Happy Squirrel Quilts

 

Welcome to Classes
by Happy Squirrel Quilts!

Happy Squirrel Quilts offers a variety of classes, workshops, parties, sewing lessons, lectures, and trunk shows. Our diverse class listings are designed for a range of ages and abilities. Our mission is to provide fun and educational classes. We hope to stretch your skills and inspire you to try something new! Our class participants should expect to go home with a completed project or finished top (and not another UFO!). If you would like to request a class not listed here, please just ask as we can accommodate many other class options!

To request a class booking or other event please fill out the form at the bottom of this page. Please email us at  happysquirrelquilts@gmail.com or call 720.739.0012 if you have additional questions.

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Free Motion Flowers

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate
Class Size: 4 to 25
Approx. Class Length: 4-5 hours
Cost: $25 per person
Ages: 12+
Description: Perfect for someone new to free motion. It is also a great project to build your free motion skills. Makes a fun wall hanging. Select a background fabric that creates the effect of wallpaper. 

 

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Free Motion Sketching

Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 to 25
Approx. Class Length: 4-5
Cost: $25 per person
Ages: 16+
Description: Learn to sketch with your free motion stitching. This project will help you gain the confidence to create original free motion projects. Other beginner sketching patterns are available in addition the chameleon. In addition to sketching with thread, we will explore coloring on fabric.

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Weekend Carpet Bag

Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 to 25
Approx. Class Length: 5-6 hours, please plan on a short lunch break
Cost: $25 per person
Ages: 16+
Description: Picture coming very soon! Create this fun and versatile bag. This bag is perfect for a weekend trip or for toting sewing projects. Every participant should go home with a completed carpet bag. This bag was designed by La Jean Dobbs and is a Happy Squirrel Quilts original pattern. Participants will need to purchase the Weekend Carpet Bag pattern and internal frame.


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Easy Tube Quilt

Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 to 25
Approx. Class Length: 3-4 hours or 4-5 hours for 1st time quilters
Cost: $25 per person
Ages: 12+
Description: Perfect for charity quilts and for your first quilt. This quick and easy process allows most students to construct an entire quilt from start to finish during class. Makes a great baby, toddler, wheelchair, or lap quilt. Participants may order an Easy Tube Kit for top only here


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Learn to Paper Piece!

Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 to 25
Approx. Class Length: 4 hours
Cost: $25 per person
Ages: 16+
Description: Learn the skills necessary to condfidently paper piece and follow patterns on your own. Patterns taught for the class with be selected in collaboration with the class coordinator. Some patterns will be simple and easy allowing participants to complete several patterns during the class.

 


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Simple Style Purse

Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 to 25
Approx. Class Length: 4-5 hours
Cost: $25 per person
Ages: 12+
Description: Every participant should go home with a completed Simple Style Purse. This bag was designed by La Jean Dobbs and is a Happy Squirrel Quilts original pattern. Participants will need to purchase the Simple Style pattern and internal frame.


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Yoga Mat Strap

Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 to 25
Approx. Class Length: 4-5 hours
Cost: $25 per person
Ages: 16+
Description: A perfect strap for your trip to the studio! It easily carries most sizes of yoga mats and includes a zippered pocket to store your wallet and snack. There is also a D ring to clip your keys to! This padded strap is super comfortable for carrying your mat. This strap was designed by La Jean Dobbs and is a Happy Squirrel Quilts original pattern.  


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Wristlet Key Fob

Skill Level: Novice
Class Size: 4 to 25
Approx. Class Length: 2-3 hours
Cost: $10 per person
Ages: 8+
Description: This class would be perfect for a birthday party, scout group, or homeschool group. Easy to make wristlet perfect for your keys! Select fabric that fits your style to personalize your Wristlet Key Fob. Custom size up to 16" loop, adjust as desired. This class would be perfect combined with another one of our classes!


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Raw Edge Appliqué

Skill Level: Beginner
Class Size: 4 to 25
Approx. Class Length: 5-6 hours, please plan on a short lunch break
Cost: $25 per person
Ages: 12+
Description: Learn to raw edge appliqué using the Modern Flowers Skinny Quilts by Jennifer Jangles Sewing Patterns. 



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