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Create Colorful Fabric Beads with Pam Brown

December 27th, 2017

Here’s your chance to use those last precious pieces of fabric to make colorful beads for art quilts or jewelry. Combine them with commercial beads to make one-of-a-kind necklaces and bracelets. Pam Brown will be bringing all the supplies so you can make some to take home and embellish with seed beads, yarn, wire…the sky’s the limit.

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Recycled Totes with Metha Schuler

December 27th, 2017

Back by popular demand, Metha’s tote is easy to do and a wonderful way to use saved selvages or fabric scraps. Turn those boring bags in to works of art!

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Table Runner with Mary Ann Hayre

December 27th, 2017

A super fast, super easy table runner.  This is a Broadway Quilt pattern that is so fast you can finish one in about half an hour.  They make great gifts if you need a fast, fast sewing project. Did I mention they were fast to make.

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Quilt Labels with Vicki David, Cathy Rapp, Toni Anderson, and Janice Rogers

December 27th, 2017

Now the quilt is done and it is time to get it labeled…..but what is the best way? Come and find out how your fellow quilters have developed interesting and creative ways to do labels.

Click the links below for 3 different samples and techniques

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Mystery Quilt 2017 with Pam Beebe

December 26th, 2017

Pattern revised and written  by Linda Hooper

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Foot Pedal Pad with Jim Jensen

December 26th, 2017

Many of us have tried everything to keep that pesky foot pedal from taking off or getting caught under the table. Come and join us as Jim shows us how he solved the problem with a foot pedal pad that is easy to make and might just help you too. No more wandering foot pedals!

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Perfect Bindings with Vicki David

December 26th, 2017

Many of us have admired Vicki’s beautiful quilts and have wondered how she gets her bindings and corner’s so perfect. Well, here is your chance to find out. Vicki will show us how to get accurate measurements for the sides of the quilt and make those mitered corners show quality.

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Making Decorative Pillows and Shams with Joy Lee

December 26th, 2017

We are very lucky to have Joy show us how she does these as before the quilting bug bit her she was an expert doing home décor. All kinds of items: pillows, shams, draperies and many more. She will show us some simple and some more complex ways to make beautiful and professionally finished pillow covers. The pillows and shams are the icing on the cake for a beautiful quilt. Come and see how it is done.

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Quick and Easy Coasters with Jan Nilsen

December 26th, 2017

Ever needed a quick gift and not sure what to give? Everyone uses coasters and these can be made quickly and personalized for anyone. With all the great fabric we have available (and in our stashes) we can do dogs, cats, coffee, sports, flowers, etc. These are easy and lots of fun and you might just want to keep a few on hand for a gift stash

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Minutes for October 19, 2017

December 12th, 2017

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