Get excited with us!

Join the Hot Flash Society!

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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!

2019 Block of the Month

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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!

If you liked "Get Your Bags On"

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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!

Machine Embroidery Club

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 Next workshop is Friday, March 15.

  • Designs with Mylar.  Choose your own project designed for Mylar and learn how to use this fabric/paper to add shine.  Workshop cost $10.00..  Check ot the great design CDs from Purely Gates - right here in the shop.

Wildflower Lone Star

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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!  

Quilt It! Block at a Time!

 

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.

Get motivated for creativity!

Beginning Quilting Skills Class

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   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.

Cactophile Applique with Holly Nelson

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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.

BEGINNING HAND QUILTING

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

Quilters' Tips

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.   

Woolsey

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)

BACKINGS, BORDERS AND A COUPLE OF BINDINGS CLASS

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.

Lots more inspiration here at The Country Quilt Shop

Come, Sew and Socialize!

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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.

Red, White, and Blue AND TEXAS!

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Machine Embroidery Designs from Purely Gates

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Use this link to order Purely Gates designs: 

https://getdpd.com/cart/hoplink/24568?referrer=re6aknw


Each CD contains many designs, in all machine formats.  Many designs use Mylar for that extra special sparkle..  

Special Bundle Offer - Sew Steady Table package

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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.

What's Special around here!

There's a Quilt Show coming to town - March 29 & 30 at the Kuykendall Event Center.