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Join us for our Beginning Quilting Class taught by the Appletree Quilting Center Staff. Learn all the basics needed to create this wonderful throw sized quilt. From choosing your fabric; to pressing, to cutting, to piecing and all the tricks in between to piece a perfect block. Learn how to set the blocks and add mitered borders and what pitfalls to avoid. Then finish by machine quilting and binding. This is the perfect class to start your quilting journey, or just brush up on some of your skills. This class meets 8 times over a span of 11 weeks with notebook and pattern included.

Cost: $ 200.00
We're going back to basics with bags this summer. Join Suzanne for these wonderful basic bag making classes. Take one or all. Each class teaches a different skill and builds a great foundation for all you bag making projects.

Cost: $ 35.00
We're going back to basics with bags this summer. Join Suzanne for these wonderful basic bag making classes. Take one or all. Each class teaches a different skill and builds a great foundation for all you bag making projects.

Cost: $ 35.00
We're going back to basics with bags this summer. Join Suzanne for these wonderful basic bag making classes. Take one or all. Each class teaches a different skill and builds a great foundation for all you bag making projects.

Cost: $ 35.00
We're going back to basics with bags this summer. Join Suzanne for these wonderful basic bag making classes. Take one or all. Each class teaches a different skill and builds a great foundation for all you bag making projects.

Cost: $ 35.00
We're going back to basics with bags this summer. Join Suzanne for these wonderful basic bag making classes. Take one or all. Each class teaches a different skill and builds a great foundation for all you bag making projects.

Cost: $ 35.00
We're going back to basics with bags this summer. Join Suzanne for these wonderful basic bag making classes. Take one or all. Each class teaches a different skill and builds a great foundation for all you bag making projects.

Cost: $ 35.00
We're going back to basics with bags this summer. Join Suzanne for these wonderful basic bag making classes. Take one or all. Each class teaches a different skill and builds a great foundation for all you bag making projects.

Cost: $ 35.00
Join Carol to learn how to make this cute wallet, that is easy to carry in your pocket. Features a zippered pocket, card slots, cash pocket. A great gift idea for him or her. We will provide kits will all of the needed cork, and hardware precut and ready for you to sew.

Cost: $ 35.00
Take your sewing to a new level and try our Pearl Cotton Thread in your bobbin case. Both Bernina and Husqvarna/Viking offer a special bobbin case to make this possible. Combine specialty thread with decorative stitches to make your projects bloom.

Cost: $ 45.00
Make a fall themed gift bag with machine embroidered front. We will talk about stabilizers and tips for centering embroidery designs on the fabric.

Cost: $ 45.00
Come and create a stitch reference catalog unique to your machine, then use your favorite stitches to decorate a beautiful tote bag. Join Donna for a play date.

Cost: $ 85.00
Trendy cork and fabric bag for make-up or quilting tools. Pick your focus and interior fabric, cork, and coordinating supplies. You?ll love to learn how to make this bag and leave with a finished product.

Cost: $ 55.00
First choose your kit from two different options, next choose which latching hardware you want, and within a few hours you?ll walk out with a finished wallet for yourself or a gift. You?ll learn how to sew with cork, install a zipper, and how to install latching hardware.

Cost: $ 45.00
Starting in April, Second Saturday each month from 3-5pm. What a great way to dress up your table and make friends with your accuquilt cutting system all at the same time. Use your 8" Go! Qube and 2 1/2" Go! Strip Cutter and experiment with a wide range of applique dies. Buy the ones you love and use mine for the rest. Next year at this time you will be quite the accuquilt Pro! There will be bonus sessions at the end where you will learn to design your own placemats. Kits will be available in sets of 2. Registration FEE: $25, includes pattern.

Cost: $ 25.00
The latest generation of Block of the Month Programs, Bench Pillows. Come every month and learn the tips and tricks of creating a bench pillow for every occasion. Some piecing, some applique, some embellishment and special tips and tricks from Donna. The registration fee is $25. Then each month the pattern, class and fabric fee is $25 What a great way to enhance your piecing skills over the next months and create these gorgeous pillows. Please sign up soon, as this gets started right away.

Cost: $ 25.00
The Evening Sky collection features 10 Tonga batiks from Timeless Treasures in earthy cream, sage, russet, navy and brown. This quilt steps away from the standard 12" blocks and each month's piecing is composed of four charming 6" blocks. The woven layout is a striking use of the smaller blocks, which continue into the border. Adding the optional border this finishes at 96" x 108", otherwise quilt finishes at 82" x 94".

