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Beginning Knitting 1
- Jul 16, 2024 10:30 am

Have you always wanted to knit? Do you need a refresher course? Have you tried to knit during the Pandemic? Let me meet you right where you are! You will need size 8-10 needles and worsted weight yarn. You can bring in the supplies, or I will have supplies for purchase at Fingerlakes Fabrics. We will learn to cast on, knit and purl. This class is about 2 hours.

Cost: $ 60.00
Take your ruler work to the next level and create your own set of unique placemats. Sue will be using the Amanda Murphy Every Angle and Heart rulers.

Cost: $ 50.00
Have you seen the craze about making you emotional support chicken? This will be a fun class to help you make a chicken. You will need to know how to cast on, Knit, Purl and Bind off. I will help you with a couple other techniques to make the chicken. Bring your own materials or purchase a kit from Shannon. The Kit is $35 and it does not include the pattern or stuffing for the chicken.

Cost: $ 25.00
Versatile Wave Bag
- Jul 18, 2024 10:00 am

Check out this bag!! Designed by local pattern maker, Ruthann Stilwell, this bag offers a lot of versatility. Made in two pieces, the bottom portion of the bag is reversible and interchangeable. Make several covers to reflect all your moods!! You can even get Ruthann to autograph your pattern!!

Cost: $ 40.00
Quilting with Glass
- Jul 20, 2024 11:00 am

In this class designed by glass artist, Susan Bridenbecker, you will learn how to create a fused glass panel. Techniques covered in this class are color selection, how to break glass and pattern assembly. Projects completed during class will be fired by the instructor and available for pick up (7) days after class.

Cost: $ 95.00
Basic Foundation Piecing
- Jul 20, 2024 01:00 pm

This class is an intro to basic foundation paper piecing. Foundation paper piecing is a method of piecing where a quilt block is printed on paper. Fabric is sewn together using the paper as a guide. We will be working on complete 6 ½” log cabin blocks. You will be amazed by the accuracy in piecing.

Cost: $ 25.00
Did you take Candy’s class on Fabric Weaving? This class is an extension of her basic fabric weaving class. In this class Candy will show you how to take your weaving project and embellish the back of a jean jacket or other piece. This is a perfect opportunity to upcycle and make something new again!

Cost: $ 35.00
Beginning Knitting II
- Jul 23, 2024 10:30 am

Bring your supplies from the first Beginning Knitting class, and we will go over the stitches we learned in the first class as a refresher. Then add to your knowledge with knit two and purl two together, make one and casting off. This class is about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. If time allows we will start a knitted hat.

Cost: $ 60.00
Aurora Cabin Shawl by Stephen West. This class is for anyone that feels comfortable knitting, can cast on, bind off, knit, purl, has attempted colorwork and has done some cables. If you are not sure, please inquire. The class is $75 plus pattern and materials. If you have your own yarn, you will need 5 skeins of fingering weight yarn (350-400 yards per skein).

Cost: $ 75.00
The Book Club
- Jul 24, 2024 01:00 pm

Sometimes I am torn between sitting in my favorite chair and escaping into a good book or heading to my sewing room and tackling a new project. Well, I decided that it would be fun to start a book club here at Finger Lakes Fabrics and tie it in with a sewing project. Once a month we will pick a book to enjoy and share. At the end of each meeting we will all receive directions for a quilt block swap for the next meeting. In no time we will have enough blocks to put together our own Book Club Quilt!!!

Cost: $ FREE
Bernina Mastery 2
- Jul 26, 2024 01:00 pm

Intermediate - Follow up to the Mastery 1 class, this class will cover Screens, Navigation and decorative stitches. Learn about the creative options available through the information menu, memory options and creating stitch combinations. There is no charge for this class if you purchased your machine from Fingerlakes Fabrics. If you purchased from another dealer, the cost is $50.

Cost: $ 50.00
Night and Day Bag by Annie
- Jul 27, 2024 12:00 pm

This versatile set of bags makes it easy to quickly change your look, night or day! In this class, you will make the mini tote bag. The mini tote features handles and a tie closure. It is reversible for two fun looks: a quilted side or a non-quilted side with a welt pocket.

Cost: $ 35.00
How many years has it been since you last knitted? Could you knit and purl at some point? Taking this class will help you get your muscle memory back. We will go over casting on, binding off, knit, purl, increasing and decreasing.

