11/1/18 - Let's go to the Hop!
~2018 Eastern PA Shop Hop~ >>>Shop Hop starts tomorrow!<<< Block kits and Finishing kits are cut and ready to go. We look you forward to seeing all of you!
Our 2018 Shop Hop Quilt
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This year's event will be using the Something Blue collection from Andover fabrics: (click the image for a larger, more detailed view)
Each $5 Passport kit includes a tote bag, the Passport book itself which contains valuable coupons for each participating shop and the fabric for the Free Block shown below.
(2018 Free Block included with each Passport sold)
Here are this year's prizes:
BERNINA 330 Sewing Machine sponsored by Ladyfingers and BERNINA USA (value $1299)
Ready, Set Go! Accuquilt cutting system by Accuquilt (Value $399)
Quilting display ladder handcrafted by Bob Panner (value $299)
Box of Quilter's Dream Batting by Quilter's Dream (Value approx $150)
Ice Cube 50wt Thread Box assortment by Aurifil (Value $131.00)
Plus, there door prizes awaiting you at the shops!!!!
To view a list with contact information for all 9 participating shops, please click HERE.
To view a printable map of all 9 participating shops, please click HERE.
Finally, you can click HERE to view the official Eastern PA Shop Hop Facebook page.
~Your donations are appreciated!~
The Sewcial Guild will once again be offering Christmas Ornaments and small gift bags for sale at the Crow. All donations collected from these items will be given to Family Promise of Carbon County.
For more information about Family Promise and how they give hope to homeless families in the Carbon County area, please click HERE.
Mexican Cross Express Quilt Class
Instructor: Cherie Troester
Learn how to combine flying geese, rectangles and squares to make this 60" x 60" Mexican Cross Quilt using Cherie's "express" technique!
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Date: Thursday, November 8th, 12:30pm - 4:30
at the Palmerton Library across the street from the shop
Class Fee: $25 + Pattern ($8) + Fabric
To sign up, please call the shop at (610)900-4700 or click HERE to register online.
~Free-motion Exercises Classes~
Instructor: Cherie Troester Due to popular demand, this is the fifth time we'll be offering these two Free-motion classes, on consecutive Tuesdays this time. For those of you who were interested but couldn't make prior weekend classes, this one's for you! Learn how to do many basic machine free-motion quilting patterns shown below in 2 fun sessions! Class #1 (top half of above picture) is called "The Road to Stippling." You will learn how to sew cursive, paisley, ripples, wood grain, echo, enhance a print and stipple quilting.
Class #2 (bottom half of above picture) is called "The Road to Pebble Stitching." You will learn how to sew string of pearls, lights, stars, spirals, 3's and E's, floral and pebble quilting. Class Dates:
Class 1: Tuesday, November 20th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Class 2: Tuesday, November 27th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Both classes will be held at the Palmerton Library, located across the street from the shop, in the upper floor Gallery. Elevator access is available to the upper floor.
Class Fee: $20 each OR $35 if you take both classes. Students must supply their own muslin quilt sandwich squares. Supply lists will be available upon class registration.
To register, you can click on Class 1 and/or Class 2 above to sign up online. You may also sign up over the phone by calling the shop at (610)900-4700.
Please note that if you register for both classes online, you will be charged $20 for each and will receive an immediate $5 refund after we process your order.
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.
Crow Sew - Due to the upcoming Shop Hop, the meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 7th, has been canceled. The next scheduled meeting at the Crow will now be on Wednesday, November 21st at 10am. Sewcial Guild -The next scheduled meeting will be on Thursday, November 29th, 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 - The next scheduled meeting at the Crow will be on Thursday, November 29th, 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!***