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Compass Point Quilts & CPQ Studio
59 Sanborn Road, East Kingston, NH 03827
(973) 214-6784
compasspointquilts@gmail.com


Certified Instructor for Quiltworx
Authorized Teacher for BeColourful

Open Saturdays 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 
or by Appointment

Please Note: All classes must have at least four (4) participants (in-house and/or ZOOM) in order to run.

CPQ Classes


Classes & Workshops


Tuffets with Kerin
- Feb 12, 2022 09:00 am

Join Kerin at CPQ! Tuffets are taught in two sessions. The first session is sewing (3 hours) and the second session (4 hours) is assembly! Class fee does not include pattern or materials. Additional supplies needed: Finishing Kit: $80.00 ~ Bun Feet: $30.00 ~ Pattern: $28.00 ~ Fabric.

Cost: $ 70.00
The Disappearing Class
- Feb 19, 2022 09:00 am

Join Mary Gay Leahy for a stress-free, fun-filled day making Disappearing Blocks! Three yards of fabric, a few rulers, and an open mind is all you need. Patterns are included in the class fee. Learn ways to create quick and easy quilts that look difficult by making Five (5) Different Disappearing Blocks.

Cost: $ 45.00
The Disappearing Class - ZOOM Option
- Feb 19, 2022 09:00 am

Join Mary Gay Leahy for a stress-free, fun-filled day making Disappearing Blocks! Three yards of fabric, a few rulers, and an open mind is all you need. Patterns are included in the class fee. Learn ways to create quick and easy quilts that look difficult by making Five (5) Different Disappearing Blocks.

Cost: $ 45.00
The Jamestown Bag
- Feb 26, 2022 09:00 am

The Jamestown bag is a fun tote to make in two different sizes. Use it to carry your handwork, lunch, or a book and snack when off to the beach, park, or wherever you may go. Easy to construct with 6 roomy pockets inside (4 in the smaller size). This class will teach bag construction techniques which can be used when constructing other bags. Tips and tricks for fusing, managing seams, and overall good bag construction techniques which will help make your bag last and withstand heavy use. The bag sides can be constructed using several different fabrics for a scrappy look or a single fabric. Perfect for fussy cutting a motif or for a fun large-scale print and it?s fat quarter friendly! Just the right size for gifting. See samples in the shop!!

Cost: $ 50.00
Have you ever wanted to make a BeColourful quilt but didn?t feel ready to take the plunge? If so, this is the class for you! You will learn all of the techniques Jacqueline uses in her larger quilts and this wall hanging (35? x 35?) is the perfect size for a beginner! Join Lisa for a fun journey to create your very own BeColourful Happiness 2.0 quilt. You will be guided through this pattern step by step and by the end of the two months you will have learned all of Jacqueline's techniques that can be applied to her larger quilts..

Cost: $ 50.00
Have you ever wanted to make a BeColourful quilt but didn?t feel ready to take the plunge? If so, this is the class for you! You will learn all of the techniques Jacqueline uses in her larger quilts and this wall hanging (35? x 35?) is the perfect size for a beginner! Join Lisa for a fun journey to create your very own BeColourful Happiness 2.0 quilt. You will be guided through this pattern step by step and by the end of the two months you will have learned all of Jacqueline's techniques that can be applied to her larger quilts. This ZOOM option will allow you to spend the day sewing along with everyone in the "real-time" workshop, see live-streaming demos, ask questions, and get direct assistance if needed.

Cost: $ 50.00
The Carolina Bag
- Mar 05, 2022 08:45 am

The Carolina Bag is a real eye catcher to make in two different sizes! Use it to carry your handwork, lunch or a book and a snack wherever you travel. It?s roomy interior plus 6 to 8 interior pockets will keep you organized. This intermediate level bag will attract attention no matter where you use it. Fabulous in batiks! This class will teach bag construction techniques which can be used when constructing other bags. Tips and tricks for fusing, managing seams and overall good bag construction techniques which will help make your bag last and withstand heavy use. You will learn to work with equilateral triangles, manage bias, insert a magnetic closure and some nice topstitching that will give your bag a more polished look. The bag sides are constructed using 2 ?? strips. The triangles are also cut from 2 ?? strips so a jelly roll works great or cut your own strips from a medley of fabrics to create interest. See the samples in the shop. Large Bag: 15? x 13? x 5? Small Bag: 12? x 11? x 5?

