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									                             Quarterly Newsletter
                        Welcome to “For the Love of Stitches”

                                   Fortheloveofstitch@bellsouth.net

  2260 Barnett       Happy New Year to all of you!. I am so glad to be back at the shop
  Shoals Road        and want to thank you for your patience while I’ve been away. I can
                     assure you that my brother appreciated my being with him while he
Athens GA, 30605
                     recuperated and I really believe it helped in his recovery. He is a
  706-546-0960       miracle, which I remind him of often.

                     Sorry the shop was closed over the holidays, our end of the year in-
                     ventory went well and I think you will love our new look! We thank
Tuesday – Friday     you again for your patience’s and look forward to seeing you and
                     sharing new ideas.
 10am to 5:30pm
    Saturday         We have some exciting projects, classes and specials coming up.
                     Thimbleberries Club, Baltimore Quilt Blocks, Attic Windows, and
   10 to 4 PM        more……Come by and sign up for this year’s projects.
Closed on Monday
                     Cotton Patch Quilt Show - We will have a booth as always but this
                     time it will be a little different. We will have some fabric and thread
                     available for you, but this year we want you to see up close and per-
                     sonal. Let us introduce you and reintroduce you to our new ma-
                     chines. They are fantastic!
The New Diamond
                     We will match any legitimate sales price for any of our Husqvarna Vi-
is fantastic, come
                     king machines during the show. All our Exceptionally Great Sales
  by for a demo.     Prices will be disclosed at the Show. In order to facilitate the avail-
                     ability of the machines at the time of the show, we are offering an
                     additional 2% discount on any machine preorder before the show
New QBot Quilting    with a deposit. There will be additional incentives and packages
  Frame 8 X 18       added to make this a great sales opportunity for you. (This applies
   Open House        to all machines sold between now and the show as well.) Come in
  January 30th       and let’s talk.

                     We have set up the Qbot and frame with the Quilter 8 x 18. Your in-
                     vited to our Open House on January 30 to show it off to you.


                     Attention: Wayne will be here on January 22nd for machine
Check out and sign
                     repair, so bring your machines in for service.
up for new classes
 and projects for
      2009           Carol, Fay, Chris, Madeline, Barbie, Amanda and Sherry
        Husqvarna/Viking
      Sewing Machine Dealer

      2260 Barnett Shoals Rd.
         Athens, Ga 30605
          706-546-0960

CHECK OUT THE SEWING MACHINES WE
HAVE ON SALE.
                                        THE NEW DIAMOND IS
                                        AMAZING.
PLATINUM #770 EXCLUSIVE SEWING AD-
VISOR AND TOUCH BOTTON STITCH SELEC-
                                        THE ULTIMATE IN
TION $1300
                                        SEWING, QUILTING
PLATINUM #735 MODERN EASY TO USE        AND EMBROIDERY
SEWING MACHINE $675                      MACHINES.
PLATINUM #715   $625
EMERALD #183 USER FRIENDLY, COMPUT-
ERIZED SEWING MACHINE $499
C10 HUSKY STAR BASIC MACHINE SUITED
FOR THE NEW ENTHUSIAST $329

E10 BASIC MACHINE WITH EASY TO DO
FOUR STEP BUTTONHOLE $109


                       TWO SIT DOWN     WE WOULD LOVE TO
                       METAL QUILTING   SHOW THESE
                       FRAMES           MACHINES TO YOU,
                                        SO COME BY OR MAKE
                       $1200 EACH
                                        AN APPOINTMENT FOR
                                        A DEMO ON THESE
                                        AMAZING SEWING
                                        MACHINES.

                                        SPECIAL DEALS ARE
                                        AVAILABLE TO TRADE
                                        UP YOUR
                                        HUSQVARNA/VIKING.
               Sales and Promotions
                  Don’t miss out on our specials!

Since we have cleaned house its that time when we pass on the deals
to you. We now have a clearance area with items marked down for
just for you and some great sales too. So come take a look.

Fat Quarters    20 for $25.

25% off Notions, Patterns and Book

There is a special area where patterns are 75% off.

These are oldies but goodies.


Best Time to Buy!
Sewing Machine Sales Information:

With a new sale of a new Husqvarna Viking Designer Diamond, SE, or
Topaz, you will be entitled to an Express Setup program from SOS Ex-
press. This service will include the installation of the communication
software, establishing communication, sending a design to the embroi-
dery stick or embroidery machine, and questions regarding machine
and software registration. This service is available online only and will
require YOU to have high speed internet connection, and have YOUR
embroidery machine and computer available at the time of the online
call.


Viking is developing a web site exclusively for the purpose of register-
ing your machine. And are requesting the dealers help you with this
process before you leave the store with your machine. This feature
benefits you and makes sure you receive all the update information
and new products for your machine. As always Husqvarna Viking is
looking for way to Keep you sewing and enjoying your art!
                                                                                 Come by to
                      Projects and Classes                                     see samples of
                                                                                class projects
                            For 2009                                             and sign up
                                                                                   for your
                          Sign Up Now                                           favorite 2009
                                                                                  project or
                                                                                    class.

