‘Intro to Quilting’, Wednesdays in June, with Nancy

‘Intro to Quilting’, Wednesdays in June, with Nancy – June 7, 21, 28

Have you always wanted to make a quilt but have been afraid to try?  Well fear no more!  You will be stitching happily from start to finish on this darling project!

We will work for three Wednesdays in June to complete this project from start to finish.  The perfect class for an absolute beginner!

Class is from 10-12:30 Wednesday June 7, 21 and 28

Each class is $25 – we provide a sandwich lunch

For supply list click Class info requirements – Beginner



Southwestern PA Quilt Shop Hop – June 13-17, 2017

Southwestern PA Quilt Shop Hop –

June 13-17, 2017

All shops hours during the hop are as follows:

Tuesday, June 13 – Friday June 16 – 10am – 9pm

Saturday, June 17th – 10am – 5pm

Passports go on sale this THURSDAY – March 16th!  A Passport only costs $5 – and it is well worth it!  The hop grand prizes include a bag containing a $50 gift certificate from each shop, a vintage Singer Featherweight sewing machine, and stunning baskets overflowing with prizes!  This is going to be great fun!  Also this year, participants who show their passport at the Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet and Creative Arts Festival will receive a discount on admission to that show.

Passports available at all participating quilt shops.

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Buttermilk Basin Cotton Club – 2nd Tuesday of each month – 10am – Starts April 11th

Buttermilk Basin Cotton Club – 2nd Tuesday of each month – 10am – Starting April 11th

Join us for some miniature fun!  Get together with friends new and old for a fun morning of miniatures!  Each of these darling quilts measures around 24″ square.  We will meet at 10am on the second Tuesday each month, starting April 11th.

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Here’s how it works!

  • Registration fee – $20 per quarter (3 months)
  • Each month you will receive a FREE pattern to make the miniature quilt of the month. (Patterns regularly priced at $5.99 each)
  • Helpful hints and techniques will be shared at each meeting.
  • Free gift at each meeting.
  • Kits will be available for purchase – members of the Cotton Club will be able to purchase kits before they are available for sale in the store.
  • Of course we will have snacks!

Call to register, space is limited!  724-482-6334

Due to limited space, payment is due upon registration.  Fee of $20 includes three months of meetings and the free patterns!

‘Modern Building Blocks’- Wednesday Mornings, starting February 1st – with Sarah

‘Modern Building Blocks’- Wednesday Mornings, starting February 1st – with Sarah


Join us as we have a quilt along to make this fun quilt!  We will be piecing it in sections, 7 sections all together.  There are  a total of 48 blocks ranging in size from 6″ to 36″!  8 classes total.

This is going to be SEW MUCH FUN!!!

For supply list click class-info-requirements-modern-building-blocks  and click here modern-building-blocks-assembly-ps9900

10am – 1pm, every other Wednesday.

$12.50 per session

Sandwich lunch provided

‘Little Somethin Jacket’ – Saturday, June 3rd, with Nancy

‘Little Somethin Jacket’ – Saturday, June 3rd, with Nancy

Breeze into the season in this carefree layer of pure casual elegance! The jacket has a slightly flared 3/4 length or full length sleeve and is designed to move easily from work to weekend. Whether 22 1/2″ or 25 1/2″ finished length, this feminine silhouette is as comfortable as it is stylish!

Sizes 8-24

To see supply list, click Class info requirements – Class info requirements – Little Something


Class is $25 (plus materials), and we give you lunch!

Call 724-482-6334 to sign up!

NEW!!! Long Arm Rental!!! Finish that quilt!

New!  Long Arm Rental Program

Have you been wanting to finish that quilt?  Come in and rent the Handi Quilter!

The Handi Quilter Avante can be rented for $17 per hour.  We provide the thread, your choice of color.  We provide the pantograph if you choose to use one.  In order to rent the Avante, you must take the Long Arm Crash Course class.  This class is required, regardless of your previous experience.  ***Rental of the Avante does not include use of the Pro Stitcher (computer).

