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February 2018
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Hours: 9:30-5:00 Mon-Fri,
Saturday 9:30-5:00

 
 
For store news and subscriber coupons, please ask to be on my mailing list - here's the link to contact methods, so you can send me your email address.

Store Sales:
February special - All Princess Mirah, Wilmington Batik, Blank, Bavarian Batik, Anthology, Batik Textile, and Galaxy batiks are 40% off, minimum 1 yard cuts. New batiks are coming in, and we need the room - you can stock up. The sale is on these specific brands.  (Hoffman, Timeless Treasures, Moda, Robert Kaufman and Island Batiks are not on sale.)  We do also have a box of 1 yard cuts of batiks that are regularly $12.50 - discounted to 9.50 per yard. Christmas fabrics are 20% off.  You will find other in store specials, too.

Some Quilt Kits are on sale, up to 30% off.  Kits are marked.  New cuddle remnants at $10.00 a yard, one to three yard cuts, most are 3 yards.  These will make great quilt backs.  And, I added more fabrics to the sale racks.

I still will ship Snow Bundles for $60.00 which includes a pattern and 5 one yard cuts of fabric, either batik or screen-print.  Patterns are either "Nine Patch Evolved" 60 x 70 or "Amazing Geese" 60 x 60.  (There's more info on January's page.)

Also, I still have some of the Call of the Wild and Horse panel kits for sale, with free shipping.  (There's more info on January's page.)

AccuQuilt Go Cutter Specials - These change during the month, so call me to check on what is on special.  Note that the Ready Set Go Ultimate Sets will be going up in cost starting March 1.  The current introductory offer on these is $349.99 and includes the regular Go Cutter, an 8 inch Qube, 2 1/2 inch strip cutter, and corresponding mat, a $500 plus value.

News:
Galley's Brewery - We welcome this great new local business!  Open Wednesday through Saturday 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Sundays 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Closed on Monday and Tuesdays.  Bringing your hubby with, send him to Galleys while you shop.  30 South Central in Harlowton.

Leslie McNeill Collage Class - March 23 and 24 at the Barnsion, outside of Harlowton.  Call me for details.

Quilt Retreats in 2018 - Four retreats are scheduled to be held at the Barnsion - April 13, 14, and 15, 2018; April 20, 21, and 22, 2018; October 12, 13, and 14; October 19, 20, and 21, 2018.  The Barnsion is five miles east of Harlowton.  Cost will be $175.00 for two nights, 4 meals, and at least one kit.  Bedding and towels are furnished.  If you have been to the Barnsion, you know it is a great facility.
  For the April retreats, please have half the fee to me by March 1 to hold your spot.

Note:  When we go back to Daylight Saving Time (March 11th), my store will go back to closing at 5:30 p.m. during the week.  If you know you are going to be here close to 5 and won't be finished shopping by 5:30, give us a call and someone will stay late.

Classes and Events:
* February 3 - Refresher class  No charge!  Have you taken a class and not finished your project?  Need a refresher to help remember what it was you were doing?  Now is the time.  Please let me know by Thursday, February 1st, what project it is you need refreshed.  If you have taken a class from me in the past, but put your project aside and need help finishing it, this is the class for you.
** February 10 - Beginning Quilting - $25.00 cost includes pattern and 6 fat quarters.  Border fabrics will be extra, but discounted.
*** February 17 - Easy Bargello Table Runner and placemat class - $45 fee includes a kit.  If you want to bring your own fabric, you will need 1/3 yard of 8 coordinating fabrics, cost will be $20.00.  Register by February 15.
**** February 24 - Twelve months of Table runners - this month will be the easy Bargello table runner.  (See details of the 17th.)

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

Any questions, please give me a call. - Diana
 






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Farmer's Wife quilt

2017 Imagine That project
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 was 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.

Mother and child 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 2018, (like 2017) we are scheduled for the 3rd Saturday of each odd month (January, March, May, July, September, November).

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, #6-1102, 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, this pink, blue, and yellow one, and , #6-1331.

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.  Example quilts on this website are #6-1052, #6-1309, and #6-1335.

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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