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Mystery on the Prairie

This month, mystery participants will ?travel? to the country?s heartland ? home of the buffalo, wild horses, amber waves of grain and blazing sky. This lap size (with optional borders) is quite dramatic and very geometrical. Depending on the fabric chosen, it could be a suitable gift for anyone, or keep it for yourself. If you are looking for something fun and different to do on a Sunday afternoon, join us. A completely different quilt is made each month, so participation in previous month?s mysteries in not necessary. The ?class? runs from Noon - 3:00, after which feel free to stay for an open sew until closing time.

One Block Wonder with Hexagons

Use one fabric and one shape to create a One-of-a-Kind Quilt!! You will learn how to choose the right fabrics measure and cut fabric repeats to make hexagon or octagon blocks. Then use these shapes to create a new masterpiece. You will be making this One Block Wonder with hexagons! The process is a little faster than the octagon pattern. You will focus on planning and cutting on the first night. The second day will continue with that and piecing. A third "finishing" day will be chosen and agreed upon by the group during the Saturday session. All are sure to finish the top!

Quilting 101 Mon. 9-5

This class is designed for people who have never pieced a quilt and may be new to sewing. In this class you will learn the basics of quilt making including accurate cutting, sewing and pressing, along with tricks and tips to give you a strong start in quilt making. You will learn: how to pick contrasting fabrics that suit the quilt design you will be working with; how to cut with the appropriate tools; stitch 1/4" seams; and sew much more!

Sep 3
OESD School of Embroidery 6-9pm
Sep 3
OESD School of Embroidery a-la-carte 6-9pm
Sep 6
Ellis Skirt: Fri. 6-9; Sat. 10-4

Classes


Mystery on the Prairie
- Aug 25, 2019 12:00 pm

This month, mystery participants will ?travel? to the country?s heartland ? home of the buffalo, wild horses, amber waves of grain and blazing sky. This lap size (with optional borders) is quite dramatic and very geometrical. Depending on the fabric chosen, it could be a suitable gift for anyone, or keep it for yourself. If you are looking for something fun and different to do on a Sunday afternoon, join us. A completely different quilt is made each month, so participation in previous month?s mysteries in not necessary. The ?class? runs from Noon - 3:00, after which feel free to stay for an open sew until closing time.

Cost: $ 30.00
One Block Wonder with Hexagons
- Aug 31, 2019 09:00 am

Use one fabric and one shape to create a One-of-a-Kind Quilt!! You will learn how to choose the right fabrics measure and cut fabric repeats to make hexagon or octagon blocks. Then use these shapes to create a new masterpiece. You will be making this One Block Wonder with hexagons! The process is a little faster than the octagon pattern. You will focus on planning and cutting on the first night. The second day will continue with that and piecing. A third "finishing" day will be chosen and agreed upon by the group during the Saturday session. All are sure to finish the top!

Cost: $ 120.00
Quilting 101 Mon. 9-5
- Sep 02, 2019 09:00 am

This class is designed for people who have never pieced a quilt and may be new to sewing. In this class you will learn the basics of quilt making including accurate cutting, sewing and pressing, along with tricks and tips to give you a strong start in quilt making. You will learn: how to pick contrasting fabrics that suit the quilt design you will be working with; how to cut with the appropriate tools; stitch 1/4" seams; and sew much more!

Cost: $ 75.00
OESD School of Embroidery 6-9pm
- Sep 03, 2019 06:00 pm

Join RTQ staff this year OESD's embroidery club. RainTree is using OESD curriculum, offering you hands-on learning opportunities. The club focuses on a wide variety of specific techniques, techniques that become necessary tools in your embroidery experience. Each club meeting offers participants the opportunity to create a project. The purchase price includes embroidery designs for the year.

Cost: $ 275.00
The a-la-carte option is for participants that cannot commit to the year long program. It is necessary to register early enough so supplies are ready for participants.

Cost: $ 35.00
Ellis Skirt: Fri. 6-9; Sat. 10-4
- Sep 06, 2019 06:00 pm

Classic denim gets an update with the Ellis Skirt! Designed for stretch wovens, this skirt pattern promises a flawless fit with two pelvis options (apple or pear), a shaped yoke, fitted waistband, and tailored back darts.

Cost: $ 75.00
Have you just completed a Quilting 101? This is the perfect next step! Create a festive table runner in preparation for upcoming holidays!

