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Within our 6,500 square-foot store we have nearly 6,000 bolts of fine fabric, lots
of notions, books and magazines. We are very proud of our home, so if you
haven't been in yet, we'd love to show you around!
Monday- Saturday 9:30-5:30
20225 Badger Rd.
Bend, OR 97702
FESTIVAL of CLASSES 2015!
June 30 - July 10
Lodging within 1 mile of the shop: La Quinta Inn - 541-388-2227
Our Festival classes are ready for your sign-ups!!
We hope you enjoy what we have to offer this year, and if you've never taken a class
with us during our Festival of Classes, we hope you'll consider it.
We have a great time in our smaller venue here at BJ's!
SATURDAY - JULY 4, 2015
SUNDAY - JULY 5, 2015
MONDAY - JULY 6, 2015
TUESDAY - JULY 7, 2015
WEDNESDAY - JULY 8, 2015
FRIDAY - JULY 10, 2014
Carry on Travel Bag with Annie Unrein
9:30am - 3:30pm
Catch All Caddy with Annie Unrein
Choice of 4 different projects with Annie Unrein
4:30pm - 8:30 pm
Monday Mystery with Linda Ballard
Tuesday Tease Mystery with Linda Ballard
9:30am - 3:30pm
Hunter's Star with Peggy Gelbrich
9:30am - 3:30pm
Pieced Pyramids with Peggy Gelbrich
9:30am - 3:30pm
Painting Techniques for Landscape with Donna Cherry
9:30am - 12:30pm
Kits Galore Trunk Show with Wilmington Fabrics
Focus on Free Motion with Bevalee Runner
Working with 3 fabrics you'll create this wonderful quilt using some great
techniques. Several sizes to choose from …. This quilt is a definite winner!
Everyone will love this one!
Sunday Surprise Mystery with Linda Ballard
9:30am - 3:30pm
Infinity Scarf with Doe Badley
THURSDAY - JULY 9, 2014
Embellished Sea Scape with Donna Cherry
1:30pm - 4:30pm
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Join Donna as she shows different fun embellishments to add to any art
quilt project. Some of the techniques you will learn are, use of organza
overlay, Angelina fibers, hand embroidery, and Puff Paint to name just a
few. This half day class is welcome to all skill levels.
Learn the secrets to making bags & other projects that look like you bought them, not like you made them. Annie will
share techniques for working with Soft and Stable, installing zippers, making sturdy carrying straps, and more.
You can choose to either make Bon Voyage zippered tote with lots of inner pockets, an I-Case for your I-Pad or
Tablet, a Ditty Bag which would be useful for many people; even the man in your life, or you could make a
Costmetic Clutch - choose one & very likely complete it in class, then go home & do the rest of them because you'll
learn enough about them all to do so!!
You’ll love this over-sized, sturdy caddy with lots of easy-to-access slip pockets
and dividers to hold and organize all of your supplies.
Seven slip pockets on front, back, and on the end provide easy access to tools
and supplies. A zippered pocket on the other end keeps personal items safe
and secure. Expanding dividers on the inside open to organize a multitude of
supplies, or collapse to fall flat against the interior of the caddy affording a
wide-open interior for plenty of storage possibilities. Comfy padded fabric
handles make carrying easy and attach with rectangle rings allowing them to fall
flat along the side.
Learn the secrets to making bags that look like you bought them -- not like
you made them! Annie will share techniques for working with Soft and
Stable, installing zippers, making adjustable carrying straps, and more.
The perfect travel companion, this functional bag is carry-on compliant and
sure to turn heads wherever you go.
A comfortable padded adjustable carrying strap and quick-grab side handles
make it convenient for all sorts of travel. With zippered and slip pockets on
the front, back, and ends, as well as a zippered pocket and three more slip
pockets inside, the bag will keep everything organized and close at hand.
