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CLASS CHANGE

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CLASS CHANGE

Tuesday 10th  Sweatshirt class has been changed to Thursday 12th at 1 pm.  Call 304-653-4150 to let me know if you are coming.  All you need is your machine, a sweatshirt, thread to match your sweatshirt and a small pair of pointed, sharp scissors.

Hope to see your there – this is a great way to spruce up a dull sweatshirt for you and it would be a great gift.

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Important Information Regarding Class Attendance/Registration

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Important Information Regarding Class Attendance/Registration

We do hope you are enjoying the posted information regarding our classes.  PLEASE NOTE:   If you are planning to attend a class, we need you to simply call us and let us know what class you are planning on attending.  Teaching a class demands significant preparation for each instructor.   We need to have at least four people to attend each class in order to make it all the necessary preparation for each instructor worthwhile.   Please call 304-653-4150 to register for any and all classes you plan to attend as they are posted.  Thank you so much and happy creating!

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EXCITING NEWS

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EXCITING NEWS

It is time to reveal our BIG NEWS.  We are opening a “CLASSROOM” .  We will be offering Quilt, Art and Craft classes at our place.  Opening day is September 16th with classes starting on the 17th with an evening paint class.  This is an ongoing class but NEW paint classes will be starting soon.  Wednesdays will be a Sit-n-Sew day for anyone who wants to come in an work on a UFO or any project.  We are hoping that ladies/gentlemen with get together for fellowship and sewing away from their normal.  We will be posting our class schedule two weeks at a time at first then a month at a time once we get started good.   If you are interested in giving a class on anything, just call us and we will work our at date and time for you. There is a small fee for the room which will be assessed at time of scheduling.  Classes can be half day, single, multiple days/weeks etc.  The only stipulation is that the classes be open to the public.  This is a community learning facility.

              

Below is our first two week schedule and supply lists.  Please call 304-653-4150 to register for classes.

Sept. 17th    Paint class w/Sherry Wilfong (on going class)  5 pm

Sept. 18th    Sit-n-Sew  10 am to 4 pm

Sept. 19th   Jelly Roll Race w/a kick. 1 pm to 4 pm .  You need basic sewing supplies and 1 Jelly Roll of fabric.  Jelly Roll- 40- 2 1/2″ Strips WOF.  $10.00 This is a beginner class.    Beginner means: You know your machine.  You know what a 1/4″ seam allowance is.  You have made a few easy projects or quilts.

Description of this class:  You will sew your strips together and end up with small mixed color quilt which can be made bigger with borders.  I will explain the Kick before we start.

Sept. 24th    Paint class w/Sherry Wilfong (on going class) 5 pm

Sept. 25th    Sit-n-Sew  10 am to 4 pm

Sept. 26th    Dresden Plate Pillow 1 pm to 4 pm. $15.00. You will need basic sewing supplies with a rotary cutter. 4-5 coordinating FQ’s,  1/2 yd. fabric for pillow and if you want a different color for middle you will need 8 inch square for this.  Also thread to match your colors for machine applique.

Description of this class:  You will learn to cut your plate blades with a Dresden ruler, make your plate and applique it onto your pillow top.  This is a beginner class.

This will be a great asset to our community and we do hope everyone will take advantage of  the space.  We look forward to working with and meeting all of you creative people from here and surrounding areas.  Deb Ann

 

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Calhoun Co. Quilting Class Offered CLASS CANCELED

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Calhoun Co. Quilting Class Offered  CLASS CANCELED

We will be offering a “How to Bind your Quilt” on Friday evening Sept. 13th at 5:30 pm with Kathy Badgett- Class fee is $10.00, materials for class will be provided.  You will learn how to make and Illusion quilt using WV Bird blocks, with Debbie Walker on Saturday Sept. 14th at 9 am.  Class fees are $50.00 w/pre-cut kits or $60.00 w/ custom color kits.  Call: 304-653-4150 to pre-register & pay.  We need to have at least 8 ladies/men to have the class.  Sign-up soon.

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Just a Reminder

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Just a Reminder

Don’t forget the “Old Fashion Quilting Bee” is coming up on Sat. April 28th at 10 am to 2 pm.  Go to the Rec. Hall at Watoga State Park.  Bring a covered dish and be ready to enjoy learning Hand Quilting on an actual quilt.   Lunch will be whatever you all bring.  See you there.

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Reminders

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Reminders

Reminder:  Only 2 weeks to save $$$ on Remnants and pre-cut Quilt kits.  Also, don’t forget to call me 304-653-4150  and let me know it you are coming to the Project of the Month Class.  HINT:  you will be taken back to your childhood.  All you need is 1/2 yd of white or off white fabric, washed and ironed – no starch.  See you there.  DebAnn

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Spring SALE

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Spring SALE

I have spring fever so I am going to have a Spring Sale.  Come in for savings on Remnants (2 yards down) only $3.00 a yard and all pre-cut kits are now 30% off.  Also, we just received NEW fabric collection for you to check out.

