Sew-into-Quilts & Sew-Fix-it Newsletter #5
We trust that you are enjoying the all the loveliness of the season and getting everything done that needs to be. There are lots of things that will be happening in the shop and hope you will join us.
We have been receiving some really yummy new collections and fabrics from Moda and Kona Bay with more to come. There are lots of new patterns, books and notions. Included are the New Block Tool, Mission Lake Design patterns, and kits both large and small.
We are so excited about being a part of the Row-By-Row Experience! Our row is almost done and will be on display by early next week. We have our vanity license plates in as well as Official Pins, Charms and super cute Charm holders.
Here's whats happening in the shop this next month:
Mondays and Fridays are $5.00 Open Sew's. Everyone is welcome!
This Saturday June 4th is SEW SUPER SATURDAY. I will be demoing my Tangled Triangles pattern and remember if you sign up ahead of time and come you get it FREE. We will be having Triangle sandwiches for lunch, so think picnic for the potluck portion of the day. There will be a fun game with an awesome prize. $7.50
June 11th 1-4:30, Susan Smith will be teaching "MODA LOVE". This is a great beginner class using a 5" Charm pack. $35.00
June 18th 9:30-4, Join Twila for "BLOOMING BUTTERFLIES". A sweet, fun and lovely fusible applique quilt design by Shabby Fabrics. Class fee $50.00 and Kit (including everything for the top, binding & pattern) is $94.00.
June 24th & 25th is Come meet your New INLAND NORTHWEST LONGARM DEALER. We will have national educator Mary Fisher doing 2 classes per day. Friday June 24th 9-12 will be "Sit down Quilting Boot Camp". This is great for anyone with a sit down machine. Mary will over all the basics, then move on to making it both a great experience for you each time you quilt but also tips and tricks to make those projects amazing. June 24th 1-4pm will be "Fancy Footwork" Using different feet on your machine to achieve that special effect you want. June 25th, 9-12 "Start Simple, Expand to Amazing" as the name says she will start with simple designs and show you how to take them to Amazing. Saturday 25th 1-4pm will be "Ruler Mania" come learn how to use all those fun rulers to get those lovely effects you have seem on TV, the internet and in person. Each class is $25 per person per class. Sign up for 1, 2 3 or all 4. Hurry, space is limited!
June 27th-July 1st is "KIDS CAN SEW CAMP". This time we will learn how to meassure, design and sew our own Sundress and appliques drawstring purse. Sign up now since there are only 5 spaces left! 8-11 yr olds 9:30-12:30. Must be accompanied by someone over 16. 12-18 yr olds 1:30-4:30. Boys are welcome too and will make shorts and a shirt or jacket. Cost is $110 for the week of camp and includes all fabric, notions. Come join the fun!
July 2nd "BURGERS & BOLTS" come help us celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary with free burgers hot off the grill, chips and soda. Then check out the fun sale inside the store where we have special 20/20 sales (20% off 20 different items or fabrics) that change every 2 hours!
July 7th, 9:30-12:30 FREEZER PAPER APPLIQUE" Tulip Quilt/wall hanging with Gayle Fischer. Learn all the basics from someone who does lovely hand applique and makes it understandable and fun to do. This Tulip patterns can be a small project or make it full quilt with scraps, fat 1/8's or fat 1/4's of the fabrics of your choice. Class fee is $25.00 + book purchase is also required.
Mark your calendar July 15 & 16th come join us for "A SMILE MAKES IT ALL WORTH WHILE!" We will be providing all the fabric & patterns to make kids quilts (crib-twin) for Shriner's Hospital patients in Memory and honor of my dad, Lonnie Penney Sr. who believed that helping children and their families who may not be able to afford the treatment they need was truly what mattered. Come join the fun, we need all the help we can get from cutting, ironing, piecing, those who have experience using Handiquilter longarms and binding. We would like to include pillow cases as well with each quilt, so we really need all the help we can get. Lunch will be provided as well if you work more than 4 hours a day.
July 23rd is FOUNDER'S DAY here in Deer Park. We will not open until after the parade since we will be taking part in it. come join the fun and see what we specials we have.
August 1st-5th "KIDS CAN SEW CAMP" is back and this time we will be making Backpacks. $110 includes all supplies. 8-11 yr. olds. 9:30-12:30 and 12-18yr. olds 1:30-4:30.
August 6th SEW SUPER SATURDAY. 9:30-4:30, $7.50. Demo & Free Pattern included. More info to come in future news letters.
August 9th 10-3 part 1 & August 16 10-2:30 part 2, "PUMPKIN GARDEN" wall hanging class with designer and award winning quilter Carol Corder. This 36"x36" quilt features 4 hand appliqued Pumpkins set in sashing with corner stones and a border of vines with leaves. Great for fall decorating or gift giving. $40 + pattern.
July 9th SEW SUPER SATURDAY is moved this month in honor of our anniversary. This month will be a "Summer Sun Party". $7.50 for the day includes a free pattern form the demo at 10.