Cost: $ 50.00
McKenna Ryan Club - Mermaid Kisses
- Apr 09, 2022 10:00 am

Join Susie for the fun McKenna Ryan Club Class! This is a raw-edge appliqu? wall hanging by McKenna Ryan finishes at 33 1/2? x 39? Pattern Price: $15.50 / Embellishment Kit Price: $11.00 Pre-Fused & Pre-Cut Appliqu? Fabric Kit will be Custom Cut by CPQ. Price is TBD. (Kits include background fabrics, pre-cut and pre-fused appliques) All McKenna Ryan purchases/orders done during the McKenna Ryan Club class will be discounted 20%!

Cost: $ 45.00
Join Susie for the fun McKenna Ryan Club Class! This is a raw-edge applique wall hanging by McKenna Ryan finishes at 33 1/2 in x 39 in Pattern Price: $15.50 / Embellishment Kit Price: $11.00 Pre-Fused & Pre-Cut Applique Fabric Kit will be Custom Cut by CPQ. Price is TBD. (Kits include background fabrics, pre-cut and pre-fused appliques) All McKenna Ryan purchases/orders done during the McKenna Ryan Club class will be discounted 20%!

Cost: $ 45.00
Tequila Lime 6-Month Workshop Series
- Apr 10, 2022 10:00 am

Join me once a month for six months (Month #6 is an optional month to finish up if needed) to learn this fabulous Judy Niemeyer pattern. During this time you will learn how to organize your fabrics, cut your fabrics using Judy's template layout sheets, speed piecing, and Judy's piecing and assembly techniques. This series is taught by Lisa McCarthy, Certified Instructor for Judy Niemeyer and Quiltworx. Pattern Cost: TBD - The pattern will be available in 2021. At that time, the cost per month will be determined. Patterns will be available through CPQ . Fabric Kits: Kits are available for this pattern in the original colorway or you can design your own colorway in Quiltster!

Cost: $ 50.00
Join me once a month for six months (Month #6 is an optional month to finish up if needed) to learn this fabulous Judy Niemeyer pattern. During this time you will learn how to organize your fabrics, cut your fabrics using Judy's template layout sheets, speed piecing, and Judy's piecing and assembly techniques. This series is taught by Lisa McCarthy, Certified Instructor for Judy Niemeyer and Quiltworx. Pattern Cost: TBD - The pattern will be available in 2021. At that time, the cost per month will be determined. Patterns will be available through CPQ . Fabric Kits: Kits are available for this pattern in the original colorway or you can design your own colorway in Quiltster! This ZOOM option will allow you to spend the day sewing along with everyone in the "real-time" workshop, see live-streaming demos, ask questions, and get direct assistance if needed.

Cost: $ 50.00
Join Mary Gay Leahy at CPQ! The Log Cabin design has a rich history in the quilting world. Come join us to learn a few facts about this versatile quilt pattern. Not Your Grandmother?s Log Cabin takes a modern approach to this classic beauty. We will be mastering the piecing and pressing techniques and having some fun with color. The purchase of Not Your Grandmother's Log Cabin book is required. If you already have the book, great!

Cost: $ 45.00
Join Mary Gay Leahy at CPQ! The Log Cabin design has a rich history in the quilting world. Come join us to learn a few facts about this versatile quilt pattern. Not Your Grandmother?s Log Cabin takes a modern approach to this classic beauty. We will be mastering the piecing and pressing techniques and having some fun with color. The purchase of Not Your Grandmother's Log Cabin book is required and the12in Clearview Triangle Ruler. If you already have the book & Ruler, great!

