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News from Quilter's JEM for the week of 2/18/20




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

As we take another dip into single digits before next weekend's predicted warming trend, this seems like a good time to celebrate the Great Restocking of the Wool Wall! We have new colors, new patterns, and it is all so pretty!






We also have kits for Lori Holt's new Good Morning Mugs runner - it comes in a super cute box, too, making it the perfect gift for a coffee or tea-loving friend! Or for yourself. We don't judge.




Beautiful Leather Look 100% Cotton Oxford Canvas by Lecien now available!  Leather look on one side and plain on the other makes this fabric truly reversible.  Perfect for home accessories, tote bags, pillows, and anyplace you want a leather look accent. 

New in the shop are It's Sew Emma foundation papers for 12" or 6" log cabins and 6" and 12" pineapple blocks. Foundation papers are a great way to ensure super accurate piecing!




We are continuing our Sample Sale through February 22nd! 30% off all for-sale finished sample quilts!


Bernina News! 

Financing available on BERNINA machines and accessories!

If you're interested in a new machine, the
Leap Into Embroidery event begins February 21 - March 3.  ZERO % FOR 60 MONTHS! There are wonderful gifts with purchase and great financing offers.


Bernina Reverse-Pattern Foot with Clear Sole #34 is our Foot of the Month for February.  Get it today for 25% off !



Upcoming classes

Bernina Mastery Classes for the 500, 700 and 800 series machines have been scheduled.  Instruction provided free for Machines purchased at Quilter's JEM !  Call 218-399-0159 to register.
Friday, March 13 at 9am
or
Monday, March 23 at 6pm

Beginning Sewing for adults next meets Saturday, March 21, from 9am-12pm. They will be making an adorable pincushion!

Kids
Beginning Sewing
!  The next meeting is Saturday, March 21, from 1-4pm.
Machines provided.


The March Pincushion Party Class is Monday, March 9, from 6-9 pm. 
There have been requests to make "teacup" pincushions, so this month we will be learning that technique and making a pincushion in a little ramekin.  You'll be able to use what you learn to make pincushions to fit a teacup of any size, or any other fun vessel that you especially like.  You won't  need your sewing machine this month.  Just bring scissors, polyester thread, and a needle. All the materials to finish your pincushion will be provided.  AND... we will also be making decorative beaded pins, so you will leave with some fun pins to stick into the cute pinnies you've been making!!  Enjoy an evening of coffee, treats, and a fun time visiting with sewing friends!
                               


Bazinga! with Jan     
              

           
Learn a fun technique for making quarter log cabin blocks and make a stack of blocks to use as you please! If you are on the waitlist, we'll be running this class Saturday, March 7th from 1pm-5pm. Call soon to register - spots are filling up fast!

Ongoing classes
:  These classes happen on a recurring basis and can be joined at any time:



First Friday with Connie 
Will meet on March 6.

The next Aurifil Color Builder's Club meeting will be Thursday, MARCH 26TH at 6pm!


Our first month of the Aurifil Color Builder's Thread Club Mystery Quilt block!  Amazing how different they look with different fabrics!

The 2nd month block for Aurifil Color Builder's Thread Club Mystery Quilt helped us to dip a toe into applique and thread work!  I have to admit, it was a lot more fun than I expected!

Out West Block of the Month! with Pat Sloan is in the 2nd month.  Still time to join with a nice assortment of kits available.  Blocks go together quickly, and I can't wait to see the finished product!

Sew in Love

Meets the third Thursday of the month at 6:00. Next meeting: MARCH 19TH!


Scrap Masters with Barb and Jan will meet on February 27.  This group typically meets the 4th Thursday of the month, from 6:30-8:30 pm. ($5 per session) Bring a sandwich-size baggie of scraps to swap!


Happy Sewing!
Kim