Check Out Our Classes and Workshops!

We provide a wide range of classes for every skill level. Our classes are small so the instructors can help every student. If you are looking for a class that we don't have scheduled, please ask and we can schedule the class. Any of the TBA classes will be scheduled if we have interested students.

Personal Lessons & Classes
Do you want to schedule time to have someone go over a certain ruler, technique, or even a pattern with you? All you have to do is call 24hrs in advance and schedule it. These personal sessions are great for some 1-on-1 time with the instructor, Susan Myers, and are offered for only $10 an hour.
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45 Degree Double Strip - Creative Grids
Settle in for a fun and easy afternoon, and leave with a fun quilt! Just take two 2 1/2" strips, sew them together, use the ruler, and voila! Easy and beautiful pinwheels!
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
90 Degree Double Strip - Creative Grids
Need a quick quilt? Using this ruler you can whip up a twin quilt in just a day. Use 2 1/2" scraps or develop a specific color scheme. This ruler makes 90 degree triangles a snap; no triangles to sew and no pinning your squares cause everything matches up! Bring your 2 1/2" strips to class and go home with a quilt top!
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Beginner Baby Bargello
Here is a quilt that looks hard but is secretly very easy! Learn strip piecing and tube methods making this striking baby quilt. This one day class is beginner-friendly!
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Beginner Paper Piecing
Some call it paper piecing, some call it foundation piecing, but it is a great addition to add to your list of techniques. It is great for small pieces and points. Learn the basics and see how many great things you can create! This year’s Block of the Month is Mariners Compass Starts from around the world that are paper pieced. So learn the technique and join the Block of the Month and make a beautiful quilt.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Beginner's Class, Basics and Beyond
Never made a quilt? This class is perfect for your first quilting experience. Learn everything you need to know to right from the beginning! Explore fabric and practice how to accurately cut it. Learn how to chain piece and square up your blocks. Then develop different setting ideas for your blocks. This class is great for beginners or someone who needs to brush up on the basics.
Cost: $29.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Charm Party Tote
Custom Quilt is now offering a purse and bag class! The bag is made with thirty-five 5” squares, and measures 11 x 14. Your project bag will be completed before you leave that day! If you need to purchase fabric, please arrive half an hour early.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Justine Bell
Crime Wave
Escape from the quilt police and make a rule breaking quilt. This class will show you a few ways to spice up you own creations, even if you have never stepped away from the traditional quilt making steps before.

