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Temperature Scarf 2017

Temperature Scarf 2017Try something new with us!  Join us in making a "temperature scarf!"  It will reflect the temperature outside for the entire year.  Consider using up all those small balls of yarn you have left from other projects, or produce a coordinated scarf.  You can use whatever needle size you wish and whatever color and texture of yarn.  It would be fun to have many different colors and textures of yarn.  You will need about 15 different yarns as the color of the scarf will change with every 5 degree temp. change.  Let's meet monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 10am  for group knitting as we see our creations progress. Sign up now!  You will also need a notebook for the class in addition to yarn and needles.  Circular or straight needles will work.

Group leader:  Mary Ellen
Cost:  $20
2nd Wed. of each month

Time:  10 AM - 12 Noon

Corkscrew Hat and Mitten PatternCorkscrew Hat - Pattern Free

Optional matching Corkscrew Mitten Pattern:  $5.00 on Ravelry or purchase through Silver Thimble.
Class Fee: $10.00

This is a creative project that will be one of your favorite hand knits.  The hat is a two color cable hat that will keep you toasty warm.  Learn new ways to combine color work with cables.  Easy, fun and a quick knit.  The hat comes in three sizes: Baby, Child & Adult.  The mittens are adult size.

Instructor: Tina Adams
Time:  11:30 - 12:30
Dates:  April 6, 13, 20 & 27


Log Cabin Logic

Log Cabin LogicLike that log cabin pattern?  Tried to make it but it comes out so crooked?  Then this class is for you.  In this one-day class you will learn a method to assure that your blocks will all come out square and the same size.  You will go home with one set of blocks, which you can make into a wall- hanging, a table mat, or add to make a larger quilt.

Date:  Saturday May 6
Time:  10am - 2:00
Fee:  $20
Instructor:  Mary Ellen Beebe


Dozen Dish ClothesA Dozen Dishies!

Join in the fun of learning more knit stitches and patterns by making a new dish cloth each month of the new year!

You will pick up your pattern and yarn on or after the first of each month to complete your monthly dish cloth.  We will not meet as a club, but you are welcome to attend the shop knit days to work on yours or get assistance if you are stuck.  Cost of the club will be $6.00 per month.  We will keep a punch card in the shop to give you credit for completing your dish cloths.  Drawings and  individual prizes will be given out during the year as dish cloths are completed.  January and February samples are on display at the shop.


Floral Characters                           Old Blue Collage  Pattern by Laura Heine

Don't you just love the softness of the character wall hangings from Fiberworks?  Are you confused on where to start?  Then this morning class is for you!  Choose from Emerson (dog), Purrfect (cat), Lola & Olive (pigs), Hip Hop (bunny rabbit), Cora (owl), Perfect Form (dressmaker's dummy), Lulu (elephant), Flora (camper), or any other pattern in their collage series.  Gather your fabrics, and join us for this 1 session class.  You will be surprised at how far you can get in that time period.

Instructor:  Mary Ellen Beebe
Date:  May 5
Time:  9:30 - 3:30 
Fee:  $30.00


Improvisational QuiltingImprovisational Quilting

Would you like to be more impromptu in your quilting?  Do you love color, texture and sewing, but get frustrated with making all your points meets perfectly?  Interested in learning the techniques of improvisational quilting?  Want to see what you can do with it?  If you are interested in learning a method of quilting that does NOT involve step-by-step patterns and instructions, then this one-day class may be just the thing for you.

Date:  Saturday, June 3
Time:  9:30 - 3:00
Fee:  $30.00
Instructor:  Mary Ellen Beebe


Socks Your WaySocks Your Way

Learn the basics of socks knitting while choosing the style of sock (long, short, golf, etc.), needle type (double pointed needles, 2 circular needles, Magic Loop), and whether to work from toe up or the top down.  We'll cover it all and have fun while doing it!

Date: May 4, 18 & June 1
Time: 5:30 - 7:30
Fee:  $30.00
Instructor:  Victoria Jicha


Friday Open Sew

Join us each month on the first Friday for Open Sew.  Sew from 10am to 5pm and we make lunch for you!  Sign up ahead of time please.

Dates for 2017: Jan. 6, Feb. 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1

 Fee:  $10.00

Thursday Open Knitting

Our Thursday Knitting Group meets once a month on the Second Thursday.  There is not a charge for this group.  We will work on our knitting projects and help each other when needed.  Please sign up at Silver Thimble if you would like to join us once a month.

Dates for 2017:  Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14.

