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Last week of Valentine Pendant sale, Glass Menagerie Animal Panel, Love Never Fails & more



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

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.

Hello, everyone!
      So much is happening at the store. With fabrics coming in daily and beads being restocked the store is looking fabulous. Not to mention the way we’ve been cleaning out that store room--it is simply amazing. We put out a rack of sample purses for sale--we no longer have the fabrics and we’ve made new samples, so it’s time to let them go. And for those of you who don’t live here I will be having Mary put some of them up on the website--we might even put some sample quilts up there for you, too. But that’s for another day—where does the time go?
     Mary has figured out how to offer our Mystery Quilt through the website. We are working out the details and decided to make 4 different kits available so we moved the date back a week—we’ll start on February 26. You will be able to download the steps right from your computer and will have access to a private YouTube demonstration video. You must purchase the Mystery Quilt in order to participate in this fun filled event.
     This Thursday morning at 9:30 during our live Facebook Event, Rosemary will be showing her fabulous Masquerade Ballgown Quilt pattern that she designed for one of the Quilt Runs a few years ago. She’ll give you tips on all the different stitches she used to applique the images.
      The following Thursday I will be showing you lots and lots of quilts from six different books that only need 3 one-yard pieces. We’ve put together bundles of 3 coordinating prints that would be smashing in any one of the patterns from the books. They are priced to sell--just $30 for 3 yards. You can see a selection of them below in What’s New and we will share them with you live a week from Thursday.
     Our pendants are still 30% off through the weekend. Many of you have called the store so that you can view them—there are just too many to put up on the website. I am more than happy to get to the store early so that we’re not disturbed during the day when you’re making your selections. Just call and make an appointment!
     We’ve had to be creative to keep the store going and we do appreciate all the support that you continue to show us during these times. Once again I can’t thank you all enough.
    
     Happy quilting and beading, everyone--Hope to see you soon. 
 

-Monica

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!

What's Happening
mask Join us Thursday morning at 9:30 am as Rose Mary shares her Masquerade Ball Gown pattern on our Facebook Live event. All kinds of great information about applique and embellishment. You can see the whole pattern below in What's New.
pendant sale Valentine Pendant Sale!
From now thru February 14th, take 30% off all pendants! These four are on our website and there are MANY more in our Palm Desert Shop. If you can't come in to pick our your favorite, give us a call and we will give you a virtual tour. No two are alike, so it's first come, first served.
item of the week
Regular price, $160. Sale price, $120.
Includes the pattern, at $32.50 retail value!
spring flingThe shops are having a Beach party and you are invited! Mark your calendars and plan your route--you won't want to miss this chance to see what's new and be entered into drawings for great prizes (sewing machine, gift certificates, fabric, prize baskets...) while having some fun. Bring non-perishable food items to each store for a coupon worth 20% off in May.
 

What's New
These are available on our website and in the store.

glass menagerie animals
Glass Menagerie Animals panel
from Quilting Treasures

These vibrant images will take your breath away
masquerade ball gown

ball gown
Masquerade Ball Gown pattern
by Rose Mary Jameson
Add as much embellishment as you like to make this quilt fit your inner princess. Rose Mary's patterns are always well thought out with clear directions.
mask
New fabrics available in our Palm Desert shop--call if you'd like some!

The beautiful verse from Corinthians is depicted on a 36” panel surrounded by sophisticated, soft floral blooms. Two of the coordinating prints are shown below. Use as a focal point in a quilt for a lovely wedding or anniversary gift to be treasured for years to come or as welcoming décor in your home. $12.95/panel or yard of prints.

 
love is patient panel
love is patient print
love is patient print
glass menagerie panel 
This vibrant Glass Menagerie Animals panel and coordinating mosaic prints from Quilting Treasures are truly striking. The panel is on our web site.
mosaic tiles
Luna Garden
Luna Garden--luscious color with a hint of moonlight
Terrain
Terrain--nice textures in 13 different colors
let's flamingo
Let's Flamingo!
A festive print from Blank Quilting featuring flamboyant flamingoes, items from the beach plus tropical drinks and fruit.
one flag one landOne Land, One Flag
Celebrate the US with these prints in red, white and blue
3 yard bundles Here are some of the bundles we've put together for those easy quilts made with just 3 one-yard cuts. Novelty prints, batiks, geomertics, florals (including some Kaffes!) There is a bundle for every style and occasion. Just $30 each. Call us or come in to see them.
Tune in to our Facebook page on Thursday, February 18th at 9:30 am to see the pattern books and fabric bundles
3 yard bundles 3 yard bundles

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
1/4
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.

BioSmart
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

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 Classes coming soon!

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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