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uilters’ Schoolhouse is for those who wish to expand their quilting skills.

Members of the Guild or the Treasure Valley present demonstrations, lessons, and workshops to promote the art and the love of quilting.

Classes are held October, November, and January through June at the Boise Church of Christ the Saturday following Guild meetings. Details will be listed when classes are scheduled for the season.

May 20 Schoolhouse: “Miniature/Small Quilts”
Instructor: Maureen Stevens

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Information about our future monthly entertaining and inspiring workshops will be posted as details are finalized.

  • May 20, 2017 “Miniature/Small Quilts”

    Instructor: Maureen Stevens Cost: $15 Time: 9am – 3:30pm Location: Boise Church of Christ, 2000 North Eldorado Street Register for class at the April 18 membership meeting or before by contacting Jill Nelson schoolhouse@boisebasinquilters.org. Due to the high interest in this class, if you are signed up, but find you...

  • June 9-10, 2017 “Free Motion Quilting – Garden Flowers”

    Instructor: Shirley Blakeley Cost: TBD Dates: June 9 & 10 Time: 9am – 4:30pm Location: Boise Church of Christ, 2000 North Eldorado Street Register for class at the April 18 membership meeting or before by contacting Jill Nelson schoolhouse@boisebasinquilters.org. Due to the high interest in this class, if you are...

  • March 2017 Schoolhouse “Curve Piecing”

    Instructor: Julia Ziegler Cost: $35 (includes $15 class fee and $20 kit) Time: 9am – 3:30pm Location: Boise Church of Christ, 2000 North Eldorado Street Register for class at the March 16 membership meeting or before by contacting Jill Nelson schoolhouse@boisebasinquilters.org. Due to the high interest in this class, if...

  • February 2017 Schoolhouse “Free Motion Quilting”

    Instructor: Barbara Smith Saturday, February 25 Cost: $15 Time: 9:00am – 3:30pm Location: Boise Church of Christ, 2000 North Eldorado Street How wonderful that so many of you are excited about learning more about free motion quilting on your home sewing machine! Participants worked on the basics of needles, thread,...

  • November 2016 Schoolhouse “Wool Applique”

    Instructors: Lisa Murrant and Cindy Moore Date: November 19 Time: 9am – 4pm Registration: $15 Kit: $25 includes everything you need to complete the jar band. Some of the preliminary work will be done, so you should be able to finish your project in one day using the kit so...

  • October 2016 Schoolhouse “Machine Applique”

    Instructor: Connie Emmen Date: October 22 Time: 9am – 3:30pm Cost: $15 Have you always wanted to learn how to use your machine to create beautiful applique? Or perhaps you’ve tried it once or twice, but would like to increase your skills? Join us for Machine Applique. Sign up at...

  • June 2016 Workshop “Taking Flight with Free Motion Quilting”

    Instructor: Shirley Blakeley, Bluebird Quilt Studio June 6-8 Time: 9am – 4:30pm Cost: $125, includes the pattern for “Flash Mob” as the class project Tuition includes the pattern for the class sample. Class Kits available at Bluebird: 208-467-4148. BBQ members enroll in the Schoolhouse by May 10th at schoolhouse@boisebasinquilters.org.  ...

  • May 2016 Schoolhouse ~ Maureen Stevens “Embellishing Your House Blocks”

    Instructor: Maureen Stevens Cost: $15 Time: 9am – 1pm We will explore a number of different methods to embellish our “Hometown” blocks. We will cover embroidery, applique, fabric painting; and using laces, trims, ribbons, and buttons. Most of the things covered will be done by hand but Maureen will have...

  • April 2016 Schoolhouse ~ Carol Lohrenz “Landscapes”

    Instructor: Carol Lohrenz Options: either Friday, April 22 or Saturday, April 23 Cost: $30 (includes starter kit) Time: 9am – 4pm   Carol will also supply the extra fabric scraps to add to your scene for rocks, trees, birds, etc. and make it totally your unique landscape! Sketches for each...

  • March 2016 Schoolhouse “National Quilting Day – Sew for Charity”

    Several members celebrated National Quilting Day with their friends! The third Saturday in March is declared to honor us as quilters, by the National Quilting Association. We celebrated with sewing RAREbare skins and quilt tops to be donated to local organizations. We will ask for volunteers to quilt the finished...

  • February 2016 Schoolhouse “Free Motion Quilting”

    Instructor: Barbara Smith Saturday, February 20 Location: Boise Church of Christ, 2000 North Eldorado Street Cost: $15 How wonderful that so many of you are excited about learning more about free motion quilting on your home sewing machine! We will work on the basics of needles, thread, tension and then...

  • January 2016 Schoolhouse “Curved Piecing Techniques”

    Instructor: Julia Ziegler Options: either Friday, January 22nd or Saturday, January 23rd Cost: $30 (includes 2 kits) Location: Boise Church of Christ, 2000 North Eldorado Street Tools, handouts, and patterns will be available for purchase (strictly optional) for further study and fun! We will also include time for Show &...

  • November 2015 “Alternative Techniques”

    Today’s magazines and patterns are all about quick. Do you look at a pattern and wonder if there might be an easier way to cut and sew these pieces? Could you save fabric? Is this the most accurate way? Jackie Fuller demonstrated ways to look at quilting and determine an...

  • October 2015 “Holiday Fabric Postcards”

    Anna Leonard taught attendees how to create fabric postcards. It was perfect timing for a Christmas idea! Time: 10am – 2pm (bring a sack lunch) Cost: $15.00 Location: Boise Church of Christ, 2000 North Eldorado Street