Creekside Quilting Newsletter 05/03/2022
This charming little guy turned 4 and he could not have been more excited for that chocolate cake! Happy birthday sweet one!What's New @ Creekside Quilting?
Creativity Glows is the name of this line of fabric and it has bolts of fabric that actually glow in the dark! Can you imagine how excited a child would be to have a quilt made out of this fabric? You can view and purchase the full line of fabric HERE
or the fat quarter bundle of all 30 fabrics HERE
or purchase the kit to make this Find Your Path quilt HERE
Kit includes pattern and all fabrics needed to make the quilt top. You can order just the pattern Find Your Path HERE
NEW BOOKS ARRIVING THIS WEEK....Order your books now and we will ship them out as soon as they hit our door!
Schoolgirl Sampler by Kathleen Tracy with 72 simple 4 inch blocks and 7 quilt patterns can be ordered HERE
The Big Book of Favorite Scrap Quilts with 44 colorful and cozy patterns can be ordered HERE
Seams Like Yesterday by Karen Styles and a Quiltmania published book can be ordered HERE
Qulting with Precuts is a great handy pocket guide that can be carried with you in your purse and has all kinds of block ideas to use with precuts. Just carry this book with you when you shop hop this summer, and when you come across jelly rolls and layer cakes you can find the quilt blocks to use to make a quilt....simple! Order your book HERE 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 HEREPlease 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 ordered HERE Order your All Iowa Shop Hop magazine HERE
Join us for our next virtual shop on Tuesday, May 10th at NOON CST
with Lunch Time Lives 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 day starting that week on May 1st! Bring your lunch sack for some fun lunchtime 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, Round Robin HERE
What's Coming Up in May?
View the May calendar HERE
***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.
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!
You won't want to miss our Flash Sale Fridays on May 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th 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!
Join Julia on Mondays May 9th, 16th, 23rd 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
Join us for our next virtual shop on Tuesday, May 10th at NOON CST with Lunch Time Lives 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 day starting that week on May 1st! Bring your lunch sack for some fun lunchtime shopping!
Clothesline Club Monday, May 9th at 1 pm. This group is full.
Tuesday, May 10th is Wool Club starting at 12 PM! This group is open to everyone just come on in and join the fun!
Sit and Knit with Elaine on Thursday, May 12th 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!
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
***Picture may not replicate the pinkeep project, but it will be a pinkeep you make for the class***
Monday, May 16th is Mid Month Madness all day long. The 2022 Creekside Quilting Mid Month Madness bag is HERE!! You can either renew your old bag and still participate by clicking HERE or you can buy the new bag to participate in 2022. So, in order to participate in 15% off on the 15th of each month, it's a renewal fee to use last year's bag HERE or buy the new bag for 2022 HERE
Monday, May 16th is The Monday Stitch group. This group is full.
Wednesday, May 18th 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!
Singer Featherweight Club will be Saturday, May 21st This group is full.
Wednesday, May 25th 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, May 25th 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!
Friday, May 27th 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!
We will be closed Monday, May 30th in obseervance of Memorial Day!
What's Coming Up in June?
View the June calendar HERE
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
Our UFO Club was full last month and we had some amazing quilt accomplishments for show and tell...enjoy!