October 4, 2012
This is it, THE weekend, as they say. I imagine today our customers
are a lot like these darling
OWLS, sitting at home, wide-eyed, filled with love, waiting to
descend on our shops! LOL
See these OWLS and 72
more pages of BRAND
NEW FABRICS now listed on our web site!
The theme is SERENDIPITY
- and Charlotte's throwing a FIESTA PARTY FOR QUILT
SHOP HOP! October 5th, 6th, & 7th!
GRAND PRIZE - 11 $50
2nd PRIZE - 11 $25 gift
Additionally - dozens of
SILVER CHARMS included
with each shop's fabric BLOCK KIT.
11 UNIQUE QUILTS to
inspire your own!
List of the 11 shops
& other details on the HOP including PICTURES of QUILTS, can be found here:
For a very limited time,
we are now
taking pre-orders on SHOP HOP FABRIC.
Designed exclusively for the 11 member quilt shops!
Central Kansas Shop Hop Custom Sunflower Batik Fabric, 100% cotton, 45" wide.
You may pick up, or we will mail your fabric after Oct. 5, 2012.
I have finished my EXCLUSIVE QUILT and
it is now hanging in the store! You can pick up a postcard,
featuring a picture of the quilt, when you come to the shop during the
It is 94-inches square.
Original pattern by Deb Madir. Cool quilting by Kay Clark!
We have the pattern & kit
available to pre-order too.
Go to my BLOG
for a LARGER PICTURE, and more details on my creative
process for making the quilt. Click FOLLOW in the lower right
corner of the BLOG to follow. :)
NEW this year, we've included SILVER
CHARMS in the block fabric KITS. Collect all 11 charms, plus
visit all 11 stores and you'll receive a bracelet & 2012 SHOP HOP
CHARM as a THANK YOU!
We also have SHOP HOP PINS for
sale! Great for collecting, sharing, exchanging, etc.
GIFT BAGS to be given away at
both CHARLOTTE'S stores!
Packed in authentic FRIDA KAHLO Mexican
Shopping Bags, you'll have fun exploring the goodies hidden inside!
Be sure to enter our DRAWINGS at both stores this
weekend. We'll be giving away 2 GIFT BAGS full of
treasures! Charlotte's Bargain Fabric & Stitchery will be
open regular hours, Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Charlotte's Sew Natural will be open
extended hours Friday, Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to
Enter the drawings to win. You
don't have to do all the shops on the SHOP HOP, just the BEST, for a
chance to WIN one of these FRIDA GIFT BAGS! :)
And, while supplies
last, at Charlotte's Sew Natural during the Shop Hop, with a $10 min.
purchase, you'll get one of our new handy-dandy CARD HOLDERS!
FREE, what a deal!
the class, VINTAGE
ROUGE starts TONIGHT, 6:30 p.m.
It will meet on the
FIRST THURSDAY of each month at 6:30 pm, starting OCT. 4, through
March, 2013. This is a great quilt for anyone who has wanted to
do some appliqué, some English paper piecing, and learn some new
tricks for piecing.
Complete kits, and monthly kits available
The VINTAGE ROUGE pattern is also available separately.
is still room in either the daytime, afternoon or evening sessions of MARTI'S
SAMPLER - U-TAUPE-IA. You can choose your own fabrics for this
pieced sampler, or purchase our kit in JAPANESE TAUPE prints, just as
shown. (Sorry, the pattern alone is not available at this time.)
Always one of our most
popular classes, the PERFECT PATCHWORK TEMPLATE SAMPLER quilt class
has two meeting times to choose from.
MARTI'S SAMPLER -
3rd Thursdays at 10
a.m., 1 p.m. OR 6:30 p.m. Started September 20, but there is
still time to join. $48 plus
12 monthly meetings thru
Aug. 2013. Lecture/Demo. 12 Sampler blocks using Marti's
Perfect Patchwork Template Sets A & C, to make a Queen-size
KITS available in the TAUPE fabrics as shown, or let
us help you select your own color-way.
It is always fun to see
what fabrics others are using when you come to class. Taught by
SAMPLER QUILT is shown here in SOLID COLORS.
WITH A TWIST follows the AMISH tradition of simplicity, but
creativity bursts from this quilt!
This 6-month class has had one meeting, but you can still
Meetings will be on the 4th Saturday at 1:30pm OR 4th Thursdays at 6:30pm. This class runs through March 2013.
This lecture/demo classes taught by Ruth will feature sampler blocks with
appliqué. You will make a queen size quilt. Complete PATTERN
SET & fabric KIT is available for this quilt as shown.
If you don't live close
enough to attend our classes, there may be PATTERNS & FABRIC KITS
All of our classes are
perfect for confident beginners and those who have progressed beyond
this early stage, unless stated otherwise.
the temperatures start dropping, I feel more like preparing for the
We have an excellent
selection of CHRISTMAS, WINTER & HOLIDAY fabrics right
WHIMSY, shown here, is so clever! See the entire collection
by clicking here, or stop in the downtown store soon!
of NEW FABRICS ADDED this week at both stores!
Come check out the newest
BARGAINS at our Mall store just 4-1/2 miles south of downtown Newton.
We're only about 25 minutes north of downtown Wichita on I-135.
the highway billboard and receive a FREE quilt block pattern at The
Chisholm Trail Mall store!
shown here on the web:
This is one group of fabric I can
hardly wait to start working with. It is such a classic, yet
modern, nostalgic, yet fresh group of prints in black, grey &
yellow. Click here to check out Moda's new LITTLE
ALL Newest Additions can be seen here:
I hope that you can take
advantage of our fun 3-day SERENDIPITY, FIESTA, SHOP HOP event open
We'll have new models
with limited kits available, treats, and lots of fun!
Hope to see
Charlotte's Sew Natural
710 N. Main St.
Newton, KS 67114
Friday Oct. 5 & Saturday Oct. 6 - 9
a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday Oct 7 - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Normal hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:30 - 5:30, Thurs.
'til 8, Sat. 9:30 - 5
Fabric & Stitchery
601 SE 36th St (Chisholm Trail Mall, #103)
Newton, KS 67114
Mon. - Fri. 10 - 5:30, Thurs. 'til 7, Sat. 10 - 5:30
Mon. - Sun. 12 - 12 :)
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