June @ Compass Star Quilt Shop (formally Delphine's)
114 N. Otsego Ave. Gaylord, MI 49735
10am to 5pm Monday - Friday 10am to 4pm Saturday
Thank you to everyone who helped me kick off a great 1st month of business! Overall, things went pretty smoothly and I couldn't be happier. We still have lots of ideas and plans for the upcoming future, and we hope you'll enjoy the changes as they start to appear.
CONNECT WITH US!
Be sure to like and subscribe to our Instagram and Facebook Pages! We like to do unboxing videos when new bolts of fabric arrive from our vendors, giving you a front row seat to be first to check it out. Also, did you know that we have a website? Our shop is available to you online, anytime.
Currently, we are offering FREE SHIPPING on orders $75.00 or more!
DO YOU LONGARM?
Our Patriotic Quilter group is searching for people who are willing to donate their time to help get quilt tops finished. Please give us a call at the shop, and we can get you connected. 989-732-1252
Upcoming Clubs for the Month
2nd & 4th Wednesday's
June 14th & 28th
Love working with wool and using different embroidery stitches to embellish your projects? Bring your current work in progress and join this group of ladies who LOVE working with wool. Maybe you can learn a new stitch or two!
|Just Sew with Us!
June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
|A day to work on whatever project you want to work on! Bring your supplies, machine if necessary, and join the group for some sewcialization! Bring money for lunch...the group usually orders lunch from one of the surrounding restaurants.
2nd & 3rd Thursday's
June 8th &15th
10:30 - 4:00
|This group meets twice a month to work on quilts for veterans in the area. All fabrics are provided, and all the cutting is done for you. Bring your machine and thread, and help work on these well deserved donation quilts.
Monday, June 12th, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Cost: $10.00 plus supplies
If you've already taken a beginner quilt class and are ready for the next step in learning how to quilt, look no further! This class is designed for the beginner quilter who would like to build their knowledge base. You'll learn the next steps in piecing various blocks and make a sampler quilt at the same time. Class meets once a month and each month you will be working on a different quilt block. Examples include the Bear Paw, the Snail's Trail, and Cottage Garden. At the end of 12 months, you'll have 12 blocks ready to assemble in a layout of your choice. Come join Jen as she shares her love of quilting with you.
Pineapple Foundation Piecing
Friday, June 23rd, 10:30am-12:30pm
Cost: $16.00 plus supplies
Jen has mastered this technique and makes it so easy for others to do also. 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!
Beginner English Paper Piecing
Thursday, June 29th, 10:30am to 1:00pm
Cost: $20.00 plus supplies
Learn the basic techniques of English Paper Piecing (EPP) using hexagons and diamonds to create a cute table topper. Join Kathy Williams as she shows you just how much fun this hand-stitching technique can be. Finished project size is approximately 25" round.
Ursula & Emily Purse
Saturday, July 15th, 10:30am to 12:30pm
Saturday, July 22nd, 10:30am to 3:30pm
Cost: $20.00 plus supplies
For the upcoming season of BBQ's, potlucks, graduation parties, birthday parties, and get-together's, enjoy this amazing recipe!
Easy Crock Pot Cowboy Beans
- 6 slices smoked bacon coarsely chopped
- 1 lb lean ground beef
- 1 medium onion chopped
- 2 slices (1/4 inch thick) smoked ham diced
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 can (16 ounces) pinto beans
- 1 can (15 ounces) black beans
- 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes with hatch green chilies
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup Kansas City style barbecue sauce
- In large skillet over medium heat cook bacon until it starts to crisp on the edges. Add ground beef and onion; cook until beef is browned and bacon is crispy. Add ham and cook another 1-2 minutes to get it a little crispy. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Remove from heat, drain any excess grease and add to crock pot.
- To crock pot add beans, diced tomatoes, brown sugar, yellow mustard, ketchup and barbecue sauce.
- Cook on low for 6-7 hours or on high for 4 hours.