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Creekside Quilting Newsletter 01/02/2018

Happy New Year!  Oh, what an exciting time of year!  A chance to look back and reflect on all of the gifts and burdens from 2018 and the opportunity to look forward to learn from our challenges and start anew!  This time of year is filled with resolutions and goals, hopes and dreams for achieving our expectations.  Wanting to grow and learn to become a newer and a better person.  I love this time of year because it is meant for us to slow down and reflect.  When the snow falls, it brings a peace and tranquility that can not be matched any other time of the year.  During January, we cuddle up to stay warm, which brings a level of constraint and less freedom to run and do.  This time of year is my favorite time of year because I stay home and sew more and I'm hoping that this January, some of my UFO's  get done so I can move onto new projects, new fabrics, new patterns, and new challenges.  I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and I look forward to hearing about your holiday adventures when you visit the store!  So let January and the new year start off with new hopes and challenges that lead us to another chapter of our lives.  
What's New @ Creekside Quilting?
Lori Holt's Farm Sweet Farm fabric line came in, just in time for the class, which begins January 19th.  We have pre-cut and reserved the fabric for the first 9 people to sign up for the class and want this bundle of fabric.  Please let us know at time of sign up if you are wanting this bundle or working on another Lori Holt project.
Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along link to the Pattern
We received in a few new fabrics from Patrick Lose Tangled line, a bright and basic fabric.
This Stacy Iest Hsu Soft Sweet baby flannel line came in Friday and it is so adorable.  It goes with this pattern and panel.
January 26th:  Stevan Rounds our new Pfaff Repair Technician will be offering a Learn Your Pfaff  Sewing Machine Class. Please bring your machine and 10-6x6 pieces of solid scrap fabric and learn what the different feet in your accessory case can do and learn what some of the (other) stitches your machine has to offer.  Class is from 3-4:30.  Pre-registration is required.

Upcoming Classes
January 2nd: The January Kimberbell Embroidery download will be available.  The kit is ready for purchase. It's not too late to sign-up! 
January 5th:
  Technique Only Machine Applique lead by Patty.  If you have signed up for the Sleigh Bells BOM 2019 this is free to you.  You must sign up either on-line or at the store.  Limited space and we don't want to over book.
January 5th:  Not apart of the Sleigh Bells BOM 2019, but would like to join Patty for her Technique Class on Machine Applique, sign up here for $15
January 8th:  Wool Club 12-4 with Patty leading. Anyone can join if you like wool applique!
January 11th:  Sit, Sew, and Sip...we are going to try this, so bring a friend and come to Creekside for snacks and wine starting at 5:00-7:30 pm.  Pre-registration is necessary so we know how much to purchase and the cost is $5.00 for a festive night of fun and sewing!  Bring any sewing project!
January 15th: Binding Club
January 16th:  Applique Sew-in 10-4 is open to all hand appliquers
January 18th: Sit and Knit Club which is open to anyone who likes to knit!
January 19th: starts the Simple Whatnots Club at 10:30 am with Barb.  Come and learn any new techniques for each project and don't forget, the opportunity to show and tell what you got done on this BOM!
January 19th: Yes, Susie Hunkin is BACK!! And I know you are going to love working with her on the Farm Sweet Farm online project, OR Farm Girl, OR the Vintage Christmas from Lori Holt!  If you have a Lori Holt project, this technique class is for you!  A monthly gathering to learn techniques, show and tell, and plenty of time for questions and answers on your projects!  Due to availability, this class is limited to 11 people.  The class will be divided in to two parts, one part on the Lori Holt techniques of applique, and the other part on the Lori Holt techniques of piecing.
January 20th: we are offering the Jelly Roll Rug class with Debby again from 11 am-5 pm. 
January 21st: English Paper Piecing Club and is open to anyone who likes to paper piece!
January 23rd:  Sewing Diamonds with the 6 Karat Diamond pattern is going to be lead by  Diane Tomlinson.
January 25th: UFO Friday Afternoon Club
January 26th:  Learning Hand Embroidery with Gail Brenneman!  10:30-1:30 making the Blooming Hearts Pattern
January 29th:  Jelly Roll Racer Challenge starting at 5:45 pm.  Winner wins enough batting to finish their quilt!  I am overseeing this challenge.  You must pre-register for this event at the store.

Please check our website for February and March upcoming classes!

Any day our classroom is not being used, please feel free to call us and reserve it for your small group.  Your group will need to put down a $20 deposit and is refundable when you leave the room as you found it.  Each person in your group will receive a 15% discount while in the store.  Please call us if your interested.

This week's coupon is 15% off any pre-cuts (jelly rolls, layer cakes, charm packs, candies).  Limit one per customer.  You must mention the coupon at time of check out.  Coupon good January 2nd-7th.
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  • 9926 Swanson Blvd.
    Clive, Iowa
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