Friday, January 28, 2011

Central Park by Kate Spain for Moda has Arrived!

and it is marvelous!
Our favorite delivery guy played Santa today and brought us the long awaited new Moda line, Central Park by Kate Spain.  Great focal fabrics (animals, flowers), mid sized prints, blenders - all in the most delicious colors!  I'll put them up on the website.

For all of you Moda or modern fabric lovers, we also have Hoopla and Sugar Pop.  My mind is swirling with possibilities!  What are you going to create?

We Got the Point!

We held our first paper piecing class at Three Crafty Quilters with instructor Cheri Rosen and it was terrific!
The class was a beginner class - students that had never paper pieced before.  Everyone was traditional machine piecers or hand quilters so there was a lot of learning.  Fortunately, Cheri, who is a NYC transplant with nine years of teaching quilting under her belt, came prepared!  If Cheri can teach math to middle school students (her profession by day) then she can teach us to paper piece!
All of the students came prepared with a selection of fabric to make Cheri's leaf pattern, and a desire to get those points perfect!
Everyone seemed to enjoy the class, learning a new technique and relaxing (we were relaxed until the husbands and kids started texting messages asking when we were coming home).
Fabulous results (for those of you that weren't afraid to get in front of the camera at 9:00 pm!)  Next up, we are ready for the intermediate class - stars!  If you want to join in the fun check the website or the shop for details.  Sheri will also be teaching the Blooming 9 Patch soon.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Spring is Here (or at least in fabric!)

What our favorite man in brown brought today...

Easter is in 3 months so it's time to start sewing and quilting a nice table runner, quilted Easter basket, place mats - you are only limited by your imagination!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Classes updates

Don't forget to sign up for the classes that are on our calendar!

Our hand applique class is full for Tuesday morning - but we will be adding more of these classes soon!

Tuesday night you can get started on a Blooming 9 Patch.  If you have not seen this sample in person is stunning!

Thursday evening is beginning paper piecing.  I'll be sitting in on that class, as I need to learn to paper piece properly.

February 8th and 22nd from Jamie will be teaching a french braid.  She just photographed a sample that she created in batiks (and another sample in florals is in the shop).  Amazing  quilt for all levels.
Visit our website for specific dates, times and costs.  Or call the shop to get more information and reserve your spot!  

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Moda Charm Pack Winner

Congratulations to
Lauren G!
You are the winner of our first blog giveaway!
Please email us so we can get your charm pack to you!

Thanks  you for your comments!  We are looking to best serve our wonderful quilting customers and love your ideas, suggestions and feedback.  

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Beginner Paper Piecing Class

If you have been wanting to learn how to paper piece (foundation piece), we have the class for you!

Join us on Thursday, January 27 at 6:30 at Three Crafty Quilters where instructor Cheri Rosen will show you the basics of this popular quilting technique.  You will work on Falling Leaves blocks (seen above).  
For more information please visit our website or the shop.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Giveaway! Le Petit Poulet Charm Pack from Moda

In celebration of having our classes beginning in the new shop, we are doing our first giveaway!
Leave a comment telling us what the best quilting class you ever took was.  And what classes would you love to take?
We will pick a random winner on Wednesday 1/13 to win this brand new charm pack from Moda.  Le Petit Poulet is the newest line coming out from American Jane.  The line won't be out on the bolts until March but we have a sneak peak in charm packs and one could be yours!  (It would make make a great disappearing 9 patch!)

Blooming 9 Patch

I took this photo using my iphone (my apologies) which does not show the true fabulousness of this quilt top.  Made with 8 different batiks, it appears to 'bloom'.

Join quilt instructor Cheri Rosen for this class on Tuesday evening, January 25th.
For more information visit or call Three Crafty Quilters  @561-447-4147 or visit our website.