Classes

Class policy: Beginning with 2020 classes there will be at least a $10 deposit at time of registration. Deposit can be refunded up to one week prior to the class or event. Some exceptions will apply.

November

Microwave Bowl Cozy: Thursday, November 21  1-4  $25

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Instructed by Connie Rodriguez

Join Connie to make a gift that everyone will love to receive. Bring your basic sewing supplies to complete these bowl cozies. Wrap and Zap to complete 4 cozies is available in the cost of your class.

Crazy Christmas Trees Table Runner: Friday, November 22   1-4   $25/Pattern $3.50ct.jpg

Instructor Julie Reed

Join Julie to create this fun and festive 16 1/2″ x 43 1/2″ table runner. This pattern is a creation by Karla Alexander for Cut Loose Press. The Creative Grids Spider Web Quilt Ruler is recommended for this class. Your pattern is included in the cost of the class. Receive another Cut Loose Press pattern that uses the CG Spider Web Ruler with the purchase of said ruler.

December

My 2 Baby Sisters Placemats: Monday, December 2   10-4    FREE with purchase of pattern and fabric at Bolts to Blocks Pattern $25

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Instructor Barb Schoonover

Another great beginning Judy Niemeyer pattern. Join us for the day. You will prepare and organize your fabrics for all four placemats and work on completing one so that you will successfully be able to finish them at home. These are a wonderful gift giving item or a fantastic hostess gift.

Simple Sack Saturday, December 7th,    1-4pm

Cost: FREE with purchase of pattern/$10

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Instructor: Lynn Anderson
Keep these lightweight, washable bags in your car and you’ll be ready to run errands anytime! Easy loops on the top and sides will hold your bag steady while packing groceries. Tuck the bag into its pocket for easy storage. Finished size: 14″ x 12″ x 7″. Design by Terry Atkinson for Atkinson Designs.

Kids Pajama Pants:  Friday, December 27   10-2    $20

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Instructor Barb Schoonover

Spend a few hours learning to draft a simple pattern and create your own pajama pants. Participants will bring a current pair of pajama or sweat pants. If participants have a sewing machine we encourage them to bring them, if you need to use one of ours please let us know in advance so that it can be ready to go. We do ask that everyone bring a sharpened pencil and ruler. At time of sign up we will discuss how much fabric you will need to provide to complete the project. Elastic will be included. We ask that all participants be at least 8 years of age.

January

Roosters and Hearts: Tuesday, January 7 10-3  $45

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Instructed by Carolan Pyron

Who doesn’t love roosters?  Ok maybe me but this is super cute. Spend a fun Tuesday with us making this fun and whimsical table topper/wall hanging. All you will need to bring is yourself, your machine and basic sewing supplies, the kit is included in the price of the class. Participants will border their rooster block using paper pieced hearts. Just for the fun of it we will include chicken salad sandwiches for lunch!

Twinkle Star: Thursday’s, 1/9, 1/23, & 2/6 $60 Pattern $27

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Instructed by: Barb Schoonover and Lynn Anderson

Have fun with this great beginning Judy Niemeyer project. In addition to this 3 part class we will be offering a prep day on Monday, Jan. 6 from 10-2 at no additional charge.  Let us help you be successful in completing this project. If you need or would like help in planning out your colors let us know and we will set a time that we can meet with you 1 on 1 to walk you through the process.

 

 

JN Cheer Squad: Friday, 1/10 10am-2pm $15

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Let us cheer you on and rally behind you as you successfully finish any of your Judy Niemeyer projects that you have started in a class at Bolts to Blocks or Jannilou Creations.

Chickens: Saturday’s, 1/11 10-2 and 1/25 10-4 $40 There is no charge for class when you purchase one of our kits that will also include the pattern from Cluck Cluck Sew. Pattern $11

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Instructed by Barb Schoonover

Spend a couple of your Saturday’s with us for this fun project brought to you by Cluck Cluck Sew. On Saturday, 1/11 there will be no need to bring your machines just your cutting supplies since we will spend the day prepping our fabrics. On Saturday, 1/25 spend a day beginning to successfully piece your chickens.

Sew Together Bag: Tuesday’s, 1/14 & 1/21 10am-3pm $30/pattern $12

 

Instructed by Barb Schoonover

Join us to make The Sew Together Bag, a pattern from Sew Demented. This is a great little carry all for sewing supplies, art supplies, etc. It features 3 zippered pockets on the inside. You can choose to make it scrappy or out of 1 or two fabrics. Jazz it up with an assortment of zipper colors or pulls. This bag closes up with one large outside zipper.

Beginning Quilting Thursday’s 1/16, 1/30, 2/13, 2/27, 3/12, & 3/26 $80 Includes pattern & fabric for top and binding

 

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Instructed by Barb Schoonover

If the craft of quilting is something you have wanted to explore this is the perfect class for you. In this series of 6 classes we will be creating a lap size Yellow Brick Road by Atkinson Designs. Before the first class even begins we will have participants come in to choose the fabrics that they will use. In our first class individuals will learn how to cut their fabrics then finish prepping them so that everyone is ready to begin sewing at the next class. Participants will learn to cut, piece, press, square up, borders, and do their binding. Each participant will have the opportunity to either quilt their own quilt using our Baby Lock Tiara or myself by doing a simple meandering on it. Class participants will be responsible for purchasing/providing batting and backing for their project.

