Classes and Events

We want you to experience longarm quilting and all the capability of our APQS longarm machines. Classes are for everyone, from beginners through experienced longarm quilters. Click on a title to see more detail. 

Our class schedule is on our calendar. Brief descriptions are below – book a class directly or learn more about each class. Classes are held at our studio on Buttercup Creek in Cedar Park, Texas. If you have a general question about classes email us or call 512-358-4605.

A $25 non-refundable deposit is required for most classes. The deposit is applicable only to the specific class. Please see the individual class registration page for further information.

Rental Certification: This 3 hour class prepares you to rent independent time on one of our APQS longarm machines. The class includes an hour of detailed instructions. During hours 2 and 3, you learn simple all-over designs, straight line creation, and problem management. For class dates, please go here or book now. Price: $130 | Book now | Learn more.  

 

Dave Eaton

Advanced Featherweight Maintenance Class: Learn how to care for your classic Singer “Featherweight” Model 221 sewing machine. Class is 3 hours at our Studio on January 18 from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM. Bring your Featherweight if you can. Our instructor is Dave Eaton from “So Old Sew New.” Price: $65; a Tool Kit is available at the class for an additional $65 | Learn more | Book now
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Laura Holst

Advanced T-shirt Quilt Construction: Learn to make an even better t-shirt quilt. In this class, you’ll learn the “random” design, and techniques to use as many parts and logos of a t-shirt as possible. Our instructor is Laura Holst. Class is 3 hours on December 10 at 10:00 AM, January 22, 2020 at 5:30 PM, or February 19, 2020 at 5:30 PM. Price: $50 | Learn More | Supplies are required | Book now
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Pat Moore

Beginning Quilting – Nine Patch Fun: In this two day class, beginners will complete a quilt using a variation of the nine patch block. The quilt will be two colors and either a 40″ x 40″ or a 56″ x 56″. This two day class is offered at our Studio. Supplies and fabric are required. Our instructor is Pat Moore. Price: $80 | Supply List | Learn more | Book now November 20 and December 4 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, both daysBook now January 15, 2020 and January 22, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, both days
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Laura Holst

Beginning T-shirt Quilt Construction: Want to learn how to turn those drawers full of t-shirts you no longer wear into a loving keepsake? We can teach you how! Our instructor is Laura Holst. Class is 3 hours on November 19 at 10:00 AM, January 15, 2020 at 5:30 PM, February 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM, or March 25, 2020 at 5:30 PM. Price: $50 | Learn More | Supplies are required | Book now
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Colette Wilson

Binding and Finishing Quilts with Colette Wilson: Once the piecing is done and the quilt is quilted, what’s next?  Why the binding of course! Our instructor is Colette Wilson. Class is 3 hours on November 30 at 9:00 AM. Price: $50 | Supply list | Learn more | Book now
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apqs-road-show-ottq-imageCentral Texas APQS Road Show: The APQS Road Show seminar comes to Central Texas at our Studio from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM on December 14th!. This is your chance to see APQS’ new longarm machine design and discover which APQS longarm quilting machine is right for you. This 3 hour FREE seminar is designed for everyone: quilters who do not currently own a longarm machine, current APQS owners who are looking to upgrade, and quilters who are thinking about starting their own quilting business. Special prices are available on all APQS machines during the Road Show. Price: Free | Book nowLearn more 

 

Irene Roderick

Dancing With The Wall”: Quick-step: Using only two contrasting colors, learn how to construct the individual components used to make an improv Irene-style quilt. Come spend just one day with Irene Roderick and learn how to let your sub-conscience and creativity drive you to make a unique expression of your individual aesthetic and process. Class is November 10 or February 16, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Supplies are required. Please bring your lunch. Price: $100 | Supply list | Learn more | Book now
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Irene Roderick

“Dancing With the Wall:” Take It To The Next Step: Let go of your inhibitions! Tap into your creativity! DANCE BIGGER! DANCE IN MORE COLOR! TAKE IT TO THE NEXT STEP! There is a prerequisite for this class. You must have attended either:
– the two day “Dancing with the Wall”: Immersion or
– the one day “Dancing With The Wall”: Quick-step
Class is November 11 or February 17, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Supplies are required. Please bring your lunch. Price: $100 | Supply list | Learn more | Book now
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Dave Eaton

Featherweight Maintenance ClassDavid Eaton from “So Old Sew New” will teach you skills, tips, and insider tricks to keep that Singer Featherweight in excellent running condition for frustration free sewing and quilting. The class will focus on Singer 221/222 Featherweight. However, once you learn the basics you will be able to service your other Vintage Sewing Machines (non-electronics). Please contact Dave (info@nullsooldsewnew.com) if you have questions. Class is 2.5 hours at our Over The Top Quilting Studio on January 18, 2020 from 9:30 AM to noon. Price: $45 | Learn more | Supplies are requiredBook now.


