Bear Patch is such a classy place! That doesn't have anything to do with society, but it means we love to present classes for our customers. It's such a great way for like-minded people to sit down and hopefully learn a thing or 2! We have always tried for a variety of projects: big, small, handwork, machine techniques, beginner, advanced, morning, afternoon, night and weekends, too! We try to keep our classes small and friendly for everyone. Even though our days are numbered, we can't resist the chance to offer a few more learning opportunities. And sometimes it's just plain nice to get some inspiration from each other!
Our fall classes are almost entirely posted up on the website now. There still will be a few things added, but not much is left to add. On our main page, hover over the Class tab at the top of the page, then choose Bear Patch Classes from the drop down. You will also find a choice there to send us an email registration. We are taking registrations in the order we receive them. We can also help you over the phone (651-429-1039) and, of course, in person in the store. Your place in class is not secure until we receive payment from you. Many times we have people waiting to take any cancelled spots, so please make sure you let us know if you can't come. If you cancel at least one week or sooner from the class date, you will receive store credit for the class fee, minus the pattern if that was included and you choose to keep it.
We want to highlight some of the classes that are coming up soon. Next Tuesday (9/18) Joy is having an open sew for hand applique and quilting. She has taught classes to many of you, and this is your chance to ask questions about finishing your project. Joy also has a Beginner's Hand Applique class starting 9/19.
Continuing with the handwork, Sharon has scheduled a Hand Embroidery Basics evening class on 10/3. If you want to learn from a master stitcher, this is last call.
Laurel has modified the Beginning Quilting class to 2 all-day sessions, starting 10/6. She has also added a new Machine Quilting class, Beautiful Borders, for using your specialty foot and rulers.
Sew much to do, sew little time! We hope you can work something into your schedule, and we look forward to seeing you at Bear Patch!
Bear Patch Quilting Co.
2199 4th St.
White Bear Lake, MN 55110