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CAROLYN KONIG: Australian Teacher, Author, Designer

Carolyn graciously made an appearance here at PPnQ during Festival 2014, and she was a big hit! With fabulous quilts on display, she demo'd her applique style and answered lots of questions!

We're excited to announce that she is returning in MAY for a rare visit!
Carolyn has a busy schedule in the U.S., so we are extremely pleased that she is sharing time with us.

This will be a 2-day workshop:
Saturday, May 14 & Sunday, May 15
(9:30am - 4:30pm)
She will be teaching the lovely Floral Fantasy 1703 (focusing solely on the central flower vase medallion), as well as presenting a lecture titled "Reproduction Quilting & Design Techniques" on Saturday, May 14 @ 7pm; this will be included with the class.

Learn Carolyn's applique and fussy cutting
techniques for this beautiful design that is truly in the style for which she is recognized. (Needle-turn & Prepared Edge Applique).
A definite floral beauty – where the flowers take
center stage.

Don't wait to sign-up! Call us today.
Two-day workshop fee is $165
(lecture is included)
Click here to get supply list.
10% discount on class supplies.

 Class project: Floral Fantasy 1703
(focusing solely on the central flower vase medallion)

This quilt is based on a cot cover owned by the
V & A Museum
(maker unknown).
In the middle of this small and delicate quilt sits a medallion featuring a vase of floral splendor. Carnations, lilies and an assortment of other flowers in shades of pink, blues and green feature prominently. In each corner of the quilt is a flowering plant in similar colors and style.

WORKSHOP WITH CYNTHIA ENGLAND

International fiber artist, pattern designer and author CYNTHIA ENGLAND will be teaching a landscape workshop at The Pony on Sat., FEB. 20!
Mark your calendars!
Cynthia is known for the technique she developed called "Picture Piecing". She has received many awards for her work; including two Best of Show awards at the prestigious International Quilt Festival.
We're so excited to have Cynthia return to Painted Pony, and we DARE you to miss this opportunity!

SAT., FEB 20
(9:30am-3:30pm)
Visit CLASS page for project choices and details.

cynthia england
Sample project: Field of Flowers by Cynthia England
field of flowers by cynthia england

Farm Girl Vintage Sew-In
January-December 2016
(4th Sat. or Fri. each month, 9:30am-2pm)
Guided by Jaelyn
New Friday group forming - 1st meeting Feb. 26

This will be a casual "sew-in" setting with no fee! We'd like to limit participation to approx. 16 and we do ask for you to get your name on our list if you're interested so we have an idea of attendance.

The blocks in this project are really cute! Jaelyn will feature 4 blocks each month and hold a block demo in the first half of each session. Work at your own pace!

Bring regular sewing tools and machine, Farm Girl Vintage book,
and your own fabrics.


Join us for some fun!

Sampler Block Shuffle
B.O.W. - WOW! [translation: Block(s) of the Week - WOW!]

NOW IN PROGRESS!...(and really! they're FREE!)

CLICK PICTURE BELOW
for blocks and setting pattern links.

shuffle [shuhf-uh l] - verb. To move (an object or objects) this way and that; to jumble together, mix, or interchange the positions of (objects).

Each Thursday for 10 weeks (except Christmas week), we will offer 3 FREE blocks, designed by Moda's talented designers. The goal is to help you increase your skills and learn new techniques.

Each set of blocks will be available for 7 days - by clicking the link to the left -
after that, the next 3 blocks will be available!

There will be a total of (30) 6" finished blocks; you can set them (shuffle them!) any way you please OR you can set them using Moda's pattern that we will provide.
It is your project, so work at your pace, use your scraps, or come in to plan out your quilt and pick up coordinated fat quarters, layer cakes and other precuts.

Don't have time to work on the project right now?! That's ok, just be sure to visit this page each week to save the patterns and you can use them later!

Visit this page each week for a special CODE that will get you a discount on a select Item of the Week (announced each week). The discount applies to in-store, in-stock "item of the week" purchases only. Give the CODE to the clerk at the register to get the discount.
Check back here for the weekly
CODE ... and spread the word!
CODE for FRI 2/5- THURS 2/11: FLOWERS
20% off FABRIC MARKING TOOLS (ie. pencils, pens, chalk, etc)

"BE SQUARED" Fabric Exchange
Beef up your stash with a 1 yard purchase!

