August Newsletter

Fall Retreat still has room! It will be held at the community center on September 8-10 so there will be plenty of room to spread out and quilt! We will get started at 1:00 on the 8th and finish up at 1:00 on the 10th. Cost is $125 per person that would include all meals and a gift bag. Sleeping accommodations can be found at the following locations: Faulkton Inn 598-4567; West Side Motel 598-4340; 212 Lodge 598-6678; Call today and get signed up!!

IMG_9030Block of the Month is starting this month!  This vintage block of the month will start and run for 6 months! The cost is $29.99 a month. The pattern includes the templates — That is amazigardenng, they are all cut out for you to use. We are very limited on this BOM so please register today if you’re interested!! Believe me if you’re into the vintage look this quilt is so so cute! Even those who don’t think they like vintage love this super sweet quilt. This is a sample of the templates and how easy it will be to create this amazing quilt!

Coming Up

Vending at the Prairie Stripers Retreat on August 26 & 27

Shop Hop October 1-8    More information will be coming but you won’t want to miss this fun event!

rowbyrow16Row by Row is still in full swing.  Angela Sanders of Aberdeen was the big winner of the row by row quilt. You can still continue to collect the rows and we know you will love ours!

June Newsletter

And then it was June….  It’s sure been a busy spring. We’ve already been planning for Christmas if you can believe it and very excited about the fabrics that have started to arrive.

This month the Row by Row starts! June 21-September 6th. rowbyrow16The theme for this year is Home Sweet Home.  What’s Row by Row? It’s like a shop hop, but it’s not… no fees, no cards to stamp, and you have all summer to collect rows from stores! Simply visit our shop and receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt. Combine our row with other shops in any way to create a unique quilt that represents the fun you had traveling throughout the summer. Travel with friends, discover new quilt shops and have fun collecting rows!

Create a quilt using at least 8 different 2016 rows from 8 different 2016 participating RxR shops and be the first to bring it to our shop to win a stack of 25 fat quarters (6-1/4 yards of fabric!).

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June 18th The first meeting of the Bag Ladies Club will commence. Want to join? This is for the ladies who love a new purse or bag. Through out the next 12 months we will offer 4 bag classes in the shop and by joining the club you will receive exclusive extras for bags you make at home throughout the year! Cost to join the club is $35 and each class is $10 + supplies to attend. The first class we will be making this purse. It measures approximately 9.5 x 15. It has a large and two smaller outside pockets. You will be able to pick your fabrics and be given finish hints to make it your unique bag. The pattern is included in the $10.  If you just want to take the class and not become a bag lady the class is $25.00 + supplies

 

437-vintage_ice_skate-webJuly 16th is an Embroidery class taught by Lori! Here’s your chance to learn hand embroidery! We will be doing this vintage ice skate wall hanging. This is a project that you can have up all winter long. The cost is $25 for the class and that includes the pattern. We will have kits available for purchase that include all the threads and crayons. Yep, you read right– not only will you be hand sewing but leaning the technique to shade in the colors on the skate. Class will run from 10-3 and it is a must you pick up your kit ahead of time to have the tracing done so you are ready to start with the sewing. The finished size is 24 x 30

July 22 & 23 is our Mystery Quilt Mini Retreat! For those who love adventure this is for you. We will get started at 1:00 on Friday and concluded 24 hours later. All we will tell you about the quilt is that it is for a beginner level and finished size is 48 x 60 but it can easily be added to and made bigger. We will furnish all the meals. Cost is $55 plus supplies.

BIMG_9030lock of the Month

Starting in August this vintage block of the month will start and run for 6 months! The cost is $29.99 a month.  The pattern includes the templates — That is amazing, they are all cut out for you to use. We are very limited on this BOM so please register today if you’re interested!! Believe me if you’re into the vintage look this quilt is so so cute! Even those who don’t think they like vintage love this super sweet quilt.

Fall Retreat

Where should you be September 8-10? Faulkton for our Fall Retreat.  It will be held at the community center so there will be lots of space to spread out and quilt!  Cost is $125 which includes meals and a gift package. Full Registration is due August 8th.  We have a lot of people already signed up so please get on the list soon!

Our Long Arm Quilt Machine has been stitching away, but we would love toIMG_7518 do your quilting for you too!  Stop in or give us a call to discuss the quilting options.  We have a wide range of batting and a huge selection of widebacks that we are adding to all the time!

