Pages

Monday, September 8, 2014

Brand New SIGN!!!

Come by the Shoppe and check out our BRAND NEW SIGN!!!
We are so excited to have the sign up and we hope that you can all find us a little easier now :)
 


Come see what makes Janome “sew” special!

We also just checked out a wonderful opportunity for financing to help you get the machine of your dreams-
Red Thread Financial Group!
They specialize in several different financing options :)

New fabric in the Shoppe this week, Feeling Scottie from Michael Miller!
Darling Scottie dogs with coordinating Houndstooth and Argyle prints :)




This Week’s Special:

From Michael Miller Fabrics
All yardage is 15% off (or 25% off when you clear the bolt!)



CLASSES, CLASSES, CLASSES


Linda Rizzardi has a Beginning Sewing Series for the next 3 Tuesdays!
Learn about your sewing machine as you make fun projects; these are perfect classes to take with a friend, daughter, niece, or granddaughter :)
Please bring your sewing machine and manual to each class.

Cost $25 per class


Tuesday, September 9th at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

 


Are you a little unsure of how to get started sewing?
Not sure what all those feet do or what the difference is between needle types and sizes? Well we have the perfect class for you!  
This is the first in the class series and you will be making this darling travel tissue cover as you learn all about your machine and how to maintain it properly.


Tuesday, September 16th at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Beginning Quilting, Zipper Wristlet

Second class in the series- you will be making an adorable zipper bag as you learn how to install, you guessed it, zippers!


Tuesday, September 23rd at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
In the third class Linda will guide you through constructing a reversible apron in child or adult sizes. If you are feeling confident you can try your hand at adding appliques or ruffles!



        Saturday, September 20th at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
 
Meri Walker will teach you how to make a fun, fast Casserole Carrier to take your favorite hotdish to a Pot-luck or get together! 
You’ll need a few Supplies for your Carrier:
1 yard fabric for outside
1 yard fabric for inside
1 yard Insulbrite
2 pieces of interfacing, 4 x 38" each
and matching thread

Cost $25


Please call the Shoppe @ (760) 881-4025 for more information about these and other fun Classes or to reserve your place in a class.

Don’t forget, Website orders over $50 ship free :)
See below for details


Pin It

Monday, September 1, 2014

HUGE Labor Day Sale!


 We are keeping the Special from the Big Bear Show going for one more day!
 


Prices valid in store only, September 1, 2014



ONLINE CUSTOMERS:

Use coupon code LABORDAY14 during checkout to recieve $10 when you spend $50 or more!!!

Spend $50 or more and receive FREE shipping!
See below for details

This Week’s Special:
by Danhui Nai for Wilmington Prints
All yardage is 15% off (or 25% off when you clear the bolt!)

CLASSES, CLASSES, CLASSES

Monday, September 1st at 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sit and Sew, UFO Day

The first Monday of each month you are welcome to bring any project you would like to work on to sew, visit, and share with other quilters :)



Wednesday, September 3rd at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Kaleidoscope, Part II

Create multiple stunning blocks from just one fabric!

Lyn Brown will show you how to make stunning beauty in 2 Session Class:
In the first class you cut out and began arranging your blocks;

This is the second class, you will be sewing and assembling your quilt top.

Cost: Both days included for $45
Please see class supply list



Saturday, September 6th at 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Put this darling project on your Holiday gift-giving list and you will have the perfect gift for any occasion!

Kathrine Dowdrick will walk you through the construction of this quilted gift bag to hold a bottle of wine (or sparkling cider or even bubble-bath!).

The kit is included (there are several different fabrics to choose from), just bring your sewing machine, walking foot and basic sewing supplies to class.

Cost: $30, all materials included



Tuesday, September 9th at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

 


Are you a little unsure of how to get started sewing?
Not sure what all those feet do or what the difference is between needle types and sizes? Well we have the perfect class for you!

Linda Rizzardi has put together a fantastic series of her most popular Beginning Sewing and Quilting classes!

This is the first in the class series and you will be making this darling travel tissue cover as you learn all about your machine and how to maintain it properly.

Each Tuesday in September, Linda will teach a new technique and you’ll make a great project; perfect classes to take with a friend, daughter, niece, or granddaughter :)
Please bring your sewing machine and manual to each class.

