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Monica's Message
A Message from Monica
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Our online store has 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. I Hope everyone is safe and healthy.
    First, some updates for you. Susie arrived in Arkansas, safe and sound. She’ll be staying with her sister, Trudy, until her “pods” arrive--she had to get an extra pod just for her fabric! There’s a cute picture of her below in What’s Happening. If you didn’t get to say goodbye to Susie I am collecting cards and notes for her. Please drop off or mail to me—I’m sending an envelope full of your good wishes at the end of June.
    The Sew Party on the Run is still on! Please check the website (Southern California Quilt Run) for all the participating stores. The dates/hours are: July 16th thru July 19th and July 23rd thru July 26th. The hours have been adjusted just a little; Thursday – Saturday from 9 am to 6pm and on Sunday from 10 am to 4pm.
    Three of my Desert Quilting Retreats are going! The hotel reopens on August 1. So, that means, sadly, my first weekend retreat will not be happening this year. Letters were sent out on Friday to all participants. Those of you in weekend 2, 3 and 4 have until June 30 to respond--we need to know how many spots are going to be available so that we can try to get some of the retreat 1 participants into the other weekends. Thank you all for your patience. For retreat questions, please email me directly:
   And now for what’s happening at the store. We are happily receiving new fabrics, Joanne has come back to work on Fridays, and the shop looks great. Over on the bead side, Wanda has put out all the new size 15 seeds. The new colored elastic is flying out the door. If you haven’t seen it please check the website. It’s very soft. And the colors are beautiful—a new one called Dark Purple came in last week (see What's New below.) Love it! I joke that elastic paid my rent for the month of April. But it really did! I ordered more colored elastic the same day the first shipment came in so that I would have plenty to get us through the summer. (I hope! lol.)
    On Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:30 join us for our live Facebook Events. We feature something different each week--if you see something you like, it's in the shop AND in our web store (usually the day you see it, sometimes a day or two later.) This week: Tuesday, I'm talking about the wonderful patterns we have that are designed to work with panels and Rose Mary is talking about Kumihimo braiding. On Friday, she's giving you a sneak peak at the adult size Aloha dress pattern she's designing!
    Coming up, our annual Father's Day Sale. It runs Friday thru Sunday, June 19, 20 & 21. The more you spend, the bigger the discount we'll give you. And, you don't have to come into the shop--you can use a code on web orders, too! Take a look at What's Happening below for all the info.
appy quilting and beading, everyone. We can't wait to see you!


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.

Watch Rose Mary's Kumihimo demo on today's Live Facebook event


 Susie made it safely to Arkansas--what a warm welcome!
father's day sale
quilters run
Desert Quilting Retreat Update
The hotel is opening on August 1st. That means my first weekend will not take place at the hotel. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE do not call the shop. We've sent letters out to everyone explaining what's going on. If you are in retreats 2, 3 or 4 you must respond by June 30 to hold your spot. We need to know if there will be any spaces available!

What's New on the web and in the shop
Items labelled "In store only" are available in person or over the phone.

dark purple elastic
Dark Purple elastic
We still have stock on 1/4" elastic. Black is limited and sells out fast so it is NOT on the website but may be available. Give us a call or come in. We also have a fabulous selection of rounded, smooth 1/6" elastic in 10 gorgeous colors! If you wish to purchase elastic on line, click here.
Kits--on line and in the shop
We can help you choose a backing for any of our kits!
cory dantini witches kit
Cory Dantini Witches kit
steampunk halloween
Steampunk Halloween kit
Campfire Friends panel
The Campfire Friends panel is back in stock. On the web and in the shop. There's also a kit called
Friendship Song

friendship song fabrics
And, some of the prints in the collection came back in, too. In store only.
Botanic Garden
The Botanic Garden collection will brighten any project. In store only.

new batiks
Bolts and bolts and bolts of new batiks are here!
In store only.
Patterns--we've added these to our On Line shop. Each one is a Perfect Panel Pattern! (Note: we've made it easy to find them in our on line shop. Since items are arranged alphabetically, we've put "Perfect Panel Pattern before the pattern name on each one so that they are grouped together.)
cubby holes sidelights 
 reflections bricks 
spotlight   trifecta
spotlight 2  window boxes 
bookends  picture perfect 
trreasures oh henry

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.
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.
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.
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 is for everyone! Many of these projects will take less than a day to complete
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