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Creekside Quilting Newsletter 09/29/2020

We have updated our COVID-19 Policies and I just want to share them with you....
*You no longer have to sign into the store, when you arrive.  Just come on in! 
*We are still monitoring the number of people in the store and now limit the maximum number to 10 people in the store at time. 
*6 Feet social distancing is highly encouraged. 
*We prefer debit and credit card forms of payment, but will now be accepting cash and checks. 
*Fabric may now be brought in the store as long as it is in a sealed plastic bag, this follows the CDC guidelines of fabric returns.  Unsealed fabrics will continue to remain at the front of the store and you can bring bolts to the front table to match colors.
*Due to the majority age of our staff and clientele, children under 18 years of age, are asked to remain outside the store or may sit at the front table.  
*No food or drinks in the store
*No public restroom at this time
*Masks are still required, and if you prefer not to wear a mask, we encourage you to order online at our website or call the store.  We are still offering shipping options and curbside pick up!

What's NEW @ Creekside Quilting?

  Tomorrow is the last day you can register to join Creekside Quilting in Moda's Stitch Pink 30 Day Block a Day supporting Breast Cancer.  Each day in October, Moda will send me a pattern, and I will turn around and email the pattern to you!  If you would like to join, click HERE.  If you would like a Stitch Pink fabric kit using all Moda grunges, order HERE

   to make the Stitch Pink quilt, just like Moda's sample, you can order the fabric kit of Grunges HERE

  One of the Stitch Pink blocks requires using an Orange Peel template.  Moda recommends this Impressions Quilting Template for the block, so if you are in need of one, order HERE

  This new store sample from Debby is AWESOME!!! Just in time to celebrate the upcoming holiday! The quilt pattern is called Bella Strega....that's a great witch name! 

   If you would like to order the Bella Strega pattern, click HERE

  This is a fat quarter bundle of the All Iowa Shop Hop shirting fabrics.  They make a great back ground fabric.!  This fat quarter bundle can be ordered HERE

 Favorite NEW notion this week is the Spider Web Ruler from Creative Grids!  We ordered 10 from our distributor and received 1!  Rest are on backorder, so if you are interested, call the store and put  your name in the queue for the next round of shipments to come in!  I do have one to sell, and if you are interested, order HERE

  This popular pattern uses the Spider Web Ruler...samples of this quilt are all over the social network....make yours and post it on our Facebook page....we'd love to see yours!  Order the pattern HERE

  Barb has put together this Kim Diehl's Simple Whatnot's 9 Club pattern of Farmer's Market and created kits with the pattern, for you!  I love Kim Diehl and her fabrics are from the Esther line released at the beginning of 2020.  Order the kit HERE. Check out the fabric line HERE  Such a pretty quilt, Barb!

A Very Coriander Christmas by Cory Yoder arrived with bells and whistles and we are thrilled!  It accompanies the Cory Yoder Fabric Line Holliberry, which you can view HERE!  If you watched our Facebook live segment last night, (HERE) you can see the gorgeous quilt Debby made for our store display!  If nothing else, stop by and take a look, it's breathtaking!  You can order the book A Very Coriander Christmas HERE

  Here's a sneak peak at the quilt pattern Debby used....pattern can be found in A Very Coriander Christmas pattern book.  Start now and you'll have a new Christmas quilt for your wall!

  Bonnie and Camile have come out with a NEW book, which can be ordered HERE!  See our class schedule below, or our website HERE for a Learn with Me Thread Catcher event October 26th!

What's New in Creekside Quilting's Wool Department?

Oh my gosh!!!  If you have not been in our wool department in the past month, you will not believe the change!  Ginny has done an AMAZING job organizing, staging and grouping the wool and wool patterns!  It's so beautiful in our wool's like being hugged by a rainbow! You'll love what you see!  

Ginny has put together a variety or half eight bundles of coordinating is a sample!



Julia showed us last night, on her live Facebook video, which you can watch HERE, Chris' amazing sample from the Mary Blythe book Wool Applique Heirlooms
   Order the book HERE and make a fall table runner or Advent Christmas tree!

  Not sure you are quite ready to commit to such a big project? Try smaller projects from the Primitive Quilts magazine found on our website HERE

  Fun! Fun! Fun! are Ginny's felted wool Scrap Bags!  Each bag is approximately 2 oz. of scrap pieces of felted wool.  You need to come into the store to pick your bag!

What's New with PFAFF?

All the machines that came in two weeks ago are SOLD and we have a new shipment of 
Ambition 610, 620 and 630 coming in by the end of October. 
Passport 2.0 and Passport 3.0 are coming in by the end of October also! 

I've been told, the next shipment after this, might not be until January!  So, if you are thinking of a Christmas gift for yourself or a loved one, call the store and reserve your machine today, before this shipment evaporates also!  If you want to secure the machine, please pay for it now.

