Moo News 12/3/2013

12/3/2013                                                                                      217-245-9190

Dont' forget to get  a gift certificate for a loved one or friend.  Any quilter would love to have a gift certificate froma quilt shop. 

On December 2nd  (Monday) -- we are had a  a Quilt Binding Social.  We had a great time talking about many subjects and laughing about some of the sillyest stuff.  Next time come and join us.

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. Class full.

Holiday Schedule --Closing on December 24 at 2 p.m. -- We will be closed for Xmas.
We will be taking inventory on December 26 to December 31.  We will be open on
January 1st for a New Year's Day Sale. More info to follow on what will be on sale.

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.  We do have a list started for those who want to go and we already have 48 people on the list -- Only have rooms for 50.  The Cost for the hotel and bus is $125.00.  To hold your seat please send $50. made out to the Quilted Cow Activities.  I will start a standby list if when I get the 50 for the bus. 

We will be rescheduling this BOM--Probably will start in March - the BOM for the Butterfly will start -- Sewing from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. -- Cost is $29.00 for 8 months. 

Starting April  15,  starting the sampler quilt called, The Farmers Wife -- This quilt will have 112 - 6" square blocks.   We would like to have people interested 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.  Please let us know if you are interested so we will have books and kits.  We have 5 people already on the list.

The Jersey Gals Quilt Guild will meet in  December  --- We will be having a potluck on December 18 -- and will be playing some games -- People will need to bring in 3 xmas fat quarters and 3 ugly fat quarters.  Everyone is bringing a dish to share.  We will also be discussing the Jersey Gals  White Bag Quilt Block Exchange to clarify any questions.  The Exchange will start at the January meeting.  Dues will be due in January for the 2014 year.  Dues is $10.00.

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.  There will be demos and then you will be able to make these projects.  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 on 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. Please make checks out to the Quilted Cow Activities. 

On January 21st ---We will be starting 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 use in them a quilt. We will plan on a day session at 12:30 p.m. until 4 p.m.  If a night session is needed, please contact the office so we can get one planned for the same evening of the 21st

Bear Paw class will be on March 5 at 2 p.m to 5 p.m.

Note :  We will no longer be taking the fabric scraps for the Dog Beds,

NOTE --When purchasing fabric which is cut from a bolt -- this fabric cannot be returned.


December 4 - Mystery Club - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

December 5 - Holly Tree Skirt Class - classes available for afternoon and evening.

December 7 - Cow Girl Roundup - 11 a.m.

December 14 - Second Saturday BOM  11 a.m.

December 18 - Jersey Gals Quilt Guild - 10 a.m. to noon.

December 23 - Day and Night Holstein meeting -- 11 a.m. to 3:30.

December 24 --- Christmas Eve - closing at 2 p.m

December 25 - Christmas --- Closed

December 26 thru December 31 - Closed for inventory


January 1 - Fabric Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

January 4 - Cow Girl Roundup - 11 a.m.

January 7 -  Vinyl Bag Class - 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

January 8 - Mystery Club 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

January 8 --- Labyrinth Class -- 3 p.m. to ???

January 11 - 2nd Saturday BOM - 11 a.m.

January 15 - Jersey Gals Quilt Guild -- 10 a.m. to 3:30  p.m. -- Sew Day

January 21 - Scrappy Series - Work on making a quilt out of your scraps.

January 27 = Holstein Day Club - 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m

January 28 - Holstein Night Club  - 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.