This past week Cozy Quilt Shop had a free BFF School House, where free demonstrations were given. It was a fun way to get inspired, and I certainly found more exciting classes to add to my calendar for taking classes this fall. I had so much fun at this event that I wanted to share my insights with you, but you can also find more info on Cozy Quilt Shop’s website: http://www.cozyquilt.com/
While I took a few photos, Daniela Stout, the talented owner of Cozy Quilt Shop, also created some fantastic YouTube videos for each demonstration. You can also “subscribe” on YouTube to be notified whenever she posts future videos on YouTube. And I highly recommend you do so, as they are all great videos. I’ll share more insights on how to do this, at the end of this post.
Georgette Dell’Orco, designed a really cute purse called “Take It Anywhere Tote” and the pattern is offered under Cozy Quilt Shop Designs. Georgette gave an excellent demonstration of this beautiful purse, and of course, I had to buy similar fabrics that she used in her demonstration.
There was a nice demo on how to apply a Dritz Grommet, which was really easy and looked fantastic. There were also several cute bags shared, that are designed to use grommets. And, there was a great demo for how to add a zipper to the inside of a bag. This was probably one of the best approaches to adding a zipper, to the inside of a bag, that I’ve ever seen.
And, the BFF School House at Cozy Quilt Shop had a fantastic display of purses and totes. Cozy Quilt Shop has a BFF club, where a new purse or tote pattern is made every month.
I recommend everyone visit Cozy Quilt Shops’ online store. They have all the patterns demonstrated, and on display, at the BFF School House, plus many more. Plus they have an excellent supply of books, fabrics, and other items.
Personally, I love all of the patterns shown and many more of Cozy Quilt Designs. But, if you don’t yet have one of Cozy Quilt’s Strip Tube Rulers, I strongly recommend you pick one up soon. I’m sure you’ll love it!
Isn’t this Buckeye Beauty Quilt Pattern absolutely beautiful? Hard to believe it is a strip quilt pattern. I can’t wait to make one.
And their Twirling Quilt Pattern is also beautiful.
And, this fantastic book: How To Machine Quilt, by Kathy Sandbach, would really help me learn better machine quilting techniques.