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One Block Wonder


Date:  Saturday, February 3rd
Time:   10am - 3pm
Cost:   $20.00 must purchase book
Teacher:  Cindy B.

*No fussing cutting necessary
*uses just one single fabric
*NO Y seams needed

Here are tools and supplies I recommend for the quilters who register: 
*a stack of 100 inexpensive white paper plates (for keeping the cut hexie block triangles separate until sewing is complete and design is finalized)
*purchase of a single fabric length of at least 6 repeats of quilt-shop quality fabric (7 repeats is highly recommended) ***See note below regarding fabric image considerations for what makes a GREAT OBW...and what to avoid.*** 
*matching thread--100% cotton thread for 100% cotton fabric

*54" x 70" (or in that ballpark) felt-backed vinyl table cloth to use on floor or table for a portable "design surface" which will roll up to go with design in place if time does not allow for full construction of the quilt top (NOTE: many cheap vinyl table cloths claim "felt backing," but whatever that fibrous stuff is, it isn't felt..if a participant does purchase one like this, pins will work to anchor to the table cloth back OR a section of cotton batting or inexpensive felt yardage laid out on the back of the vinyl table cloth will also work.)
*flat-head (flower head) pins are essential because they lessen distortion while cutting and designing (the triangles are sensitive to stretch because only one edge of the triangle falls on-grain).
*basic machine with fresh needle (walking foot is not needed for our class)
*larger size rotary cutter with fresh blade is essential for cutting 7 layers at once. A spare blade is also recommended. 

*optional but recommended: 60 degree ruler with all three points (if quilter already owns one with a blunted point, we can use that too) OR a 6x12 or 8x12 quilter's ruler with degree angles on it works too.  I will bring a triangle ruler and a 6x12 also.

NOTE:  Teacher is providing soup.  Please bring a dish to share.

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Sew Again with Chris (Foreman)

Date:  Wednesday, January 24th
Time:  10am - 3pm
Price:  $10.00

Did you take one of the following classes from Chris Foreman and want to make another but are afraid to get started?  Spend the day with Chris and she will assist you again.  Classes include: Gift Bag Bag, Mat Board Tote, Thread Catcher Plus, Bucket Organizer, Mondo Bag, Runaround Bag, or Sew Together Bag.  Excludes: Maxwell Bag and Aeroplane Bag.  NOTE: you must have already taken the original class and identify which project you will work on prior to class.

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Diamond Gem Bag

Date:  Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24
Time:   10am - 3pm
Cost:   $40.00 must purchase pattern
Teacher:  Chris Foreman

 
Join Chris in making her newest bag challenge.  This is one cool bag and she says it's not hard to make!  Come in and see hers, she made it from the modern Hoffman You & Me Batiks.
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JACQUELINE DE JONGE CLASSES
Guess who's coming back to the Quilt Foundry?  Jacqueline de Jonge of Be Colourful Quilt Designs.  She is a pattern and fabric designer from the Neatherlands.    I have attached pictures of some of her award winning quilts.  If you love paper piecing and are interested in taking your piecing to the next level you will love taking a class from Jacqueline.  I can't wait for her to come back to our shop and meet all our great customers.
 
Class dates are February 16 & 17 OR  February 18 & 19, 2018
Class times are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm  
We will provide coffee, tea, water and a light lunch.
Each session is $200.00 per 2 day session.  A $100.00 deposit will hold your space.  Deposit is non-refundable if we can not fill your space.

 
Name: _____________________________________________
Address: ___________________________________________
City: ___________________State: _______Zip: ____________
Phone: _____________________________________________
E-Mail: _____________________________________________
Pattern Choice: ______________________________________
                       
Feb. 16 & 17 class   $ ___________     Amt paid $____________
Feb. 18 & 19 class   $ ___________     Amt paid $____________
TOTAL                        $ ___________     Amt paid $____________
You can either send a check or call the shop to pay by credit card.  Make checks payable to: Quilt Foundry.  Final payment due by Feb. 9 for the Feb. classes.
Mail to:  Quilt Foundry, 234 W. Wayne St., Maumee, OH 43537
Our phone:  419-893-5703
Our e-mail:  lisa@quiltfoundry.com
Cancellation policy: Deposits are non-refundable unless we are able to rebook your spot.
Signature: ___________________________________________
Be prepared to have fun.

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Floral Menagerie Quilt Block of the Month

Beginning in February

This is a very easy quilt.  The hardest part for me is the machine applique, which I have been diligently learning.  Suprisingly it's not that hard!
We will be doing this as a Sew A Long with Lisa.  We will meet on the first Wednesday of each month for 12 months from 10-4.  Bring a dish to share for a potluck lunch.
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Free Motion Quilting

Date: Sunday, January 28
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Price: $40.00  
Instructor:  Jean Overmeyer

Have you seen Jean Overmeyer's work?  She is a very talented art quilter.  She also quilts all her own pieces!  So if you have wanted to learn how to quilt on your home sewing machine this is the class for you.  

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