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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

January Newsletter

Spring Retreat Dates have been set! Reserve your spot now for April 30- May 2. Cost is $100 for this fun quilting event. Space is limited, so please call now to make sure you get a seat!

January Block of the Month

You don’t want to miss out on these two unique block of the month offers that we have starting this month!!!

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This traditional BOM provides quilters the opportunity to be creative and change things up to suit your style. We will be using Kansas Troubles, Jo Morton and other earthy fabrics for these quilt blocks. Each month you will receive enough fabric to make a 9″ block. The fabric can be used in the block however you would like. We will not be telling you where to place the fabric in the block! When you are done with this project you will have 12 blocks. Cost is $15.49 each month. Finishing kits will be available at an extra cost. This is the sample Lori made up , but there are many variations that can be done!!!

Kimberbell Runner Of The Month Starts: January2015 -December 2015

We fell in love with these at Quilt Market and ran right home to bring you these super cute runners! Each month you will receive fabric to complete the top for a runner plus the embellishments it calls for. This is perfect for all levels of sewing, there is appliqué with each project,which can easily be done with a machine. The best part of this program is that you are able to complete a project each month! The patterns are designed to be a bench pillow and we have kits available for the pillow if you would like to create that. Finished size of each project is 16″ x 38″. Cost is $34.99 per month.

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Kim DiehlKim Diehl Whatnots Club Collection II start: March

We have the Heritage Hallow fabric coming to make these cute little wall hangings with traditional patchwork and a sprinkling of simple appliqué. This picture is just one of the 6 little quilts that you can make.

 

 

DowntonUnion Jack Abbey BOM start: March- December

DASecond season of Downton Abbey fabrics features the Lord & Lady plus the Downstairs Collections. We plan to combine these amazing fabrics for a Union Jack quilt. Very Downton Abbey and very fun! Here is a sneak peak of the blocks to give you an idea of how the Union Jack quilt is going to look. 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 in 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″

Modern Quilt BOM Start: February-Decembermodern1

For our modern quilters… Tula Pink Block of the Month! We are sooo excited about this modern quilt project! Each month we will send you enough fabric to make six 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 end of the year, we plan to have a modern quilt show at the store to feature each unique quilt. This is a sneak peak of the quilt that Lori has created. She had a ton of fun creating with the many colors and patterns we have!

woolWool Appliqué featuring Trish Stuart Start: March -January  Every other month you will receive the next block. This fun bright colored wool appliqué pattern is an amazing piece! Don’t let appliqué intimidate you and embrace the fun colors of the wool and the super cute design. Here is a sneak peak at the project. You can see there are amazing colors of wool. We’re still working on a cost for this project.

 

HUGE INVENTORY REDUCTION SALE

January 22-23-24th Make tracks to the shop to help us celebrate Local Quilt Shop Days!  To show our appreciation to our wonderful customers we are having a massive sale. Come early for the best selection and then come again later for the best deals!! Starting on the 22nd fabrics will be priced at $8 a yard.  The 23rd will reduce fabrics that are left to $7 a yard and what is left on the 24th will sell for $6 a yard! Clearing the bolt on the 24th will result in the fabric being sold at $5.50 a yard! We plan to have a lot of great fabrics on this sale that have not been on sale before, there will be some minkee and fleece at a reduced price too. We also plan to have current sale fabric be 50% off and big sales on notions.

January Classes & Events

Make someone’s day by creating a placemat for people who receive meals on wheels. We want to help brighten the day of someone around Valentines Day. Kits can be purchased for $7.49 and we have volunteers to sew if needed.

January 15- 10 for $10. The first one of the new year! Sew for 10 hours for just $10 ~ Potluck

January 24th – It’s Local Quilt Shop Day and to show our appreciation to our Wonderful Customers we are having a HUGE INVENTORY REDUCTION SALE.

January 29th- You’ve asked for it and we’re bringing back our evening sewing. 4-8 pm come sew in the shop for a few hours. cost is $5

February Classes & Events

February 7th- Beadle Bag Class. This personalized traveling bag can be used for many things. We use it as a sewing kit, but you could store beads, flosses, make-up or jewelry. Great for all kinds of uses. Want to make more than one, we have extra sets of inserts available also. Cost of the class is $40 which includes the pattern and inserts.bags

February 14th- Quilts of Valor Day. We will be working on a quilt that will be then be donated to a deserving veteran. Fabric for the quilt can be purchased for $3.95 a block. A quilt block can purchased and have someone else piece it. People are welcome to come and sew a block on the 7th, there will be no cost to come and sew. Quilter’s Corner will donate the batting, backing and quilting. Come be a part of a worthy cause and help us create a quilt for a veteran that they will cherish forever.

