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July 28th

Hello Everyone!

Our P Sale is for EVERYONE!  We all love purple, right?  Some of us love it A LOT but we all at least love it a little! ๐Ÿ˜Š 
 
Choose yarn or fabric with purple in it and save 20%. 

It doesn't need to be all purple - just have some purple in it!  A little or a lot.
 
Happy Letter P Sale to all of the "Purple People" out there!

๐Ÿ˜€ 

Yarn Along the Rockies is coming!

August 17th thru 25th

Read more below!!!
 

*Stock on hand only. Cherrywood Hand-Dyed Fabric not included. Tippy Tree and Pink Adobe Yarns not included. May not be combined with other discounts (Sew Fun, Tote, Class Discounts, etc.)  Show 'n Tell and discounted yarn (orphans, etc) will receive the additional sale discount!

Row By Row Experience 2019

 Row by Row, that great summertime quilt shop hop is underway!  Quilters collect patterns from participating shops during the summer (June 21st thru Sept. 3rd) and assemble a Row by Row Quilt to win prizes!  This year's theme is "Taste the Experience".  Our Block is called "We Love Pomegranates!"  Click on the photo to read all of the details and start collecting your rows/blocks. Our block is 18" square so it's the perfect size for a pillow too. ๐Ÿ˜€Check out the Row by Row Colorado Facebook Page to see all of the shops' blocks and start rowing!
 
 


Be sure to follow us on Facebook & Instagram for instant updates on new arrivals as well as inspirational show 'n tell photos!

Please browse the class listings below.  Just click on the photos to visit the website for more information on each class.  Call to get registered!
AND

Did you know? If there's a class that you don't see offered and you have a group of 3 or more - let us know and we'll schedule one just for you and your group :-)

See you all soon,

Vicki, Rachael, Mary, Amy, Peggy, Jenny, Taffy, Mikki & Phyllis
OPEN SEW DAYS
Wednesdays


July 31st
August 21st


$5
Bring your Own Project
One-on-One
Knit or Crochet
Coaching

Saturdays
Joan Pluess
$25 per hr.

Must schedule in advance
Knitting 102
4 Thursday Nights
Starts Aug 8th
6 to 8 pm
Michelle Bowman
$60
Sew Together Bag
Friday
August 9th
10 am to 5 pm
Katie Wells
$45
Sew with Jane
Wednesday
August 14th
11 am - 4pm
Jane Dumler
$10
Judy Niemeyer Club
Sunday
August 18th
10 am to 2 pm
Peggy Supplee
$10
UFO Mitigation
Club
Thursday
August 22nd
11 am to 4pm
Peggy Supplee
$10
Beyond the Walking Foot
Intro to Free Motion Quilting
Saturday
August 24th
10 am to 3 pm
Katie Wells
$45
English Paper Piecing Club
Sunday
August 25th
12 noon - 4 pm
Rachael Lambrecht
$10
Bonnie Hunter Club
Wednesday
August 28th
10 am to 5 pm
$5.00 drop in
Start Quilting
5 Thursday Afternoons
1:30 to 4 pm
Starts Sept. 5th
(click to view all dates)
Jane Dumler
$60
Knit Your First Sweater
7 Thursday Nights
Starts Sep. 12th
(click to view all dates)
6 to 8 pm
Michelle Bowman
$95
"Dangerous Curves"
Curved Piecing
Saturday
September 21st
10:30 to 4:30
Jenny Kae Parks
$45
"Dangerous Curves"
Curved Piecing
Saturday
September 21st
10:30 to 4:30
Jenny Kae Parks
$45
Our Shop Address is:
2805 South Broadway
Englewood, CO  80113
(303) 761-9231


We are on the SW Corner of Broadway and Amherst in Englewood.  Off street parking is available in our parking lot!

1 block south of Yale or 8 blocks north of Hampden.
 
Hours:
Monday:  10 to 6
Tuesday:  10 to 9
Wednesday: 10 to 6
Thursday: 10 to 6
Friday:  10 to 6
Saturday: 10 to 5
Sunday: 12 to 4
 
SALE

July 29th

thru

August 11th





is for

20% OFF*

All yarn and fabric with the color purple in it!*

*Stock on hand only. Cherrywood Hand-Dyed Fabric not included.  Tippy Tree and Pink Adobe Yarns not included. May not be combined with other discounts (Sew Fun, Tote, Class Discounts, etc.)  Show 'n Tell and discounted yarn (orphans, etc) will receive the additional sale discount!
 

Just over 2 weeks away!

August 17
th thru 25th

Are your Fourteeners ready?

Are you ready?

This year's Yarn Along the Rockies is going to be fabulous!  

Matching stitch markers to collect from each shop

Free Patterns

Wait till you see this year's Tote!  It's sooo great!!

Prizes, Prizes and more Prizes!


New this year for Yarn Along the Rockies, The Fourteener Shawl! The Fourteener is a pre-crawl pattern available NOW at all participating Yarn Along the Rockies crawl shops! Just purchase your yarn at one of the shops and the pattern is free! Wear your finished shawl during the crawl to show it off and tag it with #fourteenershawl. We can't wait to see what colors you choose! 
CROCHET
FOURTEENER SHAWL
NOW AVAILABLE!


Both the knit and crochet versions use 400 yards each of a fingering weight and mohair.
Our Kindred Spirit Braids from Alpaca Yarn Company are PERFECT ;-)
Ours is done! Come in and check it out...it really is so light and airy and soft - and since we used brushed alpaca as the "mohair" component of it - it is extra soft and silky... Some of us are sensitive to mohair and really this yarn is so different!  



Open Knit


&

Crochet Times


Tuesday Afternoons

2 to 4 pm

&

Tuesday Nights

6 to 9 pm


By Phyllis Stewart 
 

Week of July 28, 2019 โ€“ Egyptian Applique

Last week Kay Lee gave a wonderful presentation (sharing her collection of several dozen pieces) of Egyptian Applique at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Study Group. 
She has had the opportunity to travel to Egypt several times and to England to collect the works of the Cairo Tentmakers.  She mentioned they are also available online.  This first picture is full of vivid color and it shows the incredible applique as well as embroidery work.  Some of these pieces are made to sell to tourists so they are the size that you can hang on the wall.  But the original work hundreds of years ago was made to decorate and become the walls of the tents where they lived.

This second picture shows Kay holding a very old piece of work showing figures of men and their animals.  The amazing part of their applique is that it is worked on heavy canvas.  Often the stitching does not even come through to the back because it gets buried in the thick canvas.


Some of the pieces are pictorial and tell an old folk tale that was repeated to their children.  This one with the man and child and donkey has a great story to go with it, reading from right to left.

Some of the pieces will portray an animal as this horse is above.  If you notice, his body is filled in with what looks like black filling squiggles, but it is actually continue reading...

If you have any comments or questions, please contact Phyllis at:  MtnQltr@aol.com

 

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