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Cactus Quilts presents 2nd Annual Quilting Cruise


 

Royal Caribbean's 'Navigator of the Seas'

Date:  April 12 - 19, 2015

Type:  7 Day cruise  

  • Galveston to Falmouth, Jamaica;
  • George Town, Grand Cayman;  
  • Cozumel, Mexico  
  • Plus Quilting Classes/ Workshops during 3 fun sea days

Experience a life-time adventure that Cruising has to offer with three unique ports of call plus quilting classes.  Our Quilting classes/ Workshops are held during "at sea" days and we schedule classes outside of port time.  Our goal is to make your quilting/cruising experience a true pleasure and memorable.  The quilting classes will challenge the quilter by adding some new tools/ techniques to their quilting tool box,  while achieving success. We will live, laugh, learn, and go home with lots of memories of our Cruising. Cactus Quilts Cruise Teachers includes:  Veronica Cox, Lynn Roddy Brown and Karen E. Overton. The three quilting classes are listed below..     

 

Cruise Schedule

Day                Port ***                 

12-Apr            Galveston, Texas       4:30 PM (Depart)  

 

    Welcome Aboard Gathering  

13-Apr            Cruising/ Quilting Class #01                        

14-Apr            Cruising/ Quilting Class #02             

15-Apr            Falmouth, Jamaica            

16-Apr            George Town, Grand Cayman                

17-Apr            Cozumel, Mexico              

18-Apr            Cruising/ Quilting Class #03 and Final Gathering                  

19-Apr            Galveston, Texas     7:00 AM (Arrive)     

 

*** Cruising Schedule is subject to change.

01 - Puss in a Corner


Instructor: Lynn Roddy Brown

Date: Monday, April 13

Time: 9:00 am - Noon & 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This class is to be a fun, no pressure day of sewing. Lynn will cover scrap quilt theory, precise piecing and designing on a wall. Fabrics from you stash can be used to make this delightfully scrappy version of a traditional Puss in a Corner quilt. The pattern size is 64" x 81".  The fabric kit is for lap size quilt. The wonderful thing about scrap quilts is that if you are having fun you can make a larger quilt by add you own fabrics or purchasing additional fabric.

 

Required/Optional

Item

Price

Required

Fabric Kit

30 - 9" x 10" - Assorted Light fabrics

30 - 9" x 10" - Assorted Medium to Dark fabric

$ 42.00

Required

Design Wall or White or off white flannel Fabric or Flannel table cloth 52" x 70"

$ 25.00

Required

Pattern

$ 10.00

 

Total for Required items

$ 77.00 plus Sales Tax

Optional

Border fabric (2 1/4 yds.)

$ 24.75

Optional

Setting Triangle Fabric (1 1/2 yds.)

$ 16.50

02 - Illuminated Journey 2014 Karen Overton


 Instructor: Karen E. Overton
               

Date: Tuesday, April 14

Time: 9:00 am - Noon & 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This is an original design by Karen Overton celebrating the 2015 Quilting Cruise offered by Cactus Quilts. The design is base d on Deb Tucker's Studio 180 Designs Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star Ruler and project sheet. The centers are the same but you will have the two of different border treatments, one quilt with Piano Keys Border measuring 38" x 38" and other with the Diamonds Border measures 32"x 32". Kits will be available in two color with light or dark background.  Please let us know what you kit you would prefer.

 

 Required/Optional

Item

Price

Required

Fabric Kit #1 (with Light background)

or

Fabric Kit #2 (with Dark background)

$ 63.00

Required

Pattern

$  10.00

Required

Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star Ruler

$  29.99

Required

Blazing Star Project Sheet

$    6.50

Required

Marking pen or pencil (white if working with dark fabric)

$  15.99

Required

 

Omnigrip INVISI Grip

$    6.50

Required

 

Fine Tip Black Sharpie

not available at the shop

 

Total for Required items

$ 108.48  plus Sales Tax

Optional

8" bias square up Ruler

$ 18.99

Optional

Quilter's Magic Wand (1/4" marking ruler)

$   4.50

Optional

18" Strip Stick

$   9.50

Optional

Awl / Stiletto for Sewing

$ 19.99

Optional

OLFA Frosted Advantage Acrylic Ruler 6" x 12"

$ 17.99

03 - Quiltsmart Mini Mariner's Compass


Instructor: Veronica Cox

Date: Saturday, April 18 

Time: 9:00 am - Noon & 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

 Veronica will teach you to navigate your way with a short cut to piecing this classic quilt pattern. Using a special interfacing made by Quiltsmart, you will be able to complete this intricate quilt in a fast and easy way. The completed mariner's compass block measures 21" x 21". This bock can be complete as Wall Hanging by adding borders or a larger quilt by making additional blocks.

 

Required/Optional

Item

Price

Required

Fabric Kit #1

 

$ 36.00

Required

Pattern

$ 10.95

Required

Two - Pattern Interfacing Panels

$  8.50

Required

The Appliqué Pressing Sheet

$ 16.00

 

Total for Required Items

$ 71.50 plus Sales Tax

Optional

Border Fabric (1 yd.)

$ 11.99

Cruise Flyer