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April 23, 2018 - In This Issue

- Quilt Documentation Event Scheduled
- Row by Row 2018
- Classes
- BERNINA Events & Specials
- Yarn News
- Spotlight Item of the Week

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Quilt Documentation Event
Sponsored by the Colorado Quilting Council
Saturday, May 19, 2018

"The Colorado Quilting Council Documentation Project is a statewide effort to document the history of both old and new quilts in Colorado, through oral history interviews, identification of patterns and designs, and photography. The goal is to permanently record the history of the quilts for future generations.

The documentation process registers quilt work into an archive and database for historical preservation of information regarding the maker, owner, materials and patterns of quilted items that "live" in or were created in Colorado. This is not just for older quilts, but also for newer, wonderful work of the many quilters in this state.

The process of documentation involves a photograph of the quilt and completion of an information form, which describes the maker, location, materials and techniques used. Documented quilts are each assigned a unique number, which is recorded in the database along with the information the owner provided. Stories about the quilt's life, awards, mishaps and repairs are all important elements to record.

At a cost of $8 per quilt, owners receive a label with its documentation number to affix to the quilt for future identification, and a booklet containing the photos and printout of the information you provided regarding the quilt. The cost is $5 per quilt for only the registration label".



On Saturday, May 19th, Cortez Quilt Company is hosting one of these documentation events. This is a great opportunity for our local quilters to have their work documented.
Please call us for more information. We have a limited amount of time slots available. Please call to reserve your spot now.

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Cortez Quilt Company is once again participating in Row By Row Experience. This year's theme is Sew Musical. We are busy fine-tuning our block, and can't wait to reveal it to you! Row by Row has a lot of exciting changes in store for this summer, including a new-and-improved website. Go to www.rowbyrowexperience.com to check it out. In the mean time, stay tuned for more updates from us!

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Upcoming Classes

Bargello Butterfly
April 27 & 28, 2018 (Friday/Saturday)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$29, book and ruler required

If you’ve admired the Bargello Butterfly in the book Quilts Without Corners by Cheryl Phillips, now is your chance to create this work of art. Judith Swain will teach this two-day class which is an intermediate and above project.

 

Apple Pie Apron
Friday, May 4
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$29, pattern required

This apron is both stylish and functional.  Cross-over ties make it comfortable to wear and adjustable to fit most sizes. The only thing we can’t promise you is that you will feel like being in the kitchen all day long to wear your apron. Tricia will be your teacher, and will have plenty of tips to make this pattern a breeze to make.

First Saturday Make & Take: Pass The Hot Dish!
Saturday, May 5, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
$10, pattern required

Pass a casserole around the table in this stylish basket. Sew one for every season, holiday, and event! Basket folds flat for easy storage. Baskets are for 9in x 13in or 9in x 9in pans. These baskets are fast, fun & stylish. Sue will teach this class.

Skill-Builder: Y Block Ruler/Southwest Splendor Table Runner
Saturday, May 5, 2018
1:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.
$10, ruler and pattern required

May’s skill-building class will feature the Y Block Ruler. The Y Block Ruler is an easy-to-use, multi-function ruler that makes IDENTICAL Quarter Square Triangle units a breeze to make. You will learn how to use the ruler, and will start making the blocks used in the Southwest Splendor Table Runner. Ann will lead this class.

Click Here To See More Classes!

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BERNINA Software Club
Tuesday, May 1
5:30 p.m.

We are very excited to announce this will be the first meeting of the CQC Software Club! This Club will be meeting the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, at 5:30. We will provide snacks, as several customers are coming straight from work. Please call us for more info, and to RSVP.

 

If you are curious about the BERNINA Software, but need more information about what the software does, we have added the following class:

Embroidery Without Limits: BERNINA Software Overview
Tuesday, April 24
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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BERNINA Club: Binding Foot Demo and Reversible Apron
Tuesday, April 24,2018
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$10.00 Please RSVP

Sarah will demonstrate how to use the binding tool – she has mastered a lot of tricks to make this attachment easier to use. After the demo, we encourage everyone to stay to make a reversible apron that is finished with bias binding, and have a chance to use the binding tool themselves.

Embroidery Club
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$29.00 Pattern will need downloaded

Join us for a full day of embroidering gifts made especially to pamper yourself (or you could give them to another lucky gal for Mother’s Day). You will embroider a beautiful and delicate organza bag, and your choice of an eye sleep mask. Ann and Sarah will lead this class.  Please bring along other projects you have embroidered as show-and-tell. We are going to have a door prize for this event!

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Here is a great opportunity to save money on a new BERNINA. Put your tax return to good use and enjoy 10% off up to $1000.00!

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With BERNINA, you can achieve a true 1/4" seam with feet that are perfectly designed for perfect accuracy. In April, enjoy 25% off of BERNINA Patchwork Feet. Choose from Patchwork Foot #37, Patchwork #57 with the guide, or special Patchwork #97, which is made for 9mm capable machines.

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Interested in finding out more of what is happening with the fiber community? On Facebook, search for Southwest Farm to Yarn Collective - once there, be sure to like their page.  If you would like any further info, email - swfarm2yarn@gmail.com

Last Chance In The Yarn Department!
Yarn, notions, and books are now marked down to 60% off. Come by now to get all your supplies for your future knitting and crochet projects - you can't beat the price!

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Spotlight Item: Fat Quarters

Purchase 7 Fat Quarters, and Get 3 Free!

Offer expires on Saturday, April 28th at 6 p.m.You must mention that you saw this offer in the Quiltzette to receive the discount.

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"Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt."

- William Shakespeare

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