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What's New in October 2018


These patterns are now available for purchase on our website, and the fabric lines are available in a quilt shop near you!  There will also be digitized quilting designs available in the near future.

Many of these patterns are also being prepared for the Quiltster App!  If you’ve never heard of Quiltster, it’s an incredible fabric auditioning software that allows you to pick and choose fabrics before you spend money.  Look for the Quiltster Compatible logo on the patterns below, and click the quilt images or links to learn more about each pattern, find replacement papers, see samples made by Quiltworx.com and others, find kitting information, and purchase the pattern!

Wholesale purchases are available to those approved with a wholesale account. Visit our wholesale page to order (minimum purchase of 3 and advance approval of wholesale account is required).

 

Baby Bella

36″x36″ • Fabrics: Tonga Jewels – Amethyst & Jade, and Wallflowers by

Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Color Spectrum

The Baby Bella was designed as a beginner pattern to introduce quilters to paper piecing. The project does take a little time and introduces quilters to several Quiltworx techniques, but all of the seams are straight, there are no Y-seams or curved seams, and the result is an adorable miniature lone star block for you to enjoy.

 

Color Spectrum

73″x85″ • Fabrics: Tonga Jewels – Amethyst & Jade, and Wallflowers by

Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Color Spectrum

The Color Spectrum was designed as a beginner pattern to introduce quilters to paper piecing. The project is fast, uses only one foundation block, employs simple cutting techniques, and is an affordable and fun way to jump into your first paper piecing project.

 

Cosmos

91″x91″ • Fabrics: Hoffman Fabrics – Sparkle and Fade

Cosmos

The Cosmos foundation papers, strip piecing processes and color concept were designed by Quiltworx. The blocks in this quilt require a combination of paper piecing skills, strip piecing skills, and traditional piecing skills. Part of the Queen Star Mixer series, the diamonds used in this quilt are called the Ribbon Star, Basket Star, and the Shimmering Star. The diamonds are surrounded by a Blank Background and the fabrics are the perfect colorway to remind you of exploring the stars in your own rocket ship at warp speed.

 

Midnight Safari

99″x99″ • Fabrics: Island Batik

Midnight Safari

The Midnight Safari design was created using a series of mixer blocks from the Cattail Queen Mixer series. It includes four sections referred to as Groups A, B, C and D and these Group sizes have been standardized so that you can use interchangeable blocks in each space. The blocks selected for this quilt are named Ribbon Star, Star Shower, Barbed Wire Fence Border, and Braided Rope Queen expansion package. If you have purchased this pattern, these groups have been combined into one pattern.

 

Prismatic Star

68″x68″ • Fabrics: Prismatic Strip Set by

Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Prismatic Star

The Prismatic Star has been updated in 2018, making the diamond block slightly larger and creating templates for the sashing strips that reduce the number of stacked seams during assembly. While the original design has been a great pattern for Quiltworx, these improvements will make assembly easier and have enabled us to create a Queen Size Option. Please note that the size has changed, and the new pattern isn’t compatible with the old version.

 

Starry Night

A COLLECTOR’S CLUB DESIGN

68″x68″ • Fabrics: Emerald Mini Collection by

Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Prismatic Star

The Starry Night is a pattern for beginners, intermediate, and advanced quilters and has been designed with floating points, efficient yardage, and simple assembly steps. It can be expanded to a Queen Size quilt (99” x 99”) using one of several Quiltworx Expansion Packages. As a Collector’s Club Design, there are only 500 patterns available while supplies last.

 

Triple Divide

53″x59″ • Fabrics: Tonga Jewels – Amethyst & Jade, and Wallflowers by

Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Prismatic Star

Triple Divide was also designed as a beginner pattern to introduce quilters to paper piecing. The project is fast, uses only one paper piecing technique, employs simple cutting techniques, and is an affordable and fun way to jump into your first paper piecing project.

 

Quiltworx Worx Sessions: Amethyst Quilt

FREE ONLINE CLASSES WITH JUDY!

First we’d like to thank you for the overwhelmingly positive responses to our first attempt at a full online tutorial filmed almost completely with mobile phones! We’ve loved seeing the comments and the ongoing progress pictures you’ve posted on Facebook. You people are SO creative!

We’ll be posting the last episode of the series for the Razor Star block on November 17th, and hope you’ll join us!

If you can’t, remember, that all of the videos will be available forever on the Quiltworx YouTube channel and on our website here.

If you haven’t been following this Work Sessions project, for the Amethyst Quilt, Judy demonstrates some fantastic techniques that can be used throughout our other patterns too! It’s worth a view for that reason alone.

 

New Award Winning Quilts!

A HUGE thanks to all who submitted quilts…we are really impressed and inspired by your creativity and skill! Enjoy your gift certificates!

Without further ado, the new Award Winning Quilts Album is up on Facebook! Congratulations to the winners, including JoAnn Rice and her Summer Solstice featured artistically above!

If you have an award winning quilt made from a pattern designed by Quiltworx.com, send a picture to ilyse@quiltworx.com and we will award you a $10.00 gift certificate when the publish our next newsletter!

Judy's 60 Again Sale!

  In honor of Judy’s birthday on October 17th, we are offering 60% OFF of the Geese Migrations Book and 20% off of patterns in the book! If you sign up for an Annual Subscription to Quiltster, you’ll receive the book FREE!

The sale will run from NOW, through midnight on Sunday, October 21st (MDT)!!

 

60% OFF!