Cost: $ 45.00
Have you always wanted to learn how to paper piece and just didn't know where to start? If so, this is the perfect 4-week workshop series for you!! 4-Week Class Series held on Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:00. The series must have a minimum of four students to run. Week #1 - Understanding Pattern & Foundation Papers, Week #2 - Fabric Cutting & Understanding Templates, Week #3 - Introduction to Paper Piecing, Week #4 - Tips & Tricks. Pattern: Luster by Cindi McCracken Class must have a minimum of 4 students to run

Cost: $ 20.00
Have you always wanted to learn how to paper piece and just didn't know where to start? If so, this is the perfect 4-week workshop series for you!! 4-Week Class Series held on Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:00. The series must have a minimum of four students to run. Week #1 - Understanding Pattern & Foundation Papers, Week #2 - Fabric Cutting & Understanding Templates, Week #3 - Introduction to Paper Piecing, Week #4 - Tips & Tricks. Pattern: Luster by Cindi McCracken

Cost: $ 20.00
Join Mary Gay Leahy at CPQ! In the original Jacks Chain quilt, every seam is a ?Y? seam. Great fun for hand piecing, but not so much fun on the machine. This class teaches a modern technique to make this classic quilt. Lots of movement and not a ?Y? seam in sight! We are going to be exploring some new piecing and pressing techniques. This the way to get your blocks to lie flat and your points to meet. You will master these piecing techniques and have lots of fun with color!

Cost: $ 45.00
Jack's Chain - ZOOM OPTION
- Jun 04, 2022 09:00 am

Join Mary Gay Leahy at CPQ! In the original Jacks Chain quilt, every seam is a ?Y? seam. Great fun for hand piecing, but not so much fun on the machine. This class teaches a modern technique to make this classic quilt. Lots of movement and not a ?Y? seam in sight! We are going to be exploring some new piecing and pressing techniques. This the way to get your blocks to lie flat and your points to meet. You will master these piecing techniques and have lots of fun with color!

Cost: $ 45.00
Jack's Chain - ADDITIONAL DATES
- Jun 11, 2022 09:00 am

Join Mary Gay Leahy at CPQ! In the original Jacks Chain quilt, every seam is a ?Y? seam. Great fun for hand piecing, but not so much fun on the machine. This class teaches a modern technique to make this classic quilt. Lots of movement and not a ?Y? seam in sight! We are going to be exploring some new piecing and pressing techniques. This the way to get your blocks to lie flat and your points to meet. You will master these piecing techniques and have lots of fun with color!

Cost: $ 45.00
McKenna Ryan Club - Welcome Bear
- Jul 09, 2022 10:00 am

Join Susie and learn how to make this adorable McKenna Ryan Club project. This is a raw-edge applique wall hanging by McKenna Ryan finishes at 12 1/2 in x 31 in Pre-Fused & Pre-Cut Applique Fabric Kit: $72.00 Kit includes pattern, background fabrics, pre-cut and pre-fused appliques, and binding fabrics. All McKenna Ryan purchases/orders done during the McKenna Ryan Club class will be discounted 20%!

Cost: $ 45.00
Join Susie and learn how to make this adorable McKenna Ryan Club project. This is a raw-edge applique wall hanging by McKenna Ryan finishes at 12 1/2 in x 31 in Pre-Fused & Pre-Cut Applique Fabric Kit: $72.00 Kit includes pattern, background fabrics, pre-cut and pre-fused appliques, and binding fabrics. All McKenna Ryan purchases/orders done during the McKenna Ryan Club class will be discounted 20%!

Cost: $ 45.00
Join us Friday Night, July 22, 2022 for Christmas in July - Mystery Quilt Night! The party is from 5:00 - 11:00 (A Six Hour Class). Party Price: $25 deposit (Balance Due Night of the Party) Price Includes Party Class, Holiday Dinner & Fabric for the Pieced Top. Prizes for Best Fun Holiday Attire (fun/ugly sweater, antlers, jingle bells, etc.) Pattern Block & Layout Designed by Susan Richards. Pre-Cut Fabric for the Pieced Top Included (Borders, Binding, & Backing Not Included).

