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January 2017
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Hours: 9:30-5:30 Mon-Fri,
Saturday 9:30-5:00

 
 
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January Specials - I'm making room for new fabrics coming in!  All regularly priced fabric will be on sale this month - 30% off regular price through January 14th, 20% off for the rest of January.  Please note minimum one yard cuts.
  I'm selecting additional fabrics to go on the sale racks.  January 3rd through the 31st, finish a bolt of sale fabric, receive 50% off the original price of the fabric.   Some quilt kits are 50% off.  Other store items are on sale, prices as marked.
  AccuQuilt specials for January - overstock die sale.  While quantities last, select dies will be up to 40% off.  A list is available at the store.

New 2017 UFO Club - Do you have any UFOs (UnFinished Objects) that you just can't seem to get done?  Bring 5 or 6 to a soup luncheon on January 21st at 11:00 a.m.  I will provide the soup, crackers, and a dessert.  We will number your UFOs and draw a number.  You will have two months to finish the UFO and bring it back to the next meeting.  A new number will be drawn at the next meeting for the next project to be finished.  We will decide at the first meeting what happens if the project isn't finished - maybe that person will have to bring a dessert.  There's no charge for this Club; it's a fun way for us to encourage each other, visit, and finish projects.  Please let me know by Wednesday, January 18, if you would like to join, so I can plan on the amount of soup.

Quilt retreats - We have two 2017 quilt retreats scheduled: March 31 - April 2 and October 20 - 22.  These will be at the Barnsion, 5 miles east of Harlowton.  The Spring one is full at this time, with a waiting list.  If you are interested, please let me know, as if we have enough people on the waiting list, we will schedule a second Spring one.  (The same applies to the Fall retreat.)  The Spring retreat will feature a trunk show with AccuQuilt Go Cutters items, and will include a kit for a project using the cutters.  The Fall retreat will also include a trunk show, and will include a needle turn applique kit.  The cost for each retreat is $150.00.


CLASS SCHEDULE:
January 7 - Sew Saturday, come and sew or cut fabric for quilts to be donated to the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch.  Brown bag lunch.  I will bring dessert.  We do have donated fabric for these quilts.
January 14 - Beginning Quilting
January 21 - UFO Club meeting at 11:00 a.m.
* January 28 - Refresher class - no charge, have you taken a class and forgotten what it was you were doing?  Bring your project and we will get you restarted.

It helps if you call to sign up for classes by the Wednesday preceding the class.  Also, if you think of any classes you might be interested in taking, please make suggestions.

Any questions, please give me a call. - Diana  406-632-4861
 






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Farmer's Wife quilt

Imagine That Beach Ladies 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.

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 Saturday of each month in 2017 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. (406-632-4861)


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

Valentine's Day heart. 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.

In 2015, we sewed 12 Months of Holidays.  This included a different project each month and many different techniques.  Kits for the projects were priced at 25% off.  These quick and easy projects help you decorate for holidays, and make seasonal gifts.  To attend for a specific project, pay a 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.
August featured a "stained glass" table runner.
September featured a turkey placemat.
October featured An American In Paris 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.

1st 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.

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

Actual progress.  What could be better?

In 2017, we are scheduled for the 3rd Saturday of each odd month (January, March, May, July, September, November).
January's meeting is at 11 a.m.

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.

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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