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Heirloom Elegance : February 2013 Newsletter


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February 2013 Newsletter

Cruisin’ the Coast Shop Hop Winners!  The following were all winners in the recent shop hop.  Congratulations to all!  The winners of each prize will be individually contacted.  Each winner must claim their prize by July 31, 2013.

·         Sewing Machine:  Susan Jessup

·         $50 shopping spree from each shop: Phyllis McClendon

·         $50 shopping spree from Beefore It’s a Quilt: Ann Sikes

·         $50 shopping spree from Cedar Chest: Charlotte Watkins

·         $50 shopping spree from Golden Needles: Julie Dungan

·         $50 shopping spree from Heirloom Elegance: Rachel Villarreal

·         $50 shopping spree from Quilt Cottage: Julie Johnson

·         $50 shopping spree from Quilter’s Patch: Betsy Blavier

These are upcoming quilt shows:

·        Coastal Bend Quilt & Needlework Guild: “Kickin’ Quilts of Texas” February 15 – 16, 2013, 10 am – 5 pm, American Bank Center

·        Rio Grande Valley Quilt Guilt: “Joined by Heart Strings” February 15 -  16, 2013, 9 am – 5 pm, McAllen Convention Center

·        Colorado Valley Quilt Guild: “16th Annual Best Little Quilt Show in Texas” February 22 - 23, 2013, 10 am – 5 pm, Fayette County Fairgrounds, U.S. Hwy 77 N. La Grange, TX

·        Shiner Heritage Quilters: “Spring Into Quilting” March 15-16, 2013, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm, Methodist Church Activity Center, 102 West Church St. (1 block off Hwy 90A) Shiner,TX

·        The Quilt Guild of Greater Victoria: “Threads in Bloom” March 22-23, 2013, Fri. 10 am – 5 pm and Sat. 10 am – 4 pm, Holy Family Catholic Church, 704 Mallette Dr., Bldg. D (off NE Loop 463) Victoria, TX

 

February Classes

 

·        Sit & Sew Classes: Tuesdays, February  12, 19, & 26, 10 am – 4 pm. Bring your projects and your sewing machines to sew in the company of others.  Faye Medina is there to assist you as needed. Fee $30.

·        Patchabilities: Shamrocks, Friday, February 22, 10 am – 4 pm. Make your Shamrock mini-wall hanging in one day with this kit and class and you’ll be prepared for St. Patrick’s Day and the celebrating of all things green.  Faye Medina is the instructor.  Fee $38.



Quick Tip of the Month:

When trying to figure out the yardage needed for the back of your quilt,

try using this quick little chart to help you.

 

Standard Quilt Sizes

Quilt Size

Backing (45” wide fabrics)

Twin (63 x 87)

5 ¼ yds.

Double (78 x 87)

5 ¼ yds.

Queen (84 x 92)

7 ½ yds.

King (100 x 92)

8 yds.