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Sashiko Embroidery

Sashiko is a form of Japanese folk embroidery using the basic running stitch to create a patterned background. Join Sharon as she teaches you the basics of this beautiful art.

Barn Quilt Trails Block #5 - "Winter" Color & Embroidery

You will be learning base coating, shading, shadowing, and high lighting with colors and textures. After coloring, learn how to heat set and how to preserve color during washing. Next comes a basic embroidery stitch to make the barn pop up from the background. If you like this technique, you can order the full pattern.

Sit & Sew

Do you need designated time and space to work on your projects? We are offering sit & sew days each month just for that. The hours will be from 10:00 - 8:00. The cost will be $5.00 and it is NON REFUNDABLE AND NON TRANSFERABLE. You may apply the $5.00 fee to your purchase for the DAY YOU ATTEND SIT AND SEW ONLY. Space is limited. Sign up now!

Sep 28
Beginning Applique - "Hearts Galore" - 6 Ways to Applique
Oct 2
Coloring & Beg. Embroidery - Words of Wisdon Panel - Live in the Moment
Oct 4
Beginning Embroidery - Words of Wisdom Panel - Life Is Full of Possibilities

Upcoming Classes


Collage Class

Cost: $ 45

Do you have a Laura Heine collage pattern and don't know where to start? Join Cathy Miller as she guides you through everything you need to know to create a beautiful collage quilt. We have large selection of patterns and floral fabrics to help you get started.

Beginning Applique - "Hearts Galore" - 6 Ways to Applique

Cost: $ 35

You may not like to applique because you haven't found the easy way. Come take a taste of 6 ways to applique to find one you like - back basting, freezer paper on back, freezer paper on front, traditional needle turn, fusible applique and reverse. Learn "innies and outties", curves, straight edges and the basic shapes.

Barn Quilt Trails Block #5 - "Winter" Color & Embroidery

Cost: $ 35

You will be learning base coating, shading, shadowing, and high lighting with colors and textures. After coloring, learn how to heat set and how to preserve color during washing. Next comes a basic embroidery stitch to make the barn pop up from the background. If you like this technique, you can order the full pattern.

Coloring & Beg. Embroidery - Words of Wisdon Panel - Live in the Moment

Cost: $ 35

This is a wonderful panel of designs already for color and stitching. It stimulates the imagination and at the same time provides an island of calm in the midst of a hussle-bussle world. Some may just need a refresher course. There will be 5 stitches: Stem/Outline, Back Stitch, Chain, Lazy Daisy, and French Knots.

Share an intimate evening around the dinner table with Jen Kingwell as our guest of honor. We will serve a four course Italian meal prepared by two Michelin star Chef Sasha Marchesi at a home in Van Alstyne along with wine and Jen. SEATING WILL BE LIMITED!

Cost: $ 75.00
You will be learning base coating, shading, shadowing, and high lighting with colors and textures. After coloring, learn how to heat set and how to preserve color during washing. Next comes a basic embroidery stitch to make the barn pop up from the background. If you like this technique, you can order the full pattern.

Cost: $ 35.00
You may not like to applique because you haven't found the easy way. Come take a taste of 6 ways to applique to find one you like - back basting, freezer paper on back, freezer paper on front, traditional needle turn, fusible applique and reverse. Learn "innies and outties", curves, straight edges and the basic shapes.

Cost: $ 35.00
This is a wonderful panel of designs all ready to just begin stitching. It stimulates the imagination and at the same time provides an island of calm in the midst of a hustle and bustle world. Some may just need a refresher course. There will be 12 stitches: Stem/Outline, Back Stitch, Blanket Stitch, Chain, Lazy Daisy & double Lazy Daisy, French Knots, Straight, Satin, Buttonhole Wheel, Satin Stitch, & Fly. Lots of objects to practice your favorite stitches.

Cost: $ 35.00
This is a wonderful panel of designs already for color and stitching. It stimulates the imagination and at the same time provides an island of calm in the midst of a hussle-bussle world. Some may just need a refresher course. There will be 5 stitches: Stem/Outline, Back Stitch, Chain, Lazy Daisy, and French Knots.

Cost: $ 35.00
In this one day workshop, Jen will share her knowledge and love of hand piecing. Participants can use the traditional block, Drunkard's Path, supplied by Jen OR bring along any hand pieced pattern of Jen's to work on. Jen will show you tips and tricks to perfect your hand piecing including but not limited to: Selecting fabrics, grain lines, general hand piecing how to stitch straight lines and curves, making your own templates and adding seam allowances.

Cost: $ 125.00
Sashiko is a form of Japanese folk embroidery using the basic running stitch to create a patterned background. Join Sharon as she teaches you the basics of this beautiful art.

Cost: $ 35.00
Do you need designated time and space to work on your projects? We are offering sit & sew days each month just for that. The hours will be from 10:00 - 8:00. The cost will be $5.00 and it is NON REFUNDABLE AND NON TRANSFERABLE. You may apply the $5.00 fee to your purchase for the DAY YOU ATTEND SIT AND SEW ONLY. Space is limited. Sign up now!

Cost: $ 5.00
Learn the rules, tips and techniques that are used in making a t-shirt quilt from your favorite or commemorative t-shirts. From the simple to the complex, we'll discuss them all and make a memorable quilt for you or your loved one. This will be a step by step, multi-week project. THIS IS A TWO PART CLASS

Cost: $ 75.00
In this one day workshop, Jen will share her knowledge about acrylic templates - why she loves them and the best ways in which to use them. Jen will show you tips and tricks to perfect your had piecing, including but not limited to selecting fabrics, grain lines, using acrylic templates which include seam allowance for rotary cutting, how to prepare your blocks for hand/machine piecing and hand piecing straight and curved lines.

Cost: $ 125.00
Do you have a Laura Heine collage pattern and don't know where to start? Join Cathy Miller as she guides you through everything you need to know to create a beautiful collage quilt. We have large selection of patterns and floral fabrics to help you get started.

Cost: $ 45.00

The Quilt Asylum
Van Alstyne, TX
info@thequiltasylum.com
Hours of Operation
Tues. - Sat.  9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sun. - Mon. Closed
Contact Info
  • The Quilt Asylum
  • info@thequiltasylum.com
  • (903) 712-0070
  • 166 E. Jefferson St.
    Van Alstyne, TX 75495
  • Hours:
    Tuesday - Saturday
  • 9:30am - 5:30pm
    Sunday & Monday *Closed
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