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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:

Register on-line or call the store.
Class fees are due at the time you enroll and are not refundable unless you provide notice 10 business days before the class begins (Except Judy Niemeyer retreats).
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. (Some exceptions apply)
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.
Welcome to our Holiday Retreat! - 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 excited to host our Retreats in our Retreat Center. We have a large room in the back that is just perfect for retreats. Come join us for some great quilting fun! Bright new LED lighting, all on one level and great for rolling your machine in. Our retreats have changed, they are now at full capacity with 20 people in the Retreat Center. 2 people per 8' table.This is a special non-food Holiday retreat so you can get those projects completed for gift giving.You can only bring pre-packaged snacks into the retreat. Hours are Fri. 9:30 am - 8:00 pm, Sat. 9:30 - 8:00 pm & Sunday 9:30 am - 3:00 pm. You would receive our normal 15% discount. You can setup at 3:00 PM the day before the retreat but not before that time as we need to clean the Retreat room and setup.

Cost: $ 30.00
Machine Embroidery Club Retreats
- Dec 09, 2022 09:30 am

These are private Retreats for Club members only. The 2nd Club Retreats of 2022 start July 2nd 2022 - Our Machine Embroidery Club is designed just for YOU! Whether you're in the middle of a small or large project or your wanting to start a new project. This Machine Embroidery Club is designed around YOU, YOUR projects and how we can help you achieve your Machine Embroidery Goals. The club will meet once a month for a 6 -7 hour period and is for ALL machine brands and is also more for the Intermediate to advanced Machine Embroidery user. We will explore techniques such as tiling projects, Quilting in the Hoop and much more. You will advance your learning & skills in no time! This will be an opportunity to try out new projects and more difficult embroidery techniques. This is a Hands on Club and embroidering during our Club Sew days! This is not just a lecture, so bring your Embroidery machine and lets start creating and having fun! There will be someone at the shop to help bring your machine in from your car if you need help. (When you bring your machine to the shop and you need help with your machine please lets us know) By joining our Machine Embroidery Club you also get LOTS of benefits. You will get 15% off your Isacord Embroidery thread, OESD stabilizers and patterns when purchasing them through Woodside. You will also get a free design each month. You will be the first to be able to pre-purchase new designs before they are released to the public. We will also have "Show and Tell" for what we are working on. The first 1/2 hour on Saturday will include a discussion on new designs, threads or stabilizers that have just been released as well as learning a new technique. The Machine Embroidery Club Cost is just $60 for 6 months that is just $10 a month. We are meeting on the first Friday and Saturday of each month except December. We may have a surprise planned for our group in December. Please sign up online for each month you plan to attend as seating is limited. There is a nominal $5 charge for each retreat month.

Cost: $ 5.00
Quilt Of Valor Sew In's
- Dec 12, 2022 10:00 am

You must be a member of the Quilts of Valor Foundation for these sew in's. Our Group meets the 2nd Monday 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. We have 3 QOV retreats planned for 2022 they are Sunday June 12th and Monday June13th, Sunday Aug. 7th and Monday Aug. 8th, Sunday Oct. 9th and Monday Oct. 10th. When signing up for those 2nd Mondays you are also signing up for the Sunday also as a 2 day retreat. Sunday is 10:00 AM - 4:00 pm and Monday is 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Cost: $ FREE
This is a Private Laundry Basket Quilt Retreat for members only. This will include a light lunch on Saturday and Brunch on Sunday. You must sign up for this on-line so we know how many to plan for. There is a limit of 20 per retreat. This would be a great time for those who are doing the sew along with Gloria on the new Seamstress quilt. We are also doing 3 other sew alongs including Little Sweet Heart, Sweet Pea in Moonstone or Tahoe sew alongs. Or you can work on any other sewing UFO's you have for Laundry basket projects. You can park in the back of the shop and enter the back north door. Join the group and all the fun at our Laundry Basket Retreats. We enjoy learning and sewing everything Laundry Basket!

