We have some exciting events happening at the Cousin!
HQ Sarah Thomas


We are excited to have  Handi  Quilt er Educator Sarah Thomas  at The Crazy Cousin! She will be teaching "Quilt Like A Pro" classes   April 5th thru April 7th. She will be teaching classes for both domestic and longarm machines! See below for class schedule and descriptions.  The cost of EACH 3 hour class is $49     You don't want to miss this opportunity so c all today to register!  (540) 786-2289

Bring your domestic machines, and get ready to dive into a sea of threads! Sarah will take you through the vast assortment of Superior Threads thread types and explain their ideal applications. You'll have a couple of hours to try them out on your own machine and discover some new favorites! Get ready for everything from cotton and poly to metallic and silk! All attendees will receive a free Gift pack of thread and a fat quarter sandwich to practice on. All discussion of thread also applies to the HQ longarm machines.   Thursday, April 5th June 24th, 9:00am-12:00pm
Free Motion Quilting
Bring your domestic machines and learn to LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting. Sarah will teach you how to become comfortable with quilting on your domestic machine or HQ Sweet 16. You will be provided with a fat quarter quilt sandwich to practice on. Feel free to bring a second quilt sandwich to practice on while Sarah is here to help! Thursday, April 5th, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Longarm Boot Camp Basics
This class removes the mystery of longarm quilting by explaining longarm machines, frame elements and features.  Learn how to load a quilt, and vital facts about thread, tension and needles.  If longarm quilting interests you or you're a new owner or simply want to refresh the basics, this class is for you.  Handi Quilter long arm machines come in various sizes for every budget, are user friendly because they are designed by quilters, for quilters-just like you!  Friday, April 6th, 9:00am-12:00pm
Ruler Mania & What's That Foot?
Buying a longarm is only the first step towards successful quilting. Wait until you see these rulers and feet! They can make your quilting experience more accurate, faster, easier and more fun! These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching them precisely. Come see why you'll be reaching for these tools again and again, and always with a smile!   Friday, April 6th, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Sketchbook Quilting -this is Sarah's specialty and the first time we have had the opportunity to offer it to you!  Saturday, April 7th 9am-4pm   Cost is $99
Sketchbook Quilting is what Sarah calls her approachable, uninhibited style of free-motion quilting. Everyone will have the opportunity for hands-on time to practice transferring their sketchbook doodles to the quilt top. This class will teach and encourage you to quilt without rules. If you have a favorite stencil or ruler, feel free to bring it to class. You are welcome to bring an unquilted top to collaborate on how Sketchbook Quilting would accentuate it.

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Hatched in Africa

Great news for all machine embroiderers! We are having our first ever Hatched in Africa trunk show!  You can visit their website by clicking HERE to see how beautiful their designs are! The trunk show is May 8th and there will be two sessions to choose from-- 10:00am or 2:00pm.  Cost is just $20 and you will receive a CD of designs and projects ($100 value) not available on their website!  Space is limited so sign up today!

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