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Serendipity Quilt Shop

31821 Cannon St
Dagsboro, DE 19939
(302) 732-6304

Signing Up For Classes / Workshops


****  PLEASE NOTE:  PROOF OF COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND IN SHOP CLASSES ****


If you would like to sign up for any of our classes or workshops, please call the shop at (302) 732-6304 and we will be happy to sign you up! You can then either stop by and pick up your class supply list or request to have one e-mailed to you.


We will let you know if the class you have requested is full. If this is the case, then we can place your name on a waiting list. If for some reason someone decides that they cannot attend the class after signing up, we begin to call those people who are on the waiting list. Most of the time if we have a large interest in a particular class, we will schedule to have the class again and  then begin to contact the people on the waiting list before offering the class to the public.

Class / Workshop Policies:
  1. Full payment is required when you register. We cannot guarantee a place will be held for you without payment. You can register in person, by phone or by mail.

  2. We reserve the right to cancel a class if the minimum number of students have not enrolled. If we cancel the class, your class fee will be added to your account

    as a credit or a refund will be issued.

  3. To receive a refund or credit, you must cancel 1 week prior to class. No refunds or credits will be given if you do not show up for a class.

  4. Supplies are in addition to the class fee. We offer a 20% discount on all supplies for most of our classes.

  5. A supply list is provided for all classes. Be sure you receive one prior to class and bring everything listed. We endeavor to have all supplies in the shop but cannot guarantee they will be available on the day of the class, so be sure to shop early. All students must have a legal copy of the required pattern or book.

  6. You must provide your own sewing machine in good working order, along with the cords, pedal and the users’ manual. All classes, including beginner classes, require you to know how to use your machine, including attaching various feet as required for the class.

  7. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before class so you can be set up and be ready to start on time.

  8. Please silence your cell phone in consideration of the other students and the teacher.

  9. Unless specified otherwise, bring basic sewing supplies—thread, scissors, seam ripper, pins, marking pen/pencil, all the things you usually use when you sew.

  10. Unless specified otherwise bring basic cutting supplies—rotary cutter, mat, ruler(s)

  11. PLEASE REFRAIN FROM WEARING PERFUMES AND FROM USING SCENTED PRODUCTS.  This ensures a productive and pleasurable experience for the instructor, staff and students - especially those with allergies. THANK YOU!


Skill Levels:

PLEASE NOTE: UNLESS INDICATED, YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN MACHINE TO CLASS.
You need to be familiar with your machine and know how to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and sew a straight line.

Beginner

For those who

-     Are trying this type of project for the first time.

-      Have recently been or are currently being introduced to the basics of cutting, piecing and assembling a quilt top.

-      Are working to master these skills.

Advanced Beginner

For those who

-      Have pieced and assembled several quilt tops.

-      Are accurate in sewing a 1/4” seam and have rotary cutting skills

-      Are comfortable with the process and is now ready to move on to more challenging techniques and projects using at least two different techniques. 

Intermediate

For those who

-      Have mastered the basics and are ready to move on to more challenging projects.

-      Are comfortable with most quilting techniques, including paper piecing and projects involving multiple techniques.  

-      Have a good understanding of design, color and the whole process.

-      Are experienced in projects involving multiple techniques.

-      Are confident in making fabric selections other than those listed in the pattern. 

Advanced

For those who

-      Have mastered the craft and are ready to move on to advanced techniques/designs.

-      Has the skills to read, comprehend and follow a pattern, and is willing to take on any technique.

-      Are comfortable with their skills and has the ability to select fabric suited to the project.



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Free Motion Virtual Class Offerings from Jane Hauprich

We look forward to Jane returning to SQS to teach in a live classroom environment but in the meantime
we are happy to share a link to Jane Hauprich's site where she is currently offering several classes via a virtual experience in a zoom classroom. 

Jane Hauprich Classes

Please contact Jane if you have any questions.

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**** PLEASE NOTE: PROOF OF COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND IN SHOP CLASSES ****

Classes


Learn the basics, including choosing your fabrics, rotary cutting, machine piecing and quilting. Go home with mostly finished projects after each class. Class uses Pat Sloan's "I Can't Believe I'm Quilting" book that must be purchases separately.

Cost: $ 75.00
Hands hurt? Need to finish your quilt in a hurry? Or not happy with your hand binding? Learn three methods of binding: regular machine binding, flange binding, and hand binding.

