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"Creating New Quilts"
This master class is a challenge to all accomplished quilters.  
A very in depth study in the art of designing
HURRY, only 1 seat left for this class
Make it yours!  Call now
Next Class
Date    Sundays (10 Meetings)  May 7,14,21,28, June 4,11,18,25 July 2,9
Time    2:00-4:00 
Place    Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost   $199.00  $50 deposit holds your place

  •  This is a course you won't find anywhere else but at the Needle Arts Center.       
  •  Writing your pattern  
  •  Sewing new shapes 
  •  Doing the math
  •  Two meetings just on color
  •   Drafting on graph paper
  •   Working with circles, ellipses, curves, spirals
  •   Finding inspiration in the world around you
  •   Resizing
  •   Using shadows, highlights, luminosity
  •   Learn standard design elements


The Ideal Student:
1. Has made several quilts from start to finish
2. Has creative confidence (can-do attitude)
3. Is willing to devote time and effort to complete assignments and attend class regularly
The Take-away
1. Release from constraints of others' designs
2, See a photo, scene or picture and create a quilt from it
3. Know design elements and how to incorporate them into an original design
4. Understand and use color
5. Know how to write a pattern
6. Can use circles, ellipses, curves in design


Call Now!  Class size is Small
502-291-5731l


Tote Bag
 
Tote bags are the daily necessity of people who carry 'stuff'.  School or library books, groceries, a casserole, meeting  supplies,  exercise clothes, laptop and so much more.
 This class will teach you how to construct a basic bag with  sturdy self-fabric straps, outside pockets and lining with  inside  pockets.  Pattern included with class.
Prerequisite:  Know how to use your machine
Note:  Class must have a minimum of 2 to 'make'
Date   Thursdays ( Four Meetings) May 4, 11, 18, 25
Time   10:00-12:00
Place   The Needle Arts Center   8808 Fairground Road  Louisville, KY  40291
Cost     $45 plus supplies

Large Carry-on Tote/Duffle Bag
This is a great gift for your traveler (including yourself).  It fits carry-on size and holds a lot of stuff.  Also, has a shoulder strap for easy carrying.  It has a stiff board in the bottom to hold it's shape.   Make it out of canvas or other heavy fabric - great!
Prerequisite: Know how to sew.  This is not a beginner class.
Note:  This class must have a minimum of 2 to 'make'

Date  Thursdays (Four Meetings)  May 4, 11, 18, 25
Time  10:00-12:00                   
Place  The Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Rd   Louisville, KY  40291
Cost    $45


Wallet 
Fantastic  Gift
This versatile wallet will go anywhere with you.  Tuck it into a purse or attach the removable shoulder strap and it rides along to the grocery or the race track hands-free. 
Features include a bill compartment, zippered coin compartment, 8 credit card slots, pen holder and an extra pocket for your check book, receipts, coupons or what have you. 
The outside is quilted and the look is fun, sophisticated, beautiful, or black depending on the fabric you choose.  You will love using this wallet. or it makes a fabulous gift.
Note:  This class must have a minimum of 3 to 'make'
Date   Thursdays (Four Meetings) May 4, 11, 18, 25
Time   10:00-12:00
Place  The Needle Arts Center    8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost    $45

Cutie Critters
Teddy Bear (or Teddette Bear)
 18" bear with button eyes and felt pads.  She's a Charmer
This is the most fun class you can imagine.  Make your teddy bear in your child's favorite theme; Frozen, brown & fuzzy, favorite team, Minions, puppies or kitties, just any fabric you like.  
Can be faux fur, fleece, old quilts, bright cotton print, whatever.  There is no 'wrong' fabric (except knits.) 
OR  Make a cat or a bunny  
This is a great class for the confident beginner up to the expert.   
Date  Thursdays (Four Meetings)  May 4, 11, 18, 25
Time  10:00-12:00
Date  Wednesdays (Four Meetings) June 14, 21, 28, July 5
Time  1:00-3:00
Place  The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd Louisville, Ky 40291
Cost    $45 includes Fiber Fill, Felt for Paws

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Always Available

Intro to Sewing
If you need help getting started with your sewing machine, this is your class!   We will include getting acquainted with your sewing machine, learning all the parts and features, threading top and bobbin, learning all the special feet, and practicing sewing. 
       This is a one-on-one class.  Call 502.291.5731 or email                                     needleartscenter@gmail.com to schedule.  
Just bring your machine to The Needle Arts Center!  

Date & Time   At your Convenience
Place              The Needle Arts Center   8808 Fairground Road    Louisville, KY 40291
Cost                $25  
 
Household Sewing
Slip Covers
There are all sorts of reasons to slip cover your furniture; to renew and refresh your room, to protect your furniture from pets, to preserve expensive upholstery etc.  Not only is it expensive to buy slipcovers, generally you can't get just what you want.
The thing to do is to make your own.  
This is probably not a beginner project but, if you know how to sew accurate seams and can follow directions or a pattern you will be able to slip cover your furniture.  You might start with a simple chair.
Date   Mondays (Six Meetings) May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 June 5
Time  1:00-3:00
Place The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost   $80

Curtains & Shades
Lined or unlined Rod Pocket Curtains
Learn how to  measure your windows; where to put the curtain rod; determine how full the panels will be and whether they will tie back or not; what kind of fabric is best; how to finish with lining and without lining, what kind of lining to use and much more. 

You will love the way your room looks with new curtains.

Date    Thursdays (Four Meetings)  April 6,13,20,27
Time   10:00-12:00
Date    Thursdays (Four Meetings) May 4, 11, 18, 25
Time   6:00-8:00
Date    Thursdays (Four Meetings) June 1, 8, 15, 22
Time   10:00-12:00
Place  The Needle Arts Center     8808 Fairground Rd   Louisville, KY 40291
Cost    $49
     
Roman Shades
These shades are beautiful and functional, easy to make and install, classy & sassy.  Just pull the cord and folds appear as they are raised.
Can be sheer, light filtering, blackout or what ever suits your needs. 

Pick a window and make a shade.  You'll love doing it and feel so proud of your accomplishment.
Date  Thursdays (Four Meetings) April 6, 13, 20, 27
Time   10:00-12:00
Date  Thursdays (Four Meetings) May 4, 11, 18, 25
Time   6:00-8:00
Date   Thursdays (Four Meetings) June 1, 8, 15, 22
Time   10:00-12:00
Place  The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky 40291
Cost    $49  (Includes cording & rings)

Professional Throw Pillows
In this class, you will learn all about making a professional looking throw pillow that you will be proud to place on your sofa or chair.  You will cover and insert a welt-cord, insert a zipper for easy removal.  You'll also learn how to make a knife-edge, a flange and a decorative cord edge, plus tassels and other ornamentation.  This is the construction part of the pillow, the design may be learned in the crochet, quilting, or embroidery classes.
Note:  This class must have a minimum of 3 to 'make'
Date    Thursdays (Four Meetings) May 4, 11, 18, 25                         
Time    10:00-12:00
Date     Wednesdays (Four Meetings)  June 14, 21, 28, July 5
Time    1:00-3:00
Place   The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost     $44
  
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Sewing

Beginning Sewing
In this class you will learn all about making a simple garment.   How to read and use the pattern, sew accurate seams, make pockets and other additions, complete finishing details. In the first class,  you'll receive a supply list including a pattern number for simple, elastic waist pants or skirt.
You'll get lots of encouragement and personal attention.
Sewing is 'sew' satisfying, you'll love it.

Prerequisite:  Know how to operate your sewing machine
Note:  This class must have a minimum of 2 to 'make'
         
Date    Tuesdays (Six Meetings) April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9
Time   10:00-12:00
Date    Mondays (Six Meetings)  April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8
Time   10:00-12:00
Date    Wednesdays (Six Meetings) April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10
Time   6:00-8:00
Date    Tuesdays (Six Meetings) June 6, 12, 20, 27, July skip 4, 11, 18
Time   6:00-8:00
Date    Wednesdays (Six Meetings) June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12
Time   10:00-12:00
Date    Thursdays (Six Meetings) June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6
Time    6:00-8:00   
Place  The Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky 
Cost    $80

