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Neck Down Cardigan Class

CardiganThis is a women's neck down cardigan.  This is one of my favorite sweater patterns.  The sweater is worked seamlessly from the neck down in one piece.  The sleeves can be worked on double points or magic loop.  There is very little finishing required for this sweater.  The pattern is well written, easy to follow and you end up with a great sweater that fits.  I recommend using Plymouth Homestead Tweed yarn which is buttery soft and blocks well.  It is a heavy worsted/Aran weight yarn.  Silver Thimble will be placing an order soon.  If you have a specific color in mind, let Nan know so that your yarn will be available for your pre-class homework.

Instructor:  Tina Adams
Dates:  Thursdays, Sept. 7, 14, 21 & 28
Time: noon to 1pm

Class fee:  $10.00

Crochet Class

CrochetCrochet Class - A beginning crochet class that precedes the Crochet Club.  The class will work on Afghan squares based upon the book:  "63 Easy-to Crochet Pattern Stitches" published by Leisure Arts and designed by Darla Sims.
 
Instructor:  Victoria Jicha
Date: Sept. 11  (First Monday of every month)
Time:  1:00pm
Fee:  $10 per session


Crochet Club

If you enjoy hand work with other like-minded souls, Crochet Club is for you.  We will come together once a month to work on squares for an afghan or, just bring along whatever crochet project you have going, and we will include Show & Share, chat a bit, and learn from each other.

Instructor:  Victoria Jicha
Date:  Sept. 11 (First Monday of the month)
Time:  2:00pm

Fee:  $15.00 (for the remainder of 2017)

Crochet Club


Laura Tote Mini VersionLaura Tote (Mini Version)

If you've made the large version - you will love the mini version.  Amy has reduced the pattern and put her special touches on it.  The pattern is included in the class fee.

Instructor:  Amy Maternoski
Date:  Sept. 27 & Oct. 4
Time:  5 - 7:30pm

Fee:  $25.00

Sew Together BagSew Together Bag

Come and spend the day making this cute and useful bag.  Please don't let the zippers keep you from signing up.  You will be surprised how easy they are to put in.

Instructor:  Karen Baker
Date:  Oct. 10
Time:  10am - 2pm
Fee:  $10.00


Gem BagGem Bag

Few things identify your personality as well as this tote It's a great bag for daily use or as a project bag. Using 2 1/2" strip sets or be adventurous using scrap strips to create this bag. The 2- part class is for confident beginners to skilled.   So Join us ...

Instructor:  Barbara Vorron
Date: Oct. 24 & Nov. 7
Time:1pm to 4pm
Fee:$25.00


Hand Applique by MachineHand Appliqué by Machine

Forget-me-not finishes about 18" square

Hand Appliqué by Machine - With Beth's incredibly simple technique you'll learn how to achieve the look of fine hand appliqué with your sewing machine. We'll master points, curves, cleavages, all the things an expert appliquist needs to know to create amazing heirloom applique! This nifty-deluxe appliqué technique will take you from novice to appliqué goddess in one class!

Instructor: Beth Ferrier
Date: Oct. 21 & 28
Time: 10 - 1pm
Fee: $30.00


Floral Characters

Don't you just love the softness of the character wall hangings from Fiberworks?  Are you confused on where to start?  Then this 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 a day.

Instructor:  Mary Ellen Beebe
Date:  Oct. 25
Time:  9:30 - 3:30
Class Fee: $30.00


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

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. 

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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