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Fall - Winter 2015

    WE ARE HEADED INTO MY FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR, THE COOLER TEMPS AND COLORS OF FALL ARE REALLY SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO. THE FRAME OF MIND HAS TO CHANGE FOR THE SEASON TO COME SO WE ARE OFF AND RUNNING TO START THE GIFT MAKING SEASON, AS WELL AS QUILT AND CRAFT SHOWS THAT ARE GOING ON. YOU ARE ONLY LIMITED BY YOUR IMAGINATION BY WHAT YOU SEE AT SHOPS AND SHOWS, SO LETS GET GOING AND SEE WHAT YOU CAN COME UP WITH. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING STOP IN, I HOPE I CAN HELP.

    THIS FALL THE SHOP WILL BE INVOLVED IN THE SISTERS SHOP HOP. IT RUNS FROM SEPTEMBER 24 – 27. THERE ARE 7 SHOPS INVOLVED, READ ON AND GET THE DETAILS. SOME OF THE OTHER THINGS COMING UP AT THE SHOP TO GET INVOLVED IN, THE NEW BLOCK OF THE MONTH CALLED “SOPHIES GARDEN”, THE GROUP WANTS TO DO ANOTHER ROUND OF THE BUCKET LIST, WHICH HAS BEEN A LOT OF FUN, AS WELL AS GETTING UFO PROJECTS DONE. THE NEW CLASS LIST IS NOW OUT SO START FROM THE BEGINNING OR PICK SOME THING YOU JUST NEED HELP WITH OR WANT TO TRY, WE CAN ALWAYS LEARN SOMETHING NEW OR A DIFFERENT WAY OF DOING SOMETHING. COOL WEATHER AND A CHANGE OF SEASON, TIME TO SEW. STOP IN AND TAKE A LOOK.

SISTERS SHOP HOP 2015

  • SEPTEMBER 24 ---27 
  • HOURS THURSDAY – SATURDAY 10 – 5 
  • SUNDAY 12 – 3 
  • PRIZES --- $100 GIFT BASKET EACH SHOP 
  • $350 GRAND PRIZE BASKET --- VISIT ALL 7 SHOPS AND HAVE PASSPORT STAMPED TO BE ELIGIBLE. TURN IN PASSPORT AT LAST SHOP YOU VISIT. 
  • FREE PATTERN FOR A GIFT GIVING IDEA 
PARTICIPATING SHOPS
  • LOOSE THREADS – MILTON 
  • KARI’S SEW UNIQUE – WHITEWATER 
  • WOODLAND QUILTS – WHITEWATER 
  • NEEDLES ‘N PINS YARN SHOPPE – DELAVAN 
  • STUDIO S FIBER ARTS – DELAVAN 
  • THE QUILT PATCH – FORT ATKINSON 
  • SAWDUST & STITCHES – ELKHORN 

QUILTERS BUCKET LIST GROUP

    JOIN OUR BUCKET LIST GROUP AND WORK ON GETTING YOUR PHD. THIS IS THE SECOND YEAR AND THE GROUP IS READY TO KEEP ON GOING. WE ALL HAVE THOSE (PHD) PROJECTS HALF DONE HIDDEN IN OUR SEWING ROOMS AND NOW IS THE TIME TO GET THEM OUT AND SEE WHAT IT WILL TAKE TO FINISH THEM. MAKE A LIST OF 12 PROJECTS YOU WANT TO FINISH AND TURN THE LIST INTO ME. WE MEET ONCE A MONTH, FIRST WEDNESDAY AT 1 PM, I DRAW A NUMBER AND THAT NUMBER ON YOUR LIST IS WHAT YOU WORK ON THAT MONTH TO FINISH, BRING IT IN THE FOLLOWING MONTH. THIS ALSO WORKS FOR THINGS YOU NEED HELP WITH, SUCH AS BEING STUCK ON WHAT TO DO WITH PROBLEMS WE RUN INTO, SUCH AS HOW DO I QUILT SOMETHING OR WHAT COLOR WOULD BE GOOD FOR THIS PART OF THE QUILT. WE ALL ARE PRETTY GOOD AT GIVING SUGESTIONS! WE ALSO HAVE SOME VERY INTERESTING AND FUN CONVERSATIONS ON THINGS THAT HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH QUILTING. START MAKING YOUR LIST AND JOIN IN THE FUN, THIS MAY ALSO HELP WITH THOSE OF YOU THAT DON’T WANT TO GO OUT AT NIGHT AND MEET WITH A GROUP. WE ARE HERE TO HELP AS WELL AS HAVE FUN!!!

