January 23, 2014
Lily & I enjoyed 3
days full of sewing, fun, food & friendship at the Hyatt SEWING
RETREAT this past weekend.
The 2014 Retreats are
full, but we are already planning for 2015. If you're interested
in being alerted when details are available, let me know. The
January's Hyatt Retreat will again fall on the 3rd weekend.
It is funny how such an
innocent looking antique butterfly could cause so much trouble.
We had an "orphan block" exchange, and shortly after this
photo was snapped, it really came to life! LOL
Check out our
Charlotte's Sew Natural FACEBOOK page for more photos.
Tonight, Ruth will return to
teach from Eleanor Burn's newest book,
KITCHEN from QUILT IN A DAY.
A sampler quilt of 16 blocks, done in
Meets every 4th Thursday, starting JANUARY 23, 2014, at 6:30 pm.
If you are interested in the quilt as
pictured on the cover, and can't take the class, KITS ARE
Click here for more information:
This Saturday is VISIT
YOUR LOCAL QUILT SHOP DAY!
hope you are close enough that you will consider us your
We'll have special guest designer
SONDRA DAVISON of OUT
OF THE BLUE DESIGNS here showing the techniques used in her latest
pattern, FAT QUARTER PLACEMATS.
Sondra will be here in the
Saturday January 25,
from 3 to 5 pm only.
We'll have a special drawing for
those who attend, giving away a set of TABLE RUNNER PATTERNS!
See all of Sondra's
Sign up now for the next
HAND QUILTING class, taught by guest teacher and experienced
Her last class had rave reviews, so check
your calendar and sign up now! A few spots still available.
Tuesday, FEBRUARY 4th & 11th, 10 a.m. to
11:30 a.m. both days. $15 plus $5 kit.
Also available, if you'd like a small
project to hand or machine quilt, we now carry a variety of
SWINGS FABRIC available now from WING & A PRAYER for Timeless
BASICS pattern starts out with a great concept! Make a
neutral duvet cover (or basic quilt) plus pillows
Another fun CLASS
opportunity! Great concept for building a "look",
with room to change and adapt to many moods!
1:30 - 3:30. Lecture/Demo
$15 class + $15 pattern.
All the different techniques will be
demonstrated by me, Charlotte. I'll start with the simple
blocks, then hour-glass, then curved piecing and finally ruched.
Notice my gathered strips on the right and left of this image!
They are a nice touch!
Tips & shortcuts shown, plus
suggested products, will make this versatile, neutral quilt or duvet
cover a fun project!
BASICS MOOD SWINGS PATTERN
allows you to then accessorize your "basic bed" with different toppers, runners &
pillows, depending on your MOOD! :)
FABRIC is here and KITS will be
available as soon as we have time to cut, or you are standing over us
at the cutting table! Yes, it has been busy lately! :)
& FANCY is a HIT!
For your convenience, this is available in
two different programs.
MAIL ORDER plan is available. Click here for details.
And it is also our 2014 SECOND SATURDAY
program! Come into the store now, sign up, get your first
block kit, and your next one could be FREE!
- PLAIN & FANCY - 2nd meeting 9 a.m.
February 8, 2014
at the Main Street store.
- 8-inch SAMPLER BLOCKS surrounded by the
classic Carpenter's Wheel can be finished with pieced sashing or add
optional appliqué accents.
- This 12 month plan is offered for in-store
- $20 registration fee due first
SECOND SATURDAY SAMPLER BLOCK KITS with pattern will be
available monthly for $5 or FREE if you can come to the store monthly
on the 2nd Saturday at 9 a.m., showing your completed block from the
- BLOCK FRAME fabric & pattern kits
(Carpenter's Wheel) will be available
monthly in the store for $6.50. Size of finished block including
sampler block = 16".
- The FINISHING for pieced or appliqué
sashing pattern & fabric will be part of the FINISHING plan, but
optional. You can choose to do something else with the
blocks if you like. Pricing for FINISHING KITS will be available
MAIL ORDER plan is also available. Registration fee of
$20 is due the first month. The price of the kits for 9
months is $22.99/month plus postage. This will include the
pattern plus all fabrics for the top & binding of a 9 block
quilt as pictured. Backing and additional block kits and
fabric may also be ordered. Finished approx. 82 inches
Ready to PICK UP NOW, our BRAND NEW,
never been done here before,
2014 Pizza Box Friendship Quilt
BOM ("BOM" is short for "Block Of Month",
but really, sometimes it will be 2 blocks in one month.)
$25 registration must be paid by
FEBRUARY 15th, and pizza boxes turned back in for distribution, filled
with your choice of fabrics.
Starts March 1st and runs through
Please click here for complete
can participate at either store location, but you must pick one and
stick with it.
- Charlotte's Sew Natural, downtown
- Charlotte's Bargain Fabric,
Chisholm Trail Mall.
This is going to be interesting! :)
You don't have to buy
anything! Just register, then it can all be done from your own stash.
You'll have 12, 12-inch finished blocks, when we are done (hopefully,
if all goes as planned, from your own fabric!).
Click here for details:
NOW - many
SALES & SPECIALS at
Charlotte's Bargain Fabric & Stitchery at the Chisholm Trail Mall.
Sometimes there is ONLY
ONE OF A KIND!
Many SALE ITEMS listed
in the web store on-line too:
On SALE up to 25% Off
On SALE 26% to 50% Off
On SALE 50% Off and more!
BARGAIN & SPECIALS here: http://www.sewnatural.net/nl.asp?p=0&c=1
Charlotte's Bargain Fabric & Stitchery is a mere 20 minutes north of Wichita
and just 4-1/2
miles south of downtown Newton.
ADDITIONS - See them on the screen, then come in for a little
"touchy-feely", we don't mind! LOL
Coming soon! Watch for first
PARADE OF ANIMALS email on Saturday February 1st!
There are ANIMALS everywhere!
Even this year's Super Bowl will be Sea Hawks & Broncos!
Watch to see all the fun we'll have
with this. :)
Hope to see or hear from you soon!
Charlotte's Sew Natural
710 N. Main St.
Newton, KS 67114
Mon. - Fri. 9:30 - 5:30, Thurs.
'til 6:30, Sat. 9:30 - 5
Fabric & Stitchery
601 SE 36th St (Chisholm Trail Mall, #103)
Newton, KS 67114
Mon. - Fri. 10 - 5:30, Thurs. 'til 6, Sat. 10 - 5:30
Mon. - Sun. 12 - 12
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