Moo News 05/10/2014

05/10/14                                                                      217-245-9190

Gertie decided the Deals this week is going to be Puzzles and Puzzles mats --- 50% off  and also the Marshalls Batiks $3.99 per yard. -- Stop in and see us at the shop and take advantage of the specials  Also she has the Xmas and Halloween fabric on 50% off-- Effective thru  May17th.  Watch for other specials and coupons.

Heads up -- we have been asked by another shop to be in a Mystery Bus Shop Hop this summer.The Bus Shop hop is scheduled for 8/14-15 &16.  Thursday - Friday and Saturday. Not sure of cost should be around $260.00 for double occupancy.  We will start a list for the bus shop hop -- if you want to start paying for this activity it is ok. 

Also we have a quilting retreat scheduled for the week of September 15.
It will again be at the Kinnona Church Retreat Center. You will need to bring your own sheets, pillows and blankets -- towels and etc along with flip flops for the shower or shower shoes.  The cost is $275 for full week or $55. dollars for individual nights.  We will start a list for this activity also.  I will limit retreat to 14 or 15 people.  Call and get your name on the list. You may also pay for this  -- we will keep track of the balance for you. We will have a lady on site to cook.

May 12 -- May 19 --May 28 Also June 10 --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.

We will be starting new Second Saturday BOM in July --- We will be having Eleanor Burns - Barns and Victory Quilts.   Please let us know if you are interested so we will have books in stock.    A reminder how this works is -- the first month you purchase the book and pay $5.00. for fabric for first block.  Next month you bring in your completed block and you get the fabric for the next month free.  You will have to purchase your sashing and borders fabric down the road. You may  stay and sew on your new  block when you come in on that Saturday.

The Jersey Gals Quilt Guild quarters next meeting is May 21. Sewing  on your projects.
Bring you Blooming Rose creation in for us to see at this meeting.  Last month Nancy showed us how to make a very nice large tote bag.  Thanks for sharing.  Also we are having a potluck. Also bring in your tote bag you made last month to show.

Many  - Many  - people talk about all the unfinished projects they have --- so we want to encourage everyone to get them completed by have you bring in a list of all your unfinished projects.  Bring in you machine and supplies to work on a project - We will meet once a month -- the next month  you complete a project we will mark it off your list and add your name in a drawing for a prize at the end of the year.  If you haven't completed a project you pay a $1 to the kitty.  We will meet on May 20th at 10:30 a.m. to decided a name for the group and to get started.

I am rescheduling the T Shirt Class  from May 14  to June 16 --
 - T-Shirt Class - 12:30 till 4:30   or 5:30 p.m. until 7:30  first class.

Also rescheduiling the Stack and Whack Class until June 25th - 12:30 p.m.
If night class is needed we will schedule for later on the 25th.

Farmers Wives BOM -- We have the books in house and the templates needed for this project.  Please stop by and get your books and templates.   We will have kits available on the 20th..

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.


May 12 - Scrappy - 10 a.m.

May 14 - T-Shirt Class - 12:30 till 4:30   or 5:30 p.m. until 7:30  first class--rescheduled to June 16---

May 19 - Scrappy 10 a.m.

May 20 -- Unfinished project group -- 10:30 a.m.

May 20 - Farmers Wives Bom STARTS -- 1 P.M.

May 21 - Jersey Gals Quilt Quild - 10 a.m.

May 27 - Holstein Night Club  4:30 to 7 p.m.

May 28 - T shirt Class - 12:30 till 4:30  or 5:30 until 7:30  second class--rescheduling  to June 30.

May 28 -  Scrappy 10 a.m.


June 4 - Mystery Club  1 p.m -- rescheduled until June 11 1 p.m.

June 10 - Scrappy Club  10 a.m.

June 11 - Mystery Club -- 1 p.m.

June 11 - Braided Quilt  - Class 12:30 till 4:30 p.m.-

June 11 - Mystery Club 1 p.m.

June 14 -- Second Saturday BOM -- 11 a.m.

June 16- T Shirt Class 12:30 p.m.

June 17 - Farmers Wives BOM

June 18 -- Jersey Gals Quilt Guild Meeting -- 10 a.m.  This is ruler Month -- and Salad Potluck

June 23 - Holstein Day meeting

June 24 - Holstein Night Meeting

June 30 - 2nd T shirt Class