IMG_0537Classes!! Are sew much fun! I’ve taken quilt classes for the past 18 years and still do! Why? There is sew much to learn, but mainly because classes are fun. Quilters are a great community of women, sew get to know them through a class. This is my current list of classes that I am teaching at In Between Stitches. You’ll need to register through In Between Stitches website or call them at 925-371-7064.



Lisa’s Finishing School for Wayward Quilters

Is one of your goals to “Finish Your Quilt Projects”? Then join us,  Lisa Norton and Lora Zmak, on the 1st and 3rd Saturday evenings and work on your projects. We will be on hand to assist with any piecing and quilting questions.

Dates: Saturdays, August 19, September 2, 16, October 7, 21, November 4, 18, December 2, 16) Time: 5:30pm – 11pm. Cost: $20/session. Sign up here.


StartQuilting101 Start Quilting

Learn to quilt from beginning to end. Complete a sampler quilt in this six week class. Classes include demonstrations and instruction on rotary cutting, 1/4″ seam, pressing, assembling blocks, adding borders, machine quilting, hand quilting, bindings and more. Level, Beginner.

Dates for the six week sessions: Mondays, January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, and 12, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Cost: $125. Sign up here.


102 Beyond the Basics

Ready to expand your quilting skills? This is the class for you! Work through the “Quilt Block Cookbook” with us and learn new techniques to take your skill to a new level. Learn to sew with templates, paper piecing, curves, fusible applique, and much more!

Dates for the six week sessions: Mondays, March 5, 12, 19 (skip 2 weeks for Easter breaks), April 9, 16, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Cost: $125. Sign up here.


103 For the Self Taught Quilter

You don’t know what you don’t know. Are you a self-taught quilter but wished you had the chance to learn the basics “the right way?” Join Lisa for a one day crash-course of “Start Quilting” for the self-taught quilter. You will cover the six weeks of basics plus perfect points for pointless people in the one day class. You create blocks for the techniques but not a finished quilt top.

Saturday, January 27 from 10:00pm to 4:00pm. Cost: $45. Sign up here.


Living In The Moment BOM Workshop

We are in the final stretch of this quilt! Learn precision piecing, paper piecing and fusible applique while making this delightful pattern.

Sundays, January 28, February 25 and/or March 18, 11:00am-4:00pm. Sign up here.



Mystery Sweetheart

This is an “Oh Sew Simple!” mystery quilt class! Solve this mystery with 18 background 10″ squares, and 18 medium to dark 10″ squares. You will end up with an Oh-Sew-Sweet wall or lap quilt. Lisa and Lora will be choosing fabrics for some mystery kits!

Sunday, February 4 10:00am – 4:00pm


Double Bear Paw

We took the basic Bear Paw block and amplified it with stunning results! The block assembly is much easier than you think. This stash busting quilt uses a variety of browns, teals, and creams.

Saturday, April 28, 11:00am-4:00pm $45. Sign up here.


Party Crashers

Who hasn’t had an outdoor party crashed by a critter? They make a party more memorable! Join us to create this entertaining quilt. The class will cover precision piecing. This will be the first class of a series of classes. We’ll cover Month 1.

Sunday, April 29, 11:00am – 4pm, $35. Sign up here.

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