Moo News 10/21/13

10/21/13                                                217-245-9190

Mark your calendars for the Paducah Quilt Show in April!!  We will be taking a bus down on April 25 (Friday) to see the show.  We will have a overnight stay and on Saturday will go to Hancocks Fabric and other places. Will know more when I get bus quotes back.  We do have a list started for those who want to go and we already have 32 people on the list. Should have cost information when I get back from vacation next week.  I will be calling everyone on the list with the cost around the first of November.

 Mystery Club will be starting new project the first Wednesday of November.  this will be pieced houses. Sewing starts at 11 a.m. - November 6th.
Stop by the shop and see the quilt.  Let's us know if you are interested so we have a kit ready for you.  We have 7 people looking forward to starting this project.

The first of the year, we are thinking of starting the sampler quilt called, The
Farmers Wife -- This quilt will have 112 - 6" square blocks.   We would like to have people intersted in working on this BOM  to call so we can have books, and templates necessary.  We are thinking that it will require completing 9 blocks per month to complete in 13 months. 

Class on Table Runners scheduled for October 30 - 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Let us know if you are interested.  Class Fee $15 and we have kits available.
Have a few more spots left.

I have been asked to have a class on the LABYRINTH Quilt Class Scheduled for November 11 - 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m ---. Call the shop if you are interested in coming to the class.  Class fee $15 plus your pattern and fabric. -- Class is full.

Jersey Gals Quilt Guild will meet on November 20th at 10 a.m.  We would like to have everyone attend because we have a mystery event for everyone.  Please come and here what has been happening and help plan out next 6 months activities.

We will be having another vinyl project class on November 19 at 12:30.  The bags are great for storing many items.  The size of the bag is determined by the length of the zipper.  Call to hold your spot.

RETREAT --The Retreat is now scheduled for February 24 thru March 1. Monday thru Saturday.  Arrival time is 10 a.m. and on March 1 leave at 2 p.m.   If you are not staying for all the days, departure time will be by 10 a.m. the day you are leaving.  We will be having this at a church retreat center outside of Murrayville, IL.  You will need to bring your sheets, pillows and blankets for twin bed.  Also will need to bring your towels and washcloths.  There will be a lady doing the cooking at the site for our meals.

We have a limit of 24  ----  There will be 4 people to a room - each with a bottom bunk bed.  Cost will be $55 per night.  For all 5 nights cost is $275.
Please call the shop to hold your spot.  A deposit of $50 dollars to hold spot should be paid by December 6th and balance paid by February 7th.

After the first of the year, will be having a class on a Bear Paw Quilt.  Please let me know if you are interested. 

December 5, 2013 Holly Tree Skirt meets in two sessions: Day 1PM to 4:30PM or Evening 6PM to 8:30PM. Book “5-10-15 Fat Quarters” required. Class Fee $10.00.  Come in to see sample.

Also, mark your calendars for January for a Scrappy Series --- We want you to bring in your scraps and then will cut into usable sizes and then -- design a quilt to use them. We will be there to help in all the stages.  The cost is $5 per session. Bring in your scraps and lets use in them a quilt.  Please call and let us know is your need an evening session. More info to follow.


October 28 - Holstein Day Club - 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m

October 28 - Holstein Night Club - 5 - 7:30 p.m.  --- will be on vacation  the week of 10/22.
October 30 , - Table Runner Class - 1:30 ro 4:30


November 2 --- Cow Girl Roundup - 11 a.m.

November 6 - A Year to Crow About - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m

November  6 - Mystery Club -- Starting Pieced Houses - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

November 9 - Second Saturday BOM -  11 a.m.

November 11 - Labyrinth Class -- 11 a.m. to 3:30

November 12 - Twisted Class - Can work on any project 11 a.m. to 3:30
Let me know which project and I will have kit cut for you.  This kit will have
the 5" squares cut.

November 19 - Clear Vinyl Project Bag - 12:30 to 4:30 p.m  Class $15 plus kit.

November 20 - Jersey Gals Quilt Guild Meeting - 10 a.m. to noon.