Keep up with our day to day activities through our Facebook page. If you haven’t visited there in a while, check us out.

 

May Newsletter

Welcome to Spring!  We have lots of wonderful fabrics that will bring a smile to your face! NowIMG_9064‘s the time to be thinking about those last minute graduation gifts.  Stacy is making laundry bags for all her graduates this year.  Just 1 yard plus a ⅓ yard accent fabric and a drawstring and you have an easy gift that will get used by all graduating from High School.

We will be vending in Wishek on May 14th. They always have a great quilt show that is very inspiring.  If you’re looking for road trip, this should be on your route!

May 19th is Spring Fling in Faulkton! Makes plans to attend the city wide event. Many of the businesses in town are releasing new merchandise and having sales. It is worth the trip to the Carousel City! Get a free gift when you make a $25 purchase at the shop.

May 26th is our 9 for $9. Come spend a Thursday catching up on those projects you need to have done for the summer events. Bring a snack to share and we will run from 10-7.

June 18th The first meeting of the Bag Ladies Club will commence. Want to bagjoin? This is for the ladies who love a new purse or bag. Through out the next 12 months we will offer 4 bag classes in the shop and by joining the club you will receive exclusive extras for bags you make at home throughout the year! Cost to join the club is $35 and each class is $10 to attend. The first class we will be making this purse. It measures approximately 9.5 x 15. It has a large and two smaller outside pockets. You will be able to pick your fabrics and be given finish hints to make it your unique bag. The pattern is included in the $10.

 

437-vintage_ice_skate-webJuly 16th is an Embroidery class taught by Lori! Here’s your chance to learn hand embroidery! We will be doing this vintage ice skate wall hanging. This is a project that you can have up all winter long. The cost is $25 for the class and that includes the pattern. We will have kits available for purchase that include all the threads and crayons. Yep, you read right– not only will you be hand sewing but leaning the technique to shade in the colors on the skate. Class will run from 10-3 and it is a must you pick up your kit ahead of time to have the tracing done so you are ready to start with the sewing. The finished size is 24 x 30

July 22 & 23 is our Mystery Quilt Mini Retreat! For those who love adventure this is for you. We will get started at 1:00 on Friday and concluded 24 hours later. All we will tell you about the quilt is that it is for a beginner level and finished size is 48 x 60 but it can easily be added to and made bigger. We will furnish all the meals. Cost is $55 plus supplies.IMG_9030

Block of the Month

Starting in August this vintage block of the month will start and run for 6 months! More details to follow but if you think you might be interested please call the shop and get on the list.  There is very limited space for this project.

 

 

 

New Fabrics & Kits

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New Precuts

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Vintage is in and we’ve got plenty of vintage in the shop!

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Grab bags of fabric! Each bag contains a total of 1.5 yards of fabric. Pieces are at least ⅛ yard on up to ½ yard cuts. Bags are color coordinated. This is a steal at $6.99

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New Tablerunner

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February Newsletter

IMG_8227Remember, Fabric Touching has been extended another day at Quilter’s Corner! That means Monday- Saturday we are now open for all your quilting needs. 10-5 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday. We are still open late on Thursday from 10-7 and Saturday from 10-3.

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Amish with A Twist III Block of the Month is starting this month, but there is still time to get signed up!

Each month you will receive a pattern and all the fabric needed to make the blocks. This quilt included the appliqué, but you can choose not to have the appliqué and do pieced blocks instead. The binding is also included in this BOM. The BOM will run for 10 months, so it will be done in October. Finished quilt size is 98 x 107. Cost is $24.99 per month plus shipping and there is a $29.99 registration fee which is charged up front, but will cover the cost of the final months kit. Sign up today because we have limited kits for this project!

IMG_8281March BOM is for batik lovers and we can’t tell you how excited we are about this breathtaking quilt. The River Rock quilt is a 9 month BOM that is constructed using 10″ squares. The finished size is 77 ½” x 85″. Again, kits are limited for this BOM too. Cost is $29.00 per month. The kit will include all fabric for the top, binding and patterns. $34.99 registration fee covers the cost of the final months kit.

February 25th is the next $10 for 9  We have shorten up our hours we are open for Thursday nights but that still leaves time for plenty to get done.  Make plans to attend this little quilting day!

