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Portsmouth Fabric Co

112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
6034366343

May 2022

BEGINNING QUILTING – LUCKY STARS

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 19, 2022

Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$95.00

Quilting is fun!   Beginning Quilting is all about: tools, fabrics, ¼ inch seams and so much more. Learn the basics of using a rotary cutter, rulers, tools, nesting seams, piecing blocks, borders, bindings and straight line machine quilting while making the Lucky Stars (Atkinson Designs Pattern) pattern. Make it up in subdued colored batiks pictured above or bright bold prints pictured below. This class meets for 4 sessions and skips Thursday, 5/12.

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OPEN SEW STUDIO

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 24, 2022

Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$25.00

Open Sew Studio is for experienced sewers who want to sew projects in a large open studio space. Our upstairs classroom offers 8′ sewing tables, irons and ironing boards, design wall, and cutting mats. Bernina sewing machines are avaiable to rent for $5. Schedule a sewing date with friends (6 maximum) or come on your own. There is no instructor for Open Sew Studio. Friendly and knowlegdable employees are always willing to offer advice or answer questions. Reservation is for…

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NEST WITH EGGS NEEDLE FELTING WORKSHOP RESCHEDULED

May 21 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$45.00

Join this fun workshop to explore the craft of needle felting with fiber artist Libby Mortensen. Students will learn to make their own little nest (3.5 to 4”) with wee eggs to display for spring while learning basic wool sculpting techniques, including wrapping and shaping, blending colors, and surface felting. Learn about basic tools, felting surfaces, gauges of needles and their best uses, and types of wool best suited for needle felting.  Materials fee: $25 for supplies and tools, payable…

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TOES IN THE SAND

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$40.00 6 tickets left

Learn how to make the various blocks from JBQ's Toes in the Sand BOM pattern. This pattern features 12 unique blocks all created with the Hex N More ruler. Creative fabric placement will make the quilt appear to have 24 different blocks made up here with Kaffe Fassett Collective and batik fabrics. Fune to make up the cover quilt with Tula Pink Daydreamer fabrics too! Join one or both classes. JUDEY CLEMONS TOES IN THE SAND QUILT WITH KAFFE FASSETT…

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TUFFETS PART 2 FULL

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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TUFFETS are fun! Perhaps you’ve been admiring the adorable, colorful little Tuffets (ottomans/poufs/upholstered foot stools) on Pinterest or Etsy? Of course, our favorites are in Kaffe Fassett fabrics!  In the first class students will learn how to sew the cover. In the second class students will be building the 18” tuffet! The pattern, Pieced 18″ Tuffet (printed tuffet pattern on fusible interfacing with instructions),  printed tuffet pattern on fusible interfacing, with no instructions (sold separately for your next tuffet) and fabric are available at the…

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OPEN SEW STUDIO

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 24, 2022

Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$25.00

Open Sew Studio is for experienced sewers who want to sew projects in a large open studio space. Our upstairs classroom offers 8′ sewing tables, irons and ironing boards, design wall, and cutting mats. Bernina sewing machines are avaiable to rent for $5. Schedule a sewing date with friends (6 maximum) or come on your own. There is no instructor for Open Sew Studio. Friendly and knowlegdable employees are always willing to offer advice or answer questions. Reservation is for…

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FABRIC COLLAGE FULL

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$45 Sold out

Learn how to make a fusible fabric collage quilt or wall hanging using one of Laura Heine’s popular collage patterns. Choose your design and get started on this fun and easy technique – no sewing necessary until time to quilt. Techniques taught include – how to transfer a design onto foundation fabric, fuse webbing, fussy cut motifs and create a colorful design using a simple, black line drawing. In addition, color choices and placement of fabrics to create depth and movement…

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June 2022

OPEN SEW STUDIO

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 24, 2022

Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$25.00

Open Sew Studio is for experienced sewers who want to sew projects in a large open studio space. Our upstairs classroom offers 8′ sewing tables, irons and ironing boards, design wall, and cutting mats. Bernina sewing machines are avaiable to rent for $5. Schedule a sewing date with friends (6 maximum) or come on your own. There is no instructor for Open Sew Studio. Friendly and knowlegdable employees are always willing to offer advice or answer questions. Reservation is for…

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MAKING FISH

June 4 @ 1:00 am - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$45.00 3 tickets left

This fabric collage class uses Laura Heine’s pattern “Making Fish.” Once you know how to make fish, the possibilities are endless. You will find that the process becomes very addicting! As you make the fish, they start to develop their own unique personalities. They can be made into table runners, wall hangings, pillows and quilts! Enjoy the process and let’s make fish! Laura Heine’s pattern includes instructions for making the fish into four 14x22in placemats.  

