What’s New at Quilters’ Corner!!
Now that we have survived the long hot summer and now sliding into fall, we're preparing for the holidays ahead. Halloween is getting closer and the fabrics are cuter and scarier than ever. We have skeletons, spiders and ghosts galore. Christmas is not far behind. If you need to make those last minute gifts, this is not a bad time to start.
We have tons of new fabric coming in every day. Recently our Australian Collection has gone bonkers, along with the Downunder Wanabe’s. Due to popular demand, we have gone slightly modern as well. We are purchasing all of Jen Kingswell’s lines and have a class making one of her most popular quilt patterns “Long Time Gone”.
For 1800 enthusiasts, the Sarah Simms Quilt is still on exhibit along with the reproduction quilt by Pearl Perreira. The original is signed and dated 1816 by Sarah herself. The reproduction is a medallion quilt with embroidery, Broderie Perse, piecing, applique and the latest most popular technique, English paper piecing. It has something for everyone. We still have kits left if you are feeling ambitious.
If you are into Shabby Chic, which seems to never go out of style, soon we are getting a line from Moda called “Amberly”, named after a town in England. It is a sweet collection of florals, polka dots, and ginghams with a little stitchery. It also has a precious little pattern called “Betsy’s Closet” that has baby dresses and overalls for blocks. It’s the cutest ever!
Picture yourself on a street in Paris in the early 18th century. Now, pretend you are shopping for textiles. You might come upon these spectacular florals and prints in linen and red. “La Vie en Rouge” is a must have for your French General Collection.
We still have a few seats left on our annual bus trip to PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL on Saturday, October the 13th. We will be leaving at 8AM. The cost is $75 which includes show entry and pastries in the morning. We stop for dinner at the Hauf Brau in Santa Clara. We arrive in time for opening and stay until we are exhausted from shopping and arrive back at the store around 8PM.
A special event not to be forgotten is our 5th SATURDAY BAG DAY. You purchase a bag, or already have one from previous participation this year, and fill it to the brim. Anything you can get in there is 20% off. Mark your calendars for Saturdays, September 29th and December 29th.
For the Kim Diehl Whatnots enthusiasts our club will be continuing with Whatnots Club 8 starting in January. Once again the fabric is fabulous and the 8 projects are so cute. Club fee is $30 per year.
Also, do you have a stash you need to use up? Have a bunch of precuts you don't know what to do with? Need a quick quilt for a gift? Well, Vickie Carter can help you with that! Join Vickie for her Villa Rosa Society monthly meetings and choose from any Villa Rosa postcard pattern. Starts October 6th, Noon-4pm
Last, but not least, our OPEN HOUSE is on Sunday, September 30th from 12-4:00 PM. Come in and meet the teachers and have a nosh on us and see all the lovely new creations. Don’t forget to check out the SCHEDULE of CLASSES on the WEBSITE at www.quilterscornersac.com.
Hope to see you soon!!
Elaine, Pat, Carol, Dawn, Pam, Debbie, Diane, Donna, Lindsay, Ellen, Patty,
Vickie, Jean, Cris, Gerri, Paula & Sue