Happy Spring! Quick
reminder, Second Saturday is tomorrow. I'll start at 9
a.m. All are welcome!
What a week,
again! This time, we had an April ice storm. The next
morning was an awesome sight, with all the trees encapsulated with
This picture doesn't
really capture it, but the arched trees were shiny & bright
against the blue sky, and it seemed to go on forever down the
street! Unlike some of you to the east of us, we didn't suffer
any serious damage. And now the sun is out and the warm air has
I made some new
placemats using the latest HOFFMAN FABRICS. We've got kits cut
and the pattern is simple! Come check it out!
week, I've still been working on LOG CABIN quilts, and planning for my CLASS
and MODELS for SATURDAY SCHOOLHOUSE, April 20th.
CABIN QUILTS - TRADITIONAL TO MODERN
Hope to see you here!
think that understanding LOG CABIN blocks is extremely useful for
doing many types of quilt piecing! I am now working on an
IMPROVISATIONAL LOG CABIN quilt. Any interest in a class?
APRIL 20TH, 9:30 to 5
- Attend different classroom demonstrations at each
shop) My topic will be "Log Cabin Quilts - Traditional to
- Demos begin each hour from 9:30 until
3:30 on the half hour
- Receive 20% off demo item at each
- 2-1/2” Fabric Strip Kits are 25%
off - special kits, one day only
- Collect all 5 Strip Kits - unique
to each school
- Choose to make one of the 5 fabulous Strip Quilts on display
in each school
Click here for more details including
locations of the classrooms (quilt shops) & how to get FREE stuff!
APRIL 20 SCHOOLHOUSE
Finishing lots of quilts in a short
time, I've been attaching the binding all by machine. Again, one
of my most favorite and useful tools in the LIL'
Check it out:
Toni & Jenny from WING AND A PRAYER DESIGNS
Prairie Quilt Guild in March, and showed their
HEARTFELT HOLIDAY group that builds off
the pretty CONTESSA
Hooray! The HEARTFELT
HOLIDAY fabrics are HERE!
Come get them now and have your projects done
PATTERN is nearly
ready! ;) We'll mail to you if we have to.
HOLIDAY PANEL & coordinating HOLIDAY FABRICS
can be seen here:
for a great "YOUTH QUILT"?
Breckyn just finished DOODLE-ZOO,
a twin-size quilt featuring a charming animal panel from RJR.
Perfect for a "modern jungle" theme bedroom! Check out
the line of fabric and quilt kit here:
Many QUILT KITS
Great any time of the
BROWN and the PEANUTS gang in
WELCOME GREAT PUMPKIN!
At CHARLOTTE'S SEW NATURAL, downtown, we have received
many new fabrics again this week, and have added dozens more bolts to the south store (on SE 36th St) where they have become BARGAIN
FABRICS! Be sure to check them all out.
Plus Newest Additions to the
web. Lily says there are more than 30 pages again!
We are eagerly anticipating the MACHINE QUILTERS
SHOWCASE, happening at Century II in
Wichita May 13 through 18, with CLASSES, QUILT SHOW & RICKY
we won't have a booth or be vending at Century II, if you are from out
of town, we hope you'll make time to stop by one or both of our stores
in Newton, just 25 miles north on I-135. Please ask if we can
accomodate you with special hours, and we'll try!
have the BEST SELECTION OF WIDE QUILT BACKS every day!
If you are at all interested in machine quilting,
the MQS is an excellent opportunity to take quilt classes from famous
teachers, try out a variety of long-arm quilting machines, and
see fabulous examples of machine quilted quilts. These aren't
your "great-grandmother's" quilts! LOL
more information, click here or stop in the store. We have class
catalogs. If you are available to VOLUNTEER, you can earn FREE
Tonight begins the
annual MCC SALE, held in Hutchinson.
The KANSAS MENNONITE
RELIEF SALE, is in Hutchinson at the Fair Grounds starting this
evening through Saturday afternoon.
are a lot of QUILTS there, waiting for new homes! So if you have
family & friends who will never get a finished quilt from you, or
who want more than you can produce, send them to the Sale! :)
AUCTION, a SALE favorite, features over 200 beautiful hand made
quilts, wall quilts, afghans, comforters and other quilt-related
items. The quilt auction tradition is one very special way that
Mennonite women and men of Kansas use their abilities to provide
resources for those in need throughout our world.
My family is heading
over tonight, so maybe we'll see some of you there!
Have a wonderful weekend. Hope to see 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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