Creekside Quilting Newsletter 06/07/2022
Marcia and Yvonne were the first two All Iowa Shop Hoppers through our door on June 1st!
Then came Ann to help us kick-off a fun and festive day!
Reminder: Creekside Quilting is open Sundays 1-4pm during the All Iowa Shop Hop!
What's New @ Creekside Quilting?
Chloe's Closet has done it again with fun replications of 1930's fabrics! This 30's Playtime line is from Moda has 37 bolts of fabric can be viewed and purchased HERE
or a fat quarter bundle of all 37 pieces can be purchased HERE
Simply Swoon is the name of the class being taught by professional educator Frankie Crosby from Pennslyvania on Friday, July 22nd, which you can register for HERE
. The class takes the Thimble Blossoms Simply Swoon pattern, which you can purchase HERE
, but we also have the Thimble Blossoms Mini Swoon Pattern HERE
. You could use either pattern when taking the class with Frankie!
Our $7 a yard tables are back this summer!! Each Monday we will re-stock the tables so that there are 125 bolts of fabric on sale for $7 a yard for the week! So come on in weekly to check out the new fabrics we added to the table! Julia will also be spotlighting 10 bolts of $7 fabric on her Monday Live show at 4:30. These bolts of fabric can be ordered off our app in the sale tab.
Speaking of Julia's Live show on Monday's....this months give away when you order off the app $50 or more, your name will go into a drawing to receive a Creekside Quillting Travel Mug!! You can view the travel mug HERE
If you are not a follower of our app...register today and have a chance to win one of our travel mugs!
I must be in a fun summer mood, because we are also giving away 5-$50 gift cards to people who take a picture of themselves in the store and tag us on Facebook. Our Facebook page is Creekside Quilting Iowa. Winners will be drawn on August 1st during Julia's live show at 4:30.
Julia is just busy, busy, busy, busy around here with two more virtual shop hops this month!! First is Millie P's shop hop on Sunday, June 12th at noon 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 1st! Bring your lunch sack for some fun lunchtime shopping!
Then on Friday, June 17th at 7pm CST
, Creekside Quilting is participating in another nation-wide shop hop, Stitching Across the Nation!! Virtual shop hops are a fantastic way to see what other quilt stores across the nation have for products, their creative ideas for inspiriation, and they also provide smiles and laughter in a community setting. Many times through our shop hop lives, stories are shared and Julia likes to draw out the community bonding of all those watching!
Stitchin Around the Nation takes us to 6 different quilt shops from May 13 - May 18. If you want to shop, make sure to check out and "Like" each shop's Facebook page to get notified when they go live! The virtual shop hop includes quilt block patterns for a fun sampler - tune in each night to get your quilt block patterns!
Here is the line up:
What's New with Pfaff?
To shop with us on Friday, June 17:
2. Download the Creekside Quilting Iowa app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store
3. Join us at 7pm CST for some shop hop fun!
Jerry, our repair technician will be back on Wednesday, June 8th, Monday, June 20th, and Monday, June 27th
. You must book your sewiing machine cleaning appointment online HERE to reserve your spot, as spaces are limited.
He is only cleaning and light repairs on Pfaff sewing machines. Please bring your machines in before the date you have selected.
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.
Everything Lori Holt Summer Boot Camp starts Thursday, June 9th and June 23rd 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
Our sewing machine repairman, Jerry, will be back on Wednesday, June 8th, Monday, June 20th and Monday, 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 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!
You won't want to miss our Flash Sale Fridays on June 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!
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 12th! Bring your lunch sack for some fun lunchtime shopping!
Monday, June 13th and June 27th is The Monday Stitch group. This group is full.
Join Julia on Mondays June 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
Wool Club Tuesday, June 14th starting at noon! Come and bring your wool appliques for an afternoon of stitching and lively conversations!
Wednesday, June 15th is the Applique Sew-in Group
Wednesday, June 15th 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
Then on Friday, June 17th at 7pm CST, Creekside Quilting is participating in another nation-wide shop hop, Stitching Across the Nation!!
Singer Featherweight Club will be Saturday, June 18th at 10:30 This group is full in June, BUT we will be starting a new club in July...watch for registration details!
Anne's One Block Wonder Class, Monday, June 20th and Monday, July 11th. This class is full
Tuesday, June 21st, is our 4th Annual Sunirse to Sunset Summer Solstice Quilt Retreat! We just opened up two more spots! 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!
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
Learn to Use Your Pfaff Ambition Sewing Machine Class is Saturday, July 2nd starting at 10:30am. One of the most important parts of quilting is having a sewing machine you know how to use! In this class, we will introduce you to your Ambition sewing machine by going through everything you machine has to offer from turning it on, winding a bobbin, and the computer stitch selection guide. When you have a knowledge of all the things your sewing machine can do, the creativity process becomes limitless! You must own a Pfaff Ambition 610, 620, or 630 to partake in this class AND bring your own machine with you to class. Regsiter HERE
Learn to Use Your Pfaff Expression Sewing Machine Class is Saturday, July 9th starting at 10:30am. One of the most important parts of quilting is having a sewing machine you know how to use! In this class, we will introduce you to your Expression sewing machine by going through everything you machine has to offer from turning it on, winding a bobbin, and the computer stitch selection guide. When you have a knowledge of all the things your sewing machine can do, the creativity process becomes limitless! You must own a Pfaff Expression 710 or 720 to partake in this class AND bring your own machine with you to class. Register 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!
Tuesday, July 26th is Exploring Quilt Block Short Cuts with Betty Ann starting at 10:30 Register HERE
Then stay and take Betty Ann's Free Motion Quilting Made EASY class starting at 1:30. Regsiter HERE