Welcome March!

Daylight Saving begins on Sunday, March 12th when we Spring ahead and we’ve got some exciting classes and projects for you ….beginning with

The newest “Mystery” created by Farmhouse Threads Quilt Blog.  Each week a designer posts their block of applique in wool and embellishing with embroidery.  If you haven’t done so in the past, these are great projects.  At Thimbles we’ve done their Christmas, Fall and now we’ll be working on their newest “Summer” project.  It all begins on Friday, March 10th by signing into the Farmhouse Threads Quilt blog.  Her block will be posted and there is a listing of all designers who are participating but you will have to wait for their week to be posted.  Come stitch at the shop on open sewing days, Wednesday’s.  You can follow their project and complete exactly as they have or create your own version.  So far we’ve had multiple versions that will be posted here once all have completed.  And while you are working on your project if you need background fabric or wool pieces to fill in, Thimbles has what you need along with Valdani, Sulky Blendables, and Cosmo threads.

It’s not too late to sign up for the Kim Diehl Simple What Not quilt for the month.  Cost is $35 which includes backing.  We’ll be working on March 14th, let me know if you want to join in.

Begin Quilting Class begins on March 16th and runs three weeks (March 23rd  & 30th).  We’ll be making a table runner and you may choose which kit you like or select your own fabrics.  You will learn proper pressing, cutting, piecing along with quilting and binding of your project.  Contact the shop to sign up:IMG_0847 (1)

If you have a serger that’s been sitting in the closet…..now is the time to bring it out and start to see just what it can do.  We have a serger group the “Coneheads” that meet once a month and work on a project.  You can join in anytime.  The next class is April 6th and we’ll be making a woven table runner.  The entire project is made using your serger.   If you’re interested contact the shop to sign up.

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We’re into our cups….teacups that is: IMG_0843Saturday, March 18th is our next Take & Make Mug Rug class.  This month – Teacups.  Make one or all four.  You will need to purchase a scrapbag of wool bits.  Contact the shop to sign up.

Enjoy your “windy” week ahead and when you’re in town stop in and see what’s new.