Cost: $ 10.00
Woodside Quilting brings Judy Niemeyer Retreats to Central Iowa and Des Moines! Want to learn how to make and create beautiful paper pieced projects? Then come to one of our Judy Niemeyer retreats to learn and grow your paper piecing skills. Our retreats will focus on YOU and YOUR paper piecing projects you would like to complete. Our retreats will offer 3 - 4 more simplified smaller project patterns. So if you are a "beginning paper piecer" we can re-introduce you to what Foundation Paper Piecing is all about and get you started off right! If you have been doing foundation paper piecing and want to learn more advanced skills or start a larger more difficult project we will also offer in the same retreat time those "skill building" techniques. In both instances you will be on your way to creating beautiful heirloom projects large or small. These will be your creations you can call your own and cherish for years to come. Our Certified Judy Niemeyer teacher May Black will help you with pattern and fabric choices as well. This is a class to be able to work on ANY Judy Niemeyer or similar paper piecing project. So don't be intimidated or scared of these beautiful creations, you too can learn these skills to create treasured Heirloom quilts and projects that will last for years to come. Join us on a beautiful fun filled exciting journey with Judy Niemeyer Foundation Paper piecing! If you are new to paper piecing you will first work with one of our Judy Niemeyer EMBASADORS prior to class to help you understand what preparation work and supplies are needed. We will have a Judy Niemeyer PREP class before the retreat to help you complete preparations prior to the class. So when you come to class you are prepared to work with May Black. We will reach out to you before class to plan this PREP class and materials needed with you. The Materials list for class is listed in the ?Details? of the class. Click on the details and your supply list will be there. The cost is $150 for a 2 day retreat with our Certified instructor May Black and $225 (when offered) for a 3 day retreat. Saturday (and Friday when offered) will include a light lunch and Sunday will include a light brunch. There is also a 15% discount for regular priced fabrics and notions for your projects. Retreats are 9:30 am - 4:30 pm each day. Once you find your pattern (s) that you would like to work on either call or email the shop and we will order the pattern for you so you can receive your class discount. Also it is recommended that you come early and choose your fabrics for your projects to utilize your retreat time unless you are wanting May Black to help in your fabric choices There are no refunds for these retreats. Due to limited seating and the cost, we are NOT offering retreat refunds. IF you have to cancel for sickness or a family emergency you can carryforward your retreat fees onetime to another Judy Niemeyer retreat. These fees are also not transferable. If you are not near the Des Moines area and you are traveling, we have secured a corporate rate with the Hampton Inn & Suites in Ankeny, just 8 minutes from Woodside Quilting. The corporate rate is $99.00 per night with a free breakfast. Call the hotel directly to make your reservation and mention you are needing the Woodside Quilting Corporate rate for an event. You need to call the hotel and make this reservation directly with them not through a 3rd party. If you have questions or issues, please call the store and ask to speak to Warren or Marty. Hampton Inn & Suites 6210 SE Convenience Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50021 - 515 261-4400.

Cost: $ 225.00
This is a Private Laundry Basket Quilt Retreat for members only. This will include a light lunch on Saturday and Brunch on Sunday. You must sign up for this on-line so we know how many to plan for. There is a limit of 20 per retreat. This would be a great time for those who are doing the sew along with Gloria on the new Seamstress quilt. We are also doing 3 other sew alongs including Little Sweet Heart, Sweet Pea in Moonstone or Tahoe sew alongs. Or you can work on any other sewing UFO's you have for Laundry basket projects. You can park in the back of the shop and enter the back north door. Join the group and all the fun at our Laundry Basket Retreats. We enjoy learning and sewing everything Laundry Basket!

Cost: $ 10.00
This is a Private Laundry Basket Quilt Retreat for members only. This will include a light lunch on Saturday and Brunch on Sunday. You must sign up for this on-line so we know how many to plan for. There is a limit of 20 per retreat. This would be a great time for those who are doing the sew along with Gloria on the new Seamstress quilt. We are also doing 3 other sew alongs including Little Sweet Heart, Sweet Pea in Moonstone or Tahoe sew alongs. Or you can work on any other sewing UFO's you have for Laundry basket projects. You can park in the back of the shop and enter the back north door. Join the group and all the fun at our Laundry Basket Retreats. We enjoy learning and sewing everything Laundry Basket!

