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A Little Bit of Heaven

clock December 12, 2016 03:51 by author Ruth

Last week, I had three quilts to bind.  The total length was about a million miles.  Okay, that might be a slight exaggeration, but it felt like it!  My hands were getting tired after the first side of the first quilt, but I remembered a little box of Thread Heaven I had purchased in October. 

The packaging claimed to make the thread glide easier, reduce hand fatigue and fraying/tangling of the thread.  What a better time to try this little box of magic. 

Thread Heaven is thread conditioner and protectant which makes the thread smooth and slick, reducing thread drag.  After binding 1,012 inches, this little box of pure heaven made my job much easier! 

Stop in to Quilt N Go and pick up this awesome product!  What products have you tried that make the binding process easier? 

 



Paper Piecing Class with Joyce

clock October 29, 2016 05:12 by author Ruth

Joyce had another paper piecing class and the ladies did really well with the basics. If you were not able to get into the class, watch the newsletter for the next class.

 

  

 

 



QNG New Employee

clock October 14, 2016 10:31 by author Ruth

My name is Melinda Anstead and I am pleased to be working at Quilt ‘N Go as a sales clerk.  I started sewing as a young girl and my first formal classes were at the high school during the summer between 7th and 8th grade.  All through high school, I made my own uniforms and dresses.  My skills were put to use later making clothing for my five daughters.  My only son was treated to one-of-a-kind boxer shorts!

 

My interest in quilting started over 30 years ago and I bought a few books and saved all the free patterns I could find.  My first quilt was a patchwork of scraps I had saved from years of making clothes.  My oldest daughter, who was about 12 at the time, helped with the project and her daughter still has the quilt all these years later. 

 

When my husband and I moved to Vicksburg just over five years ago, my goal was to finally learn “real” quilting.  I took a few lessons to learn the tips and techniques I needed and before long, I had made some beautiful quilts.  I was able to purchase a longarm machine a few years ago and my love of quilting grew to a new level. You can bring your quilts to me at QNG.

 

Learning to quilt had been a dream for so long and now it is my reality.  I’ve been able to be involved in a charity project by helping to complete quilts, as well as make many quilts for my family.  I have met some wonderful quilters and friends who share my passion and I look forward to many, many years of quilting.

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Bring N Brag

clock October 8, 2016 09:15 by author Ruth

Today was our first monthly Bring N Brag. We had fun seeing the projects that were being worked on and enjoying cookies with our shoppers.

 

Mark your calendars for the 2nd Saturday each month to join us with your projects. Here is a look at some from today

 

 

 

 

 



Perfect Cloth

clock August 16, 2016 05:54 by author Ruth

We are now carrying the "Perfect Cloth".  This cloth looks and feels like heavy paper.

 



Back to Class

clock July 29, 2016 08:35 by author Madison

 

When Fall starts to come around, the kids have to start thinking about going back to class. But they aren't the only ones. You can start thinking about taking a class with us! We are offering Free Motion Quilting class that will be on August 26th from 1:00-4:00. And if none that class isn't what you're looking for or just doesn't work with your schedule then just stay tuned because we are in the process of thinking and planning more classes! We would love to hear what you would like as a class.



Farm Girl Vintage July Show and Tell

clock July 29, 2016 08:34 by author Madison

I'm sure you have heard about the Farm Girl Vintage show and tell on the second Wednesday of each month. And if not then let me tell you. Every second Wednesday the ladies in the Farm Girl Vintage block of the month group meet here and show and tell about what they have been working on. They can show the blocks they have finished from the group or they can choose to show and tell something else they have been working on. These ladies also get a sticker on their report card when they come to the meeting and show something of theirs. Once the block of the month is over they can turn in their report card and the number of stickers they have determines the prize they receive. These meetings help others get inspiration for future projects or can help motivate them to finish their blocks or other project they are working on. Sadly this block of the month group is almost over but we are all excited to see everyone's finished quilt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

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