October 17, 2019- In This Issue 
- Recap from the Farmington Quilt Show
- Quilted Corners Update
- We LOVE Our Customers At CQC!
- We Are Your Machine Embroidery Headquarters!
- Third Thursday Demo
- Art & Landscape Group Meeting (Blocks Without Borders)
- New Fabric
- Classes & Events



Thanks to everyone in the San Juan Quilters' Guild for having us at your show last weekend, and for all the hard work that you put in to provide such a wonderful event. We had a great time at the show, and really enjoyed getting to know all of you better. It goes without saying we loved all the quilts!

Thanks also to everyone from the Cortez area that drove down and dropped by our booth to say hi!

This photo makes me smile... Todd and all the gals. Thanks Rita Arnold for taking and sharing your photo.



In case you missed this last week... we are excited to announce that we are going to be opening another store in Farmington, New Mexico! We will be located at 3030 E Main St Suite A2 in the San Juan Plaza near the Stage and Staples stores. We hope to open towards the beginning half of November.

This week we have been able to take possession of the store. New HVAC units are being installed, along with some maintenance and construction.


Here is a first glimpse of what the outside will look like once the signs are added.



We want to emphasize that everything will remain the same here at our store in Cortez! We have plenty of new classes, projects and events planned in the next few months, and will continue to offer all the fun things we have already in motion.



We are very excited to share with you our new machine embroidery wall. No matter your make or model of machine... you will love this new display. Kimberbell, OESD, Lunch Box Quilts, Amelie Scott Designs - we have them all, plus more!



Third Thursday Demo – How To Straighten A Panel
Thursday, October 17, 2019
12:30 pm
Join us on October 17 at 12:30 p.m. for our monthly Third Thursday Demo. This event lasts thirty minutes – feel free to bring your lunch if you are on your break. We always have door prizes at our Third Thursday Demo’s! Bring a friend!

Panels often are not straight at all when they come off the bolt. Todd will show some tricks to straightening panels so that you will love using them in your projects!



Art & Landscape Group – Blocks Without Borders
Thursday, October 17, 2019
1:00 pm
Blocks Without Borders (an Art & Landscape Society) meets on the Third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m.  Prepare to exchange ideas, along with giving and receiving inspiration.  Don’t forget to bring your Show-N-Tell! We will have a door prize! No RSVP necessary.

• Our September meeting was a huge success with a strong turnout  for Virginia Robertson’s fabulous class on face painting on fabric. We are so lucky to have such a talented teacher and artist in our quilting community. THANK YOU Virginia!

• We had a spirited reveal of our “A picture is worth a thousand words – or is it?” challenge” with extremely varied work from thoughtful and sophisticated landscapes, through the artful and just plain pretty, to more artsy folk submissions. Thanks everyone, we certainly are growing our skills thanks to everyone’s generous sharing. 

• Our next challenge will be deferred until after the Montezuma Historical Musuem project blocks are complete in January. 

Next meeting is October 17th at 1:00 p.m.

• Museum blocks will be shared – come see how our quilt is coming along. We are using vintage photos of Montezuma County landmarks which will be assembled for a fundraiser auction for the museum next Spring.

• Susan Madden will be giving a demo on easy curved piecing – you won’t want to miss watching this wonderful fabric artist at work.Please bring 2 contrasting fat quarters and basic sewing kit for practicing the curved piercing technique.

• Show and Tell



I don't need to say anything beyond... new Australian bolts have arrived!


We LOVE all of these National Park panels/fabrics that are arriving!



Third Thursday Demo – How To Straighten A Panel
Thursday, October 17, 2019
12:30 pm

See above for more info.

Art & Landscape – Blocks Without Borders
Thursday, October 17, 2019
1:00 pm
See above for more info..

Intro To Rulerwork
Thursday, October 17, 2019
4:30-7:30 PM
Skill Level: All
Instructor: Cassidy King
Now is the perfect time to learn how to do your own quilting! Ruler work is one of the biggest trends in quilting today.  We can order the rulers for you no matter what make and model of sewing machine you have.You will start to learn the basics of ruler work, and will go home with four different blocks.

Fractured Star: Intermediate Paper Piecing
Two Sessions:  Friday, October 18,  10:00-5:00
Friday, November 22, 10:00-5:00
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Judy Bryan

Customers are loving all of Judy’s paper piecing classes, and this one sure is spectacular. The unique border adds a special touch.

Beginning Quilting Part 3
Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:00-5:00
$100 (Additional Supplies Needed)
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Judith Swain
Have you always wanted to learn to quilt? Would you like to refine your skills? This class is for you! You will learn the entire process: how to use a rotary cutter, piecing, adding borders, quilting, and binding. This class will give you the foundation needed to move on to more advanced projects. Note: We will help you with your fabric selection, so that you can make yours according to your own personal taste. Judith will lead this class.
Please call to get in the next class!

Collage Class
Friday, October 25, 2019
Cost: $25.00
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Marie Wirth Join us for this fun collage class! We have a new collection of fabrics designed by Laura Heine to use with her patterns, that will make this project extra creative and colorful. Have you been intimidated by Laura Heine’s patterns? We also will have her newer patterns that are much smaller in size, and therefore more doable to some.

Intermediate Paper Piecing: Wedding Ring
Saturday, October 26 & Saturday, November 9, 2019/ 2 Session Class
10:00 – 5:00
Skill Level: Intermediate – Must have prior paper piecing experience
Instructor: Judy Bryan
Judy will instruct this class and teach you how to advance your paper piecing skills. You will choose how big you wish this project to turn out. This creates a stunning quilt!

Embroidery Club – Let It Snow
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
10:00 – 4:00
Instructor: Linda Humphreys

This ‘Made in the Hoop’ embroidery project features bold, satin stitched lettering, appliqued mittens, skates and a darling snowman on a swirling background of snowflakes. A fun embroidery project that is sure to add a frosty sparkle to any home

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