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

Signing Up For Classes / Workshops


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.

Classes


In this class you will learn fun and easy designs that will allow you to start finishing your own quilt tops. You will be shown overall designs plus designs that will work in blocks, triangles, and sashings and borders. You will leave this class with a multitude of designs and ideas on how to start your journey in free motions quilting. Pack your lunch for this class as we will take a 30 minute break for lunch!

Cost: $ 40.00
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.

Cost: $ 60.00
Do you struggle with fabric selection and coordinating colors when deciding the fabrics for your projects? Do terms such as "color wheel", "light to dark", "value and contrast" scare you? Fear no more! Join Lenny in this interactive class as she shares tips that you can use to see fabrics in a new light. You will learn about color choices, printed designs and how to make them work to your advantage when choosing fabrics for your next project.

Cost: $ 30.00
Another wonderful paper pieced quilt - taught by Edwina - pattern by Judy Niemeyer. PREREQUISITE: Intro to Paper Piecing Class or prior paper piecing experience.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to make curves with a template. Edwina's patient teaching makes this class a winner!! No pattern necessary. You will need to purchase a template.

Cost: $ 35.00
This holiday tree wallhanging, based on a Missouri Star pattern, is made using the Wing Clipper 1 tool from Deb Tucker. It is an awesome scrap buster and can reflect any season you choose! Come join us to create this fun holiday wallhanging that is so quick and easy, you may even make two!!!

Cost: $ 40.00
Join Diane in this 2 part class as she teaches the classic hobo bag using cork. This class is designed for the beginner bag maker and if you have never worked with cork, now is your chance! NOTE: This is a two part class. During Part 1 (10/28), we will be doing the cutting in order to do sewing in Part 2 (11/4).

Cost: $ 40.00
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. Kit is provided with the class fee.

Cost: $ 35.00
Using the Jelly Roll Rug pattern by Roma Lambson, Lenny will teach you the tips and tricks of making this beautiful 30" x 44" rug using your favorite 40 Piece jelly roll or your own precut fabric. NOTE: If using your own precut fabric, you will need 40, 2 1/2" x 42" strips. This is a two part class.

Cost: $ 40.00
Two Part Class - Junk Jewelry is a Karla Alexander pattern using the Creative Grids Spider Web Ruler. Barbara will teach you how to use the ruler to cut the triangles and kite pieces that are needed in order to make this beautiful quilt. The quilt can be made as a lap (55 x 76) or large size (76 x 97). The pattern also includes instructions for using a template instead of the ruler; however using the ruler will provide you the perfect cut ever time as well as the option to choose many different block sizes.

Cost: $ 45.00
Join Diane in making her original bag using Kantha fabric. Colorful patchwork patterns, attractively pieced with kantha stitching is what is used in this bag class.

Cost: $ 30.00
This difficult looking interlocking design is made easy using Deb Tucker's Wing Clipper 1 Tool to make effortless flying geese chevrons. There are so many size and color options that you will want to make more than one. The one shown is 50" x 54" and used 10 fat quarters.

Cost: $ 40.00
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, and 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: $ 35.00
Join Lenny to make this beautiful 3 dimensional Poinsettia table runner. Cutting is required prior to class. This is a one day class- choose the date that works for you! Cutting prior to class is required.

Cost: $ 40.00
Deb Tucker's Shaded Nine Patch Technique Sheet, the Tucker Trimmer 1, and 6 different fabrics are all you need to create this fabulous 39" x 39" star quilt. This quick stunner uses fat quarters, 1/4 yard pieces or even layer cakes! Come join us for a fun day!!

Cost: $ 40.00
Join certified Deb Tucker instructor, Linda Grigsby, as she teaches the tips and tricks to the Deb Tucker Wing Clipper 1 tool to create the illusion of stars floating over the surface of a quilt with casting shadows. We have this class on our schedule for two dates - one in January and another in May!

Cost: $ 35.00
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
Using Deb Tucker's V Block Tool and two contrasting fabrics, you will create this eye-catching quilt. It's fun, quick and offers many size options. It looks like the triangles are just tumbling down this 40" x 40?" quilt. Come on, give it a whirl!

Cost: $ 40.00
Join Lenny to learn the basics of wool applique beginning with basic applique stitching. You will choose a wool applique kit to work on during this class. Fee does not include the kit. Photo shows a sample of a few kits that are available to purchase.

Cost: $ 40.00
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 (36 branches). NOTE: This is a smaller 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 $25.00 (36 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
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
Make this full size or partial size Wooly Wreath for yourself or as a gift! Click for more details on the class to see the photos. No doubt you will want to make more than one! Everything is included in the kit for the class to make one wreath. The instructors offer a wide variety of beautiful wool to construct the wreaths and at the end of class you will be taking home your own finished wreath!!!

Cost: $ 20.00
Join us for an introduction to new products and new classes. Show and tell. Light refreshments. Meet other quilters and have some fun. 9:00AM - 10:00AM or 11:00AM - Noon

Cost: $ FREE
In this workshop, 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!

Cost: $ 25.00
FREE - Sit and sew away from home! Bring your sewing machine and your sewing/cutting supplies/tools, your WIP (work in progress), hand projects, or start a new project! A staff member will be present to offer help with your projects. Note: This is not an instructional class. It is simply a sit and sew day - meeting new and old friends while working on your projects! Call the shop to register. Limited to 10 people - Call the shop to pre-register soon!

Cost: $ FREE

Contact Us
  • Phone: (302) 732-6304
  • Email: Click Here
  • 31821 Cannon Street
  • Dagsboro, DE 19939

Hours
  • Monday-Friday:
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday:
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Closed Sunday