Quilting on the Beach
Where Ya’ Been Triptych with Debra Gabel

Through our quilting we are among the world’s great story tellers. The stories of our journey are so often tied to places we’ve been – travel, places of birth, friendship, first love, school, weddings, grandchildren, military service, reunions and, sadly, last farewells. In this workshop you will join Debra to create a 9” x 30” (more…)

  • Where Ya' Been Triptych
    February 4, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Stripped Pieced Sunflower with Peggy Gelbrich

Learn this great technique to strip piece a Mariner’s Compass Sunflower block. No foundation piecing. The Skinny Robin Compass ruler created by Robin Long of Robin Ruth Designs makes this an easy block to make. Choose three blocks for a table runner (17″ x 51″) or ten blocks for a quilt (54″ x 70″ — (more…)

  • Stripped Pieced Sunflower with Peggy Gelbrich
    February 4, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Stained Glass Plumeria with Cyndy Martinez

Learn to make this beautiful 22″ x 24″ wall hanging featuring plumerias. This project involves a combination of techniques including hand applique for a stunning result. You’ll learn the technique in one day, but Cyndy will be available for follow-up coaching on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 12:00 pm until 1:30 pm at no charge. This (more…)

  • Stained Glass Plumeria
    February 5, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Scandinavian Snowflake with Maureen Wood

This is as close as you’ll get to snowflakes in Kona Hawaii, even in February! Maureen Wood, Certified Instructor for Judy Niemeyer / Quiltworx will be guiding you through the creation of a table topper 20 inches in diameter. Your pattern and kit will include enough papers and fabric to make 4 of these table (more…)

  • Scandinavian Snowflake with Maureen Wood
    February 5, 2023 - February 6, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Felted Flowers with Phyllis Cullen

We’ll use simple materials to create a bouquet of colorful wet felted flowers. Then we’ll use simple bead weaving techniques to create eye catching but easy centers. Your kit will include all the wool and varied types of beads and findings. Just bring a few easy to find around the house materials and be prepared for (more…)

  • Felted Flowers
    February 5, 2023
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Annabelle’s Jelly Roll Purse

Make this generous-sized tote from your choice of a jelly roll (2 1/2″ strips) and coordinating fabric. Annabelle’s easy method creates a sturdy, colorful design with four clever pockets. You’ll have a little homework in between but have a finished bag by the end of Day 2. Please note 8:30 am start time on both (more…)

  • Annabelle's Jelly Roll Purse
    February 6, 2023 - February 9, 2023
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Impressionist Land and Seascapes with Phyllis Cullen

          Create your choice of land or sea scape by applying “brushstrokes” of fabric scraps to a traced outline.  You’ll learn how to use collage to rival a classical oil painting full of color, movement, and power! We’ll talk about perspective, values, focal points, everything you need to know, and a (more…)

  • Impressionist Land and Seascapes
    February 6, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Process with Debra Gabel

The Process is a two-day workshop where you will learn how to express your own ideas and your own style in a small wall hanging. Debra has written a workbook – conveniently titled The Process and included in class kit! – that along with many in-class cool demos, tricks and techniques throughout this two-day workshop, (more…)

  • The Process with Debra Gabel
    February 6, 2023 - February 7, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Kona Cartwheel with Peggy Gelbrich

The Kona Cartwheel (aka Montana Cartwheel) quilt creates spinning points using light, medium and dark fabrics, creating a very dramatic effect. Choose many values from the same color family or use the color wheel to pick a combination of colors. The points are paper pieced using freezer paper so no paper to tear away from (more…)

  • Kona Cartwheel with Peggy Gelbrich
    February 6, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Book Review with Karen Barry

Calling all book lovers! Karen will coach you through this gorgeous bookcase quilt using 10-inch squares of precut Kaffe Fasset fabric.  You’ll have the opportunity to personalize your project with all sorts of fun little details: flower vases, snow globes, or even a kitty cat quilt block. Get creative with this quilt and make it (more…)

  • Book Review Quilt
    February 7, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Indigo Dyeing with Donna Fear

