March 3, 2018 - In This Issue

- Yarn Department Sale & Co-op Contact Information
- New Novelty Fabrics
- National Quilting Day
- Classes
- B740 Floor Model Special Sale
- BERNINA Classes and Specials
- Spotlight Item of the Week



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 [email protected]. Be sure to put "fiber co-op" in your subject line.


New Fabric

We just received several new bolts of fabric for our novelty section.

Perfect for your landscape projects - Aurora Borealis and big, puffy clouds in a bright blue sky.

Images of BBQ grills, tents, campers, canoes, marshmallows, and more will have us all wishing that summer would arrive.

We often get requests for ladybug fabric. These whimsical ladybugs are as fun as can be.

Bright, colorful and fun are the themes of these new fabrics.


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

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.


Third Thursday Demo: What Goes Inside Matters – All You Need To Know About Interfacing & Batting
Thursday, March 15, 2018
12:30 p.m
No Charge – Bring a friend!

This month we will be discussing interfacing and batting. We will show what we have available in our store, along with when, why, and what to use for your various projects. We always have door prizes at our Third Thursday Demo’s!

Art & Landscape Group
Thursday, March 15, 2018
1:00 p.m.
No Charge – Bring a friend!

You will not want to miss this meeting! Marie and Lorrie will be doing a demo on thread painting. They will also have some examples displayed to entice all of us to learn this art. As you can see from the photo here, it is amazing what can be done. Please provide your own thread if you would like to start your own project – all other materials will be provided.

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 to 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 Club Exploring Foot #9
Tuesday, March 27
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sarah will be giving demos on how versatile Foot #9 is. Participants will get to try out the following techniques:
Freehand Embroidery
Free motion quilting
Echo Quilting
Needle sketching
Thread Painting

Freehand Monogramming Foot #9 is BERNINA’s March Special Accessory of the Month and is 25% off from March 1-31st.


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 Buttons

Big, small, round, square... and everything in between. This week's spotlight item is buttons.

Offer expires on Saturday, March 10th at 6 p.m. You must mention that you saw this offer in the Quiltzette to receive the discount.


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