Intermediate Sewing
You have mastered the basics of garment construction; reading the pattern,  sewing accurate 5/8" seams etc, and now you are ready to make a garment that is a bit more challenging.  Make pants with side-seam pockets & zipper, or a camp shirt, a light jacket or a pretty dress.  
Date   Tuesdays (Six Meetings) April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9
Time   6:00-8:00
Date   Mondays (Six Meetings) May 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19
Time  10:00-12:00
Date   Wednesdays (Six Meetings) May 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21
Time   6:00-8:00
Place  The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd Louisville, Ky 40291
Cost    $80

Advanced Sewing 
This is your special class to make a garment that will challenge your skills.  Perhaps a jacket, prom or wedding dress, suit or whatever you want to make.  It will require homework and lots of patience.  Just imagine how proud you will be when you wear it!
Date  Wednesdays (Eight Meetings) April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Time 10:00-12:00 
Date  Tuesdays (Eight Meetings) June 6, 13, 20, 27, July skip 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1
Time 10:00-12:00
Place The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky 40291
Cost   $110

Garment Alterations-Hemming
The first thing to learn how to correct is the most common problem, hemming.
In this class, you will learn how to hem pants and skirts, both by hand and by machine, Including preparing, measuring & finishing the hem.

Note:  This class must have a minimum of 3 to 'make'


Date   Thursdays (Three Meetings)  April 6, 13, 20
Time   1:00-3:00
Date   Thursdays (Three Meetings)  June 8, 15, 22
Time   1:00-3:00
Date    Wednesdays (Three Meetings) March 7, 14, 21
Time    6:00-8:00  
Place   The Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Road  Louisville, KY 40291
Cost     $45

Applique: Both Hand and Machine
Applique is the art of applying a design to a base fabric and sewing it.  In this class, we will learn how to prepare the design pieces and sew them by hand with invisible stitches. You will also learn to sew them on the machine using various stitches.  It is wonderful what beautiful pictures can be made using this technique.  
Prerequisite:  Know how to operate your machine
Note:  This class must have a minimum of 3 to 'make'

Date  Wednesdays  (Four Meetings) May 17, 24, 31, June 7
Time  1:00-3:00
Date  Fridays (Four Meetings) June 16, 23, 30, July 7
Time  10:00-12:00
Place  The Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Rd Louisville, KY 40291
Cost   $49
 
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Embroidery
Beginning Needlepoint
This is one of the "ladies' needlework" of past times and just as enjoyable for today's busy lifestyle. Needlepoint is similar to counted cross stitch but there are many more interesting stitches to make beautiful and sturdy fabrics.  Use needlepoint to make a chair seat, a purse or tote, a rug, a wall hanging and that is just the beginning.  
The design is worked on a mesh fabric using wool yarns, embroidery floss or other types of threads.
  Come and try this great class

Date    Wednesdays (Four Meetings) September 7, 14, 21, 28
Time  10:00-12:00                                                                                                                                             
Place The Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky  4029
Cost   $49 plus beginner kit $20 includes all the supplies you will need

Intermediate Needlepoint
This class will take you to new skills and wonderful projects, all with the help of your teacher at every step.  Includes finishing details, stretching the project and ways to use or mount your work.  Plus, a bunch of new stitches



Place  The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairgrounds Rd  Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost    $49

Crewel Embroidery
Beginning Crewel   
Crewel Embroidery is the lovely flowers and pictures that use many different stitches.  This is the work that ladies did when they learned to 'embroider' and was a required skill for an accomplished lady.  Today, we love to use it on purses, pictures, clothing and pillows, just to name a few.  You can do it, too.  At the first meeting of the beginning class, you will purchase a kit that will have everything you need for a successful start in Crewel Embroidery.
Date     Tuesdays (Four Meetings)   September 6, 13, 20, 27
Time    6:00-8:00
Place   The Needle Arts Center   8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost     $49 plus  $10 Beginner Kit

