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Mother's Day Weekend Sale--in the shop and on the web!



Monica's Message   www.monicasquiltandbead.com
A Message from Monica
(760) 772-2400     monicasqbc@aol.com

Check our website for new items and many of your favorite patterns, notions, kits and more! We're adding things every week so check back often
Here's a link to our on-line shop.

Good morning, everyone! I hope and pray everyone is safe and healthy.

   The weather has turned hot, not warm. Somehow--we skipped right over the warm weather and jumped into the desert furnace. 

   Lots of stuff is going on here at the shop and I cannot stress enough how much you all mean to me and my store. Your show of support has been overwhelming. Some days I go home and cry because of all the nice things so many of you have said and done for me. Thank you! And yes, I am a  Survivor. (I was told this by two people in one day.) But it’s not only me here--it’s my son Miguel, Evelia and all my wonderful staff—several are working behind the scenes and almost every day someone comes by to check on me!
   Our annual Mother's Day sale is this weekend--new this year, we've created coupon codes for you to use when making purchases through our website! Here's the scoop:

mother's day sale

    When ordering on line during the sale dates, use the code momday10 if your total is at least $50 to get 10% off, momday15 if your total is at least $75 to get 15% off, or momday20 if your total is at least $100 to get 20% off. Make sure you enter the right code--if you purchase $100 dollars of goodies but enter momday10, you will only get 10% off.

   We have new hours for the month of May: Monday thru Saturday from 10-3.  If you can, please call for an appointment and let us know you are coming.  We can’t have too many people in the store at once and would hate for you to have to wait outside or in your car. If you come to the shop, you MUST wear a mask, use the hand sanitizer on the counter and be mindful of social distancing.

So many of us are making masks. If you have time, here are a few ways you can help:

  1. I have been asked by a group who is sewing masks for the medical field if anyone has any old thread to donate. If so, please bring it by the store.
  2. One of our customers needs to sew 1,500 masks for Coachella Valley Foster Kids.  If you are interested in helping please email trish@trishacsew.com
  3. The Coachella Valley Rescue Mission needs food, clothing, toiletries and masks—they especially appreciate masks for larger faces.

          On Tuesday and Thursday mornings we do a live Facebook event at 10:00. Go to Monica's Quilt and Bead Creations on Facebook to see all of our live events.

    For now, happy quilting and beading, everyone. We miss you!

-Monica

What's Happening
Be sure to visit our Facebook page for up to date information. And, our website is full of patterns, kits, notions and more to keep you busy.
So many of us are making masks for family, friends, hospitals, essential non-medical workers, etc.--the need continues! One of our customers, Trish, came in this week for fabric. Her project? 1500 masks for foster kids! To see how you can help, email her:
trish@trishacsew.com
why-nots  As we come to the end of a bolt, we're turning the yardage into Why-Nots! These 1 yard cuts are first come, first served. At only $8 each they won't last long.
 I'm so, so, so, happy to have Evelia back at the shop! She took one look at the state of our fat quarters and got to work cleaning them up. As always, they are buy 12, get one free. Don't want to come in? Give us some parameters (color, style, theme....,) we'll pick them out for you and ship or have them ready for pick up. Evelia and fat quarters 

What's New on the web and in the shop

Fabric
Harvest Elegance isa charming and festive fall collection capturing the spirit of the harvest season in high-style. Pumpkins and leaves coordinate to make the main panel sing like a Chickadee! Designed by Gina Jane Lee for Quilting Treasures. The panel is available at the shop and on our website.
Harvest elegance panel
Harvest Elegance Panel
(available in the shop and on the website)
harvest elegance coordinates
Harvest Elegance prints
©Desiree’s Designs delivers another fantastical collection of imaginative characters in a whimsical steampunk world. A large feature panel and border stripe mix and match seamlessly with themed coordinates to create a one of a kind project. These Steampunk Halloween fabrics from Quilting Treasures are spooktacularly creative! The full line is available at the shop. The panel is also available on our website.
steampunk halloween panel
Steampunk Halloween panel
(available in the shop and on the website)
steampunk halloween prints
Border print
steampunk halloween steampunk halloweeen
Kits
This kit comes from Blank Quilting and features fabrics from Tana Mueller's Red Rock Reflections. It starts with her amazing war bonnet panel in the middle. The kit is available in the shop and on our website. Several prints from the collection can also be purchased on line--we've made it easy to add compatible backing to your purchase. Red Rock Reflections kit
beadalon tying station Rose Mary recommends the Beadalon Tying Station when making a Lunar Ladder Bracelets.

lunar ladder bracelet
Looking for a quick, easy jewelry project? These leather kits with metal findings are the answer! Seriously--make them in minutes! All are available in the shop and on the website--we've put the recommended adhesive, New Super Glue, on the site, too. "MM" measurement refers to leather width. Click on photos to view on line. Limited quantities.
Running Horse   Double Stirrup
ring with Swarovski crytal metal bead earrings
Chevron circle 
feather arrow

Classes, Classes, Classes! Please Note: all classes are cancelled until further notice

On The Quilt Side
We will let you know when classes resume

The Basics
Beginning Quiltmaking, Basic Machine Care, Free Motion Quilting, Sit & Sew
Quilt Classes
A collection of classes designed to teach a specific quilt project or style. Beginners through advanced.
Applique
From Laura Heine Collage to Raw Edge Landscapes, each class is an adventure in fabric
Mixed Media
Here you'll find projects that are a little different--some with fabric, some without!
  Other Sewing Classes
Bags, bowls, gifts, clothing--if it's sewn and isn't a quilt, you'll find it here!

On The Bead Side
We will let you know when classes resume

  Jewelry Making Basics
From basic stringing and knotting, beginning wirework to simple beading, your adventure starts here.
 
Beading
So many projects in so many styles! From casual to elegant, simple to intricate, macrame, kumihimo, crochet--if bead work is the focus, you'll find it here.
Wirework
Whether you want to focus on wire by itself or add beads and other embellishments you'll fins a wide variety of projects that start with wire.
Leather
Leather is for everyone! Many of these projects will take less than a day to complete
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