Cost: $ 40.00
Travel Handmade: Zip It Up!
- Sep 11, 2019 06:00 pm

Choose the size and make at least one streamlined organizer. You will definitely want to make more! The Travel Handmade classes occur on the Wednesday following the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Travel Handmade customers are urged to register each month for these technique rich classes. We are using ByAnnie's patterns to create a different travel related project each month.

Cost: $ 30.00
Intro to Free Motion Quilting
- Sep 12, 2019 06:00 pm

You will explore beginning free motion techniques using pre-printed panels. This class also serves as a pre-requisite for other free motion classes. You will need your machine with free motion quilting feet and straight stitch plate.

Cost: $ 30.00
Oh Scrap! Color Play Stars 9-noon
- Sep 14, 2019 09:00 am

An ongoing series of classes that introduce the use of color and a variety of techniques in an improvisational setting. Use color to create improv stars. All are welcome! You do not have to participate in the entire series.

Cost: $ 30.00
Intro to Free Motion Quilting
- Sep 14, 2019 01:00 pm

You will explore beginning free motion techniques using pre-printed panels. This class also serves as a pre-requisite for other free motion classes. You will need your machine with free motion quilting feet and straight stitch plate.

Cost: $ 30.00
AccuQuilt Club #8
- Sep 15, 2019 01:00 pm

The tote can show off all of your favorite vibrant colors! GO! scrap quilt crazy while creating this quick tote bag using the GO! Crazy Quilt Die.

Cost: $ 35.00
This month, come help Bonnie celebrate a major birthday by ?traveling? back to her New England roots while stitching The Mystery in the Sugar Shack. We all know Vermont is the home of the Green Mountain Boys and Autumn Leaves, so solving this mystery won?t be too difficult. Just be aware of the setting!!! If you are looking for something fun to do on a Sunday afternoon with other quilting and mystery enthusiasts, join us. A completely different quilt is made each month, so participation in previous month?s mysteries in not necessary. The ?class? runs from Noon - 3:00, after which feel free to stay for an open sew until closing time.

Cost: $ 30.00
Bernina Mastery Class 6-9pm
- Sep 23, 2019 06:00 pm

This class is open to all individuals who purchased their BERNINA at RainTree. It is especially geared towards new owners. We will be teaching on current models. Stop in and register. Be sure to tell the clerk which machine you will be bringing. Also, locate the BERNINA tab on this website. You will find the appropriate class workbook for your machine there. Please download and print it. B215, B1008, B330 and B350 owners will need to attend on the Monday and Tuesday only. 5 Series, 7 Series and 8 series owners will need all three evenings. You must register to reserve a space. Thanks!

Cost: $ FREE
The a-la-carte option is for participants that cannot commit to the year long program. It is necessary to register early enough so supplies are ready for participants.

Cost: $ 35.00
The technique used for this class is unique and fun, so try to join us!! It is the perfect class for you if: You have scraps to ?use? up; You would like a gentle step into spontaneous quilt design; You want to try your hand at working with smaller pieces of fabric; You are curious about color; or You want to explore creating a scrappy-look project. Pattern included with class fee.

Cost: $ 35.00
Plan ahead! Christmas is coming and it is so nice to be prepared with table settings and gifts. We love to sew! Consider starting your holiday preparations early! More information coming soon!

Cost: $ 35.00
Fall Leaves Table Runner 1-5
- Oct 05, 2019 01:00 pm

Brighten up your table with a taste of New England and beautiful shades of autumn. This We All Sew pattern by Bernina Ambassador Heidi Lund is the perfect project to hone your free-motion skills while you machine appliqu? the leaves and free-motion quilt the background. Bonnie will demonstrate an alternative binding method for this class. Students will have the opportunity to try an AccuQuilt cutter with leaf dies during this class and a pattern will be included for drawing the leaves on fusible web should anyone want to use the traditional trace, cut and fuse method.

Cost: $ 40.00
Free Motion Workship , 6-9pm
- Oct 08, 2019 06:00 pm

Join Bev for an evening of free motion work! Prerequisite: Intro to Free Motion Quilting. Each participant will be comfortably working at their own level.

Cost: $ 30.00
Travel Handmade: Get Out of Town Duffle
- Oct 09, 2019 06:00 pm

This duffle features pockets inside and out! The Travel Handmade classes occur on the Wednesday following the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Travel Handmade customers are urged to register each month for these technique rich classes. We are using ByAnnie's patterns to create a different travel related project each month.

