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 Happy Holidays!

Thank You to everyone that supported us during Shop Small Weekend!  It was so great to see everyone, and all of your positive comments and support was heart warming! Thanks for making our event a success!

Stop in or visit our website often because as you know we are still filling the shop and new yardage arrives weekly.  Keep an eye on us in 2020!

Check out what Tamara is up to this month!  If the date doesn't work for you give us a call and we'll figure out another time to fit you in. 

She has just added the neatest projects for the holidays, check out her two Dec classes.....  Thursday 12/5 Little Bit Shorter Tall Tree and the Winter Table runner Friday 12/6.  Call the shop to sign up, 518-280-2586.

Starting Sunday January 12, 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 518-280-2586.

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: 
Wednesday's 10:00 Beginners $15.00 weekly
Thursday Mornings 10:00 with Tamara all Levels $15.00 weekly
Friday TGIF with Tamara your choice of project 1:00 $15.00 weekly

We also have Open Sew times, please call before you come so we can be ready for you!
Mondays 10:00-1:00 or 1:30 - 4:30

Tuesdays 1:00 - 4:00
Thursday's 1:00 - 4:00
Friday's 10:00 - 1:00

Birthday Celebrations!  If it's your birthday month, show us your ID with the birthdate on it and you will receive 20% off one item!  There's no better way to celebrate than with a yard of soft, new, colorful fabric. 

We have 4 full kits available of Pinwheels in the meadow lap quilt, the alternate color with the Red Pinwheels!  Stop in and get yours now!


Join Sue Pritt for the Winterberry Cafe class, if you know someone who feeds the birds this is a perfect gift for them!  Sue will be with us Sat. Jan. 11th from 9:30 to 3:00 for this class.  You can do any kit you want during Sue's class, if you wanted to make the Barnyard Christmas or Best Friends kit it's a good day to get it done.  Kits are availble in the shop.


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.  

Tamara has seats open in her TGIF group Friday afternoons! She has a group that meets to catch up on unfinished projects, or she will guide you while completing a binding or performing free motion on a quilt! Sign up on line, or call the shop! 

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!  

Welcome to QuiltBug Quilt Shop!

Shop Hours
Monday - Saturday

Sunday's closed

10a - 5:30p
closed Sunday
At the QuiltBug we offer a full line of quilting fabrics, patterns, batting, sewing notions and supplies. Our shop is located at 3637 Carman Rd, Schenectady NY 12303 and we are open Monday - Saturday 10a - 5:30p, closed Sunday's.  The QB also has an on-line shop that's open 24 hours a day, shop whenever it fits your schedule and we will ship it out priority mail, it will be on your doorstep within 3-5 business days. In the shop we offer classes for students from the beginner level to advanced.  If there is something you want to learn we'll put together a class for you and others led by one our QuiltBug staff instructors, they are incredibly talented with over 50 years of combined quilting experience.

Contact us at 
Happy Quilting!   Ann


Upcoming Classes and Events

Tuesday's with Sherrie

Panels and other project to be completed

Basic Beginners Class

This course is designed to take the beginning quilter from accurate measuring and rotary cutting to piecing of a simple quilt in approximately 12 sessions. Projects have been selected which teach various sewing techniques necessary for quilting. Weekday classes are $10 each and will meet every Wednesday morning.

Beginners and Beyond Class

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. The first technique will be strip piecing which will be practiced in the Nine Patch block and a quick pinwheel design. Half Square Triangles, Log Cabin, and Flying Geese are among the quilt blocks taught along with appropriate projects that use the block being taught. Class members can always request that a project or quilt block be taught.

Dec 12
Thursday Morning's with Tamara
Dec 12
Open Sew Thursday
Dec 13
TGI-Friday Afternoon sewing