Wednesday, October 29, 2008

October 5th Week

This Week At The Quilt Shop
The girls had the chance to dress up early for the annual costume parade at Sierra's pre-school.  They also won best-costume last week at the Mainstreet Madness costume contest. 
We will be Closed at 3:00pm on Friday Oct 31st to allow Kacy and I the opportunity to get our kids ready for trick-or-treating later that night.  We hope you have a fun evening whether getting out with the kids or simply passing out candy.
Happy Halloween!

 Upcoming Class
Foundation Paper Piecing Club
"Christmas Ornament"
We'll teach you the fun-damentals.  
Bring your scrap bags and we'll swap reds & greens
Friday Nov 7th 4pm-6pm
$10.  Includes patterns. 

Houston Quilt Market
Oh what a fun time I had and SEW many new ideas!
I simply can't wait to show you all of the goodies I brought home with me. 
I met a few familiar names:  Ricky Tims (author, musician), Amy Butler (designer),  Mark Lipinski (Quilter's Home Magazine), Eleanor Burns, Marti Michell... just to name a few.

Monday, October 27, 2008

October 4th Week

This Week At The Quilt Shop
New Classes Updated Online!
Visit www.stitchingdepot.com and click on Calendar
 
Last minute Halloween Project?
Chic or Treat by Arrin Turnmire
Ghosts, goblins, spooky mansions and candy corn are all you really need in the perfect Halloween quilt. Traditional themes in a modern little package are Arrin Turnmire's gift to us this haunting fall season.  Chic or treat is both young and fresh in bright purples, leafy greens and slushy oranges.
As always, Quilter's Cache Club members earn 5% back on every qualifing purchase. 
Do you know how many Loyalty Dollars you have?

October 3rd Week

"MAINSTREE MADNESS"
Sponsored by the Burkburnett Chamber of Commerce
FRIDAY OCTOBER 17th
5:00pm - 8:00pm
 
Pumpkin Carving
Costume Contest
Cake Walk and MORE!
Don't forget to bring your September block to get the October block FREE!!

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Week 1 At The Quilt Shop

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CLASS SCHEDULE
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This class is taught from the FriendFolks pattern by Tricia Cribbs. 
Love flying geese again with this fun, easy, no-waste method. 
Thursday Oct 9th 1pm-6pm
Fee:$25
Instructor: Kathleen Rose
 

P2 Club (Foundation Paper-Piecing)
When: This Friday from 4pm-6pm
Cost: $10/month or $50/6-months
Each month the P2 club meets to learn foundation paper-piecing techniques and new patterns. An instructor oversees the group and assists with any questions you have.  Bring your sewing machine and your bucket of scraps!  We'll provide the pattern and foundation paper.  Call to reserve your seat.

 
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QUILT SHOW
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Friendship Display of Quilts 2008
Thank you to everyone who participated and attended last weekend's Display of Quilts
to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Burkburnett.
The exhibit was a huge success: more than 130 quilts were on display,
9 vendor booths and a near sold out audience for Richard Larson's lecture, "Thread Play". 

SEPT Week 4

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CLASS SCHEDULE
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Saturday September 20th 10am-2pm
Fee:$20
Instructor: Kathleen Rose
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SPECIAL EVENT
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Downtown Burkburnett's Mainstreet Madness
When: THIS SATURDAY from 5pm-8pm
The Mainstreet Mixer block is a club program we offer on the 3rd Friday of each month between 5pm and 8pm. The initial cost is $5.00 for your first block. Bring your completed block to the store during the following month's mixer and we'll give you the next block for free. You must be present to receive the free block. Limit 1 free block per person. Additional blocks may be purchased for $5.00. If you missed a month, you may buy back into the club for $5.00 (past blocks are subject to availability).

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QUILT SHOW
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Friendship Display of Quilts 2008
"Thread Play" at the Burkburnett Friendship Display of Quilts on Saturday October 6th.
Ticket are just $5.00 in advance or $7.00 at the door. LIMITED SEATING!
Tickets available at The Stitching Depot (940) 569-0804
Vendor Booths Are Still Available!
If you sell a quilt or sewing related item we'd love to have you as a vendor.
Booth spaces are $45.00 for a 15' x 10' (width x depth) space.
Download an application from our website or stop by The Stitching Depot to pick one up.
Tickets are ON SALE NOW! $1.00/each or $5.00/10 tickets
Support the Burkburnett Community - Buy Your Ticket TODAY!
Contact a volunteer or The Stitching Depot for tickets!