Geese Migrations Book

Regular: $34.95

Sale: $13.98

20% OFF!

Geese Migrations Book Patterns

Prices vary from pattern to pattern.

 

Sign up for an Annual Quiltster Subscription and receive a FREE Geese Migrations Book!    

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    As always, thank you for your passion and support of our business. We really appreciate you!

Interested in a 2019 Montana Retreat?

The Quiltworx Retreat Center is a buzz with lots of quilting magic this summer, and we’d love to share our 2019 Schedule with you again!  We have openings in every 2019 retreat, however, several are down to only 1 or 2 spaces.  And, we have a few more where you and a few friends could still sign up together, very easily!  Finally, we have a few NEW events we wanted to share with you, sponsored by our local Certified Instructors, Jennifer Eubank and Jenny Clark!  


If you are considering a retreat in Montana, please check out the following dates and click on the links to learn more and to sign up!

ALMOST FULL RETREATS:

  • March #1: March 6-12, 2019
    Availability:  1 onsite, 1 offsite

    Judy Niemeyer
    Cost:  $1800
    Check-in: 3/6/2019 at 3:00 p.m.
    Teaching Days: 3/7/2019 to 3/11/2019 – 5 days of teaching
    Check-out: 3/12/2019 at 11:00 a.m.
  • June #1:  June 5-11, 2019
    Availability:  2 onsite, 0 offsite
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 6/5/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 6/6/2019 to 6/10/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 6/11/2019 11:00 a.m.
  • July #1:  July 14- 20, 2019
    Availability:  1 onsite, 1 offsite
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 7/14/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 7/15/2019 to 7/19/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 7/20/2019 11:00 a.m.
  • August #2 August 25- 31, 2019
    Availability:  1 onsite, 0 offsite
    Judy Niemeyer
    Cost:  $1800
    Check-in: 8/25/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 8/26/2019 to 8/30/2019 – 5 days of teaching
    Check-out: 8/31/2019 11:00 a.m.

RETREATS WITH ROOM FOR YOU AND A FRIEND:

  • March #2: March 27 – April 2, 2019
    Availability:  5 onsite, 0 offsite
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 3/27/2019 
    at 3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 3/28/2019 to 4/1/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 4/2/2019 at 11:00 a.m.
  • April #2:  April 23-29, 2019
    Availability:  7 onsite, 1 offsite
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 4/23/2019 at 3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 4/24/2019 to 4/28/2018 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 4/29/2019 11:00 a.m
  • July #2 July 28 – August 3, 2019
    Availability:  9 onsite, 1 offsite
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 7/28/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 7/29/2019 to 8/2/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 8/3/2019 11:00 a.m.
  • August #1:  August 11-17, 2019
    Availability:  3 onsite, 1 offsite
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 8/11/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 8/12/2019 to 8/16/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 8/17/2019 11:00 a.m.
  • October #1:  October 6-12, 2019
    Availability:  7 onsite, 1 offsite
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 10/6/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 10/7/2019 to 10/11/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 10/12/2019 11:00 a.m.

NEW RETREATS:

  • June #2 June 16-21, 2019
    OPEN
    Jennifer Eubank
    Cost:  $1125
    Check-in: 6/16/2019 3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 6/17/2019 to 6/20/2019 – 4 days of teaching
  • September #2:  September 22-28, 2019
    OPEN
    Jenny Clark
    Cost: $1300

    Check-in: 9/22/2019
     3:00 p.m.

    Teaching: 9/23/2019 to 9/27/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 9/28/2019 11:00 a.m.
  • October #2:  October 17-23, 2019
    OPEN
    Judy Niemeyer and Jenny Clark
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 10/17/2019 3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 10/18/2019 to 10/22/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 10/23/2019 11:00 a.m.

If you are new to Quiltworx Retreats, you can learn more about our venue, location, and travel needs at the following link.  Our location in Northwest Montana, adjacent to the Quiltworx Warehouse inspires creativity and excitement.  With two Certified Shops within 15 minutes of the Retreat Center, Quiltworx-inspired shopping is plentiful! 

And, with mountains and lakes out your back door, there’s plenty of extra exploring to be had.  Book an extra day and tour Glacier National Park or ski at Whitefish Mountain Resort or drive or kayak the shores of Flathead Lake!   

Attend a trunk show where Judy will show you her latest and favorite quilts in her own collection, and learn Quiltster from staff in a one on one or group setting.  

And don’t forget, we pamper you from sun up to sun down.  Your only responsibility is to sew as much as you like, with someone there to help you through every step of the way, no matter what project(s) you choose.

If you can’t make a scheduled retreat, the Quiltworx Training Center is also available for your own personal sewing get-away, any time you like!  Book a couple days with friends or even just yourself to get away from it all and sew.  Judy and instructor staff is even available for hourly bookings (3 hours a day, maximum) if you’d just like someone to help get you started each day!  For custom and nightly booking rates and options, review the website and check the calendar for openings when you’d like to come.  Then, call Quiltworx and we’ll help you book your customized stay!

If you are considering a retreat in Montana, please check out the following dates and click on the links to learn more and to sign up!  We would love to have you in 2019, which promises to be a year full of sewing surprises and endless quilting fun!  More information is under the Open Booking Information on the Retreat Center Link above.

HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON!

What's New in August 2018!

