Classes & Clubs Calendar

Bernina Classes

All about Sergers

Spanning two classes, we’ll start with Serger Beginnings... (Class fee waived for machines purchases at HCQ)

Cost: $ 100.00

Learn the basic operation of your 820 and 830 machine along with some decorative stitching and many unique features of your amazing machine. (Class fee waived for machines purchases at HCQ)

Cost: $ 100.00
Bernina Quick Start

Jump start sewing on your Bernina with this all-day class that covers General Information, Practical Stitching and Decorative Techniques. (Class fee waived for machines purchases at HCQ)

Cost: $ 100.00
Creative Options

The information and stitching exercises in this class address the special features, functions, & techniques you can sew with the BERNINA 580, artista 730 and the 8 Series models, 820 and 830.

Cost: $ 50.00
Embroidery Basics

This class is for all owners of Bernina embroidery machines except the Bernina 830. We will explore the possibilities of machine embroidery; no lap top needed! (Class fee waived for machines purchased at HCQ)

Cost: $ 50.00
Foot Book

Create a fun fabric book to showcase stitched techniques using various BERNINA presser feet and accessories. Bring thread and some fun embellishments.

Cost: $ 20.00
Foot Book 2

You will have fun creating a fun fabric book or additional pages for your existing book using the one of- a-kind BERNINA presser feet and accessories. This class can be taken by both Foot Book graduates as well as those wanting to take Foot book and Foot Book 2 at the same time.

Cost: $ 20.00
Love your Bernina

Keep your Bernina in tip top shape with tips from Kurt!

Cost: $ 20.00
More with 8

Learn the basic tools and techniques then cover the more advanced capabilities of your fabulous new 830 embroidery system. Create for yourself, family and friends! (Class fee waived for machines purchases at HCQ)

Cost: $ 100.00
Needles and Threads

Solve the mystery on Stabilizers, Needles and Threads in this lecture only class.

Cost: $ 50.00
Quilting with Your Bernina

Quilt on your Bernina with ease and skill after taking this class. Get acquainted with the feet, attachments and techniques. (Class fee waived for machines purchases at HCQ)

Cost: $ 50.00
Software 1

Software to be loaded on you laptop and help you become familiar with its capabilities. (Class fee waived for software purchased at HCQ)

Cost: $ 100.00
Software 2

A continuation of Software 1, we will learn the ins and outs of your software and other tools. (Class fee waived for software purchased at HCQ)

Cost: $ 75.00
Software 3

Explore the capability to edit and modify designs in your software. (Class fee waived for software purchased at HCQ)

Cost: $ 50.00
Software Club

Explore different aspects of your software in a fun and friendly environment.

Cost: $ 15.00

Blocks of the Month

Autumn Jewels

If you love Autumn's glorious fall colors, you'll love the Autumn Jewels quilt. The 24" center pieced medallion features machine embroidered oak leaves and acorns, surrounded by 12 different pieced blocks, each with a fall leaf embroidered in the center.

Cost: $ 50.00
Crabbleapple Hill Gang

The richly embroidered blocks are crayon tinted for added dimension and realism. The monarch butterfly could practically flutter off the quilt, ...

Cost: $ 5.00
Crazy for Wool

Create a folk art inspired quilt. Quilt finishes at approximately 43 inch square.

Cost: $ 50.00
Farmer's Wife

Join us in making this old-fashion quilt top. The book Farmer's Wife takes us through numerous pattern blocks using reproduction fabrics.

Cost: $ 30.00
Flower Box Medley

This fun hand appliqué Block of the Month features floral appliqué with whimsical embroidered details and a unique pieced border. Kit includes pattern and all fabric for quilt top and binding!

Cost: $ 50.00
Gingerbread Houses

Lollipop trees to candy cane doorways...embroidery doesn't get any sweeter than this! These colorful, hand-stitched look linework Gingerbread Houses by Crabapple Hill feature the technique of crayon tinting to make the designs pop.

Cost: $ 50.00
Hoop Sisters

Hoopsisters Embroidery Block of the Month is back. We will be stitching out a gorgeous "Feathered Star"entirely in the hoop.

Cost: $ 75.00
Loyal Union Sampler

Make the quilt that the women of Elm Creek Valley made to support their Civil War Soldiers.This quilt is based on the book The Union Quilters by Jennifer Chiaverini.

Cost: $ 100.00
Mastering Miniatures

The new Mastering Miniatures Block of the Month showcases the richly colored fabrics from Judie Rothermel’s Authentic Miniatures Collection. Throughout this program you will make a total of 49 unique blocks that finish at 6" square. The finished quilt is 70" square.

Cost: $ 50.00
Mulberry Stars

This new Block of the Month, Mulberry Stars, is a wonderful Queen/King size quilt measuring 104" square and features stunning Tonga Batiks and 12 beautiful sampler blocks!

Cost: $ 50.00


Bertie's Year Club

Bertie the Bird wants to help you celebrate your year, so she invites you to join the Bertie's Year Club! This club includes twelve 17" x 13" projects, each specifically designed as a monthly decoration by Bonnie Sullivan.

Cost: $ 25.00
Charm School

Did you know that a Charm is a great little project using 5" x 5" squares of fabric? Enjoy the classes that are offered while school is in session.