February 19- Janome is to Love Me Class. Want to learn more about what your Janome sewing machine can do? Stacy will be teaching a series of classes this year that provides insight to the stitches, feet and quilting techniques your machine can do. There is no cost for those who have purchased their Jamone from Quilter’s Corner. For those who have a Janome from a different shop you are still welcome to participate, the cost will be $10. All participants will purchase a small kit for the project each session to learn the different machine features.

February 26- 10 for $10

February 27- Kids Class. We will be making a chalkboard wall-hanging. We have cool chalkboard fabric that can be bordered in the fabric of choice to make a fun wall-hanging.

March Classes & Events

March 7- Lace Embellishment Class. Bring an item that needs a little updating with lace. We’ve got lots of ideas.  Be watching for some inspiration!

March 14- Cell Phone Bag Class

March 19 is the – 10 For $10

March 21- T Shirt Quilt 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.

November Newsletter

heart of sd logoThank you everyone who participated in the Shop Hop! We had an amazing experience and hope the new friends who traveled to Faulkton enjoyed our store. The winners of our gift cards were:Bev Birkeland, Betty Stunmetz, and Cindy Hayes.  We’re already making plans for the same time next year!

 

International Quilt Market was nothing short of amazing! We came home with many new ideas and merchandise that will be delivered soon! Over the next 6 months we will be showing you fabrics, patterns,and notions that we will carry that are unique to our area.  For now, here are some sneak peaks of new fabrics, patterns or embellishments we have coming soon!

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November 20th is the next 10 for $10.  If you haven’t spent the day sewing with us, now is the time! It is a fun and easy day of open sewing. Just bring a dish to share for potluck and come as you are to sew!

 

Mini Retreat

 Here’s your chance to get the final touches of your holiday gifts and projects done in a Stress Free Zone!!   Bring your slippers and an easy recipe that we can copy and share with the rest of the participants. We plan to offer massages and we will demo quick easy gift ideas and new things we saw at Quilt Market! We plan to get started at 10:00 am on the 5th and finish up at 3:00pm on the 6th. The cost is $45 which includes meals.

Added Feature: Paper Piecing Class! You’ve asked for it, now here is your chance to take a paper piecing class from Wanda Blair. This is the perfect beginner paper piecing class-nice big pieces and a wonderful  finished project that measures 26″ x 76″.  For registered retreat participants the cost of the class is $25 which includes the pattern. For non-registered guests the cost is $37.

 

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Homemade For The Holidays

December 11-13 we will have an Open House Sewing Extravaganza!!!

The shop will be open from 10-8 on Thursday, 10-5 on Friday and 10-3 to help you create some quick & easy holiday gifts and decorations. Projects for the event include: Burlap Wreath, Wine Bottle Holder, Microwave Bowl Potholder, & Ten Minute Table Runner.  Some projects are in kits and others you can get the free pattern and choose your fabric to make a unique project. Cost for the event is $15 plus your supplies. If your project requires sewing, please bring your machine. The wreath class does not need a machine.  We do have machines to rent if needed. You do not have to call ahead and register, just decide on the project(s) you want to do.  Note, this is not an open sewing event- we ask that you specifically work on the projects we have made available for this event.

Shop Faulk County Event

Make plans to participate in our Shop Faulk County Events! It will be worth the trip to Faulkton to participate in not only our amazing deals for Christmas but also to check out the other shops in our community for specials.  We will be posting our specials next month- but it will be worth making the trip to the shop on Thursday’s in December.  Other participating shops in town will be open Thursday evenings as well.  Each time you shop or enter the participating business in Faulkton, your name will be entered in a drawing for $100 in Faulkton Dollars.

Christmas Wish List: Call or come in today to add some items to your Christmas Wish List. We’ve got a lot of ideas that you would be thrilled to find under your tree! Your husband, family and friends would love some ideas of what you really need to make that next great project. One thing that might be on your list is a new cutting table.  We have a new shipment that will be arriving any day and they will go fast!! If you have ever thought about a nice cutting table- this is the one you want! It has storage on both sides of the table and casters for mobility.

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Block of the Month

Looking ahead we have started to make plans for our 2015 BOMs. We wanted to give you a sneak peak at our plans:

Building Blocks       starts: January- December

This traditional BOM will be perfect for a beginner who wants to learn new quilting block techniques. For the advanced quilters, this BOM will provide opportunity to be creative and change things up to suit your style. We will be using Kansas Troubles Fabric for these quilt blocks. Each month you will receive enough fabric to make a 9″ block. The fabric can be used in the block however you would like. We will not be telling you where to place the fabric in the block!   When you are done with this project you will have 12 blocks.  Cost is $15.49 each month.  Finishing kits will be available at an extra cost.