INTRODUCING QUILTWORX WORX SESSIONS!
FREE Online Classes Featuring the New Amethyst Pattern

On September 15th, Judy Niemeyer will be holding her first ever workshop on our Youtube Channel.  This workshop will be free, available forever after it is posted, and is called a Quiltworx Worx Session.  The quilt she will help you make is the Amethyst pattern.  The September 15th class will be focused on a block called Moon Star, and will begin at 12:00 noon, Mountain Time, include two (1 hour and 15 minute sessions), followed by a Facebook Live Event that will air around 3:30 p.m.  Additional Worx Sessions to make the Woven Star block and the Razor Star and Background blocks will happen on October 20th and November 17th.  If you can’t make the workshop launch dates and times, don’t worry!  You can join us for this workshop on our Youtube Channel any time! 

Patterns are available on our website or through your favorite quilt shop.  A Work Sessions with Judy Niemeyer event is located on Facebook.  You can join this event and find shops that are sponsoring in-store events, have kits available, and are able to help you along the way with your own specific needs!

You can also join us on the Quiltworx Support Network to network with others that are creating this pattern along with Judy, and even use Quiltster to design your own colorway. 

Is Quiltster a mystery to you?
Check out this video on how to color the Amethyst pattern.

To make sure you have everything you need for the workshop, watch our pre-class preparation video and be sure to subscribe to Quiltworx on Youtube so that you don’t miss out on important content!


Make Amethyst with us.  We can’t wait to share our techniques with you!


3 New Patterns Are Now Available!

These patterns are now available for purchase on our website, and the fabric lines are available in a quilt shop near you!  There will also be digitized quilting designs available in the near future.

Many of these patterns are also being prepared for the Quiltster App!  If you’ve never heard of Quiltster, it’s an incredible fabric auditioning software that allows you to pick and choose fabrics before you spend money.  Look for the Quiltster Compatible logo on the patterns below, and click the quilt images or links to learn more about each pattern, find replacement papers, see samples made by Quiltworx.com and others, find kitting information, and purchase the pattern!

Wholesale purchases are available to those approved with a wholesale account. Visit our wholesale page to order (minimum purchase of 3 and advance approval of wholesale account is required).


Amethyst
91″ x 91″ • Fabrics: Tonga Jewels – Amethyst & Jade, and Wallflowers by
Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

We’re so excited to introduce Amethyst, Quiltworx.com’s first ever “Work Sessions” pattern which comes with free online classes on YouTube!  Judy will teach the three diamonds for this quilt, the Moon Star, Razor Star, and Woven Star blocks. The first video for Moon Star is coming September 15th, followed by the Woven Star on October 20th, and finally the Razor Star and Blank Background Queen on November 17th.  If you can’t make these dates, no worries…all videos can be found on our YouTube Channel!

Join our Work Sessions Event on Facebook, subscribe to our YouTube Channel, and stay tuned for more information as the dates draw closer.


Indian Summer
64″ x 73″ • Fabric: 
Tonga Jewels – Amethyst & Jade by

Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Please enjoy our newest colorway for our popular Indian Summer pattern.  A great beginner design, but super fun for quilters of any skill level.


COMING SOON TO QUILTSTER


Succulent Jade
91″ x 91″ •
Fabrics: Tonga Jewels – Amethyst & Jade by

Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Our latest Queen Star Mixer pattern, Succulent Jade, is made up of 48 diamonds in 3 different designs, the Ribbon Star, Shimmering Star, and the Log Cabin Star.

Queen Star Mixers Galore!

Amethyst, Blue Lagoon, Diamonds in Bloom, Ice CastlesPrismatic Star Queen, Rainbow Crystal & Succulent Jade…What do all of these patterns have in common?  They’re all created from blocks designed for the new Queen Star Mixer!

For those of you that are crazy addicted to Quiltworx patterns, have you considered the value of Mixers? With Mixers, you can DEFINITELY save money over all. Say you bought all 5 patterns in the Sunrise Mixer series (Allisyn’s Wondered Land, Shattered Ruby, Sunsations Magnolia, Lakeshore Sunrise, and Butterfly Garden) the patterns would cost a total of $290. However, if you buy all the mixers, plus one Instruction Intro that works with all of them, the cost is only $245!

That saves $45 for those of you that collect patterns, which is nearly 50% of your Quiltster account cost each year. And, your collection still includes everything you need to make ALL 5 patterns. Plus, you can mix and match and create something that no one else has, and you can see what your quilt looks like in advance. You can see where Quiltster and Mixers can really give our valued customers, like you, more flexibility and more control, and the ability to BE UNIQUE!

Click on the images below to see all of the available blocks.

New Award Winning Quilts!

First of all, thanks again to all who shared their inspirational quilts with us and our community!  Enjoy your gift certificates!

Without further ado, the new Award Winning Quilts Album is up on Facebook! Congratulations to the winners, including Linda Davis whose Harboured Lighthouse is featured artistically above!

If you have an award winning quilt made from a pattern designed by Quiltworx.com, send a picture to ilyse@quiltworx.com and we will award you a $10.00 gift certificate when the publish our next newsletter!

What's New in July 2018

6 New Patterns Are Now Available!

These patterns are now available for purchase on our website, and the fabric lines are available in a quilt shop near you!  There will also be digitized quilting designs available in the near future.

Many of these patterns are also being prepared for the Quiltster App!  If you’ve never heard of Quiltster, it’s an incredible fabric auditioning software that allows you to pick and choose fabrics before you spend money.  Look for the Quiltster Compatible logo on the patterns below, and click the quilt images or links to learn more about each pattern, find replacement papers, see samples made by Quiltworx.com and others, find kitting information, and purchase the pattern!

