Category Archives: Hilo

DFW Hilo & DFW Kona | Dress A Girl Social

To help you get started on making your dresses to donate to Dress A Girl Around the World, the Hilo and Kona stores will be having Dress A Girl Socials!

Drop in any time during the event to meet the Dress A Girl Around the World ambassadors, get handouts and instructions on how to make the super simple and quick dresses, watch a video to see how truly easy it is to make a dress, and enjoy some light refreshments (while supplies last). If you have any questions about the organization or how to make a dress, the ambassadors will be on hand to answer any of them!

This is a great chance to learn how you can help make a difference in a young girl’s life!

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DFW Hilo | Quilt Block of the Month

DFW Hilo | Quilt Block of the Month

It’s a new year, so that means a new round of Quilt Block of the Month! This year, we’ll be doing the same patterns, just in a different color scheme! So, that means if you’d like to experiment with a different color palette or if you missed out on our quilt blocks the first time around, this class is for you!
Contact the Hilo store for more details (such as cost, supply lists, and more)!

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Anita Goodesigns Cutwork Napkins | Discount Fabric Warehouse

DFW Hilo | Anita Goodesign Express Cutwork Napkins

Learn how to make beautiful cutwork napkins using an Anita Goodesign Express kit! These napkins would be perfect for a gift or to use at your holiday table!

As always, there are two sessions at the Hilo store for you to choose from!

What:  Anita Goodesign Express Cutwork Napkins Class

Where:  DFW Hilo

When:  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 OR Saturday, December 03, 2016

Time:  10AM

Cost:  $40 per session (includes kit)

Space is limited, so if you’re interested in this class, please sign up soon! If you have any questions regarding this class, please contact the Hilo store.

DFW Hilo | Anita Goodesign Express Doodle Pot Holders

Anita Goodesign Express projects make amazing gifts and they’re fun to make! Join us and learn how to make these awesome pot holders using an Anita Goodesign Express kit! Perfect for a holiday gift! The Anita Goodesign Express Doodle Pot Holder kit has lots of great options to choose from!

As always, there are two sessions at the Hilo store for you to choose from!

 

What:  Anita Goodesign Express Doodle Pot Holder Class

Where:  DFW Hilo

When:  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 OR Saturday, December 17, 2016

Time:  10AM

Cost:  $40 per session (includes kit)

 

Space is limited, so if you’re interested in this class, please sign up soon! If you have any questions regarding this class, please contact the Hilo store.

Mermaid or Shark Tail Sleeping Bag | Discount Fabric Warehouse

DFW Hilo | Mermaid or Shark Tail Sleeping Bag

Do you some little people who would love a mermaid tail or shark tail sleeping bag for Christmas? Here’s your chance to learn how to make these amazing projects that are being coveted by kids all over the world! Discount Fabric Warehouse – Hilo is holding a class where you choose which sleeping bag you’d like to create!

What:  Mermaid or Shark Tail Sleeping Bag Class

Where:  Discount Fabric Warehouse – Hilo

When:  Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Time:  9:00AM – 12:00PM

Cost:  $35

Space is limited, so sign up today! If you have any questions about this class, please contact the Hilo store at (808) 935-1234. Many of our classes are only offered once, so if you’d like to learn this project, you’re not going to want to miss this! We can’t guarantee that it’ll be offered again!

Serged Placemats | DFW Hilo

Big Island folks, have you seen the amazing photos of classes taught by Erika at our Kauai store in our E-blasts or on Facebook? Well, now’s your chance to take a class from Erika at the Hilo store! She’ll be in town to teach a Serged Placemat class, the same one that’s going to be offered at the Kauai store later in October.
Learn how to use your serger to make these fun placemats! You’ll learn how to do a box pleat, piping, decorative stitches, and basic piecing. This entire project is done from start to finish on the serger.
When:  Thursday, October 13, 2016
Time:  9:30AM -2:00PM
Cost:  $25
Space is limited for this class, so advance registration is required. Many of our classes are not repeated, so if you’re interested, make sure to reserve your space today! We cannot guarantee that we’ll be offering the same class again.

Unfinished Sewing Projects Class | DFW Hilo

This is the perfect class for those of you who have unfinished sewing projects. DFW Hilo is holding a series of classes where you can bring in your unfinished projects and get help completing them.

No, they’re not going to finish the project for you, but if you need guidance, motivation, or just a plain old kick in the rear to get moving, you’ll more than likely find it. The folks in Hilo are also willing to help you figure out exactly how to finish a project if you’ve lost your way.

Advance registration is required for this class, so make sure you contact the Hilo store as soon as you know which date you’d like to attend.


 

When:  October 19, 2016 – November 16, 2016

Time:  9:00AM – 12:00PM

 

If you have any questions regarding this class, please contact the Hilo store.

Tilted Tango Quilt | Discount Fabric Warehouse

Tilted Tango Quilt – DFW Hilo

We’ve come to the final class in our quilting series with the fabulous Viv Smith. The last class in this 3-quilt series is the amazing Tilted Tango Quilt. Join us at Discount Fabric Warehouse – Hilo on Monday, August 22, 2016 for this fun class.

