BusyLady Quilt Shop

Approaching a new hobby can be somewhat daunting. Our no frills approach and down home atmosphere allows you to be comfortable while you are learning. Private lessons as well as group lessons are available. Don't see what your interested in? Get a few of your friends together and contact us, we will schedule a class that meets your needs.

FREE Sit and Sews on Fridays, during normal business hours.  Plenty of room for your group!

 

2018 Block of the Months, Classes & Clubs

Beginners Quilting

This class will introduce you to quilting my machine and rotary cutting.  You will learn tips and tricks beginning with choosing fabrics, to make your quilting journey a successful one.  Please be comfortable with your sewing machine and take it to class.  

$100 Six weeks on Tuesdays 6-8:30  Jan 9, 16, 30 Feb 6, 13, 20

Dresden Neighborhood

Jan 24 or Jan 27

10-3  $35 class fee includes the pattern

Teacher: Kelly Pruitt

 

Beginning Needle Turn

Jan 13  10-2  $35

Teacher: Susan McCombs

 

One Block Wonder

Simple steps to dazzle friends and impress people: Follow precise directions to choose a large-scale print, calculate yardage, and cut and piece these drop-dead gorgeous quilts.

2 part class

Feb 15 and 22  10 – 3 each day

$30  Book required for class     

   

 

 

Fabric Weaving

This is a no sew project – using large floral prints from Frond.  Choose from 6 different prints.

Feb. 28 10a – 2 pm  $50 includes all supplies   

Hand Quilting

March 10  10-2  $35

Teacher: Susan McCombs

 

 

Penny Peacock

March 8

10-2  $20

Teacher: Kelly Pruitt

Learn how to use the Creative Grids – Creative Grids 22.5 Degree Triangle Quilt Ruler to make this beautiful Peacock!

Mariners Compass

March 14 

10-3  $25

Teacher: Kelly Pruitt

 

Starch Method Applique

April 14 

10-4  $55

Teacher: Susan McCombs

 

 

Happy Place

April 19

10-3  $30 class fee includes the pattern

Teacher: Kelly Pruitt

 

Precision Machine Piecing

June 23

10-4  $55

Teacher: Susan McCombs

 

 

 

Busy Lady University

Busy Lady University is a monthly learning opportunity designed for the busy quilter. In each class you will learn how to make beautiful creations with the latest and greatest tools of the trade.  You will also have an opportunity to get FREE goodies!  This is a lecture and demo class, so you don’t have to lug your machine. We will have 3 monthly “night classes” per quarter. Classes are the 3rd Wednesday each month, @ 7pm. 
The cost is $25 per quarter.   Show and tell is always welcome. 
Perfect attendance is highly encouraged.

Cut Loose Club

Cut Loose Club is a club exclusive to step by step instruction of the Cut Loose Press Pattern line. Membership is $25 and gets you a free pattern monthly. This is also a lecture and demo class. Classes are the 2nd Thursday each month, @ 7pm. 

Saturday Mystery Sampler

This type of program is new to the shop.  If you like Dresden blocks, you will LOVE this quilt.   It has piecing, a little applique, and even some hand embroidery.  The fabrics will be colorful & scrappy. I suspect that no 2 quilts will be the same!   Membership to join is $35. Each Month  you will receive a kit to complete a section of the quilt.  If you return the next meeting with the section completed, you will receive the next month’s kit for FREE.  You must be present at the meeting to get your kit for free.  If you are unable to attend for any reason, or you attend but do not have your block completed, you will be required to pay a $5.00 fee to rejoin the program.  The finishing kit will be available for an additional fee.  Meetings held the first Saturday of the month. With this membership, you will enjoy exclusive discounts on promotional items on the date of the meeting.

County Fair

County Fair is a traditional Block of the Month 12 month program, designed by Rose Ann Cook using Modern Antique fabric from Benartex.  Rose Ann explained the fabric line was inspired by her love of antique quilts.  With a $25 sign up and $21.99 per month you will receive a monthly kit to complete the entire quilt, including the sashing, borders and binding.   The finished quilt measures 86” x 103”

Rainbow Blooms

Rainbow Blooms quilt was designed by Karen Montgomery of The Quilt Company.  This quilt is a 10 month program showcasing Kimberbell’s Spread Sunshine fabrics.  $25 membership and $12.99 per month.  The finished size of the quilt is 73” x 95”

Scatter Love Throughout the Year

This quilt is one of my favorites!  It is another traditional block of the month program – fee is $35 plus $16.99 per month.  This quilt is for the applique enthusiast.  All kits include PRE-CUT and PRE-FUSED applique pieces.  

Moda Sampler Shuffle

A sampler block series with each block from a different Moda designer.   Thirty - 6 inch square blocks plus setting instructions.  Suggested fabric requirements are 2 Layer Cakes or 2 Jelly Rolls - or one of each.  They can be from the same collection or you can mix and match.  Additional fabrics for the setting will be required.  We will be making 3 blocks in each class.  Classes are held the 4th Thursday of each month from 6:30 – 8 at a cost of $5 each

Quilts from El’s Attic

This year we will be using Quilts from El’s Attic for our Book Club – The 3rd Saturday of the month, we will make block from the book.   You can always count on learning something from Quilt in a Day.  The book is required for class and available now.   Class fee is $10

UFO Club

How may UFO’s do you have?  I can help you get them finished!   $10 membership fee – no classes, no meetings, just bring in your completed project each month and get entered for a $10 gift card each month.   All entries will also be entered for a $100 drawing in October at our wrap up party.  

Applique Club

$20 attendance fee. Meeting the first Wednesday of each month.  Members get one on one time with our Hand Applique teacher, Susan McCombs.  Members also receive exclusive access to Susan’s patterns.  Susan requires you to have taken a hand applique class from her in the past to attend.  You can join in at any time during the year.

Sit and Sew Fridays

Our classroom is open sit and sew during normal business hours on Fridays.  No fees.