Crochet  Check out our Critter Class (below)
Beginning Crochet   
The time to learn a whole new hobby is right now.  You will find crochet is relaxing and satisfying.  The variety of projects is unlimited. In this beginning class, you will learn how to choose yarn and hooks, basic chain stitch plus two more stitches and practice.  Your instructor will help with problems and set you on a course to skill. 
Are you left-handed?  Come and learn from an expert.
Note:  Class must have a minimum of 3 to 'make'

Date   Tuesdays (Three Meetings) April 11, 18, 25
Time  1:00-3:00
Date   Mondays (Three Meetings) June 19, 26, July 3
Time   6:00-8:00
Date    Saturdays (Three Meetings) May 20, 27, June 3  (Children's class, with Marilou)
Time   10:00-12:00 
Place  The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd Louisville, Ky 40291
Cost   $49   

Intermediate & Advanced Crochet
You have mastered the basic Crochet stitches, single, half double, double, triple, increasing & decreasing.  Now, you are ready to learn some exciting new stitches and patterns in the Intermediate class. 
The text book of 63 stitches is yours FREE. HURRY,  space is 
limited-call Marilou at 291-5731 to register.
          Note:  Classes must have a minimum of 3 to 'make'
Intermediate Crochet
Date    Mondays (Three Meetings)  April 10, 17, 26
Time   6:00-8:00
Place  The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost    $49

Crochet Critters  (Just for fun)
Here is your chance to try your hand at making stuffed animals, critters of all sorts at a fun day out.  Come at 10am and bring your lunch.  Drinks and dessert will be provided.
Choose a small animal pattern that you like (look online) and bring the supplies listed. 
Supply list, Plus
Scissors and stitch markers
tapestry needle
Yarn of your choice
Date  Saturday (1 meeting) April 22
Time  10:00-2:00
Place The Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Rd Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost   $35

Advanced Crochet
Now you are ready to make something special, learn new stitches and launch a project. This class is fun and exciting
Date   Mondays (Three Meetings) May 1, 8, 15
Time  6:00-8:00
Place  The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost   $49  


Knitting
Beginning Knitting

Start your knitting passion with the very basics; yarns, needles, knit and purl.  Once you have mastered the  basics, you are ready to make a project like a scarf.  Learn how to change colors, increase and decrease.  This is sooo fun!

Note:  Class must have a minimum of 3 to 'make'


Date    Tuesdays (Four Meetings) March 28, April 4, 11, 18
Time   1:00-3:00
Date    Wednesdays (Four Meetings) May 3, 10, 17, 24
Time   10:00-12:00
Date    Mondays  (Four Meetings) June 5, 12, 19, 26
Time    6:00-8:00
Date    Saturdays (Four Meetings) June 3, 10, 17, 24  Especially for Children
Time   10:00-12:00
Place  Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost    $49 + $25 supplies fee.  This provides all the needles and other supplies that you will need for all skill levels

Intermediate Knitting 
You have taken the beginning knitting class or have mastered the basics on your own, now you are ready to learn to knit in the round, pick up stitches, read pattern and start a project, like a scarf or afghan. Project:  A baby or lap blanket or your choice

Note:  Class must have a minimum of  3 to 'make'

Date    Mondays (Four Meetings) March 27, April 3, 10, 17
Time   6:00-8:00
Date    Tuesdays (Four Meetings) May 2, 9, 16, 23
Time    1:00-3:00
Place  The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost    $49

 Advanced Knitting
You will learn to read your pattern, select suitable yarns and make a Lapghan.  (A lap size afghan) or Socks or other project of your choice.  This is your challenge.  You can do it!
Date  Tuesdays (Four Meetings)  June 6, 13, 20, 27
Time  1:00-3:00
Place  The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd Louisville, Ky 40291
Cost   $49

Quilting
Children's Quilting
This special quilting class is for children age 17 and under to learn to quilt and to prepare to show their quilts in the First Ever Children's Quilt Show in September.  That show, sponsored by the Louisville Nimble Thimbles will feature only quilts made by children.  Check it out!
Date  Saturdays (Six Meetings) April 8, 15, (skip 22). 29, May 5, 13, 20
Time  1:00-3:00
Date  Saturdays (Six Meetings) May 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1
Time  1:00-3:00
Place The Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost   $80

