TPF SpringSummer 2007 Newsletter by keara


                                                                                                                                                                 1125 Francis Street
                                                                                                                                                                 Longmont, CO 80501

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sew News
                                                                                                                                                                 2111 S. College Avenue
                                                                                                                                                                 Fort Collins, CO 80525
       BOBBINWINDERS                                     EMBROIDERY CLUB                           Where Sewing Begins and Quilters are Inspired

 Share new techniques, tools and ideas in          Explore the possibilities of machine            Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Thursday 10am-6pm                                                                                                                 Winter/Spring 2008
this monthly club. Dues are only $24 per          embroidery in this hands-on club with            We’ll be closed on Monday, May 26 and Friday, July 4.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dear Friends—
     calendar year, guest fees are $5.            a new project each month! Bring your
 Bobbinwinders club members receive a            embroidery machine and basic supplies.                                                                                                               The winter months will soon be behind us, and we’ve got a lot planned to help you
15% discount on club days. Free lifetime
membership when you purchase a serger
                                                    Owners of all types of embroidery
                                                          machines welcome.
                                                                                                   VISIT US AT                                                                 renew your committment to sewing and quilting in 2008. We know that with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                      proper tools, support and inspiration, there’s no limit to what you can accomplish.
or sewing machine from The Presser Foot.          Embroidery design purchase required.                for a complete, updated calendar of Owner’s and Specialty classes.                              The Interfaith Quilt Show and Sale is March 1 with a preview the night before.
                                                     Advance registration is required.                                                                                                                Proceeds benefit local charities, and we’ve got some of the quilts on display at our
Longmont         Fort Collins                                                                       Register for valuable email only coupons—it’s our way of thanking you
                                                 Longmont Includes Kit Fort Collins Includes Kit                                                                                                      Longmont store through (date), so come in and see them. If you miss the sale this
2nd Thursdays    1st Thursdays                                                                       for helping us conserve valuable resources by letting us stay in touch                           year, make sure you put it on your calendar for next year—it’s always the first
10am-12pm, 6-8pm 10am-12pm, 6-8pm                3rd Thursdays $15 4th Thursdays $15                                                                                                                  Saturday in March. March also marks our 6th Anniversary, and we’ll have in-store
                                                                                                             with you through email! You can also register in-store.
                                                 10am-12pm, 6-8pm 10am-12pm, 6-8pm                                                                                                                    specials and demos on (date). Join us on March 15 for National Quilting Day and
                                                                                                                                                                                                      try out the Bernina Stitch Regulator (BSR).
                                                                                                                                                                                                      We’re excited to welcome Nancy Bednar again on April 1 in Fort Collins. If you’re
                                                                                                                                                                                                      tired of “made to fit many” garments and want a “made to fit me!” then Nancy’s
                                                                                                              Tech Corner
                                                         POTLUCK PLAYDAY                                                                                                                              full-day seminar on Designer Details and the My Label Designer Software is for you!
Bring your laptop and dongle, and really            Bring your UFO’s (Unfinished Fabric                                                                                                               Quilters will love the Springtime in the Rockies Shop-Hop at the Larimer County Fair-
explore your Artista embroidery software           Objects) and get them done! This is a                                                                                                              grounds (The Ranch, Loveland) April 18 and 19. Our Fort Collins store will be open
     as we focus on a different tool or          great place to meet new people and learn                Ever think about how many miles your sewing machine would travel if it                       until 6pm during Shop-Hop, so come in and try the amazing Handi-Quilter Pro-
  technique each session. Don’t have a            new tricks from each other, see what all               were a car? Like all kinds of machines, your sewing machine also needs a                     Stitcher computerized machine quilting system and see how it will change the way
    laptop? Ask to borrow one of ours.             your friends are working on, or just sit                                                                                                           you quilt. Show us your receipts from Shop-Hop and we’ll give you 15% off your
