Spring 2011 by xumiaomaio


									Spring 2011                                                                                                           April, May, and June

                                      Spring 2011
                                          715 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226
                                                            (609) 399-7166


                              S P R ING H A S S P RU NG !

                                      New Block of the Month                                              1 Million
                                                                                                    Pillowcase Challenge
                                 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
                                                                                          Shortened Hours:
                               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
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   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
Quilting                                        5-7:30

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
                                             from 9-11am

Beach Bag                  See Page 2    Wednesday, June 29              $31.25           All Levels including   Debbie Lombardozzi
                                              5-8pm                                            Children
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-
                                                                                         WINTER HOURS
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
                            run smoothly.
    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.

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