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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 typically 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.

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

  • 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,...

  • 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...