     Advance registration is required.                                                                   little daily maintenance and the annual routine service to keep it running
                                                  and visit. Come with your friends or by                in top form and to prevent more expensive repairs later on.                                  purchases, plus special savings on BSR capable Berninas!
          Cost is $5 plus kit fee.               yourself—there’s plenty of fun either way!
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mark your calendar now and make plans to join us in Estes Park for Quilt Colorado
                                                                                                         The older your machine is, the more important it is to have it serviced                      2008, June 18-22. We’re providing sewing machines for all of Sue Nichol’s classes
Longmont              Fort Collins                Longmont                  Fort Collins
                                                                                                         every year. For example, Bernina machine models 830 and older have a                         and we’ll have a limited number of rental machines. It’s not too early to sign up for
4th Thursdays         4th Mondays                 4th Fridays               4th Fridays                  motor brush that is very soft. If allowed to wear down, this type of motor                   our fabulous Embroidery TnT event on June 24 at The Ranch in Loveland. This all
6-8pm                 3-5pm                       5pm-?                     11am-?                       is easily ruined and cannot be repaired. It’s getting more difficult to find                 day event is for everyone from the seasoned embroiderer to the embroidery-wannabe.
                                                                                                         replacement parts for some older machines, and the annual COA                                Check our website often for specials, events and updates. Commitment to quality
                                                                                                         (Clean, Oil and Adjust) can save you from very expensive repairs.                            and customer service is our top priority at The Presser Foot, and for the past six years
             QUILT TECHNIQUE OF THE MONTH CLUB                                                           When you bring your machine to The Presser Foot, our factory-trained                         we’re proud to provide you with the very best that the sewing machine industry has to
                                                                                                         technicians not only remove all the lint, thread and dust from the inside                    offer. Visit us anytime—we’re always here for your sewing and quilting needs.
    Join us for the kind of fun only quilters have as we show you the best in quilting                                                                                                                —Melody, Teresa and The Presser Foot Team
    techniques, tips and tools each month! This is a great place for you to learn new                    of your machine but they also lubricate every moving part and reset the
                                                                                                         tensions. They also inspect the gears and belts, checking for cracks and worn
    tricks to make the most of your quilting time. Advance registration is required.
                                                                                                         parts, and also download the latest computer updates for newer machines.                                                  WHAT’S NEW
                Cost is $5                     Longmont             1st Thursdays    6-8pm               We know how hard it is to be without your sewing machine, so we do                                                           at The Presser Foot
                                                                                                         our very best to return them to you in top-notch shape within a week to
                                                                                                         ten days. Our technicians are the very best at what they do, and they look                      THE PRO-STITCHER FROM HANDI-QUILTER
                                                                                                         forward to helping you keep your machine in the best possible condition!
                                                                                                                                                                                                          The latest from Handi-Quilter, the new HQ Pro-Stitcher is
                                                                                                                                                                                                          an incredible computerized tool that expands the capabilities
    Nothing Sews Like a                                                                                                                                                                                   of your HQ Sixteen Stitch Regulated machine. You can view
                                                                                                                                                                                                          and manipulate designs on an 8” color touch screen and
                                                                                                          Treat your sewing machine to a “spa day”! Bring this coupon in                                  perform a number of adjustments quickly and easily:
         Test drive one of our Bernina sewing machines at these quilt shops.
       Just ask them to reserve a Bernina for you when you register for a class!                                 for a $10 discount on your machine’s annual COA.                                         • Rotate, resize and precisely position designs
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Record your own free-motion or pantograph designs
         356 Main Street • Longmont, CO
                                                    MOUNTAIN PRAIRIE QUILTS
                                                   516 Mountain Avenue • Berthoud, CO                    Clean Oil Adjust                                                                                 • Repeat designs horizontally and vertically

                                                                                                         Coupon Expires 6/1/08. Discount applies to COA only—parts and additional labor excluded.
                (303) 776-6444                               (970) 532-3386
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Set quilting speed and stitches per inch
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Watch your pattern path before quilting
                                SNOWY RIVER QUILTS                                                                                   1125 Francis Street 2111 S. College Avenue                           Plus too many more great features to list—simply put,
                             216 East Custer Street • Laramie, WY                                                                    Longmont, CO 80501 Fort Collins, CO 80525                            you’ll turn your quilt tops into finished quilts in no time!
                                       (307) 721-3160
                                                                                                    Where Sewing Begins and          303-485-6681        970-484-1094                                     COME UP TO THE FORT COLLINS STORE TODAY TO SEE IT QUILT!
                                                                                                         Quilters are Inspired
                                                                                                                                                                                                            THE PRO-STITCHER IS EASY TO ADD TO THE HQ SIXTEEN REGULATED MACHINE YOU
                                                                Page 5              Winter 2008                                                                      Page 6             Winter 2008        ALREADY OWN (WITH THE PURCHASE OF AN UPGRADE PACKAGE). ASK US FOR DETAILS!
  Top Ten Reasons                                                                       ANNUAL DEMO                                                          It’s Spring Time
                                                                                    SALE february
 WHY YOU NEED ANOTHER                                                                 AND FLOOR MODEL                                                        Spring is on it’s way and summer won’t be far behind! We’ve got a lot to

                                                                                                                                                              celebrate, so here’s an overview of all the events, sales and shows for
                                                                                                                                                               you to add to your calendar—you don’t want to miss any of them!
     To have a lighter machine that’s easier to take to classes.                     Hurry in for the best selection and the best
                                                                                                                                                             FEBRUARY 9         The Presser Foot will be in Golden at CK Media, helping

                                                                                      prices on all our Demo and Floor Model                                                    out with Project Linus. We’ll have 5 sitdown Handi-Quilter
                                                                                                                                                                                machines which will be available for you to take home
     Your machine needs the company while you’re away from                           Berninas—when they’re gone, they’re gone!                                                  at incredible discounts (sitdown table, shipping and
     the sewing room.                                                                                                                                                           Owners Class included in prices). Come in for details.

                                                                                    It’s time for our Annual Demo and Floor Model Sale, and this is a        FEBRUARY 29        Interfaith Quilters Preview Show. These amazing quilts

     So that you can sew while you’re other machine is busy                                                                                                                     will be offered for sale at amazing prices on March 1, so
     doing embroidery.                                                                   great time for you to get that second machine you’ve been                              come and see them on Friday at the Preview Show before

                                                                                       wanting! These gently used machines will all be fully serviced                           they’re sold.
                                                                                         before going home with you, and they also come with full            MARCH 1            Interfaith Quilters Sale. Proceeds from the sale go to two
     To have friends over for sewing parties—everyone can sew!                       warranties and all the great Owners Classes, support and service                           very important local charities. Come and support them with
                                                                                                   that you expect from The Presser Foot.                                       the purchase of a quilt—they’ll have pie and coffee, too! It’s

                                                                                                                                                                                also the last day of our Annual Demo and Floor Model Sale.
                                                                                             Demo and Floor Model Sale ends March 1, 2008.
     So you’ll have a sewing machine you can pass down to                                                                                                    MARCH 15           It’s our 6th Anniversary and National Quilting Day! We
     every one of the kids (and grand-kids)!                                                                                                                                    can’t believe it’s already been six years, and we want to
                                                                                                                                                                                thank you for your continued support. We’ll have demos,

                                                                                          Designer Details

                                                                                                                                                                                specials, food, drawings and giveaways at both of our
     For your spouse to have something to fiddle with while                                                                                                                     stores. Spend the day with us and help us celebrate!
     “spending time with you” in your sewing space.
                                                                                                                AND                                          APRIL 1            Nancy Bednar will be in Fort Collins for an all-day seminar

