Creekside Quilting Newsletter 10/12/2021
We are HIRING!! We are now accepting applications for a Retail Sales Associate for Monday's open to close shift and then to fill in shifts approximately 4 different times a month as floater staff member. The floater shift may include a Saturday or two a month.
*Competitive retail starting salary with a generous store discount
What's New @ Creekside Quilting?
Minick & Simpson Belle Isle fabric line! The red, white, and blues, with plenty of charm! We have 40 botls of fabric, jelly rolls, and layer cakes for you to choose from! You can place an order HERE
Sincerely Yours, our Stitch Pink 2021 fabric line comes on bolts or jelly roll style (2.5" x 40" strip of each fabric in the line). This line is sweet with pinks, reds, purple, and whites! You can view the full line HERE
or order the jelly roll HERE
Here is our Stitch Pink 2021 schedule! We will meet in the classroom on FRIDAY, October 15th starting at 10:30 am. And then we will meet again on Friday, October 22nd and watch the Post 2 and Post 3 videos together. Then we will meet on Friday, October 29th to watch the Post 4 and Post 5 videos. Feel free to bring your sewing supplies and plan on sewing for awhile! It's not to late to join us, and you can sign up for our group, the pattern and the fabric bundle kit HERE
Order the Together pattern separately HERE
We are raffeling off our 2020 Stitch Pink store quilt and ALL proceeds from this raffel will go to the National Breast Cancer Foudation. You can purchase tickets for this raffel online HERE
$1 per each ticket OR $5 for 6 tickets! Help us support a good cause and have a chance to win our store 2020 Stitch Pink Quilt!
Corey Yoder's new retro colored fabric line is called Cozy Up and can be viewed and ordered HERE
This is the best Handy Pocket Guide I have seen on Quilt Making for Beginners! You will love this little book filled with knowledge, tips and in depth information! Order your's HERE
and keep it close at hand when sewing and shopping!
Jen Kingwell's new book, Quilt Recipes is a great book of patterns and her favorite food recipes! Order HERE
It's HERE! Our 2022 8-month BOM
is up and kits are being cut! Join Julia and Karen T for 8 months of fun sewing! Together, they will have videos online, a private Facebook group, and a session or two in person and on Zoom! It should be an exciting 8 months putting together this striking quilt by designer Charisma Horton! Kits include the pictured fabric from Maywood Studio's Shadow Play. Join us in one of three ways:
1. Join us on a fun 8-month journey for $29.99 per month + shipping. Each month, you will get your fabric, pattern, and a small free gift! Subscribe HERE.
2. You can pre-order your pattern and kit HERE
for $235.99 before Thanksgiving at our pre-sale price! Kits w/ patterns will ship at the first of the year.
3. You can order just the pattern HERE In the month of October,
anyone who makes a single purchase of $50 or more on our app will be entered into our FREE GIVEAWAY
on Monday, November 1st at 4:30 pm cst! We will be giving away the Stitch Pink 2021 kit with pattern!! So download our app and make your purchase to get registered for this $150 valued giveaway!What's New with Pfaff?Pat will be at the store to clean sewing machines on Monday, November 8th from 12-4 pm AND Monday, November 22nd from 12-4 pm.
Drop off your machine any time before that and get in the cue for cleaning!
October Classes and Events
View the October calendar HERE
Tuesday, October 12th is Wool Club starting at noon! This group is open to everyone just come on in and join the fun!
NEW DAY AND ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN Sit and Knit with Elaine on Thursday, October 14th starting at 10:30 am. This club is open to anyone who likes to knit, and would like to knit with other knitters! This group is open to everyone so just come on in and join the fun!
Friday, October 15th is Mid Month Madness! Bring your bag in or order online and we will give you 15% off anything that fits in your project bag! This year's order of bags is sold out!! If you didn't get one this year to participate, then watch for our 2022 bag starting in December to participate in 2022
You won't want to miss our Flash Sale Fridays on October 15th, 22nd, and 29th at 9:30am! Using the app on Friday's, you will receive 35% off full yard cuts of fabric! Then on Saturdays, you can purchase the fabric in the store at 25% off!
Stitch Pink, Moda's Breast Cancer Awareness Sew Along Friday, October 15th
, is going to be here before wthe know it and this year for Stitch Pink, Moda is putting their hearts on their sleeve. Or rather, hearts in a quilt. Featuring Sincerely Yours by Sherri and Chelsi, the sewalong pattern for Octore 2021 is TOGETHER by Sherri McConnell. But that's not the most exciting part...Sherri will be hosting a series of How To videos each week during the month of October to guide us through her heartfelt quilt design.
