Thursday, July 20
12:30 - 3:30
This class is for a seasoned beginner who knows the basics of quilting or someone who has completed Quilting 101. In this class you will build your block knowledge by making 6 different blocks with different components that will carry through your future quilting projects. Some pre-class cutting is required to give you more time to actually work on your project during class.This project will require 3 separate classes with homework required between classes. Classes are $20 each.
Click here for the supply list and class preparations needed.
Only a couple spots left! Call the shop to register (815) 239-1026
or click here to register online.
Trip in a Zip is back!
Saturday, July 29
9:00 - 5:00 with Ann Tully
$10 per person
Many assembly techniques have been used over the years. Yes, it's an oldie but goodie! This particular 54 by 60 inch lap robe pattern combines several approaches to make a quick and easy assembly. Hence, Trip in a Zip!
Click here to register online or call the shop at (815) 239-1026 register today. Click here for class supplies and preparations needed.
Due to the Cars on Main Event, July 22 - Applique Club will start the 4th Saturday in August
Join us for our "Applique Sew-cial" August 26
Formerly the Lori Holt Applique Club
Join us on the 4th Saturday of each month from 11:00 - 4:00 to work on your applique project or make a reservation to learn how to applique using techniques such as: prepared edge, needle turn, fusible, or the Lori Holt/ Eleanor Burns method of sewing on interfacing & turn. An instructor is available for each method, each month. No fee for attendance or for applique lesson, however, reservation is encouraged for Sew-cial and is required for lesson. Simply call the shop at 815-239-1026 and then join us and enjoy the fun of applique!
Legendary Loves Block of the Month (BOM)
Starts in October
The Legendary Loves block of the month, designed by Denice Lipscomb is a 12 month program celebrating love. Along with detailed instructions for a part of the quilt, each month will include a story of a couple who found deep and abiding love with one another. From Odysseus and Penelope to the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, each of these couples will touch your heart in a special way. The program will begin in October of 2017 and will run for 12 months. It includes the pattern and the fabric for your quilt top and binding. The finished quilt measures 97" x 103". You can choose to pickup your block or have it sent to you each month for only $5.00 shipping. An optional monthly gathering will be held to discuss the stories and do show and tell of our blocks! Stay tuned for the monthly date of the gatherings.
Price is $25.75 per month. Reservation fee is $5.00.
Space is limited! Reserve your space now by clicking here, stop in the shop or call (815) 239-1026.
My Kinda Town Paper Piecing Project
Third Saturday of each month
Demo at 12:30 (no fee)
Sew-In 1:00 - 5:00 ($5 fee)
Click here to register for the Sew-In
To purchase the pattern online, click HERE.
Fabric bundles are available to make the quilt exactly as our shop sample. Stop in the shop to take a look!
Have you always loved the look of scrappy quilts? 30's Fabrics? Well, here's your chance to create a beautiful scrappy 1930's quilt by participating in our first Block Swap.
Announcing BLOCK SWAP 2017
Meets the 1st Saturday of each month
at 1:00 p.m.
Our quilt will be made up of three different beginner blocks - the 9-Patch, Friendship Star and Shoo Fly with a simple Accent and Outer border. Measuring 68" x 74" this will be a great sized snuggle quilt. This Block Swap will last 9 months and the monthly kit will be $12.
To ensure accurate blocks, we will be having a short demo on months 1-3 on the construction of that months' block.
Simply make 10 matching blocks from your Lucky 2B Quilting Block Swap packet, drop them off at the shop to be shuffled with everyone's blocks, and get 9 different blocks back plus one of your own.
Click here for more information!
Contact the shop to sign up for our BLOCK SWAP 2017!