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The Granary Quilt Shop 
1326 S Mary Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(408) 735-9830

Granary Classes

The Granary offers a wide variety of classes for every skill level. Check out the descriptions below and be sure to stop by the shop to see the class samples in person. A 10% discount* is offered on all class materials for instructed classes with your paid enrollment. Open SewDouble Delight, and Happy Hour classes are not eligible for discounts.

*Note: Discounts do not apply to class fees, kits, sewing machines and accessories, certain manufacturer specials, or already discounted merchandise.

Class Policy (How to Register):

You may now register for classes online! You may also register for classes in person at the shop or by phone. Class reservations will only be accepted when accompanied by full payment. A supply list will be issued at that time. A 10% discount is offered on all supply list items, including any required books or patterns, with your paid enrollment. Discounts do not apply to class fees, kits, sewing machines and accessories, certain manufacturer specials, or already discounted merchandise.

Many of the classes we offer require you to purchase a book or pattern. Since the information contained in those books and patterns is considered “copyrighted” material, it is illegal to photocopy all or any portion of it; therefore, each student is required to purchase her or his own copy of the required book or pattern. In doing so, you are supporting the creative efforts of the hard-working designers who develop our favorite quilt patterns and encourage them to continue to publish and create. Thank you for your cooperation and consideration!

Refunds and/or store credits will gladly be given if you notify us of your need to cancel a class at least seven (7) days prior to the scheduled class date. No refunds or credits will be given if the 7 day notice requirement is not met. We stand by this policy to assure our teachers that the minimum enrollment has been met and to guarantee those taking the class that the class will be a "go". If the Granary cancels a class, a full refund will be given.

A Note on Sewing Machines, Tools, Personal Property and Guests

Sewing machines brought to class should be recently cleaned and in good working condition. Be familiar with the machine and bring any accessories or tools you think you may need, along with your instruction manual.

Please do not leave your sewing machine, sewing tools and projects, or other personal items at the Granary. We do not have the space to store your items between classes or open sew sessions you may be taking, and the shop is a busy place  - we don't want anything to happen to your possessions when you are not there with them. 

We cannot accommodate children or guests during any of our classes.

Our classes appear on the Calendar and are also listed below.  Click on the Class title for a more detailed description, difficulty level, and meeting dates.
In this class you will learn the three basic principles of successful quilt making: accurate rotary cutting, precision piecing and perfect pressing. Your will also learn to baste, quilt, and bind your quilt. Once you have mastered these techniques, you will be on your way to making beautiful quilts.

Cost: $ 80.00
Learn how to hand applique using the needle turn method with freezer paper. Join Dianne for this two-part class. Once you've taken her class, you'll be a hand applique expert!

Cost: $ 60.00
Join Candy to learn all about this time saving technique. You'll be amazed at the variety of projects and different designs you can achieve.

Cost: $ 40.00
If you are dissatisfied with your bindings, here's an opportunity to make you proud of them. Learn when to select on-grain or bias strips, how to form a perfect miter in under 10 seconds and achieve an "Ah-ha" moment when joining the ends. Zero in on why that 1/4" seam really matters. Practice your new skills on a Quilts for Kids preemie pad to be donated to a newborn in the Neonatal ICU at a local hospital. Sewing machine, with a walking foot if you have one, and prior rotary cutting experience required. Preemie pad and binding fabric will be provided.

Cost: $ 30.00
Join Angela to make this Country Charmer Irish chain quilt by Sew'n Wild Oaks. This charming quilt with a little twist is make with nine patches and stars. Make is as scrappy as you want or make all the blocks the same. This quilt would also look great in Christmas or patriotic colors!

Cost: $ 30.00
Did someone say "dessert?!" When you attend our monthly Double Delight meetings, you can sit back and enjoy a detailed "hands-on" demo of a specially selected project and a sampling of a home-made delectable dessert.

Cost: $ 60.00
Join Julie and Dianne for a lesson each month on making the pieced blocks for this lovely quilt by Nancy Rink. You choose your own fabrics for this BOM. Class meets the first Friday (2-4pm) or the first Saturday (10am-12pm) of the month. Class fee: $120 + $56 pattern fee. This purchase reserves your spot and is for the class fee $120 plus the pattern fee $59. You will receive 10% all the fabrics and supplies you purchase for this BOM. It's not too late to catch up on this BOM/Class. Call the shop to sign up! Size: 94-1/2" x 114" Cost: $120 for class and $59 for pattern Number of Sessions: 12 Date(s) & Time: Jan-Dec 2019; First Friday of each month: 2-4pm OR First Saturday of each month:10am-12pm

Cost: $ 176.00
Join Candy each month in class to work on the pieced blocks and applique for this stunning quilt by Jason Yenter. Each month you'll receive special Candy-curated batiks for the blocks and applique for this quilt plus the pattern for the month. Class fee: $120. Kits are $12.99/mo. This purchase reserves your spot = full year class fee and the mo 12 kit. It's not too late to join this fantastic BOM class - call the shop to sign up! Size: 48-1/2" x 64-1/2" Cost: $120 for class and $12.99/mo for the kit Number of Sessions: 12 Date(s) & Time: Jan-Dec 2019; Third Friday of each month: 2-4pm OR Third Saturday of each month:10am-12pm

Cost: $ 132.99
Open sew class. If you're a night owl, be sure to join us on the following Friday nights and enjoy the three S's: Sitting, Sewing and Sewcializing! Bring the project of your choice and maybe a little caffeine! Advanced registration required.

