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RGV Quilters' Schoolhouse

Schoolhouse classes begin in November and are $10 for members and $35 for non-members payable in advance to RGVQG.  The extra $25 for non-members makes them eligible for membership in the guild.  Please fill out a membership form and turn it in with your payment.

A minimum of 10 people must sign up for the class to be held. There may be an additional expenses based on the needs of the class, e.g. purchase of patterns, supplies etc.

All classes are normally scheduled to be held at Renee's Fiber Art Quilting School, but may be held at other locations.

I am always looking for Instructors, class ideas for future. Email or call me with suggestions.

Karen Dill, Schoolhouse Chair
schoolhouse@rgvqg.com
2017

Class: “Christmas Wreath 
from the Book OH MY Stars”

Instructor: Karen Eck

Date: Friday, December 15, 2017

Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm,

Location: Renee's Fiber Art Quilting School

1623 N Tower Rd, Alamo



Class: “Rag rugs and Locker Hooking”

Instructor: Debi Warner

Date: Friday, January 19, 2018

Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm,

Location: Renee's Fiber Art Quilting School

1623 N Tower Rd, Alamo

Rag Rugs

Description:

This class will demonstrate three methods of making rag rugs.  Different uses for locker hooking will also be shown.  After learning the different techniques, students will begin their own projects.

Project:

Each student will locker hook a square that can be used to begin a rag rug, begin a tote, or make a hot plate for the table.  Photos are attached of each project.

Supply list:

*a 15x18 piece of locker hooking canvas

*two foot pieces of strong cotton

*a locker hook

*these items are pictured in the picture called supplies and are available at Hobby Lobby, JoAnn Country Stitches or on line at Amazon.

A kit will also be available in class day for $10.00.


**Each student will also need the medium in which they will be working.  This can be fabric quilting scraps cut into 1” strips, plastic bags(don’t cut – I will teach you), yarn, or wool strips of about ” Students may also bring broken necklaces, lace, or anything else that comes in long strips to embellish their project.

Class: “On the Edge”

Instructor: Renee Darkis

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018

Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm,

Location: Renee's Fiber Art Quilting School

1623 N Tower Rd, Alamo

On the Edge

Mastering Binding Techniques

A technique class where you will learn many binding methods and lots of tips and tricks along the way. Since this is a technique class we will NOT be “making a project”. We will be making a binding sample pack. This will allow you to try the technique and have a piece as a reference. This will be a class for beginners or experienced quilters.

What you will learn


-    How to cut bias binding very accurately and easy
-    Standard method of binding application
-    Flange binding
-    Piped binding 2 ways
-    Picture frame faced binding
-    Curved binding
-    Striped binding you make from strips
-    Reversible binding
-    Hexie and irregular shaped binding
-    Prairie point binding – continuous fold, accent edge and two-color points
-    3-D prairie points for piecing and borders

You will need your sewing machine and minimal supplies for this class. A complete list will be available on the web site. Since we are not making a project you will be able to use up scraps and strips to make your samples. 

Supply List.

Class: “String 'em Along”

Instructor: Elaine Hall

Date: Friday, March 2, 2018

Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm,

Location: Renee's Fiber Art Quilting School

1623 N Tower Rd, Alamo

Click here for infor Past Schoolhouse info.