Cost: $ 50.00
AccuQuilt Club Meeting

Cost: $ FREE
Embroidery Club Meeting

Cost: $ FREE
Join us for our Sewing/Embroidery Machine Club

Cost: $ FREE
Learn the Basics of your sewing machine

Cost: $ 75.00
Learn how to use your BERNINA Bernette 3, 4, 5, 7 & 8 Series Machines

Cost: $ 600.00
Learn how to use Husqvarna Viking Computerized Sewing Machines.

Cost: $ 300.00
Class #1: Basic machine operation and maintenance. Class #2: Additional features and programming for all machines in this category. Please bring your sewing machine, manual, foot control, and power cord. We will cover basic operation and maintenance only. Computerized programming or embroidery will not be covered.

Cost: $ FREE
These rabbits are sure to multiply in your sewing room! Using a free pattern from Tilda?s World and a trick or two along the way, you can sew up these bunnies in no time at all. This is an east beginner doll class with plenty of options for the creative advanced sewist or knitter as well.

Cost: $ 35.00
Have you always wanted to tackle a Feathered Star but was too afraid? Let Nancy take that fear away with a simpler technique. No "Y" seams to deal with. You'll finish as a pillow of a wall hanging, your choice.

Cost: $ 65.00
We will learn how to create a bowl from rope and embroider a design in the bottom. Special attention on beginning the bowl, turning the bowl to form the sides and finishing the top edge. Also information and tips for embroidering the bottom of the bowl.

Cost: $ 45.00
This class explores the technique of North American Smocking on soft Shannon Cuddle fabric. No pleating is necessary! Just mark a grid and discover this fascinating technique while making a unique and soft pillow.

Cost: $ 65.00
Whether you have the Cadillac of sewing machines or an Edsel, you can create this beautiful machine applique. First learn Susan's trick for transferring designs to the lightest weight fusible web on the market. Next, we will cut out the designs and how overlap designs when cutting and fusing. Then we will explore a variety of your machines decorative stitches to enhance applique. While stitching you will learn where to start stitching and how to pivot around those pesky corners and curves for a beautiful effect.

Cost: $ 35.00
These new collage quilts are all the rage! Come and learn the tricks and tips that make this complex-looking project doable by anyone who can use a pair of scissors. You won't believe how much fun you will have making this. Warning - you might not be able to stop with just one!

Cost: $ 85.00
Join Amy for this fun whimsical Dresden house wall hanging project. Using the Dresden Plate ruler we will piece 20 houses and then add our embellishments!

Cost: $ 45.00
Have you ever wanted to learn landscaping quilting? Then join Jackie and Helen this spring and have fun making your own landscape quilt. It's sew fun watching your landscape come to life. We will show you how to create your landscape with the step by step method.

Cost: $ 65.00
It's a jungle out there with Zootropolis Fun Zoo animals will be your inspiration for learning the basics of machine applique. Experience the ease of transferring the applique design to a fusible paper black adhesive and then exploring all those wonderful stitches and features on your sewing machine. You decide if one animal is enough or if after class you wish to make the whole bus load.

Cost: $ 45.00
Welcome Spring to your garden with this two-sided garden flag. We will go through the steps of hooping, centering and embroidering the design onto the flag. We will embroider a different design on each side of the flag.

Cost: $ 45.00
Brush up on those machine embroidery skills with these simple applique in the hoop designs. We will review how to transfer from CD to USB jump drive for ease of loading onto your sewing machine. Hooping techniques and thread choices will be explored before letting your machine to all of the work of stitching.

Cost: $ 35.00
We will create a Nativity Wall Hanging using machine embroidery. We will mark the fabric for design placement then stitch the design and assemble the project. Embroidery design provided with class.

Cost: $ 45.00
We will explore making and attaching quilt labels to your quilts. Labels will be created using either Embroidery Digitizing Software -OR- using the built-in functions of your sewing machine.

Cost: $ 45.00
Brush up on those machine embroidery skills with these simple applique in the hoop designs. We will review how to transfer from CD to USB jump drive for ease of loading onto your sewing machine. Hooping techniques and thread choices will be explored before letting your machine do all of the work of stitching.

