Open House August 25, 2018

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Quilts by PhyllisFall newsletter 2018

Open House August 25, 2018 – 9:00-3:00

I have heard the school bells ring, admired my newly canned green beans in the cupboard, and watched a multitude of campers returning home – sure sign that summer is starting to slow down and fall is just around the corner. These are the signs that remind me it is time to have our 26th annual Fall Open House!! I am super excited to welcome some new teachers as well as welcome back our returning teachers.

In order to be fair to our students and teachers, we are asking for class payment to be made at the time of sign-up – with a no refund for cancellations up to two weeks prior to class. This ensures the teacher’s time and efforts will be compensated as well as giving those on the waiting list an opportunity to make arrangements to be there in case of an opening. We appreciate your support of our teachers as well as purchasing your class supplies here at the shop – this is the reason we are able to celebrate 26 years of quilting classes – Thank you!!

Open House is a time to sign up for classes, meet the teachers, see the new fabrics and notions available and of course – a SALE – Fabrics will be $1.00/off regular price; Notions, books and patterns will be 20% off regular price; Jellyrolls and Layer cakes will be $30.00/each; Charm packs will be $1.00/off; Fat Quarters $2.00 each (previously cut fat quarters only)

Mr. Reynolds from Summersville – aka The Scissor Sharpener – will be on hand to sharpen your scissors – just bring them with you and he will be sharpening as you shop!!
Cathedral Window: Brenda Vinson will be taking this traditional old favorite quilt that once was done strictly by hand and turning it into a piece completely pieced by machine. She has won blue ribbons on several of her quilts and is willing to share her unique method with us. This is going to be a technique class with directions on making your choice of the Flag, Table runner or bed quilt.
Class is on Saturday, September 8th from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Instructor fee: $25.00

Hometown Harvest – Kelly Frazier is the instructor for this 49 x 61 quilt that will definitely make you feel as though the harvest season has already arrived. The unique fence border outlines the beautiful falling maple leaves above a little row of patchwork houses and critters. Kits will be available at time of signup – $90.00 kit – Instructor fee: $50.00 – Dates: Tuesday, September 11th, 18th and 25th – 10:00am -3:00pm. This is an intermediate level class.

Pumpkin Table runner: Linda Banker will be jumping into the season as well as she teaches us how to piece these little pumpkins in time to decorate our tables!! Date: Friday, September 7th – 6:00pm – 8:30pm – Instructor fee $15.00 – includes pattern

National Jellyroll Day – Saturday, September 15th – 10:00am – 3:00pm. Come join us as we celebrate with quilters all over the country in creating with our favorite pre-cuts. $40.00 includes jellyroll and instruction – or you may use your favorite pattern with our jellyroll 🙂

Midnight Harvest Wallhanging – Teresa Allison not only teaches this wonderful hand method of applique she also designs the pattern and hand-dyes the wool kits. Tuesday, October 16th 23rd @ 10:00am – 3:00pm – Instructor fee $20.00 + wool kit $25.00 + pattern $9.00.

Stack n Whack – Another all-time favorite of mine is this fun method of choosing a fabric and anxiously waiting to see how each block turns out. Linda Banker will be instructing this class on Saturday, September 29th – 10:00am – 3:00pm – Class fee $40.00.

MYSTERY HARVEST SHOPHOP – Come meander through the tristate while visiting the ten participating shops – collecting blocks as you go to frame this year’s Snowman Panel. For more info – pick up brochure at the shop or print from link on the Facebook page Mystery Harvest Quilt Shophop. Wednesday October 3rd thru Saturday October 6th.

Sew Simple Pineapple Block: Pat Habenschuss will amaze you at how simple this technique in making a pineapple block is. After learning this technique you will be able to make anything from a table runner to king size quilt in no time at all!! Wednesday, October 10th – 10:00am – 12:00 noon – $10.00 – Book required

Hand Quilting 101 – We are pleased to have Jill Halstead, a Tamarack Artisan, teach a hand quilting class on Saturday – October 13th & 27th – 10:00am – 12:00noon. Jill hopes to renew interest in the art of hand-piecing and hand quilting and perhaps form a group that meets on a regular monthly basis here at the shop – Instructor fee $20.00

Twisted Log Cabin – This Eleanor Burns pattern accompanies her slotted twisted log cabin ruler and gives a modern look to an old traditional pattern. The finished project looks complicated but with her ruler and Pat Habenschuss’ instruction you will see how easy this block comes together. Wednesday, October 24th – 10:00am – 3:00pm – Instructor fee $25.00.

English Paper Piecing – Have you tried this century old method of putting hexagons together yet?? We have had several requests for this hand project class – Linda Banker will show you the way to put these hexies together and will have you carrying them around in a project bag anytime you’re travelling or watching TV. Friday October 26th – 6:00pm – 8:30pm $15.00

Christmas Tree Skirt – Seems like when we get to the Fall season we just have to blink once and its Christmas – Patty Reubush will be helping us to be ready to finish off our Christmas tree decorations with this beautiful pieced tree skirt. Thursday, October 25th – 10:00am – 2:00pm
Instructor fee $25.00

Lovers Knot Placemat – Clara Poe will show you how to get that holiday table ready for Thanksgiving or perhaps some Christmas fabric to make some for gifts. Wednesday November 7th – 10-2:00 – Class fee $10.00

Turkey Wall-hanging – Linda Banker will be talking turkey on Saturday, November 3rd – 10:00am – 3:00pm with this adorable wall quilt ready to hang on Thanksgiving Day!! Teacher Fee $40.00.

Jelly Roll Rug – Linda Banker has agreed to teach this fun rug class again on Friday, November 16th – 6:00-8:30pm and finish up on Saturday, November 24th. Teacher fee – $50.00 .


We will be adding a few more classes in November and December so be sure to stop in or watch us on Facebook or

SAVE THE DATE – CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 & SATURDAY, DEC. 1ST – more details later with participating shops info!!

Hope to see you Saturday!!!!!

Hope your week is pieceful and blessed!!!




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