January 19, 2017
New Judy Niemeyer Patterns and Kit
Vintage Rose Patterns are now in stock!
Vintage Rose is Judy Niemeyer of Quiltworx.com's fourth Technique of the Month 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 Technique of the Month patterns.
This was the most popular colorway of our Vintage Rose kits and
we only have 4 Vintage Rose Rainbow Wall Hanging Fabric kits left!
If you pre-ordered one of our other colorways of Vintage Rose fabric kits - we are cutting as fast as we can! We are also still waiting on specific fabrics to arrive but will ship your kit as soon as it is ready.
New Retreats - Now Online
The ladies had so much fun at our Winter Quilt Camp last weekend! They clamored for more retreats so ... we have five new 2017 retreats available for online registration.
The dates of the new retreats are
Spring Break Retreat - March 17 - 19, 2017
Summer Camp Retreat - July 28 - 30, 2017
Fall Retreat - September 22 - 24, 2017
Santa's Workshop Retreat - October 13 - 15, 2017
Lets Get It Done Retreat - November 10 - 12, 2017
Featured 2017 Workshops
Exciting news! Becky has allowed us to open 4 more seats in her Tile Tango Workshop!
This workshop has been sold out for several weeks so if you thought you missed out -
today is your lucky day. These slots are sure to go quickly so don't delay signing up.
Becky Goldsmith of Piece O' Cake Designs
February 24 - 25, 2017
Spend more of your time sewing and creating with our optional box lunch and Stitch-n-Stay programs! For your convenience we are now offering box lunches from Newk's Eatery available for delivery during class lunch break. We can now accommodate up to 6 female students in our new Stitch-n-Stay Program. When you are signed up for one of our classes or workshops you now have the option of extending your stay at our on-site Education Center. Choose the Stitch-n-Stay option and sew to your heart's content, you'll have full use of the Education Center classroom during the evening and night hours.
Friday February 24, 2017 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
- Cost $75.00
Hexie Garden Workshop - You will definitely enjoy appliquéing these happy, hexagonal blocks! Each individual flower is appliqued separately and then trimmed to a wedge. The wedges come together to create graphic, floral designs that have a distinctly modern flair. Individual template shapes are included for each appliqué shape which makes prep work fast and easy. You will practice a variety of needleturn appliqué techniques in class. Whether you are a beginner or experienced quilter, you will have a good time and learn new skills. The block pattern and instructions to make the Tequila Sunrise quilt are provided in class.
Click here to register Hexie Garden Workshop.
Tile Tango Workshop
Needleturn hand applique is both fun and relaxing once you know to do it! You will learn how to sew an invisible stitch in this class for all skill levels. Other skill-building techniques include inner and outer curves, outer points, connected leaves, and more. This class is suitable for all skill levels. The block pattern is provided in class. Finished block is 8" x 8".
Click here to register for the Tile Tango Workshop.
Featured NEW Online Fabric
Featured BOM Programs
The Bible Sampler Block of the Month
Devotion meets design in a stunning sampler quilt honoring both the Old and New Testament. The Bible Sampler quilt evokes the spirit of favorite Bible passages in fabric and was designed by Laurie Aaron Hird author and designer of The Farmer's Wife. The Bible Sampler Quilt features 96 six-inch Bible-themed quilt blocks paired with 96 Bible passages for inspiration. The book "The Bible Sampler Quilt" is required to make this quilt but is not included in the program price. If you order your book at the time of registration you'll save 20% off the price of the book and it will ship with your first block at no additional charge. Regular price of the book is $28.99. The book provides instructions for template piecing, paper piecing and--where applicable--rotary cutting so you can piece your blocks based on your preferred technique. Instructions and cutting templates are on a CD in the book so you must have access to a computer to print the PDFs. The fabrics used in this block of the month program are reproduction Civil War prints in colors similar to those used in the original quilt. Fabrics are packaged by block for your convenience. The finished quilt size is 84.5" x 108.5".
Laser Cut Kits and
Click here to order a kit or click below to register for the block of the month.
Octopuses Garden Block of the Month
This whimsical and detailed nautical themed quilt designed by Pearl Pereira of P3 Designs is sure to become a family heirloom. The 24” center block and twelve 12” album style blocks are surrounded by fun sea creatures including fish, turtles, dolphins, starfish and graceful seaweed. Quilting by the Bay Octopuses Garden kits will have the original background fabric and inner border/binding fabrics pictured. Many of the original applique fabrics are no longer available so applique fabrics will be matched as closely to the original as possible. You will receive enough fabric to complete the applique using your favorite method.
only 1 spot left!
Equinox is a beautiful autumnal quilt designed by Fourth and Sixth Designs featuring warm colors and fall shapes. The quilt features the exact fabrics shown in the original quilt from the Equinox batik collection by Island Batiks. Each month you will receive a pattern and fabrics you need to complete a portion of the quilt. Learn a new technique - this is not a fusible project. The designers will have YouTube videos available with information to guide you through the process of creating your blocks using Totally Stable Iron-On Stabilizer and Roxanne's Glue Baste It. Your finished Equinox quilt will measure 92" x 108".
Click here to see all of our classes and a class calendar.
Open Wide Class
Tuesday January 24, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suitable for confident beginners and beyond
These cute bags are not only stylish, but they are functional too! You'll love their design which allows them to open wide for easy access to all their contents. Use them to carry cosmetics or toys, to store makeup in your gym locker, or to organize lists and purchases while running around town. Learn a new style of zipper installation as well as how to bind the edges of the zipper. This method not only finishes off the raw edges but also forms a great little grab handle. You will also learn to make a zipper tab to finish the end of the zipper!
Ultimate Travel Bag Class
Saturday and Sunday January 28-29, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Learn the secrets to making bags that look like you bought them -- not like you made them! Kathy will share techniques for working with Soft and Stable, installing zippers, making adjustable carrying straps, and more. The perfect travel companion, this functional bag is carry-on compliant and sure to turn heads wherever you go. A comfortable padded adjustable carrying strap and quick grab side handles make it convenient for all sorts of travel. With zippered and slip pockets on the front, back, and ends as well as a full zippered mesh pocket and three more mesh slip pockets inside, the bag will keep everything organized and close at hand. A strap on the back enables the bag to be attached to rolling luggage and buttons on the bottom reduce wear and tear.
Stash and Dash Class
Tuesday February 7, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This handy little wrap features three inner pockets made from mesh for easy visibility of contents. Each pocket has a zipper closure — no need to worry about things falling out! A clear vinyl slip pocket on back and an expandable strap closure finish off the bag. Stash and Dash is perfect to use as an emergency car kit, first aid kit, organizer for supplies (sewing, cosmetics, or office), kid's quiet book, or purse organizer — the possibilities are endless! How will you use Stash and Dash?
Zip It Up Class
Zip It Up! Learn four different methods of zipper installation as you make this handy case. The streamlined zippered organizer features an outer quilted pocket plus inner pockets made from mesh and vinyl for easy visibility of contents. Each pocket has a zipper closure — no need to worry about things falling out! In addition to holding a multitude of treasures, the outer pocket on the Small Case is sized to hold an iPad mini. It measures 8½"W x 10"H x 1"D when closed and rotates to measure 17"W x 10"H when open.
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Sandy and the staff at Quilting by the Bay
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