It's Letter Q Sale Time!
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August 14th

thru

August 27th






is for:

25% OFF

Queensland Yarn

Click the Q Above to shop Queensland
Enter "Queen25" at checkout for the discount!

and

Quilting Fabric --- Yes, that's ALL fabric in the store

15% OFF


*may not be combined with other discounts (show 'n tell, tote, class discounts, etc.)  Already discounted yarn (orphans, etc) will receive the additional sale discount!
Open Knit and Crochet Times:

Tuesday afternoons
2 to 4 pm

Tuesday nights
6 to 9 pm
 


 

Week of August 13, 2017 – Hourglass Quilts

I just love little Hourglass Blocks!  To me they are simply charming.  This first quilt to the right was made for me by my friend Linda Rhodes.  It has wonderful civil war fabrics and each block is only 1” x 1” making the entire quilt 10.75” x 10.75” with binding.

The next one was made as a reproduction of a quilt in the Mary Ghormley collection (now owned by the International Quilt Study Center – Quilt House in Lincoln, NE). 
 

I made it in 2011.  I had been studying the book Childhood Treasures which pictures this quilt and I tried to reproduce the quilt on page 28.  It had those charming Hourglass blocks so I found fabrics similar to the original and made my own little 14.75” x 14.75” treasure.  I even brought the fabric from the back to the front rather than sewing on a binding and I hope to never do that again!  This little quilt features the blocks on point with sashing which is a little unique.


When I picked up a little 2.5” Moda charm pack of William Morris fabrics I knew it needed to be made into another Hourglass Quilt.  I just finished this piece in May and I love the collection of fabrics that were included in the pack.  This is another little quilt (14” x 16.25”) but it ended up a little bigger by adding the tiny border and then the big one.

I think I want to do a series of little quilts in two colors.  I might work exclusively in red and white – it looks so clean and bright.  This next one was my read more...

It's Almost Here! 
The Yarn Crawl is just a few weeks away!



We are soooo excited!  We have two beautiful cowl patterns for you this year: a knit (Dragonflies and Lace) and crochet (Butterflies and Lace) version.  



Octopus for a Preemie Workshop
September 23rd
Saturday
2:30 to 4:30 PM


Crocheters!
Are you a crocheter looking to give your time and talents to a great cause? We are calling upon avid crocheters to help create small octopuses for premature babies.
The tentacles mimic the feel of the umbilical cord in their tiny hands. They have been found to soothe the babies, and help prevent them from pulling on their wires and tubes.
This is a workshop to learn the basics of crocheting the octopus for Octopus for a Preemie – US.

The pattern and instructions will be provided at the event.

You can click on the cute little Octopus pic for more details and to RSVP for the workshop!  We are excited to be part of this important project and hope you'll join us! 

 
August 13th

It's Letter Q time!  There's no point in changing what we've done in past years for Q - because it's such a great sale!  

ALL QUEENSLAND YARN IS 25% OFF! Shop in-store or online (enter the code "Queen25" at checkout to receive your discount)  Remember, even if you are local, you can make your selections online and just choose in-store pick-up as your shipping method.  We'll have your order ready and waiting for you.  This is a great way to take advantage of the best selection, too!

Here's a link to all the Queensland Yarn online


Quilters - this one's easy - it's Quilting Fabric - (all fabric) 15% OFF! 

It's going to be a fun couple of weeks!  


Yarn Along The Rockies starts this Saturday, the 19th and runs through Sunday the 27th! This year there are 17 participating front range shops!  Awesome prize basket drawings and free patterns at each participating shop. Plus if you complete your passport by visiting all 17 shops, you'll be eligible to win one of 3 super-duper Grand Prize Baskets!  Can't wait!!!!

Be sure to visit the YATR Website for each store's extended hours during the crawl.  Ours are:
Monday 10 to 6
Tuesday 10 to 9
Wednesday - Friday 10 to 6
Saturday & Sundays 10 to 5
 

Row by Row is still going strong, and there's plenty of time to make your own Row by Row Quilt!

Click on the picture of our row to see all of the rules and details about this year's Row x Row Experience!  
 

We look forward to seeing you soon!!

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The Wooden Spools Crew
Vicki, Rachael, Peggy, Mary, Amy, Carianne and Phyllis
UPCOMING CLASSES:
OPEN SEW DAY
Wednesday
August 16th
Drop in and sew with us all day


10 am to 5 pm
just $5.00
Sew Together Bag
Friday
August 18th
10 am to 5 pm
$45
Katie Wells
 
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!
Judy Niemeyer
Paper Piecing Club

Sunday
August 20th
10 am to 2 pm
Peggy Supplee
$10
Bonnie Hunter Club

Wednesday
August 23rd
10 am to 5 pm
$5 
 
English Paper Piecing Club
Sunday
August 27th
12 to 4 pm

Rachael Lambrecht
$10
Learn to Love Your Serger

Friday
September 8th
10 am to 12:30 pm
$25
Barb Snyder
 
The Doctor is IN!
Sew with Jane

 
September 13th
11 am to 4 pm
Jane Dumler
$10
UFO Mitigation Club
Thursday
September 14th
11 am to 4 pm
Peggy Supplee
$10
Catography
Felted Tote Bag
 
4 Saturdays
Starts Sept. 16th
12 noon - 2 pm
Saundra Fowler
$45
Start Quilting
5 Tuesdays
10:30 am to 1 pm
Starts Sept. 19th
Jane Dumler
$60
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