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What a soggy month we’ve had on the coast! Record rainfall, major flooding, road closures, and failed culverts. Have you been staying inside and sewing? Good idea!

We’ve been busy at the shop changing things up. Earlier this year we replaced almost every pattern in the shop. Now we’re weeding out the ‘old’ fabric to bring in the new….

Sooo, we’re having a sale the week before New Year’s. Between December 28 and December 31 all Halloween and Christmas fabric is 40% off. (closed Sunday, December 27)

Regularly priced fabric, books, notions, and patterns are 25% off. Several Bernina sewing machines are on sale through December 31.

Please come in for the sale and check out what else we’ve been doing in the shop. Not only are we changing our mix of patterns and fabric, we’ve been working on our store design and displays.

On January 2, join us at 10am for First Saturday Sampler Show and Tell. This fun get together is gaining in popularity. We want to spark your creativity! Learn a new technique; see the secrets to successful projects. Last month I demonstrated a cute ornament using charm squares and gave out the pattern. Every month is a new topic.

Come, join in the fun - and bring your show and tell

Night Before Chrstmas Embroidery Class

Tuesday, January 5, 10am-4pm $30

Bring your embroidery machine to make ‘tiles’ in the hoop. Put the tiles together and make a quilt of a home decorated for Christmas. http://www.embroideryonline.com/p-63073-night-before-christmas.aspx#detailsPanel

Radiant Star Class

Saturday, February 13, 10am-4pm $30

Taught by Emi Ishino using Elenor Burns book “Radiant Star” Strip piecied eight-pointed star made of diamonds that radiate outward from a central point. This pattern is also commonly called the Lone Star quilt.

Bernette Customizer Class

Save designs in many file formats with Bernina’s newest software: Bernette Customizer. You can create embroidery Lettering with any True Type font on your computer, combine designs and basic editing of designs (resize, rotate, scale, mirror). Includes; 78 embroidery designs, 44 cutwork designs, 30 fill stitches, 24 applique designs, 4 monogram frames. The True Type fonts can be resized from 6mm to 60mm (.24” to 2.36”).

Sign up now for a try before you buy introduction. Date and time to be determined based on interest.

We need four students to hold a class so grab your friends and sign up! Pre-payment secures your place in class and ensures the class is held.

See you for the Sale!!

Lydia

Homespun Quilts
108 10th Street, Astoria, OR 97103
(503) 325-3300 | (800) 298-3177 | Contact Us