September 25, 2017 - In This Issue

• New Fabric

• Quilt Shop Classes

• New Yarn

• Yarn Shop Classes

• BERNINA News: Two Ways to Save!

• Spotlight Item: Save 20%


New Fabric

This soft pastel collection arrived last week. So many pretty colors and the butterfly design is beautiful.



Upcoming Classes

Landscape Quilting with Guest Instructor Patty Joy
Saturday, September 30, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
NOTE: Classes passes to not apply for this class. Out of town teacher.

Back by popular demand . . . Patty Joy. This class gets rave reviews! Patty is an artist who has the ability to convey landscape quilting concepts in a way that students can take in and apply. In this full-day class you’ll make a small landscape quilt and learn skills that will last a lifetime. Sign up soon as this class always fills up quickly.

Beginning Ruler Work: Machine Quilting with Rulers
Guest Educator: Shanna Stordahl
Friday, October 6, 2017
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
$35 (may be applied toward purchase of ruler set)
NOTE: Classes passes to not apply for this class. Out of town teacher.

Join us for this half-day workshop with guest educator Shanna Stordahl and learn to machine quilt using acrylic rulers. With this technique you can make beautiful, symmetrical designs on your quilts.

First Saturday Make & Take: Waffle Table Runner
Saturday, October 7, 2017
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$10, pattern required (kits available)

Make this simple, fun table runner in our October First Saturday Make & Take class. We a few Christmas kits available, or choose any fabric you’d like (fall, perhaps?). Judy Bryan will be your teacher for this class.

Skill Builder: Introduction to Paper Piecing
Saturday, October 7, 2017
1:30 – 5:30 p.m.
$10, includes printed foundation paper for project, book required

Paper pieced projects often look intimidating, but once you understand the basics of this valuable technique you’ll be on your way to making beautiful quilts, home decor items, and more. Learn from award-winning paper piecing master Judy Bryan in this half-day skill builder class.

Click here to see the full quilt shop class schedule.


New Yarn

Just in time to make winter scarves and hats (Christmas presents perhaps?) we received this beautiful Rowan yarn last week. It's DK weight, 50 grams, and 191 yards. This heathery look yarn is 50% wool, 25% alpaca, and 25% viscose. Three colors from which to choose. Hurry in!


Yarn Shop Classes

Knitting 102
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

This class builds on what students learned in Knitting 101. Now you take your craft to the next level by learning how to increase and decrease. Bring needles and any leftover yarn from Knitting 101. If you are already proficient in casting on, binding off, and doing knit and purl stitches, you may be admitted directly to Knitting 102. Limited to four students; youth and adults welcome. Anne Worthington will teach this class.

Introduction to Tunisian Crochet
Saturday, September 30, 2017
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
$25, includes supplies and pattern courtesy of Maxine Pike

Tunisian Crochet is a needlework technique which combines elements of both crocheting and knitting. In this class, you will learn the basic stitches of Tunisian crochet while making a sampler washcloth. Students should have prior knowledge of basic crochet stitches. Tunisian crochet hook and yarn provided. Sue Maxwell will teach this class.

Cabled Mitts
Tuesday, October 11, 2017
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Learn how to knit in the round and knit cables while making cozy fingerless mitts that will keep your hands warm this winter.  This class is suitable for advanced beginners, so you just need to know how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off.  These quick and easy mitts use worsted or aran weight yarn and require a set of 4 double pointed needles that will give you a gauge of 8 sts per inch.  You will also need a cable needle and 2 stitch markers. Anne Worthington will teach this class.

Click here to see the full yarn shop class schedule.


Last Week of Our September Sale!

In addition to the great offer on the 790 and 880 Plus machines that runs through the end of the month, we have a very special deal going at Cortez Quilt Company. BERNINA is coming out with new 5 Series machines later this year. Guess what? We have the current models and IN STOCK and priced to move out the door. ONLY TWO LEFT!


Spotlight Item: 20% EXTRA Off Clearance Priced Yarn

That's right . . . we have yarn marked down 30% and 40% for for one week ONLY you can take an extra 20% off.
We have several weights, colors, and blends in the clearance baskets.

Offer expires on Saturday, September 30 at 6 p.m. Must mention that you saw this offer in the Quiltzette to receive the discount. No mail orders.


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