Wholesale purchases are available to those approved with a wholesale account. Visit our wholesale page to order (minimum purchase of 3 and advance approval of wholesale account is required).


Solar Flares
72″ x 72″ • Fabrics: Quiltworx Prismatic Strip Set by
Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Solar Flares is a Quiltworx favorite now in a new colorway designed to create a scrappy look using 2-1/2″ strips from the Prismatic Strip Set, a collection of 48 fabrics sorted into 6 groups of 8 fabrics ranging from light to dark colors.


Summer Solstice
60″ x 60″ • Fabric:  Tonga Jewels – Amethyst by Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Having run out of papers for this pattern, Summer Solstice has been revamped to a size that’s compatible with other mixer blocks currently available in Quiltster.  We’ve removed the Y-seams, and floated several points that were previously challenging to keep perfect and have also updated the technique for the lone star block to current technique standards.  Please note that this pattern is not compatible with the previous version.


Bali Wedding Star
80″ x 80″ •
Fabrics: Quiltworx Prismatic & Gypsy Strip Sets by Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

The latest version of our very popular Bali Wedding Star has been refreshed using 2 of our newest strip sets, Prismatic and Gypsy, and the instructions have been updated to offer two layout options.  The Rainbow Garden layout option is pictured on the cover sheet and quilt sample, but we’ve kept instructions for the more random layout option too!


Kaleidoscope
68″ x 68″ • 
Fabric: Tonga Jewels – Amethyst by Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Part of the Kaleidoscope Wall Hanging Mixer, Kaleidoscope was designed using 24 diamonds including the Basket Star and Woven Star blocks.  We love these mixer patterns because their easily expandable to 80″x80″ or even 99″x99″ with compatible border mixers to suit your fancy.


Rainbow Crystal
91″ x 91″ • 
Fabrics: Quiltworx Prismatic Strip Set by Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Rainbow Crystal is a great pattern for the beginner to intermediate quilter because there are no Y-seams or curved piecing.


Blue Lagoon
91″ x 91″ • 
Fabric:  Tonga Jewels – Jade by Judy and Judel Niemeyer with Timeless Treasures

Created from the Queen Star Mixer, Blue Lagoon is inspired by tropical waters, and bright colorful fish.  It’s created from 48 diamonds in four different layouts including: the Ribbon Star, Razor Star, the 16-Colored Diamond, and the Blank Diamond.  The diamonds are surrounded by the Spiked Ring Background which really makes a splash (pun intended).  

Have You Seen Our Mixers?

For those of you that are crazy addicted to Quiltworx patterns, have you considered the value of Mixers? With Mixers, you can DEFINITELY save money over all. Say you bought all 5 patterns in the Sunrise Mixer series (Allisyn’s Wondered Land, Shattered Ruby, Sunsations Magnolia, Lakeshore Sunrise, and Butterfly Garden) the patterns would cost a total of $290. However, if you buy all the mixers, plus one Instruction Intro that works with all of them, the cost is only $245!

That saves $45 for those of you that collect patterns, which is nearly 50% of your Quiltster account cost each year. And, your collection still includes everything you need to make ALL 5 patterns. Plus, you can mix and match and create something that no one else has, and you can see what your quilt looks like in advance. You can see where Quiltster and Mixers can really give our valued customers, like you, more flexibility and more control, and the ability to BE UNIQUE!

 

Click on the images below to see all of the available blocks. 
Some of the older Mixers have galleries of quilts made for your viewing pleasure as well.


Kaleidoscope Queen Mixer

 

Kaleidoscope Wall Hanging


 

Solstice Queen Mixer


 

Solstice Wall Mixer

Cattails Queen Mixer
GALLERY

 

Cattail Wall Mixer
GALLERY

Cattail Mixer Wall Hanging
GALLERY

 

Hosta Queen Mixer
GALLERY

Hosta Wall Mixer
 

Willow Star Mixer

Sunrise Mixer
GALLERY

Congo Star Mixer
GALLERY

  

Two NEW Digital Quilt Designs – Now Available!


Photo by Cindi Haddick

We’re pleased to present the newest additions to our digital quilting library. If you’re looking for rich, beautiful, heirloom-quality designs that fit our latest patterns perfectly, they’ve arrived!  

Most can be purchased as a complete package or in individual units, and are compatible with most commercial machines that can read quilting design files. Refer to the QUILT DESIGN web pages below for details.

Please note, spaces that are shown as blank in the design were quilted using line work following the shape of the units and pieces in the blocks.  This type of quilting approach is typically easier to accomplish and place without a digitized option.  It is up to you how you choose to quilt these open spaces!  To see how we quilted the open spaces, click on the links below labeled “QUILT DESIGN“, and hover over the “Alternate Views” images. 


Snowy River Hosta Queen
Designed and digitized by Quiltworx.com

Dimension:  100″ x 100″

PATTERN QUILT DESIGN

CLICK TO IMAGES TO ENLARGE

Summer Solstice Queen
Designed and digitized by Quiltworx.com

Dimension:  99″ x 99″

PATTERN QUILT DESIGN

CLICK TO IMAGES TO ENLARGE

New Award Winning Quilts!

First of all, thanks to all who submitted quilts…we really appreciate your patience!  Enjoy your gift certificates!

