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Happy Gram - Quilt Games



www.happinessisquilting.com                                          January 15, 2014
  Happenings At HIQ!
Intro To Hand Applique
Wool Applique The Quilted Crow Way
Quilt HeritageTalks
Mini Retreat
Demos With Cindy Sharp

Intro To Hand Quilting
Introduction To Hand Embroidery
Intro To Needle Punch
Advanced English Paper Piecing
Intro To Wool Applique
Stiching Society
Quilts, Quilts, Quilts Intro To Beginning Patchwork


Monthly Class Calendar


What's New At The Shop


Tropic Rainbow Leopard


Pure Muscle


Zip Zoom


Australian Quilters Companion Magazines



Australian Homespun Magazines


Primitive Quilts Spring 2014

Featured Block of the Month


If you love applique, you'll enjoy making this beautiful quilt designed by Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts. This classic beauty makes a stunning wall quilt that finishes at 54" x 54". You will receive 2 blocks for 12 months and on the 13th month fabric and pattern to construct the center block and borders.
Get yours today!
 


Introducing The Winter Quilt Games 2014

This is going to be a fun way to show your Team USA spirit! We are excited to offer quilting challenges and events for you to participate in while watching and supporting our Olympic athletes who are competing in the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia! Each event will have medals and points awarded and will take place during a specific time period either at home or at the shop. At the end of the Quilt Games, points will be tallied and prizes awarded for overall first, second and third places.
  • February 6-22
  • Giant Slalom (Jelly Roll Races)
  • Curling (LCR)
  • Snowboarding (Snowball Block Exchange)
  • Slopestyle (Snowball Block Challenge)
  • Speed Skating (9-Patch Challenge)
  • Ice Dancing (9-Patch Project Challenge)
  • Biathlon (Snowball Blocks and 9-Patch Project Challenge)
For Complete Event Details

Quilt Heritage Talks
Explore Carolyn's chosen topic and see several examples from her vast collection. She will encourage questions and you are invited to bring a quilt to share for 'show-and-tell' at the end of the sessions.  Join us on Friday, January 17, from 10-12. 
First quarter topics are:
  • January: Medallion Quilts, 1830's-1930's
  • Feburary: Red and white quilts, 19th century fabrics and designs
  • March: Civil War era quilts
Register today.


Quilts, Quilts, Quilts: Beginning Patchwork
Join M.J. for this comprehensive look at beginning quilting from the ground up beginning Monday, January 27, from 10-1.  M.J. has 50 years of quilting experience and is a master quilter. She will teach you how to make a quilt you will be proud to show off.

No quilting experience necessary. You will spend part of the first class reviewing your machine and getting it set up. After you complete this four week class you will have mastered the following:Zip Zoom
  • basic terminology (used in patterns)
  • selecting fabric
  • choosing the right tools
  • use of a rotary cutter for precision cutting
  • techniques for machine piecing
  • how to finish your quilt
 Enroll here.

Introduction To Punch Needle
Join Penny as she shares with you her love of the art of Punch Needle.  Together you will work on a piece and learn the tips and tricks to completing these beautiful little works of art. Class is held on Wednesday, January 22, from 10-3. Register here.