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. - 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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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 – June 28
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Price: $10 per session
   
 
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Clamshell

The Clamshell is a traditional quilt block with a twist but still is constructed using foundation paper piecing. This block was split in half to avoid
matching seams, it has floating points designed into the New York beauty of the block, and a curved bias accent strap.
Finished quilt size is 62" x 76".

Instructor: Victoria Johnson
Dates:
Saturday – May 5 & June 9
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Price: $100
 

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String Quilt 
What do you do with those extra strips, squares or triangles from your projects? Take those odd sized pieces and use them! Make string blocks into string quilts using your left overs! Bring your scraps and we’ll share for more variety.
Finished quilt size is 62" x 76".

Instructor: Sue Denton
Dates:
Saturday - June 30
Time: 10 am - 2 pm
Price: $25
   
 
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Beginning Sewing with Christy        

In this class you will learn the basic skills for constructing a beautiful apron from start to finish. This class will cover sewing terminology and reading a pattern along with applying those skills to createand sew a beautiful apron. Finished project size varies from S – XL.
Instructor: Christy

Instructor: Christy
Dates:
Saturday – July 14, 21 & 28
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Price: $100
 
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The Smart Shopper Grocery Bag         

In this class we’ll have fun sewing together a great shopping bag. They are quick, easy and you’ll definitely want more than one. Make one for friends and family. Keep one or more in each vehicle so you’ll never be without one.

Instructor: Linda Bingham
Dates:
Sunday – July 22
Time: 11 am - 3 pm
Price: $25
 
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Beginning Paper Piecing - The Judy Niemeyer Way

Have you ever wanted to do a Judy Niemeyer pattern but thought it was too hard? Come learn the Judy Niemeyer paper piecing method in this beginning class. You will learn Judy's cutting, stacking, sorting and sewing methods. We will be making (3) 7" x 7" paper pieced blocks and when you're done you will be able to tackle any Judy pattern.

Instructor: Victoria Johnson
Dates:
Sunday – July 29
Time: 11 am - 4 pm
Price: $30
 

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Bouilliabaise

This is a great project to use up those scraps. Use as many fabrics or as few as you like. You must have an equal number of lights, mediums and darks to create the secondary pattern. Quilt looks good in shades of one color, novelties, patriotic or just old scraps. Finished quilt size is 64" x 80".

Instructor: Sue Wakefield
Dates:
Saturday – Aug. 4 & 18
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Price: $35
 

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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: June 3, 14, 22, 26 & 29; July 7, 12, 20 & 24
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. – 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. – May 17, June 21, July 19, Aug. 16, 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 – 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 – May 11, Jun. 8, July 13, Aug. 10, 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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Cat's Cradle Tool with the 'Ruler Princess'


Mark your calendar for Saturday June 16th and stop by Queen B's to watch a Dem on the Creative Grids CGRDH1 Cat's Cradle Tool which will be given by our very own world renown 'Ruler Princess'; Lupe.
The Cat's Cradle block has numerous design possibilities. By simply changing the placement of the light and dark fabrics, these blocks can take on a whole new look.
With the Creative Grids CGRDH1 Cat's Cradle Tool, construction is easy... and you won't cut a single triangle to make them! 
Create triangles in 6 different sizes without cutting a single triangle. You will create them from squares and rectangles. Grab your fabric and cut according to the chart that is printed right on the cats cradle grid tool. 
The booklet 'Cat'itude' features general information about the Cat's Cradle block, as well as eight patterns in a multitude of sizes.

Instructor:  Lupe
Dates:
Saturday - June 16
Time: 11 am - 2 pm
Price: Free
   
 
Cat's Cradle Tool
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Cat's Cradle Tool

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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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