NewsletterSpring2010 by shuifanglj


2010                                              Sew many Antiques
                                                   160 S. Main Street PO Box 55 Pearl City, IL 61062
  Super Bolt Sunday
                      February 7, 2010

                                                       Great specials are in store!
                                                   25% off regular priced fabrics (pre-cuts & kits are
                                                             not included), patterns & books
                                                   30% off fabrics/fabric items previously marked down

                                                            All books that were 40% off—now $5!
                                                   For every 12 fat quarters you purchase get 2 free!
                                                                   50% off all sweatshirts
                                                                 30% off WilliRaye nativity
                                                                      25% off Stitchery
                                                     30% off Punch & Cookie Club Kits (punch-needle)

                                                                    Block A Month
                                                                     Begins in February
                                                 Let’s start by getting the 2009 block a month out of the
                         3 great options

                                                way! Did you take the 2009 class? We’d love to see what
  Block A Month

                                                   you’ve got done so far, and we’re even going to reward
                                                 you for your progress! Bring your project in for all to
                                                       see between 5-7 on Feb. 18th. If your project is
                                                     completely finished you will get 25% off any regular
                                                 priced fabrics purchased that evening. If you have just
                                                  the top complete your discount is 15%, and if you still
                                                     have more than that to go you’ll get a 10% discount.
                                                    Now for 2010! This class is awesome for someone with
                                                    very little experience as well as a seasoned quilter!
                                                Class will be held the 3rd Thurs. of every month from 7-9
                                                   p.m. or morning from 9-11 the Tues. of that same week.
                                                        Cost is $65 or $35 at sign up and $35 in March.
                                                       • OPTION #1 – Old Glory is a project that resembles
                                                          a flag. It is made using 6” blocks
                                                       • OPTION #2 – Same blocks as Old Glory, but it does
                                                          not resemble a flag, is made using 12” blocks &
                                                          can be made as a lap quilt or queen size. Ours
                                                          is a 2 color quilt, but feel free to mix it up to
                                                          fit your taste!
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Block A Month Option #3
This project is from our Civil War March 3X6 pattern. Sound familiar? The larger version was
our block a month for 2009. For eight months we will include the pattern & fabrics to complete a
row (even the setting triangles) for $18.00. We’d be happy to ship to you for an additional $4.
The final month will be sashing, border & binding for $24.00 ($5 to ship). The final month is
optional—that way you can choose your own fabrics for this last step if you’d like. Packets can
be picked up or will be mailed the 20th of each month. At sign up you will pay for the first two
months. Each month you pick up a packet (or it is sent to you) you will pay for the next. Those
wanting theirs shipped will be required to leave a credit card number—payment will be taken
care of that way.

   BEGINNERS—Have you always wanted to             GORDIAN KNOT—an old fable about a
   learn how to make beautiful quilting            knot that has no end and no beginning. A
   projects, no better time than now to start.     three color choice, easily pieced, excellent
   This class covers everything from rotary        directions. A must see sample. While
   cutting to binding, in a project small          Janet says this class is geared for
   enough you’ll be able to finish. This class     intermediate to expert quilters, beginners
   will be four sessions long. Only the first      shouldn’t necessarily shy away—this was
   class date is listed—the following dates will   the fist quilt class Janet took!
   be determined by the class participants.        March 20 9-3     $25. + book
   February 25 6-9 $45 includes pattern            Instructor: Janet Townsend
   but other supplies will be needed               This is Janet’s first time teaching for us—
   Instructor: Jill Shaulis                        please welcome her by taking her class!
   Great table topper for any time of the year.    Suitable for the beginning machine quilter
   Unique construction makes this pattern far      or those with some experience. Before
   easier than it appears! Choose from three       class, you will piece together the 5" blocks
   sizes.                                          from a charm pack, to be quilted in this
                                                   hands-on workshop. Each block can be
   February 28 3-6       $15 + pattern
                                                   quilted differently, as we will cover many
   Instructor: Jill Shaulis                        different quilting methods, both free-motion
   ENGLISH PAPER PIECING—What a                    and with a walking foot. Various marking &
   great take along project! These hand            non-marking methods will be discussed,
   pieced hexagons go together quickly and         along with preparing the layers to quilt.
   much easier than one would think. We’ll         Finished project can be used as a table
   get you started then let your imagination       runner, dresser topper, baby quilt, etc.
   run wild!                                       March 21 12:30-4:30 p.m. $25 – includes
   March 16 5:30-7       $10 some items will be    pattern for charm squares & quilting
   supplied                                        pattern examples