Cost $25 per class



Please call the Shoppe @ (760) 881-4025 for more information about these and other fun Classes or to reserve your place in a class.

Don’t forget, Website orders over $50 ship free :)

Pin It

Monday, August 25, 2014

Big Bear Show this Weekend

Come join us this weekend for Busy Bears 2014 Quilt Show!
Sat. Aug 30, 10-5 & Sun August 31, 10-4

Big Bear Middle School
41274 Big Bear Blvd.
Big Bear Lake, California

Admission $5 - Children under 12 Free

Quilts for Sale - Boutique - Vendors
   Door Prizes - Baskets

 

Busy Bears 2014 Opportunity Quilt
"Wilderness Splendor"

1 ticket $1 or 6 tickets $5
Sorry NO pets or Strollers



New batiks from Island Batiks arrived this week… be sure to check them out!

 

 

This Week’s Special:

This Week’s Special is from Northcott Fabrics:

  

Projects made from Stonehenge Kids Touch Down and Soccer fabrics are sure to cheer your player to victory this season!
All yardage is 15% off (or 25% off when you clear the bolt!)



CLASSES, CLASSES, CLASSES

Tuesday, August 26th at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday Evenings with Vickie



Please join us for our last Tuesday Evening of the Summer for
Open Sewing hosted by Vickie Overholt.

Please bring your own project, sewing machine and manual, and basic sewing supplies. UFO's are great for this class... Vickie will keep you motivated to finish your project!
The fun will start at 5:30pm and go until 8:30pm :)
Cost $15



Wednesday, August 27th at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday, September 3rd at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Kaleidoscope
 

Create multiple stunning blocks from just one fabric!
Lyn Brown will show you how to make stunning beauty in 2 Session Class:
The first class will go over cutting out your blocks using a 60 degree ruler; the second class will be sewing and assembling your quilt top.

Cost: Both days included for $45
Please see class supply list



Friday, August 29th at 10:30 am and 1:00 pm
Quilts of Valor



Come join us on the last Friday of each month to quilt for our troops and Veterans!

Morning session 10:30am - 1:00pm
Afternoon session 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Please bring your own sewing machine, cutting tools, rulers and thread.
Donations are happily accepted and greatly appreciated :)



Saturday, August 30th at 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Classy Canvas Tote
 
Every time we see Linda Rizzardi she is accessorized with a chic bag.
This Classy Canvas Tote has to be one of the most stylish we have seen her with!

In this class Linda will teach you how to make a tote just like hers… all of the materials are included right down to the hardware!
Come see her tote in the class and sign up for this all-inclusive class!


Cost: $70, all materials included



Saturday, September 6th at 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Quilted Wine Bag
 


Put this darling project on your Holiday gift-giving list and you will have the perfect gift for any occasion!

Kathrine Dowdrick will walk you through the construction of this quilted gift bag to hold a bottle of wine (or sparkling cider or even bubble-bath!).

The kit is included (there are several different fabrics to choose from), just bring your sewing machine, walking foot and basic sewing supplies to class.

Cost: $30, all materials included


Pin It

Monday, August 18, 2014

Sleepless Weekend

The Weekend Retreat at Hawthorne Suites was a BLAST!!!

Thank you to everyone who attended, it was so much fun!
(We didn't sleep too much but it was worth it!)

We sewed, visited, ate, sewed, and then sewed some more…can’t wait to do it again in March!

Have you seen our new collection of Mirror Balls and Dots from Michael Miller yet? We keep adding to these great prints!

  

This Week’s Special:

This Week’s Special is Wrens and Friends by Gina Martin for Moda Fabrics
All precuts and yardage are 15% off... or 25% off when you clear the bolt!
 


CLASSES, CLASSES, CLASSES

Tuesday, August 19th at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 
Please join us Tuesday Evening for Open Sewing hosted by Vickie Overholt.
This is the last month of the Summer- Vickie will be holding an Open Sew Night every Tuesday evening through August!

Please bring your own project, sewing machine and manual, and basic sewing supplies. UFO's are great for this class... Vickie will keep you motivated to finish your project!

The fun will start at 5:30pm and go until 8:30pm :)

Cost $15 per class


Saturday, August 23rd at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
 

Linda Rizzardi will show you just how easy it is to cut, quilt, and assemble a 60" x 72" rag quilt. 
This is the second session of 2 day class.
  
