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September Strip Sale! plus New Kaffe Fassets, Riley Blake & more

Monica's Message
A Message from Monica
(760) 772-2400

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 from Idaho!
     My “blurb” is short and sweet today since I’m happily on vacation. Patric and I arrived at my family’s home on Sunday evening after a wonderful four days in Park City, Utah. So happy to see my mom. We’re going to visit all my brothers and my one sister who lives up here--Patric knows most of them and it is fun catching up with them.
     Of course, I’m looking forward to hitting the quilt shops and bead stores in the area and I hope to find some new things. I do have some portable studio ironing boards and travel boards coming to the shop for our Jelly Roll event that happens when I get home. More on that to come in a couple weeks—stay tuned!!

    Our September Strip Sale starts today! All precut strips and strip-friendly patterns are 10% off this month. On the website, look for red prices as you scroll through the patterns and fabrics.

The Reindeer Dash is coming up the first weekend of October. Mark your calendars for this annual mini dash. There is a link to the official website in What’s Happening below. Remember, Dash flyers have printed directions to all stores.
   We practice social distancing in my store. You must sanitize your hands once you enter the store, wear a face mask and stay six feet away form others. Thank you!
   Read on to see what's happening & what's new in the shop and on our website.
    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.
Reindeer Dash
reindeer dash fabrics
Fat Quarters from Holiday Decadence by Hoffman Fabrics

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

We are your mask-making headquarters! Elastic, flexible nose pieces, cord locks to adjust the fit and new this week, BioSmart Antimicrobial fabric
dark purple elastic
Dark Purple elastic
Lots more colors available!
flexible nose piece
Flexible Nose pieces
Back in stock! On line and in the shop
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.

Add an extra layer of protection to masks with BioSmart, a patented bleach-activated technology engineered into the fabric!
Choose black, navy blue, white or royal blue. It's 60/62" wide and sells for $16.95.
Click here for more information
cord stoppers
Cord Locks give masks a better fit. We have packages of 20 for $4 (10 pairs)
White Cord Locks
(Black is out of stock and has been reordered)
We've added lots of patterns, panels, books and kits to our web store this week.
Also available in the shop
scrap basket
Scrap Basket
Round up your scraps, precuts, and stash fabrics for scrap-happy quilting!
snow sweet advent quilt
Snow Sweet Advent Quilt
This darling quilt, featuring the Snow Sweet collection by J. Wecker Frisch for Riley Blake is also an Advent Calendar. The patches around the center panel are actually pockets to hold felt cookies!
snow sweet main panel
Snow Sweet Main Panel
Here's the center panel in the Advent Quilt
So, the Advent Quilt uses two panels. The one on the left tells a little story in words and pictures. The panel below becomes the pockets. Mary noticed right away that one of the patches is the cover of an actual vintage cookbook--with a slight change in the title. Below is a close-up of the panel plus a photo with the cover of her 1947 edition of the Settlement Cookbook (passed down from her Mother-in-Law in the 1970's.)
Snow Sweet Christmas cooks
Snow Sweet Christmas Cooks Panel
 by J. Wecker Frisch for Riley Blake Designs
patchwork squares with vignettes of snowmen and cooking-themed blocks.
with cook book cover
 frosty friends panel
Frosty Friends Panel
Prepare for a fun snow day with this collection of friendly snowmen by ©Liza Bea for Quilting Treasures
back home for the holidays
Back Home for the Holidays Panel

A nostalgic look at just-fallen snow outside your window and the holidays approaching
All of these Strip Friendly Patterns are on the web, in the shop and on sale! You'll find more in the shop.
christmas trees
cross you heart have a heart
strip plus strip stacks
radio way yummy
To see more sale patterns in our on-line store, visit these pages and look for red prices
Bags and Baskets
Things for Your Home
These new fabrics and jewelry making items are available in the shop only
30 bolts of Kaffe Fasset Collective prints arrived--many new for us. Check out that octopus print at the top of the photo! A nice variety of florals, geometrics and freeform prints.
snow sweet
Snow Sweet from Riley Blake is a delightful collection of Christmas and winter images. This is just a few of the prints. A kit and 2 panels are available on the website and are shown above.

Classes, Classes, Classes! Please Note: all "in person" classes are cancelled until further notice. Zoom classes available now!

Big Zipper Bag
Big Zipper Bag

with Theresa Hanada

Here's what a student had to say about Theresa's first Zoom class:
"Super easy class for all skill levels. Theresa is a very good instructor."

Mondo Bag
Mondo Bag
with Theresa Hanada
have to have it bag
Have to Have It Bag
with Theresa Hanada

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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