Classes

This six week class teaches “classic” quilt blocks like the Triple Rail, the Log Cabin, Churn Dash and the Ohio Star as well as 5 other blocks that make up the 12-block sampler quilt. Students will learn how to select fabrics, use a rotary cutter, chain piece, strip piece and add borders. The class is for the true beginner or for someone interested in freshening up their skills.

Cost: $ 99.00
Learn everything you need to know to finish your project. This class will give hands-on experience with basic binding techniques. You will learn the traditional method for binding including mitering your corners and hand stitching.

Cost: $ 20.00
This will be the first in a series of different border techniques. For this class we will show you how to do a scallop border with crosshatch quilting and beads.

Cost: $ 10.00
Spend the day stitching at Sunshine Stitches. This is open sewing – you can’t do laundry, clean the house, or any of the other things that interfere with our stitching! We will provide beverages and great company!

Cost: $ 10.00
Do you own Floriani Software? Join our Floriani User Group on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10:00am -11:30am. This group will watch a short video that teaches different ways to use the software. After the video we discuss the project, hold an open forum to learn from each other, and show and tell any projects you have been working on and/or completed.

Cost: $ 5.00
Spend a Friday night stitching at Sunshine Stitches. This is open sewing from 5:00 pm until 11:00 pm. We will provide beverages and great company!

Cost: $ 10.00
Have you been thinking about learning paper piecing? Has it been awhile since you have paper pieced and want a refresher? This is the class for you. This pattern is not too complicated and one tree can be finished in a couple of hours. Make one tree for a placemat or door hanger, 5 for a tree skirt, or 9 trees for a wall hanging, it is up to you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Make It, Take It Book Series - This is the first in a series of classes using the Make It, Take It book by Krista Hennebury. In this class you will make a tote to transport your rulers, an 18x24 cutting mat, and lots more. You will be able to customize the pockets to accommodate your ruler collection. Additionally, the left over fabric from this project can be used in two other classes from this book.

Cost: $ 20.00

Events

The Omaha Modern Quilt Guild was established in 2012 to help promote the modern quilting movement in the Omaha area. Our guild is focused on developing the modern aesthetic of quilting within our members and our community. Modern quilting is a new and rapidly growing movement in the quilting world. We welcome all quilters to come to our meetings. Whether you are experienced in modern design, or just looking to expand your quilting horizons please come join us. It is our hope that you will leave embracing this new movement and ready to create something unique.

Our purpose is simply to assemble quilt tops for veterans and service members touched by war. You can bring your own Quilts of Valor project to work on, or you can work on a Quilt kit that will be provided. Come prepared for a fun day of quilting. Please contact the store at 402-504-1345 and let us know that you are coming. For more information on Quilts of Valor go to www.qofv.org

Cost: $ FREE