Upcoming Classes

Long-Arm Certification required.

Sessions
November 20 Sold Out!
November 27 Sold Out!
December 1 Sold Out!
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$20.00

Enjoy a full day of sewing!

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Tue November 20, 9:00am - 9:00pm
December 8 Sold Out!
Fri December 14, 9:00am - 9:00pm
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$54.00

Tradition gets an update in this fun redo of the Double Wedding Ring pattern.

Sessions
November 24 Sold Out!
Sat February 16, 2019: 10:00am - 4:30pm

$54.00

Learn to use the BERNINA Q24 long-arm quilting machine.

Sessions
Wed November 28, 10:00am - 3:30pm
Wed December 12, 10:00am - 3:30pm
December 27 Sold Out!

$100.00

The traditional fabric hexagon gets an update!

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Wed November 28, 10:00am - 4:30pm

$54.00

Turn frustration to satisfaction as you complete your projects.

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Fri November 30, 10:00am - 3:00pm

$15.00

Bring this Iris to life with thread painting.

Sessions
Fri December 7, 9:00am - 3:00pm

$143.00

Spend an evening working on your UnFinished Objects.

Sessions
Thu December 13, 5:00pm - 9:00pm

$15.00

Recommended for ages 10-14.

Sessions
Fri December 28, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Mon January 21, 2019: 9:00am - 12:00pm

$34.00

An opportunity for a full year of learning to embroider with your BERNINA.

Sessions
Fri January 4, 2019: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Fri January 4, 2019: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Sat January 5, 2019: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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$360.00

Unlock the potential of your BERNINA software with a year of learning.

Sessions
Thu January 17, 2019: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Wed January 23, 2019: 9:00am - 12:00pm

$360.00

Make a rug reminiscent of an old-fashioned braided rug with a Jelly Roll.

Sessions
Fri January 18, 2019: 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sat January 19, 2019: 10:00am - 4:30pm

$54.00

You can make a cozy pair of pants for yourself!

Sessions
Mon January 21, 2019: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

$44.00

Your opportunity for a full year of learning more about your BERNINA machine and its capabilities.

Sessions
January 24 Sold Out!
Thu January 24, 2019: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thu January 24, 2019: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

$360.00

For kids ages 10-14 years old

Sessions
Mon February 18, 2019: 9:00am - 12:00pm

$34.00

Have fun learning to sew with mesh!

Sessions
Mon February 18, 2019: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

$44.00

Tales of a Fourth Generation Textile Executive

The Old Country Store is honored to host Scott Fortunoff, President of Jaftex Corporation, on Thursday, November 29, 2018 for “Tales of a Fourth Generation Textile Executive,” a lecture and Q&A* visit.

Scott will bring a Trunk Show of quilts from FIVE well-known designers--Kaffe Fassett, Kim Diehl, Tula Pink, Tim Holtz, and William Morris! (What is the common thread that connects these five beloved designers? Their fabric is manufactured by Jaftex!)

CHARITY BLOCK DESIGN CHALLENGE! Jaftex and The Old Country Store are partnering for a charitable challenge. After registering, all Event attendees will receive (via mail) a mystery pair of fat-quarters from one of the five featured designers. If you choose to participate in the Challenge, sew the fabrics into a 10.5” x 10.5” quilt block, pattern of your choice. Otherwise, keep the fat quarters as a gift.

Finished quilt blocks** must be submitted to The Old Country Store by November 8 for inclusion in the CHARITY BLOCK DESIGN CHALLENGE. Everyone who submits a block will receive a $10 shopping coupon at the Event, as thanks for participating.

All blocks will be displayed at the Event on Nov. 29. Attendees will vote for favorites in five categories: Best Use of Color, Best Pieced, Best Applique, Best Non-Traditional, and People’s Choice. Winners of each category will receive prizes.

Event takes place at Shady Maple Banquet Center, 129 Toddy Drive, East Earl, PA 17519. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. A light buffet-style dinner (included in $25 event fee) is available starting at 6:00 p.m. Lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. CHALLENGE voting runs from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Special fabric shopping opportunities, including precuts from the five designers, will be offered from 5:00-9:00 p.m.

*Event attendees: Submit a Q&A question ahead of time, and if Scott uses your question at the event, you’ll receive a prize! Email questions to Events@TheOldCountryStore.com with “Question for Scott” in the subject line.

**All blocks entered in the CHARITY BLOCK DESIGN CHALLENGE become the property of The Old Country Store who will oversee the completion of five quilts to be donated to Mennonite Central Committee’s Pennsylvania Relief Sale Quilt Auction (State Farm Show Building, Harrisburg, PA) on April 5 & 6, 2019.

Sessions

  • Thu November 29, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
$25.00

Show and Share Christmas Party

The Old Country Store invites all attendees of our classes to a Show and Share Christmas Party! If you've attended a class with us in 2018, please join us for this fun event on the second floor of the Store.

Do you have a finished project from a class you took that you've been wishing to show your instructor or other students from the class? This is your opportunity to do just that, and to reconnect with the new sewing friends you've made in the classroom!

You'll also get a sneak peek at some of the fabulous classes we're scheduling for 2019.

Holiday refreshments and hot beverages will be served.

Please respond by registering below, as for any other class or special event. The $5 registration fee will ensure your seat at this party. As our special gift to you, your fee PLUS an additional $5 will be returned to you via a $10 gift card to The Old Country Store when you arrive at the party!

Space is limited- register now!

Sessions

  • Fri November 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
$5.00

Joyce Hughes: Lecture and Book Signing

Join us for a special evening with award-winning, self-taught quilter and fiber artist, Joyce Hughes! The Old Country Store has been privileged to host a trunk show and numerous thread painting workshops with Joyce in the past, and now she comes to us as a newly published author!

Joyce's new book, "Creating Art Quilts with Panels", is set to be released by Fox Chapel publishing in the fall of 2018. The book will be available at a special price of $19.99 to event attendees (regular retail price $24.99), and Joyce will be available to autograph your copy.

Don't miss this opportunity to meet Joyce, hear her story, and have her sign your book!

This event will be held on the second floor of The Old Country Store.

Sessions

  • Thu December 6, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
$20.00

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