Creekside Quilting Newsletter 09/08/2020
Last week, I wasn't as ready as I wanted to be to reveal our Iowa State Fair Winners, but this week I am and here they are! 3rd Place and winner of a $15 gift card to Creekside Quilting is Elaine Remhof 2nd Place and winner of a $20 gift card to Creekside Quilting is Christine Hobbs 1st Place and winner of a $25 gift card to Creekside Quilting is Sharon JorgensonThank you to everyone who participated in our Iowa State Fair fun!What's New @ Creekside Quilting?
To kick-off September, we have a give away! This week, go to our Facebook page, Creekside Quilting Iowa, and comment with your name and then share our page and this give away with a friend, and you are registered to win! This package retails at $120 and it includes, one Quilter's Select 6 x 24" ruler, one safety shield, and 21 Minick and Simpson Mackinac Island fat quarters to get you started on your quilt! We will be drawing the winner next Monday at 4:30 pm on our Facebook Live event.
Mask Makers...here you go! They've been on order for months, but finally arrived last week. They are .10 each Order quantity needed HERE This Saturday, Creekside Quilting will be doing a demonstration on Rotary Cutting Basics at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. This new Cut Loose Pattern is great for a beginning sewer or anyone who really just wants to practice accurate rotary cutting. But it is also a cute pillow and a great pattern for using up scraps or making a seasonal pillow for your couch! Order pattern HERE Let's Do Lunch, by Atkinson Designs, is a book on table runner's and it takes one table runner pattern and shows you have to make a cute purse! A very versatile book with some great table runner patterns! Order book HERE First shipment of Moda's Fireside arrived for fall and our next shipment, with different colors, should come in September. Have you ever tried Fireside on the back of lap quilt? It's cuddle up and cozy...which is perfect for day's like today! Come on in and just touch the fabric, but be prepared to fall in love! See Fireside fabrics HERE Sign-up today and join me for Moda's Stitch Pink Event in the month of October to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness!! Moda will be sending me the directions for each quilt block every morning through October, and I will then email you the directions for each block! To join me, register online HERE...this is free. And then order your Stitch Pink Grunge Kit HERE Supplies are limited on the kits, so get yours early. Registration and kit reservation are available until September 30, 2020
What's New in Creekside Quilting's Wool Department?Julia and Ginny are working diligently to get our wool online, so you can order your pieces on line and curbside pick up or have them mailed to you! We are also working on creating small bundles of wool selections! A lot is happening in the store in our wool department and it's so exciting! So hang on a little longer, but here is a sneak peak as to what is coming...soon!Love these new patterns from The Woolen Needle and you can find them in our store or on our website Order pattern HERE Check out Chris' sample hanging in the wool area on display...it's beautiful and if you start now, you can have this center piece on your table for the holidays! Order pattern HERE One of these years, I am going to make one of these, to represent the four seasons...someday in my dreams! But you can order your pattern and start today Order pattern HERE Order pattern HERE Order pattern HERE Order pattern HERECreekside Quilting's Monthly Calendar of Classes and Events
Register from our website or call Creekside Quilting to register for any event or class (515)276-1977
Upcoming Classes and Events September
Wooly Wednesday's in September will feature buy one wool pattern and get the second wool pattern at 20% off! Applies only to patterns in stock in the store or on-line. Limit one per week per customer.
Join us for Flash Sale Friday's. Every week is something different and the discounts vary! We are keeping you on your toes and in suspense each week! You can find out the Friday deal on our Facebook page and through our emails. Orders can be placed online or in the store, but catch the special every Friday morning, because some weeks, we sell out of the items before 11 am!
Did you know you receive loyalty points for ALL purchase placed in the store and on line? Creekside Quilting is going to start Double Loyalty points on Sunday's
when you place an order through our website!! Your points will be added to your account on Monday, when we return to the store!
Join us Monday's at 4:30 pm on Facebook Live to see what's new in the store! We are excited to announce that we have teamed up with CommentSold to make it even easier for you to shop right from our Facebook posts and videos! It just takes a comment "Sold!" Julia started last night with her first line of Henry Glass' Moroccan Red fabric line! We are using CommentSold as another tool to bring shopping to you in your own comfy spot! No need to leave your home, just watch us on Monday's at 4:30 and order fabric right then and there! It's that easy. Ordering off of Comment Sold gives you a fat rate of $7 on all shipping orders...so order away and save!
