Moos News 12/4/2012

Moos News December 4, 2012                  Phone 217-245-9190

The General Wives Block of the Month is over.  Please stop by the office and get your finishing kits or any of the blocks you still need to finish out your quilt.

Gift Certificates --- We are having a
30 days Xmas Special --- If you purchase a $50.00 Gift Certificate you will get a $5.00 Certificate free  -- If you purchase a $100.00 Gift Certificate you will get a $10.00  Certificate free.  These Gift Certificates are not to be used until after Xmas – Dec. 26, 2012.

The Kids Sew Project day on December 8th.  You will need to sign up for this class in advance.  Bring sewing machines and the normal sewing supplies.  Class is full.

December 15--- Will be a 1 day only sale for the 30's Fabric -- 25% off.

We will be making and donating quilts to the homeless shelter.  We would appreciate any fabric you would want to donate. Also, would like to have people help cut and sew the tops. 

We will be starting a new Block of the Month in February called A YEAR TO CROW ABOUT.
You might have seen this quilt advertised in the Quiltmaker. Please sign up for this block -- I want to make sure I have enough patterns.  Come in to the shop and see the picture.

On February 2, we will have a new designer - Beverly Burris coming to give a mini trunk show at 11 a.m. -- then lunch and 1/2 day sewing workshop. Bring you sewing machines and accessories.  Limited seating of 14 people.  $30 plus cost of the book.

We have also gotten a number of new fabrics in.


Our Retreat is scheduled for February 19, 20, 21, 22, & 23.

I will need at least $50.00 to hold your seat by December  3rd- --non refundable.   Balance of the money should be sent by January 4th.

Arrival for the retreat is arrived around 10 a.m. on first day and day leaving leave by 11 a.m.

Bring an activity to work on to get started and we will have projects presented at least one per day.

Some project will be small and others will take a number of hours.

Here is an example of what is being planned:

Weekend tote – Table runners – Mystery Wall hanging – Challenge block from fabric given to you –for charity quilt.

Cute – zipper bags in different sizes – placemats & hot pads.  Probably will have more planned by February.  We will also visit the shop and see what specials are available.

The Hotel  is the Comfort Inn,  200 Comfort Drive, Jacksonville, IL  62650.

The Meals – Breakfast is included in the room fee – Lunch and Dinner will be catered meals which is included in the fee.

We will also, have a small shop set up at the retreat in case you need something.

I am looking forward to meeting and sewing with all of you. 

Please make check out to:  Quilted Cow Activities – Address  1850 South Main Street, Jacksonville, IL  62650

Please please call Bev with any questions – 217-370-1278.

Block of the Month for the Stonehinge has started.  Please stop by and take a look at the quilt. 

 We have punch cards for fat quarters here at the shop.  The regular fat quarters when you purchase 25 you will get 5 free.  For Batiks -- which is a different card -- you purchase 25 and you get 4 free.

 If you embroidery or cross stitch, the shop has a great selection of floss

The BOM for the Baltimore Xmas will be starting in November 17th.  Please stop by and see the finished quilt.


Dec 5 - Mystery Club -- Day - 1-3 p.m. and night 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m

Dec 8 - Kids Sew Simple Projects - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. --Class full.

Dec. 15 -- 30's Sale -- 1 day only -- 25% off

Dec 19 - Jersey Gals Quilt Guild - 10 a.m. to noon.

Dec 25 - Have a Merry Christmas!!!!


Jan. 2- Mystery Club

Jan 8 - Pieced Appliqué - 11 to 3 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A really nice new technique –  1ST

Jan 8  - Eleanor Burns - Block Party - 

Jan. 15 - Pieced  Applique - 11 to 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Jan 16 - Jersey Gals Quilt Guild - 10 a.m. t0 noon.

Jan 17 - Zip-N-Go Tote --- 11 - 3 p.m.

Jan 22 -- Night Holstein Club --- Show and Tell for Day Holstein  and night Holstein.  Start New Project !

Jan 23 - 10 Minute Quilt Block -- 1 - 3 p.m.

Jan 28 - Day Holstein Club - Starting new project - Tennessee Waltz.

Jan 29 - Beginning Paper Pieceing.  11 - 3  -- Evening Class if needed.

February 2013

Feb 2 -- Designer Beverly Burrris - has mini truck show --lunch and 1/2 day workshop -- Seating is limited to 14 people.

Feb 6 - Mystery Club - 1 to 3 p.m.

Feb 11 -- New Block of the Month Starting -- A Year to Crow About starts -- 7 months program.

Feb 12-  Weighted Pin/thread organizer --  11-3 p.m.

Feb 13 - Paper Piecing - Intermediate - 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Feb. 19-23 -- Quilt Retreat

Feb 20 - Jersey Gals Quilt Guild Meeting  10 to noon.

Feb. 25 - Holstein Day Club - 11 to 3 p.m

Feb 26  Holstein Night Club  6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.