December 19, 2019- In This Issue
- A Tale Of Two Cities
- We Are Dressed In Holiday Style!
- Men ONLY Event ~ Both Locations
- Third Thursday
- Art & Landscape (Blocks Without Borders)
- Christmas Open House - Cortez
- Art Quilt Show In Farmington
- New Fabric
- Classes & Events
- BERNINA Swissmas Specials - Time Is Running Out!



We have added several new subscribers this week, so I am repeating this message:

We really appreciate everyone's patience as we are figuring out how to proceed with our existing website and this newsletter. We know that it is confusing trying to figure out what is happening in Cortez, and what is happening in Farmington. We are definitely working on this. Please stop by or call either store (or both) with any questions - we are always just a phone call away!  

Cortez: 970-565-7541
Farmington: 505-325-9358





Cortez Quilt Company and More

December 23 ~ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
December 24 ~ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
December 25 & 26 ~ Closed
December 27 ~ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
December 28 ~ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

December 30 ~ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
December 31 & January 1 ~ Closed
January 2 & on ~ Back to our regular hours


Quilted Corners Farmington

December 23 ~ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
December 24 ~ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
December 25 & 26 ~ Closed
December 27 ~ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
December 28 ~ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

December 30 ~ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
December 31 ~ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
January 2 & on ~ Back to our regular hours



Special Shopping Event For Men Only
Thursday, December 19th, 2019
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Event Will Be At Both Our Cortez & Farmington Locations

Ladies will be banned from the store during this event so that the gentlemen can come and do their almost last minute shopping. We are here to help!



Third Thursday Demo  – Christmas Party

Thursday, December 19, 2019
Join us on December 19 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!

December: We will still be meeting, however this month will be a celebration instead of a demonstration.
The perks of attending:
~ 3 Tickets for the Machine Giveaway
~ Door Prizes

Be sure to join us for our No Demo Celebration.



Art & Landscape Group – Blocks Without Borders

Thursday, December 19, 2019
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.


Please join us for a jolly gathering. Our challenge for that meeting is to create a fabric post card (4×6) in the holiday or Solstice spirit to exchange.



Christmas Open House
Saturday, December 21, 2019
2:00 PM
Please join us for this festive party.

* We will certainly have Christmas treats, along with a lot of mingling.

* We will be spreading a lot of Christmas cheer with special throughout the store

*We will be drawing for the BERNINA 475, along with some other fabulous prizes. The drawing will be held at 2:30.



Life Along the Rio Grande

August 31 - January 4    

Monday - Saturday 

8:00am - 5:00pm

Life Along the Rio Grande, an exhibit of contemporary fiber art presented by Studio Art Quilt Associates of New Mexico, was conceived as an opportunity for artists along the river's route to express their feelings and thoughts about whatever aspect of the river sparked their creativity. The response ranged from representational to abstract, including historical, scientific and geographical references, all while working within given size parameters.

A wide variety of techniques was used, from traditional piecing, hand stitching, and applique, to the newest synthetics and non-woven fabrics. The finest silk was used in some of the pieces, others had hand-dyed cottons, commercial prints and found objects which demonstrate the huge range of fiber materials that can be combined in today's art quilt. 

For more info call the Farmington Museum at      (505) 599-1174.

or click here for more info.



Check back here in January for pictures of our new collections. (Or come into the store to see it first hand!)




Third Thursday
Thursday, December 19, 2019
See above for more info

Art & Landscape ~ Blocks Without Borders
Thursday, December 19, 2019
See above for more info

Gift-y Pillowcases
Friday, December 20, 2019
10:00 – 1:00
Skill Level: Beginner – must know how to use a sewing machine
Students will learn how to use the “burrito” technique to make these pillowcases… they will even learn how to do a French seam. You will want to make a pillowcase for everyone on your list! All your recipients will be impressed with your skills!

Hip Hot Pads
Friday, December 20, 2019
1:00 – 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Create these hip hot pads from conversational fabrics or use home decorating fabrics. Once you have done one, you will not be able to stop creating them to give to your friends and family. A Virginia Robertson pattern.

January 1st Saturday Breakfast Club
Saturday, January 4, 2020
10:00 AM
*We will be revealing our new fabrics, patterns, and projects
*Bring your show and tell!
*We will have light refreshments and plenty of fun, friendship and chatting!
*We will have a small gift for those who attend!

