Tuesday, June 24, 2014

May-July Newsletter

May-July 2014 Newsletter

LOTTO BLOCK!    Come nab a Lotto block kit for $1.50…don’t forget to turn your finished blocks in by the end of the month to get in the drawing to win them all!

May Lotto Block – The winner is
Teri Small in California…woohoo Teri!

June Lotto Block – we still have a few for purchase, come n’ get it!


Quilting Bee!
Home Grown Quilts is sponsoring a Quilting Bee at our local Nursing Home.  If you are between the ages of 4 to 104, we would love for you to join us in hand stitching a quilt on a frame.  You will love the story sharing, laughing, stitching, and getting to know the nursing home residents. 
WHEN:  Every Monday @ 9:30 to 11:30am
WHERE:  Grangeville Health & Rehab

May-July 2014 Classes & Activities

We are offering fun monthly bag/purse/tote classes the 1st Monday evening of each month.  Our pursenalities classes will always be $10 each, HOWEVER the more Pursenalities classes you take, the more you save.  For example:
Pursenalities class #1 = $10, class #2 = $9, class #3 = $8…etc., until your 11th and 12th classes are FREE!  Here are the upcoming Pursenalities classes:

JULY:  Bitty Bag Class
Mon, July 7th @ 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Instructor:  Jody Hoogland
This pattern pack contains instructions and a Quiltsmart printed interfacing panel to make 2 Bitty Bags. Perfectly-matched seams, easy construction, great little accessory bag using Quiltsmart grid interfacing technique. Perfect for Charm Packs and 2.5" strips and squares! Bag bottom is about 5.5" square with 9" tall sides.
Class Fee: $10 + pattern & supplies.
Skill Level:  Confident Beginner


AUGUST:  Jack & Jill Lunch Bag Class
Mon, Aug 4th @ 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Instructor:  Jody Hoogland
Pack your snacks in style with a roomy Jack & Jill lunch bag.  Customize your bag with trim and a bow for a streamlined look.  Any which way you stitch it, you’l be the talk of the lunch table with this classy, fabulous bag!
Class Fee: $10 + pattern & supplies.
Skill Level:  Confident Beginner

SEPTEMBER:  Texture Magic Tote Class
Mon, Sept 8th  @ 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Instructor:  Jody Hoogland
Experience the fun of creating texture on fabric using Texture Magic…the coolest thing ever!  Totes come in two sizes!
Class Fee: $10 + pattern & supplies.
Skill Level:  Confident Beginner



Friday Night Sew-Cial, 5pm to Midnite!

NONE in July
NONE in August
Sept 5th @ 5pm till Midnite

Bring whatever you are working on…quilting, hand sewing, knitting, crocheting and a maybe a friend or two, and come play with us!  We typically enjoy a warm loaf of fresh bread and honey butter, and plenty of fun conversation and laughter.



Quilters Strip Poker Night!
Every 3rd  Friday of each month, 5:30-8:30pm
Head Stripper:  Jody Hoogland
Poker Night Fee:  $10
MUST sign up prior to Poker Night to ensure your spot.  Put on your poker face, pull your hat down low and let’s start strippin’!  We will play poker using jelly roll strips as our ‘ante’.  You can bring your own fabric strips or you can purchase them at Home Grown Quilts for a buck-a-piece.  This is also a Potluck evening, so bring your favorite yummy dish of something to share.  Fun for everyone!

If your Poker Face looks like this, you’ll need to work on it


On the last Tuesday of each month, look for a Christmas project to make.  By the time Christmas arrives, you will already be prepared with lots of finished Christmas things…Boom! 
  • In ADDITION to our 12 Months of Christmas classes, we will be revealing the NEW Christmas fabrics that come in each month during the class.  Students may preview and purchase the new fabric at a 20% discount during class.  Woohoo! 

JUNE:  Holly & Berry Runner

Tue, June 24th @ 5:30 to 8:30pm
Instructor: DeAnn Rauzi
You will love how fast and easy this runner is to make!  The pattern is found in a fun Art To Heart book that is a must-have!
Finished size:  72 x 12”
Class Fee: $10 + pattern  & supplies
Skill Level:  Beginner
Kits Available!

JULY:  Snowman Runner

Tue, July 29th @ 5:30 to 8:30pm
Instructor: DeAnn Rauzi
This Bloomin’ Minds Snowman Runner is a fun little project where you will learn machine applique and Big Stitching.  And yes!  Kits are available.
Finished size: 10” x 30”
Class Fee: $10 + pattern  & supplies
Skill Level:  Beginner
 Kits Available!

AUGUST:  Reindeer Pillow
Tue, August 26th @ 5:30 to 8:30pm
Instructor: DeAnn Rauzi
Super easy!  DeAnn will provide the pattern to make this very cute reindeer pillow using 2-1/2” squares…perfect for using the Moda Candies!
Finished size: 16” square
Class Fee: $10 + pattern  & supplies
Skill Level:  Beginner

SEPTEMBER:  White Stocking
Tue, Sept 30th @ 5:30 to 8:30pm
Instructor: DeAnn Rauzi
This is a very special Christmas Stocking, all made with white on whites.  The purpose of that is to hang the white stocking hung in your home as a symbol for your family of the true meaning of Christmas � the Savior, The Lord Jesus. There is a really neat poem that we will laminate for you to hang with your stocking, which ends in….”So take your white stocking and hang it with pride, Remember the Savior, put his gift inside”. This is a great stocking is made using the Lil’ Twister tool.
Finished size: 12-1/2 x 19”
Class Fee: $10 + pattern  & supplies
Skill Level:  Accomplished Beginner


Rickrack Quilt Class

Mon, June 30th  @ 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Instructor: Kathleen Walker
This is a quick, fun quilt to make.  You’ll start by making large blocks, cutting them up, and then rearranging the smaller blocks to create a zigzag effect.  This pattern is out of the Pick Four quilt book.  Finished size: 70-1/2 x 88-1/2”
Class Fee: $10 + pattern and supplies
Skill Level:  Intermediate
     Kits Available in this colorway!



