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EDUCATION CENTRAL
Creativity and Quilt Classes, Club, and Longarm Machine Rentals


Fees vary depending on the Class, Club or Machine. The cost is located in the Description. Any required items will also be listed in the Description.

If a class is full or not being offered at a convenient time for you, please let us know. We are constantly adding to our class schedule and are also happy to provide private lessons. Contact us with your specific educational requests.

Policy on Cancellations: Since there are supplies, materials, and time involved in prepping for many of our classes, we do not refund or transfer paid classes to other classes for cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled class. Cancellations up to a week (7 days) may be transferred to another class. Cancellations within 30 days or in the event the shop cancels a class, a full refund or transfer to another class is possible. Transferred classes must be completed within 30 days. We cannot refund transactions that are more than 30 days. If an emergency arises due to illness (especially contagious), we appreciate you cancelling and will do what we can to reschedule. If you are traveling a distance and would like to stay overnight with us at our retreat, please let us know. We are happy to also feed you!

Want to know what some of our students say about our training? See Student Reviews.

Classes


Join us at our store in Commerce, TX for giveaways, hands-on learning, and explore the Sewing, Quilting and Crafting Arts. Come and go as time allows and stay as long as you want until closing. We will have everything set up and ready for you to try something new!

Cost: $ 25.00
Join us at Fox Country Quilts, for a transformative Creativity Camp. Delve into a weekend dedicated to nurturing your creativity! Guests must be over 21 to attend.

Cost: $ 368.00
Fox Country Quilts is about to hold one of its most fun events of the year. On Orange Friday and Saturday . . . WEEKEND AFTER THANKSGIVING. . .we are holding a special Round Robin event during which you will have a chance to make several small, fast, interesting projects on different Baby Lock sewing and sewing-related machines and on the Handi Quilter longarms. On both days, the event will run from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. You can come when you want and stay as long as you want assembling your projects.

Cost: $ FREE - $ 5.00
Treat yourself to a Day at the Spa! At Kimberbell?s one-day machine embroidery event, you?ll make three luxurious and giftable projects. Create a Floral Rope Bowl with creamy Project Rope and Shape Form Interfacing, then make a sweet Soap Pouch completely in-the-hoop! Our Relax Zipper Pouch features background quilting and a beautiful butterfly of dimensional Flexi Foam. With projects made in a 6x10 hoop, Day at the Spa is an embroiderer?s way to ?relax, renew, and refresh.?

Cost: $ 149.00
Treat yourself to a Day at the Spa! At Kimberbell?s one-day machine embroidery event, you?ll make three luxurious and giftable projects. Create a Floral Rope Bowl with creamy Project Rope and Shape Form Interfacing, then make a sweet Soap Pouch completely in-the-hoop! Our Relax Zipper Pouch features background quilting and a beautiful butterfly of dimensional Flexi Foam. With projects made in a 6x10 hoop, Day at the Spa is an embroiderer?s way to ?relax, renew, and refresh.?

Cost: $ 159.00
Want to learn more about longarm quilting? Join us for a 3-day in-person event to explore longarm quilting and know if longarm quilting is right for you. We'll go from longarm machine quilting basics to hands-on quilting fabulous projects. May pay for an additional night to arrive the day before classes begin. Room checkout is NOON on the last day of class. This event is for quilters who are interested in learning about longarm machine quilting and want to try all of the Handi Quilter Longarms. *Fox Country Quilts SPECIAL* Purchase a longarm package during this event and get this training plus another 1-2 days for free!

Cost: $ 460.00
Schedule a day to quilt your quilt top on a longarm machine. If you have completed the Longarm Rental Certification Training, please select the next available date and check out to secure your time. If you have questions or do not see a convenient date, please contact Donna at 903-866-7550 or email info@foxcountryquilts.com

Cost: $ 90.00
Are you tired of paying to have someone else quilt your quilt tops for you? Come rent our machines! In this class, we will cover: threading, tensioning, loading a quilt, basting, and spend some time having fun learning to quilt on a longarm. You can do it!

