23. April 2013 07:02
The new Quilt Sampler Magazine for Spring/Summer has arrived. Get yours soon before they are gone. There are 11 shops featured with 10 exclusive projects just for this magazine.
1. April 2013 10:13
These beautiful new Kona Bay, Butterfly Carnival fabrics make great accent pieces or blenders.
Come in to see this rich selection.
26. March 2013 05:21
Marilyn and Sandy
Our Christmas Club made a Easy Casserole Carrier today. Great fun was had by all. Thanks!
Jan and Joyce
26. March 2013 05:18
April’s Christmas Club will be making a really cute Thread Catcher and a Scissors Satchel. These are two very easy projects to make, take and make more at home for gifts for friends and family. Let us know by April 6, 2013 if you will coming to the Club meeting and your projects will be cut and ready for you to sew on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Remember that we will have the sewing machines all set up for you and you only need to bring general sewing supplies like scissors, etc. There is a morning session from 10 am to noon and an afternoon session from 1 pm to 3 pm.
Looking forward to seeing you!
22. March 2013 09:19
Here is a class you must take! I am hooked on July Niemeyer patterns and you will be too… This table runner is 16” x 40 “ beautiful in batiks but can also be done in other fabric. In the pattern is enough pattern paper to make 4 table runners, “One for All Seasons”. This is a foundation paper piecing pattern, it looks difficult but I promise you it is very easy to do and you will be hooked after this class. The class will be in two sessions the first on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 10am – 3 pm, the second session will be on Saturday, May 11, 2013. The first session you will learn the technique and assemble the two basic sections to this star pattern. Then the second session you will put it all together. Come and join us to learn this fun way to do foundation paper piecing.
21. March 2013 11:39
Congratulations to our customer that was doing the block of the month called Spring Bouquet. The quilt turned out beautiful. Nice job Jane Webb.
17. March 2013 14:05
Have you tried the new Frixion pens for marking? Bold marking ink that completely removes with heat and the friction tip with no residue. Great for marking patterns and lines. No smudging or fading. These are great for marking quilting lines and not having to get the quilt wet to remove your lines.
Another new product that is in our top ten favorites is Heat Press Batting Together This products makes using up your scraps of batting much easier that zigzagging the pieces together. Check out the video at the bottom of this email in the tutorials.
The Quilter's Road Trip shop hop starts April 1st and runs through the end of June. The passport is only $5.00 and there will be discounts as well as a monthly drawing for a $25 gift certificate at each store. We will have a different project each month. You may visit as few or as many of the shops as you wish and still qualify for the discounts and gift certificates.
Participating shops are:
Around the Block - Portland
Attic Windows - Comstock Park
Bernina Sewing Center - Kalamazoo
Everlasting Stitches - Holt
Friends Quilting Basket - Lake Odessa
The Hen House - Charlotte
Quilt N Go - East Leroy
Quilted Memories - Montague
Quilts at the Marshall House - Marshall
Quilts Plus - Kalamazoo
Sew Unique Threads - Battle Creek
Smith Owen Sewing Center - Grand Rapids
Tutorial: Heat Press Batting