April 3, 2014
Happy Spring! New things are popping up
and out all over!
In the stores, NEWEST
ADDITIONS - See them on the screen, then come in to touch them, we don't mind! LOL
Sorry I missed last
week's e-letter! The pace around here leaves little room for
So, this week I find I
have sooooo much I want to tell you about. Hope this message
gives you a bit of inspiration - for sewing, travelling, learning! :)
First, I want to make
sure that everyone puts the following events on their calendars.
Time to plan ahead! I hate when I hear people saying they missed
an event because they heard about it too late!
Saturday, April 5 - MQS Quilt
Show at Century II in Wichita. Lots of machine quilting
artists' work will be on display! Always fun! Details
Saturday, April 26 -
Schoolhouse - Charlotte's Sew Natural in Newton and 3 Wichita
quilt shops. Free classes, free gifts, discounts &
more! Details here: http://sewnatural.net/SaturdaySchoolhouse2014.htm
June 26 through 28 -
Common Threads Quilt
Show at Century II, Wichita. A production of the Prairie
Quilt Guild with over 500 quilts on display! Details here: http://www.wichitaquiltshow.com
July 1 through
August 31 -
Row By Row Experience - a state-wide quilt shop hop.
Many Kansas quilt shops participating
all over the state, each giving away free patterns, and providing lots of inspiration.
Both my stores will be participating.
Details here: http://www.rowbyrowexperience.com/kansas-row-by-row-experience.htm
Saturday July 12 -
Christmas in July - Charlotte's Sew Natural in Newton plus 3
Wichita quilt shops. Details soon.
October 3 through 5
- Nature's Quilt - Central
Kansas Quilt Shop Hop - 11 quilt shops, custom fabric, free
patterns, prizes & more!
These can be solved with a
little fabric and some creative input! Even if you've never
tried one before, check out these two contests. Both have money
SUNNY? A Viewer's Choice Mini-Quilt Contest sponsored by the
Central Kansas Quilt Shop Hop participating shops.
Charlotte's Sew Natural downtown (or request by mail), and get a
registration packet for $2. This will include the rules and the
custom printed fabric image that you'll need to use in your
The quilts are to finish a maximum of
18 x 22 inches. These are due by August 30th. This is a
"viewers' choice" contest and prize money will be determined
by voting by your friends and other quilt shop hoppers.
CELEBRATING FARM TO FABRIC CHALLENGE features our newest
"basics" line at Charlotte's Sew Natural -
American Made Brand
SOLID COLOR COTTONS -
50 colors! Details here:
Always known for our great selection of
BASICS, we've decided to add this long awaited, AMERICAN
MADE BRAND, a unique new collection, to
See ALL 50 COLORS here:
Yes, we got them to
fit with all our other solids! LOL
American Made Brand is fabric made
from cotton grown in the US, woven and dyed in the US. There are
50 colors (in honor of our 50 states!), all 45 inches wide and
color-fast! I tested the red and didn't have one iota of color
Available by the yard, in any amount
We've also put together some SPECIALLY
PRICED, INTRODUCTORY ASSORTMENTS, so you can get a feel of how
wonderful this new 100% AMERICAN MADE product really is!
too long, these introductory SALE prices won't last long!
American Made Brand - 10-3/4 yds - Assortment
of 10 pcs: 3 pcs 1-1/4 yds each, 7 pcs 1 yd each. White plus
colors ranging from YELLOW TO DARK FUSCHIA. (AMB-Asst10-SH
$56.24 for a limited time! http://www.sewnatural.net/nli.asp?iid=42277
See the pattern SLAPHAPPY
for the perfect project using these 10 cheerful pieces. Add 4-1/2 yds of white & 1 yd for binding. Finishes 96 square.
American Made Brand - 10
Fat Quarters. (AMB-FQ10-SoC regularly $17.99) $13.49 for a
limited time! http://www.sewnatural.net/nli.asp?iid=42278
See the book, STAR
OF CHAMBLIE, which
uses these exact colors to create a sparkling quilt. Add 3 yds background, 1 yd lattice, 2 yds border & 3/4 binding.
Quilt finishes approx. 67
American Made Brand - 30
Fat Quarters, (AMB-FQ30-UL regularly $52.99) $39.74 for a
limited time. http://www.sewnatural.net/nli.asp?iid=42276
shown here using these colors.
Add 2/3 yd binding & 1 yd each Morning, Midday & Night SKY background fabrics. Finishes
Lots of other NEW
PRODUCT was added to our web site & into both stores
recently. See it all here:
Sometimes callers think we're
exaggerating when we say we have "lots of batiks".
Then they come in the store and see for themselves - we do not
Drawing on our great variety, here
are some new BATIK KITS we just put together.
TOES IN THE SAND - using the book
& HEX N MORE ruler from Jaybird Quilts to make unique triangular
blocks. The quilt finishes
approx. 65 x 80. Click here for an image of the whole quilt.
FLORAL SPLASH BATIK
RUNNER in SPRING COLORS. These fabrics which play together
nicely. The runner from this kit finishes a bit shorter than the pattern is written. It finishes
approx. 19 x 40 inches long.
We just added
"dozens of"!) NEW BATIKS too - from several sources, including Hoffman, Island Batiks, Robert
Kaufman, Timeless Treasures and RJR.
Malam Java Batiks by Jinny Beyer are
awesome! They follow Jinny's color palette, travelling from
shade to shade! Check them out here:
New PRINTED COTTON Fabrics include:
A Nations Song by Studio 8 for Quilting Treasures
8 Days a Week from Windham
Birds of a
Feather from Michael Miller Fabrics.
Storybook by Kate & Birdie from Moda
Friends from Studio E
THERE BY MUSIC by Windham.
SHOW by Another Point of View.
HAPPY by Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet for Riley Blake.
These are printed in FAT
4 different fabrics in 1 yard cut, plus more
coordinates in traditional yardage for
borders, backs, etc!
NOVELTY FABRICS are sew FUN!
You don't have to do anything fancy with them.
some of our FULL SIZE PILLOWCASE kits.
They all come with my FREE, easy
Making them full-size, you
need 1-1/4 yds if the fabric is directional and 3/4 yd if it is
not. If you want to make TRAVEL SIZE pillow case kits, you need
just 1/2 yard of the main, novelty fabric.
From left to right:
Owl B Seeing You
See all PILLOWCASE
If you love a BARGAIN, be sure to visit
our ALL ON SALE location, CHARLOTTE'S BARGAIN FABRIC & STITCHERY,
in The Chisholm Trail Mall, just off I-135, south of Newton.
All fabric is marked a minimum of 20%
off the original price. Many are marked down much further, with
tables full of $6.97, $5.97 & $4.97/yard fabrics, some even lower!
Recently added SALE FABRICS include
the following lines:
Blend - Magic Garden
Thimbleberries - Pressed Flowers
Wilmington - Marche de Fleurs
Northcott - Island Paradise, Cayuga
P&B - Galeria Encantada
Timeless - Charlotte
Moda - Simple Marks
Moda - A Stitch in Color
Hoffman - Batiks for McKenna Ryan's Pine Needle patterns - Bella Garden, All Cooped Up
Many more 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
Wishing all a great weekend. May
this weather improve! :)
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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