Village Fabrics & Crafts


OPEN
7 Days a Week
Year Round

HOURS

SUMMER HOURS
7 days/week 10am – 7pm

Open Memorial Day,
July 4th and Labor Day
FALL HOURS
Begins Sunday, September 11
7 days/week, 10am – 6pm

WINTER HOURS
Begins Sunday, October 23

Monday – Saturday
10am – 5pm

Sunday
12pm – 5pm

Closed Easter,
Thanksgiving and Christmas

SPRING HOURS
7 days/week 10am –6pm

Stop in at Village Fabrics & Crafts to see class models and register for events and classes.

September 2016

Imagine getting away for a few hours or even a day.A safe haven, to leave all cares behind.To relax, laugh, learn and rejuvenate.Classes at Village Fabrics & Crafts are the answer.With over 44 years of combined teaching experience, our classes are guaranteed to whisk you away from it all.You will return to reality refreshed, relaxed and with new skills and techniques to enhance your future stitching experiences.

Stop in or give us a call to sign up.You will be so glad you did!Make the day extra special, bring your friends.They need a day away as much as you do!

VF&C
"Valuable Fascinating & Clever"

Mystery Mini Classes
and Open Sewing in the Classroom

For just $5.00, these short mystery mini classes will introduce you to a wide variety of techniques, tools and gadgets.

One week advance registration is required for "VF&C" mystery minis as with all classes.All "VF&C" mystery mini classes will begin promptly at 10:00 am.

BONUS!!!After attending the "VF&C mystery mini class, you are welcome to remain in the classroom to stitch a project of your choosing.Your $5.00 class fee will be returned to you in the form of a store credit to be used toward a purchase made on the day of the class!

Bernina sewing machines are available for rent if you cannot bring yours.Must be reserved when you sign up for the class.

VF&C Mystery Mini Class and
Open Sewing Dates

  • Wednesday, August 31
  • Wednesday, September 14
  • Wednesday, September 21
  • Wednesday, September 28

I Spy Hexie Quilt

Monday, August 31, 10-5

Hexagons are exciting shapes in quilts and are a refreshing change from the usual linear designs.The sew and trim technique you will learn in this class makes them very easy to assemble with perfectly matching corners.If desired, fussy cut novelty fabrics for the large centers of the hexagon blocks.Class fee:$50.00

"Edgit" Crochet

Thursday, September 8, 10-12

Edgit Crochet

Using the special "Edgit" tool enables you to crochet pretty edgings on all kinds of fabric items such as flannel receiving blankets, bibs, burp cloths and even linens.You will be delighted with all the possibilities and just how easy it is after learning the technique.Knowledge of basic crochet stitches required.Class fee:$20.00

Making Friends
With Your Sewing Machine

Saturday, September 10, 2-4

Today is National Sewing Machine Day!What better day to take charge of this fabulous invention to share happy times together!Do you know all that your sewing machine can do for you?What about all those feet?The correct foot does make a huge difference as does the needle you are using.How often should you change the needle and what about a bit of regular at-home maintenance?We will offer guidance to make you and your sewing machine the best of friends to create beautiful projects together.Class fee:$20.00

The Union Square Floor Tote

Monday, September 12, 10-5

Union Square Floor Tote

This tote is the most versatile one we've seen in a long time!Keep works-in-progress safely and neatly stored.There are two size options available.The large size will hold a quilt or large knit or crochet project, extra towels or a blanket for the guest room.Thanks to new stabilizers and interfacings, this tote stands tall on its own and is equally attractive should there be a time when it is empty.Make one in class and you will know how to make one for every room in your house.Great gifts, too!Class fee:$50.00

Keepsake T-Shirt Quilt

Tuesday, September 13, 10-5

We all collect T-shirts; we love them!After we've worn them for a while, we don't want to throw them out or use them to wash the car, they are keepsakes! Make them into quilts!This class will show you how to stabilize the stretchy fabric, how to trim the special designs, combine different sizes and turn them into quilts that you will treasure.Gather up those shirts and let's get started!Great gift idea!Class fee:$50.00

Crocheted Fingerless Mitts

Thursday, September 15,10-2

Crocheted Fingerless Mitts

Keep your hands warm and stylish while keeping your fingers free for important tasks.Learn this pretty crocheted lacy stitch and make yourself a pair.Basic crochet stitch knowledge required.Class fee:$20.00

