Wednesday, May 29, 2013

May/June/July Classes!

May/June/July 2013 Newsletter

·         April Lotto Block Winner is ….drum roll please…Pam Bruner from Kamiah!
Our May block of the month is available and  it's a super cute applique block:

·         QPins.  Seriously, if you haven’t signed in to our QPins, you are missing out on some amazing deals in our shop.  On your cell phone, key the numbers 87940 (treat this like a phone number to text to), and then type the word QUILT as the text message.  This will sign you up for discounts and sales at Home Grown Quilts.  Your initial discount is 40% off one item in our shop!

·         Attention Yarn Folk – come check out our new yarns, including Cascade 220 Superwash Wool!   Also come see the absolutely gorgeous Mountain  Colors yarn, hand painted yarn from Montana.  You will love it!

**Each class has a Supply List. There may be additional class costs for special sewing supplies, such as patterns, or special rulers, etc.  Fabric requirements will be listed.  Once you register for your class and receive your Supply List, you will qualify to receive a 15% discount on all required supplies. To receive the discount, you must have your Supply List with you when you make your purchase.   NOTE:  Students are required to have their own patterns and tools during classes.  This enables the classes to stay on the curriculum schedule rather than having the class wait while students borrow supplies from each other.**

May, June & July Class & Activities

Fri, June 7th   5pm-midnight
Fri, June 14th  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!

Sew-Ciety Guild meetings
Every 1st & 3rd Tues evenings, 7:30pm to 9pm
Come join us!...everyone is welcome to join.  The Guild dues are only $15 per year and we meet at Home Grown Quilts.

Crochet Club
Every 2nd & 4th Thursday nights, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Instructor: Renee Wright
For beginners and beyond! Meet with us for great tips and techniques as well as start a crochet project. Bring your own pattern for assistance, or our wonderful instructor Renee Wright will get you started on a project that she will teach you.
Class Fee: $10 + Supplies

Knitting Club
Every 1st & 3rd  Thursday afternoons, 2:30 to 4:30pm
Every 1st & 3rd Thursday nights, 5:30 to 7:30pm
Instructor: Elayne Murphy
For beginners to accomplished knitters!  Come and learn great tips and techniques as well as start a knitting project. Just like the Crochet Club, bring your own pattern for assistance, or our award winning knitting instructor Elayne Murphy get you started on a project that she will teach you.
Class Fee: $10 + Supplies

Memorial Day – We will be CLOSED Mon, May 27th 

Martingale Book Club
Tues, May 28th  9am-6pm
Tues, June 25th   9am-6pm
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 to be displayed for 30 days at Home Grown Quilts, a photo of your project will be taken and sent to Martingale. You will receive TWO FREE Martingale BOOKS of your choice!


Mesh Tote Bag
Wed, June 5th @ 10am to 2pm…LUNCH included!
Instructor:  Barbara Blasey
This 13in x 15in x 3in bag uses vinyl mesh & features a contrasting band & an inside zippered pocket.  Perfect for taking to the beach or use as a fun Summer tote!
Class Fee: $20 + pattern & supplies.
Skill Level:  Accomplished Beginner

June Cleaver Fashion Show & Tea
Sat, June 8th @ 10am to Noon
Attendance Fee:  $3 per person (pre-purchased) or $4 per person at the door
Bring your daughters and come join us for a fun fashion show featuring adorable aprons, bags, totes and accessories.  Here are some of the things you will enjoy:
·         Fancy finger foods and tea or cocoa
·         Feel free to join us in attending the event dressed in your favorite June Cleaver-y fashions!
·         SURPRISE!  We will have a Rebecca Ruth Apron Trunk Show Reveal at the event! 
·         20% off of all apron and purse patterns
·         20% off fabric and accessories to make your aprons and purses from patterns purchased during the event
·         If you and/or your daughters would like to model YOUR handmade aprons, totes or accessories, please contact us!

Sunday Best Quilt Class
Tues, June 11th at 10am to 3pm
Instructor:  Kathleen Walker
Finished quilt size is 60-1/2 x 48-1/2"
Class Fee: $20 + pattern & supplies. Includes LUNCH!
Skill Level: Accomplished Beginner
This cutie tootie tie quilt is just in time for Father's Day!  As you sew the pieces for the tie block together, you will find that you have edges that don't match up perfectly...on purpose...yay!  Sign up and come have fun with us :o)

