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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
For all alumni of Barbara's Blue Onion & Friends Class - Barbara will assist you in finishing the Quilt you started (Blue Onion, Twirl, Trading Places or Spin Cycle). Whether your hang-up is in cutting, piecing or assembling the blocks - she will provide the jump start you need to "Finish It Up". Prerequisite: Must have attended a previous Class for the Blue Onion, Twirl, Trading Places or Spin Cycle patterns. Bring the supplies listed on the original supply list given to you for your class. In addition, if they are interesting in arranging the blocks, a flannel-backed vinyl tablecloth would be useful.

Cost: $ 15.00
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!

Cost: $ 35.00
Join Sherry and Bonnie who will share their tricks in making this churn dash and star quilt.

Cost: $ 35.00
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
Join Edwina in making this all time favorite "No Two Alike" primitive punch needle pattern from The Old Tattered Flag. No punch needle experience needed. This two color design is great for your Holiday decorating - 6.5 inch square. Pattern printed on weavers cloth.

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. Kit is provided with the class fee.

Cost: $ 35.00
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
Piecing and machine applique are combined to make this fun wall quilt. Cutting and tracing are required prior to class.

Cost: $ 30.00
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
This 2-part class uses the "New York Beauties & Flying Geese" Book by Carl Hentsch. In this class Irene teaches the technique where complex piecing is made simple! Expand your skill set and learn new tips and techniques for curved and foundation piecing. The design allows you to select whatever combination of blocks make you happy. Once you learn the technique, you can choose any quilt from the book or make one block for a pillow or 3 blocks for a table runner. Prerequisite: Must have paper piecing experience or must have previously taken the Intro to Paper Piecing class.

Cost: $ 60.00
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
You can never have enough bags! The adorable Totably tote includes a zipper closure and pockets all around inside. It measures 19" wide X 12" tall and 8" deep. (Please see note about requirements for this class)

Cost: $ 30.00
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
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