Kid's Class Instructor
We are fortunate to have Linda Winquist teaching our kid's class this summer. Linda recently retired from teaching "Apparel Construction" at Western Michigan University for the past 10 years. She was an assistant manager at Fields Fabrics and also worked at the former Compere Fabrics. At one time Linda had over 100 clients sewing everything from bridal garments to swimwear. Linda says "Seeing students get excited about sewing and knowing this is a skill they can use the rest of their lives has been such a joy to me!"
We are now enrolling students for the class to be offered
Monday-Friday, July 28 -August 1 (1:00 - 3:00 PM )
Pat Yamin's Rose Dream
We are pleased to have Pat Yamin, a Nationally well-known quilt instructor as our guest for an afternoon workshop. She will be teaching the Rose Dream Quilt pattern using her acrylic templates. Pat will show you quick cutting & piecing using just 3 templates to make a 6" block. You will leave with several blocks pieced together. It's also a great take-along beach project for the summer, if you want to hand piece. The Rose Dream is a classic traditional pattern and is stunning using only two high contrast colors or a variety of scraps.
Sign up early as space is limited!
Saturday, August 16 (12:00 Noon - 4:00 PM)
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Row by Row Experience 2014
A new kind of shop hop! No passports! No Fees!
How about this.. a shop hop event with no fees, no passports and all summer to play? Simply visit any of the participating shops and receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt. Kits will be available for you to purchase for each store's row. Combine your rows in any way to create a unique quilt that represents the fun you had traveling throughout the summer.
Our row: You can stop in the store to see it in person.
Create a quilt using at least 8 different rows and be the first to bring it into a participating shop to win a stack of 25 fat quarters (6 1/4 yards of fabric)! Use that shop's row in your quilt and win a bonus prize! The quilt must be completed, quilted, bound and have a label on the back. We'd like to hang the winner of our store's quilt in our store until October 31, 2014.
Travel and collect rows:
July 1- September 2, 2014
Bring in completed quilt for prize:
July 1 - October 31, 2014
Check out the interactive Google map where the participating shops will be marked.
Join us the first Saturday of every month for a demonstration in the store. They will last approximately 30 minutes and special discounts will apply to these items.
from 10:00 - 10:30 AM or
1:00 - 1:30 PM
Piped Binding by Midge
July 12, 2014 - moved to the 2nd Saturday due to the Holiday
Adding piping to a quilt binding add a bit of color and style. Midge showed us how. She also showed us the dual feed capability of the Bernina 750 and the Bernina Stitch Regulator (BSR).
Self Binding Baby Blanket by Joyce
The back of the quilt becomes the border for the front. Joyce can show you how easy it is.
August 2, 2014
Circle Quilt by Nancy
September 6, 2014
Do you feel like you are running around in circles? Nancy will show you a few ways to turn that feeling into a quilt.
Insider Trading by Swirly Girls Design comes in Lap, Twin, Queen and King size directions
Monday through Friday (9:30 AM - 5:30 PM)
Saturday (9:30 AM - 4:00 PM)