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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 Boise Rigging Supply the Saturday following Guild meetings. Details will be listed when classes are scheduled for the season.

October 20 Schoolhouse: “Quilt As You Go”
Instructor: Donna Hale

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Detail information about our future monthly inspiring workshops will be posted below when finalized.

  • October 20, 2018 Schoolhouse ~ “Quilt As You Go”

    Instructor: Donna Hale Cost: TBD Time: 9am – 3pm Location: Boise Rigging Supply, 6750 West Victory Road, Boise, Idaho Supply list and sign-up sheet will be available at the September membership meeting.

  • Schoolhouse Junior ~ “Zippered Pencil Pouch for a 3-Ring Binder”

    Instructor: Connie Emmen Cost: $15.00 Time: 10:30am – 1pm Location: Boise Rigging Supply, 6750 West Victory Road, Boise, Idaho Who: Students 8-11 years old accompanied by an adult Students 12-14 years old may attend unaccompanied . Tuition: $15 (bring to class) . Skills Taught: Piecing, trimming and machine quilting a...

  • May 2018 Schoolhouse ~ Heat-Set Applique Technique

    Instructor: Grace Errea Cost: $71 (Class Fee: $45 + $26 kit) Time: 9am – 3pm Location: Boise Rigging Supply, 6750 West Victory Road, Boise, Idaho Grace Errea’s website In this class you will learn to use an applique technique so new and revolutionary, you will use nothing else once you...

  • April 2018 Schoolhouse ~ Paper Foundation Piecing ~ Two Classes & Techniques

    Carol Doak/Judie Neimeyer Method Instructor: Maureen Stevens Cost: $15 Time: 9am – 12pm Location: Boise Rigging Supply, 6750 West Victory Road, Boise Maureen will teach what foundation piecing is (sometimes called paper-piecing), some types of foundations, and the basics of construction. The technique Maureen uses is what Carol Doak and...

  • March 2018 Schoolhouse ~ Machine Quilting With Your Home Sewing Machine

    Instructor: Barbara Smith Cost: $15 Time: 9am – 3pm Location: Boise Rigging Supply, 6750 West Victory Road, Boise

  • February 2018 Schoolhouse ~ Quilt Bindings

    Instructor: Eileen Wardle Cost: $15 Time: 9am – 1pm Location: Boise Rigging Supply, 6750 West Victory Road, Boise Learn how to eliminate binding faux-pas. Class is primarily a lecture with lots of handouts and samples.

  • January 2018 Schoolhouse “Crazy Quilting”

    Instructors: Connie Emmen, Catherin Pickerill, Linda Murphy Cost: $15 Time: 9am – tbd Location: Boise Rigging Supply, 6750 West Victory Road, Boise This will be a cozy winter sewing treat for those quilters who are into or want to learn more about the Crazy Quilts. The Crazy Quilt stitching done...

  • December 2017 Schoolhouse Junior – “Beginning Quilting”

    Instructor: Connie Emmen Cost: $15 per student (all materials are provided for this class) Time: 10:30am – 1:00pm Location: Idaho Sewing & Vacuum, 4500 West Overland Road, Boise What: “Schoolhouse Junior” – beginning quilting class for kids 8-14 years old Class Size: 8 Students; 1 teacher and 1 or 2...

  • November 2017 Schoolhouse “Quilting the Landscape Quilt”

    Instructor: Carol Lohrenz Cost: $15 Time: 9am – 4pm Location: Boise Rigging Supply, 6750 West Victory Road, Boise “Wow! Thread and landscapes! Are we ever going to have fun!” Maybe you have your landscape finished or maybe you have one in mind. You do not have to have it pieced...

  • October 2017 Schoolhouse “Building Blocks”

    Instructor: Maureen Stevens Cost: $15 Time: 9am – 1pm Location: Boise Rigging Supply, 6750 West Victory Road, Boise Register for class at the October 19 membership meeting or before by contacting Maureen Stevens schoolhouse@boisebasinquilters.org. Due to the high interest in this class, if you are signed up, but find you...

  • June 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...

  • May 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...

  • 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,...