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June 18, 2020 - In This Issue

BERNINA
- Summer Sale
- Accessory of the Month

- Third Thursday Returns (Virtually) -Thursday, June 18
- Blocks Without Borders (Art & Landscape Group)

- Kimberbell Mystery
- New Fabric
- Upcoming Classes
- Software Club
- Guild Raffle Quilts

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FARMINGTON

Currently Closed For Business
We will be back in July - Dates Coming Soon!

If you need something shipped to you, or delivered, please contact Todd:
970-565-7541
505-215-3987
todd@cortezquiltcompany.com

Todd will be in the Farmington area on Tuesdays

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Just in time for all of your summer sewing projects!
Just in time for finishing your quilts for the Quilt Show!
Just in time to start on all your Christmas gifts!

BERNINA Pintuck Feet are ideal for mini-piping, trimmings and smocking. 
Look here for a tutorial.

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THIRD THURSDAY

Third Thursdays are back! In a virtual form for now!

Join us Thursday, June 18th
12:30
on
Facebook Live!

Click HERE to go directly to our Facebook Page.

Todd will be showing us what we can do at home to keep our machines happy. They like to be maintained by having the lint cleaned out, and being oiled. Todd's tips will be useful to all of the new sewists that have joined us over the last couple of months. Plus he will share tips and reminders for those that have been sewing for a long time.

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BLOCK WITHOUT BORDERS
ART & LANDSCAPE GROUP

Zoom meeting for all interested creators.
  Thursday June 18th:
I:00 p.m.

 

Here is how to join in.
Download Zoom if you have not so far. Click HERE to get started.

Aimee King is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Blocks Without Borders
Time: Jun 18, 2020 01:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/93112013606?pwd=T3ZMeEVaZUVLMGIreVk0SkkyVzJLZz09

Meeting ID: 931 1201 3606
Password: 317206

 

Agenda:
Round table catch up - all from home and show off your sewing room or studio.
*Show & Tell
"Fusible Fiesta". Show and tell your stories and share samples of your favorite fusible in an open forum format. Guest appearance by Aimee with fusible ideas and options available. 
Update on the "Color Me" challenge. Show your finished work or your progress. Finish date extended to July meeting.
Decide next challenge

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KIMBERBELL MYSTERY QUILT

We can not wait for this mystery quilt! 

To find out what all the excitement is about, click HERE to watch a quick video from Kim. You will also find the free "Little Birdie" pillow pattern there.

Sewing Version $139.99

Embroidery Version $168.99

What's included:

Fabric kit (in a cute box)
Embellishment kit
Pattern packets
Embroidery CD (Embroidery Version)

We will have a limited number of kits, so be sure to pre-order yours now for $24.99.

Patterns will be provided weekly on Mondays, Aug 3 - Aug 31.

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NEW FABRIC

Truckin' In The USA features 24-inch banner panel that can either be used in the center of a quilt or as a banner. Who can resist a patriotic collection featuring a favorite American icon - a red pick-up truck with a dog.

The panel does make a very fun banner!

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Land of the Free is full of everything Red, White, and Blue. This collection is perfect for the Fourth of July, but certainly can be used year-round.

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Featuring John Wayne portraits, quotes, and classic Americana, this collection is perfect for any fan of the Duke. We have kits ready for you to start sewing!

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We have the Growing Garden Book by Susan Rooney. This fabric is truly one-of-a-kind as it turns into a completed book when you're finished! Perfect for classes and for children, The Growing Garden Book is absolutely adorable and ready to teach everyone about planting a garden!

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UPCOMING CLASSES

Check back here next week as we will have finalized dates for the following classes. All classes currently will be held virtually on Zoom. You can attend live, or watch the recorded version.

In the mean time, pick your classes and call to place your order for your patterns and supplies!

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Intro To Rulerwork
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. Cassidy is full of tips and tricks for this class.

Please call ahead to preorder your supplies. We will need to know your machine make & model for this class.

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1600' Jelly Roll Quilt
Becky will show you how to quickly and easily transform your 2 1/2" strips into a fun quilt that is perfect for gift giving. We will also let people "race" to complete their top if they would like to.

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Row, row, row your... quilt! Sandy Cressler's expert notes and tips will lead you to quilting success.
+ Make 11 rows presented in order of difficulty - so your skills grow with your quilt!
+ Practice prairie points, chain piecing, flying geese, reverse applique, paper piecing, and much more.
Dresden plates, pinwheel blocks, and flying geese. Starting with the simplest patchwork squares and working your way up to more challenging applique and paper piecing, you'll sew through a cheery, 11-row sampler quilt and 2 bonus projects. Build 25 specific quilting skills such as getting an accurate 1/4in seam, constructing on-point squares, and using the 45 degree angle on a ruler.

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Are you interested in raw-edge applique? We are so lucky that Ila Starks is going to teach you the process from beginning to end. You will take home this lovely
McKenna Ryan wallhanging!

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Have you always wanted to learn to quilt? Would you like to refine your skills? This class is for you! You will learn the entire process: how to use a rotary cutter, piecing, adding borders, quilting, and binding. This class will give you the foundation needed to move on to more advanced projects. Note: We will help you with your fabric selection, so that you can make yours according to your own personal taste. Judy will lead this class.

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BERNINA SOFTWARE CLUB

Now is a great time to join in this club, as they are just starting in on their new software books. 

Software Club meetings are going to be held virtually on Zoom, and then will be uploaded to a private Facebook Group where you can watch it if you missed the live meeting. You will also be able to watch it over and over when needed, which is a bonus!

 

LIVE Software Club Schedule on Zoom: Two Meetings/month. Meetings will last 2.5 - 3 hours.

 2nd Mondays at 9:30 am
4th Tuesdays at 9:30 am

 Cost is $135.00, which includes your software book. Club membership will run from June 2020 - July 2021. Linda Humphreys is the instructor.

Be sure to call if you have any questions!

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QUILT GUILD RAFFLE QUILTS

We are honored to have both of the raffle quilts from our respective guilds in our Cortez store. Be sure to stop by to see them in person... plus we can make sure you are able to purchase tickets!

Dolores Mountain Quilt Guild

San Juan Quilters Guild

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INSPIRATION CHALLENGE

It has been requested that we delay the deadline as people are not done with their creations yet.

Your entries will need to be received by Friday, June 26, 2020.

We will have customers vote for their favorite project from June 27 - July 13th.

Entries will be shown at July's Breakfast Club on Saturday, July 11th.

For More Details.... Call Us!

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"Live life like a quilt.
Be soft when it's important.
Be warm when it's cold.
Be proud to share your true colors, and
always scrap together when times are tough".

~ Unknown

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As always, thank you for supporting Cortez Quilt Company

&

Quilted Corners Farmington. . .

your local independent quilt shops.

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