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Art Journaling

This is an open and casual group that meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, where we explore techniques and ideas for making your own, personalized art journal. Participants are encouraged, but not required, to take turns sharing ideas.

Cost: $ FREE

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.

  • 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!

  • 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.


Warm Wishes

Beginner class. Super easy, straight lines. Come sew with us. Makes a 39.5 inch by 49.5 quilt, but you can add more blocks or borders to make it the size you want. See photo of our version made with various centers.

Holiday Extravaganza BOM

Block of the Month. Finally resuming our group. Third Saturday 10 am.

2 fabric Bargello Gelato

Join us for a day of making a beautiful bargello quilt. Confident beginner. You will need to come in and select your fabrics for this one. Pattern included. You will need to purchase 1.75 yards each of one of our ombre fabrics, and a coordinating "focus" fabric. no pre-cutting before class.

Jun 24
Collage Class - Laura Heine pattern
Jun 24
Art Journaling Group
Jun 25
Paper Piecing Tutorial