December 13, 2013
No pressure, but I work
well with deadlines and maybe you do too!
Christmas is fast
approaching, and I am forced to admit that maybe I need to consider
gifts for some that are a bit less
Check out our array of
possible gifts, perfect for quilters and non-quilters alike!
JIGSAW PUZZLES -
with quilt & craft themes, but great images for anyone who
loves assembling puzzles!
NOTEBOOK - with pages ready for noting all those passwords. How
can we really be expected to remember them all with all the other
things we do with our brains, like planning new quilts and
tracking UFOs!? (Not flying! The low-lying kind! LOL)
PLATES & NAPKINS - great quilt images and no need to wash -
any quilter will appreciate!
PRIMITIVE SIGNS -
these include words of wisdom to engage any quilter and/or their
POCKET CALENDARS -
perfect for the kitchen counter or to tuck in your tote. I
still do best with a paper back-up to my electronic version!
in any amount! And your family would love this tip as well.
MINI-CHARM PACKS -
sort of like "candy" for a fabri-holic, little stacks of
2-1/2" squares, 40+ of a complete MODA line. Watch for a new
book coming in early 2014 with a dozen patterns using pairs of
these little cuties!
SCISSORS - limited edition, with fancy handles! Assorted
those gifts that really need to be "home-made", why not give a fun,
easy to make, TIDY
TRAVEL PILLOW CASE?!
MUSTACHES are IN!
Choose the fabric to
suit their interests. Lots of styles available or tell us
which fabric you'd like to start with and we'll design one just for
you. Need your pillowcases full size?! Just let us
A SOFT FURRY pillow
cover is a good "cuddle" for anyone!
And hot, hot, hot on
PAD FOR A BOWL!
Mary made this for her
husband's morning oatmeal bowl which always comes out of the microwave
too hot to handle!
Here is an
easy-to-follow tutorial on ELEANOR BURN'S web site, complete with
Make A Hot Pad for a Bowl -
Hope you enjoy QUILT IN
A DAY, on Public Television, KPTS, Channel 8 in Wichita, 1 pm Fridays,
CHARLOTTE'S FABRIC STORES in Newton" (both Sew Natural and Bargain Fabrics) again this coming season! Merry Christmas! :)
excited that Ruth has time to return to teach from Eleanor Burn's newest book called, EL'S
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.
is the last 2nd Saturday of 2013.
And now, a sneak peek at our fresh 2014 SECOND SATURDAY
Starts January 11, 2014 in the store.
This quilt will be offered in-store and as a MAIL ORDER BLOCK-A-MONTH too!
SAMPLER BLOCKS surrounded by the
classic Carpenter's Wheel can be finished with pieced sashing or add
optional appliqué accents.
The SAMPLER BLOCK KITS will be
available monthly for $5 or FREE if you can come to the store monthly
on the 2nd Saturday at 9 a.m.
BLOCK FRAME kits will be available
monthly as well. And 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.
SPECIFIC details will be available as soon as
I get the patterns so I know the exact amounts required. [I hope this designer works well with
deadlines too! :)]
an excellent hand-quilter, has recently moved to Newton and is
offering BASIC HAND QUILTING CLASS in 2 meetings. More advanced
classes are also available.
If you are interested, please call to
get on our list. 316-284-2547
Classes forming now. Various
days & times will be available.
We also have NEW, small, pre-printed
WHOLE CLOTH mini-quilts. Printed on 100% cotton, these are
very sweet. They can also be used to practice machine
quilting. See them here:
FLOWERS from ANDOVER, just arrived, and is the perfect finishing
for our current BUCK-A-BLOCK, monthly block kit series.
Here is our finished quilt! How
cheerful is that explosion of color?!
We've done 6 months so far, and
including December, there are another 6 to go. If you like this
quilt, give us a call to get caught up! And tell us if you'd
like it mailed or you'll pick up kits in the store.
details here on-line:
Click here for details on the
FINISHING KIT only:
FLOWERS by Jesus Cruz
of WIZARD OF OZ - here is THE
MAGIC OF OZ, designed by Graphic 45 for Wilmington
These fabrics are based on the the
designs in the original book series by L. Frank Baum.
