Calico Hutch Events

Clubs

Katie’s Club | Farm Girl Vintage | Jan-Dec 1st Sat each month @ 9:30

Enjoy a monthly get together where you can laugh, learn and be inspired by creative ideas and new techniques as you create your very own “Farm Girl Vintage” quilt, traditional but with a twist of modern. Fabric kits, done in Lori’s fabric line are all tied up and ready for your new adventure.

Katie also frequently features new quilt projects shown first exclusively to group members. Each month receive a free fat quarters for bringing a recent show-and-tell project, or treats to share with the group. Receive 20% off any store purchases on meeting days.

Only $10 for the year meeting the first Saturday of the month at 9:30 AM.


 

Clothesline Club 2017 | First Tuesday of the month @ 2:30 & 5:30 pm

Come join the Clothesline Club as we begin the year with a delightful row quilt project, Lallybroch Lane, designed by Annemarie S. Yohnk with Quilts Remembered, “Quilts of the past . . . . for our future.” Choose between three sizes with kits available in Civil War and 30’s
reproduction fabrics.

Each month Clothesline Club leader, Donnarae Davis, shows new techniques, tools and new products arriving at the shop. Mark your calendars for the first Tuesday afternoon or evening of the month at 2:30 or 5:30 PM, Jan. 3, Feb. 7, March 7 and April 4. Your $10 yearly membership entitles you to food, fun and a 20% discount on purchases made the day of club meetings. We have attendance drawings for door prizes, free fat quarters for a recent project show-and-tell item or for sharing treats with club members. Clothesline Club is a great time to meet new friends and share special quilting tips and tricks, and enjoy fellowship with a fantastic group. Now is the time to join a great club.

Stitcher’s Club | Third Friday of each month @ 10 am

Join the Stitchers’ Club meeting the third Friday of the month at 10 AM, Jan. 20, Feb. 17, March 17 and April 21. The first 2017 project is “Wedding Bands” by Judy Martin from her book, Stellar Quilts.

Charlotte (Charlie) Hoerth will keep you informed of what is up-and-coming in the quilting world. Have fun with your friends and check out the great benefits available only to the Stitchers’ Club, 20% off all merchandise purchased the day of club meeting, attendance drawings, free fat quarters for recent project show-and-tell items or sharing treats with the members. Come and visit, enjoy show-and-tell that day and see what exciting things the group is planning for 2017.

 

 

Speedy Needle Embroidery Club | 2nd Saturday @ 10 am

The Calico Hutch invites you to join the Speedy Needle Embroidery Club, organized especially for embroidery enthusiasts everywhere.

Janet Hintermeister and Jessica Steinbach will share ideas and embroidery techniques and answer questions you may have about the embroidery process. Each month they give away door prizes, show new techniques and products and keep you up to date on the latest in embroidery. The Speedy Needle Embroidery Club meets on the second Saturday of the month at 10 AM including Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 11 and April 8. Cost is only $10 for the year and includes a 20% discount toward purchases the morning of meetings.


Civil Warriors Club | Fourth Wednesday of the month @ 6 pm

Purchase any of the Civil War block-of-the-month kits including “Melodies,” “Peace & Unity,” “Hampton Ridge,” “Latimer Farms,” or the latest - “Star Spangled Liberty” (shown left), and you are a member of the “Civil Warriors.” The Warriors meet the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6 PM with upcoming dates of Jan. 25, Feb. 22, March 22 and April 26. Earn free fat quarters for completed blocks and find encouragement from the Warriors club members and learn special tips to help you complete your projects.

Bonnie showcases civil war projects, related history information and guides you through the journey of making your very own Civil War Commemorative quilt. The Civil War quilt kits feature reproduction fabrics identical to pattern requirements.

 

Wooly NiteClub | Oct 2016 - June 2017 | 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 6:15 pm

Purchase “Bringing Home the Tree” or “Where the Cows Come Home,” each only $157, pay the club fee of $10 and you are a member of the Wooly NiteClub. Julie Sorensen and Jessica Steinbach will fill you full of tips for wool applique and give out fat quarters for finished blocks each month. Find friends and encouragement at the Wooly Night Club scene!

