Moo News 5/21/2014

05/21/14                                                                      217-245-9190

Gertie decided the Deals this week is going to be Eleanor Burns Kits  50% off - Jig Saw Puzzles 50% off  -- Marshall Batiks  $3.99.  There will be some other kits for 50% off also -- effective until 5-28.

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.

Gertie is having a free class on making and applying borders - June 12 - Demo at 1 p.m.   Please call to save you a seat.

Also on June 19 - Gertie will be having a Purse finishing Class - 1 p.m.

--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 June 18.This is favorite Ruler month -- bring in your favorite ruler and demo.  Also having a salad potluck.

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 June 17 at 10:30 a.m. to decided a name for the group and to get started.

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..

The second month will be June 17,  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 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 12 Gertie's free Applying Borders Class  Demo -- 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 19 - Gertie is having a finish a purse session - 1 p.m.

June 23 - Holstein Day meeting

June 24 - Holstein Night Meeting

June 30 - 2nd T shirt Class