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

Sep
22
Fri
HUGS (Helping Us Give Smiles)
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

HUGS quilt hung from old truck
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Use your quilting skills and stash to share with others. The group will make quilts to comfort men who live with disabilities at the Rescue Mission. Cut your stash into tumblers that cut up fast and sew up faster! Contact
Melonie and arrange to meet to cut your tumblers on an AccuQuilt system. Join the group either Friday or Saturday to sew those tumblers together!

Sep
23
Sat
HUGS (Helping Us Give Smiles)
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

HUGS quilt hung from old truck
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Use your quilting skills and stash to share with others. The group will make quilts to comfort men who live with disabilities at the Rescue Mission. Cut your stash into tumblers that cut up fast and sew up faster! Contact
Melonie and arrange to meet to cut your tumblers on an AccuQuilt system. Join the group either Friday or Saturday to sew those tumblers together!

Sep
27
Wed
T-Shirt Class
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Fun Projeccs
Instructor: Gay Silkey

Everyone has a box of T-shirts they can’t part with, yet no longer wear. It’s the emotional attachment! Good news—these shirts make excellent quilts! Because they are knits, there are few tricks to working with them. Gay has made several T-shirt quilts and she is happy to share her techniques with you. Bring some shirts and turn them into pillows, quilts or even totes.This class will cover the basics of cutting, sewing and preparing T-shirts for a variety of projects. Basic sewing and cutting skills required.

T-Shirt Class
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fun Projeccs
Instructor: Gay Silkey

Everyone has a box of T-shirts they can’t part with, yet no longer wear. It’s the emotional attachment! Good news—these shirts make excellent quilts! Because they are knits, there are few tricks to working with them. Gay has made several T-shirt quilts and she is happy to share her techniques with you. Bring some shirts and turn them into pillows, quilts or even totes.This class will cover the basics of cutting, sewing and preparing T-shirts for a variety of projects. Basic sewing and cutting skills required.

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.

Closed On

Tuesday, July 4
Sunday, September 3 & Monday, September 4

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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Sep
22
Fri
HUGS (Helping Us Give Smiles)
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

HUGS quilt hung from old truck
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Use your quilting skills and stash to share with others. The group will make quilts to comfort men who live with disabilities at the Rescue Mission. Cut your stash into tumblers that cut up fast and sew up faster! Contact
Melonie and arrange to meet to cut your tumblers on an AccuQuilt system. Join the group either Friday or Saturday to sew those tumblers together!

Sep
23
Sat
HUGS (Helping Us Give Smiles)
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

HUGS quilt hung from old truck
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Use your quilting skills and stash to share with others. The group will make quilts to comfort men who live with disabilities at the Rescue Mission. Cut your stash into tumblers that cut up fast and sew up faster! Contact
Melonie and arrange to meet to cut your tumblers on an AccuQuilt system. Join the group either Friday or Saturday to sew those tumblers together!

Sep
27
Wed
T-Shirt Class
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Fun Projeccs
Instructor: Gay Silkey

Everyone has a box of T-shirts they can’t part with, yet no longer wear. It’s the emotional attachment! Good news—these shirts make excellent quilts! Because they are knits, there are few tricks to working with them. Gay has made several T-shirt quilts and she is happy to share her techniques with you. Bring some shirts and turn them into pillows, quilts or even totes.This class will cover the basics of cutting, sewing and preparing T-shirts for a variety of projects. Basic sewing and cutting skills required.

T-Shirt Class
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fun Projeccs
Instructor: Gay Silkey

Everyone has a box of T-shirts they can’t part with, yet no longer wear. It’s the emotional attachment! Good news—these shirts make excellent quilts! Because they are knits, there are few tricks to working with them. Gay has made several T-shirt quilts and she is happy to share her techniques with you. Bring some shirts and turn them into pillows, quilts or even totes.This class will cover the basics of cutting, sewing and preparing T-shirts for a variety of projects. Basic sewing and cutting skills required.