No two finished projects will look exactly the same, but will reflect your personality and preferences. This is an experiment in doing something new, there is no right or wrong so you cannot make a mistake.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Justine Bell
Curves for Rectangles - Creative Grids
Want to quilt that looks hard but is easy? Use this ruler to cut easy to sew curves. Stack them up and cut several at one time, sew them back together and you have some advanced looking blocks. These squares go together so easy you will be able to whip up an entire quilt top in a weekend.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Disappearing Nine Patch
Here is a easy pattern that looks hard but takes no time at all to do. Make easy nine patch blocks, cut them apart and sew them back together and you have a whole new pattern! Whip up a baby quilt in just a day with this easy technique. Are you considering making an ALS charity quilt? We have kits available for this pattern, and if you donate your quilt top you get the class for free!
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Double Wedding Ring by QuiltSmart
Here is a beautiful quilt made simple by using the QuiltSmart System. Forget about curved piecing! Here is a very traditional quilt made simple enough for the beginning quilter. In two weeks, Susan will take you from beginning to end and you will be astounded by what you create!
Cost: $29.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Feather Bed Quilt
The Feather Bed Quilt, designed by Anna Maria Horner, is a very fun way to use up your scraps! Join us to combine strips and colors into this flashy feather quilt. Class is 4 hours, and participants will make at least 4 feathers in class. Plan for a day full of fun!
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Justine K. Bell
Four Patch Baby
A quick and easy crib quilt. This quilt is great for beginners, or just if you want something quick to pass the time, or even a quick baby shower gift.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Holiday Bargello Tree Skirt
Whip up a fancy tree skirt faster than anyone will think possible. Pick four colors, sew your strata, cut your wedges and sew them together Make some for Christmas gifts, they are easy to do!
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Holiday Log Cabin Tree Skirt
This is a perfect and festive project for the beginning quilter. Make a tree skirt for your tree this year. Learn how to rotary cut, chain piece and square up your blocks.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Holiday Pine Tree Skirt
Combine regular piecing with paper piecing to make this sharp tree skirt. Complete the top in just a day or two. A number of different patterns are available; which tree skirt you do depends on your preferences and ability! This is an intermediate level class.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Holiday Table Runner
Make your Christmas table the envy of all your guests with this elegant table runner. Pick three fabrics and a background and get sewing. This is a good project second or third project for a beginner or a nice easy afternoon for an experienced quilter.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Judy Niemeyer's Snowflakes
Any good quilter knows that it is time to get started on your Christmas projects! Start your seasonal quilting with this beautiful pattern, which looks difficult but is made easy by veteran teacher Susan Myers. The class is only $29! Because this is a paper-piecing class, students must also purchase the pattern for $18. This is a wonderful way to get started on doing Judy Niemeyer patterns, which are all beautiful! Start here and then try the Raindrop pattern in the spring!
Cost: $29.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Lazy & Loving It - Creative Grids
Joan Hawley of lazy girl designs has teamed up with Creative Grids to bring you the Lazy Angle Ruler and Lazy & Loving it book. With this combination you can create 250 blocks, no two alike. Joan has created this simple system that uses just 2 different shapes, but creates loads of tantalizing blocks. Come join us to explore and create some of these wonderful blocks. This class requires the Lazy & Lovin it book, & the Lazy Angle Ruler from Creative Grids.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Lone Star using Quiltsmart
Here is a beautiful quilt made simple by using the QuiltSmart System. Forget about those bias edges. Here is a very traditional quilt made simple enough for the beginning quilter. Sharon will take you from beginning to end and you will be astounded by what you create!
Cost: $29.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Mariners Compass
The Mariner's Compass is one of the most beautiful patterns in quiltmaking. Come learn how to make this exquisite quilt! You must have at least beginner’s knowledge of paper piecing. Susan will teach you the ins and outs of this wonderful pattern. Everyone will think you’re a quilting genius!
Cost: $29.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Mini Messenger Bag
Carry your notebook-size computer, e-reader, or tablet in style in this adorable quilted bag. Or just toss in your wallet, keys, and other essentials and take off for a day of fun. This is an intermediate class. Students will take a finished bag home with them at the end of the day.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Justine Bell
Pipe Dreams
Make this quilt of illusion for your bed. The 3-D effect makes a dynamic statement! This is an intermediate class.
Cost: $29.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Raindrops, A Judy Niemeyer Pattern
Put your paper piecing skills to work with this striking quilt. Paper piece the arcs and then curve-piece them together to create stunning splashes of color. In the first class you will cut your fabrics and get started on the paper piecing. The second class will be laying out and learning how to curve piece all the pieces together. The third class we will put it all together. You will love this quilt when you're done, and everyone who looks at it will think you are the most talented quilter in the entire world!
Cost: $39.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Single Irish Chain
Here is a great quilt for the beginning quilter. Learn how to strip piece to make nine patches. This quilt makes up into a beautiful pattern with simple piecing techniques.
Cost: $25.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Sparkling Gems
This is a wonderful class to use up some of your scraps! Make this beautiful quilt using 4 1/4", 5 1/2" and 2 1/2" scraps. Learn a new way to do a hard block without having to mess with triangles! Add some sparkle to your day!
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Split Seconds - Creative Grids
Use this ruler and Karla Alexander's Stack the Deck technique to create this easy curved piece throw in no time at all. This forgiving method makes lots of blocks fast and fun. Use a color theme or use up your scraps.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Stained Glass Angel
Make a beautiful wall hanging that brings beauty into your home! Learn how easy it is to use fusible bias tape to make these stunning wallhangings. Any beginner can do this technique.
Cost: $29.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Straight Out Of Line - Creative Grids
Here is another cool Creative Grids Ruler. Make these blocks that look like they are curved, but are really straight cuts. Do it scrappy or with a color scheme. Some piecing experience is recommended.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers
T-Shirt Quilt
Empty out your closet and put all those T-shirts you've been saving to good use - make a memory quilt out of them. Use your old T-shirts or sweatshirts, maybe add some pictures in there and make a beautiful quilt to remember all those wonderful times. Great for that child that is going off to college or graduating from college.
Cost: $29.00Teacher: Susan Myers
Tumble Line - Creative Grids
Create this beautiful throw in just a weekend. Use the Tumbler Ruler to accurately cut your pieces and then sew them together, all without using pins! Learn how to use this ruler and see all the different things you can do with it. Kits are available for this throw.
Cost: $20.00Teacher: Susan Myers