August Sew Fun

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by Cathy Ellsaesser, posted on

We’re Baaackkk!

We just got back from the Brother Convention and have so much to share with you. Be sure to sign up and attend the What’s New Party. But first, it’s time for August Sew Fun! Here’s a preview of a couple of the projects we’ll be seeing.

Wedge Quilt Workshop

Photo of cover of Wedge Quilt Workshop for August Sew Fun Photo of back of Wedge Quilt Workshop for August Sew Fun

A quick path to a bold quilt design, wedges are versatile and captivating—a must-have shape in the modern quilter’s toolbox. Expertly piece this trendy and versatile shape without complicated math or drafting. You’ll be amazed at the wide variety of quilts that can be made from a single shape!

See best-selling author Christina Cameli’s unique take on wedge quilts. Go”beyond the round,” adding squares and diamonds to the mix, with full-size patterns.  Learn wedge basics, how to add center circles, trimming for accuracy, and improv piecing. Find out how to accurately cut and sew wedges with tips to keep them lying flat. Discover new ways to use a wedge. Create trendy quilts using wedges pieced into traditional full circles, half circles, and squared-off blocks.

The book contains 10 stunning projects with step-by-step tutorials and full-sized pullout templates.

Photo of Wedge Quilting Rulers for August Sew Fun

You also get two reproducible design sheets for planning 9 and 10 degree round quilts. These are so beautiful, you’ll want to make them all, and can do that without worrying about math or drafting.

Check out these videos to learn more about wedge quilting and come to Sew Fun to see and hear all about it from our Sew Fun Presenter.

Piecing Set-In Circles for Wedge Quilts
How to Make Bold Quilts with Wedges.

Happy Camper by Loralie Designs

We have seen some cute camper designs this year. Remember that camper bag from January’s Sew Fun?

Camper tote made in January Sew Fun

Happy Camper Design Set by Loralie for August Sew FunNow, what could be more fun than a quilting road trip to the beach! Plan your next adventure with this cute collection featuring camp trailers. This would look so cute in your camper, travel trailer or motor home. Loralie Designs provide excellent digitized designs that sew out beautifully. I can’t wait to see what our Sew Fun presenter made to show us!






August Sew Fun Sessions

To see what else we have in store for you this month, be sure to attend one of our August Sew Fun sessions.

With multiple sessions at day at each of our locations, how can you miss it?  We hope you can join us at one of these times:

Aurora: Tuesday, August 14, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m or 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Littleton: Wednesday, August 15, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m or 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Arvada: Thursday, August 16, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m or 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Colorado Springs: Friday, August 17,  1 p.m. – 3 p.m. or 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Come join the fun and eat some chocolate. Find those projects that you didn’t even know you wanted to make!  I bet you’ll come away with some great ideas for Christmas gifts. As always, we hope you’ll bring one of your “UFOs” you’ve finished to “show and tell.” Click here to see some of last month’s show and tell projects. You all are so talented, I can’t wait to see what this month brings!