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August 10, 2017


New Spelling Bee Block of the Month

Designed by Lori Holt



Sew Steady Special - Pick Your Perfect Package

Sew Steady Promotion - Valid through 9/30/2017



Featured Block of the Month Programs

Imagine by Nancy Halvorsen Block of the Month Quilt or Wall Hangings



Imagine Block of the Month

Available as Quilt or Wall Hangings


Imagine designed by Nancy Halvorson celebrates positive and uplifting words for each month of the year. The monthly themes include Create, Love, Listen, Shine, Give, Inspire, Courage, Relax, Discover, Delight, Grateful and Joyful; each block is so delightful. Our kits will feature Nancy's Bree Fabric Collection from Benartex. All the instructions for the projects are included in Nancy's Imagine book which is included. All of the Imagine applique pieces are laser cut with Soft Fuse fusible attached; no need to trace, cut out, or turn the edges. You will also receive specialty button packs designed for Imagine.




Farm Girl Vintage Block of the Month




Farm Girl Vintage Block of the Month


Join us in making this adorable Farm Girl Sampler Quilt designed by Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet Designs. Lori has created many original blocks that were inspired by her Farm Girl memories and added a new spin on some traditional blocks for this quilt. We are offering this program in two block sizes; choose to make either the 6" or 12" blocks.




The 4" x 5" Quilt Block Anthology Block of the Month



The 4" x 5" Quilt Block Anthology Block of the Month



Enjoy trying your hand at a wide range of distinctly different quilt blocks - 182 in all - from stunning to simple blocks to intricate paper pieced designs! All of the blocks in this contemporary yet traditional quilt measure 4" x 5". Carol Hopkins and Linda M. Koenig have put together well written instructions and beautiful images of each of the 182 blocks in their book The 4" x 5" Quilt-Block Anthology. The blocks feature red, double pink, black and blue reproduction fabrics plus backgrounds.
The finished size of your quilt will be 77.5" x 93.5".



Heritage Square Kits and Block of the Month features Grunge by Moda Fabrics


Heritage Square

Block of the Month

features Grunge by Moda Fabrics

Program Starts Today!


Heritage Square was designed by Chris Hoover of Whirligig Designs and features 29 colors of Grunge from Moda Fabrics. The 12 different blocks in the Heritage Square quilt are made using traditional piecing methods.


 Your finished quilt will measure 103" x 103".






Fall Impressions Flannel Collection designed by Holly Taylor for Moda

Fall Impressions Flannel Collection from Moda


It's not too soon to start planning your fall projects!


Featured August Classes

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Destination - Class by Maggie Hood at Quilting by the BayDestination Workshop

Friday, August 18, 2017

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Instructor - Maggie Hood
Class price $35.00

Like contrasting colors? Then this pattern could be for you. Maggie chose to control the color in her quilt but it would look great with a scrappy look. This quilt is also perfect for precuts!  Precut 2 1/2" strips make this quilt go together quickly and easily.  You will be making 19 ½” blocks so this will go together quickly. The finished quilt measures 85” x 85”.



Tidal Pool Class with Maggie HoodTidal Pool Workshop 

Saturday, August 19, 2017

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Instructor - Maggie Hood
Class price $35.00


Do you fear curved piecing or wonder how you can use up some of your stash? This project should help eliminate your fear of curves and reduce your stash at the same time.  Relax and enjoy the process. Free hand cutting of curves can be liberating and inspiring.  You will just layer and slice, no ruler, no emphasis on the exact! Relax and enjoy the process. This quilt can be made using 10'' squares or yardage. The Tidal Pool pattern has instructions for crib to king size quilts.


Beginning Quilting by Machine Course - 7 Session Class at Quilting by the Bay


Beginning Quilting Course

Fridays, August 18, 25, September 1, 8, 15, 29 and October 6, 2017

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Instructor - QBTB Staff
Class price $75.00


This class will introduce you to quilting by machine and rotary cutting. You'll learn tips and tricks to make your quilting journey a successful one. One of our knowledgeable staff members will lead you through each and every step of our comprehensive 7 session course.  You will learn how to make good color choices, rotary cutting skills, proper piecing techniques, machine quilting your quilt and binding ... everything you’ll
need to become a successful quilter! You must be comfortable operating your sewing machine to take this class. You will make a baby or lap size quilt. We request you purchase fabrics for this project from Quilting by the Bay.



All Bottled Up Workshop

All Bottled Up Workshop

Saturday, August 26, 2017

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Instructor - Kathy Anderson
Class price $30.00


Learn the basics of bag making as you make these handy and practical zippered bags. Discover how easy it is to add a handbag zipper to your project. Learn to use mesh in your bags for beautiful, stretchy pockets and discover the benefits of using fold - over elastic to finish edges. Learn about tools that make sewing so much easier: rotary cutters and rulers, proper machine feet, bias tape makers (for zipper pulls), turning tools, stilettos, pressing tools, chalk markers, and more! All Bottled Up is perfect to protect Essential Oils or nail polish in bottles from 5 to 15 ml and up to 3½” tall. Additional space down the middle can be used for more bottles or other supplies.




Quilters Paradise Retreats

Quilters Paradise Retreats


All of our 2018 Quilters Paradise Retreats

are now online!  You can choose from 8 retreats between now and the end of next year.  Which retreats are you signing up for?





We appreciate your business,

Sandy and the staff at Quilting by the Bay


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