Hidden Stitch Reveal Party

This year’s reveal party for the Hidden Stitch secret pal program will be on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12 @ 6:00pm.  The party will be at the home of Sheila Bayles @ 4007 Benjamin Lane, Springdale.

Directions:

On 71B, turn at the light on Stultz (Wagon Wheel Café).  Go 4 blocks, turn left on Benjamin. 3rd house on the left.

From I49, take Wagon Wheel Rd exit.  Go east towards 71B.  Go through the light at Silent Grove, take 2nd right, Robins. Follow Robins as it makes a curve to the left and becomes Stultz. Turn right on Benjamin, 3rd house on the left.

Remember to bring your final gift with your reveal and also bring a thank you gift for the person who has been giving you gifts throughout the year.

Quilt Congress Deadline is This Week!

Its Oct. 2 and deadline for registering is in TWO – count ’em – 2 days away. You still have time to register for this year’s Quilt Congress. We will accept registrations postmarked Oct. 5, HOWEVER, we cannot guarantee you can register for your favorite class or that that breakout sessions will be available.
REMEMBER: fill out all pertinent forms, including general registration, show and tell, quilt challenge and breakout sessions. You will find the forms under the Quilt Congress tab.
Jan Krentz’s lily pad class is full.

Quilt Congress Vendors

Here are the vendors for Quilting with the Stars/Quilt Congress 2017:
(Brick and mortar locations)
Rogers Sewing Center, Rogers
Piece of Heaven Quilt Fabric, Mountainburg
The Quilter’s Cottage, Eureka Springs
Hardcastle Folk Art, Eureka Springs
Memory Lane Fabric & Quilts, Berryville
Sew-N-Sew Quilt Shop, Pea Ridge
(Internet businesses)
Sew Wonderful Quilts & Embroidery
Thread Therapy
Stickball, doing business as Fiddlesticks
Lilla Rose Independent Stylist
Quilters’ Treasure Chest
All Quilty

Quilt Congress Breakout Session Details

Here is the list of breakout sessions for Quilting with the Stars/Quilt Congress 2017:
Embellishment Frenzy: Taught by Margie Langanke & Barb Hancock. Enjoy a trunk show by two long-time quilters who use beading and embroidery to make show stopping quilts. (I’m not an embellisher and I LOVE to see the the work of these two ladies. And it almost makes me want to embellish my quilts.)
Fabric Coil Bowls: Taught by Roxanne Birchard. Demo of how to create bowls, baskets and about any vessel out of clothesline and fabric scraps. (I’ve had this class, and can I just say “Christmas presents!” Fun!)
Know Modern Quilting!: Taught by Elizabeth Ray. Multimedia presentation about the history and characteristics of modern quilts, including a trunk show of fabulous quilts. (Elizabeth is president of the local Modern Quilt Guild and a modern maven. I assure you, you will leave her workshop informed and inspired.)
Design Your Own Quilts: Taught by Paula Mariedaughter. Tips from a creative designer on how to design your own quilts using a portable design wall. (Paula’s work is amazing. What she puts together to make show-stopping quilts, well you won’t believe it. And you will be inspired.)
Textile Collage: Taught by Lila Rostenberg. Trunk show and demo of small, whimsical collages using bits and pieces of vintage textiles, crochet, lace and ephemera. (Know all those crocheted doilies your grandma left you? Don’t throw them in the garage sale. Save your history. Lila will show you how.)
Gadget Girl: Taught by Denise Gelinas. Demonstration of the latest gadgets on the market with ideas on how to use them in new and unique ways. (Denise’s workshops are VERY popular. If you are a gadget freak, you don’t want to miss this,
REMEMBER: there is no additional charge for the breakout sessions. The cost is included in your registration fee. Sign up by Oct. 5.

Quilt Congress Update

Registration deadline for Quilting with the Stars/Quilt Congress 2017 is Oct. 5. All registrations must be postmarked by this date.

Jan Krentz’s Lily Pad class is full, and her Mastering the 8-Point Intersection class is nearly full. We still have openings for Raija Salomaa’s EQ7 and Lapland classes. Supply lists can be found on this page under the Quilt Congress tab.

Several of  our breakout sessions are filling quickly. Register now to get your first choice.

REMEMBER: You must complete ALL pertinent registration forms: general registration, breakout sessions, Friday night show-and-tell and quilt challenge,

IF you failed to make breakout selections when you registered, you may email Rose Lawrence with your first, second and third selections. This MUST be done by Oct. 5. Rose’s email is rlawarence@springdalear.gov.

EVERYONE should receive an email confirmation of their registration. Those confirmations were up to date as of late last week. More will be sent this week.

Quilt Congress Registration Deadline

Oct. 5 is the deadline for registering for Quilting with the Stars/Quilt Congress 2017. Please complete all pertinent forms you will find on the left side of the page. That includes general registration, and if you wish to participate, show and tell, quilt challenge and breakout sessions. Jan Krentz’s lily pad workshop is full. Please consider enrolling in Raija Salomaa’s Finlandia class.

Supply List for Jan Krentz’s Mastering the8-Point Intersection at Quilt Congress

Mastering Machine-­Pieced 8-­Pointed Intersections
3-hour technique workshop with Jan Krentz
Master the piecing techniques for beautiful, perfect 8-pointed intersections! Many quilt designs
feature 8-point intersections. This workshop explores two techniques to sew and press seams in
Kaleidoscope blocks, creating smooth accurate intersections. The techniques apply to
Kaleidoscope, Lone Star, LeMoyne Star, Pinwheel, Spider Web, Harbor Lights and related
patterns.
Supply list:
Sewing snips or thread cutter
1 spool of medium-value thread (grey or tan), bobbin wound with same or similar color
Sewing machine with standard foot (and ability to move the needle position right to
left) or quarter-inch foot
Wooden pressing stick or seam roller (if you have one)
Optional 􀂱 for use at home (not needed in class):
Iron 􀂱 for final block pressing
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Rotary cutting equipment
Scrap fabrics (if you want to add borders or backing to your Kaleidoscope
blocks)
Scrap batting pieces (if a small finished project is desired)
$20 class kit, (payable on class day to the instructor)
Pre-cut fabrics for two Kaleidoscope blocks
Full instruction sheet
Glass-headed pins
Wooden skewer
Sewing seam calibration strips and narrow tape guide
Heavy Zip-lock style project bag
Optional purchases from instructor in class:
Quick Star Quilts book
Fast2Cut Fussy Cutter 45 Diamond ruler set
Perfect Piecing Seam Allowance tool
Jan Krentz Corner Marking & Seam Allowance tool
Wood pressing stick tools (limited supply available)
Wood seam roller tools (limited supply available)
A limited number of classroom-use tools will be available to borrow in class from the
instructor.
Wood pressing sticks
Jan Krentz Corner Marking & Seam Allowance tools
Fast2Cut Fussy Cutter 45 Diamond rulers
Perfect Piecing Seam Allowance tools