The Quiltzette

March 28, 2016



Our new Yarn Shop will officially open on April 2. Join us for a day full of demos, door prizes, food, and fun. Please pass the word to all of your yarn-loving friends.


Youth Classes

Matching Snack and Lunch Bags
Thursday, March 31, 2016
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Students will make two items in this class – a snack bag and matching lunch bag, both lined with vinyl. Call today to sign up. Aimee King will be your teacher.

Applique Pillow
Friday, April 1, 2016
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

In this class students will learn the basics of applique by making an ice cream cone wall hanging. Aimee King will teach this class.

Click here for more information on our youth classes.


Upcoming Classes

Snappy Slippers
Friday, April 15, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$29, pattern required

We’ve had several requests for Snappy Slippers so it’s on the schedule again. Judy Bryan will teach this fun class on Friday, April 15. You can make the slippers and matching zippered carry bag from one pack of charm squares. Soft & Stable make the slippers comfy and non-skid fabric on the bottom make them safe to dash about the house in. These make great gifts. For your favorite graduate perhaps? Or Mother’s Day is coming up soon, too!

Wrapped Baskets
Saturday, April 16, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$29, book recommended but not required

Back by request . . . Ila Starks will teach her popular wrapped basket class on April 16. Makes fabric baskets in a variety of sizes and shapes using clothesline and strips of fabric. Sign up today. This class always fills quickly.

Click here to see the full class schedule.


We're Under Construction!

How was your Monday? This is what we did today . . .

Judy and LouAnn painted.

So did Amy!

Karen painted as well, and took a break amidst the chaos.

Walt, Tim and Chris . . . awesome crew. Many thanks to our generous landlord Mitchell for helping to make this mess - um, I mean improvement - possible.

We'll reopen on Wednesday at 9 a.m.


BERNINA Software Club
Tuesday, April 12, 5:30 p.m.
Free (please register in advance)

Have fun creating abstract quilting designs in Artwork Canvas. The focus of the lesson is on the powerful blending tool in Corel Essentials. Learn to create all sorts of exotic blends and utilize Blackwork Run to eliminate jump stitches. Reshape, distort, and envelope tools will also be used.

Be sure to bring:

• Your laptop loaded with BERNINA Software 7 Designer Plus

• A USB drive for a copy of the design of the month

• Show and tell items for additional chances at a door prize.

To sign up please email Cindy or call 970-565-7541 by Monday, April 11 at noon.


Tip Takes The Week Off

The tip is on Spring Break and will return next week.


"In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of
weather inside of 24 hours." ~ Mark Twain


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


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