January 29, 2020 - In This Issue

- The Latest "News" Repost
- BERNINA's Got Game Event
- Thanks For Celebrating With Us!
- Happy Birthday To You!
- Machine Service
- Farmington Sewcialites
- Stop In Often
- New Fabric
- Classes/Events - Lots of new classes!



Here is the current plan to keep you all informed as we continue to work on the whole website/newsletter issue. We will be splitting into two newsletters.

News from Farmington - will be received Wednesday mornings. (This week you will receive by Friday morning).

News from Cortez - will continue to be received Thursday mornings.


What goes better than quilting and football? Come on by and pick up your dream machine before the Big Game - you will have a fun time sewing no matter what the score of the game!





We would like to give a huge thanks to all of you who came out to show your love and support on Local Quilt Shop Day this past weekend. We are so blessed in the 4 Corners area to have so many quilt shops to choose from, and we appreciate your show of support and excitement for the opportunity for us to provide you yet one more choice. We appreciate you all.



Come on into the store during your birthday week, and we will celebrate with you by giving you an extra 100 points on your Loyalty Card!

(If you celebrated your birthday already in January, please come in for the same offer).

*Valid only during the week surrounding your birthday.



Service IS available in Farmington for all of your machines (all makes/modes, new/vintage, etc.).  As always, you may schedule ahead in order to receive same-day service, or you can pay a $25 priority fee to be bumped to the front of the queue in the case of a sewing emergency. However, most of the time our turn around time for professional service is no more than 3 days, so you’ll rarely have to be without your machine for long (unless we are waiting for parts).  We are proud of the service we provide, and the professional service department we have. We believe that our techs should be approachable, so our tech area is out in the open where you can interact with the techs, see what they are doing, and ask them questions. Just one more way that Quilted Corners makes your sewing experience superior and comfortable.



Every Tuesday is the meeting of the Farmington Sewcialites. What is a Sewcialite and how can you become one? I’m glad you asked. A Sewcialite is someone who loves to sew with a group of other sewists and quilters. To become a Sewcialite all you have to do is show up to Quilted Corners on any Tuesday with your sewing machine and a project to work on. This is a come and go setting, open from 9-5:30. You may bring your lunch or snacks (only drinks with lids, please), or you may patronize the many restaurants in the vicinity. Plan to sewcialize with your friends, make new friends, and complete numerous projects. If you need help or advice, you need only ask. If you need a project to work on or fabric or notions to finish a project, we will have those available. If you would like to use one of our classroom machines, just call ahead to reserve one, as we have a limited number of machines available for class use. We look forward to having you join Farmington’s newest, most exclusive sewcial club!



We are still adding fabrics and notions on a weekly basis, and will have thread coming in the near future. Plus lots more! Thank you for your patience as we continue to build the most inviting quilt store in northern New Mexico. Speaking of adding, we have added Melissa Kirk to our staff at Quilted Corners. Be sure to stop in, introduce yourself, and welcome her smiling face!



 Chong-a-Hwang continues to be one of the hottest fabric designers out the with this collection appropriately named "Meow-za". You too will fall in love with these kitties.

Kanvas has created a whimsical baby frog panel, with playful lily pads, dots and stripes… so cute we had to share it! This is the perfect panel to spark baby’s imagination... lots of things to look at, and a message of happiness and fun. The colors are also perfect—good for both boys and girls, and the coordinates (mini frogs, dragonflies, words , dots and more) provide loads of choices for the quilter or crafter. No wonder they called it “Toadily Cute”... it’s just full of fun (and cute) possibilities!



We have a new line-up of classes to keep you all quilting, embroidering, sewing, and generally learning. Thank you to the many ladies who have been taking advantage of these opportunities so far. We would encourage everyone to look through our class list and sign up early for any classes that you are interested, as many of them do have limits on the number of spaces available.

BERNINA Project Club
Thursday, January 30, 2020
1:00 – 5:00
Club Pricing, $12 For Non-Members
This super-utility cushion will hold your pins, binding clips, and catch your trimmed threads. Learn how to create your new stitching companion and all the BERNINA feet and accessories to help you get the job done in a breeze.

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.

