March 8, 2018
Hello everyone! We’re beyond excited about this upcoming retreat, and the beautiful design options we’ve developed especially for you! Check them out below and start planning your project today!
We’re thrilled to introduce you to our newest mixer patterns, the gorgeous Kaleidoscope Mixer, which is basically the Prismatic Star on steroids incorporating the lone star blocks with many kaleidoscope-like layouts.
The first thing you’ll need to do is to pick Option 1, 2, or 3 below for selecting your patterns and fabrics:
OPTION 1: Purchase a Diamonds in Bloom ($59.50), Prismatic Star Queen ($47.00), Ice Castles ($62.00), or the NEW Kaleidoscope pattern ($42.00 – coming in June!), and choose your own fabrics from your stash or as desired.
Please prepare your kit by cutting the strips up to the point where you would begin cutting with a Template Layout Sheet (you do not need to cut apart the layout sheets prior to class). These options can be colored in Quiltster if you would like. To prepare them, click on the Ice Castle pattern, or the Kaleidoscope Mixers. Preparing the strip cutting will help you be prepared to begin working on your project at the steps where the rest of the students will begin.
If you require a kit for any of these patterns, Quilter’s Quest will be happy to cut them and send them your way in advance so you can prepare them. Simply contact the shop and let them know which pattern you want!
OPTION 2: Select one of the Kaleidoscope Mixer kits, exclusive to this event! There are six options for you to choose from (and more may be added over the next few weeks). You will still have a Quiltster account available to you for the next 6 months as part of your event, but you will not need to use it to prepare your project if you’ve chosen one of these options.
We have not finalized all kit pricing at this time, but to give you an idea, your kit will include the following:
OPTION 3: Create your own completely customized quilt, where you pick the combination of blocks for your quilt and your favorite fabric collections from the list shown below! If you haven’t received it already, you’ll receive a 6 month subscription to Quiltster, allowing you the opportunity to mix and match blocks and fabrics in 5 different quilt sizes to achieve your perfectly unique quilt! You may use Quiltster, or contact Judel Niemeyer for an additional design fee ($25/design) to help you create your perfect quilt.
Again, we have not finalized kit pricing at this time, but the range will be similar to that noted above and depend on the selection of blocks and fabrics for your pattern!
All kits will be based on a yardage price of $12.99 per yard, regular price, however, kits purchased for this event will be discounted at 10%! If you are interested in backing and binding, you will have the option to purchase this at the time of kit purchase. Backing and binding purchased with the kit will be discounted 25%. Sales to customers in the state of Illinois will be subject to Illinois sales tax of 6.25%. This will not be added to your order, but will be billed separately by the shop, as appropriate. Our goal is to have kit ordering begin on April 1st. We will send out an email and more information in the event page of Facebook when you can order your project.
Over 188,000 unique combinations before factoring in fabrics or block rotations!
Purchase either of these patterns and choose your own fabrics.
These are the official kits for these patterns. If you would like one, they will be shipped in advance of the program in order to allow you time to prepare your kits in advance. If you would like your kit prepared for you, a 15% kit cutting fee will be applied and you can pick up your kit at the event.
Create your own completely customized quilt, by selecting a quilt size and blocks for each section of the quilt (Groups A, B, C, & D) shown below along with new fabrics from 7 collections!
There are two ways to do this:
1. Use Quiltster! Prior to this event, you’ll receive a 6 month subscription to Quiltster (as part of the fee for attending the event), allowing you the opportunity to mix and match blocks and fabrics in 5 different quilt sizes to achieve your perfectly unique quilt! If you’re new to Quiltster, check out the tutorials on their website by logging into Quiltster, then clicking this link or using the drop down menu on the top left of the screen (three little stacked white bars), then selecting Tutorials. Once you get the basics, here are a couple of tutorials that will help you with a couple features that are especially important for this workshop.
2. We’ll Design it With You! For an additional design fee you can work one on one with Judel Niemeyer as she uses Quiltster to mix and match blocks and fabrics to create your one of a kind quilt. You’ll have final approval before your quilt is kitted.
Whether you use Quiltster on your own, or have us do it, your finalized quilt kit will be prepared for you and brought to MISA for you to complete! No preparation on your end will be needed!
Your block options are as follows:
We’re THRILLED to offer you such a diverse selection of fabrics to work with for your Quiltworx University project.
Baltic Mini Collection
Cactus Mini Collection
Garnet Mini Collection
Gypsy Strip Set
Heirloom Strip Set
Java Blenders Wallflowers
Only a sampling of fabrics is shown above…THERE’S MORE! Check out the fabric list to find collections including a special assortment of Java Blenders, the Jungle Mini Collection, and our NEW collections from Quiltworx that haven’t been seen or used by anyone else, including our Jewels – Amethyst, Jewels – Jade, and the Prismatic Strip Sets!
The fabric selections brings you 165 fabrics and (3) strip sets with (48) fabrics each! To see all available fabrics for this event, click on the images above for each collection and to see the never before seen collections, visit them in the project editor. A subscription to Quiltster is required to see this information.
HOW TO SIGN INTO QUILTSTER
Every one of you will receive 6 months access to Quiltster as part of your workshop fee.
If you already have an account:
If you do not have an account yet, please do the following:
SIGN UP PAGE LINK HERE
A complete list of supplies will be provided closer to the event.
HAPPY QUILT PLANNING!