                                                                                                                                                                                on Designer Details and the My Label 3-D Fashion Pattern
     Add to your collection of decorative stitches and sewing                                                                                                                   Software. As many of you already know, Nancy is an amazing
     features with a new machine.                                                                                                                                               Bernina Educator, and if you’re at all interested in garment
                                                                                                                                                                                sewing and seeing what the My Label Software is all about,

                                                                                                                                                                                you don’t want to miss this seminar. Sign up now!
     Your spouse bought a “spare set” of golf clubs (just in case
                                                                                                                                                             APRIL 18 & 19      Visit us during the Springtime in the Rockies Shop-Hop
     something happens to the others)... now it’s YOUR turn.
                                                                                    with Bernina Educator Nancy Bednar                                                          at our store in Fort Collins. We’ll be open until 6pm

                                                                                                                                                                                both days—stop in with your receipts from Shop-Hop

     So your cats will have their own sewing machine to sleep on.
                                                                                                   APRIL 1, FORT COLLINS                                                        for 15% off your purchases and specials on BSR-capable
                                                                                                                                                                                machines. Come and try the new Pro-Stitcher from
                                                                                                        $30 PLUS $25 KIT FEE                                                    Handi-Quilter—it’ll change the way you quilt!

                                                                                      Whether you’re a dedicated garment sewer or just occasionally,
                                                                                                                                                             JUNE 14            Berthoud Outdoor Quilt Show. This annual quilt show
     And the number one reason you should have a second Bernina?                                                                                                                always showcases the amazing local quilting talent we
     Because you deserve one.                                                       you’ll appreciate how the My Label 3-D Pattern Software and these                           have in our area, so put it on your calendar now! We’ll
                                                                                                   couture techniques can work for you!                                         have a tent at the show, and Lori King will demo machine
  Seriously, though—if you’ve ever thought about owning a second machine                                                                                                        quilting throughout the day. Stop by and see us!
                                                                                     Join us in the morning for presentations focusing on “Couture
  for any reason at all, come in and see us. Whether you have an older
                                                                                    Details” and a live demo of the My Label 3-D Pattern Software.           JUNE 18-22         Quilt Colorado 2008 in Estes Park. The Colorado Quilt

  machine or a new one, we’ve got a wide range of choices for you for a                                                                                                         Council always does a fabulous job organizing this event,
  second sewing machine. Stop by and take a look at the Activas, great                      In the afternoon we’ll have a 3-hour, hands-on                                      and we are proud to be providing Berninas for all of the
  choices for taking to classes or sewing groups or for a child learning to                                                                                                     classes Sue Nichols will be teaching. We’ll also bring a
                                                                                     sample making session where Nancy will teach you six of the
  sew, or the Auroras and Artistas which can embroider while you’re busy                                                                                                        few rental machines—call us now to reserve one!
  sewing. Even if it’s not your first machine, you’ll love your new Bernina!          couture techniques from her “Couture Details” presentation.
                                                                                       Lunch is included and we’ll give you a $15 gift card at the           JUNE 24            Finish June with a bang and join us for TnT! Bernina and
                                                                                                                                                                                OESD are pleased to present Embroidery TnT (Tips ‘n
             The Presser Foot Promise                                               seminar. You’ll also receive detailed handouts to help you set up
                                                                                     your own fashion designer workroom and a “How-to” handout
                                                                                                                                                                                Techniques) at The Ranch in Loveland. Whether you’re new
When you purchase a Bernina Sewing Machine from us, you are purchasing much                                                                                                     to embroidery or you’ve been around the block, you’ll
more than a sewing machine. You are purchasing the best sewing system available.     about the samples you will be making to take home with you.                                love this all day, hands-on embroidery extravaganza. This
  You also receive the superior service, training and support, including Lifetime                                                                                               event is FREE with a $20 deposit—we’ll give you a $20
       Owner’s Classes, for as long as you own your Bernina. We promise.            THIS EVENT WILL FILL QUICKLY—PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE.                                    gift card to The Presser Foot at the event. Sign up now!
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