Striped Bag Class - Monday Oct.17 and Thurs Oct 20 6-8 $40.00
OK, time to start thinking of Christmas presents. In this class you will make a beautiful, (or really cool and funky, depending on your fabric choice) tote bag using strips and a quilt as you go method. You can use a coordinated jelly roll or raid your stash and cut strips of all sizes for a scrappy look.
This class is a lot of fun and If there is enough interest, we will offer this class in the daytime both days. Supplies list and sign up sheet at Pookie's.
Save the Dates - Pookie's Fabrics is pleased and proud to announce that KayLynn Designs will be holding a lecture and 2 classes at our shop featuring their wonderful book AMISH SHADOWS LIGHT REFLECTED – This lecture is based on the book by the same title, co-authored by Kathryn and Lynn. We discuss Amish quilting styles in general and the Amish Shadows quilt in particular. It includes a trunk show of Amish quilts. some of the quilts pictured in the book, and other Amish-style quilts from our collections. The lecture will be wed. October 26 at 7 pm and runs about 1-1/2 hours. The cost for the lecture is $10.00 and we ask that you RSVP ASAP so we will know how many to plan for. There will be 2 classes based on the book.
The classes will be held Thursday, Oct.27 from 5:30 to 9:30 and again on Sat. October 29 from 10 till 2:30 with a 1/2 hour break for lunch. We will have the book available for sale in the store beginning next Sunday.
AMISH SHADOWS LIGHT REFLECTED – Based on our book by the same name, we teach the basic technique for making the Amish Shadows block and creating your choice of a Project from the book. We will also discuss the process for designing your own quilts using this versatile block. We do ask that participants in the class purchase the book. Allow 4 hours for the workshop.
There will be supplies lists based on which quilt you decide to do for the class. If you wish to get a head and a look at some of the quilts you can see them at the Q.U.I.L.T. show at Proctors Theater this weekend
Quilting Retreat sponsored by Pookie's Fabrics. $400.00
Registration is now open for our first Quilting Retreat and it promises to be a good one! Join us at the beautiful Winter Clove Inn in Round Top, New York. (winterclove.com) Winter Clove Inn is an all inclusive family resort located in the Great Northern Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York.You can quilt till you wilt or take part in the many activities offered by this wonderful facility. Being an all inclusive resort, located on over 300 acres and boarding the Catskill Wilderness Preserve they offer a wide range of amenities and activities, including:
Single or double room with all linens
3 delicious meals a day
Heated indoor and outdoor pool
9 hole complimentary golf course
Bowling ally and game room
Tennis, Basketball and Volleyball courts
Miles of hiking, mountain biking and cross country skiing trails
Complimentary cross country ski equipment
Our retreat will be from Monday, November 7 beginning at 2 pm to Thursday, November 10 at 2pm. We will have 3 days of non stop quilting in a fabulous setting in the Catskills. The price of 400.00 includes 3 nights lodging, all meals from dinner Monday through lunch on Thursday and a room for you to set up and quilt in.
A $100.00 deposit is due when you register with the balance due by
October 17. Registration forms and further information is available at the store. Participation is limited to 15 quilters and it is filling up quickly.
The Avengers are coming, The Avengers are coming...............Actually, they're here, Thor, The Hulk, Captain America, Iron Man and Spiderman. We have 8 bolts of great fabrics featuring the Marvel Comics super heroes....8.99 per yard. For the benefit of people who are unable to get to the store, we will ship any fabric anywhere. Just call us and let us know what you want and we will make it happen :).