CLASS and BLOCK OF THE MONTH (BOM)
Please call or stop by to register for classes and BOM’s as spaces are limited. Payment for class must be made when you register. 24 hour cancellation notice is required for a refund to be applied to next class. BOM have different time frames and you are expected to pick them on the scheduled date. No BOM block returns or refunds for cancellations.
CLASS MATERIALS LIST
Bring your machine, extra needles, pins, scissors, thread, rotary cutter, rulers, a small cutting mat and seam rippers, anything that you may use at home. Fabrics can be purchased the day of the class, or come by before class. This is your day out for some fun so bring your comforts from home. We also have a refrigerator if you want to bring your lunch or drinks. I want Quilt Heaven to be your home away from home.
January 28 – Let’s Begin Christmas! Yes, I know it’s too early but remember that kit you bought last year and did not get finished or started. Now is the time. 11- 3:30, Limited to 6 people. Free if you bought your kit at Quilt Heaven, $10 if not. We will be ready for Christmas this year…. lol
January 30 – Sewing 101. If you have wanted to learn the basics of quilting and the skills needed to be a good quilter, join us for this class. This will be 4 classes meeting on Monday at 5:30 pm. You will need a sewing machine and basic sewing tools. For the first class you will only need a rotary cutter and ruler at least 24 inches long. Limited to 4. Cost is $80, does not include fabric and thread.
February 4 - Arabella of the Month. Designed by the ladies from Wing and a Prayer Designs and batik fabric from Timeless Treasures. These batik fabrics are from the palest of greens to the deepest of blues, including sapphires, ruby and aquamarines. This quilt is 108 x108 uses traditional piecing techniques. This is twelve months long and $23.99 per month. It will be ready on the 1st Saturday of each month. Spaces are limited.
February 11- Window Shopping - The beautiful Christmas quilt will be a 6 month Block of the Month. This will be a sit and sew, most of the blocks are simple and easy, but the pattern has some issues, that I have worked out. If you start, it will be done by August. $20.99 per month. Limited to 6 participants. Class will be on the second Saturday 1-3 pm.
February 15 -Open Sew – Come sit and sew from 11:00 am – 3:30 pm. Work on whatever you want. Free!
February 18– Working with Panels and 3 Yard Quilt – In conjunction with the Rowan County Quilt Show. Limited to 9 people. 11 am – 4 pm. Learn how to create beautiful quilts with panels using the 3 Yard Quilt Patten. $35 includes panel and pattern book.
February 23-26– Cabin Fever Retreat. No better spend these cold winter days than with a good long weekend of quilting. We will start at 9 am on Thursday and sew until 2 pm Sunday. Bring your favorite chair if you want. Cost is $30 for the weekend, does not include food or room. The dining room will be open starting Thursday evening. They will not offer room cleaning, but will supply fresh towels and linens upon request. You will need all your sewing supplies, like rulers and cutters. We will make shop runs if you run out of anything. Small irons can create issues with the electric, so if we start throwing breakers, we will ask you to not use them. Call the shop to register, then call the Park for a room 800-325-0083. Rooms will not be available for Wednesday night. We can have pre-wrapped snacks.
March 6 – Sewing 102 - Color Crush Quilt- This class will build your quilting skills. It’s a 6 week class. We will meet on Monday evenings. The colors in the quilt are jewell like and you will love making the blocks. $20.99 per weeek or $125.94 in full. Quilt is throw size. See calendar for dates.
March 11– Five Yard Challenge -Yes, we are starting early this year. This is one of my favorite things to do. Many of you know how this works, I will chose 5 fabrics and make a bundle of 1-yard cuts. You will make a quilt using the 5 fabric. You get to choose the pattern and can add any fabric you want. Must be at least a lap size (can be bigger if you want), be able to see all five fabrics, be completed by September 30, and brought to the shop to be displayed during the Mystery Harvest Shop Hop or first weekend in October. Quilters will vote on a Viewer’s Choice! It is amazing to see all the quilts hanging on the porch. Cost of the kit is $49.95.
March 18 – Rowan County Quilt Show. Go to www.rowancountyquiltshow.com for details and to register for classes and enter quilts in the show.
March 24-25 – Sew Creative Expo and Quilt Show- Sponsored by Boyd County Extension. It wil be held at the Boyd Expo Center (former Boyd County Fairground). There will be classes for all skill levels, both hand and machine work and many other great projects. The Viewer’s Choice quilt show is open to anyone to that would like to show a quilt. There will also be vendors with all types of arts and crafts. More details will be available!