Spring 2011 April, May, and June
715 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226
S P R ING H A S S P RU NG !
New Block of the Month 1 Million
We’re beginning a new block of the month, this
spring. Stop by to see our sample. We’re doing it again this year...Donate a
Find us on The small quilt is called “Snowman Collector”. It is pillowcase and we’ll see that it goes to a good
made up of six blocks that are done in redwork. It be- charity. Last year, you donated over 300!
gins in May so you could have it done in time for Christ- Join us on June 18 for a pillowcase demo
press the mas. Space is limited. See store for details. from 10-12. It is free with kit or fabric pur-
“LIKE” but- chase. See store for details.
ton for all the latest news CLUB UPDATES Turn in your pillowcases anytime this year,
and specials. and receive a coupon for each one, good for
25% off one cut of fabric. (½ yard min.)
AFTER THIMBLEBERRIES CLUB
Be sure to share this
The club meets in two separate groups...the
newsletter with your local fourth Wednesday night from 5:30-7:30 and
guild or sewing group. UPCOMING SALES AND
fourth Thursday mornings from 10-12 of January,
March, May, July, and September.
INSIDE THIS ISSUE: PM group: May 25, July 27, Sept. 28 10th Annual NJ Shop Hop
AM group: May 26, July 28, Sept. 29
April 27-May 1. Passports available for
$5. See store for details.
Membership is currently closed.
Block of the Month 1
GUILD APPRECIATION DAY
GROOVY GIRLS On Friday, May 20 bring your Name Tag
Club Updates 1 This club was designed by Terry Atkinson herself. or current membership card for a 20% dis-
You will have loads of fun and it will get your count from 10 AM to 7 PM.
1 Million Pillowcase 1 creative juices flowing. Each month, there will be
Challenge demos and patterns; snacks and prizes. The club OCEAN CITY BLOCK PARTY
meets for six sessions. The first group is full, but
Upcoming Sales and 1 May 14- Stop by for special discounts.
Events another group will be starting in June. The June
session will be a repeat of the first session for You pick the sale. Up to 50% off.
Class Descriptions 2 those who missed out on the first. All sales do not include Kits, Classes, Blocks of
Cost is only $20 for all six meetings. Space is the Month, consignment items, prior mark-
NJ Shop Hop 2 limited, so sign up early. down items (for example, clearance items), or
Gift Certificates. $10.00 min. purchase.
Calendar 2 The first session meets the second Friday of each
month beginning in January and ending in June Closed:
from 5:30 to 7:30. Easter - April 24
Class Policies 4
The second session will be meeting every other Mother’s Day - May 8
NEW SHOPPER’S CARD Tuesday morning from June 21 to August 30 from
9am to 11am.
Memorial Day - May 30: 10-2
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C L AS S D E S C R IP T IO NS Machine Quilting
A fast easy way to get your projects finished. Learn
10-Minute Table Runner straight line, grid, meandering, echo, and continuous
Need a last minute present or hostess gift? This is curve techniques. You will complete a 20” X 20”
the class for you. Yes...it really only takes ten sample piece. Darning foot required.
minutes. In fact, if you want to bring extra fabric,
you could get two done in class. Natty Jacket
A quilted jacket made from your favorite fabrics
Beach Bag makes a great gift for a special little girl. Quilt your
This class is open to ANYONE ages 10-110. KIDS- fabric at home and it won’t take long to make the
this is a great project for you. At the end of class, jacket in class.
you will have a great bag to use at the beach, foot-
ball game, or gym class. Adults will love it, too. Rag Rug
It’s a great gift for the grandchildren. All attending,
should have a basic working knowledge of their ma- Have you always wanted the perfect rug...with the
chine. color combination for that special area of your
home? This is the class for you. We will be start-
Finishing School ing...this is the hardest part...a great crochet rag rug.
Finally, a project you can take to the beach, work on
If you have a quilt top and would like to learn how
in the car, or just about anywhere else. No experi-
to finish your project, then this is the class for you.
We will talk and demo alternate methods on how to ence required!!!
choose a quilt pattern, basting, different methods to Tee Shirt Quilt
quilt the top, binding, and hanging sleeve.
Do you have Tee shirts you’ve been saving for
years? Learn how to arrange them in a quilt. A
Frayed Flannel brief description of sashing and borders will be giv-
No batting-no hand sewing-no finished edges...A en. When you leave your Tee shirts will be ready to
busy quilters dream come true. This is easy and fun. sew into a great memory quilt for a special gradua-
Best of all you will leave the class with only the edg- tion, Father’s Day or birthday!!
es to snip! Wash and it is ready to give as a gift or
keep for yourself! 10th Annual NJ Shop Hop
Invisible Machine Applique
Shop Hop Passports will be available starting
This is a new technique using a blind hem-stitch on
your machine. We will be making a 14” applique March 1st for $5.00 at all participating quilt shops.
block that looks like it was stitched by hand. If you Passports include directions to all eleven shops,
love the look of applique but don’t have the tickets for daily shop giveaways & a
time...this is the class for you! “garden surprise”!
