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STUDIO CLASSES

We offer semi-private sewing and quilting classes in our studio space.  The classes range from beginner sewing/quilting  to intermediate workshops. Classes are added regularly so please check the site for updates.  If you don't see what you are looking for feel free to contact us with your request.  Current offerings are listed below.

 

Upcoming Classes

  • Better Bindings
    Sat, Oct 01
    Firefly Quilting
    Oct 01, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Firefly Quilting, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    We will explore different binding options for quilts. This includes various widths, bias vs WOF, irregular shaped pieces, scrappy bindings and machine vs. hand. Bring a piece that needs to be bound, preferably no larger than a small lap quilt, and finish it in class.
  • Easy Street Crib Quilt
    Sun, Oct 16
    Firefly Quilting
    Oct 16, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Firefly Quilting, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    Using 10” squares we will make this cute crib size quilt with a fun border made from the scraps cut from the larger center blocks. Choose a contrasting background for a piece that will really show off the main fabrics.
  • Open Sew
    Mon, Oct 17
    Montville
    Oct 17, 10:00 AM – 2:15 PM EDT
    Montville, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    Bring your current project and lunch/snacks. I will be available for help if needed.
  • Fun with Panels
    Mon, Oct 24
    Firefly Quilting
    Oct 24, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
    Firefly Quilting, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    We will look at various ways to make a simple panel much more interesting as a quilt. Looking at the panels we will discuss a variety of block shapes that can be used to construct a border that will complement that particular panel. Bring your favorite border and a variety of fabric.
  • Bowl Cozy
    Fri, Oct 28
    Firefly Quilting
    Oct 28, 3:45 PM – 5:45 PM
    Firefly Quilting, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    Perfect for heating soup, chili, etc. in the microwave as it will prevent burns when taking it back out as well as keep your food warm for a longer period of time. They come together quickly and make excellent gifts! They are also excellent stashbusters.
  • Renaissance Ribbons bag
    Sat, Oct 29
    Firefly Quilting
    Oct 29, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM CDT
    Firefly Quilting, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    This stunning bags are constructed using embroidered ribbon from Renaissance Ribbon. If you have not used these before you are sure to love the quality as well as the finished product. There are some traditional bag techniques as well as a few new ones. This is a stay until you finish class.
  • Open Sew
    Sun, Oct 30
    Montville
    Oct 30, 10:00 AM – 2:15 PM EDT
    Montville, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    Bring your current project and lunch/snacks. I will be available for help if needed.
  • Eden
    Sun, Nov 06
    Firefly Quilting
    Nov 06, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
    Firefly Quilting, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    This is a great piece to showcase larger prints or for fussy cutting. This is a two day class which will allow for time to fussy cut and assemble the A blocks as well as all of the steps needed to make the B blocks. It is a very interesting design! The second class will meet on December 11th.
  • Hot Stuff Trivet and Potholder
    Mon, Nov 07
    Firefly Quilting
    Nov 07, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Firefly Quilting, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    We will be sewing with silicone to make a beautiful, functional pot holder with or without a hand pocket. These make excellent gifts and the silicone is food grade, withstanding temps up to 450 deg F.
  • Pillows with Zippers - choose your own block!
    Nov 26, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Firefly Quilting, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    This will be like one of those choose your own adventure books! Do you have any leftover blocks from a quilt you made? A fabric with a larger print? Needlework/embroidered block? Bring what you have and we will build both the front and zippered back.
  • Open Sew
    Mon, Nov 28
    Montville
    Nov 28, 10:00 AM – 2:15 PM EST
    Montville, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    Bring your current project and lunch/snacks. I will be available for help if needed.
  • Labyrinth
    Sat, Dec 03
    156 Forsyth Rd
    Dec 03, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    156 Forsyth Rd, 156 Forsyth Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
    This is a great pattern that has options for multiple sizes. We will be working on the lap size in class. This is a great opportunity to work on matching your points as there are several but not so many that it is overwhelming. Excellent for quilters of all levels.