English Paper Piecing is the process of wrapping fabric around paper to make crisply formed shapes to be sewn together by hand. Once sewn, the papers can be removed. Join Alice as she teaches you the basic start of English Paper Piecing. There are endless shapes and sizes for future projects and you'll be prepared to launch a new project with confidence once you've learned the basics. This will be the perfect class for you if you are signing up for Patchwork of the Crosses Block of the Month at the Quilt Asylum.

Cost: $ 40.00
Need help getting over the fear of the "A" word? Alice can help rid you of that fear with this beginner's applique class! This is a technique class, not a project class. You will go home with a folder full of techniques for your future use. A kit will be furnished for your use in class. You will have only a few items to bring. You don't have much to lose, so why not dive into the world of hand applique.

Cost: $ 40.00
Who wants to learn to quilt? If you are a beginner, this is the class for you. In this class you will learn how to machine piece a simple 46" X 60" quilt. The class meets twice and in that time you will gain plenty of confidence. In class you will learn to use a rotary cutter, accurate seam allowances, and piecing. There are so many tips to learn for easy piecing. Sign up for this fun class. It will be the first of many quilts you will make in the future! ***MUST HAVE A GOOD GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF HOW TO USE YOUR SEWING MACHINE ***

Cost: $ 75.00
Join us for a two day class featuring Krista Moser of The Quilted Life as she teaches her Big Sky Bloom pattern. Big Sky Bloom uses several features of the Creative Grids 60 degree Diamond Ruler. Strip piece, then cut diamonds and triangles in different sizes to get the full effect. Finished size of the quilt is 62" x 73".

Cost: $ 150.00
Do you love large prints but are not sure what to do with them? Have you wanted to try the Stack 'N Whack technique? Then this is for you! This simple design will start you on your way to the multiple layout choices available using the basic method. Then you'll be ready to construct the other Stack 'N Whack shapes for even more options.

Cost: $ 35.00
We love Villa Rosa Designs! Add some great Kaffe Fassett prints and this will look great. The patterns are simple enough for beginners, but they look so much more complicated than they are. Strip piecing makes the project a breeze to construct. Need it bigger than 54" x 70"? Adding a border will be no problem.

Cost: $ 40.00
Two for the price of one! This is a great pattern for large prints! Do you love those Australian fabrics as much as I do? Pick a variety of scale and value and this quilt will sparkle. And, as an extra BONUS - you'll be able to sew up an adorable wall hanging made with the fabric that you trim from these blocks. The pattern for the bonus quilt will be supplied by the instructor.

Cost: $ 35.00
There are unlimited design layouts with half square triangle class. This class is fun, and you will love learning how to make accurate half square triangles.

Cost: $ 40.00
Come visit with Krista Moser and see all of her beautiful quilts! She will share information about her quilt designs, the 60* diamond Ruler and how she uses it to make her quilts look difficult but go together easily. A great evening with a door prize for each guest, light snacks and KRISTA!! TRUNK SHOW WILL BE HELD AT THE VAN ALSTYNE COMMUNITY CENTER. THE ADDRESS IS 262 N. PRESTON ST.

Cost: $ 5.00
Contact Info
  • The Quilt Asylum
  • (972) 821-1508
  • 166 E. Jefferson St.
    Van Alstyne, TX 75495
  • Hours:
    Tuesday - Saturday
  • 9:30am - 5:30pm
    Sunday & Monday Closed
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The Quilt Asylum
McKinney, TX
Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Saturday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday & Monday Closed