Prism Quilt Class

Sat, July 12th @ 10am to 3pm
Instructor: Arlene Perrine
This a really neat Nancy Rink Design that actually has 3 patterns in one.  The entire quilt is made using one Jelly Roll!  You can choose our Ombre Strip-It Rolls shown below, or choose your own colorway!
Quilt size:  45” x 55-1/2”
Class Fee: $10 + pattern & supplies
Skill Level:  Confident Beginner

Ombre Strip-It Rolls Available!


July 18th - 31st
Watch your email for a spectacular sale each day to stock up on Christmas gifts!

Elisa’s Circle Dance Quilt Class – BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
Mon, July 21st @ 3:00 to 8:00pm
Instructor: Arlene Perrine
This quilt is made using Elisa’s 7” Crazy Curves Templates.  The templates come with the pattern and it is easy to sew with no special foot…definitely not as hard as it looks…woohoo!  AND….SOUP & HOMEMADE ROLLS SUPPER WILL BE SERVED…yum yum
Finished quilt size:  63” x 70”
Class Fee: $10 + pattern, template  & supplies.
Skill Level:  Intermediate

 Batik fat quarter bundles available in this colorway!


Tulips in Bloom Class
Sat, July 26th @ 10am to 3pm
Instructor: Arlene Perrine
Tulips in Bloom is a delightful quilt from the booklet, More Fat 8ths and Friends which includes designs inspired by reproduction fabric from the 1930s and 40s. The designer, Marsha McCloskey incorporates the use of Fat 8th cuts of yardage into these projects.  Quilt size:  55” x 70”
Class Fee: $10 + pattern book  & supplies
Skill Level:  Confident Beginner

   Kits available!


Dutch Chain Quilt Class
Sat, August 2nd @ 10am to 3pm
Instructor: DeAnn Rauzi
In this class you will learn a new technique using the Omnigrid On-Point ruler.  DeAnn used the beautiful line of Mill Book 1852 Moda fabrics to create this sample….come in the shop to see it in person!
Finished size: 47” x 47”
Class Fee: $10 + On-Point Patchwork book  and supplies
Skill Level:  Intermediate

Charm packs available!


Cover Up!  Sewing Machine Cover Class AND Trunk Show/Tea Party!
Sat, August 16th @ 10am to 3pm
Instructor: Sandy Berg from Lewiston
Make this beautiful cover for your sewing machine to protect it from dust and little fingers.   Sandy Berg is the pattern designer for her company, Raspberry Bramble Designs.  Sandy will be our instructor and will also provide an awesome trunk show during the class…woohoo! 
Finished size: 13”H x 18”W x 9”D
Class Fee: $30 + pattern  and supplies
Skill Level:  Intermediate

Chain Link Quilt Class
Sat, August 23rd @ 10am to 3pm
Instructor: Kathleen Walker
As with all the “interlocking” block patterns, this one is deceptively easy.  Nancy Page offered this block pattern in a newspaper advertisement in the 1930’s for “three cents and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.”  Ah, for the good ol’ days.  Our quilt is made using Aunt Gracie fabrics and finished off with an adorable Prairie Point border!
Finished size: 72 x 81-1/2”
Class Fee: $10 + pattern and supplies
Skill Level:  Intermediate

Vintage 30’s Kits available!


Beginning Quilting Course
Beginning September 15th through October 2nd
Daytime:  Mondays/Thursdays @ 9am to noon OR
Evening:  Mondays/Thursdays @ 5:30p to 8:30p
PLUS a combined class on Sat, Oct 11th @ 10am to 3pm
Class Fee: $90 + supplies.
Skill Level:  Very Beginner
Instructor:  Jody Hoogland
Yay!  The Beginning Quilting Course is here again!  Students will learn step-by-step how to construct a quilt, including selecting fabrics for your quilt project, piecing, borders, binding, and even machine quilting (stitch in the ditch).  Come to Home Grown Quilts to see samples of the quilt you will be making!  NOTE:  Students must know how to use their sewing machines prior to class starting.  It is also highly recommended that students bring a quarter inch foot and a walking foot to class.  See class handout for further information.


Winding Ways Quilt Class

Sat, Oct 4th @ 10am to 3pm
Instructor: Susie Borowicz (from Elk City)
This amazing quilt is a WOW! Kind of a quilt…wait till you see it in person!  This quilt is cut out using our Accuquilt Studio cutter.  Students may use the Accuquilt for FREE when you sign up for the class, or you may choose to purchase a kit with the pieces pre-cut (how easy is THAT, right?!).  Plus you’ll love Susie :o)
Class Fee: $10 + pattern and supplies
Approximate size: 55” square
Skill Level:  Intermediate

Sew-Ciety Guild meetings
Every 1st & 3rd Tues evenings, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Come join us!...everyone is welcome to join.  The Guild dues are only $15 per year and we meet at Home Grown Quilts.


Martingale Book Event!
Every last Tuesday of each month 9am to 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 books and patterns from other distributors.   Come to our shop anytime during Book Club hours for a preview!….you will be the 1st to see them!   In addition, you will receive 20% off books and supplies to make any of the 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 Co.
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 your 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!

**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.**

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