Welcome to December at The Country Quilter!

It has been good to welcome people back to the classroom, and to see all the projects that have been completed during the lockdowns. Hopefully, we will be able to enjoy the holiday this year with family and friends.

Check out the following classes and workshops, sure to interest you…

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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 IMG_3586

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.

Knotty Girls!

These lovely ladies meet the second Friday each month; their next session will be Friday, November 12, from 10:00-noon.

There are still spaces available, inspiration and laughter guaranteed! Lynne promises some new patterns, lots of support and encouragement, and a warm welcome.

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

Tuesday Morning Finishing School!

We are pleased to announce our popular Tuesday morning Finishing School is continuing, each week, from 10-1pm.

This drop in group works on their own projects and socializes with other quilters. Most people bring hand work, stitching, knitting, applique… It is always interesting to see what others are doing and to share ideas.

Please bring some of your wonderful work, or ‘Show and Tell’ items, or just enjoy the company! Cost: $3.

Machine magic by Marilyn Fairfull ~ Motto of the Finishing School!