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Winter 2018 Classes

STAINED GLASS WALLHANGING   Saturday January 27th 10-4        Toby  $15
Ruth Green keeps coming up with beautiful patterns for stained glass using the iron-on black
bias tape and a double needle.  Toby will show you an easier way to make these beautiful works of art!  
Pick from several patterns.  Kits available.

MACHINE QUILTING     Saturday  February 3rd   1-4pm   $55 (includes supplies for 2 projects)   Sally
Learn the basics for getting started quilting your own projects.  We will cover supplies, marking and pinning, stitching in the ditch and free motion quilting….it’s not as difficult as you think!  We will make a baby quilt
during this class.   

FOLD’N STITCH WREATH    Saturday February 10th 10-4    Toby    $15
We had so many people sign up for this class in the fall we promised to do another class!  They are easy to make, especially when Toby has made several and knows all the tricks to share with you. She has made a spring floral sample.  Kits available.

EZ BREEZY TABLE RUNNER   Saturday  February 24th  10-4     Laurel   $15
This kit has been a best seller but everyone asks, “how do you do the curves?” Laurel will show you how
to put the EZ in this runner and you may take home a finished project!  Kits available.

CROSS POCKET BAG     Saturday March 3rd  10-4   Terry   $15
This is a small easy shoulder bag by Whistlepig Creek made with 3 fat quarters.  Join the fun for the day and go home with a new bag!  Kits available.

BEGINNER PAPER PIECING   Saturday    March 17th 10-4    Terry    $15
We will start with an easy table runner by local pattern writer, Peggy Kotek.  Paper piecing, also known as
foundation piecing is sewing on paper.  The result is very accurate piecing and also fun to do!  Kits available, a spring version.

MACHINE APPLIQUE     Saturday  March 24   10-4  Toby   $15
You will learn to applique using iron on fusible and your machine to get it done quickly and easily. We have a
favorite Easter runner with a bunny and eggs.  Kits available.

BEGINNER 9-PATCH     $30 ($10 with fabric purchase)  Min 2  Max 4   Sally
We start with the basics: rotary cutting, strip piecing, and quilt top construction.  We make a
54" x 66" lap quilt. This class is for people who have no quilting experience!       
January 23rd & February 6th             6:30-9:00   Tues  or
February 27th  & March 13th            6:30-9:00   Tues  or
April 3rd  & April 17th                      6:30-9:00
BEGINNER BORDER & BINDINGS   $15 (includes a small quilt that you will put the binding on)  Min 2  Max 4
Borders & bindings are the frames for our "artwork".  This class is for the beginner who wants to finish their quilt top, or for anyone who has had trouble with borders that "wave" and finished quilts that don't lay flat.
January 30th          6:30-8:30  Tues  or
February 20th        6:30-8:30  Tues  or
March 27th            6:30-8:30 Tues

Any class that requires a pattern or tool will be discounted 20% when you sign up and pay for your class.
Sign up today for a class at River City Quilts.  Call us @ 507-625-8135, e-mail us at sales@rivercityquilts.com or stop in to see the samples and sign up in person.  To hold your spot in a class you must pay at the time of registration.  If the minimum number of students is not met 1 week before the class, it will be cancelled.  A full refund will be made for cancellations made at least one week before the class will be held. We have 2 Bernina sewing machines available for use in our classes. If you would like to reserve one of these machines for a class, let us know when you sign up for a

SATURDAY SEWATHON    March  10th 10-5   no cost but sign up is necessary
Spend the day catching up with any project you like.  Help available if you need it.

MEET THE 2nd THURSDAY OF THE MONTH AT 6:30pm at the 1st Congregational United Church of Christ, 150 Stadium Court

Retirement update.

We are on schedule to close at the end of August when our lease is up. We still
have over 4,000 bolts of fabric to sell yet, so there are still plenty of the beautiful fabrics you are used to
seeing at River City Quilts!  Don’t miss our January Thaw sale to kick off January…

February Sale…..Batting  20% off
March Sale……..Fat Quarters $2.50 each
April……………..30% off books, Patterns & Notions