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Quilting by the Bay
2303 Winona Drive
Panama City, FL 32405

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January 21, 2010

New this week at QBTB

We are currently working on our new class schedule and will be posting it to our classes page on the website tomorrow. Watch your email for a special newsletter update with Class information. If you are interested in signing up for a class give us a call to reserve your space as soon as possible since our classes tend to fill up very quickly.

We have also recently added 3 new Mini Retreats to the 2010 schedule. We had so much fun last October with our Santa's Workshop Retreat we added 2 new retreats for this year. Spring Break and Summer Solstice. Get all of our Quilt Retreat details here.

Muchas Pooches quilt


We will have the Muchas Pooches quilt on loan from the designer and here

in the shop very soon. It's due to arrive any day now.

If you love dogs and puppies you will love this quilt.

We have it available as a Block of the Month program

or you can buy the Muchas Pooches full kit!

Support the QBTB Food Drive

January 2-30

canned food image


Get a ticket for every three canned food items you bring in January 2-30.

Then on February 1st we'll draw the name of one lucky person

who'll win a $50 QBTB gift certificate!


Demo Days at QBTB

Join us this Saturday, January 23rd at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm for our first Demo Day.

Miss Kathy will be demonstrating tips and techniques for working with Cuddle fabric, including how she made the super cute quilt as you go cuddle quilts.

Kathy will also show us applique techniques using YLI Wash-A-Way thread, which is easy to do and the results will give you a smooth edge to either machine stitch or hand applique.

I just asked Kathy and she said she will do both demos at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

So, really its going to be a double demo day!

Fat Quarter Frenzy

Sunday, February 7th 1pm-4pm

Come have fun at our Annual Fat Quarter Frenzy!

Sunday February 7th, 1pm- 4pm.

One to nineteen rolled fat quarters $1.75 each or 20 rolled fat quarters for $30.

Bring your QBTB Coupon book and get 20 rolled fat quarters for $25!!

Fat quarters must be purchased in multiples of 20 to receive special pricing.

If you don't have a 2010 Quilting by the Bay Coupon book you can purchase one in the shop or online here.

New Fabric, Quilt kits and Patterns at QBTB

Taffy cuddle flannel fabric swatches

Taffy Flannel fabric collection from Timeless Treasures. Super soft flannel perfect for baby quilts.

Willow fabric collection swatches

New Willow fabrics from timeless Treasures added to our great selection of blenders.

Big Bang quilt pattern


Big Bang pattern

Big Bang by Black Cat Creations. Designed by Minay Sirois.

A beautiful fat quarter friendly pattern.

Be sure and pick one up during Fat Quarter Frenzy on February 7th

to use with all of your new fat quarters!

Day Dreaming quilt pattern


Day Dreaming by Cozy Quilt Designs.

A Fat Quarters Anonymous quilt pattern.

Directions included for 4 different sizes.

Be sure and pick one up during Fat Quarter Frenzy on February 7th!

Moochas Pooches quilt kit

Muchas Pooches Full Kit

These delightful dogs are loaded with personality

and a great project for any applique enthusiast.
Includes all batik fabrics for top, binding and the pattern
Finished size is 48” x 60”

Registration for Muchas Pooches Block of the Month is also now open.

Nara Gardens quilt kit


Nara Gardens Quilt Kit

Beautiful Oriental fabric collection by Hoffman California Fabrics.
Includes all fabric top, binding and the pattern
Finished size is 69 1/2" square

Free Nara Gardens pattern available here at Hoffman Fabrics.

Noah's Journey baby quilt kit Noah's Journey baby quilt kit

A quick and easy project-just put the layers together, flip and sew.

Noah's Journey Kit includes the Noah's Journey panel,

1 yard of coordinating fabric for backing/binding

and Quilter's Dream Angel batting.

Quilter's Dream Angel batting is made with 100% flame retardant fibers.

January Block of the Month Programs
Starrs Quilts designed by Shelly Suetta. Make this large 108" x 108" quilt in your choice of the rich country shades in Desert Starrs (left) or the pastel jewel tones and darker borders of Shattered Starrs (right). Each month's kit contains pattern, foundation paper, instructions and fabric to complete two 12" blocks.

Desert Starrs and Shattered Starrs quiltsStarrs Block of the Month-

• Register Now and your first block will ship right away!

• Registration fee $10.00
• $29.95 plus shipping and handling each month for 12 months

   2 blocks per month.
• Ships on the 10th day of each month
• Includes all fabric for top, borders, binding and the pattern
• Finished size is 108” x 108”

Civil War Tribute Honoring the upcoming 150-year Anniversary of the American Civil War. Create a reproduction quilt that recalls the drama of this significant era. The Civil War Tribute Collection encompasses a varied palette that combines the historical accuracy and the current appeal for which Judie Rothermel is well known. Highlights include an antiqued toile-inspired design and a commemorative print denoting key battle locations and leaders, depicting both the northern & southern points of view. Designed by Judie Rothermel for Marcus Fabrics.

Civil War Tribute quilt

 • Civil War Tribute Block of the Month-Register Now!

 • Starts January 25th.

 • Registration fee $20.00

 • $22.95 plus shipping and handling each month for 12 months. Multiple blocks per 

   month -Blocks ship on the 25th of each month

 • Includes pattern and all fabric for top, borders and binding.

 • Finished size is 110"x 112"

 • Click here to see detail image and swatches

Pictured below is the first 2 blocks from Civil War Tribute

New Mini Retreats just added!

lady sewing on sewing machine

Treat yourself to a weekend of fun, relaxation, time to sew and create, plus pampering!  

What else could a quilter want?

We had a great time last October at Santa's Workshop Retreat and after many requests we have added 3 new Mini Retreats to the 2010 schedule. Spring Break Retreat April 9-11, Summer Solstice July 23-25 and of Santa's Workshop October 22-24.

Check out our Retreat page on the web site for more details.

Check out the photos from Santa's Workshop 2009

in the QBTB Scrapbook and see how much fun we had!

Reminder for Judy Niemeyer Workshops
There will be no refunds for cancellations after January 31, 2010. All of the classes are currently full. If you would like to be put on a waiting list in case of cancellations please give us a call at 850-215-7282.

Happy Sewing from all of us at Quilting by the Bay!

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