 

Stack ‘N Wack: Thursday 1/17 1 pm-4 pm $20

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Instructed by Connie Rodriguez

Join us so Connie can lead you through the process of successfully completing a Stack and Wack. You will need to provide a fabric that has an interesting design with repeats so that you will receive the desired effect.

Framed Hearts: Friday 1/24 10 am -3 pm  $25/pattern $8

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Instructed by Cheryl Peck

Join Cheryl for this fun paper pieced, reversed applique project. Participants will complete this just in time for Valentine’s Day.

February

 

Applique Basket Class: Friday’s, 2/7, 2/21, 3/6, & 3/27 10am-2 pm $20 each class

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Instructed by Genie Schiller

Join Genie as she leads us in her needle turn applique baskets.

Vintage Spring: Saturday, 2/8 10am-4pm $30

 

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Instructed by Barb Schoonover

Join us on a Saturday to organize your way to successfully completing this Erica Made pattern. Erica is also the creator of the very popular Vintage Christmas pattern. This is a fun fat quarter friendly pattern that is sure to brighten those rainy gray Oregon spring days.

 

Dinner Plate Dahlia: Tuesday’s 2/11, 2/25, 3/10, 3/24, 4/7, 4/21 & 5/5 $175/patterns Wall $96 or Queen $119.50

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Let us lead you in this spectacular Judy Niemeyer block of the month.  Join us for 7 sessions in this technique class. We will be offering a prep day at no additional charge so that you can spend your day cutting and preparing for the first day of class. The free prep day will be held Monday,  Feb. 3 10am-3pm. If you would like help planning this beautiful quilt we can schedule a time that you can come in and we will help you design your project in Quiltster. We look forward to helping you be successful in completing this amazing quilt. There are 2 sizes to choose from Wall 80 x 80 and Queen 99 x 99.

JN Cheer Squad: Friday, 2/14 10am-2pm $15

cheerLet us cheer you on and rally behind you as you successfully finish any of your Judy Niemeyer projects that you have started in a class at Bolts to Blocks or Jannilou Creations.

Foot Stool/Tuffet: Saturday’s 2/15  11-4 & 2/22 10-1 $50/Kit $65/ Pattern $2420190124_130329Instructed by Sheila Sinclair Snyder

We are so excited that Sheila is joining us once again to teach this fun and amazing footstool class. In Sheilas first class she will lead you in sewing your one of a kind cover for this unique piece of furniture. Day 2 of the class Sheila will lead us in the building of the footstool. The photo above was taken at the end of day 2 the first time that Bolts to Blocks offered this class.

Sundial: Thursday’s, 2/20, 3/5, & 3/19 10am-4pm                   $60/pattern $41

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Instructed by Barb Schoonover

Spend a few days at Bolts to Blocks learning this stunning Judy Niemeyer creation, Sundial. This pattern uses 2 1/2″ strips along with yardage for your background. Learn the fun and easy way to organize your strips to create this amazing quilt.

Bolts to Blocks University, Saturday, 11/29 11-4 $25

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Leap into fun at Bolts to Blocks as we provide demos and projects that you can work on and learn from through out the day. More information to come.

March

Basket Sampler Quilt: Saturday’s 3/7, 3/21, 3/28, & 4/11 $60 or $15 for each class that you attend

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Instructed by Genie Schiller

Genie will lead participants in this Spring inspired traditional Basket Sampler Quilt.

T-Shirt Quilts: Thursday’s 3/12 & 3/26 10am=4pm $25

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Instructed by Barb Schoonover

Let me guide you in planning and creating a T-Shirt quilt. T-Shirt quilts make excellent memory quilts that your loved ones or yourself will wrap up in for years to come. These quilts are nothing to be afraid of and with a simple tips and good preparation they go together in no time at all.

JN Cheer Squad: Friday, 3/13 10am-2pm $15

cheerLet us cheer you on and rally behind you as you successfully finish any of your Judy Niemeyer projects that you have started in a class at Bolts to Blocks or Jannilou Creations

Improv Flower: Saturday, 3/14 10am-  $50

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Instructed by Mr. Domestic, Mathew Boudreaux

Bolts to Blocks is excited to welcome back Mr. Domestic! Mathew will lead us in his original Improv Flower design. You will not be disappointed spending a Saturday with Mr. Domestic, there is sure to be a ton of laughs and great tips. We will serve lunch to you during this fun filled day and without a doubt there will be some fun giveaways.

Space is limited so don’t let this opportunity slip away!

This event requires a $25 deposit at time of registration that is refundable up to two weeks prior to the event 2/29/20.

Star Storm: Friday, 3/20 10am-4pm $45/pattern $20

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We are thrilled that Sheila will once again be joining us to teach Victoria Findlay Wolfe’s Star Storm design. The secret to this quilt is mostly in the preparation so be prepared to spend most of your day cutting and organizing. The quilt itself sews together quite easily.