Thursday, December 22, 2011

White Christmas

The first day of winter came in with a bang. Here in Colorado we will be having a White Christmas.  The weather on Christmas day is supposed to be nice but there is no way all the snow we are getting today will melt by Sunday.  I have about 15 inches so far.  I will need to shovel my driveway in order to get my car out, I can't just drive over it. It is to high.  My cat spent most of the day sitting in front of the space heater.

                                    This ruler is 18 inches long

Our Newsletter with all our new classes, events, and block of the Month Programs are now available online at: 
 Our Open House is the weekend of  Jan 13-15. Here are a few of our classes and Block of the Month samples.

                         Daisy Chain

Heart and Flowers

                   "Cabana" Block of the Month
                    Secret Garden
                      Professional Tote

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Meeting Santa

Sorry  I have not had a post in a while.  Thing have been crazy.  I was sick for a while, then Thanksgiving, then I went home for a memorial.  Sunday I was able to spend the day with my mom, sister, and my niece.  We went to The Huntington Library so Maria could talk with Santa.
We are starting to put together our schedule for next year.  We are going to have a few Block of the Months.

Cabana Block of the Month - Designed by Swirly Girls for Michael Miller Clubhouse. Finished quilt measures 92" x 108". This 12-month program includes pattern and fabrics for a portion of the quilt each month, including blocks, sashing, borders and binding. Each installment also includes a pattern for a bonus project using the "Weekend" fabrics by Michael Miller.  This program begins in January, 2012 and will conclude in December 2012. The cost is $25 per month.

Amish with a Twist
Designed by Nancy Rink using Centennial Solids by Marcus Fabrics. Finished quilt measures 88-3/8" x 105-1/2".
This 5-installment program features 3 "lesson" units per installment and the lessons are grouped by related techniques and progress in level of difficulty. This project is perfect for the beginning quilter! Each installment also includes additional design ideas and a pattern for a bonus project. The fifth installment will include fabrics for setting the blocks, borders and binding.  This program begins in mid February, 2012 and ends June 2012. Cost is $ 48 per month. 

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