We offer classes for everyone....beginners making their first quilt,
 those who want to learn new quilting techniques or those who just want to join friends in learning a fun project.

About our classes:
Just call the store to register.
Class fees are due at the time you enroll and are not refundable unless you provide notice 7 days before the class begins.
Books, patterns, fabrics and notions on the class supply list can be purchased at a 15% discount upon your paid enrollment, through the day of the class.
If we cancel a class, we will refund your class fee
. If it's winter time and we cancel a class due to bad weather we will call you prior to class and either refund or re-schedule the class for a later time.
Our Group meets the 3rd Thursday and 3rd Saturday of the full week of the month. Please see our calender for the dates. We work on our own QOV quilts and we plan group QOV quilts and other events for these days. These special fun group projects are announced in our emails. We also offer a 15% discount on red, white, blue and patriotic fabrics when you sit and sew with us on QOV sew days. If you have any questions on our QOV Group, please feel free to call the shop.

Cost: $ FREE
Our most popular Beginning Quilting class is back! Take this beginning quilting class and learn the basics of rotary cutting, rulers, accurate cutting, piecing skills and how to follow a quilt pattern. We will be using the book called "Start Quilting" from Alex Anderson. The class will teach quilting terminology and techniques, the safe use of a rotary cutter for cutting fabric, how to accurately piece seven different quilt blocks, and how to join blocks to create a quilt top. The class will also show how to assemble the quilt sandwich, options for quilting the top, and how to bind a quilt. You will learn how to choose fabrics, colors, pattern, design and texture. This is a great book that is both simple for quilters of all levels. This is 4 class sessions every other week on Thursday evenings. July 19 August 2, 16 & 30 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Book and materials are needed for the class.

Cost: $ 60.00
Westalee Rulers can help to transform your Free Motion Quilting by enabling you to undertake free motion quilting in a controlled way on your domestic sewing machine. Using the rulers will help you to stitch a large range of beautiful patterns and designs to complement your quilts. I know that using a new product can be a bit intimidating, so this class is designed to help you get the most from your Westalee Rulers by providing hands on advice, guidance and encouragement. Several elements will be covered on this interactive day including, attaching the Westalee foot and setting the height correctly, holding and using the standard ruler to good effect and using ruler markings.

Cost: $ 30.00
We are having a 1 day Quilt Of Valor Retreat in the Retreat Center.There is no cost for this retreat. There will be a 15% discount on all Red, White, Blue and Patriotic fabrics for the retreaters during the retreat. All are invited! If you have been thinking about making a Quilt Of Valor this is your stop! It's a fun group and there is help along the way if you need it. We will have a pot luck lunch. There will also be prize drawings, group projects and a whole lot of fun! Come enjoy a fun filled day sewing for our Veterans! Please call or stop in the shop to sign up. Thank you for all you do for our Veterans.

Cost: $ FREE
Create this beautiful table runner with Doug Leko's Simple Folded corners ruler. Free patter when purchasing the ruler. Never draw a line for folded corners again! No matter what shape you are adding a folded corner to (square, rectangular, triangle), Simple Folded Corners can add them with ease! Use with any pattern calling for folded corners. Remarkably accurate! Never draw a line for folded corners again! Twelve (12) different sizes to choose from, 1/2" to 6" finished folded corner. Choose between two methods: exact size folded corners with no trimming needed OR oversize folded corners that are trimmed down. Easy to read ruler. No matter what shape you are adding a folded corner to (square, rectangular, triangle), Simple Folded Corners can add them with ease! Step by step instructions included with the tool. Illustrations for both LEFT and RIGHT hand trimming. July 26 - 1:00 - 4:00 and 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Cost: $ 15.00
From Pickle Pie Designs - Make a set of handy Scissor Savers to protect and carry your scissors in style! Four sizes are included to hold all types of scissors, from snips to shears. Fun appliques are built right into the cases and are also included as stand-alone designs. Saturday July 28 - 10:00 - 4:00

Cost: $ 25.00
We have a new club program to share with you starting in September 2017. "IT'S NOT A SQUARE" CLUB It's a rare but wonderful occurrence when a quilt book and fabric collection are planned strategically for simultaneous release, a real treat for quilters and shop owners alike. What began as a year-long block exchange between Carol Hopkins and her quilting friends has developed into a beautiful and unique 12-Month Club called "It's Not a Square," based on Judie Rothermel's new AMERICAN SWATCH BOOK collection and Carol's companion book, The 4" x 5" Quilt Block Anthology: This Club will meet the the first Wednesday of each month from 1:30 - 4 starting in September 2017 for 12 months.

Rules: 1. Visit each of the seven participating quilt shops during regular business hours. 2. Have your scorecard stamped and draw one playing card for visiting the shop. Draw an additional card for showing your Iowa State Fair stamp or wrist band. Draw an additional card for every $25 spent on the day of your visit. 3. Write your name legibly on each playing card. 4. Two jokers will be available at each shop. If you draw a joker, you win a free fat quarter of your choice from that shop. If a joker is drawn, choose your fat quarter and return the joker. Draw another card for your hand. 5. Fill out a slip for a chance to win a $50.00 gift basket from the shop. 6. At the last stop on your poker run, choose your best legal poker hand and turn the cards in to the shop. 7. All winning hands will be assembled and ranked in order. Best poker hand wins the grand prize. Ties will be resolved by random drawing of all equal hands. Grand prize to be picked up at Mended Hearts Quilting & Boutique. The Grand Prize is a $75.00 gift certificate from each participating shop for a total of $525.00!

