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Class Policies

Should you need to cancel or reschedule a class at Urban Spools, we require 72 hours notice.  A full refund will be issued or you may request a Class Credit to be used toward another class we offer.  If a cancellation is received less than 72 hours prior to the class, no refund or Class Credit will be issued.  This allows the teachers at Urban Spools to be fully prepared for the correct number of students and to allow for time to fill the slot in classes that often have a waiting list.

Urban Spools Classes

Introductory Classes

Learn how fun English Paper Piecing (EPP) can be! Learn this relaxing handiwork technique and give your sewing machine a break.

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 65.00
Fabric collage is so much fun and provide so many options! Learn how to create your own unique fabric collage using the Laura Heine's method. In this class, we will start the process of creating an 8" block which could easily be converted into a brilliant wall hanging or center medallion in a larger quilt.

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 70.00
The world of paper piecing enables quilters to create miniature details with stunning accuracy and the ability to stitch out blocks perfectly every time. Learn the ins and outs of paper piecing while making an amazing graphic quilt block.

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 70.00
Did you know there is a whole group of quilters that quilt on their domestic sewing machines? Yes, it can be done, and with great joy! We will teach you about the different presser feet and show you how to free motion quilt. You will learn how the teacher selects her designs to enhance the quilt and you will have time to practice all of them.

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 100.00
Learn the basics of garment sewing from taking size measurements, garment sewing tools and materials, and how to read commercial and indie patterns. Our goal is to give you the confidence and skill to start sewing garments!

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 75.00
Put needle to thread and learn some creative stitches to make unique art by hand. In this class, you will make a sampler of 5 common stitch techniques.

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 70.00
Longarm quilting machines opens up worlds of possibilities. With a larger workspace, quilters gain complete control over their compositions from beginning to end. The built-in stitch regulator ensures smooth, precise stitching for a harmonious finish. In this class, you will learn the basics of longarm quilting, how to properly load a quilt, thread the machine, adjust tensions, and operating the machine using several different free-motion quilting techniques.

Cost: $ 150.00
This class is an extension of the Intro to Longarm class. It reinforces what you have already learned and gives you more practice with an instructor guiding you with more tips and tricks to share.

Cost: $ 150.00
Add your own unique touch to every project with your embroidery machine. In this class, you will learn how to select the proper stabilizer for each project, hooping techniques, thread differences, and basic embroidery digitizing methods. You will also get to practice these techniques while making a simple hand towel embroidery project. If you have purchased your Baby Lock embroidery machine from Urban Spools, this class is offered at no cost. Simply call our store to add yourself to the roster.

Cost: $ 75.00
This class is part of a three-part Intro to Quilting series. Learn rotary cutting and piecing rows and columns.

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 110.00
Once you have mastered the task of creating a quilt top, it's time to learn the art of quilting - attaching the quilt top to the batting and backing fabric.

Cost: $ 45.00
Quilt binding is the final step in finishing a quilt. Your quilt border is not only for the utility of hiding your raw edges and locking everything together, but it can also be used to accent specific colors in your quilt!

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn the basics of a sewing machine, including how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, perform general maintenance, and using basic sewing machine feet.

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 65.00
Are you ready to take your sewing to the next level? Have you taken Intro to Sewing and just don't know what project to start next? Intro to Sewing 2.0 is perfect for you. In this class, we will reinforce your sewing skills by making projects that help you continue on your sewing journey. Each month is a different project (January-Apron, February-Placemats, March & April - burrito pillowcase) designed to put all your skills into practice.

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 70.00
We think we have found the perfect embroidery pattern so that you can create your own Mexican-inspired clothing. This pattern will look great on the Remy Raglan Top or a special summer pillow. This is a great time to bring in your handmade or store-bought garments to embroider.

Cost: $ 45.00 - $ 55.00