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Creekside Quilting Newsletter 03/16/2021

***NEW Store Hours starting Monday, March 22nd!  We will continue to open at 10 am but closing at 5 pm Monday through Saturday.  Still closed on Sundays.  It's exciting to start getting back to pre-pandemic hours!!

***New Covid Policy Update! You can check out our updates HERE!  Slowly but surely getting back to pre-pandemic operation!

  As I was walking into Stations of the Cross last Friday, I was greated with this wonderful sight!  Trust me when I tell you, I stopped and did a double take!  Those are daffodils!!Spring is coming!!  There is hope!  :)

  Feeling Lucky?  Come join us on Wednesday, March 17th and save some green on your purchase!  Draw a shamrock from our basket and receive a discount on your purchase order, a free gift, or a feeling lucky card!  Come join the fun and save some green!

What's New @ Creekside Quilting?

  The NEW Marie Bostwick book has arrived!!  We will be reading this book for our April book club meeting, so grab a copy and come join us in April!  Register HERE for the book club and purchase your copy of the book HERE

  Anyone love Mini Mouse?  She's my favorite Disney Character!  I totally love her red and white polk-a-dot bow!  LOL!  I even have her ears at home...grandkids love wearing them!  View the fabric line HERE  

 We love this beautiful quilt Debby has loaned our store!  It's so pretty and the colors are great for spring!

  Here is the pattern she used, Zen Chic X & + Pattern. Order the pattern HERE

  Sewing machine issues?  Here are a couple of books that have been highly recommended to us!  The author is Bernie Tobisch and the first book is "A Fild Guide You and Your Sewing Machine" which can be ordered HERE  

 and the second book, is "Sewing Machine Reference Tool" which can be ordered HERE. Try them both and let me know your thoughts!

 Looking for something for your child to do?  How about some sewing lessons with some great kid friendly patterns!  This book is one of the best I have seen in a long time!  Order the book HERE

  This box of cards, holds patterns for 40 blocks! You can order yours HERE  and if out of stock, just call the store and put your name on one as soon as it comes in!  OR join us for a Let's Welcome Spring Mystery Quilt Block Group!

Starting next week, Monday, March 22nd, Creekside Quilting will be hosting a Mystery Quilt Block Group using this deck of cards.  We will pull a card each Monday morning for 12 weeks and create the mystery card quilt block pulled.  The reveal will be at 10:30 am each Monday morning, and if you come into the store for the reveal, and bring your previous weeks quilt block for show and tell, you will be eligible for a weekly prize from those present at the store!  When we are done in 12 weeks, we will each have 12 blocks to make or start to make a new quilt top!  Use your spring floral fabrics, if you want!  Want to sign up for this fun Let's Wecome Spring Mystery Quilt Group?  Register HERE  You must have your own Quilt Builder Card Deck set to participate.

  Kaffe's new line of fabric should be reaching our store by the end of the week.  If so, we will feature it on our Facebook Live event Monday at 4:30 (register through this link Facebook: Creekside Quilting Iowa  but while you are waiting for the fabric line to arrive, check out this Kaffe Fassett "Welcome Home" book HERE!                               

Are you an NCAA Tournament fan?  Do you need a facemask for either the Baylor Bears seeded #1 in the South Region or the Michigan Wolverines seeded #1 in the East Region. Order Baylor HERE and Michigan HERE

Upcoming Classes and Events in March

 if you are new to a class or event, you MUST pre-register for all classes and events!  Now with our classroom opening up, our social distancing space in the classroom, and people getting out more, you must pre-register for any class or event at Creekside Quilting.  Anyone arriving without having registered may possibly need to leave, unless there is ample room in the classroom.  This is for your safety as well as ours and we appreciate your understanding of this situation.  Thank you!

***PLEASE NOTE before you come to class, make sure your sewing machine is in good working condition and has all the necessary supplies you will need to run the sewing machine. A good understanding of how to use your sewing machine is a must. Sewing classes require a basic sewing kit and quilting tools.

View March calendar HERE

 Wednesday, March 17th is the Applique Sew-in Group starting at 10:00 am and lasting all day! If you are new to the group you MUST register by calling the store at (515)276-1977 This group is open to everyone 

  Feeling Lucky?  Come join us on Wednesday, March 17th and save some green on your purchase!  Draw a shamrock from our basket and receive a discount on your purchase order, a free gift, or a feeling lucky card!  Come join the fun and save some green!

 Saturday, March 20th from 1-4 pm with Pat 

Sit and Knit with Elaine on Sunday, March 21st 
starting at 1:30 pm.  This club is open to anyone who likes to knit, and would like to knit with other knitters!  If you are new to the group you MUST register by calling the store at (515)276-1977 This group is open to everyone 

  Starting next week, Monday, March 22nd,   Register HERE  for the Let's Welcome Spring Group.  You must have your own Quilt Builder Card Deck set to participate and you can order your set HERE

 Wednesday, March 24th at 1 pm
 is our next Patchwork Sister's Book Club meeting!  If you are new to the book club you MUST register by calling  the store at (515)276-1977  This group is open to everyone.  This month we are discussing Clare O'Donahue's book The Lover's Knot, A Someday Quilts Mstery!  Just bring your own copy of the book, and come join in the lively book discussions by registering HERE

  Our next book club quilt challenge is STARS Over Texas!  That's right!  We've done red and white to go along with our Ann Hazelwoods Wine Country Series, Log Cabin to go alonog with our 1st Marie Bostwick Cobbled Court Quilt Series, and now we are doing star quilts to finish off our Marie Bostwick Texas series.   Wednesday, February 24th at 2:30 pm. Remember to bring your show and tell.  

 Friday, February 26th at 1 pm: UFO Club    This group is open to everyone and if new to the group, you MUST register by calling the store at (515)276-1977. 

Upcoming Class in April

 The Sew Together Bag on Saturday, April 10th from 10:30-2:30.  Register HERE

Show and Tell

  Sandy, I love the front....BUT

  I love the back also!! Nice job...thanks for sharing it with us!

Keep in touch with us with what's going on at the store through:

Join Julia Live on Monday's at 4:30 to see all the new fabrics up close a personal.  Just go to our Facebook page creeksidequiltingiowa and register!

   Facebook: Creekside Quilting Iowa

   Instagram: CreeksideQuiltingIowa   

Featured Lines keep updated with our new lines of fabric: 

  Winter is not over yet, but this little munchkin warms my heart!  Mask up and keep sewing!  Have a great week!  karen steggerda

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  • 1-515-276-1977
  • 9926 Swanson Blvd.
    Clive, Iowa
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