We have room for 8 people on the bus trip to Paducah on April 25 & 26. Please call to get a seat. Cost is $125 for Hotel and Bus. We will be picking up people in Jacksonville and Springfield. We will be visiting the Quilt Festival on Friday afternoon and Hancock Fabrics and Eleanor Burns area. call 217-370-1278 for additional info or to sign up.
SCRAPPY SERIES -- WILL MEET March 25TH -- 10 A.M. -- We are using up our scraps and stray fabrics and making useful quilts with them. Also enjoying the ice cream breaks in the afternoon.
The Jersey Gals Quilt Guild quarters next meeting is March 19th. This day we will be having a demo on using two different fabrics for binding -- one fabric on the top and different fabric on the back. Also, will have demo on machine sewing the binding down on the top side.
It was decided to have a potluck -- so bring food to share.
We still have a couple of the Block of the week--- This is a Merry Xmas Y'all Wall Hanging. This is a weekly Block --- costing $14.95 for 6 weeks. Come in and get started on this cute wall hanging. The sample is at the shop.
Suggestion: When going to a Quilt Show and you are using cash -- please bring cash in smaller bills. If you have a $100 bill this could make the cash issue for the vendor a problem . They do not have access to a bank.
Starting May 20, starting the sampler quilt called, The Farmers Wife -- This quilt will have 112 - 6" square blocks. We would like to have people interested in working on this BOM to call so we can have books, and templates necessary. We are thinking that it will require completing 9 blocks per month to complete in 13 months. Please let us know if you are interested so we will have books and kits.
Fabric which is cut from a bolt -- this fabric cannot be returned.
NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE ANY SCRAP FABRIC OUTSIDE OUR BUILDING -- PLEASE BRING IT TO US DURING STORE HOURS.
March 24 - Holstein Day Club - 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
March 25 - Scrappy Club - 10 a.m. to ????
March 25 - Holstein Night Club - 4:30 to 7 p.m.
April 2 - Mystery Club -- 1 p.m to 4 p.m.
April 16 - Jersey Gal Quilt Guild Meeting - Sewing Day 10 a.m. until ???
April 20 -- Happy Easter -
April 25 - 26 - Paducah Bus Trip
"Spend every day to the end of time frolicking through fabric"
"Just give it a try using the mindset that it will be fun!"
"Starting your own business is like herding cats!"