Moda’s 2020 Grunge Contest

Oklahoma Quiltworks is proud to announce that we are a participating shop in Moda’s 2020 Grunge Contest!!!

2020 is Moda Fabrics and United Notions 45th Anniversary.  And to celebrate, they are having a contest using their most popular line, the instantly recognizable Grunge collection from Basic Grey.

There are prizes and the top 3 winning quilts will hang in the Moda booth at the 2020 International Fall Market in Houston!!!

The contest officially started on February 1, 2020.  The deadline for entry is August 31, 2020.  A participant can turn their quilts into any participating store. Voting at Oklahoma Quiltworks starts September 1, 2020.

Basic contest rules are as follows:

1. The quilt top and back must be made with Moda Grunge brand fabrics including all of the following collections:  Grunge, Grunge Hits the Spot, Grunge Metallic Hits the Spot, Grunge Seeing Stars, Grunge Metallics Seeing Stars, Grunge Metallics, Glitter Grunge.

2. Any construction can be used, but the work must be original – commercial patterns or books may not be used. 

3. Finished size may not exceed 240″ around.

4. Quilts must be quilted and bound to be considered.

5. Quilts must be labeled with the maker’s name, quilter’s name, city and contact info of the maker.

6. There is not limit to the number of quilts you can enter at your quilt shop.  But each participating shop can submit only one quilt to Moda as their entry for the contest.

The top three quilts will have their quilts hang in the Moda booth at Fall Quilt Market 2020 and receive cash prizes of $2,000 for 1st, $1,000 for 2nd, and $750 for 3rd.

To get you started, here are the links to the Grunges we have in the shop and online store:

Grunge Basics

Grunge Basics Metallic

Grunge Hits the Spot

Grunge Hits the Spot Metallic

Grunge Seeing Stars

Grunge Seeing Stars Metallic

 

January 2020 Classes

Basic Quiltmaking

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Toni Owens
3-part class
Saturdays, January 11 & 18 and February 1, 10:00am to 2:30pm
Cost: $65
#108161

This is a 3-part class specializing in individual attention
and hands-on training. In this class, you will learn the
basics on how to straighten fabric, properly use a rotary
cutter and ruler to cut strips to make your first quilt blocks,
and how to master that ¼” seam used in quiltmaking. In
addition, we will learn to make various fundamental quilt
blocks often used in both traditional and modern
quiltmaking. This class does not cover binding or
quilting.

Learn Needle Punch

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Ruth Dibble
Friday, January 24, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Cost: $25
#108200

Needle Punch or Punch Needle is a modern take on a vintage craft that first centered around rug making. This class will provide you with a simple project to begin your journey, teach you how to load your needle, hoop your project and pick out threads. Ruth offers lots of tips and techniques to be sure that each project is a success.

December 2019 Classes

Placemat Bag
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Eve Murphy
Monday, December 2, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Cost $15
#106393     Click here to enroll

What else do you get when you combine one quilted placemat with one zipper? A totally cute zippered pouch perfect for serving as a cosmetic bag, toiletry bag or traveling sewing bag. This bag would make a perfect gift for anyone on your Christmas list!

 

Placemat Tote
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Eve Murphy
Thursday, December 5, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Cost $15
#106394

What do you get when you combine one quilted placemat with one zipper? A really cute and easy zippered bag with a clear project pouch so that you can tell what is in the bag. Use this bag for keeping all your supplies together for a specific project you are working on. This bag would make a perfect gift for anyone on your Christmas list!

 

Folded Christmas Ornament
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Kathy Spivey
Saturday, December 7, 12:30am – 3:30pm
Cost $15
#106395

Learn how to make an origami-style Christmas ornament using fabric instead of paper! Kat will teach you how to make a folded ornament that has a “window” that can showcase a motif on a fabric or even a picture that has been transferred onto fabric. You will become addicted to this no-sew ornament technique made with Christmas fabric or a theme fabric to make the perfect gift!

 

Sashiko Bag
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Toni Owens
Monday, December 9, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Cost $15
#106396      Click here to enroll     Click here for Supply List

Sashiko is a style of Japanese Folk Embroidery. It was originally used to darn or repair worn areas of garments.  Sashiko means “little stabs” and refers to the small running stitches used in this form of needlework. Come learn from Toni how to use this beautiful Japanese stitching technique to decorate a holiday bag for you or a gift bag for a special friend.

