Better Homes Quilt Sampler Featured Shop 2013

6538 E. Tanque Verde #130 Tucson, Arizona 85715
Quilt Basket 520-722-8810    •   Sewing Room 520-797-2207  •  Store hours: 9:30-5 Mon-Sat Closed Sundays see map

New BOM First Saturday 2019 “Vintage Christmas” You are invited to keep holiday cheer going all year by joining us as we make the “Sew Cute” Vintage Christmas Sampler from Lori Holt’s new book. There are so many cute blocks we couldn’t eliminate any of them so we will be making four pieced 6” blocks per month. Registration fee is $35 and your the book is included. $10.00 per month kit fee, January through November. Sign up soon! There are limited kits available. A demo will be held from 9:30-10 on the first Saturday of the month and the Friday before. Registration Fee: $35.00         Kit Fee: $10/month
January 4 or 5         9:30–10        
February 1 or 2        9:30–10
Mar 1 or 2         9:30–10        
April 5 or 6         9:30–10
First Saturday Sew–In Need a little help with the new BOM or maybe you may want to sew with a little company. We set aside a few days for you to sit and work on you Vintage Christmas blocks. Friday, January 18         10–2
Saturday, March 23         10–2
New BOM “Paisley Field Quilt” Becky One sure way to feel more confident on your embroidery machine is to embroider on a regular basis. You will learn to use stabilizers you may not have used before along with quilting in the hoop and quilt as you go method. Join Becky each month and you will be amazed how confident you will be in just a few classes. Make this beautiful quilt designed by Tracey Sims with designs digitized by Urban Zundt. Beginners up to experienced are welcome. There will be a total of 5 sessions. $62.50 for 5 sessions plus book and supplies. $62.50           5 sessions         3 hours
Wed. Feb 13, March 13, April 10, May 8
2–5 or 6–9
New BOM Appliqué Day “Old Pueblo Stories” Cathy Join us for Appliqué Day starting Saturday, January 19. Have fun putting together this uniquely Arizona quilt, designed just for this class called “Old Pueblo Stories.” Cathy will show you how she does machine appliqué that looks amazingly like hand appliqué and other tips and tricks to help you finish this quilt in your lifetime! With her love of Tucson and Arizona, Cathy will also share interesting facts and tidbits about our history and unique lifestyle from Arizona’s territorial past! Registration: $35.00

Sat, Jan 19, Feb 16, March 16, April 20           9:30–10 Sassy Stash Projects Kathy Join Kathy for our new and fun BOM created by ByAnnie. Not only will you have useful projects to organize your home, work space, and car, but you’ll learn useful skills and techniques to increase your sewing skill repertoire. Learn how to make bias binding, create zippers of any length by adding zipper pulls to zipper tape, cover strapping with fabric to co-ordinate with your projects, sew with vinyl, make mesh pockets, and so much more! There will be a total of 12 sessions. We will have kits available for purchase but you will need to sign-up and have one reserved for you. $50.00         4 sessions        3 hours
Wed, Jan 16, Feb 20, March 20, April 17
9:30–12:30 or 6–9 pm
Folk-Tail Wool Quilt Lorraine • Beginners Welcome Participants will appliqué and embroider their way across the African savannah using colorful wool, velvet and cotton fabrics to create a 38” x 44” quilt alive with native animals. With Sue Spargo’s Folk-Tails, students will learn the techniques to create three 6 ½” x 6 ½” wool appliqué blocks each month. Students will enjoy embellishing their blocks with a variety of threads and materials using over 30 stitches. The blocks can be machine or hand-pieced together but the wool appliqué and embroidery will be completed by hand. Wool lovers of all skill levels are welcome! There will be a total of 12 sessions. $50.00         4 sessions         2 ½ hours
Tuesday, Jan 8, Feb 12, March 12, April 9, 10–12:30
Sew Day with Cathy Cathy This January we kick off a new session of Sew Day, where you can work on any quilt project you would like! It’s a great time to get the quilt help you need or just find some inspiration. Cathy hosts this wonderful group of people for a morning of Show & Tell, stitching, chatting, and lots of laughter! Remember to bring your Show & Tell, and bring your lunch or order with the rest of us from Baggins! Quilters of all skill levels are welcome! $5.00/ session         9:30–1:30        
Wed. Jan 9, Feb 13, March 13, April 10
Wool ’n Needle Club Nubin • Beginners Welcome Come and explore the wonderful world of Sue Spargo stitches. We will be using Sue Spargo’s pattern book “Fresh Cut” for the four classes that we meet. You can choose any block in the book. You can use wool for your back, or fabric. The supply list will be up to you, according to what block you choose. We will be exploring all those great stitches that look stunning on these beautiful flowers. $50.00         4 sessions         3 hours
Sat, Jan 19, Feb 16, March 16, April 20         1:30–4:30
Giving Back to the Community Diane Join Diane and our wonderful group of volunteers who meet each month at the QB and make quilts for others. If you love to sew, meet other quilters or want to improve your sewing skills, this is the perfect opportunity. We provide the fabric and pattern, you donate your time. Please bring basic sewing supplies to the class. Call and let us know you are coming. Wed, Jan 2, Feb 6, March 6, April 3         9:30–1 Sew Club Lena • Everyone is Welcome Join our group of sewers the first Saturday of each month. We will have a variety of topics throughout the year and cover methods and products to keep your creative juices flowing. Share your projects during our “Show and Tell”. This class is free, no need to call, just come and have fun. Sat, Jan 5, Feb 2, March 2, April 6         2–3 PM