March/April 2012 Newsletter
Dear Sisters in Thread,
Below you will find our class and event schedule for March and April 2012. Hope to see you soon!
Sew Together Quilt Shop
March and April 2012
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Dear Sisters in Thread,
It looks as if winter might be losing its grip on us as we welcome in March and April. I have even noticed my tulips trying to come up on the south side of my house...this matches my mood as I try to make new quilts, too!
We have lots of new classes to tempt you as the weather warms. Playing with new fabrics and techniques is always a good way to welcome spring.
Thanks to all of you who managed to buy the 720 fat quarters during our Fat Tuesday, Fat Quarter Sale! In celebration, we are putting all our books on sale for 20% off in March! It is the perfect time to buy a fat quarter book to use all that fabric you bought! Then we decided to help you finish that lovely quilt you just made by putting all our pre-packaged batting on sale for 20% off in April!
Don't miss these two sales that will help you finish your quilts!
We are beginning the process of making our June 14, 15 & 16 Stash Dash quilt and getting quite excited about this year's Dash "America the Beautiful" featuring all kinds of stars and a free charm from every store! You can get more details at www.michiganstashdash.com or just call us for details. We will be sponsoring a bus from our shop and passports are available beginning April 1.
We are also excited to be a part of the Oakland County Quilt Guild's Quilt Show at the First Baptist Church of Lake Orion on April 13 & 14.
Our classes include a foundation lone star quilt, a quilt-as-you-go tablecloth and a jelly roll quilt. We are offering a class on how to machine quilt on your own machine in two sessions, and a beautiful quilters wallet. There are club meetings for HandiQuilter, Crazy Quilting, Doll Making, UFO's, Knitting and Christmas. There is something for everyone, so come check out our schedule for the next two months!
Fri. March 2 5-9 pm Fun Friday, work on your own projects, $5
Tues. March 6 6:30-8:30 pm Knit Club, work on your own projects with help
available. Meets 1st & 3rd Tuesdays each month.
$5 per session or $35 for the year
Wed. March 7 7-8 pm HandiQuilter Club
Fri. March 9 10-4 pm Quilt-As-You-Go Tablecloth (or tree skirt for next
year!) fun and easy for beginners. $20 limit 3
Sat. March 10 10-noon Christmas Club, call for space availability
Wed. March 14 11-2 pm Dear Jane for Civil War enthusiasts. Patriots in
Petticoats welcome too!
Wed. March 14 5:30-8 pm Doll Club
Thurs. March 15 10-noon Learn to Knit with Sue, $5
Fri. March 16 1-4 pm Crazy Quilting with Deanna, $10
Fri. March 16 5-9 pm Fun Friday, work on your own projects, $5
Sat. March 17 all day! National Quilting Day...come celebrate!
Tues. March 20 10-4 pm Jelly Roll 1600 Quilt with Sue. Class free with
purchase of jelly roll. Limit 6.
Tues. March 20 6:30-8:30 pm Knit Club, see above for details.
Thurs. March 22 6-8 pm Foundation Lone Star Quilt, $10
Fri. March 23 1-4 pm Crazy Quilting with Deanna, $10
Sat. March 24 10-3 pm UFO, bring in your unfinished projects to work on.
$10 includes lunch, space limited, call early!
Mon. March 26 and
Tues. March 27 6-8 pm Learn to Machine Quilt with Sue in 2 sessions
using your own machine. Preparation required,
limited space, $30.
Thurs. March 29 10-noon Learn to knit with Sue, $5
Fri. March 30 5-9 pm Fun Friday, work on your own projects, $5
Sat. March 31 10-4 pm Quilt-As-You-Go Tablecloth (or tree skirt),
see above for details, $20 Limit 3
Tues. April 3 6:30-8:30 pm Knit Club, see above for details.
Sat. April 7 10-noon Christmas Club, limited space, call for reservation
Tues. April 10 10-1 pm Quilters Wallet with Mary, class 1 of 2, $20
Wed. April 11 11-2 pm Dear Jane for Civil War Enthusiasts, Patriots in
Petticoats welcome, too.
Wed. April 11 5:30-8 pm Doll Club
Fri. April 13 1-4 pm Crazy Quilting with Deanna
Fri. April 13 10-7 pm Oakland Co. Quilt Show, Lake Orion
Sat. April 14 10-5 pm Oakland Co. Quilt Show, Lake Orion
Tues. April 17 10-1 pm Quilters Wallet with Mary, class 2 of 2
Tues. April 17 6:30-8:30 pm Knit Club, see above for details.
Wed. April 18 11-1 pm Foundation Lone Star Quilt, $10
Fri. April 20 10-3 pm Jelly Roll 1600 Quilt with Sue, Free with purchase
of jelly roll. Limit 6
Sat. April 21. 10-3 pm UFO Day, bring your unfinished projects.
$10 incl. lunch, call for reservation, space limited
Thurs. April 26 10-noon Learn to Knit with Sue, $5
Fri. April 27 1-4 pm Crazy Quilting with Deanna, $10
Get your Stash Dash "America the Beautiful" Passports beginning April 1!
The Oakland County Quilt Guild Show at the First Baptist Church in Lake Orion April 13 & 14!
All Books on Sale 20% off in March!
All pre-packaged batting on sale 20% off in April!
We are Handi Quilter Representatives...
Come in and try out the best personal Long Arm machine!
We also clean, adjust and fix your old domestic sewing machines for a very reasonable price! No charge if we can't help fix your problem, either!
We also make house calls to your local guild meetings with trunk shows, classes and demonstrations! Let us know if you would like us to visit!
Be sure to call 586-727-1555 to register for a class today! Our class policy is that we offer all our students a 15% discount on all regular priced merchandise with a paid class fee. You MUST REGISTER EARLY FOR CLASSES since we must notify the teacher with the number of registered students. Please don't assume we know you are coming. Classes without the minimum number of students registered will be cancelled. Make sure we have it in writing in our class registration book! If we have to cancel a class, your registration fee is fully refundable. There are no refunds if you cancel a class with less than a week's notification unless there are special circumstances. In-store credit will be given under special circumstances but Gina or Sue must personally Okay this.
Our hours are:
Tuesday-Thursday 10-5 pm
Friday 10-7 pm
Saturday 10-4 pm
We are closed Sundays and Mondays (except for special sales and classes)
Thank you and God bless all of you for your continued friendship and support!
Gina and Sue, the Sew Together Women