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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 everyone.
     Patric and I are spending this week down at the beach in Oceanside. I plan to finish up my holiday shopping and take some R&R before the season really kicks in. We really enjoy our time down here. We average about eight miles a day just walking around.
     And I like not being on the road! I do miss seeing everyone out there, but it’s nice to take my time getting ready for the holidays—not to mention I’ve been able to clean out lots of things at home and at the shop.
     Last week I shared lots of gift ideas on Facebook. Click here to see the Live Event. Mary has listed many of the items below with links to our online store. We will be live again next Thursday so be sure to tune in at 9:30 a.m. to see what I have for you. Oh! And you can now purchase gift certificates through our website! Order one for our webstore that can be downloaded and the website will keep track of what’s spent. Or, order a gift certificate for use in our Palm Desert store—we will mail it or hold here for pick up.
       Don’t forget our Bra and Panty Drive comes to an end during our Holiday Party. There are more people than ever in need of our help this year. The Coachella Valley Rescue Mission so appreciates everything we donate to them. As a thank you from me, each item you bring in gets you a ticket for our gift certificate drawing. You can see the details below in What's Happening.
     Remember, we practice social distancing and other state/local guidelines to keep each other safe in the shop. Sanitize your hands at one of the stations we've set up as you enter the store, wear a face mask and stay six feet away from others. Thank you!
   Read on to see What's Happening, What's New and more. Happy quilting and beading, everyone.


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.
things for kids
Look at all the wonderful things to make for kids! Come in to see them or call, and we'll share them via phone.
fabric bundles   yknots
There are still some fabric bundles ($6 per yard) and Y-Knots (1 yd for $8) left from our sale.
We've put them on a table outside for easy browsing. Grab them while they last.
bra and panty drive
holiday party

What's New
Items labeled "In store only" are available in our Palm Desert store and over the phone.

Two Big Hugs panels are now in our online store
big hugs book
Well Being Soft Book Panel
big hugs banner
Big Hugs Get Well Banner Panel
 metallic fusion fq bundle
New Fat Quarter Bundle: Neutral Shimmer
includes fq's from one of our favorite shimmery collections,
Metallic Fusion
 cork totes pattern
Cork Totes Pattern
Make it in cork or fabric.
2 sizes, inside pockets, optional zipper
Precut Bottoms also available
Theresa is working on a class for this. Stay tuned...
olfa endurance blades
Olfa Endurance Blades
These titanium coated rotary blades last 2x as long as regular blades
2 sizes: 45mm or 60mm
floral print 
These digital floral from Clothworks are stunning!
In store only
safety first holiday mask panel Safety First Holiday Mask Panell
Masks and directions in two sizes!
Make someone smile this season with a cheerful mask
Directions for child and adult sizes
Here are some of the great gift ideas Monica shared on Facebook last week. Click on photo or title to view them in our online store. Also available in our Palm Desert store.
lighted needle threader
Illuminated Needle Threader and Seam Ripper
includes charger
bowl cozy template
Jelly Roll Bowl Cozy Template
Simple and fun--great for left over strips
Use with Wrap 'n Zap to make it microwave friendly, or Insulbrite to make it heat resistant
inside out mats
Inside Out Mats Pattern
Such a clever technique! You'll use this pattern again and again.

Christmas Swirls
Christmas Swirls Pattern
Decorate your tree, your home or your packages with these easy, festive ornaments
karen kay buckley scissors

Karen Kay Buckley Scissors

We have 3 different scissors--all are super sharp and easy on your hands
stash n store 
Stash 'n Store
We have 2 sizes in a variety of colors
Light weight, versatile
travel spray bottles
 4-Chambered Travel bottle
Holds 4 spray bottles!

We are your mask-making headquarters! Round and flat Elastic, flexible nose pieces, filter material, cord locks to adjust the fit, BioSmart Antimicrobial fabric

mask filter material
Lightweight, breathable, nonwoven interfacing for masks. 1 yd x 20"
6.95 per package
purple elastic
Dark Purple Elastic
Lots of 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, royal blue--plus 2 new colors: medium blue and gray. 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 Cord Locks
These fabulous pressing surfaces are only available at the shop
Click here to see Monica's presentation on Facebook

pressing surfaces
We have a good selection of these fabulous high quality pressing surfaces in 3 sizes--they are padded, covered in wonderful cotton prints and portable
Square: 12" x 12", flat   $34
Portable: 13" x 24", folding legs, $115
Studio: 22" x 32", bolted to folding table,
adjustable hgt. (28" max.)  $150

Made in the USA
studio tables
Studio Table pressing surfaces
pressing surfaces
Square and Portable pressing surfaces

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

cell phone clutch
Cell Phone Clutch
with Theresa Hanada

New Class!!
cork strip bowls
Cork Basket
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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