Phat Quarters Quilting Newsletter
shortened daylight hours, we have resumed our winter hours:
Fusible Machine Applique
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
1:00 - 3:00 pm
$30.00 (includes pattern and kit)
In this class, Kris will
guide you as you explore quick, easy, and fun fusible machine applique techniques, choosing decorative or traditional
applique stitches to complement your applique pattern. After this class, you'll go home with the confidence to create
your own machine applique patterns.
Use your machine or reserve one of ours. If you want to use one of our machines,
please let us know when you register for the class.
To register, please email or call us at 815/776-0034.
Bring a friend and enjoy a fun afternoon
exploring this technique and enjoy a 15% discount on regularly priced merchandise purchased during or after the class..
First Friday of each Month
The machine embroidery club meets the first Tuesday of every month at 11:30 am and is open to all
In this meeting, we will discuss new embroidery
ideas. Bring your triumphs and disasters. We all learn by our mistakes.
In addition to the usual club agenda,
we are starting a machine embroidery block of the month, Feels
Like Spring. The multi-formatted design CD includes all the information and the applique-in-the-hoop design motifs you
will need to complete your choice of a bed-size quilt, a lap quilt, or a bed runner. The formats on the design CD include ART, EXP, HUS, JEF, PCS, PES4, PES6, VIP, VP3, and XXX. In addition to the applique motifs, the CD also contains, quilting designs and cutwork designs for
all the luck owners of the BERNINA cutwork tool. PDF’s for the
applique pieces are also included.
The pattern also includes a few pieced blocks
We will be discussing fabric choices,
thread choices, and will be happy to help you find fabrics to create your quilt from scratch, or we will be happy to help
you find coordinating fabrics if you want to work down your stash. Alternate projects for your blocks will also be discussed.
Your purchase of the design CD is required. Enjoy a 10% discount on store merchandise during the club meetings.
BERNINA Software ClubSecond Friday of each Month$10.00 (free to customers who purchased the software from us)
club is open to all BERNINA software owners. If you purchased your software from us, the club is free. If you
purchased your software elsewhere, there is a modest $10.00 charge for each meeting. If you are interested in purchasing
software, you are welcome to attend a meeting at no charge. Sitting in during a club meeting is a good way
to learn about the software's capabilities.
Please bring your projects for show-and-tell, your questions and suggestions.
During the March meeting,
we will be discussing the editing features of the software, including adding an article, changing stitch types and stitch
angles, adding a guideline plus other features. Please bring a USB stick so that we can copy the "Owner’s
Workbook Volume 1" onto it.