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. Winners from the Grand Opening drawings were:
1st place prize - Donna Hall 2nd place prize - Deanna Hart 3rd place prize - Sharon Zuiderveld
Thanks to everyone who came into the shop that weekend.
We have a buttons --- Stop by and check it out. We have some buttons that are school related with footballs - music staffs -- these are in many of the local school colors good for kids projects or embelishmets for quilts. We also have the wood shaped button for purses besides just normal buttons for tops - coats and dresses.
September 17 -- Vinyl Project Bag Class -- 1 p.m. -- Class is $15 plus kit. The price of the kit depends on the size of bag you want to make. Call to reserve a seat.
Bev will be having a 101 Quilt Series Starting in October --- 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 --- 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.
We are going to have a class on a large tote bag which will easily carry a 9 x 12 pan in the bottom.Scheduled for October 8 (Wednesday) at 1 p.m. Please call the shop for info. We will have a list of what is required for the class. Call to save a seat.
Oct 16 & Oct 23 -- (both days are Thursdays) we have scheduled a thread painting class. This will take two weeks to complete project. The class will cost $15 per week plus your fabric. We will be making a sunflower. I am getting the list of supplies together and will be available at the shop. Please call the shop to save you a seat.
Mystery Club is starting a new series in October. This will be a sampler quilt -- the block will reflect something to do with the month -- either in fabric colors or block pattern. Please call to the shop to participate in this series. The cost is $19.95 per month. At the end you will have a completed top including sashing and borders. This Club is the first Wednesday of the month)
SCRAPPY SERIES -- WILL MEET --10 A.M September 16. Scrappy will also meet on September - 30. October 6 & 13. 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!! We have room for a few more people to come and join in the fun
This Saturday is the second Saturday BOM for Eleanor Burns Barns and Eleanor Burns Victory Quilts. Everyone bring in your complete block and you will receive the fabric for the next block free . See you on Saturday. 11 a.m.
A Tee Shirt Quilt Class is scheduled for October 28 and 29th a Tuesday and Wednesday at 1 p.m. each day.
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. Bring in your sewing machines. We are all pitching in for pizza for lunch. Starts at 10 a.m. (Wednesday)
Finish it or Scrap it -- is Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. -- come in and work on the projects you have sitting around. Perfect time to get some help on a problem project.
Farmers Wives BOM -- Fifth Month is September 16.
Central Illinois Shop Hop -- October 10 & 11 and October 17 & 18. Stop by the shop and see what the sale will be --
Fabric which is cut from a bolt -- this fabric cannot be returned.
September 13 -- Second Saturday 11 a.m. BOM - Barns and Victory
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 17 -- Vinyl Project Bag Class - 1 p.m.
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.
October 1 - Mystery Club -- 1 p.m. New Series starting - Sampler Quilt
October 6 - Scrappy - 10 a.m.
October 8 - Large Tote Bag Class 1 p.m.
October 10 & 11 - Central Illinois Shop Hop
October 13 -- Scrappy 10 a.m.
October 15 - Jersey Gals Quilt Guild Meeting 10 a.m.
October 16 - Thread Painting Class -- 1 to 4 p.m.
October 17 & 18 -- Central Illinois Shop Hop
October 21 - Finish or Scrap It - 10 a.m.
October 23 - Second part of the Thread Painting Class 1 to 4 p.m.
October 27 - Holstein Day 10 a.m.
October 28 - T- Shirt Class - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
October 28 - Holstein Night 4:30 to 7 p.m.
October 29 - Second part of the T Shirt Class - 1 p.m. to 4 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!"