Jelly Roll Rug
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Now is your opportunity to mark this project off of your bucket list of things you want to make! These rugs turn out great no matter style of fabric used.

Faux Chenille Scarf
Friday, February 7, 2020
10:00 – 2:00
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Marie Wirth
Fashionable and useful scarves make great gifts. Make a cuddly, warm scarf for yourself or someone special using the faux chenille technique. You will definitely want one for yourself!

February Kimberbell Bench Buddies/Bench Pillow
Saturday, February 8, 2020
10:00 – 5:00
Join us for a fun time of machine embroidery. Choose to work on the following projects: Kimberbell’s Winter Whimsy Bench Pillow, or Kimberbell’s Winter Bench Buddies (2 February Buddies). Choose to work on one or both designs! Please call early to RSVP. You must pre-order your designs so that we have them here for you for class.



BERNINA Embroidery Club
Applique In-The-Hoop
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Club Members: Free  Non-Club Members: $25.00
Appliqué is the technique of applying fabric shapes to a background fabric and stitching them in place along the edges. Learn to appliqué on card stock by completing this fun and easy Appliqué Greeting Card. After completing the project you will be able to apply your knowledge to other appliqué projects.


Intro To Applique: Raw Edge
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Skill Level: Beginner – Student needs to know how to use their sewing machine.
Have you wanted to try your hand at machine applique? In this first session, we will be learning how to use the raw edge method. We will discuss when this form of applique can be utilized. These mini classes will provide you basic instruction that will allow you to advance to more difficult and detailed projects. Picture coming soon!


Intro To Machine Applique: Turned Edge
Saturday, February 15, 2020
2:00 – 5:00
Skill Level: Beginner – Student needs to know how to use their sewing machine.
Have you wanted to try your hand at machine applique? In this second session, we will be learning a couple different ways to do turned edge applique. We will discuss when this form of applique can be utilized. These mini classes will provide you basic instruction that will allow you to advance to more difficult and detailed projects. Picture coming soon!


BERNINA Software Club
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Embroidery with no limits! BERNINA embroidery software lets you design, import, edit, manage, and freely configure your embroidery designs, and much more – the ideal tool for creating your own distinctive embroidery motifs. The powerful BERNINA embroidery software works in a similar manner to a graphics program, giving you completely free rein in turning your ideas into reality. From the very first stitch, you’ll be able to visualize the result, select matching threads, print out your designs, and share them with others. BERNINA embroidery software furnishes you with the creative tools for extraordinary embroidery results!


Machine Embroidery – Australian Animal Table Runner With Bonus Koala Block
Open To All Makes Of Embroidery Machines – Your Model Must Accept Flash Drives
Two Day Class
Friday, February 21 & Saturday, February 22, 2020
10:00 – 5:00
Come embroider this adorable table runner featuring a quokka, emu, bilby, kookaburra, wombat and a koala. 100% of the proceeds from these design purchases will be donated to WIRES Wildlife Rescue ( WILDLIFE INFORMATION AND RESCUE SERVICE) in Australia. Call to reserve your space… your design will need purchased ahead of time so that we will have it here for you.


BERNINA Project Club
Thursday, February 27, 2020
10:00 – 3:00
Details coming soon.


Navajo Wedding Basket
Friday, February 28,2020
Skill Level: Intermediate
Guest Teacher: Barbara Morgan
We are thrilled to announce that Barbara Morgan will be coming to teach this class! Barbara, who hails from Durango, designed this pattern based on an authentic Navajo weaving.

Quilting On Leather, Part 2
Saturday, February 29, 2020
1:00 – 5:00
In this class we will be making a small leather purse. You will either quilt or embroider your design for this class. This class is designed to teach you additional skills in joining leather, setting rivets, and embroidering on leather (if so desired). You will leave this class with a finished project that you’ll love to be seen carrying with you! You will need to bring your machine, leather needles, thread color of choice, design of choice. Class cost is $12 plus a kit fee of $20. Additional tools needed will be available for use, or for purchase.

Creating Impressionistic Landscape Quilts
Two Session Class
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Saturday, April 18, 2020
10:00 – 4:30
Instructor: Susan Madden
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.


"A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind."

~ Eugene Ionesco


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