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Happy 4th of July

July 4, 2024 by  
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Hello Quilters,
Happy 4th of July. We hope you are getting in some fun time with your family.  And maybe just a little quilting time inside where it is cool.

Jack’s Chain will be our class in July.
Dates are July 26 or 27, 2024
Hello Quilters,
We had a lot of fun in June.  We had a successful show in Atlanta, had  2 great Boot Camp classes and and spent some time with guilds in Southern Pines and Rutherfordton.
Today is 4th of July.  It is hot everywhere so we hope you have found a cool place to relax.  We are headed to the church to cook hamburgers and hot dogs for our community.
Old Recipes
1927 Peanut Butter Bread
2 cups of flour
4 teaspoons of baking powder
1 teaspoon of salt
1/3 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of peanut butter
1 1/2 cups of milk
Sift first 4 ingredients together, and then add the peanut butter.  Beat the mixture well. Now add milk.  Beat well.  Pour batter into a well-greased bread tin and bake at 350 degrees for one hour.  This recipe makes one large loaf or two small ones.
Blueberry Season

It’s blueberry season.  We will spend a lot of time this month at our cousin’s blueberry farm.  Come and pick with us!
Knox Blueberry Farm
458 Oak Forest Dr.
Statesville, NC
Blueberries are easy to pick   Our cousin John will be happy to  welcome you to his farm.  The bushes are big, so you can pick standing up.  It takes about an hour to pick a gallon.  They are easy to freeze and are delicious in the wintertime.

July Schedule

Our July class will be Jack’s Chain.

Dates for this class are July 26 or 27, 2024.
The class fee is $38.00.  You will need the pattern and template – $29.95.  There is some class prep.  You will need to make some 9 patches prior to class.  That’s pretty easy and Cindy will send you info about that.


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.

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.  Here are my blocks so far.

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

The Asheville Quilt Show
September 26, 27, and 28, 2024.

WNC Ag Center, Davis Event Center
Fletcher NC 28732

 Thursday, September 26, 2024     9 – 5
 Friday, September 27, 2024     9 – 5
 Saturday, September 28, 2024     9 – 4

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

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.

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

Email:  [email protected]

Donkey News

Lady Mary is all dressed up in her red, white and blue.

Wilbur is getting ready for a motorcycle ride.

Mr. Carson is just staying cool.
He’s hoping for some watermelon.











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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