Creekside Quilting Newsletter 06/14/2022
Did everyone get to see the gorgeous strawberry full moon last night! It sure lit up the evening sky!
What's New @ Creekside Quilting?
Tilda is HERE with her new line of fabric called Chic Escape and Daisyfield! Once again, you'll love the charm of the designs! Tilda doesn't disappoint us with the beautiful color combinations in all her fabrics! You can view and order the full line HERE or go straight to the 30 piece fat quarter bundle HERE
Windham Fabrics has released this 18 piece Impressions line and it is gorgeous! Reminds me of fabrics that could be used in a Monet quilt or it would make beautiful fillers in any quilt blocks! View and order the full line HERE or the 18 piece fat quarter bundle HERE
I absolutely love this new book in the store! Sure gets me in the spirit of the summer and the 4th of July...which is right around the corner! And speaking of the 4th of July...join us online the 4th of July for our Firecracker Sale! More details will come later in the month! Order the Red, White & Blue Star Quilt's book HERE
Betty Ann is teaching a technique class on Wednesday, September 28th on The Magic of Modern Triangles! You can use this book as a guide, yet it is not required to take the class....is your interest peeked? You can register for Betty Ann's class HERE and purchase the Modern Triangle Quilts book HERE
Time-Saving Charm Quilts is another new book in the store....make 8 cute quilts using your 5" charm packs or scraps! Ready to make a Christmas quilt? We have a cute charm pack from Moda, called Candy Cane Lane, which you can order HERE You can order the book HERE
Moving in to fall with a couple of new patterns! Some people like black cats at Halloween....me? I like witches hats and use several in decorating throughout my house in October! I think this is a pattern, I may have to try! Maybe I'll use some of the Riley Blake Whimsy fabrics! You can order the pattern Bewitched HERE and view and order the fabrics HERE
Hand embroidery enthusiasts! Here is a Crabapple Hill pattern that you may like to try! The #6 Magical Hat can be ordered HERE Check out our Cosmo Embroidery Threads HERE
This small wall hanging is charming and would look great using the Robert Kaufman 6th Street fabric line! You can order the November pattern HERE and view and order fabrics from HERE
Time to start thinking about Christmas? I know...right? The longest day of the year is not even here yet...and already we are thinking about Christmas and Christmas projects! Candy Cane Lane is a darling Christmas line from Moda and you could use this charm pack in any project! Order your charm pack HERE
And if you are making Christmas bags for gifts...why not add a zipper charm pull for an accent? We have the Santa and candy pull which you can order HERE or
or a more generic snowman with ornament zipper pull! Order this zipper pull HERE
What's Happening Around Creekside Quilting?
Join Creekside Quilting on Friday, June 17th at 7pm CST
for the Stitchin Around the Nation virtual shop hop! This month, Stitchin Around the Nation takes us to 6 different quilt shops from June 13 - June18th. 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!
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!
Here is the line up:
We had two spots open up....come join the fun of all day quilting on the longest day of the year! Regsiter by calling the store at (515)276-1977 and view more details HERE
Featherweight Need Cleaning?
Do you have a Singer Featherweight that needs to be oiled, greased, and polished? Michael Rice is going to be in our store on Tuesday, June 21st
, Tuesday, July 19th, Tuesday, August 9th and Tuesday, August 23rd to provide this service. Please pre-register your spot HERE
and bring your machine in between 10 -10:30am on Tuesday, June 21st. Space is limited so you must register in advance. Thanks! Check out our Featherweight products 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.
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.
What's New with Pfaff? Jerry, our repair technician will be back on 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.
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!
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
You won't want to miss our Flash Sale Fridays on June 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!
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!
Our sewing machine repairman, Jerry, will be back on 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
Anne's One Block Wonder Class, Monday, June 20th and Monday, July 11th. This class is full
Join Julia on Mondays June 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
Tuesday, June 21st, is our 4th Annual Sunrise 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!
Do you have a Singer Featherweight that needs to be oiled, greased, and polished? Michael Rice is going to be in our store on Tuesday, June 21st, Tuesday, July 19th, Tuesday, August 9th and Tuesday, August 23rd to provide this service. Please pre-register your spot HERE and bring your machine in between 10 -10:30am on Tuesday, December 14th. Space is limited so you must register in advance.
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!
Everything Lori Holt Summer Boot Camp starts Thursday, June 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
Monday, June June 27th is The Monday Stitch group. This group is full.
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