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Portsmouth Fabric Co

112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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February 2023

LONGARM MASTERY CLASS #1 SKILL BUILDING

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$40 3 tickets left

Skill Building on the Longarm Quilting Machine Practice your Longarm Free-Motion skills in this class. As a follow up to our BERNINA Q24 Longarm Basics class or for anyone who owns/rents a longarm quilting machine and wants to improve their longarm skills, this class will demonstrate how to take the very basic concepts and beginning stitches of free motion quilting to something you would want to quilt on a favorite quilt top.  From simple vines and loops; advance into leaves…

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OPEN QUILT STUDIO FULL

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until February 8, 2023

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

Open Quilt Studio is for experienced quilters to learn new techniques and share new projects while enjoying the camaraderie of other quilters. If you are interested, please email pfc@portsmouthfabric.com for more details.

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OPEN GARMENT STUDIO

February 8 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$20.00 6 tickets left

OPEN GARMENT STUDIO Having trouble reading garment patterns? Do garment pattern layouts prevent you from cutting into fabric? Want to make sure the garment pattern will fit you correctly? Then OPEN GARMENT STUDIO is for you. Bring a new garment project that you want help with or one you are working on. This class will give you confidence to move forward and enjoy garment making. Sign up for individual classes by 5pm the Monday before class. BERNINA sewing machines and…

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BEGINNER PATCHWORK

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until February 16, 2023

Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$90

Beginner Patchwork  Come enjoy making a modern nine patch lap quilt 'PLUS SQUARED' in our Beginner Patchwork class. Students will piece blocks with a string piecing method while learning about the basics of quilting as well as about the tools and notions that make quilting fun! There will be 4 sessions total, the first session will be a virtual session to help students understand everything on the supply list so they are well prepared for class, questions welcomed!

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BERNINA Q24/Q20 LONGARM BASICS

February 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$120.00 2 tickets left

The BERNINA Q24/Q20 Longarm Machine Rental Program! Come learn how to quilt your own quilts on the BERNINA Q24 Longarm machine, with 24″ throat plate and stitch speed of 2200 stitches per minute or the BERNINA Q20 Longarm machine, with 20″ throat plate and stitch speed of 2200 stitches per minute! We offer a training class on the BERNINA Q24 Longarm machine and the BERNINA Q20 Longarm machine for those who want to rent the machine. The required BERNINA Q24/Q20…

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FABRIC COLLAGE FULL

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$45 2 tickets left

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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MAKE & TAKE TRY BEFORE YOU BUY SEWING MACHINE CLASS

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$10 5 tickets left

Test out the features that set the BERNINA sewing machine above other brands while making a simple (and very cute) Little Wallet out of Kaffe Fassett fabrics! Together we will add decorative stitches to the pockets, sew through many layers, topstitch, and install a buttonhole. By the end of class, you will have experienced how ‘Nothing sews like a BERNINA’ and learned about many different features of the various models. Informed staff will be able to answer any questions you have regarding the machines, which will…

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MACHINE EMBROIDERY DEMO

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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Free 4 tickets left

Learn the basics of machine embroidery and how much fun it can be. We will walk you through how to hoop different fabrics for embroidery, altering and adding to an embroidery design, overview of the various hoops and how they work, understanding features such as pinpoint placement as well as many tips and tricks to achieve beautiful results. Class size limited, preregistration required.

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BEGINNER PATCHWORK

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until February 16, 2023

Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$90

Beginner Patchwork  Come enjoy making a modern nine patch lap quilt 'PLUS SQUARED' in our Beginner Patchwork class. Students will piece blocks with a string piecing method while learning about the basics of quilting as well as about the tools and notions that make quilting fun! There will be 4 sessions total, the first session will be a virtual session to help students understand everything on the supply list so they are well prepared for class, questions welcomed!

