Event Calendar

  • AUG 7th  MONDAY 9am-12   UGLY SWEATER CONTEST………… come in for details

  • August 10-12th   Plano Quilt Show    http://www.qgplano.org/cgi-bin/membership.cgi?Page=QP2017

  • August 19th Saturday 9am to 4 pm  On Point Grid Class For the Beginners and already quilter’s…  $50 fee… Supplies separate…Make a baby or throw size quilt.  You need: Thread to seam to match your fabric… Sewing machine is required Learn from beginning to completion.

  • AUGUST 21 KAREN’S BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLASS     MONDAY  9am-NOON   Block of the MONTH … For the Beginners and already quilter’s…  $25 fee… Supplies separate…  *every month for 12 months…  to completion of quilt!!! Description: this CLASS is teaching you different techniques to complete 1 block for each month. ( *If you are just starting this Block of the Month… we will catch you up at your convenience.)   You need: Thread to seam to match your fabric… Sewing machine is required… In December… we will have a FREE class to complete your top!  All twelve blocks will be sewn, with or without sashing or borders… When you have finished sewing your blocks together.. we will help you bind your quilt.  Anyone who has not completed in one class… Gets a la mode classes!!! So you can come back and finish at your next convenient time to complete.   BEFORE CHRISTMAS!

  • Aug 23 – 26 2017  Arlington Convention  Arlington, TX  Original Sewing & Quilt Expo      Website: www.sewingexpo.com   

  • AUG 28  MONDAY 9am-noon   KAREN’S PILLOWCASE CLASS    For the Beginners and already quilter’s…  $40 CLASS FEE *INCLUDES FABRIC FOR PILLOWCASE!!!  Everyone needs and luvs their pillow!  Make gifts for Christmas!  Also learn HOW TO make a traveling pillowcase for those on the road!  Learn from beginning to completion.

  • SEPT  7 –  SHADES OF TEXAS BIENNIAL QUILT SHOW – CROSSROADS TO TEXAS QUILT GUILD – KILLEEN CIVIC & CONFERENCE CENTER

  • Sept. 14-17  2017 Capital of Texas Quiltfest

  • Sept 18  MONDAY  9am-NOON   APPLIQUE MADE EASY  Class fee $35 includes fabric and supplies to learn applique technique by machine or by hand… We will make a 14×14 square to make top of a pillowcase or use it in a quilt.

  • Sept 21-23, 2017 San Antonio Quilt Show. Salute to Texas… 19th Annual Greater San Antonio Quilt Show…”STAR GAZING”

  • KAREN’S BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLASS  SEPT 25   MONDAY  9am-NOON   Block of the MONTH … For the Beginners and already quilter’s…  $25 fee… Supplies separate…  *every month for 12 months…  to completion of quilt!!! Description: this CLASS is teaching you different techniques to complete 1 block for each month. ( *If you are just starting this Block of the Month… we will catch you up at your convenience.)   You need: Thread to seam to match your fabric… Sewing machine is required… In December… we will have a FREE class to complete your top!  All twelve blocks will be sewn, with or without sashing or borders… When you have finished sewing your blocks together.. we will help you bind your quilt.  Anyone who has not completed in one class… Gets a la mode classes!!! So you can come back and finish at your next convenient time to complete.   BEFORE CHRISTMAS!

  • October 9th    Karens Grid Class  Monday 9am-4pm   For the Beginners and already quilter’s…  Grid class 50.00   Supplies separate. Make a baby quilt or a throw size… Learn from beginning to completion. Description: We will be using our fusible GRID method… Charm packs are suggested… 3 makes a great throw size.  Or you can cut your size squares from yardage.  We also have word panels to complete the touching gift you are wanting to make!  (NOTE:  Larger tops need to be completed by a Long arm Quilter… )   You need: Thread to seam and top stitch to match your fabric… Sewing machine is required… When you have finished sewing your blocks together to complete your top… it’s time to bind your quilt. Anyone who has not completed in one class… Gets a la mode classes!!! So you can come back and finish at your next convenient time to complete.  Walking foot is needed for this class.

