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Specialty Classes

OQB strives to offer a variety of classes along with the newest tips and techniques.  We offer lots of classes that range from very introductory level to advanced, and everything in between that includes quilting, garment sewing, bags and much more.   
If you have a class you'd like us to offer/teach, please let us know.   

Class & Event Calendar


Beg/On-going Quilt w/ Janet MON - APR (10am-1pm) ($65)

This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of. Four sessions of three hours each.

Beg/On-going Quilt w/ Nancy MON - APR (1:30pm-5pm) ($76)

This is a beginning and on-going quilting class providing the opportunity to start from an introductory level of learning to quilt and / or continue to develop your quilting skills with an experienced instructor. Once you've learned the basics, Nancy will allow you to choose your own projects and she will guide you through them with lots of fun, laughter and good instruction.

Sewing Class (6pm-8:30pm) ($15)

This class is for any level of sewer from introductory to advanced. For those who want to advance their skills or work on a specific project, Lisa and Karen will work with you to complete your projects. Classes will generally be held four consecutive Monday evenings. All levels will be instructed individually in each class. Class can also be paid on a "per class" basis of $15.00 per session.

Apr 22
Knit Night with Diane (6pm-8:30pm) ($15)
Apr 23
Beg/On-going Quilt w/ Janet TUES - APR (10am-1pm) ($65)
Apr 23
Beg/On-going Quilt w/ Janet TUES - APR (2pm-4:30pm) ($55)

Class Registration

OQB has a fabulous staff of teachers ready, willing and very qualified to provide instruction for all levels of quilters and sewers.  To help ensure the class you want to take is a "go", please sign-up early.  Waiting until the last few days before a class is to start risks cancellation and disappointment to both the teachers and students.  By registering early you will ensure your class of choice is a "go", have time to gather supplies and do pre-class work if necessary.  Teachers are notified of class cancellation 3 days prior to the class date.
As a reminder, class fees are fully refundable if class is cancelled by OQB if teachers "minimum attendance" is not met.

Classes


BRING YOUR FINISHED QUILT TOP AND RECEIVE 25% OFF BATTING AND BACKING

Cost: $ FREE
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of. Four sessions of three hours each.

Cost: $ 65.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of. Three sessions in May for three hours each.

Cost: $ 48.75
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 57.50
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 57.50
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 65.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 55.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 55.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 65.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 55.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 55.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 55.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 55.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Jo Marie will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 55.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Janet will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 55.00
This is a beginning and on-going quilting class providing the opportunity to start from an introductory level of learning to quilt and / or continue to develop your quilting skills with an experienced instructor. Once you've learned the basics, Nancy will allow you to choose your own projects and she will guide you through them with lots of fun, laughter and good instruction.

Cost: $ 76.00
This is a beginning and on-going quilting class providing the opportunity to start from an introductory level of learning to quilt and / or continue to develop your quilting skills with an experienced instructor. Once you've learned the basics, Nancy will allow you to choose your own projects and she will guide you through them with lots of fun, laughter and good instruction.

Cost: $ 57.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Jo Marie will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 57.00
This is a beginning / on-going quilt class for all levels ranging from introductory to very advanced. Jo Marie will work with you in completing your projects as you continue to develop your quilting skills. Beginners will learn accurate rotary cutting, precise piecing and assembling your blocks, borders and binding to finish a wonderful quilt you will be proud of.

Cost: $ 57.00
Have you purchased Fiberworks patterns or kit and are simply admiring how pretty and cute it is? If so, now is your opportunity to get started on it in a Collage Class taught by Pebble. Collage quilts are made by fussy- cutting fabrics and fusing them to a background fabric in just the right place to create a specific design.

Cost: $ 38.00
Do you want to quilt your own quilts, table runners and wall hangings? The Machine Quilting 1.0 class will help you to do just that. Janet and Jenny will be sharing their tips and techniques starting from the pinning stage to stippling to simple designs. This class is for all levels wanting to learn to machine quilt as well as on-going students wanting to improve and develop their machine quilting skills.

Cost: $ 45.00
Join Carrie and learn the basics of free-motion quilting on your domestic sewing machine: from choosing thread, batting, and needles to stitching on your quilt top. Carrie will guide you through a variety of designs, such as stippling, loops, flames, pebbles, bricks, as well as a quilting on appliques. Learn free motion fundamentals to create beautiful quilts while having free-motion fun!

Cost: $ 45.00
Do you love the look of applique, but feel a little bit intimidated by the idea of needle-turn applique? Do you have your eye on a pattern that instructs you to ?applique using your preferred method?? Have you collected enough applique patterns to keep you busy for at least 400 years but need a faster solution? Fusible Applique may be for you! Fusible Applique is a simple, fast method to help you achieve the look of applique without the stress. Join JoMarie as she demonstrates this easy, rewarding technique. Expect to begin with a small sample to try the process and then be able to start the project of your choice.

Cost: $ 30.00
Put on your fuzzy slippers and join Pam Gayle for an afternoon of sewing / quilting. She is available to help you with any project you choose. Fun, fun, fun and more fun as you spend your day in your slippers (if you like) quilting and sewing.