Cost: $ 55.00
Choose your favorite panel with 8 9? block or a beautiful feature fabric and you are well on your way to create this fun quilt. If you select a border print you can learn to miter your corners for an extra special effect

Cost: $ 65.00
6 fat quarters and a background makes this bright and fun baby quilt. The top will be constructed using strip piecing for 1 set of blocks. The other set of triangular blocks will be cut using our own template; we will make in class.

Cost: $ 45.00
Is there a cat lover in your life? This easy to piece throw will feature your favorite prints and can easily expand to a bed sized quilt. This is a great beginner project.

Cost: $ 65.00
This class is a great introduction to curved piecing. Using the Wonder Curve Ruler you may choose a floral fabric for a more traditional look, or try a batik for a more modern quilt.

Cost: $ 65.00
This beautiful pattern had taken the quilting world by storm! Choose the colors that make your heart explode with joy! This project is both fat 1/4 and accuquilt friendly

Cost: $ 85.00
This is the easiest quilt to make! Select several of our cotton flannels and we will pre-cut and pre-fringe the blocks for you. All you have do is sew the blocks together! The magic happens when you wash and dry the quilt allowing the prefringed seam allowances to bloom. Class fee includes us precutting and fringing your fabric for you.

Cost: $ 90.00
Choose your favorite panel with 8 9? block or a beautiful feature fabric and you are well on your way to create this fun quilt. If you select a border print you can learn to miter your corners for an extra special effect.

Cost: $ 65.00
A quilt entirely from 9-patches! You will make 2 sizes for the 9-patch block. This makes a generous size throw quilt for your Christmas decorating.

Cost: $ 65.00
This colorful quilt is sure to please! Made entirely from half square triangles, you will learn a fantastic method of making sure those points will be perfect.

Cost: $ 85.00
Sew excited to sew and show off your favorite fabrics to showcase your favorite hobby. Learn some new techniques to make this a fast and fabulous project. Odd angles and lots of diagonals do not have to be frustrating with our Clearly Perfect Angles Rulers

Cost: $ 45.00
What a great twist on a classic 9-patch block. Strip piecing makes this a breeze and great fabric makes the magic happen.

Cost: $ 85.00
Need assistance with stabilizing your T-shirts? Use our heat press. Amy will assist you with organizing your Tees and getting them ready for sewing.

Cost: $ 25.00
This traditional quilt features the Adamstown fabric collection from Moda by Jo Morton. One simple block set on point repeats across the quilt. This is a beginner friendly quilt, too!

Cost: $ 125.00
Join Jackie for a class that has something for everyone. Curved piecing, miniature quilting, a bit of hand embroidery and applique. We will build 5 blocks in class, puff-fect for a table runner or that?s one row of your quilt, or a wall hanging (adorable over a child?s bed). You will have all the basics you need! This quilt lends itself to fat quarter bundles.

Cost: $ 95.00
The use of low volume prints gives this quilt a restful background. With the addition of a complimentary dark fabric, the chevron design appears ? just like magic.

Cost: $ 65.00
Originally designed for two fabrics, now converted into a multi-colored versatile quilt. Only 9 blocks were made by utilizing using strip piecing. You decide how many colors to use. Nancy will provide useful tips along the way that can be used with many projects.

Cost: $ 85.00
Large 24? blocks make up this dramatic quilt. Easily add another row or 2 to increase the size or make a few less for a stunning table runner. You?ll learn with careful piecing when making squares to triangles, which when assembled creates a beautiful result.

Cost: $ 65.00
Join Louese to Explore and Expand your curved piecing skills with this new pattern from Sew Kind of Wonderful. Learn all the tricks to make curved piecing your friend with this enjoyable lap quilt.

Cost: $ 65.00
Uses your accuquilt Go! cutting system with the Qube! and Companion Dies to create the illusion of curved piecing using only straight seams. The secret is all about the angles. Join Donna to make this unique masterpiece.

Cost: $ 85.00
Are you looking for the perfect pet? One that won?t shed or chew your slippers? Have we got the quilt for you! This 3-yard quilt can feature cats or dogs, or both and can be expanded to Twin or even Queen/King size. Join Donna for easy piecing and beginning applique.

Cost: $ 65.00
Looking for a quilt top that looks harder than it is? Grab some Batiks and join Carol for a fun day to make this modern stunner. This quilt top can be finished in a day.

Cost: $ 65.00
Fresh and modern, large 15? blocks makes a beautiful result. Fun pattern with lots of tips and tricks. Pick your favorite Tilda collection and come join Carol for a fun 2 session class.

