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10127 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628   (916) 967-5479  
July 25, 2014
--------Vol. 6, No. 15

Announcements and Special Events

We need more room in our kids section, so this weekend, July 26-27, all kids fabrics, including flannels, will be 20% off.  Come in and get started on those Christmas gifts and baby blankets.  

For all you Sue Spargo enthusiasts, Sue has pictures from the two classes she taught for us in June.  You can check them out by clicking her  There are pictures of class projects in progress, and also many pictures of work students brought in to share.  They're beautiful!  It was such a great class.  We also have Sue's new needles in stock now, along with the neutral colors of Valdani #8 threads she uses in the Circle Play 2 kit. 

We are now offering scissor sharpening on the 4th Saturday of the month, beginning August 23.  _____ will be in our classroom from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to sharpen your scissors.  Prices are:  

Classes and Groups

Ongoing classes and groups
Journey of a Quilter, Mon, July 28, 9:00 a.m. - noon -OR- 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Beginning Needleturn Applique, Mon, Aug 4, -OR - Tue, Aug 5,
    9:00 a.m. - noon

BOM-Anniversary Waltz, Thu, Aug 7, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    -OR- 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Imperial Blooms, Sat, Aug 9, -OR- Tue, Aug 12, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Spoolin' Around, Mon, Aug 11, 9:00 a.m. - noon
Blankets for Preemies, Fri, Aug 15, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Handwork Sit & Sew, Mon, Aug 18, 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
BOM-House Warming Party, Thu, Aug 21, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Sue Spargo Sit & Sew, Judy Cummings, 2nd Sat and 2nd Tue of the month, beginning in August (Aug 9 & Aug 12), 9:00 a.m. - noon, $5/class.  Come and work on your Sue Spargo projects, share ideas, get inspiration, and have fun!

Crazy Quilting-Beginning, 3 classes, Toni Jordan, $60 for series, supply list.  In the first session you’ll construct a 14” block using a wide variety of fabrics; cottons, silks, tapestries, velvets, linens…  In the second session you will start the embellishments.  You will learn a variety of embroidery stitches using different threads and techniques.  In the third session, you will learn more embroidery stitches and embellishment techniques using buttons, laces, jewelry and other “finds”.  
Sunday - Sept 7, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Sept 21 & 28, 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Beading on Fabric, Janet Paehlig, Sun, Sep 14, noon - 3:00 p.m., $20, supply list.  Janet, the owner of Tenaj Creations in Auburn, CA, will teach you about the several different types of beads available and the best threads and methods to use to embellish your fabric projects with beads.  She has an amazing assortment of beads for purchase--Czech, fused, hand-blown glass, Swarovski crystals, fresh-water pearls, bamboo, sterling silver, and more!  You can either bring one of your projects to embellish or purchase a kit ($5) from Janet to work on.  (The kit includes fabric, batting, beads, and thread.)  
New Class!  Beginning Needle-turn Applique, Judy Cummings, 1st Mon or 1st Tues of the month, 9:00 a.m. - noon, starting in October, $15/class.  (You must pay in advance for the first three classes, a total of $45.)  Learn to needle-turn applique and make this charming wall hanging, Backyard Birds, by Becky Goldsmith and Linda Jenkins.  Judy will teach you curves, points, circles, and more.  Another fun handwork class!

 Please see our website for descriptions/pictures of the above classes and all of our other classes and groups:

New Fabrics & More

We have many beautiful new batiks, blenders, and flannels and these beautiful new collections.

We've also put together a lot of fun new kits, including these. 

And there are more in the works.  Be sure to come in and check them out!

Come in the week before or after your birthday
to get 20% off one purchase!
Also, if you buy the end of the bolt, you get 10% off that fabric! (Every day!)

Thank you for being one of our wonderful customers!
Phyllis, Jennifer, Judy, Kristanna, Natalie, Pat, Patty,
Susan, Toni,  Vicki, Donna, and Janet

Thistle Dew Quilt Shoppe
10127 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 916-967-5479