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Quilt News from the Country

March Christmas Club

clock March 26, 2013 05:21 by author Ruth

             Marilyn and Sandy

Our Christmas Club made a Easy Casserole Carrier today.  Great fun was had by all.  Thanks!

Jan and Joyce



Save the 3rd. Saturday in April

clock March 26, 2013 05:18 by author Ruth

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. 

Scissor Case & Thread Catcher

Looking forward to seeing you!



One for All Seasons by Judy Niemeyer

clock March 22, 2013 09:19 by author Ruth

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.

Lynn



Viewer’s Choice from the Hastings Quilt Show

clock March 21, 2013 11:39 by author Ruth

Congratulations to our customer that was doing the block of the month called Spring Bouquet. The quilt turned out beautiful. Nice job Jane Webb.

 Jane Webb quilt JanWebbQuiltClose



Great Products

clock March 17, 2013 14:05 by author Ruth

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 HP1574  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



Quilt with Comfort and Style

clock March 14, 2013 11:17 by author Ruth

New Book just in!!  Simply FAT QUARTERS, this book contains 10 designed for fat quarters, crib to king size comfy quilts.  Match up your fat quarters to a background, sashing, binding and backing for 1 of a kind creations.  Easy to follow diagrams for cutting the fat quarters and block diagrams with clear concise instructions, no guess work.  Check this book out to add to your library or for a friend.

9780988174900

simplyFQ3 simplyFQ2



A new, better seam guide.

clock March 3, 2013 04:40 by author Ruth

Did you know that Quilt N Go can order an extendatable made especially for your sewing machine? Call us with your machine model. We also are carrying the  “Sew Steady” Universal Sew Straight Guide.  Sew straight seams like never before. This universal sew straight seam guide is made to fit all extension tables and inserts. It even has a cutout on the edge for machines that have the 1/4” sewing line inside the edge of your foot. Complete installation instructions included.!  Try it now.

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