Revolving Classes, Clubs, Workshops & Events Schedule - 2018
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                                                    Beginner        =         
                                                    Intermediate  =    
                                                    Advanced       =    
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Beginning Quilting 101 & 102

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 Beginning Quilting 101 / Double 4 Patch   
Learn to use your rulers and rotary cutters. Easy piecing techniques make this classic design using only 2 colors. You will be instructed in piecing a quilt top, how to measure and apply borders, and finishing the quilt with binding. Finished quilt is 70" x 78".
Instructor: Sue Denton
Dates:
Sat. - Jan. 27, Feb. 17, March 3 & 31
Time: 10 am – 1 pm
Price: $50 (includes pattern)
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Beginning Quilting 102Jewel Box  
Students will learn all the basics of quilt making, how to use rulers and safely handle a rotary cutter.  Using chain piecing, two simple blocks combine into a versatile design using a straight set of 4 patches and half square triangles. Finished size is 56” x 72”.
Instructor: Sue Denton
Dates:
Sat. - Jan. 27, Feb. 17 & March
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Price:
$50      

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Classes
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Stitch Play with Alice              
           
Are you interested in taking your embroidery skills to the next level? If so, this class is for you! We will be learning variations of stitches that you may already know along with ones that you may not have tried. The class  will meet once a month and will cover 1 or 2 stitches and how they are used in a variety of ways. This is a perfect class for those interested in ‘free embroidery style’ and for Crazy Quilt projects.
Instructor: Alice LeBlanc                     
                 
             
             
 
                

             
Dates:
Thursday – Jan. 25, Feb 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 26, May 24 & June 28
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Price: $10 per session
   
 
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 Panel Magic Quilt Technique

Learn the technique of taking a panel and transforming it into a beautiful scene as viewed through windows. You will learn how to cut your panel and frame the pieces into windows. The window technique is very easy and fast! You can use any panel of your choice. The size of the quilt will be determined by the size of your panel and number of borders you want to add.
WARNING! Once you learn this technique, you will want to make more Panel Magic Quilts!

Instructor: Maryann Hussey
Dates:
Pick from one of 3 class offerings:
Sunday -  Jan. 7 or Feb 4 or March 4
Time: 11 am - 3 pm
Price: $25
   
 
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 Beginning Hand Appliqué 


Learn to prepare fabric for appliqué using the starch method.  This method is an alternative to traditional needle turn appliqué and results in very smooth and sharp edges on your appliqué pieces.  Students will choose their own designs to work on. This is a 2 day class.

Instructor: Bobbie Ball


Dates:
Sunday - Feb. 11 & 25
Time: 11 am -2 pm
Price: $30
   
 
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Embroidery with Color with Crayons 

This is a technique class that introduces you to enhancing your embroidery projects by adding color using regular Crayola Crayons. The class covers preparing your fabric, tracing pattern, coloring your project and setting the color after coloring. now you're ready to add embroidery to your project.
Instructor:      Alice LeBlanc

Dates:              Saturday – February 24

Time:              10 am - 4 pm

Price:              $35



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Fearless Free Motion Quilting            


If you would like to learn to Free Motion Quilt in a supportive and fun atmosphere then join me and learn how to begin quilting your own projects at home with your home machine. Free Motion Quilting allows you to work directly on your own projects with little or no marking and without the need for stencils.

Instructor:      Jenny Lyons

Dates:              Saturday – March 17

Time:              10 am - 4 pm

Price:              $65



 

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 Beginning Quilting 101 / Double 4 Patch   
Learn to use your rulers and rotary cutters. Easy piecing techniques make this classic design using only 2 colors. You will be instructed in piecing a quilt top, how to measure and apply borders, and finishing the quilt with binding. Finished quilt is 70" x 78".
Instructor: Sue Denton
Dates:
Sat. - Jan. 27, Feb. 17, March 3 & 31
Time: 10 am – 1 pm
Price: $50 (includes pattern)
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 Beginning Foundation Paper Piecing


Basic technique for beginning foundation paper piecing. This class will introduce you to the basic techniques of foundation paper piecing. I will provide the basic pattern and paper pre-printed, in class. My sample includes 8 of these blocks to form a table runner.

Instructor: Sally Swalley
Dates:
Sunday – March 25
Time: 11 am - 3 pm
Price: $30
 

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'Open Sew Days'

           
Open Sew Days' are now being offered at Queen B's Quilt Shop. Experience focused creativity and inspiration without everyday distractions in a haven suited for quilters.