Spring Retreat is all filled up.  We’ve started a waiting list.   If you haven’t paid please contact the shop by March 1st to pay the Pre-registration fee.   Here is a link to the retreat information 

Mark your calendars for the Faulkton Spring Fling on May 19th.  It will be worth the trip to Faulkton, many stores will run specials for the evening.

If you haven’t been in the store in the past 2 weeks, you are missing out.  If you think to yourself it’s been way longer then that… you better make a trip to see all the amazing new kits and fabrics we have.  Here are a few of the many new things we’ve got!

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New Cotton & Steel

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Purple Love! Kits for the 78 x 78 Binding Tool Star. Uses Pre-cuts!

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Kits available for this cute bag!

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Lady Canyon Kit 54 x 72. Uses Pre-cuts!!

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Looks like hand dyed fabrics…beautiful fabric!

Ripples kit - easy to do!! 3 sizes available!

Ripples kit – easy to do!! 3 sizes available!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January Newsletter

It’s a New Year and that means changes to Quilters Corner that you’re going to love!  We have changed our hours to now be open on Monday’s!  That means Monday- Saturday we are now open for all your quilting needs. 10-5 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday.  We are still open late on Thursday from 10-7 and Saturday from 10-3.

 

Amish with A Twist III Block of the Month will be starting in February!FullSizeRender

Each month you will receive a pattern and all the fabric needed to make the blocks. This quilt included the appliqué, but you can choose not to have the appliqué and do pieced blocks instead. The binding is also included in this BOM. The BOM will run for 10 months, so it will be done in October. Finished quilt size is 98 x 107. Cost is $24.99 month plus shipping and there is a $29.99 registration fee which is charged up front, but will cover the cost of the final months kit. Sign up today because we have limited kits for this project!

IMG_8281March BOM is for batik lovers and we can’t tell you how excited we are about this breathtaking quilt. The River Rock quilt is a 9 month BOM that is constructed using 10″ squares. The finished size is 77 ½” x 85″. Again, space is limited for this BOM too. Cost is $29.00 per month. The kit will include all fabric for the top, binding and patterns. $34.99 registration fee covers the cost of the final months kit.

10 for $10 January 28th

If you haven’t joined us then you are missing out! Take time to come and have a great day with quilting friends. It is pot luck and starts at 10 am and goes until 8 pm. Start the new year off right by tackling some fun sewing projects!

Open Sewing Dates  are scheduled for every Thursday evening from 4-7:00. Cost is $5 and the tables will be cleared and ready for your sewing machines and projects. Believe it or not, in that small amount of time, you will get work done! For all those who have been putting off finishing some projects– come sew!

Spring Retreat

We’re shaking up spring retreat again! Mark your calendar for March 31- April 2. Expect the same great fun and wonderful food but there will be more! We will be holding the event at a retreat location outside of the quilt store at R&R Pheasant Hunting. The event will provide the relaxing setting many have been asking for. You will have— Longer hours for quilting…ability to wear your slippers all day long… sleeping rooms attached to the quilt area and much more. The all inclusive package will include all meals, lodging and bus trips back and forth to the shop. Plus a gift bag valued at $55.  Space is of course limited to the first 25 people and we are filling up fast!  We want each quilter to have plenty of space  to set up and sew in a setting that is very relaxing and fun. Pre-registration is due March 1st. This event is different then what we’ve done in the past but will be worth the experience. Exclusive sales and items will be available to the participants. Check out the R&R Pheasant Hunt website if you would like to see the facilities. They sit South West of Faulkton. Cost is $250 per person which includes double occupancy.

We will be vending along with The Weathered Door at the Hand County Farm & Home Show on Friday, January 15 from 3-8 and again on Saturday, January 16 from 9-2 at the Miller armory.

 

December Newsletter

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Shop Hop!  We loved seeing all of our old friends and making new ones. Mark next years dates on your calendar– October  1-8    Make note this is a week earlier then we’ve done the past two years. The winners of the drawings in our shop include:

Grand Prize – Linda Overby; $50 Gift Card – Mary Lou Urban; $25 Gift Cards go to Carol Smith & Cindy Kettleson

 

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Many of you have a called and asked about mailing the row and November 1st it was released to be mailed. Here is a picture of our row, if you would like it please give us a call 605-598-4425 and we will get it to you right away. We also still have license plates available.  Home Sweet Home is the theme for next year and we will be participating again!

 

Amish with A Twist III Block of the Month will be starting in February! 