Cost: $ 95.00
Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free-motion quilting ? and it?s easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free-motion quilting, and how you can create stunning designs.

Cost: $ 125.00
Does longarm quilting interest you, and you?d like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a review of longarm quilting basics? This class removes the mystery of longarm quilting by explaining machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and vital facts about thread, needles, and tension. Handi Quilter longarm machine and frame systems come in various sizes for every budget and are user-friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters - just like you!

Cost: $ 125.00
If you love precision and consistency in your quilting rulers, you will love using design rulers and templates! These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching them out precisely. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely with the ruler base and Sure Foot, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights.

Cost: $ 80.00
Do you love the idea of free-motion quilting and need help getting started or becoming more confident? Whether you are new to longarm quilting or you've done a little and want to do more, this retreat is for you! We will start at the beginning and work our way through learning everything from cleaning, maintaining, threading, tensioning, loading your quilt, auditioning your quilt, tricks of free-motion quilting, how to use pantographs, how to use rulers, and so much more. May pay for an additional night to arrive the day before classes begin.

Cost: $ 850.00
Do you love free-motion quilting but want to expand your portfolio or become more confident? We will expand on and continue building a library of designs, whether it be free-motion quilting, pantographs, or rulers and get into some custom quilting activities, and so much more. May pay for an additional night to arrive the day before classes begin. Room checkout is NOON on the last day of class.

Cost: $ 850.00
Are you new to Pro-Stitcher? Are you interested in learning how to use Pro-Stitcher Premium more effectively? This is your chance to spend time with award-winning educator, Dr. Donna Smith, to master your machine, develop new skills, and build confidence to transform your quilting with Pro-Stitcher. May pay for an additional night to arrive the day before classes begin.

Cost: $ 850.00
Are you interested in advancing your Pro-Stitcher skills? This is your chance to spend time with award-winning educator, Dr. Donna Smith, to master your machine, develop new skills, and build confidence to transform your quilting with Pro-Stitcher. Join us for a 3 days of classes at Pro-Stitcher Academy. In the Intermediate Pro-Stitcher Retreat we move from Basic quilting with Pro-Stitcher to combining designs to creating new designs. This retreat is not for the beginning user. The participants must be knowledgeable in Pro-Stitcher and efficient in edge-to-edge and basic block to block quilting. We dive into Pro-Stitcher Premium (aka Connect) to combine designs, sashings and borders to add unique elements to our quilts. We?ll learn multiple ways to quilt oversized blocks and use cropping to create fun quilts. An overview of Pro-Stitcher Designer (aka Software) and have some fun exploring the use of Designer with Premium. May pay for an additional night to arrive the day before classes begin.

Cost: $ 850.00
In the Advanced Pro-Stitcher Retreat we go way beyond combining designs to creating new designs for whole quilts. This retreat is not for the faint-hearted or typical quilter. The participants must be extremely knowledgeable in using intermediate to advanced Pro-Stitcher functions and quilting. We dive into Pro-Stitcher Premium (aka Connect) and Pro-Stitcher Designer and use both to create awesomeness. In the show quilting world, it's custom, custom, custom. In addition, we will explore using different textile mediums to create non-quilt quilted projects (for example, using upholstery fabric, wool, etc. to create home decor items.) May pay for an additional night to arrive the day before classes begin. Join us for a 3-days and 2-nights Pro-Stitcher Academy Retreat and enjoy the evenings, perfecting what you learn.

Cost: $ 850.00
Are you new to Pro-Stitcher Lite? Are you interested in learning how to use Pro-Stitcher Lite more effectively? This is your chance to spend time with award-winning educator, Dr. Donna Smith, to master your machine, develop new skills, and build confidence to transform your quilting with Pro-Stitcher Lite. May pay for an additional night to arrive the day before classes begin.

Cost: $ 850.00
Sewists and Quilters come together here.

