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Class Policies




  1. Upon registration, you will receive a supply list and/or applicable kit fees. Our staff will assist you in selecting fabrics and supplies appropriate for the class project.
  2. Class will be cancelled if the minimum number of students is not met 2 weeks prior to the scheduled class date.  Your class fee will be refunded or credited on a store Gift Card. Classes will be cancelled 3 weeks prior to the class date if no students are registered.
  3. Should you need to cancel, refunds will be made up to two weeks prior to the scheduled class date or if your seat is refilled.
  4. Unless otherwise stated, class supply purchases will apply towards our rewards program - Cotton Club.
  5. BERNINA machines are available for in-class use. Advance notice is requested.
  6. Private lessons are available and must be scheduled in advance to allow teachers to prepare your lesson. Fees are $50 per hour for most topics. Check with us for details.
  7. Inclement Weather Policy: If Charlottesville City and Albemarle County Schools are closed, classes will be cancelled and rescheduled. Your class fee will be refunded or credited if you are unable to attend the snow make-up date.
  8. The shop may/may not be open, depending on the severity of the travel conditions. Call the shop at 434-244-9975 for message updates regarding shop hours and classes.

Classes


Join Nancy Koyanik as she introduces the 2020 Mystery Quilt to you. This orientation meeting will help you make fabric choices and learn a little about the process of a Mystery Quilt. If you have not participated in one before or even if you have, this is a great way to learn new techniques each month and end up with a fabulous quilt at the end. Class runs January to September 2020.

Cost: $ 90.00
Lesson One 2020 - Back to Basics with Quilting

Cost: $ 160.00
Make a pineapple block with Marilyn and the AccuQuilt die cutter!

Cost: $ 60.00
A chapter of the National Modern Quilt Guild meets monthly in the classroom at COTTONWOOD.

A BERNINA Sew-cial Club specializing in Machine Embroidery. A great follow-up to the owners Mastery class, to help you develop your skill and technique. You do not have to have a BERNINA to participate, but the lessons are geared that way.

Cost: $ 160.00
Monthly meetings, discounts, members only magazine and you will make and learn cool stuff. Kids ages 7 to 17 (or to 22 with student ID) Visit 2 times and join for $25

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn basic quiltmaking skills as you make a wall-hanging over 2 full-day sessions.

Cost: $ 120.00
Perk up your dining area with a simple to sew project. Learn proper measuring, cutting, straight sewing, pressing, and topstitching.

Cost: $ 60.00
Learn to work with a pattern along with basic sewing skills while you make a useful reversible apron.

Cost: $ 60.00
Mastery class for noted machine owners.

Cost: $ FREE
All BERNINA and Bernette Embroidery machines welcome.

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery Class for noted machine owners.

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery class for noted machine owners.

Cost: $ FREE
Overlocker - Basic Operation For all BERNINA and Bernette Sewing Machines Learn what you need to know about the basic operation, accessories, needles, threads, care, and maintenance of your new machine.

Cost: $ FREE
Let Nola show you how to make one of the chicken blocks from her Party Chicks quilt - then make a flock if you want!

Cost: $ 60.00
Learn to make the charming Desert Stars table runner!

Cost: $ 60.00
Make a soft flannel pillow with applique!

Cost: $ FREE
Nola will teach how to use foundation piecing to make a log cabin block.

Cost: $ 60.00
Nothing can be more frustrating than a jammed up sewing machine. Let us take you through the basics of machine threading, tension, maintenance and more.

Cost: $ 30.00
Bring a project, lunch and a snack and join other sewists for the day in our classroom. Bring your own machine or reserve a BERNINA.

Join the fun. Take the bus! No Driving, no parking.

Cost: $ 60.00
We'll be preparing for and unpacking from Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival instead; please come see us at the Festival!

Cost: $ FREE
Most of us will be at Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival instead; please come see us!

Cost: $ FREE
Marilyn will be teaching from the book One Block Wonder, available now at Cottonwood.

Cost: $ 90.00
Learn how to use the multi-purpose foot on your overlocker.

Cost: $ FREE
Make a tote of your own with the Redwood Tote!

Cost: $ 60.00
A follow-up to basic free-motion quilting, learn to work with rulers as you move the quilt under the needle.

Cost: $ 30.00
New this year - every Saturday morning, 10am-1pm, let Nola show you something new and take the mystery out of a new tool or technique you have heard about. We are open to suggestions!

Cost: $ FREE
Make a Wool & Wax Tote with Robyn!

Cost: $ FREE