Cost: $ 25.00
Jo's Little Women's Club

Enjoy a old fashioned gathering and make small quilts and needful things to enjoy at home.

Cost: $ 100.00
Kitchen Companions

Join the fun while learning new quilting techniques to make great gifts or brighten up your kitchen.

Cost: $ 12.95
Operation Kid Comfort

Volunteer your time to work on quilting projects for children of deployed military parents.

Cost: $ FREE
Sew & Tell Club

Share your creations, even those in progess, each month after a short demo or technique that coincides with the Bernina project.

Cost: $ 3.00
Sisterhood of Quilters

Share girlfriend wisdom and the love of quilting. A great way to meet others who share your love of quilting.

Cost: $ FREE
Strip Club

Make a great quilt from pre-cut jelly rolls or 2-1/2 inch strips we cut form our stash.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sylvia's Bridal Sampler

Sylvia’s Bridal Sampler is a 140 block sampler quilt that is made by the characters in the novel, The Master Quilter by Jennifer Chiaverini.

Cost: $ 5.00

Featured Classes

Amish with a Twist 2

We are very excited to present the eagerly awaited: Amish With A Twist 2, by Nancy Rink, featuring Centennial solids by Marcus Brothers fabrics. Made up of wonderful jewel tones and classic lines, this quilt is designed for both the beginner and the experienced quilter! Finishing at 105" square, the quilt features easy piecing so it's very doable. Nancy's patterns will educate you on color theory while you work.

Cost: $ 50.00
First Ladies

This 12 month block of the month showcases First Ladies of the United States, some well-known and some more obscure.The First Ladies fabric collection by Windham Fabrics, is made up of rich, beautiful reproduction fabrics of red, navy, purple, cream and green. The finished quilt measures 102" x 102"and will be a showpiece for any home. Together we will create a stunning quilt while learning about our American heritage embodied in these fascinating women.

Cost: $ 50.00

Also known as Silk Hearts. Sara Vedeler's bright silk dupioni quilt is adorned with hearts. Peggy will help you recreate this masterpiece.

Cost: $ 60.00
Hexie along with me 2

Have you fallen in love with Moda's pre cut Honeycomb's? Do you need an idea on what to do with them? Michelle will show you the basics of how to sew them on the machine for quick piecing and the many ways of making a quilt with them.

Cost: $ 25.00
Huge Bag

We have a guest teacher for this great class, and she is the pattern designer! What a fun bag to use as an overnight bag, diaper bag, picnic tote, class project bag, exercise bag, or whatever you can think of!

Cost: $ 50.00

Bags are still all the rage! Join Cat as she explores some fun new tote bags as well as some great gift bags!

Cost: $ 35.00
Marvin's Hat

This child's quilt will be great fun to 'look through'! We will use Joan's pattern and iron-on applique to create one "hat" corner of your choice.You will be well on your way to making this quilt that accompanies Joan's book, Marvin's Marvelous 'Magination'!

Cost: $ 40.00
Mystery Quilt Club

This 8 month mystery quilt starts in October. Take a visit to the illustrious wine region of the French countryside, as we keep you in "suspense" with this beautiful mystery quilt featuring the "Vin du Jour" fabric line by 3 Sisters and Moda fabrics.You are in for a true Quilting Adventure!

Cost: $ 50.00
Painless Paper Piecing

Learn to make a beautiful table runner using the freezer paper piecing method.

Cost: $ 40.00
Pickle Promenade

Sharon Schamber's love for the traditional Pickle Dish design, was a great motivation as she was designing her Pickle Promenade quilt design.

Cost: $ 80.00
Prairie Rose

Authentic reproduction fabrics add historical interest in this fabulous quilt! This traditional Block of the Month features Jo Morton’s new “Prairie Rose” collection in a 100” square quilt. Nine 30” blocks and a simple border make up this quilt.

Cost: $ 50.00
Toes in the Sand BOM

This class will run from July 2013-June 2014. We all dream of putting our toes in the sand whether we live at the beach or miles away. We will visit a different beach every month with blocks inspired by the boulders of Big Sur to the tiny pebbles of pebble beach. Join Karen on a beach hopping adventure along the CA coast.

Cost: $ 50.00

Longarm Quilting

All About Machine Quilting

Finish those projects! This class covers basic machine quilting, your machine's walking foot (even-feed foot), and free-motion quilting.

Cost: $ 40.00
Longarm Quilting

Finish those quilt tops you have worked on. Display your work with pride!

Cost: $ 150.00

Returning Favorites

Easy Reversible Jacket

Looking for a loose fitting jacket that can be dressy or casual? This great jacket will fit the bill. Dress it up with embroidery if you would like, or just use some fun fabric!

Cost: $ 45.00
Hidden Star Sampler

Make a gorgeous quilt while learning the basics of quilt construction.

Cost: $ 80.00
Stitcher's Garden 1

You’ll stitch various-sized fused appliqué blocks using the beautiful decorative machine stitches. Finishing at 85” x 93”, this quilt will be a favorite.

Cost: $ 50.00
Stitcher's Garden 2

A continuation of Stiticher's Garden. You will work with different patterns, new techniques and addition work with new feet. This is the long awaited sequel.

Cost: $ 50.00
4771 North Academy Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Phone number: (719) 598-1312
Monday - Saturday 9:30am-6:00pm
Closed Sundays