Summer Friendship Slice n’ Dice
June 14th through Sept 30th 
Only 6 Participants, so sign up early!
This is how it works:
1.       You will choose your base fabric (1/2 yard)
2.       On a 8-1/2 X 11 paper, write a little bit about yourself and what you have in mind for your piece. For example you might want to say, “I want this to look like landscape.”  Or, “I was thinking of an ocean theme.”  Or, include a colored ‘inspiration’ photo to give color guidance.
3.       Please put your 8 ½ x 11 paper that has your bio and block “vision” description in a plastic sleeve.  We’ll call this your Travel Journal.
4.       Put your fabric in a zip lock bag (two-gallon zip locks work best).
5.       We are planning for 12 participants in this Friendship Slice and Dice; 6 people from Home Grown Quilts in Grangeville and 6 from Grammy G’s Quilt Shop in Palouse.
6.       Starting on Friday, June 14th, each participant will go to their local quilt shop (Grammy G’s or Home Grown Quilts) where you will receive another participant’s fabric.  Slice and insert the fabric anywhere on each ½ yard piece of fabric, add something about yourself to the Travel Journal. Try to keep in mind the block owners’ vision of what they would like their block theme to be.
7.       Each Friday you will bring back the block you just sliced and diced and pick up another participant’s block.  This will be repeated until all 12 blocks have been sliced and diced by 12 different participants.

8.       The quilt shops will maintain check off lists of who did what to keep things in order. (yay us!)
Sample Slice n’ Diced block

Fresh Cut Quilt Class
Wed, June 26th at 10am to 3pm
Instructor:  Arlene Perrine
By popular demand we have scheduled another Fresh Cut quilt class!  This is a fun to make 3-D looking quilt!  We do have kits available (while they last) if you would prefer to use a kit for this class.  Uses the Straight Out of Line (CGRKA3) by Creative Grids
Finished quilt size is 62in x 78in
Class Fee: $10 + pattern & supplies.
Skill Level:  Accomplished Beginner

Asian Pajama party & Mystery Quilt class
Fri June 21st @  5:00 to 8:00pm
Instructors:  Jody, Arlene & Kathleen
Finished quilt size: 62-1/2” x 46-1/5”
Class Fee: $20 + $55 Mystery Quilt Kit (kit includes fabric for top and binding)
Skill Level:  Beginner

Did we say ???....YEP!!

Here’s what to expect:
·         Everyone must wear pj’s (um…nothing Victoria Secret-y please)
·         Students will be instructed on piecing their Mystery Quilts…so therefore,
·         Students will need to bring their sewing machines, etc., just like for ‘normal’ quilt classes
·         We will have Chinese Take Out food for supper…mmmmm.
·         And what about a rice-eating-with-chopsticks contest??
·         We couldn’t have an Asian PJ party without Jackie Chan and Godzilla now could we??
·         This class would be a fun one to bring a friend, or even your daughter!

Connect The Dots Quilt class
Mon, June 24th   5:00 to 8:00pm
Instructor:  Kathleen Walker
By popular demand, we have scheduled another class!  Mom’s, sign yourself AND your daughters up for this class…we will also be having a rousing Twister Game with prizes!  Using the More Take 5 Quilts book, you will be making the cutest quilt EVER!  We will teach you to make perfect circles using  Circle Cutter ruler.
Finished quilt size: 67” x 85”
Class Fee: $10 + pattern & supplies.
Skill Level:  Beginner

Sisters Oregon Quilt Show PLUS EXPO!!  
July 11-14
I have BIG news!!  This year in addition to the quilt show, there will be a FIRST annual "Oregon Summer Quilt Expo" at the Sisters conference Center at Deschutes County Expo where there will be over 50 vendors.  And YEP!  I have a booth there....soooooo excited!  There will also be classes and lectures to choose from.  The featured teachers are Nancy Lee Chong (she teaches her famous Hawaiian Quilting), Peggy Gelbrich and M'Liss Rae Hawley.  Here’s the scoop:
Oregon Summer Quilt Expo 2013
Merchant Mall Open July 11 - 14
Thursday - Saturday, 9 am to 6 pm
Sunday, 9 am to 3:30 pm
Classes/Lectures Start July 10 through July 13

Deschutes County Fairgrounds & Expo Center
3800 SW Airport Way
Redmond, OR 97756

Admission: $15 (good for all 4 days)
Get $3 discount ticket coupon on website or at Home Grown Quilts
Preview Night on July 10, 6 pm to 9 pm

Contact Information
  Phone: 866-266-3136   

Turning Twenty Slapplique Quilt class “Button Up Buttercup”
Sat, July 24th   10am to 3pm
Instructor:  Jody Hoogland
You will enjoy the method of  making raw edge applique quilts. It's just so easy cutting out simple applique shapes, slapping them in place and stitching around the raw edges. This quilt is Fat Quarter friendly!
Finished quilt size: 70” x 70”
Class Fee: $20 + pattern book & supplies.  INCLUDES LUNCH!
Skill Level:  Confident Beginner