Creekside Quilting Newsletter 07/12/2022
Finch and Fern was designed by a local Iowan, Emma Thomas-McGinnis and we are thrilled to have her line of fabric in the store. Next Monday, July 18th at 2pm, Creekside Quilting will be hosting a Meet and Greet the fabric designer
! There will be all kinds of treats Monday afternoon for everyone who shows up, including 15% off all fabric purchases of Finch and Fern! Then Emma has agreed to join Julia for her live event at 4:30 pm to introduce her fabrics and talk about her designs. It should be a very fun afternoon! So mark your calendars to stop in the store next Monday afternoon for the Meet and Greet of fabric designer Emma Thomas-McGinnins or turn in to our Julia's live show at 4:30!What's New @ Creekside Quilting?
We have a lot of wonderful new products and fabric bundles to share with you this week, so let's get started!
I Believe in Angels by Bunny Hill Designs is a country Christmas themed fabric line from Moda. The line has a variety of designs, including florals, snowmen, candy canes, dots, stripes, and ginghams! The blues and greens are soft against the deep Christmas red. View and purchase fabrics HERE
or order the complete line in a fat quarter bundle HERE
He's back!!! And in full festive style! Robert Kaufman's Grinch this year comes with two different panels, and three accompanying bolts of fabric. View and purchase HERE
Santas! Santas! and more Santas! This Santa collection comes from Robert Kaufman fabrics and can be viewed and purchased HERE
Maywood, Shadow Play Flannels have arrived and would make a nice warm back to any holiday quilt you are making! These flannels are so soft and pretty, you'll want to just snuggle up in your quilt come next January! View and purchase the flannels HERE
We call this half yard bundle, Holiday with a Twist, I'm sure you can think of many other fun names to call this libations holiday line! Truly, I kid you not when I say, this fabric line is just flying off the shelves! It's a fun few bolts of fabric that would make great wine bags, table runners, or placemats just for a few examples! View and purchase the fabrics HERE
or order the half yard bundle of 6 HERE
This Patrick Lose fat quarter bundle of 30 Glam fabrics can be purchased HERE
Just need a couple of colors? The fabric looks like it has some shimmer to it, but it doesn't! It's a very pretty blender! View and purchase the individual bolts HERE
Another great blender from Tim Holtz is the Worn Croc line....these are aweesom jeweltone fabrics that are so pretty! You can view and purchase the line HERE
or the fat quarter bundle HERE Another festive, yet more traditional fabric line, is Moda's Holly Jolly by designers Urban Chiks Order your fat quarter bundle HERE or view and purchase individual fabrics HERE
Finch and Fern was designed by a local Iowan, Emma Thomas-McGinnis and we are thrilled to have her line of fabric in the store. Next Monday, July 18th at 2pm, Creekside Quilting will be hosting a Meet and Greet the fabric designer! There will be all kind of treats Monday afternoon for everyone who shows up, including 15% off all fabric purchases of Finch and Fern! Then Emma has agreed to join Julia for her live event at 4:30 to introduce her fabrics and talk about her designs. It should be a very fun afternoon! So mark your calendars to stop in the store next Monday afternoon for the Meet and Greet of fabric designer Emma Thomas-McGinnins or turn in to our Julia's live show at 4:30! You can view and purchase her fabrics HEREWhat's Happening Around Creekside Quilting? July is the month for some BIG sales, because how could we miss a Christmas in July sale on the 25th? Select Christmas and holiday fabrics will go on sale Monday, July 25th at 4:30 pm CST....stock up now for all those holiday crafts and gifts!
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 for this summer!! Stop in the store or Julia will also be spotlighting 10 bolts of $7 fabric on her Monday Live show at 4:30. A variety of bolts of fabric can be ordered off our app in the sale tab.
If you are not a follower of our app...register today and have a chance to win a prize in July! July's give away is a 10 piece fat quarter bundle of a variety of Christmas fabrics....because, it is Christmas in July all month long! Winner will be drawn on Friday, July 29th during Julia's Flash Sale Friday live event
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 Classes and Events are Coming Up in July?
View the July 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.
Wool Club Tuesday, July 12th starting at noon! Come and bring your wool appliques for an afternoon of stitching and lively conversations!
Sit and Knit with Elaine on Thursday, July 14th 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 July 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th 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!
Friday, July 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
Friday, July 15th Hugs & Stitches is a local business that provides quilting serives for our customers! If you have a quilt top that is finished, and are just looking for someone to quilt it, drop off your quilt by the pick up dates located on our website calendar! We have a booklet of quilt designs and thread color to choose from. Once the paperwork is filled out, your quilt will be picked up for quilting and returned back to Creekside Quilting in a timely manner for payment and pick up. A non-refundabe deposit of $75 is required at time of drop off, and the $75 will be posted against the completed amount.
NEW SEASON STARTING!! Singer Featherweight Club will be Saturday, July 16th at 10:30 Do you have a vintage Singer Featherweight sewing machine? Join us the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m for a day of sewing with other Singer Featherweight enthusiasts! Bring your projects, share your ideas, share your knowledge about the machine, and enjoy a day of sewing with new friends on featherweights. This group is open to everyone...you just need to have a Singer Vintage Featherweight to sew upon! Come join the fun! Registration is not required.
Anne's One Block Wonder Class, Monday, July 18th. This class is full
Join Julia on Mondays, July 18th, and 25th 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
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, 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, July 19th. Space is limited so you must register in advance. Thanks! Check out our Featherweight products HERE
Wednesday, July 20th is the Applique Sew-in Group and everyone who appliques (wool or needleturn) is welcome! This group starts at 10:30am and runs all day...so come and go as you need!
Everything Lori Holt Summer Boot Camp Thursday, July 21st at 1:30pm this group is full
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!
Monday, July 25th is The Monday Stitch group. This group is full.
July is the month for some BIG sales, because how could we miss a Christmas in July sale on the 25th? Select Christmas and holiday fabrics will go on sale Monday, July 25th at 4:30 pm CST....stock up now for all those holiday crafts and gifts!
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
Confessions from the Quilting Circle by author Maisey Yates will be this months Patchwork Sister's Book Club read. Please join us on Wednesday, July 27th at 1pm!
The Elm Creek Quilter's Book Club will meet Wednesday, July 27th at 2:30. This month we are reading book 5 in the Jennifer Chi series, The Quilter's Legacy. You can purchase the book from Creekside HERE Everyone is welcome to join!
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 start any month you want, set any goals you want, and collect your $1 back the next month with at least one met goal. IF you don't meet at least one of the goals you set, you owe a dollar. If you miss the next month, you owe a dollar for each month missed when you return. Come any month...no need to register...just show up and complete some of the UFO's that are driving you crazy!
What Classes and Events Are Coming Up in August?
View the August calendar HERE
Learn to Use Your Pfaff Ambition Sewing Machine Class is Saturday, August 6th 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
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