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NOODLEHEAD PEPIN TOTE

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$25.00 4 tickets left

Another popular pattern from Anna Graham of Noodlehead! This is a quick tote designed with a few optional add-ons if you’re feeling up to it. Otherwise, it is beautiful and useful in its simplicity as is. Here is a sample of one with an optional add-on snap pocket. pep

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BERNINA Q24 LONGARM BASICS

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$120 1 ticket left

The BERNINA Q 24 Longarm Machine Rental Program! Come learn how to quilt your own quilts on the BERNINA Q 24 Longarm machine, with 24″ throat plate and stitch speed of 2200 stitches per minute! We offer a training class on the BERNINA Q 24 Longarm machine for those who want to rent the machine. The required BERNINA Q 24 Longarm Machine Basics class includes a 1 1/2 hour training class where you will learn the necessary information to operate…

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OPEN SEW STUDIO

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 24, 2022

Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$25.00

Open Sew Studio is for experienced sewers who want to sew projects in a large open studio space. Our upstairs classroom offers 8′ sewing tables, irons and ironing boards, design wall, and cutting mats. Bernina sewing machines are avaiable to rent for $5. Schedule a sewing date with friends (6 maximum) or come on your own. There is no instructor for Open Sew Studio. Friendly and knowlegdable employees are always willing to offer advice or answer questions. Reservation is for…

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OPEN SEW STUDIO

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 24, 2022

Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$25.00

Open Sew Studio is for experienced sewers who want to sew projects in a large open studio space. Our upstairs classroom offers 8′ sewing tables, irons and ironing boards, design wall, and cutting mats. Bernina sewing machines are avaiable to rent for $5. Schedule a sewing date with friends (6 maximum) or come on your own. There is no instructor for Open Sew Studio. Friendly and knowlegdable employees are always willing to offer advice or answer questions. Reservation is for…

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JUDEY’S PROJECT BAG

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$25.00 5 tickets left

Spend a few hours creating this functional project bag for quilting, knitting or crafting!  Using cotton laminate and vinyl these bags are reusable and will hold all the materials for a lap size quilt. Once you have mabe one, you will want to make more! Designed by Judey Clemons.

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FINISH IT UP!

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$35 5 tickets left

Have you taken a fabric collage class but could never quite get it finished? Join the club, and join the class! Several students have expressed an interest in a concentrated time to bring over their fabric collage projects and work on them together. Whether it’s an octopus or cat from a Laura Heine pattern or a Making Fish in progress, we are offering a 3 hour session where you can spread out and work uninterrupted. Refresh your creative vibe and work to finish it…

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OPEN SEW STUDIO

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 24, 2022

Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$25.00

Open Sew Studio is for experienced sewers who want to sew projects in a large open studio space. Our upstairs classroom offers 8′ sewing tables, irons and ironing boards, design wall, and cutting mats. Bernina sewing machines are avaiable to rent for $5. Schedule a sewing date with friends (6 maximum) or come on your own. There is no instructor for Open Sew Studio. Friendly and knowlegdable employees are always willing to offer advice or answer questions. Reservation is for…

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SERGER BASICS

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$30 4 tickets left

Whether you are new to a serger or afraid of your serger, this class is for you. Students will learn basic serger operations- threading, using stitch length and differential feed, various serger stitches (3 thread overlock, rolled hem, etc) and problem solving. In the afternoon, students may sign up to make a basic garment, the Lark T by Grainline Studio. Any brand serger welcome. This class is a guide class offered for FREE to anyone who has purchased their serger from Portsmouth Fabric Company.…

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LARK T

June 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$30.00 4 tickets left

The Lark T by Grainline Studio is a great starter garment for learning how to use a serger, offering various necklines and sleeve lengths. This class follows the Serger Basics class in the morning which covers all the basic operations of the serger. Any brand serger welcome. There are BERNINA Sergers available to rent for class for $10 which may be applied to the purchase of a serger.

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*** Class Policy: Full payment is due at time of registration. 1/2 refund if cancellation is one week before the start of class. No refund if cancellation is within one week of class. Full refund if class is canceled due to weather, low enrollment, or teacher illness.