Tuesday, October 9, 2012

October/November Details

FALL SHOP HOP is coming Fri/Sat, October 12th & 13th!  Save the date and plan a fun road trip with your BFF’s!  Seven shops will be participating in this event:
Home Grown Quilts (that’s us in Grangeville!)
Be Creative (Kooskia)
Wild Hare (Orofino)
Material Girls (Orofino)
Becky’s Fabrics (Lewiston)
Emerald Garden (Lewiston)
Patricks (Clarkston)
You will enjoy:
·         Free Fall patterns from each shop
·         Amazing sales (well, at least count on amazing sales at Home Grown Quilts!)
·         Prizes
·         All kinds of silliness and fun (well, for sure at Home Grown Quilts!)

October Lotto Block is now available!  It is the cutest pumpkin block you’ve ever seen, and blocks will go fast…come and get ‘em :o)


Congratulations to the winner of the September Lotto Blocks:  Mrs. Sue Jones!

We have been having a complete blast in our shop.  If you haven’t come in to see our new roomy classroom yet, come on in to see what the fuss is all about!  We have a great line up of classes this fall, and offer Saturday, daytime and evening classes.  If you see a class you would like to take but can’t make the timeframe, check with us to see if we can plan the class to meet your schedule.

We have kits in stock ready to mail today!

·         New Fall tea towels – just in time for your fun Autumn projects!

·         New Block of the month, “Abigail”

·         Quick and easy Christmas youth apron panel

·         Variety of Snap Sack Kits (Fall and Christmas)

·         Turning Twenty Slapplique quilt kits


If you want to book a class over the phone, give us a call at 983-0254.  However, remember that your spot is not secure until your class fee is paid.

Have a project idea or quilting technique you want to learn but is not offered? Gather 3 or more of your friends and we will organize the class for you and provide an instructor. Be creative! Any and all ideas will be considered.
Dates and Fees to be determined.

Tues, Oct 2nd & 16th 7pm
Tues, Nov 6th & 20th 7pm
Sew-Ciety Guild meeting @ Home Grown Quilts
Come join us!

Wed, Oct 3rd, 10th & 17th 9am-noon
Wed, Oct 11th & 18th 5:30pm-8:30pm
Beginning Quilt Class Series
These are the last classes of a 6 class series.  In the Beginning Quilt Class course, you will make either a lap or crib sized quilt using the new skills and techniques that we will teach you.  We plan to offer Beginning Quilting Classes quarterly.  If you or someone you know have been wanting to learn to quilt, stay tuned for our next series around January/February.  We will have daytime and evening classes available.

Every other Thurs, 5:30-7:30pm (next meeting is Oct 4th)
Crochet Club
For beginners and beyond!  Meet with us monthly for great tips and techniques as well as start a crochet project.
Class Fee:  $10 + Supplies

Fri, Oct 5th & 12th   5pm-midnight
Fri, Nov 2nd & 9th   5pm-midnight

Bring your quilt, crochet, applique, needle punch…or whatever your project may be and come sew with us!  We are known to make a hot loaf of yummy bread with ohhhhh so delicious honey butter to enjoy!

Sat, Oct 20th, 10am-3pm
Braids on Parade Quilt class
This is a gorgeous quilt, and fun to put together. It is suggested to use a Trapezoid Strip Ruler to make your project easier to accomplish
Class Fee:  $20 + supplies
Finished Size: 57” X 51”
Skill Level: Accomplished Beginner

Sat, Oct 6th, 10-3pm
Tea Garden Quilt Class
And how does one do a Tea Garden Quilt Class you ask?  Why, with a traditional Tea Party of course!  Join us for tea and crumpets and a fun quilt class of simple flower squares and green leaves create a vibrant garden against a dramatic background. Mix and match four flower fabrics and three leaf fabrics for an organized scrappy garden of blooms. Use the Creative Grids Lazy Angle Ruler to cut all pieces.
Class Fee:  $20 + supplies
Finished Size: 60” X 72”
Skill Level: Accomplished Beginner

Wed, Oct 10th 5:30-7pm
Bracelet Stringing Class 
Class Fee: $30
Join Holly Cox in making some beautiful bracelets that we are sure you're going to love to wear, show off, or even give as gifts. You'll leave the class with 2-3 bracelets ready to go home with you. 

Fri/Sat, Oct 12 & 13th

Wed, Oct 17th 6pm-8:30pm
Mixed Media Paint Class (pumpkin scene)
Class Fee:  $30 + supplies
Join Judi Vrieling for another amazing class creating a one-of-a-kind masterpiece on canvas!  As with all Art ...there is no "right or wrong way" ...just your way ... so exploring the possibilities of canvas can be fun and exciting when one lets go of the "expectations" and simply surrenders to the process of playful discovery... so lets play with canvas!  For 11 year olds to adults.
Class Fee: $30 + supplies

Mon, Oct 22nd, 9am-noon
Mon, Oct 29th, 9am-noon
Mon, Nov 5th, 9am-noon
Applique Baltimore Blocks Classes
Class Fee:  $10 each class + supplies
Skill Level: Beginner +

Have you admired Baltimore Album style quilts or other quilts with hand –applique elements in them but felt intimidated to try the process yourself or maybe just didn’t know where to begin your journey into the world of hand applique?  Well fear not; the time has come for you to take your first steps into hand- applique while making a cherished wall hanging.  We will be using the new book by Mimi Dietrich, “Baltimore Blocks for Beginners – A Step-by-Step Guide”. Ms. Dietrich has been teaching Baltimore Album applique classes for three decades and is the author of many best-selling quilt books.  She has written this book to take the beginner through the techniques and elements of a very basic applique block.  So pack up a “Travel Bag” with some basic applique tools and supplies and choose some luscious fabrics to take along on your “Journey” as we go exploring in the “Land of Applique”! Book required.


