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Hello Quilters,
We are home this week.  Cindy will be teaching Alaska.  Join us for class or just some shopping.

Hello Quilters,
Where in the world are Cindy and Patti?
We had a great time in Charleston.  The quilt show was inspiring.  We came home with lots of good ideas.
This week, we are home.  Cindy is getting ready for her “Alaska” class this Friday or Saturday.  It’s not too late to sign up.

Recipes
Since it is Easter week, I thought my grandmother Page’s
Scripture Cake might be appropriate.
1 c.  Judges 5:25, last clause (butter)
2 c. Jeremiah 6:20 (sugar)
2 tsp. 1 Samuel 14:25, last clause (honey)
6 Jeremiah 17:11 (eggs)
1/2 c. Judges 4:19, last clause (milk)
4 1/2 c. 1 Kings 4:22 (flour)
2 tsp. Amos 4:5 (baking powder)
1 c. 1 Samuel 30:12 (raisins)
1 c. Nahum 3:12 (figs) or substitute dates.
11 Chronicles 9:9, second phrase, (spices) to taste.
Cream together butter, sugar and honey.  Beat eggs until frothy.  Add milk to eggs and add to creamed mixture and beat throughly.  Sift together flour and baking powder and add to creamed mixture.  Chop raisins and figs and add;  then add spices as desired.  Bake in 375 degree oven in a greased tube pan for about 30 minutes.
April Schedule
Alaska is our class for April.
Friday, April 5 or Saturday, April 6, 2024
Class is $38.00 plus pattern ($25) and templates ($25)
Contact us if you need a kit.

Alaska is a popular pattern by Edita Sitar. It’s a variation of a kaleidoscope block.  This project looks like curves but it’s all straight line sewing so it’s appropriate for all skill levels, including confident beginners.  Cindy will have a practice block cut for everybody so you can learn the piecing process without having to do a lot of preparation before class.
REMEMBER TO BRING SOMETHING FOR
“SHOW AND TELL”.

Class starts at 10 am and finishes about 4 pm but we’ll have the building open at 9:00 am so plan to arrive in time to have a cup of coffee and set up so we’ll be ready to start at 10:00 am.  The class will be held at Cool Spring Community Church, 1902 Mocksville Rd, Cleveland, NC—that is Hwy. 64 about 8 miles East of Statesville, and is easily accessible from either I-77 or I-40.

As you know, eating lunch is an important part of the day.  Bring a sandwich, or your favorite recipe, and we’ll provide sides, chips, desert and tea.  Quilters are good cooks too so there is always plenty to share.

To register for the class, call or text Cindy Page,
704-376-2531 to reserve your space, then mail checks payable to The Quilter’s Gallery to 224 Woodleaf Road, Cleveland, NC 27013.   Payment is required at the time of registration to hold your space in the class. A supply list with directions to the venue will be emailed to you upon registration.

Also, bring some device that will take photographs of each step of the process.Guild Activity
April 8 and 9, 20204 – We will be doing and program and Curves workshop for the Cabarrus guild.
April 15, 2022 – We will be doing an Antique Textile program for Durham/Orange Co. Guild.
April 18 and 19, 2024 – We will be doing a program and Boot Camp workshop and Dresden Divas workshop  for the Western NC Quilt Guild.

May Schedule 
There are no classes scheduled in May.
May 3 and 4, 2024 is our
Church Yard Sale and Plant Sale.
If you love a bargain or a tomato plant,
then save these dates.

This is a project that Cindy and I, along with the rest of our church, take very seriously each year.  All the proceeds go to college scholarships for high schoolers in our community.
Would you like to donate items? We are always looking for nice household items.  We will be at the church accepting items on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27 from 9am – 2pm.  We will accept almost anything.  We always need kitchen items, towels, sheets, (sheets – it helps if you label what size)  luggage and holiday decor.  We love men’s stuff – screwdrivers, tools, and rusty stuff for decor.  People are also looking for small furniture.  Keep in mind, we don’t have a lot of help to move large pieces of furniture.
The only things we don’t take are outdated electronics and exercise equipment. (Even though the exercise equipment will be “like new”.)
Our early morning clientele will be dealers looking for things to resell.  Mid morning, will be people looking for a bargain and later morning will be people that NEED household things – pots to cook in.  Sheets and towels. Shoes and men’s boots. Winter coats.  If you can donate anything, we will be very appreciative.

Cool Spring Community Church
1902 Mocksville Rd, Cleveland, NC
(About 8 miles east of Statesville)

Guild Activity – May 7 and 8, 2024 – We will be in Greenville, SC doing a program and a Kaleidoscope workshop.
May 17 and 18, 2024 – We will be at the Western NC Quilt  Guild Show.  See details below.

June Schedule
Our June Class is “Boot Camp”

Class dates are June 21 or June 22, 2024.  Boot Camp is a sample and notebook class.  We will cover techniques that will make your quilting results easier and better.  We will talk about accuracy, grain line, mitering and binding.  Lots of little tips and tricks.

June 6, 7, and 8, 2024  – We will be at the East Cobb Quilt Guild Show.  Cobb County Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Pywy, Marietta, Ga.
Details – https://www.georgiacelebratesquilts.com
June 15, 2024 – We will be doing a program and workshop for the Sandhills Quilter’s Guild.
June 15 – Program and workshop for Sandhills Guild in Southern Pines.
June 29, 2024 – 15 Degree workshop for Rutherfordton guild.