Cost: $ FREE
This will be a fun class for all on the basics of machine binding and beyond. Lets take the mystery out of binding. We've expanded our FREE binding class to include, basic machine binding, applying and closing the binding and mitered corners. Well go over hand and machine finishing your binding. Make sure to get registered! Bring your sewing machine, quilt and binding and you will have your binding completed before you leave class! and best of all it's a FREE class! Please call the store to sign up, space is limited. Tues. Aug. 14th - 2:00 - 4:00 and 5:30 - 7:30

Cost: $ FREE
Our Group meets the 3rd Thursday and 3rd Saturday of the full week of the month. Please see our calender for the dates. We work on our own QOV quilts and we plan group QOV quilts and other events for these days. These special fun group projects are announced in our emails. We also offer a 15% discount on red, white, blue and patriotic fabrics when you sit and sew with us on QOV sew days. If you have any questions on our QOV Group, please feel free to call the shop.

Cost: $ FREE
Looking for a quick, fun and stylish project? Here it is! The Quick Corky Wallet is an enjoyable pattern that puts that new fun cork fabric to work! These little wallets aren't only cute, they are functional. Finishing at 5in wide and 3-1/2in tall, there is enough room for a few credit cards, your ID and some cash. No fancy hardware or techniques needed to make this Quick Corky Wallet! In no time you can make 2 or 3 extra for quick and easy gifts. We have the cork fabric and kits ready to go. Come see our sample. Aug. 23rd - 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Cost: $ 10.00
From Pickle Pie Designs - Create pretty wallets, right in the hoop of your embroidery machine! The large wallet gives you 10 card slots, an ample zippered pocket and a cash slot. The medium wallet gives you 4 slots and a zippered pocket. The small wallet gives you 2 slots and a zippered pocket. All sizes feature a roomy back pocket for receipts and other important papers. A bonus Scrappy Pocket is also included for those with a Jumbo Hoop. Saturday August 25 - 10:00 - 4:00

Cost: $ 25.00
Who doesn't like enjoying 3 days of sewing with some of your best quilting friends! It's the most fun you'll have all year! We have 6 retreats a year with buffet dinners and some non-food retreats. Please see additional dates and details in the Special events section under Retreats. We are very excited to be able to host our Retreats in our New Retreat Center. We have a large room in the back that is just perfect for retreats. We serve a buffet dinner Friday and Saturday night and a Sunday morning Brunch for this retreat. Come join us for some great quilting fun!

Cost: $ 50.00
Our Group meets the 3rd Thursday and 3rd Saturday of the full week of the month. Please see our calender for the dates. We work on our own QOV quilts and we plan group QOV quilts and other events for these days. These special fun group projects are announced in our emails. We also offer a 15% discount on red, white, blue and patriotic fabrics when you sit and sew with us on QOV sew days. If you have any questions on our QOV Group, please feel free to call the shop.

Cost: $ FREE
From Pickle Pie Designs - Create fun and easy 3-dimensional trays to hold everything from jewelry to sewing supplies! A floral applique with three inspirational sayings are included, plus a blank that can be personalized with a name or monogram.* Chin Up, Buttercup! * Count Your Blessings! * Be Yourself. Saturday Sept. 22 - 10:00 - 4:00

Cost: $ 25.00
Make this Three-Dimensional patchwork Turkey Gobbler in a 29in x 29in Wall Hanging. Refreshed pattern, that has remained popular for several years. From Animas Quilts Publishing By Robinson, Jackie. This cute and fun wall hanging is sure to stand out. Get your kit for the class before they are gone! And stop in the store to see out sample.

Cost: $ 30.00
Our Group meets the 3rd Thursday and 3rd Saturday of the full week of the month. Please see our calender for the dates. We work on our own QOV quilts and we plan group QOV quilts and other events for these days. These special fun group projects are announced in our emails. We also offer a 15% discount on red, white, blue and patriotic fabrics when you sit and sew with us on QOV sew days. If you have any questions on our QOV Group, please feel free to call the shop.

Cost: $ FREE
Who doesn't like enjoying 3 days of sewing with some of your best quilting friends! It's the most fun you'll have all year! We have 6 retreats a year with buffet dinners and some non-food retreats. Please see additional dates and details in the Special events section under Retreats. We are very excited to be able to host our Retreats in our New Retreat Center. We have a large room in the back that is just perfect for retreats. We serve a buffet dinner Friday and Saturday night and a Sunday morning Brunch for this retreat. Come join us for some great quilting fun!

Cost: $ 50.00
Our Group meets the 3rd Thursday and 3rd Saturday of the full week of the month. Please see our calender for the dates. We work on our own QOV quilts and we plan group QOV quilts and other events for these days. These special fun group projects are announced in our emails. We also offer a 15% discount on red, white, blue and patriotic fabrics when you sit and sew with us on QOV sew days. If you have any questions on our QOV Group, please feel free to call the shop.

Cost: $ FREE
Who doesn't like enjoying 3 days of sewing with some of your best quilting friends! It's the most fun you'll have all year! We are very excited to be able to host our Retreats in our New Retreat Center. We have a large room in the back that is just perfect for retreats. Come join us for some great quilting fun! This is a non-food Retreat so cost is $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Our Group meets the 3rd Thursday and 3rd Saturday of the full week of the month. Please see our calender for the dates. We work on our own QOV quilts and we plan group QOV quilts and other events for these days. These special fun group projects are announced in our emails. We also offer a 15% discount on red, white, blue and patriotic fabrics when you sit and sew with us on QOV sew days. If you have any questions on our QOV Group, please feel free to call the shop.

Cost: $ FREE