ROW BY ROW continues 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 continues. Meet the 1st Sat & 2nd Thurs of each month. This years quilt is a Wings & Prayer pattern Tonga Nature 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. (can come either sat or thurs, each month??) Not too late to join == Have kits, you can catch up...
Time to update you with lots going on in the next couple months!! Get your calendar out, might want to attend some of the happenings at the Quilt Shop.
Dates to remember---
November 5 & 6 Mon/Tues Handi Quilter Education days. 2 days with 4 classes on the Longarm, Handi Quilter Educator- is coming again. It is being held in the Quilt Shop. More information to come, but keep the dates for educational days.
Sept 6 & Oct. 4 6:00 pm Longarm Club. Held in the Quilt Shop. We share ideas of quilting & of course bring some show & tell. Sept-- planning to discuss what else can be done on the Longarm, beside just quilting a quilt. Bring any ideas you have. Want to learn to quilt, or already quilting----All are welcome to attend.
Block of the month for Sept/Oct Sat, Sept 1, Thurs Sept 13 Sat, Oct 6 Thurs Oct. 11 Continue to work on our blocks to put together for our Quilt Tonga Nature pattern, from Wings & a Prayer
Red Truck, applique class Having class - Aug 24, then Classes for next 2 months, in Sept & Oct This quilt will be fun to get done for Christmas, Red Truck carrying a tree.
Attending 2 Festivals as a vendor. Come visit and have some fun days at the Festivals New Germany Festival Summerhill, close Ebensberg Sept. 15, 16 (Shop will be open 15th, closed the 16th) Potatofest Ebensberg Sept. 29 (Shop will be open all day)
COUNTRY ROADS SHOP HOP OCTOBER 17 - 20 9 Quilt Shops participating Get your passport and plan your trip to go to all the shops. Lots of door prizes and specials in the shops Grand prize this year -- Sewing machines Each shop, get a free pattern for the quilt and other prices.
Girls sew will be starting up again. Lets have our first class of this year on --October 28, Sunday 12:00 any girls/boys wanting to learn to sew, please call and come. Fun time for the kids to get together each month. Sassy Sewers if there name!!!
Using the Quiltmaker, 100 Block Magazine. Batik blocks will be sewn with Kits available for each block. Had done this couple years ago. was fun to finish the blocks. Will be starting the 1st week of October. Come & see the blocks, as we do them, and get kits to complete. Also, can have class for you to work on the blocks Kits will be $3.50 each.
New Program starting in October DEMO DAY Once a month on Thursday, there will be a technique demonstrated. Join us and see what is presented. There may be kits for you to try the project, depending on what is being demonstrated. Should be fun to learn something different each month. No charge for the demonstration. 1st DEMO DAY is October 25 11:00 JOIN US FOR A FUN DAY!!!!
SEW & SIP…….We have been talking for awhile of starting a evening of sewing and drinking wine. Will be held on a Friday evenings, held monthly. 1st time will be October 5. Start at 6:00 Bring a project you want to sew. Maybe we can discuss, if we want to have a specific class each month. I will make snacks & you bring your own bottle??? BYOB There are paint and wine classes held, so lets us start a sew & sip class!!!!!
Classes scheduled, you can sign up for are: Sat, Sept 8 11:00 choose a panel and make a walllhanging. Lots of panels to choose from. Add a border, quick project to complete. (snowmen, scarecrows, deer, elk, turkey, & fall leaves)
Thurs, Sept 20 11:00 Quilt As You Go Batting project. Tablerruners, placemats, casserole caddy, quilt. You choose which you want to make. There are batting kits available. Make a nice project, you will be surprised how quick it is & it is quilted when you are done!!!
Time to have another Fundamental----Learn to quilt class. Anyone you know interested in this class, have them call me. Will be scheduling in the next 2 months, already have a list of people, want to have 6 in the class.
Open Sew continues on Wed & Fridays. Starts at 10:30. Bring your machine and join the group. Fun times, socialization & sewing!! Last Wed of the month we go out for breakfast & then come to sew. 2nd Wed of the month we make Quilters soup. I bring the meat/broth & everyone brings a can of soup of the day, Mix in a soup pot, makes a great lunch that day.
Handi Quilter Longarms ----Machines set up in the shop, for you to check out. Take a class & use these machines to finish your quilts. You will be amazed how easy & fun it can be.
Sales & Service of Longarm machines. Rulers, Thread, Bobbins, lots for what you need to quilt available. Go to Handiquilter.com for information on Handi quilter machines Lots of tutorials to watch on longarms.
Lots more planned for this fall, but call & join some of these fun activities Thank-you for all you suggestions when you visit the shop. Enjoy the Show & Tell, that you bring in. So many quilt projects made!!!