Cost: Both days included for $45


Wednesday, August 27th at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday, September 3rd at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm 
 

Create multiple stunning blocks from just one fabric!

Lyn Brown will show you how to make stunning beauty in 2 Session Class:
The first class will go over cutting out your blocks using a 60 degree ruler; the second class will be sewing and assembling your quilt top.

Cost: Both days included for $45


Friday, August 29th at 10:30 am and 1:00 pm
Come join us on the last Friday of each month to quilt for our troops and Veterans!

Morning session 10:30am - 1:00pm
Afternoon session 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Please bring your own sewing machine, cutting tools, rulers and thread.
Donations are happily accepted and greatly appreciated :)


Saturday, August 30th at 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Every time we see Linda Rizzardi she is accessorized with a chic bag.
This Classy Canvas Tote has to be one of the most stylish we have seen her with!

In this class Linda will teach you how to make a tote just like hers… all of the materials are included right down to the hardware! Come see her tote in the class and sign up for this all-inclusive class!

Cost: $70, all materials included


Please call the Shoppe @ (760) 881-4025 for more information about these and other fun Classes or to reserve your place in a class.

Pin It

Monday, August 11, 2014

Changes in the Shoppe

We’ve been working hard to add more display space to the Shoppe this week!
You’ll notice some changes when you come in… We appreciate your patience with us during this transition.

Last week we promised that Halloween fabrics were on their way!

We love Halloween at our house… Halloween is our youngest son Kyle’s birthday!
That just gives us another reason to celebrate this spooky holiday and we can’t resist these bewitching prints!
  
Witch Hazel by October Afternoon for Riley Blake Designs
We love this spellbinding fabric and the free project from Riley Blake!

Boppity Boo by Kelly Mueller for Red Rooster Fabrics
Free project pattern available at the Shoppe!
 

Scaredy Cats by Debbie Mumm for Wilmington Prints
Darling panel and coordinates, too :)
 

And because we love cats so much, too, there is also
Purrsnickitty by Whimsicals for Red Rooster Fabrics
Kitty-cat fabric and a free pattern? Perfect combination!!!
 

This Week’s Special:

This week’s special is Mormor by Lotta Jansdotter for Windham Fabrics
All yardage is 15% off or 25% off when you clear the bolt!!!
 

CLASSES, CLASSES, CLASSES

  
Tuesday, August 12th at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
  
Charming quilt inspired by Eleanor Burns! Lyn Brown will be teaching us this easy pattern using Eleanor’s pattern to construct this strip quilt.

Perfect quilt for beginners!

Bring your favorite Jelly Roll or 42 2½” WOF strips, matching thread, sewing machine, and rotary cutter & mat.

Cost $25


Tuesday, August 12th at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 
Please join us Tuesday Evening for Open Sewing hosted by Vickie Overholt.
This is the last month of the Summer- Vickie will be holding an Open Sew Night every Tuesday evening through August!
Please bring your own project, sewing machine and manual, and basic sewing supplies. UFO's are great for this class... Vickie will keep you motivated to finish your project! 
The fun will start at 5:30pm and go until 8:30pm :) 
Cost $15 per class


Wednesday, August 13th at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm 
 
Versatile applique block can be made into a table topper, pillow, tote bag, or add a border for a quick wall hanging! Simple techniques will give you stunning results in no time! 
This block is the first in a Block of the Month series.
Cost $35, all materials for the block included


Thursday, August 14th at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
 
Is your ironing board looking a little worse for wear?
Bring it back to life with a new cover!
So simple to make you'll want to change them often to liven up your sewing or laundry room :) 
Denise Dowdrick will show you just how easy it is to make a new cover; casing and elastic is included in the cost.
Cost $25Bias tape and elastic included


Saturday, August 16th and August 23rd at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
 
Linda Rizzardi will show you just how easy it is to cut, quilt, and assemble a 60" x 72" rag quilt.
This is a 2 day class on sequential Saturdays.

Cost: Both days included for $45


Saturday and Sunday, August 16th and 17th 
Weekend Retreat at Hawthorne Suites in Victorville, CA!

