Classes and Clubs at Calico Gals

Join the fun by taking a class or joining a club at Calico Gals! Sign up today by calling 315-445-0617.

Class and Club Calendar

Feb
27
Tue
Lucky Penny Wool Club
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Small wool project
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Calling all wool lovers! Lucky Penny is a year-long club for those who love wool stitching. Come relax, stitch and enjoy the blessings of friendship.

Lucky Penny Wool Club
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Small wool project
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Calling all wool lovers! Lucky Penny is a year-long club for those who love wool stitching. Come relax, stitch and enjoy the blessings of friendship.

Mar
1
Thu
Sew Inspired Society (SIS)
Mar 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Sew Inspired Society (SIS) project pouch
With Rosanne Brown

First Thursday (5:30–6:30 PM) and Saturday (9:00–10:00 AM) of each month

Join the fun new “society” at Calico Gals! Your one-time membership fee of $36 gets you all the “SIS” benefits!

  • Beautiful desk calendar with monthly patterns to create the Heartland Heritage quilt ($20 value). It’s a very pretty quilt and you can use your scraps to build it!
  • Monthly planning sheets to keep you organized
  • Monthly Sew Inspired Society meetings—choose the time most convenient for you
    20% discount off your backing fabric just to get you started!
  • Monthly rewards and bonus patterns . . . motivation to keep you going!
  • Membership in the Calico Gals (secret) SIS Facebook group so we can all chat and show pics between meetings.
  • Perfect for beginners and super-fun for all quilters.
Mar
2
Fri
NUTZ
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kathy Barden with bolts of fabric

Hostess: Kathy Barden

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? Kathy 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!

Mar
5
Mon
My Time Monday
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 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!

Mar
8
Thu
Kimberbells Machine Embroidery Club
Mar 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Kimberbell Club project in red, black, and white with red heart
Hostesses: Nina Dukette, Melonie Unger, and Janet Lutz

Join the Club! The Kimberbells Embroidery Club, where you learn a new machine embroidery technique and receive a pattern and a new machine embroidery every month.This year ’round (12 months) club is fun and educational. Connect with fellow stitchers and go home with a variety of designs, patterns and ideas. Fee includes a Calico Gals flash drive, 12 Kimberbell embroidery file designs (in your format), and a year full of fun meetings! Designs are free when you attend the meetings, $5 each if you need to catch up. No machines needed for the meetings. All machine brands and formats welcome. Catch up
on 2017 and join the new club in April 2018.

Mar
15
Thu
Handi Quilter Ruler of the Month
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hostesses: Rosanne Brown and Daryl Hanifan

Stand up and sitdown longarmers! Learn a new ruler each month for 6 months when you join the HQ Ruler of the Month Club. Watch the video online and/or stop in for the in-store, hands-on demonstration. The featured ruler-of-the-month is exclusive for club members and at a special price! Calico Gals will set aside one for you each month!

Stop in for the longarm demo with Daryl on the third Tuesday or the sit-down demo with Rosanne on the third Thursdays.

New club begins in February with new demos and new rulers each month for 6 months.

Mar
16
Fri
NUTZ
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kathy Barden with bolts of fabric

Hostess: Kathy Barden

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? Kathy 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!

Mar
18
Sun
Taste of Spring
Mar 18 all-day

Spring is in the air, and you know what that means! New classes, new projects, and tasty nibbles! Stop by and see what’s “in store” for spring!

Mar
19
Mon
Jo Morton Club
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Jo Morton fabrics
Hostesses: Melonie Unger and Beth Broadway

Jo Club is full!

Well-known designer, Jo Morton, features the classic look of 1800’s reproduction fabric and patterns. $120 for the year includes monthly club meetings, Lori Smith pattern for a beautiful sampler quilt, 5 yards (your choice) of beautiful Jo Morton fabrics and monthly discounts on everything Jo! Join this popular club at Calico Gals!

BOMs & Swaps

QUILTmania 2017 Mystery Quilt


Calico Gals is one of only four shops in the United States honored to offer the QUILTmania 2017 Mystery quilt. Begins shipping in February.

  • Quilt pattern by Michelle Yeo
  • Fabrics from the Torrington Place Collection by Penny Rose for Riley Blake Designs
  • $99.95 plus shipping and handling include first and last months
  • $49.95 per month plus shipping and handling
  • Mystery patterns will be available in the bi-monthly QUILTmania magazine

Flying South quilt

Flying South BOM
Play along February through June. Just $7.50 per month includes:

  • 5 months
  • 8 Chubby 16ths of exclusive new batik prints
  • Choose your favorites each month
  • Directions for the Flying South block
  • Quarterly Sew-In day
  • Months 2–5 include an alternate block pattern using the same shapes
  • $15 ($40 for precut version) registration fee covers your first and last month

Journeys End quilt

Journey’s End BOM

  • 6 months
  • Build your houses in the first 5 months; create the scrappy border in the 6th
  • Generous 66-1/2″ x 66-1/2″ quilt
  • $32 per month includes patterns, fabrics, and binding
  • $64 registration fee includes first and last months

U Swappin quilt

U Swappin’?

