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Creekside Quilting Newsletter 04/19/2022

 This lovely and fiesty lady is 32 years old today!! Many of you know this is Julia from her live events on Monday afternoons and Friday mornings...she is also my daughter!  So to celebrate her birthday, we are offering Patrick Lose's Glam line of fabric on sale! Buy two yards (any combination of fabrics) of in-stock Glam fabric and get a third yard for 30% off!   Coupon Code is GLAM  Shop under the SALE tab on the app.  Since Julia runs the app and all the Live events from the app....this offer is only good on the app today (Tuesday, April 19, 2022)  

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Quilting Around the Metro Shop Hop!  It was a fun 2-day event!  We are planning to do it again next year, so mark those calendars now!  :)

Here are the winners from our Quilting Around the Metro Shop Hop.  
$25=Diana Triggs
$20=Doris Decker
$15=Karen Hugen
Off The Rails:
$25=Gloria Ortiz
$20=Teri Dorn
$15=Sarah Binder
Quilter's Cupboard:
$25=Lianna Sandy
$20=Anne Hewig
$15=Lisa Flyr
Woodside Quilting:
$25=Lucia Leydens
$20=Mary Guillaume
$15=Cathy Bucklin

  Look who stopped in the store Monday to say "Hello"!  The Tracey and Becky, creators of The Great Quilting Adventure virtual shop hop and shop owners of Sew In Stitches, from Pocatello, Idaho, along with Stacie from Cupcake Quilts in Houston, Texas!  They were in the area for a shop owners meeting. It was a real joy to meet them.  Join the Great Quilting Adventure virtual shop hop starting April 25th through the 30th.  Creekside goes live on Saturday, April 30th at 7pm....Here is a list of the other participating shops:

Participating Shops
Monday- Sew In Stitches Shoppe, Pocatello, ID 

Tuesday- Wise Monkey Quilting, Denison, IA 

Wednesday-The Fiberology Lab, Palm Coast, FL 

Thursday- Bella Rose Quilts, Banks, OR 

Friday- 35th Ave Sew & Vac, Phoenix, AZ 

Saturday- Creekside Quilting, Clive, IA

What's New @ Creekside Quilting?

  Windham Fabrics, Eden has arrived and ready for viewing and purchasing HERE a little biit of floral, a little bit of blenders, and lots of color entertwined!

  This is the 2022 All Iowa Shop Hop fabric and we have it ready for Pre-Orders! You can view and pre-order the fabrics HERE   You can then pick up your fabric beginning June 1st....the kick off to the All Iowa Shop Hop which runs through June and July.  We will be open on Sunday's 1-4 pm in June and July just for this awesome event!  Please note, this Benartex line of fabric is prone to shrinkage, so buy extra to make the projects out of the All Iowa Shop Hop Magazine....which can also be pre-ordered HERE

  This is a 2/3 yd panel that goes with the All Iowa Shop Hop fabric line.    You can pre-order the panel HERE
Please note, this Benartex line of fabric is prone to shrinkage, so buy extra to make the projects out of the All Iowa Shop Hop Magazine....which can also be pre-ordered HERE

  Pre-order your magazine HERE

  Arriving Soon!  The Andover line of fabric from Laundry Basket Quilts should be arriving this week.  Pre-order your fat quarter bundle HERE
Join us for our next virtual shop on April 30 at 7pm CST with The Great Quilting Adventure virtual shop hop! Make sure to download our app - Creekside Quilting Iowa - on the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store here and follow us on Facebook beforehand to be notified when we go live and shop with us! We will be joining several other independent quilt shops from around the nation to bring you fun fabrics and finds each night that week starting April 25!  Bring your popcorn for some fun Saturday night shopping! 

 We are starting a new book club called The Elm Creek Quilter's Book Club and it is based on The Elm Creek series by Jennifer Chiaverini!  We have had several people ask about a club for Jennifer Chiaverini and we have two wonderful leaders who will lead you through the series and some of Sylvia's quilt blocks to go along with the books.  You can choose to do the quilt blocks and books, or just the books.  This should be a lively and fun group!  Register HERE for this book club and purchase this months book, The Quilter's Apprentice HERE

What's New w/Pfaff?

Our sewing machine repairman, Jerry, will be back on Tuesday, April 19th and there are a few spots still left.  He will be cleaning Pfaff machines only, at this time.  You can register to have your Pfaff sewing machine cleaned 

Tuesday, April 19th HERE
Thursday, April 21st HERE

Please bring your machines in by Monday, April 18th if they are to be cleaned this week.   YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT, AS SPACE IS LIMITED

What's Coming Up in April?

View the April Calendar 
***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.
***PLEASE NOTE that cancelation of classes will be refunded up to 1week prior to the class date and time.  After that, the instructor is expecting you and there will be no refunds for cancelations.

  Join Julia on Mondays April 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  

 Wednesday, April 20th is the Applique Sew-in Group starting at 10:00 am and lasting all day! This group is open to everyone, just come on in and join the fun!

  You won't want to miss our Flash Sale Fridays on April 22nd 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!

 Wednesday, April 27th at 1pm is Patchwork Sister's Book Club is reading for the month of Knot On Her Life by Mary Marks.  Come join us for an always lively book discussion!

  The Elm Creek Quilter's Book Club will hold it's first meeting on Wednesday, April 27th at 2:30pm.  Order your copy of the book HERE  This book club will be reading through the Jennifer Chiaverini Elm Creek Quilter's book series each month.  Fall in love with all the characters and charm of the stories!

  You won't want to miss our Flash Sale Fridays on April 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!

  Friday, April 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 need to register!  

What's Coming Up in May and June?
View the May calendar HERE
View the June calendar HERE

  The Butterfly Quilt 2 Sew Along with Anne will be Wednesday, May 4th and or May 11th starting at 10:30 am.  So order the kit HERE or the pattern HERE and join Anne on May 4th by registering HERE!

Wool Applique Class, Materials, Methods, Create!  Join Val in learning about the details of wool applique and how to make wonderful wool projects.  This class includes handouts, background information, samples, Q&A and time to start a  make and take needle keep!  Everyone who has taken the class with Val walks away with a desire to make more wool projects!  A must class for anyone who is interested in beginning wool applique!  Saturday, May 14th at 10:30am and you can register for the class HERE

We will be closed Monday, May 30th in obseervance of Memorial Day!

  Tuesday, June 21st
, is our 4th Annual Sunirse to Sunset Summer Solstice Quilt Retreat!  Register HERE This will be a fun day of sewing, knitting, embroidery, or crafting from sunrise to sunset!  Bring your projects, grab a friend and come have fun!

Show and Tell

This gorgeous Lori Holt quilt was created by Pat H and we are so in love!!

  This quilt by Pat H is from a free Bonnie Hunter sew along taking place right now until May the blues and yellows!  

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Featured Lines keep updated with our new lines of fabric: 

 Don't forget to check out the Glam fabrics on our app!!  Have a fantastic week and keep on stitchin'!  karen steggerda
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