June 3, 2014
HAPPY JUNE! Loving
the rain & high humidity, even if it is just temporary!
In honor of HEAT &
HUMIDITY, we're kicking off the month with
Every Tuesday in June, TUESDAY only,
will be 15% off, 1 yard minimum cuts.
If you are a Shopper's
Club member, you will SAVE 25%! We'll adjust your on-line order
before we charge your credit card.
Stop in Charlotte's Sew
Natural or shop this SALE category on-line:
version, pictured above, of Thimble Blossom's SWOON
pattern is on display in the downtown
store too. Kits available
There are 18 fat
quarters used in the blocks, 9 BATIKS + 9 PRINTS. Lovely!
We're calling it HOME
RUN! and it will be our entry into the MAJOR
LEAGUE QUILT COMPETITION, which begins in mid-July.
can take a peek at last year's entries and winner to get a feel for
how this is going to work. So, in July, when I say "I think
I've hit a HOME RUN! Please go vote for my quilt now!",
you'll have an idea of what I'm talking about! LOL
(Inspirational picture of "home run fireworks" at Royals
Stadium in KC.)
We do have the pattern
for GLORY, the 2013 champion
quilt, and would be more than happy to help you
pull fabrics for any of the 8 sizes included in this quilt pattern.
We have lots of red & blue fabrics!
See Cozy Quilts
GLORY pattern here:
We like sewing with
batiks. I've used some BATIKS in our Charlotte's Sew Natural row
for the ROW BY
Let's just call it: SEW
Whether you are staying
close to home or travelling around the States & Canada this
check out the ROW BY ROW EXPERIENCE, a new kind of Shop Hop.
There are more than 50
participating shops in KANSAS alone!
have designed our ROWS for the FREE PATTERNS that will be handed out
in both stores starting July 1.
They each use CREATIVE GRIDS
rulers. They will be revealed and posted on a number of web
sites soon and hopefully, in my next week's newsletter.
Come see SEW HAPPY
SUNFLOWERS now, but you'll have to come between July 1 & the end
of August to get the FREE ROW PATTERN.
I used one of my new, favorite rulers, the COTTAGE RULER, a
non-slip ruler from Creative Grids to cut my shapes. This ruler makes cutting
parallelograms easy! Not to mention TRAPEZIUMS!
The popular SEW HAPPY
fabric plate is back in stock again!
Just in time for a JUNE
START on Wednesday June 4th, tomorrow, I've devised a,
pick up in the store,
MYSTERY $3 BUCK-A-BLOCK
- TWIN SIZE!
Each kit will have
strips of different colored fabric, including a white background, plus
This year, it will be
$3/kit, the month of issue, and $5/kit after the month. If you
want to make a 70" x 90" quilt, you will need to buy 2 kits
each month in 8 of the 12 months.
Thangles are optional,
but available. Later on, there will be a finishing kit for
approx. $20, to finish the top of a TWIN size quilt. Backing
will be additional.
Yes, for at least the
first few months, you won't know what you're doing. LOL If
that sounds like fun (or just like the rest of your life), this is for
Each month you'll buy
fabric and receive instructions of something to sew, but at first, you
won't know what you're making.
Here are some colors that will be
You can also
ORDER this MYSTERY BUCK A BLOCK!
It starts in June.
Click here for details: