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October 2019 News from Delphine's Quilt Shop, LC

Delphine's Quilt Shop, LC
“Piecing the past and the present into the heirlooms of tomorrow!"
114 N. Otsego Ave.Gaylord, MI 49735 - 989-732-1252

October 2019

  11th Anniversary Celebration - You Have One More Day to Celebrate with Us!

On Friday, October 4th and Saturday, October 5th, Delphine's will be celebrating their 11th year in service to the quilting community.  We invite you to help us celebrate this milestone.  Last year we held a quilt show at the Friendship Church that featured quilts of all sizes made with products from the shop.  This year we would like to host a Virtual Quilt Show on Facebook of quilts and other projects made by you with materials - fabric, pattern, pre-cuts, a book or any item that you bought at Delphine's.  When you bring in your project you will receive a free Delphine's Quilt Shop ruler (while they last)!  It will be fun to take a trip down Memory Lane and post pictures of your projects to Facebook.

Each day we will be offering 11 different items at 40% off!  And yes, there will be more than just 1 of each item available for purchase.  The items will vary from card sets to bolts to thread and so on.  Other offerings are Buy 10 Fat Quarters and get the 11th one FREE! 
Also, ALL Pre-Cuts and Panels are 11% off.

Sew Days at Delphine's

All are welcome to join us for just one day or come on a regular basis.  You can bring your own lunch, or treat yourself to a lunch from one of the restaurants within walking distance.

Just Sew With Us
Mondays - October 7, 14, 21 and 28
Whether you are a beginner or an accomplished quilt maker, working by hand or by machine, you are welcome to bring your projects and sew with us.
Comfort Quilters - Quilt Makers Wanted!
  Second Thursday - October 10

This group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month. They work on lap quilts of no particular theme that are donated to veterans through the Otsego County Veterans Affairs Office.  We have fabrics and batting to use or you can bring your own.  Volunteers who want to work from home are welcome and can be supplied with kits.
Patriotic Quilters of Gaylord
Third Thursday - October 17
New members are always welcome to this patriotic group of quilters!  This group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month to work on quilts that are donated to veterans and current servicemen. So far, ninety-plus quilts have been given away!

We continue to have a need for long arm quilters, so  if you haven't offered to quilt a top but would like to,  we can still use quilters.  Please contact the shop at 989-732-1252 if you are able to help.  

We can also use folks to sew on binding and do piecework.   You can meet with the groups on their Sewing Days or work from home.

Circa 1880 Club
Saturday - October 12

10:30am to Noon

WOOL Workers Club

We are starting a new club for people who like to work with Wool.  This group will meet on the first Thursday of each month


Hand Stitching

Friday and Saturday, October 18th & 19th by Barbie Brooks
10:30am to 5:00pm

Take this 2 day class with Barbie and become confident in your decorative hand stitching.  The project is an adorable Sewing Pouch that measures approx. 10" x 12".  Decorating the pouch are 7 different stitches used on a large flower and leaves - Boullion knot, Drizzle stitch, Fly Stitch, Woven Circle, Back stitch, Trellis stitch, French knot, Pistol stitch and Blanket stitch.  The bag even has a bee and an ant on it that Barbie will cover how to make.

Cost is only $50.00 - 10:30 am to 5:00 pm both days

4 Methods of Hand Applique with Robin

Wednesday, October 23rd - 6pm to 9pm
Robin will teach you 4 methods of stitching applique shapes to the background fabric.  She loves to do handwork and would love you to feel the same way!

Cost of class is $15.00

Beginner Quilting Class with Jen

This class is tailored for a beginner quilter.  Jen will walk  you through the process of picking out fabrics, cutting fabric, piecing blocks and adding borders.  In this 6 week class you will complete the top of a small baby-size quilt or wall hanging. 

Friday's - October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29 and December 6
10:30am to 12:30pm

Cost of class is $60.00

Make a RUG with Delphine

Chose the style you want to make and Delphine will assist you in making a Jelly Roll Rug.  You can choose an oval, a rectangle or a Slice (half-moon)!

Wednesday, October 30
10:30am to 3:30pm

Cost of class is $20.00


Shower Bags for Ladies in our local Shelters

Please join us to make pretty fabric "shower" bags to give to our local Women's Shelters.  The fabric has already been cut and you just need to do the sewing!  We would love to have you join us for the whole day or whatever part of you share with us.

Thursday, October 24th from 10:30 to 3:30pm

Recipe of the Month

Hot Spiced Apple Cider - Perfect to Serve with Doughnuts

2 quart apple cider
2 cup sugar
2 teaspoon allspice
2 teaspoon cloves
6 cinnamon sticks
1 quart cranberry juice
1 pint orange juice
1 1/2 cups lemon juice

Mix apple cider and sugar together.  Place spices in a cheesecloth bag and simmer cider with spices for 15 minutes.  Remove spices and add the remaining items.  Simmer for 10 minutes and serve.

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