Without further ado, the new Award Winning Quilts Album is up on Facebook! Congratulations to the winners, including Liz Doyle and her Vintage Rose featured artistically above!

If you have an award winning quilt made from a pattern designed by Quiltworx.com, send a picture to ilyse@quiltworx.com and we will award you a $10.00 gift certificate when the publish our next newsletter!

What's New in June!

English Garden and Poinsettia Bouquet Are Now Available!

These patterns showcase an intricate and beautiful flower basket block surrounding a lone star element with a combination of border options to achieve either a wall or queen size quilt!  The patterns are now available for purchase on our website, and the fabric lines are available in a quilt shop near you!  

The English Garden design is 99” x 99” and features Kaffe Fassett Collective prints!  The Poinsettia Bouquet is 77” x 77” and uses a line of fabric by RJR called Let It Sparkle!  This pattern includes newsprint instructions, and pre-cut applique stabilizer sheets to make the quilt shown on the coversheet.  We are very excited to announce that a companion product from Vanessa Fromm at Fabric Confetti is available to add a digitized embroidery design to the flower baskets on either of these designs!  The patterns are part of the Cattails Mixer collection and there are both Queen (99” x 99”) and Wall Quilt (77” x 77”) designs available.

You can purchase the English Garden or Poinsettia Bouquet as a pattern only on our website or in your local quilt shop.  Several shop owners across the industry will have kits so ask at your local quilt shop or a Certified Shop near you! 

They are also available for you to audition your own colorways in the Quiltster App!  If you’ve never heard of Quiltster, it’s an incredible fabric auditioning software that allows you to pick and choose fabrics before you spend money.  

Click the quilt images or links below to learn more about each pattern, find replacement papers, see samples made by Quiltworx.com and others, find kitting information, and purchase the pattern!

Wholesale purchases are available to those approved with a wholesale account. Visit our wholesale page to order (minimum purchase of 3 and advance approval of wholesale account is required). These patterns are also available through Checker Distributors.


English Garden
99″ x 99″ • Fabrics: Kaffe Fassett

Part of the Cattail Mixer Queen patterns, English Garden has 4 Groups (A, B, C & D), which use the Basket Star, Flower Basket, Satin and Lace Border, and the Princess Tiara Queen Expansion Package mixer blocks.  The pattern includes instructions, cover sheet, yardage information, foundation papers, and pre-cut applique sheets for the flower baskets.

If you want to add an extra special touch to this quilt, Vanessa from Fabric Confetti has developed a digital Flower Basket Embroidery Pattern designed to fit the laser cut applique shapes.


Poinsettia Bouquet
77″ x 77″ • Fabric:  RJR – Let it Sparkle

The Poinsettia Bouquet design was created using a series of mixer blocks from the Cattail Mixer Wall Quilt series.  It includes 3 Groups (A, B, and C) and is made up of the Razor Star, Flower Basket, and the Picket Fence Border mixer blocks.

This pattern is also compatible with Fabric Confetti’s digital Flower Basket Embroidery Pattern designed by Vanessa to outline the laser cut applique shapes.

Windy Day Book
by Judy and Judel Niemeyer

The Windy Day book features six layouts, ranging from a small wall quilt to a quilt for a twin size bed. Complete these layouts using your favorite fabrics, or add paper pieced Charm Elements published by Quiltworx.com to achieve a fun quilt layout perfect for nearly every occasion!

The 12” Creative Grids Wave Ruler designed by Judy Niemeyer is a required notion for the projects in this book, but the paper piecing elements are optional!

WINDY DAY CHARM ELEMENTS

 

12″ WAVE RULERWAVE RULER VIDEO DEMONSTRATION

See the Wave Ruler in action!

2019 Montana Quiltworx Retreats are Open!

Whether you’re interested in fulfilling the retreat requirements to become a Certified Instructor, or just a fan of Quiltworx.com patterns and would love to experience a first class retreat with Judy Niemeyer and one of our awesome Certified Instructors, there’s a retreat for you at our Quiltworx Training Center.

GENERAL INFO:

  • All retreats will now be exclusively operated through the Quiltworx Training Facility
  • Retreat offerings are 4-day and 5-day events!
  • Rent the training center for your own private retreat with your closest sewing friends (whether there’s 2, or 10 of you…we have options)!  You can customize your event with options for food, teaching, and total number of days!
These retreats are open events, meaning you are free to bring any Quiltworx.com pattern to work on while attending your retreat.  

The Training Center is a state of the art retreat facility for 10 people (up to 11 with 1 off-site space available), including five bedrooms, each room with a well-appointed bathroom.  The facility is handicap accessible, all one level, and has an additional handicap accessible bathroom for your comfort, if needed! The facility has a full kitchen and dining area and a wonderful sewing studio designed by Judy with her students in mind.  Its location, immediately adjacent to the warehouse, gives retreaters full access to our entire pattern collection, notions, and whatever they need to have a wonderful week at their retreat! 

