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
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
Learn Carolyn's applique and fussy
This will be a 2-day
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.
techniques for this beautiful design that is truly in the style
for which she is recognized. (Needle-turn & Prepared Edge
A definite floral beauty where the flowers take
Don't wait to sign-up! Call us
Two-day workshop fee is $165 (lecture
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
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.
2016 theme..."Home Sweet Home"!
Row by Row Experience
if you haven't heard of it yet...it's
like a shop hop, but it's not... no fees, no cards to stamp,
and all summer to play! Simply visit any of the hundreds of participating shops and receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt.
Combine your rows in any way to create a unique quilt that represents
the fun you had traveling throughout the summer. Travel with
friends, discover new quilt shops and have fun collecting rows!
Includes All 50 States and Canada, too!
Prizes and collectibles!
Create a quilt using at least 8 different 2016 rows from 8
different 2016 participating RxR shops and be the first to
bring it into any participating shop to win a stack of 25 fat
quarters (6-1/4 yards of fabric!). If you used that shops
row in your quilt, you win a bonus prize! Click here for more details.
Plates by Zebra Patterns will be available in many Row
by Row quilt shops. Each one is unique! Collect a bunch to create
fun projects, sewing studio wall art or even a fun backing for
Be watching for
pins, t-shirts, caps and even more Row by Row licensed items
featuring the Row by Row Home Sweet Home logo.
Each area has it's
own Facebook page. "Like" the page from the areas you
visit to see pics of the rows, shop displays, winning quilts
and fabric plate projects.
Begins June 21 - Sept. 6 = Travel and collect free row
patterns, purchase row fabric kit (if desired). You must visit
the shop in person to receive your free pattern.
period is Sept. 7 - Oct. 31.
This allows time for travelers who have collected rows a chance
to finish their quilts and submit them to a shop that has not
received a winner. Patterns and kits are NOT available during
June 21 - Oct. 31 = Be the first to submit
completed quilt to any participating shop for a prize.
Completed = at least 8 rows from 8 participating
shops and it must be quilted, bound and labeled.
- Click here for the official event website ROW BY ROW WEBSITE
- Click here for TEXAS ROW BY ROW FACEBOOK page where you'll
find pics of Texas storefronts, quilt rows, and license plates!
(Under Photos, click ALBUMS
to see by group).
License Plates by Zebra
Patterns will be available
in shops around the country. Each one is special and fun! Collect
a bunch to create fun projects, sewing-studio wall art or even
a fun backing for your quilt. Some shops will also have other
collectible items available!
you are visiting our area from out of town, here are a few nearby
attractions to consider...
- Johnson Space Center (NASA)
- Space Center Houston / Shuttle display
- Bay Forest Golf Course
- Wave Pool
- Sylvan Beach / Fishing Pier
- Main Street shopping - antiques, stained
- "And Sew It Began" Quilters Retreat
Our 2016 Fabric-Plate and pins...Coming
2015 official event pin
A great collectible!
2015 PPnQ pin -
A great collectible!
Farm Girl Vintage Sew-In
(4th Sat. or Fri. each month, 9:30am-2pm)
Guided by Jaelyn
Please call to check
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!
regular sewing tools and machine, Farm Girl Vintage book,
and your own fabrics.
Join us for
B.O.W. - WOW! [translation:
Block(s) of the Week
CLICK PICTURE BELOW
to see block pictures.
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).
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
- Batik exchange -
view or print Guidelines
Step back in time to an
old-fashioned gathering to
reflect on 19th century
This is a 6-month club
where you'll re-create
small primitive quilts using
Jo Morton's fabrics and
"Jo's Little Women"
6 month club - 3rd Tuesdays
6-month fee: $35.00
NEW session began January - Club #15 for 2016 -
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
We meet in the PPnQ classroom on the 3rd Tuesday of each month
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 new Bee
activity? Take your pick...
- "The Wednesday
Bee" - friendly, casual group
This is our longest-running
Bee and the ladies meet every Wednesday (10am-noon) in
the PPnQ classroom.
They work on their our own projects, visit, and occasionally
go out to lunch. 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!
Fuzzies" Wool Bee
Join the group
for a relaxing activity on 3rd Wednesday each month (1-3pm).
Work on your own wool/flannel projects - at your own pace. Come
sit & stitch, share your knowledge, introduce any fun projects/patterns
you have found, and of course we always like show-and-share!
No fee...join any time.
Feel free to come early and visit The Wednesday Bee that meets
prior to Wool Bee.
- Hand Embroidery
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 any time.
- English Paper
For those interested
in this fun method, using template shapes and hand stitching;
great for creating portable projects. Bring your own project,
work at your own pace.
No cost - join any time. Meets 1st Thursday 1-3pm.