In stock at the Pfaff warehouse, which can be delivered to the store within 7-10 days are the:
Creative 3.0,
Expression 710 and 730,
the Creative Icon and the Performance Icon

Backorder still, Ambition and Passport bobbins.

Let's us know how we can help you!  Did you know that 90% of the Creekside Quilting staff owns a Pfaff sewing machine?  We love our Pfaff's and are sure you will too!  The IDT system is to die for, and once you experience this feature, you will never go back to not having it on your sewing machine!  I kid you not...ask me how I know!

Upcoming Classes and Events in October

So, so, excited for a couple of new classes being offered!  Beginning Free Motion with Betty Ann and Beginning Quilting Classes with Pat!  We are trying something new with the classes....
1) The classes will be offered throughout the day, so register for a time that works best with your schedule
2) The classes will be limited to 3 people at a time, basically a one-on-one class, so register early!
3)  Because we have condensed the time frame of the classes, we have also condensed the cost!  
4) Remember, if you need any notions or rulers, from the supply list, to take a class, you receive a 15% discount on the notions or rulers necessary to be successful in the class.

View OCTOBER calendar HERE

  Saturday, October 10th at 10 am:
 is our  State Fair Sampler Block of the Month Group. You can still register and pay to be a part of this group...might be fun to make the Iowa State Quilt this year, since there is no the store for information.

  Clothesline Club 2020 on Monday, October12th starting at 1 pm. This group is closed.

  Tuesday, October 13th is Wool Club starting at noon! Register by calling the store at (515)276-1977 or emailing  This group is open to everyone

  Free Motion class with Betty Ann!  She will be teaching on Wednesday, October 14th.  The first class starts at 10:30, then noon and 2 pm.  She will offer 3 classes throughout the day.  Sign up for the session that works best in your schedule by clicking HERE  and then "select date" (under the price) to see the times, register, and view the supply list.  

The class will be like a one-on-one class, as class size is limited to 3. Remember, if you need any notions or rulers, from the supply list, to take a class, you receive a 15% discount on the notions or rulers necessary to be successful in the class. 

  Sit and Knit with Elaine on Sunday, October 18th 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  This group is open to everyone

  Starting Wednesday, October 21st We know many of you are new to quilting, or just need a refresher course in quilt making, so Pat is teaching three sessions of each of the following classes:

October 21st, November 4th or November 18th Beginning Quilting Session One view details HERE
October 21st, November 4th or November 18th Beginning Quilting Session Two view details HERE
October 21st, November 4th or November 18th Beginning Binding Basics view details HERE

The classes will be a more individual learning environment, with a limit of 3 students per class.  Come for all three classes, or choose just one, or mix or match over the 4 week period.

Sign up for the session that works best in your schedule by clicking on "select date" (under the price) to see the times. Remember, if you need any notions or rulers, from the supply list, to take a class, you receive a 15% discount on the notions or rulers necessary to be successful in the class.

  *******THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22nd 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  This group is open to everyone.

 Monday, October 26th 10:30-2:30 is our FIRST  Learn with Me event.  Join me in making the thread catcher TOGETHER out of the Bonnie and Camille book!  You will need the book, so register HERE and receive the book for FREE!  The book is $30, the event is $25!  If you need notion supplies for the event, I have a list posted at the front counters, and you will receive 15% off your notion purchase.  This event is limited to 5 participants and we will be meeting in the register today!  This is NOT a class...we will be sewing and learning the thread catcher together!  No teaching going on....just learning and sewing the pattern together with a lot of sharing of ideas,  laughter and community, and hopefully a completed thread catcher to go home with at the end of the day!  Once you have one under your belt, you can make more for your sewing friends before the holidays!

  Wednesday, October 28th 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  and purchase the book HERE  This group is open to everyone

  Ivy's Log Cabin Quilt Group on Wednesday, October 28th at 2:30 pm. Remember to bring your finished quilt blocks for show and tell, even if it is just two....(that's ME!)!

 Friday, October 30th 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'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  This group is open to everyone....

Show and Tell

  Margaret, I LOVED this quilt!!!!  Thank you for the pattern...I can't wait to make my own quilt using your pattern!  Thank you for it!

  Find this picture on our Facebook page or Instagram page and tell us what fall project you are working on. This register's you for our drawing on Friday, for the Fall issue of American Patchwork and Quilting...I think I put Quilts and More on the Instagram page, but truly meant American Patchwork and Quilting....LOL!!!  Does it really matter?  It's a free magazine filled with wonderful projects and free patterns!

 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. You must mention upon purchase.

 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 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

Keep stitchin' and mask up!  karen steggerda
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  • 9926 Swanson Blvd.
    Clive, Iowa
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