RETREAT INFO

All retreats include training center lodging and three meals a day, plus dinner on the night of check-in.  Extra nights and sewing machine rental are not included, but can be accommodated.  Some retreats (as noted) include a free sew day.  There are 10 on-site spaces and 1 off-site space available at each retreat (cost for off-site is less $175).  7% Boarding Tax (billed at time of check-out for the associated room fee for the event will be charged to all on-site attendees), and includes:

  • 4-Day EVENT + 1 Free-sew day ~ TOTAL = $1,500 + applicable tax:
    • Programs Fee: $600 per student
      • 4 days of instruction from Judy and a Certified Instructor
      • A class limit of 11 students so you have lots of one on one time and attention
      • Trunk Show with Judy Niemeyer of current and upcoming projects (Night of check-in and before workshop starts)
      • 1 Free-sew day to work on making progress or even finishing up your projects before you leave
      • Shopping at locally owned Certified Quilt Shops and take a tour of Judy’s design studio/warehouse/training center
      • Quiltster training event
      • You will be able to work on the project of your choosing from any Quiltworx pattern (unless otherwise noted)
    • All meals are provided and the retreat is fully staffed with Quiltworx employees (7:30 a.m. to about 8 p.m. daily) to assist with all of your comfort needs ($200 value).
    • Lodging Fee:  $625.00 + 7% Boarding Tax.
  • 5-Day Event ~ TOTAL = $1800
    • Programs Fee: $900 (for Judy, only) per student
      • 5 full days of instruction from Judy
      • A class limit of 11 students so you have lots of one on one time and attention
      • Trunk Show with Judy Niemeyer of current and upcoming projects (Night of check-in and before workshop starts)
      • Shopping at locally owned Certified Quilt Shops and take a tour of Judy’s design studio/warehouse/training center
      • Quiltster training event
      • You will be able to work on the project of your choosing from any Quiltworx pattern (unless otherwise noted)
    • All meals are provided and the retreat is fully staffed with Quiltworx employees (7:30 a.m. to about 8 p.m. daily) to assist with all of your comfort needs ($250 value).
    • Lodging Fee:  $625.00 + 7% Boarding Tax.

HOW TO SIGN UP:

Just click on the highlighted retreat date below for the specific retreat you’re interested in.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email Katie at katie@quiltworx.com.  Thank you and enjoy!!!


2019 OPENINGS

Click on the links below for more information and to sign up.  There are a limited number of off-site spaces available, so please contact us if you’re interested in an off-site space for a particular retreat.

  • March #1: March 6 – March 12, 2019
    Judy Niemeyer
    Cost:  $1800
    Check-in: 3/6/2019 at 3:00 p.m.
    Teaching Days: 3/7/2019 to 3/11/2019 – 5 days of teaching
    Check-out: 3/12/2019 at 11:00 a.m.
  • March #2: March 27 – April 2, 2019
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 3/27/2019 
    at 3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 3/28/2019 to 4/1/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 4/2/2019 at 11:00 a.m.
  • April #2:  April 23 – April 29, 2019
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 4/23/2019 at 3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 4/24/2019 to 4/28/2018 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 4/29/2019 11:00 a.m.
  • June #1:  June 5 – June 11, 2019
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 6/5/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 6/6/2019 to 6/10/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 6/11/2019 11:00 a.m.
  • July #1:  July 14 – July 20, 2019
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 7/14/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 7/15/2019 to 7/19/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 7/20/2019 11:00 a.m.
  • July #2:  July 28 – August 3, 2019
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 7/28/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 7/29/2019 to 8/2/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 8/3/2019 11:00 a.m.
  • August #1:  August 11 – August 17, 2019
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 8/11/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 8/12/2019 to 8/16/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 8/17/2019 11:00 a.m.
  • August #2:  August 25- August 31, 2019
    Judy Niemeyer
    Cost:  $1800
    Check-in: 8/25/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 8/26/2019 to 8/30/2019 – 5 days of teaching
    Check-out: 8/31/2019 11:00 a.m.
  • October #1:  October 6 – October 12, 2019
    Judy Niemeyer and Certified Instructor
    Cost:  $1500
    Check-in: 10/6/2019
     3:00 p.m.
    Teaching: 10/7/2019 to 10/11/2019 – 4 days of teaching, 1 free sew day
    Check-out: 10/12/2019 11:00 a.m.

New Award Winning Quilts!

First of all, thanks to all who submitted quilts…we really appreciate your patience!  Enjoy your gift certificates!

Without further ado, the new Award Winning Quilts Album is up on Facebook! Congratulations to the winners, including Eileen Eggebrecht and her Stormy Seas Table Runner featured artistically above!

If you have an award winning quilt made from a pattern designed by Quiltworx.com, send a picture to ilyse@quiltworx.com and we will award you a $10.00 gift certificate when the publish our next newsletter!

10% Off All Quilt Samples

Have you ever wondered what it might cost to just purchase a quilt already made by Judy and her staff, instead of making one?  Every year in May, Judy reviews her quilt inventory and selects samples that are no longer actively marketing patterns and need to find a good home! 

We’ve offered them at Quilting Retreats throughout the year and also shared them with our Certified Shops and Instructors so they have an opportunity to showcase samples in their shop or add to their trunk shows. 

This year, we are offering a 10% sale through Memorial Day Weekend to our customers, making these samples even more affordable! We have over 25 samples available if you are looking for a special quilt to add to your collection! 

Click here for details!

See you after Spring Quilt Market!

Introducing our Newest 2018 Certified Shops!

Our Certified Shops are our lifeline to consumers.  At first glance, our quilts often seem too hard and even intimidating, but given the right instruction and support, even first-time quilters have completed our beautiful quilt tops quickly. And that’s where our Certified Shops come in…

Since 2010, Quiltworx.com has been committed to building relationships with quilt shops who are dedicated to teaching, selling, and kitting our products.  Since then, we’ve certified over 92 shops across the US, Canada, Australia, and Europe!   We are thrilled and humbled by the interest in bringing our products to cities all over the world, and are committed to supporting shops and quilters who’ve become addicted to paper-piecing the Quiltworx way.  