You will need to register with CommentSold either before or after your first purchase. You can do so here at anytime:
We look forward to going live with you tomorrow, and every Monday, at 4:30! View yesterday's taping HERE
Tuesday, September 8th is Wool Club starting at noon!. Register by calling the store at (515)276-1977 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org This group is open to everyone and can be joined via Zoom or by meeting in the classroom
Saturday, September 12 at 10 am: is our State Fair Sampler Block of the Month Group.
Saturday, September 12th at 10:30 and 1:30, we will be demonstrating Rotary Cutting Basics! We all know how important accurate rotary cutting is when it comes to quilting. Come on in and maybe learn a new tip or trick!
Clothesline Club 2020 on Monday, September 14th starting at 1 pm. This group is closed.
Wednesday, September 16th is the Applique Sew-in Group starting at 10:00 am and lasting all day! Register by calling the store at (515)276-1977 or emailing email@example.com This group is open to everyone and can be joined via Zoom or by meeting in the classroom
I'd like to invite 7 friends for a Friday Night Sew-in! I miss seeing and sewing with my friends, so let's gather together, in the classroom, on Friday, September 18th for an evening of sewing, community, communication, and laughs! This will not be eligible for Zoom...let's just gather...6 feet apart, with masks, but share in stories, laughter and opinions, and just have a fun evening together! We will start at 4:30 and sew and talk until we are tired. Bring your own beverages and snacks. It's free, just register through the store at (515)276-1977. Sorry this will not be offered through Zoom.
Saturday, September 19th at 10:30 and 1:30, we will be demonstrating how to make the yo-yo's used in B's Caprice pattern Yoyo Trees! If you are like me, you've probably already started thinking about Christmas, and this makes a great Christmas gift!
Order the B's Caprice pattern HERE, order the Olfa Circle Cutter HERE
Sit and Knit with Elaine on Sunday, September 20th starting at 1:30 pm. This club is open to anyone who likes to knit, and would like to knit with other knitters! You can register by calling the store at (515)276-1977 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org This group is open to everyone and you can join via Zoom or meet in the classroom
Show and Tell
Wednesday, September 23rd at 1 pm is our next Patchwork Sister's Book Club meeting! Register for the book by calling the store at (515)276-1977 or email me at email@example.com This group is open to everyone and you can join us via Zoom or meeting in the classroom. Order the book HERE
Ivy's Log Cabin Quilt Group on Wednesday, September 23rd at 2:30 pm.
Friday, September 25th at 1 pm: UFO Club We have changed up our UFO Club guidelines for 2020 , and this club will now be FREE to everyone!! At the end of the year, if you have a ticket, you will be eligible for prizes at our end-of-year party next June. There will be no money collected throughout the year for missed project goals, just tickets given out for accomplished goals....these tickets will enter you automatically in our prizes. And you don't have to come every month....the more tickets you earn, the more chances you have to win...it's that easy!
We gather on the last Friday of every month for show and tell of our latest projects! Every month we set a goal(s) on what we hope to achieve in the next 4 weeks. IF we meet our goal(s), we get a ticket to put in for the drawing of prizes at the end of the year. IF you don't meet your goal, no problem, you just don't get a ticket...but you can re-set your goal for the upcoming 4 weeks. You can join any time through out the year. Prize month will be June 2021. Register by calling the store at (515)276-1977 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org This group is open to everyone and will meet via Zoom or in the classroom....
What a beautiful quilt by Sharon! Finishing up her Red and White Quilt and it is just magnificent...all hand appliqued! Our Debby made this gorgeous, breath-taking quilt using the Jen Kingwell Pattern that will soon be in the store on display and patterns available for ordering....if nothing else, stop in and take a look...you won't be disappointed!So much amazing talent!! I'm feeling so blessed to just be a part! Matthew Johnson, of 515 Brewing made a statement to KCCI, and he describes 2020 perfectly, "My crystal ball has been broken since March, so I don't know what tomorrow will bring." Matthew, I am so there with you! dear friends, mask up and stitch on....karen steggerda