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February 13, 2020 - In This Issue

- IMPORTANT NOTE
- Third Thursday Events - Put On Your Calendar For Next Week
- Sew To Serve + A Chance To Win
- New Fabric
- Classes/Events

BERNINA
- Leap Into Embroidery Event
- Accessory of the Month

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IMPORTANT NOTE

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Thanks!!

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THIRD THURSDAY DEMO

Third Thursday Demo  – The History Of Quilting by Sheryl Merritt
February 20, 2020

12:30
Join us on February 20th at 12:30 p.m. for our monthly Third Thursday Demo. This event lasts thirty minutes – feel free to bring your lunch if you are on your break. We always have door prizes at our Third Thursday Demo’s! Bring a friend!

February: Spend 30 minutes and be fascinated by the rich and colorful history of the thing we love most! How, why, where and who was responsible.

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BLOCKS WITHOUT BORDERS
ART & LANDSCAPE GROUP

Art & Landscape Group – Blocks Without Borders –
Thursday, February 20, 2020
1:00 pm

Blocks Without Borders (an Art & Landscape Society) meets on the Third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m.  Prepare to exchange ideas, along with giving and receiving inspiration.  Don’t forget to bring your Show-N-Tell! We will have a door prize! No RSVP necessary!


February:
Heart felt thanks to Orinda Spence for her amazing Crazy Quilting presentation

• Sneak peak at the History Museum  blocks as they start to come together

• “Super Power” challenge blocks turned in today. 

• Confirm upcoming challenges

• Pam Hart presentation on her own unique techniques for landscape and art quilts

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WeAllSew Sew-a-thon for Animals in Need

Do you follow BERNINA's blog, We All Sew? If not, you should, as a ton of sewing inspiration and projects are shared there. Go to WeAllSew here.

This year, We All Sew will be challenging viewers with what they are calling "Sew To Serve". The first project involves sewing projects that are geared to helping out our furry friends.

BERNINA, as a big Thank You for your support to sew for animals in need, and in light of our first Sew to Serve post, will be gifting one BERNINA 325 to one WeAllSew reader that creates a sewn donation and shares it through the WeAllSew community section. Images of the sewn donations need to be uploaded to the WeAllSew community section by February 29, 2020. Any sewn donation for animals in need will be entered into the drawing. Go here to find out how to help (and win).

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NEW FABRIC

You will be sure to love every bolt of this soft and serene collection, "A Walk On The Path". We have kits available for our sample quilt. Photos certainly do not do justice to this line - it is simply exquisite. Be sure to come in and check it out! Kits available

 

 

Fields of yellow and blue flowers, classic prints in sunny yellow, shades of blue, and crisp white. What comes to mind is soft, light, summer, sitting on the porch of a countryside cottage. Kits available.

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CORTEZ CLASSES/EVENTS

Open Sewing
Thursday, February 13, 2020
All Day

Boxy Tote
Two Days – Friday, February 14/Saturday, February 15, 2020
10:00-5:00
50:00
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Judy Bryan
The Boxy Tote was designed to hold a Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine. It has a rigid metal frame that holds the mouth of the bag open and offers protection for its contents. This Boxy Tote is great for knitting projects, sewing supplies, and more. The pattern includes 2 metal stays to make your first bag. Approximate finished size: 14in wide x 12in tall x 11in deep.

Open Sewing
Monday, February 17, 2020
All Day

Embroidery Club –
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
10:00 – 12:00 AM
Club Pricing. $5.00/Non-m
embers
You’ll love this in-the-hoop project! Learn about incorporating specialty materials like cork into your embroidery projects to get successful results. We will customize this card case with an initial.

Open Embroidery
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
1:00 – 5:00
Club Pricing. $12.00/Non-members
Bring your embroidery project to work on. Linda will be available for assisting you if help is needed. If you would like to work on these snow people, be sure to pre-order your design prior to class.

Mastery Class – Embroidery
2 Session Class – Wednesdays, February 19 & 26
9:30 – 12:30
In this course you will learn to master your BERNINA embroidery machine. You will learn everything you need to successfully embroider with your machine, including setting up your machine for embroidery, customizing your machine’s settings, navigating your embroidery screens, adding lettering, editing your designs, placing designs, changing thread colors and more. We will work step by step through hands-on activities from the My BERNINA Embroidery Mastery Workbook.

Beginning Quilting Class #3
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
1:00-5:00
Class Series In Progress - Call To Get Into The Next Session
Have you always wanted to learn to quilt? Would you like to refine your skills? This class is for you! You will learn the entire process: how to use a rotary cutter, piecing, adding borders, quilting, and binding. This class will give you the foundation needed to move on to more advanced projects. Note: We will help you with your fabric selection, so that you can make yours according to your own personal taste.

Third Thursday Demo  – The History Of Quilting by Sheryl Merritt
February 20, 2020

12:30
See above for more details.

 

 

Art & Landscape Group – Blocks Without Borders –
Thursday, February 20, 2020
1:00 pm
See above for more details.

 

SOS#1 (I Am So Sick Of Stippling) Free Motion Quilting Class
Friday, February 21, 2020
9:30 – 1:00
$12:00
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Barb Morgan
Learn some new quilting designs to add to your stippling expertise.You will learn some new background quilting designs that can really add some pizzazz  to the design of your quilt. Swirls, pebbles, squares, triangles and so much more.

Class is full - please call to get added to next round offered.

Intro To Machine Applique – Freezer Paper Method
Friday, February 21, 2020
1:30 – 4:30 PM
$10.00
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Judy Bryan
We are going to be exploring various methods of machine applique, along with why a particular method would work best with what type of projects. These half-day classes
are designed to learn the technique, along with a small project to try the method out. We have several applique projects planned that you will be ready for after attending this
class!

Beyond Beginning
Saturday, February 22, 2020
10:00-5:00
$25.00
Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Judith Swain
Calling all quilters who are ready to advance their newly learned skills, or those who want to perfect what they know. Skills: Cutting with rotary cutter, piecing, adding borders, quilting, binding and more!

Quilted Leather Journal Cover
Monday, February 24, 2020
10:00 – 3:00
$12.00
We will be making a journal cover where you will learn some basic techniques for quilting on leather. There will be a required kit for this class.

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Leap Year means one extra day to play with your embroidery machine! Come by now to see all of the extra goodies that will be given with the machine you have had your eye on. We will help you plan ahead so that you are ready for February 21st!

 

 

ACCESSORY OF THE MONTH

Foot #34 Reverse Pattern Foot With A Clear Sole

 

Reverse-pattern foot with clear sole #34 affords a clear view of the needle and stitching area. The red markings on the top of the presser foot allow for especially precise and careful sewing. A versatile, all purpose foot, Reverse-pattern foot with clear sole #34 is suitable for many forward and reverse-feed utility and decorative stitches, and is often used in general sewing projects, whether large or small. 

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