 

Quilt-as-You-Go Table Runner
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Toni Owens
Tuesday, December 14, 9:30am – 3:00pm
Cost $15
#106397

Just in time for Christmas, piece and quilt a beautiful table runner for your holiday table. This easy technique takes 2½” strips, batting, backing and binding, and finishes in just a few hours.

 

 

November 2019 Classes

Mama Llama
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Jill Banta
Thursday, November 7, 9:30am – 5:00pm
Cost $45
#106387

Who doesn’t love a llama, especially a Mama Llama? This is a great class to get creative. Go on the wild side and design a wall hanging for yourself or a friend with these adorable Mama and Baby llamas. Learn how to create the collage quilt by creating a working template and using the fusible applique technique that Jill has mastered.

  

Pickle Dish
Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Joan Privott
Friday, November 8, 9:30am – 4:00pm
Cost $25
#106828

The Pickle Dish pattern in a timeless pattern. Today’s modern designers have put a modern twist on it and made it current. Whether you would like to do an old-fashioned Pickle Dish pattern or a modern one, join us for a day of learning.

The class sample is from Kaffe Fassett’s book QUILT ROMANCE. The class will take you through all the steps of paper piecing the arc and sewing the melons and corner pieces. By the end of class, you should be well on your way to piecing your very own Pickle Dish.

 

Improv Bag
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Eve Murphy
Saturday, November 9, 9:30am – 3:00pm
Cost $35
#106829

The improv is in the patchwork design of this handy bag that has a nice, wide handle for hanging on your arm. Come make this cute improv bag using the quilt-as-you-go technique. There are two sizes to choose from: Medium 16” wide x 15” high x 4” deep or Small 11” wide x 13” high x 3” deep.

 

Applique – the Next Step
Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Dianne Lee
Friday, November 15, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost $35
#106831

Are you feeling comfortable with your basic hand applique skills? Are you ready to perfect the points of your leaves, make those skinny stems look real, make those roses look realistic? Then this is the class for you. Join Dianne and learn these finer skills from one of our best!

 

Scalloped Baskets
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Eve Murphy
Saturday, November 16, 9:30am – 3:00pm
Cost $35
#106391      Click here to enroll     Click here for Supply List

Want an easy-to-make scalloped basket to help organize your sewing room or any other room in your home? We will use pre-cut scalloped Craf-tex squares to make a pretty fabric basket for your storage needs. The basket will be made 12” x 12” square and 3 ½” deep using leftover 2 ½” jelly roll strips or you can cut your own 2” strips to use.

 

Beginning Hand Piecing
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Gigi McEver
2-part class
Friday, November 22 & December 13, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Cost $35
#106392    Click here to enroll     Click here for Supply List

Hand piecing is one of the most relaxing ways to sew. It’s easy to bring with you in carpool lines, waiting rooms, or just to your favorite chair. It also makes it as easy as pie to match points – that is an added bonus! You’ll learn the basics of marking lines, sewing seams, pressing, and matching points.

The pattern we will use in class, Falling Charms, is designed for charm packs, but you may cut your own squares if you choose; either option is fine. One sample I will show in class is made with 2.5″ mini charms, which would make a fun table-topper.

Note: There will be some fabric cutting required before class. If you need help with that, please let me know.

 

Fussy Cutting Workshop
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Kathy Spivey
Saturday, November 23, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Cost $5
#106826    Click here to enroll     Click here for Supply List

Fussy cutting is very popular right now. We will go over a variety of techniques for fussy cutting your fabric for use in piecing, applique, and especially English Paper Piecing (EPP). We will cover what fabrics work best for fussy cutting and will practice creating a simple EPP sample that you can take home. This would be an excellent class to take if you are planning on taking any of our EPP classes (such as Lucy Boston or Brimfield Meadows & Blooming Star). Fussy cutting will take your blocks to a whole new level.

Note: Fabric and template kit must be purchased from the instructor at the time of the class for $5 (this is in addition to the cost of the class).

 

Brimfield Meadows and Blooming Star

Level: Intermediate (Basic EPP skills required)
Instructor: Kathy Spivey
Saturday, November 23, 12:30pm – 4:00pm
Cost $20
#106388     Click here to Enroll     Click here for Supply List

Kim and Nisha of Brimfield Awakening hit the jackpot with their ingenuity and creativity when they spotted an old quilt at the Brimfield Antique Show in Massachusetts, recreated the quilt’s block using English Paper Piecing (EPP),the Brimfield block was born and Brimfield Awakening was off and running full speed. Since then, they have released many more EPP blocks based on Brimfield vintage quilt finds. We will be constructing two of their newest blocks – Brimfield Meadows and Brimfield Blooming Star.