Cost: $ 25.00
In this 2-hour class, you will learn how to fix some of the most common mistakes even the most experienced knitters make. You can also pick up some tips at the same time! Skills required: In order to have a successful class, you must know how to knit and purl.

Cost: $ 30.00
One Block Wonder
- Aug 03, 2024 10:00 am

Have you ever seen the One Block Wonder Quilt? This technique uses fabric as a key element. Kaleidoscope blocks are created by aligning the printed design on several layers of fabric, cutting triangles and sewing them together. The creative possibilities are endless. Jackie O'Brien, author of the blog, "If these Threads Could Talk" and Studio 180 Design Certified Instructor, takes you through the steps to create your own "One Block Wonder". An exciting news for Jackie is that she is now a "Quilting Treasures Creative".

Cost: $ 100.00
The Strip Tube Ruler
- Aug 04, 2024 01:00 pm

Spend an afternoon with Judy and learn the basics of the "Strip Tube Ruler". This ruler, made by Cozy Quilt Company, makes half square triangles a breeze by combining brilliant engineering with the "tube technique". In class you will make (2) 12" blocks and combine using a quilt as you go method.

Cost: $ 35.00
This cowl is a great introduction to lace. Do you need a refresher working on lace or want to try some lace work? This is perfect for yourself or as a gift.

Cost: $ 50.00
In other words, everything you wanted to know about Studio 180 Design tools but were afraid to ask! Spend an afternoon with Certified Instructor Jackie O'Brien as she unlocks the mystery of the Tucker Trimmer, Wing Clipper and a host of other tools from the Studio 180 Design Company. Jackie will be bringing a Trunk Show of her quilts so you can see how awesome the tools are for precise piecing. Sign up and receive a $15 coupon to spend that day:)

Cost: $ 15.00
Bernina Mastery 3 - Bernina Feet
- Aug 16, 2024 01:00 pm

An Introduction to Bernina Feet

Cost: $ 50.00
Friday Frenzy
- Aug 16, 2024 04:00 pm

Looking for a Friday night out? Need a little help with a project or motivation to start one? Or, do you just want to sew with a group of friends? Come to our Friday Frenzy the second Friday of each month and enjoy the company of fellow sewists and yummy snacks!

Cost: $ 5.00
This class covers the basics of what you need to know to get started on your embroidery adventure. We will cover how to set up your machine for embroidery, icons and the basics of embroidery. There is no charge for this class if you purchased your machine from Fingerlakes Fabrics. If you purchased from another dealer, the cost is $50.

Cost: $ 50.00
Quilt as You Go - Stitch and Fold
- Aug 21, 2024 11:00 am

A quick way to create a small quilt! Quilt As You Go is a method where you piece and quilt small blocks at the same time. Once you have created your blocks they are then joined together to create a larger quilt. In this class you will create four blocks and learn how to join.

Cost: $ 35.00
Have you ever wondered about free motion quilting your own projects? Scared to jump in? Or unsure of how to get going? Come spend some time with Mandy Applebee and learn what you need, where to start and even leave with a few basic designs to get you started.

Cost: $ 40.00
This is a beginner friendly crochet class or a refresher for those who have not picked up a hook in years. We will start at the very beginning. Come learn and get confident in your crochet skills. You can choose the class and bring supplies or purchase a kit to go with the class for $25. If you bring your own supplies, you will need a bulky and worsted weight yarn. 2 crochet hooks (H and N).

Cost: $ 25.00
Quilt As You Go and Beyond!
- Aug 31, 2024 12:00 pm

In this class, Judy will take you through the steps to create four embroidered quilt blocks and combine them with a quilt as you go method. In no time you will have a beautiful wall hanging or table topper! Embroidery designs in class are from OESD and sold separately.

Cost: $ 25.00
Bernina Mastery 1
- Sep 06, 2024 01:00 pm

This class covers machine basics for the 4, 5, and 7 series. We will cover machine set up, cleaning, troubleshooting and machine customization. There is no charge for this class if you purchased your machine from Fingerlakes Fabrics. If you purchased from another dealer, the cost is $50.

Cost: $ 50.00
Grab your unfinished projects (or start a new one) and enjoy 4 days of uninterrupted sewing on the shores of Owasco Lake. Bethany House lodging offers the quilter ample sewing space and sleeping accommodations. Delicious meals are provided in the Dining Room just a few steps across the driveway. Led by our very own "Quilt Mom" Doreen Hares, you will be sure to have lots of fun!

