"joyfully" completed her JOY OF LIFE
Hutchison quilted it. Oh what a beauty!
You can see how
carefully Mary selects her colors & fabrics, skillfully building textures and
contrasts. The quilt has a very similar look and feel as the
pattern designer's original.
Kits are still
see more detail on the machine quilting, which adds another level of
artistic interest, please visit Jan's
Full of interesting
reports & observations, Mary's quilt is currently down the page a
Read further to see the
hilarious "retirement" of Jan as President of Wichita's
Prairie Quilt Guild, presentation of her quilt, and other fun!
you would like to learn BASIC
NEEDLE-TURN HAND APPLIQUÉ, sign up now for one of Mary's
Morning (10 a.m.) or
evening (6:30 p.m.), FIRST THURSDAYS in December or
Learn the basics of
hand-appliqué, then sign up for Mary's next BOM CLASS which starts
NEW Block-A-Month classes will meet mornings & evenings on the FIRST
THURSDAY each month, February through December 2012.
Several APPLIQUÉ TECHNIQUES
will be covered.
NEEDLE-TURN appliqué done by hand, and MACHINE
APPLIQUÉ, which starts by fusing the fabrics to each other, will both
be covered in the same class sessions.
this class, learn how to
make fabric choices that will make your work POP!
You may choose from two
projects, patterns both from BUNNY HILL DESIGNS. Fabrics
RAINING CATS &
with GRAY, PINK & TEAL, is shown above and finishes approx. 55 x
classic RED & WHITE with GREY, finishes approx. 62 x 66 inches.
WING AND A PRAYER
has introduced their
2012 BLOCK-A-MONTH quilts, in conjunction with Timeless Treasures
We'll be offering both BELLA
VERONA and NORTHERN
STARS as complete patterns and kits, available in the store and on the web.
I'll be offering BELLA VERONA as a
class starting the 2nd Thursday,
January 12th, at 7 pm.
Verona pattern or kit:
Stars pattern or kit:
NORTHERN STARS will be available as a
kit. More details soon.
IMAGES and descriptions here:
We have offered KITS
& CLASSES on CIVIL WAR QUILTS for the past 2 years. They
have been very popular and people taking classes get their quilts
This year, The Civil War Journals
Block-a-Month focuses on the CHILDREN of the 1860s.
CIVIL WAR JOURNALS is
our latest CIVIL MONTHLY program, kits & classes available.
Details & Prices coming soon. Call to be put on our list if
you are interested. 316-284-2547
Fabric by Judie Rothermel
for Marcus Fabrics.
Block of the Month Program by Homestead Hearth.
Finished Quilt Sizes: Large 84" x 102";
OR Small Quilts range 44" x 44" to 51" x 60"
January 2012 to December 2012
You can either make a larger quilt that finishes at 84" x 102" or four smaller quilts that are approximately 45" x 52" each.
Each month, you will receive historical information along with stories and quotes from children who lived through the
US Civil War era.
Coming soon on KPTS, Public Television, Ch. 8 in
QUILTS MATTER - History, Art and Politics is a nine-part documentary series. The series takes a fresh look at quilts and their significance to people.
This documentary begins
Nov. 5th, and runs each Thursday at 1:30 in the afternoon.
Charlotte's Sew Natural is a proud sponsor of quilt programming on
KPTS, Public Television.
Recipes for Love -
taking Food Bank donations
thru Nov. 17th.
Please bring a copy of your FAVORITE
RECIPE using non-perishable food items, all the required
non-perishable food items to donate to the FOOD BANK.
We will draw a name to give away a
SIMPLE PLEASURES RECIPE BOX.
Enter in the store and all web orders now through Nov.
27 will be entered. Stop in the store
Sharon Green, who shops both our web
& Newton stores, won the JUNK bag in our September drawing!
She had fallen in love with it and was thrilled to win.
have lots of KITS
for LARGE or SMALL projects.
PILLOW CASES make great gifts. We've got the pillows if you need
Our kits include the
outer case and an inner lining, to help keep your TRAVEL
PILLOW TREMENDOUSLY TIDY!
Stop in the store to see
our great selection, or select your own!
Get ready to Christmas
with our convenient kits.
Popular as ever, our
newly cut kits
for CLEO'S DESIGNS NATIVITY pattern, featuring Mary,
Joseph and the baby Jesus surrounded by the easiest ever, rock-wall
looking background, uses Hoffman
batiks, hand-dyed fabrics and a good, solid BLACK. Order today, and you could finish this easy
fusible-appliqué project in time to display for the Holidays.
someone in your family consider themselves a BIRDER?
Check out this great way
to add a decorative border to anything, like a delightful NATURE
PANEL from MODA with great CARDINALS!
Use Broadway Border printed
interfacing, also from QUILTSMART, and you'll get perfect, interesting
Start with a 24" wide x 42" long
PRINTED BIRD PANEL from Moda.
ADDITIONS to the web, be sure to check out all the latest
particular lines include: (click on the name to link to pictures)
SPECIALS can be seen
on the WEB on nearly 60 pages! Honestly, I'm not sure how
they arrange themselves.
Try clicking on "view all", then scroll down the list for a
quick overview. There is lots of variety!
CHARLOTTE'S Bargain Fabric in the
CHISHOLM TRAIL MALL now for a great selection of BARGAIN FABRICS and
Just added -
FLANNELS starting at
$6.97/yd. Great selection!
QUILTS FOR SALE - Mall Store - Now
through December 10th. Priced to sell at once, but will consider
best offers through Saturday the 10th, giving you plenty of time for
Have a great
rest of your weekend and a good 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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