The MODA BOM is closed. If you reserved a kit stop by to pick it up or call the shop to let us know you still want it. Sorry to those who didn't get in, we had a tremendous response.
The QuiltBug hours are Monday to Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Closed on Sundays.
Stop in, or visit our website often because, as you know, we are still filling the shop and new yardage arrives weekly.
Tamara's next class is 2/28. Stop in and get your QuiltBug Discount tote bag! We have a new discount bag available in the shop. Make a QuiltBug Tote bag and bring it in on the first Thursday, Friday or Saturday of any month and you will receive a 20 % dicount off your purchases.Take the class to make the bag with Tamara or purchase the kit and make it yourself (the tote must be made from our kit). Check on line for the classes. They will be offered each month for $5.00 by Tamara.
The next Quilts for kids session is Sunday 3/8: Quilts for Kids the Albany Chapter will create quilts for kids at the shop. This group will meet once a month on the second Sunday from 12 to 4. Quilts for Kids is a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming fabrics into patchwork quilts to comfort children facing serious illness, trauma, abuse and natural disasters. Please go on line to sign up under classes. There is no cost to join us and you will be provided the quilt kits to work on. What a great cause and QuiltBug is very excited to be involved. You must Sign up on-line or call the shop at 518-280-2586 to hold a seat.
Top off Day with Robbie Sutton our Long-Arm Quilter comes in every other Monday at 1:00 to pick up tops for quilting. She visits over the next month will be on 2/17, 3/1, 3/15 & 3/29.
Have you thought about quilting to pass the cold winter months? Join one of our classes and keep warm while being creative! We have a very nice group of quilters that meet weekly and work on projects. Here's what we have happening for classes over the next few weeks....
Join our classes and pass these cold winter months growing your skills:
Tuesdays's 10:00 All Levels $15.00 weekly, you pick your project.
Wednesday's 10:00 Beginners $15.00 weekly.
Thursday Mornings 10:00 with Tamara all Levels $15.00 weekly, you pick your project.
We've added a Sit & Sew Social time on Friday's from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Join an encouraging and supportive atmosphere where all can sit and sew, discuss quilt topics at hand, share projects, bounce ideas off each other, gain/give constructive feedback, and have some flat out fun! Bring a friend and enjoy! Cost: $ 5.00
Join Sherri on Tuesday's, She has space in her Tuesday quilt group! The group works on projects of individual choice, designing panel quilts and wall hangings, setting bindings, creating new quilt designs, you name it they will try it. This is a fun group that trys lots of things and always finishes projects. Join Sherrie for just $15.00 a week and take advantage of growing your skills with a fabulous teacher.
Sign up on line, or call the shop!
Here's a sample of Sherries latest panel, "Early Morning Light"! Sherrie has written this pattern and it's available for sale.
Do you wanted to learn to sew or quilt? We have the perfect class for you! There are openings in the Beginners class that takes place Wed. morning at 10:00. Don't be nervous everyone starts somewhere! Karen will take you from A to Z in no time at all and you'll be finishing your first quilt! $15.00 a week.
Beyond Beginners: This class is designed to teach an advanced beginner basic quilting blocks and techniques. It will build on the lessons taught and patterns used in the Basic Beginners class. Approximately 4 weeks will be devoted to each block. Class members can always request that a project or quilt block be taught. This group meets Wed's at 1:30. $15.00 a week.
Beginners Combo classes - Join Karen, this a combination group of Beginners and Beyond Beginners and they gather on alternate Saturdays from 10 to 1:00. This class will help you learn to sew or take your sewing to the next level. This bi-weekly class will take you from beginner to beyond. Give the shop a call, or sign up on line, and join the fun. You can't beat this price, just $15.00 a class, that's only $5 an hour! Perfect!