The Spring Class schedule is ready!! We waited until the worst of the winter weather is over and we are running this schedule through the summer, hoping to be able to satisfy the needs of teachers, who only have the summer in which to play! We have some wonderful quilts to share with you, including a Lemoyne Star Stack and Whack, 3D Tumbling Blocks class, and the Upsey Daisy Quilt, one of my personal favorites! I am already getting to work on the fall schedule for classes too. Make sure: if you would like to be taught something you let me know and maybe I can get it on the schedule to suit your needs.

I am going to MQX in New Hampshire! I am very excited. You may remember I upgraded my longarm to a Statler Stitcher last year. I am looking forward to learning some new tricks and hints that I can make use of on my longarm. I am taking 7 classes, and can not wait! 🙂

The Clarence Quilt Show, and the Twin Cities Quilt show are both this month too. See the information listed below. The Twin Cities is at a new location, I’ve heard they will have lots more room for quilts and are expecting a wonderful show. I am vending at the Clarence show, it has always been one of my favorites, being a Clarence High School graduate. I hope to see you there!!

The Row by Row Shop Hop has been expanded and improved. This year, the dates are from June 21st through September 8th. The extended dates are to accommodate graduation traveling as well as labor day traveling. All 50 states and 6 Canadian provinces are participating this year! The theme is water/H20. Our row has been designed and made, and I have to say, I like it a lot!

Quilting Assistance

Just when you think your project is well in hand, you suddenly hit an obstacle. This obstacle could be anything from corners not being perfect to wavy borders, a binding issue, or a frantic “I lost the directions!” moment. Instead of panicking, why not call Sew What? We have a Tuesday Help Class that is only $10.00. Some people are coming in with projects they started many long years ago, and have no idea what they are supposed to do next. With a little determination, before long, these people are proudly displaying a finished project! Or if Tuesdays are not good for you, we will be happy to schedule an appointment at your convenience and help to solve the problem. Don’t hesitate to call for help if you are apprehensive about a pattern – a private class might be just what you need.

 

Upcoming Shows and Events

If you have an event, show, or guild meeting you would like to share with our newsletter subscribers, give us a call, or email us the details and we will include it in the next newsletter. You can reach us at 716-632-8801 or email us at: sewwhat@sewwhatquiltshop.com

Cabin Fever 11
Clarence Log Cabin Quilters
April 24, 25, and 26, 2015
Friday and Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 11-4pm
Clarence Town Park Clubhouse
10405 Main Street
Clarence NY 14031
more information 716-759-6683
Celebration of Color
Twin City Quilters’ Guild
April 18 and 19, 2015
Sat 9-5, Sun 10-4
Gratwick Hose Fire Hall
110 Ward Road (rt 429)
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Accepting donations for the food pantry in exchange for $1 off admission
Shear Mobility Scissor Sharpening available while you wait!
www.twincityquiltersguild.org

 

The Universe of Quilts
Genesee Valley Quiltfest 2015
June 5-7, 2015
Friday and Saturday 9-5pm
Sunday 9-4pm
Rochester Institute of Technology, Gordon Field House, Rochester NY
More information at www.GeneseeValleyQuiltfest.com or www.GVQC.org
Dislay of over 600 quilts, Jelly Roll contest, Fashion Show, Iron Quilter Contest.
Workshops/lectures/ demos
Over 60 vendors and best of all…free parking!

Erie 2015 Quilt Celebration
Hands All Around Erie Quilt Guild
Saturday June 13 9am-4pm
Sunday June 14 12-4pm
more information (814)490-8768
Villa Maria Campus
2551 W 8th Street
Erie PA
Quilting At The Bayfront
September 11, 12, & 13, 2015
Friday and Saturday 10-5pm, Sunday 10-2pm
Bayfront Convention Center
1 Sassafras Pier
Erie PA 16507

Don’t forget if you have an event, show, or guild meeting you’d like to share with our newsletter subscribers, give us a call, or email us the details we will include it in the next newsletter. You can reach us at 632-8801 or sewwhat@sewwhat.com.

 

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