FullSizeRenderEach month you will receive a pattern and all the fabric needed to make the blocks.  This quilt included the appliqué, but you can choose not to have the appliqué and do pieced blocks instead. The binding is also included in this BOM. The BOM will run for 10 months, so it will be done in October.  Finished quilt size is 98 x 107.  Cost is $24.99 month plus shipping and there is a $29.99 registration fee which is charged up front, but will cover the cost of the final months kit. Sign up today because we have limited kits for this project!

March BOM is for batik lovers and we can’t tell you how excited we are about this breathtaking quilt. ThFullSizeRender-3e River Rock quilt is a 9 month BOM that is constructed using 10″ squares. The finished size is 77 ½” x 85″. Again, space is limited for this BOM too. We will have prices soon, so if interested please call and get your name on the list.

 

Building Block  Block of the Month ladies we need to know if you would like a finishing kit or not. Check your last block you received for full information about the finishing kit.

 

 10 for $10      January 28th

If you haven’t joined us then you are missing out! Take time to come and have a great day with quilting friends. It is pot luck and starts at 10 am and goes until 8 pm. Start the new year off right by tackling some fun sewing projects!

 

Open Sewing Dates will start in January!  Every Thursday evening from 4-7:30.  Cost is $5 and the tables will be cleared and ready for your sewing machines and projects.

Merry Christmas 

We wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas! We will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and again on New Years Eve and New Years Day to celebrate the holidays with our family.  IMG_5611


Scrooge Night in Faulkton is December 17th. 50% off all current sale fabrics (Minimum 1 yard cuts), select Christmas fabric & kits 40% off and for every $50 spent receive a free Christmas charm pack or pattern.

We have lots of great Christmas gifts for friends and yourself. Just let us know what items you would be interested in and we will tell your love ones when they call or stop in asking what to get you. We have cutting tables and sewing machine cabinets too!!


Beginning Quilting Class  Thursday January 14th  10:30- 4:00

We will be offFullSizeRender-5ering an adult beginning quilting class– here’s your opportunity to do the simple sewing project you’ve always wanted to do.   Just for Laps quilt  finished 40 ½” x 54 ½” Cost is $25 plus supplies.  Here is a picture of the finished project, you can pick your own colors you don’t have to do this kit.

 

Kids Pillow Case Sewing Class  December 29th

Welcome to youth who have not touched a sewing machine before and those who have experience. Class starts at 10:30. We will cover the basics of how to thread your machine and basic sewing terminology. For those who are ready to sew, come and pick out your supplies and get started. Cost is $5 plus supplies. If you don’t have a sewing machine let us know, you can rent one from us for $5.00 for the day.

 

Spring Retreat

We’re shaking up spring retreat again!  Complete details will be coming, but mark your calendar for March 31- April 2. Expect the same great fun and wonderful food but there will be more! We will be holding the event at a retreat location outside of Faulkton.  The event will provide the relaxing setting many have been asking for.  You will have— Longer hours for quilting…ability to wear your slippers all day long… sleeping rooms attached to the quilt area and much more.  The all inclusive package will include all meals, lodging and bus trips back and forth to the shop.  Plus a gift bag valued at $55    Space is of course limited to the first 25 people. We want to have plenty of space for you to set up and sew in a setting that is very relaxing and fun.  Pre-registration is due March 15th.  This event is different then what we’ve done in the past but will be worth the experience. Exclusive sales and items will be available to the participants. Final prices will be coming but check out the R&R Pheasant Hunting website to see the facilities and start dreaming about the fun we will have.

 

Long Arm Quilting
We are about 2IMG_7518 weeks out right now on quilts. If you are planning on having something quilted, please give us a call and let us know so we can be expecting you and make sure we can accommodate your needs! We’ve add 100’s of new patterns and would love to help you finish your quilt.

August Newsletter

Fall Retreat Has Changed (Again)!!!!! 

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We seem to be having a hard time finding an open date for our fall retreat but once again we have moved it to find a better fit for our schedule and the hotel availability in Faulkton. We hope that the dates will work for more participants.  We will still have the class that Sara Crum will teach. Cost for retreat is $100. Pre-registration ends September 10th. After that date the cost is $125

I Love Fabric SALE

This Thursday, August 13 – Saturday, August 15th we are having a I love fabric sale.  All Sale fabrics will be $5.50 a yard and if you clear the bolt fabrics are $5.00 a yard.  NEW bolts have been added to the current sale fabric. This is a major savings so stop in and be watching our Facebook page for pictures of the fabric.  Remember fabric needs to be one yard minimum cuts.

