7/3/19 - Happy 4th of July!
~Holiday Shop Hours~
The shop will be CLOSED on Thursday, July 4th, Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th. The shop will re-open on Tuesday, July 9th, at 10am.
~New fabric collections are once again available on our website!~
Please click the banner above or click HERE to view our "New Collections" page which shows all fabrics which have arrived in the shop during the past few months when we were unable to add them to the site.
We apologize for any inconvenience to those of you who were unable to purchase new fabrics online which have been featured in this newsletter.
~New in the shop:~
Fabric Panel Books
from Henry Glass & Co.
Use these 1 yard Panels to create a personalized gift any young child will cherish! The instructions are printed right on each panel so all you need to do is cut, add some batting and assemble.
"Why?" Fabric Book Panel
(click the image to view a larger version)
"Counting Monkey" Fabric Book Panel
(click the image to view a larger version)
Be sure to participate in the Carbon County Fair Quilt Block Contest!
The theme this year is "Country Christmas" and the registration deadline is July 20th.
Click the image below to visit the site for more details.
~Free-motion Exercises Classes~
Instructor: Cherie Troester
Back by popular demand, this time on consecutive Saturdays! Learn how to do many basic machine free-motion quilting patterns shown below in 2 fun sessions.
Class #1 shown above 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 shown above 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 1: Saturday, August 3rd, 10:30pm - 1pm
Class 2: Saturday, August 10th, 10:30pm - 1pm
Class Fee: $20 each OR $35 if you take both classes. Supply lists will be available upon class registration and students must supply their own muslin quilt sandwich squares.
Both classes will be held at the Palmerton Library, located across the street from the shop, in the upper floor Gallery. Elevator access to the upper floor is available.
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.
~12 Block Tee Shirt Quilt~
Instructor: Sandra Darlington
***Please note that the time for the second class session has been changed to accommodate the library's summer hours.***
For all those tee shirts your can't part with, learn how to turn them into a quilt!
Date: This is a 2-session class which will be held on consecutive Saturdays. Session 1 will be held at the shop and Session 2 will be held at the Palmerton Library located across the street from the shop.
Session One (in-store):
Saturday, August 17th, 10:30am - Noon
Session Two (at library):
Saturday, August 24th, 10:30am - 1pm
Class Fee for both sessions: $30
A complete supply list will be provided upon class registration.
Sewing machine and rotary cutting skills are required. It is also recommended that you bring your lunch to Session Two.
To sign up, please click HERE to register online or simply call the shop at (610)900-4700.
~The Stonehenge Block Party block kits: Update~
Because the Stonehenge gradation fabrics are still back-ordered, our kits are currently not available. If the fabric is delivered as promised, we should be able to fill block kit ordersby the beginning of July.
***We are taking advance orders for our block kit shown below. If you'd like to reserve one, please call the shop us at (610)900-4700!***
Crow Sew - The next scheduled meeting at the Crow will now be on Wednesday, July 17th at 10am.
Sewcial Guild -The next scheduled meeting will be on Thursday, July 25th at 12pm (please note the later noon start time for the July meeting). 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 - There will be no meeting at the shop in July.
***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