Learning new quilting techniques and spending time with other quilters is the best therapy!
All classes are held at the Quilting Is My Therapy Event Center at 400 N Missouri St, Liberty MO 64068 (just a few blocks north of the shop). Park in back (in parking lot) and use entrance in the parking lot. Please note that there are 8 steps up to the door, there will be someone on hand to help you carry your items up the stairs if needed. Feel free to contact us with any questions!
 

  • We would love to invite you to a wonderful weekend of quilting, connecting and learning at the QIMT Fall Retreat. Angela Walters and Joni Burgess, your retreat hostesses, will be on hand to make sure you have the absolute best experience possible!

    Registration includes three sewing days in our spacious event center, two catered dinners plus snacks and drinks, giveaways, demos and exclusive specials! Bring your machine and a project to work on or work on our optional retreat project. (More details about that coming soon.) There will be ironing stations, cutting tables as well as common quilting supplies on hand.

  • In this quick, informal class, we will use the longarm quilting machines to create an adorable project that you can take home with you!  Registration fee includes all the supplies needed to make the project. All you have to do is show up.

    Layer, quilt, cut and repeat! Just four steps to a stunning quilted project that can used as a table runner, wall hanging or made into a bag. In this “make and take” class, Angela will go over the basics of reverse appliqué, and show you how fun it is! Then you’ll work on your own reverse appliqué project. Even if you’ve never touched a longarm before, these projects are easy and fun to make!

    Class details: Located at 400 N. Missouri St, Liberty MO with Angela Walters. July 27th from 10am-12pm

  • In this two-part class, Angela Walters will show you how to create and quilt your own wholecloth quilt. Learn how to design and mark out your quilt then quilt your masterpiece! You can take this class on one of our longarm quilting machines or bring your own sewing machine. Registration fee includes everything to make a small wholecloth wallhanging; fabric for the quilt top, marking pen, batting, backing & binding, and thread.

    Class Dates: August 24th 10am-12pm & August 31st 9:00am-12:00pm

    Located at 400 N. Missouri St, Liberty MO with Angela Walters.

  • Join us for a machine quilting retreat! In this informative and inspirational retreat, you’ll improve your machine quilting skills with Angela’s guidance and support. Work on the retreat project (included with registration) or bring your own project to work on.

    The focus of this weekend is machine quilting, but you can work on whatever you like….whether it’s a piecing project or a quilt top that you’ve been meaning to get to. Participate in “mini-lectures” and demos throughout the weekend with Angela. Then, spend the rest of your time working on your project, looking at the quilts or visiting the quilt shop. Angela will be your hostess, giving guidance, answering questions and encouraging you along your machine quilting journey!

  • Are you interested in learning more about longarm quilting? Or, do you have a longarm quilting machine, but aren’t sure how to use it? This two day in-depth training session, Angela will be showing you the ins-and-outs of longarming on Handi-Quilter longarms, but the skills learned in this class can be applied to any longarm quilting machine. Each machine will be limited to 2 attendees so everyone will have an opportunity to learn and practice. Registration includes all supplies and lunches.

  • Keep your beloved Featherweight in tip-top shape with this maintenance class. In this 4 hour class, you’ll learn how to care for your Featherweight machine so that you can enjoy sewing on it for years to come. Experienced teachers, John & Jennifer Boren will guide you through the many steps in caring for your machine and will have needed parts and supplies available for purchase.

    Class details: Located at 400 N. Missouri St, Liberty MO with John & Jennifer Boren. July 20th from 1:00-5pm

  • The Next Steps longarm class series is for longarm owners that know the basics of using their machine, and want to learn even more! These quick class sessions are focused on a particular aspect of using the longarm machine, in which you’ll learn tips and get more confidence with your longarm. Part hands-on class, part Q&A, you’ll leave these sessions with even more longarming knowledge. These sessions are taught on Handi Quilter Amara longarm quilting machines, but these lessons can be applied to any machine.

    Sign up for an individual session, or sign up for them all at a discounted rate.

    Each session meets from 10:30am-12pm at the QIMT Event Center at 400 N. Missouri St, Liberty MO

    Session 1 - Jan. 4th : Tips for Loading the Frame Quickly and Easily. Learn the different loading styles, tips for faster loading, and how to work through the quilt to ensure a square, flat quilt.

    Session 2 - Jan. 11th: Threads & Tension Learn how to use different types of threads, troubleshooting common thread issues & choosing the perfect color for your quilt.

    Session 3 - Jan. 18th: Longarming with Rulers. Learn the basics of longarm quilting with rulers and templates as well as how to avoid common ruler mistakes.

    Session 4 - Jan. 25th: Free-motion Tips. Learn the tips to creating smooth, beautiful designs. We’ll discuss different stitching modes, perfect posture and more!

  • Use your own photo to create a lifelike quilted portrait of a beloved pet using distinctive approach that involves fabric layering and stitching techniques. In this class, Rochelle Rice, an accomplished artist with years of experience in various mediums, will teach you the technique and guide you through getting started with your own pet portrait quilt!

    Class Details:

    • Teacher: Rochelle Rice, an accomplished artist and co-host of the wildly popular and top-rated Tulsa-based podcast "Inappropriate Quilters."
    • Date: August 10th
    • Time: 9:30pm-4:30pm (there will be an hour lunch
    • Location: QIMT Event Center 400 N. Missouri St Liberty MO 64068
  • We would love to invite you to a wonderful weekend of quilting, connecting and learning at the QIMT Fall Retreat. Angela Walters and Joni Burgess, your retreat hostesses, will be on hand to make sure you have the absolute best experience possible!

    Registration includes three sewing days in our spacious event center, two catered dinners plus snacks and drinks, giveaways, demos and exclusive specials! Bring your machine and a project to work on or work on our optional retreat project. (More details about that coming soon.) There will be ironing stations, cutting tables as well as common quilting supplies on hand.

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