Fall Shop Hop

Make plans to attend the Fall Shop Hop October 10-17.  Watertown locations, Aberdeen, Lake Preston, Huron and Brookings are all participating in the event. More information to come!

IMG_7235Little House No Sew Class

September 17th from 4-8 we are offering a no sew class to make these super cute houses.  Yes- No Sew! Bring a hot glue gun. Youth can participate in  the class but they must be able to iron and use a hot glue gun.  Cost of the class is $5.00 + pattern & supplies.

 

Farm Girl Vintage Block of the Month

FullSizeRenderStarting in October we will be running a BOM from the Farm Girl Vintage book. We are in love, love, love with everything in this book. We will  send enough fabric each month to complete 4 blocks for the sampler quilt. We’re using fun fabrics that have a vintage flair! There will be 12 months of blocks. Cost will be 19.99 each month. Sign up today!

Upcoming Events

August 20- Hosting Aberdeen Guild

August 28 & 29 – Vending at the Prairie Strippers Retreat

September 11-13- Vending at Andover Threshing Show

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September 24th- 10 for $10

Row By Row

  Have you visited the shop yet to get your free pattern or buy the kit? The event runs through September 8th.

Also collect unique Fabric Plates. We absolutely love our plate!  You can use the fabric license plates for many things.

licence plateRemember we can mail the plates but not the Row. You have to come into the shop to get the pattern or row kit.

Check out the SD Row by Row Experience on Facebook. Pictures of rows have been posted from the stores participating in SD.

 

New Items

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Yes that’s the Lady Leg Lamp! Get your Ralphy fabric before it’s gone!

Christmas table runner and towel.

Christmas table runner and towel.

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Flannel Jelly Rolls!!

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New Fabrics…so sweet!

This have been a very popular table runner.  Uses a charm pack.

This have been a very popular table runner. Uses a charm pack.

May Newsletter

Thank You!!! To all of our Spring Retreat participants!  We had so much fun and sure you did too! The food and fellowship was amazing!

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Mark your calendars for our Fall Retreat September 3-5.  We are thrilled to have Sarah Crum teach a class on IMG_6616this quilt at our fall retreat. More details to come!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hallowfinished halloweeneen Block of the Month

This wallhanging will run May-October. Each month you will receive 2 blocks to complete. Some are pieced and some have simple appliqué. The cost is $19.99 a month and that includes the embellishments and all fabrics for the top and binding. Make sure to get signed up right away, the first 15 people are guaranteed the exact fabrics shown in the model. Finished size is 40 x 40

 

 

 

IMG_6601-1The quilt machine is up and running!  We have a great variety of all over patterns to make your quilt a beautiful finished product! We have wideback cottons, flannels, and  minkees, so there is something for any project you bring us. Call or stop in with your quilts for us to talk quilting.

 

May Events and Classes

May 21st – Spring Fling in Faulkton. Make plans to attend this event, not only we will be offering specials at our shop, all the shops including the Potting Shed will be running specials.  Our specials include 50% off all sale fabrics and $1 off per yard on all regular priced fabrics. One yard cuts for both sales.  Plus the Weathered Door is going to be holding a Porch Paint Party! Lora will have her furniture, paint and finished pieces for sale.  20% off all retired colors is the speical running that day. For your shopping convenience, our Spring Fling sales will start at 2:00pm

May 30th Beginning Sewing! You’ve asked for it and we will do a beginning sewing event. Even if your sewing skills are limited, you will be able to tackle this project. We will cover basics and work on a fun table runner. Cost is $25 plus supplies.

We are attending Quilt Market in May, so we will again be coming back with a ton of new ideas!!

Please note there is no 10 for $10 in May.

June Events and Classes

June 6 & 7 we will be at the State Quilt Show in Aberdeen.

Mid June we will take our fabric on the road and be stopping at the following areas, Selby, Timber Lake, & Faith. We’re teaming up with The Weathered Door and bringing fabric and furniture to these locations.  We’re getting all the details finalized, be looking for a special email to come out soon!!

10 for $10- June 25th If you haven’t come to spend the day quilting with us yet, now is the time. It’s a fun day full of laughter and accomplishments. Bring a project to work on or get something when you arrive at the shop.

