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Serendipity Quilt Shop of Dagsboro, Inc.

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

Signing Up For Classes / Workshops


  PLEASE NOTE:  UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE, ALL CLASSES LISTED BELOW ARE HELD IN THE SHOP IN OUR UPSTAIRS CLASSROOM.  A LIFT IS AVAILABLE TO CARRY YOUR MACHINE AND CLASS SUPPLIES UPSTAIRS.

****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****


If you would like to sign up for any of our classes or workshops, please click the link for the class you wish to attend to sign up, pay and get your supply list or 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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Classes


Classes at SQS


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. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

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. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 35.00
Here's a fun bag from "Sew ManyCreations". ****PROOF OF UP-TO-DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 35.00
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. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 35.00
This class is designed to PLAY with wonderful fabrics and learn a few new techniques. We will explore raw edge applique, basic free motion stitching, and the use of tuile to capture "found objects". The goal is to assemble a small wall quilt, fuse pieces to the surface and practice beginning free motion stitching. Finishing the top will be accomplished at home. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 35.00
Are you new to quilting but you've already taken the Beginner series? Are you ready to move up to the next level but not sure where to start? There are 16 projects in the book "Let's Do Lunch". Lenny will be offering a series of classes with each class focusing on three projects. NOTE: You need to have experience using a rotary cutter, sewing a 1/4" seam, and the basics of quilt making. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 35.00
Are you new to quilting but you've already taken the Beginner series? Are you ready to move up to the next level but not sure where to start? There are 16 projects in the book "Let's Do Lunch". Lenny will be offering a series of classes with each class focusing on three projects. NOTE: You need to have experience using a rotary cutter, sewing a 1/4" seam, and the basics of quilt making. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 35.00
Are you new to quilting but you've already taken the Beginner series? Are you ready to move up to the next level but not sure where to start? There are 16 projects in the book "Let's Do Lunch". Lenny will be offering a series of classes with each class focusing on three projects. NOTE: You need to have experience using a rotary cutter, sewing a 1/4" seam, and the basics of quilt making. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn how to machine appliqu? a snowman or hearts--or do one of each--onto a tea towel. This is a beginner appliqu? class. your machine will need to do the blanket stitch, a zig zag stitch or some other decorative stitch. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

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, 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. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES **** NO SEWING MACHINE REQUIRED

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn paper piecing with Lenny . This is an absolute beginner paper piecing class. You will learn how to paper piece by sewing a simple block from the book "Show Me How to Paper Piece", by Carol Doak, that you will need to purchase separately. . 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! ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 35.00
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. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 60.00
Let Lenny guide you through Laura Heine's collage technique, using her dress form panel along with constructing the collage portion of the quilt with her "Happy Chance" fabric line. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

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. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn the basics of wool applique. We will complete a Needle Keeper during class and learn several basic stitches used for wool applique. At the end of the class you will have the skill necessary to complete your choice of wool projects. No machine required. ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 35.00
A wonderful, fun wooly project. And so cute!!! You don't have to bring a thing. Just come and enjoying making these cute pine cones.

Cost: $ 20.00
Need an original gift for someone or for yourself? I have the answer: A wrapped rope bowl. Come join the fun as we use clothesline rope and fabric to make one of A kind bowls. We will also make a mat that makes a great hot pad. A sewing machine with zigzag capabilities and a few supplies and you can have a mat and bowl by the end of class. These bowls are almost like potato chips: you can?t make just one! ****PROOF OF UP TO DATE COVID VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND CLASSES ****

Cost: $ 35.00
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