Moo News 1/8/2014

1/8/2014                                                                                                   217-245-9190

The new year is starting out with some really nasty weather.  Please stay safe.

We have a new Block of the week--- This is a  Merry Xmas Y'all Wall Hanging.  This is a weekly Block --- costing $14.95 for 6 weeks.  Come in and get started on this cute wall hanging.  The sample is at the shop.

We will be having a vinyl project bag class on January 7th and another Labyrinth class on 1/8.
Still have openings in both classes. Due to the weather -- I will be rescheduling class for those who were unable to make it in.

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.  - 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. 

Revised info on Paducah trip - we have a stand by list started.

We will be rescheduling this BOM--Probably will start in March  11- 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 quarters next meeting is January 15th. This will be a sewing day and the beginning of our Jersey Gals White Bag Block Exchange.   We are working on our own projects. -- Please bring in a dish to share for lunch.  Starts at 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.    Don't forget your white bag with your fabric.

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.

Will be scheduling a class on Disappearing Pinwheel.

We have a couple of ideas from customers that we are working on getting set up for a club or class.  If you have any suggestions for classes please let us know.

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.


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.


February 1 -- Open sewing from 11 a.m to 3 p.m.

February 5 -- Mystery Club  11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

February 8 - Second Saturday BOM  11 a.m.

February 19 -- Jersey Gals Quilt Guild Meeting  10 a.m.

February 24 thru March 1st --- RETREAT