Monthly Demonstrations

Tell your friends and bring them with you!
Join us the first Saturday of every month for a demonstration in the store. They will last approximately 30 minutes and special discounts will apply to these items.

from 10:00 - 10:30 AM or
1:00 - 1:30 PM

Saturday, October 7

Lisa Ruble will share the 3 "D"s of quilts made with solid fabrics:Design, Depth & Dimension. She'll demonstrate how to create a dynamic quilt through subtle shading using silky smooth Painter's Palette Solids..(We now carry 30 different colors)he demo will also include a trunk show of quilts made using hte solids. Lisa spent 8 years as a quilt magazine editor and is currently a freelancer in the quilting industry, where she offers social media marketing services, writes and edits patterns and designs quilts for several fabric companies. She lives in Kalamazoo with her husband and three young boys. The older two have followed in her footsteps and are learning to sew.
Lisa Ruble's Quilt
Lisa Ruble's Quilt
Lisa Ruble's Quilt

Saturday, November 4

Tips and Tricks for Getting your Quilt Top ready for Machine Quilting

Karen will answer your questions with regard to machine quilting. Why does the back need to be 8 inches larger? What is a squared up backing? What designs will work best for my quilt? How do I eliminate wavy borders? What is a wavy border?

And the most common question of all...Can you quilt that little extra fabric out?


December

Notions and Holiday Open House

Midge promises to do something fun! Stay tuned...