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Creekside Quilting Newsletter 08/09/2022

 This is Abigail Ver Ploeg. She was the Jasper County Fair Overall Junior Division Winner in Fabrics and Threads for sewing a dress and making a Quilt of Valor for her grandfather.  Creekside Quilting sponsored this division winner with a Singer Sewing Machine.  Congratulations Abigail!!  A very talented young lady!!

What's New @ Creekside Quilting?

Last year we had a hard time getting our fabrics in for Halloween and Christmas....this year, I think I over ordered!  If you are a holiday lover like me, you don't mind all of the Halloween and Christmas fabrics!  Stock up now, as we have no clue what next year might bring!  

  This is the Deb Strain Ghostly Greetings fabric line from Moda.  The oranges are a true Halloween pumpkin orange and the skeletons, bats, spiders, and Edgar Allen Poe The Raven writings are the perfect Halloween spookiness!  View and purchase the full line HERE or the fat quarter bundle HERE

  I Boo You is a quilt kit with pattern and fabric from the Deb Strain Ghostly Greetings!  Order your Halloween quilt top kit HERE 

  Customers are loving this Robert Kaufman Holiday Flourish Christmas line with the added sparkle of metalics!  Our picture does not do the metalics truly is just gorgeous!  View and purchase the fabrc line HERE and order the Christmas tree panel HERE or the 42 piece layer cake HERE

  Have you been looking for a Christmas tree skirt for this year?  This is a Quilt as You Go kit....all you need to do is add the fabric!  Makes a darling tree skirt for you or as a gift!  Order your kit HERE

  Jingle All the Way is a new book in our Wool Department.  It has 40 small stitching projects!  Yesterday, Julia previewed the book on her 4:30 Live show, and the projects are really cute!  You could use them as bowl fillers, stuff them with a little Christmas Spirit Essential Oil sprinkled on the poly-fill, and they would make a great table topper!  Cute, cute, cute ideas and projects!  Order your book HERE

  Moving away from the holidays, Jen Kingwell has a new pattern out called Lamingtons for Tea!  We have the pattern HERE the Foundation Paper Pieces HERE and the kit of both together HERE.  Suggested fabric line is the new Jen Kingwell The Lookout, which can be viewed and ordered HERE

What's New with Pfaff?

  Jerry, our certified Pfaff sewing machine technician will be back in the store on Monday, August 15th!  You can reserve your cleaning spot HERE or if you are in need of a repair HERE or if you are in need of a cleaning and a repair just, sign up for both.  Reservations are necessary as space for storage is limited!  Only Pfaff Sewing Machines

  Iowa State Fair Pfaff Sewing Machine Special!  For every $100 you spend, you recieve $10 off!  We have been stocking up the machines so now is a good time to take a new Pfaff sewing machine home with you!  Are you looking for a Pfaff machine we don't have on the shelf?  No worries, we can order it for you and you will still receive the sale price!

What's Happening Around Creekside Quilting?

  Creekside Quilting's August Give Away!  It's fair month, so this give away only seems fitting for August!  Everyone who spends $50 or more on our app or on our website will be entered into the drawing for a free Red Barn Buddies pattern developed by Hobbs Designs....a designer, right here in Iowa.  There will be three winners drawn this month!

 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!  

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.

 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!

  Join us LIVE at the Iowa State Fair Fabric and Threads Department on Friday, August 12th at 9:30am!  You won't want to miss our Flash Sale Fridays on August 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!

  Jerry, our Pfaff sewing machine technician will be back in the store on Monday, August 15th!  You can reserve your cleaning spot HERE or if you are in need of a repair HERE or if you are in need of a cleaning and a repair just, sign up for both.  Reservations are necessary as space for storage is limited!  Only Pfaff Sewing Machines

  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.

 Join Julia on Mondays August 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  

 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.

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

  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! 

What Classes and Events Are Coming Up in September?
View the September calendar HERE

  Thursday, September 1st is Millie P.'s kickoff to Lunchtime Lives at noon with Julia!  Lunchtime Lives are live events featuring 12 quilt shops around the United States for the first 12 days of the month starting each day at noon!

  Lunch and  Learn on Friday, September 2nd will be a demonstration on how to use the new CM Designs Add-a-Binding Ruler!  Come enjoy a slice of pizza and a 20% discount on the ruler while we demonstrate this new ruler.  Demo starts at noon!

  Clothesline Club Monday, September 12th at 1 pm will start up again and we will focus this year on scrap quilts!  You can register HERE

  Quilting for Beginners-A Hobby for Life starts evenings on Monday, September 19th for a three session class at 6pm on Monday's with Jan!  OR Wednesday evenings starting Wednesday, September 21st!  This beginning quilt class is at night and you will learn so much from Jan!!  Best class around if you are wanting to learn to quilt!  For more information and to register for the class click HERE  Remember, you receive 15% off all notion supplies needed to take the class, except for your fabric.  Register HERE for the Monday night sessions or register HERE for the Wednesday night sessions.

  The Magic of Modern Triangles with Betty Ann on Wednesday, September 28th at 10:30 am.  Come learn how to create and make the “Modern Triangle” using the “magic” of Freezer Paper Foundation Piecing! Let me share this fun new way to paper piece with you and explore some inspiring project layouts!  There will be no stress of finishing a project - we will simply have two hours of fun learning the process and finding the MAGIC!  Regsiter HERE

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Let's remember these warmer days come December through February!  LOL!  Iowa is in the Hibernation Zone!!  That just doesn't sound pleasant at all!!  Have a great week everyone and keep on stitching!  karen steggerda

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