February 26, 2018 - In This Issue

- Business Hours Returning to 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM on March 1
- Yarn Department Sale & Co-op Contact Information
- National Quilting Day
- Classes
- B740 Floor Model Special Sale
- BERNINA Classes and Specials
- Spotlight Item of the Week


Business Hours

Cortez Quilt Company will be returning to our regular business hours as of
Thursday, March 1st.

Monday - Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM



Yarn Department Clearance Sale!

You can now take 40% off all yarn, notions, books, etc. Be sure to come by soon before it is all gone!

A yarn co-op is in the formation stages. If you would like any info about this, please email Sue Maxwell at smaxwell50@gmail.com. Be sure to put "fiber co-op" in your subject line.


National Quilting Day

Saturday, March 17, 2018

10:00 AM: TLC of My Sewing Machine – What Should I Be Doing At Home?
                   Hosted by CQC's Service Department
1:00 PM: Using Your Rulers & Rotary Cutters: Tips & Techniques
2:00 PM: Trunk Show Featuring Sine Skaggs

Of course we will be celebrating National Quilting Day here at the Cortez Quilt Company! We have three events you will not want to miss. We also plan to have select quilting tools and notions for 10% off.


Upcoming Classes

First Saturday Make & Take: Mad About Mesh
Saturday, March 3, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$10, pattern required

You’ll find lots of uses for these easy-to make bags in three sizes made using By Annie’s mesh fabric. Light in weight and available in a variety of fun colors, the mesh provides visibility of contents, ventilation, and easy washability. Ann Sam will be your instructor.

Skill Builder: Pineapple Potholder
Saturday, March 3, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Free with Purchase of Ruler & Pineapple Play Book

Learn how to use the new Creative Grids Pineapple Ruler to make this fun and colorful potholder. The trim down method used with this ruler results in a perfect pineapple block each time. Tricia Hale will teach this class.

Friday, March 9, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$29, pattern required

This quilt has an optical illusion that makes it extra fun.  Pair up the Creative Grids Stripology Ruler and a layer cake for an especially easy to put together project. Judy Bryan will teach this class.

Ziggy Zag Table Runner
Saturday, March 10, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$29, pattern required

Make this bright and colorful table runner to brighten up your table. Australian fabrics, or any large print/theme fabric would pair up wonderfully with this pattern.  Judy Bryan will be your instructor.

Click here to see all quilting/sewing classes.


Floor Model Special!

We have a BERNINA 740 that is ready to go to a new home. This floor model has only 21,000 stitches logged and is clean and in primo condition. We are offering this machine at the LOWEST price allowed by BERNINA. Come in to get the details along with your choice of a 97D 1/4 quilting foot OR the new, updated Big Book of Feet.




Embroidery Club
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Join Cindy as she shares information that will make you a successful embroiderer! Some of the topics she will cover are:
The right notions (stabilizers, thread, needles)
Tips on hooping
Understanding file types
Downloading designs and getting them to your sewing machine
Features on your machine that you should understand
Benefits of software from the free Artlink 8 to advanced DesignerPlus 8
Bring your laptop and a USB flash drive if you want to practice downloading a design, and perhaps download a trial embroider softwareBring Show & Tell!


BERNINA Feet Retreat
March 13 & 14, 2018 (Tuesday & Wednesday)
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$58, Class Pass Not Applicable

Join Cindy and Sarah on March 13 & 14 for two full days of hands-on learning about 20 different BERNINA presser feet. Feet Retreat will take you far beyond the basics when it comes to using the proper presser foot for the task at hand. Many BERNINA presser feet have multiple uses – some practical and some just flat-out fun. If you own a BERNINA (or if you’re thinking about investing in one) you won’t want miss this event. Feet Retreat is limited to 12 participants so call or come by today to reserve your space. NOTE: All BERNINA presser feet will be 25% off during Feet Retreat.


Open Embroidery
Monday, March 19, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Bring your embroidery machine, module, and a project to work on.
If you need project ideas, we will help you find one
Cindy, Sarah and Ann will be here to assist you with your project.


BERNINA is Celebrating National Quilting Month!

Purchase a BERNINA sewing machine, and receive 50% off of :

•  Select BERNINA Quilting & Patchwork Feet
• BERNINA Ruler Kit
• BERNINA Stitch Regulator


25% Off BERNINA Presser Feet

It is that time again! Go through your feet, and make your list! Take advantage of this sale March 15-19.


March Accessory Special

Darning Foot #9

Darning, embroidery, and free-motion quilting can all be done with this versatile presser foot. Enjoy 25% off on this foot March 1-31, 2018.


Spotlight Item: 20% Off of Vinyl Mesh

This week's spotlight is vinyl mesh. Made of 100% polyester, and coated with vinyl, this material is very popular for making totes of all kinds. This offer is limited to the colors we have on hand.

Offer expires on Saturday, March 3rd at 6 p.m. You must mention that you saw this offer in the Quiltzette to receive the discount.


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