Cost: $ 30.00
Have you joined us for our "Happy Hour" yet? This Friday evening get-together is a favorite among many customers! Come for some appetizers and beverages and a demo of new techniques.

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn how to applique using a variety of techniques suitable for any project. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare your piece for raw edge applique and finish it with a blanket stitch, fine zigzag stitch or satin zigzag stitch.

Cost: $ 35.00
Open sew class. Do you have an unfinished quilt you would like to finish or is there a quilt you would like to make and need some extra help? Bring your project, extra fabric, pattern, machine, etc. and lunch.

Cost: $ 25.00
Come have fun making a log cabin quilt from the Quilt in A Day Log Cabin Pattern book with Angela. Choose your quilt and make it any size you want using the setting you like. You can even make the logs anywhere from 1-1/2" to 2-1/2" wide. It's your choice and your design. Have fun and enjoy making this traditional quilt any way you like.

Cost: $ 30.00
Pet portrait collage class. Wanting to make a quilt of your Pet then this is the class for you. Using a photo enlargement that you bring to class which will be your pattern, Jane will then demonstrate her raw edge appliqu? technique that she uses. Its a fun, forgiving, cut and glue method that uses no fusible. No sewing Machine required.

Cost: $ 95.00
Join Louise each month in class to work on the blocks for this beautiful quilt by Pam Buda for Marcus Fabrics. Each month you?ll receive fabric for the blocks and a selection from Mrs. Miller?s diary. The quilt features several gorgeous Indigo blue prints as well as light prints that make these sampler blocks sparkle! Class meets the second Wednesday of the month from 6-9pm. This purchase reserves your spot = Class fee: $120 + Mo 12 Kit/Down Payment $24.99. Kits for mo 1-11 are $24.99/mo. It's not too late to catch up on this BOM/Class. Call the shop to sign up! Size: 77" x 89" Cost: $120 for class and $24.99/mo for fabric kit Number of Sessions: 12 Date(s) & Time: Jan-Dec 2019; Class meets the second Wednesday of the month from 6-9pm.

Cost: $ 144.99
Open handwork class. Join Candy the first Monday evening of the month for a machine-free three hours to work on any handwork project of your choice. Encouragement and company abound! All levels of ability are welcome.

Cost: $ 15.00
Join Luann and learn to use Triangles on a Roll to make perfect triangle units for the Sawtooth star blocks in this beautiful North Star quilt by Quilty Love. The scrappy look is accomplished using fat quarters or fat eighths. You will learn to successfully make at least one block in class.

Cost: $ 30.00
Join Julie and make a fun table runner while learning to use the popular Quick Curve Ruler by Sew Kind of Wonderful. Sewing curves has never been easier. Once you learn the basics of this versatile ruler, you'll be able to make the many beautiful patterns offered by Sew Kind of Wonderful.

Cost: $ 30.00
Open sew class. Join Granary staff members every Thursday evening for help with any project of your choice. Whatever phase you're at, we're here to help! All levels of ability are welcome. 24-hour advance registration required.

Cost: $ 15.00
Open sew class. Do you have any unfinished projects? Now that's a silly question! Come once or for several of the Wednesdays listed below to sew those seams and get any help, tips or pointers you might need to complete your project!

Cost: $ 25.00
Open sew class. Here's a great way to beat those Monday morning blahs. Start your week out on a creative foot and join Angela or Dianne at the shop for fun and uninterrupted sewing time on a project of your choice.

Cost: $ 25.00
Join Diane for this fun class. You will be sewing on paper Thangles to create this stunning quilt. Thangles make cutting super easy! All the Thangles you need are included with the pattern.

Cost: $ 30.00
Bring your featherweight and join Dave Trebotich from the "Twice Nice Sewing Machine Restoration" as he walks you through problem solving and how to service and maintain your featherweight Sewing Machine. In this 3 hour, hands-on class you will learn to inspect, adjust and lubricate your machine. You will learn how to handle thread jams and about all those amazing parts and attachments.

Cost: $ 50.00
Join Dianne and learn how-to make this charming Swan Island quilt by Elizabeth Hartman. Dianne will show you how to construct perfect swan blocks!

Cost: $ 40.00
Enjoy making this nostalgic Christmas quilt with Candy's guidance. Each week she will give you tips and tricks for construction of the blocks for that month. The 12 mo BOM class is $120 for the year (June 2019 - May 2020). The book and fabric kits are sold separately. The fabric kits, from Riley Blake's Cozy Christmas line will be kitted and available for purchase soon in 2 installments of $119.00 each (June and Dec).

You can just smell the flowers created with the ombre confetti dot fabric. We will be making snowball blocks and learn an easier way to sew the patchwork blocks for a beautiful summertime quilt. Walk in the Park by V and Co.

Cost: $ 40.00
Join Diane and learn how-to make lovely baskets using clothesline, fabric strips, and your home sewing machine. You will use the original It's a Wrap book by Susan Breier as your reference while Diane shares important tips and tricks for making perfectly shaped baskets.

Cost: $ 30.00
We will be closed on July 4th.

Wanna getaway? You won't need to go far...just to the Granary! Here is the perfect opportunity to get started on or finish some of those pesky UFO's. Take a mini vacation at The Granary and join Audrey and the talented staff for an open sewing quilt camp right here in the store. We will be your hostesses. Bring your lunch and your quilting supplies and be prepared to sew--think how great you'll feel when you leave camp with completed projects! Little surprises throughout the Getaway will keep things lively. Pizza will be provided for Dinner on Friday. Lunch will be provided by the Granary on Saturday. Sign up quick as space is limited. Advanced beginners and above are welcome.

Cost: $ 180.00