Instructor: 
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Date: Jan. 6, 11, 16, 26, 30 & Feb. 3, 8, 16, 20, 27
Time: 10 am - 3 pm except Sunday which is 11 am -3 pm
Price: $5






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Clubs & Workshops

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  Judy Niemeyer Workshop Hosted by Victoria


Got Judy Niemeyer quilts started and stuffed in your closets? Stuck on something that keeps you from finishing
that Judy Niemeyer quilt that you just had to have and now you’re asking yourself; “why did I ever buy that pattern and all of that fabric?”.
Well scoop all of it up and bring it down to Queen B’s Quilt Shop and let’s get it finished.
Come sit & sew with me from 11 am to 3 pm and ask away, any questions on any pattern and we will get you through what you thought was the most confusing pattern you ever bought. I promise it is easier than you think. No pressure, no class time limits, just finishing what I consider are some of the most beautiful quilts there are.

Instructor: Victoria Johnson
Dates: Sun. – Jan. 21, 2018 ; Feb. 18, Mar. 18, Apr. 15, May 20, June 24, July 15, Aug. 19, Sept. 23, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 16
Time: 11 am - 3 pm
Price: $25 (each session)
 

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 Quilts of Honor Workshop (All Levels)

Join our workshop for Quilts of Honor. Quilts of Honor provides quilts to all veterans from all branches of the military. All service men and women that have been affected by war are eligible to receive a quilt. Join us once a month at Queen B's Quilt Shop to work on these quilts. If you are unable to attend our workshop please leave fabric donations for Quilts of Honor at the shop. In particular we need patriotic prints, reds, whites, creams, tans and blues.Thank you for your help.
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month except December.
Instructor: na
Dates:
Thurs. – Jan. 18, 2018; Feb. 15, Mar. 15, Apr. 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, Aug. 16, Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM  
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Applique' Club (All Levels)

Do you want to perfect your spray starch applique’ techniques?  Join Bobbie’s club.  (Must have prior spray starch applique’ experience).  The club meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month.

Instructor: Bobbie Ball
Dates:
Tuesday – Jan. 2, Feb. 6, Mar. 6, Apr. 3, May 1, Jun. 5, July 3, Aug. 7, Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4
Time: 10 AM - 1 PM  
Price: Free  

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 Donation Workshop (All Levels)

Join our workshop once a month to help perform a variety of duties that are involved in the many steps that are needed to complete a quilt. Queen B’s donates the fabric and quilters donate their time. We will provide technique demos for specific tasks that have to be done. All levels of quilters are welcome.
This is a great way to hone those quilting skills while contributing to a variety of very worth while causes which include organizations and individuals in need.  Meets the 2nd Friday of each month except November.

Instructor: Bernie & Ellie
Dates:
Friday – Jan. 12, 2018; Feb. 9, Mar. 9, Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 8, July 13, Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Dec. 14
Time: 10 AM - 1 PM
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December 9, 2016

This year another 20 donation quilts were made from donated fabric by volunteers for An Elderly Wish Foundation which is a non-profit for terminally ill seniors. For more information go to An Elderly Wish Foundation.

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 Block of the Month

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'Floral Menagerie' Block of the Month                   

'Floral Menagerie' Block of the Month from In the Beginning Fabrics features a different fusible applique animal each month for 12 months. Create these colorful animals using a floral print and then add a patchwork sashing to complete each block. Each bright and happy block is 24" x 24". Finished quilt is 72 1/2" x 96 1/2".
Dates: Starts December 1, 2017 thru November1, 2018

Price: $25 each month  



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 Free Demo

Periodically a free demo is held in the shop to showcase tools and techniques that expand the boundaries of the quilting experience. These are open to all who choose to stop by during the event and usually feature a discount on any tools being demonstrated. Always fun and educational. These demos are announced in our Class Schedule, Calendar and  with an email (if you are signed up to receive email).

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Price: Free Demo

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 18th Annual Quilter’s Quest Shop Hop-2018

Oh the places you’ll go!  Explore 8 spectacular Bay Area Quilt Stores during the 18th Annual Quilter’s Quest Shop Hop in 2018.  Experience the creativity and inspiration the best quilt stores the Bay Area have to offer.  
                      
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                                               Queen B's Quilt Shop will be CLOSED on the following dates in 2018:
Mon. Jan. 1, 2018 -  New Years Sun./April 1 -  Easter
Sun./May 13 – Moms Day       
Sun./June 17 – Dads Day Wed./ July 4th Nov. 22 & 23 – Thanksgiving &  Day After                         
Mon. / Dec. 24 -   Christmas Eve Tues. / Dec. 25 -  Christmas Wed. / Dec. 26 – Day After  Christmas
Mon. / Dec. 31 -    New Years Eve  Tues. Jan. 1, 2019 - New Years  

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                                                                              Class Policies and Other Details
Full payment for classes is due when you register. At that time you will be provided with a supply list. You will receive a full refund if the class is cancelled. If you are not able to attend a class, you must give a 7-day notice in order to receive a refund. Any other cancellations are left up to the discretion of the instructor.

Copyrighted Books and Patterns:

Each student must purchase the required books and patterns for each class. It is illegal to copy printed materials for class.
                                                                                      
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