Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm Slumberland Furniture, 1320 Jackson St. Iron Mt, MI (Jackson Street intersects US 2 just east of the VA Hospital)
Free Drawing for Door Prizes Chance to win: Jackie's Catawampus/Wonky Log Cabin in Black, White, Pinks and Reds (67 x 67) or a quilted purse by Angela Aho, PLUS quilting books, Hunter Star ruler and pattern, fat quarter fabrics, quilt puzzle and more.....must be present to enter drawing.
Quilts shown will largely be those quilts made/owned by customers and students of Quilting with Jackie Quilting Classes, includes Bargellos, Hunter Stars, Landscapes, Orange Peels, Radiant Stars and many, many more. 200+ quilts will be on display with vendors, short classes, yummy sweet treats by Dulce Nulla in our coffee/treat area, a free drawing for a quilt give away and more! $5.00 Admission.
Free Demo Classes given throughout the day - class descriptions:
10:30 *Abstract Child's Play - how to make quick and easy abstract quilts with the young children in your life. In this demo/class you will see how to take an ordinary, everyday object and abstract it, then turn that abstraction into a beautiful wallhanging quilt. This project will keep your kids connected for a long time as they have fun making the abstract object and then turning that into a very personalized quilt. Fun for all ages!
11:00 *Magic Binding Method - Complete beautiful "piped" bindings! This quick binding method produces beautiful bindings that will jazz up your quilts with a 2nd binding piping - quick, easy, and best of all, no hand sewing!
11:15 *Scalloped Binding Method - Turn your wide borders into beautiful scalloped edges.
11:30 *Prairie Point Binding Method - Why settle for a plain, flat binding on your outside borders. Instead, add a prairie point binding and create a quilt with real pizzazz, sure to awe everyone.
1:00 *Tips for making T-Shirt Memory Quilts - T-Shirt quilts seem difficult, how do you sew t-shirts without stretching? how do you arrange them? how do you quilt them? Learn the ins and outs of making beautiful T-Shirt quilts.
1:30 *Adding Swarovski Crystals to your quilt tops - Learn just how simple and fast it is to add glitz and glamour to your special quilts using Swarovski Crystals. You'll learn how to use them and where to buy them. Take an ordinary quilt and really glitz it up!
VENDORS AT THE SHOW
Robin Rasmussen - Stitch it Up, Iron Mountain. Robin will feature Brother Sewing Machine and related products, and will have fabric and a variety of notions for sale
Holly DeGroot - Bijou Lovely, Iron Mountain. We are so proud of Holly for being noticed by fabric manufacturers - she will feature her very own fabric line and will have a a variety of wonderful gifts for sale.
Dolce Nulla Gourmet Desserts - Melissa Boyles, Iron Mountain - Melissa will offer gourmet goodies for sale either individual size or in quantity to take home. It will give you a chance to sit and visit with your friends and/or family as you take a break from the Quilt Show. She will be located in our on-site cafe.
Angela Aho, Lofty Stitches, Crystal Falls, MI - beautiful and very special handmade quilted bags and purses - be sure to check out her table!
Jenny Rymus, JR's Custom Jewelry, Crystal Falls, MI Jenny makes beautiful sterling silver and crystal jewelry. Adorn your ears, wrists and neck with something special just for you or make a purchase for a great Christmas gift.
Helen Sauld, Iron Mountain, featuring quality scented and unique hand-made candles. You will certainly find something wonderful for your home or gift-giving at her tables.
Jackie Lehto, Jackie's Sewing Service, Iron Mountain, MI, Jackie be selling a wide variety of gently used pantographs for longarm quilting. Also, she will have a wide variety of quilting stencils, books, Gammill boards, Red Snappers, and other longarm quilting supplies for sale.