  • OCT  10  TUESDAY  9am-4pm   KAREN’S TEE SHIRT  CLASS   For the Beginners and already quilter’s…   $75 fee… 2 day class  Supplies separate.  Make a baby quilt or a throw size or larger…  Learn from beginning to completion.  *BRING IN THOSE TEE SHIRTS YOU HAVE BEEN SAVING TO MAKE THAT MEMORY QUILT… DESCRIPTION… pick out the tee shirts you want to put into your quilt.  We will use our “Ultra weft” to stabilize your shirts… then design your top!  You need: Thread to seam and top stitch to match your fabric… Sewing machine is required… When you have finished sewing your blocks together.. you can bind your quilt.  Walking foot is needed for this class.

  • October 12th-14th, 2017   COMMON THREADS QUILT SHOW    GAINESVILLE

  • KAREN’S BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLASS OCT 16   MONDAY  9am-NOON   Block of the MONTH … For the Beginners and already quilter’s…  $25 fee… Supplies separate…  *every month for 12 months…  to completion of quilt!!! Description: this CLASS is teaching you different techniques to complete 1 block for each month. ( *If you are just starting this Block of the Month… we will catch you up at your convenience.)   You need: Thread to seam to match your fabric… Sewing machine is required… In December… we will have a FREE class to complete your top!  All twelve blocks will be sewn, with or without sashing or borders… When you have finished sewing your blocks together.. we will help you bind your quilt.  Anyone who has not completed in one class… Gets a la mode classes!!! So you can come back and finish at your next convenient time to complete.   BEFORE CHRISTMAS!

  • OCT 19-22   An Affair of the Heart Arts & Crafts Show / OKC  OK

  • OCT 31-November 5,   HOUSTON  QUILT  FESTIVAL  Houston International Quilt Show 

  • KAREN’S BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLASS NOV 13   MONDAY  9am-NOON   Block of the MONTH …  FOR THOSE THAT WANT TO COMPLETE THEIR DEC. BLOCK… WE WILL CONTINUE TODAY TO DO DECEMBER BLOCK ALSO… THEN ON NOV 14, IT’S FREE!!!   FINISH YOUR Block of the MONTH QUILT…   $0 CLASS fee…Supplies separate… complete your quilt!  NOW THAT YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR 12 BLOCKS FOR THE YEAR…  LET’S COMPLETE YOUR QUILT!  Description:  PUT TOGETHER YOUR BLOCKS TO COMPLETE YOUR TOP!  SASHINGS, BORDERS, ETC… CAN BE ADDED TO COMPLETE YOUR QUILT TOP!  You need: Thread to seam to match your fabric… Sewing machine is required…!  All twelve blocks will be sewn, with or without sashing or borders… When you have finished sewing your blocks together.. we will help you bind your quilt.  Anyone who has not completed in one class… Gets a la mode classes!!! So you can come back and finish at your next convenient time to complete.   BEFORE CHRISTMAS! J THIS WILL GIVE YOU TIME TO GET TO A QUILTER TO QUILT BEFORE CHRISTMAS.  PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO COMPLETE IN November… SO MISTEY CAN LONG ARM QUILT YOUR QUILT FOR A CHRISTMAS COMPLETION.  NAMES WILL BE TURNED INTO MISTEY TO HOLD YOUR SPOT AND TIME.  $25 fee FOR EACH MONTH IN 2018… Supplies separate, KIT IS $10.99…  Description: this CLASS is teaching you different techniques to complete 1 block for each month. ( *If you are just starting this Block of the Month… we will START you FOR NEXT YEAR… NEW BLOCK OF THE MONTH FOR 2018.)   You need: Thread to seam to match your fabric… Sewing machine is required… In December… we will have a FREE class to complete your top!  All twelve blocks will be sewn, with or without sashing or borders… When you have finished sewing your blocks together.. we will help you bind your quilt.  Anyone who has not completed in one class… Gets a la mode classes!!! So you can come back and finish at your next convenient time to complete.   BEFORE CHRISTMAS!