Let us know you plan to attend so we are ready for you! PLEASE RSVP

Beginning Free Motion Quilting Class
Saturday, January 4, 2020
1:00 – 5:00 PM
Instructor: Barb Morgan
Skill Level: All

Intro To English Paper Piecing
Friday, January 10, 2020
Instructor: Sine Skaggs
Skill Level: Beginner
Now is your opportunity to learn English Paper Piecing from a pro! In this class, you will learn three different methods of preparing your pieces, along with how to make your templates. English Paper Piecing does not require a sewing machine, enabling you to take your projects with you on trips, waiting for appointments, or simply snuggling up by the fire this winter.

Fractured Star – Intermediate Paper Piecing
Three Sessions: Saturday, January 11, 2020 & Saturday, February 8, 2020
10:00 – 5:00
Instructor: Judy Bryan
Skill Level: Intermediate
We are offering a new class for this intermediate paper piecing project. Customers are loving all of Judy’s paper piecing classes, and this one sure is spectacular. The unique border adds a special touch.

BERNINA Software Club
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
10:00 – 4:00
Project details coming soon!

Creating Impressionist Landscape Quilts
Friday & Saturday, January 17 & 18, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Guest Instructor: Susan Madden
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Learn to create a landscape quilt using your own photo. You’ll learn to make a quilt pattern from your photo and to create your image in fabric using raw edge applique. We’ll talk about composition, color, and fabric choices that work well in translating your photo into a a quilt and you’ll get started on creating your own unique quilt. If landscapes don’t float your boat but flowers do, you can work from a close-up photo of a flower to create a flower portrait in this class.

Susan has now added a finishing class to instruct students how to quilt their project. See below for more info.



Gift-y Pillowcases
Friday, December 20, 2019
Students will learn how to use the “burrito” technique to make these pillowcases… they will even learn how to do a French seam. You will want to make a pillowcase for everyone on your list! All your recipients will be impressed with your skills!

Wrapped Basket
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Wrapped baskets are definitely a customer favorite. You will want to make a basket to decorate your own home, plus they make fabulous & quick gifts.

Kimberbell Snowman Mug Rug – Machine Embroidery
This Class Is Open To All Machines Makes/Models
Friday, January 10, 2020
1:00 - 5:00
Cost: 12:00
Skill Level:
Confident Beginner With Machine Embroidery Skills  *Must know basic features of embroidery on your machine

Now is the perfect time to learn how to do your own quilting! Ruler work is one of the biggest trends in quilting today.  We can order the rulers for you no matter what make and model of sewing machine you have.You will start to learn the basics of ruler work, and will go home with four different blocks. We are offering two separate classes in January - see below for exact dates and times. When registering for this class, be sure to let us know your machine make and model so that we can have the correct supplies you need for your machine.

Intro To Rulerwork
Saturday, January 11, 2020
1:00 - 5:00


Intro to Rulerwork
Friday, January 17, 2020
1:00 - 5:00

Collage Class - Laura Heine Style
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Cost: $25.00
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Join us for this fun collage class! Laura is one of the top designers right now - her collages definitely are a ton of fun to create! Have you been intimidated by Laura Heine’s patterns? We also have her newer patterns that are much smaller in size, and therefore more doable to some.

Quilted Leather Journal Cover
Saturday, January 25, 2020
1:00 - 5:00
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.

Vinyl Mesh Market Tote
Friday, January 31, 2020
10:00 - 4:00
These large totes are completely lined with vinyl mesh making them sturdy and easy to keep clean. Perfect for taking to the supermarket or farmers market, for carrying supplies to quilting and knitting classes, or packing for a picnic. Make one or more in this full-day class. We keep many colors of the vinyl mesh in stock.


BERNINA is loaded with time-sensitive promotions that you will definitely want to check out! Start making your list early to take advantage of these special offers to ensure that your dream machine shows up wrapped and topped off with a bow under your Christmas tree!

December 14 - 31st

25% off Embroidery Software

Through December 31st

Purchase a B 475 QE or B 480 to receive a Free BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) - $999 Value!

Purchase a BERNINA embroidery machine and receive between $4500 and $5400 of FREE accessories.

Purchase a Q20 sit-down quilting machine (with or without the new electric lift table) and save up to $3500 when you bundle it with accessories!


"Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand."

~ Dr. Seuss


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