Weather -- who knows what temp or moisture we will have --- good old Illinois Weather!!!
Deadline to sign up is April 2nd --- I have to release rooms.
We have room for 8 people on the bus trip to Paducah on April 25 & 26. Please call to get a seat. Cost is $125 for Hotel and Bus. We will be picking up people in Jacksonville at 5:45 a.m. and Springfield 6:20 at Meijers parking lot. We will be visiting the Quilt Festival on Friday afternoon and Hancock Fabrics and Eleanor Burns area on Saturday---call 217-370-1278 for additional info or to sign up.
SCRAPPY SERIES -- WILL MEET April 1 - April 7 - April 14 -- April 22 and April 29 -- 10 A.M. -- We are using up our scraps and stray fabrics and making useful quilts with them. I have added more tables for the new people. Come and sew -- then we figure out how much fabric you have reclaimed.
The Jersey Gals Quilt Guild quarters next meeting is April 16th. This day we will have a class on making a tote that Nancy Frye makes - Supply list at the shop. Bring sewing machines and sewing accessories. Time is 10 a.m. until ????
It was decided to have a potluck -- so bring food to share.
We still have a couple of the 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.
The Forgotten Shop Hop --
We will be participating in a shop hop with shops south and east of us. This will be
on April 11 & 12 -- and April 18 & 19. Stop by and see us.
Suggestion: When going to a Quilt Show and you are using cash -- please bring cash in smaller bills. If you have a $100 bill this could make the cash issue for the vendor a problem . They do not have access to a bank.
Starting May 20, 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. This 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. Cost will be to purchase the book and any templates you wish -- then the kit will be $29.95 per month for 13 months. You may sew here at the shop on the third Tuesday or pick up your block and sew at home.
Fabric which is cut from a bolt -- this fabric cannot be returned.
NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE ANY SCRAP FABRIC OUTSIDE OUR BUILDING -- PLEASE BRING IT TO US DURING STORE HOURS.
April 1 - Scrappy -- 10 a.m.
April 2 - Mystery Club -- 1 p.m to 4 p.m.
April 3 - Free sewing time
April 4 - Free Sewing time
April 5 - Free Sewing time.
April 7 - Scrappy Club -- 10 a.m.
April 12 - Second Saturday BOM 11 a.m.
April 11 & 12 -- April 18 & 19 - Forgotten Shop Hop -
April 14 - Scrappy Club - 10 a.m.
April 16 - Jersey Gal Quilt Guild Meeting - Sewing Day 10 a.m. until ???
April 20 -- Happy Easter -
April 22 - Scrappy Club 10 a.m.
April 22 - Holstein Night 4:30 - 6:30 p.m
April 25 - 26 - Paducah Bus Trip
April 28 - Day Holstein Club - 11 a.m. to 3:30
April 29 - Scrappy Club 10 a.m.
May 3 - Free sewing time -- 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
May 7 - Mystery Club - 11 a.m - 3 p.m.
May 20 - Farmers Wives Bom STARTS -- 11 A.M.
May 21 - Jersey Gals Quilt Quild - 10 a.m.
May 26 - Holstein Day Club - 11 a.m.
May 27 - Holstein Night Club 4:30 to 7 p.m.
"Spend every day to the end of time frolicking through fabric"
"Just give it a try using the mindset that it will be fun!"
"Starting your own business is like herding cats!"