Brimfield Meadows is an extremely versatile block and we will go over many of the variations that have been created and shown on Instagram, including the very clever Poinsettia block – you can then pick which variation you would like to make in class. Brimfield Blooming Star has just been released and we will also create one of these blocks.

In this class, we will briefly review how to create templates, use already made acrylic templates, and then focus on layouts, creating straight and curved EPP pieces, and sewing them together using the shapes necessary to create the two blocks.

 

 

 

 

October 2019 Classes

Posh Santa

Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Kathy Spivey
Saturday, October 19, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Cost $30
#106367     Click here to enroll

Santa Claus is coming to town in a stylish way! In this class, learn how to use the Mini QCR (Quick Curve Ruler) to create the curved edges of Santa’s cap and beard, as well as how to sew those curved edges together easily. We will also discuss ways to up-class this 28”x38” quilt using fancy quilting and a variety of embellishments. Once you learn how to use the Mini QCR, there are many patterns and books out there that use this very versatile and unique ruler.

 

Frosty Frolic Vintage Sack

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Toni Owens
Tuesday, October 22, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost $20
#106384     Click here to enroll

This adorable embroidered wool sack is ready for Holiday Fun. Frosty is dressed in a vintage hat ready for skating on the pond. Hang him on your mantle and fill with surprises or from a door filled with garland. You will learn how to embroider the shapes to the sack fabric and sew the sack together to finish it off.

 

Beginning Hand Applique

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Dianne Lee
Thursday, October 24, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Cost $30
#106825     Click here to enroll

Dianne Lee (Appliqué Addict) will share her love of this fine hand needlework technique. She will share how to select fabrics to create texture & eye-catching visual interest, and how to layer pieces to reduce bulk. In the class, you will learn how to make thin stems, smooth curves, sharp points, circles and V’s. By the end of class, you will be looking for items to appliqué! This class is a great way to use up scraps and Charm Squares.

 

Judy Niemeyer Quiltworx Sew Day

Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Jackie Holcomb
2-day class
Friday & Saturday, October 25 & 26, 9:30am – 4:00pm
Cost $90
#106385     Click here to enroll

Have you started a Judy Niemeyer Quiltworx pattern in one of Jackie’s classes and need help to finish? Have you purchased a Judy Niemeyer Quiltworx pattern and have no clue how to even begin? Judy’s foundation paper-pieced patterns are technically more difficult and are for a more experienced quilter. But Jackie, being a certified Quiltworx instructor, can help with any and every step of making these striking quilts.

 

Easy Top & Tunic

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Mary Edwards
2-part class
Mondays, October 28 & November 4, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Cost $25
#106827     Click here to enroll

Do you love to sew or are you just learning how and want a break from a quilt? Want to make something cool for a friend or for yourself? Christmas is just around the corner and a sweet top made with gorgeous quilt fabric would make a perfect gift! Come learn garment construction and make this quick top in one of three lengths, sizes XSmall to XLarge.

 

September 2019 Classes

Beginning Hand Embroidery

Level: Beginner
Instructors: Toni Owens
Friday, September 20, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Cost: $10
#106358      Click here to enroll     Click here for Supply List

Would you like to learn the art of Hand Embroidery? In this beginning class we will start with the basic stitches; back stitch, running stitch, chain/lazy daisy, French knots and the fern stitch. A pattern will be provided with this class.

 

Fussy Cutting Workshop

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Kathy Spivey
Saturday, September 21, 11:30am – 1:30pm
Cost $5
#106824       Click here to enroll     Click here for Supply List

Fussy cutting is very popular right now. We will go over a variety of techniques for fussy cutting your fabric for use in piecing, applique, and especially English Paper Piecing (EPP). We will cover what fabrics work best for fussy cutting and will practice creating a simple EPP sample that you can take home. This would be an excellent class to take if you are planning on taking any of our EPP classes (such as Lucy Boston or Brimfield Meadows & Blooming Star). Fussy cutting will take your blocks to a whole new level.

Note: Fabric and template kit must be purchased from the instructor at the time of the class for $5 (this is in addition to the cost of the class).

