Skip Navigation Website Accessibility


Scissor Sharpening, Fun Events, Great Classes

10127 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628   (916) 967-5479  
January 23, 2015
-------Vol. 7, No. 1

Announcements and Special Events
Dean Ross will be here tomorrow, Saturday, January 24, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to sharpen your scissors. 
Remember to bring cash, as he does not accept checks or credit cards. 

Prices are:   
Embroidery Scissors: $5.00
Regular/Standard: $6.00
Pinking Shears: $8.00
Fiskar Soft Touch: $8.00
Upholstery Shears: $10.00
Barber Shears: $10.00
Knife Edge Scissors:  $10.00

The Folsom Quilt & Fiber Guild's annual quilt show is coming up, and we are excited to be a vendor this year!  It is held at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St, Folsom, CA. 
The dates are
Friday, Feb 6 - Sunday, Feb 8. 

For more information, click here:  Folsom Quilt Show

On Saturday, April 4, Linda Sicard will be at Thistle Dew showing and selling her large and unique assortment of antique and vintage buttons and buckles.  Linda continually adds to her collection, and it features several contemporary button artists plus the ever-changing, ever-expanding array of antique treasures.  Linda will also be displaying and selling her one-of-a-kind button jewelry creations, including earrings, bracelets, pendants and pins.  Contact Linda at (707)942-2132 or email her at

Classes and Groups

Ribbon Embroidery, Sandra Mollon, Fri, Mar 6, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., supply list.  Sandra is a very well known and award-winning local quilter, and we are very excited that she's teaching at Thistle Dew.  Come and learn ribbon embroidery and embellishment techniques and be able to add another dimension to your work. 
Beading on Fabric, Janet Paehlig, Sun, Mar 15, 9:00 a.m. - noon -OR- 12:30 - 3:30 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.)  

Machine Quilting with Your Walking Foot, Beth Kondoleon, Fri, Mar 27, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., $40, supply list.  Come join Beth as she shows you how to quilt with your walking foot. You will learn some basics of the walking foot, then move on to do some matchstick and crosshatch quilting. We will explore using some of your decorative stitches along with quilting some curves, circles, and radiating designs. Beth will demonstrate which templates you can use to make life easier. So come join the fun and start quilting those tops!

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

New Fabrics & More

We've received lots of new fabrics with beautiful designs, including kids prints, kitchen prints, sewing-themed prints, florals, novelties, blenders, and more.  Come in and see them! 

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, Susan, Toni, Vicki, Donna, Janet, Jennifer, Judy,
Kristanna, Natalie, and Pat
Thistle Dew Quilt Shoppe
10127 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 916-967-5479