July 31, 2017 - In This Issue

• Quilt Shop Classes

• Yarn Shop Classes


• All About Batting

• Spotlight Item: Save 20%


Upcoming Classes

MODA Cake Mix Sewing Day
Friday, August 4, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Free with purchase of Cake Mix ($12.99) and EITHER a layer cake or background fabric

Join us for a fun sewing day that requires little brain power and results in quilt blocks that you can put together in a variety of ways. Choose from eight different recipes. You’ll need one layer cake (forty 10″ squares), 3 1/8 yards of background fabric, and thread for piecing. That’s as complicated as it gets!

First Saturday Make & Take: Eyeglass Cases
Saturday, August 5, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
$5, plus kit ($22.99)

In our August First Saturday Make & Take you’ll whip up three – yes, three – eye glass cases. The kits include all of the fabric required and here’s the best part . . . it’s all pre-cut to the exact sizes you need. The applique pieces are laser cut and pre-fused. All you have to do is sit down and sew! Karen will teach this class.

My Chicken Kitchen Placemats: Guest Instructor Sine Skaggs
Friday, August 11, 2017
10:00 – 5:00 p.m.
$29, pattern required

Make these adorable placemats while learning new sewing tricks with guest teacher Sine Skaggs. Her classes are always fun (and full – so sign up soon!). No homework for this full-day class.

Click here to see the full quilt shop class schedule.


Yarn Shop Classes

Crochet 101
Friday, August 11, 2017
12:00 - 2:30 p.m.
$25, includes supplies

Learn to crochet and you’ll be on your way to making beautiful baby blankets, booties, hats, scarves and more. In this class you’ll learn how to chain stitch, single, and half-double crochet. Once you know these basics, you can take your work home and make a potholder or small scarf with the yarn that is provided for the class. Sue Maxwell will teach.

Knitting 101
Saturday, August 12, 2017
2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
$29, supplies included

In this class you will learn to cast on, knit and purl, bind off, and start working on a basic ribbed scarf.  In this class you will learn English style (throwing) knitting. A pair of knitting needles and ball of yarn are included in the class fee. Limited to four students; youth and adults welcome.Sue Maxwell will teach this class.

Crochet Sun Hat
Friday, August 18, 2017
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
$18, plus pattern ($6) and yarn

Crochet this easy, fun hat with colorful Australian yarn. Perfect for the pool, the beach, the garden, or any time you’re in the sun. Adult or child size. Participants should know basic crochet stitches: chain and half-double crochet. Recommended yarn: Queensland Cairns, 1 skein, $14.99. Size J crochet hook needed. Sue Maxwell will teach this class.

Click here to see all yarn shop classes.


BERNINA Club: Piping and Cording
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
1:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Free, RSVP required

Piping or cording can add beautiful detail to any project. Go beyond store-bought piping . . . make your own to bring the most creativity to your projects. Select the size of filler cord and pair it with fabric that works with your project. Piping can be used to emphasize style lines, add support for heavily used areas, and as a decorative trim. Learn the tips and tricks for creating and working with different sizes of piping, how to begin and end properly when attaching piping, and secrets to tightly inserted piping. Call 970-565-7541 to RSVP or send an email to Cindy.

BERNINA Feet Retreat
Sunday, September 17, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$35, includes lunch
Big Book Of Feet required for class ($49 if you don’t already have a copy)

Join Cindy and Karen on Sunday, September 17 for a full day of hands-on learning about 20 different BERNINA presser feet. Feet Retreat will take you far beyond the basics when it comes to using the proper presser foot for the task at hand. Many BERNINA presser feet have multiple uses – some practical and some just flat-out fun. If you own a BERNINA (or if you’re thinking about investing in one) you won’t want miss this event. Feet Retreat is limited to 12 participants so call or come by today to reserve your space. NOTE: All BERNINA presser feet will be 25% off during Feet Retreat.


All About Batting

We recently came across this excellent article about batting at BERNINA's WeAllSew blog. Learn about the different types of batting and which ones to choose for your specific projects. Read all about it by clicking here. Enjoy!


Spotlight Item: 20% Off Buttons, Ribbon & Zippers

Stock up this week with beautiful buttons, colorful ribbon, and functional zippers. Having a nice supply of these items on hand will boost your creativity and brighten up your sewing room. Save 20% this week only!

Offer expires on Saturday, August 5 at 6 p.m. No limits. Must mention that you saw this offer in the Quiltzette to receive the discount. 


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