Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday Sale
We are celebrating 32 years in business!

COVID has definitely put a damper in celebrating – but I can’t let the month go by and not have a Birthday Sale!  So let’s begin the celebration.

August 21 – 28 Books and Patterns will be 25% off

August 22 – September 4 Notions will be 25% off

September 5 – 12 Precuts and Kits will be 25% off

August 21 – September 12 Fabric

just print off this Birthday Coupon and receive 40% off 1 cut of fabric with a minimum cut of 1 yard.

Sale is for regular priced merchandise in stock only and does not include magazines, wools or felts.

 

 

Medical Masks Needed for Veterans Hospital

The Oklahoma Veterans Hospital has an immediate need for medical masks.  We are asking quilters to help as much as possible with this need.

If you would like to make simple masks at home for our veteran hospital staff, email Toni at quilters@okquiltworks.com to coordinate delivery of the masks.

General Mask Requirements

Use tightly woven 100% cotton fabric & cotton thread
Remember that both men & women need masks
Masks will be washed and sterilized before use
Any excess masks will be donated to others in need

Possible Organization Specific Requirements

No elastic (it may have latex)
Nose pocket for wire
Filter pocket
Set size

Mask Patterns & Tutorials

  • Video tutorial- Double layer with nose wire, filter pocket and elastic from Easy to Sew
  • Pattern – Double layer contour mask with ties from Free Sewing
  • Pattern – Double layer with filter pocket and ties from  Charles Hospital
  • Pattern – Double layer contour mask with ties from Andover Fu Face Mask
  • Pattern – Double layer contour mask with ties in multiple sizes from Craft Passion
  • Video tutorial – Double layer with ties from Sew DIY

 

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.