2017 Calendar


Two Hours, Two Pillowcases

Learn the burrito method to make personalized pillow cases!

Advanced Thread Painting

Artist-Instructor Monique Kleinhans takes your thread painting to the next level! Learn thread-lace applique and begin building entire focus pieces out of thread. Session will also cover bobbin work.

Intermediate Thread Painting

Want to expand your knowledge and technique? Working with Monique Kleinhans, Intermediate students and Introductory students with sewing/quilting experience will review the basics and then build off a color-block applique using thread to create texture and detail.

Nov 28
Introduction to Thread Painting
Nov 29
Learn Applique the McKenna Ryan Way
Dec 1
One Block Wonder

Classes


Six-Pocket Tote Bag
- Dec 13, 2017 11:00 am

Make this in a small, delicate size, or enlarge it to become a carry all. The six outside pockets help keep you organized.

Cost: $ 20.00
Two Hours, Two Pillowcases
- Nov 25, 2017 01:00 pm

Learn the burrito method to make personalized pillow cases!

Cost: $ 7.00
Introduction to Thread Painting
- Nov 28, 2017 10:30 am

Artist, Monique Kleinhans is teaching a one-day class covering the basic techniques of thread painting. It involves getting comfortable with hand movement and your sewing machine. Embellishing a commercial piece of fabric or pre-printed panel to create textures will be the focus for the day. This class combines with the Intermediate Thread Paining Class.

Cost: $ 45.00
Intermediate Thread Painting
- Nov 28, 2017 10:30 am

Want to expand your knowledge and technique? Working with Monique Kleinhans, Intermediate students and Introductory students with sewing/quilting experience will review the basics and then build off a color-block applique using thread to create texture and detail.

Cost: $ 45.00
Advanced Thread Painting
- Nov 28, 2017 10:30 am

Artist-Instructor Monique Kleinhans takes your thread painting to the next level! Learn thread-lace applique and begin building entire focus pieces out of thread. Session will also cover bobbin work.

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn Applique the McKenna Ryan Way
- Nov 29, 2017 11:00 am

Choose a pattern and fabrics OR a kit to learn fusible applique techniques and steps to press and placing on fabric background. Also provided is a demonstration on preparing the top for finishing any borders and quilting the design.

Cost: $ 30.00
One Block Wonder
- Dec 01, 2017 11:00 am

An intermediate design that provides a feast for the eyes! Sewing experience required. This quilt looks hard to make, but it's really not! It just takes ome concentration and guidance from the instructor as you make your first "wonder".

Cost: $ 70.00
Soup and Sew!
- Dec 01, 2017 06:00 pm

Come have some soup and work on a favorite project! Each time we meet, we will have demonstrations that will help you improve your quilting or give you some ideas on clever things to make. The fee is $5.00 but is waved if you make $20 in purchases at the store that evening. The important thing is to get together enjoy casual dinner and learn from each other!

Cost: $ 5.00
Mondo or Midi Bag
- Dec 02, 2017 10:00 am

The Mondo bag is wonderful for carrying finished quilts to show and tell, clothing for a quilt retreat and all projects that you are working on. It also serves as a great grocery bag, yarn bag, or just about anything you need to tote around, including your lunch! (2 sizes on display at store).

Cost: $ 30.00
Two Hours, Two Pillowcases
- Dec 04, 2017 01:00 pm

Learn the burrito method to make personalized pillow cases!

Cost: $ 7.00
Knotty Baskets
- Dec 05, 2017 05:00 pm

Sew strips and weave them to assemble a beautiful piece of home décor. Basket sizes can vary and color combinations are infinite!

Cost: $ 15.00
Beginning Applique
- Dec 06, 2017 01:00 pm

Come learn the basic's of applique techniques.

Cost: $ 20.00
No Sew Banner--Unless You Want To!
- Dec 07, 2017 11:00 am

Love fabric, but not too crazy about sewing? This is the project for you! Use a silhouette pattern to cut an fuse a seasonal wall hanging. Choose your season design! Sample on display in the window at the store.

Cost: $ 30.00
Pillow Glimmer
- Dec 09, 2017 10:30 am

Learn piecing techniques and pillow assembly in this class.

Cost: $ 35.00
Bench Pillows!
- Dec 11, 2017 10:30 am

Kimberbell Bench Pillows--one for each month of the year. Sample on display at the store!