   Instructor: Jill Shaulis                        Instructor: Janet Graves
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  Classes cont.
  MERRY GO ROUND—Don’t let the 60°               PAPER PIECING—Learn the basics of
  angle scare you—they aren’t difficult at       paper piecing by creating a beautiful
  all. No Y or set in seams! Choose from         pineapple block that could be framed or
  the smaller or larger version. Also cute in    added to for a larger project.
  baby fabrics!
                                                 May 4 6-8      $12—includes pattern
  April 8 6-9      $15 + pattern
                                                 Instructor: Jill Shaulis
  Instructor: Jill Shaulis

  Things to look forward to!
Barn Show! Mother Nature wasn’t very nice to us last June for our first
ever Barn Show featuring quilts displayed on the side of a gorgeous old
barn just outside of Lanark. Although the rains were steady all day we
were able to keep the quilts on the barn for the few brave souls that
ventured out (check out the pictures on our web-site!).   We’re hoping
for a bright sunny day on July 10 to give it another try. So mark your
calendar! The show will be from 10-4 pretty much come rain or shine (if
you are unsure please give the shop a call prior to traveling). A lunch
stand will be available, as well as a few craft vendors & possibly a few
other surprises! The address is 11570 Stone Bridge Road, Lanark, IL.
Cost: $4 for driver, $2 for each person in the vehicle (age 11 & under

Bus Hop! This was a great time for everyone, so of course we are
planning another one! Although a date has not been set yet, we’re
thinking it will be held in Oct. once again. If you missed the
information about the last one, let me wet your appetite with a few
details of how it works. Approximately eight shops will be involved.
Each shop will be trying to fill a charter bus with their customers.
Each bus will leave from their ‘home’ shop traveling in a rotation to all
the other participating shops. Each bus will have about and hour and a
half to shop at each shop. Each shop will supply either snacks or a meal
(depending on your designated time of arrival). After visiting four
shops your driver will take you to a motel for the evening. The next day
takes you to the remaining four shops. At the end of day two you’ll be
dropped off at your ‘home’ shop.   So much fun was had by those that
attended last time & just as they were, you’ll be pleasantly surprised
that all of this fun is offered to you at a lost cost of approximately
$120! That’s right—charter bus, motel stay, all your meals are included!

Quilt Shop Hop! Mark the dates for this annual event that’s always a
favorite. Nov. 5-6, 12-13. All shops will be open from 9-5. Look for a
couple new shops to be added to the ‘circuit’!
  160 S. Main Street
      PO Box 55
Pearl City, IL 61062


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                            Calendar of Events
           February 7     Super Bolt Sunday Sale!
           February 23    Employee Appreciation Night—closing at 5:00
           March 13-14    Pride of the Prairie Quilt Show, Plainfield, IL
           March 20-21    IL Valley Quilters Quilt Show, Ottawa, IL
           April 2        Good Friday—closing at 3:00                            HELP!!
                                                                              I’m sure many of you
           April 4        Easter—closed                                      getting this in the mail
           April 16-18    International Quilt Show, Rosemont, IL                    have e-mail
                                                                            addresses—please help
           May 1-2        Mt. Carroll Quilt Show, Mt. Carroll, IL            us reduce our costs &
                                                                              e-mail us your e-mail
           May 9          Mother’s Day—closed                                 address! You’ll even
           May 30-31      Memorial Day--closed                               get all our information
                                                                              much quicker! If you
           June 4-5       Quilt Show at Univ. of Platteville                thought you’d done this
                                                                             already, we apologize
           June 20        Father’s Day—closed                                   as we must have
           July 4         Independence Day—closed                           entered it incorrectly, so
                                                                            let’s try again. We truly
           July 10        Barn Show                                           appreciate your help!

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