Cost: $ 30.00
Oh, Scrap! Leftovers 9-noon
- Oct 12, 2019 09:00 am

Join us in this "series" (you do not have to attend all in series) of classes that introduce the use of color and a variety of techniques in an improvisational setting. Bring your leftover strip sets, blocks with "mistakes" that never got fixed, and scraps galore. You have created the pallet for your next masterpiece. Changing course mid-way once, twice, or thrice (or more) is standard for improv quilting. Learn to use a variety of cuts, twists, and turns to create an interesting composition in the ultimate course correction.

Cost: $ 30.00
Miniature Sampler 10-3
- Oct 12, 2019 10:00 am

Sewing miniature blocks (4 inches finished or smaller) is a great way to experiment with color, value and design; hone your piecing skills; and incorporate some of those scraps you have been saving into a finished project. In this process class, Bonnie will share several tips and tricks, including: Fabric selection, accurate sewing, construction and pressing. Students will make a mini design board and 4-6 miniature blocks during class. Patterns are included in the class fee.

Cost: $ 50.00
AccuQuilt Club # 9 Midnight Stars
- Oct 13, 2019 01:00 pm

Create a dynamic wall hanging using different sized blocks and a dramatic color scheme. We will examine how to convert any pattern to utilize the AccuQuilt cutting system..

Cost: $ 35.00
Pre-cut Paradise Noon-3
- Oct 19, 2019 12:00 pm

Welcome to Pre-cut Paradise! Paradise? Yes! Pre-cuts save you lots of time and offer you the opportunity to work with carefully curated collections of fabric.

Cost: $ 30.00
Virginia is for Lovers, Lavender and Old Lace and, of course, the Blue Ridge Mountains. Which color choice speaks to you for this month?s mystery? This quilt has great movement ? almost enough to keep you spinning ? another hint, perhaps? If you are looking for something fun to do on a Sunday afternoon with other quilting and mystery enthusiasts, join us. A completely different quilt is made each month, so participation in previous month?s mysteries in not necessary. The ?class? runs from Noon - 3:00, after which feel free to stay for an open sew until closing time.

Cost: $ 30.00
Christmas is Coming- Christmas Trees Create a set of 3-D of Christmas trees using strips of fabric and batting. Decorate these charming trees with charms, beads, heirloom jewelry and baubles. At the end of the season, they unfold and lie flat for storage.

Cost: $ 30.00
Toaster Sweater 10-4
- Oct 27, 2019 10:00 am

Sew this trendy raglan sleeve sweater. This simple pattern has raglan sleeves with wide cuffs and a comfy mock turtle neck. This serger friendly pattern is easy to fit and fast to construct- very beginner friendly. Learn how to sew with moderate stretch kits to insert a collar, cuffs and waistband on this cozy sweater. Confident beginner. RainTree has a variety of fabulous 100% cotton knits perfectly suited for this project. You don't like the color selection? Consider dying your fabric prior to class. Jodie uses Rit dies on these fabrics with great success!

Cost: $ 60.00
Bernina Mastery Class 6-9pm
- Oct 28, 2019 06:00 pm

This class is open to all individuals who purchased their BERNINA at RainTree. It is especially geared towards new owners. We will be teaching on current models. Stop in and register. Be sure to tell the clerk which machine you will be bringing. Also, locate the BERNINA tab on this website. You will find the appropriate class workbook for your machine there. Please download and print it. B215, B1008, B330 and B350 owners will need to attend on the Monday and Tuesday only. 5 Series, 7 Series and 8 series owners will need all three evenings. You must register to reserve a space. Thanks!

Cost: $ FREE
Let the title tempt you! More information coming soon.

Cost: $ 30.00
The a-la-carte option is for participants that cannot commit to the year long program. It is necessary to register early enough so supplies are ready for participants.

Cost: $ 35.00
Oh, Scrap! Log Cabin 9-1
- Nov 09, 2019 09:00 am

Join Bonnie in an exploration of the log cabin block and the ease with which it can be transformed into something fun and perhaps unexpected. Give yourself permission to play and experiment with color, fabric and shape as you create a small art quilt.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to machine quilt with your walking foot. And, yes, get out of the ditch! Why limit yourself to "stitching in the ditch" when there are so many other possibilities? Time will be spent discussing needles and threads as well as examining the walking foot itself and how it works. Bonnie will demonstrate and lead students through a variety of techniques, including: match stick quilting, cross hatching, radiating lines, curves and spirals. The goal is to help students become more familiar with and comfortable using a walking foot - to get out of that ditch and create unique quilting designs.

