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Join us each month on the first Saturday (with a few exceptions) to learn about how wonderful the accuquilt system is! Accuracy, speed and variety are just three of many benefits in owning an accuquilt. The fee to attend is $5. Should you purchase an accuquilt product that day you will get $5 off.

Cost: $ 5.00
Libs Elliott designs the most amazing quilts. We are so excited to bring you a class called Exploding Stars. Kathy will teach you the fine art of using templates to create this beautiful work of art! ADVANCED Quilters only please

Cost: $ 54.00
Learn how to make this adorable apron from Terry Atkinson. You can make the toddler, child or Adult size. This easy to make project makes a great gift!

Cost: $ 27.00
Barbara Pershing's Patterns Babyhood and Babyhood 2 are absolutely adorable. Each pattern offers 4 different designs so you can make just one of all four! Join Marilyn as she guides you on machine applique techniques for a small, quick and easy baby quilt or wall hanging! You can chose to work on any one of the 8 different designs offered. Only one pattern needs to be purchased...your choice!

Cost: $ 27.00
Is binding a necessary evil in your quilt making process? Are you a beginner hoping to learn how to bind? Perhaps you know, but want to hone your skills? Fear binding no longer as Marilyn will teach you tips and tricks to make binding an enjoyable part of your quilt making. You'll learn 3 great techniques including machine binding!!

Cost: $ 27.00
Nope we are not going to be in detention together! Come join us for a continental breakfast and coffee or tea as we learn about the new arrivals , get a demo on a new block or technique, check out the book and pattern of the month AND did I mention door prizes?? We might throw in a guest speaker and a few surprises some months too! Oh I almost forgot. You'll get a 15% discount for getting up early and joining me!

Cost: $ 10.00
You will want to add this beautiful quilt to your Spring to do list! Learn how easy 60 degree triangles are...then just add sashing to make this awesome quilt. We used the Bungalow collection from Amy Gibson in ours and it turned out just lovely.

Cost: $ 27.00
Have you ever found yourself needing a nail clipper or bandages, but you have no idea where they are? These handy cases in two sizes help you keep everything together in one compact, easy-tolocate place. The small case can fit in the glove box of your car so is perfect to use as an emergency travel kit to hold first-aid supplies, flashlights, medications, and more. The larger case can slip under the seat and hold maps, travel guides, car documents, warranties, and so forth.

Cost: $ 27.00
The amazing sisters from Sew Kind of Wonderful who brought us the Quick Curve Ruler have done it again! Meet the Wonder Curve Ruler which allows you to make complete circles with no stress curved piecing. Marilyn is leading this all day workshop where you will make two of the adorable cars in the Cool Cars quilt. Once you've learned the technique you can turn the car blocks into pillows or the entire quilt! You'll take an hour break for lunch. You can brown bag it or pop out to visit one of the awesome restaurants here in downtown.

Cost: $ 45.00
We introduced you to how easy it is to work with cork last quarter. Now you can 'kick it up a notch' and try your hand at a beautiful bag with a cork bottom, handles and applique!! We'll be using the same book so please join us again. If you were not in the introduction to cork class...that is OKAY! You can still join in on the fun.

Cost: $ 27.00
The class name says it all! Curves make fun, interesting and great looking quilts. Join Laura as she teaches you how to add curves to your project with out fear. You have the option of a Crazy Curves 7" template or using the 7" Drunkard's Path Die from Accuquilt. One or the other will be required for class.

Cost: $ 27.00
We have a new format for our monthly daytime open sew! You can reserve your spot for $5 and spend the entire day in the classroom working on projects. Lunch is now on your own and while we will not have a dedicated staff member in class all day, we can certainly answer questions in between our duties on the sales floor.

Cost: $ 5.00
Calling all new quilters!! Take your quilting to the next step with the Flutterby quilt.

Cost: $ 27.00
Our Open Sew Friday Night is a back for 2020! Now twice a month! Join us for sewing, food, friends and fun! Pizza, salad and dessert are included in the cost.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join Laura as she teaches you the basics of English Paper Piecing. We will work on several shapes, learn about basting a couple different ways, which threads to use, different piecing techniques, and more!

Cost: $ 27.00
Learn how fast and easy making the jelly roll rug is using the new Jelly Roll Jig! You'll learn the technique and go on to make more! They even have patterns for pillows and place mats where you can continue to perfect your newly learned skill!

Cost: $ 54.00
Get ready for spring with this beautiful quilt from Cluck, Cluck, Sew.