Cost: $ 325.00
Grab your unfinished projects (or start a new one) and enjoy 4 days of uninterrupted sewing on the shores of Owasco Lake. Bethany House lodging offers the quilter ample sewing space and sleeping accommodations. Delicious meals are provided in the Dining Room just a few steps across the driveway. Led by our very own, Quilt Mom, Doreen Hares, you will be sure to have lots of fun!

Cost: $ 215.00
Friday Frenzy
- Sep 13, 2024 04:00 pm

Looking for a Friday night out? Need a little help with a project or motivation to start one? Or, do you just want to sew with a group of friends? Come to our Friday Frenzy the second Friday of each month and enjoy the company of fellow sewists and yummy snacks!

Cost: $ 5.00
Bernina Mastery 2
- Sep 20, 2024 01:00 pm

Intermediate - Follow up to the Mastery 1 class, this class will cover Screens, Navigation and decorative stitches. Learn about the creative options available through the information menu, memory options and creating stitch combinations. There is no charge for this class if you purchased your machine from Fingerlakes Fabrics. If you purchased from another dealer, the cost is $50.

Cost: $ 50.00
Fused Applique Panel
- Sep 21, 2024 10:00 am

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at collage quilting but didn’t know where to start? We have a series of digitally printed panels designed by Delphine Brooks, a textile artist and designer from Warwickshire in the UK. All of the fabric required is printed on each individual panel as well as the main piece to ‘fill’ with the fabric as desired. Join Judy Gilchrist and Cindy Goodwin as they take you through the steps to “fill in the pieces” and create your own beautiful collage art quilt.

Cost: $ 40.00
Bernina Mastery 3 - Bernina Feet
- Oct 04, 2024 01:00 pm

An Introduction to Bernina Feet

Cost: $ 50.00
This class covers the basics of what you need to know to get started on your embroidery adventure. We will cover how to set up your machine for embroidery, icons and the basics of embroidery. There is no charge for this class if you purchased your machine from Fingerlakes Fabrics. If you purchased from another dealer, the cost is $50.

Cost: $ 50.00
Bernina Mastery 1
- Nov 01, 2024 01:00 pm

This class covers machine basics for the 4, 5, and 7 series. We will cover machine set up, cleaning, troubleshooting and machine customization. There is no charge for this class if you purchased your machine from Fingerlakes Fabrics. If you purchased from another dealer, the cost is $50.

Cost: $ 50.00
Bernina Mastery 2
- Nov 15, 2024 01:00 pm

Intermediate - Follow up to the Mastery 1 class, this class will cover Screens, Navigation and decorative stitches. Learn about the creative options available through the information menu, memory options and creating stitch combinations. There is no charge for this class if you purchased your machine from Fingerlakes Fabrics. If you purchased from another dealer, the cost is $50.

Cost: $ 50.00
Bernina Mastery 3 - Bernina Feet
- Dec 06, 2024 01:00 pm

An Introduction to Bernina Feet

Cost: $ 50.00
This class covers the basics of what you need to know to get started on your embroidery adventure. We will cover how to set up your machine for embroidery, icons and the basics of embroidery. There is no charge for this class if you purchased your machine from Fingerlakes Fabrics. If you purchased from another dealer, the cost is $50.

Cost: $ 50.00

Finger Lakes Fabrics Calendar


Beginning Knitting 1

Have you always wanted to knit? Do you need a refresher course? Have you tried to knit during the Pandemic? Let me meet you right where you are! You will need size 8-10 needles and worsted weight yarn. You can bring in the supplies, or I will have supplies for purchase at Fingerlakes Fabrics. We will learn to cast on, knit and purl. This class is about 2 hours.

Next Level Ruler Work with Sue Treadwell

Take your ruler work to the next level and create your own set of unique placemats. Sue will be using the Amanda Murphy Every Angle and Heart rulers.

Emotional Support Chicken with Shannon Oliver of Oliver's Originals

Have you seen the craze about making you emotional support chicken? This will be a fun class to help you make a chicken. You will need to know how to cast on, Knit, Purl and Bind off. I will help you with a couple other techniques to make the chicken. Bring your own materials or purchase a kit from Shannon. The Kit is $35 and it does not include the pattern or stuffing for the chicken.

Jul 18
Versatile Wave Bag
Jul 20
Quilting with Glass
Jul 20
Basic Foundation Piecing