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Make a String Quilt


with Judy Boardman

Calendar Next session starts Mar 22, 2023 at 6 pm

Do you want to learn a fun and easy way to use up those long pieces of fabric scraps you havent in your sewing room? Start gathering your scraps and learn how to make a "String Quilt"! Judy will show you how to take foundation paper and use an easy sew-and-slip technique to attatch the strips of fabric. 

This class will be held at the Hanson Elementary School in Lebanon

Materials List to follow.

PLEASE NOTE: Class date has been updated. The date for the class is now March 22 - May 10 no classes on April 12 and April 19 (Date was origionally March 29 - May 10)

Full Course

Sewing & Quilt Weekends


with NACE Staff

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 31, 2023
1 additional session on May 5, 2023

Finish those UFO’s or start a new one. Pick up helpful tips from fellow stitchers and make new friends! Escape those constant interruptions at home for over five hours of sewing and camaraderie. Show and tell is encouraged, and no one is too new to join in the fun! Bring handwork or your sewing machine and supplies. Iron, ironing board, cutting mats and rulers supplied. 

Class times are as follows: 

Friday: 5pm-8:30pm

Saturday: 9am-3pm

Space is limited and based on first come first serve, be sure to register early to save a spot!

* Senior Rate (65+ is $7) to register for senior rate, please call 207-676-3223

Fabric Landscapes Made Easy


with Elizabeth Chickering

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2023 at 5 pm

NACE is excited to welcome back Elizabeth Chickering to teach some fun daytime classes at Noble!

Learn how to create beautiful landscapes from batik and cotton fabric scraps and embellishments. You do not need an expensive pattern or a kit to make this wall- hanging you will want to frame. Techniques taught are based on Karen Eckmeier’s original book: “Accidental Landscapes, Surprisingly Simple Quilted Scenes”.

(Optional book purchase available from instructor for $21.95) 

Now offering Daytime and Evening classes! 

Classes are both Monday, not Wednesday.

Zippered Cosmetic/Pencil Case


with Christine Fortin

Calendar Next available session starts May 11, 2023 at 5:30 pm

Do you have a new sewer in the family and want to do a fun class together? Join Chris Fortin in this quick sew project that uses very little fabric. A great class for parent and child to create a project together that can have many uses! This class is great for beginners who have knowledge of sewing machines.

Fee to instructor $3.00 (covers cost of interfacing)

Materials list to follow.

Large Tote Bag


with Christine Fortin

Calendar Next available session starts May 20, 2023 at 9 am

In this class, we will sew up a beautiful 12 x 16 x 6” tote bag with inside slip pockets and magnetic snap closure. This tote includes instructions for how to create a firm base, which adds great structure to your bag. The bag can be done in waterproof canvas, making it the perfect beach bag.This is an intermediate-beginner class.

Payable to instructor on night of class - $5.00 (covers interfacing and snaps)

Materials List to follow.

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