March 15, 2012
Happy St. Patrick's Day
& National Quilting Day, both happening Saturday March 17th!
My favorite color is GREEN!
Why not sew a scrappy GREEN QUILT to celebrate! :O
Check out your stash and
there are lots of green fabrics on SALE NOW, plus a quilt kit too!
I'm very excited that
after all these years of sitting quietly on Main Street in downtown
Newton, I've finally got a rather loud BILLBOARD on I-135, just south
of town. Breckyn spotted it late yesterday afternoon! In
the fading light, it still looked good to me. LOL Always
love a good Kansas sunset!
of the highway, we KNOW YOU want to JOIN US on the Happy
Trails Bus Tour. (Complete
We've got a great group
already signed up and ready to roll! :)
3 days - APRIL 26, 27, 28. $239 (by March
21st to reserve hotel rooms for all!).
Price includes transportation, lodging, food. Great deal!
Sign up with a friend and you'll each receive a $20 gift certificate
for shopping at Charlotte's Sew Natural.
Visit 11 shops, CLICK
HERE FOR A DAILY ITINERARY:
Sew Natural - Newton, KS
Hen Feathers - Wichita, KS
Lillies Classic Quilts - Independence, KS
Overbrook Quilt Shop - Overbrook, KS
All About Quilts - Manhattan, KS
Quilters Quarters - Leavenworth, KS
Quilting Bits & Pieces - Eudora, KS
Prairie Quilts - Hennessey, OK
Completely Quilted - Ponca City, OK
Oklahoma Quiltworks - Oklahoma City, OK
Quilting Post - Stillwater, OK
Seats and hotel rooms are limited, so
sign up soon!
mild Winter continues, and we're experiencing a lovely, early
My projects seem to have taken a "lighter"
I just finished a new
quilt, FRIENDS. I was inspired by the URBAN COWGIRL group from
MODA, Darcy Ashton's HORSING AROUND, and Susan Marth's BEST FRIENDS
I cut my TUMBLER or
THIMBLE blocks using Studio Accu-Cut die cutter. Do you have a
Go-Cutter at home? If not, come rent time on our Studio cutter
located at Charlotte's Bargain Fabric & Stitchery in The Chisholm
Or, use the new Marti
TEMPLATE to quickly cut any of 5 sizes. I used the finished
3" size cut from 3-1/2" strips.
cut all my tumblers, put them in a sack, pulled out one at a time,
sewing them together randomly. I pressed all the seam allowances
one direction. Reversing the direction of the strips when
sewing, they nested together perfectly. Meiko tired of
helping! Click here for more pictures:
makes her quilts with 2-1/2" strips, Jelly Rolls, Treat Strips or Bali
pops. She gives great instructions for QUILT-AS-YOU-GO to finish
And there are full-size, reversed letters for appliquéing FRIENDS, MOTHER &
What a great MOTHER'S
See all of Susan's
patterns & books here:
There are lots of new PRE-CUTS,
including JELLY ROLLS, in the store. Click here to see our
See all of Darcy
Ashton's books here:
Mary just finished this
BIRTHDAY pillow. It uses a 12 x 16 inch travel pillow
form. We've got those and the kits too. Just click here:
And once again, there
more than 40 pages of NEWEST
ADDITIONS at SewNatural.net. Including NEW FLANNELS &
FLEECE at CHARLOTTE'S BARGAIN FABRIC & STITCHERY. Have
Hope to see you
Have a great week!
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 7, Sat. 10 - 5:30
Mon. - Sun. 12 - 12 :)
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