September Update

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What's New!
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50/50 Bamboo Cotton Blend batting, 90" Wide Just $11.99/yard  Natural fibers that are softer than cotton, biodegradable and hypo allergenic.  Kyoto bamboo batting is chemical free!  The cleaning process uses no harsh chemicals.  New Punch-Needle technology avoids the use of binders or resins and keeps your batting from shifting or shedding through the cover of your quilt.  Created with an ultralight and super strong substrate, so your quilt will outlast years of repeated use and washings - even when your stitches are a full 8" apart!  Made in the USA
Bella Solids - Rainbow of colors to choose from $4.99/yard
108" BACKINGS - Just $14.99/yard  SAVE TIME!  SAVE MONEY!  NO SEAMING!  9 yards of 45" fabric = $80 Compare to 3 yards of 108" backing = $45!
Christmas Quilts From Hopscotch - Warm and Cozy projects on one side, flip this book over for Merry and Bright projects on the other side.  By Elissa Willms and Heather Willms
Quilter's Travel Companion national quilt shop directory- NOW ON CD!
 
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NEW BOOKS! 
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More Retro Aprons - by Cindy Taylor Oates,
Little Retro Aprons for Kids - by Cindy Taylor Oates,
Not Your Grandmother's Log Cabin - Over 30 differnet project by Sara Nephew with Marci Baker,
More Fabulous Flowers - Mini-Quilts in Dimensional Applique by Sharon K Baker,
StrataVarious Quilts - 9 Fabulous Strop Quilts From Fat Quarters by Barbara Persing & Mary Hoover,
12 Days of Christmas - Art To Heart by Nancy Halvorsen,
Comport Quilts From The Heart - 12 Quick Projects to Take Care of Others by Jake Finch
 
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CLUB EVENT
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This Saturday is the T2 Club (Template Techniques)
When: 10am-12pm Cost: $10/month or $50/6-months.  Bring your Marti Michell Template Set A and a handful of scraps or fat quarters.  This months focus will be Flying Geese.  Don't forget to pre-register!
 
"Friendship Display of Quilts"
Just Around The Corner
Saturday Oct 4th 10am-6pm
Burkburnett Community Center (click for directions)
 
Tickets to Richard Larson's lecture on "Thread Play" are going fast!
11:00 AM Saturday October 4th at the Burkburnett Friendship Display of Quilts
Tickets are just $5.00 in advance or $7.00 at the door.  Only 50 seats!
Tickets available at The Stitching Depot, or order by phone (940) 569-0804 
Volunteer Meeting: Thursday Sept 11th 6:30pm at The Stitching Depot.  If you would like to assist with this charity event to benefit the Burkburnett community, please attend this meeting.  We are still in need of Booth Angels, White Gloves, Make-N-Take table assistants, Entrance & Ticket sales, set-up/take-down and more.  See you then!
 
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CLASS SCHEDULE
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September Calendar CLICK HERE

Pre-Registration is required for all classes

Note:  The store will be closed on the following days:

Fri-Sat Sept 26-27 - See you at the RRQG Quilt Show

Sat Oct 4 - See you at the Friendship Quilt Show

 

  • Delectable Mountains
    Date: Thursday September 11th 1pm-6pm
    Fee:$25
    Instructor: Kathleen Rose
  • Hand Quilting
    Date: Wednesday September 17th 1pm-4pm
    Fee: $15.
    Instructor: Paula Alvey
  • French Braid Placemats
    Date: Saturday September 20th 10am-2pm
    Fee:$20
    Instructor: Kathleen Rose
  • Judy Niemeyer's Wedding Star
    Date: Thursday September 25th 10:30am-6pm
    Fee: $40
    Instructor: Kathleen Rose
  • Sew Easy Geese
    Date: Thursday October 9th 1pm-6pm
    Fee: $25
    Instructor: Kathleen Rose
  • Easy & Elegant Lone Star
    Date: Thursday October 16th 12:30pm-5:30pm
    Fee: $25
    Instructor: Lori Wyatt
  • SPECIAL EVENT

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    "MAINSTREE MADNESS"
    Sponsored by the Burkburnett Chamber of Commerce
    FRIDAY AUGUST 15th
    5:00pm - 8:00pm
     
    Don't forget to bring your July Mainstreet Mixer to get the August block FREE!!! 
     
    The Friendship Display of Quilts raffle quilt will be displayed on the sidewalk. 
    It will be hanging from our new quilt show poles.   
    Be sure to purchase your raffle tickets! 1-$1.00 or 10-$5.00
     
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    IN THE CLASSROOM
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    Only 1 seat available!! 
    THIS Saturday Aug 13th from 10am - 2pm 
    Come in and make an original bag by Joy Marie Designs
    Leave with a FINISHED tote!!!
    Deadline for paid registration is THIS FRIDAY 8pm!
     
     
    Thursday Aug 21st from 1pm - 6pm
    Bring your Marti Michell Log Cabin Ruler
    You'll love how easy it makes this quilt block.
     
    For a complete class schedule visit my CALENDAR at The Stitching Depot Website.