 

Lucy Boston

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Toni Owens
Saturday, September 21, 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Cost $10
#106362     Click here to enroll      Click here for Supply List

Lucy Boston was a British novelist who also loved to make quilts. Her most famous quilt pattern is Patchwork of the Crosses. With the resurgence of English Paper Piecing in popularity, this quilt pattern and others using the original cross block, now known simply as Lucy Boston, are showing up at shows and on many quilters’ bucket list. In fact, a Lucy Boston won best of show at the COQG Quilt Show this summer.

In this class, you will learn how to create templates, create EPP pieces, and sew them together using the shapes necessary to create the Lucy Boston block, while also becoming familiar with the various designs that use this very versatile block.

 

Geranium Dress

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Mary Edwards
2-part class
Mondays, September 23 & 30, 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Cost $25
#106359     Click here to enroll

Have you ever wanted to learn to sew a little dress for your daughter, granddaughter, niece? This beautiful dress is perfect for a beginner wanting to gift a precious little one with something handmade. Start now and the dress will be ready for spring and Easter. In the first class, you will learn to read a pattern, fit the pattern to the size you need, and cut out the garment. In the second class, you will sew the garment together and learn about how to do the basic finishing touches and embellishing.

 

Collage Quilting

Level: All
Instructor: Jill Banta
Thursday, September 26, 9:30am – 5:00pm
Cost $45
#107063     Click here to enroll

Jill will help you get started on the collage of your choice or help you to finish one you have started. Come learn some tips and Jill’s favorite techniques, including fusible applique. We have many Laura Heine collage patterns to choose from if you are starting one from scratch.

 

Beginning Quiltmaking

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Toni Owens
3-part class
Saturdays, September 28, October 12 & November 2,  9:30am to 3:00pm
Cost: $65
#106047      Click here to enroll      Click here for Supply List

This is a 3-part class specializing in individual attention and hands-on training. In this class, you will learn the basics on how to straighten fabric, properly use a rotary cutter and ruler to cut strips to make your first quilt blocks, and how to master that ¼” seam used in quiltmaking. In addition, we will learn to make various fundamental quilt blocks often used in both traditional and modern quiltmaking. This class does not cover binding or quilting.

August 2019 Classes

Sashiko Embroidery

Beginner Level
Instructor: Toni Owens
Friday, August 30, 1:00pm – 4:00pm 
#106177

Sashiko is a style of Japanese Folk Embroidery. Come learn this classic form of embroidery and choose from several designs and thread colors.

 

 

Grandmother’s Flower Garden

Class Level: Beginner
Instructor: Toni Owens
Saturday, August 31, 1:00pm – 3:30pm
#106218

This is the first of three different English Paper Piecing Classes we will offer this Fall.  Come learn how to English Paper Piece and create your style of Grandmother’s Flower Garden.

Road to Oklahoma Shop Hop 2019

Begins June 1 through June 30, 2019!

Oklahoma Quiltworks is one of 25 participating shops.
Passports are now available at the shop or at OK Shop Hop.

Four Corners – our Shop Hop block for 2019  

The modern yet distinctly native-looking block was designed by Emilee Dube’.
Block kits will be available for purchase in the shop beginning June 1, 2019 for $6.99.  Pattern for the block is free.


Tatonka – our Shop Hop finishing kit for 2019

  

And TATONKA, our shop hop finishing quilt, is now hanging in the store!   Tatonka was designed and made by Emilee Dube’.  This quilt is 60″x49″ and is made from the specialty shop hop fabric for this year and our shop hop block, Four Corners.  
Kits are available in the store to purchase!  Price is $87.50 (includes pattern and fabric for the top & binding)

 

Our Shop Hop Giveaways

1.  All shop-hoppers will be registered to win a $25 gift certificate.
2.  Shop-hoppers spending $50 or more will be registered to win a Fat Quarter Bundle of the specialty shop hop fabrics, including an Indian Blanket panel!

 



3.  Spend $150 or more and you will be registered to win a Wool Pressing Mat, Flatter, and Flatter Soak along with this great little tool for holding your bottle of Flatter.

Mother’s Day Sale – All Week

Mother’s Day Celebration Week
May 6-11, 2019

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12, and in honor of
all moms and quilters, we are having a week long sale.

Monday, May 6 – Patterns
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Tuesday, May 7 – Books
20{4c76eb18d79af857ad50431e036d68d339032b328c3fd93e488edbb45135e17f} off

Wednesday, May 8 – Notions & Gifts
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Thursday, May 9 – Precuts, Kits & Fat Quarters
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Friday and Saturday, May 10 & 11 – Fabric on the Bolt
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(1/2 yard minimum)

(Sale does not include Gift Cards, wool, sale fabric, block of the months and magazines)

Kids Kamp 2019 Summer Classes

SUMMER KAMPS FOR KIDS

We offer beginner kamps through advanced kamps.  Each child leaves with a finished project.

