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Creekside Quilting Newsletter 08/02/2022

  We took the show on the road!  We were in Chicago on Monday for a family event, and Julia did her Live Sale on the sidewalk next to the Chicago River!  She was so brave to do this, with all the people and dogs walking by and the boats in the background!  LOL!!  I could never have done this!  Thanks Julia for taking our show on the road!  It was a really fun experience!  Let's do it again!

What's New @ Creekside?

  Chickadee by Laura Muir  This absolutely gorgeous water color fabric line by Laura Muir has arrived and in the store!  The colors are cheerful, the florals are stunning, and the technique of watercolor designs just makes you want to buy and use every singe piece in a quilt!  You can view the fabric line HERE  buy the fat quarter bundle HERE  

  Chickadee Panels There are two panels associated with the Chicadee fabric is with a white background, which can be viewed and ordered HERE and one is with an aqua/blue background, which you can view and order HERE   

  I Boo You Kit I Boo You fabric kit includes the fabrics from the Halloween fabric line designed by Deb Strain.  The fabric line is called Ghostly Greetings!  The kit contains all the fabric necessary to make the quilt top, binding, and pattern!  You can order your kit HERE and view the fabric line HERE  

 Cheer and Merriment Panel  Pat made cute placemats out of the Cheer and Merriment panel!  These placemats would brighten any holiday table and are easy to make!  You can view and order the panel HERE view the full Christmas line of fabric HERE

What's New with Pfaff?

 August Pfaff Sewing Machine Sale!  Just in time for the Iowa State Fair!  Pfaff has put all Ambitions and Expressions on sale with $10 off every $100 you spend on an Ambition or Expression sewing machine!! Come on into the store and sit down and test one of these great machines with the built in walking foot!

What's Happening Around Creekside Quilting?

  The Hot Pad Club is coming this August!!  We will be using the pattern Vintage Holiday by Camille Roskelley to create 9 vintage holiday hot pads!  August through November you will get 2 patterns and fabric kits, and in December 1 pattern and fabric kit.  Give the hot pads away as gifts or keep them for yourself for a festive holiday event!  Register HERE to reserve your kit and follow along with me as I create the hot pads we will be making each month!  The kit includes the pattern, all the fabric needed to make the 9 hot pads, binding for each hot pad, and insulbright for each hot pad!  

  AUGUST GIVEAWAY This month, to celebrate the Iowa State Fair, we have  Red Barn Buddies patterns to give away to three eligible lucky winners.  When you spend $50 or more on our app, your name will be put into our end of the month drawing!  So sign up for our app and use it to make purchases!  You can pick your items up in the store or we can ship them to you with a starting shipping fee of $6!  

What Classes and Events are Coming Up in August?

View the August 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.

  You won't want to miss our Flash Sale Fridays on August 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th 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!

 The Monday Stitch Group Monday, August 8th and 22nd.  This group is full.

 Join Julia on Mondays August 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th 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  

 Tuesday, August 9th Featherweight Cleaning and Polishing 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, 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, August 9th. Space is limited so you must register in advance. Check out our Featherweight products HERE

  Wool Club Tuesday, August 9th starting at noon Come and bring your wool appliques for an afternoon of stitching and lively conversations!

 Sit and Knit with Elaine on Thursday, August 11th 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!

  Monday, August 15th is Mid Month Madness all day long.  Buy your 2022 Creekside Quilting Mid Month Madness bag to receive 15% off everything you can fit in the bag on the 15th day of each month!  Buy you bag HERE!!  Pfaff exclusions and Quilter's Select Rulers are excluded from the sale.

Monday, August 15th Hugs & Stitches Quilting Service 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.

 Hand Applique Sew-in Group meets Wednesday, August 17th and everyone who hand appliques (wool or needleturn) is welcome!  This group starts at 10:30am and runs all come and go as you need!

  NEW SEASON STARTING!!  Singer Featherweight Club will be Saturday, August 20th 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 just need to have a Singer Vintage Featherweight to sew upon!  Come join the fun!  Registration is not required.

  Patchwork Sister's Book Club is back to a mystery book!  We will meet on Wednesday, August 24th at 1 pm for a lively discussion!  Come join us!  You can purchase the book Quilt City Murders HERE

  The Elm Creek Quilter's Book Club will meet Wednesday, August 24th at 2:30.  This month we are reading book 5th in the Jennifer Chiaverini series,  The Quilter's Legacy.  You can purchase the book from Creekside HERE  Everyone is welcome to join!

  UFO CLUB Friday, August 26th at 1 pm.  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 need to register...just show up and complete some of the UFO's that are driving you crazy! 

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  All the flowers are looking so pretty!  Have a great week everyone and keep on stitching!  karen steggerda
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