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Creekside Quilting Newsletter 10/06/2020

  Ashley Davidson won the October 2020 issue of American Patchwork and Quilting magazine for sharing with us, on Facebook, her fall project.  Thanks to everyone who shared their fall project with us! It was fun to see what people are working on!  If you would like  your own copy of the magazine, you can order the magazine HERE  Our Facebook page is Creekside Quilting Iowa...join us!  You never know what we will be posting!  See my Comment Sold paragraph at the end of this newsletter, to find out what this weeks give away is....

  Received in 11 bolts of Anthology Fabric batiks!  These lovely greens, yellows, and blues make a stunning collection.  You can see the 11 bolts HERE or buy a fat quarter bundle HERE

  Last week seemed to be the week for re-stocking fabrics our customers love!  The RJR Hopscotch line arrived and the colors are smashingly lush!  You can view all 59 bolts of our Hopscotch fabrics HERE

 Then additional Windham Fabric's Bedrock came in and you can view our 19 bolts of this fabric line HERE

 Just in time for the holidays!  See Fran's Posh Santa sample in the store.  You can order the pattern for this quilt HERE

  Interested in making the Posh Santa, you will also need the Quick Curve Mini Ruler, which can be ordered HERE

For those of you sewing along with Lori Holt, the Prim Sew Simple Shapes arrived.  You can order this HERE and view the Riley Blake Prim fabric line HERE or purchase a 42 piece fat quarter bundle of the full fabric line HERE

What's New in our Wool Department?

Here is a festive pattern for the month, and easy too!  The Bareroots Little Stitches Halloween!  Order HERE

 Wooly Wednesday's in October will feature buy one yard or one 1/2 yard cut of wool and get a fat 1/8th for free!  Applies only to wool in stock in the store or on-line.  Limit one per week per customer. You must mention upon purchase.

Upcoming Classes and Events in October

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.

  Monday, October 12th we are having a Columbus Day Sale!  For every purchase of $30 or more, either online or in the store, at the end of the day, your account will receive a coupon for $14.92, to be used on a future purchase!  Want to know how, I figured out the $14.92?  "In fourteen hundred and ninety two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue! He sailed and sailed and sailed and sailed, to find this land for me and you!"  Anyone else remember singing this song as a youngster? Just a little fun!

  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

  This picture does not do justice to Dawn's quilt!  The center of the quilt is all embroidery, and it was BEAUTIFUL!  Dawn said she colored some of the pictures with colored pencils, then sealed it with a clear coat of a special is gorgeous, thanks for sharing Dawn!

  Brenda emailed me a picture of the quilt she just finished, which is perfect for the season of canning our harvest!  Brenda say's she has the perfect spot for it in her kitchen!  Looks awesome, Brenda, thanks for sharing!

 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!   View yesterday's taping HERE: Next week, along with what's new in the store, we will be featuring Kaeffe fabric $1 off.  This weeks give away is a Quick Curve Mini Ruler, and all you have to do to register to win, is share yesterday's video with your friends.  The more you share it, the more chances you are entered into our drawing next Monday afternoon!  

  That's all for this week!  Keep stitchin' and mask up!  karen steggerda

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    Clive, Iowa
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