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Happy Gram - Kaari Meng of French General


www.happinessisquilting.com                                            June 26, 2014
Happenings At HIQ!
Stitching Hope Pillowcase Workshop
Jo's Little Women's Club
Bee Sweet Button Class
Think of Me, Dear One Class
Stitching Society
Demos with Cindy Sharp
Crabapple Hill Coloring Technique Class
Intro to Utility Quilting Class
Let's Make A Diehl & Simple What Knots Club

Monthly Class Calendar

What's New At HIQ!


Merry Mustaches


How The Grinch Stole
Christmas 4



Lazy Daisy Baskets 3

Featured Block of the Month

We've kitted this amazing wool applique quilt, Bird Dance, designed by Sue Spargo. This 37.5" x 43.5" wallhanging is made up of thirty fabulous bird blocks. Each one is appliqued with a combination of cotton and hand dyed wool fabrics as well as embellished with ribbons, silk velvets, embroidery and and beads. It is finished with a floral embellished border. Our "Bird Dance" birds are featured on a soft blue wool background. Get yours today!
The Blue Thread: A Shibori & Indigo Workshop
Join us for a day of shibori stitching and indigo dyeing with Kaari Meng of the French General on Sunday, August 17, from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Learn how to create resist pattern and shapes on textiles by using a needle and thread. Prepared fabrics are then dipped into the indigo vats which will turn fibers yellow to green and eventually oxidize to a brilliant shade of blue. This one day workshop includes a fiber kit with all materials necessary including a yard of cotton. Sign up today!


Quiltapalooza Review
We had an awesome time sharing all of our newest projects and products with you this past Sunday at our semi-annual Quiltapalooza. We introduced new block of the month programs, kits, patterns, gadgets, threads, notions and more. If you were unable to join us on Sunday, we still have all these items and samples displayed in the shop's classroom. Or, you can see them all online on our Quiltapalooza page. Just click on the picture or linked text below the picture to take you to that item's page for more information or to add to your shopping cart. Happy shopping!


Bee Sweet Button Class
If you've been thinking about trying embroidery and creative embellishment, this is the class for you! Join Jill on Saturday, June 28, from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. to create this adorable scissor fob. You'll learn several fun stitches that you'll be able to apply to other embroidery projects. Enroll today.

Row by Row Experience Begins July 1
Will you be traveling this summer or maybe just visiting your local quilt shops? Join in on the fun with this free, nation-wide shop hop! With more than 1,200 shops participating with 110 shops in Texas alone, you will have plenty of chances to pick up a Row by Row Experience pattern wherever your summer travels take you. All you have to do is ask the shop you're visiting if they are participating in the Row by Row Experience and receive your free pattern for that shop's row. To win prizes, you create a quilt using the rows from at least eight different quilt shops. Be the first to bring in a Row by Row Experience quilt into the shop of your choice and you'll win a stash of 25 fat quarters. If you use that shop's row in your quilt, you'll receive a bonus prize. For more information on the Row by Row Experience, visit www.rowbyrowexperience.com today.

Crabapple Hill Coloring Technique Class
Do you love the coloring technique Meg Hawkey of Crabapple Hill uses in her embroidery patterns? Join Janet Wednesday, July 9, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to learn the secrets to this technique. You will use crayons to add shading and dimension to the design of your choice. Janet will show you how to blend, shade and add texture that will enhance your embroidery. Register today.

Sloan and Hargrave Return
Pat Sloan and Harriet Hargrave are returning this summer to teach workshops at HIQ!

Pat Sloan Workshops
Harriet Hargrave Workshops
       
Happiness Is ... Quilting!
217 N. Kentucky Street | McKinney, Texas 75069
(972) 542-8839 | info@happinessisquilting.com
Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Thursday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.