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We have revamped our beginning class to better fit into todays quilting environment. Join Dar as she takes you through the process of piecing your first lap size quilt top! You'll learn all of the basics needed to begin your quilting journey. Machine quilting and binding will now be offered as separate classes. Your book, Beginner's Guide to Quiltmaking, is included in your class fee. A sewing machine, in good working order, that you are comfortable operating is required.

Cost: $ 135.00
Is binding a necessary evil in your quilt making process? Are you a beginner hoping to learn how to bind? Perhaps you know, but want to hone your skills? Fear binding no longer as Marilyn will teach you tips and tricks to make binding an enjoyable part of your quilt making. You'll learn 3 great techniques including machine binding!! A $5 kit fee will be charged upon registration.

Cost: $ 35.00
Have a book lover in your family? Join Laura and learn to make this perfect gift for them... or you!! Paper piecing experience is necessary to join this class. If you have not paper pieced, you may want to take the intro to paper piecing class to get the experience you'll need.

Cost: $ 30.00
Join our inhouse Studio180 Instructor, Kathy Pizarro, as she teaches you the Corner Beam Tool. You'll receive the Tucker University Design Document in class. You will need the required Corner Beam Tool and Tech Sheet Sliver before coming to class.

Cost: $ 37.50
Laura Heine has mastered the collage technique. Her patterns are always best sellers, but many have no clue how to move forward. Marilyn has got the technique down and is ready to lead you in making your own version of anyone of Laura's vast pattern choices. We recommend starting with one of her tiny collage patterns, but it is not a requirement. It's a great way to learn the technique on a small scale and then you can tackle any of her other patterns with no fear!!

Cost: $ 60.00
Our Open Sew Friday Night is a back for 2022! Space is limited so sign up soon to reserve your spot! Join Kathy for an evening of sewing, friends and lots of fun!! This is NOT the sew in that is exclusively for Tucker Tag A Long Participants.

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn how fast and easy making the jelly roll rug is using the new Jelly Roll Jig! You'll learn the technique and go on to make more! They even have patterns for pillows and place mats where you can continue to perfect your newly learned skill!

Cost: $ 60.00
Join Lisa as she guides you on using your walking foot for quilting! You'll be using Jacquie Gering's fantastic book Walk as you learn how easy it is really is to quilt gorgeous patterns with just your walking foot. You'll be learning a variety of designs and working on Muslin squares. The squares you take home will make a great tool to reference for your future quilting projects. A sewing machine in good working order, that you are familiar with is required to take this class.

Cost: $ 74.00
Join our in-house machine applique expert Marilyn M as she leads you on a journey into the wonderful world of machine applique.

Cost: $ 75.00
We invite you to join us in our classroom for a day of open sewing. We will provide you with a table, cutting mat and one ironing station. Please bring your project(s), cutters, sewing machine, etc... You will not be sharing a table and the open sew is just for you. No guests are allowed unless they sign up for one of the four available tables. The shop is open during this time and our cutting station in front is not available. Lunch and beverages are not provided, the $10 fee reserves your table. While the sales staff on duty is happy to answer basic questions this is not a class and no detailed instruction will be provided.

Cost: $ 10.00
Have you admired designs with perfect and complicated points or tiny pieces that fit perfectly into the block? Often times paper piecing is used to get those great shapes and blocks. Join Laura as she guides you using the Carol Doak method of paper piecing. Carol's book Show Me How to Paper Piece is included in your class cost.

Cost: $ 36.00
Learn the incredibly versatile Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star Tool

Cost: $ 37.50

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Open Sew

We invite you to join us in our classroom for a day of open sewing. We will provide you with a table, cutting mat and one ironing station. Please bring your project(s), cutters, sewing machine, etc... You will not be sharing a table and the open sew is just for you. No guests are allowed unless they sign up for one of the four available tables. The shop is open during this time and our cutting station in front is not available. Lunch and beverages are not provided, the $10 fee reserves your table. While the sales staff on duty is happy to answer basic questions this is not a class and no detailed instruction will be provided.

Collage

Laura Heine has mastered the collage technique. Her patterns are always best sellers, but many have no clue how to move forward. Marilyn has got the technique down and is ready to lead you in making your own version of anyone of Laura's vast pattern choices. We recommend starting with one of her tiny collage patterns, but it is not a requirement. It's a great way to learn the technique on a small scale and then you can tackle any of her other patterns with no fear!!

Beginning Quilting

We have revamped our beginning class to better fit into todays quilting environment. Join Dar as she takes you through the process of piecing your first lap size quilt top! You'll learn all of the basics needed to begin your quilting journey. Machine quilting and binding will now be offered as separate classes. Your book, Beginner's Guide to Quiltmaking, is included in your class fee. A sewing machine, in good working order, that you are comfortable operating is required.

Feb 2
Open Sew
Feb 2
Tucker University: Corner Beam
Feb 4
Open Sew

Contact Info
Phone: (815) 459-2084

21 N. Williams
Crystal Lake, IL
60014
Email: 
materialgirlcl@gmail.comm
Hours:
    • Monday to Friday
    • 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Saturday
    • 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
      • Sunday
      • Noon to 3:00 p.m.
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