September 2021 - Delphine's Quilt Shop, LC
It's hard to believe September is upon us but the cooler temperatures remind me that's it's true. We have a few classes set up for September but are planning more for October and November.
In the meantime please stop by the shop and check out our Christmas and Fall fabrics. All Christmas and Fall panels are 40% off when purchased with at least one yard of full priced companion fabric! This sale will last all of September.
Braided Bracelet with Handmade Soft Beads Workshop with Gaylann
Cost is $10.00 per person
Wednesday, September 22nd
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
These bracelets are braided from skinny strips batik strips with "beads" made from fabric (cotton or wool), glass beads and threads. I bet you can't make just one!
Free Motion Quilting Class with Delphine
Cost is $15.00 per person
Wednesday, October 13 from 1-4pm
Delphine has been free motion quilting quilts of all sizes for over 20 years. Sign up for this class and give you hands and machine a try to the various steps involved with this technique.
Class size is limited to 6 people
Finish it with Jen
Cost is $15.00 per person
Friday, September 24th from 12:30-3:30pm
Have you started a class with Jen or Delphine and just haven't gotten around to finishing it? Or have you forgotten what step you need to do next? Bring your project and have Jen help get you going again on completing your project. When you sign up, please let us know what project you will be bringing with you, so Jen can be prepared.
Some of the Future Groups that Delphine's has on order!
We have 2 colorways of Elysian from In the Beginning Fabrics coming
in later this month.
Sewing Groups at the Shop
We welcome you to come back or attend a meeting for the first time. We just ask that you please call ahead to confirm you will be attending to keep attendance at 10 or below per gathering.
Mondays: September 13th, 20th, 27th
10am to 4pm
WOOL Workers Club - Join fellow sewists who enjoy the feel of wool, share your knowledge or pick up new ideas. Beginners to advanced wool workers are welcome.
1st Thursday - September 2nd
10:30am to 1pm
Comfort Quilters - Lap quilts are made to give primarily to the local Veterans Affair Office for distribution to veterans of northern lower Michigan.
2nd Thursday - September 9th
10:30am to 4pm
Hand Work Day - Whether you knit, sew, embroider or make things with another hand work technique consider coming in this day to meet with other like minded folks.
3rd Wednesday - September 15th
10:00am to 12:30pm
Patriotic Quilters of Gaylord - This group has made 225+ twin sized quilts to distribute as QOV quilts to local veterans who are presented them at the monthly meetings. A big Thank You goes out to the long arm quilters who provide the quilting.
3rd Thursday - September 16th
10:30am to 4pm
Recipes of the Month
Peach Streusel Delight
8 lite canned peach halves or fresh
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons molasses
2 teaspoons margarine or butter
2 teaspoons whole wheat flour
Arrange peaches hollow side up on a baking sheet. Work pecans, molasses, butter and flour in a small bowl until well mixed. Spoon pecan filling into the peaches. With fingers, press gently to fill hollows, then smooth tops. Broil 4 inches from heat until topping is bubbly, about 4 minutes. Cool to room temperature before serving. Serves 4 or maybe just 2
Homemade Strawberry Cake at https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/strawberry-cake/
My daughter made this cake for my grand daughter's birthday and it was very good. The strawberry flavor is from pureed strawberries. The recipe can be viewed and printed out at the link I listed above.
Please check out our Facebook page for posts about new samples and collections. www.facebook.com/DelphinesQuiltShop
Scissor Sharpening by Edge-G of Gaylord. Glen has many years of experience sharpening scissors. You can drop them off at the shop to be serviced. The fee is generally $5.00 a pair.
Have your Sewing Machine serviced and/or repaired by Aaron Lee of A & K Sewing from Grayling. He also has many years of experience at his trade. The cost of a cleaning is $60.00. Aaron can be reached at 517-260-7331. Aaron also sharpens scissors now! Give him a call to arrange a pick up date for your machine.
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