August 2014

    JUST A QUICK NOTE FOR THE REST OF SUMMER, IT IS HARD TO BELIEVE WE ARE JUST ABOUT TO ENTER INTO AUGUST BUT SUMMER ALWAYS GOES SO FAST COMPARED TO OUR WINTERS. AUGUST BRINGS FALL INTO VIEW AS WELL AS THE HOLIDAYS TO COME, SO HERE ARE A FEW THINGS TO GET YOU THINKING.

SUMMER SALE DAYS

  • AUGUST 20 – 23
  • FABRIC & BOOKS
  • 20% OFF
  • PATTERNS BUY 2 GET 1 FREE
  • CARDS WILL NOT BE STAMPED. KITS NOT INCLUDED

SEWING MACHINE CLEANING

  • TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 9
  • $45

    THE LAST CLEANING THIS YEAR BEFORE BRIAN LEAVES FOR THE WINTER, SO MARK YOUR CALENDARS. MACHINES MAY BE BROUGHT IN THE MONDAY BEFORE.

NOW FOR WHAT’S AHEAD FOR THIS FALL AND WINTER. WE WILL BE STARTING A FEW NEW THINGS AS WELL AS SOME ON GOING PROJECTS.

KIM DIEHLS “SIMPLE WHATNOTS”

    THIS IS A CLUB FOR THOSE THAT LIKE SMALLER QUILTS, BY THAT I MEAN 13” X 16”, OR 28” X 28”, NICE WALLHANGING SIZE. GREAT WAY TO TRY TECHNIQUES, TRY MACHINE QUILTING, APPLIQUE DIFFERENT WAYS TO FIND OUT WHAT WORKS FOR YOU. IT IS ALSO A WAY TO GET A FEW GIFTS MADE FOR SPECIAL PEOPLE. STOP IN AND SEE SOME OF THE SAMPLES AND SEE IF THIS IS FOR YOU TO TRY. STARTING IN OCTOBER, MORE INFO IN SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER.

QUILTERS BUCKET LIST

    THIS IS A CHALLENGE FOR ALL OF YOU WITH UFOS THAT NEED TO BE DONE. BE THINKING OF SOME OF THOSE PROJECTS AND WRITE THEM DOWN AND NUMBER THEM 1—10. COME TO THE FIRST MEETING ON WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1 AT 1PM AND I WILL EXPLAIN HOW THIS WILL WORK. HAVE FUN WHILE FINISHING UFO’S, LAUGH WITH THOSE OF US THAT CAN RELATE WITH WHAT STOPPED YOU ON THAT PROJECT, GET HELP IF YOU JUST NEED INPUT ON HOW TO FINISH, FINISH A PROJECT AND GET IN THE DRAWING FOR PRIZES, OR JUST COME AND HAVE A GOOD TIME. MORE INFO IN FALL NEWSLETTER OR CONTACT ME BEFORE TO GET ON THE LIST.

A YEAR OF PINCUSHIONS

    FOR THOSE OF YOU THAT LIKE AND COLLECT THESE FUN PROJECTS I WILL HAVE A NEW KIT AND PINCUSHION THE FIRST OF EACH MONTH FOR YOU TO TRY. FUN TO USE, GIVE AS A GIFT OR JUST HAVE A BUNCH IN A BASKET FOR AN ACCENT IN A ROOM.

HEXIES

    THIS HAS BEEN AN ONGOING PROJECT AND ANYONE IS FREE TO JOIN ME ON THE SECOND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH. LEARN HOW TO MAKE AND JOIN THEM AND START YOUR OWN PROJECT. AS YOUR PROJECT GROWS, LITTLE OR SMALL IT IS FUN TO WORK WITH COLOR AND USE UP SOME OF THOSE SCRAPS THAT SEEM TO GROW WHEN YOU TURN OUT THE LIGHTS. SECOND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH ANYTIME AFTER 1:00.

DATES TO REMEMBER

  • CLOSED: LABOR DAY MONDAY SEPTEMBER 1
  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 MADISON SHOW