Moo New 8/22/14


8/22/2014
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We have moved to our new location on the Square in Jacksonville.    Stop by and see us on the East side of the square across from the Illinois Theater.

We will be having a Grand Opening in the near future.  Probably the first part of September.

ALSO -- WE HAVE A FACEBOOK PAGE -- SO BE OUR FRIEND SO WE CAN KEEP  YOU UPDATED ON THE ACTIVITIES AT THE SHOP.
 
We would like to thank all our customers who visited us at the show and at the shop. We appreciate your support and the love of quilting.


Bev will be having a 101 Quilt Series Starting in September --- We will be making a Disappearing Nine Patch Window Pane Quilt.  Will be setting Dates -- will have an evening class on a Tuesday or Wednesday nights besides a day class --- We have 3 people signed up. -- will be six weeks.  Class fee is $10 per class plus fabric - book and if you need quilting supplies.  Please call the shop so we will have enough books.


Gertie is also having a UGLY FABRIC CHALLENGE --- ON THE 5th Saturday in August 30,  Judging at 11 a.m. -- wall hangings must be in the store by 10:30 a.m. to be on the 30th judging.  You can bring your wall hanging in earlier in the week if you desire.
The next Ugly Challenge will be available on the 30th.


SCRAPPY SERIES -- WILL MEET
--10 A.M .August 28th.  Scrappy will also meet on September 2 - 8 - 16 -30. 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 started  be starting the 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. 


The Jersey Gals Quilt Guild's  next meeting is September17.  This month  Mary Meyers will have a demo on how to make a folded project.   We will have a kit available to make a coaster so you can  use the technique.
We are all pitching in for pizza for lunch.

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. 
Finish or Scrap it.  We meet once a month the 3rd Tuesday --September 16 at 10 a.m.


The Fifth month will be Sept.  16,  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 hand sewing - embroidery - 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.

AUGUST

August 26 -- Night Holstein Club  4:30 p.m.

August 27 -- Holstein Day Club 10 a.m.

August 28 - Scrappy  - 10 a.m.

August 30 -- Judging Day for Ugly Fabric Challenge.


September

September - 1 - Labor Day Holiday -- Shop Closed

September 2 - Scrappy  10 a.m.

September 3 - Mystery Club -- Starting new series -- 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.

September 16 - Farmers Wives - month 5

September 16 - Finish or Scrap it Club 10 a.m.

September 16 - Scrappy 10 a.m.

September 17 - Quilt Guild Meeting -- Demo by Mary Meyers - Folded project

September 29 - Day Holstein  10 a.m.

September 30 - Scrappy  10 a.m.

September 30 - Night Holstein  4:30 p.m.

September 30 - Scrappy  10 a.m.