Welcome to January 2022 at The Country Quilter!

Happy Holidays and a Healthy New Year to All!

Hopefully we will be able to continue with classes in January, with limited numbers. All those taking a class must show proof of double vaccination. 

Store Hours – The shop will maintain the same shortened hours. It will be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00.

Machine Applique – Learn the process to use fusible web and raw edge applique to complete projects with material. Use your own patterns and/or join us to create a group of gnomes – a different elf each month. (Pattern will be provided.) The January class is on Saturday, January 8 from 10:30  – 12:30.

Wool Applique – Wednesday, January 12 from 10:00 – 12:00

Knotty Girls – This hand embroidery group continues on Friday, January 14 from 10:00 – 12:00. New stitchers are welcome.

Touch Quilt – Please think about volunteering your time and attending the Touch Quilt Workshop on Saturday, January 15 from 10:00 to 2:00. All materials are provided for this project, you just bring your machine.

Beginner Class –  Refresh your quilting skills and see the latest tools to make your quilting a success. You will learn the basics of quilt making and complete a project – a table runner or a bed scarf. These classes will include all the skills you need to complete this small quilt. The class starts Saturday, January 22, from 10:30 to 1:30. The remaining four classes will be on consecutive Saturdays from 10:30 – 12:30.

The Landscape Class will begin again in February.

Quilts for Veterans!

Representatives from the Multifaith Housing Project visited The Country Quilter this morning, Nov 16, to present a plaque of recognition for the many quilts donated to our veterans. Suzanne and Sue were pleased to thank Diana, Deborah and Ann personally, and extended the thank you to all who contributed.

Touch Quilt Workshop

There is a need for touch quilts again! These special quilts can help calm those with dementia. You don’t need to be a quilter to help with this project, just a sewer. All materials are provided, just bring your machine, scissors, thread, and a willingness to help.

Jane Roszell is the instructor, she comes with great expertise, patience and fabrics! Cost is FREE, if your quilt is donated back to the shop for distribution to area long term care centers, otherwise $20. Come and make a quilt to donate, in the spirit of the season.

For further information on Touch Quilts, please visit https://ottawavalleyquiltersguild.wildapricot.org/Touch-Quilts

Date and Time of next class: Sat, December 4th, from 10-2pm.

Call the shop at 613 838-5541 or email Ann at thecountryquilter@hotmail.com for further information.

CANHAVE Fundraiser!

“Education is the door for a brighter future.”

Start your holiday shopping early, and help a child with their education at the same time!

These unique handmade gifts are for sale $25 each, ALL proceeds will go to CANHAVE. There are more than 20 different designs available, stop into the shop to choose yours, and help a child.

Landscape Classes!

For New Students!

Come join the amazing Grace for a journey into landscape quilts. Using her guidance and expertise, you will create your masterpiece!

Date and Time: Watch for a new session starting in the 2022!

For Landscape Alumni!

Dig out your projects you started before Covid for Show and Tell, or bring some new challenge! Always exciting to see what everyone is working on, and always inspiring to work with Grace!

Date and Time for current class: Wednesday, November 10, and Dec 8th, from 12:30-2:00pm

Please call the shop at 613 838-5541 or email Ann at thecountryquilter@hotmail.com for further information or to sign up for either classes!

Current projects finished from the Landscape group, check out the fabulous example of finishing your creation with a frame! Gorgeous work!

Paper Piecing Workshop!

Learn the popular technique of paper piecing while making this little evergreen tree hanging. Patterns will be provided in the first class. You can do this!

Date and Time: Tuesday, November 23 and 30, 10:00 -12:00  (2 classes).

Call the shop at 613 838-5541 or email Ann at thecountryquilter@hotmail.com for further information.

Machine Applique

Date and Time: Saturday, November 20 and December 11, from 10:00 -12:00  (two classes). There are many patterns you can choose to do in this class. You will be using the fusible applique method and learning techniques for machine stitching. All McKenna Ryan patterns are constructed with this method. A pattern will be provided in the first class. Call the shop at 613 838-5541 or email Ann at thecountryquilter@hotmail.com for further information. Unknown

Perfect Stars Class!

Starts Wednesday, November 17, at 9:30 to 11:30. Runs for 3 classes.

The method used in this class enables you to have perfect star centres with no lumps or bumps!! You can choose the size of project you wish to make, from table runner, bed runner to queen size quilt.

Call the shop at 613 838-5541 or email Ann at thecountryquilter@hotmail.com


Today’s Perfect Stars class at the shop…

Ann is pleased to report Heather was not late for class and she had her homework done!!😁

November 2021 at The Country Quilter!

It is great to have people coming to the classroom again, after so long. We are limiting class size, participants must be double vaccinated and wear a mask. Take a look at the activities below, hopefully they will inspire you and we will see you soon! Call the shop at 613 838-5541 or email Ann at thecountryquilter@hotmail.com for further information.

Created by Marilyn Fairfull!

Free Motion Magic!

The ladies were very impressed with the free motion sewing tutorial from the very creative Jane Roszell recently! Jane had lots of tricks and tips, always willing to share. Next session is November 6th, from 10-1pm.

October at The Country Quilter

October, 2021 at The Country Quilter

It is good to have people once again coming to the classroom. Class size is limited, participants must be double vaccinated, and wear a mask.

The shop will be closed on Saturday, October 9 for the Thanksgiving weekend. Hopefully, we will be able to enjoy getting together with family this year.

The shop continues with the same hours during October. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday from 10:00 to 1:00 pm. The shop will also be open on other days when there are classes.  (Knotty Girls and Landscape this month.)

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Sarah’s Hours!

Beginning Tuesday, August 3rd, the very talented, very creative long arm quilter, Sarah Smiley (heritageart.ca) will be at The Country Quilter, every Tuesday, from 10-12pm. She can also be reached through her website, or by phone at 613 322-8885.