Hello Quilters and Crafters,

Hello all you quilters and crafters out there. Ahh, August, month of my dreams. Some of you know my birthday is in early August (especially if you were at Saturday Sampler)! The sun has emerged, and it’s getting warmer outside. When I’m not at the shop I’m usually out watching the duck channel. We have two Crested Peking Ducks; they’re lots of fun to watch. They follow Belen around and quack if she disappears.

It’s amazing to me that we are having our 6th Anniversary Sale! August 26-28. The years have flown by in good company. During the sale you’ll get 25% off all fabric, patterns, notions, and books.

We’re closing out our Jim Shore Figurines during the sale--40% off.
Pick a duckie from our pond and get up to an additional 15% off
Special hours on Friday August 26: 10am-7pm
Goodies to eat, and lemonade to drink, life is good

Fall Classes

All class supplies 15% off. Supply list only available with signup.

Machine Applique
Monday September 12

$20 includes pattern. Make a small wall hanging using your sewing machine to stitch down the applique. Fool your friends when they remark on your awesome needle turn skills. Lydia Sorenson

Hunter’s Star
Friday September 16

$25 plus pattern. Simple strip piecing makes this Hunter’s star go together fast. CeCe Johnson

The Perfect Bag
Sunday September 18

$25 plus pattern Really is the perfect bag for an overnight on a plane, a diaper or beach bag, or dare I say fabric shopping bag! Six outside pockets and 8 inside. Snap closure. Lydia Sorenson

Beginning Fusible
Monday September 19

$10 Includes pattern. Make a small bag to put a quilt project in and learn the basics of fusible web. Lydia Sorenson

Hot Dog Pillowcase
Monday September 26

$10 Free pattern. Fastest bed pillowcase in the west (north, east and south)! Wendy West

Yellow Brick Road
Beginning Quilt Making Class
Thursday September 29
6 weeks

$60 Make a quilt from cutting to binding: reading a pattern, measuring, cutting, piecing, through borders, layering, quilting and binding a quilt. Wendy West

Stitch Quilt
Sunday October 2nd

$25 Free pattern. Learn to manipulate your decorative stitches and alphabet(s) to make your own ‘fabric’ for this table topper. Lydia Sorenson

Easy Striped Table Runner
Monday October 3

$15 plus pattern. Got a striped fabric you don’t know what to do with? Make a table runner! Lydia Sorenson

Table Time Topper
Tuesday October. 4

$15 plus pattern. Vesta Eggleston

Envelope pillow cover
Tuesday October 11

$10 Free pattern. Cover a new pillow refresh an older couch pillow quickly. Vesta Eggleston

Fun and Done
Saturday October 15

$30 Our ever popular quilt-as-you-go quilt. Wendy West

Hot Pad or Potato Bag
Monday October 17

$10 Free pattern. Quickie projects for gifts. Lydia Sorenson

Lil’ Twister Table Runner
Saturday December 10

$25 No point matching! Wendy West

10 Minute Block
Date to be arranged

Double Diamond Ruler
Date to be arranged

Astoria Bicentennial Quilt Show

September 15-18
Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: Noon - 4pm


All sizes and types of quilts welcome. Quilted items such as jackets, vests, baskets, bags, table runners and more needed for display. Pre-registration forms available at Custom Threads and Homespun Quilts.

CJ's Dream Retreats
CJ's Dream Retreats www.cjsretreats.com has openings for quilt camp.

Mystery Quilt with Cornell Hartford
October 13-16

Dancing With the Star with Linda Ballard
October 27-30

Lewis & Clark Shop Hop

Lewis & Clark Shop Hop
November 4-13th

All shops are open at least 10am-4pm. The fabric line used this year is Northcotts "All Tied Up." www.northcott.net. Pick up a passport at the first shop you visit. At each subsequent shop have it stamped. Turn your passport in at the last shop you visit to receive 2 yards of focus fabric and be entered in the drawing!

Grand Prize: Baby Lock Espire. Other prizes are gift certificates.

New Fabric

"Salmon Run" fabric is here featuring old local salmon cannery labels. The colors are rich and warm. We have some coordinates from the line. (Label fabric also at Custom Threads.)

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