Cost: $ 54.00
Learn how versatile half square triangles are! They make so many awesome quilt blocks that all look completely different! You'll make one of three pillows in class and learn how easy it is to make an envelope back.

Cost: $ 27.00
Why not spend the year 2020 getting organized? We have the perfect program for you created by the always popular Annie Urein from ByAnnie. Louise is heading this club and you will love learning her expertise in bag making. We will have the trunk show with completed samples of all 12 projects in the shop starting Wednesday, December 4th. Stop by and check them out. You will want to make all 12, they are that cool!

Cost: $ 27.00
Robin Long has designed beautiful quilts using her amazing Skinny and Fat Robin Rulers. You can make the most intricate Mariner's Compass Blocks with NO PAPER PIECING. She has consolidated her books and you can now learn how to finish the round mariner's compass as a square quilt block. Join Kathy as she teaches you the strip piecing method using the Skinny Robin Tool. You'll spend the day being amazed at what you can do! An hour lunch break is included. You can brown bag it or pop out to one of the many wonderful restaurants here in downtown.

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn to quilt from cutting all the way to quilting!

Cost: $ 125.00
Would you like to commemorate a special year...your birth year? Your children's or grandchildren's birth year? An anniversary? Or just because it's pretty to create? Would you like to make two for the same year and compare your winter home vs. your summer home? Or the different locations of your family members? This will be a non sewing class. Planning, discussion and choosing fabrics will be included.

Cost: $ 27.00
Tired of making the same old boring table runners? Check out Third Street. These great houses can be made in a variety of colors and prints or you can stay classic in blacks and whites. The pattern includes the information for a throw quilt as well so you can make either!!

Cost: $ 27.00
Laura Heine has mastered the collage technique. Her patterns are always best sellers, but many have no clue how to move forward. Marilyn has got the technique down and is ready to lead you in making your own version based on the adorable pattern Tiny Collage #5. You can work on any of the 3 designs featured in this pattern. It's a great way to learn the technique on a small scale and then you can tackle any of her other patterns with no fear!!

Cost: $ 54.00
Take some 60 degree triangles, a gorgeous fabric line and you'll have a stunning quilt in no time! Join Darlene as she teaches you all about cutting 60 degree triangles and working with bias to make this beautiful quilt.

Cost: $ 27.00
Have you wanted to make a T-shirt Quilt, but have no idea where to begin? Marilyn will help guide you on the prepping and planning for making you first T shirt quilt. No sewing will take place in class. You'll bring two T-shirts to learn how to stabilize them appropriately, then you'll work on planning out your masterpiece.

Cost: $ 27.00
Learn the simple secrets to creating crisp, clean flying geese effectively and quickly. This method can be applied to any pattern that requires flying geese units. Since you usually have to make hundreds of these units at a time, why not make them perfect every time? Expand the use of your Wing Clipper I by learning how to make Pickets and Quickets. Once you begin to recognize these units, you will be surprised how often they appear in patterns from your favorite magazines and designers. You will want to add Pickets and Quickets to your border options.

Cost: $ 27.00
Square Squared and Little Houses The Square Squared unit can be found within blocks as well as sashing. Since this unit is often used to connect other units, the points are extremely valuable for the design to work without interruption. You will save those points with the Square Squared tool. A secondary benefit to using Deb Tucker?s method of creating Square Squared units is that you will not waste fabric. It?s a win-win situation. Expand the use of your Square Squared tool by learning how to make little houses. Little houses have been disguised in borders and have shown up in some star blocks. You will be astounded where these units show up.

Cost: $ 27.00
Corner Beam The Corner Beam adds even more unique options to your quilt designs. The combinations and the twists and turns makes it look as if the quilter had to work with lots of odd shaped pieces when in fact they did not. The construction of a Sliver unit advances the use of the Corner Beam and once again makes precise piecing look hard when it is easy.

Cost: $ 27.00
These cute bags are not only stylish, but they are functional, too! You'll love their design which allows them to open wide for easy access to all their contents. Use them for to carry cosmetics or toys, to store makeup in your gym locker, or to organize lists and purchases while running around town.

Cost: $ 27.00
Contact Info
Phone: (815) 459-2084
21 N. Williams
Crystal Lake, IL
60014
Email: 
materialgirlcl@gmail.com
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    • The shop is closed to in person sales.  I will be here Saturday, March 21st for phone orders only.  They can be picked up at curbside. In accordance with the regulations handed down today we will be closed to all business until April 7th.  Stay well. 
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