Chart the 2019 temperatures in a quilt that creates itself with every change! A new style Block of the Month, Purchase the beginning kit of colors, and add a block each day for the high and the low, based on the temperatures that day! And we've had an interesting year so far in 2019! Still time to join up! and memorialize this year!
Tapestry Block of the Month begins on the first Wednesday of March. Sign up at the shop.. The fun has begun but you can still join; we will help you get caught up!
Watch out for "Bags 2.0" in 2019. More bags! More fun! Keep watching for more information about this new Bag of the Month program!
Next workshop is Friday, March 15.
Tuesdays: April 30th and May 7th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Shirley Bohmann offers a Lone Star class with your choice of fabrics! Consider selecting some from our wildflower, Western, 1930s or patriotic collections..
Or dip into your own stash!
Two session class, Tues., April 2 & 16; learn to put together already quilted blocks or rows.
Easily complete a large quilt on a home machine because you quilt small sections at a time.
Class sessions 10:00 am – 4:00 pm demonstrate several methods to join quilted blocks or rows, providing options for the final effect. Great for those who quilt with the embroidery machine!. Registration $45.00, plus supply kit $15.00.
This five-session class with veteran instructor Shirley Bohmann takes you from fabric to finish as you create your first quilt. Learn about color choices, tools, cutting, piecing, and deciding on the arrangement of colors and blocks.
Learn to enjoy the process of quilting as you discover all the options available, even with a single block design.
Know someone who wants to become a quilter? Tell them about this class.
Create a cactus quilt as you learn more about applique!
4th Wednesday of each Month. Missed the first class? You can still join the fun.
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 12 Blocks – 12 Months
New techniques every month.
Saturday, March 23rd 10:00 – 3:00
Professional handquilter and designer Linda Heitman is offering beginning hand quilting class! Topics include:
· Tips on selecting the right professional quilter
· Handquilting through the ages
· Fabric Quality – does it really matter?
· Fabric selection for hand quilting
· Batting types & how to choose the right batting for your particular project
· Tools and equipment
· Needles – are they all the same?
· Which thread do I use?
· Quilt design – how to select the quilting pattern to compliment your quilt
· Marking your quilt top and learning to hand quilt
Water soluble thread is great for basting your quilt sandwich. After it's quilted - wash the quilt and all the basting thread is gone!
Check out our Facebook page for tips and information.
Creating with wool goes well with quilting, or stands alone. Beautiful results come with the joy of being together. Join the Woolseys on the second Wednesday each month to share ideas and cheer each other along. Shop our wool section, fabric, patterns. and kits. (1-4 pm)
Tuesday, April 9th 10:00 – 4:00
This class should help get those creative juices flowing!
It’s a day to explore and share ideas for pieced quilt backings, pieced borders, and a few bindings.
We invite you to come and sew in our classroom whenever there is no other activity. Use the design wall to organize your project.. Get advice from our experienced staff. Join other quilters to socialize and share as you sew.
Use this link to order Purely Gates designs:
Each CD contains many designs, in all machine formats. Many designs use Mylar for that extra special sparkle..
Sew Steady tables make sewing easier and more efficient! Order now and get the Large Table (18 x 24) and the Large Travel bag, and the Grid Glider to see measurements easily as you sew and help you keep your stitching straight. Special price $149.00.