Classes and Workshops
Make Kate’s Open Quilt Studio your new quilting, sewing and embroidery home to learn new techniques, to push past the traditional to try new things that increase your skills. Whether you’re working on your first pieced quilt top, pillowcase, or a challenging piece of textile art to hang on your wall, we are happy to help. Every student and every project is important to us. We offer dynamic bilingual classes for beginners and advanced quilters alike. We can’t wait to share our passion with you!
What you need to bring for Nearly Every Class
Your sewing machine in good working order with the instruction manual and a sewing kit. Sewing kits consist of the following items - needles, thread, seam ripper, scissors, straight pins, pencil/pen and paper (or notebook), quilting ruler, rotary cutter and cutting mat and an extra bobbin. You are welcome to borrow a Bernina or Baby Lock for the day. Just call ahead to verify which machines are available.
Please arrive between 10 - 15 minutes before class so we may begin on time.
How to Choose a Class:
- Beginner - someone with little to no piecing, quilting, or rotary cutting experience.
- Confident Beginner - someone with some piecing, quilting, and rotary cutting experience.
- Intermediate - someone with piecing, quilting, and rotary cutting experience who knows how to add borders and binding. Or has completed a beginner/intermediate class. Someone who is comfortable reading a pattern and reproducing it.
- Advanced - someone with knowledge of piecing, cutting, angles, curved seams, templates and the finishing details of quilting.
Class Registration Policy:
*Please read carefully before registering for any classes*
*** Copyrighted Material - Many of the classes we offer will require the purchase of a pattern or book. Since the information contained in these books and patterns is considered ‘copyrighted’ material, it is illegal to photocopy all or any portion of the information.***
Register in person, by phone at 506-532-6456 or online at https://www.openquiltstudio.com/classes.htm
Payment must be made to guarantee your space in class
Class registration fees are non-refundable, unless we have an insufficient number of people to fill the class or if there is someone else to fill your spot.
Books or patterns bought for class are non-refundable and non-returnable regardless of class cancellations.
You are responsible to ensure that you get a supply list at least one week prior to class.
Please respect those with allergies and refrain from wearing perfumes, scented lotions and hair sprays.
Kate’s Open Quilt Studio’s quality materials are preferred, but not a requirement. You will receive 10% off all your class supplies if purchased through Kate’s Open Quilt Studio.
Be aware that some classes require pre-class preparations and homework.
Basic supplies will not be provided if you forget to bring your own to class. Kate’s Open Quilt Studio requires that you bring your own sewing machine, sewing supplies, rotary cutter, rulers and cutting mats.
Please be courteous to your paying classmates and have your cell phones turned off or on silent. If you need to take a call please excuse yourself from the classroom before doing so.
Supplies and fabrics must be purchased prior to the start of class
You are required to bring your own sewing machine, and your machine must be in good working order before classes start.