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We finished our inventory and rearranged the shop in the process. Thanks to Wendy, Vesta, Lisa and Thor for all their hard work!

Quilt Run 101 February 11-21, 2011.
Shops open at least 9:30-5:30 every day

Jelly Bean Retreat February 17 -20

CJ’s Dream Retreats Every weekend in March

New stuff: 

  • Clearly Perfect Angles, a cling-on template for accurate 45 degree angles without marking
  • Heat Press Batting Together, fusible cloth tape for piecing batting together
  • 505 Spray and Fix, large can of temporary fabric adhesive
  • Pickle Puss and Pepper Puss, newest Garden Cat patterns (back in stock I should say)
  • Isacord Embroidery Thread, top 110 colors
  • Deer/Elk fabric

Springtime Memories and Backyard Fun
Saturday Sampler

February 5, 2011 Saturday Sampler 10a.m.

March 5, 2011, 10am

backyard fun

Sewing Machine Play and My Bernina Classes
2nd and 4th Monday 5:30-7:30 

Learn about your sewing machine, threading, needles, thread, and basic sewing samples. Other topics include basting, seam finish, satin stitch, and edge stitching; when and how to use these stitches and what stitch is best for what fabric.    Thor and Lydia Sorenson 

Fun and Done
Sunday February 13, 10am-4pm 

Our popular quilt-as-you go class is back!

Easy Diamonds (shown) is one of four you can choose from for this class.

Cut, sew and you’re done. Wendy West $30

Buy you supplies at the shop and get a 15% discount.

fun and done

Tulip Chase-Paper Piecing
Saturday, February 19 10a.m.-4p.m. 

Easy paper piecing (think of it as flip and sew). We promise this is an easy paper piecing project. Perfect for beginner paper piercer’s, and a fun pattern for any quilter.  Wendy West $25

Buy you supplies at the shop and get a 15% discount.

paper

Beginning Quilt Making
February 17, 24, March 3, 5:30-8:30pm 

Make a table topper or lap quilt and learn the whole process. From cutting to piecing to the quilting of the layers and binding to finish! Also how: to straighten, measure and cut your fabric, how to read a pattern, how to sew a ¼ “ seam. We also talk about thread, and batting. Lydia Sorenson $50 includes pattern.

Buy you supplies at the shop and get a 15% discount.

beginning quilt

Sewing Machine Caddy and Sewing Caddy
Saturday February 24 10am-2pm

Keep your most used notions handy with these two caddies. One is upright, the other horizontal. I use one pocket for stray threads. Cutting required before class.

Vicky DaVall $20

Buy you supplies at the shop and get a 15% discount.

caddy
 
Happy Quilting!
Lydia

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