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Creekside Quilting Newsletter 06/25/2019

  It's with a sad heart that I need to announce Patty Barrett is retiring from Creekside Quilting!  She has been here 16 plus years.  She is such an asset to Creekside , she will definitely be missed by her co-workers and our customers.  Her last day on the floor is Wednesday, July 3rd, so please come in this Wednesday or next to wish her well and to share memories from over the years.  

What's New @ Creekside Quilting?

  I love this new book and it's obvious that you are excited about it too!  We received this book in, placed it by the quilt on our back wall in the reproduction area, and within a few hours, we were sold out!  It's on re-order, and will be available this Friday again...

  Another book that's been hard to get and then keep in the store is Jo Morton's Hearth and Home!  Jo Morton did not disappoint us with her new's a keeper! 

  Preparing for Lori Holt's upcoming sew along, we have received in the store, her templates for Granny's Garden.  Order Here

  New Lori Holt fabrics arrived from Riley Blake last week!

Farm Girl Vintage Companion Canning Jars Nutmeg,  Farm Girl Vintage Companion Honeycomb Riley Green,  Farm Girl Vintage Companion Fat Quarter Panel,  Farm Girl Vintage Companion Canning Jars Peacock,  Farm Girl Vintage Companion Tractor Steel,  Farm Girl Vintage Companion Honeycomb Cayenne,  Farm Girl Vintage Companion Honeycomb Denim,  Farm Girl Vintage Companion Canning Jars Steel,  Farm Girl Vintage Companion Tractor CayenneFarm Girl Vintage Companion Honeycomb Honey,  Farm Girl Vintage Companion Flower Pots PumpkinFarm Girl Vintage Companion Tractor Riley Green,  Farm Girl Vintage Companion Fat Quarter PanelFarm Girl Vintage Companion Flower Pots Holly,  Farm Girl Vintage Honeycomb Cottage,  Farm Girl Vintage Companion Flower Pots,  Farm Girl Vintage Companionn Canning Jars NutmegFarm Girl Vintage Companion Honeycomb

New RJR Essentials Black and Whites can be found in our library section of blenders!


New RJR Hopscotch Color blenders can be found in our library section also!



  We had a blast at our Sunrise to Sunset Summer Solstice Retreat!   
  Sharon Jorgenson and I were the first to arrive, right in time for the official start to the day!
  Everyone else trickled in, but by 8:30 we were all ready to go and the laughter started and truly did not cease until the last person left at 9:30 pm.  We had so much fun all day!  
  and yes, some of us even got some work done...nice job Laurie Mc Cracken!

What's New with Pfaff?

Only a few more days to take advantage of this month's special!  During the All Iowa Shop Hop, I have knocked 35% off several of our Pfaff Sewing Machines.  Come in and check them out!  See a machine you like, but it's not marked down?  Let me know and maybe we can strike up a deal!  This offer is only good through the end of the month and you won't see prices lower anytime soon, so check us out and give our Pfaff machines a try!  The one feature I truly love with my Pfaff is the built in walking foot!  EVERY fabric sews up beautifully!

   Pfaff Quilt Expression 720 Learn more HERE
  Pfaff Creative Icon.  Learn more  HERE 
  Pfaff Passport 2.0 Learn More HERE or the Pfaff Passport 3.0 Learn More HERE
Upcoming June Classes and Events

  June 1st-June 30th 
is the All Iowa Shop Hop! Read More About the All Iowa Shop Hop here

  One highlight of the All Iowa Shop Hop is Linzee McCray's History of Feedsacks!  We have a few bolts left of that collection. (***Order Feed Sacks True Blue Cornflower here.  Order Feed Sacks True Blue 30's Blue here.  Order Feed Sacks Red Rover True Blue here.  Order Feed Sacks True Blue Navy here.  Order Feed Sacks True Blue Regatta here.)

Tuesday, June 25th is the Des Moines Area Quilter's Guild meetings at 1 pm and 7 pm.  Read more here.  Everyone is welcome and you can register at the meeting or on-line

Friday, June 28th UFO Club  This will be the last gathering for the 2018-2019 year.  We are taking registration for the upcoming year, 2019-2020!  
  Friday, June 28th Sit, Sew, and Sip with Wine and Cheese Register here  Newbies are ALWAYS welcomed!!!  Register on line or in the store!  This is a relaxing evening to end your month and complete that one last project.  Every month so far, knocking on wood, our classroom has been filled with so much laughter...if I could bottle it, I'd be rich!  

