Welcome to New England Fabrics ‘Demos and Classes’ Page


New things are happening here at New England Fabrics! We are offering free demonstrations on Saturdays, covering quilting, general sewing, home decorating and upholstery. We also offer a great selection of teacher led classes for the beginner as well as the accomplished sewer. Check the schedule below for current Classes and Demonstrations.

Free Classes and Demo Schedule – Saturday Mornings – Mini Class 11:00am

Dec 23  class  Beginning Knitting.  Learn to cast on and to knit and purl. You will need 1 skein of yarn and the appropriate size single pointed knitting needles for your yarn.  Let the fun begin!

Jan 6 2018  class  quilt- Organic Curved Piecing. 2 Fat Quarters, rotary cutting mat, rotary cutter and a sewing machine are all you need to have fun with this unusual cutting and sewing technique.  No pinning!!

Class Schedule for the new year:

January 9, 16, 23.  9:30am-12pm. $60.00  Instructor Cheryl Hayes.  The Perfect Picnic Quilt. This happy quilt made with 9-Patches and Half Square Triangles will have you thinking about springtime blooms and summer picnics.  Create a scrappy look with a plan! picnic quilt Keene NH

February 6.  9:30am-12pm *LUNCH BREAK* 1pm-4pm. $100.00  Instructor Cheryl Hayes.  Free Motion Machine Quilting.   Join Cheryl for a full day of hands-on free motion style machine quilting in a supportive environment.  Bring a bagged lunch or pop out for a quick lunch at a nearby restaurant. 

February 8, 15, 22.  10am-1pm. $60.00 Instructor Helen Aldridge-Buckler.  Skylark Feather Quilt.  Looking for an easy project to learn a new skill?  This is a modern feather quilt with lots of color and style.   Big blocks and machine applique make this table runner or lap quilt come together quickly. 

February 20, 27, March 6.  9:30am-12pm. $60.00  Instructor Cheryl Hayes.  Stack’N Whack. Do you believe in Magic?  Choose a large print for the main fabric, and let go!  A little faith (and knowledgeable instruction) will make you a believer! 

Class size is limited. At time of registration, full payment to the instructor will secure your place in class.  Samples are on display in the Store.