Dots and Blocks
This is a great quilt for a confident beginning quilter that has learned the basics. Or if you are looking for a quick simple quilt to make this one could be for you. Using 6” blocks and 2.5” sashing and cornerstones and some cute fabric you too can create a darling quilt.
Teacher: Stephanie Gant
Saturday Oct. 21st 10:30 to 4:30
Summer Solstice: Intermediate Class
You can create this quilt by Judy Niemeyer using her paper piecing method with foundation and template papers. Stephanie will take you step by step during 3 day class covering organization, paper piecing and assembly.
Oct. 19th, Nov. 2nd and Nov. 16th from 10:30 to 4:30
Class fee $90
Teacher Stephanie Gant
Beginning Quilting with Pamala.
This is a 6 week class: Oct. 9th, 23rd, Nov. 13th, 27th, Dec. 11th & 18th from 2-5 pm
The cost is $70 for the whole course. Fabric and general sewing supplies sold separate.
It is an introduction to quilting by machine, rotary cutting, tips and tricks, how to choose fabric, etc. You will learn about quarter inch seams, nine patch bock, and half square triangles.
You will make a complete quilt in this class.
Have you had a chance to make Patti's Handbag now with a zipper? If not you'll want tojoin us for a for a two day class and get some great tips. Come and make the "Double Delight or one of Patti's other bags.
Class is 2 days, Wednesday Aug. 23rd and 30th.
Class fee $40
If you loved to color, cut and paste as a little girl, you will love this class! using a modified version of Susan Carlson's Free-style fabric collage, we will create a wall hanging anywhere form elegant to whimsical in style... it is all about you!!!
Choice of two dates for the class Tuesday June 6th or Saturday June 24th
Instructor is Susan Wade
Class Fee $35
Info about Susan. Always having loved color and texture, Susan has traveled an "artistic journey" her whole life . Her career in music and her family of six kept her busy until retirement when she embraced her life long love of fabric, and learned to quilt in a class taught by Jan Chapman. From that point on, it was full-speed-ahead!. As a student of Judy Bianchi while living in the Bay Area, she found her passion if fiber collage, and enjoys teaching and working in her home studio. Within this past year, she has also taken up longarm quilting, and loves the learning curve of this new adventure. She and her husband Ray live in Running Springs, CA..
New Look for Marti and Me Club
Marti and Me is getting a new look for 2017! Lana Dougherty and Karen Jones are sharing the demonstrations and teaching of the Marti & Me Club templates and patterns. Their debut appearance is in January with the Winding Way Pattern.
Lana will do one month and then Karen will do the next month, they will be alternating each month. In addition to the awesome pattern each month from the Marti & Me club, “the girls” will be offering two bonus blocks. They will demonstrate two additional blocks each month taken from Volume 1, Encyclopedia of Patchwork Blocks using Marti & Me’s “Perfect Patchwork System.” So dust off your Template Sets A and B!
Another new look for the Marti & Me Club will be a drawing for a sampler quilt – totally finished – made from the extra blocks demonstrated each month by Lana and Karen. You ask, “How can I win that sampler quilt?” Easy – peasy. You will earn a ticket for the drawing for the quilt by: joining Marti & Me, attending the Marti & Me demonstrations, purchasing any Marti & Me product, and making any pattern using the Marti & Me templates. Doing any one of these things will give you one ticket for the drawing.
Lana and Karen are really excited about expanding the scope of the Marti & Me Club. Please join us for the exciting changes and treats for Marti & Me. The first meeting for the new year of Marti & Me will be January 26 and 28, starting at 10:00 a.m.
Dates for Marti & Me 2017
Only 2 months left!
May 18th & 20th
June 15th & 17th**
Marti & Me time will be 10am-12 noon
** Drawing for the sampler quilt from Marti & Me.
If you don’t know Lana, here is a quick bio
Bio for Lana Dougherty
Lana Dougherty has been in the quilting industry since 1996, working and teaching at several
local quilting and sewing shops. She has been sewing since her childhood and quilting for
over forty years. Lana is very active in her local quilt guild, Inland Empire Quilters, holding the
office of Treasurer for the past ten years and chairing their biennial quilt show six times since
2003. She started teaching quilting classes in 2000 and finds that most rewarding. She is
looking forward to teaching the Marti and Me Club along with Karen Jones and sharing tips
and techniques along the way with all the students.
Most of you know Karen, but here’s some info you may not know.
Bio for Karen E. Jones
Karen Jones retired from Corona-Norco Unified School District where she taught Home Economics at Corona High School for twenty – five years. Karen has been quilting for 20 years and has also been teaching different levels of quilting for 15 years. She is active in two quilting guilds and several friendship groups. Karen also teaches workshops for guilds in the area. She is really excited to co-teach the Marti & Me Club with her long-time friend Lana Dougherty.
Hope you can join us. If you want to join the club, please let me know as soon possible, so we can make sure we have supplies for everyone. Just send an email to sign up.
Thank you so much for your support.
Perfect Binding, How to sew corners for binding, with Carolyn Reese. You will learn to do a
90º, 120º, 135º and 60°, this will be the class for you. You will make all the different degree in class and make a sample to take home.
Class cost $20, you will also need to purchase a binding tool $6
Carolyn Reese will be teaching this class, Yes, Carolyn Reese who brings us so much Fun at Road to California.
Fold n Stitch Wreath is a fun project for Christmas, or for gifts. Carolyn has some tricks to make it easier.
Class Cost will be $20, pattern is $9. hurry and sign up so you don't miss out.
Do you need a trash container that will fold flat when you take it to and from a retreat or quilting class? Carolyn will show you how to use directional prints, avoid a raw seam at the bottom of the container and other tricks that make this Pop Up a must have item.
Teacher is Carolyn Reese