Our Letter K Sale Starts Monday, May 21st!
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May 21st

thru

June 3rd
 


Kraemer Yarn

and 

Kona Fabric

20% OFF!


 
Open Knit and Crochet Times:

Tuesday afternoons
2 to 4 pm

Tuesday nights
6 to 9 pm


 

by Phyllis Stewart

Week of May 20, 2018 – Quilt History Retreat in Temecula, CA

I have just returned from four fabulous days at a Quilt History Retreat in Temecula, CA.  The topic this year was Hexagon and Medallion Quilts.  We were privileged to see many from the 1800’s and even a few from the 1700s as well as modern day pieces.  The best part was, most of the women at the retreat (36 of us) were hand piecing or hand quilting during the entire time.  To say that I was inspired to do more hand work is an understatement!

The first quilt I am showing you is a modern Hexagon created by Susie Wright.  It is English paper pieced and she is almost done hand quilting it!  I am in awe.  The next one is also hers, but it has no white “path” between the flowers.  Just another way to combine hexagons.




This third quilt is my absolute favorite.  It is from Janet O’dell’s collection (she is from Australia and was our special speaker for the week). 

It is a small doll quilt made of hexagons.  It has cut outs, so it will fit onto a four-poster bed.  Can’t you just imagine some little girl 175 years ago playing with this quilt and putting her doll to bed under it’s beautiful hexies?!  She probably lived in a lovely English house as well.

The next quilt is full bed sized and features a beautiful circular medallion in the middle surrounded by floral hexagons.  I apologize that the photos are often partial pictures of the entire quilt but when you have 36 women around the tables of quilts it is a little difficult to get a full photo. 

I love the browns, creams and almost taupe colors that this quilt contains.  Although it is over 150 years old I think that continue reading..

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Saturday
June 2nd
9:30 am


Everyone is invited to come see all of the fantastic, FINISHED (or even almost finished) quilts!

 Here's a link to see photos of everyone's quilts done thru Round 5.   

 From the incredibly striking red and whites and other 2 color variations - to scrappy - to one done completely in Cherrywood Hand Dyed Fabric  - it's going to be an inspirational quilt showing!

We'll have refreshments and some in-store fun going on too!
 
May 20th

Hi Everyone!

Letter K Savings start tomorrow:  Monday, May 21st!

Two of our favorites (and yours) are on sale for Letter K!  All Kraemer Yarn and Kona Fabric is 20% OFF*!  


*Show 'n Tell Discount and Orphan Yarn Discounts may be combined on this sale! 
Hooray :-)
 
Please note that we will be closed Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend:

Memorial Day Weekend Hours:
Saturday, May 26th OPEN 10 to 5
Sunday, May 27th: CLOSED
Monday, May 28th: CLOSED


Please browse the class listings below, and give us a call to get registered!  (303) 761-9231.

Join us soon for some fun in the Spool Room!

 
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Vicki, Rachael, Peggy, Mary, Amy, Jenny and Phyllis
UPCOMING CLASSES:
Bonnie Hunter Club

Wednesday
May 23rd
10 am to 5 pm
$5 
 
UFO  - Open Sew Day

Thursday
May 24th
11 am to 4 pm
$5
Bring Your Own Project
KNIT & CROCHET
Private Coaching

Saturdays: 2 Sessions
10 to 11 am
11 am to 12 noon
Joan Pluess
$25 per session
Call to register!
Sew Together Bag
Friday
June 1st
10 am to 5 pm
Katie Wells
$45
T-Shirt Quilt

2 Saturdays
June 2nd & 16th
1 to 4 pm
$45
Nancy Reid
Start Quilting
5 Tuesday Mornings
Starts June 12th
10 am to 12:30 pm
Jane Dumler
$60
Sew with Jane
The Doctor is IN!

Wednesday
June 13th
11 am to 4 pm
Jane Dumler
$10
Judy Niemeyer Club
Sunday
June 17th
10 am to 2 pm
Peggy Supplee
$10
OPEN SEW DAY
Wednesday
June 20th
Drop in and sew with us all day


10 am to 5 pm
just $5.00
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