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Gathering Stitches Class Policy


To make classes enjoyable for all, we request that you adhere to the following policies. Thank you for having confidence in us as we further your quilting knowledge.

Registration
  • To reserve your class spot, payment will be required at time of registration.
  • You can register in person, or over the phone
  • If you need to use a GS sewing machine for your class, please reserve it ahead of time. It is free to use!

Basic Class Requirements
  • Sewing Machine
  • Thread
  • Sewing Machine needles
  • Scissors
  • Rotary Cutter
  • Mat
  • Ruler(s) as indicated in pattern or class notes
  • Pins
  • Pen and Paper for Notes
  • Pattern (if required)
  • Fabric to make the pattern
  • Notions required in the pattern

  • Optional but recommended:
  • Wonder Clips
  • Spray starch or alternative (Best Press, Flatter Spray)

Specific Class Supplies
  • Some classes require supplies. If supplies are needed, a supply list can be obtained either in-store or online under the class section.
  • Be sure to purchase your supplies ahead of class so that you are prepared! All students receive a 10% discount on supplies required for classes. Just remind the staff member!

Cancellations
  • If you must cancel, allow 5 days prior notice. We will be happy to refund the amount, apply it as a store credit, or apply it to another class.
  • Cancellations less than 5 days prior to class may result in fee forfeiture. We will do our best to fill your spot, but if it cannot be filled, class fees will not be reimbursed.
  • Gathering Stitches reserves the right to cancel a class for any reason. If your class has been canceled, you will receive a full refund.

Class Etiquette
  • Please arrive on time and prepared with class materials.
  • Turn off your cell phone (or at lease put on silent). If you MUST take a call, please step out of the classroom.
  • Please pay attention to the instructor.
  • Don't forget to leave your work area clean!

If you would like to see a class that isn’t currently offered, ask, and we will do our best to get it scheduled.

Calendar


Binding Class

Ginger will show some tips and tricks on how to make your quilt bindings look perfect!

Sand in My Tote

Come make this Batik tote bag with us. Free with purchase of Sand in My Tote kit. Choose Ocean (blue and tan) or Sunset (purples and teal)

Panel Party

We are going to make a quick and easy quilt with either a panel or yardage (great to show off big prints) using the Sidewalk pattern. This is a beginner friendly quilt, teaching techniques for the flying geese along the side. you will need the pattern, a panel or piece of fabric 1/2 to 1 yard long by width of fabric; 4 fat eighths for the "geese", 3/8 yard for the geese background, 1/2 yard for panel divider and inner border, and 7/8 yard for the outer border.

Jun 20
Scrap Club
Jun 22
Stella Bag