Blue Bar Quilts
Original quilt by Gael Boyd.
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The Power of Two!

 Blue  Bar  Quilts 
Second Anniversary Challenge

Deadline: April 15th!

The deadline to turn in your entry for the Power of 2 Anniversary Challenge is Monday, April 15th!
Make a mini quilt that is representative of the number 2 to help us celebrate our second successful year of business!Couple, double, pair, there are so many definitions of 2 to inspire and interpret the challenge theme. We are grateful to be in partnership with you, our customers and modern quilting community and can’t wait to see what you create!
Here are the details:
  • Entrance fee is $10, register here or when you drop off your quilt
  • Quilts* may be any size up to and no larger than 20” x 20”
  • Deadline for turning in finished projects is Monday, April 15, 2019 by 6:00 PM
  • One entry per person
  • Quilts will be numbered and hung anonymously for judging
  • Quilts will be displayed at the shop April 20 through May 31
*For our purposes, a quilt is defined by no fewer than 3 layers including fabric/fiber/batting held together with machine and/or hand stitching.

Prizes are as follows:
  • First - $100 gift certificate
  • Second - $50 gift certificate
  • Third - $25 gift certificate
  • Viewer’s Choice - 12 large spool Aurifil 50wt thread collection

Anniversary Weekend Celebration

Save the dates!
April 27 & 28
Our anniversary weekend celebration will be Saturday & Sunday April 27 & 28! Join us for discounts, prize drawings & Julie’s special treats both days!

Featured Classes

Intro to Paper Piecing

Instructor: Cheryl Schenck

Tuesday, April 16

Learn paper piecing basics with a modern project from Paper Pieced Modern by Amy Garro.

Project is Itty Bitties, a 42" square graphic quilt suitable for a wallhanging or baby quilt. Book purchase is required; print-out of foundation pattern will be provided in class.
Register for Paper Piecing

Anatomy of a T-Shirt Quilt

Instructor: Maday Delgado

Saturday, May 4

T-shirts are a wearable memento and functional art. Making a t-shirt quilt is a wonderful way to preserve memories for yourself or a loved one. Maday has made countless t-shirt quilts for others since 2013 and will share her tips, tricks and design secrets for a fantastic finished piece. Class time will focus on proper preparation, stabilization and cutting of the shirts, no sewing machine necessary.
Register for T-Shirt Quilt

Low Water Immersion Dyeing

Instructor: Pamela Niebauer

Sunday, May 2

Create fabric to use in quilting and other sewing projects while learning the basics of low water immersion dyeing. This dyeing technique uses a small amount of water in shallow containers. Different ways of manipulating fabric and applying dyes produce a variety of effects including textured fabric using a single color, relaxed shibori (with one or more colors), and wonderful multi-colored pieces.
Register for Immersion Dyeing

Star Storm

Instructor: Trish Frankland

Saturday, April 27, 10:30-4:30
Sunday, April 28 Noon-4:00

Turn strip sets into a dramatic 5-pointed medallion star quilt measuring 80" square. Using Victoria Findley Wolfe's pattern and full size paper templates you will learn to sew and cut the mirror image units to make this show stopper. Easier than it looks!
Register for Star Storm

Paint Pouring 102

Instructor: Cheryl Schenck

Tuesday, April 30

Expand your paint pouring horizons with two new techniques, tree ring and string pull pours. You'll go home with two 8"x 10" unique paintings.
Register for Paint Pouring 102

The Weaving Connection with Maday

Instructors: Maday Delgado

Saturday, April 20

Weaving as a sustainable practice can be rewarding and fun; meditation in the act of making. The woven cloth can be used in practical or decorative application and you can always count on weaving becoming a part of your artistic self-expression. In this workshop, we explore weaving with typical and atypical fibers to create textures and interest in your work. My hope is that you will want to include bits of denim which will be provided by Maday. You will be rewarded with a fabric swatch completed entirely by you using a high quality loom by Purl & Loop that you will take home to use again & again. All supplies are included but feel free to bring bits of fiber; yarn, etc. from your own stash to include if you desire.
Register for Weaving Connection

Skill Seminar Series: Piecing

Instructor: Trish Frankland

Tuesday, April 30

Brush up on your quilt-making skills (or learn the basics if you're a beginner) in a fun, informative skill-building series. Whether you've been sewing for a while or you're just getting started, any 2-hour session will give you vital info to become a better sewist. Plus, we promise you'll laugh. Each topic is a stand-alone session: pick and choose the topics you need!
Register for Piecing Skill Seminar

New Fabrics

Urban Jungle designed by Vicky Yorke
for Camelot Fabrics

Beware of the Garden Tiger & Beware of the Garden Wolf (panels)
Cats in Multi and Aqua & Dogs in Multi and Aqua
Flowers in Peach & Aqua
Cats in Garden in White, Navy & Peach
Dogs in Garden in Navy, Aqua & White
Garden Floral in White, Navy, Aqua & Peach

Matchmade designed by Pat Bravo
for Art Gallery Fabrics

See you in the shop this weekend!

-Gael 🌸
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Sunday Noon-4pm

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