Tuesday, October 30, 2012

You too can be a Quilter - Beginner Class Results

Katy finished this sampler top in the Beyond Beginner’s class. It will be a gift for her son.  New class schedule Mon. Nov. 19, 26, Dec. 3, 10 10am - 1 pm.  You can sign up now.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Open, Open, Open...

...Hundreds of shop owners wait for sample spree 'aka' known as trample spree to begin at international quilt market in Houston
Mary Ellen meets with Lisa & Nick from Primitive Gatherings before sample spree starts at quilt market in Houston. We love their wool & patterns. 

Monday, October 22, 2012

Scrappy A+

Brenda finished this quilt made from the Blueberry Pie pattern from Silver Thimble Quilt Co.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Wool Heirloom

Karen’s grandmother made this wool quilt. Crazy Quilt embroidery stitches embellish each seam line. Many of the blocks contain embroidered signatures of family members. What a treasure!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Georgia Quilt Show at Gwinnett Center - Duluth

Fun times, things to learn and explore for quilter's. Come to the Gwinnett Center Oct. 18,19 and 20.
All of the participating shops in the Greater Atlanta Quilt Shop Hop have a booth to spark your interest for the Shop Hop 2013.  Visit and see samples of quilts, meet staff and begin your plans for the Shop Hop 2013.  You might run into Mary Ellen (Little Quilts) or Maetha (Tiny Stitches)
Our quilt -Simple Tribute is shown on the left at the Georgia quilt show at the Gwinnett Expo Center in the GreaterAtlanta Quilt Shop Hop booth. More information can be found at, http://www.sewingexpo.com/GeorgiaQuiltShow.aspx
and much more...
See you there.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Deb Hunter's Rulers and the results

We have some great classes using specialty rulers by Deb Tucker designed to take all the stress out of making classic blocks. Carol Ann took the LeMoyne Star class using the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star ruler and turned her class project into a table runner and placemats for her sister’s birthday. Susan took the Hunter Star class using the Rapid Fire Hunter’s Star ruler and plans to make a quilt for her son with her blocks.


Sunday, October 14, 2012

First Prize

Geneva finished this cute appliquéd Christmas quilt from a pattern she’s had for many years. She finished it just in time to enter into the North Georgia Fair and was thrilled to win a blue ribbon!

Friday, October 12, 2012

Prize Winning Primitive

We're soo proud. Our Primitive Teacher Fran House won two ribbons at the Chattahoochee Evening Stars recent Quilt Show. You too can make quilts like this. Join Fran at Primitive Club for lots of inspiration, frst Tues of each month at 10AM or the Homespun Patchwork and Stitches Class on Nov 6. or Traditional Appliqué in Wool on Dec 4,



Wednesday, October 10, 2012

If you come to the Second Saturday Sampler Event This Saturday - Oct 13
(9:30AM - 11AM) you can see things like this in the sow and tell......
Nancy made this 16” x 20” quilt. She recommends paper-piecing the tiny log cabin blocks.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Cuttin' A Rug...

Libby's first hooked rug . Needless to say she did a great job!

Monday, October 08, 2012

Show and Tell from the August Second Saturday Sampler

  Love the look of batiks with black!
Jean made two of these cute quilts for her new twin nephews
Jerrie is trying to make a new wall hanging each month.

Saturday, October 06, 2012

Kick Up You Heels

Hilda brought in this cute cowgirl quilt she made for her girlfriend using the pattern “Kick’n Heels” from Thankfully Sew. We had a trunk show that included this quilt during our shop hop, our theme was a Rodeo. Hilda liked it and the rest is history!

Thursday, October 04, 2012

So much action for the eye

Wanda, one of our teachers is busy binding her trip around the world quilt. She lives fall colors and this is perfect!!! 

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Walk Before You Can Run

Our Amanda helped Peggy plan this baby quilt and named it 'crawl before you walk'. We love the little foot prints and the bright colors. Peggy just bought the fabrics last week! Way to go Peggy !