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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.

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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.

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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


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Monday, July 28, 2014

Brand New Week!

After a restful weekend and an enjoyable day with friends at the Wrightwood Country Club yesterday, we are ready to take on a brand new week!
A brand new week brings training with the Janome Team and brand new fabric!!!

We are loving the exquisite Christmas Pure and Simple collection by Nancy Halvorsen for Benartex. Lovely fabric and pattern book with delightful projects… just in time to get started on Christmas gifts :)



Wonderful Stitch Circles and Squares from Michael Miller Fabrics

 

…and more sparkly Fairy Frost from Michael Miller Fabrics



This Week’s Special:
This week’s special is Shangri-La 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, July 28th at 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
This fast and easy pillowcase technique will amaze you!
Denise Dowdrick will help you "burrito" fold your fabric to make a pillowcase with all of the raw edges enclosed :)
Cost $25, fabric included


Tuesday, July 29th at 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Linda Rizzardi will be teaching us how to make her terrific Tuscan Tote!
This fantastic bag has pockets galore… it’s beautiful and useful, too!
Cost $30
Please see supply list


Tuesday, July 29th at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Please join us Tuesday Evening for Open Sewing hosted by Vickie Overholt. Vickie will be holding an Open Sew Night every Tuesday evening through July and 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, July 30th at 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
What’s Summer without Flip Flops?
These colorful summer staples will look cute on your table, too if you make this cute table runner :)
Denise Dowdrick 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 included
Book and other supplies required, please see class supply list


Monday, August 4th at 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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 :)


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


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 :)
You are also welcome to come enjoy just the day with us if you prefer to not spend the night :)
Cost $60 per day w/room or $30 for daytime only
You are also welcome to call the hotel and reserve your own room if you prefer; call them at(760) 949-4700



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


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