Creekside Quilting Newsletter 05/31/2022
Congratulations to Margaret Griglione for winning our 2020 Moda Stitch Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Quilt!! Thank you to everyone who bought tickets to support this fundraising event!
June 1st is right around the corner and start your day with Creekside Quilting!! For the first two hours of the shop hop, we will be offering 15% off your total order
(regular exclusions apply including All Iowa Shop Hop 2022 fabric and magazine, anything Pfaff, sale items, and Quilter's Select Rulers), so make Creekside Quilting your first stop on Wednesday, June 1st!What's New @ Creekside Quilting?
Tula Pink's Tiny Beasts fabric line from Free Spirit has arrived!!! There are four ways you can order the fabric:
by the yardage off the bolt. View and purchase the Tiny Beasts collection HERE
and the True Colors stripes and dots line off the bolts HERE
A fat quarter bundle of ALL the Tiny Beasts fabrics PLUS the stripes and dots that go with the fabric line. View and purchase HERE
OR just the True Colors stripes and dots as fat quarter bundles. View and purchase HERE
OR just the Tiny Beasts fat quarter bundles. View and purchse HERE
Just trying to make your shopping experience effortless with a variety of choices to meet your quiltng needs! :)
NOW, how about a fabric and pattern kit that uses the Tiny Beasts and True Colors fabrics!! Here you go...the Lend a Paw pattern is complete to make the quilt top (pattern included). You can order the kit HERE This is the 2022 All Iowa Shop Hop fabric! You can view the fabrics HERE The All Iowa Shop Hop 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.What's New with Pfaff?Sad, but true, Pfaff sewing machines are going up in price on June 1st...so if you have been thinking about a new sewing or embroidery machine, now is the time to buy!Here are the machines we have in stock and will honor these prices through Saturday, June 4th. BUT once they are out of stock in our store, we will not be able to honor that price any more. So take a look and think about if you are interested in a new sewing machine! The Pfaff Passport 3.0 is a great little machine for small sewing spaces, travel and retreats! It has a built in IDT system (walking foot), and thread cutter. Imagine a sewing machine compact enough to whisk away to a sewing class, or fit in your bookshelf. Now, imagine this same machine is chock-full of features designed to meet the high demands of the PFAFF® sewer. The PFAFF® passport™ 3.0 is specially designed for small spaces, as well as going places such as classes, retreats or any sewing journey. It is your license to venture out in the world and discover new ways and new places to sew! No limits. Just freedom. More information HERE
The Pfaff Ambition 610 is priced right for a great little machine with more throat space than the Passport 3.0. This machine comes with the built in IDT system and a computerized screen for easy sewing! Command your creativity with the PFAFF® ambition™ 610 sewing machine. Durable technology and artful operation make this machine stand out from the crowd. More information HERE
This Ambition 620 is very popular because it is a step up from the Ambition 610 and includes a thread cutter along with the built in IDT system. This machine seems to have the perfect number of decorative stitches, IDT, thread cutter, and is easy to manipulate the computer screen. The price is just right for this great, all around machine! Discover the difference of enduring precision in the PFAFF® ambition™ 620 sewing machine. With intuitive functionality and limitless potential, this exacting machine is the craftperson’s most dependable tool. More information HERE
The top of the Ambition line is the the Quilt Ambition 630! This machine stands out from the other two Ambitons because it has a color computer screen and wide variety of decorative stitches. This machine is great for quilting, crafting or clothes construction. Discover the difference of sophisticated elegance with the Quilt Ambition™ 630 sewing machine. Unrivalled precision and commanding innovation come standard. More information HERE
Our sewing machine repairman, Jerry, will be back on Monday, June 8th, June 20th and June 27th 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
Please bring your machines in before the date you have selected. YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT, AS SPACE IS LIMITED
What's Coming Up in June?
View the June 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.
June 1st is right around the corner and start your day with Creekside Quilting!! For the first two hours of the shop hop, we will be offering 15% off your total order (regular exclusions apply including All Iowa Shop Hop 2022 fabric and magazine, anything Pfaff, sale items, and Quilter's Select Rulers), so make Creekside Quilting your first stop on Wednesday, June 1st!
Everything Lori Holt Summer Boot Camp starts Thursday, June 9th at 1:30pm and runs every other Thursday through July 21st. We end on Thursday, July 21st. This boot camp is for people who want to do a Lori Holt project and need the encouragement and suggestion of others to keep motivated for completion of their project! We will have weekly show and tell of what we accomplished in our week, Q&A sessions, and time for show and tell of other Lori Holt projects we have completed! ALSO, since Lori Holt is all about the vintage, we will have time to share with others, our 1930's era stuff and any other things that are Lori Holt! So register today for our Everything Lori Holt Summer Boot Camp HERE
You won't want to miss our Flash Sale Fridays on June 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th 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!
Anne's is teaching this 7 1/2 hour class on the One Block Wonder. The first session you will talk about fabric and color choices and what makes an interesting project. Then you will come back in two weeks with your first blocks and discuss color and placement. Then you will come back in two weeks for show and tell. Group discussion is BIG with this class. Anne says the technique is easy, once your grasp the concept. Anne's quilt, is hanging in the front of the store, and it is absolutely stunning and mesmorizing. Take the class and have a quilt on display in your house, that will be a topic of conversation for years to come! Register for the One Block Wonder class HERE starting Monday, June 6th at 1pm
. Then you will meet again on Monday, June 20th and Monday, July 11th
. You can order the One Block Wonder Book HERE
The One Block Wonder or Stack and Whack method of piecing a quilt creates a fun and impressive Kaleidoscope effect. This class will teach the One Block Wonder technique. We will explore different options for setting your quilt. The sky’s the limit. Each of the quilts created will look different and no one will guess how easy this method is. The first session will be used to discuss fabric choices. The last two will cover cutting and construction. Intermediate level and a good working knowledge of your sewing machine along with a ¼” foot required.
Our sewing machine repairman, Jerry, will be back on Monday, June 8th, June 20th and June 27th
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 HERE
Please bring your machines in before the date you have selected. YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT, AS SPACE IS LIMITED Join Julia on Mondays June 6th. 13th, 20th and 27th 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 Sit and Knit with Elaine on Thursday, June 9th 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!
Join us for our next virtual shop on Sunday, June 12th 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 June 12st! Bring your lunch sack for some fun lunchtime shopping!
Monday, June 13th is The Monday Stitch group. This group is full.
Wednesday, June 15th is the Applique Sew-in Group
Wednesday, June 22nd at 1pm is Patchwork Sister's Book Club is reading for the month of Knot Ready for Murder by Mary Marks. You can order your book HERE Come join us for an always lively book discussion!
The Elm Creek Quilter's Book Club will hold it's meeting on Wednesday, June 22nd 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!
What's Coming Up in July?
View the July calendar HERE
Friday, July 22nd from 9:30-4, we have an educator from Pennsylvania coming to Creekside Quilting to teach the Swoon quilt block. Frankie Crosby is a wonderful teacher, as I took a class from her in 2021, and asked her to come to Creekside Quilting to teach you! You will learn how to make this 24" Swoon block, which is hanging in the front of the store. You can regiister for this one day, 6 1/2 hour class HERE. You won't be disappointed!
Show and Tell
Our UFO group again was stellar with a lot of completed quilt tops! Enjoy the pictures! If you want to join our UFO Club, we are starting up again in July!