Cost: $ 40.00
Travel Handmade: Pack It In!
- Nov 13, 2019 06:00 pm

You choose from 3 sizes! These cases are designed to organize your belongings as you travel. The Travel Handmade classes occur on the Wednesday following the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Travel Handmade customers are urged to register each month for these technique rich classes. We are using ByAnnie's patterns to create a different travel related project each month.

Cost: $ 30.00
Pre-cut Paradise 10-5 Bali Pop Pizzazz
- Nov 16, 2019 10:00 am

Create the "Bali Pop Pizazz" quilt using a jelly roll of your choice and background fabric!

Cost: $ 70.00
Showcase your green thumb in quilting while creating the striking floral applique blocks. Learn the basics of applique using a variety of stitches on your machine, as well as some basic hand embroidery techniques. We will look at fusible web, stabilizers and fabric glue to help hold your masterpiece together while you sew.

Cost: $ 35.00
Join Bonnie and Deb during this festive class. Create a festive table setting ensemble that includes a table runner and mug rug!

Cost: $ 50.00
This is the last mystery in the series!! If you have participated throughout the year, you have gathered several patterns and quilts to keep or pass on. Each project had its own personality creating a very diverse collection!! This month we will visit the great and sparsely-populated state of Wyoming where huge ranches, big mountains and Yellowstone National Park dominate the state. Fabric choices for this diverse part of the country range from red and gold of Branding Time to blue and white of Great Geysers. Come join us for a fun Sunday afternoon and get a taste of what these mysteries have been about. Perhaps you will want to join for our offerings next year!!!

Cost: $ 30.00
Bernina Mastery Class 6-9pm
- Nov 25, 2019 06:00 pm

This class is open to all individuals who purchased their BERNINA at RainTree. It is especially geared towards new owners. We will be teaching on current models. Stop in and register. Be sure to tell the clerk which machine you will be bringing. Also, locate the BERNINA tab on this website. You will find the appropriate class workbook for your machine there. Please download and print it. B215, B1008, B330 and B350 owners will need to attend on the Monday and Tuesday only. 5 Series, 7 Series and 8 series owners will need all three evenings. You must register to reserve a space. Thanks!

Cost: $ FREE
The a-la-carte option is for participants that cannot commit to the year long program. It is necessary to register early enough so supplies are ready for participants.

Cost: $ 35.00
This table runner project is a great and gentle introduction to improvisational quilting in that no 2 runners will turn out the same, yet there is a pattern and ruler that make it less intimidating for those of us who embrace organization and order. It goes together like a jig saw puzzle and produces a colorful addition to holiday decorations as well as a great backdrop for trying a variety of quilting techniques. The ruler is the secret that makes it all happen. Bonnie will demonstrate other uses for the ruler as well.

Cost: $ 30.00
Diva Wallet 1-5pm
- Dec 08, 2019 01:00 pm

This fun, classy wallet has a place for everything, and the slim design and metal fixtures make it totally chic!

Cost: $ 40.00
Garment bags are great for packing those garments for special trips. This project features lot of pockets too! The Travel Handmade classes occur on the Wednesday following the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Travel Handmade customers are urged to register each month for these technique rich classes. We are using ByAnnie's patterns to create a different travel related project each month.

Cost: $ 30.00
One of many scrappy classes being offered at RTQ! We continue to introduce you to the use of color and a variety of techniques in an improvisational setting. Learn to cut and sew curves your and give your improv quilting projects movement and interest. Practice techniques for gentle waves or "wonky" drunkard's paths.

Cost: $ 30.00
This month will find us on the West Coast stitching up the Mystery in the Logging Camp where Evergreen Forests and Red Flannel Shirts rule!! Participants will find this two fabric pattern to be very striking with clean-cut lines (could there be a hint there?). So, if you are looking for something fun to do on a Sunday afternoon with other quilting and mystery enthusiasts, join us. A completely different quilt is made each month, so participation in previous month?s mysteries in not necessary. The ?class? runs from Noon - 3:00, after which feel free to stay for an open sew until closing time.

Cost: $ 30.00
Travel Handmade: Ultimate Travel Bag
- Jan 09, 2020 06:00 pm

The travel bag features a strap so you can attach it to your rolling luggage. It is carry-on compliant. The Travel Handmade classes occur on the Wednesday following the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Travel Handmade customers are urged to register each month for these technique rich classes. We are using ByAnnie's patterns to create a different travel related project each month.

Cost: $ 30.00
Oh Scrap! All Stacked Up 9 - 1 pm
- Jan 11, 2020 09:00 am

One of many scrappy iprov quilting classes... More specific information coming soon!

Cost: $ 40.00
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