 

July Events and Classes

Christmas in July will be the 24 & 25th! I can’t tell you how excited we are about our new Christmas fabrics that we have coming.

Note there will be no 10 for $10 in July.

New Things in the Shop:

Plus remember that we sell Janome Sewing Machines and carry TailorMade cabinets and cutting tables!

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Kits available for this adorable owl fabric.

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Stacy had to have this one for her personal stash, she loves it so much. Bright and fun!!

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Love the blue & gray in this fabric line.

 

April Newsletter

Lace Embellishment Class set for April 11th!

Lace is so popular for the season and we’re offering you a chance to update your wardrobe! Bring in a clothing item you already have- a sweater, denim jacket, T-shirt, the list goes on and we will help you spruce it up with all the amazing lace embellishments we have. Let the creativity flow and walk out with a whole new outfit. We’ve added lace to a denim jacket to add pop and the bottom of a cardigan to make it look more dressy.  Sewing skills can be limited, in most cases it will be straight stitches and maybe a little hand work. Class starts at 10 and runs until 2:30 but it may not take you that long to create your new look. Check out these amazing embellishments you will be working with. You won’t want to miss this! Cost is $25 plus supplies.   lace7lace6lace5

 

April 16th- Janome is to Love Me. This class will focus on using the many feet that came with your machine. Chances are you don’t use them because you don’t know what they do. The class is free to those who have purchased a machine from us. For those who didn’t the fee is $10. Again, we will be doing a small project so the supplies with the project will be additional. Sign up today. Class runs from 3:00-5:00.

 

Spring Retreat

We still have a few spots left for our Spring Retreat,  April 30- May 2. We plan on doing a fun Mystery table topper/wallhanging at this year’s retreat. The size will be 40 x 40 and needs 4 colors. The pattern will be free when you purchase the fabric from us. You can work at your own pace and create a really fun piece. There is no extra cost to participate in the mystery event. The retreat begins Thursday at 1:00 and Cost is $125 for this fun quilting event.

 

Downton Abbey BOM Start: April-Decemberdownton

The second season of Downton Abbey fabrics features the Lord & Lady plus the Downstairs Downton Collections. We took those fabrics and combined them to make a Union Jack quilt. Very Downton Abbey and very fun! Here is a sneak peak of the quilt to give you an idea of how the Union Jack quilt is going to look.  Please note in the sashing the Castle is fussy cut and added. We will be using all red, white and blues to make the fun blocks. It is really easy to do, it uses a template to cut the blocks. From start to finish it only takes an hour to make a block. Each month you will receive enough fabric  to make two blocks. Again, it will be limited to the first 20 people, so please register now. Cost will be $19.99 a month and the finished size of the quilt will be 73″ x 91″.

Kim Diehl Whatnots Club Collection II Start: April – FebruaryKim Diehl

We fell in love with these Kim Diehl projects! We will be using the Heritage Hollow collection of fabrics she designed to make six cute wall hangings/table toppers ranging in size from 10 1/2″ x 11 1/2″ to 37″square. Each project includes some traditional quilting patchwork and some have a sprinkling of simple appliqué. Here is a picture of one of the fun projects ahead!! If interested, please call or email if you would like to be a part of the project. The cost is $39.99 per project which includes the pattern, all fabrics for the top, back and binding! The projects will come every other month starting next week.

Halloween halloween bom 2BOM  Wallhanging   runs May-October

The wallhanging will feature both appliqué pieces and pieced blocks too. We’re doing the finishing touches on the design and fabrics.  Here is a sneak peak to give you an idea of the blocks and fabrics we have in mind. The finished size will be 40 x 40. pumpkins

May Events and Classes

May 9th we will be vending in Wishek, North Dakota for their annual Quilt Show!!

May 21st – Spring Fling in Faulkton.  Make plans to attend this event, not only we will be offering specials at our shops, all the shops including the Potting Shed will be running specials.

May 30th Beginning Sewing! You’ve asked for it and we will do a beginning sewing event.  Even if you know how to sew, we will cover basics and work on a fun project. Cost is $25 plus supplies.

We are planning on attending Quilt Market in May, so we will again be coming back with a ton of new ideas!!

Looking ahead for summer- yes I said summer! Here’s a look forward to some of our upcoming events:

Christmas in July!! I can’t tell you how excited we are about our new Christmas fabrics that we have coming.