Sat, Oct 27th  10am-3pm
Machine Quilting Class
Cathie Orr will be teaching you how to machine quilt (aka…sew fancy stitches on your finished quilt or table runners).  You will be glad you took this class!
Class Fee:  $20 + supplies

Tues, Oct  30th 4pm-6pm
Tues, Nov 27th 4pm-6pm
Martingale Book Club
Martingale is a publisher specializing in books and patterns on quilting, sewing, knitting, crochet, and crafts.  Each month we receive a shipment of brand new items from Martingale, as well as from other distributors.  This club will meet monthly, and it is FREE. Join us anytime during these hours for a preview of new books that come in during the month….you will be the 1st to see them! Club members will receive 20% off books and supplies to make projects in the books. Discount only good during Book Club hours. We are a Super Stitcher Shop!
It’s easy to participate in our Super Stitcher program—and it’s FREE to you! Here’s how it works:
1.     As a Super Stitcher member, we’ll automatically give you a free Super Stitcher stamp card.
2.     Your Super Stitcher stamp card will get stamped each time you buy a book or product from That Patchwork Place or Martingale.
3.     When you complete your Super Stitcher cards with nine “M” stamps, you mail your card to Martingale—and Martingale will send you a free book of their choice!
4.     BONUS! That Patchwork Place or Martingale books purchased during the Book Club hours will receive double stamps!!
5.     As another BONUS, when you complete a project out of a That Patchwork Place or Martingale book and bring it to our Book Club, a photo of your project will be taken and sent to Martingale. Martingale will send you TWO FREE BOOKS of your choice!

Tues, Oct 30th 6pm-7:30pm
Tues, Nov 27th 6pm-7:30pm
Diary Quilt Group

Sat, Nov 3rd 9am-3pm
Thur, Nov 29th 4pm-7pm
Sat, Dec 8th, 9am-3pm (Kiddos)
Come and do as many make n’ takes as you would like!  We will have a variety of fast,easy, inexpensive and ready-to-assemble projects for you.  These projects will be excellent for gifts for family and friends.  No signing up is required…when the project kits are gone, they are gone.  Come anytime during the hours specified, and no need to bring a sewing machine.  Some of the projects that will be available are:
·         Fabric bulletin boards
·         Tee-shirt scarves (adorable, and recycles your old tee’s!)
·         Selvage Edge Pincushions
·         Tea Towel Bag Holders
·         Cocoa Gift Box
·         Gift card set
·         Christmas in a Can (yep, in a can!...it’s flippin’ awesome)
·         Selvage Christmas Tree Mug Rug
·         Christmas Tree Notebook Cover

Mon, Nov 5th 6pm-9pm
Turkey Table Runner
This is a Quilt in a Day project by Eleanor Burns.  The turkeys are fun to make and are so darn cute!  Who doesn’t want a turkey on their dining or living room tables?
Class Fee:  $10 + pattern and supplies.  Pattern includes its own 4-1/2in on point ruler
Skill Level: Accomplished Beginner 

Sat, Nov 10th 10am-3pm
Lil Twister Wreath Class
This class is full, however we will be having a second class and can put you on the waiting list.  Make SURE that if you signed up for the class that you pay for it so you can keep your spot!
25in x 25in
Class Fee:  $10 + pattern, ruler and supplies
Skill Level: Beginner +

Mon, Nov 12th 5:30pm-8:30pm
Thurs, Nov 15th  9am-noon
Lil Twister Apron Class
Fun, Fast and Easy!   The book we will be using is the Let’s Twist, featuring a dozen patterns From an apron to table runners and quilts using both sizes and using both the Lil' Twister and the Twister.  We will be making the apron in this class, and they are adorable!   Choose to sign up for either the evening or day class.
Class Fee:  $10 + pattern, ruler and supplies
Skill Level: Beginner +

Wed, Nov 28th  9am - noon
Lil Twister Stocking Class
A nine months to Quilt diversion. This great stocking project can be filled to the brim.  Both sturdy and whimsical sure to be a hit.  We will provide a fun step-by-step use of the Lil Twister tool (LILTWISTER). You can choose between two style options.  Stockings measure 12-1/2in x 19in.
Class Fee:  $10 + pattern, ruler and supplies
Skill Level: Beginner +

Guy Night!  We will host a lovely shopping experience for your guys on Dec 19, 20 & 21.  Here’s the deal:
1)    Come in and complete a Wish List card, which we will keep in a file here at the shop.
2)   Send your guy in to shop.  We will pull your card and help him out!  Not only will your guy get great deals on your favorite items, but we will also gift wrap at no extra charge. 
Ba da Boom!