Sleepy Valley Quilt Classes

Sleepy Valley Quilt Co. has a large, airy classroom available for rent when not in use. Great for your special quilting events or sewing meetings.

The classroom at Sleepy Valley Quilt Co. is bright and airy, with a full length design wall, plenty of tables, chairs, ironing boards and irons.

When the classroom isn't being occupied by scheduled classes, we encourage folks to call ahead and reserve it for special quilting and sewing meetings!

Contact us today for a reservation

This class is for the person who wants to learn quilt-making and for the quilter who wants help improving skills. The techniques are all here, including rotary cutting, hand piecing, appliqué, English paper piecing, foundation piecing, mastering that elusive 1/4" inch seam, machine piecing, working with templates, how to decode a pattern, dealing with sashes and borders, sandwiching the layers - and, the best part, you'll have a beautiful 12-block quilt to prove what you've learned, and to enjoy for the rest of your life!

Cost: $ 95.00
Do you have wall hangings or lap quilts that need to be finished? Learn to do the quilting yourself on your domestic sewing machine. In this class you will learn how to: prepare the quilt top, set up you sewing machine, stitch in the ditch, and to quilt an overall meander, swirl, or paisley quilting designs. You will also learn what tools help get the job done.

Paper Piecing is a great way to get precise points and seams, yet it is SO easy. Come learn basic paper piecing and whip up this simple yet cute wall hanging. It may look hard but it isnt. No paper piecing experience is needed but even if you have tried it you may pick up a few new tricks. Block finishes 10 without border.

Cost: $ 25.00
In this class, you will make a very cheery wool appliqued pincushion. Your instructor Darlene Sabo, will teach you the chain stitch, whip stitch, colonial knot, and blanket stitch. This pincushion would make a wonderful gift or will look great on top of your sewing table.

Cost: $ 15.00
Classroom is open to to work on hand quilting projects.

Cost: $ FREE
If you have taken the Beginner Sampler class, and would like to continue to build skills, try new techniques, and gain confidence, while learning twelve new block patterns, this class is for you. Included are: rotary cutting, applique techniques, foundation piecing, re-perfecting the "1/4" seam, working with templates, machine piecing (including the "Y" seam), and tons of useful information – and your beautiful sampler quilt will be the proof of all you have learned!

This open sew is a time frame for those interested in modern quilting. Members will be among a body of like-minded quilters/artists determined to jump the hurdle of hesitation and become daring explorers of fabric, color and design. Arrive with fabric you are passionate about (As much or as little. Scraps are welcome.), the standard tools of the trade (sewing machine, rotary cutters, rulers, sketchpad, etc.) and a willingness to work with shape, improvisation and free form design. Take this time to pursue the quilt translation of your inspiration your way or try one of 4 free patterns to support you in getting started. Meeting Dates: The first Sunday of every month from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.

Obsessed with pincushions like we are? Join Jan and Teresa each month to make an adorable pincushion. Start now and have them ready for Christmas, birthdays or just keep them for yourself! Come into the shop and see what pincushion we are making for the month.

A advanced beginner could easily tackle this quilt. The only thing Prickly Pear about this is the colors. Dip into your stash for some fabric to cut into strips and some yardage and you'll be set to start this (well, there is a little bit of homework to do before you come to class).

Cost: $ 50.00
Come and play block of the month with Lauretta the 3rd Sunday of each month! We will be using the Quick & Easy Block Tool, which Teresa will have available for purchase at the shop. You will use your own choice of fabrics; a general supply list will be provided when you register. Pre-registration is required, each month, so we can be sure a table and chair will be reserved for you. P.S. We will soon be able to use the NEW CLASSROOM! The fee each month is $5.00, and we will need your email address. Lauretta will select the block each month, and email all who are registered, so any planning and cutting may be done in advance

Cost: $ 5.00
Join the Small & Scrappy Doll Quilt Club by making simple little quilts using reproduction or your choice of fabrics. This is a 6-month club based on the quilts in Kathleen Tracy's book, Small & Scrappy, Pint-Size Quilts Using Reproduction Fabrics. Beginners as well as more experienced quilters will delight in these small, traditional patterns that have been favorites for generations. First month's project: Crows Foot (size 15 1/2" x 15 1/2") Book is required for club. (Sleepy Valley will have the book for you to purchase)

Cost: $ 10.00
Twice as nice, twice as easy and fun to make. The basis for the class is a versatile pattern that can be put together with or without borders and sashes. You can see the display in the store, (85L x 71W) without sashes, you will see a secondary pattern. The quilt is made with 2 1/2 inch strips. Think jelly rolls or bali pops or cut your own strips. When taking a class at the shop an original copy of the required pattern must be purchased by each student prior to attending the class.

Cost: $ 25.00
Private quilt group - Sleepy Valley Classroom 1

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  • Sleepy Valley Quilt Co.
  • 360-452-5227
  • 41017 E Front St.
    Port Angeles, WA 98362
  • MON-SAT: 10 - 5 | SUN 12 - 4