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Deer Country Quilts Newsletter

  October 2016

So is it Christmas yet?? September just flew by.  This month we are doing 2 weekends of retreats.  I am on a board for a non-profit pregnancy center here in Seeley Lake and we have been planning a fund raising banquet in a short amount of time. That will be next week! I just spent a week in Billings visiting my parents.  My dad has been having some medical issues. I went to a batman birthday party for my 4 year old grandson complete with a real life batman! We have season football tickets for the University of Montana.  Hunting season is about to start.  Weekends are pretty much taken up!  Then it will be Thanksgiving and then Christmas is just like the next day isn't it?  I love the fall but it is exhausting! It is all very fun though.  One day at a time right?
Happy Quilting, Pam

There is still time to complete this Shop Hop!

September 30th – October 9th 2016
We are doing a mini shop hop with these stores:
Quilters Corner- Deer Lodge
The Fabric Room @ Upper Thread- Ananconda
The Cotton patch- Drummond
Going Quilting- Missoula
Timeless Quilts- Missoula
Vicki's Quilts Down Under- Missoula

Get your passport stamped at every store to be eligible for the Grand Prize drawing. 3 Grand Prizes will be awarded. First place is a Janome Sewing Machine valued at $999. Second place is a one night of a 3 night stay free at Mountain View Retreat, a $300 value and third place is a fabric dying session for 2 people at The Cotton Patch Quilt Shop in Drummond, a $100 value. Each individual shop will also have a door prize drawing.  Leave your passports at the last location you stop at or mail to Quilters Corner no later than October 17th.


Souper Sew this Friday, October 7th!  Bring a project and join us for a soup lunch. $5.00

On The Horizon BOM
Saturday October 8th

with Pam Rose
The Tonga batiks by Timeless Treasures have finally arrived so we are able to start our BOM for our 2nd Saturday class! You can also sign up and we can mail yours if you can't come to a class. Finished size is 108" x 108".  Price $29.99/month for 9 months

The Gentle Art of Hand Stitching
Friday October 14th
This is a day to get together with friends to work on any hand project of your choice.  We enjoy sharing and learning from each other! 

Scrappy Stained Glass Quilt
Tuesday October 11th and 18th
with Sharon Pohlman
I am sure black will make your scraps look thinner in this quilt!  Sharon's version is beautiful in Christmas and she is starting another one in batiks that is just as beautiful!  This is a fat quarter friendly quilt.

Magic Forest
Tuesday October 25th
with Toni Peckenpaugh
Another beautiful quilt by award winning Dutch quilt artist Jacqueline de Jonge.
  Toni will show you how to paper piece to make perfect points using her foundation method. The pattern is $35.  There will be an additional charge for Toni's foundations.  Toni will continue with Becolourful patterns on the last Tuesday of each month.

Houses Houses Houses
Wednesday October 26th

with Renee Lenz

That is if we can tear Renee away from her new grand daughter in Chicago!! Come learn the art of needle turn applique (or fuse if you prefer) from one of the very best! Renee will be sharing all of her secrets for perfect houses.  Newcomers are welcome!  Book by Yoko Saito required. 

Deer Country Quilts

  • Ph: 406.677.2730
  • PO Box 808
  • 3166 Highway 83 North
  • Seeley Lake, MT 59868
  • Hours:
  • Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm
  • Saturday 10am-4pm