JOIN US IN 2024 IN PARIS, TEXAS. Mother's Day weekend Friday, May 10 from 9-5 Saturday, May 11 from 9-3 Love Civic Center 2025 S Collegiate Dr Paris, TX 7546

Learn how to make a memory quilt! This can be a t-shirt memory quilt or other clothing memory quilt. This is a three session class. Class #1: Prep and Plan Class #2: Cut and Layout Class #3: Construction

Cost: $ 100.00
Join Karen for a fun filled workshop on collage quilting - the Laura Heine way! We will review tools for success, collage basics and recognizing details in fabric to make your work unique! You will learn tips and tricks that help make collage quilting an awesome creative craft! Day workshop without the overnight stays are available.

Cost: $ 489.00
Beginner Quilting Class Are you wanting to start quilting? This is the perfect class for you! The class will teach you basic skills with domestic sewing machine including fabric selection, cutting techniques, and placement and sewing.Please plan to bring your machine or let us know if you will need to rent one of ours.

Cost: $ 65.00
Finished Size: 30" x 30" Get into an amphibian groove with the Dancing Frogs Wall Hanging. A circle of hopping frogs will surely make a statement in your living area.

Cost: $ 59.95
Let Tina, our certified Quiltworx Instructor, be your guiding lights as you embark on a journey to create something truly spectacular Rainbow Chrystal.

Cost: $ 525.00
Need help or time to sew on your Judy Niemeyer quilt? Come spend the day with us and get help or sewcialize with other Quiltworx enthusiasts.

Cost: $ 15.00
Let Tina, our certified Quiltworx Instructor, be your guiding lights as you embark on a journey to create something truly spectacular! Steampunk Fairytale is a captivating quilt that combines gears and fantasy, Quiltworx and Tim Holtz. Prepare to be enchanted by this delightfully dark masterpiece!

Cost: $ 525.00
Extra overnight stay for Retreaters

Cost: $ 65.00
***Group coordinator: Michelle Nowlin Enjoy 3 nights and 4 days at our retreat center. Food is included. Please email Donna at info@foxcountryquilts.com if you have any dietary restrictions.

Cost: $ 297.00
***This booking is for ALL TEXAS SHOP HOPPERS who want to stay overnight in our retreat center.*** If you will be shopping the Northeast Texas Region (or close), we'd love to have to stop over so you can get an early start next day.

Cost: $ 55.00
Are you ready to dust off your serger and make it earn its keep? Or if it has been earning its keep, are you wanting to take your serger skills to the next level? We have an exciting opportunity for you! Introducing our new Bolster Pillow Serger Class, where you'll acquire the expertise to create beautiful and professional-looking pillows. In this hands-on class, you'll learn the secrets of serging techniques, including how to sew precise seams, create decorative edges, and exploring different types of threads. Kim Jarvis will guide you through each step, ensuring that you gain the confidence and proficiency needed to transform your serger skills.

Cost: $ 90.00
Are you ready to dust off your serger and make it earn its keep? Or if it has been earning its keep, are you wanting to take your serger skills to the next level? We have an exciting opportunity for you! Introducing our Petal Pop Zinnia Pillow Serger Class, where you'll acquire the expertise to create beautiful and professional-looking pillows. In this hands-on class, you'll learn the secrets of serging techniques, including how to sew precise seams, create decorative edges, and exploring different types of threads. Kim Jarvis will guide you through each step, ensuring that you gain the confidence and proficiency needed to transform your serger skills.

Cost: $ 35.00 - $ 75.00
If you have been wanting to learn the basics about using a sewing machine, this class is for you. You will learn your way around the sewing machine, including how to wind the bobbin, thread the machine, perform general maintenance, and the use of the basic sewing machine feet. We will create a cute project while learning these skills. This class will build a foundation that will take your sewing where ever you want to go!

Cost: $ 40.00 - $ 60.00
This is a companion Sit and Sew session for the Prism Block of the Month. Join us in the classroom as we work through each month's block. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a class and no formal instruction is provided in these sessions. However, as always Fox Country Education Staff are available to assist with tips and tricks.

Contact Us


Please feel free to contact us with any questions, comments, or special requests you may have. Phone: 903-866-7550 Email: info@foxcountryquilts.com