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Lecture and Quilt Appraisals

with AQS certified appraiser of quilted textiles, Dana Balsamo

Dana Balsamo of Material Pleasures will join PQW for an evening lecture and appraisal day. She will present her lecture "Evaluating Your Quilts...Is It a Treasure?" on Thursday evening, and do quilt appraisals by appointment on Friday. She is scheduled for two visits in 2020: January 24-25, and March 26-27.

The lecture will be held on Thursday, 6-8pm. The cost is $10.

Appraisals will be held 10am-4pm on Friday. Verbal appraisals are $25, and written appraisals are $50, payable to Dana. However, you must call the store to reserve a one-hour slot.

Sleep in Your Own Bed Retreat

with Michelle Renee Hiatt of Sew on the Go, August 1-2


Sparkle                                                                        Periwinkle Swirl

Join Michelle Renee Hiatt, of Sew on the Go for a fun-filled weekend! Pamper yourself with a retreat-like atmosphere, while sleeping in your own bed! Come sew, laugh and be pampered, you deserve a “me” weekend.  
Michelle, Quilt Designer, Blogger and Certified Quilt Instructor will be teaching two of her latest designs; Periwinkle Swirl and Sparkle. You can choose either project. Both projects come together easily with the Studio 180 Design’s (Deb Tucker) tools.  
The weekend includes 2 days of sewing instruction, plus a fun Saturday evening activity and open sewing until 9pm. 2 lunches and Sunday morning pastries will be provided. Join us for the fun! 
Don’t worry if you aren’t local, we can recommend several local hotels!

NJ Shop Hop 2020

Friday, April 24 to Sunday, May 3

The Potting Shed

Workshop with Claudia Dinnell, June 5-6

Designed by our very own Nyssa Benthin, this charming potting shed opens its French doors to reveal all wonderous things from the garden. Birds, bees and butterflies are intertwined in the flowers and vines that surround it. 

Learn to master Claudia's multi-hooping technique for perfect placement, improve your hooping skills, use the features on your machine that allow better alignment and get tips and techniques that will make your embroidery flat, fun and flawless!

Class fee includes lunch both days and Claudia's exclusive embroidery designs.