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News from Quilter's JEM for the week of 9/25/19

1525 Central Ave NW / East Grand Forks MN 56721 / (218) 399-0159 /
Hello Friends!

This week I have new fabric, new kits, and new classes to tell you about! Plus, plan ahead - October 5th we will be having a 15% off sale on our finished sample quilts!

The new French General line, Chafarcani, is here!

New whole-quilt panels from Sweetwater! Match one of these with a backing and binding for a perfect wedding gift, or for a graduation! Take the panel of smaller panels and make some terrific throw pillows!

Safari Life soft book panel - a cleverly put together little project! (when you flip over the hippo flap, you do indeed see a BIG yawn!)

Plus, new minky colors!

Adventure Awaits Quilt Kit

Woodland Animals Quilt Kit

Foxfire Chromaview Quilt Kit

Frosted Wonderland Flannel Quilt Kit

JEM of the Week: Adventure Awaits panel, regularly $8.99, this week $7.99!

Upcoming classes:

Suit Bag with Maxine McNeece! Saturday, November 2, 12-6pm - Yes, this bag is made from a suit! You have to come in and see all the samples!

Mod TV Pillow with Colleen! Saturday, November 16, 10am-1pm

Improv Elements with Colleen - come learn this fun and modern technique! Saturday, November 23, 9am-3pm

Pincushion Party! We had so much fun in September! Sign up soon if you'd like to join us October 14 from 6-9pm. This class meets monthly and uses the book Pin Pals to make a variety of pincushions that are fun and practical. Bring your sewing machine and we provide all the materials you need to complete your pincushion for the month! There might even be surprises along the way! Think beaded pins...teacup pincushions...!  Sign up now to reserve your spot!  $20/month.
(October's project is this spooky-fun pincushion! Remember - all supplies are included - just bring your machine and your tools!)

Daphne bag with Pam! This handbag features an exterior accent, faux piping, zipper closure, an adjustable crossbody strap, two interior pockets, and optional rivets - plus, learn tips for sewing with cork fabric! We have complete kits available! Class meets 3 times: October 7, 14, and 21, 6-9pm

Quilting 101 with Connie, an 8-week class that takes you through making a quilt from choosing the fabric to finishing the binding. New sessions this fall! The evening session starts 10/1, 6:30pm. The afternoon session starts 9/30, 1:30pm. Both run for 8 weeks.

Sunday, October 27th: Pam Dinndorf!
A full day class on a project from Pam's Parallel Lines book, lunch included!
We are so pleased to be able to offer a class on Sunday 10/27 with Quilting on the Red quilt show presenter Pamela Goecke Dinndorf. This will be an all day class, lunch provided, on the cover project from her Parallel Lines book. All the projects in this book are stunning, and we can't wait to learn more about using stripes to create dynamic quilts! Be sure to register soon; spots are being claimed!

Ongoing classes (classes that happen recurrently and/or that can be joined at any time):

First Friday with Connie October 4 at 6:30pm, must pre-register!

Sew in Love Block of the Month with Connie and Barb! This class will use Edyta Sitar's new book. Over the course of 12 months you'll meet to share your blocks and get tips and instructions for the next month. Next meeting: October 17 at 6pm.

Scrap Masters with Barb and Jan, the 4th Thursday of the month, 6:30-8:30pm ($5 per session) - next meeting is September 26. Join in the fun anytime! Bring a sandwich baggie of scraps to swap!

Happy sewing!
~ Kim