Beginning Quilting

In this class, you will learn all the basics of traditional quilt making, including cutting with a rotary cutter, piecing, terminology & sewing. If you have done some quilting but missed some of the basics, this class will be great for you. Absolutely no experience needed. Just come and join in.   Evening and daytime classes offered.
Prerequisite:  Know how to operate your machine.
Note: Class must have a minimum of 3 to 'make' 
Date  Mondays (Six Meetings) April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8
Time 10:00-12:00                                                               
Date  Tuesdays (Six Meetings) April 4, 11, 18, 25 May 2, 9
Time  10:00-12:00
Date   Wednesdays (Six Meetings) April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10
Time  6:00-8:00
Date  Tuesdays (Six Meetings) June 6, 13, 20, 27 July (skip 4), 11, 18
Time  6:00-8:00
Date  Wednesdays (Six Meetings) June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12
Time  10:00-12:00
Date   Thursdays (Six Meetings) June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6
Time   6:00-8:00
Place Needle Arts Center  8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, KY 40291
Cost   $80  Plus supplies

Intermediate Quilting 
Keep going!  You are ready to try a bit more interesting pattern; maybe Log Cabin, Stars, the French Braid in the picture to the left, or something modern, you can do it with your teacher's help. 



Date  Tuesdays (Six Meetings) April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9
Time  6:00-8:00
Date  Mondays (Six Meetings) May 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19
Time  10:00-12:00
Date  Wednesdays (Six Meetings) May 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21
Time  6:00-8:00
Place Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky 40291
Cost   $80 plus supplies
                                                                                      
Advanced Quilting

This class is for you who want to make a quilt but the pattern seems too hard.   Bring your pattern to class and your teacher will show you all the techniques you need. You will love your very own special design.  How about trying Around the World, Giant Dahlia, Texas Star or whatever.  You can do it! 
Prerequisite:   Some quilting experience, this is not a beginner class
Note:  Classes must have a minimum of 3 to 'make'
Note:  This class features your choice of pattern
Date  Wednesdays  (Eight Meetings) April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7
Time  10:00-12:00
Place    The Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, KY  40291
Cost   $110 plus supplies


Hand Quilting
In this beginner class, you will learn how to set up your quilt layers, mark your pattern,  fit it into a frame, create even stitches, bury the knot and all about needles, thimbles and thread.  You will make a hand quilted pillow top.
Date  Thursdays (Three Meetings) April 6, 13, 20
Time  3:30-5:30
Place The Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky 40291
Cost   $35

T-Shirt Quilt
Here is the very popular memory quilt class.  You bring the t-shirts and together we will make it special and unique.
Date  Fridays (Six Meetings) May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9
Time 10:00-12:00
Place The Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Rd Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost  $80


"Creating New Quilts"
This master class is a challenge to all accomplished quilters.  
A very in depth study in the art of designing
HURRY, space is limited
Make it yours!  Call now
         Next Class
Date    Sundays (10 Meetings)  May 7,14,21,28, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2,9
Time    2:00-4:00 
Place    Needle Arts Center 8808 Fairground Rd  Louisville, Ky  40291
Cost   $199.00  $50 deposit holds your place

  •  This is a course you won't find anywhere else but at the Needle Arts Center.       
  •  Writing your pattern  
  •  Sewing new shapes 
  •  Doing the math
  •  Two meetings just on color
  •   Drafting on graph paper
  •   Working with circles, ellipses, curves, spirals
  •   Finding inspiration in the world around you
  •   Resizing
  •   Using shadows, highlights, luminosity
  •   Learn standard design elements


The Ideal Student:
1. Has made several quilts from start to finish
2. Has creative confidence (can-do attitude)
3. Is willing to devote time and effort to complete assignments and attend class regularly
The Take-away
1. Release from constraints of others' designs
2, See a photo, scene or picture and create a quilt from it
3. Know design elements and how to incorporate them into an original design
4. Understand and use color
5. Know how to write a pattern
6. Can use circles, ellipses, curves in design


Call Now!  Class size is Small
502-291-5731l
  
Discover Handmade