Bringing Home the Tree
43" x 51"

Where the Cows Come Home
51" x 51"

Month #1 $40 (Block #1 and pattern)
Month #2 $40 (Half-Square Sashings)
Month #3 –8 $11 each month
Month #9 $11 outer border
Month #1 $40 (Block #1 and book)
Month #2 $40 (Block #2 and finishing kit)
Month #3 – #9 $11 (per month)
It’s Simple!
Your credit card will be charged $40 for months #1 and #2
and
$11 for months #3 - #9 (plus tax)*
Complete Kit*
$157
Includes pattern.
*Plus shipping if items are shipped

2017 Block of the Month
finished size 83 x 97

Our 2017 BLOCK OF THE MONTH begins Tuesday, Jan. 17 or Saturday, Jan. 21
with a fresh, new “Muy Bonita” design.


Block of the Month meets the third Saturday (8:30–9AM) or the third Tuesday (4:30 -6PM). The $20 enrollment includes your January block as well as the “Muy Bonita” booklet pattern for the month’s blocks and the year-end finishing pattern. Receive each block of the twelve blocks FREE when you bring in your completed block from the prior month and attend a brief presentation. If you cannot attend either presentation or do not finish your block, you pay only $5 (including tax), for your next block. Meet new friends, enjoy special sale items available only to block of the month participants, learn new piecing techniques and discover what is new and exciting in the world of quilting. Sign up now before it fills. All three quilts will be done for December Block of the Month.


 

Retreats

 

 

“Back to the Fifties”
Quilt Retreat $139
Friday - Sunday | February 10, 11 & 12, 2016

 

 

 

“Tropical Tiki”
Quilt Retreat $139
Friday - Sunday | April 7, 8 & 9, 2017
and/or Caboose Retreat | $ 135 | April 10, 11 & 12, 2017

 

“Sturgis” Retreat $139
Friday - Sunday | Nov 3, 4 & 5, 2017
and/or Caboose Retreat | $ 129
November 6, 7 & 8, 2017

 


 

Retreats are held at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Austin, Minn. It's three fun filled days of quilting with friends plus... free demos, massage therapists, Holiday Inn special room rates for 1-4 people, 4 meals included with price, show and tell, door prizes, games and demos.

Call today to reserve your spot. 507.377.1163

 

Shop Hops

 

Block of the Month

Purchase “Bringing Home the Tree” or “Where the Cows Come Home,” each only $157, pay the club fee of $10 and you are a member of the Wooly NiteClub. Julie Sorensen and Jessica Steinbach will fill you full of tips for wool applique and give out fat quarters for finished blocks each month. Find friends and encouragement at the Wooly Night Club scene!


Bringing Home the Tree
43" x 51"

Where the Cows Come Home
51" x 51"

Month #1 $40 (Block #1 and pattern)
Month #2 $40 (Half-Square Sashings)
Month #3 –8 $11 each month
Month #9 $11 outer border
Month #1 $40 (Block #1 and book)
Month #2 $40 (Block #2 and finishing kit)
Month #3 – #9 $11 (per month)
It’s Simple!
Your credit card will be charged $40 for months #1 and #2
and
$11 for months #3 - #9 (plus tax)*
Complete Kit*
$157
Includes pattern.
*Plus shipping if items are shipped

Bus Trips

Two-day Bus Trip  | April 22 & 23, 2017

 

 

 

Two-day Bus Trip


April 22 & 23, 2017

Saturday—Sunday

Watch for more details Buses fill fast

Questions — call us — 507-377-1163
 

 

Guest Teachers

 

 

Retreat Center

Czech Inn Bed & Breakfast and Quilter's Retreat Center 19158 800th Ave | Hayward, MN | just 2 miles SW of Calico Hutch Our accommodations offer the best of both worlds; new construction with old world charm.

Our Mission Style home is furnished with antiques and up-to-date comfort. We are situated in a beautiful country setting; perfect for watching sunrises, sunsets, and a variety of wild animals.

 

Retreaters will enjoy the large craft/meeting room with a fully equipped kitchen and 47" HDTV in the sitting area. There is a large patio area for dining, relaxing, and soaking up sun. Large windows and "natural light" are a bonus for crafters. All our spacious guestrooms feature private baths.

To make your reservations call 507.373.2477 or email at pacovsky@charter.net or visit their website @ www.czechinnandretreat.com