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A little “Spring” quilt show

March 15, 2021 by  
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Hello Quilters,
It’s so nice to be outside without a raincoat!  Mom is talking garden talk…
Still lots of unfinished projects to work on.

Blue Ribbon by Fig Tree and Co.  $9.50 for the pattern.

Spring.  Cleaning.
That’s what we’ve been doing.  I’m working on some out buildings and you know if you want to move 1 thing, you have to move 10 things to make room for it.  Every year, our big project is The Yard Sale at our church.  The money we raise is used for college scholarships.  We’ve been going through boxes of other people’s stuff.  Cleaning and pricing.  The effort is worth it.  Last year we awarded several thousand dollars in  scholarships. In addition to the yard sale, each year our members who garden bring wonderful plants, flowers and vegetables, ready to plant in your garden.  We will add more information when we know the dates.

Save the Date for our “Show and Tell” Event
Friday, April 9 and Saturday. April 10, 2021

We are going to have a big “Show and Tell” event.  Bring all the quilts and quilt tops that you have made.  Bring a yard chair.  We’ll be outside at the barn.  Assuming that the weather cooperates, it should be a fun day.  (If the weather is cold or rainy, we’ll reschedule)  We’ll have coffee and muffins.  We’ll still be careful.  We’ll be respectful of space.  We’ll do another event later if you are not comfortable being out yet.  Plan to arrive about 10ish and we’ll start the Show and Tell at 11ish.  It will be helpful if you let us know if you are coming, but a reservation is not required.

If you would like to bring items for the yard sale, we will gladly accept them.  We are looking for basic household items like sheets and towels and kitchen items.  We sell a lot of old suitcases.  Please do not bring random electronics.

Call Cindy – 704-376-2531 if you would like to order anything or make an appointment to shop. Taxes and shipping will be added to orders. Remember, we do not have a shopping cart on our website.  If you need us for anything, call and make a shopping appointment.

Shopping Time

You can always make an appointment for any time that suits you by calling Cindy at the number above.  We would love to see you. Just call this week if you need to have some retail therapy. We will be here for certain on Friday, March 12, 2021 from 10am – 2ish.   Call us if you need directions.  We are located off I-40 between Statesville and Mocksville, NC. We’ll take 10 % off any fabric pack, pizza, or kit that you purchase this week.

Some More Kits

Wishing Star Kit
90″ x 90″
Pattern by Laundry Basket Quilts

Kit contains all the fabric for the quilt top, the beautiful border print, the pattern and the binding fabric.

Tulip Crosses Kit
95″ x 95″
Pattern by Acorn Quilts

Kit contains all the fabric for the quilt top, the border print, the pattern and the binding fabric.

Quilt Show
Here are a few Spring quilts to give you some ideas.

This is not a Spring quilt, but it is the same pattern, Blue Ribbon, that we used above.  I like to see how things look in different fabrics.

Floral Strips and Squares
No pattern. Just simple construction.

Churn Dash – A variety of Spring Floral prints.

Churn Dash made from a variety of floral prints.

Hollihocks pattern $10.00
by Designer’s Workshop

Scrap quilt tips – Last week we talked about organizing your fabric so you can get to it.  I’ve heard a lot of people say, “It’s easier to buy it, than to look for it in my stash”.  But that’s another conversation.
So let’s say you are starting to pull fabric for a scrap quilt.  You have decided on a theme, like antique, bright, or patriotic.  Simply said, “What’s important is whether a fabric is light or dark”.  Sort your fabric into 2 piles.  A light pile and a dark pile.  If you can’t decide which pile it goes in, save it for another quilt.  Strong contrast between your fabric is what makes a successful scrap quilt.

Come to see us this week.  Bring what you are working on to show us.  Call Cindy – 704-376-2531 if you would like to order anything or make an appointment to shop.


One last thing, something new is coming this fall.  During the months of October and November, we will be participating in the ALL CAROLINA’S SHOP HOP.  This will incorporate shops all over NC and SC. More details to follow.

Keep reading our newsletters.  We’ll have something different to feature each week. If your friends need to sign up, please go to our website, and put your info in the signup box.  Make sure you click on the desktop version, if you are looking on your phone, to get the full  website with all the quilt photos.

Tell your friends to look for our newsletters on Facebook.
Search for The Quilter’s Gallery or Cynthia Page.

Curly says, “Thank you Barbara for bringing me carrots.  They were yummy.  I shared some of them with Wilbur”

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












Save the Date

Quilting and Fiber Art Marketplace
Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center
1801 Nash St.
Sanford, NC 27330
Jan. 14, 2022 – 9am – 5 pm
Jan. 15, 2022 – 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.
Mrs. Lacy’s Magnolia House will be serving her wonderful chicken salad and baked goods for your pleasure.


Quilting and Needle Art Extravaganza
Statesville Civic Center
300 South Center St.
Statesville, NC
Jan. 28, 2022 from 9 am – 5 pm
Jan. 29, 2022 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, Sew Original from Winston Salem and Studio Stitch from Greensboro will be giving away a Bernina Sewing machine.  (You must be present to win a machine.)  Arrive early.  Be one of the first 100 people in the door, and you will get an extra ticket to win all day long.
Cafe 220 will be there with their fabulous food and Troyer’s Bakery will have delicious baked goods.

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