Cost: $ 10.00
Woodside Quilting brings Judy Niemeyer Retreats to Central Iowa and Des Moines! Want to learn how to make and create beautiful paper pieced projects? Then come to one of our Judy Niemeyer retreats to learn and grow your paper piecing skills. Our retreats will focus on YOU and YOUR paper piecing projects you would like to complete. Our retreats will offer 3 - 4 more simplified smaller project patterns. So if you are a "beginning paper piecer" we can re-introduce you to what Foundation Paper Piecing is all about and get you started off right! If you have been doing foundation paper piecing and want to learn more advanced skills or start a larger more difficult project we will also offer in the same retreat time those "skill building" techniques. In both instances you will be on your way to creating beautiful heirloom projects large or small. These will be your creations you can call your own and cherish for years to come. Our Certified Judy Niemeyer teacher May Black will help you with pattern and fabric choices as well. This is a class to be able to work on ANY Judy Niemeyer or similar paper piecing project. So don't be intimidated or scared of these beautiful creations, you too can learn these skills to create treasured Heirloom quilts and projects that will last for years to come. Join us on a beautiful fun filled exciting journey with Judy Niemeyer Foundation Paper piecing! If you are new to paper piecing you will first work with one of our Judy Niemeyer EMBASADORS prior to class to help you understand what preparation work and supplies are needed. We will have a Judy Niemeyer PREP class before the retreat to help you complete preparations prior to the class. So when you come to class you are prepared to work with May Black. We will reach out to you before class to plan this PREP class and materials needed with you. The Materials list for class is listed in the ?Details? of the class. Click on the details and your supply list will be there. The cost is $150 for a 2 day retreat with our Certified instructor May Black and $225 (when offered) for a 3 day retreat. Saturday (and Friday when offered) will include a light lunch and Sunday will include a light brunch. There is also a 15% discount for regular priced fabrics and notions for your projects. Retreats are 9:30 am - 4:30 pm each day. Once you find your pattern (s) that you would like to work on either call or email the shop and we will order the pattern for you so you can receive your class discount. Also it is recommended that you come early and choose your fabrics for your projects to utilize your retreat time unless you are wanting May Black to help in your fabric choices There are no refunds for these retreats. Due to limited seating and the cost, we are NOT offering retreat refunds. IF you have to cancel for sickness or a family emergency you can carryforward your retreat fees onetime to another Judy Niemeyer retreat. These fees are also not transferable. If you are not near the Des Moines area and you are traveling, we have secured a corporate rate with the Hampton Inn & Suites in Ankeny, just 8 minutes from Woodside Quilting. The corporate rate is $99.00 per night with a free breakfast. Call the hotel directly to make your reservation and mention you are needing the Woodside Quilting Corporate rate for an event. You need to call the hotel and make this reservation directly with them not through a 3rd party. If you have questions or issues, please call the store and ask to speak to Warren or Marty. Hampton Inn & Suites 6210 SE Convenience Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50021 - 515 261-4400.

Cost: $ 150.00
This is a Private Laundry Basket Quilt Retreat for members only. This will include a light lunch on Saturday and Brunch on Sunday. You must sign up for this on-line so we know how many to plan for. There is a limit of 20 per retreat. This would be a great time for those who are doing the sew along with Gloria on the new Seamstress quilt. We are also doing 3 other sew alongs including Little Sweet Heart, Sweet Pea in Moonstone or Tahoe sew alongs. Or you can work on any other sewing UFO's you have for Laundry basket projects. You can park in the back of the shop and enter the back north door. Join the group and all the fun at our Laundry Basket Retreats. We enjoy learning and sewing everything Laundry Basket!

Cost: $ 10.00
Join us for 3 fun filled days of Creative machine embroidery with Claudia Dinnell of Claudia?s Creations. Come master Claudia's multi-hooping technique for perfect placement and alignment. Improve your hooping skills, better understand the features on your machine that allow you to tweak the position of a design within the hoop. Get tips and techniques that will make your embroidery exciting, fun, and flawless. Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 5th, 6th and 7th 2023. 9:30 - 3:30 pm each day for instruction with Claudia including a light lunch (Sunday morning Brunch). You will then have the opportunity to continue embroidering until 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday with an optional $10 for an evening buffet dinner. You will have your choice of 1 of 3 different unique workshop exclusive designs of Claudia's Creations to choose from and must be purchased through Woodside Quilting at the retreat. Her new design will be released in January of 2023. We will enjoy 6 hours of wonderful instruction from Claudia to help you complete one of her exclusive designs for her workshops only. Minimum hoop requirement is 8" wide by 12" long hoop or larger. THIS SIGN UP IS FOR EMBROIDERY CLUB MEMBERS ONLY BY CALLING THE SHOP. THIS WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR SIGN UP AFTER JANUARY 15TH 2023