Please join us in welcoming our newly certified quilt shops that completed training in April. Click on the links below to view more information about each shop.

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Cathy’s Classy Quilts • Rochester, WA • 360-339-2120

Cathy’s Classy Quilts is a small shop owned and operated by Cathy Moore, located in Rochester, WA, half way between Portland, OR, and Seattle, WA, established in August 2011.  The shop started out as a quilting service and HandiQuilter Rep.  The shop added Judy Niemeyer paper piecing and fabrics in the Spring of 2016.

The shop has been collecting Judy and Judel’s collections of fabrics, Hoffman 1895 fabrics, as well as other Batiks since 2016. The shop has an inventory of Judy and Judel’s Strip Sets to go with many of the patterns.  The shop also has an inventory of many of the Quiltworx patterns to pair up with the fabric collections.  I use Quiltster to help my customers choose their fabrics whenever possible.  I also carry all notions necessary for the paper piecing process.

My commitment to provide my customers with excellent customer service and education is my first priority.  I am excited to be a Judy Niemeyer Certified Shop. Please stop by and check out the shop if you are in the area.

     

Inspire! Quilting & Sewing • Plant City, FL • 813-704-4867

Housed in the 100-year-old Strickland Building, which is on the Hillsborough County historic building registry. Inspire! has over 4,000 square feet of well-lit shop space with soaring ceilings and lots of samples to inspire you. Our 4500+ bolts of fabric include some of the most current collections from popular quilting fabric manufacturers including Moda, Northcott, Hoffman, Kaufman, Riley Blake, Dear Stella and Timeless Treasures; and hundreds of bolts of beautiful batiks from Anthology, Hoffman, Island Batiks and Timeless Treasures, just to name a few. We are also a full service embroidery supply store featuring Anita Goodesigns, and Exquisite thread and stabilizers.

We are a certified Quiltworx shop and carry a wide range of patterns and classes for Judy Niemeyer fans. As a certified Brother™ sewing machine dealer, we sell and repair all models of Brother™ sewing and embroidery machines.

Inspire! offers classes in sewing, quilting and embroidery for every skill level.

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Mended Hearts Quilting & Boutique 
Ellsworth, IA • 515-836-4280
First Certified Shop in Iowa!

I am often asked about my shop’s name.  Mended Hearts came about because my daughter had a congenital heart defect.  She had open heart surgery when she was 6 days old.  When she was home and doing exceptional at 6 months, my then 2 year old son was also diagnosed with a heart defect.  My children continue to grow and thrive.  We take each day as they come knowing, good or bad, life can change in a split second. 

Quilting is my way of mending my heart and giving back.  I took my first quilt class in 2000 and started my long arm quilting business in 2011. When the opportunity arose to open my own quilt shop in 2014, I took a leap of faith.  My goal is to provide you with quality materials and classes so you can create beautiful works of art for your home, family, friends and charities that are close to your heart.

     

The Cotton Corner • Shipshewana, IN • 260.768.7393
First Certified Shop in Indiana!

The Cotton Corner has been a full service, authorized BERNINA sewing machine dealer for over 30 years. We are also an Official APQS Showroom! We specialize in BERNINA sewing machines, batik fabrics, long-arm sewing machines and custom quilting. We are proud to offer:

APQS long arm machine sales and certification classes, Long-arm machine quilting services, wide fabric for quilt backings, classes and special events, as well as sewing machine repair for all makes and models. We are also a Quilts of Valor drop site and we offer a large selection of patriotic fabric.

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The Quilt Gallery • Kalispell, MT • 406-257-5799

Established in 1984 in the beautiful Flathead Valley, we have thousands of bolts of fabric, an extensive selection of books and patterns, and the right notions and threads to get the job done. 

In early 2017, Joan Hodgeboom passed the reigns to Quilt Gallery’s new owner, Marianne Buller. Marianne is thrilled about the overwhelming support she’s received and is excited to build on Joan’s legacy as well as bring her own styles and ideas to the store. Both Marianne and Joan can often be found causing mischief at Quilt Gallery and invite you to stop in and say “Hi!”

We are proud of our knowledgeable staff who are skilled in diverse specialties. Always inspired by new ideas and innovative quilting techniques, we love sharing our passion with anyone looking to learn. We foster an environment that encourages “The Creative Experience” and offer fun and informative, hands-on classes for all ages. Whether you’re a seasoned quilter or just starting out, we’d love for you to stop in so that we can outfit you with the products, inspiration, and camaraderie to make your projects a success!

 

Yoder Department Store
Shipshewana, IN 260-768-1945
First Certified Shop in Indiana!

On May 3, 1945 Ora and Grace Yoder made a decision to buy a dry goods store in Topeka Indiana, the heart of Amish country. The original operation included many goods to serve the local farming population. Bib overalls, work shoes, and of course fabric for clothing and quilts were sold.

A number of years later, in 1952, a second location was opened in a nearby town, Shipshewana, Indiana. After operating both locations for decades, a decision was made to sell the Topeka location and to move all operations to the downtown Shipshewana location.

Around the age of 60, Ora decided to move his business “out of town” to new facilities just south of downtown Shipshewana to Yoder Shopping Center, the present-day location. Just like back in 1968 when the business was moved, Yoder Shopping Center is shared with two other businesses, Yoder’s Hardware and Fireside Cafe. 

