Note: Due to the pandemic, Beth Ann is not scheduling any in-person classes or events at this time. But the fun isn’t stopping! Interactive online Zoom classes will be offered through Lakeshore Sewing.

How Zoom classes from Lakeshore Sewing will work:

● You do not need to have a Zoom account to participate in a Zoom class.
● You can register and pay for Zoom classes through the Lakeshore Sewing stores (by phone or in person), just like an in-person class.
● Supply lists will be available in-store and online at www.lakeshoresewing.com.
● You must supply a current email address when you sign up so that instructors will be able to send out invitations to join the class, as well as any class handouts.
● Teachers will email the invitation links to join the class at least 24 hours in advance. There will be no class refunds with less than 48 hours notice.  
● If you are new to Zoom, please check into the class 10-15 minutes ahead of time and follow the prompts to set up your audio and video.

Please call the Wyoming, Michigan, Lakeshore Sewing location at 616-531-5561 to register for the classes below:

6 Pocket Tote with Beth Ann Williams – NEW & Beginner-Friendly!

The 6 Pocket Tote by Beth Ann Williams features padded straps, a boxed bottom, and 6 external pocket.

Looking for some low stress sewing fun? Step-by-step live instruction from Beth Ann, along with clear photographs and up-close video clips, will make sewing this handy 15” wide x 4” deep x 11.5” tall (excluding handles) tote with 6 external pockets, boxed corners, and a padded strap a snap.
FREE pattern will be provided with the Zoom confirmation link the day before class.
Confident Beginner & Up, $30 or FREE with purchase of fabric bundle* from Lakeshore Sewing (must register for class at time of purchase)
*Fabrics in the bundle may vary. Please see the supply list and check with the store for current availability.
Thurs., 9/24 & 10/1; 6 – 8 PM
Please call the Wyoming, MI Lakeshore Sewing store at 616-531-5561 to register for this online Zoom class.

Download the supply list for this class here.

 

Celtic True Lovers Knot Pillow or Wall-Hanging with Beth Ann Williams – NEW

Celtic True Lovers Knot by Beth Ann Williams

This popular block pattern from Beth Ann’s book Celtic Quilts: A New Look for Ancient Designs (required text) is based on the ancient True Lovers Knot, the continuous line forming the design symbolic of the eternal nature of true love. Through a mix of live instruction and Q&A, up-close photography, and video clips showing the techniques in action, you’ll learn to create Celtic knotwork from bias strips and “invisibly” machine appliqué-and-quilt your block in one step. Turn your finished block into a beautiful decorator pillow
or small wall-hanging. Intermediate, $45
Thurs., 10/15, 22 & 29; 1:30 – 4 PM
Please call the Wyoming, MI Lakeshore Sewing store at 616-531-5561 to register for this online Zoom class.

Download the supply list for this class here.

 

Color Tools & Color Confidence with Beth Ann Williams
Now with hands-on exercises!

Beth Ann’s favorite Color Wheel

Shimmer Clamshell quilt designed and made by Beth Ann Williams

Learn to combine fabrics more confidently in this Zoom class with author & designer Beth Ann Williams. Unlock the secrets of color harmonies, designing with relative values, and creating quilts that sparkle. Class will include a mix of live instruction and Q&A, up-close photographs of an updated trunk show of blocks and quilts, and printable handouts and exercises you can do along with Beth Ann to put the principles into practice.
All skill levels welcome, $35
Thurs., 11/5 & 12; 1:30 – 4 PM
Please call the Wyoming, MI Lakeshore Sewing store at 616-531-5561 to register for this online Zoom class.

Download the supply list for this class here.

 

Creative Machine Quilting with a Walking Foot with Beth Ann Williams

Sneak peak at some of the swatches from the upcoming zoom class Creative Machine Quilting with a Walking Foot with Beth Ann Williams

Learn from the comfort of your own home! Join this beginner-friendly hands-on zoom class with author and designer Beth Ann Williams, featuring a mix of live instruction and Q&A, up-close photography, and video clips showing the techniques in action. Together we’ll make a set of swatches that you’ll be able to refer to for inspiration whenever you wonder “How can I quilt this?” Go beyond quilting in-the-ditch and discover fast, fun, and deceptively easy ways to complement piecing, enhance a focal area, and create a variety of textures, all while machine quilting with a walking foot.
Confident Beginner – Intermediate $35
WYOMING – Sat., Sept. 12 & 19, 2020; 9:30 AM – noon
Please call the Wyoming, MI Lakeshore Sewing store at 616-531-5561 to register for this online Zoom class.

Download the supply list for this class here.

 

Divided Basket with Beth Ann Williams – NEW

Divided Basket, pattern by Noodlehead. The divided inner compartment nicely holds two stacks of fat quarters and the front pockets keep sewing tools handy.

Sew-along with Beth Ann from the comfort of your own sewing room while making your own structured basket with front pockets and a lining divided into 2 compartments. This hands-on Zoom class features a mix of live
instruction and Q&A, up-close photography, and video clips showing the techniques in action. Divided Basket pattern by Noodlehead (required).
Intermediate. $30 or FREE with purchase of fabric bundle* from Lakeshore
Sewing (must register for class at time of purchase)
*Fabrics may vary. Please see the supply list and check with the store for current availability.
Sat., 12/5; 9:30 AM- 2:30 PM
Please call the Wyoming, MI Lakeshore Sewing store at 616-531-5561 to register for this online Zoom class.

Download the supply list for this class here.
 

Flanged Bindings by Machine with Beth Ann Williams 

Church Window quilt by Beth Ann Williams (pattern by Lo & Behold Stitchery), finished with a flange binding.

Learn how to finish your quilt with a sturdy binding enhanced with the look of narrow piping – no hand-sewing required! Join this hands-on zoom class with author and designer Beth Ann Williams,featuring a mix of live instruction and Q&A, up-close photography, and video clips showing the techniques in action.
Confident Beginner – Intermediate, $25
Thurs. 12/10; 6 – 8:30 PM
Please call the Wyoming, MI Lakeshore Sewing store at 616-531-5561 to register for this online Zoom class.

Download the supply list for this class here.

 

More classes are in the works!

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