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Welcome to the Quilt Fairy Classroom!

We offer a wide range of classes including sewing, quilting, piecing, handwork, and felting. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, our expert-led workshops are designed to inspire and enhance your skills in a fun and supportive environment. Join us and start your creative journey today! 
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Elemental Tote
Thursday July 11, 10:00am – 1:30pm

Sew Simple: Elemental Tote $33

Designed for the beginning sewer in mind. The variations will teach you how to make handles, insert gussets, add a slip pocket, and more! We will take a lunch break. Pattern purchase required

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Baby Bunny
Wednesday July 17, 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Baby Bunny Plushie $39

Baby Bunny is a truly baby-safe toy, with sewn on facial features, there is nothing for babies to chew and choke on! Bunny is simple to sew and makes a gorgeous gift for a new mum, as a baby shower gift. Be warned – older brothers and sisters have been known to claim the bunny for their own, so make one for them too!

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Intro to sewing: Pillowcase
Thursday July 25, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Sew Simple: Pillowcase $19

This is the perfect class for a new or curious sewist. We will use border prints to make a pillowcase for the cutie pie in your life. In this class you’ll learn basic sewing skills and gain confidence for the next project you tackle. Pillowcase kit purchase required.

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Thursday August 1, 1:00pm – 3:30pm

Sew Simple: Drawstring Bag $24

This is the perfect class for a new sewist. We will make a simple lined drawstring bag perfect for gift-giving. Pattern purchase required.

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Ben the Bear
Tuesday August 20, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Ben the Beginner Bear $33

Grab your favorite fabric scraps, or old sentimental shirts and onesies, because Ben is a great way to hold onto those memories in a cuddly way. This adorable bear was designed with beginner sewers in mind, as there are no complicated joint seams. After finishing one in class, you may find yourself making him many more friends at home.

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Clam Up Bag
Thursday August 22, 10:00am – 1:30pm

Clam Up Bag $33

Store and carry all your treasures in the cute zippered pouch. Extra easy and fun to make. Pattern included 5 sizes and opens wide for easy access. Double-slide zippers and handy grab tabs make the bags easy to open wide and attached side panels prevent contents from falling out. An optional strap with swivel hook may also be added. We will make the largest Clam Up bag in class. When empty, the bags nest inside one another to save space. We will take a lunch break.

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Thursday September 5, 10:00am – 1:30pm

Wire Frame Cosmetic Bag $33

Say AHH! Wire framed bags hold the mouth of the bag wide open so you can easily search the bottom. Originally meant for cosmetics, these cases would be great for storing any small items. This would make a great gift for any crafter.

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Saturday September 21, 11:30pm – 3:00pm

Sugar Coated Mommy and Me $33

Sugar and spice and all things nice, that’s what the season is made of along with magical memories of Christmas baking as a child with mom and grandma. Share the memories of the season with matching aprons. Our matching quick-sew aprons are offered in adult and child sizes and make an ideal gift. Bring one kiddo to help you sew for no additional charge!

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Cats In Pajamas Quilt Kit Available at Quilted Joy
Tuesday July 16, 10:00am – 1:30pm

Cats in Pajamas Quilt $33

Make pajamas for these cozy cats using your favorite fat quarters. Everything is pieced using conventional patchwork techniques. No templates or paper piecing! During class we will make one block. Turn it into a pillow or keep going and make a whole quilt! We will take a lunch break. Pattern purchase required. Kit available.

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Summer pop Throw Sized Quilt Kit
Friday July 19, 10:00am – 1:30pm

Summer Pop Quilt $33

Summer Pop is a beginner-friendly, quick and easy pattern that is great for featuring large cuts of your favorite prints and colors! This pattern is traditionally pieced and is great for beginners! Kit available. We will take a lunch break.

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image of Angela Huffman with Blue Ridge Love Quilt in the background
Wednesday July 31, 10:00am – 2:30pm

Blue Ridge Love $52

Love is in the air on the mountain this year. Learn to make this classic block with a twist, a mountain block that’s a square. Add a little applique and you have something truly special. We will take a lunch break. Taught by Angela Huffman.

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Candy Spools Mini
Saturday August 3, 10:00am – 1:30pm

Candy Spools Mini $33

Created by Moda to commemorate National Quilting Day, this cute mini quilt will be just the thing to brighten up your sewing space. Choose a mini charm pack or just some scraps from your stash. We’ll have some fun putting these little blocks together. We will take a lunch break.

