Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March Newsletter

Greetings & Salutations from the staff at Stitches…

Spring may be just around the corner and we invite you to peruse our new fabrics, yarns, patterns, and ideas.

Fabric/Quilting/Sewing Department

March Project of the Month ($15/kit)

Shopping Bag made with Attitude Girl Fabric by Mary Engelbreit. Go Green with a darling Stitches... Shopping Bag.

Notion of the Month : Sewline Fabric Pencils (all colors of lead)

Special Promotion for the month : Green Fat Quarters $1.50 til St. Patty’s Day

New Notion : Bottom Line Thread by Superior (you’ll love it for your bobbins)

On-Going Promotion : Sale Bolts for $4, 5, & 6 (more bolts added each week)

New Fabric Collections : Hooty Hoot Flannel (Panel & coordinates), All Star Flannels, Sweet Divinity Polka Dots all by Riley Blake (So cute for babies & kids)

Spring Collection called Provence by Blank Quilting

And don’t forget Amy Butler “Soul Blossoms” (great for purses & aprons, too)

New & Upcoming Classes :

  • March 26th 9am to 3pm : Inspiration Strip Piece Quilt Class (Joy Frank, inst.)
  • April 2nd 9am to 3pm : Beginning Quilting
  • (learn the basics while making a quilt top)
  • April 9th 9am to 3pm : Kool Kaleidescope with Carol Moellers

Regular Events at the Shop : BOM – Thurs, Mar. 10 @ 6:30pm led by Joy Frank

Special Upcoming Event : Chickfest April 2nd - Demonstrations, Refreshments, Special Pricing, Entertainment - Visit all the participating retailers for fun and fresh ideas for spring.

Knitting/Crocheting/Yarn/Stitchery Department

Project of the Month : Crocheted Shamrock Pin or Magnet

New Yarns Collections : New colors in Bernat Softee Chunky and Baby Jacquard

Self striping -- Apple Blossom, Bluebell, Rosebud, Macaroon, Boys & Girls

Promotion of the month : Replenished Bargain Bin $2/skein

New & Upcoming Classes : CABLES? - Yes, you can! Make a sweater, scarf, vest, hat, even socks!! We can always start a sock class at any time if you’re interested. They’re addicting!!

Regular Events at the Shop : Friday afternoon knitting/crochet group meets 1-3pm at the table under the pergola, with master knitter Nancy Cole and other teachers to help learn and problem solve. Beverages and snacks are regularly served! Folks bring their own projects, or Nancy and the Stitches staff make suggestions and help you get started.

Learn to knit or crochet, or get help with your projects on Thursdays evening 6-8pm and/or Saturday afternoons 2-4pm. Call ahead if you need an appointment for special help, or just show up and join us at the table under the pergola for some good conversation while we stitch and sip. Come in and see our beautiful new Crystal Palace Yarns in great Spring colors.

Stitches... 715 Kelly Mall Charles City, IA 50616 charlescitystitches@gmail.com

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