July Schedule


Our July class will be Jack’s Chain.

Dates for this class are July 26 or 27, 2024.

July 16 and 17, 2024 we will be doing a program and a Curves workshop for the Asheville Quilt Guild.
July 19th and 20th, 2024 – We will be at the Electric City and Prickly Fingers Quilters Guild Show, Anderson Civic Center, Anderson, SC.

August Schedule 

I changed my mind about August.  Fab Farm is our class in August.  This will be more like a support group than a class.
Dates are August 23 or 24, 2024.  Start collecting your fabrics, organizing and cutting.  $38.00 for the class.  $28.00 for the pattern.  Let me know if you need a pattern so I can get it in the mail.  There is a lot of cutting, so the sooner you start the better.

September
Fruit Burst is our September class.  The dates will be September 13 or 14, 2024.  Details later.

The Ashville Quilt Show will be September 26, 27, and 28, 2024.

October Activities 

15 Degrees is our class in October.  Dates will be October 18 and 19, 2024.

The Durham – Orange County Quilt Show will be October 4, 5, and 6, 2024.
October 7 – Program for Heart of the Triad Quilt Guild in Kernersville, NC.
November Activities


Kaleidoscope will our class in November.  Dates will be November 15 or 16, 2024.  Cindy will cover basic construction and the possibilities of “stacked” cutting.

Nov. 2, 2024 – Jack’s Chain class for Gate City, Greensboro guild.
November 4 and 5, 2024 – Program and workshop for Lake and Mountain guild in Seneca, SC.
November 7, 2024 – Program for Gate City.
November 9, 2024 – Kaleidoscope workshop for DOQ, Durham, NC.
November 13, 2024 – Program and workshop in Anderson, SC.

Whew!  That’s all I know about right now.  I’m sure there are a few typos above, but I’ll get them worked out.  Hopefully, you can come to us for a class, or we will be somewhere close to you.

Farm News

Runningtbeef.com

Most of you know that Cindy and I live on a farm that has been in our family for 5 generations.  We don’t know the first thing about a tractor but we know a good thing when we see it.  Josh and Brandi Teague are using our farm to raise locally grown 100% Grass Fed Beef.  This is the way farming should be done.  They don’t use antibiotics or hormones.  Pasture are regenerating under their watchful eye.
They ship beef all over the US.  Check out their website, or find them on Facebook or Utube.

Donkey News

Bray Ya’ll,
It’s Lady Mary.  Wilbur and I had a great Saint Patrick’s Day.  We love anything green, so we had all the grass we wanted.  We hope you are getting a lot of sewing done.  Easter will be here soon.  I gotta scoot – Momma is taking me shopping for an Easter bonnet.
Stay turned.  OXOX – Lady Mary

Call Cindy – 704-376-2531 if you would like to order anything.
As most of you know, we are not a brick and mortar shop.  We are just a studio.

We are available by appointment.  Call us if you need directions.  We are located off I-40 between
Statesville and Mocksville, NC.
Our address is 186 Page Farm Road, Cleveland, NC  27013.
We are not anywhere close to Cleveland, NC, even though that is our mailing address.

Cindy – 704-376-2531
Patti – 704-807-6992

website:  www.quiltersgallery.net
Email:  [email protected]

Save the dates in 2024

East Cobb Quilters’ Guild Presents
Georgia Celebrates Quilts®
June 6 – 8, 2024
10 a.m.  – 5 p.m. Daily
548 South Marietta Pkwy, Marietta, GA 30060
$10 – Admission per Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Save the Date

Quilting and Fiber Art Marketplace
Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center
1801 Nash St.
Sanford, NC 27330
Jan. 10, 2025 – 9am – 4 pm
Jan. 11, 2025 – 9am – 4 pm.

We have assembled more than 30 of your favorite small businesses that feature the best products for quilters and knitters.  Spend the day shopping for quilting fabrics, yarns for knitting, and wools for appliqué and much more.
QFAM starts early at 9am with Early Bird Specials.  Many vendors will have selected items on sale from 9am – 10am. Throughout the day, we will have hourly door prize drawings.  We plan to give away a couple of sewing machines as well!
Plan to arrive early and spend the day.  The first 100 people in the door, get an extra ticket to win all day long.
There will be delicious food in the lobby.

If you don’t like crowds, be advised afternoons are not as crowded as mornings and Saturday is not as crowded as Friday.

 

Quilting and Needle Art Extravaganza
Statesville Civic Center
300 South Center St.
Statesville, NC
Jan. 24, 2025 from 9 am – 4 pm
Jan. 25, 2025 from 9 am – 4 pm

Mark your calendar for this fabulous shopping event!
Spend the day shopping for quilting fabrics, yarns for knitting, and wools for appliqué.  Books, patterns and notions will inspire you to create.  Shop for a new sewing machine or a long arm sewing machine.  Our vendors are quilt shops and knitting shops.  Some vendors dye their own fabrics and some “grow” their own yarns on their farms.  Some vendors design their own patterns and some just know where to order the “best stuff”.
There will be hourly door prizes and each day at 3pm, there will be a fabulous door prize.   (You must be present to win.)  Arrive early.  Be one of the first 100 people in the door, and you will get an extra ticket to win all day long.
220 Cafe  will be there with their fabulous food and Troyer’s Bakery will have delicious baked goods.

If you don’t like crowds, be advised afternoons are not as crowded as mornings and Saturday is not as crowded as Friday.

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