Sometimes, finding the exact fabric you're looking for when designing
your landscape is impossible. Join Donna Cherry as she shows you
different painting techniques that can be incorporated in your landscape.
Donna will show you the use of acrylic paint and textile ink, as well as
how to use paint sticks to add depth to your landscapes. All skill levels
A two color quilt with several sizes to choose from, this quilt is so much fun to piece.
Keep the fabrics somewhat simple …. Texture/non-descript/small compact
prints/batiks. Your going to love it!
This is a fat quarter quilt plus a background with several sizes to choose from. The
look is somewhat dimensional, the pattern looks a little complicated, but with
Linda's help you'll see how easy it is to piece….. it's all about the tricks and tips.
Are you running out of new ideas for quilting with just a walking foot? Are
you feeling like you want more flexibility in your quilting designs? Have you
been reluctant to jump in and quilt your newest top by free motion because
you feel like you aren’t skilled enough?
Here is your opportunity to spend time with an experienced machine
quilter, focusing on becoming more comfortable and perfecting your skills
in free motion quilting while using your own sewing machine. This class is
designed for quilters who have taken a beginning machine quilting
class or are comfortable with free motion quilting on their domestic sewing
Make this dynamic Hunter's Star quilt with no special ruler or template. It simply
starts with rectangles and triangles and although it looks complicated, it's easy. If
you are comfortable with a rotary cutter and have a good quarter inch seam you'll
be amazed at how simple it is to make a Hunter's Star quilt. The diamond shapes
and diagonal seams lend themselves to mitered borders. Learn how to measure,
cut and sew border strips to get those perfect mitered corners.
Strip piecing techniques make this Pieced Pyramids quilt easy. Learn to
use the 60 degree line on your ruler to cut equilateral triangles and
piecing techniques using a 60 degree angle. You'll also learn how to draft a
60 degree block into any size.
This will be something new & fun at BJ's! Join us in welcoming Justin Renshaw
of Wilmington Fabrics as he shares insider information on the quilting industry
and how cotton fabrics are produced. He will be bringing fabulous quilts, some
of which you have seen in ads from national quilting magazines. In addition to
the trunk show, we will have lots of goodies to munch, door prizes to win &
We will waive the registration fee for this trunk show - and you will get your
registration fee back in store credit to use that evening, so it's essentially FREE!!
Space is limited so sign up today!!
BJ's has recently added a quality apparel fabric department to our store!!
If you, like most of us, started your sewing hobby in apparel, but
something made you change directions, we hope you'll give it one more
chance with this simple scarf. Doe will guide you through this fun and
functional pattern and you will learn some great tips and tricks of
working with some of our wonderful knit blends, 100% silk or rayon
fabrics!! Come give it a try, it will be fun!
2015 Festival of Classes Kick Off
with Doug Leko
Thursday- July 2nd- Warm Delight
Fast, fun, and so cute! This runner would be a wonderful addition
to any table. Make it in holiday fabric to dress up your holiday
meal, or it would be beautiful in any fabric line to match your
decor. Table runner finishes at 52" x 18"
Thursday, July 2nd - Scenic Bypass
Join Doug as you travel together through this beautiful quilt pattern.
Learn the tips and tricks of flying geese, spin seams, and much more. This
quilt would be lovely in any fabric line! Good class for confidnet
beginniners and up. Quilt finishes at 67" x 87"
Thursday, July 2nd - Town Square Runner
This table runner is a great use of that perfect feature fabric you've been
saving, just add charm squares, and off you go! You'll learn lots from Doug in
this smaller project!! Makes the perfect Christmas gift!
Thursday, July 2nd - Northern Cardinal
This quilt will quickly become one of your favorites!! Doug has designed this quilt
to go along with The Winter's Song fabric line by Holly Taylor, and it shows off
the beauty of this woodsy fabric wonderfully!! Kits Available, limited to supply
on hand. Quilt finishes at 64" x 80"
JULY 2, 2015