Live Quilting Event This Weekend!

Come on down to the shop this Saturday, November 17, from 1 to 4 pm for our second annual Live Quilting Event! 

For most of us, when we begin quilting, we haven’t had the privilege of watching someone else do the actual QUILTING.  We might be able to figure out the patchwork, and choosing fabric gets to be fun and playful, but knowing how to select and then sew the quilting stitches on a quilt can seem like foreign territory.  When you learn to drive, you’ve probably seen someone operate a motor vehicle for better than 1000 hours, but when you sit down to quilt a project, it might be the actual very first time you’ve ever been in the presence of live quilting!  That’s where this event comes in:  a chance to watch experienced quilters baste and quilt larger projects on their home sewing machines, answer your questions, demonstrate techniques, and hang out while you observe.

It all begins at 1 pm THIS Saturday, November 17.  We’ll have straight-line quilting with a walking foot, free-motion quilting and hand quilting demonstrations: for three hours, our quilters will be working on thier projects and you’ll have a front row seat!  Bring a snack and move in for a bit, or just drop by in your spare time while the kiddos nap.  Take photos, ask questions, make comments, and get inspired!  While you’re there, remember that ALL our remaining fabric inventory is still 40% off–so you can take something lovely home and get started right away, while the inspiration is still fresh.

Can’t make it to the shop?  Other places you can find me:

  • Giveaway with Dana over at MADE: win TWO e-course spots, one in the current Handmade Holidays class and one in ANY class of your choosing in 2013!
  • Stitch Savvy, my new intermediate sewing book, is due in stores right after Thanksgiving.  You can pre-order your copy today at a discount and beat the Black Friday lines!
  • The Etsy shop is still OPEN, by popular demand!  Grab something pretty and sew along with us in spirit, and you can knock out your gift-giving list in no time.

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  • Kristen
    November 16, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    That sounds AMAZING… and, unfortunately, a long way from Kansas City. 🙂 I’m just starting to dip my toe into quilting, and I love the idea of being able to just sit and watch others work!