The Featherweight Club:
 The Featherweight Club offers the opportunity to meet and spend time with other Singer 221 Featherweight owners and users. Pat Moore of So Old Sew New organized the free club. There’s no registration on our website but you do need to email Pat to say you’re interested. We donate the use of the Studio to this community activity. Please email Pat.moore@nullsooldsewnew.com to indicate your interest in the club and attending a meeting. The next club meetings are January 19, February 9, and March 15 of 2020 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Susan Rubino

Introduction to Quilt Path: This 3 hour class teaches you the basics of Quilt Path, the computerized quilting system for APQS machines. Price: $120 | No supplies are required | Learn more | Book now
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Kathleen Bassi

Learn to Paper Piece A Christmas Cabin in the Tall Pines: Come make this adorable Christmas wall hanging or lap quilt, using easy paper-piecing techniques. Kathleen Bassi is our instructor. Class is at our Studio. Price: $78 includes a book, a CD, and the printed vellum sheets for the class. | Supplies are required | Learn more | Book now
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Dave Eaton

Dave Eaton

Maintaining Your Vintage Sewing Machine: Dave Eaton from “So Old Sew New” will teach you skills, tips, and insider tricks to keep your favorite pre-1970s (non-electronic) portable sewing machine running perfectly, including Singer Featherweights. Supplies are required. Price: $45 | Supply List | Learn more | Book now
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Chris Wenz

“More Than Meandering” Advanced Longarm: This 3 hour class is a follow-on to the APQS Beginner’s Class. It is an introduction to custom quilting and extends your skills. Price: $200 | No supplies are required | Learn more | Book now
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Susan Rubino

New APQS Longarm Owners: This 5 hour class is filled with hints and tips on how to make your quilting experience as successful as possible. Class is 5 hours on November 16 at 9:30 AM, January 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM, or March 28, 2020 at 9:00 AM. Please bring your lunch. Price: Free to APQS owners. $200 for others | Book now | Learn more
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Not Your Grandma’s Bee: We host the AMQG North Bee every third Tuesday of the month from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. If you’d like to join us or if you have any questions, please email info@nulloverthetopquilting.com. Price: Free | Learn more
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Kathleen Bassi

Paper Piece a “Paradox Point” Quilt: Once a month for 6 months paper piece two new blocks in the “Paradox Point” quilt. Kathleen Bassi is our instructor. Classes are 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at our Studio, starting on February 19, then every 3rd Wednesday, with the last class on July 15. Price includes a copy of the book “Paradox Point” by Sassafras Lane.
Price: $75 for all 6 classes and the book | Supplies are required | Preparation is required | Learn more | Book now
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Dawn Golstab

Precision Piecing Workshop with Dawn Golstab: Learn tips and techniques to improve your piecing and the tools that will help you reach your goals. Each student will create a Precision Piecing Sampler mini. Our instructor is Dawn Golstab of Rockin’ G Quilts. Class is 6 hours. Supplies are required. Price: $80 | Supply list | Learn more | Book now
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Colette Wilson

Quick Start Serger Skills: Take the mystery and frustration out of threading and operating a basic serger in this 3 hour class! Our instructor is Colette Wilson. Class is 3 hours on November 12 at 5:00 PM or January 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM.  All fabric and thread for use in the class will be provided. Supplies are required. A checklist of items to bring to class will be sent in a follow-up email confirming your registration. Price: $75 | Supply list Learn more Book now
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Quilt Path User Group (QPUG): We host a gathering of Quilt Path users at our Studio. This is a moderated discussion group where you can share what you’ve learned and where other community members can help you. Meetings are usually the second Wednesday of the month. Our  next meeting is November 13 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Free | No supplies required | Learn moreBook now.
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Pat Moore

Sit-and-Sew with Pat Moore: Come join a Sit-and-Sew with Pat Moore. Bring your projects and your lunch. Sit, visit, and sew with other piecers in the relaxed and collaborative environment of our Studio. 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on the second and fourth Thursday of every month.  Fee: $5 | Learn more | Book now
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Please tell us if you’re interested in these classes:

Pat Romohr

Crotchet 101: In this 2 hour class you will learn basic crochet stitches, how to read a basic pattern, and PRACTICE! Class is 2 hours. The $35 price includes all supplies. Our instructor is Pat Romohr. Price $35. | All supplies provided | Learn more | Book now
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Irene Roderick

“Dancing with the Wall” – Immersion – Supplies and preparation are required. Let go of your inhibitions! Tap into your creativity! Improvisational quilting means letting go of all expectations and preconceptions of what you are going to make. Come spend two days with Irene Roderick and learn how to let your sub-conscience and creativity drive you to make a unique expression of your individual aesthetic and process. Relax, play, let it happen, and see what comes out.
♦ This single class is over 2 days. Please bring your dinner on Saturday and your lunch on Sunday. Class is held at our Studio.  Price $200 | Supply List | Learn More