Lilac Lane Quilts
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September 4th and 5th CLOSED
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Our Calendar is up and running again. We have updated to a new calendar so let us know how this one works for you.
New page added to our site. our shop
page has two virtual tours of our shop that you can view there or here as
well as a short video of one of our Gammills quilting. Click on the image to
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Good Shepherd Food: This is a completely volunteer run organization. At The Lane you will find a basket where you can leave food donations or if you prefer you may leave a cheque and the volunteers will mail you charitable donation receipt. We thank you for your continued support.
Row By Row
This is a shop hop with a difference. Where ever you
travel from June 21st until Sept. 6th check the area
for participating shops. This is a happening event in 8 provinces and most
of the United States. Each shop will give you their row design free. Arlene
Gibson has designed our project again this year. We think she has really
outdone herself. Carl Schueler has quilted it. We have a WINNER!
Congratulations Renee. You didn’t think it would happen but it did!
Our free pattern is the top row. The other 3 rows are available in kit only. Row 1 is also available in a kit. Each kit contains instructions, applique pattern is reversed, applique placement layout, stabilizer, Soft Fuse fusible web, and fabrics. $19.99 each. Personal shopping only.
OUR WORKSHOP POLICY IS THAT ALL WORKSHOPS ARE PREPAID AND IF THERE ARE LESS THAN FOUR CONFIRMED PARTICIPANTS THE WORKSHOP WILL BE CANCELLED. IF WE CANCEL THE WORKSHOP YOUR MONEY WILL BE RETURNED HOWEVER IF YOU DO NOT SHOW UP THERE WILL BE NO REFUND. WORKSHOPS ARE SUBJECT TO HST.
Basic Sewing kit for most workshops: sewing machine in good working order, sewing machine manual, thread, thread scissors, seam ripper just in case, tape measure, bobbins filled and ready to go, pattern, fabric, notebook, and pen.
Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes ahead of your scheduled time. It may interfere with other activities in the workshop area. Also it gives us time to make the coffee and tea and set up for your activity. We appreciate your enthusiasm and will very much appreciate you thinking of us setting up for you
Paper Piecing Part 2: Once you know the basics
of paper piecing but may have wondered how to do I get started and what next
project. Join us Sept. 17th, Oct. 15th and Nov. 26th
to get this project going well! Limited space and kits are available.
Workshop fee $95.00. Paper piecing at the best.
One Block Wonder: One fabric, one block lots of
possibilities. Book purchase required and material listing when you
register. Amazing possibilities! Sat. Sept. 10th 10:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Workshop fee $45.00. Only one spot left.
Stained Glass The Easy Way: Without using bias
tape. No tracing through dark fabric. Trace once, Cut once. NOW THAT IS
EASY. The first session you will receive a kit to learn the technique and
have homework to start on your choice of projects. This workshop will be
held at Knox Church King St. South in Alliston. Sat. Sept . and Sat Oct.
Workshop fee $75.00 and pattern purchase required. Come and visit for the
complete set of choices. Sept. 24th and Oct.29th.
Workshop fee $75.00
Cathedral Windows: Traditionally a hand pieced
technique, we will show you a faster way using your sewing machine. There
is some homework before the workshop. Pattern provided. Sat. Oct. 1st
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop fee $45.00
Mini Dresden Plate: Lots of great ideas to dress
up those Dresden plates. We are going mini size. Imaginations will be
running high in this workshop. Sat. November 5th, 10:00
a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop fee $45.00
Tessellating Windmills: Using Marti Michell’s
instruction booklet and template you can create a wonderful pinwheel quilt
with some interesting results. The template is multi sizes so you are
limited only by your own preference. Workshop fee $45.00 Sat. Feb. 18th
10:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m.
BLOCK OF EVERY OTHER WEEK: A few changes this
time around. The votes were counted and we are doing Celtic Crystals. The
pattern is $45.00. Finished size is 84” X 84”. We are asking for
commitment to the club by Thursday Sept. 1st. Then we will place
our order with the designer. We will be meeting every otherish Sunday at
10:30 a.m. starting in Oct. Dates to be determined by early Sept. Club fee
is $15.00. When we meet, if you have your previous meeting’s work completed
your name will go into a draw. Each meeting three names will be drawn and
those people will win $10 BOEOW Bucks. Those bucks are to be spent that day
on regular priced merchandise.
Quilts of Valour: Canadian Forces Base Borden (CFBB) turns 100 years old this year. We have contacted the co-ordinator for Quilts of Valour and she will provide us with kits to make quilts to be given to Veterans. Every Sunday in September and October we are offering a sewing session to make up these quilts. We will be looking for quilters to help and then binders to finish it off. We will meet noon until 3:00 p.m. If you would like to contribute but are unable to attend on Sundays, bring in a finished quilt, completely finished, the label will be added by Quilts of Valour volunteers and we will give you a store credit of $100.00 to be redeemed the day you bring in your quilt. Check the size requirements for these quilts. There is a minimum size. Check their site www.quiltsofvalour.ca
November Remembers: During the month of November, The Lane will offer a 15% discount to all military personnel on regular priced merchandise. Thank you for your service.
Stained Glass the Ease Way Reunion: Join us and show us your progress Sat. Nov 26 at 9:30 a.m. at The Lane.
trip to Camp Huronda near Huntsville.
This year we delivered 66 pillowcases but the camp had something for us. We
have some camp t-shirts to transform for them for next year. Thanks for your
Gift Cards are available! If you don’t have a list of gift ideas for the people who would like to buy you something nice, they can pick up a gift card and you can shop with them even on our sale items!
Batting by the Roll:
Hobbs Heirloom: 80/20 which translates to 80 percent cotton, 20% polyester so you don’t have a layer of scrim. It is built right in. 96” wide 27 meters $ 285.00 120 inches wide 27 meters $310.50.
Hobbs Heirloom Poly batting available by request. In store we have a roll to cut from if you don’t require a full roll.
Quilters Dream batting available by request. In store we have packaged batting sizes in Dream Cotton and Dream Wool. Dream Wool is completely machine wash and dry batting. We have tested this!. We also have Dream Wool, Dream Cotton, Dream Poly, Dream Green, and Dream Orient in stock for purchase by the meter off the roll.
Peanut Butter Cookies
½ cup butter or margarine
½ cup peanut butter
½ cup white sugar
½ cup brown sugar
½ tsp. Vanilla
1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
¾ tsp. Soda
¼ tsp. Salt.
Thoroughly cream together butter, peanut butter, sugars, egg and vanilla. Stir together dry ingredients, blend into creamed mixture.
Shape into 1 inch balls roll in granulated sugar. (don’t roll in sugar any longer, but back in the day when I was slim….)
Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press 5
peanut halves atop each or crisscross with fork tines. Bake at 375 for 10 –
12 minutes. Cool slightly remove from pan.
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Here are our two clips of our guest appearance from Thursday Oct. 14th 2010 when we were guests on the Roger’s Community Show, Daytime. This aired live but you can watch our segment in two parts here. Thanks to Rogers Community Television for having us as guests.
First half of our appearance.
Second half of our appearance
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