So what is all the excitement this month?
- New Classes
- New BOM program
- New Mystery Quilt program
- New Teachers
Did you know that you we have a professional long arm quilter who is now part of our teaching staff! Caron Carlson is an award winning quilter and pattern designer. (Just click on the photo and look at all those ribbons behind her!) I also know how talented she is from personal experience. I have seen her quilts up close at our monthly guild meetings during show & tell. Caron knows quilting! And the best part is now you too can get that award winning finish to your quilts with her help.
Sending out a quilt to be quilted by someone else (especially through the mail ) can be a terrifying experience in it's self. Now ad in, sending it to a person you've never met, or can not personally see her work in to the mix, this is even more frightening. Imagine you spend all those hours cutting and piecing your masterpiece and then send it off to be quilted, not knowing what condition it will come back in. Will she quilt it the way you want it? Is she any good? What is a fair price? Will I get it back? These are just a few of the questions one might ask before sending out a quilt. You have to have a lot of faith in that person, and now you can! What better way to find a professional quilter to finish your quilt than to get a personal referral? I know you can trust Caron, but if you are still concerned visit her website, Valley Quilt Studio see her work first hand and then contact her with your questions. She is more than willing to put your mind at ease. And her prices are very reasonable.
Oh, did I tell you she is designer and instructor for the "Mystery of the Five and Dime" quilt? The first clue is expected to be sent by March 1st. I am hoping to have the sign ups for this fun mystery project up on Quilting Weekly within the next week or two.
In the meantime read what Caron says about this mystery quilt project:
The Mystery of the Five and Dime - Love a good mystery? Especially when the "who dunnit" is YOU! In this confident beginner lesson, we will learn to pick fabrics with contrast so you can shop with confidence. I can not tell you all the wonderful things you will learn while making this cozy quilt in either lap or queen size, but I promise the end result will delight! I promise a twist or too in the plot.
If you've never had the chance to make a Mystery Quilt, here is your perfect opportunity!AS I said earlier in this post, you can not register just yet, but as soon as you can I will let you know. In the meantime I suggest you fill in the form at the top of this blog and get on our mailing list so you don't miss out on this fun and exciting project. Remember registering for Quilting Weekly is free, and you get 2 free projects worth over $50.00!!