Even though Ora passed away in 1992 at the age of 85, the business has remained a family owned and managed business passing onto the 3rd generation during 2006.

Yoder Department Store celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2015.

Even though quality transcends country boundaries, made in the U.S.A., which used to be the norm, has definitely become the exception. Yoder’s carries a significant amount of product still made in the U.S.A. and makes every attempt to continue to offer our guests domestically manufactured products whenever possible.

Every year, Yoder’s Department Store organizes the Shipshewana Quilt Festival.  This event attracts thousands of quilters and offers an outstanding lineup of National Instructors, presentations, and workshops throughout the week.  It is truly a bucket list destinations for Quilters everywhere. 

The shop boasts an extensive collection of Basics and Solid Fabrics in both Batiks and Cottons with over 600 hues lining a 120-ft wall of the store.  The shop is proud of their designation as a Top 10 Quilt Shop in Quilt Sampler in 2016 and, it continues to grow, support, and even surprise the Quilting Industry in the quality and quantity of fabrics and quilting supplies it offers.  Excited by his discovery of Quiltster, Andre Yoder began working with Quiltworx and Quiltster this past year to certify both Yoder’s Department Store and the Cotton Corner.  Both shops are looking forward to using the Quiltster tool to better serve customers near and far with excellent custom kit cutting services and a shop full of knowledgeable staff familiar with Quiltworx Products and paper-piecing techniques.    

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If you’re a quilter looking for a quilt shop that supports everything Quiltworx in your area, from patterns to fabrics to notions to classes…click here to find the Certified Shops nearest you!  All of our Certified Shops have online stores as well, so even if there isn’t a shop in your area, you have convenient resources for anything you need.

Stay tuned as we feature our other
Certified Shops in future newsletters!

If you’re a quilt shop and would like to bring the Quiltworx.com addiction to your location by becoming a Certified Shop, please contact Katie Malinak for more information.

What's New in April!

Five New Patterns Now Available!

These patterns are now available for purchase on our website, and the fabric lines are available in a quilt shop near you!  There will also be digitized quilting designs available in the near future.

Many of these patterns are also being prepared for the Quiltster App!  If you’ve never heard of Quiltster, it’s an incredible fabric auditioning software that allows you to pick and choose fabrics before you spend money.  Look for the Quiltster Compatible logo on the patterns below, and click the quilt images or links to learn more about each pattern, find replacement papers, see samples made by Quiltworx.com and others, find kitting information, and purchase the pattern!

Wholesale purchases are available to those approved with a wholesale account. Visit our wholesale page to order (minimum purchase of 3 and advance approval of wholesale account is required).


Cattails in the Meadow 2018
77″ x 77″ • Fabrics: Timeless Treasures – Baltic, Jungle,
& Garnet Mini Collections

Cattails in the Meadow 2018 is made out of Timeless Treasure’s Garnet, Jungle, & Baltic Mini Collections Fabrics designed by Judy & Judel Niemeyer. The pattern is an update to our original Cattails in the Meadow design. The two will not be compatible.  This new version is part of the Cattails Mixer pattern with standard sized blocks that can be mixed and matched with other blocks.

Cattails in the Meadow includes (6) laser cut Stitch-N-Peel applique stabilizer sheets for the stems and cattails.


Mooncatcher
99″ x 99″ • Fabric:  Hoffman

Mooncatcher is another queen sized version of the Cattail Mixer created using Hoffman 1895 Watercolor Batiks.  We’re only selling 500 of these patterns, so get them while they last!


Snowy River Hosta Queen Mixer
100″ x 100″ • Fabric: Island Batik

We’re so excited about this pattern!  You may recognize the Snowy River Hosta Queen (designed by Jennifer Mellow) as the winner of the Quiltster Hosta Challenge Design Contest!  This is a limited release pattern with only 500 available, so order yours while supplies last.  There will also be a coordinating Aurifil thread box available!


Water Lily
77″ x 77″ • Fabric: Timeless Treasures – Garnet Mini
Collection & Wallflower Collection

Water Lily, also a Cattail Mixer, is a Collector’s Club pattern released for a limited time to showcase the use of our eight-fabric mini collections.  The mini collections are eight fabrics sorted from lights to darks, and when combined with a few basic blenders from your favorite fabric vendors, create a new approach to color planning that we hope inspires you.


Winter Traditions
85″ x 85″ • Fabric: Timeless Treasures – Bohemian Blues

Winter Traditions, adapted from our popular Winter Wonderland pattern in 2018, it was created from a collection of three 16” mixer blocks including a Snowflake, a traditional Compass, and a Feathered Star block. All three blocks are fun and interesting to assemble and the resulting quilt sparkles!

3 SPOTS JUST OPENED UP!
Quiltworx University: Madeline Island Wisconsin
July 23-27, 2018

A sampling of kits (designed by attendees) being made for the event!

Due to a cancellation, we have three spaces available in this July 23-27, 2018 event.  If you’re able to make it to the Wisconsin area, we’d love to see you, and help you create a one of a kind quilt like the ones shown above!  This exclusive Kaleidoscope Mixer project is only available at this retreat.  There are five quilt sizes, 68″, 80″, and 90″, 99″, and 100″ square, with several block options for each of the center star,  background, and border blocks creating over 1,500 ways to make your quilt unique!

Join us July 23-27, 2018!
Get your project started now!  Click here for more information on the projects.

Hope to see you soon!

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