Sorry I've been so long in getting my Flash to you. Cow Patty is still out to pasture and my sidekick Dorrie is on vacation leaving me with all the work. We have new fabric from Benartex; Owl Be There and Lemon Tree both by Kanvas, a new associate of Benartex. Also a new Riverwoods Collection "Midnight Blues", a blue and yellow collection.
Cindy has started a Beginner Quilting Class, the first class was last Saturday, but she will have 3 sessions of Beginning Piecing, so come in and join them June 30th, there's still room for 1 or 2. Mary started her Folded Circle Centerpiece this week. Later she will be teaching the Christmas Star and the Snowflakes. Come on in and sign up for these classes.
If you need something to keep your children busy this summer, sign them up for our beginning sewing class July 5th. There will several more sessions; time to get several projects completed. Boys are welcome too; they can make some pajama pants for themselves or make a gift for Mom and Dad.
July 10th Judy will have her second class on Hand Applique. She has a unique way of doing this and the girls all enjoyed it. The class this time will be about using templates. Join her at 6pm on the tenth. Come in before then and pick up your supply sheet.
The Bag of the Month is the "Cancun Clutch"; a cute little clutch; make one for each of your outfits . You'll be the envy of the neighborhood. Supply list available and also kits. Beverly is also teaching the "Star of Bethlehem" the 25th at 10am. She is working on sample now so should be displayed soon.
We also have new BOM's this month. The " Stonehenge "in the bright colorway; The"Old Country Stars" in pastel ;and also in fall colorway ;and the "Buck-a-Block" in red,black, and white that you may start anytime.
We're also starting a new club called the "Holstein Club". It will be Black and White projects. Meets on the 4th Monday of the month 11AM to 3PM. Please call to reserve your stall. We are also doing a different twist; the "Twisted Garden". Pattern and kits available.
July 14th and 28th and August 11th will be Beginner Piecing; a 3 session class; cost is $60. Hours are 11 to 2.
Beverly D will also be teaching the Twisted Jack wall hanging for Halloween. We have several new Halloween Wall Hangings. Just the pattern or a kit is available.
IN September we are sponsoring something we've never done before. Ten other quilt shops together with us are going on a Bus Shop Hop. It will be a little over 1300 miles and we will visit 10 quilt shops and stop at ours last. We are starting in Clayton, Mo and making a big circle through Missouri ,Iowa, Illinois and Indiana and back to Illinois. The date ia September 27th,28th,and 29th. So come on in and sign up. Further details will be available soon.
Just received the new Darlene Zimmerman "Pretty Baskets" fabric. You can embroidery the baskets or leave them as they are. It's gorgeous both ways; free pattern available with her fabric.Stop in and see our great color wall; Kona cottons, kaufman Fusions, Blank Splash and Rock Candy.
More news next week. Have a happy 4th of July.
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