Thursday, April 26, 2012

Quilter's Puzzle Quilt Class

Quilter's Puzzle Quilt
Quilter's Puzzle: This fabric puzzle features tessellating interlocked pieces that look just like a real puzzle.  The perfect gift for anyone who loves jigsaw puzzles! You will enjoy watching this quilt puzzle come together. Purchase of pattern required. Purchase your own fabrics or one of our Quilter's Puzzle kits.  Class to make this fun quilt is being offered on Saturday, May 26th and June 9th from 10-12.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Marissa's Bag Class

Want to make this cutie patootie bag?

The Marissa's Bag is a sweet little bag that offers many possibilities! The interchangeable metal purse handle allows you to make many different bags and change them to suit your mood or outfit. Inside pockets keep your belongings organized while you're out and about.

Class Information
Date: Saturday March 10 & 24, 2012
Time: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Instructor: Barbara McLarney
Fee: $32.00, plus purchase of pattern

If you're interested and want to reserve your spot today, please call us at 860-896-1056 or email us at

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Gadget Day

We have another Gadget Day coming this Sunday! This month, we're sharing tricks, tips and our favorite rulers to make perfect flying geese. If you've always wanted to learn how to, please come join us!

Date: Sunday February 12, 2012
Time: 1-2PM

Friday, January 13, 2012

January Classes At QBTY

Gadget Day
Who doesn't love sewing gadgets? Spend an hour one Sunday afternoon a month with us and see what's the latest and greatest. Not only will we show you what's new, but we'll revisit those "oldies but goodies" that are great to use when sewing or quilting.

This month we'll be sharing different tricks and tips to get that perfect 1/4" seam allowance and improve your quilting.

Date: Sunday January 22
Time: 1-2PM

Heart Chain Machine Applique Class 
Learn how fast and fun machine applique can be in the Heart Chain Machine Applique class! We will explore fusible applique and learn machine stitches that can be used for applique.
Date: Tuesday January 24
Time: 6PM to 9PM
Fee: $24.00, plus pattern

Little Ohio Stars and Rails
This quilt is an easy introduction into "little" quilts. It finishes at 15" square. It is not a miniature... it's just small! Use it as a table topper or a wall hanging to decorate with, whatever your heart desires!

Date: Saturday January 28 (Session 1) & Saturday February 4 (Session 2)
Time: 10AM - 1PM
Fee: $48, plus pattern

Other classes available this month:
- Introduction to Machine Quilting on Saturday January 14 from 10AM to 12:30PM.
- Free Motion Quilting on Saturday January 21 from 10AM to 3PM.

There are spots still available in all five classes, so please come down to the shop or call at (860) 896-1056 to reserve your spot today!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Moda Summer Breeze II Is In!

We're so excited to announce that the full line of Moda Summer Breeze II by Sentimental Studios is in the shop! This beautiful line was so well-received the first time around, and we're sure you're going to love this one too.

Not only do we have yardage of Moda Summer Breeze II, but we also have charm packs, jelly rolls and layer cakes for all your project needs!

Come in to the shop and take a look for yourself... before they fly out the door again!

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Double Punches Until January 15

From now until January 15th, you'll receive double punches on your full-price purchases*!

* Exclusions: Classes and gift certificates.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

2012 Block Of The Month Quilts

We're very excited to show you the three Block of the Month (BOM) programs that we'll be starting very soon!

The first is Ginger Rose (73" x 90") by Nancy Murty for Andover Fabrics. It is an eight-part program that is priced at $21.95 a month.

Next we have Bella Verona (95" x 105") by Wing and a Prayer Design for Timeless Treasures. This is a 13-month program, and price yet to be determined.

Last but not least, we have Amish with a Twist (88-3/8" x 105 1/2") by Nancy Rink for Marcus Fabrics. It is a six-month program, and price is yet to be determined. 

We're taking sign-ups for all our BOMs so if you'd like to reserve your spot, come in to the shop, call us at 860-896-1056 or email us at If you're not in the area and are interested, we're happy to ship to you, so please contact us for more information.