Sun Bonnet Sue

The Quilt Works, Inc.


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    * Beginner, no experience needed.
    ** Rotary skills and machine piecing experience are required.
    *** Advanced skills needed.

Toothbrush Rug AUNT PHILLY'S TOOTHBRUSH RUG * {40" × 21½"} Laura Echeverria
The fabric "sensation that's sweeping the Nation!" -- or at least the QW staff. Fast, fun and addictive, toothbrush rugs have become a favorite project. Once you master a simple stitch, you're on you way to creating great rugs and shrinking your stash. A starter kit is included to help you get started in the correct way.
3 hrs: $31.50 (Includes starter kit)
    Tuesday, September 30     1:00-4:00
    Saturday, October 25          9:30-12:30 {Added since publication of the Newsletter}    
    Monday, October 27            1:00-4:00

Back of TR Front of TR CHEVRON TABLE RUNNER ** {48" × 16"} Cindy Kurey
This table runner is fun, a great stash buster, and reversible. The front is shown at the left, and the reverse is pictured at the right. Five inch squares are used for the front.
3 hrs: $21.00
    Sunday, September 28    1:00-4:00
    Sunday, December 7       1:00-4:00

Blue & GreenTree Skirt Blue & GreenTree Skirt Red & GreenTree Skirt CHRISTMAS TREE SKIRT ** {50", 50", 25"} Fay Manganelli
This is a wonderful method to make a circular tree skirt. We use strip sets of 3 colors and a 10° wedge ruler to make it quickly. In the second class, we'll put the finishing touches on the skirt and make the bias binding. The smaller skirt, shown at the right, is just right for a "table top" tree.
5 hrs: $35.00
    Sundays, October 19, 1:00-4:00, and October 26, 1:00-3:00

COLOR CONFIDENCE ** Dana Brabson and Becky Welch
Spontaneity Color Enrichment Value Recognition Contrast Inspiration Visualization The Artist's Eye
Lesson 1. Spontaneity, 21" × 24"
 Lesson 2: Color Enrichment, 24" × 29"
  Lesson 3: Value Recognition, 29" × 29"
   Lesson 4: Contrast, 21" × 28."
    Lesson 5: Inspiration, 34" × 34."
     Lesson 6: Visualization, 18" × 21"
      Lesson 7: The Artist's Eye, 40" × 48"
This is a two "semester" course in which both "semesters" are taught at the same time, and the students have the opportunity to share experiences. New students begin with Lesson 1, while returning students will pick up where they left off and finish with Lesson 7. The course is designed to help you gain confidence in choosing fabrics for your quilts! Our small projects teach value, contrast, and ways to incorporate "sparkle."
 9hrs: $63
    Saturdays, September 27, October 25, November 22, 1:00-4:00

Forever in Blue Jeans FOREVER IN BLUE JEANS ** {57" × 65"} Lois Warwick
"Up-cycle" your old blue (grey, black, etc.) jeans to make this warm throw. Use your favorite 5" squares for insets.
3 hrs: $21.00
    Saturday, October 18, 1:00-4:00

Necktie Quilt NECKTIE QUILT ** {36" × 58"} Kathy Congable
Stabilized colorful ties from bygone years make excellent strips for quilts. So, when you can't bring yourself to throw away those boxes of old neckties you've been saving, then let Kathy show you how to make them into a spectacular quilt or wall hanging.
3 hrs: $21.00
    Friday, August 29, 5:30-8:30

Picture Quilt PICTURE QUILT ** {xx" × xx"} Becky Welch
Preserve your favorite photos in a memory quilt. Avoid costly mistakes! Becky will take you through the different processes of transferring your photos onto fabric. Makes a great gift!
4 hrs: $34.00 (includes kit)
    Mondays, October 13 & 27, 6:00-8:00

Quilt as you go poster QUILT-AS-YOU-GO ** Fay Manganelli
Learn several techniques for making any quilt in sections in order to make your quilting easier. Fay will also show you how to assemble these smaller units into a full-size quilt. When you finish your quilting and assembly, all you need to do is bind the quilt.
3 hrs: $21
    Saturday, November 1, 1:00-4:00

Take Notes Santa Ana Winds SANTA ANA WINDS *** {59" × 75", 60" × 20" } G. Dana Brabson
This design spins with the wind. The curves are gentle; the block is trimmed to the correct size after sewing. The pattern provides information for making quilts of all sizes from lap to king size. And, if you would like to create your own design, we shall enable you to do that, too. For example, Take Notes, the bed runner shown at the right, uses the same Santa Ana Winds and complementary blocks.
4½ hrs: $31.50
    Mondays, November 10, 6:00-8:30, and November 17, 6:00-8:00

Thread Savvy THREAD SAVVY ** {xx" × xx"} Becky Welch
The vast array of beautiful threads available to quilters these days in mind boggling. How does one get the desired look and use these threads successfully? Come work with Becky and learn how.
5 hrs: $35.00
    Saturday, November 29, 9:30-3:30

T-Shirt T-SHIRT QUILT ** {40" × 26"} Dana Brabson
Make all of those special event T-shirts into a one-of-a-kind quilt. T-shirt quilts make great graduation and birthday gifts. Using T-shirts as the principal design elements, we make pillows, wall hangings, lap quilts, bed quilts of all sizes, and almost anything else you can imagine.
2½ hrs: $17.50
    Tuesday, October 14, 1:00-3:30