Also be looking for our traveling road show coming to a location near you. We’re teaming up with The Weathered Door and bringing fabric and furniture to little towns in South Dakota. We will make sure to keep you informed of the places we plan to visit with our gypsy bus and trailer!

 

March Newsletter

Spring Retreat

Reserve your spot now for April 30- May 2.  We plan on doing a fun Mystery table topper/wallhanging at this year’s retreat. The size will be 40 x 40 and needs 4 colors.  The pattern will be free when you purchase the fabric from us. You can work at your own pace and create a really fun piece. There is no extra cost to participate in the mystery event. Cost is $100 for this fun quilting event. We are starting to fill up, so please call now to make sure you get a seat! The deadline for the early bird registration is March 17th.

 

modernLast Call to start the Modern Quilt BOM. The first pieces have been mailed and the reviews are raving about the fabrics and the Tula Pink book. If you want to try something new with your quilting and like the modern look, then you better call today and get signed up. Each month we will send you enough fabric to make five unique blocks from the Tula Pink book. You choose the blocks and how to use the colors! The book also has many quilt lay out suggestions, so each finished project will truly be one of a kind! At the beginning of 2016, we plan to have a modern quilt show at the store to feature each unique quilt. This is the quilt Lori created, she had a ton of fun making the blocks with the fabrics we have! The cost is $19.99 per month and the Tula Pink book is purchased separately. Runs March-December

Downton Abbey Start: April-Decemberdownton

Second season of Downton Abbey fabrics features the Lord & Lady plus the Downstairs Downton Collections. We took those fabrics and combined them to make a Union Jack quilt. Very Downton Abbey and very fun! Here is a sneak peak of the quilt to give you an idea of how the Union Jack quilt is going to look. We still need to complete the borders. Please note in the sashing the Castle is fussy cut and added. We will be using all red, white and blues to make the fun blocks. It is really easy to do, it uses a template to cut the blocks. From start to finish it only takes an hour to make a block. Each month you will receive enough fabriDownton Abbey centerc to make two blocks. Again, it will be limited to the first 20 people, so please register now. Cost will be $19.99 a month and the finished size of the quilt will be 73″ x 91″.

 

 

 

 

Kim Diehl Whatnots Club Collection II Start: April – February

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23 1/2″ x 23 1/2″

We fell in love with these Kim Diehl projects! We will be using the Heritage Hallow collection of fabrics she designed to make six cute wall hangings/table toppers ranging in size from 10 1/2″ x 11 1/2″ to 37″square.  Each project includes some traditional quilting patchwork and some have a sprinkling of simple appliqué. Here are two pictures of the fun projects ahead!! If interested, please call or email if you would like to be a part of the project. We’re putting together the over all cost and will have it soon.

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10 1/2″ x 11 1/2″

 

March Classes and Eventspurse

Please note, we’ve changed the Lace Embellishment Class from March 7th to April 11th.

March 14- Cell Phone Bag Class. This is a super easy bag to make! You will have the project done in no time. We will take youth quilters for this project. They must have strong sewing experience.  Class fee is $10 plus supplies.  Class will run from 10-2

March 21- T Shirt Qt shirtuilt Class. It’s never too soon to start thinking about that graduate in your life. A T-shirt quilt is the perfect keepsake gift that will be cherished for a lifetime. Bring your shirts and we will help you figure out the rest.  Class fee is $25 plus supplies. Class will run from 10-2

March 26 is the – 10 For $10  (Please note the change). For those of you who have never attended this event, you are missing out! It’s a fun day of sewing, come as you are, bring your sewing supplies, a project if you have one, and food to share. You would be surprised how much fun you have and what you will get done.

 

 

April Classes & Events

April 11th-Lace Embellishment Class. Lace is very popular this season!! Bring an item that needs a little updating with lace. We’ve got lots of ideas, last month we posted some things we did here is the link, but we have so many more ideas- denim jackets, sweaters, baby clothes. This is going to be so much fun. lace5 lace6 lace7 lace8 Class fee is $15 plus supplies.

April 16th- Janome is to Love Me. This class will focus on using the many feet that came with your machine. Chances are you don’t use them because you don’t know what they do. The class is free to those who have purchased a machine from us.  For those who didn’t the fee is $10.  Again, we will be doing a small project so the supplies with the project will be additional.  Sign up today.  Class runs from 3:00-5:00.

Here are some pictures of new fabrics we have in the shop! Remember we ship…

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This is metallic!

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