 

Stay the night and sew to your heart's content!
Fun, games, prizes, food, and friends...
There's also a pool and other wonderful amenities :)

Overnight stay is limited to 24 ladies,
Please call the Shoppe today to reserve your place!

Price is based on 1 night with 4 ladies per room: includes breakfast and dinner each day with an overnight stay. Enjoy lunch at one of the nearby restaurants like Denise’s favorite, Panera :)

You are also welcome to come enjoy just the day with us if you prefer to not spend the night or you can call the hotel and reserve your own room if you prefer; 
Call the hotel at (760) 949-4700


Please reserve your place for the Retreat with us no later than Wednesday, August 13 so we know how many ladies to plan meals for.
You can call the Shoppe or sign up online. Thank you!
  
Please call the Shoppe @ (760) 881-4025 for more information about these and other fun Classes or to reserve your place in a class.

Pin It

Monday, August 4, 2014

Feeling Accomplished

Phew! What a week!!!
We’ve been busy in class this week with our Janome Educator, Alba.
She has taught us so much and we are feeling pretty accomplished with all that we know how to do now!

We are so excited for all of you to come see the new machines so we can share their amazing features :)

More new Fairy Frost arrived from Michael Miller Fabrics and we are also expecting some delightful new Halloween fabrics from Riley Blake early this week!


 This Week’s Special:
This week’s special is Bloom Modern II by Jason Yenter for In the Beginning Fabrics… all yardage is 15% off or 25% off when you clear the bolt!!!

 


 
CLASSES, CLASSES, CLASSES


Today, August 4th at 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sit and Sew, UFO Day
 
The first Monday of each month you are welcome to bring any project you would like to work on to sew, visit, and share with other quilters :)


Tuesday, August 5th at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 
Please join us Tuesday Evening for Open Sewing hosted by Vickie Overholt.
This is the last month of the Summer- Vickie will be holding one more month of Open Sew Night every Tuesday evening through August! 
Please bring your own project, sewing machine and manual, and basic sewing supplies. UFO's are great for this class... Vickie will keep you motivated to finish your project!

The fun will start at 5:30pm and go until 8:30pm :)

Cost $15 per class 
Sign up for the whole month of classes and receive a free class!
Call the Shoppe @ (760) 881-4025 for details.


Wednesday, August 6th at 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
 
Denise Dowdrick is celebrating her birthday this week with a delightful table runner class!
Denise will walk you through the directions for fusible applique from Art to Heart’s book “Table Please, Part I” by Nancy Halvorsen.

Cost $25, Heat N Bond Lite fusible and ric-rac trim included
Book and other supplies required, please see class supply list


Saturday, August 9th at 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
 
This dynamic bag has so much storage!
Versatile inner pockets can hold a sewing or first aid kit, make-up, jewelry, or whatever you want!
So many uses you'll want to make more than one! 
Kathrine Dowdrick will guide you through the Abbey Lane pattern and share the tips she learned during the bag construction.

Cost $25
Some supplies included, please see supply list for more information


Thursday, August 14th at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Ironing Board Cover
 
Is your ironing board looking a little worse for wear?
Bring it back to life with a new cover!
So simple to make you'll want to change them often to liven up your sewing or laundry room :) 
Denise Dowdrick will show you just how easy it is to make a new cover; casing and elastic is included in the cost.

Cost $25
Bias tape and elastic included


Saturday, August 16th and August 23rd at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
 
Linda Rizzardi will show you just how easy it is to cut, quilt, and assemble a 60" x 72" rag quilt.
This is a 2 day class on sequential Saturdays.

Cost: Both days included for $45


Saturday and Sunday, August 16th and 17th
Weekend Retreat at Hawthorne Suites in Victorville, CA!
 
Stay the night and sew to your heart's content!
Fun, games, prizes, food, and friends...
There's also a pool and other wonderful amenities :)

Overnight stay is limited to 24 ladies, call the Shoppe today to reserve your place!

Price is based on 1 night with 4 ladies per room: includes breakfast and dinner each day with an overnight stay. Enjoy lunch at one of the nearby restaurants like Panera :)


Please reserve your place for the Retreat with us no later than Monday, August 11 so we know how many ladies to plan meals for. You can call the Shoppe at (760) 881-4025Thank you!

You are also welcome to call the hotel and reserve your own room if you prefer; call them at (760) 949-4700


Pin It