  • NOV 16-19    An Affair of the Heart Arts & Crafts Show / Tulsa,OK 

  •  KAREN’S BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLASS * FOR THOSE THAT MISSED Nov 13…KAREN’S BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLASS NOV 27   MONDAY  9am-NOON   Block of the MONTH …  FOR THOSE THAT WANT TO COMPLETE THEIR DEC. BLOCK… WE WILL CONTINUE TODAY TO DO DECEMBER BLOCK ALSO… THEN ON NOV 28, IT’S FREE!!!   FINISH YOUR Block of the MONTH QUILT…   $0 CLASS fee…Supplies separate… complete your quilt!  NOW THAT YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR 12 BLOCKS FOR THE YEAR…  LET’S COMPLETE YOUR QUILT!  Description:  PUT TOGETHER YOUR BLOCKS TO COMPLETE YOUR TOP!  SASHINGS, BORDERS, ETC… CAN BE ADDED TO COMPLETE YOUR QUILT TOP!  You need: Thread to seam to match your fabric… Sewing machine is required…!  All twelve blocks will be sewn, with or without sashing or borders… When you have finished sewing your blocks together.. we will help you bind your quilt.  Anyone who has not completed in one class… Gets a la mode classes!!! So you can come back and finish at your next convenient time to complete.   BEFORE CHRISTMAS! J THIS WILL GIVE YOU TIME TO GET TO A QUILTER TO QUILT BEFORE CHRISTMAS.  PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO COMPLETE IN November… SO MISTEY CAN LONG ARM QUILT YOUR QUILT FOR A CHRISTMAS COMPLETION.  NAMES WILL BE TURNED INTO MISTEY TO HOLD YOUR SPOT AND TIME.  $25 fee FOR EACH MONTH IN 2018… Supplies separate, KIT IS $10.99…  Description: this CLASS is teaching you different techniques to complete 1 block for each month. ( *If you are just starting this Block of the Month… we will START you FOR NEXT YEAR… NEW BLOCK OF THE MONTH FOR 2018.)   You need: Thread to seam to match your fabric… Sewing machine is required… In December… we will have a FREE class to complete your top!  All twelve blocks will be sewn, with or without sashing or borders… When you have finished sewing your blocks together.. we will help you bind your quilt.  Anyone who has not completed in one class… Gets a la mode classes!!! So you can come back and finish at your next convenient time to complete.   BEFORE CHRISTMAS!

  • DEC 4    MONDAY  9am-4pm   Quilt as you go Placemat CLASS  For the Beginners and already quilter’s…  Lunch included in $50 fee for class… Kit for placemat is additional $20 plus fabric… (this kit includes 4 placemats!) MAKE SPECIAL PLACEMATS FOR CHRISTMAS! Learn from beginning to completion. *DESCRIPTION… THIS IS A Quilt as you go placemat technique… The kit contains everything but your choice of fabric and thread to seam your fabric… Sewing machine is required… Walking foot is helpful!!!

  • DEC 11 & 12  MONDAY & TUESDAY  9am-4pm  CAKE MIX RECIPE / LAYER CAKE  For the Beginners and already quilter’s…   $75 fee FOR BOTH CLASSES 2 FULL DAYS… Supplies separate.  Make a throw size… Learn from beginning to completion.  (A brief description of this class… You will need a choice of one of the four Moda Cake Mix Recipe booklets… Cake Mix Recipe #4. Piecing Made Easy! Each Cake Mix Pad with 45 recipe cards will make 360, 3-3/4″ x 3-3/4″ finished half square triangles. Paper Piecing. Foundation Piecing. Each one is different…  To make your top:  Choose from 4.  You also need a layer cake. Plus 3 ½ -4 yd. complimentary solid/like fabric…  You will need sashing fabric to match, batting and backing… and a few other supplies to complete your top! Bring thread, pins, scissors, seam ripper, sewing machine and a walking foot.  (if you are cutting your own… please bring a ruler and rotary cutter with a sharp blade.  All these supplies are available at Home a la mode.  Please do not go to another shop to purchase. ) Thank you!

    HAVE A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A BLESSED NEW YEAR!!!

                                      Karen, Jim, Brenda, & Sue