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Pushing Up Daisies Quilt Pattern
Thursday August 6, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Pushing Up Daisies Quilt $33

NIGHT CLASS!

Be the talk of the graveyard with this hauntingly sweet skull-and-flower quilt pattern. Make one skull block or one flower block in class (your choice) so you are ready to piece the rest of the quilt at home.

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Woolie Lambs Quilt
Thursday August 16, 10:00am – 1:30pm

Woolie Lambs Quilt $33

Baa Baa! This cozy and adorable 45″ x 56″ lap quilt pattern features “Farmhouse Flannels III” by Primitive Gatherings for Moda and uses a Layer Cake. This lap quilt is perfect for farmhouse decor, the cabin, or the baby’s room. We will break for lunch.

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Bargello with Ebb & Flow
Friday August 23, 10:00am – 3:30pm

Bargello with Ebb & Flow $55

Bargello quilts are defined by the appearance of movement within the patchwork, an optical illusion of waves flowing and ebbing that is created from the strip sets sewn together in an off-set, mathematical pattern. Bargello quilts are absolutely riveting. And, for many quilters, intimidating so lets take one step by step and see how simple they really can be. We will break for lunch.

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Monsterville Quilt
Wednesday August 28, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Monsterville 3 Yard Quilt $33

Who could be afraid of these monsters? These bright adorable prints would brighten any child’s bedroom. We’ll be exploring Donna Robertson’s Magic of 3 yard quilts by starting a throw sized “Allure” with fabrics from the Monsterville line. In class, we’ll be able to get you all cut out and the first couple of blocks sewn for you to complete at home.

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Red White & Blue Tumbler Runner
Friday August 30, 9:45am – 1:45pm

Red White & Blue Tumbler Runner $44

NO CUT CLASS! Tumbler quilts have long been a part of the quilting tradition. No cutting for this class! We will be using the AccuQuilt Die cutting system to make this table runner.

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Flip Flop Baby Quilt
Thursday September 12, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Flip Flop Baby Quilt $33

NIGHT CLASS!

This simple pattern features a modern block design that is sure to please any little one. Use two contrasting fabrics to make Flip Flop for the kiddo in your family. This class is perfect for the new sewist looking to learn more quilt making techniques!

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Thursday September 19, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Under the Sea Quilt $33

Looking for a fun modern quilt that is fast to make? We got you covered with this Villa Rosa pattern called Baby Goose. With large swaths of fun focal fabric and a few half square triangles, and you can complete this quilt in no time at all. 

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Ebony Suite Luminaries Quilt Kit
Friday September 20, 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Ebony Suite Luminaries Quilt $44

The Luminaries quilt pattern is a fun mix-and-match pattern, perfect for beginners. This block-based pattern is fat quarter friendly and the perfect pattern to try whether your tastes are traditional, modern, or somewhere in between.

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Multi Session Classes:

My First quilt
Saturdays, August 17, 24, 31 September 7& 14 – 12:30pm – 3:30pm

My First Quilt $195

This beginning quilting class will take you from your first cut to your last stitch while you enjoy the process each step of the way. You will learn everything about making a quilt including choosing the best quilting tools, and fabrics, rotary cutting with accuracy, block assembly, and attaching borders. You will finish this 5 week course with a complete quilt top- made by you! Basic sewing knowledge is required and there is sewing homework between classes. Supply list and instruction manual will be handed out during the first class. Fabric for quilt must be purchased at Quilted Joy at the end of the first class. We will nibble as we work so bring a lunch. 

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Tuesdays, August 27, September 3, 17, 24 – 9:45am – 12:45pm

Deco Baby Quilt $139

In commemoration of the Roaring 20’s and this centuries 20’s, Brittany Lloyd created this stunning design called Deco. Choose between a two tone show stopper or a dynamic color way, you can’t go wrong with this quilt. It looks more complicated than it is, when you break it down to its elements. Come learn how to make this breathtaking quilt. It is surprisingly simple.

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Ladybug Petal Party Quilt
Saturdays, July 20, August 17, September 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15 9:45am – 10:45am

In store Ladybug Petal Party Monthly Row Along Sew Along FREE!

