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 Oakland Gardens Class Schedule:  September – December 2014 

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Clothing & General Sewing

Machine I (evening)

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Limit: 6 students per class.

Due to the immense popularity of this class, we ask that you call to check and see if the class you wish to take still have space available before signing up.

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1/2 yard cotton fabric (no stripes, plaids or checks)
14 inch pillow form
14 inch zipper to match fabric
Thread to match
Straight pins

Learn the fundamentals of using a sewing machine while making a simple throw pillow. No sewing experience is necessary. Sewing machines available or bring your own, start on the right foot. Choose from the following dates.

        Wed. Sept 17       6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

OR   Wed. Oct. 15       6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

OR   Wed. Nov. 19      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

OR   Wed. Dec. 17      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

FEE: $30 plus supplies for each class

(Call for list of supplies in advance if desired )

Instructor: Barbara K






Basic Sewing 1

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Learn how to layout a pattern, read a pattern and sew a simple skirt and top in this basic sewing class. Machine 1 is a prerequisite. Choose from the following dates. Each session is 2 (5-hour) classes from 10:30am – 3:30pm.

         Aug. 16 & Aug. 23

OR   Oct. 25  & Nov. 1

OR   Nov. 15  &  Nov. 22


Class is $100 plus supplies

Instructor: Barbara K



Intermediate Sewing

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Choose from the following dates. Basic Sewing 1 is a prerequisite. Bring in a pattern of your choice for approval of the instructor and then work on your custom project with the instructor’s help. Explore zipper insertion, button holes, and set in sleeves.

Class is $100 plus supplies. Fabric and notions need to be purchased in store. 

Each session is 2 (5-hour) classes (10:30am – 3:30pm) 

         Sept. 20  & Sept. 27 

OR    Dec. 13  &  Dec. 27 

Instructor: Barbara K





Barbados Bag

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This bag boasts lots of pockets including cell phone pocket. It has an east zipper top closure and a shoulder strap.!

Bag measures 10 1/2” wide by 10” tall and 2” deep.

          Mondays, Sept 22 & Sept 29  (6:00 – 8:30 pm)

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FEE: $50  (plus materials)


Instructor: Barbara K.



"Modern or Not" Quilt

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This class offers you the choice of making a modern style quilt or a tradition style quilt pattern utilizing a Quick Curve Ruler. Easy method of cutting curved pieces and squaring up blocks to produce unique quilt patterns.

Mondays , Oct. 27, Nov. 3 & Nov. 17 ( 6:00 – 8:30pm

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Fee – $90 Plus Supplies (Class Fee includes the ruler)

Instructor: Barbara








Holiday Zig Zag Table Runner

Beginning quilting techniques

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New to quilting? Here is your chance to create beautiful table runner for you or your friend.

Sundays , 10/26 and 11/2  (11am – 1pm). 

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Fee – $40.00 
plus supplies 

Instructor: Barbara




Quilting on the Long Arm Quilter and Frame Orientation Class

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Learn how to use out long arm quilting machine from loading the quilt onto the frame to doing free motion stitching or programming the automated robot.

Class is 2 hours long for $65 - includes a credit towards one hour free when you rent the machine to do your quilt.

Class Dates:  Mon.  Nov 3. – (10:30am-12:30pm)

                      Mon.  Dec 1  – (10:30am-12:30pm)


Instructor: Barbara K




Machine Quilting – Sept.

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This is a TWO-Day class to teach you every thing you need to know about machine quilting from an award winning quilter. Learn all the tricks, if you come prepared using the supply list the day will go smoothly. Day one, is the basics, battings, thread, Needles, stitches, designs, marking, not marking, stencils, freezer paper quilting templates, no stencils, basting techniques, when and why, etc. Day two, we will start out drawing feathers on sheets of freezer paper and designing feathers to fill triangles, squares, borders, and corners. We will also talk about Trapunto and using it in our quilts.

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Two-Day Class: September 7th and 14th, 2014. 10 am – 4 pm.

Fee – $175.00 for both days

Instructor: Teresa Fusco



Folk Art Quilt – October

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In the dictionary, Folk Art is defined as paintings and decorative objects made in a naive style, obviously the dictionary did not know about quilters! You will be designing your own Folk Art Still /Life Wall hanging There will be different samples of this quilt in the class. I believe folk art is colorful and intuitive. This class is improvisational piecing. No templates etc. The class is designing your own piece and learning the techniques I use to make my folk art quilts quickly. 

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One-Day Class:  Sunday, October 5th, 2014 10am - 4pm.

Fee – $85.00 (
plus $ $5.00 patterns if you please- not required)

Instructor: Teresa Fusco





Still Life  Quilt – October

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RAW EDGE APPLIQUE –STILL LIFE – TERESA'S WAY, by Teresa Fusco: This is the basis of 85% of my quilts. Using fabric as your pallet, create a free form vase with flowers, table and walls behind it. No templates learn to freehand cut flowers, leaves, tendrils, buds etc while designing your wall hanging. Have something interesting to add? Buttons? Trinkets? Use some of the things you have been collecting! You will really enjoy the freedom of this class, all levels.

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One-Day Class: Sunday, October 26th, 2014. 

Fee – $85.00

Instructor: Teresa Fusco





Negative / Positive Quilt – November

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This class will concentrate on Thread Stitches and Color. We will be making (4) 8” square negative positive blocks, these blocks are made very fast so we have most of the day to explore your machine stitch capabilities. At home I have (9) blocks that I hang in Andy Warhol fashion! If you have a knee lift control for your machine or machine extension table - it will come in very handy in this class.

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One-Day Class: Sunday, November 2, 2014. 10am – 4pm.

Fee – $85.00

Instructor: Teresa Fusco








New Pieced Block of the Month – Shakespeare in the Park Quilt

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This BOM program will have the beginner and the intermediate quilter piecing beautiful blocks to conclude in a quilt that looks like it is swirling. This is a real stunner. Choose your options below.

$20 a month includes pattern and classroom instruction.

$10 a month includes pattern and written instructions
no hands on classroom instruction. 

Reamining class dates are as follows:
        9/15, 10/13, 11/10 and 12/8

        from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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Instructor: Barbara K







Hoopsisters BOM – 2014 - Jacobean Journey


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(Picture of Quilt to Come)



Hoopsisters Jacobean Journey Embroidery Block of the Month. Use your embroidery machine to make an entire quilt in your 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 inch hoop. The quilting was digitized by Master Quilter, Sharon Schamber. Quilt can be a Lap up to a King size bed. Also smaller project of a table runner can be made to get your appetite wetted.

Optional Border CD has additional quilt designs. Take a look at the quilts at website.

Requirements: Embroidery Machine with a 5 x 7 or larger hoop!

Remaining Dates: Wednesdays.
            8/27, 9/24, 10/22 and 11/12

            from 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Fee - $125 includes all embroidery designs and instructions

Instructor: Barbara K





TruEmbroidery for Mac

If you have purchased TruEmbroidery software for Mac from us at Sewtime you are entitled to two free lessons on getting started with the software.  Sign up for the classes at right.




            New Schedule TBD

Instructor: Barbara K   


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