5:00
$100 + supplies
Instructor: Judith Swain
Have you always wanted to learn to quilt? Would you like to refine your skills? This class is for you! You will learn the entire process: how to use a rotary cutter, piecing, adding borders, quilting, and binding. This class will give you the foundation needed to move on to more advanced projects. Note: We will help you with your fabric selection, so that you can make yours according to your own personal taste.

   

SOS #2 (Free Motion Quilting) Gridwork
Saturday, June 13, 2020
1:00 – 5:00 pm
$12.00
Instructor: Barb Morgan
Continue learning some more background  designs. This time beginning with a basic grid design and expanding from there. So many designs, so little time. Be amazed how many designs that can be made with just a simple beginning grid. You will be asking yourself, That came from a grid?

   

Free Motion Quilting – Dancing Butterflies
Six Session Class – Friday, June 19, Saturday June 20, Monday June 22, Friday July 17, Saturday July 18, Monday July 20
10:00 – 5:00
$120.00, Book included
Skill Level: Intermediate – Prior free motion quilting required
Instructors: Ila Starks & Sandy Cressler
You will learn and master 24 free-motion designs, and will have the confidence to utilize these designs in your quilts.

   

Beginning Quilting Class – Four Sessions
Saturdays, July 25, August 1, August 8, August 15
1:00-5:00
$100 + supplies
Instructor: Judith Swain
Have you always wanted to learn to quilt? Would you like to refine your skills? This class is for you! You will learn the entire process: how to use a rotary cutter, piecing, adding borders, quilting, and binding. This class will give you the foundation needed to move on to more advanced projects. Note: We will help you with your fabric selection, so that you can make yours according to your own personal taste.

   

 

 

   

   
Stop by the shop or call to register for a class.:
 CORTEZ – 970-565-7541

FARMINGTON – 505-325-9358
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Class Policies

Classes are limited to 6-8 students (minimum of three) depending on the complexity of the project.

Class fees must be paid and any required pattern/book/notions must be purchased in advance to hold your space.

Store credit will be given for paid classes if you cancel and give 48 hours notice (otherwise, no credit). Refund or store credit (your choice) given for classes if we cancel due to lack of sign ups.

Bring your sewing machine and basic sewing supplies (scissors, seam ripper, straight pins, etc.) to class. If you prefer, you may use one of our BERNINA classroom machines. We request that you use either Mettler or Aurafil thread on classroom machines.

Bring lunch (we have a fridge and microwave) or order out from one of the many fine restaurants on Main Street. Coffee, tea, water, and soft drinks are complimentary.

It is important to be on time for class. We recommend that you arrive 10 minutes before the class start time. If you arrive earlier please be aware that your instructor will not be available until the class begins.

Please do not park on Main Street in front of the shop when you are here for a class.

Please silence your cell phone while in class. If you need to make a phone call during class, we ask that you step outside or to the back of the store where it’s quiet so that other students are not distracted.

Youth classes are for students 8-16 years of age. Youth members may take the adult classes with instructor approval.

Except for nursing infants up to 12 months of age, children may not attend classes with parents.

Thank you and have a fun class!