MOOS NEWS 6/18/2014

6/18/2014                                                                              217-245-9190

Gertie decided the Deals this week Buy ten floss --get 2 free of equal value or less. --Panels on rack 35% off ----All thread buy 3 get 1 free of same price.  -- Notions 15% off.(off the display in first room only) --These deals still good for the rest of this week.

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.

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

Gertie is also having a UGLY FABRIC CHALLENGE --- ON THE 5th Saturday in August 30th
You purchase a kit with two ugly fat quarters in it and you add your own fabric to make a wall
hanging.  On August 30 ---- These will be judged and see you wins.

-- June 24 --10 A.M. July 1 - 7- 14 - 21 - 29  -- 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  August --- 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.

Gerie is having a clothing instructional Class on July 10th 1 p.m. -- please call to save you a seat.

The Jersey Gals Quilt Guild quarters next meeting is July 16.  Bring sewing machine -- making a luggage tag or tablerunner --- this month is bring your own lunch.  See you at 10 a.m.

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 15 at 10:30 a.m---The name given  was
Finish or Scrap it.  We meet once a month.

The third month will be July 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.  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.

On the second Saturday afternoon -- we will be having a handsewing - embriodery - cross stitch - misc projects -- from 12:30 until 3:30 p.m. This will give you time to work on those projects you have started and would like to complete.   This will start July 12. Please call to hold a spot. any questions please call the shop.
Fabric which is cut from a bolt -- this fabric cannot be returned.


June 19 - Gertie is having a finish a purse session - 1 p.m.

June 23 - Holstein Day meeting

June 24 - Scrappy  - 10 a.m.

June 24 - Holstein Night Meeting

June 30 - 2nd T shirt Class
July 1  -- Scrappy 10 a.m.

July 2 - Mystery Club -- 1 p.m.

July 4th ---Holiday -- Closed

July 5th --- Sale -- on Red -- White or Blue Fabric -- 20% off

July 7 - Scrappy

July 10 - Class -- Clothing instruction  1 p.m.

July 12  -- Second Saturday BOM --11 a.m.  -- Bring in your quilt from the Underground RR

July 12 --- Second Saturday -- Sewing -- 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
July 14 -- Scrappy  10 a.m.

July 15 -- Farmers Wives  10 a.m.

July 15 -  Finish or Scrap It -- 10 a.m.

July 16 -- Jersey Gals Quilt Guild -- 10 a.m.

July 21 -- Scrappy 10 a.m.

July 22 -- Holstein Night 4:30 p.m.

July 28 - Holstein Days  10 a.m.

July 29  - Scrappy  10 a.m.