In this class taught at the home of local long arm quilter Donna Fear, you will learn a short history of shibori indigo dying and how it works.  Donna will demonstrate the different methods of folding, twisting, wrapping and tying along with some new advanced dying techniques. This is a hands on class where you will be doing your own (more…)

  • Indigo Dyeing (Tuesday)
    February 7, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Lunchtime Lecture with Debra Gabel

Bring your lunch and join Debra for a talk entitled My Journey Thus Far, about her history and the startup of Zebra Patterns. There will be an announcement of Row by Row Experience’s return in 2023 and its journey as well as quilts to show and a question and answer session. Cost: $5.00 (more…)

  • Lunchtime Lecture with Debra Gabel
    February 7, 2023
    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Carpenter’s Square with Peggy Gelbrich

Simple, straight stitching will create this Carpenter’s Square quilt. Like most quilts, it’s really an easy puzzle that’s made up of two different blocks and pieced sashing. If you have a carpenter in your life this would make a great gift. Skill level: Confident Beginner Cost: $75.00  Kit fee: $70 Sewing machine required     (more…)

  • Carpenter's Square with Peggy Gelbrich
    February 8, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Indigo Dyeing with Donna Fear

In this class taught at the home of local long arm quilter Donna Fear, you will learn a short history of shibori indigo dying and how it works.  Donna will demonstrate the different methods of folding, twisting, wrapping and tying along with some new advanced dying techniques. This is a hands-on class where you will be doing your own shibori (more…)

  • Indigo Dyeing (Wednesday)
    February 8, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Happiness 2 with Maureen Wood

Maureen Wood, Authorized Teacher for BeColourful, will be guiding you through the creation of a BeColourful quilt using the Happiness 2 pattern to learn the basic techniques that Jacqueline de Jonge uses in all of her quilts. Once you understand the techniques of Happiness 2 you can jump into almost any of her other beautiful (more…)

  • Happiness 2 with Maureen Wood
    February 8, 2023 - February 9, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Hawaiian Applique with Cyndy Martinez

Learn the traditional art of Hawaiian applique with a third-generation local Hawaiian quilter. You’ll have your choice of fabrics and learn to cut and stitch an 18-inch square suitable for a pillow cover or small wall hanging. Cyndy’s techniques and instructions make Hawaiian applique easy and fun! This is a one day class Cost: $75.00 (more…)

  • Hawaiian Applique with Cyndy Martinez
    February 9, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tropical Flower Applique with Debra Gabel

This is a raw edge applique class where you will use a laser cut, pre-fused applique tropical flower to create a 12” x 20” finished wall hanging. There will be a full demo of Debra’s NO TRACE/ NO REVERSE applique method as well as demos of color alteration with colored pencils and a one-step no (more…)

  • Tropical Flower Applique with Debra Gabel
    February 9, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Pickle Dish with Peggy Gelbrich

The Pickle Dish quilt is a variation of the Double Wedding Ring, also referred to as Indian Wedding Ring. There are a variety of techniques in making this pattern. The pointed arcs will be paper pieced using freezer paper. This method leaves no paper to tear from the seams. You’ll also learn curved piecing. It’s (more…)

  • Pickle Dish with Peggy Gelbrich
    February 9, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Show and Tell Dinner

Join with new and old friends to celebrate Quilting on the Beach Summer 2023. You’ll enjoy a catered dinner with local-style food, games, door prizes, and of course Show and Tell! Please bring and share any of your Quilting on the Beach projects or any project done within the last year. Cost: $25.00 (Please let (more…)

  • Show and Tell Dinner
    February 9, 2023
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mauna Kea Quilts Bus Tour

Join us for a bus tour to the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel to view their collection of Hawaiian Quilts and kapa. This collection was originally commissioned by Laurance S. Rockefeller when the resort was built in the 1960s and  is a beautiful display of traditional, locally made Hawaiian quilts. We’ll also visit the Hamakua Macademia (more…)

  • Hawaiian Quilts Bus Tour
    February 10, 2023
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm