Start date: September 13, 2019

End date: September 14, 2019

Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm both days

Location: Newberry Art Center, 1200 Main Street Newberry, South Carolina 29108

Scheduled Events

Join us for the Painted Cow Class, a two day class at the Newberry Art Center.

To register contact the Newberry Art Center at (803) 597-1125.

Cost: $180 per student (Adults and teenagers 13 and older) Student will receive a supply list following registration.

Class runs from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm both Friday and Saturday. We will take an hour break. There are local places to eat or bring a brown bag lunch. If you are coming from farther away there is a very sweet little Hampton Inn just a block away. Students book their own hotel reservations at:

Hampton Inn Newberry-Opera House

1201 Nance Street, Newberry, South Carolina, 29108, USA TEL: +1-803-276-6666

To register contact the Newberry Art Center at (803) 597-1125.



In the painted cow class, you will learn the freedom of raw edge applique design and the impact “thread painting” can give to an image on a quilt. Considered primarily as an art quilting form, this class is designed for those who have quilted in the past, meaning you understand your machine and the fundamentals of free motion quilting. It doesn’t mean you need to “feel” like you are perfect or even good at it, it just means you need to understand how it works and have done it some. If you can stipple or use a walking foot for quilting, you should be fine. She really is pretty easy to make.

Taught by Mitzie Schafer, owner and designer for Jittery Wings Quilt Co. In her previous medium of pottery/clay, she taught retreats across the south east and classes for the City of Columbia, Parks and Recreation Center. Now as a quilter/sewist, she is excited to be teaching again – which she loves! You can see her work at or on Facebook at Jittery Wings or on Instagram at @jitterywings.


Additional Kit Fee of ($32) optional at the start of the Class. Purchased directly from Mitzie. Email Mitzie prior to the start of class to reserve your kit ( Kit includes:

  • The Painted Cow Pattern
  • 36” x 36” Piece of clear vinyl the size of the backing.
  • large Spool of Aurifil 50 wt black thread.
  • 5 Yards of Steam-a-Seam Lite in at least 12” wide.