My Teaching Schedule – Modern Quilting Classes at Quiltique

I’m super excited to announce that I will be teaching a few quilting classes this summer at Quiltique, my favorite local quilt shop!

If you are near the Las Vegas area, I invite you to sign up for one of my three classes:

Modern Machine Quilting – Wed. June 4 & 11, 6pm – 9pm

In this 2 part class, learn to take your quilts to the next level by exploring modern machine quilting designs that will add depth and dimension to your quilts. The secret is learning to let go of perfection by quilting asymmetrical textures that require little to no marking!

You’ll learn how to create modern free-motion quilting motifs as well as some of my favorite “walking foot wonders!” This class is taught using a domestic machine.

Click here to register for my Modern Machine Quilting class at Quiltique.

colorful_chevrons_finishedColorful Chevrons – Tuesday May 20 & 27, 10am – 1 pm

Make this charming chevron quilt top from your favorite colorful prints or solids. Colorful Chevrons was on the cover of Quilty magazine and most recently, it won a ribbon at the AQS Quilt show in Paducah, KY.

I’ll teach you my favorite method for making half-square triangles so you can create your own show-worthy quilt! This class runs for 2 sessions during the day, so take time off work, or grab a babysitter if needed, and meet me for some fun sewing therapy!

Click here to register for my Colorful Chevrons class at Quiltique.

Modern Log Cabin – Thurs. May 29, June 5 & 12, 6 – 9pm

Learn how to make a modern quilt from start to finish in this 3 week class! Fun “homework” will be given out as you create your own interpretation of this classic design. Along the way, you’ll learn a little bit of modern quilting history along with what I think makes a “modern” quilt.

I’m working on my version now, and I can’t wait for the big reveal here on my blog!

Click here to register for my Modern Log Cabin class at Quiltique.

Bernina Test DriveTest driving my new machine at the shop – it was love at first stitch!

I first got to know the wonderful folks at Quiltique when I bought my new Bernina from them last summer. Later, I had the chance to interview one of the owners for my series on Making Quilting Your Business. One thing led to another, and now they’ve invited me to join their fabulous team of instructors, which I’m truly excited about. I love teaching others to quilt almost as much as I love doing it myself. :-)

One of the reasons I’m so thrilled to be part of the Quiltique team is that they know how to create “the buzz” for their excellent classes and exciting events! In addition to amazing local teachers, they bring in “big-name” quilters all the time.

QuiltiqueQuiltique quilt shop in Henderson, Nevada

Recently, Quiltique has included special events and classes from names like Natalia Bonner, Camille Roskelley and Me & My Sister Designs. Coming up this summer they will be featuring embroidery classes from Sarah Vedeler, art quilt classes with Katie Pasquini Masopust, and a special Sew-apalooza event with Kay England. So – yeah, I think I’m in great company!

Click here for the current Quiltique newsletter and class schedule. Even if you don’t live in town, a summer road trip to Vegas may be just the thing to inspire your creativity!

For my complete teaching schedule, or to inquire about having me come to your group or guild, please click here.

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17 Responses to My Teaching Schedule – Modern Quilting Classes at Quiltique

  1. Linda H. says:

    Your teaching schedule is vibrant and exciting! I’m happy for you to get to do what you love, and be part of the “celebrity quilts group!” Hey, and it’s nice to see a picture of you. I didn’t know you own that lovely new Bernina. I’m a bit envious, though my Aurora 440 is sure a nice machine. You’ve got some good stuff happening there, out west. Have fun!

  2. Amy says:

    Good for you! (and for those taking your classes!) Quiltique has an amazing virtual shop tour! Makes me drool. Gotta love the shops that are full of ideas and excitement, not to mention really friendly people.

  3. Thanks for the nice post Christa! We look forward to having you here teaching and sharing your talents with our customers. It is going to be terrific!

  4. I got so excited when I heard Quiltique was your favorite store! I am in Henderson next week, so I am definitely going there! Wish you had a class while I was in town, but that would have been too coincidental/lucky!!!

    • Christa says:

      Isn’t it a great store? If you happen to be in town next Saturday, May 3rd, I’ll be at the shop from 9-1 for their class preview day showing my quilts in person :-)

  5. GrandyKandy says:

    Awe, shucks. I am in Kansas. No doubt that everyone who takes your class will come away inspired and have the confidence to tackle a machine quilting project.

  6. Sandy says:

    I’m delighted to hear that you’re going to be teaching at Quiltique, Christa — you probably know that it’s “my” local quilt shop, too! :)

  7. Ann Petersen says:

    So thrilled to see your win at Paducah! Wow, wow, wow!!!!

  8. Great news, Christa! So happy for you. If you are as wonderful and generous with your time in person as you are online you will be a huge success. Somehow I have a feeling that will happen…I saw Katie years ago on Alex Anderson’s “Simply Quilts”. I seem to remember her talking about “ghost” quilts? Playing with shadows? It was really cool. Wow, they sure do get some good names! Looking forward to seeing your Modern Log Cabins!

  9. treadlemusic says:

    Sounds like some really exciting days ahead!!! Congrats on your Paducah ribbon….well deserved! Hugs………………..

  10. Alison Hingston, Melbourne, Australia says:

    My daughter and I were on vacation (from Australia) in the USA last November with Las Vegas being one of our stops. On our last day we did a quilt shop tour and Quiltique was on the itinerary. We could have spent all day there. It was where we did the majority of our shopping. Wish Quiltique was mt LQS. LOVE This shop.

  11. Анна Беляева says:

    Поздравляю! Это успех!

  12. Jeri Niksich says:

    How I wish I lived in the area where you teach, I’ve learned a lot from just your emails, but alas I live in South Texas. But please keep your tutorials coming via emails & Congratulations on all you recent winnings!!

  13. Ann Pugh says:

    Congrats on Paducah! And on starting your serious teaching career…I expect that soon, you will be a “Name Brand” quilter. Couldn’t happen to a nicer person. alp

  14. farmquilter says:

    Sure wish Spokane was on your teaching schedule!!!

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