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at Diana's Quilts-n-Things



June 2015
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 Father's
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Hours: 9:30-5:30 Mon-Fri,
Saturday 9:30-5:00

 
 
The June special is 30% off on all regular priced fabrics.  This sale applies to fabric only.  (All sewing notions, patterns, books, etc. are full price.)  The sale does apply to kits and precuts.  There will be a minimum of 1 yard cuts for this discount.  1/2 yard cuts will be 20% off, 1/4 yards or less will be discounted 10%.  If you finish a bolt of sale fabric, you will receive an additional 50 cents a yard off.  (There is no coupon this month.)

Like coupons?  To sign up for my mailing list, send me your email address.

* Jun.6 Applique Class.  (Hand) Needle Turn Applique in the morning, (Machine) Raw Edge Applique in the afternoon.  Two (2) kits provided, $40.

** Jun.13 Stack and Whack - Let me know by June 10th, so that I can email you a class supply list.

Jun.20 The 3rd Saturday of each month is Sew Saturday sewing quilts for charity - all hands are welcome, no fee, potluck lunch.  It does help if you let me know you are planning to attend.  Fabric donations are welcome!  This month we are sewing quilt tops for the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch's fundraising.  Come sew or cut fabric for these donated quilts.

We do have all the new GO! Cutter dies in stock.  We are starting a GO! Club.  Bring me a list of the dies you own when you come in, and which cutter you have, your info will go into our GO! Club box.  This way you don't have to try to remember which dies you already have when purchasing additional dies.  We will be doing some special things for the GO! Club.  I haven't decided what yet - it might be a free pattern, free class, or free tips.  Maybe a party?

The Big Sky Shop Hop 2015 is June 12th...June 27th:  52 shops across Montana are offering 100's of prizes.  1 entry per store.  Each store will have a clue to that Circle's Mystery Quilt designed by Debbie Caffrey.  Once you have stamps from all shops in a circle, you can get the finishing instructions from the last shop you visit in the circle.

We are also participating in the nation wide Row by Row experience, which will run from June 21...September 8th.  This year's theme is "water".
 






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June 2015

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Block of the Month pattern

Block of the Month quilt



Imagine That project entry

Imagine That project entry
Join the sewing fun at Diana's Quilts-n-Things!

My quilting groups are friendly gatherings where you can concentrate, share, work, and learn.  My store has special equipment and work space for quilters to use, and lots of materials and patterns.  Come on in to work on your projects - where everything you need is at hand, including new techniques and experienced advice.

I offer two types of year-long subscriptions.

My Monday Club, "Diana's Quilts -n- Things Exclusive Membership Club", meets for a two-hour evening session on each Monday of every month.  The Monday Club meets outside of store hours, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Members always get a 25% members' discount on fabrics, sewing notions, and patterns.  (Some exceptions apply: embroidery thread, post card patterns, quilt magazines, buttons, books, and applique precuts.)  Club membership is $149 for the year (an over $300 value).
    This year's projects are 12 Months of Holidays (3rd Monday), and three UFO Nights (1st, 2nd and 4th Mondays).

Or, take an all-day Saturday class once each month this year for a single $149 participation fee, plus the (discounted) cost of project kits.  In 2015, this class meets on the 4th Saturday of the month starting at 9:30am, and is themed the 12 Months of Holidays.  A different project and technique will be featured each month.  It's a great way to personalize holiday decorations and gifts!
  Individual 12 Months of Holidays class attendance without subscription costs $20, plus project materials charge.  Please let me know you want to participate, so I can have a kit ready for you.

In 2015 each 2nd Saturday of the month class will feature an individual class for a $25 fee plus the cost of project materials.  We'll start with Beginning Quilting on January 10th.


PREPARATIONS: If a club or class member is bringing a guest, or if you want to attend a single session, or if you are a class subscriber and want to switch Saturdays, please contact Diana beforehand.

1st and 2nd Saturday of the month classes do not have a subscription available.  Their fees vary by topic.  See the website Events page for my plans each month, and please call to enroll.

If you cannot make it to one of your regular sessions, or if Saturdays just don't work for you in general, please contact Diana to see if an alternate date can be set for you.


3rd Saturday of each month is Sew Saturday sewing quilts for charity - all hands are welcome, no fee, potluck.  It does help if you let me know you are planning to attend.  Fabric donations are welcome!

My Imagine That Club is an annual challenge.  Each Imagine That Club participant receives a free fat quarter of a select fabric to inspire a project, and then works at home to create whatever they imagine from it.  An Imagine That project can be a quilt, a wall hanging, or whatever someone wants to make.  There is just one limitation:  "NO potholders, please."  Use your Imagination!  Your project can be any size and may include other fabrics as you like, but it must include at least part of the fat quarter.  (Small pieces count.)  In August or September all the participants will get together for an Unveiling Party with food and prizes.  $5 participation fee, open to anyone.

If you have questions on any of these, please give me a call. (632-4861)


Saturday classes are all day classes starting at 9:30 a.m. and running until 4:30 p.m.

Father reading 12 Months of Holidays:
In 2014, we sewed the 12 Months of Christmas, completing easy Christmas projects including a Christmas stocking, themed wall hangings, coasters, table centers and table mats, and a mug rug.

