Gardner Village Blog New Year, New You: Paper Crafting & Sewing Classes at Posh Paperie & Pine Needles
Wednesday Jan 22 2020

Hello, learners! Let’s review our 2020 class syllabus thus far. In the spirit of a new you in the new year, we’ve experienced yarn-based learning with the talented team at Willow Hill Yarn Company and discovered a world of vibrant creative courses at The Art Cottage. Today, let’s explore the paper-crafting potential that awaits at Posh Paperie and the sewing fun to be had at Pine Needles

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See all classes currently available at Posh Paperie here. 


Whether you’re looking to update your spring home decor with a few handmade touches or you simply want an excuse to get together with friends and try something new, Posh Paperie has just what you’re looking for in the coming weeks.  

Posh Paper Wreath Class, Feb. 6, 2020

I took this class and loved it. What’s better, I’ve found my wreath works for all occasions, Of course, one could just as simply add a few seasonal ribbons to use it from one holiday/season to the next. It’s such a versatile finished product and such an enjoyable learning experience. 

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NOTE: Ribbon and trim not included with class.

cool DIY wreath ideas 

Cherry Blossom Class, Feb. 6, 2020

Usher in springtime with this fabulous flower-making course. To put your creativity in full bloom, these tiny paper posies would look darling on an Easter table, a spring mantle, or a shower centerpiece, just to name a few ideas.

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Creative Goal Tracking & Journaling, Feb. 8, 2020

I’m trading my beloved blogging hat for my well-worn crafting smock to show you the ins and outs of creative journaling, specifically as it relates to goal setting. We’ll explore creative ways to track progress, no matter the goal. We’ll also uncover tips for fine-tuning our goals to make them feel more manageable. Of course, all this will all be done with a creative spin, using doodling, basic lettering tricks, and other playful paper tricks and tips. 

creative journaling and goal tracking

Paper Flower Workshop, Feb. 20, 2020

The sky’s the limit with the skills you’ll learn in this course. You’ll learn tricks for creating several different flower and leaf types so you can grow glorious paper gardens all year through. 

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Get Valentine's Day Ready at Posh Paperie

In between classes, you'll want to shop Posh for the best in paper-crafted Valentine's Day decor.

paper valentine's day decor

From crafting kits you can put together yourself to pre-made holiday excellence to the basic supplies needed to craft a one-of-a-kind note of love, Posh has the best paper pickings. Come experience the love in the air for yourself. 

vintage valentines


Posh Paperie shares its home with its sister store, Pine Needles. This well-known Utah quilting shop always has something exciting on the class calendar. Let’s see what’s on the horizon for the remainder of this month.  

See all classes currently being offered at Pine Needles here. 

Quilty Project Bag, Jan. 22 (tonight!) and Jan. 29, 2020

Learn the secrets to successfully sewing zippers and adding bindings as you design your perfect bag!

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Scrappy Twisting Flowers Quilt, Jan. 23 (tomorrow!) and Jan. 30, 2020

Paper artists aren’t the only ones enjoying posie play. This class shows you how easy it is to quilt fabric flowers using an EasyPiecing Grid. 

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Block of the Month Quilt, Jan. 29 (and the last Wednesday of each month) during 2020

The last Wednesday of each month brings with it a new monthly block demonstration. Join Michelle in store for this kit tutorial or simply pick up your kit at your leisure to work on on your own. This month brings the first kit in this 10-month event. Each kit demonstration includes instruction, including tips for foundation paper piecing, wool appliqué, decorative stitching, and more. At the end of the 10-month event, your complete Halloween quilt will be all tricked out and spooktacular! 

 Pine Needles

Quilting 101, Jan. 29, 2020

This is the perfect time of year to stay indoors and learn something new. Might as well be something that will also keep you warm on these long winter nights. Quilting 101 is your chance to master the basics of quilt design with hands-on instruction and plenty of fun!

 quilting 101 class



Next week, we uncover the sweetest course of all — Cake and Cupcake Decorating at Naborhood Bakery. In the meantime, learn more about all courses currently available at Gardner Village below.  

See all classes available at Gardner Village here.


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Megan Hoeppner

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