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Sewtopia Sewing Club – Welcome Ila Kool of Kool Quilts

October 8


Some quilters think that computerized quilting means plain, simple, or boring quilting. I beg to differ! Every quilt has a story to tell, and I am compelled to bring that story forward.

I’m Ila Kool and my mother taught me to sew on a Singer 15-88 treadle sewing machine when I was 6 years old. I think she needed something to keep me from asking questions so she could get something done. I made my first quilt in 1980, to put on my dormitory bed at SDSU when I left for pharmacy school. I’ve progressed from templates cut from ice cream bucket lids and cereal boxes to a Bernina B570 QE with machine embroidery and long-arm quilting with computerized robotics. I am the workforce at Kool Quilts, long-arm quilting on a HandiQuilter Avante with ProStitcher. My artistic skills leave much to be desired, so my favorite quilt projects involve geometry. Anything with curves happens with a computer!

I am excited to share my love of quilting and a ton of quilts, and their stories, with you at Heirloom Creations Sewtopia Sewing Club. See you in class!


This is not your Grandmother’s Sewing Club!

This monthly production encompasses sewing techniques, embroidery inspiration and serger embellishments. Sewtopia is a place for people who love to sew, quilt, serge and embroider! Come enjoy exciting new sewing techniques in a lecture/demo format. All Sewtopia Club members receive 10% discount on all notions, books and patterns every day of the year! Bring something for show and tell. Sewtopia is open to all quilters, sewers and embroiderers owning any brand of sewing machine. No RSVP needed.

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month 
10am, 2pm and 6:30pm

Annual Membership: $25 or FREE with purchase of a new BERNINA, HUSQVARNA VIKING or PFAFF sewing machine, embroidery machine or serger from Heirloom Creations.

Guest Fee: $10 for a guest or one time attendance. Guest fee may be applied to an annual membership on the day of the club


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