11/4/2014 217-245-9190 Gertie has just put the Halloween kits on sale at 25% off.
We have a new Xmas Challenge -- We have a panel called Adorn Me -- it is a evergreen tree. We want you to make a wallhanging and decorate it. We would like to have some of these back in the shop by Dec. 3 for the Gallery Hop on December 5. We will have a viewer choice winner and a most creative winner. If you can't get your wall hanging done by Dec 3 you have until December 12 to get in the competition. The sooner you it here and more viewers can see it and vote for it. We have a number of people get the panel today -- panel cost is $11.99.
We had our a slumber sewing party on October 31 -- We had 10 people and a lot of good snacks. The last of the sewers left at 1:45 a.m.
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 embellishments for quilts. We also have the wood shaped button for purses besides just normal buttons for tops - coats and dresses.
Saturday is the second Saturday BOM ---See you here on Saturday.
November 8 - we will have a twisted class at 12:30 p.m. You may choose any of the projects. Call to hold a spot.
Mark your calendar for November 12 and November 15 -- we will be having a free Xmas oranament for you to make and also you can make for a fee a Tea Towel Apron and we are also working on another one or two ideas. Here are the hours for the free project for both Wed and Friday -- Free project 10 to 11 a.m and 2 to 3 p.m. Apron - 11 - 12 and 3 - 4 p.m. If you are going to make an apron you will need a sewing machine, and accessories, rotary cutter, straight pins - 24" long ruler. We have green plaid and red plaid t-towel.
We are planning on starting a new project which is called Dear Jane Quilt - if we get enough people starting in Feb. 2015 -- this project has 234 - 4" blocks. You will need to purchase the books and fabric -- the fabric will cost $21.99 per month. We need to have at least 6 people to commit to this 2 years project. So if you are interested, please let us know.
Black Friday --November 28-- opening at 6 a.m. until 8 a.m. you can take 30% off store wide. From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. --- 20% Store wide. After 10 a.m. until closing it is 10% store wide. We are planning on having coffee and donuts for early morning shoppers.
Mystery Club is starting a new series in November. 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) Today was Mystery Club -- we had a good turn out and still have room for a few more. Meet on December 3 at 10 a.m.
SCRAPPY SERIES -- WILL MEET --10 A.M November 10=17-24 Dec 1- 8 & 15. 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
The Jersey Gals Quilt Guild's next meeting is November 19. This Month we are to bring in can goods for a food pantry. This is also salad A-L brings salad and M-Z brings dessert. Bring your machine and sew on one of your projects.
Finish it or Scrap it -- is Nov 18 at 10 a.m Monday. -- come in and work on the projects you have sitting around. Perfect time to get some help on a problem project.
Farmers Wives BOM -- Sixth Month is November 18.
Fabric which is cut from a bolt -- this fabric cannot be returned.
NOTE: We will not be taking any dog scraps until after the first of the year.
November 8 - Second Saturday BOM -- 11 a.m.
November 8 - Twister Class 12:30
November 10 - Scrappy Club
November 12 -- Make a free ornament and we will other crafts available to purchase and make. Watch for schedule for the different crafts.
November 15 --Make a free ornament and we will other crafts available to purchase and make. Watch for schedule for the different crafts.
November 17 - Scrappy Club -- 10 a.m.
November 18 - UFO at 10 a.m.
November 18 - Farmers Wives
November 19 - Jersey Gals Quilt Guild Mtg. 10 a.m. -- Bring Can Goods for Food Pantry -- Bring 3 fat quarters -- game day --- Bring in machines and sew in the afternoon -- A-L brings a salad and M-Z brings a dessert.
November 26 -- closing at 2 p.m.
November 27 - Closed Holiday
November 28 -- Black Friday -- Opening at 6 a.m. closing at 5 p.m
November 29 -- Small Business Saturday -- watch for info on sales for the day.
December 1 - Scrappy 10 a.m.
December 3 - Mystery Club 10 a.m.
December 4 - New Thread Painting Project -- Stop at shop to see samples 1 p.m. to 4 p.m
December 8 - Scrappy 10 a.m.
December 11 - Second Week of the thread painting project.
December 13 - Second Saturday BOM 11 a.m
December 15 - Scrappy 10 a.m.
December 16 - Finish or scrap it club 10 a.m.
December 16 - Farmers Wives BOM
December 17 - Jersey Gal Quilt Guild mtg. 10 a.m.
December 24 - closing at 2 p.m.
December 25 - Closed for the Holiday
December 26 thru Dec.31 closed for inventory.
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