Registration begins April 15, 2019!
In person at the store.   

Download the Registration form and bring it with you at time of sign-up:

Kids Kamp Registration 2019 Form (pdf)

Kids Kamps

Must be at least 8 years old to take Kids Kamp. 

All Kids Kamp classes are Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Cost $60

Kamp 1 – June 3 – June 7   #266768
Kamp 2 – June 10 – June 14   #266770
Kamp 3 – June 24 – June 28   #266773
Kamp 4 – July 8 – July 12   #266858
Kamp 5 – July 15 – July 19   #266860
Kamp 6 – July 22 – July 26   #266862
Kamp 7 – July 29 – August 2   #266864

If your child wants to learn how to sew and you don’t have the time or knowledge, this class is for them!  We teach students the basic fundamentals of the sewing machine and how to sew a straight seam. (We use our sewing machines – please don’t bring yours).

Children choose their own fabric (front and backing) for this class. Fabrics for the front of the quilt will need to be purchased and cut before class. If you wish, a teacher will cut the fabric for you for a $5 fee. If we are cutting for you, we will need the fabric at least one week before class begins. If you do your own cutting, be sure you cut accurately for your kid’s success.

2nd Time Around Kamps

Must be at least 9 years old and have taken Kids Kamp to take 2nd Time Around.

All 2nd Time Around Classes are Monday – Thursday, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Cost
$48

2nd Time 1 – June 10 – June 13   #266771
2nd Time 2 – June 24 – June 27   #266774
2nd Time 3 – July 8 – July 11   #266859
2nd Time 4 – July 22 – July 25   #266863

Graduates of Kids Kamp will choose their own fabrics for this quilt and pillowcase. We will build on previously learned skills and aim toward an accurate ¼” seam allowance and rows that are the same length. They will also read a simple pattern to determine the order pieces are sewn together.

Kids choose their own fabric for this class (front and backing). Fabric for the front of the quilt will need to be purchased and cut before class. If you wish, a teacher will cut the fabric for you for a $5 fee. If we are cutting for you, we will need the fabric at least one week before class begins. If you do your own cutting, be sure you cut accurately for your kid’s success.

3rd Times a Charm Kamps

In order to take 3rd Time a Charm classes, a student must have successfully completed 2nd Time Around and have approval from the teachers.

Magic Pillow
Monday – Thursday, June 3 – June 6, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
#266769
Cost $48

It’s a pillow – NO – it’s a quilt – NO – it’s a Magic Pillow Quilt! This project features an Ohio Star pillow that is attached to a quilt. When the quilt is folded and tucked inside, it transforms into a pillow. What fun to take to a sleep-over or on a trip.  Choose your own fabrics to make a stripy quilt and pillow for an item that is uniquely your own. In addition, we will make a cute quilted, zippered bag. What fun!

Modern Hand Embroidery
Monday – Wednesday, July 1 – July 3, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
#266857
Cost $36

Hand Embroidery is coming back, and you will find many hours of enjoyment learning some basic stitches.  We will start with your initials and add some flair of your own.  Class does require a kit.  Finished project will be a small 8” pillow.

 

Gemstones Quilt
Monday – Friday, July 15 – July 19, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
#266861
Cost $60

Have some fun making your own gemstone blocks using snowball corners. Some are solid and some are 4-patched to give two different looks to your blocks. Put together in a staggered set with some rectangles and you have a modern look that makes your gems shine.

Advanced Kids Kamp

These classes teach advanced sewing techniques. It’s very important that you have mastered the 3rd Times a Charm level before enrolling in these classes.  Students need approval from the teachers and must be 11 or older.

Beginning Hand Piecing
Monday – Friday, July 29 – August 2, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
#266865
Cost $60

Hand piecing is a relaxing alternative to sewing by machine. It’s also portable, making it possible for you to sew anytime, anywhere. In this class we’ll cover the basics of piecing a quilt by hand. We’ll spend the first three days sewing by hand. If you wish you can continue at home, but it’s not required. On Thursday you’ll finish up your quilt top by machine and on Friday you’ll use the machine to quilt and bind your quilt. Please join us as we share this relaxing art!