Events

Quilt Finishing School (QFS)

Second Friday of the month, 10:15am - 12:15pm
2024 session dates: 1/12, 3/8, 4/12, 5/10, 8/9, 9/13, 10/11, 11/8
Cost: $25 per meeting or $125 for the entire year

Do these statements resonate with you?

  • I have so many quilts to finish!
  • I can't remember how to bind a quilt
  • I don't have room to sandwich this quilt
  • I'm not sure how to quilt this...
  • Is there an easier way to do this?
  • I enjoy sewing with others
We hear them all the time, and Quilt Finishing School (QFS) can help! QFS is a dedicated time to work on current projects together, share tips, refresh skills, and complete your quilts.
QFS is not a class for learning to quilt. Check out our Beginner Mini Quilt class and other classes for instruction.
Pay-As-You-Go: $25 for one meeting-perfect for trying it out

 


Apparel eXchange of Ideas Studio (AXIS)

First Wednesday of the month, 6-8pm
2024 session dates: 2/7, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, 6/5, 8/7, 10/2, and 11/6

The Apparel eXchange of Ideas Studio (AXIS) is set to begin its third year! This monthly gathering is designed for apparel sewers to share ideas, troubleshoot tricky bits of sewing, and just spend some time sewing together. The focus of AXIS is apparel sewing (hence the name!), so bring yourself and an apparel sewing project, and be ready to inspire and be inspired!

Overheard at AXIS: "That dress has been completely transformed since you brought it here tonight!" Reply: "That's the magic of AXIS!"

Join AXIS today! $125 for the complete 2024 session

AXIS is not a class to learn how to sew clothes. Check out You Can Sew Clothes and other classes for instruction.

 


Social Stitching Opportunities

Daytime Social Stitching

Handstitching: 2nd and 4th Tuesday mornings from 10:15am-12pm*
A perfect time to work on UFOs or charity projects, all handstitchers welcome! Hand sewing, knitting, embroidery, crochet, spinning, etc. We ask that you use materials purchased at Silk Road Textiles during these events.

Upcoming dates: 1/23, 2/13, 2/27, 3/12, 3/26

 *Stitch Social and Sip & Stitch are free events for our adult customers. We ask that you work on projects using materials purchased at Silk Road Textiles at these events. Stitch Socials are NOT a class! The facilitator or fellow stitchers may be able to answer a quick question--come have some fun!

 

Machine Open Studio*: 1st and 3rd Wednesday mornings from 10:15am-12pm*

Upcoming dates: 1/17, 2/7, 2/21, 3/6, 3/20

Bring your sewing machine or use one of ours. We can fit up to six sewists, so give us a call at 513.541.3700 during the week leading up to the open studio and reserve your spot so you don't miss out. You can bring a work in progress or work on a charity project while you are here. We ask that you use materials purchased at Silk Road Textiles during these events.

*Machine Open Studios are free events for our adult customers. We ask that you work on projects using materials purchased at Silk Road Textiles at these events. Stitch Socials are NOT a class! The facilitator or fellow stitchers may be able to answer a quick question--come have some fun!

 

 

yarn needles and tea, ready to knitStitch Social*

Every Thursday, 6-8pm

Silk Road Textiles is open late every Thursday night, and we are happy to host open stitch nights. Bring an idea – bring a project – bring a question – bring yourself! One knitter said, ”It was so nice to sit, chat and knit. Very relaxing. I may have to come in every week!” – Please do; all hand-stitchers are welcome. 

*Stitch Social and Sip & Stitch are free events for our adult customers. We ask that you work on projects using materials purchased at Silk Road Textiles at these events. Stitch Socials are NOT a class! The facilitator or fellow stitchers may be able to answer a quick question--come have some fun!

 

Sip & Stitch*, Last Tuesday of each month, 6-8pm
Upcoming dates: 1/30, 2/27, 3/26
There will be no Sip & Stitch in December.

Join Silk Road Textiles for our monthly Sip & Stitch! A great time to hang out with other folks who stitch in any number of ways. Bring your favorite beverage and any type of stitchery project you’d like to work on. Join us to inspire others and be inspired in a friendly environment.

*Stitch Social and Sip & Stitch are free events for our adult customers. We ask that you work on projects using materials purchased at Silk Road Textiles at these events. Stitch Socials are NOT a class! The facilitator or fellow stitchers may be able to answer a quick question--come have some fun!