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Friday, January 11, 2019

Second Sat. Sampler block 10




  


For this block you will need:
8) different 4" print squares
8) 4" background squares





Draw a diagonal line on the back of the 4" background squares.

Match one of these to each of the  4" print squares with the outside edges aligned and the right sides together.

Sew 1/4 inch on each side of the drawn line.

Cut on the line.

Square the resulting half square triangles to measure 3 1/2 inches.

Trim off the excess points on the seam and press toward the blue fabric.

Use the photo at the top of the post as a guide to assemble and sew the block together.


Important note:
We will be teaching and vending at the annual Winter Quilt Retreat the second Saturday in February so the shop will be closed during that time.  The February kits are available now so be sure to pick them up with the Jan. kits.  February instructions will be posted later.


Happy Quilting!

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

January mystery fabric

Happy New Year!

Hope all is going well as we begin 2019.

Just wanted to post a photo of the fabrics we have selected for the January mystery quilt.


Call us ate 801-465-9133 to reserve your kit.  The quilt will be revealed and the kits passed out on Jan. 29th.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Second Sat. Sampler block 9


For this block you will need:
4) 4" dark blue print squares
4) 4" medium blue squares
8) 4" background squares



Draw a diagonal line on the back of the 4" background squares.

Match one of these to each of the blue 4" print squares with the outside edges aligned and the right sides together.

Sew 1/4 inch on each side of the drawn line.

Cut on the line.

Square the resulting half square triangles to measure 3 1/2 inches.

Trim off the excess points on the seam and press toward the blue fabric.

Use the photo at the top of the post as a guide to assemble and sew the block together.

 Happy Quilting!

Thursday, December 6, 2018

December quilting sale

First of all, we have had some problems getting photos to load on our computer so we apologize for not having a photo of last month's mystery quilt.  We are still working on it.

Just wanted to remind everyone of our December fabric sale that is going on through tomorrow, Friday, December 7.  All fabric, notions, and finished quilts are 25% off!  (mystery quilts and other classes and machine quilting are excluded).

On Friday we will be taking an additional 25% off of the $5.55 Friday fabrics! 

Take advantage of this great deal and come claim some for yourself.

In addition - for every $10.00 you spend you can enter the drawing for a gift basket valued at over $75.00.

We are grateful for your friendship and patronage  and wish you a wonderful holiday season!

Friday, November 9, 2018

2018 Second Sat. sampler block 8


For this block you will need:

2) 5" grey dot
3) 4 1/2" grey dot
1) 2 1/2 x 4 1/2" grey dot
1) 2 1/2" grey dot
1) 5" blue & white
1) 5" dark blue
1) 4 1/2" dark blue
1) 2 1/2" med. blue


Draw a diagonal line on the back of both of the 5" grey polka dot squares.

Match a 5" grey polka dot square to the 5" dark blue square with the outside edges aligned and the right sides of the fabric together.  Sew 1/4 inch on both sides of the drawn line.  Cut on the line.  Square the triangles to 4 1/2 inches and press toward the darker fabric.

Repeat using the other 5" grey polka dot and the 5" blue and white square.

Sew the 2 1/2 inch polka dot to the 2 1/2 inch medium blue square.  Sew the 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 inch polka dot to this unit as pictured below.


 Refer to the photo at the top of the post as a guide to assemble the the block.



Happy Thanksgiving - here's to creating many wonderful memories with family and friends.

 

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

A few reminders

This Friday (November 2) is the first Friday of the month.  That means we have some quality fabrics available for only $5.55 per yard.  We have added some great new prints to the shelves for the sale so come and claim some for your very own.





Also... are starting a new block party this Saturday.  We still have openings and would love to have you join us.  We will be doing a demo at 10:30 but you are welcome to pick up the block anytime between 10:00 and 1:00 that day.  The block party will run every other Saturday.

(The quilt will have 12 inch sampler blocks all around the quilt.)






Tuesday, October 30, 2018

October 2018 mystery quilt

This month's mystery quilt is revealed below.  Shall we say, "Happy Holidays"?  I think it turned out cheerful and fun and yet cozy and inviting.

Enjoy!


We will be using the Bunnies & Blossoms line from Penny Rose fabrics for the November mystery quilt to be revealed on November 27.  Give us a call to reserve your kit - 801-465-9133.