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October Newsletter


Oct. 2018 Newsletter from Sew-into-Quilts & Sew-Fix-it, llc.

Hello and Happy October!  The leaves are so absolutely stunning they inspire me to choose those colors for projects.  Don’t they for you too?  This morning was the first real frost of the fall and now those lovely leaves are falling ever so gently to cover the ground in their lovely aray of colors in natures quilt.  We are getting lots of quilts turned in here at the shop for the WSQ Quilt show.  Is yours one of them?

We would like to thank everyone who has inquired about Twila and her surgery.  We are so thankful it went well and she is back in the shop, not full time yet but building up and she will be with us at the WSQ Quilt Show.  We are asking for your help in making her behave please.  Doctors orders are “NO Lifting until the New Year”.  This is particularly hard with regard to the bolts of fabrics.  On days when Casey isn’t working we need to make sure she doesn’t try to lift bolts and/or return bolts to the shelves.  Your assistance with this would be greatly appreciated as we sure don’t want her to have to go through this again!

We would like to welcome Suellen Boyd, Cathy Kendrick, Nina Paul, Linda Jones and Carol DePew to the Handi-Quilter family.  We truly you hope you enjoy your machines and love them as much as we do.  Remember we are only a phone call away if you need help or questions answered.  We look forward to   seeing each of you at our Autumn Longarm Quilting Educator Event Nov. 15-18.  Remember everyone who buys a Longarm machine from us gets 1 FREE National Educator Class at our next event.

Upcoming Quilt Show:

Fri. Oct. 19 & Sat. Oct. 20 10-6, Sun Oct. 21 10-4 Washington State Quilters Spokane Chapter 40th Annual Quilt Show “Ruby Jubilee” Spokane County Fair and Expo Center 404N. Havana, Spokane Valley, WA Admission $10 good for all 3 days. Free parking.  We will be here as a vendor!  Please come by Booth #45 to say Hi and check out our Specials!  Also Sign up for the Amazing HQ gift basket we will be giving away.

*Hint* Be one of the first 20 to visit us each morning and receive a free gift.  Limit 1 person per show.

Classes & Clubs:

2nd Monday of each month 210 Club & Monday Night Open Quilt Group.  Please call ahead to let Twila know you are coming.

1st and 3rd Wednesdays UFO-IFI.  So many of us have Un-Finished Objects/Projects that need to be finished, but we just don’t seem to get them done.  In this fun, supportive and encouraging group we will endeavor to get as many projects completed as possible.  Just think of the gifts you could get done! Each person will bring their own projects, sewing machines and supplies while as a group we will support each other and there is always someone who can answer questions.  Let’s get those UFO’s - IFI I Finished IT! Don’t forget to bring a sack lunch with you.  THIS IS NOT A CLASS.

Please ALWAYS be here at least 15 minutes before any class to assure we can start on time!

Watch for what’s new in the shop.  The 2nd and 4th Wednesday check out our Facebook post or Website to see a small sample of what we have new in the shop.


Oct. 10What’s New Wednesday?

Oct. 13 10 – 11:30 ROM-3 #4  $29  Don’t forget to bring your completed Challenges and projects using your rulers to qualify for the prize drawings 😉
40% Today only....OFF ALL OUR FLEECE and 35% off Halloween.

Oct. 17 9:30 -2:30 UFO-IFI

Oct. 18-22 Shop Closed for WSQ Quilt Show.  Come see us in booth #45!

Oct. 24 What’s New Wednesday?

Oct. 26 9:30 – 12:30 Sew Club #7 Winter’s coming let’s get ready!  I will send out an email with project info.  I do need a for sure head count PLEASE CALL the shop to confirm.

Oct. 27  1-4 Deer Park Pumpkin Lane.

Oct. 31  Happy Halloween! Come in to check out our Trick or Treat Specials!


Nov. 2,  9:30-12:30 Sew Club!  #8  Let’s finish up!

Nov. 7 9:30-2:30 UFO-IFI!

Nov. 10, 10-11:30  ROM 3 - #5  $29

Nov. 14 What’s New Wednesday?

Nov. 15-18 Long Arm Educator Event!  This is not just for Handi Quilter owners or those thinking of getting a Handi Quilter.  We try to focus on the Quilting aspect more than just the machine.  No matter what brand you have there is always something new to learn!  Please be here 15 minutes prior to class start times.

Morning classes are 9:30-12:30 and Afternoon classes are 1:30-4:40.  Thursday and Friday Classes are $35 each. Saturday & Sunday classes are $75 per day.


 9:30-12:30  Basics of Sit down Long Arm Quilting.  Learn everything you need to know about using a sit down Long Arm.    

1:30-4:30 Stitch Along Sampler!  This is a hands on class, so bring your domestic machine (in good working order and please now how to use it) along with a hopping/darning foot and your walking foot for a great afternoon of learning the fun of.  If you don’t have a machine we will have a few HQ Stitch machines available to use, but you must sign up in advance for this!


9:30-12:30  Stand up Long Arm Basics.  Learn to load your quilt sandwich.  Figure out where and how to begin and then how to make that quilt shine with your.  Tips, Tricks and lots of shared knowledge from a Pro with over 25 years experience.

1:30-4:30  Long Arm TOY BOX.  Oh boy!! This fun class will show you how to use all the Gadgets and Accessories to make your quilting even more accurate, faster, easier and Fun!

Saturday: 9:30-4:30

 Pro-Stitcher Basics.  Are you new to Pro-Stitcher or have a you thought about getting one?  This is the class for you.  Learn the ins and out, ups and downs of using this amazing computerized quilting system.  This is an all day class with a 1 hour lunch break.

Sunday: 9:30-4:30

Pro-Stitcher Let’s Quilt!

Borders, Corners, managing “Wonky” borders and  blocks.  Quilting areas larger than your throat space.  Quilting On Point designs, sashings, triangles and Record your own designs with HQ Pro-Stitcher.

Nov. 21 - 25 Shop will be CLOSED.  HAPPY THANKSGIVING! No UFO-IFI! On the 21st.

Nov. 28 What’s New Wednesday?


Dec. 1 9:30Santa’s Workshop.  Fast fun and easy projects to make as gifts.  $10  pre-registration required.

Dec. 5 9:30-2:30 UFI-IFI!

Dec. 12 What’s New Wednesday?

Dec. 15  10- 11:30 ROM 3-#6

Dec. 19 9:30-2:30 UFO-IFI!  Last one of the year.

Closed Dec. 23-25 Merry Christmas to you and yours.

Jim, Twila & Casey

Sew-into-Quilts & Sew-Fix-it, llc.

110 W. Crawford St.  #398

Deer Park, WA  99006  (509)276-2035

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