Cost: $ 85.00
We will be using the X-Block template to create quilt blocks that go together and make an eye-catching quilt. This quilt is not complicated and there are a few tips and tricks that make it even easier.

Cost: $ 65.00
Join Jean and Louese for a night of fun and time to wrap up all those unfinished objects!

Cost: $ 20.00
Give Back Sew-In Days

Cost: $ FREE
No more UFOs!

Cost: $ 20.00
Join Jean for this weekend retreat to make a lovable quilt top. You have to come to the class to see which pattern Jean picked for you this year. You get to pick your complimentary colors and see how this quilt blooms when you start putting it all together. *Pattern only Available to class attendees. Provided with class fee. **Maximum Students: 14, so sign up soon to reserve your spot.

Cost: $ 130.00
It's FREE, no teachers, no instruction. Just you, your machine, and your friends. And maybe some snacks thrown in for fun.

Cost: $ FREE
This is a great Judy Niemeyer pattern for beginners to paper piecing, Helen will teach you how to read and understand Judy?s directions. Come learn the tips and tricks to make your paper piecing experience a success! You will learn the easiest way to accomplish masterful curved piecing in this project.

Cost: $ 95.00
Who doesn?t love some Fishing gnomes? Helen will share her expertise with this whimsical gnome paper piecing project.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn the basics of paper piecing with this adorable bib, Helen will show off her expertise with this wonderful beginner project

Cost: $ 45.00
Everyone loves whimsical cats. Come join Helen to learn to paper piece and learn her tips and tricks to make paper piecing fun and exciting.

Cost: $ 45.00
This paper piecing is another gorgeous Judy Niemeyer pattern. Helen will teach you how to read and understand Judy?s approach to pattern directions. You will learn S-curves when piecing (they really are easy) and Helen will share her tips and tricks to make your paper piecing experience a success.

Cost: $ 95.00
Explore the basics of Free Motion Quilting.

Cost: $ 65.00
Play with Westalee Rulers

Cost: $ 65.00
Walking foot quilting is one of the easiest ways to quilt on your home sewing machine. It is faster and requires less practice than free motion quilting. We will explore a variety of patterns in class. *Requires: Walking Foot and knowledge of use on machine

Cost: $ 65.00
Put your embroidery machine to use doing your own easy edge to edge quilting in the hoop.

Cost: $ 65.00
Our reveal of new sewing classes for the Spring/Summer 2023

Cost: $ FREE
Class B: Join Adam for a full day of Pro-Stitcher. Learn how to get the most from your Pro-Stitcher and give those quilts the custom quilted look without all of the time trying to do it with free motion and rulers.

Cost: $ 149.00
Class C and D: We will start with the basics, from loading a quilt to thread, needles and tensions. We'll cover the pitfalls and what to avoid to make the best looking finished quilts. Then we will move on to Free-Motion quilting followed by playing with rulers and templates to get those straight lines and beautiful curves, finishing up on the second day with the secrets of Pro-Stitcher to give your quilts that professional look.

Cost: $ 299.00
Class A: is perfect for you to come and play, we will have an open house to try out the machine, come get your hands on the best long arm machine out there

Cost: $ 10.00
Come and join Karen for her presentation of ?For the Love of Batiks?. It?s a really great, in depth view of batiks, the culture, the changes that have occurred with them, tons of video, tons of photos, tons of insight.

Cost: $ 10.00
Join Karen for this wonderful hands-on Workshop using the latest designs from Banyan Batiks all Day Friday. We will make this wonderful table topper using Karen?s Cherry Cobbler pattern, which can easily be turned into a full size quilt if you like. Bring your machine and standard sewing supplies and we will supply kits and of course lunch and snacks

Cost: $ 99.00
In this two-day event, you'll have the opportunity to create 6 coordinating kitchen-themed projects, plus you'll learn valuable embroidery techniques to grow your embroidery knowledge. Gain tons of inspiration as you view a wide variety of embroidery projects on display and learn how to choose the right stabilizer and embroidery tools for almost any type of embroidery project.

Cost: $ 99.00
A fun and simple serger project that explores the use of your serger and thread color play. Placemats can be made in any size, so check your place settings to make the perfect placemats for your table.

Cost: $ 35.00
This classic table runner pattern features a beautiful star block in two sizes. Choose your fabrics to match the seasons ? patriotic, spring florals, Christmas... the options are endless. Just imagine how stunning your table will look.

Cost: $ 85.00

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