May News letter from Ellen's Quilting Corner
Things have just been moving right along for us here at Ellen's Quilting Corner. We have been busy little bees getting samples made out of all the fantastic new fabric we are getting in. We had a Jodi Barrows trunk show at the beginning of the month and that was great! We had so much fun and learned lots. Ellen and Jenny had never used her square in a square ruler before, so they came right back to the shop and made a sample.
Ellen and Jenny will be going to market tomorrow for the weekend and will be placing an order with Jodi Barrows. So if you are interested in learning Square in a Square then we can get some things in for the shop. Down the road there just might be a class or two on things in her books.
We are hosting a
Serger Savvy Retreat
June 12 - 14,2015
9 a.m. – 4:30p.m.
Join Sue Kostroski, Baby Lock National Education Expert, for 3 Fun Filled Days of Learning why a Serger is Worth its Weight in Gold! Move beyond overcasting seams to sew much more! Ex.decorative edges,zippers, piping, belt loops, pin tucks, crochet lace, and more. In each hands-on technique segment, create samples to build your own technique reference book.
Cell Phone Charging Station
NEVER FEAR USING a SERGER AGAIN!
If you have a Baby Lock serger you will need to bring it to the retreat. If you don't have a Baby Lock just let us know when you sign up and we will provide one for you.
Cost: $199.00 And that's for three days of learning!!!
Plus we will provide lunch and snacks all 3 days.
Seating is limited so don't wait to long to sign up for this amazing retreat!
Join us for our 2nd "IN THE HOOP CLUB" created by SUE O'VERY From Sealed With A Stitch
Learn how to make this cute and trendy project all in the hoop.
You are also going to learn double hooping secrets
. Experience proper stitching on marine vinyl. Create clever curves with ease and add faux piping for trendy detail.
Class is Thursday May 21st at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m.
Cost is $25
Class supply list is available upon sign up.
We just got our shipment of the All Iowa Shop Hop Quilt Shop Directory!! Stop in and purchase yours so you can start planning your "hopping". June 1st through the 30th is when this event is taking place, that's a whole month!!!! The directory is filled with all kinds of info, including 6 patriotic Iowa themed patterns all for $5.00.
June 21st through Sept 8th We are proud to say that we will be participating in the Row by Row Experience, this is nation wide!!! If you have never heard of Row by Row all you have to do is search it and you will see just how big this thing really is. We have our row made and are just finishing up the pattern for printing. We will have some informational flyers on our counter very soon to help explain how all of this works.
From Dave's Work Bench:With bright sunny summer days upon us, don't forget to move your threads out of direct sun light. Direct sun light not only fades the color of your threads but it also dries them out making them break and shred easier.
Ellen, Dave, Jenny, Sandy and Michele
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