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Get Your Three Month Class Pass: Take unlimited classes at Cortez Quilt Company for three months for only $69. 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.

Kitchen Towel With Quilted Holder
Thursday, November 7, 2019
10:00
Need your kitchen towel handy? Make these fun and easy kitchen towels with hangers. We will quilt the hanger and then attach to the kitchen towel. So easy and fast you will want to make dozens for yourself and friends. These would also make great Christmas gifts!

 

BERNINA Creative Studio Technique – Free-Motion Couching
Thursday, November 7, 2019
While you are here working on your kitchen towel, you will also have the chance to learn how to add free-motion couching to your quilting projects. You will explore options from the original Foot #43 to the new couching inserts for the Ruler Foot #72.

 

Beyond Beginning
Friday, November 8, 2019
10:00-5:00
$25.00
Skill Level: 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!

 

Intermediate Paper Piecing: Wedding Ring Part 2
Saturday, November 9, 2019/ 2 Session Class
10:00 – 5:00
$50.00
Skill Level: Intermediate – Must have prior paper piecing experience
Instructor: Judy Bryan

Judy will instruct this class and teach you how to advance your paper piecing skills. You will choose how big you wish this project to turn out. This creates a stunning quilt! The first set of this class filled up quickly – call soon as some spots have already filled.

 

Kimberbell’s All Roads Lead Home – Machine Embroidery – Morning Session
Class Is Open To All Machine Brands/Models
Monday, November 11, 2019
10:00-1:00
Class Free With Purchase of $29.99 Kit. (Kit includes embroidery design, fabrics, stabilizer, buttons, 1 tea towel & embellishment except for pom-poms which may be purchased separately).
All Skill Levels Welcome
This design should help get us all in the mood to usher in the upcoming holiday season. We will stitch out this fun design and create a fun tea towel that will be festive in your own home.

Have you been wondering how machine embroidery works? No problem! We will have a couple of spots available for you, along with use of one of our machines!

 

Kimberbell’s All Roads Lead Home – Machine Embroidery – Evening Session
Class Is Open To All Machine Brands/Models
Monday, November 11, 2019
5:30 – 8:30 PM
Class Free With Purchase of $29.99 Kit. (Kit includes embroidery design, fabrics, stabilizer, buttons, 1 tea towel & embellishment except for pom-poms which may be purchased separately).
All Skill Levels Welcome
This design should help get us all in the mood to usher in the upcoming holiday season. We will stitch out this fun design and create a fun tea towel that will be festive in your own home.

Have you been wondering how machine embroidery works? No problem! We will have a couple of spots available for you, along with use of one of our machines!

 

 

BERNINA Software Club – Candy Cane
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
10:00 – 3:00ish
Learn to turn a scanned image into an appliqué pattern to be stitched out with your embroidery machine. Makes a great table runner or wall hanging for your holiday decorating. Please RSVP to ensure that we order your pattern!

 

Designer Vest
Friday, November 15, 10:00 – 5:00
Saturday, November 16, 9:00-1:00
$35.00
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Julie Ayers
This vest is a great companion piece for jeans, skirts, and everything in between, depending on the fabrics you choose.

 

Bee-Utiful Sunflower Table Runner – Machine Embroidery
This class is open to all make and models.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
1:00-4:00
$25.00
Instructor: Linda Humphreys
We have been asked to add this second class… so here it is! You will learn how to embroider, applique, and quilt in the hoop + you end up with this sunny table runner!

 

Twirly Batik Skirt
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Please Note Date Change
10:00-5:00
$25.00
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Judith Swain
Join us to create this fun and flirty skirt. Use fat quarters to make a colorful skirt, or looks equally beautiful with one color. Our rayon batik fabrics are an excellent choice. Easy construction using familiar quilting sewing plus tips makes this a great skirt to create… before you know it the skirt is ready to wear!

 

Fractured Star: Intermediate Paper Piecing Part 2
Friday, November 22, 10:00-5:00
$50:00
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Judy Bryan
Customers are loving all of Judy’s paper piecing classes, and this one sure is spectacular. The unique border adds a special touch.

 

 

 

 

Intro To English Paper Piecing
Saturday, November 23, 2019
10:00-2:00
$12.00
Instructor: Sine Skaggs
Now is your opportunity to learn English Paper Piecing from a pro! In this class, you will learn three different methods of preparing your pieces, along with how to make your templates. English Paper Piecing does not require a sewing machine, enabling you to take your projects with you on trips, waiting for appointments, or simply snuggling up by the fire this winter.

 

 

 

 

BERNINA Embroidery Club – Free Standing Lace
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
10:00
Pick out whatever Free Standing Lace pattern you would like to do, and come spend the day with us to stitch out. Linda will be here to assist you.  Pictured here is an OESD design.

 

 

 

 

 


Thankful For Our Customer Days

Friday & Saturday, November 29 & 30
More info coming!
 

 

   

Garden of Dreams – Kaleidoscope Quilt
Friday, December 6, 2019
10:00-5:00
$25.00 – May need a second session
Skill: Intermediate
Instructor: Judy Bryan
Make the stunning quilt using the Garden of Dreams Kit by Jason Yenter. Learn how to cut and then piece this fabulous kaleidoscope quilt.

 

Professional Tote
January 24 & 25, 2020
9:30 – 5:00
$50.00
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Ila Starks
Ila is definitely in demand, especially for a repeat class for this tote. The Professional Tote has all the pockets and compartments needed for today’s professional woman. Whether you work in an office or not, this tote has it all. There is a pleated pocket on each side of the tote to hold a bottle of water, umbrella, magazine, baby bottle or telephone. Also, on the front is a zippered pocket to hold your ID and Passport for your airport travel. Behind that pocket is one for your boarding pass.

 

 
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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!