This is an exchange for people who want to trade "quilt shop quality" fabrics, and it's an easy way
to increase your stash with little cost, especially if you want to "try out" a new style!
There are NO meetings - just FUN! Join in anytime and participate every month or just the months you prefer! See Guidelines for fabric schedule.

1930's and Batik Exchanges

  • 1930's Reproduction exchange - This exchange has ended.
  • Batik exchange - view or print Guidelines


"Warm Fuzzies" Wool Club
January 27th will be the final meeting...until further notice.
wool project block

Hand Embroidery Club is now a BEE!

If you're a hand stitcher, please join us to spend some time, share some stitches and projects, your favorite backgrounds and threads, and mostly share your enthusiasm and love for hand embroidery!
Gather on the 1st Tuesday of each month, 10am-noon.
No fee...join at any time...learn from each other...show & share...and STITCH!

Step back in time to an
old-fashioned gathering to
reflect on 19th century
culture.
This is a 6-month club
where you'll re-create
small primitive quilts using
Jo Morton's fabrics and
patterns exclusive
to members.
"Jo's Little Women"
6 month club - 3rd Tuesdays (9:30-11:30am)

6-month fee: $35.00
NEW session began January - Club #15 for 2016 -
Join us!

 Jo's Little Women Club
If Civil War-era fabrics and history are your interests, come join us as we work on our piecing skills using Jo Morton fabrics, and patterns exclusive to members.
We meet in the PPnQ classroom on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (9:30-11:30am).
Membership is $35.00

Karen will share tips, historical information, and lead group activities for those
interested in reproduction quilts.
Join us for some old fashioned fellowship, make new
"stitchin" friends, and sample tasty treats!

Looking for a friendly, casual quilting group?

The Wednesday Bee
...is our oldest Bee and the ladies meet every
Wednesday (10am-noon) in the PPnQ classroom.
They work on their our own projects, visit, and often go to lunch together afterward. There is no cost - the main goal is to make progress on your projects, listen and share, they often enjoy homemade goodies, and most importantly...have fun!
No need to register - just come and join in!


Can't decide what to buy? Get a Painted Pony Gift Card
for a quick, easy gift !
...choose an amount of your choice!

Bees & Clubs
The Wednesday Bee Every Wednesday, 10am - Noon
Hand Embroidery Bee 1st Tuesday, 10am-noon (no fee)
Houston Bay Area Applique Stitchers 2nd Tuesday, 10am-noon ($5.00 membership)
Jo's Little Women Club 3rd Tuesday, 9:30-11:30am ($35 6-month fee)
English Paper-Piecers Bee 1st Thursday, 1-3pm (no fee)
Warm Fuzzies Wool Club 4th Wednesday, 1-3pm ($20 6-month fee)

Find One That Is Right for You!
The Wednesday Bee -
This bee is a friendly group of women who meet every Wed. from 10-noon; they bring current projects to work on i.e applique, quilting, embroidery, cross-stitch and any other handwork. For those who want to participate, there may be swaps, trades and exchanges. No cost.
Hand Embroidery Bee -
If you're a hand stitcher, please join us to spend some time, share stitches and projects, your favorite backgrounds and threads, and mostly share your enthusiasm and love for hand embroidery!
Join at any time...learn from each other...show & share...and STITCH! No cost.
Jo's Little Women Club - there is a 6 month club fee, which includes Jo Morton project patterns, refreshments, etc. Join in to re-create small primitive quilts using Jo Morton's fabrics and patterns exclusive
to members.
English Paper-Piecing Bee - under the guidance of Cynthia Williford & Tanya Smith...they'll get you started, offering helpful information, how to fussy cut fabrics, how to assemble your pieces, etc. Join us to learn something new, or bring a project you've already started. Bring basic sewing notions like scissors, neutral threads, sewing needles, and any fabrics you'd like to try out. No fee to join.
Warm Fuzzies Wool Club - Led by Tanya Smith, this club is for those who share a common love of wool, or anyone interested in learning more about how to use it. 6-month fee $20.00
Houston-Bay Area Applique Stitchers - Hand applique group that meets at PPnQ 2nd Tuesday each month. Small membership fee.
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