NEW BLOCKS OF THE MONTH & CLUBS Employee Blocks-Sign up now so we can cut the kits. If you do all 5, you pay for 4 and get the 5th free. Cost will be the same this year as last $2.25 per block, $3.25 if not picked up in the month they were packaged. 7212 6 1/2 Mile Rd East Leroy, MI. 49051 Call Us! 269-979-2347 Email Us! [email protected] Visit us on the web! www.quiltngo.com A Civil War Club will start in March. We will meet on the third Thursday of the month. You are not required to attend the meetings (or have your name put in for great drawings) to be a part of the Civil War Club. The pattern we will be using is Southern Stars by Pacific Patchwork. New Redwork Sit & Sew: we will be starting a redwork sit & sew group on February 9th. We will meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. You do not have to attend the social gathering to do the redwork block of the month. The blocks will be baskets. Quilt N Go Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-6 pm Thursday 10am-7pm Saturday 10am-3pm • • • • • • • • • Beginning Quilting 4 Corners Apron Simply Charming Tote Beginning Paper Piecing Quillow Hand Quilting Stack & Whack 4 Patch Posies Composition Book Cover Quillow Instructor: Joyce Dates: Wed. March 31 Times: 1-4 or 6-9 Fee:$18.00 Using the "Magic Pillow Quilt Plus!" pattern, we'll make a throw size quilt with a pocket that, when folded, will be a nice throw pillow. Great for outdoor events or watching TV or cuddling up with a good book. Beginning Hand Quilting Instructor: Joyce Dates: Wednesday March 3rd Times: 1-4pm or 6-9pm Class Fees: $18.00 Hand Quilting: As part of the beginning quilting classes, one session will be devoted to hand quilting. We'll learn the technique of quilting with a hoop and discuss other methods as well as see many examples of hand quilting on heirloom and new quilts. Get your thimble and needle ready! Let's quilt! Beginning Paper Piecing Instructor: Joyce Dates: Saturday February 27th Times: 12-3pm Class Fees: $18.00 An introduction to paper piecing class. Participants will make an 8" finished block using 4 different fabrics. Students will learn how to follow the template and add additional pieces, trimming the seams. RETREATS Our retreats are at the FARMSTEAD INN in Shipshewana, Indiana. The cost is $220. It covers our food, a conference room and your room at the Inn. We have added Thurs. to the November retreat as an option. IF you would like to add Thursday to your weekend in November, the cost is $275. You can save $30 with your “retreat bucks”. The dates for the retreats are: Mar 12,13 & 14, 2010 Nov 13,14 & 15, 16, 2010 4 Corners Apron Instructor: Penny Dates: Tues. Jan 12 or Saturday Jan. 16th Times: 12-3 Class Fees: $18.00 Do you love aprons or need a great shower gift? This apron is very quick and easy since it uses the pre-cut 2-1/2” strips. What a fun project Simply Charming Toe Instructor: Penny Dates: Tues. Jan 19 or Saturday Jan. 23rd Times: 12-3 Class Fees: $18.00 This is an adorable tote bag with braided handles and uses charm squares. Penny made her sample from the Moda line of fabric called Happy Camper. You will want to make several of these for gifts. 4 Patch Posie Instructor: Joyce Dates: Wed. March 10 & 24 Times: 1-4 or 6-9 Class Fees: $36.00 Using the 4 patch Stacked Posies pattern by H. D. Designs, participants will create a throw size approx 50" x 63". Stack & Whack Instructor: Joyce Dates: Wed. February 3 & 10 Times: 1-4 or 6-9 Class Fees: $36.00 The Stack & Whack method is an easy way to create stunning kaleidoscope quilt blocks. Simply stack your fabric matching motifs and whack away! Each square, triangle, diamond or wedge cut from the stack makes a set of identical blocks that will create a kaleidoscope effect when sewn together. Expect the unexpected when making a stack & whack quilt! Composition Book Cover Instructor: Joyce Dates: Saturday Feb. 13 Times: 12-3pm Class Fees: $18.00 Make a re-usable cover for a composition book using charm squares: great and inexpensive Moda Club: We will be starting a Moda club using the fabric line called Wiscasset by Minnick & Simpson. The pattern is called “Vintage Moments” by This & That. Watch for details and sign up early because we will need to limit club members according to fabric availability. Calling all quilters, sewers and crafters! American Patchwork & Quilting is challenging you to join our efforts to Make a Pillowcase, Make a Difference. Every pillowcase can make a difference in our community. A pillowcase can provide comfort for a cancer patient, hope for a foster child, encouragement for a battered woman, or beauty for a nursing home resident. We will provide pillowcases to our community and Quilt N Go will provide a discount for the fabric for the pillowcases. Please join us in helping reach the one million mark.
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