During these hot days I find it is a perfect time to sew. I am creating several crazy quilt projects for an upcoming Lap Quilt block session for my club at the MAC center.
Once I choose the color story for the project or block, I always like to decorate the center of my crazy quilt block with something special. Monograms are perfect way to personalize. I have created an entire Script Monogram Embroidery series you can purchase and download instantly. The monograms are lovely and can be used on all kinds of projects. Create a purse or create a stocking or create an ornament. The monograms are available for individual download or you can buy the whole alphabet.
Learn to thread and use your machine for straight stitch. Practice
the basic seam allowances. Materials will be provided for 2 skill
builder projects. Make a quick and easy project with a commercial
pattern. Learn to read the pattern and guide sheet. Layout the pattern
and cut the fabric for your project. Complete your pattern project in
To contact Jenny you can leave a text at 410-543-1212 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lap Quilt Club at the MAC center in Salisbury, MD.
All are welcome who want to learn to quilt! Jenny’s Sewing Studio is teaching Quilting at the MAC center once a month. Lap quilting is the method. Lap Quilting is portable and anyone can learn.
Sessions are usually the 4th Thursday of the month and are in the
Bradford room. Classes are lecture demonstration and all are welcome.
You can make a quilt with the group or you can just attend and share the
art of quilting. To read more about the sessions you can visit www.jennys-sewing-studio.com.
In our Lap quilt club outline – We are now at Lesson 4 April 25th at
2pm in the Bradford room at the MAC center in Salisbury, MD. If you wish
to join in the fun you can join our quilt club at any time. You can
register at the door or on-line. You can also schedule “one on one”
sewing time with Jenny if you wish sewing help with the lessons. All
sessions are taught by Jenny’s Sewing Studio using power point
demonstration and sewing machine demonstration. A basic picture power
point demonstration of previous lessons are on line for review. Come and
join us! https://blog.jennys-sewing-studio.com/lap-quilt-club-at-the-mac-in-salisbury-md/
When I have no money to spend and want a “pick me up” I go to Dollar Tree! Sounds like an ad but it is true!
I had to get some items for my mother’s Birthday party and decided to visit Dollar Tree because everything there is a dollar. Sometimes you come out really good “money wise” but you have to know what is a bargain and what seems like a bargain.
The first thing we saw were items for Spring and gardening and it put me in a great mood. I splurged and bought some solar flowers to put where the daffodils used to come up. I also bought a wind flower that rotates when the wind is blowing. I stuck it in a pot we could see from the window and it has been happy spinning ever since. It is amazing what little things can do. I think Spring will be here soon.
Till Spring arrives I am spending my time quilting and sewing!
Jenny’s Sewing Studio will present “Learn to Quilt” on January 15th and “Learn to Sew”
on January 22nd at 1:00pm at the MAC center in Salisbury, MD. I hope
you will join me, Jennifer Friedel, as I present ideas on Quilting and
Sewing you will want to try. Free projects will be offered for you to
start your quilting and sewing adventures. Plan on 2 fun afternoons of
quilting and sewing inspiration. Both events are $3.00.
MAC’s Winter Institute offers 27 different classes for you to choose from. You can register now using the MAC registration form link (Page 1 and Page 2)
I have attached. You can then mail the registration form to MAC, Inc.,
909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804. For more information call
Registration is $3.00 a class. Call MAC at 410-742-0505 to register for the classes of your choice. Enroll for Learn to Quilt on January 15th or Learn to Sew
on January 22nd and receive a discount code from Jenny for 10% off any
“One on One” class at Jenny’s Sewing Studio. Code is good through
Jenny will be providing a free easy sewing or quilting project in class. Come and join the fun.
January 15th Jenny will present a “Learn to Quilt” seminar at 1:30 pm at the MAC Center in Salisbury, MD. See all the ideas you can consider when learning to quilt. Discover what materials you will need so you will be ready to piece and quilt your project. Review all the techniques you can do by sewing machine therefore making quilting easy and fun. Explore quilting methods and see a trunk show of quilts as you learn about the craft. Skills are geared to the beginner but everyone will enjoy the review. Jenny will cover stippling, strip piecing, quick pieced quilt ideas, crazy quilting, applique’ and stain glass quilting plus many more fun and easy methods of making a quilt. You can try free projects offered on line and in person. Learn about our plans for a Lap Quilt Club at the MAC center in 2019. Also learn about classes you can take at Jenny’s Sewing Studio for a “One on One” approach.
For more information on classes or registration, call 410-742-0505.
“Learn to Sew” with Jenny’s Sewing Studio in Salisbury, MD. On January 25th at 1:30pm Jenny will present a seminar at the MAC center showcasing the skills you can learn in our Beginner sewing class. See fabric and pattern ideas for the classes offered. Discover free sewing projects you can try, watch demonstrations of sewing techniques and review future class offering at Jenny’s Sewing Studio. A sewing machine can even be supplied in class for you to learn on. There is no excuse not to enjoy the winter days in doors by learning to sew. Enroll Now for a fun and exciting hobby, Learn to Sew!
For more information on classes or registration, call 410-742-0505.
Information on enrollment at the MAC center for the 2 seminars is coming soon. Sign up for our newsletter to stay updated. Dates on our new MAC Center Lap Quilt Club will also be posted soon. Do not miss out on this brand new way to learn quilting. Club will be lecture demo and the introduction fee will be $5.00. If you can straight stitch on your machine, you can learn to quilt. You can email me at: email@example.com if you are interested in attending the club and have questions about the meetings. I will be updating information on the club when MAC has set dates and times.
Pin ItI was really inspired to create my own jeweled letters after seeing some beautiful ideas on Pinterest. It took about a week for me to collect and prepare my earring, old watches, cat pins, bridge jewelry, initial pins, brooches, Singer pins and various necklaces from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Brings back a lot of memories. Instead of hiding in boxes and jewelry boxes the jewels are now on letters I painted gold. The letters you see here stand for Jennifer and Mildred (mom). I even included some of my dad’s tie pins. Several family members will get a letter for Christmas, don’t tell anyone.
Pin ItIt was so beautiful today my mom and I decided to go flower shopping. It is like taking a cheap vacation. This time of year the flowers a so fantastic it is overwhelming and it is hard to choose your favorite type and color. I was limited to what I could carry at one time in my car. I consider this step one of several visits. Today we got flowers for the front step and front flower hanger and we bought a flat of Vinca for the backyard water fountain flower garden. I took several pictures to document the beginning of the flower season. I also took pictures of the lovely dogwoods. The weekend is going to be beautiful so I am sure we will be in the yard working. Hope you are enjoying the season too.