I love this style. There's a
great quilt design too. Check out all the fabrics & quilt
As always, you can quickly check out
all the NEWEST
ADDITIONS on line, and if you plan on being in the store soon, or
live locally, place an order and tell us you'll PICK IT UP in
the store to SAVE on shipping! We'll try to have it ready and
waiting. Just depends on how quickly you get here after you push
the button! LOL
of the advantages to owning or working in a quilt shop is having the
knowledge of what fabrics are available when you're planning a
project. And what are BASICS, i.e., can usually be counted on as
We carry lots of SOLID COLOR FABRICS.
All colors, but particularly whites
& off-whites are very difficult to see on a computer screen.
If you live close to the shop, you
can run in any time to choose just the right "white" or
Since many of you don't live in our
small town, I've put together a packet of my favorite WHITES &
OFF-WHITES, that I rely on as basics.
This bundle contain 10 pieces that
- 1/2 yard cuts (not too much, not
- 100% cotton
- solid color (no printing)
- various shades of white,
off-white, ivory & cream
- re-orderable (if we are out, it is
- labeled so you can start a project
and buy more of the same to finish
- either Moda or Robert Kaufman
- specially priced for a limited
time - 25% OFF!
PRE-CUTS make it easy to sew a coordinated
with just 2 packs of CHARMS (82 pre-cut 5" squares) and a
constant fabric for a strong modern winter quilt.
We've included the pattern, background, border & binding fabrics
in our kit.
QUILT KIT is at downtown store. But when they're gone, they're gone!
If you like the pattern, you can find
it here for FREE:
selection of CHRISTMAS FABRICS continue on SALE at the downtown store! Act now!
Our AFTER CHRISTMAS SALE starts
Thursday December 26th at 10 a.m. at Charlotte's Bargain Fabrics &
5 DAY YEAR-END CLEARANCE SALE is coming
December 26th, 27th, 28th, 30th, ending at 3 p.m. Tuesday the
All fabrics on bolts at the Mall
store will be an additional $1 off per yard.
One yard minimum cuts.
No pre-sales, reserves or holds
(and no punch cards will be punched during the sale), so if you've
been eyeing a certain sale fabric, you might want to grab it now!
NOW - many
SALES & SPECIALS at
Charlotte's Bargain Fabric & Stitchery at the Chisholm Trail Mall.
Sometimes there is ONLY
ONE OF A KIND!
Like this exclusive little SmartBag full of BRIGHT SCRAPS!
And then there's the "Mystery"
DARK STRIPS in a reusable PINK TOTE BAG.
with of 80 STRIPS in a variety of sizes, including 2-1/2" x width
of fabric, some narrower and some wider! All 100% cotton, dark
shades. There are just 2 of these bags.
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
Don't forget to stop at Charlotte's Bargain Fabrics & Stitchery in The
Chisholm Trail Mall, just off
I-135 on the southern edge of
A mere 20 minutes north of Wichita
and just 4-1/2
miles south of downtown Newton.
your home or church use a new wall hanging for the CHRISTMAS SEASON?
Cleo's Designs Nativity is the
perfect pattern. We've created a new quilt using a batik for the
background that cuts down on the amount of work.
Pattern includes complete
instructions for simple fusible appliqué on the black background,
giving the look and feel of stained glass.
Our kit contains all the pattern plus
top & binding and finishes approximately 33 x 44
Check it out hanging in the store or
Need a happy little
"snow person" quilt? She's always "looking up"
and perfect for anyone who needs a bit of cheer this time of year!
is our very own SNOWBELLE.
Simple fused shapes, easy to stitch by machine or hand. Leave
off the last border and she'll fit easily on a 12" table top
stand. Or leave the back off while quilting and turn her into a
Order our SNOWBELLE
kit which includes pattern, top, back & binding fabrics here:
Pattern FREE with any
order for anyone who asks. :)
Enjoy the season!
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 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 6, Sat. 10 - 5:30
Mon. - Sun. 12 - 12
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