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March Events & Classes @ Compass Star Quilt Shop

“Guiding you through your quilting journey"

 114 N. Otsego Ave. Gaylord, MI  49735 

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

Classes, Events & Clubs 

Blushing Blooms - Block of the Month

April 2024 to December 2024

Fee: $30.99 per month

Our beautiful and elegant sample is now hanging in the shop!  This sampler-style queen quilt features 12" blocks set on point, with custom setting triangles and elegant sashing to tie all the elements together.  Fabrics are beautifully colored in rich burgundy, dusty pinks, taupe, and off-white.  Each month for 9 months, you'll receive a section of the pattern and a package of fabrics ready for you to create a part of the quilt. The last month will be the finishing instructions and fabrics to assemble this lovely 92" square top.  All fabrics for the top and binding will be provided to you in your monthly packages.  Discounted shipping is available for $8.00 per month.  A limited number of spots are left.  Call today to sign up!  989-732-1252

Machine Cleaning & Scissor Sharpening

Tuesday, March 5th, 10:00am-2:00pm

$75.00 per machine, Husqvarna's $85.00 per machine

$6.00 per pair scissor sharpening

Call to make an appointment for Aaron to service your machine and sharpen your scissors,  989-732-1252.  Times are available for morning and afternoon. Fee is payable the day of service, cash or check only.

Wooly Stitchers Club

Wednesday, March 13th, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Wednesday, April 10th, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Fee: $5.00 per session

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!  The club meets monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.


Patriotic Quilters

Thursday's, March 14th & 21st, 10:30am-3:00pm

Thursday's, April 11th & 18th, 10:30am-3:00pm

This group meets the 2nd and 3rd Thursday each month to work on quilts for veterans in the area.  If you want to join us but can't stay for the entire day, that's ok!  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. The group has now completed over 300 quilts because of volunteers like you!

Open Sew

Monday's, March 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th

Monday's, April 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th


Fee: $5.00 per session

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!  We have irons and cutting spaces.  Bring money for lunch...the group usually orders lunch from one of the surrounding restaurants.

Dresden Plate Table Runner

Saturday, March 23rd, 10:30am-2:00pm

Class Fee $75.00

Come and spend a few hours at Compass Star making a wonderfully fun Dresden Plate table runner. Don’t be intimidated by the idea that it involves hand sewing, because it does not!!! Bring your machine to class and Leslie Peterson will show you how to construct perfect little “petals”.  At the end of class Leslie will present a trunkshow of Dresden Quilts that will be sure to spark your creativity with all of the possibilities of this design.

Your class fee includes: a kit with ALL fabrics for the project shown (including the backing), a Dresden ruler, thread and a turning tool.

Class is limited to 6 students, so sign up early!  

Building Blocks

Saturday, March 9th, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Saturday, April 6th, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Class Fee: $10.00 per month, plus supplies

NEW DATES!!! 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.

This class will repeat, so you can join us anytime!

Stay tuned for a new class schedule starting in April.  Have ideas on what types of classes you'd like to take at Compass Star Quilt Shop?  Email us at and let us know what you're interested in learning!