Late Summer News From Island Creations by Louise Studio and Classroom 74 Nooseneck Hill Road, Unit 1 West Greenwich, RI 02817 401-323-0255 http://islandcreationsbylouise.com https://islandcreationsbylouise.blogspot.com It has been awhile! So it is time to update you on the happenings at the Studio and Classsroom… Open Sew continues to be offered on Sunday afternoons from 1:30 to 4:30 PM, Monday evenings 6 PM to 9 PM, Thursday afternoons from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM and Friday mornings from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. All sessions are $10.00 for the three hour session.
“Formerly Girl Gang” will be from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM on Friday afternoons, August 16, September 13, October 11, November 8 and December 13, 2019. We are working on an embroidery stitch sampler. Each month a few new stitches will be highlighted and you will have a month to practice. Of course, Show and Tell completes our afternoon. Sessions are $3.00 plus costs for any printed materials. SIYOB (Sleep In Your Own Bed) Returns! SIYOB will be held on September 6 and 7 and again on October 25 and 26. Friday you can sew from 5 PM to 10 PM, go home and sleep in your own bed, then come back on Saturday and sew from 9 AM to 4 PM. That’s 12 Hours to sew and make a real dent in your project! Snacks will be provided Friday night and Continental Breakfast will be provided on Saturday morning. (There are several nearby restaurants that we can order meals from on Friday night or for Saturday lunch if we get hungry!). September projects include a choice of quilts made with the Quilt in a Day Wedge Ruler, (Blended Braid, Waterwheel or Mexican Star). Patterns, The Wedge Tool and materials are available in the classroom.
October projects will be holiday oriented. Stop by and see the samples or visit the website or blog. SIYOB sessions are $30.00 per session. The Fall session of Featherweight Fellowship has been scheduled for Sunday, October 27 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. For owners and aficionados of Featherweights, (and those who wish they had one), this group will be your opportunity to network with other featherweight owners. We will work on our Featherweights for the afternoon and hopefully share projects made on our Featherweights. This special Open Sew is only $5.00 per person for the afternoon. A new session of Chris Bagley’s popular UFO class begins on Saturday afternoon September 14 from 1 PM to 4 PM. The remaining dates are October 19, November 23, and December 14. Contact Chris by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll in the Autumn UFO series.
It’s Retreat Time again! The dates for the January 2020 retreats have been released. First is the Post New Year’s Quilter’s Retreat on January 3, 4, 5. Then the Second Quilter’s Retreat is January 10, 11, 12. The Third Quilter’s Retreat is “The Original”Quilter’s Retreat on January 24, 25, 26. Finally “The Super BowlWeekend” Quilter’s Retreat is from January 31, February 1, 2, 2020. If you find yourself wishing for a weekend away, come join us at the Hampton Inn in Coventry RI. Single rooms are $395.00 and doubles are $295.00 and include all hotel amenities, 24 hour sewing space and 5 meals from Friday 9 AM to Sunday 3 PM (breakfast is complimentary from the hotel). A $50 deposit is due by October 1 and final payment is due December 1 ,2019 All weekends offer the same schedule and the opportunity to get away from it all without going too far from home! We would love to have you join us! New this year is the November Quilter’s Retreat. This retreat will run from Friday November 15 to Sunday November 17, 2019. This is your last chance for 2019 prices! Single rooms are $395 and doubles are $285.
All Quilter’s Weekend Retreats (all January and November weekends) offer the same schedule and the opportunity to get away from it all without going too far from home! We would love to have you join us!
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