Cost: $ 25.00
Join us from far and near on Friday Night, July 22, 2022 for Christmas in July - Mystery Quilt Night! The party is from 5:00 - 11:00 (A Six Hour Class). Party Price: $25 deposit (Balance Due will be invoiced prior to the party.) Price Includes Party Class & Fabric for the Pieced Top. Prizes for Best Fun Holiday Attire (fun/ugly sweater, antlers, jingle bells, etc.) Pattern Block & Layout Designed by Susan Richards. Pre-Cut Fabric for the Pieced Top Included (Borders, Binding, & Backing Not Included).

Cost: $ 25.00
Join Mary Gay Leahy at CPQ! The Log Cabin design has a rich history in the quilting world. Come join us to learn a few facts about this versatile quilt pattern. Not Your Grandmother?s Log Cabin takes a modern approach to this classic beauty. We will be mastering the piecing and pressing techniques and having some fun with color. The purchase of Not Your Grandmother's Log Cabin book is required and the12in Clearview Triangle Ruler. If you already have the book & Ruler, great!

Cost: $ 45.00
Join Mary Gay Leahy at CPQ! The Log Cabin design has a rich history in the quilting world. Come join us to learn a few facts about this versatile quilt pattern. Not Your Grandmother?s Log Cabin takes a modern approach to this classic beauty. We will be mastering the piecing and pressing techniques and having some fun with color. The purchase of Not Your Grandmother's Log Cabin book is required and the12in Clearview Triangle Ruler. If you already have the book & Ruler, great!

Cost: $ 45.00
Join Susie for this McKenna Ryan Club project!! This project uses "Truly McKenna" Art Print Panels which are digitally printed images of her original applique artwork. The beauty of the Art Print panel is not just in McKenna's artwork, it's in how simply Art Print projects can be created. You'll be delighted to be able to choose how much quilting you do on your project. McKenna's original stitches provide a quilted effect, and whether you follow her stitch lines a little or not at all, is up to you! All McKenna Ryan purchases/orders done during the McKenna Ryan Club class will be discounted 20%!

Cost: $ 45.00
Join Susie for this McKenna Ryan Club project!! This project uses ?Truly McKenna? Art Print Panels which are digitally printed images of her original applique artwork. The beauty of the Art Print panel is not just in McKenna's artwork, it's in how simply Art Print projects can be created. You'll be delighted to be able to choose how much quilting you do on your project. McKenna's original stitches provide a quilted effect, and whether you follow her stitch lines a little or not at all, is up to you! All McKenna Ryan purchases/orders done during the McKenna Ryan Club class will be discounted 20%! This ZOOM option will allow you to spend the day sewing along with everyone in the "real-time" workshop, see live-streaming demos, ask questions, and get direct assistance if needed.

Cost: $ 45.00
Black Ice 4/5- Month Workshop Series
- Aug 14, 2022 10:00 am

Join Susie to learn how to make this quilt which is a storm at sea design set on point. The storm at sea blocks are made using Studio 180 Diamond Rects Tool and Large Square Squared Tool. The set-in triangles are paper pieced. Size with all borders is 100" x 100"

Cost: $ 50.00
Join Susie to learn how to make this quilt which is a storm at sea design set on point. The storm at sea blocks are made using Studio 180 Diamond Rects Tool and Large Square Squared Tool. The set-in triangles are paper pieced. Size with all borders is 100" x 100"

Cost: $ 50.00
McKenna Ryan Club - Stocking Up
- Oct 01, 2022 10:00 am

Join Susie for this fun and whimsical McKenna Ryan Club project! This is a raw-edge applique wall hanging by McKenna Ryan finishes at 33 1/2 in x 39 in Pattern Price: $10.50 Embellishment Kit and Pre-Fused & Pre-Cut Applique Fabric Kit will be custom cut and packaged by CPQ. Kit Price is TBD. (Kits include embellishments, background fabrics, pre-cut and pre-fused appliques, and fabric for binding) All McKenna Ryan purchases/orders done during the McKenna Ryan Club class will be discounted 20%!

