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Hello Quilters and Crafters!

Anniversary Sale starts Friday!
25% off Everything!
(excluding Bernina machines and accessories and already on sale items)
Friday August 30 through Monday September 1st

We're so excited to celebrate our 3rd year. Plans for the next year include more classes, a Redwork Club starting October 17th and more.

Current and Upcoming Events

First Saturday Sampler
Saturday, September 6 at 9:30 am

NEW "Kaleidoscope of Kolor"
Starts October 4 at 10am

Upcoming Classes
10% off class supplies purchased at Homespun Quilts

Bernina Guidance Class
September 9 (Tuesday) 10 am

For new BERNINA  owners:  Introduction to your sewing machine (all Bernina models). If you bought your Bernina at Homespun Quilts, your instructional classes are free. Learn about how your machine works and how to use tools included with your machine.  Save 20% on Bernina purchases made at your guide class with help in choosing the right accessories. If your machine was not purchased at Homespun Quilts, you may take any of our instructional classes at $10 per class. Instructor  Lydia Sorenson  (Thor Sorenson if available)

Beginning Quilt Making
September 4, 11, 18 (Thursday)

Kit included. Make a table topper with two blocks, learning rotary cutting, measuring, piecing and more. $50. Joni Osborn

Workshop: Yellow Brick Road
September 13 (Saturday) 10am

Facilitated by Emi Clark. Start or finish a Yellow Brick Road quilt, Emi will help if you need it or just enjoy the company of other quilters. $5.

One Block Wonder
September 17 (Wednesday) 1-3pm or 6-8pm

Use one beautiful fabric, learn to turn easy hexagons into Kaleidoscope patterns and blend them into a one of a kind quilt.   WARNING, this pattern may be addictive and you may never look at fabric the same way again. $20 + supplies. Lydia Sorenson

Inspiration Beginning Quilt Class
September 18 (Thursday) 10am-4pm

$30. Wendy West

Inspiration Beginning Quilt Class
September 16 and 23 (Tuesday) 6-9pm

$30 + supplies. Wendy West

3rd Friday Sew-In
Paper Piecing
September 22 1-3 or 6-8pm

$20. Wendy West

Machine Quilting
September 30 (Tuesday) 10am-4pm

$35. Lydia Sorenson

Hand Applique
October 13 1-3pm

$25 incl. book

Redwork Club

$5. NEW

Fast and Easy Cathedral Window
(Tentative) October 18 (Saturday) 10-4

$40 incl. pattern. Sandra Rohne

GooseFeather Tree
November 12 (Wednesday) 10am-2pm

A quick project with flying geese for the branches. $20 incl. pattern. Lydia Sorenson

Coming Soon
Quilting in Sections, Lecture

Learning to Long Arm

Log Cabin

New York Beauty

The Genie and the Quilter
Have you heard this one?

A quilter went into an antique store and found a dusty old bottle. As she was cleaning it off, a genie appeared, causing her to gasp in surprise.

"Salutations, Madame," the genie said in a raspy voice.

"Are you a genie?!" the quilter asked, her eyes alight with excitement.

"Yes, Madame."

"The kind that grants three wishes?" she inquired, still not believing her good luck.

"Yes, Madame, but I am a very old genie, and my powers are very weak." He paused to catch his breath. "I cannot grant you three wishes, but I can grant you one." He rested again and wheezed, "What is your wish?"

The quilter thought for a while and then said, "I wish for world peace."

"Madame, I am very old, and my powers are very weak. I cannot grant you so great a wish as world peace. Do you not have another wish?"

The quilter thought again and said, "To finish all my unfinished projects!"

The genie was aghast at this potential drain on his strength. With a sigh he said, "Madame, I am a very, -very- old genie and my powers are very, -very- weak. I am unable to grant this wish, so instead I give you world peace."

Third Friday Sew-In
5pm to whenever we are too tired to keep going!!

Join us the 3rd Friday evening of each month for open sewing. Come for a fun night of crafting, quilting or whatever you have. A great opportunity to finish off a project you’ve had trouble fitting into your schedule. Or to start that secret project for the holidays. FREE

Fat Quarters
Fat Quarter Quilters meet the second and fourth Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Bring along any project you are working on. No fee.
Lighthouse for Kids Project
Second Tuesdays,10-2

Coordinated by Sandra Rohne, join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month to sew quilts for LIGHTHOUSE FOR KIDS, Clatsop County’s Child Abuse Assessment Center. The intention of this group is to provide a quilt for each child who must go through this abuse assessment program. For more information call Sandra at (503) 458-6562.

Happy Quilting!

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