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Laundry Basket Quilt - Group


Welcome to Woodside Quilting and Sewing Laundry Basket Quilt Group
We have started this Group to bring more of Laundry Basket Quilts and Edyta Sitar's beautiful designs closer to you.
(more below about Edyta)

Many of you are Laundry Basket Quilt fans and Edyta is one of our favorite quilt designers.
So we have created a Laundry Basket Quilt Club designed just for YOU!  


What is this Group all about? 
The Group is all about YOU and our love of Laundry Basket Quilts! 

The Group cost is just $60 per year ($5 a month) and by joining our Laundry Basket Quilt Group you will receive the following benefits:

Early bird private previews and discounts on Edyta’s new fabrics coming throughout the year in our Retreat Center before the general public.
 Previews of her new designs and new patterns with discounts.
A virtual Trunk show with Edyta for our Group. (small fee may apply depending on cost) 
Laundry Basket Quilts Club sewing Retreats just for our group including (lunch, Dinner or appetizers) with give-away drawings. 
Sew alongs, Block Of the Month's (BOM) and sharing fun within our group.
“Show and Tell” viewings of our Clubs projects in our Retreat Center.
Shop sample project opportunities.
You can join and be a part of the Club Virtually - Yes Virtually no matter where you live in the united states! - We have turned our Retreat Center into a Zoom Room where you can feel as though you are actually there with us. 

Here is the list of planned activities and dates scheduled:
February 
"Happy Hour" Friday February 26th 5:00 - 6:00 when the shop closes -
This is a private event for club members to get to know one another with some appetizers and beverages.
A 20% off sale on Laundry Basket Quilt fabrics and learn more on up and coming events. Bring some show and tell and we will discuss more events coming up.
Please sign up in the store or on-line (search on Happy Hour) so we know how many to plan for. Thank you 
We had lots of fun at out first "Happy Hour" event and I help it was very informative. 

Our Next 2 events will be coming up soon.
March 

“Happy Hour” - For new fabric lines
with Horsd'oeuvres and Drinks

 

Date TBD (But will be a Thursday 5-6)

April 
Event - April 29th  - Saturday May 1 (noon) we will have a "Fabric Frenzy" Days in the Retreat Center with the new fabrics coming in.
This will be for the "Secret Stash" Cool and Earth collections and finally "The Seamstress" fabrics. 
Everyone...... due to the unpredictability of shipping lately and the fact this is 
dependent on when we
get fabric this event got postponed until April. 

This will be a fabric sale for club members only with the new fabric designs coming before the general pubic.
Again this can be in-person or virtual during the event time. 

Event - Is a free Private Laundry Basket Quilt Retreat for members only Friday April 16 9:30 - 7:00 and Saturday April 17 9:30 - 4:00. This will include a light lunch each day.
You must sign up for this on-line as we are limited to 10 members only in there retreat center. Each will have an 8" table. Due to COVID we are limited to the number of retreaters we can have in the retreat center as previously mentioned.
Virtual Retreat - However you can still retreat with the group remotely from the comforts of your own home. Warren will setup a Zoom Room retreat where you can retreat with us remotely and participate in everything but the lunch. 
This would be a great time for those who are doing the sew along with Gloria on the new Seamstress quilt.
OR those who will be coming to the "Fabric Frenzy" sale. There is 15% off all regular priced fabrics and notions for this private retreat. 
May
April (depending on fabric delivery) - "Seamstress Fabric Frenzy" - Once we know when the new Seamstress fabric line will ship we will plan an event before releasing the fabric line to the public.
Seamstress fabrics just arrived!
We will have our "Seamstress Fabric Frenzy" Happy Hour and Group meeting Thursday April 29 from 5 -6 pm!!
with Horsd'oeuvres and Drinks


June


Retreat - Saturday June 19th & Sunday June 20th 10 - 4
Both days include a light lunch.

Gloria teaching small group project for Applique’ 

Part 1  cut and Fuse 

Part 2 stitching down your applique

(This is a pre-lude to starting the Seamstress pattern)

July 

Retreat Sew days Saturday July 3rd 10:00 - 4:00 pm
and Saturday July 31 10:00 - 4:00 pm
Both days include a light lunch.

“Happy Hour” - For “Blue Bird” fabric line 
 

Date July 22 Thursday 5-6)
with Horsd'oeuvres and Drinks


August 

“Happy Hour” for “Little Sweet Heart” and BOM 

Date TBD (But will be a Thursday 5-6)
with Horsd'oeuvres and Drinks

RetreatsSaturday 7th 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
then Saturday 21st & Sunday  22nd 10:00 - 4:00 pm
Includes a light lunch each day. 
Lunch menu:
Saturday:
Ham & Turkey w/cheese 
sandwiches, marinated vegetable pasta salad, chips & Chocolate cream filled cupcakes. 
Sunday Brunch: Sausage, Egg & cheese breakfast burritos, Fresh Berries, Pecan Caramel
 rolls & breakfast juices. 