Cost: $ 45.00
Join Susie for this fun and whimsical McKenna Ryan Club project! This is a raw-edge applique wall hanging by McKenna Ryan finishes at 33 1/2 in x 39 in Pattern Price: $10.50 Embellishment Kit and Pre-Fused & Pre-Cut Applique Fabric Kit will be custom cut and packaged by CPQ. Kit Price is TBD. (Kits include embellishments, background fabrics, pre-cut and pre-fused appliques, and fabric for binding) All McKenna Ryan purchases/orders done during the McKenna Ryan Club class will be discounted 20%!

Cost: $ 45.00
3rd Annual BooBash!

Cost: $ 25.00
Join us on Friday Night, October 28th for a fun Halloween Party and Mystery Quilt Night via ZOOM! Time: 5:00 - 11:00 (A Six Hour Class) / Party Price: $25.00 deposit and balance will be invoiced prior to class (Includes Fabric for the Pieced Top) / Prizes for Best Costume (Costume Encouraged but Not Mandatory) / Pattern Block and Layout Designed by Susan Richards / Pre-Cut Fabric for the Pieced Top Included (Borders, Binding, and Backing Not Included)

Cost: $ 25.00
Circle of Life - Interest Sign-Up
- Dec 31, 2022 10:00 am

I've been asked to teach the BeColourful Circle of Life pattern and thought that I would put up an interest sheet. If I have enough people interested in joining this class, I can get it put on my upcoming teaching schedule. This would be a six-month workshop series and the cost would be $50.00 per month plus pattern and fabric. If you have any questions regarding the class, please contact me at compasspointquilts@gmail.com. This class would be for experienced paper piecers. The date on the website is not the date of the class - my site requires a date and price (one cent) in order to publish - Class dates will be determined if there is enough interest. Just add this to your cart to put yourself onto the "I'm Interested" list.

Cost: $ 0.01

Compass Point Quilts Shop Calendar


2022 Quilt 'til You Wilt

What a fun way to spend a Friday night once a month!! Bring your machine and your current project (sewing, quilting, embroidery, knitting, etc.). Dress comfy and get ready for a late night sewing session with friends! Pizza and drinks will be provided by CPQ Studio!! The cost of this event is $20.00. A $5.00 registration fee is collected upon registration and the balance of $15.00 will be collected the night you attend. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. If class is full you can add your name to the wait-list and I will contact you if a seat opens up!

2022 Quilt 'til You Wilt - CLASSROOM SPACE - ZOOM OPTION!

Join us via ZOOM for an evening of fun, friendship and uninterrupted sewing. Start a new project, work on a UFO, or several of them! Any type of project can be worked on! The cost of this event is $20.00. Please register by adding this to your cart. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. A ZOOM link will be sent to you the Thursday before your scheduled Quilt 'til You Wilt night.

2022 Sit 'n Sew Saturday - SHOP SPACE

Join us in the shop for a full day of fun, friendship and uninterrupted sewing. Start a new project, bring a UFO, or several of them! Any type of project can be worked on! Join us for the day, bring a friend or two! Bring a lunch or order out and drinks are on CPQ for the day! If you plan to order out, please remember to bring cash to pay for your lunch. The cost of this event is $20.00. A $5.00 registration fee is collected upon registration and the balance of $15.00 will be collected the day you attend. Please register by adding this to your cart. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. If class is full, you can add your name to a wait-list and I will contact you if a seat opens up. PLEASE NOTE: The shop doors open at 9:00 AM. THIS SIT 'N SEW IS A VERY POPULAR CPQ EVENT. PLEASE LIMIT YOUR SIGN-UPS TO ONCE A MONTH SO EVERYONE IS ABLE TO ENJOY A DAY SEWING & QUILTING AT CPQ! Thanks so much...

Jan 22
2022 Sit 'n Sew Saturday - CLASSROOM SPACE - ZOOM OPTION
Jan 22
2022 Sit 'n Sew Saturday - CLASSROOM SPACE
Jan 25
2022 Teach Me Tuesday & Open-Studio