December 2, 2011
We've started decorating
for Christmas, which is fun! Randy was inspired to purchase a
new Christmas tree. This one is composed of tiny metallic green
apples. It is really glittery in the sunlight and fun without
also thinks it might be fun to chew on. Look close and you'll see
Meiko the black "blob" on the left! So, the tree has
been moved up on a side-board, and I'm "inspired" to make a
new runner & tree skirt to match.
I'm using this great
poinsettia fabric from DECK
THE HALLS, marked down, btw! :)
We've got lots of CHRISTMAS
& WINTER fabrics, many on SALE. You can see them here:
also getting ready for 2012, just around the corner now!!
I'll be offering BELLA VERONA as a
class starting the 2nd Thursday,
January 12th, at 7 pm. We'd love to have you join us. This
is a lecture/demo class, sewing all done at home. Sign up
Do you know that Aretha Franklin
is out touring! Lucky for us, she recently played at one of the casinos in Oklahoma. This isn't even
"in the boonies", it is "beyond the boonies".
LOL (No offense meant, Oklahomans!)
Randy first made a couple of phone calls to be sure it wasn't a hoax, and then
we ordered up tickets on-line and headed south. At 8 o'clock the
"for real" Aretha came out on stage! What a great
far as I know, there is no Aretha Franklin fabric, but ELVIS "is
in the building"!!
Yes, we have great NEW "Las Vegas
We've put together an ELVIS
fabric bundle for the BIG EZ
quilt pattern. We've
included enough fabric so you can "FUSSY CUT" ELVIS and
place him in a variety of spots within the quilt.
Click to see
the fabrics close-up and order your own KIT:
ABUNDANCE BASKETS QUILT
will be our 2012 SECOND SATURDAY SAMPLER program.
The first color choice
will be very similar to the fabrics shown on the cover of the book.
A VINTAGE FLORAL print
will be suggested for the border. The block fabrics will have
reds, browns, blue/green, creams & naturals.
There will also be a
second choice. It will use all the gorgeous BLUES, TEALS, GREENS
and a touch of gold, as found in TIMELESS TREASURE'S PLUME which will
be suggested as the border for this quilt.
fabrics are available now.
If you can't join our
SECOND SATURDAY program, which involves FREE BLOCKS, you can still
order a complete for this great quilt.
The new ABUNDANCE
BASKETS SECOND SATURDAY program starts Saturday January
14th, 2012 at 9 a.m. Sharp!
You are welcome to come Saturday
December 10 at 9 a.m. for a preview.
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 THURSDAY in
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
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.
year's reproduction quilt, 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 starting in
January 2012 and runs through December 2012.
Details & Prices coming soon. Call to be put on our list if
you are interested.
Shopper's Club members
You can either make a larger quilt that finishes at 84" x 102" or four smaller quilts that are approximately 45" x 52"
QUILTS FOR SALE - Mall Store -
through December 10th.
Priced to sell at once, but will consider
best offers through Saturday the 10th, giving you plenty of time for
PILLOW CASES make great gifts. There are ready-made pillow cases
FOR SALE now at the Mall store. We've got the pillows if you need
Downtown we have lots of
kits made with the latest fabrics! 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!
ADDITIONS to the web is a great illustration of the VARIETY of
fabrics we carry at all times! Be sure to check out all the latest
A few of the newest lines include: (click on the name to link to pictures)
FABRIC & kits are now on SALE at the DOWNTOWN store. These
include WINTERGRAPHIX, HOFFMAN HOLIDAY, Moda's JOVIAL and more.
You will also find SALE
FABRICS in this department at CHARLOTTE'S BARGAIN FABRIC in the
mall. Including Sheri Berry's 12 JOYS OF CHRISTMAS and others.
can see them all in the CHRISTMAS & WINTER
Thru this Saturday only!
BUY 3 GET 1 FREE - At the Chisholm Trail Mall location, Charlotte's
Bargain Fabric, select 4 yards of $5.97/yd or less fabrics (1 yard
cut minimum) and pay for only 3!
Buy 3, get one FREE SALE ENDS Saturday
Use this code on the
web: 4For3 1 yard minimum cuts. Lowest price fabric will be
Thru NEXT FRIDAY only!
Certificates 10% off! Now through 12/9/11 only!
Marked down on-line. Just ask for
it in the store!
What a great gift! These Gift
Certificates can be used anytime after December 26th!
Tell your friends & family now and they could "sweeten the
pot" by also gifting you a
CHARLOTTE'S SHOPPER'S CLUB membership,
so you'll save 20% all of 2012!
Meanwhile, busy as you are, be
sure to stop in often to pet some fabric & unwind. We'd like
to help you get re-charged or re-inspired, or find some simple, fast project, like
these CHRISTMAS PINE
GARLAND and FROSTY pillows, which sometimes sell out quickly!
We just got a new shipment of these
patterns with buttons & mini-cookie cutters.
Wishing you a warm
& wonderful season!
Charlotte's Sew Natural
710 N. Main St.
Newton, KS 67114
Mon. - Fri. 9:30 - 5:30, Thurs.
'til 8, Sat. 9:30 - 5 (Closed Thanksgiving Day.)
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 (Closed
Mon. - Sun. 12 - 12 :)
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