The rush of the holidays is getting over, ready to start the new year. Lets kick off the new year with lots of classes/quilting . Schedule for Jan 1 to Feb 16. When it is snowing it will be nice to sit in the warm house or come to the quilt shop and sew!! Monthly planned events: ***Longarm Club (1st Thursday of the month) Meeting Jan 3 & Feb 7 at 6:00pm Good time to bring your quilting ideas & show/tell what you have been quilting. All are welcome to come & share. ***Block of the Month Classes (1st Sat/2nd Thurs of the month) Meeting Jan 5,Sat—Jan 10,Thurs --- Feb 2, Sat--- Feb 14 Thurs. ) Having fun getting the blocks sewed together, will be anxious to see the quilts when we start putting it together. Not yet??? ***Sip & Sew is held on 2nd Friday of the month Jan 11 & Feb 8 6:00pm Bring a bottle or drink of your choice, Snacks to eat & a fun evening of sewing/socializing. This month we are working on foundation piecing blocks to put together for quilt or tablerunner. If you have not done that yet, join for a fun evening. ***Experts Sew Group Jan. 13, Sun 12:00 They are meeting monthly, was a fundamental group, but doing so well they are now experts!! Welcome to join this sew group any month to work on the project they have chosen. ***Unbelievable Sew Group Jan 20, Sun 12:00 Another group that is always working on a project of their choosing. Now they are finishing up their quilt as you go tablerunner, Join the group and help pick the next quilting project. Lots of fun with this group!!!! Meeting monthly. ***Breakfast morning Jan, 30 9:00am then come to wed open sew ***Wednesday Open Sew - Bring your machine & the UFO project, you want to finish. Every wed, we have a fun time sewing & socializing. And of course, we always have show & tell to share. There are so many talented ladies that come each week & pass on something new they have learned. ***Quilter’s Soup Jan. 9, Wed. Bring a can of soup. Will be Beef Vegetable this month. Bring a can of veggies to dump in the pot. MMMM Good Soup…… Scheduled Classes for Jan 1 to Feb 16 ________During January & February, get 15% off any fabric bought used for a class_______________ ***Saturday, Jan. 12 Starting the Inspire, Art to Heart, Applique Quilt. 12 Applique blocks with inspirational words and applique designs for the 12 months. Great small applique blocks to learn or complete for this quilt. 2nd class will be February 9, Saturday 11:00 ***Wednesday, Jan 16 Second class of the Stack n Whack class. If you want to learn how to make the neatest blocks out of large design fabric. Fun class & every block turns out different due to the way to whack your fabric!!! Fun class to take, call if you want to join!! Sample hanging in the shop. Teacher: Katie. ***Thursday, Jan 17 Dancing Hearts Tablerunner, Make this for your table for Valentine’s Day, Yes—it is time to do those valentines projects!!! Squares sewed together with applique hearts. ***Friday, Jan 18 Another Valentines Day project. Small Quilt- Hugs & Kisses. It has X O X with hearts. Pieced blocks to show for Valentines Day!!! Sample in the shop to look at. ***Saturday, Jan 19 Snow is coming!! So need to make this Snowman wallhanging. Just the right size to hang on your wall . Snowman is appliqued. Sample in the shop, Great project for winter, can hang all winter long. Teacher: Katie ***Thursday, Jan. 24 11:00 Using the 100 Block magazine and sewing up blocks, have the kits cut ($4.00 each) Sew the block you choose and make a quilt or tablerunner. Great way to learn techniques, because each block is different. Come on this Thursday & get started sewing up some blocks!!! The blocks are hanging in the shop with the kits available. ***Friday, Jan 25 Heart Applique Pillows. Cuts pillows made for the holiday. Would be a great valentines gift for a grandchild or decorate the couch for the holiday. Quick,easy project to have ready for Valentine’s Day!! *** Saturday, Jan. 26 BIG NEWS!!! Ready to start another Mystery Quilt. We have always had fun with the Mystery Quilts. When you start the class---You don’t know what quilt you are making!! Each class you make another piece of the quilt & can start guessing what it is going to look like. Come & get you list of fabrics you are gonna need, but NOT the pattern!!! This quilt will take several classes to make, but will be a nice big quilt you will love!!! (That’s all I am telling you) ***Sunday, Jan. 27 Sassy Screen Tote made with vinyl mesh Good sized tote to carry your things you need. Colors of vinyl mesh available are black, tan or white. ***Thursday, Jan. 31 Watercolor Wallhanging. So many neat kits to choose from. Place 2 ½ inch squares on fusible grid interfacing. Sew the blocks together and you will be amazed how it looks like you sewed all the blocks together, Then can applique a design on top, Different, neat technique you will want to learn!!! ***Saturday, Feb 9 2nd class of the Inspire Quilt, Art to Heart Pattern. Continue to make the quilt started in January. ***Friday, Feb 15 10 Minute Block Quilt. Using 10 inch squares, you sew three seams and have a nice block. So many different variations of these blocks to make a quilt. You will be impressed with how easy & how nice the block is when you open it. ***Saturday, Feb 16 Mystery Quilt, 2nd class. Will review what we sewed in January & add to the quilt with the next step towards that quilt you don’t know what it looks like. MYSTERY!!! Handi Quilter Sales & Service. Come to the shop & try out the Amara, set up for you to quilt. Take a class, then come and rent the quilter to finish those tops you have sewed together a need to finish. Handi quilter is made in Salt Lake City, Utah, When you buy a machine, set up and class done to learn to quilt. Come to the shop to review the quilters that are available. Memory/ T-shirt quilts made. You bring the bag of shirts and help to design your quilt. Great way to have memories with the shirts you have, instead of in your dresser, not being worn. Also, we are making Memory Bears for you to keep as a reminder of the shirts worn. Printing Fabric Pictures for you to add to your quilts. Give the quilt some personalization and gives memories that are in the pictures. Ask about how we make these pictures for you. Also scissor & knife sharpening done by Eric. Happy New Year!!! Thank-you for 2018 & looking forward to a great 2019. Always interested in any ideas you have to make the quilt shop better. Thanks, Eric & Connie Hours: Closed mon/tues wed- sat 10-6 sun 12-5 814-695-2786 Check out the Facebook page for lots of pictures Facebook- Connie’s Collectibles Website: conniescollectiblesandquilting.weebly.com
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