January 23, 2019 - In This Issue
- Australian Party
- Don't Forget To Register UFOS!
- Horn Sewing Room Furniture Sale
- Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along
- Aurifil Block of the Month
- We Are Having a Fiesta at the February 1st Saturday Breakfast Club
- New Fabric
- Classes/Events
   Introducing the New 475
   BERNINA's Got Game Promotion
   Floor Model Clearance Sale



Many thanks to everyone who came out for this event - it was spectacular... and we learned a lot too! Several customers brought in show and tell - be sure to go check out more photos on our Facebook page!

Mary Lucille of M&S Textiles was our special speaker. She came on Thursday to make sure that snow would not get in her way of getting here! We loved hearing about the designers and symbols on the fabric.

We had a full house! A couple people got plowed out just to attend.

Cassidy made pavlova and lamingtons that were scrumptious!



UFO Challenge
Friday, January 11- May 4, 2019

You have until Thursday, January 31st to register!




Take 25% off on everything in the collection including sewing tables, cutting tables, and storage units. Come by the store to see our floor models, pick up a brochure, go home and measure your space, and get your order in during this fabulous sale which runs Friday January 25 through January 31st.

You can also see an online catalog here

Horn furniture is made in the USA and shipped right to your door. Shipping charges are included in the price. Don't miss this great deal and get your sewing room ready for a creative winter.




Lori Holt's long-awaited Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along begins Monday, January 28th! Go to her blog each week to receive new directions to complete this most amazing quilt. We would love for you to join us on open sew days if you would like to sew with others during this project.

We have had an extremely difficult time getting our full collection of fabrics for this project - in fact some will not arrive until next week. That being said, this Friday, January 25th, we will be putting out our kits,fabrics, templates and accessories (and will complete everything as fabric gets here). We have only a limited number of kits, so be sure to call to reserve yours now. (Those of you on the pre-order list for a kit get first dibs).

While you are at Lori's blog, you will want to spend some time exploring, as she has such fun projects. She has a current Vintage Block Along that is very enticing!



Jump on over to Aurifil's website to see the fun Block of the Month Challenge that is just starting. Each month one of their designers will be creating a block based upon a special tradition in their life. Each of you can then duplicate that block and enter to win! Each month Aurifil will  select one random winner to receive a 12 LARGE spool BOX of Aurifil thread for just making the challenge block and sharing it!



1st Saturday Breakfast Club
Saturday, February 2, 2019
9:00-10:30 am
We have a theme this month! We are going to be having a FIESTA! Wear your sombreros, serapes, etc…
*We will be revealing our new fabrics, patterns, and projects
*Bring your show and tell!
*Block Lotto
*Mini trunk show*We will have light refreshments and plenty of fun, friendship and chatting!
*We will have a small gift for those who attend!



Back at January's Breakfast Club, we debuted the above fabrics, but did not introduce them here.
Awaken by Chong-a Hwang is a vivid panel collection with electrifying hues, and is digitally printed for maximum color impact. It features a 24″ panel with a striking large-scale butterfly — great for quilts and bags!

Above is our quilt that was created to showcase this collection. We have thkits and fabrics available now! These will chase any winter blues away!

These forest friends are sure to delight all age groups.



Double Duty
Thursday, January 24, 2019
5:30-8:00 pm
Make this cute combination pin cushion and thread catcher to keep next to your sewing machine. It’s also nice to have one at the cutting table and one on the ironing board. They’re lined with iron-on vinyl, which makes emptying quick and easy.


Quilt Til You Wilt
Friday, January 25, 2019
5:30-8.00 pm
Bring your projects to work on, plan to chat and have fun! If you would like, bring a snack to share. Please RSVP, space is limited

Introduction To Applique
Friday, February 1, 2019
10:00 – 12:00 Needle Turn Applique With LaWana Farrier
1:00 – 3:00 Sharon Schamber Technique With Elaine Brown
3:00-5:00 Raw Edge Applique With Aimee King
$25.00, Class Pass Accepted
Skill Level – All Levels

Have you wanted to try your hand at applique? On February 1st, you will get the chance to learn three different techniques. These mini classes will provide you basic instruction that will allow you to advance to more difficult and detailed projects. If you are planning on participating in the Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along, this class will be most helpful if you are new to applique.

Click Here To See More Classes!



Our new BERNINA 475 is in stock! Known as the Quilter's Dream, this machine offers

• Easy-to-use 4.3” color touch screen

• Jumbo Bobbin with 70% more thread

• Adjustable presser foot pressure

• Convenient Automatic Thread Cutter

• Patchwork foot #37 included

Read more about this fantastic new machine here.


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~ Rob Sitamen


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