WOODEN NICKEL WEDNESDAY
10 am - 3 pm
All PELLON batting 50% off. This is a blended batting similar to Hobbs 80/20 blend. Soft, very drapeable.
All other batting in store is 20% off. We carry Hobbs 80/20 blend in white, natural, and black. Quilters Dream request, thinnest loft. Hobbs silk blend, Hobbs 100% wool, Hobbs 80/20 wool/cotton blend. Hobbs Tuscany polyester.
We are giving away wooden nickels October 10, so even if you didn't get one yet, come in for this special and get your wooden nickel to take advantage of this special.
October 17 wooden nickel special = $1 yd off clearance fabric
October 24 wooden nickel special = buy one FQ, get one FREE
October 31 wooden nickel special = widebacks $10/yard
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Bargello - Confident Beginner - Faye
Thursday, Oct. 4, 11-1 pm Oct. 11 and 18, from 10 am-1 pm $85
Fee INCLUDES precut fabric kit to make one Bargello runner, Bargello book, 2 free open sewing sessions to finish if needed. Fabric palette is in holiday colors.
Learn the bargello technique. It is simply working with strips. sew one way, then cut with alternate sizes and sew together the other way. Once you know the technique it can be applied to any one of the quilt designs in the book provided.
By Popular Demand Repeat Bargello $85 with Faye
Tuesday, November 6, 13, 20 from 1-4 pm
Basics of Free Motion Quilting - Faye
Tuesday October 23, 1-4 pm. $40
Sending your quilts out to be finished becomes expensive. Learn how to finish them on your machine. You can do this! Faye will guide you beyond stitching in the ditch into creating patterns. And we won't spend the first two hours lecturing or making you buy expensive supplies. You will need a sewing machine that drops feed dogs. Look in your attachments and find either a darning foot, big foot, or embroidery food, the one used when machine is in embroidery mode. Sample practice sandwich is provided in in class fee.
Needle turn applique table runner - $38 - Duke
Next dates TBD
Our Ellie Sienkiewicz-trained applique expert will guide you in making a beautiful table runner on black or white tea toweling for an upscale farmhouse or on jute for a beachy look. No quilting needed. Learn to transfer a pattern or create your own pattern, and make stems the easy way. No, you don't need an expensive stem turner gadget.
Class fee includes applique fabrics and toweling (black or white) or jute. No quilting needed for this project. Once applique is finished, runner is done!
PRIVATE CLASSES - $20/hour
Beginning Sewing, How to use your sewing machine, T shirt quilt, Memory Quilt, Beginning Quilting, Finish a Project, Free Motion Quilting, or whatever your specific needs happen to be.
Call 941-330-0993 to set a date and discuss your individual needs.
Private class on the Bernina Q20 available Monday or Friday - $20/hour
Learn how to finish your own quilt instead of sending it out!
More Classes and Samples in Process
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Thursday Open Sewing
Thursday from 1-4 pm
Fee: $8 per session. No charge if you are finishing a project from one of our classes!
Limited to 4 individuals. Please call 941-330-0993 to register!
This is not the same as a private class, however, we will help you with the details of finishing your project. Our "seasoned" staff has a combined pool of more than 150 years of knowledge and experience in quilting. Duke is the applique and repair expert, Faye excels in free motion quilting and general quilt construction, Dena knows every aspect of deciphering patterns and making quilts, and Ella fills in the gaps, having worked on several thousand quilts over the last 15 years. This unique mix of knowledge and skills in one place is unusual and you get to tap into this repository at the Open Sewing sessions. Thursday sessions are akin to a quilt academy.
If this is your first time, please tell us what you are working on to make sure we can match your needs with a staff member. This session is not appropriate for someone who has never made a quilt or for someone who needs one-on-one instruction. Call 941-330-0993 for a Private Lesson.
Check out our assortment of blenders. We make many Custom Quilts and use a lot of blenders! Stonehenge by Northcott, Dimples by Andover, Basic Backgrounds Tone on Tone in White, Neutral, Off White, Muslins, Timeless Treasures Fairy Frost. Love those Metallic Blenders!
TO PURCHASE products, go to www.AlmaSueShop.com
TO See quilts in the hand frame and shop activity, go to FB:Alma Sue's Quilt Shop
TO contact Ella, send a message to EllaMillerToy@aol.com
Call the shop at 941-330-0993
Send Mail to:
Alma Sue's Quilts
3737 Bahia Vista Street, Suite 11
Sarasota FL 34232
To avoid theft in transit when sending a quilt, omit the word "quilts" and send only to Alma Sue.