October 6, 2021 - In This Issue

~ Saturday Breakfast Club - This Saturday!
~ BERNINA - Trade In Trade Up!
~ Art & Landscape Quilt Meeting
~ Home For The Holidays Kimberbell Embroidery Retreat
~ Get Your Class Pass Now!
~ Classes/Events



We will NOT be having Saturday Breakfast Club in October. Come by and see us at the Quilt Show instead!



Be sure to stop by and see us at our booth!



Dress A Girl Around The World is a "volunteer group that makes simple and unique dresses for girls in impoverished countries around the world

Cortez Quilt Company and Quilted Corners are both partnering up with this great organization, what better use for our fabrics and embellishments!

Two gals from the New Mexico Chapter (Teri & Cam) will be here to explain their work!

Saturday, October 16th
@ 1:30 pm

We are certainly hoping that some of you would be willing to sew and donate dresses. We are also hoping that someone, or a couple of you would be interested in starting a chapter here in Montezuma County.

For more info on Dress A Girl Around The World, go to their website here



Save The Date
3rd Anniversary Party

Monday, October 25th
2:00 - 5:00 pm
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Come back next week for more details!
It is going to be a blast!





If you are interested in exploring the world of art and/or landscape quilts, this group is for you!
Our art and landscape group meets on the third Thursday of each month... we would love to have you join us!

Art & Landscape Meeting
"Blocks Without Borders"
Thursday, October 21st
@ 1:00


This is a totally open learning and teaching experience and we don't want you to miss out!

 Check out our October project - A very simple basic modern landscape by "slice -as-you-go" technique which we will learn together. No rules except bring your machine and several fabric scraps in outdoor (or indoor) colors you like. See attached photo of sample. This piece is 12" x 9".

Looking forward to seeing you and laughing with you as we create together!



  Three Month Class Pass: Take unlimited classes at Cortez Quilt Company for three months for only $75. Purchase a Class Pass anytime. It’s activated when you take your first class and expires three months later. If a class/event is NOT covered by the Class Pass, it will be noted in the class description.



Take a class with us and enjoy 10% off your class supplies!

San Juan Quilters Guild Quilt Show
Friday & Saturday, October 8 & 9
Check above for the flyer for more details.

SOS #2 (Free Motion Quilting) Gridwork
Saturday, October 9th
1:00 - 5:00
Instructor: Barb Morgan
Continue learning some more background  designs. This time beginning with a basic grid design and expanding from there. So many designs, so little time. Be amazed how many designs that can be made with just a simple beginning grid. You will be asking yourself, That came from a grid?

Quilt Til You Wilt
Tuesday, October 12th
5:00 Until Tired
$10.00, Please RSVP
Becky has another fun evening planned! Bring a dish to share along with a project to work on.

Stitcher's Garden
Saturday, October 16th

Dress A Girl Around The World Demo
Saturday, October 16th
1:30 pm
See above for details

Snow Birds
Monday - Wednesday, October 18 - 20
10:30 - 5:00
Cost: $50.00 + Supplies
Skill Level: Confident Beginner & Up
Instructor: Ila Starks
Ila will show you a new way of applique. You will also work on quilting your project during this 3 day "retreat".

Art & Landscape Group - Blocks Without Borders
Thursday, October 21st

See above for more details!

Blocks Without Borders (an Art & Landscape Group) meets on the Third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m.  Prepare to exchange ideas, along with giving and receiving inspiration. No RSVP necessary! 

Scalloped Baskets
Friday, October 22nd
10:30 - 5:00
Cost: $20.00 + Supplies
Skill Level: Confident Beginner & above
Instructor: Cyndi Foote
Talk about a fun project! This pattern includes instructions to make 3 different scalloped bins (see back cover) using Bosal's pre-cut Scalloped Placemats or Scalloped Square. These baskets are reversible, can be pieced or solid, and you can feature some clever walking foot quilting! These are great for Christmas gift giving... or your own decor!

SOS #3
Saturday, October 23
1:00 - 5:00
Instructor: Barb Morgan
Barb has "invented" a new SOS class to add to your skills. If you have taken previous sessions, this class will definitely interest you.

3rd Anniversary Party
Monday, October 25th
2:00 - 5:00 or 6:00 - 8:00
More info coming!

Software Club
Tuesday, October 26th
10:00 - 1:00

Embroidery - Snowman Tiling Scene
Tuesday, October 26th 2:00 - 5:00
Wednesday, October 27th 10:00 - 5:00
Instructor: Linda Humphreys

Double Zip Gear Bag
Friday, October 29th 10:30 - 5:00
Saturday, October 30th 10:30 - 4:00
Cost: $35.00 + Supplies
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Melanie Rime
Perfect for toiletries, electronic gear, shoes, and more, these functional bags in three sizes will keep you well-groomed and organized.

The double-zippered top opens easily for full access to the roomy interior.

Two exterior zippered pockets and two interior slip pockets keep things neat and organized.

Clam Up Bag
Saturday, November 6th
10:30 - 4:00
Cost: $20.00 + Supplies
Skill Level: Confident Begginer & Above
Instructor: Peggie/Midge
Easy and fun to make, these bags in five sizes are perfect for storing and carrying make-up, sewing supplies, tech gear, and more.
The pattern includes complete step-by-step instructions for making the bags with or without quilted fabric and for adding optional iron-on vinyl laminate to make the inside easy to wipe clean.

Double-slide zippers and handy grab tabs make the bags easy to open wide and attached side panels prevent contents from falling out. An optional strap with swivel hook may also be added.

When empty, the bags nest inside one another to save space.


"Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities".

~ Dr. Seuss


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