Monday, March 9, 2015

Spring Forward

Did you all remember to change your clocks?
Not the best time of the year... it's awful losing that hour!!!

Still, it's nice to have an extra hour of daylight at the end of the day :)

Looking for something quilty to do this weekend?
How about a trip to Ridgecrest?

Hi Desert Quilt Guild is hosting a Quilt Show in Ridgecrest, CA
Saturday and Sunday, March 14 and 15, 2015.
They are raffling off a gorgeous quilt!

The show is this weekend at
Mesquite Hall, Desert Empire Fairgrounds 520 S Richmond Rd
between Ridgecrest Bl & Bowman
Ridgecrest, CA 93555

Please contact Patti at if you have any questions or need more information.

The following weekend you can escape for some more quilting fun!

Please call Meri Walker at (909) 645-3229 to RSVP
if you would like to join her at Hawthorne Suites for a fun Retreat!

Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, 2015.


Sew all day and most of the night, wear your jammies if you like!
You will get a special room rate (and free breakfast!) if you want to stay overnight- just let the hotel know that you’re staying over for the Retreat when you call to make your reservations at (760) 949-4700.

Bring your machine, sewing supplies and UFO's or other projects.
Cost is $10 per day, includes dinner on Saturday.


Prairie Rose by Sue Daley for Riley Blake Fabrics

Save 15% or 25% if you clear a whole bolt!

Our wonderful teachers work very hard to ensure an enjoyable class for everyone; please let us know if you plan to attend a class so our teachers know how many students to prepare for.

Classes may be rescheduled or cancelled if there are less than 3 students signed up.

Please call the Shoppe at (760) 881-4025 to reserve your place.
Thank you!

Wednesday, March 11 at 10:30 am to 3:30 pm


Join Lyn Brown for her fun-tastic Zig Zag quilt!

Easily pieced out of 2 ½” strips- you’ll want to make more than one :)

Supply List:
1 Jelly Roll OR 40 2 1/2" WOF strips
Matching Thread
Rotary Cutter and Ruler

Yardage for borders if desired
There will be a lunch break :)

Cost: $25

Thursday, March 5 at 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm


Each Thursday evening Linda Rizzardi will be hosting a weekly “Sew Together” geared toward beginner sewists.

Are you stuck on a project and don’t know what to do?
Maybe you're even unsure of how to get started... 

Bring your projects and questions to class and let Linda help you!
Learn a technique or two find out what all those presser feet do.

Come by and sit, sew, and enjoy the company!

Cost: $15

Friday, March 13 at 10:30 am to 3:30 pm

Project Linus

Come join us to make quilts and blankets for Project Linus!

Please bring your own project, sewing machine and supplies.
We will also be discussing new developments in our Chapter :)

Cost: FREE
Saturday, March 14 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Linda Rizzardi will be instructing a fun class teaching a "William Sonoma" inspired apron.

This apron can be made of duck or canvas and be unlined, or choose two cute contrasting fabrics to make it lined and/or reversible! 

Linda will supply patterns and hardware-  choose from Adult or Children sizes.

You will need the following: 

1 yard Cotton Canvas (no lining needed)


1 yard Cotton Print for Main Side*
1 yard Contrasting Cotton for Lining*

Thread to match
Sewing Machine
*Child size takes 3/4 yard of each.
 Cost: $25

Make sure you check out our Class Schedule for more information about these and other upcoming classes!

Free shipping on Website orders of $50 or more!

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