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Quilting by the Bay Panama City Florida Celebrates 10 Years in Business

April 18, 2013

Warm Winter Blessings


Okay I know it is spring but who does't love cute snowmen? I have had such fun working on our shop sample I can truly say I'm addicted to wool!  Warm Winter Blessings is a new pattern by Primitive Gatherings.  This quilt features wool applique on a background of Snowman Gathering fabrics by Moda.  We have patterns, kits that include wool and fabrics for quilt top and binding (both regular size and mini) plus Valdani thread kits to match.  Order yours today and get "hooked" on wool.



New Fabrics Now Online


Snowman Gatherings by Moda Fabrics

Snowman Gatherings by Moda


Snowman Gatherings is a festive gathering of little vintage inspired prints that remind us of snowy winter days. Whether you are blessed with a snow season or wish you could be, this collection of blues, creams and a jolly snowman or two will bring the spirit of the season to your winter projects.





Alligator Tales by Kathy Brown for Red Rooster Fabrics

Alligator Tales by Red Rooster


Calling all kids or those who still feel like one!  Kathy Brown's new fabric collection makes you wish you could join the fun that these animals enjoy.  Using her experience as a former first grade teacher, Kathy is sharing the animal motifs that she created to use in her student handouts as well as on her bulletin boards. Kathy's critters include Gabby Giraffe, Ellie Elephant, Rupert Rhino, Max Monkey, Zoe Zebra and others.  What's not to love about these adorable pals! 




Contessa by Timeless Treasures

Contessa by Timeless Treasures


We have finished cutting our Contessa block of the month kits so we now have a few of these beautiful fabrics online. If you are in the block of the month program this is the perfect time to select your backing.



We still have openings in our Contessa Block of the Month program


Contessa King/Queen Size Quilt Contessa Throw Size Quilt



Featured Quilt - Urban Cabin



Urban Cabin Pattern and Kits


Whether you live in an apartment in the city or a house in the woods, this log cabin variation will add a dash of color to your home. We have kits available in two great colorways, choose your kit from the crisp brights pictured above or the calm earthy tones. Kits finish at 55" x 74".



Featured Block of the Month Programs 


New Block of the Month Program!!


New Summer Fun block of the Month

NEW  Summer Fun Block of the Month   NEW


Summer Fun block of the month features scenes from your favorite summer memories! Each of the pieced and applique blocks has a summer theme. There's fresh lemonade and strawberry stands, an ice cream cart, sailboat, beach cottage and a grand finale firework stand with dimensional pinwheel flower. The border surrounds the quilt with patriotic red and white bunting with blue stars.

Summer Fun combines easy piecing with simple fused applique.  The designers used fabrics from My Secret Garden and Wild Rose both from Maywood Fabrics. Our block of the month kits will include all the exact fabrics shown in the original for your quilt top and binding, a specialty fabric pack that includes the whimsical signs and windowscapes, a specialty button pack, floss, rick rack, and the complete pattern. Your finished Summer Fun quilt will measure 63" x 74".






Afternoon Delight Block of the Month Program

Afternoon Delight Block of the Month


This wonderfully scrappy quilt designed by Sue Garman is truly a delight to work on, and you will absolutely enjoy stitching together Double Nine-Patch blocks, modified Shoo Fly blocks, and simple appliquéd blocks. Fabrics will be predominantly reproduction prints. You get to choose red, blue, or green for your border color.  Afternoon Delight finishes at 88 1/2" square.





Mariner's Compass Block of the Month / Technique of the Month by Judy Niemeyer

Judy Niemeyer's Mariners Compass Block of the Month


The Mariner's Compass is Judy Niemeyer's second Technique of the Month (TOM) quilt. Judy's technique of the month patterns incorporate a wide range of Judy's techniques and familiarize quilters with those techniques in a manner that will allow them to pick up any of Judy's patterns and successfully complete them after they have completed one of the TOM patterns. Our block of the month kits will feature hand-dyed batiks in colors matched to the original quilt. You can make this quilt in the 69" x 69" size during our 6 month program or 98" x 98" in our 7 month program.





Vintage Tin Block of the Month



Our Vintage Tin Block of the Month starts in just a couple of weeks and we only have 4 spots left.  Many of the original fabrics in this quilt are no longer available so if you like the look of the original Vintage Tin quilt register for our Vintage Tin Block of the month or order your full kit today!




Quilting by the Bay Classes








Hunters Star Table Runner

Hunter’s Star Table Runner

Come join us to make this table runner.  The Hunter's Star table runner measures 20” x 58”, and is certain to become the focal point of any table décor.  This table runner is designed to work with the “Petite Star” ruler from the “Rapid Fire Hunter’s Star” technique. 


Date - Wednesday April 24, 2013

Time – 10:00 am until 4:00 pm

Instructor – Kathy Anderson

Class Fee - $35.00 plus supplies

Class Type – Confident Beginner

Hunter Star Table Runner Supply List





Gadget Girls Tool Kit

Do you need a way to carry your sewing tools to class?  Make this fun organizer using an easy method of adding zippers and using vinyl.

Date - Monday April 29, 2013

Time – 10:00 am till 4:00 pm

Instructor – Kathy Anderson

Class Fee – $35.00 plus pattern and supplies

Class type – Confident Beginner

(Kits available)

We appreciate your business,

Sandy and the staff at Quilting by the Bay


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850-215-7282 or 1-866-632-QBTB(7282)
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