Creekside Quilting Newsletter 06/21/2022
Are you ready for a 72 Hour Non-stop Fall Quilting Retreat
? Well, start thinking about it and get ready to be able to quilt with friends non-stop for 72 hours! You don't have to stop quilting piecing, sewing, embroidering, appliqueing, knitting, or crafting if you don't want too because we do not shut down the quilting retreat once during the 72 hours we have the event center!!! Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 16th through Wednesday, October 19th from 1 pm to 1pm...72 hours! Creekside Quilting has rented the Christian Conference Center in Newton and we will be staying in the main building and our quilting space is within a few feet of our rooms, dining, bathrooms, walking paths, and total relaxation! We will have a hay rack ride one night, play games, show and tell, watch the sunrise, watch the sunset. Sleep? Who needs to sleep...we can sleep on the 20th! Cost of the retreat includes a spacious event space, a bedroom with bathroom, daily brunch and dinner, daily happy hours, and lots of fun with some of our old friends and some of our new friends! Cost of the retreat is $225 if you want your own room (reserve your room HERE
), and $165 if you are willing to share a room (reserve your room HERE
). Space is limited to 25 people, so register today and start preparing for 72 hours of fun and community all centered around the common love of quilting!
We are hiring Monday through Saturday sales poisitions starting in July. We are looking for people who love to quilt and can bring to their interview a quilt you have made. We have a staff of pleasant, out-going team players that are excited to be here and work with customers. Applicant must be able to climb ladders, lift bolts of fabric, and be able to stand at cutting tables for periods of time. Please apply in store if interested.
What's New @ Creekside Quilting?
Too Cute to Spook by Me & My Sister for Moda fabrics! This line of fabric is filled with candy corn, jack-o-lanterns, bats and spiderwebs! Very festive and fun! View and purchase the full line HERE
or order a fat quarter bundle of all 24 fabrics HERE
Candy Cane Lane by April Rosenthal for Moda fabrics! A very traditional line of holiday fabric, with ornaments, candy canes, snowmen and snow flakes! View and purchase the full line HERE
or order a fat quarter bundle of all 30 fabrics HERE
Have you ever tried the Wonderfil Elegana thread for embroidery or applique? Well let me tell you...it is awesome!! So smooth and sews like a dream! I love it and it's my new favorite embroidery floss! Check it out HEREWhat's Happening Around Creekside Quilting?
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, 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 Classes and Events are 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.
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
You won't want to miss our Flash Sale Fridays on June 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!
Monday, June June 27th is The Monday Stitch group. This group is full.
Join Julia on Mondays June 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
What Classes and Events are 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