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

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Double 4 Patch (Beginning Quilting 101)
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. – Sept. 22, Oct. 6, Oct. 20 & Nov. 17

Time: 10 am – 1 pm

Price: $75 (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:
Saturday - Sept. 22, Oct. 6 & Oct. 20
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Price:
$50      

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Harvest Moon


The Harvest Moon is a wonderful beginner’s pattern that uses Judy’s Niemeyer’s paper piecing Technique. You’ll be introduced to blocks for Flying Geese and Cactus Flowers in a fun and colorful 6" block layout designed to show off your favorite batik collection.
 
Instructor: Victoria Johnson
Dates:
Sunday – Aug. 26, Sept. 30 & Oct. 28
Time: 11 am - 4 pm
Price: $150
 

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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:
Saturday – September 8 & 29
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Price: $30
   
 
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Tree Trimming Topper/Skirt



Love to decorate for Christmas? Why not make this adorable Scottie Dog table topper or tree skirt. It looks more complicated than it is and is fun to make. Finished size is 56” x 56’.
 
Instructor: Donna Weed
Dates:
Saturday – September 15
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Price: $35
 

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 Beginning Hand Embroidery      
Beginning Embroidery covers the fundamentals of how to set up your embroidery project, execute the seven most common embroidery stitches while having fun stitching. The class is a full day session with the morning covering setting up your project, tracing your design onto fabric, basting your backing and design fabric together.
Then the fun starts with the basic embroidery stitches. Straight stitch, running stitch, back stitch, buttonhole stitch, stem stitch, lazy daisy and French knots.
This is a stress free class and my goal is to provide a fun and memorable experience for all.

Instructor: Alice LeBlanc
Dates:
Saturday – October 13
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Price: $35
   
 
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Beginning Needle-Turn Appliqué


This is a beginning class focussing on basic Needle-Turn Appliqué techniques. The class will cover preparing your patterns, 
cutting out and positioning them on your fabric and stitching them down.You will learn circles, points, leaves and making stems
with a bias tape maker. Needle-Turn Appliqué will open up quilt opportunities for combining traditional piecing with appliqué
embellishments.
 
Instructor: Sue Wakefield
 
Dates:
Saturday – November 3
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Price: $25 (includes pattern)
 
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Think Snow Wall Hanging     


Create this beautiful bargello wall hanging. Utilize 'Quilt-As_You_Go' and fusible raw edge appliqué techniques.
 
Instructor: Linda Bingham
 
Dates:
Sunday – November 25, December 2 & 9
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Price: $75 (includes pattern)
 
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Dining with the Stars


This is a fun little table runner with only one star block that is set on point. This is a great project for anyone who wants to try the Judy Niemeyer paper piecing technique without investing much time or money. Beginners are welcome.

Instructor: Victoria Johnson
 
Dates:
Saturday – December 1 & 15
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Price: $60
 
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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: September 25; October 4, 7, 14, 19, 26, 30 & November 1, 8, 13, 24, 30
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. – 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. – Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM  
Price: na  
   

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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 – 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 – Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Dec. 14
Time: 10 AM - 1 PM
Price: na
 
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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Events

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Demo with the 'Ruler Princess' 3 Creative Grid Rulers


Our amazing and industrious 'Ruler Princess' has new ruler tricks to share with you. In this Demo Lupe will be demonstrating 3 Creative Grid Rulers; Strippy Stars Tool, Ultimate Flying Geese Tool and Multi-size 6" Flying Geese 45/95 Degree Triangle Tool. The demo will be utilizing the book 'The Ultimate Flying Geese Book' and the 'Salute' pattern. These rulers are designed to make Flying Geese blocks easy.

Instructor: The 'Ruler Princess' Lupe


Dates:
Saturday - September 1
Time: 11 am - 2 pm
Price: Free
   
 



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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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