To sign up for any special event, visit Gruber’s Quilt Shop or call 320-259-4360.
Kaffe Fassett, internationally renowned textile artist, is coming back to Gruber’s October 12th and 13th.
See information listed below, under October.
(To pronounce his name, it rhymes with “safe asset”.)
~ June 2013 ~
Reserve your seat today on Gruber’s Bus to MN Quilter’s Annual Quilt Show in Duluth, MN!
Choose from either day – Thursday, June 13th OR Friday, June 14th
Depart from Gruber’s at 7:30 AM SHARP!! Enjoy a full day at the show.
Cost: $49 per person
Includes your transportation to and from the show, admission to the show and a snack on the bus.
Call the store for complete details (320)259-4360 .
Book Signing with Pam Goecke Dinndorf of Aardvark Quilts
~ July 2013 ~
Thursday, July 4th Store CLOSED in honor of Independence Day.
Gruber’s 3rd ANNUAL Garage Sale!
July 27th and 28th
This can’t be any easier. Start getting your sewing room organized; pull together your unwanted quilting and yarn related items. Turn all those items into store gift certificates for the stuff you sell! Pay a participation fee of $15 for 50 price tickets. Numbers are available today so you can start labeling. Gruber’s will run the garage sale, so you don’t have to. Specific drop-off and pick-up dates will be communicated with your participation fee.
~ August 2013 ~
Friday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 18th
Keep an eye on www.quiltminnesota.com as details develop.
Gruber’s is participating in the Lower Mid Minnesota Section.
~ September 2013 ~
Monday, September 2nd Store CLOSED in honor of Labor Day.
~ October 2013 ~
Beginning Quilting – Weekend Retreat
Friday – Sunday, October 4th through 6th
Schedule a weekend for yourself – so you can focus on learning (or practicing) basic rotary cutting skills, sampler block construction (various techniques), proper border and binding attachment. Everyone will be making the same Sampler Quilt but you
can work at your own pace. Supply list (precutting instructions) provided upon registration. Retreaters interested will be notified when the sample is available. Pattern provided with Retreat. Class will be held at Gruber’s Retreat Center. Come as early as Friday 9AM and stay through Sunday 3PM.
The Retreat INCLUDES:
- Class Instruction (starting Noon on Friday, all day Saturday and Sunday until 1PM)
- Retreat Center Stay (Friday 9AM thru Sunday 3PM)
- Continental Breakfast both Saturday and Sunday
- Dinner both Friday and Saturday nights
Instructor: RuthAnn Cheney
Cost: $135 +materials
Diamonds and Kaffe Fassett are a girl’s best friend!
Kaffe Fassett, internationally renowned Textile Artist, is coming back to Gruber’s this fall.
Concentrating on Colour - A knitting workshop with Brandon Mably
This workshop will be for knitters who are interested in sharpening their color observation in design.
Saturday, October 12th from 9AM-3PM
Cost: $80 +materials
Concentrate on Colour - Lecture with Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably
Take a colorful journey with Kaffe Fassett. A one-man revolution, Kaffe changed the world of quilting and knitting with his explosive use of color. In this slide lecture, Kaffe shares stories of a remarkable life illustrated with slides of his work and travels. Lecture will be followed by a book signing.
Saturday, October 12th from 7-9PM
NOTE: Gruber’s has reserved a group of rooms at Quality Inn 320-251-1500 for those who need to travel a distance and want to stay overnight in St. Cloud. For the night of Oct 12th the rate is $77 +tax for a Standard Room with two (2) queen size beds.
Call Quality Inn to make your reservation.
THIS CLASS IS FULL! Bordered Diamond - Quilting Workshop with Kaffe Fassett
This workshop is taught by Kaffe with assistance by Brandon. Size: 55-1/2” x 80”
Sunday, October 13th from 10AM-4PM
Cost: $125 +book titled Simple Shapes, Spectacular Quilts and materials
Class taught by distinguished guest instructor Maxine Rosenthal
Create an absolutely fabulous quilts using just one fabric! Learn Maxine’s method, to create hexagonal kaleidoscope-like blocks that fit together to make a completely unique quilt. Unlike other hexagonal block patterns, there are no Y-seams using this method, just sew in
straight lines! The final quilt will be about the size of a small throw – unless you decide to add more to it! This class is for the confident
beginner and beyond.
Saturday, October 26th from 9:30-3:30 Cost: $75 +book and materials
Reminder to clean your purse . . . you have until end of business on Thursday, October 31st, 2013 to redeem your full punch cards and be included in the Invitation ONLY 2013 Punch Card Sale!
~ November 2013 ~
One Stop, Shop Hop ADVENTURE!
Friday, November 8th THROUGH Monday, November 11th! (Note the date change from last year.)
Find fantastic bargains marked throughout the store. Fun games and great prizes. Courtyard doings galore.
Thursday, November 28th Store CLOSED in honor of Thanksgiving Day.
~ December 2013 ~
Tuesday, December 24th SPECIAL HOURS – 9 AM-Noon.
Wednesday, December 25th Store CLOSED in honor of Christmas Day.
Tuesday, December 31st SPECIAL HOURS – 9 AM-Noon.
Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 Store CLOSED in honor of New Year’s Day.