Coloring on Fabrics

Monday, September 19, 10-12

Coloring on Fabrics

Admit it:no matter what your age you enjoy coloring or doodling!This class will show you how to color on fabrics, what markers to use and how to make your colored designs permanent.Use your colored fabric motifs for all kinds of stitching projects; we will share ideas.The fabrics printed for coloring are wonderful and more new designs are popping up all the time.Cast away your inhibitions, leave your cares behind, bring out your inner child, come and color and laugh with us!Beginners welcome!Class fee:$15.00

Beginning Machine
Appliqué Mug Rugs

Tuesday, September 20, 10-1

Beginning Machine Appliqué Mug Rugs

These mug rugs are adorable.Learn fusible appliqué, stitching around the appliqué with a buttonhole stitch, a bit of machine quilting and how to finish the edges.Go home with a finished mug rug and the knowledge to make any one of the other fun deigns included in this terrific little book.Great gifts!Class fee:$25.00.

Button-Up Cozy Crocheted Cowl

Thursday, September 22, 10-5

Button-Up Cozy Crocheted Cowl

This small cowl is the perfect size to keep the chill off your neck. It iscrocheted with a pretty stitch that is equally attractive in a solid color yarn or one of the fanciful self-striping yarns.Our model is crocheted in a super soft yarn; it feels wonderful around your neck.Join the class, learn the stitch, how to crochet buttonholes and sewing on the buttons.When the fall chill arrives, you will be so happy you did!Knowledge of basic crochet stitches required.Class fee:$50.00

Orange Peel Quilted Table Runner

Monday, September 26, 10-5

Orange Peel Quilted Table Runner

This unique and pretty new table runner features the curved orange peel pattern and it has never been easier!The curved orange peel shapes are fusible appliqué and finished with machine stitching and free motion quilting.Learn how to use this brand new ruler for cutting curves and making curved corners on your placemats, table runners and quilts.You will love it; no more corners to bind!It is very attractive and you can cut other shapes and sizes, too.Make your color choices easy; kits available. Class fee:$50.00

Fabio!

Monday, October 3, 10-12

Fabio

There are so many neat tricks that you will learn while making these lanyard style key fobs!Cut basic zippers apart, stitch the sides into place while flat and then add the zipper pulls.You can combine all kinds of colors of fabrics, zippers and pulls.The zipper allows you to wear Fabio on your wrist to securely hold your keys or a wristlet pouch.Class fee:$15.00

Cozy, Cuddly Flannel Raggy Quilt

2 week class

Tues. October 4 and 11, 10-5 each day

Cozy, Cuddly Flannel Raggy Quilt

Absolutely nothing beats a cozy flannel quilt in the winter.These quilts are perfect for beginners as well as those with some experience.The pattern is one of our original designs and focuses on the terrific flannel picture panels.During the first class, you will cut fabrics and begin machine quilting the center panel.In the following class you will continue the piecing, adding the optional raggy binding and clipping the seam allowances.Make it easy; we have four different kits from which to choose!Class fee:$75.00

Beginning Sock Knitting

3 week class

Friday, October 7, 14, 21, 10-12 each day

Beginning Sock Knitting

Socks are one of the easiest clothing items to knit.Today's yarns are soft, warm, long wearing, machine washable, available in different weights and the color choices are unbelievable!The Magic Loop method eliminates using sets of double pointed needles and we have a heel method that eliminates turning the heel and picking up instep stitches.Basic knitting knowledge required.Class fee: $50.00

Quilt Bindings

Saturday, October 8, 1-4

Do you have quilted items just waiting for bindings because of "binding phobia"?Bring a ready-to-bind project to class and let's bind it together!You will learn about straight cut vs. bias cut bindings, curves, odd angles and more.Class fee:$30.00

From Fabric Scraps
to Quilted Treasures

Monday, October 10, 10-5

Drowning in fabric scraps?Feeling overwhelmed?Fat quarters, leftover 2 1/2" strips, odd pieces because you know we all want a little extra fabric for our projects "just in case", changed your mind on color?We are going to make you so happy; we have the perfect projects for you!Turn these "haunting" piles of fabrics into treasures.Learn how to make all kinds of different quilt designs simply and easily.You will leave the class jumping for joy!Class fee:$50.00