Quilt Designer for Willow Brook Quilts, Viv Smith, will be here to take you through this fantastic quilt. It’s a wonderful way to close out this quilt series and start off your week.

This quilt is both deceptively easy and intricate at the same time and you’ll want to come to learn how to put it all together! The blocks for this quilt are easy to make and to piece the blocks into rows, we use partial seams, however, the blocks are not put into the traditional quilt squares nor are they truly on point, which makes for a very interesting layout. There’s a choice of two borders to put on the quilt, so make sure you come and join Viv for this different class.

What do you need to bring with you? The pattern, of course, which is available at Discount Fabric Warehouse – Hilo, along with all of the supplies listed on the back. We also encourage you to bring any basic sewing notions that you may need for your own use. You’ll also want to bring a packed lunch, as this is an almost day-long class and you won’t want to miss anything to go run to get lunch. While there are machines for class use, you’ll want to double check with the Discount Fabric Warehouse – Hilo staff prior to the class to ensure that you won’t have to bring your own machine.

So here’s a quick run-down of the basics:

What:  Tilted Tango Quilt Class

When:  Monday, August 22, 2016

Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM

Where:  Discount Fabric Warehouse – Hilo

Cost:  Contact the Hilo store for the cost.

 

If you have any questions regarding this class, please contact the Hilo store. Space is limited, so you’ll want to make sure to register in advance.

 

20 Asian Blocks Plus Quilt Class | Discount Fabric Warehouse

20 Asian Blocks Plus Quilt Class – DFW Hilo

Are you ready for the second class in Discount Fabric Warehouse’s 3-day/3-quilt series? Join us for the 20 Asian Blocks Plus Quilt Class!

This amazing and beautiful quilt is the creation of Viv Smith, Quilt Designer for Willow Brook Quilts. Viv will be on hand to lead you through piecing together a quilt of your very own!

While this quilt looks complicated and difficult, it’s actually deceptively simple! The base of the quilt is essentially twenty 8 1/2″ blocks, set four across and five down. The fun is choosing where to put the 8 1/2″ square ruler to allow a flower or a bird to fall or grow out of the block! This is where your creativity and individuality comes shining through!

After the quilt top is pieced, we simply fuse this extra piece in place and then raw edge machine stitch it in place when we quilt!

Sound complicated? Don’t worry, Viv will take you step-by-step through the making of this project! You’ll have fun and create an amazing work of art at the same time!

What do you need to create this quilt? First thing you’ll need is the pattern. It can be purchased at Discount Fabric Warehouse – Hilo. The supply list for the quilt is printed on the back of the pattern and you’ll need all of the supplies included on there as well as any basic sewing notions that you would like to bring for your own use. We also ask you to bring a packed lunch as it is a fairly long class. And, finally, if you’d like to practice the machine applique in class, please bring an open toe free motion foot.

So one more time, here are the basics:

What:  20 Asian Blocks Plus Quilt Class

When:  Sunday, August 21, 2016

Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM

Where:  Discount Fabric Warehouse – Hilo

Cost:  Please contact the Hilo store for the cost.

 

If you have any questions regarding this class, please contact the Hilo store. Space is limited, so advance registration is very much appreciated. These classes tend to fill quickly, so don’t delay!

Party Time Quilt Class | Discount Fabric Warehouse

Party Time Quilt – DFW Hilo

Discount Fabric Warehouse – Hilo is having a three-quilt class series starting on August 20! Come join us for the first class, the Party Time Quilt, on Saturday, August 20, and learn how to make this fantastic quilt!

Viv Smith, the Quilt Designer for Willow Brook Quilts, will take you step-by-step through this beautiful and fun quilt. It’s a simple beginner’s quilt made with half square triangles and you can make it with either stripey traditional fabrics or stripey batik fabrics, depending on the look you’re going for. It’s totally up to you!

You’ll learn everything you need to know about making this quilt in one Saturday morning 3 1/2 hour session! Viv will not only lead you through the construction of the quilt, but she’ll also be on hand to answer any questions you may have about the basics of making this beginner’s level quilt!

What do you need for this class? Well, the first thing you’ll need is the pattern. Discount Fabric Warehouse – Hilo has the Party Time Quilt Pattern (#213) available for purchase at the store. You’ll also need all of the supplies listed on the back of the pattern envelope along with any basic sewing notions that you feel comfortable bringing for your own use. We have a limited number of sewing machines available for use, but please confirm with the Hilo store before the class date.

One more time, here are the basics for this class:

What:  Party Time Quilt

When:  Saturday, August 20, 2016

Time:  9:00AM – 12:30PM

Where:  Discount Fabric Warehouse – Hilo

Cost:  Contact the Hilo store to find this information out.

 

If you have any questions regarding this class, please contact the Hilo store. Space is limited, so you’ll want to register as soon as possible as these classes do tend to fill quickly.