The Quiltzette

February 17, 2014

Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 20 – Third Thursday Demo – 12:30 p.m.

Join us for our regular Third Thursday Demo THIS THURSDAY when Cindy Dahl and Beth Cardozo will team up to show what can be done with the new Creative Grids Hexagon Trim Tool ruler. Create perfect pieced hexagons with 2in, 4in or 6in finished centers by squaring up each round of strips as you go. Since each round is squared up before the next set is added, the blocks created are perfect hexagons. Or use the markings to cut 2 in to 8 in finished hexagons & every size in between.


Friday, February 21 – Quilt ‘Til You Wilt , 5 – 10 p.m. (a few spaces are still available)

Sign up today for this popular evening event. Bring whatever you’d like to work on (one of those UFOs maybe?) and enjoy the company of other quilters as you sew into the evening. Great way to wrap up a busy week. Bring your dinner or order out from one of the many nice restaurants nearby. Call 970-565-7541 to register as space is limited!


Saturday, March 1 – BERNINA Open House

~ Try out the latest BERNINA machines
~ Demonstrations throughout the day
~ Door prizes
~ Refreshments
~ Two special “Ask the Tech” sessions. At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. our certified sewing machine technician will share tips and tricks on keeping your machine in tip-top shape at home and answer questions about sewing machine maintenance.

Buy any model BERNINA sewing machine on March 1st and receive a FREE Cortez Quilt Company Class Club Membership — FREE classes for one full year — a $225 value!

Ask us about no interest financing
on BERNINA sewing machines!

Upcoming Classes

Hand Applique
Saturday, February 22, 2014
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

$29, plus book and $4 supply fee directly to instructor

Hand applique is fun, relaxing and you can watch movies without guilt as you stitch away! Spend the day with guest teacher Patricia Joy learning the art of hand applique. You will learn more than one technique for applique that will take away the fear of those corners, narrow stems and perfect circles. Applique is easy and there are times when it is the best technique to use in your quilt project. A few secrets about thread, needles and stitches will send you on your way to award winning finished work.

Night Sky
Friday, February 28
Class: 10 a.m. – 12 noon; then sew the rest of the day on your project

$15, plus pattern, ruler and fabric

This beautiful quilt is made using the Sidekick ruler. Each star calls for four different fabrics in the same color way. Cyndi Foote will teach participants how to use the ruler from 10 – 12 and then be available for assistance while you work on your project for the rest of the day. No homework required.

Click here to see more classes.

Join us for another Mystery Quilt program!

Our second Mystery Quilt program launched on February 15th when the first clue was handed out. You can begin and pick up your first clue anytime. The five remaining clues will be available on or after the 15th of each month, through July.We’ll have a “reveal” party for all participants in October.

Fabrics Required
#1—Light, 1 1/4 yards
#2—Medium-Light, 4 yards
#3—Medium-Dark, 2 1/4 yards
#4—Dark, 2 1/4 yards
Optional border—2 1/2 yards of one of the above fabrics or choose another fabric for your border
Binding—1 yard
Backing—5 yards without border, 8 1/4 yards with optional border

Quilt size: 70 x 84 (add optional border to make larger)

Cost to play: $20, or FREE with purchase of fabric for your
mystery quilt top from Cortez Quilt Company.

As always, thank you for supporting Cortez Quilt Company, your local independent quilt shop.

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