September

“Happy Hour” - for the “Moonstone” fabric line TBD but could be the 16th or 23rd Thursday 5-6
with Horsd'oeuvres and Drinks

Retreats - Saturday 18th & Sunday  19th 10:00 - 4:00 pm
Includes a light lunch on Saturday and Brunch on Sunday.
October

Retreat - Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th 10:00 - 4:00 pm
Includes a light lunch on Saturday and Brunch on Sunday.

Saturday: 
Sunday Brunch: 

November

Retreat - Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st 10:00 - 4:00 pm
Includes a light lunch on Saturday and Brunch on Sunday.

Saturday: 
Sunday Brunch: 

December

Holiday “Open House” Quilt & Project display in the retreat Center- Lets “Strut our Stuff” and show off all we have done in 2021
with a quilt display and show in the retreat center. And a little open house for ourselves.
Date TBD 
This may coincide with a “Happy Hour” - for the “Cloud Nine” fabric line date TBD (Thursday 5-6)
with Horsd'oeuvres and Drinks

 

***Beachcomber Jacket class - interested? - Let Warren know. 

Taught by Chris Hensley of Des Moines 

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 Edyta's new quilt 
"The Seamstress" 
We have 18 people in our group doing the sew along with Gloria.
If you would like to join them please let Warren know.
We have just started in late June so you can still join and get caught up at your leisure.
This is going to be a very relaxing sew-along and it will go into 2022 with our other projects so don't be intimidated with this project. Gloria is a wonderful teacher and educator with lots of patience :) .



 

These are just a few of the fun things we have lined up for the year and the benefits you will receive. I’m sure there will be more to come.  So join us for a fun filled year! Let’s fill YOUR Laundry Basket with a whole lot of fun, fabrics, new designs and Personal Viewings with Edyta herself. 

Here are the new fabric lines coming or already here for Laundry Basket Quilts for 2021:

"Secret Stash Cool Tones"
Coming in April- Here now! 







"Secret Stash Earth Tones"
Coming in April - Here Now!



"Linen Favorites II"
Coming in April 
Here Now! 




"Evergreen"
Coming in February
Here Now!
 



"The Seamstress"
Coming in April
Here Now! 



"Blue Bird" 
Coming in July 
Here Now! 


"Secret Stash Warm"
Coming in April
Here Now! 

"Bakers Dozen Batiks"
Coming in March
Here Now! 
 

 "Little Sweet heart"
HERE NOW!

"Moonstone" 
HERE NOW 
"Cloud Nine"
Coming in December
 
 

Collections we have in now
"Secret Stash Neutral" 


"Olive Branch" 
Sweet Sixteen
 
Linen Favorites



Perfect Union

Blue Sky 

 
"Royal Blue"


"Something Blue" 


"Signature Style"
 
 


Club Sign up!
You can sign up on line or in the store. Once signed up, you will be on our Laundry Basket Quilts Club private email list. Once events are finalized and schedule, they will be on our website as well as a friendly email reminder to you. You will be able to sign up for them on line or in the store.
Sign up Here 

Meet designer, Edyta Sitar…
Edyta’s love for fabric began at a very young age - when she used her mother’s drapes to create her first fabric project!
Fortunately, for all of us, Edyta's mother recognized her passion for fabric and thus began her journey with fabric and sewing. One of Edyta’s biggest blessings is her marriage to husband, Michael. She not only fell in love- she was introduced to a Sitar family tradition of quilting by her mother-in-law, Carol, and grandmother-in-law, Anna.
Quilting has enabled Edyta to express herself about the objects or occasions of her surroundings - her designs are her avenue to release passion! “My children and my husband are my greatest motivation. This is the Cinderella dream for me. Being able to do what I love and share this love with others is the greatest feeling and reward I could imagine!"
The combination of inspiration, a love for fabric, a keen eye for color, and her family teachings blended into the recipe for a talent in constructing amazing quilts, creating innovative quilting patterns for Laundry Basket Quilts, designing beautiful Traditional and Batik fabrics for Moda (10 years) and now for Andover (Present). She has published numerous books to date, been featured in many magazines, and her quilts have been honored in displays around the world.
As the founder and owner of her company, Laundry Basket Quilts www.laundrybasketquilts.com, Edyta is proud to carry on her family tradition that fabrics and threads have seamlessly stitched together through the generations. Her true passion and quilter’s spirit shine through her classes, workshops, and presentations. She travels all over the world sharing her experiences and connecting with quilters of all levels through the inspiring stories about the quilts she makes.
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