  Saturday, June 29th, 1-4 Rosella Hanson, a certified Tucker University instructor, is doing a seven month series of Tucker Technique Classes! This is the fourth in the series of seven. The goal of this series is to teach the fundamental tools of Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Design using scraps of fabric or by making the optional free project.

Corner Beam is a block that consists of a diamond shape and 2 side triangles using the Deb Tucker Ruler.  1-4  Register for class HERE  Order ruler HERE

Upcoming July Classes and Events

Thursday July 4th
, Creekside Quilting will be having their first ever Firecracker Sale!  The store will be open from 11-3.  More details to come next newsletter...

  Sunday, July 7th:  1:15-3:45  Countdown to Christmas Open Sew Come sew on your Christmas projects while enjoying Christmas music, tea and cookies!  

Monday, July 8th Clothesline Club Group 2: That 30's Thing  This is a closed group

Tuesday, June 11th from noon to 4 pm is Wool Club.  Everyone is welcome!

  NEW!  Award Winning Carol Moeller's will be teaching the applique technique of Turned Applique with Sewing Machine on Thursday, July 11th from 10:30-4. She will be teaching this patriotic table topper she designed called Country Charm! If you have wanted to do applique but just did not know where to start, or maybe you don’t have the patients it takes to do needle turn hand applique. Well this workshop is one you will want to take to learn a fun and easy technique on how to do turned edge applique with your sewing machine that looks like it is done by hand. In the workshop we will make the lovely Country Charm table topper. You will learn how to have nice smooth curves, perfect circles, and sharp points on the tips of your appliques. If you have been afraid to work with bias, this class will also provide you tips to the secrets of dealing with bias edges.  Register HERE

  Friday, July 12th from 10:30-1 Kids Camp continues with this Patchwork Game Board!  This is a fun and easy pattern to learn to sew and have a completed project by the end of the class to take home!  We will provide the sewing machine and pattern! The student will need to bring their sewing accessory kit!  Register HERE

  Monday, July 15th from 1-4 pm will be the English Paper Piecing Monthly Group.  Everyone is welcome to join in the fun with you paper piecing projects.  Learn more HERE

  Tuesday, July 16th from 10:00-noon is Sharon's Applique Group.  This month the focus is on Points and Curves and you can register HERE  

Tuesday, July 16th from 1-4 is Binding Sisters.  This is a closed group

Wednesday, July 17th is our all day Applique Sew-in and is open to anyone who like to hand applique any method! 

  Friday, July 19th is our first in a series of 3 Laura Heine Class from 10:30-4.  This month's class is the Mini Tomato Pin Cushion Collage Class.  Register for the class HERE
Just want the kit?  Order HERE

  Saturday May 18th:  Simple Whatnot's Club 10:30-11:30

  Saturday, May 18th:
  Susie Hunkin, our Lori Holt expert, bring any Lori Holt project or quilt blocks to work on and have Susie there to help with any questions or issues you are having with a pattern! The cost is $15 for the afternoon. Register HERE

All class fees go straight to the instructor. Due to the time each teacher puts into preparing for a class, no refunds will be made for canceling a class within one week of the class date. In the same respect, should we need to cancel a class due to not meeting the minimum amount of students, we will cancel the class one week prior class date and offer a full refund or a class credit toward another class. 

Check out our website at for more upcoming classes.  Our developing June and July schedule of classes is available at

  Community Outreach Program for May 21st through July 31st:  THE QUILTS JUST KEEP COMING IN...THANK YOU!!!!  THIS MAKES ME HEART SING!
ALS is a devastating disease, and when I saw this Hopes and Dreams Quilt Challenge come across my email, I knew, as a store, we just needed to support the cause!  The challenge is presented by Quilter's Dream Batting,which we carry in our store and I know many of you love using.  More Information HERE

This Weeks Coupon

Order from our website and use the promo code Love to Order Online and receive 15% off your products.  Normal exclusions apply.

 Caught this picture of the robin enjoying the after-the-rain-storm-puddles! 

Happy Sewing!  karen steggerda

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    Clive, Iowa
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