Long Arm Crash Course class will run approx. 2 -3 hours, and teach you what you need to know to get started.  Class will be taught by Sarah or Susan.  Cost is $75, and each class is limited to two people.  Please call the shoppe to schedule a class, 724-482-6334.

If you would like to rent the Sweet 16 or the Simply 16, those are available as well.  You must bring your basted quilt with you.  Cost is $17 per hour, we provide the thread, you choose the color.  Long Arm Crash Course is not required for the use of these machines, however the first 20-30 minutes of your rental will involve basic instruction.

Call the shoppe for more info, and let’s get those tops finished!!


Quilters’ Day Out – Saturday, April 22nd 9am – 9pm

Quilters’ Day Out – Saturday, April 22nd 9am – 9pm


Thanks, everybody!  This event is Sold Out!  If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please call the shoppe.


This Event is geared toward the ‘Secure Beginner’ and up!  There will not be intense instruction, but there will be gals to help you.

Join us for a fun filled day!  When you sign up for Quilters’ Day Out you will receive cutting instructions and fabric requirements for four different projects.  You choose what project you want to do!  Or do them all!  It is sure to be a fun day.

A light breakfast will be provided, as well as a soup and sandwich lunch.  Then a fabulous dinner catered by the Monroe Hotel.

The GRAND PRIZE of the day is a Vintage Singer Featherweight!!!  Somebody will go home with this darling machine!  So buy your tickets now, while they are still available, and enjoy a fun Quilters Day Out with your friends, old and new!

What to Bring –

  • Sewing Machine
  • Basic sewing supplies (rotary cutter, mat/ruler, scissors, thread, etc).
  • Wear something comfy!
  • Necessary fabrics for your project of choice.
  • ***If you would rather sew on a UFO of your own, that is completely fine!  Bring it with you.  Everyone who attends Quilters’ Day Out will receive the four patterns for the quilts pictured at no additional charge.



Call or stop in to purchase your ticket!  724-482-6334

Tickets must be purchased in advance.  $75 each.

Saturday Sampler Club – 2nd Saturday of Each Month

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Second Saturday Sampler Club Begins, Saturday, August 13th and the Second Saturday of every month!


This is what you have been waiting for!  The chance to make 12 quilt blocks for only $5!  Here’s the deal – Come pick up your first block on Saturday, August 13th and pay only $5.  ***It’s not too late to join!!  Start anytime!!***  This is for the fabric and the pattern for one quilt block!!  The following month, on the Second Saturday, bring in your finished block and show it to one of our staff, and receive that month’s block for free!  For example, come into the shoppe on  Saturday, August 13th.  Pay $5 for your kit.  Come into the shoppe on the Second Saturday of September (the 10th), with your finished block from August and receive September’s kit for free!  If you can’t make it to the shoppe on that day, no problem, come when it’s convenient for you and you may purchase the kit for $5.  A friend can’t bring your block for you, you MUST pick it up in person.

Two colorways will be offered.  Pictured is the Traditional, the other option is a cheerful 1930’s reprduction kit.  Feel free to do both – but you are only eligible for one free kit per month.  However, at $5 per kit, it’s still a bargain!

Stay tuned for more info!  Sign up if you are interested to give us an idea of how many kits to prepare.

Program will last 11 months.  Finished quilt is Queen Sized

It’s not too late to join!!  Start anytime!!



‘Intro to Wool’, Wednesday, May 3rd, with Nancy, 10-3

‘Intro to Wool’, Wednesday, May 3rd, with Nancy 10am – 3pm

Have you been wanting to learn about wool and wool applique?  This is the perfect opportunity.  Our own wool expert, Miss Nancy will be teaching this class.  All materials will be provided in a handy kit for this darling pin cushion.  Remember – we always provide lunch!

Class fee – $25

Kit fee – $13.99

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