Quilted Joy is so excited about becoming a Baby Lock dealer so we’ve designed a special quilt to celebrate! Once a month we will demo you how to make a different block used in a row of our Ladybug Petal Party Quilt. Come and grow a garden that can bloom all year! We’ll demo the block, share new arrivals in the shop and you can pick up that month’s row kit, If you bring your row back the following month you’ll get a $5 store credit! If you bring back the completed quilt top pieced on the last meeting, Feb 15 at 9:45am, you’ll get a $15 store credit AND 30% off Quilted Joy machine quilting services or long arm machine rental to quilt your Ladybug Petal Party. 

Please reserve your spot below so we know to expect you!

Renter certification classes

Longarm Certification Class $130

Offered multiple times each week

Quilt your own quilts on our top of the line APQS Long Arm Quilting Machines! In this class you’ll quilt your own quilt as you learn how to load a quilting machine, set tension and use pantograph patterns. After taking this class you are qualified to rent our machines by the hour. As always, thread, patterns and a Quilt Fairy are with you at all times for all rentals.

APQS Pixie Playdates
Various Wednesdays 12:30pm- 2:30pm

APQS Pixie Play Date FREE w/ APQS machine purchase from Quilted Joy

When you buy an APQS longarm machine from Quilted Joy you get a FREE Pixie Playdate during the first year of your purchase. Come spend the day with the quilt fairies! You’ll go through our tension challenge and learn to troubleshoot an APQS machine all with a helpful Quilt Fairy watching over you! Bring a quilt and finish it on our machines with a Quilt Fairy as your guide.

*Free Class must be taken within first year of machine purchase

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Giraffe Panel
Wednesday July 24 12:00pm – 4:30pm

Free Motion Safari: A Giraffe Playmat $125

Discover the joy of pushing your creative boundaries while free-motion quilting an adorable giraffe playmat that is as much fun to stitch as it is to gift! Immerse yourself in a variety of free-motion designs that go beyond the basics and have some fun while you play! This is a hands on class with an APQS long arm quilting machine. Taught by Angela Huffman.

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Intro to Custom Quilting
Thursday August 8 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Introduction to Custom Quilting $79

This class offers a broad overview of custom quilting where each block is celebrated and treated with individual motifs. During this class we will take core elements designs and learn how to build them into unique motifs that you can use on your next quilt! Learn how to read a quilt to determine what to quilt and where. This is a design/draw lecture/demo class. 

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Friday August 9 10:00am – 1:30pm

Longarm Schoolhouse: Straight Ruler work $99

Unlock the full potential of your longarm quilting machine with our specialized class on straight ruler work! Whether you’re a novice quilter or have some experience, this class is designed to teach you the skills and techniques necessary to create precise and beautiful quilting designs using straight rulers. We will take a lunch break. This is a hands on class with an APQS long arm quilting machine. You will not share a machine.

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Longarm Schoolhouse: Circle Ruler work
Thursday September 26 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Longarm Schoolhouse: Circle Ruler work $99

For those who are ready to up their quilting game, try our class on curved ruler work! We will help you learn to create beautiful designs with curved lines that will impress your friends. Don’t let the intricate look of the quilting scare you, the basic ideas that will be covered are easier than you might think. This is a hands on class on an APQS long arm machine. You will not share a machine. We will break for lunch.

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Feathers for the Chickens Amongst Us
Friday September 27 9:45pm – 12:45pm

Feathers for the Chickens Amongst Us $99

Formal feathers have their place but the world of feathers is so much bigger than the typical over the top plume! And, there are so many feather plumes that are EASY so why do the hard ones? We will dive into some of Angela’s many favorite kinds of feather plumes that are perfect for all levels of ability! Find your own personal feather and discover how varied the simple plume can be. This is a hands on class on an APQS long arm machine. You will not share a machine. 

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Baby Lock Soprano Sewing Machine

Baby Lock Pixie Play Date $150

FREE with machine purchase from Quilted Joy

Each month we will step into Quilt Fairy land to create When you buy Baby Lock machine from Quilted Joy you get a FREE Pixie Playdate during the first two years of your purchase. You’ll get a one on one coaching with a Quilt Fairy on how to get the most of your new machine. We’ll cover aspect of the machine that you want.

*Free Class must be taken within first year of machine purchase

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Friday July 12, 9:45am – 2:45pm

Easy Triangle Machine Quilting $79

Do you find freemotion quilting intimidating? Are you looking for a fun way to finish your quilt on your sit down domestic machine that is actually doable and looks great? Yes? The Quilt Faiires have the solution! In this class you will quilt your own quilt- with a triangle design you are going to love. All you need is a walking foot! Come spend the day in our classroom and get that quilt finished!