Woodside Quilting brings Judy Niemeyer Retreats to Central Iowa and Des Moines! Want to learn how to make and create beautiful paper pieced projects? Then come to one of our Judy Niemeyer retreats to learn and grow your paper piecing skills. Our retreats will focus on YOU and YOUR paper piecing projects you would like to complete. Our retreats will offer 3 - 4 more simplified smaller project patterns. So if you are a "beginning paper piecer" we can re-introduce you to what Foundation Paper Piecing is all about and get you started off right! If you have been doing foundation paper piecing and want to learn more advanced skills or start a larger more difficult project we will also offer in the same retreat time those "skill building" techniques. In both instances you will be on your way to creating beautiful heirloom projects large or small. These will be your creations you can call your own and cherish for years to come. Our Certified Judy Niemeyer teacher May Black will help you with pattern and fabric choices as well. This is a class to be able to work on ANY Judy Niemeyer or similar paper piecing project. So don't be intimidated or scared of these beautiful creations, you too can learn these skills to create treasured Heirloom quilts and projects that will last for years to come. Join us on a beautiful fun filled exciting journey with Judy Niemeyer Foundation Paper piecing! If you are new to paper piecing you will first work with one of our Judy Niemeyer EMBASADORS prior to class to help you understand what preparation work and supplies are needed. We will have a Judy Niemeyer PREP class before the retreat to help you complete preparations prior to the class. So when you come to class you are prepared to work with May Black. We will reach out to you before class to plan this PREP class and materials needed with you. The Materials list for class is listed in the ?Details? of the class. Click on the details and your supply list will be there. The cost is $150 for a 2 day retreat with our Certified instructor May Black and $225 (when offered) for a 3 day retreat. Saturday (and Friday when offered) will include a light lunch and Sunday will include a light brunch. There is also a 15% discount for regular priced fabrics and notions for your projects. Retreats are 9:30 am - 4:30 pm each day. Once you find your pattern (s) that you would like to work on either call or email the shop and we will order the pattern for you so you can receive your class discount. Also it is recommended that you come early and choose your fabrics for your projects to utilize your retreat time unless you are wanting May Black to help in your fabric choices There are no refunds for these retreats. Due to limited seating and the cost, we are NOT offering retreat refunds. IF you have to cancel for sickness or a family emergency you can carryforward your retreat fees onetime to another Judy Niemeyer retreat. These fees are also not transferable. If you are not near the Des Moines area and you are traveling, we have secured a corporate rate with the Hampton Inn & Suites in Ankeny, just 8 minutes from Woodside Quilting. The corporate rate is $99.00 per night with a free breakfast. Call the hotel directly to make your reservation and mention you are needing the Woodside Quilting Corporate rate for an event. You need to call the hotel and make this reservation directly with them not through a 3rd party. If you have questions or issues, please call the store and ask to speak to Warren or Marty. Hampton Inn & Suites 6210 SE Convenience Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50021 - 515 261-4400.

Cost: $ 225.00
Woodside Quilting brings Judy Niemeyer Retreats to Central Iowa and Des Moines! Want to learn how to make and create beautiful paper pieced projects? Then come to one of our Judy Niemeyer retreats to learn and grow your paper piecing skills. Our retreats will focus on YOU and YOUR paper piecing projects you would like to complete. Our retreats will offer 3 - 4 more simplified smaller project patterns. So if you are a "beginning paper piecer" we can re-introduce you to what Foundation Paper Piecing is all about and get you started off right! If you have been doing foundation paper piecing and want to learn more advanced skills or start a larger more difficult project we will also offer in the same retreat time those "skill building" techniques. In both instances you will be on your way to creating beautiful heirloom projects large or small. These will be your creations you can call your own and cherish for years to come. Our Certified Judy Niemeyer teacher May Black will help you with pattern and fabric choices as well. This is a class to be able to work on ANY Judy Niemeyer or similar paper piecing project. So don't be intimidated or scared of these beautiful creations, you too can learn these skills to create treasured Heirloom quilts and projects that will last for years to come. Join us on a beautiful fun filled exciting journey with Judy Niemeyer Foundation Paper piecing! If you are new to paper piecing you will first work with one of our Judy Niemeyer EMBASADORS prior to class to help you understand what preparation work and supplies are needed. We will have a Judy Niemeyer PREP class before the retreat to help you complete preparations prior to the class. So when you come to class you are prepared to work with May Black. We will reach out to you before class to plan this PREP class and materials needed with you. The Materials list for class is listed in the ?Details? of the class. Click on the details and your supply list will be there. The cost is $150 for a 2 day retreat with our Certified instructor May Black and $225 (when offered) for a 3 day retreat. Saturday (and Friday when offered) will include a light lunch and Sunday will include a light brunch. There is also a 15% discount for regular priced fabrics and notions for your projects. Retreats are 9:30 am - 4:30 pm each day. Once you find your pattern (s) that you would like to work on either call or email the shop and we will order the pattern for you so you can receive your class discount. Also it is recommended that you come early and choose your fabrics for your projects to utilize your retreat time unless you are wanting May Black to help in your fabric choices There are no refunds for these retreats. Due to limited seating and the cost, we are NOT offering retreat refunds. IF you have to cancel for sickness or a family emergency you can carryforward your retreat fees onetime to another Judy Niemeyer retreat. These fees are also not transferable. If you are not near the Des Moines area and you are traveling, we have secured a corporate rate with the Hampton Inn & Suites in Ankeny, just 8 minutes from Woodside Quilting. The corporate rate is $99.00 per night with a free breakfast. Call the hotel directly to make your reservation and mention you are needing the Woodside Quilting Corporate rate for an event. You need to call the hotel and make this reservation directly with them not through a 3rd party. If you have questions or issues, please call the store and ask to speak to Warren or Marty. Hampton Inn & Suites 6210 SE Convenience Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50021 - 515 261-4400.

