Wednesday, August 17, 2016

August Moda Club

You all did it again...

Be sure to stop in to see these festive table runners
Sandy, did a wonderful job embroidering
Be Thankful by Crabapple Hill
Anna Mary put together our freebie link, a table runner using Cheeky fabrics by E Studio.

Theresa inspired us with the mini quick curve ruler!
Pumpkin Pattern, for purchase, 
by Sew Kind Of Wonderful

Link for a green top to turn the pumpkins to pineapples at their website. 

Theresa is considering a Saturday class.  
I will put out a blog post when she picks a 
day and we have more details.

While it lasts, we have this beautiful panel for Fall.

Kathy continued our Star Journey.
Remember, we are doing an extra door prize drawing for those who bring in completed star blocks.  Two more stars remaining before final instructions for putting it all together.

Be sure to check our facebook page for weekend specials here at Ben's.

Row by Row 2016 winner at Ben's!
Congrats to Marsha Slavens from Republic!
Her 8 rows are from: Ben Franklin, Marquette, Julie's Sewing Center, Green Bay WI, Stitch Chicks Quilt Shop, N Franklin CT, Backstreet Quilt Shop, Bad Axe MI, The Stitching WEll, Bay City MI, Bonnie's Sewing Center, Bay City MI, Delphine's Quilt Shop, Gaylord MI, Quilted Moose, Sault Ste. Marie
Marsha won 25 fat quarters for being the first person to bring in a quilt.


Sunday, August 14, 2016

Moda Club meets this Wednesday,
1p.m. and again at 5:30 p.m.

We have another great program lined up, full of inspiration!  I'm, as always, inspired by your Show & Tell!  Our freebie link this month:

Looking forward to seeing what you've been up to! 

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

We have a Row by Row Winner for 2016!
This Patriotic, Row by Row was created by
Marsha Slavens, of Republic

Marsha won 25 fat quarters for completing a quilt, using 8 rows.  Her rows included are from the following shops

Ben Franklin, Marquette
Julies's Sewing Center, Green Bay WI
Stitch Chicks Quilt Shop, N Franklin CT
Backstreet Quilt Shop, Bad Axe MI
The Stitching Well, Bay City MI
Bonnie's Sewing Center, Bay City MI
Delphine's Quilt Shop, Gaylord MI
Quilted Moose, Sault Ste Marie MI

Congrats Marsha! 

Friday, July 22, 2016

July Moda Club

For pictures of all the amazing
Show & Tell, see our facebook post. 

Our featured quilt this month!
Pattern by Elizabeth Hartman
 Lisa, made this quilt for a shop sample, and
 Theresa, quilted it with a landscape pattern. 
Our featured technique is Big Stitch Quilting!
The first Legendary Lisa made was from her stash.
She machine and big stitch quilted it.
If you are on Pinterest, search big stitch quilting.  You'll be wow'd!
 This will link you to a great article about big stitch quilting.
With pearl cottons, there are so many color potentials for your quilt.

And, still more show and tell...
Dandy Stars - found in Block Summer vol 3, issue 3
Again machine and big stitch quilted!
This quilt is charm friendly but Lisa made it using some yardage, and featured fabrics from our newest lines, 
Fox Woods Hedgehog Heaven, by Michael Miller 

 Pink Sand Beach Designs
Maui Glam Bag
 Linda, made this fun Summer Tote, 
with Roundabout by Blank Quilting

Frame Up
By Pieced Tree
 This is a great little pattern to feature a fun fabric!

 Our July Star!
 The LeMoyne Star
A big thanks to Kathy and Jane,
for all the shining inspiration! 

Hope you are all enjoying Summer in da UP!
Our next Moda Club will meet on 
Theresa has a great program planned for us!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

July Moda Club Reminder

Sew excited to share our July program with you!
Moda Club meets this Wednesday,
July 20th, at 1p.m. and 5:30p.m.
This month's freebie link:
Don't forget your show & tell!
(It's my favorite part of Moda Club)

Thursday, June 16, 2016

June Moda Club

We continued our star journey with 
this latest addition! 

Carol, entertained and educated us on the 
(Double click on the blue letters above to view an instructional video.)

She presented "Love on the Rocks" made 
with a French General line of fabric.
This particular pattern is jelly roll friendly.
 Carol shared some inspiring tips on binding this quilt.

Sandy presented the Riviera Handbag.
It zips shut and has lots of pockets!
 Another great Pink Sand Beach Design!

Lisa presented the Market Street Apron
This pattern is so cute! 
She used linen for the main part of the apron.  

For us short people, she omitted the fabric at the
 bottom and cut the length of the apron to 29".

 Show & Tell

 Brandy, shared Fairly Bucket Bag she made.

Tutorial can be found here.

Please see our facebook page for more show and tell.


 Carol and Theresa, will be hosting another
Judy Niemeyer, class in August!
Please see the information provided below.

has started a Bee-utiful Quilt-A-Long 
by Pamela Morgan


Sunday, June 12, 2016

June Moda Club Reminder

Finally, Summer is here!
(The air conditioner is on!)
Moda Club meets this Wednesday,
6/15/16 at 1p.m. and again at 5:30p.m.
 People I run into, are still talking about last month's Show and tell!  

Looking forward to seeing what you have been completing!   Love seeing those stars too!  We do have some copies ready for those of you that would like to catch up on the star blocks.  Speaking of stars, here's a link to a star table topper:
 Autumn Table Topper 
(In red,white, and blue, perfect for the 4th)

Remember to like us on Facebook
to see our weekend specials.