Classes


Long Arm Quilting 101
- Apr 08, 2017

Learn how to get started long arm quilting from a professional as she shows you some of the basics of long arm quilting. There will be a question and answer session at the end of class as well as an introduction to computerized quilting. NOTE: March 25th section had filled. Please select the April 8th section.

Cost: $ 35.00
Hexie Quilt
- Apr 20, 2017

This is a great hand project that also can be done by machine. Our instructor, Glynnis, will be teaching both ways, so you choose which method you prefer.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn the basics of quiltmaking in this five-session course (includes Q101, Q102, Q104, Q105, and Q106 or Q107). Winter Session will be Thursday evenings February 2 - March 9, 2017. The Spring Session will be on Monday evenings, May 1 - June 5, 2017. Note: If you sign up for this course, do not sign up for the individual classes.

Cost: $ 135.00
Learn how to start a project from fabric selection and preparation to how to use the rotary cutting tools safely and properly to get the best results.

Cost: $ 35.00
Impressionist Applique
- May 04, 2017

Learn how to make a pictoral quilt come alive in fabric as you learn the importance of value in a quilt. You will learn how to scale your fabrics according to value to attain movement, dimension and shading, as well as interest. We will be making a small wall quilt of the Morning Glory in this two-session workshop.

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn the tips and tricks to matching seams and perfect points as you make blocks for a small quilt that would be suitable for a wall hanging, baby quilt or table topper. You will learn the three secrets to successful quilt top construction and how they are accomplished.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn how to separate blocks with sashing for added impact. Also learn how to cut and attach borders to custom fit your quilt top dimensions.

Cost: $ 35.00
Introduction to Sergers
- May 18, 2017

Learn the basics of serging in this class. It doesn't matter what serger you own, or maybe you are trying to decide about purchasing a serger and want to learn more about them, this class is for you.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn the differences in battings and which to choose for your different projects, Also, you will be introduced to several different basting options and learn when and how to use them. In addition, learn how to make and apply a Double - French Binding correctly.

Cost: $ 35.00
One Block Wonder
- May 25, 2017

Learn this technique for making beautiful kaleidoscope blocks from a single fabric and a 60 degree triangle ruler. This is a two-session class. Note:

Cost: $ 35.00
Mini Mariner's Compass
- Jun 01, 2017

Learn how to make this traditional favorite in small scale. This 17 1/2" x 17 1/2" beauty is paper pieced, which takes the complexity of the intricate and small pattern and eliminates it.

Cost: $ 35.00
On the Go Tote
- Jun 03, 2017

This oversized tote is great for transporting your mat, rulers and other quilting items from one place to another (to classes, club meetings or retreats) or just from one room to another.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn the basics of machine quilting as our instructor assists you in getting started using your home sewing machine to quilt those tops you have finished, but haven't quilted yet.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn the art of quilting three layers together by hand...just like our grandmothers and great-grandmothers did years ago.

Cost: $ 30.00
Serged Zippered Pouch
- Jun 22, 2017

Build your serger skills, such as inserting a zipper on the serger, in class as you make this handy little pouch.

Cost: $ 25.00
Up and Away
- Jul 27, 2017

This 18" x 18" mini quilt is paper pieced. Learn this technique as you make this fun and cute piece of Louisville tradition. It screams Kentucky Derby Festival.

Cost: $ 35.00

Class/Workshop Policy


 

 

  • The registration fee must be paid in full at the time of registration.  A workshop/class supply list should be given at the time of registration.  It is the customer’s responsibility to request this supply list prior to the workshop date if one is not received.

 

  • Any student attending a class/workshop must have their own copy of the required book/pattern/magazine for that class/workshop.

 

  • All class/workshops that require a sewing machine are B.Y.O.M. (bring your own machine).

 

  • Any class/workshop supplies that need to be purchased should be purchased from Among Friends Quilt Shop in order for us to cover the costs associated with offering this class/workshop to you.

 

  • A receipt may be required if you should choose to cancel a class/workshop registration according to the following guidelines:  Cancellations must be made in person or by phone and may not be done via e-mail.  You may cancel your workshop registration up to 7 days prior to the workshop date to receive store credit only (no exceptions) for the full amount that you paid for the registration fee.  If you can’t attend the class/workshop and did not cancel before the 7-day cut-off,  you are welcome to send a friend to attend the class/workshop in your place (please notify us in advance if you are going to do this). The store return policy applies to any and all supplies purchased for the class/workshop.

 

  • Among Friends Quilt Shop reserves the right to cancel any class/workshop that does not meet a required minimum number of participants.  If we cancel a class/workshop for any reason, a full-refund will be given on the workshop fee only. 

 

  • In the case of inclement weather, students should call the shop 30 - 60 minutes before the start of workshop to see if workshop has been postponed.  Workshops postponed due to weather will be rescheduled.  No refunds or store credits will be issued.

 

 

Class/Workshop Etiquette:

 

  • Students are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the class/workshop to set up their machines, etc. and they should come prepared for the class/workshop, making sure her/his machine is in good working condition.

 

  • Students should refrain from wearing strong perfume as a courtesy to those who are sensitive to perfume.

 

  • Cell phones should be silenced or set on vibrate - if you need to use your cell phone, please leave the classroom to do so.

 

Skill Levels


Skill Levels:

 

Please determine your skill level and select classes that are at your level or below. If you need help in

assessing your skill level, please ask us for assistance.

 

Beginner 1 – You must know how to operate your sewing machine and sew a straight line.

Beginner 2 – You must be at a Beginner 1 level, plus know how to use a rotary cutter and ruler and have some piecing experience.

Confident Beginner – You must be at a Beginner 2 level, plus have several projects under your belt. This person is more experienced than a Beginner 2 quilter.
Intermediate - You have mastered several different quilting techniques and have completed many projects.

Advanced - You are an experienced quilter looking to broaden your horizons with more complex techniques/projects.

Create Your Own Class and Private Lessons


Want to take a class, but the date doesn’t work for you? You have options. You can either enlist four of your quilting/sewing buddies to take a class with you, then we will come up with a time that works for you and our instructor to create your own class date or you can take a private lesson. Private lessons are available for many of our classes.
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  • Address:
  • 9537 Taylorsville Rd.
    Louisville, KY
    40299
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  • Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed