Calendar

Jan
23
Thu
The Birthstone Series: Creating Gemstone Bling, Part 1
Jan 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Birthstone quilt with 12 different gemstonesWith CJ Sturtevant
Two class sessions: January 23 and February 6

Join the newest craze of creating your very own Bling! This class will teach you a simple, but complex looking, technique that delivers a gorgeous 17″ X 17″ birthstone gem block. Make more than one to create stunning Mother’s Day wall-hangings, birth announcements, wedding anniversary gifts, birthday gemstone pillows, or even a 12-month, 57″ X 75″ Jewel Box quilt! Become Bejeweled by CJ, a certified Gem Affiliate, as you create your custom gemstone designed by MJ Kinman, textile artist, recently featured in Issue 12 of Quiltfolk magazine.

Jan
28
Tue
Lucky Penny Wool Club
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lucky Penny Club project flower pin cushionWith Melonie Unger

Lucky Penny is a fun, ongoing club just for those who love stitching with wool. Members are encouraged to bring their own projects and work on new projects from Primitive Gatherings newest book: Wool, Needle & Thread. Melonie offers the club in the morning and evening to fit your schedule.

Feb
2
Sun
Sunday Stitchers
Feb 2 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Thread, pins, measuring tapeWith Lynn Schantz

Let’s just sew! It’s a dedicated afternoon for some sewing fun with friends. Haul out those bags of swaps, Accuquilt cut blocks or any other projects and dive in!! Starting a project or finishing . . . it’s all good! Bring a snack to pass and Lynn will have a crockpot of something yummy! Coming to My Time Monday the next day? Leave your machine and we’ll be ready to get right back to work. It’s just that easy.

Feb
3
Mon
My Time Monday
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Lynn Schantz and Melonie Unger

Hostess: Lynn Schantz

My Time Monday the first Monday of the month except when the store is closed for holidays.

Open Sewing Time at Calico Gals is the best! It’s like a mini-retreat. Come in and work on your own projects. Sign up to spend the day indulging in some dedicated sewing time. Everyone brings a dish to pass and the gals guarantee friendship and fun!

Feb
6
Thu
The Birthstone Series: Creating Gemstone Bling, Part 2
Feb 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Birthstone quilt with 12 different gemstonesWith CJ Sturtevant
Two class sessions: January 23 and February 6

Join the newest craze of creating your very own Bling! This class will teach you a simple, but complex looking, technique that delivers a gorgeous 17″ X 17″ birthstone gem block. Make more than one to create stunning Mother’s Day wall-hangings, birth announcements, wedding anniversary gifts, birthday gemstone pillows, or even a 12-month, 57″ X 75″ Jewel Box quilt! Become Bejeweled by CJ, a certified Gem Affiliate, as you create your custom gemstone designed by MJ Kinman, textile artist, recently featured in Issue 12 of Quiltfolk magazine.

Feb
7
Fri
NUTZ
Feb 7 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Melonie Unger riding wooden horse

Hostess: Melonie Unger

NUTZ (No Unfinished Top Zanies) meets first and third Fridays except when the store is closed for holidays.

Need help finishing up a project from a class or a kit you purchased at the store? Melonie can help you! Bring in anything you want to work on and spend the day indulging in some dedicated sewing time. Everyone brings a dish to pass and the gals guarantee friendship and fun!

NUTZ at Night
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Melonie Unger riding wooden horse

Hostess: Melonie Unger

NUTZ at Night meets the first Friday of the month except when the store is closed for holidays.

Open Sewing Time at Calico Gals is the best! It’s like a mini-retreat. Come in and work on your own projects. For NUTZ at night we order food and sew all night!

Feb
8
Sat
Accuquilt Sugar Qubes Sampler Club
Feb 8 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Sugar Qubes quiltWith Karen Cross

New club at Calico Gals! Make all the blocks in a quilt for $25!
Choose the meeting time that works best for you: 10:30, 11:30 or 12:30.

Join Karen on the 2nd Saturday of each month for a mini meeting and how-to for the upcoming block. Receive all the fabric for the block for $5 or… get it for free when you complete and bring in the previous month’s block. $25 registration fee includes your first month. Your choice of three different colorways, too. Attendees must own an Accuquilt system and Qube die set. Any size Qube will work for this project.

Feb
13
Thu
Kimberbell Club
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Kimberbell Club projects
Hostesses: Nina Dukette, Melonie Unger, and Janet Lutz

Also meets at 4:00 or 5:30

New members always welcome! Meets for second Thursday of each month. Only $25 for the year includes fun meetings, flash drive, and Kimberbell machine embroidery designs in the format of your choice.

Quilt Book Review
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join the gals once a month for a Facebook Live Quilting Book Review. Take an inside peek of books we found and love. The program includes deals, demos and discounts! No cost to join—just tune in to the Calico Gals Facebook page and watch the fun!