We do hope you are enjoying the posted information on our classes. What we need from you all out there is to call us and let us know if you are planning to attend certain classes. We need to have at least four people to attend each class to make it worth all the preparation it takes to offer each class. So please call 304-653-4150 to register for any and all classes you plan to attend as they are posted. Thank you so much and happy creating.
It is time to reveal our BIG NEWS. We are opening a “CLASSROOM” . We will be offering Quilt, Art and Craft classes at our place. Opening day is September 16th with classes starting on the 17th with an evening paint class. This is an ongoing class but NEW paint classes will be starting soon. Wednesdays will be a Sit-n-Sew day for anyone who wants to come in an work on a UFO or any project. We are hoping that ladies/gentlemen with get together for fellowship and sewing away from their normal. We will be posting our class schedule two weeks at a time at first then a month at a time once we get started good. If you are interested in giving a class on anything, just call us and we will work our at date and time for you. There is a small fee for the room which will be assessed at time of scheduling. Classes can be half day, single, multiple days/weeks etc. The only stipulation is that the classes be open to the public. This is a community learning facility.
Below is our first two week schedule and supply lists. Please call 304-653-4150 to register for classes.
Sept. 17th Paint class w/Sherry Wilfong (on going class) 5 pm
Sept. 18th Sit-n-Sew 10 am to 4 pm
Sept. 19th Jelly Roll Race w/a kick. 1 pm to 4 pm . You need basic sewing supplies and 1 Jelly Roll of fabric. Jelly Roll- 40- 2 1/2″ Strips WOF. $10.00 This is a beginner class. Beginner means: You know your machine. You know what a 1/4″ seam allowance is. You have made a few easy projects or quilts.
Description of this class: You will sew your strips together and end up with small mixed color quilt which can be made bigger with borders. I will explain the Kick before we start.
Sept. 24th Paint class w/Sherry Wilfong (on going class) 5 pm
Sept. 25th Sit-n-Sew 10 am to 4 pm
Sept. 26th Dresden Plate Pillow 1 pm to 4 pm. $15.00. You will need basic sewing supplies with a rotary cutter. 4-5 coordinating FQ’s, 1/2 yd. fabric for pillow and if you want a different color for middle you will need 8 inch square for this. Also thread to match your colors for machine applique.
Description of this class: You will learn to cut your plate blades with a Dresden ruler, make your plate and applique it onto your pillow top. This is a beginner class.
This will be a great asset to our community and we do hope everyone will take advantage of the space. We look forward to working with and meeting all of you creative people from here and surrounding areas. Deb Ann
We will be offering a “How to Bind your Quilt” on Friday evening Sept. 13th at 5:30 pm with Kathy Badgett- Class fee is $10.00, materials for class will be provided. You will learn how to make and Illusion quilt using WV Bird blocks, with Debbie Walker on Saturday Sept. 14th at 9 am. Class fees are $50.00 w/pre-cut kits or $60.00 w/ custom color kits. Call: 304-653-4150 to pre-register & pay. We need to have at least 8 ladies/men to have the class. Sign-up soon.
Don’t forget the “Old Fashion Quilting Bee” is coming up on Sat. April 28th at 10 am to 2 pm. Go to the Rec. Hall at Watoga State Park. Bring a covered dish and be ready to enjoy learning Hand Quilting on an actual quilt. Lunch will be whatever you all bring. See you there.
Reminder: Only 2 weeks to save $$$ on Remnants and pre-cut Quilt kits. Also, don’t forget to call me 304-653-4150 and let me know it you are coming to the Project of the Month Class. HINT: you will be taken back to your childhood. All you need is 1/2 yd of white or off white fabric, washed and ironed – no starch. See you there. DebAnn
I have spring fever so I am going to have a Spring Sale. Come in for savings on Remnants (2 yards down) only $3.00 a yard and all pre-cut kits are now 30% off. Also, we just received NEW fabric collection for you to check out.
See ya soon.
As you all have read we are doing a Mystery project of the month and we are starting NOW. The first supply list is: 1/2 yard of white or off white cotton fabric, washed, dried and ironed. DO NOT use starch or sizing when you iron. See you on March 31st. Don’t forget to call me at 204-653-4150 to let me know if you are coming.
We have received some of our new Spring time fabrics. We have collections from Timeless Treasures, Riverwood Flannels, Benartex and more. Don’t miss out on the beautiful colors. Come by and check them out. See you soon and happy creating.
We recieved a new shipment of fabric this week from NC. Come on in and check them out. Also, new products going online soon so keep up to date on the website and we will be happy to ship any order out ASAP. Happy Quilting Deb
I am back from the WV Quilt Festival in Summersville. It was a beautiful show of amazing quilts along with a display of 1800’s quilts from a collections. Despite the rains and bad roadways it was deemed a success by the people who worked so hard to make it possible. I enjoyed myself and met amazing people. I also had an teaching experience that I enjoyed very much – Thanks to Vickie Graham for inviting me to be a part of the event. Also, I want to thank Joanna Corrdell, a wonderful friend who braved the weather and spent all three days helping me. All is unpacked and mostly back to normal at the shop. Don’t forget you can collect your Rows now for your Row by Row quilt. Come on by mine are ready for you. Happy Quilting. See ya soon.