  • 8 easy blocks a month for 6 months
  • Bring them in by the 1st and Lynn will swap them out for pick up on the 15th
  • First blocks due February 1st
  • $15 for the entire 6 months, includes pattern
  • Double swap or both swaps for $25
  • Batiks: Any bright jewel tones for color and cream batik for background
  • Cottage: Any bright small print for color and white-on-white background (no cream please)

Bird Walk block of the month quilt

Bird Walk BOM
Hostess: Christy Blume
Includes:

  • 12 months
  • Detailed pattern
  • Batik fabric for quilt top
  • Pick up or mail order
  • Quarterly Sew-In day
  • $25 per month
  • $50 registration fee covers first and last months of the club

Star Spangled Liberty block of the month quilt

Star Spangled Liberty
Hostess: Jen Cantrell
Includes:

  • 9 months
  • Detailed pattern
  • Fabric for quilt top
  • Options for appliqué or pieced center row
  • Pick-up or mail-order
  • Quarterly Sew-In day
  • $25 per month
  • $50 registration to cover first and last months of the club

Snow Friends Wool and Cotton block of the month

Snow Friends: A Wool and Cotton BOM
Hostess: Melonie Unger
Includes:

  • One snowman design for 6 months and a month for details and assembly
  • Detailed pattern
  • Fabric for quilt top includes wool and cotton
  • Options for appliqué or pieced center row
  • Pick-up or mail-order
  • $25 per month
  • $50 registration to cover first and last months of the club

Freedom Bound Block of the Month quilt

Freedom Bound BOM
Hostess: Rosanne Brown
Includes:

Store Hours

Monday–Saturday
10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday
12:00–4:00 PM

Open evenings during scheduled classes.

Store Address

Calico Gals

3906 New Court Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13206

Contact Us

Phone: 315-445-0617
Email: store@calicogals.com

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Feb
27
Tue
Lucky Penny Wool Club
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Small wool project
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Calling all wool lovers! Lucky Penny is a year-long club for those who love wool stitching. Come relax, stitch and enjoy the blessings of friendship.

Lucky Penny Wool Club
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Small wool project
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Calling all wool lovers! Lucky Penny is a year-long club for those who love wool stitching. Come relax, stitch and enjoy the blessings of friendship.

Mar
1
Thu
Sew Inspired Society (SIS)
Mar 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Sew Inspired Society (SIS) project pouch
With Rosanne Brown

First Thursday (5:30–6:30 PM) and Saturday (9:00–10:00 AM) of each month

Join the fun new “society” at Calico Gals! Your one-time membership fee of $36 gets you all the “SIS” benefits!

  • Beautiful desk calendar with monthly patterns to create the Heartland Heritage quilt ($20 value). It’s a very pretty quilt and you can use your scraps to build it!
  • Monthly planning sheets to keep you organized
  • Monthly Sew Inspired Society meetings—choose the time most convenient for you
    20% discount off your backing fabric just to get you started!
  • Monthly rewards and bonus patterns . . . motivation to keep you going!
  • Membership in the Calico Gals (secret) SIS Facebook group so we can all chat and show pics between meetings.
  • Perfect for beginners and super-fun for all quilters.
Mar
2
Fri
NUTZ
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kathy Barden with bolts of fabric

Hostess: Kathy Barden

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? Kathy 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!

Mar
5
Mon
My Time Monday
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 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!

Mar
8
Thu
Kimberbells Machine Embroidery Club
Mar 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Kimberbell Club project in red, black, and white with red heart
Hostesses: Nina Dukette, Melonie Unger, and Janet Lutz

Join the Club! The Kimberbells Embroidery Club, where you learn a new machine embroidery technique and receive a pattern and a new machine embroidery every month.This year ’round (12 months) club is fun and educational. Connect with fellow stitchers and go home with a variety of designs, patterns and ideas. Fee includes a Calico Gals flash drive, 12 Kimberbell embroidery file designs (in your format), and a year full of fun meetings! Designs are free when you attend the meetings, $5 each if you need to catch up. No machines needed for the meetings. All machine brands and formats welcome. Catch up
on 2017 and join the new club in April 2018.

Mar
15
Thu
Handi Quilter Ruler of the Month
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hostesses: Rosanne Brown and Daryl Hanifan

Stand up and sitdown longarmers! Learn a new ruler each month for 6 months when you join the HQ Ruler of the Month Club. Watch the video online and/or stop in for the in-store, hands-on demonstration. The featured ruler-of-the-month is exclusive for club members and at a special price! Calico Gals will set aside one for you each month!

Stop in for the longarm demo with Daryl on the third Tuesday or the sit-down demo with Rosanne on the third Thursdays.

New club begins in February with new demos and new rulers each month for 6 months.

Mar
16
Fri
NUTZ
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kathy Barden with bolts of fabric

Hostess: Kathy Barden

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? Kathy 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!

Mar
18
Sun
Taste of Spring
Mar 18 all-day

Spring is in the air, and you know what that means! New classes, new projects, and tasty nibbles! Stop by and see what’s “in store” for spring!

Mar
19
Mon
Jo Morton Club
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Jo Morton fabrics
Hostesses: Melonie Unger and Beth Broadway

Jo Club is full!

Well-known designer, Jo Morton, features the classic look of 1800’s reproduction fabric and patterns. $120 for the year includes monthly club meetings, Lori Smith pattern for a beautiful sampler quilt, 5 yards (your choice) of beautiful Jo Morton fabrics and monthly discounts on everything Jo! Join this popular club at Calico Gals!