Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Bernina Connection coming to Nimble Thimbles on Tuesday, September 6 ,2011

Val Sparks and Diane Ebner have once again graciously agreed to do a program for us. They are hoping to show us a demo of the Electric Quilting program, as well as a few surprises. Always a joy to have them at Nimble Thimbles

It's time for our third Raffle Basket of the year on Tuesday, September 6,2011

Three Baskets containing kits for complete quilts will be raffled this evening. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.

Tuesday August 30,2011 is Charity Sew Night...Please join us!

Bonus fifth Tuesday! Bring your projects and equipment and join us for a sew-in from 7-9pm.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Art Quilting with Betty Hahn scheduled for Sunday August 21,2011

Thanks to those of you who have signed up for Betty's class. You are welcome to sign up at Tuesday's Nimble Thimbles meeting if you wish.

Please plan on arriving around 9:30 to set up your machine and be ready to sew at 10am. This educational opportunity is funded by our fabulous Chinese auction held in March 2010.


Intuitive Design, Easy easy curves! Sunday, August 21, 10-3

You will learn free cutting, (no measuring, no seam allowance) and then sewing curved pieces with no clipping and no pins no puckers or wrinkles. It WILL lay flat. We will also learn neighborly piecing, color and value selection.

Intuitive Design, Easy, Easy Curves at Sun Valley Quilts with Betty Hahn

Supply List

Miscellaneous fat quarters and scraps (think big scraps!) in light, medium and dark values

Gray thread for piecing
Rotary cutter and small mat
Iron and small ironing surface (necessary) If you have any additional, please bring.

Awl (critical)

Sewing machine and standard sewing supplies

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

CheriGood Designs coming on August 16, 2011

Local pattern makers Cheri Maniz and Audrey Goode will join us for a trunk show and pattern sale. It should be a fun evening. Please join us at 7pm for a great evening of fun.