Kimberbell Runner Of The Month           Starts: January-Decemberkimber

We fell in love with these at Quilt Market and ran right home to bring you these super cute runners! Each month you will receive fabric to complete the top and back of the runner plus the embellishments it calls for. This is perfect for all levels of sewing, there is appliqué with each project. The best part of this program is that you are able to complete a project each month! The patterns are designed to be a bench pillow and we have kits available for the pillow if you would like to create that. Finished size of each project is 16″ x 38″.  Cost is $34.99 per month.

 

Kim Diehl Whatnots Club Collection II start: March

We’ve got the Heritage Hallow fabric coming to make these cute little wallhangings with traditional patchwork and a sprinkling of simple appliqué.

Downton Abbey BOM start: March

Second season of Downton Abbey fabrics features the Lord & Lady plus the Downstairs Collections. We plan to combine these amazing fabrics for a Union Jack quilt. Very Downton Abbey and very fun! 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″

Modern Quilt BOM        Start: January-December

For our modern quilters… Tula Pink Block of the Month! We are sooo excited about this modern quilt project!  Each month we will send you enough fabric to make your unique blocks. At the end of 12 months, we plan to have a modern quilt show at the store to feature each unique quilt.

Wool Appliqué featuring Trish Stuart   start: February-December Every other month you will receive the next block

This fun bright colored wool appliqué pattern is an amazing piece! Don’t let appliqué intimidate you and embrace the fun colors of the wool and the super cute design.

Kids Craft Kits for Christmas

Do you have that special youth in your life that loves to craft?  We’ve got you covered with great kits to give for Christmas.

We created 4 different craft kits that are very kid friendly and can easily be completed in one setting.  Each kit makes four items and includes everything you need to complete the item. They also have detailed instructions.  Plus they don’t require a sewing machine to complete them.

headbands2headband1The headband kit features everything you need to complete 4 headbands- stretching lime green and pink material, felt flowers in fun colors, buttons and floss plus a needle to attach everything.  The stretchy band can be fitted to any size head and although it is best to sew the band  closed with a machine stitch it can be hand sewed with the needle and floss included. The flowers can be combined in any configuration and adorn with the cute buttons included in the kit to the headband.

 

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The braided fabric bracelets comes with a fun variety of fabrics and some kits include ric rack.  The directions to make a four strand braid is included but of course a three strand braid can be done.  The kit also includes a variety of charms to add to the bracelet.

The barrette kit include the fun color felt flowers, needle, floss and buttons.  Plus a little bottle of glue to attach the flowers to the barrette. The barrettes a the clip style and are easy for any young child to use.

headbandFinally the lapel pins are another variation with the felt flowers and buttons to add fun to any item of clothing or bag. Again, everything is included to make a creative activity.

Cost per kit varies from $14.99- $8.99

We certainly can ship and have it to you before Christmas! These kits have been a big hit so please get your order in before they are all gone!  We’ have a lot of people talking that they plan to do these activities Christmas day.

I know in the Hadrick house we plan on doing these projects on Christmas Eve and I’ve even thought about having the girls doing them as gifts for their friends for Christmas…

 

 

Cyber Monday Specials

We are very excited about our Cyber Monday Specials! For those of you who know us- we’re not open on Monday, so we’ve decided to run our Cyber Monday specials for the entire week! So make plans to stop in or call this week and we’ll get you set up with our amazing deals.

40% off all Patterns 

Yep you read that right. Patterns are on sale at the shop! Have you been wanting a new pattern- now is the time to getmums pattern it!wallflower pattern

25% off Metal Quilt Blocks

This would mmetal blockake a perfect Christmas gift for the person who wants to show off her proud quilt making abilities! These blocks can be hung inside or outside! They are painted with special paint that makes them weather proof.  We have two sizes and many colors

25% off Burlap

We’ve got a wonderful selection of burlap- chocolate brown, sage, natural, burgundy chevron, Paris print, and hunter green. Come in and get it today to get those burlap gifts and home decor projects done in time for Christmas. We’ve also got wreath forms and Stacy will talk you through burlapgetting a wreath started.

Kids Fabric $2 Off Per Yard

Get that fabric to make the little one’s in your life a new quilt or maybe whip up some PJ’s for Christmas morning.

30% off Roles of Tulle

We’ve got a great selection of tulle on rolls. There are many projects to be done- decorate the Christmas tree, a burlap wreath or accent the Christmas gifts with a cute tulle bow.

More specials will be released throughout the week so be watching here or our Facebook page for the news!