Time: 10am - 12 noon

Saturday Open Knitting  

Once a month on the third Saturday from 12 to 2pm.  Bring a project you're working on or begin a new project.  Bring your finished items and new ideas - it's fun to share.  Refreshments will be served.  Whether you're a seasoned knitter or a beginner everyone is welcome! There is not a fee.  Please sign up at Silver Thimble if you would like to join.  Note - this is not a class.

Dates for 2017:  Jan.21, Feb. 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec.16

Time: 12 - 2pm

Building Blocks KnittingBuilding Blocks and Beyond - A Block of The Month Knitting Program

Join us for a block of the month knitting class, as we learn new stitches , new patterns, learn to read graphs, and develop the ability to "read your knitting."  If you are comfortable with "knit, pearl", but want to learn the new knitting language, then this is for you!  We are offering 3 Building Blocks groups each month.  They all meet on the first Sunday of each month (with a couple of exceptions - depending on holidays and group choice) at the times listed below.  These are the choices available to you (you can sign up for 2 if you wish.)

  1. Building Blocks:  for people new to the group.  We will be making a block each month for 12 months, following the book "Building Blocks."  See the sample in the shop.   12:30-2:30.  Continues for one year - $30.

  2. Beyond Building Blocks:  If you have completed the Building Blocks afghan and want to continue making blocks, perhaps to make your afghan from the first session larger, then this is for you.  This session will run for 8 months 12:30-2:30  $30.

  3. Building in color.  Learn to work with multiple colors in a single piece as you produce a wonderful afghan.  Uses the book
    "Building in Color" Sample available in shop soon.  2:30-4:30.  $30.
For any of the above Building Blocks classes - You can come at 12:30 and knit if your class isn't until later!

Featherweight ClubFeatherweight Club

Let's take a step back in time.  Not too far, just to pre automatic thread cutters and machine needle threader.  Let's dig out our featherweight machines that we all own but don't make time for and bring them to our new featherweight club.  We will meet on the second Monday of every month from 10:00am to noon or 5:30 to 7:30.  I will have patterns and books to choose from or just bring a UFO.  We will learn maintenance and how to use the different feet that came with your machine and much more.

Dates:  May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, & Dec. 11
Time:  10:00 - 12:00 or 5:30 - 7:30
Fee:  $25.00
Instructor:  Tammy VanderBloomen


Modern Quilt Club

Sign up for Modern Quilt Club 2017.  The first meeting for 2017 will be Jan. 18 2017.  At the meetings, we will share our ideas, work on projects of your own choosing, and group projects as well. We will also share patterns and ideas in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Join Amy and Mary Ellen once a month on the third Wed. of every month from 6:30 - 8:00pm.  Annual fee:  $25.00.


Handworks and Wool Club

Our Handworks and Wool club are combined into one group - since they are both hand work groups.  This group meets on the Second Thursday of each month. The first meeting for 2017 in Jan. 12th.

Sign up for Handworks club 2017 and hand stitch for a couple of hours each month.

Fee for the Year $25.00
Times - 12:30 to 2:30 or 5:30 to 7:30

Silver Thimble Applique Club

Sign up for our Hand Appliqué Club 2017. This club is led by renowned appliqué teacher Peggy Valitchka.  The club meets on the last Thursday of every month from 5:30 to 7:30.  Members can bring a project they are working on or begin a new project.  Peggy is there to help when needed.

Fee for the year - $25.00
Begins Jan. 26, 2017
Time: 5:30 - 7:30

Thimbleberries Club 2017

Thimbleberries Club meets on the last Tuesday of the month from 10:00am to 11:00am.  The new year begins Jan. 31, 2017.

This is our longest running club at Silver Thimble, at least 14 years.  There are new members and members that have been in the club since it has begun.

In the meetings there is show n tell, demo's, BOM's, exchanges and much more.  New people are always welcome

Fee for the year - $25.00

Our Class Registration Policy

Registration is guaranteed upon full payment of class fees. We do not refund class money unless the class is cancelled. If you wish to register by phone, please have your credit card handy.

Class supply lists and/or special patterns are available at the time of registration. We will give a one time 10% discount when you purchase your class supplies.

Most classes require a minimum of three students. A class will be cancell three days before it is scheduled if the minimum number has not registered. We will refund your money, apply the amount towards another class or apply the amount toward the purchase of merchandise.

Please mark your calendar with the date and time of class, as we are not able to make reminder phone calls. Please arrive for your class a few minutes early so thatyou are set up and class can begin on time.

Please make sure that your sewing machine is in good working condition and that you bring all accessories needed of rhte class you are taking.

 

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