Let's do this TOGETHER quilt together by reserving a space here at Creekside Quilting and we will meet each week in October for the video and a day of sewing! Week 1 Starts October 1st and so will we! Regsiter for your seat HERE
and we will gather together Friday, October 15th at 10:30 am...watch the video together, do some show and tells, sharing of our tips and tricks and then begin the task of sewing our blocks! Monday, October 18th and 25th is TreeMendous Joy Sew Along at 10:30 am.
This group is full.
Join Julia on Mondays October 11th, 18th, and 25th for her Live Event at 4:30pm to see what's new in the store
and get a first chance to order before the newsletter comes out on Tuesday morning. Facebook: Creekside Quilting Iowa https://www.facebook.com/creeksidequiltingiowa Applique University with Sharon Meisenheimer will begin on Tuesday, October19th at 10:30 am.
This class is full.
Raw Edge Machine Applique Class using fusible interfacing will begin Thursday, October 21st at 10:30am.
This class will focus on using a small zig zag stitch to machine applique the raw edges of a design. We will start the class on the 21st learning about the products needed and practice the technique. You will need to know your sewing machine and it must be in good working order. Supply list is posted on the website. Then we will pick out our block from the Jan Patek Christmas 101 pattern that we will work on for the upcoming week and meet back on Thursday, October 28th for show and tell and Q&A...also any trouble shooting with problems to be discussed. Finally, for anyone who wants to do the full pattern for the holiday, or just more of the blocks, we will meet back on Thursday, November 18th for show and tell and more discussions to complete the class! The pattern is included in the cost of the class....you can sign up HERE
Foundation Paper Piecing
with Sharon Meisenheimer on Tuesday, October 26th starting at 1 pm
! Enjoy the fun and accuracy of paper piecing. Sharp points and perfect pieces will be yours with this easy technique that can be used for blocks of all size. Control for sewing small pieces and odd angles with perfect points will be yours when you sew on a paper foundation. We will experiment with this technique which will enable you to be more accurate than you ever dreamed possible. Patterns will be furnished for 4 different blocks to use for practice and to better execute the technique. You can sign up HERE
Wednesday, October 27th at 1pm is Patchwork Sister's Book Club
and we are reading for the month of The Second Sister by Marie Bostwick! Pre-order your book HERE
and come join us for a lively discussion!
CRAZY Challenge Group is Wednesday, October 27th at 2:30 pm!
We have some great quilt ideas started! This NEW challenge will go through the end of January 2022, so plenty of time to complete a quilt, or applique, or knitting, or embroidery project that goes along with our theme "Crazy"! We will meet in September for show and tell, to sew on our projects, to discuss what we are doing or coming up with and sharing of opinions and ideas! Join us anytime, now through November!
Friday, October 29th at 1pm is UFO Club
and this year we are doing it a little differently! Come any last Friday of the month and pay $2 to particpate for that day. The first $1 will go towards meeting your goals and the second $1 will go into the kitty for our year end party of prizes for our achievements! You can come any month you want, set any goals you want, and collect your $1 back the next month with your met goals. First month is always $2 and you wont receive your $1 back until you met a goal. Come any month...no need to register! What's New for Classes and Events in November?
View the November Calendar HEREBeginning Quilting Exploring Shorcuts class on Thursday, November 11th at 1 pm
. Come build your quilting skills and knowledge while you learn some fun shortcuts to five (yes, 5!) basic quilt blocks. Get them down, and you can build quilt tops galore! Register for this fun class with Betty Ann HERE Beginning Wool Applique Class on Saturday, November 13th at 1 pm
. Enjoy learning the art of wool applique with Val and a small pin keep make and take project! Register HERE
We are excited to be participating in the #scottsentme2021 Challenge. This challenge is all about YOU! If you want to participate, or just want more information on this challenge, HERE
is the link: https://scottfortunoff.com/scottsentme21-a-consumer-challenge-for-those-that-love-fabric-travel/
If you do participate, please stop in our store and get a picture in front of our sign! All participants who come in the store and get their picture in front of our #scottsentme2021 sign will receive 20% off all instock Jaftex fabrics! Jaftex fabrics are Free Spirit, Henry Glass, Studio E, and AE Nathan. Kit's using these fabric lines are excluded from the 20% off sale.
Exciting news! We now have an app! The Creekside Quilting Iowa App is HERE for BOTH Apple and Android uesers!!
With Covid ramping up again, please take advantage of our curbside pickup service. You can order most items through our store website www.creeksidequiltingiowa.com, through our Creekside Quilting app, or give us a call. We will love to help you anyway we can in getting your order processed to meet your comfort level.
Keep on stitchin' and have a fantastic week! karen steggerda