Lil Twister SHOP HOP HOURS
Make this amazing pinwheel quilt without templates,
Wednesday, Thursday &
tracing, set in seams, or frustration. It is so easy.
Friday—9am to 8pm
All you need is a charm square pack and the special
tool. You will have it done in no time. Saturday—9am to 6pm
Sunday—10am to 4pm
Spring 2011 Page 3
Class Title Description Date(s) Cost Skill Level Teacher
Groovy Girls-1 See Page 1 Fridays, This club session is N/A Debbie Lombardozzi
April 8, May 13, June 10 closed.
10-Minute Tablerunner See Page 2 Wednesday, April 13 $25.00 All levels Debbie Lombardozzi
Machine Quilting See Page 2 Thursday, April 21 $31.25 Beginner Lynn Warren
Easter Closed Sunday, April 24 N/A N/A N/A
10th Annual See Page 2 April 27 - May 1 N/A N/A N/A
NJ Shop Hop
Mother’s Day Closed Sunday, May 8 N/A N/A N/A
T-Shirt Quilt See Page 2 Thursday, May 12 $25.00 Beginner Lynn Warren
Ocean City Block Party See Page 1 Saturday, May 14 N/A N/A N/A
Natty Jacket See Page 2 Sunday, May 15 $31.25 Intermediate Debbie Lombardozzi
Guild Day See Page 1 Friday, May 20 N/A N/A N/A
After Thimbleberries See Page 1 Wednesday, May 25 Membership closed N/A Pat Kline
(Evening Session) 5:30-7:30
After Thimbleberries See Page 1 Thursday, May 26 Membership closed N/A Pat Kline
(Morning Session) 10-12
Rag Rug See Page 2 Thursday, May 26 $31.25 Beginner Lynn Warren
Invisible Machine See Page 2 Thursday, June 2 $31.25 Beginner Lynn Warren
Finishing School See Page 2 Tuesday, June 7 AND $25.00 includes both Beginner Pat Kline
June 21 days
Lil Twister See Page 2 Sunday, June 12 $37.50 Beginner Debbie Lombardozzi
Pillowcase Demo See Page 1 Saturday, June 18 Free All Levels Debbie Lombardozzi
Groovy Girls-Session 2 See Page 1 Every other Tuesday for $20.00 for all six All Levels Debbie Lombardozzi
six weeks beginning sessions
June 21 to Aug. 30
Beach Bag See Page 2 Wednesday, June 29 $31.25 All Levels including Debbie Lombardozzi
Frayed Flannel See Page 2 Thursday, June 30 $31.25 Beginner Lynn Warren
CLASS POLICIES class fee. Store credit will on- Our Hours
ly be good for 2 years after
Out of consideration If you know a child which time the fee will be for-
for others, please be who would like to take feited. Questions? Call (609)
sure to purchase all of one of our Beginner 399-7166 between 10 AM and
Wed. - Sat., 10AM to 5 PM
the supplies for your 5 PM.
classes, you must speak Sun. Noon to 4PM.
class before you come to the teacher in ad- Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
to class! Occasionally vance. We will be hap- New Policy: Come in and Call if inclement weather.
we have students arrive py to provide the teach- shop for your supplies for clas-
at the last minute with er’s telephone number ses taught at any location, and SUMMER HOURS
no supplies, just when receive 10% off . You must April-September
so the two of you can
the shop is about to have a supply list for a current Mon-Sat. 10AM to 5PM
be sure everything will
close. class with you in order to re- Sun. Noon to 4PM
Please arrive 15 ceive a discount.
If we have insuffi- Min. $10. purchase.
minutes before the
cient enrollment and the
class begins so the class Frequent Shopper Cards
class is cancelled, your
may start on time. We have a NEW Pink Card. It is still good on regularly priced merchan-
money will be refunded.
dise*. However, once full, you will receive $20 off your NEXT pur-
Teachers are encour- If you cancel 7 days chase.
aged to start their clas- prior to the first class, All current cards with less than $50 stamped will be transferred to the
ses promptly, and you you will be issued a new cards. The old cards may still be redeemed up to one year of the
wouldn’t want to miss store credit. If you can- date written on the front.
the important first cel with less than 7 days
steps! notice, you forfeit your *Cards cannot be redeemed on the same day filled. Not good on clas-
ses, block of the months, gift certificates, or sale items.