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Zoom classes! Quilt Run and 20% off semi-precious stones/cabachons continues and more

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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.

Hi, everyone.
     What a wild week we had at the shop! Evelia, Letti, Vanessa and I worked our tails off to get the retreat kits out to the people who originally said they weren’t coming but wanted a kit. The last of those were mailed on Monday. For those of you who were coming to the retreat before the hotel cancelled and wanted a kit, we are working with yours this week. I really appreciate all of you who bought the kit. I ordered about $22,000 worth of fabric for the retreat. We like all the kits to be different...And with the retreats not going, well look at the bright side--I’ve got lots of beautiful new fabrics in the shop.
   The Quilt Run has been amazing. Thanks to all of you who came out and followed the rules to ensure everyone’s health and safety. And, yes, I do love Halloween. We did a live Facebook event for those of you who couldn’t join us. Click here to see it! We still have this week Thursday thru Saturday, 9 to 6 and Sunday from 10 to 4 for those of you who want to join in the fun. Remember face masks are required and you must hit our sanitation stations. To all of you who got lost using Google navigation: we have been trying to correct the zip code on the listing for quite some time. We are frustrated and trying to be patient with the Google techs. Mostly, we are so sorry that you went miles out of your way. Directions from all other sources seem to work just fine!
     Looking for something to do? We have lots of great kits, patterns, panels, cork, jewelry supplies and notions available in the store and through our website. Take a look at What’s New below to see what’s come into the shop and what we’ve added to the web store.
     If you’ve been waiting for Pellon 911FF (featherweight fusible) for mask lining, it’s back in stock. Come in or call to order. And flexible nose pieces also came back in—these are available at the shop and on the web.
     On Friday I’ll be giving another tour of the shop during our Facebook Live event. And, next Tuesday, Cheryl will show you how to make a darling zippered bottle cover—one of many terrific projects in a book titled Simple, Fun and Quickly Done.
     And, to help you celebrate International Beading Week, we’re putting all of our semi-precious stones and cabochons on sale! Save 20% now through the end of July.
        We are rolling out Zoom classes! Theresa Hanada is offering three bag classes--the first one is next week on Wednesday, July 9: Big Zipper Bag. Click on these class titles to check them out: Mondo Bag, Have To Have It Bag. Classes will be the same quality you have come to expect from our teachers--why not give it a whirl?

    Happy 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.
spider blok
We'll be giving runners this pattern--kits will be available for purchase. We can't wait to see you at our "Halloween Party" during the quilt run!
quilt run basket
Our prize basket is full of goodies worth $300!
quilters run

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

sky blue elastic
Sky Blue elastic
We still have stock on 1/4" elastic, both black and white.  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.
flexible nose piece
Flexible Nose pieces
Back in stock! On line and in the shop
Pellon 911ff
Also back in stock: Pellon 911FF
This featherweight fusible interfacing is perfect for lining masks
In the shop only
These items are on line and in the shop. Kits include pattern and fabrics for the top plus binding. You add backing and batting.
Ordering kits on line? Let our experts choose a backing for you! See "Options" in the drop down menu!
timber gnomies kit
Timber Gnomies kit

Panel also available separately
country christmas quilt kit

Country Chrismas kit
I hope you saw Rose Mary's presentation on our Facebook Live event Tuesday morning--she showed us what's in her beading basic kit--ready to go whenever and wherever she needs it. In case you missed it, click here to see it.  Here are a few of the items she shared. You can find them in the shop and on the web site.

travel tool kit
Mini Travel kit--small tools for when you are on the go
Thread Zap
Thread Zap II
No more frayed ends! Battery operated

stash 'n store

We have these handy Store 'n Stash organizers in several colors right now. Click to view on our website.

Lime (shown at left)
simple fun quickly done
Here is the book and project Cheryl will be sharing on Tuesday's Live Facebook event.
bottle tote

Fabric & More  (In store only--call or come in)
kaffe classics
Bolts and bolts of Kaffe Classics came in!
kaffe classics
believe in magic
New from Northcott, Believe in Magic. A bit of sparkle and magical unicorns.
cudle backing

We have good stock on 60" wide cuddle fabric right now. New color: black
shimmer morning glory
Touches of gold dress up Shimmer Morning Glory
liberty ride

Show your pride with Liberty Ride II
We've restocked all of our zippers--we have a large variety of sizes, styles and colors zippers

Classes, Classes, Classes! Please Note: all "in person" classes are cancelled until further notice. Zoom classes available now! Click on "Other Sewing Classes" below to see them.

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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