Fay Rawls and Mary Colley are excited about this
years Thimbleberry Club… #3’s Company Quilt,
starting January 27th Come by and get started! Each
month will be a different design in the New Thimbleberry
Colors. (Meets monthly)




                             Mary Colley is starting the Pieces of Baltimore Quilt.
                             Elegant Applique of vintage patterns popular in Baltimore,
                             Maryland in the mid-nineteenth century. Batik’s make this
                             a special project. Don’t miss this one. (Meets monthly)


Amanda Whitsel will be teaching a great method of
making Attic Windows using Cheryl Phillips Attic win-
dow templates. The borders are done with Celtic style
appliqué. This is a 1 or 2 day class. Cost for one day
$20, Cost for 2 days $30




                       Amanda will also be teaching a 3 Dimensional 4 Patch
                       Unique Table Runner and a curved quilt with no curved seams.
                       (1 day class) Cost $30

                       Amanda will also be teaching her Machine Quilting Classes

Payment for class is due at sign-up.

You will receive a material list and any pre-work necessary for the class. Kits may be avail-
able and should be used They will make your learning time more enjoyable.
Classes have a minimum of 2 students and a maximum of 8. If you need to cancel, your
money will be transferred to another class of your choice. We do understand emergencies.
                           January Calendar
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Attention: Wayne will be here on January 22nd for machine repair, so
bring your machines in for service.

Pieces of Baltimore All Day
January 27th



                          February Calendar
2/3/08 Thimbleberries #3’s Company 10 to noon and 6 to 8pm


2/5/08 Know Your Machine Embroidery – Free Lace 10 to 12 mp $10 plus kit
Great time to learn a new techniques with your machine and complete your project

2/10/09 Beginning Quilters 10 to 1 pm $100 book included


2/14/09 Embroidery class, glass/scissor case and check book cover $10 plus kit

2/19/08 Scrap Therapy 6 to 8 pm


2/21/09 Scrap Therapy    10 am on Saturday


2/23/09 Unique Table Runner 10 to 3 pm $30 class fee This technique was
invented by Lyn D. Johnson.

2/24/09 Pieces of Baltimore 10 to noon


2/25/09 Beginning Sewing 10 to 12 and 6 to 8 pm first of 5 classes $50 plus kit fee


2/26/08 Know Your Machine      Embroidery – Free Lace 1 to 3 pm     $10 plus kit
same as the 2/5/ class.


2/27/08 Amanda’s Beginning Machine Quilting from 9 am to 1 pm $30.




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                             March Calendar

3/3/08 Thimbleberries #3’s Company 10 to noon and 6 to 8pm


3/6/09 to 3/8/09   Cotton Patch Quilt Show


3/10/09   Beginning Quilting 10 to Noon and 2of 6 with Mary and Fay


3/13/08 Know Your Machine Embroidery – Free Lace 10 to 12 mp $10 plus kit
Great time to learn a new technique with your machine and complete your project.


3/14/09 Embroidery class purse in hoop $10 ($10 to $15) for kit


3/16/08 Amanda Attic Window 10 to 1 pm       2 day class. $30 for both days $20 for the
Celtic appliqué borders only


3/18/09 Beginning sewing 10 to noon only


3/18 or 19/09 Scrap Therapy evening 6 to 8 pm


3/21/09 Scrap Therapy 10 am on Saturday


3/24/09 Pieces of Baltimore 10 to noon


3/25/09 Beginning Sewing 10 to noon and 6 to 8 pm


3/26/08 Know Your Machine     Embroidery – Free Lace 1 to 3 pm      $10 plus kit same
as the 2/5/ class.


3/30/09 Amanda’s 2nd class of Attic windows and celtic borders .Beginning Machine
Quilting from 9 am to 1 pm $30.
                              April Calendar

4/2/09 Know Your Machine Embroidery – 10 to 12 mp $10 plus kit .
Great time to learn a new technique with your machine and complete your project.


4/7/09 Thimbleberries   #3’s Company 10 to noon and 6 to 8pm


4/11/09 Embroidery class   bobbing work I-pod or cell phone holder. $10 plus kit


4/14/09   Beginning Quilting 10 to Noon 2of 6 with Mary and Fay


4/15/08 Scrap Therapy evening 6 to 8 pm


4/18/09 Scrap Therapy    10 am on Saturday


4/21/09 Serger Class Beginners Class with techniques. 10 to noon   $20


4/24/09 Know Your Machine Embroidery –1 to 3 pm $10 plus kit
Same as the 2/5/ class.


4/28/08 Pieces of Baltimore 10 to noon




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We have several Long Arm Quilters to help you finish your beautiful quilts.


Crooked Pine Quilting Service
Amanda Whitsel
Ila, Georgia
706-789-2596
awquilts2@bellsouth.net


Nothing Covers Like a Quilt
1115 Pannell Rd. N.E.
Monroe, Ga. 30655
Cell 770-601-2808


Comfort Quilts
Trixie Comfort
97 Rochester Court
Braselton, Ga. 30517
706-654-2028
make1quilt@yahoo.com


Plum done
4286 memorial Drive
Suite A
Decatur, Ga. 30032
404-294-7285
plumdonedonna@bellsouth.net


The Cozy Quilters
1617 Colony Way
Lenoir, N.C. 8645
828-754-5373
bowmto@charter.net



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