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March 2022 - New Arrivals, Quilt Shows and More from Delphine's Quilt Shop, LC

Delphine's Quilt Shop, LC
Piecing the past and the present into heirlooms of tomorrow!"

 114 N. Otsego Ave.Gaylord, MI  49735 

10am to 5pm Monday - Friday
10am to 3pm Saturday

Classes and a Special Sewing Day!

Open Sew Day - Let's Celebrate Quilting!
Wednesday, March 23rd 10:30am to 4:00pm

March is National Quilting Month, and to celebrate, we will have an extra sew day open for anyone who would like to bring their projects and enjoy the day quilting with friends. 
Call 989-732-1252 to reserve your place at the tables.

Pineapple Foundation On Top Piecing with Jen

Saturday, March 26th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Jen's samples are now hanging at the shop and are quite lovely.  She used a 10" square set of  Spring Promise by Artisan Batiks for Robert Kaufman.  There are also samples using 1800's style fabrics and another one made from Effervescent!  Learn the basics and pick up tips on making easy Pineapple blocks with the Top Piecing Method of paper piecing which does not require you to flip and sew!

Class cost - $10.00 plus supplies

Stay tuned for Classes on the following: Project Bags, Trendy Totes, Mini Brick Road Table Runner, Pillowcases, One Block Wonders, Strip Pieced Lone Stars and a Demo Session on Using Creative Grid Rulers to make Log Cabin and Pineapple Blocks!

On-going and Up-coming Quilt Shows

Both the Cheboygan Area Public Library and the Otsego County (Gaylord) Library are hosting Quilt Shows the entire month of March during regular hours.

Quilts on the Grand Show
April 1 and 2, 2022
West Michigan Quilters Guild
The DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids, MI

"A Garden of Quilts"
May 6 and 7, 2022
Genesee Star Quilters
Flushing United Methodist Church

"A Sharing of Quilts XVI" Quilt Show
May 13 - 15, 2022
Bay Heritage Quilters Guild
The Bay County Community Center

Northern Michigan Quilt Show
May 20. 21. 2022
At The Aplex

Quilts by the Bay
June 24 & 25, 2022
Little Traverse Bay Quilter's Guild
Holy Childhood Community Center, Harbor Springs, MI

New arrivals to the Store

Meeting Times and Dates for March

Just Sew With Us - Mondays, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
Mondays have been set aside for people to come for the day or just a few hours and enjoy the fellowship of other quilters. 

Handwork Day - 2nd Tuesday of the Month, 8th
Only handwork is worked on this day but it can be applique, piecing, knitting, drawing or whatever you prefer to do!

Wool Club - 1st Thursday of the Month, 3rd
Do you work in Wool?  Come in on this day and share your project with others as they work on their wool projects of all sizes,  shapes and talents.

Comfort Quilters - 2nd Thursday of the Month, 10th
Small quilts are made this day and they are given to the Otsego County VA office - over 400 so far!  Fabrics are provided by the group and if you don't want to bring in a machine there's always a need for a seam presser!

Patriotic Quilters - 3rd Thursday of the Month, 17th
35 twin sized quilts with matching pillowcases were presented to local veterans in 2021!  All fabrics are provided by the group and several area long arm quilters do the quilting and then another team puts on the bindings.   Come in and piece one of the many quilt tops that Diane pre cuts for you to work on.

100 Days Project - Saturday the 19th at 10:30am
It's not too late to start your 100 Days Project.  Check out our Facebook page for pictures of the projects started last month.

Recipe of the Month courtesy of Jennifer

Cheesy Ham & Potatoes

1 (8oz) pkg cream cheese
2 (10.75oz) cans cream of celery soup
1/2 cup diced onion
1 and 1/2 cup cubed ham (great way to use leftovers!)
1 and 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/4 tsp pepper
1 (36oz) bag frozen shredded hash browns
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (topping)

In a large bowl, soften the cream cheese and mix with the cream of celery soup.  Stir in onions, ham, Jack cheese and pepper.  Break apart hash browns (do not thaw).  Gently stir in hash browns into the cheese mixture.  Place in a greased baking dish.  Bake covered for 1 hour at 350 degrees.  Uncover and add the cheddar cheese, return to the oven until melted.  Serves 12 unless you have teenagers like Jen, who is lucky to get 4 servings out of the dish.  :)