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June newsletter UPDATED!

Hello June! Updated


   Here we are the beginning of Summer.  Do you have your quilts and quilted items ready for the fairs and Quilt shows?


  As the year of 2022 rushes by and we try to keep up with all we want to get done for our homes, yards and families…it is important to remember the old saying “Take time to smell the roses” or lilacs or whatever flower you so chose and just enjoy taking a moment to relax. 


Up-coming classes, Events and Quilt Shows that we know about are listed below.  If you know of others, please let us know so that we can get the word out for all to enjoy.  PLEASE remember that all classes must be signed up for and paid no less than 3 days before the class begins.




June 7, 14, 21 & 28  9:30-1:30  Donna’s new Basic Beginning Quilting Class.  Donna Russell is taking over teaching our Basic beginning Quilting Class, so there will be some changes as everyone has their own favorite tips, tricks and ideas of what works best for them.  That said we will still be sharing all the best basics for making sure your quilting projects turn out well.  You will be making a Throw sized quilt.  $60 includes 16 hours of instruction, but does not include Book, supplies or quilting of your quilt.  $125 includes 16 hours of instruction, the book and quilting of your quilt.  Does not include supplies.


June 11 & 18 9:30-1Art Deco/Cleopatra’s fan table runner.  This lovely project will be pre-cut by our Accue Quilt Go Die cutter from your chosen fabrics and can be either done with or without the Gold Bias trim.  Sample is on display in our classroom.


June 25 & July 9  9:30-1  Bubble Up, Fish stack & whack! Rescheduled. Due to conflicts for some of our students we had to reschedule this one so here it is!  $45 + fabrics.

Christmas in July Sale!  July 6-27 We will be having a special Christmas in July Sale. 

July 6-27All panels and coordinating fabrics are 20% off Or Buy 4 panels and get the 5th for FREE (same or lesser value)

July 6-12:  All flannel fabrics 20% off

July 13-19:  All regular priced Winter/Christmas fabrics are 20% off.

July 20-27:  All Christmas Patterns/book are 35% off MSRP.




July 8, 15, 22 & 29 9:30-1:30 Will be our “The Kid & I Can Sew”  This is  our Basic Beginning Quilting Class, but includes 1 adult and 1 child per class space, that’s 2 for 1.  Pricing is $60 includes 16 hours of instruction, But does not include book, supplies or quilting of your quilt or $165 includes instruction, book and quilting of both quilts, does include special puppy or kitty fabric supplies for the quilt. Renee Bruess will be teaching this class.


July 13:  9:30-12:30  Christmas Stocking workshop. $20 includes kit, pattern and instruction to make 1 stocking.


July 20:  9:30-12:30  Christmas gift bags workshop. $20 includes supplies, pattern and instruction to make 1 small, 1 med and 1 large reusable Gift bags.


July 27:  9:30-12:30  Christmas Skirt workshop.  $25 includes supplies, pattern and instruction for 1 tree skirt.


Sandy has stepped up to take over the next Book & Block club.  The meetings will continue to be on the 3rd Thursday of the month. $27.50 per month includes kit and book.  You will be making 3 blocks in 2 sizes per month that will go together to make a nice sized quilt. 

The books are based in East Perry County.

July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17 & Dec. 15  12:30-4:30



Aug. 8-12 Kids Can Sew Camp! 9:30-1:30  After almost 3 years this is our return of Kids Can Sew Camp with a new instructor.  Renee B. will be teaching kids 10 and up (remember please that any child 12 and under must have an adult with them) to make their first quilt.  Cost is $125 and includes instruction, pattern and quilting of their quilt.  Help after class will be available if needed.  Will include dog or cat themed fabric.


August 17, 24, 31 & 7  9:30-1:30  NEW Original Sampler Quilt Class.  This new quilt will be on display soon done in Purple, 3 shades of lavender, green, pale yellow, white, red, pink and teal.  All new blocks, designs and layout.  Build your skills while you make a lovely extra large throw to twin for you or as a special gift.  $60 + book and supplies (for this one we even have a kit available!).


Upcoming Quilt Shows:

June 10 & 11 North Idaho Quilter’s Quilt Show at Fairgrounds in Coeur d’ Alene, ID


Oct. 14-16 WSQ Quilt Show at the Spokane Country Fair and Expo Center 10-6 Fri & Sat., Sun. 10-4.  Spokane Valley, WA


Oct. 21 & 22 Colville Piece-makers Quilt Show in Colville, WA

If you know of any other quilt shows please let us know so we can share.


Please keep in mind that during the Spring/Summer Jim is on call for his emergency job and may take longer for machines to get fixed or serviced.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Thank you for your continued support of our shop.  Without you and your support we wouldn’t and couldn’t be here.

We hope to see you soon,

Jim & Twila

Our super backup helping crew: Marji, Donna & Casey

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