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Welcome the Harriet's Treadle Arts' blog!

Here you will find fun updates about all the fun events and happenings at Harriet's.

Written by Harriet's daughter Carrie Jones who manages Harriet's Treadle Arts and co-authors the Quilter's Academy series of books with Harriet.

Then, when Carrie's out of things to write, you may just luck out and find one of her great recipes or some cool quilting tip or trick.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Quilter's Academy Summer Class Offerings

First- Just a reminder:

Quilter’s Academy Vol. 2- Sophomore YearJoin us for our book signing party and reception...
Carrie's making all sorts of goodies to eat, so come join the fun, enjoy the food and get your book(s) signed!
Wednesday June 30th 7-9pm

As promised- Harriet and Carrie will be offering Quilter's Academy Session II and III this summer for those Quilter's Academy students wants to continue on.

Here are the descriptions and dates for those classes:

Session 2- Diagonal Settings
(Formally Session 1b) In this class you will continue on with strips and squares, but now learning how to set them on point. We will also delve further into creating your quilt recipe, perfecting figuring yardage, and start you on the path to designing your own quilts while learning about diagonal set quilts and incorporated borders.
Session 1 is a pre-requisite for this class! Please bring a snack if necessary, as there will be no break for lunch.
4 classes $120 ($40/class)
Wed., June 23, 30, July 7 & 14 10-2pm
Quilting Academy Students ONLY 6 students minimum

Session 3-Triangles
(Formally Session 2)Triangles are the starting point of endless possibilities for great quilts! There are so many ways to make triangle units and many of them will be explored in this class. You will learn the most accurate piecing method(s) for you and then apply those skills to make fabulous quilts! Half- and quarter-square triangles as well as flying geese units will be covered thoroughly and in class 4 you will construct a Feathered Star wall hanging. Sessions 1 & 2 are pre-requisites for this class! Please bring a snack if necessary, as there will be no break for lunch.
5 classes $150 ($30/class)
Thurs., July 1, 8, 15, 22 9:30-3:30pm
Thurs., July 29 9:30-5pm
Quilting Academy Students ONLY 6 students minimum

Call the store (303)424-2742 if you are interested in signing up for one of these two sessions.

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