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JELLY ROLL RUG FULL

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$50 1 ticket left

Come learn how to make this Jelly Roll Rug out of one design roll (same as jelly roll) – 42 strips, 2.5″ x 42″ and batting strips. Save time by buying the batting already cut into strips, Katahdin On-A-Roll 100% Natural Organic Cotton. You choose which colors/prints go next to each other to make it uniquely your design. Students will almost complete their rug in class. Kaffe Fassett Design Rolls with bold prints and bright colors work really well for this project! Try…

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NOODLEHEAD CRESCENT TOTE FULL

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$40.00 Sold out

Come enjoy making the Noodlehead Crescent Tote, perfect for stashing a knitting project and a few essentials, while learning helpful tips and tricks. The small shape fits snugly under your arm and the curved lines really play up its feminine design. The zippered front pocket holds those little items you want to keep secure and easy to access—while adding a fun detail —and its flat bottom makes it easy to set on a table. You’ll love keeping this tote by…

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March 2023

FABRIC COLLAGE

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day 4 of the month, repeating indefinitely

Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$45 5 tickets left

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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JELLY ROLL RUG

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$50.00 4 tickets left

Come learn how to make this Jelly Roll Rug out of one design roll (same as jelly roll) – 42 strips, 2.5″ x 42″ and batting strips. Save time by buying the batting already cut into strips, Katahdin On-A-Roll 100% Natural Organic Cotton. You choose which colors/prints go next to each other to make it uniquely your design. Students will almost complete their rug in class. Kaffe Fassett Design Rolls with bold prints and bright colors work really well for this project! Try…

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NEEDLE FELTED SPRING BUNNY WORKSHOP FULL

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$50 Sold out

Learn needle felting basics while making a sweet spring Baby Bunny. Explore basic wool sculpting techniques, including wrapping, shaping, blending colors, and surface felting. Learn about felting tools, surfaces, various gauges of needles, and types of wool best suited for needle felting. Some experience is helpful. (Ages 15+) New class date SUNDAY, 4/2, 12-5pm. Additional $30 materials fee includes Supply Packet with enough assorted wool to make one 4.5” bunny ($20) plus optional Tool Kit with felting needles and foam…

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PEPIN TOTE

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$30 6 tickets left

Enjoy making this popular pattern from Anna Graham of Noodlehead! The Pepin Tote 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 are samples with the optional add-on snap pocket.

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REMY RAGLAN

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$40 5 tickets left

The Remy Raglan is a simple, relaxed fitting raglan sleeve top that is quick and easy to sew. Options: plain front; split front with keyhole; short rolled- up sleeves; 3/4-length rolled-up sleeves; tapered or flared style. Students will learn how to make French seams. Standard Sizes 00 – 20 and Curvy Sizes 14 – 34. Check out our Alison Glass Kaleidoscope (shop sample – Beetle), Kaffe Fassett shot cotton, yarn dyed linens or chambray basics which are great choices for this garment. Class preparation will be emailed…

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April 2023

NOODLEHEAD REDWOOD TOTE

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$50 6 tickets left

Enjoy making this mid-sized crossbody tote with front zippered pocket, back slip pocket, zip top closure and reinforced base. This will be your go-to bag for everyday use! The handy short handles make for easy grabbing and the crossbody keeps you hands free! This bag is great for traveling and is perfect for keeping organized. Please purchase the Noodlehead Redwood Tote pattern, hardware, fabric and supplies before class. Intermediate Beginner

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NEEDLE FELTED SPRING BUNNY

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Fabric Co, 112 Penhallow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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$50 6 tickets left

Learn needle felting basics while making a sweet spring Baby Bunny. Explore basic wool sculpting techniques, including wrapping, shaping, blending colors, and surface felting. Learn about felting tools, surfaces, various gauges of needles, and types of wool best suited for needle felting. Some experience is helpful. (Ages 15+)  Additional $30 materials fee includes Supply Packet with enough assorted wool to make one 4.5” bunny ($20) plus optional Tool Kit with felting needles and foam pad ($10). Paid directly to instructor on…

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