Cost: $ 20.00
Fuzzy Slipper night is held the first Saturday evening of each month. "Fuzzy" is so popular that advance sign-up & prepayment is strongly recommended. This is a "you choose" sewing and quilting evening that you work on your own projects. Sewing hours are generally 6 - 10 pm.

Cost: $ 15.00
Kathy is OQB's expert when it comes to hand applique! She will teach several methods including traditional needle turn and combine some new techniques to practice in class. You'll learn the basics of stitching outer points, inner curves and managing small shapes. All skill levels are welcome.

Cost: $ 30.00
Traditional Hawaiian Applique is made from a single cut on folded fabric and stitched on a plain background. This class will teach you how to cut out the applique pattern called "Breadfruit" and learn how to needle-turn your fabric. Janet will provide the pattern and also share a little history of Hawaiian Applique

Cost: $ 30.00
Whether you're picking up this hobby for the first time, or coming back to it after many years, Diane has the patience and experience to get you started on a lifelong knitting adventure. Join this on-going class anytime and receive expert hands-on instruction. Brand new students will learn one method for casting on and binding off, as well as the basic knit and purl stitches. Work at your own pace and once you've mastered the basics, Diane will introduce you to something new! Beginners must purchase a starter kit which includes needles, yarn and notions so you can jump right in.

Cost: $ 15.00
Machine embroidery classes on Friday evening with Janet and Nancy starts at all levels including from the very beginning if you've recently purchased an embroidery machine or own one but don't know how to use it. Each session you will learn something new ranging from thread knowledge, stabilizing, downloading designs and machine / computer operations.

Cost: $ 30.00
Our shop will be closed. We wish you a wonderful Memorial Day!

Cost: $ FREE
Join Jenny in continuation of the Modern Wedding Ring quilt class. Jenny will guide you and answer questions to help you continue work on your quilt and help you move toward finishing your quilt. This class is a follow-up to your attendance in the 2-day Modern Wedding Ring Class.

Cost: $ 35.00
Our shop will be closed. We wish you a wonderful Mother's Day!

Cost: $ FREE
Explore the artistry of quilting with the New York Beauty Quilt! Inspired by Victoria Findlay Wolfe's pattern, this class will feature the use of her exquisite Florid Blooms acrylic templates, or if you prefer the precision of paper piecing, we will have pre-printed paper pieces, both will be available in the shop. Join Jenny as she guides you through the intricacies of these stunning quilting projects, offering lessons and a range of materials to fuel your creativity.

Cost: $ 35.00
Paper piecing the Judy Niemeyer way is a wonderful technique that enables you to sew even the smallest pieces of fabric together with ease and amazing accuracy. Cat Wilson, a Certified Quiltworx instructor, will teach you Judy's paper piecing technique and share her secret tips to success. This on-going class is designed to introduce you to the paper piecing technique through more advanced techniques as you progress. Start any time and take as many classes as you would like to take. This class is offered on a monthly bases.

Cost: $ 48.00
We have two sessions - choose 9:00 am or 9:45 am. Our 2024 Saturday Sampler begins March 9th and continues on the second Saturday every month for 12 months. You must attend and bring your completed prior month's block to get your next block of fabric for free; otherwise, there will be a $6.00 charge for each block not picked up at the Saturday Sampler Session.

Cost: $ 15.00
Got scraps or stash that's overwhelming you? Get ready to make a BIG dent and use it up. This is a quick and fun way to use up lots of odds and ends. Even the UGLY stuff works.

Cost: $ 20.00
This class is for any level of sewer from introductory to advanced. For those who want to advance their skills or work on a specific project, Lisa and Karen will work with you to complete your projects. Classes will generally be held four consecutive Monday evenings. All levels will be instructed individually in each class. Class can also be paid on a "per class" basis of $15.00 per session.

Cost: $ 15.00
For those of us who have a difficult time parting with that last little bit of a favorite fabrics or those who are in need of some help with the smaller blocks, this class may be just what you're looking for. The class is developed for 3", 4", 5" or 6" blocks. Although many of us will be using 1800's fabrics please do not let this limit you. You may choose any block project that you want. It may be the 5" blocks from a previous Saturday Sampler, the 6" blocks from Old Glory, the 4" blocks from Grant''s March or any 3" block.

Cost: $ 28.00
Join Tiny for a little "slow" sewing and all things made by hand. Tiny can help you with wool applique, embroidery, English paper piecing, hand quilting or big stitch quilting. Bring your projects and meet other hand sewing friends people who love and admire the craft as much as you do. There is no pressure for perfection, everyone works at their own speed on their own project.

Cost: $ 15.00
Friendship Groups

Cost: $ FREE
The summer retreat is held at the Embassy Suites in La Quinta, CA

Cost: $ 425.00
Contact Friendly Bees Friendship Group for information.

Contact Orange County Quilt Guild for information.

Cost: $ FREE

Let us know of classes you want


We are always on the look-out for new techniques, classes, instructors and truly want our fabulous classroom filled with students every hour OQB is open.