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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
Embroidery has always been a deservedly popular hobby. 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 sixteen stitches: Stem/Outline, Back Stitch, Chevron, Herringbone, Chain, Turkey Work, Blanket Stitch, Lazy Daisy, French Knots, Straight, Satin, Seeding, Fishbone, Buttonhole Wheel, Spider Web Rose, & Cross Hatching (Cross).

Cost: $ 35.00
These bags come in three different sizes and are useful for so many things! Once you've made one, you will be hooked and want to make more!

Cost: $ 35.00
This piecing method allows you to complete the quilting as you assemble each block. Sew the blocks together and you're done!!! Now, that's fun!!!!

Cost: $ 35.00
This pattern includes 12 covered bridges reminisce about the good old days. We will be doing only 1 (page 8). These covered bridges are perfect to learn Crayola coloring and embroidery. Since we are coloring first, you do not use Transfer Ease. Trace with .01 Pigma black pen. You will learn several ways to Crayola color with emphasis on coloring. We will embroider the covered bridge using a basic embroidery stitch.

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
The Stitcher's Dream Bag is just that ... A dream to stitch! A bag perfect to pack with all of your sewing notions and/or supplies for traveling to class or retreat. The bag zips open past the edge and the handles drape down to let you see and access all that is inside. Pockets can be customized to fit your personal needs.

Cost: $ 35.00
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
This class will cover 3 coloring techniqes (texture materials will be furnished) and 6 basic embroidery stitches.We will color in the morning and embroider in the afternoon.

Cost: $ 35.00
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
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
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