Rub-a-Dub Knitted Washcloth

Sunday, October 16, 2-5

Rub-a-Dub Knitted Washcloth

This bulky microfiber yarn makes the best bath accessories.It is super soft, knits quickly on size 11 needles and dries just as fast.Beginning level knitting skills required. We will also share other bath accessory ideas using this fun new yarn.Class fee:$20.00

Tourist Tote

Monday, October 17, 10-5

Don't let the name fool you on this one!This tote is nice and roomy and just the right size for everyday use as well.The handles are sewn to the bag for extra durability and their length allows you to carry the tote over you shoulder if you prefer.In this class, you will learn basic tote bag construction, the importance of an interfacing or stabilizer and how to add handy pockets if desired.Class fee:$50.00

Quilt-as-You-Go Crazy Shortcut Quilt

Wednesday, October 19, 10-5

Start with fat quarters, slice 'em, dice 'em, sew them back together into crazy patch blocks.Now the fun begins; use the many different stitches on your sewing machine to quilt the blocks.For added fun, use contrasting, variegated and metallic threads!All of your stitching will be done on each individual block while it is a manageable size.Next step; learn how to sew all those beautiful quilted blocks together into a quilt!Class fee:$50.00

Chill Chasers:Cuddle Cowl
or Twisty-Twirly Cuddle Scarf

Wednesday, October 26, 10-12

Twisty-Twirly Cuddle Scarf Cuddle Cowl

Cuddle is the softest fabric ever and there is nothing like its softness tucked around your neck to keep out the winter cold.Choose from either the cowl design or Twisty-Twirly scarf design to make in class.The hands-on instruction in class makes these a snap to make!Beginners welcome!Terrific gifts!Class fee:$15.00

Instant Message Table Runner

Tuesday, November 1, 10 - 5

Now you can place messages on placemats and table runners with Chalkcloth.Chalkcloth is fabric with a chalkboard finish on one side.Stitch patches of Chalkcloth into your quilted projects.Write personalized messages with chalk markers, erase with a damp cloth and write a new messages as desired.This table runner pattern gives options for Chalkcloth patch placement, size options and even a pattern for Chalkcloth placemats.Learn the tricks of using Chalkcloth and other suggested uses.Class fee:$50.00

Just For You!

Plan a class for you and 2-3 or more of your friends.It can be something from a current schedule, something we have offered in the past or something you have always wanted to try or know more about.Give us a call with your ideas, dates and times so we can make a plan.Please allow at least 3-4 weeks for planning, scheduling a date and staffing.It is that easy to have a fun day in Paradise with friends.

To Ensure Your Success in Classes

Preregistration and prepayment are required for all classes.This allows the instructor to be properly prepared and allow us to schedule additional staffing.Registering at least one week in advance of the class date is greatly appreciated.There are supplies that are needed for classes and we will advise you of those at the time of payment and registration.Unless otherwise noted, class fees are for instruction only.

Part of your class fee and for your convenience, our classroom is fully equipped with irons, ironing boards and cutting mats eliminating the need for you to tote those heavy and cumbersome essentials.We also have Bernina sewing machines available for use.Please reserve one when you register for your class as they are first-come, first-serve.

All supplies are available at Village Fabrics & Crafts.We strive to keep all items in stock to make your preparation and shopping easy, convenient and greatly appreciate it when you purchase your supplies from us.We have tested them and are confident in their quality and your success when using them.If you have some supplies at home, you are welcome to bring them.Store credit only for cancellations

More classes will be added!Watch future emails and Facebook posts for complete details!



CLASSES

For your convenience our classroom is fully equipped with irons, ironing boards, cutting mats and rulers. We also have Bernina sewing machines available for your use. Please reserve one when you register for your class-first come, first serve.


I Want to Learn . . . . . . . .

You fill in the blank, what would you like to learn? Bring along at least 2-3 of your friends and we will schedule a class just for you. You select the project, date and time, give us as much notice as possible to work it into our regular schedule, prepare and we'll have a date! You can select from classes listed on the current schedule (if the date doesn't fit your group), something offered in a previous schedule or just ask if you have any other interests; we'll do our best to accommodate. We're here to help you enjoy all the needle arts to their fullest!


Please give us a call or stop by the shop to register for classes.

Store credit only for cancellations 48 hours prior to class.




Village Fabrics & Crafts – Where All Threads Lead to Paradise

Updated 06.23.2016