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Binding
Tuesday July 23, 9:45am – 12:45pm

Cross Grain Binding $33

Has binding got you in a bind? Sorry, we couldn’t help it. Let the Quilt Fairies help! Binding by machine is fast and, once you know the trick, it is simple as well. The next time you need to bind a quilt you’ll know how to get ‘er done- FAST!

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Wednesday July 10 9:30am- 12:30pm

July Quilt Fairy of the month $33

Each month we will step into Quilt Fairy land to create unique and playful Quilt Fairies! During this class you will learn the basics of felting as well as techniques that you can use to expand your abilities for more challenging creations. Please note: The fairy made in class may differ from the photo shown.

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Felted Fairy of the month August
Wednesday August 14 9:30am- 12:30pm

August Quilt Fairy of the month $33

Each month we will step into Quilt Fairy land to create unique and playful Quilt Fairies! During this class you will learn the basics of felting as well as techniques that you can use to expand your abilities for more challenging creations. Please note: The fairy made in class may differ from the photo shown.

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Wednesday September 11 9:30am- 12:30pm

September Quilt Fairy of the month $33

Each month we will step into Quilt Fairy land to create unique and playful Quilt Fairies! During this class you will learn the basics of felting as well as techniques that you can use to expand your abilities for more challenging creations. Please note: The fairy made in class may differ from the photo shown.

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Sashiko Embellished Upcycled Jeans
Saturday July 27 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Sashiko Embellished Up-Cycled Jeans $30

Do you have some orphan quilt blocks sitting in your stash? How about a pair of jeans that have seen their better days but feel oh so comfy when you slip them on? Join us as we demonstrate how to up-cycle those jeans into a fun, fashionable and unique item using simple sewing and the popular Sashiko method of stitching.

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Thursday August 29 6:00pm – 9:00pm
NIGHT CLASS

Big Stitch Quilting $30

Learn the basics of Big Stitch hand quilting. Similar to Sashiko stitching, we will be using a large eye needle and size 8 pearl cotton thread to create beautifully modern quilt stitches.

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Ladybug Petal Party Quilt
Saturdays, July 20, August 17, September 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15 9:45am – 10:45am

In store Ladybug Petal Party Monthly Row Along Sew Along FREE!

Quilted Joy is so excited about becoming a Baby Lock dealer so we’ve designed a special quilt to celebrate! Once a month we will demo you how to make a different block used in a row of our Ladybug Petal Party Quilt. Come and grow a garden that can bloom all year! We’ll demo the block, share new arrivals in the shop and you can pick up that month’s row kit, If you bring your row back the following month you’ll get a $5 store credit! If you bring back the completed quilt top pieced on the last meeting, Feb 15 at 9:45am, you’ll get a $15 store credit AND 30% off Quilted Joy machine quilting services or long arm machine rental to quilt your Ladybug Petal Party. 

Please reserve your spot below so we know to expect you!

UFO SOS open sew
July 26, August 21, September 28, 10:00am – 4:00pm

UFO SOS Open Sew $10

Is there a project that has you stumped? Or maybe more than a few? Come get help working through the rough spots in a fun, non-judgmental atmosphere. Bring an unfinished project and all the supplies needed to start finishing! A Quilt Fairy will be on hand to answer your questions and get you going again. Please note this is not a class. Those who purchase their Baby Lock machine from Quilted Joy can attend our UFO SOS events FREE! Call to reserve your spot.

July 30, August 10, September 26, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Soup & Sew $19

Stitching and socializing…what could be better? Get caught up on some projects or just have some “me” time. Bring your sewing machine, your project and your pal a fun day of sewing. Soup lunch will be served.

FREE In-Store Guild Meetings

QJ Clubhouse Longarm Machine Guild

1st Friday of every month at 9:30am

Back by popular demand! This is our guild for longarm quilting machine owners of all brands. Come and be a part of this great social group. This is a free monthly event. Begins in December.

Hand Stitching Sprites

2nd Tuesday of every month at 9:30am
You are invited to join a meeting of the Slow Stitching Sprites! This is a hand stitching guild meant for those who enjoy slow stitching like hand appliqué, English Paper piecing, hand quilting and sashiko. We meet the Second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am. Bring your latest project and enjoy some time spent stitching with like minded folks.