Cost: $ 150.00
Woodside Quilting brings Judy Niemeyer Retreats to Central Iowa and Des Moines! Want to learn how to make and create beautiful paper pieced projects? Then come to one of our Judy Niemeyer retreats to learn and grow your paper piecing skills. Our retreats will focus on YOU and YOUR paper piecing projects you would like to complete. Our retreats will offer 3 - 4 more simplified smaller project patterns. So if you are a "beginning paper piecer" we can re-introduce you to what Foundation Paper Piecing is all about and get you started off right! If you have been doing foundation paper piecing and want to learn more advanced skills or start a larger more difficult project we will also offer in the same retreat time those "skill building" techniques. In both instances you will be on your way to creating beautiful heirloom projects large or small. These will be your creations you can call your own and cherish for years to come. Our Certified Judy Niemeyer teacher May Black will help you with pattern and fabric choices as well. This is a class to be able to work on ANY Judy Niemeyer or similar paper piecing project. So don't be intimidated or scared of these beautiful creations, you too can learn these skills to create treasured Heirloom quilts and projects that will last for years to come. Join us on a beautiful fun filled exciting journey with Judy Niemeyer Foundation Paper piecing! If you are new to paper piecing you will first work with one of our Judy Niemeyer EMBASADORS prior to class to help you understand what preparation work and supplies are needed. We will have a Judy Niemeyer PREP class before the retreat to help you complete preparations prior to the class. So when you come to class you are prepared to work with May Black. We will reach out to you before class to plan this PREP class and materials needed with you. The Materials list for class is listed in the ?Details? of the class. Click on the details and your supply list will be there. The cost is $150 for a 2 day retreat with our Certified instructor May Black and $225 (when offered) for a 3 day retreat. Saturday (and Friday when offered) will include a light lunch and Sunday will include a light brunch. There is also a 15% discount for regular priced fabrics and notions for your projects. Retreats are 9:30 am - 4:30 pm each day. Once you find your pattern (s) that you would like to work on either call or email the shop and we will order the pattern for you so you can receive your class discount. Also it is recommended that you come early and choose your fabrics for your projects to utilize your retreat time unless you are wanting May Black to help in your fabric choices There are no refunds for these retreats. Due to limited seating and the cost, we are NOT offering retreat refunds. IF you have to cancel for sickness or a family emergency you can carryforward your retreat fees onetime to another Judy Niemeyer retreat. These fees are also not transferable. If you are not near the Des Moines area and you are traveling, we have secured a corporate rate with the Hampton Inn & Suites in Ankeny, just 8 minutes from Woodside Quilting. The corporate rate is $99.00 per night with a free breakfast. Call the hotel directly to make your reservation and mention you are needing the Woodside Quilting Corporate rate for an event. You need to call the hotel and make this reservation directly with them not through a 3rd party. If you have questions or issues, please call the store and ask to speak to Warren or Marty. Hampton Inn & Suites 6210 SE Convenience Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50021 - 515 261-4400.

Cost: $ 150.00
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