Cost: $ 20.00
Coiled Bowls
- Dec 16, 2017 01:00 pm

Learn how to create coils to make a sturdy fabric basket any size or shape you'd like. Sample on display at the store.

Cost: $ 35.00
Soup and Sew!
- Dec 18, 2017 06:00 pm

Come have some soup and work on a favorite project! Each time we meet, we will have demonstrations that will help you improve your quilting or give you some ideas on clever things to make. The fee is $5.00 but is waved if you make $20 in purchases at the store that evening. The important thing is to get together enjoy casual dinner and learn from each other!

Cost: $ 5.00
Rag Quilting
- Dec 20, 2017 01:00 pm

Basic rag quilting. Easy and fast! See samples on display at the store to decide how large you'd like to make your quilt--anything from a small baby cuddleup to the longest quilt that will cover from head to toe! See the beautiful selection of flannels at the store. Cotton may also be use. 10% discount on supplies purchased for the class.

Cost: $ 25.00
Beginning Quilting!
- Jan 11, 2018 11:00 am

Lose that fear of sewing and find yourself busy learning the basics of quilting! This class covers everything you need to know: tools and how to use them, how to select and read patterns, fabric choices, and special techniques for sewing and piecing the quilt pattern you decide to make.

Cost: $ 35.00
Bench Pillows!
- Jan 20, 2018 10:30 am

Kimberbell Bench Pillows--one for each month of the year. Sample on display at the store!

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn Applique the McKenna Ryan Way
- Jan 27, 2018 10:30 am

Choose a pattern and fabrics OR a kit to learn fusible applique techniques and steps to press and placing on fabric background. Also provided is a demonstration on preparing the top for finishing any borders and quilting the design.

Cost: $ 30.00
Come fall in love with the possibilities of embellishing your quilts. Monique is here to help you! Play with foil, Angelina, and Lutradur to create a unique valentine or to hang in your own home! Supplies provided by instructor.

Cost: $ 45.00
Beginning Quilting!
- Feb 10, 2018 11:00 am

Lose that fear of sewing and find yourself busy learning the basics of quilting! This class covers everything you need to know: tools and how to use them, how to select and read patterns, fabric choices, and special techniques for sewing and piecing the quilt pattern you decide to make.

Cost: $ 35.00
Twice Painted Quilts
- Feb 16, 2018 10:30 am

Two-day class creating simple watercolor drawings on fabric and then embellishing them with thread.

Cost: $ 80.00
Create Your Own Quilted Landscape!
- Mar 09, 2018 10:30 am

Turn your photos into beautiful quilted pieces! Monique will work with you in this two-session class as you learn some favorite techniques to include in your art wall hanging.

Cost: $ 80.00
Whitefish Quilts Classroom Guidelines

Fees:
Teachers set their own classroom fees with WFQ charging 20% of teaching fees for space use and advertising. This 20% does not include supply fees paid directly to the teachers. i.e. for use of teachers paints in an art technique class.

Class fees are suggested to be between $30-$45 per day of class. Multiple day classes should be adjusted to reflect a "discount" of the second day's fee.

Teacher will be paid with a check by WFQ on the final day of class.

Class Registration policy:
All class fees will be paid in advance of the class to WFQ with a WFQ acceptable for of payment- cash, check, credit card, and or gift certificate.

A Three day cancellation before class date is required for refund.

Fees paid directly to the instructor are due at the beginning of that class.

Supplemental Info:
During evening classes a shop employee will be on hand for those last minute "sales". HOWEVER this means the Quilt Shop Only! The front of the store will not be open for "shopping".



Basic Class Supply List:
  • Supplies as requested for your class- this list will be provided to you when you have paid your class fee.
  • Sewing machine in good working order, including cords, foot pedal, extra bobbins, machine accesories, and manual.
  • Scissors
  • Rotary cutter and Ruler(s)
  • Seam Ripper
  • Needles and pins/ pin cushion
  • Fabric Markers
  • Notebook and pen for taking notes
  • your favorite sewing tools, and your favorite "helping tool" feel free to bring them!
  • 131 Central Ave. Whitefish, MT 59937
  • Ph: (406) 730-2207
  • Hours: M-Sa 10-6 MST, Sun 11-5
  • whitefishquilts@gmail.com