SOPHIE’S GARDEN BOM

    STARTING IN NOVEMBER THE NEW BLOCK OF THE MONTH WILL START CALLED “SOPHIES GARDEN”. DONE IN TEALS, MUTED PINKS AND TAUPES AND GREENS THIS BOM WILL LET YOU HAVE FUN WITH PIECING BLOCKS AS WELL AS APPLIQUE. APPLIQUE CAN BE DONE WITH THE METHOD OF YOUR CHOICE. YOU WILL DO 2 BLOCKS A MONTH, ONE PIECED AS WELL AS ONE APPLIQUED. THIS WILL GO OVER A 10 MONTH PERIOD AND WILL BE $15 A MONTH, THIS IS PATTERN, FABRIC FOR COMPLETE TOP, BORDER AND BINDING. STOP IN AND SEE THE QUILT TOP AND FALL IN LOVE WITH “SOPHIE’S GARDEN”. STARTS THE FIRST SATURDAY IN NOVEMBER. SIGN UP SOON!!!

CLASS LIST

BEGINNING QUILTING
THIS IS WHERE YOU START, HOW TO ROTARY CUT, FIND ¼” SEAM, GET BORDERS TO LAY FLAT, HAND QUILTING AND HOW TO BIND, ALL WHILE MAKING A TABLERUNNER. ALL THE STEPS YOU FOLLOW ARE THE SAME AS IF YOU WERE DOING A LARGER QUILT. 3 SESSIONS $35 PLUS SUPPLIES, BATTING AND PATTERN INCLUDED.
TUESDAY’S – OCTOBER 6, 13, & 27 10 AM OR 2 PM

AUTUMNTYME
THIS LITTLE PUMPKIN WALLHANGING FROM BUTTERMILK BASIN IS A GREAT ONE FOR THE SEASON. 12 X 16. PATTERN IS INCLUDED, KITS AVAILABLE. 
WED. OCTOBER 14 AT 10 AM OR 2 PM. $18

MACHINE QUILTING
LEARN HOW TO USE YOUR WALKING FOOT FOR STRAIGHT STITCHING AND DARNING FOOT FOR STIPPLING AND FREE MOTION QUILTING. MUST HAVE BOTH FEET FOR YOUR MACHINE. SUPPLIES INCLUDED. 
THURSDAY – OCT. 15 $18 AT 10 AM OR 2 PM.

VINTAGE CHURN DASH
THIS IS A VERY ANTIQUE LOOKING QUILT ALL DONE IN A VARIETY OF LIGHT TO MEDIUM BLUES ALONG WITH THE LIGHT SHIRTINGS THAT HAVE AN OLD LOOK TO THEM. 60 X 60. KITS AVAILABEL, PATTERN INCLUDED. 
MON. OCT 19 & NOV. 2 AT 10 AM OR 2 PM. $18

HAND EMBROIDERY
MORE AND MORE SHOWING UP IN PROJECTS. LEARN HOW TO DO THE MOST USED STITCHES TO GET YOU GOING ON THIS GREAT PASTIME. KIT AND EMBROIDERY HOOP INCLUDED. 
WED. OCT. 28 AT 10 AM OR 2 PM $20

MACHINE APPLIQUE
LEARN ALL THE DIFFERENT STITCHES YOU CAN USE FOR MACHINE APPLIQUE. SUPPLIES INCLUDED. 
TUESDAY – NOV. 10 AT 10 AM OR 2 PM $18

BACK BASTING APPLIQUE
THIS METHOD OF NEEDLETURN APPLIQUE IS ONE I HAVE REALLY FOUND TO BE ACCURATE AS WELL AS FUN. SUPPLIES INCLUDED. 
WEDNESDAY – NOV. 18 AT 10 AM OR 2 PM $ 18

DATES TO REMEMBER

  • SISTERS SHOP HOP --- SEPTEMBER 24 – 27 
  • CLOSED – THANKSGIVING, NOV. 26 
  • CLOSED – CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS, -- DEC. 24 – 27 
  • CLOSED – NEW YEARS DEC. 31, JAN. 1 
HAVE A BLESSED THANKSGIVING AND HOLIDAY SEASON!!!! OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT THRU THE LAST 18 YEARS, AND A GREAT START FOR MORE TO COME. 

MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR! 


I FOUND THIS SAYING I THINK WE ALL CAN RELATE TO.

I LEAVE MY HOUSE MESSY SO THAT WHEN MY FRIENDS VISIT, THEY LEAVE FEELING WAY BETTER ABOUT THEIR OWN HOUSEKEEPING
SKILLS. 

YEP. I’M THAT GOOD OF A FRIEND! I’M JUST SAYIN!