Classes

Learn this great new technique from local artist, Sheri Pape. There is a secret to making a traditional basket lattice quilt using 2 ½” strips and we are going to share the secret. Students will make a 22” square table cover in class to learn and practice this technique. This project is good for anyone with basic quilt making skills.

Cost: $ 10.00
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
As the weather gets warmer you may not want a quilt on your bed, or maybe you would like to change the look of your room quickly. This is the perfect project for you. A cute bed runner for the foot of your bed.

Cost: $ 15.00
Students will learn to miter the ends of your binding, make 2-sided binding and binding with a flange that makes hand stitching a thing of the past. Students will use the Shortcut Binding tool in class.

Cost: $ 20.00
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
Are you looking for a quilt with a modern feel? Join Brook to create this beautiful quilt that will give you practice working on your curved seams and give you great negative spaces to show off whatever quilting design you decide to have on the quilt.

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
Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet Remember that rhyme? What is a tuffet, you may ask? It is a piece of furniture used as a footstool or low seat. Tuffets have become very popular recently, and we have just the class for you to learn to make your own. Join Karena Wells, a certified tuffet maker and national educator, as she teaches you the techniques to make the perfect accessory for your home.

Cost: $ 80.00
Learn to piece curves using the Winners Bouquet templates and pattern. This beautiful quilt uses gentle curves, that are fun to sew. The class meets on two evenings, the first class you will learn the technique. In the second class you will put the blocks that you have completed together.

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