9/13/18 - New undersea prints from Down Under in the shop now!
New items in the shop this week:
~"Santa's Coming" kits are here!~
As promised, here is a picture of the finished Christmas quilt featuring ourVintage Santa panel. The finished quilt measures 53" x 62" and is ready for you to make in time for Christmas Eve. Kits are available in the shop now.
~Down Under~from Oasis Fabrics(click to view a larger version)Down Under is a collection of unique Aboriginal designs from Australia. The textured sea turtles, coral and crabs will combine beautifully or can be used with other fabrics.To view this fabrics on our website, please click HERE.
~Two new 108" Wide-Backs~from Wilmington Fabrics Navy Filigree Criss Cross Black
To view all 13 bolts of 108" wide-back fabrics currently in stock, please click HERE.
~New Patriotic Fabrics~(click to view a larger version)
We now have a total of 19 patriotic fabrics which feature star prints and matching blenders. You may view the entire collection by clicking HERE.
~Quilter's Tote~Instructor: Christie Washburn
Make this great looking Quilter’s Tote using our “A Stitch in Time” fabric!The tote, which measures 15 ½ “ x 7 ½ “ x 12 ½ “ , has two pockets as well as a bottom insert for support. The class supply list will be provided at time of registration.Date: Wednesday, September 19th, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Class Fee: $25 + $5 Pattern + Materials
To register, simply call the shop at (610)900-4700 or click the picture above to sign up online.
~Beginning Quilting by Machine~
Fall 2018Instructor: Cindy Mengel-SmithMake either a crib or lap size quilt from start to finish!
Eight 2-hour sessions held on Fridays OR Saturdays from 10:30am - 12:30pmThis 8 week class will introduce you to quilting by machine and rotary cutting. You will learn tips and tricks, beginning with choosing fabrics, to make your quilting journey a successful one.
You must be comfortable with your sewing machine to take this class. You will also need a ¼ inch foot for your sewing machine before the second class. We will be covering rotary cutting, so you will need a cutting mat, rotary cutter and rulers for the first class.
You have the option of making either a baby quilt or a lap size quilt using 4 colors of your choice. Although you do not need to purchase your fabric from The Quilted Crow, we do require that all fabrics be quilt grade fabric.
A supply list will be provided upon class registration. Class size is limited, so sign up early!Dates: Friday classes begin on Friday, September 14th
Saturday classes begin on Saturday, September 15th
Class hours are 10:30am - 12:30pm.
Class Fee: $75 for complete 8-session cycle + $15 Class Notebook + Materials
To register, simply call the shop at (610)900-4700 or click either link below to register online.
To sign up for the FRIDAY classes, click HERE.
To sign up for the SATURDAY classes, click HERE.
~Versatile Wave Interchangeable Purse~Instructor: Pat Piasecki
Please note that this class is now full. If you'd like to be added the waiting list for future class sessions, please call the shop at (610)900-4700.
Pat Piasecki, purse maker extraordinaire, will be teaching you how to create a purse base and reversible covers to match different outfits or occasions. Interchange them without having to empty your purse!
In class session #1, you will make the basic purse (~10” x 12”) with a zipper closure, 2 pockets, a boxed bottom and straps with 4 swivel clasps.
In class session #2, you will make the reversible and interchangeable button-on cover. You can be creative and embellish the cover with beads or embroidery. Additional covers can be made with a variety of fabrics for any occasion.
Now is the time to get those scissors sharpened so you'll be ready for your fall projects!
How it works: Steve Hansut will be picking up scissors at the shop on Fridays and dropping them off on Friday of the following week.
Pricing will be as follows:
Scissors with up to a 4-inch blade: $5.00
Dressmaker & Medium Scissors: $7.00
Please note: Payment is cash-only, due at pickup.
Please note that some scissors can't be sharpened because of specific metal content and/or structural problems and all sharpening will be at Steve's discretion. If your scissors are unable to be sharpened, they will be returned at no cost to you.
Scissors must be dropped off at the shop by 5pm on Fridays.
~2018 Shop Hop~
Passports are on sale now for only $5!
NOTE: Between now and November 1st, patterns and kits may be sold in-store only and can not be shipped. Customers have until October 31st to bring in their completed quilt for a prize. Please remember that there is only one prize available in each participating shop.The Quilted Crow is once again participating in the Row by Row event and our 2018 row shown above is entitled "Sew Jazzy." Patterns are available now for $8 and Row Kits are available for $18.
To view a printable list of participating shops in Pennsylvania, please click HERE.
Also, you can click HERE to visit the PA Row by Row Facebook Page which shows the submitted rows from participating shops.
Finally, for more information about Row by Row, you can visit the official event page by clicking HERE.
Crow Sew - The next scheduled meeting at the Crow will be on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 at 10am. Sewcial Guild - The next scheduled meeting will be on Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at 11am. The guild meets in the upper floor Gallery of the Palmerton Library, across the street from the Shop. Elevator access to the upper floor is available.Quilts of Valor - QoV will resuming their meetings in September and the next scheduled meeting at the Crow will be on Thursday, September 27th, 2018, at 2pm.
***As always, we'd like to remind you that groups and guilds are a great way to make new friends! If you're wondering exactly what happens at the meetings listed above, you're more than welcome to stop by and sit in with no obligation!***
The Quilted Crow