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Classes are as follows.  If you can not make the appointed times but still want to take a class then contact us at the shop and let us know when you can take the class.  Individual classes are frequently scheduled, and cost no more than the group preplanned classes below.  I do many individual classes per week, and am willing to work with your schedule.  Have a group that wants a particular class or skill?  Contact us!  Please call 920-517-1910 or 920-748-2905, Milwaukee shop call 414-585-9995. We will continue to do the umbrella classes on request.  Many, many people have scheduled classes for these for their group or individually.  These classes are free with the purchase of supplies from the Bungalow.  You need to call ahead and reserve your date and time.  IMG_0556

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Row By Row Experience:  This is something that lasts all summer.  It begins in July, and you can find more information about which shops are participating by going to the Row by Row Experience website.  What happens is when you shop at a participating quilt shop, you can receive a free pattern for an entire row of a quilt.  There are some standardized rules for each shop that participates, so you can expect to have everything work out for you when you put your rows together.  This summer the theme is “seasons”.  Each shop will have a pattern for an entire row of a row by row quilt.  You don’t have to have every single one, just whichever ones you choose to include in your quilt.  If you complete a quilt and bring it in to a shop that has a row in your quilt, you can win prizes.  So go to Row by Row experience and find your state.  We will post a photo of our row when it is available.

**********The Knitting Doctor is in the House! Milwaukee Bungalow:  Eileen Waldo will be in for helping with knitting problems.  Wednesday September 3rd and 17th from 1-3 p.m.  and  Saturday September 13th and 27th from 1-3 p.m.  It will cost $5.00 per session, 1/2 hour maximum.  If your problem still isn’t solved, then you can pay for extra time.  It will be on a first come, first serve basis. ******************

The Staple Dress:

 IMG_1485 (480x640) IMG_1536 (480x640)   November 11th, Tuesday evening, 7:00 p.m.  Come and model your April Rhodes Staple Dress.  Make it for yourself or someone else.  Make it your own in any way you desire, and show it off.  Accessorize, accent it, make a jacket to go with, there’s no end to the possibilities.  When you sign up to do this you receive 25% off of the pattern.  You have all summer to work on it, then wear it for the holidays, or for a vacation!  This will take place at the Milwaukee Bungalow.  Call 920-517-1910 for more details and to sign up.  Or call 414-585-9995.

Funky 4-Patch: August 6th and August 20th at 6p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost $30.00 This class is taught by Jan Bretzel.  Supplies list will be given when you sign up for the class.

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Easy Modern 4 patch: August 13 6-8 p.m. $15.00.  Taught by Jan Bretzel.  This class is a technique class.  Supplies list will be given when signing up for class.  This class is now Full.  

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Beginning Knitting with Eileen Waldo: August 5th and 19th, 7 to 9 p.m.  Eileen will be teaching this class in Milwaukee.  She is a very experienced and talented knitter.  She will be teaching how to knit a hat for a beginning project.  You can do this as a baby hat or an adult hat.  Techniques learned will be casting on, knitting, decreasing, and the basic information about yarns and needles.  Cost $25.00  This class is Full.

Beginning Crochet in Ripon with Barb Bending.  August 16th at 2:00 p.m.   Bring a medium size crochet hook and worsted weight yarn or purchase at the bungalow.  

Beginning Sock Knitting with Eileen Waldo:  September 4, 11, 18th, and 25th, 7 to 9 p.m.  This class will teach the person who is just beyond beginner, how to knit socks on double pointed needles.  You must already know how to knit and purl, how to decrease and how to cast on.  Cost is $10.00 per session.  If you finish before 4 sessions, you only pay for the sessions you needed.    

Mystery Paper Piecing Class:  Come in and have fun making a mysterious paper piecing block.  Here’s how it works:  You will receive the pattern in sections.  You will be told very specifically what types of fabrics to bring to class.  You will need your sewing machine and basic sewing supplies.  Then you will be getting the pattern in sections.  When you finish each section you will receive the next one, until it is done.  If you finish in one class period you don’t need to come back, but you may need to have 2 sessions to finish.   I promise, you will love the block.  Milwaukee shop:  Aug. 18th at 10:30 a.m. and August 25th at 10:30.  Space is limited.    Ripon shop:  August 19th at 10:30 and August 27th at 10:30.  Must know how to paper piece.  This is not a beginner paper piecing class.  This class is free.     

Yoga Scarf:  This class will have you making the popular yoga scarf that you can wear a million and one ways!  Meets at 7 p.m. in Milwaukee on October 28th and in Ripon on October 21st at 7 p.m.  This class is free with the purchase of supplies from the Bungalow.  Bring your sewing machine and basic sewing supplies.  Bring neutral colored thread, black thread and white thread.  Bring a hand sewing needle.  Make certain to bring a zipper foot for your machine.

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Magic Loop Socks class Milwaukee Bungalow:  October 4th, 11th, 25th, from 10 to 12 a.m.  Cost is $40.00.  You must already know how to knit.  Instructor is Eileen Waldo.  You will need 40 inch size 2 needles and sock yarn.  

Mystery Knit-a-Long Cowl Milwaukee Shop:  October 2,9,16,23  .  These are Thursdays and the class starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m.  You will need 2-100 gram skeins of fingering weight yarn one a main color and the other a contrasting color.  The main or the contrasting color can be a print yarn or striped.  You will need size 6, 32 inch circular needle.  You will also need stitch markers and a stitch holder.  You can also use sport weight yarn, same amounts needed, same size needle.  Cost $40.  Instructor Eileen Waldo.  

*****************These supplies will all be available at the Bungalow.  Receive a 10% discount on knitting needles when purchased at Bungalow Quilting and Yarn at the time of class or sign up**************************

Breakfast Club:  First meeting will be September 27th.  Reservation is first come, first serve.  We can take about 4-5 people.  This is in Milwaukee at 10:00 a.m.  We will have a light breakfast/snack and then begin working on a pencil pouch.  Cost is $5.00 per person.  You will need:  1/4 yard of main fabric, 1/4 yard of lining fabric and 1/4 yard backing fabric.  You will need 1/2 yard of iron on interfacing, medium to heavy weight.  One zipper, non metal 12 inches long.  You will need your sewing machine and basic sewing supplies, and thread to match your fabric.  Bring a buttonhole foot and zipper foot.  Call 920-517-1910 or 414-585-9995 to reserve your spot.

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Retreeeaaatttt!!!!!  Learn multiple new knitting techniques from expert knitter Christal Sakrison MD in the beautiful surroundings and accommodations at Cedar Ridge Ranch in Ripon Wisconsin.  Call 920-517-1910 for details.  It takes place November 7th, 8th, and 9th.  Cost is $250 per person for the entire weekend, classes and food included.  Call soon!  

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