Quilt Fairy Classes, Workshop and Event Policies

Quilt Fairy Class/ Event Types

Skill Levels

Curious

I have little to no experience with quilt making or sewing. I haven’t used or have little experience using a sewing machine.

Capable

I have experience with a rotary cutter and piecing and/or have basic sewing skills and knowledge. I have completed at least one or two projects using a sewing machine.

Confident

I am comfortable with interpreting patterns and designs and have made several quilts or other sewing projects. I have a good working knowledge of using a sewing machine.

Please take note that there are 4 styles of instruction with the Quilt Fairies. Those are: “Classes”, “Workshops”, “Hands On Longarm Workshops” and “Events”. Each of them has a separate cancellation policy.

There are a limited number of spots and involve in depth investments of time and money for our staff and the instructor who is often traveling. Our policies ensure that these investments are made for the largest possible class size.

“CLASSES” STUDENT CANCELLATION POLICY *If you need to cancel please email us as soon as possible at [email protected].

Please note you can call or send an email to [email protected]

  • In the case that you are unable to attend the class, you must cancel at least 5 calendar days prior to class date for a FULL refund or you can transfer your student fees to another class.
  • If you cancel 4 calendar days before class, a 50% forfeiture fee is deducted from your class fee. You may choose to transfer the remaining 50% of your student fees to another class if available.
  • If you cancel 3 calendar days or less prior to class, your class fee is 100% forfeited. Transfer to another class is not available with a 3 day or less cancellation. 

You can sell or give your class spot away to another quilter as desired. Please let us know their contact info if you choose to do this so we can keep our records straight.

“WORKSHOP” STUDENT CANCELLATION POLICY *If you need to cancel please email us as soon as possible at [email protected] Workshops are typically taught by a traveling teacher and all travel plans are bought & paid for a month in advance. So, we have to have a rock solid student count for the instructor. We will issue a full refund as long as we have 4 weeks notice before the first day of scheduled workshop class. *If you need to cancel with less than 4 weeks notice we will try to fill your spot as best as we can. If we are able to do so, we will issue you a refund less a $50.00 class placement fee. *In the case that we are unable to fill your spot we can issue you a 1/2 refund in the form of a credit for a future class or workshop. *Please understand that Workshops have a limited number of spots and involve in depth investments of time and money for our staff and the instructor who is often traveling. Our policies ensure that these investments are made for the largest possible class size.

“HANDS ON LONGARM” CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY *If you need to cancel please email us as soon as possible at [email protected] We will issue a full refund as long as we have 4 weeks notice before the first day of scheduled class. *If you need to cancel with less than 4 weeks notice we will try to fill your spot as best as we can. If we are able to do so, we will issue you a refund less a $50.00 class placement fee. *In the case that we are unable to fill your spot we can not offer any refund for our Hands On Workshops.  *Please understand that Hands On Longarm Machine Workshops have an extremely limited number of student spots. We count on each of those spots to make these classes feasible.

“EVENTS” CANCELLATION POLICY *If you need to cancel, please email us as soon as possible at [email protected]. We will issue a full refund as long as we have 4 weeks’ notice before the first day of  the event. *If you need to cancel with less than 4 weeks notice we will try to fill your spot as best as we can. If we are able to do so, we will issue you a refund less a $50.00 placement fee. *In the case that we are unable to fill your spot we can not offer any refund for our Events.  *Please understand that Events have an extremely limited number of signup spots. We count on each of those spots to make these events feasible.

QUILTED JOY CANCELLATION POLICY *Both classes and workshops have a minimum number of students for the class to take place. In case the sign-ups fall under this number, we will cancel or reschedule the class. In the case of cancellation, you will be issued a full refund for the class registration fee. If you are able to take the rescheduled class or workshop your original payment will be applied towards your spot.

WAITING LIST POLICY *Each of our classes and workshops has a maximum number of students for the best learning environment. If you would like to be added to the waiting list for a workshop or class that is full please email your request and contact information to [email protected]. In the case that a spot opens up we will contact each person on the wait list in the order in which we collected names. You will have 24 hours to respond to us before we contact the next person on the list.

MINORS: Anyone over the age of 16 may take our classes. Those under 16 will need to be with an adult guardian at all times.

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