Gardens planted, flowers growing, schools out & time for some time to sew. Good times ahead for the summer!!
Going to be a busy time at the Quilt Shop & always adding new projects that we decide to do in the classroom or sales in the fabric shop.
HERSHEY QUILT SHOW Mark your calendar ----Taking another bus trip to Hershey Quilt Show Saturday---July 21 Leave early am, stop for supper on the way home after a fun day looking at so many quilting ideas & beautiful quilts hanging. Call the shop & sign up, before the bus is filled.
ROW BY ROW STARTS!! June 21 The theme this year is Sew Musical. Visit all the quilt shops participating, get a free pattern & buy a kit to make your row by row quilt. After finishing 8 rows, make a quilt & be the first to bring to a shop with a finished quilt---Prize is 25 Fat Quarters. Mine is hanging in the shop & go online and see what other rows are in the shops.
BLOCK OF THE MONTH STARTING IN JULY Sign up now, so I know how many kits to cut!! Meet the 1st Sat & 2nd Thurs of each month. This years quilt is a Wings & Prayer pattern Tonga Nature Just finished, in the shop to look at . Each class you get the Kit and class for $20.00 Batik fabric for this one!! Queen size Will be a fun quilt to make for this year. Starts July7 or July12 (can come either sat or thurs, each month??)
MONTHLY BLOCK PARTY TO FINISH A QUILT FOR CHRISTMAS. Pattern is " Bringing Home the Tree" (Buttermilk Basin) pattern Has a red truck in the middle of the quilt with trees and snowman, snow in the blocks around it. Applique, with 6 blocks. Lets have a block party, bring a snack dish for us to eat, while we are sewing each month. Starts July 14, Sat, will hold class monthly, until we get it done. Kits and patterns will be available
What is planned in the shop in June ??? June 7, Thurs 6:00pm Longarm Club, meeting monthly (1st thurs of month) group of us getting together to talk "quilting" & have a project each month. This month we are doing stencils, with quilting on the longarm. Rulers are planned for July - July 5.
June 9 Sat. 11:00 Squedge Tablerunner. Nice round tablerunner, made with the squedge ruler. Easy to make & great for a gift for someone. 1 day class should finish this tablerunner.
June 10 Sun 12:00 Group coming to sew, that started as a fundamental group, but doing so much more now. Join this group any month & make the project they are working on. Call themselves the "Unbelievables" thought they couldn't do it!!
June 15 Fri 11:00 Braid Quilt Eleanor Burns pattern, can use a jelly roll and sew strips, braids together to make a nice quilt. Depending on the number of braids, you can make it different sizes.
June 16 Sat 11:00 Quilt as you go Batting. Great new technique to make tableunners, placemats & a nice casserole caddy. So easy and fun to do!!! Attach your batting to back fabric, them sew fabric strips on. Quilted!!! all you have to do is add binding & done!! Don't have to think how you are going to quilt it. Different kits/patterns to choose from.
June 21 Thurs Row by Row starts!!
June 22 Fri Foundation blocks This has been so popular for the past couple months. If you haven't tried it yet, come check it out 4 different patterns to choose from Crazy for you, Grandmothers fan, Kaleidoscope, & New York Beauty. It is similar to paper piecing, but no tearing off paper, the foundation fabric is the back of your block/quilt. There are examples hanging in the shop to view. Great way to use up some of your scraps!!
June 23 Sat Cake Mix Blocks This is paper piecing, Using 10 inch layer cake blocks, sew on the pater, tear off the paper & you have blocks to join together in any way you choose to make a quilt. Perfect points made with this technique. Going to order cupcake mix recipes too. They are made with 5 inch charms. Fun to try, something different.
June 24 Sun Watercolor designs on wallhangings. Easy way to sew 2 inch squares together with grid interfacing. Different design, you may not have seen yet. Easy, fun technique. Many different kits to choose from. After squares are sewed together, many have applique designs on them. Really make is nice!!
June 29 Fri Day for sewing T-shirt Quilts. If you have never made a T-shirt quilt & want to learn how to make. Bring your bag of shirts and we can decide how you make to put it together. Great memory quilt for someone & use up those shirts in the drawer, not being worn.
June 30 Sat. Twister Quilt Learn how to use the Twister ruler. So many patterns for Twisters!!! This quilt is using 10 inch layer cakes squares, sewed together & then cut with a Twister Ruler & makes a very nice quilt, that you will wonder how you did it!!
Pictures of class projects will be posted on Facebook page this week. (Connie's Collectibles)
OPEN SEW DAYS Wed or Fri 10:30 -???? Bring your machines & set up in the classroom, work on any project you have going or ask for something we can all work on together. Always a fun day of sewing with many things shared by the group. Make sure you bring a show & tell!!
Quilters Soup Wed June 13 Bring a can of soup & add to the pot!! This month is Chicken noodle. I make the chicken & broth, you add the can of soup Make a good lunch for us that day
Breakfast Wed, before sewing (last wed of month) June 27 9:00 We are going to Eat and Park this month. Let us know if coming & join!!!
SALE FOR THIS MONTH Patriotic for 25% off until June 17 Buy 5 Fat Quarters (1.75), get a 6th on free. sale shelf $3.99/yard small bolt shelves $6.50 108 inch wide back $14.00/yard until June 17
Handi quilter Sales & Service Amara and Sweet Sixteen set up in the shop to try out. Can come, take a class & then quilt those unfinished quilts you have. Fun way to learn the longarm!!! Sales & Service available on Longarms. Prostitcher for sale for the Avante, call me for price.
Scissors/ knives sharpened & Photo Fabric printed by Eric. The photo fabric makes great addition to your quilts.
LOOKS LIKE A BUSY JUNE!!! Lots happening, that you might want to join.
Open hours Wed - Sat 10-6 Sun 12-5 Closed Mon/Tues