The Sewing Works hosts a number of workshops and events each month. Check back often to make sure you don’t miss anything. Click on any calendar item for more information.
Events in October 2019
- Jewelry Box
Jewelry BoxLongarm Club
Meet with other longarm quilters to discuss tips and tricks. Plus show and tell is always inspirational.
- Quilting by the Sea- Border's Backgrounds and Blocks
Quilting by the Sea- Border's Backgrounds and Blocks
Blocks, backgrounds, and borders – these are the basic components of many pieced quilt tops, and there are tricks to quilting them with a cohesive overall look, while creating your own personal style. Learn how to select and adapt designs to complement each area, and how to accomplish the quilting efficiently and easily. Tried and true fillers and “go-to” designs will be featured. Class Fee $40, Brookings, OR.Quilting by the Sea- Creative Textures & Fills
Quilting by the Sea- Creative Textures & Fills
Meandering is the easiest and most common filler for background space – but there are countless other creative design elements to use instead. Come expand your design portfolio by learning the stitch path of a wide variety of creative filler designs. Learn to scale and fill design size appropriately and what design options lend themselves to micro quilting. Class Fee $40, Brookings, OR.
- Quilting by the Sea-Curvy Rulers Ahead
Quilting by the Sea-Curvy Rulers Ahead
Fasten your seatbelts and get ready to drive! You’ll be rounding corners, navigating curves and riding up and down with this class on curved templates. Learn how to read and use the markings on the templates, and the tricks for making half circles, flattened circles, and perfectly curved lines. Create beautiful quilting designs using swags, clam shells, ovals, arcs and half circles. Class Fee $40, Brookings, OR.Quilting by the Sea-Beyond Traditional Feathers
Quilting by the Sea-Beyond Traditional Feathers
Beautiful feathers are a mainstay of free-motion quilters everywhere, but sometimes you find yourself ready for something a little different. In this class, you will learn how to build feathering skills to include new shapes and styles of feathers. Then, you’ll learn to easily customize them to your quilting projects, both as all over designs and in designated spaces. Class Fee $40, Brookings, OR
- Embroidery Club 2019 Section 1
Embroidery Club 2019 Section 1
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1300"] Join us to learn new embroidery techniques and to finish your existing projects or let us help you pick a new one to take on. Club meets once a month, preregistration required.[/caption]
- Embroidery Club 2019 Section 2
Embroidery Club 2019 Section 2
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="774"] Embroidery club meets once a month to help you finish your existing projects or guide you into new ones. Club meets once a month, preregistration required.[/caption]