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Hello All!

Christmas Open House  Nov 23-24
Please join us for an open house Friday the 23rd from 9:30am to 7:00pm and Saturday the 24th from 9:30am to 5pm. Enjoy cider and cookies and learn about our ideas for next year!

Thimbleberries Tuesday, November 27, 6pm - 8pm

Date Change Thursday, November 29, 10am - noon

Fat Quarter Quilters November 28, 5:30pm - 8pm

Third Friday Sew In–November 16th

Come one, come all for a fun night of crafting, quilting, or whatever. Get together after work for some ‘me’ time. Finish a project you’ve not had time for or were interrupted far too many times to make progress. 5:30-late

Ramblin’ Rose Block of the Month

Ramblin Rose Meets Jamestown
by Marti Michell

This is the gorgeous quilt hanging in the shop. Once a month, for 12 months, we'll send you fabric, directions, and paper templates. (Marti Michell plastic templates also available.) Includes fabric for the log cabin blocks. The 13th month includes finishing directions and fabrics for the outer border and binding. Offered as mail order $25 per month including shipping. Sign up at the shop. Kit also available.

Bernina Facts

The entire range of Bernina uses powerful DC motors to give smooth, dependable performance, no matter how heavy the fabric you are using for your creations.

Sunday Hours Change

Starting November 18, our Sunday hours are 10am - 4pm.

Class Schedule

Fusible Applique Techniques
November 10

We'll make a flower basket while learning about fusible appliqué. $20. Lydia Sorenson

Rag Quilt
November 17

Make this fun, fuzzy flannel quilt to snuggle up in on a chilly evening. Or give it as a gift. $30 including pattern. Vesta Eggleston

Bargello Color Wheel (Circle Bargello) 
November 19, 26
or
December 1, 8

Sew simple strip sets, cut wedges and sew a circle. $40 including pattern. Sandra Rohne

Paper Piecing
November 26
6pm - 9pm

Learn the interesting process of paper piecing. You can stitch even the smallest pieces with ease and accuracy. $25. Wendy West

Bindings
November 28, 2pm - 4pm
or
December 8, 6pm - 8pm

Have some quilt tops ready for finishing? Need help with bindings? Learn three different binding techniques in this 2 hour class. $20

Machine Quilting
December 4
12pm - 4pm

Learn the ins and outs of machine quilting. Then progress to free motion. $25.

Faux Chenille Scarf
December 5, 6pm - 8pm
or
December 9, 1pm - 3pm

An easy to make scarf with fringed ends. 5" x 66." They're cuddly and warm. $20. Wendy West

Beginning Quilting
January 3, 10, 17
6pm - 9pm

A beginner quilter's class. This class takes you from rotary cutting, the 1/4" seam, piecing, to basic machine quilting.  Fabric kit and pattern included. $50. Joni Osborn

Hand Quilting
January 5
2pm - 5pm

This is a very basic class for people interested in the art of hand quilting projects. $30. Some supplies included.

EQ5
Possible
start week of January 9

$120 3 - 3 hour classes ($40 per class)

New!
Holly Jolly House of Three Birches
Casserole Kimono Legacy Patterns
Civil War Fabric

Happy Quilting!
Lydia

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