Block of the Month
I have a New block of the Month by Christine Baker and Nellie Holmes from Brockville. They have designed a really cute wallhanging called Tweets and Twinkles.
This adorable quilt can be appliqued by hand or using fusible. This will run 10 months and includes your patterns and fabric for the top of the quilt. I will be having a couple of classes that you can bring your machines and we can work on the blocks together.
Cost $30.00 per month can be pick up or mailed out
Dates: Feb 11, March 11, April 8…..Always 2nd Saturday of the month
House Hunting, by The Quilt Patch
House Hunting Each month for 10 months you will make one house block and 2 log cabin blocks. In the last 2 months you will make four tree blocks. The last month you will receive the pattern for putting the quilt top together. A very good pattern for beginners This 12 month Block of the month program finishes at 76″ x 76″
Dates: Fourth Saturday per month
Feb 25, March 25, April 22
Curve It Up, by Sew Kind of Wonderful.
Quick Curve Runner
Create curves with confidence with the amazing, timesaving Quick Curve Ruler
from Sew Kind of Wonderful! Say so long to pins and use this quality acrylic
ruler to quickly cut out curved shapes and square up blocks after piecing.
Featuring a curved cut-out that fits a rotary blade, this 7″ x 12″ ruler has
truly revolutionize cutting and piecing curves. You will be amazed at how
easily you will achieve stunning quilts.
Touch quilts of Fidget quilts
Fidget quilts are small lap quilts made to entertain or calm people of any age who suffer with dementia, autism, blindness and sensory issues. And…they are even lots of fun for everyone else! Fidget quilts contain fun “feely” fabrics and small items to fiddle with. Create a fidget quilt personalized for the person for whom you are making it. Go home with lots of ideas for making more fidget quilts.
Class fee of $15 includes class, pattern, an assortment of “fidget” items to attach to your quilt and a selection of textured fabrics. Bring your own textured fabrics to swap with the group.
Date: Last Tuesday of each month 10-2
Feb 28, March 28, April 25
NEW Programs starting in February 2014!
Windham Fabrics latest collection by Nancy Gere is showcased in the First Ladies Block of the Month designed by Denice Lipscomb. The First Ladies fabric collection is made up of rich, beautiful reproduction colors of red, navy, purple, cream and green. The 12 month block of the month showcases First Ladies of the United States, some well-known and some more obscure. The finished quilt measures 102″ x 102″.and will be a showpiece for any home. Together you can create a stunning quilt while learning about the American heritage embodied in these fascinating women.
The program starts February 8 and runs on the second Saturday of each month from 10-11am. Cost per month is $35.
Hook, Line and Sinker or Gingerbread Square
First Saturday of the month for 10 months 10-11 am
start February 1
$25 per month
Who’s the fisherman in the family? This design recalls happy memories of summer days at the lake cabin and mornings on that favorite fishing stream! This project combines crayon tinting, embroidery and piecing.
What could be better than Victorian Gingerbread?? Crayon tinting adds so much depth and life to the oh so simple embroidery, with just enough sparkle to make it extra fun….and the easy little 9 patch piecing sets it to a tee!
Size: 68 3⁄4” square.
Fourth Saturday 13 months 10-11am
Start February 22
This quilt features wool applique, embroidery, and piecing. The background fabric and borders are cotton. The pattern has full size templates that are already reversed for you.
Thought we’d try something a little different!
New for 2014
Pick up BOM
Fourth Saturday of each month for pick up
We will meet every second month to share tips and techniques starting February 22 11am-12pm
Cost: $35 per month plus your choice of setting fabrics
Twelve raw-edge blocks with laser cut appliques ready to fuse! The pattern provides many block arrangements or you could just make twelve small projects.