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September 14, 2017


The shop and the homes of all our staff made it through the storm unharmed.  We would like to thank everyone who sent prayers our way during Hurricane Irma. 


Sandy and Al



The Great Pumpkin Now Available as a Laser Cut Block of the Month

The Great Pumpkin Now Available as a Laser Cut Block of the Month!


The Great Pumpkin has been one of our best selling block of the month programs ever and now we have it available with laser cut applique!  If you have always wanted to make this quilt but didn't want to do the all the tracing and cutting of your applique pieces, then this is the program for you.



Festive Pumpkins Pattern and Fabric Kit


These pumpkins are just so cute and they look great in our fall display at the shop! We have put together a new Festive Pumpkins fabric kit that has enough batiks to make a set of three pumpkins.



Dream Big Panels and Hummingbird Lane Laser Cut Kits back in stock!


Dream Big Digital Panels from Hoffman Fabrics Hummingbird Lane Kit back in stock!

Dream Big Digital Panels  and Hummingbird Lane Kits from Hoffman Fabrics

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Bee Happy Fabric Kit


Bee Happy Fabric Kit designed by Lori Holt - Now Available


We were able to cut 8 more fabric kits for Lori Holt's Bee Happy quilt and when these kits are gone we will not be able to make more.   Our kits include the original Lori Holt fabrics from Riley Blake for your quilt top and binding.  The pattern for the quilt is a free download from Lori Holt and she is doing a weekly Sew Along on her blog. You will need the Bee Happy templates to complete the applique if you don't already have them!




Featured Block of the Month Programs


Berties Autumn Laser Cut BOM


Bertie's Autumn

Laser Cut Block of the Month


Bertie's Autumn is a monthly piecing and applique program designed by Bonnie Sullivan. All applique pieces are laser cut with Soft Fuse fusible attached. No need to trace, cut out, or turn the edges. Each month you will be sent a pattern and the fabrics you need to complete a portion of the quilt. The fabrics used in the quilt are all super soft Maywood Woolie and Shadowplay Flannels designed and selected by the designer, Bonnie Sullivan. You will also receive a button pack to embellish your finished Bertie's Autumn quilt. The finished quilt will measure 28" x 34".







Delightful Desert by Elizabeth Hartman BOM and KitsDelightful Desert by Elizabeth Hartman


Delightful Desert is Elizabeth Hartman's newest creation and it features her Terrarium Collection from Robert Kaufman. This fun sampler quilt features delightful desert critters including racoons, deer, rabbits, butterflies and more. All blocks are sewn with simple straight and diagonal seams. No templates or paper piecing required! This quilt is made using fabrics from Elizabeth's Terrarium collection, as well as Kona cotton solid coordinates. The background fabric is Robert Kaufman's Essex yarn-dyed linen blend. Our kits and block of the month program include the pattern booklet that has a fabric chart with easy-to-follow letter and number codes to ensure you can duplicate the fabric placement. plus all the original fabrics for the quilt top and binding. The finished size of your quilt will be 96" x 96".


September Classes and Events

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Laptop Computer Carriers 2.0 from byAnnie.com



Laptop Computer Workshop  This Saturday!

Saturday, September 16, 2017

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Instructor - Kathy Anderson
Class price $30.00





Tucker Trimmer by Deb TuckerTucker University 101 Tucker Trimmer Tool

Tuesday September 12, 2017

Rescheduled to September 19, 2017 due to Hurricane Irma

10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Instructor - Kathy Anderson
Class price $20.00




Fall Retreat - September 22 - 24, 2017



September 22 - 24, 2017


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Click here to see all of our upcoming retreats



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


NEW  Beginning Quilting Course  NEW

Wednesdays September 27, October 4, 11, 25 and November 1, 8, and 15, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 12 noon

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.




One Block Wonder Quilt


One Block Wonder Workshop

Friday/Saturday, September 29/30, 2017

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Instructor - Maggie Hood
Cost $70.00


Are you scared of hexagon quilts because of possible y-seams? Then this One Block Wonder could be for you because there are no y-seams. You will learn tips and tricks on how to stack and cut your fabric to get the kaleidoscope effect you want. On Friday you will focus on cutting your fabric and beginning to put your hexagons together. Saturday's class will be spent seeing the “magic” happen with the design. Book is available in store and online. Class is suitable for confident beginners and beyond.




V Block Tool from Studio 180 DesignsTucker University

201 V Block Tool

Tuesday October 10, 2017

10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Instructor - Kathy Anderson
Class price $20.00


If you are seeing stars in your future then you have found your new best friend, the V Block. Making stars is not the only thing the V Block can do to improve your techniques. You can connect a V Block with a half square triangle and watch curves take shape! Push the use of your V Block a bit further by learning how to create Sidekicks and High/Low units. Class is suitable for beginners and beyond.



Spin Cycle Workshop with Kathy Anderson


Spin Cycle 

Thursday, October 12, 2017

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Instructor - Kathy Anderson
Class price $30.00


Get ready to Spin! Spin Cycle is a lot of fun to make and can be a true stash buster. The gentle curves for the large ovals are a snap to sew with awesome results.  You will be a master at curved piecing at the end of this workshop as Kathy will show you several different ways to attack curve piecing and be successful at it.  Class is suitable for confident beginners and beyond. 


We appreciate your business,

Sandy and the staff at Quilting by the Bay


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Quilting by the Bay
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850-215-7282 or 1-866-632-QBTB(7282)
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