See ya soon.

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Mystery Project of the Month

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Mystery Project of the Month

As you all have read we are doing a Mystery project of the month and we are starting NOW.  The first supply list is:  1/2 yard of white or off white cotton fabric, washed, dried and ironed.  DO NOT use starch or sizing when you iron. See you on March 31st.  Don’t forget to call me at 204-653-4150 to let me know if you are coming.

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New Fabric

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New Fabric

We have received some of our new Spring time fabrics.  We have collections from Timeless Treasures, Riverwood Flannels, Benartex and more.  Don’t miss out on the beautiful colors.  Come by and check them out.  See you soon and happy creating.

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New fabric shippment

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New fabric shippment

We recieved a new shipment of fabric this week from NC.  Come on in and check them out.  Also, new products going online soon so keep up to date on the website and we will be happy to ship any order out ASAP.  Happy Quilting Deb

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WV Quilt Show

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WV Quilt Show

I am back from the WV Quilt Festival in Summersville.  It was a beautiful show of amazing quilts along with a display of 1800’s quilts from a collections.  Despite the rains and bad roadways it was deemed a success by the people who worked so hard to make it possible.  I enjoyed myself and met amazing people.  I also had an teaching experience that I enjoyed very much – Thanks to Vickie Graham for inviting me to be a part of the event.  Also, I want to thank Joanna Corrdell, a wonderful friend who braved the weather and spent all three days helping me.  All is unpacked and mostly back to normal at the shop.  Don’t forget you can collect your Rows now for your Row by Row quilt.  Come on by mine are ready for you.  Happy Quilting.  See ya soon.

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WV Quilt Show

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WV Quilt Show

Thursday is the first day of the WV Quilt show in Summersville, WV.  There will be beautiful quilts, vendors from lots of WV towns, classes and much more.  I hope to see many of you there, I am a vendor, come by and tell me you read this on my website and get a surprise.  See you there, happy quilting.

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Machine Repair – Scissor Sharpening

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Machine Repair – Scissor Sharpening

The Yellow Creek Quilter’s will be at the shop on Sat. June 18th for Sewing Machine repair/cleaning and scissor & knife sharpening.  He will start at 10 am and work through the day.  You can bring your machines by before that and leave them for him or call to set up a spot to have your work done.  If he needs to replace parts he will take them and send them back later.  You can also bring any quilt tops in that you need quilted and they will take them with them to complete.  Call 304-653-4150 for you spot or with questions.

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Busy Week-end

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Busy Week-end

The Alderson Quilt Retreat was a great success from my view.  The ladies in the Alderson Quilt Guild really do a wonderful job with their retreat.  I want to thank them again for including me in their retreat.  Also I want to wish all you Mom’s out there a Happy Mother’s Day.  What a great job – Being a Mom – Don’t you think.   Happy Quilting.

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Prom is coming

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Prom is coming

I have spent the last few days getting prom dresses ready for the beautiful ladies to wear.  Thank you for trusting me with your lovely dresses girls.   Also, I will be packing the car this evening for the Alderson Quilt Retreat Fri. & Sat., can’t wait it is always a great time.  The shop will be open regular hours with help from some wonderful friends.  Come by an visit with them while I am gone.  Have a great week-end.  Happy Quilting  Deb

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New Fabric has arrived

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New Fabric has arrived

My friends have been helping me sort and put up new fabrics.  There are prints of all types and styles.  We will still be working on them for a few days but if you don’t mind unorganized mess you are welcome anytime.  Also, I am in the middle of prom dress alterations and getting ready for the Alderson Quilt Retreat this week-end.  So as you can this is a busy place.  But it still is not work to me.  Hope you feel at home when you come in to see me.  Happy Quilting and have a great time creating.  Deb Ann

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Surprise Visitor

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Surprise Visitor

I had a surprise visitor today, my sister.  She brought me some fleece I’d bought from a shop owner she knew.  So now we have pre-cut, surged  fleece blankets for sale in prints and solid colors.  Also, we received a few new bolts of fleece. Come in and check them out.  These would make great gifts for kids, ball games, cars and many more ideas. See ya soon.

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Back to Work

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Back to Work

I am back from Puerto Rico and my R & R, which was a wonderful time.  I recommend a trip there to anyone looking for a great place to go at a reasonable price.  It is hard to get back into the swing of things but there is a lot to be done to get ready for quilt retreats and shows throughout the summer.  All the BOM blocks are finally all cut out and ready when each months blocks are to be picked up.  Getting the Row by Row kits ready is next to be completed.  I will be working on this months newsletter later this week so watch for yours and if you have not signed up for it do so soon and you won’t miss out on what is going on.  Updates to follow.  Happy Quilting  Deb.

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