2015's 12 Months of Holidays will include a different project each month and as many different techniques as I can think of.  Kits for the projects will be 25% off.  These quick and easy projects will help you decorate for holidays, and make seasonal gifts.
  To attend for a specific project, pay a $20 class fee, plus the cost of the kit.

January featured a Valentine's Day wall hanging, using reverse applique.
February featured a Easter project.
March featured a Spring project.
April featured a Paper Pieced table runner for Mother's Day.
May featured a Tumbler block flag for July.
July will feature Back to School, a table runner or possible wall hanging.
August will feature a "stained glass" table runner.

This Saturday activity runs all day, starting at 9:30 a.m.

Sew Saturday quilts for charity. Sew Saturday:
We will be sewing quilts to donate for charity fund raisers.  Some quilts will be going to the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch, some to Special K Ranch in Columbus, some to A Safe Place in Helena, which is for Military women suffering from Post Traumatic Stress, and others where ever else we feel they can be used.

To keep up our stamina, each Sew Saturday will feature a pot luck lunch.

3rd Saturday of each month, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Anyone is welcome.  If you can, please let me know by the day before, if you would like to participate or donate fabric.

Christmas Ribbons quilt
Beginning Quilting:
Learn the basics with an easy pattern.                                                                                    
This Saturday class runs all day, starting at 9:30 a.m.

A Disappearing Nine Patch quilt. Disappearing Nine Patch:
Eyes are fooled by this clever Nine Patch technique.  Example quilts on this website are this pink one, this one with fish, #6-1034, and #6-1204.

This Saturday class runs all day, starting at 9:30 a.m.

A Stack n' Whack quilt. Stack n' Whack:
With the fun Stack and Whack technique, every block is different.  Example quilts on this website are #6-955, #6-912, #6-989, this red, black, and white one, and this pink, blue, and yellow one.

This class will be covered on two Saturdays.  The second Saturday's date and activities will be determined by what works for the students in the class.  The class runs all day, starting at 9:30 a.m.

Construction of a One Block Wonder quilt. One Block Wonder:
A One Block Wonder quilt is based on 6 layers of fabric with a 24 inch repeat.  Quilt pieces are cut with a similar technique to those of a Stack and Whack quilt, but the blocks are sewn together differently.  An example quilt on this website is #6-1052.

This class may be covered on two Saturdays.  If needed, the second Saturday's date and activities will be determined by what works for the students in the class.  The class runs all day, starting at 9:30 a.m.
The One Block Wonder guide.

Needle turn appliqued quilt Needle Turn Applique:
Needle turn applique is a hand applique technique.  Learn needle turn applique with a small project that can be turned into a pillow, table center, or quilt section.  An example quilt on this website is #6-489.

Needle Turn Applique is an all-day Saturday class, starting at 9:30 a.m.

A raw edge applique wall hanging. Raw Edge Applique:
Students in my Raw Edge Applique class make a wall hanging, using a McKenna Ryan pattern.  An example on this website is #6-878.

This Saturday class runs all day, starting at 9:30 a.m.

A rag quilt. Rag Quilt:
Rag quilts are comforting classics.  Example quilts on this website are #6-1024, #6-927, and #6-917.

This Saturday class runs all day, starting at 9:30 a.m.

A rack of table runners. Table Runners:
Table runners are a fun way to complete a small quilt project.  A variety of patterns are available at my store.  Examples on this website are #6-865, #6-695, #6-915, and #6-837.

This Saturday activity runs all day, starting at 9:30 a.m.

Monday Club projects:

The Farmer's Wife quilt Block Of The Month Club:
In 2010, we tackled "The Farmer's Wife", a spectacular quilt made with six inch blocks.  See a better picture here.

Block of the Month was first offered on Monday nights in 2010, was back by popular demand in 2012 - again in 2013 - and again in 2014.

Unfinished project pieces UFO Club:
Work on those UnFinished Objects.

Actual progress.  What could be better?                                                                               

A quilt made with the GO! Cutter. GoGo Club:
Come in and play with the GO! Cutter and dies.

AccuQuilt logo

Quilts on this website made with the GO! Cutter are the Bugs quilt #6-1066, this geometric quilt #6-1067, and the rag quilt #6-1024.                    

GoGo Club was a Monday night club in 2010.

Detail from Progressive quilt Progressive Quilt:
There is no pattern for the progressive quilt - each person creates a quilt center from good quality 100% cotton fabric, and passes the started quilt on to another group member, who adds the next section, and so on.  When a quilt has been completed, with care from everyone in the group, it returns to the person who started it to keep.  There's a better picture of this quilt in the Gallery.

The Progressive Quilt was a Monday night club in 2011.

Scaregirl wall hanging (detail) Seasonal Club:
We enjoy making small projects related to the seasons.  Wall hangings, table runners, and other fun fabric art items make it easy to dress up our homes.

The Seasonal Club was a Monday night club in 2012.

If you have a question about my clubs, activities, or schedule,
please call Diana's Quilts-n-Things at 406-632-4861.


Join us for some fun.

Diana's Quilts-n-Things   10 1st St SE   PO Box 578   Harlowton MT 59036

406-632-4861   drday@itsTriangle.com






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