Cost: $ 40.00
Overcome the fear of cutting and piecing ovals! In this class, Barbara will demonstrate how to use the new Creative Grids- Ovals All Ways ruler designed by Karla Alexander. The Ovals All Ways Ruler is designed to cut quarter, half and full oval shapes in a variety of sizes. Barbara will guide you in creating a stunning Blue Onion quilt! Quilt as shown on pattern is approx 50 x 70. The Blue Onion pattern and the Ovals All Ways ruler are needed for this class.

Cost: $ 40.00
Fresh as a Daisy is a quick, fun project that will brighten up any room! We will be making the 48" x 48" square size, but it really can be made as big or as small as you choose. Just master the block construction and POOF, you have a bright and happy quilt. Come join us for fun day!

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn paper piecing with Edwina . This is an absolutely beginner paper piecing class. You will learn how to paper piece by sewing this simple block. A kit that includes pattern and fabric is provided with the class fee. You will be required to bring your sewing machine and have experience using it. This is not a beginner sewing class - its a beginner paper piecing class!

Cost: $ 35.00
Manx Quilting - At first glance these blocks look like traditional log cabin quilt blocks. But their construction is different, in a foundation-pieced quilt-as-you-go method using strips of fabric. The Manx method is inexpensive and portable. It requires no fancy notions or batting, uses up scraps of fabrics, is easy, FUN, and addictive. No sewing machine is required as this is a hand stitching class. Anyone can accomplish Manx stitching! Nearly all of the Serendipity Staff are making blocks using the Manx method. NO SEWING MACHINE REQUIRED

Cost: $ 40.00
Do you love scrap quilts? This one is gorgeous made with an abundance of scraps, mostly homespun. Plaids, linens also work well.

Cost: $ 45.00
In this class you will learn to make a pretty place mat complete with a matching napkin. These quick, cute quilt-as-you-go place mats can use fat quarters or use fabric from your stash if you choose. The 14" x 14" double-sided napkin becomes the bow. The pattern includes instructions to create a self binding and mitered corners just like a pro! we have a few kits available for purchase.

Cost: $ 30.00
The quilt-as-you-go-technique (QAYG) is an easy way to join quilted pieces by machine. Lenny will teach a QAYG method that allows you to quilt your project as you piece it. This is a TWO day class. Cutting prior to class is required.

Cost: $ 60.00
Summer Moon, a book by Carrie Nelson is a Sampler type quilt (70" x 78"). Each month you will make 3 sizes of 3 blocks. This is an 11 month project with the first month being an introduction and guidelines to choosing fabrics, organizing, and helpful hints. This Sew Along is offered as in person program that will begin in September 2021 and will end in July 2022.

Cost: $ 100.00
Summer Moon, a book by Carrie Nelson is a Sampler type quilt (70" x 78"). Each month you will make 3 sizes of 3 blocks This is an 11 month project with the first month being an introduction and guidelines to choosing fabrics, organizing, and helpful hints. This Sew Along is offered as a virtual class via Zoom that will begin in September 2021 and will end in July 2022.

Cost: $ 100.00
Learn the basics of Tee Shirt Quilt Construction from selecting and cutting your shirts to piecing the quilt, in 2 sessions. You will learn how to prepare your Tee shirts for use in a quilt and then how to put them together with sashing and borders. This class is for making the top You might have to finish it at home.

Cost: $ 45.00
Tired of looking at UFO?s? Need to connect with other quilters? Have a Tucker Trimmer 1 that you never opened or forget how to use? Then this class is for you!! We will make three basic units that can be made in many sizes that will enable you to make hundreds of blocks! You need to be, at least, an Advanced Beginner. The Tucker Trimmer 1 is definitely recommended and can be purchased at Serendipity, but it is not required. Come join us for a fun three hours!!

Cost: $ 25.00
You will, for sure, want to make more than one of these adorable wooly trees. Everything is included in the kit for the class to make one tree (44 branches). NOTE: This is a larger version of the tree shown in photo. Jackie and Mary offer a wide variety of beautiful wool to construct the trees and with their guidance by the end of class you will be taking home your own finished tree!!! Must purchase the kit separate from class fee. The cost of the kit is $35.00 (44 branch tree) payable to the instructors on the day of the class. In addition to wool, the kit includes precut wires, a dowel, floral tape, a wood base and written instructions. No additional supplies are needed!

Cost: $ 25.00