Skip Navigation Website Accessibility

Nancy's Quilt Shop

Call Today! (253) 358-3856   |    Find US   |    View Cart/Check Out

Class Information

At Nancy's Quilt Shop you'll find that we offer many ways for you to learn, meet new people, and participate in small groups all while doing what you love - QUILTING! Please see the quick links below to help you navigate through the various categories. As with all classes please call ahead to book your place to avoid disappointment. Classes must be paid for in full at the time of registration. Don't see what you're looking for or you aren't sure which class would best suit your needs? Give us a call, we'd be glad to point you in the right direction. 

Class Policy at Nancy’s Quilt Shop

 We have a dedicated, well-lit classroom with handicap accessibility.

  • Full payment for classes is due at the time of registration to hold a place for you in the class.  Pre-registration is required.
  •  When you take a class, you will need to pick up your supply list and view the sample prior to the day of the class.  The majority of our teachers have specific supply requirements so that you will get the maximum benefit from their instruction.  If the class requires a book or pattern, you must have an original copy of the book or pattern, otherwise it is an infringement on the copyright law.
  •  Cancellation by the shop:  Refund will be given for the class.  Class cancellation by the student:  Store credit will be given if notification is received less than 5 business days but more than 24 hours prior to the class.  No credit will be given if less than 24 hours.  We remain firm on this policy to be fair to our teachers and other students.  We do have a student class minimum.
  •  Basic sewing supplies include:  scissors, pins, needles, seam ripper, ruler, rotary cutter, thread, and other supplies that you individually prefer. 
  •  For machine classes, please be thoroughly familiar with your machine.  Have your machine in good working order.  Bring everything you need (cords and presser feet).
  •  Only paid students may attend class.  Please do not ask to bring guests or your children to your class.  Please turn off your cell phones during the class.  Please do not wear fragrance to the class as many people have allergies.
  •  If the weather is bad, please call ahead and verify that your class will be held.  Please be aware of our limited parking.  If you are taking a full day class, unload your supplies and then move further away from the front door to allow for regular shoppers.
  •  We appreciate your purchase of class supplies at Nancy’s Quilt Shop.  Ask staff about discounts that apply to your class.
General Supply List
  • Rotary cutter—medium size with a new blade
  • Rotary ruler: 6” X 24”
  • Fabric, per pattern specifications
  • Good pins—thin
  • Pin Cushion
  • Scissors for thread snipping
  • Thread:  one spool of thread in same color as fabric
  • Seam ripper
  • Pencil and paper for notes
  • Sewing machine in good working order
  • Camera/phone for taking pictures of examples and layouts

This is a list of local groups who welcome fellow crafters. Don't see your group and would like to be added?  Just contact us. 
Port Orchard:
West Sound Quilters

Over the six months, we will create 13 uniquely appliqued blocks that can be separate art pieces or together make a 56" X 72" quilt. You may elect to do a wall hanging, or blocks of the month, or both. You may elect to attend some or all of the classes. Are you a beginner to applique? Great! Are you seasoned with applique techniques? Better still! All are welcome!

Cost: $ 35.00
The "Oh, Susanna's Stars" quilt pattern utilizes the fabric collection "Susannas Scraps" by Betsy Chutchian from Moda. It is a gorgeous 78" X 78" quilt top loaded with stars and stars-within-stars in varying dimensions. Over the six months you will hone your piecing skills while making these beautiful stars. This class is for intermediate skill level students. Come take the challenge!

Cost: $ 35.00
Tucker University is a series of 12 fully designed technique classes for the Studio 180 Design Tools and Techniques by Deb Tucker. This program is intended to offer you an exciting opportunity to build your quilting skill and accuracy. In each Tucker University Class, a new Studio 180 Design tool is taught. We make 4" units that you can combine and create new blocks. The creativity is contagious!

Cost: $ 30.00
Join us for Beginning Quilting at Nancy's Quilt Shop. Eighteen hours of instruction, over six weeks will take you from a wanna-be quilter to a very confident quilter who is not afraid to tackle almost any quilt. Even self-taught quilters who take this class have gleaned tips and tricks to hone their skill sets. You will learn how to piece nine different blocks which can be combined to make hundreds of new blocks. You will learn about fabrics, color, correct machine sewing techniques, and how to arrange the blocks with the use of sashing and borders. At the end of six weeks you will have completed your quilt top. (We recommending following this class with our Finishing Class to learn how to quilt your top and apply your binding.)

Cost: $ 135.00
Crazy Patches is a very forgiving quilt to piece together. Using either a fat quarter bundle of 20 assorted prints or scraps of the same size (minimum 15?) squares to create this throw size crazy patch quilt. Pattern also gives fabric requirements for twin or queen sizes. Additional fabric for sashing and borders needed as per pattern.

Flight Path is a delightful quilt pattern to create some open space for awesome longarm quilting design or utilize a large scale print fabric and get a beautiful allover design. Either way you will learn some new techniques to make this easy and accurate by using Deb Tucker's Wing Clipper and V Block Rulers.

Cost: $ 55.00
Come and learn all the best tips and tricks as well as the basics of free motion quilting. Cathy Stone will take you through the paces quilting your table runner, placemats or a small project. Students will bring in a small project they want to quilt. But in class we will practice on sandwiches. We will talk about how to make quilt sandwiches, thread colors, etc, for the main project. Students will need both walking foot and free-motion foot for their machines.

Cost: $ 35.00
We're really excited about this new seven (7) month "Technique of the Month" from Quiltworx and Judy Niemeyer. The Dinner Plate Dahlia quilt design is available to the public beginning January 1, 2019

The Sundial foundation processes were designed in 2018. This technique was designed to utilize strips in a fast, fun project that creates a dazzling 12 point medallion, reminding us of a Sundial. The quilt top is a great project for beginners, intermediate and advanced students, with all straight lined foundation strip piecing, and some very gradually curved piecing required for final assembly. It is compatible with 48-piece 2-1/2" strip sets. Patterns available through Nancy's Quilt Shop.

Cost: $ 120.00
Did you miss one of the Tucker University classes? Want to be caught up?

Learn to apply and practice the basics, enjoy the process, and reap the rewards of a more perfect quilt. This quilt is found in The Big Book of Civil War Quilts* book (Class sample was made using pre-cuts: 10? squares & 2?? strips of Cookie Dough plus 2?? strips & 5? squares of Cream of the Crop) *This book will be used for future classes!

Cost: $ 45.00
Let the fun begin! Join us for our community Open Sew time every Wednesday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Those with Memberships will come for free. For those without memberships, the charge is $10. All are welcome!