lkjlkj

Sunday, December 28, 2008

December 28, 2008

Holiday Fever – How did everyone survive the holidays? Just a few more days and it will be a new year. Time to start a new project. And the best time to take advantage of that New Year’s Day sale at the Attic Window Quilt Shop and get all your items needed for that new project at a great discount (20-50% off!). Be sure and stop in for this pre-inventory sale and start off your quilting year with a big bang!

Also – You’ll want to stop in at the shop and see all the changes that have been made. The shop was closed for remodeling right after Christmas and I’m sure you are going to like all the changes that Chris has made to make things more convenient for your shopping.

Something New – The Newsletter went in the mail this week and will go out via e-mail on Monday. If you don’t receive yours or can’t wait, you can now go to the blog and now find a link for the newsletter and the three month calendar for your convenience. (just be patient as it takes a minute to download)

Show - The Trunk Show from the Stitch Connection is in the shop now. Stop by and take a look.

Parade – Don’t forget to sign signed up for the year long parade of quilt shops. Cost is only $5 for the entire year and you will receive discounts at the featured store and a chance to win a $50 gift certificate from the featured store. The shop to be featured in January is the Attic Window Quilt Shop.

Make 2009 a giving year - Join Quilts for Wheels group (meets 2nd Monday of the month) or the Cancer Kids Quilts group (meets last Friday of the month) and make quilts for those in need.

Expenses - Due to the price increases on printing and postage, the Newsletter will now be available via e-mail. If you still wish to receive your newsletter via the U.S. Mail, please drop off three self-addressed stamped envelopes at the Attic Window Quilt Shop and we will drop the newsletter in the mail to you as soon as it is printed. We thank you for your support and understanding in this matter. For those of you who want to receive the newsletter via e-mail and have not yet signed up, either sign up on the blog or send a note to carolld@havilandusa.com.

Something Fun - You might want to check out the Quilters Blessings stitchery. There is a new block to download and they are starting a new BOM in January. These are cute little stitchery’s. The link is on the blog under blogs I follow - Capricorn Quilts.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

December 21, 2008

Cabin Fever - How is everyone dealing with all this snow? Going stir crazy? Why not make something? You only need a small piece of muslin and some thread to make the free stitchery on the blog. Just click on ChristmasBall.pdf on the blog. I notice it takes a few minutes to download so don't be impatient. If that one doesn’t interest you check out http://capricornquilts.blogspot.com/
for their Quilters Blessings stitchery. These are really cute and you will want to go back once a month and get the next one. It is in another language but just click on the right were it says “Link to Pattern” and beneath that “December” and it will get you to the pattern.

SALE! - Don’t forget the big sale on New Year’s Day from 10 – 3. You will receive 20-50% off (or more). Join us for this pre-inventory sale and start off your quilting year with a big bang!

Bee – Don’t forget the first Bee of the year is Saturday, Jan. 3 and goes from 10-3.

Sampler - Sampler 2009 will begin in February! No meeting in January. Look for information in the newsletter.

Parade - Have you signed up for the year long parade of quilt shops? It costs only $5 and you will receive discounts at the featured store and a chance to win a $50 gift certificate from the featured store.

Show - The Trunk Show from the Stitch Connection is in the shop now. Stop by and take a look.

Make 2009 a giving year - We have so much to be thankful for. Now is your chance to give to others in need. Join Quilts for Wheels group (meets 2nd Monday of the month) or the Cancer Kids Quilts group (meets last Friday of the month) and make quilts for those in need.

Expenses - Due to the price increases on printing and postage, the Newsletter will now be available via e-mail. If you still wish to receive your newsletter via the U.S. Mail, please drop off three self-addressed stamped envelopes at the Attic Window Quilt Shop and we will drop the newsletter in the mail to you as soon as it is printed. We thank you for your support and understanding in this matter. For those of you who want to receive the newsletter via e-mail and have not yet signed up, either sign up on the blog or send a note to carolld@havilandusa.com.

Please note that the store will be closed Friday and Saturday after Christmas for a little remodeling. May you all have safe and fun-filled holidays and a blessed New Year.

Sunday, December 14, 2008

December 14, 2008

News: This will just be a short recap of last week's post as we have been very busy getting ready for the holidays and getting the newsletter ready to publish.

Special: During the month of December all Christmas Fabrics are 20% off.

Mystery Week: During the month of March a mystery week will be held. Watch for future details on this fun filled event.

Toothbrush Rug Class: There will be a follow up class for those who took the Toothbrush Rug class. There is a $5 charge and you can come and get help with finishing your project. The class will be held Dec. 17th from 6-8 p.m. Call the shop to register.

Quilts for Donation: Women gather the Second Monday of each month to make quilts to be donated to those in wheel chairs and on the forth Friday of the month to make quilts to be donated to kids with cancer. You are encouraged to help with your time or your donations of fabrics/battings, etc. We need you now! Call the shop if you need more information.

Expenses: Due to the price increases on printing and postage, the Newsletter will now be available via e-mail. If you still wish to receive your newsletter via the U.S. Mail, please drop off three self-addressed stamped envelopes at the Attic Window Quilt Shop and we will drop the newsletter in the mail to you as soon as it is printed. We thank you for your support and understanding in this matter. For those of you who want to receive the newsletter via e-mail and have not yet signed up, either sign up on the blog or send a note to carolld@havilandusa.com.

Sunday, December 7, 2008

December 7, 2008

Notice: This is the last month for the 2008 Sampler, so you won’t want to miss getting your last block and the instructions for putting the quilt together. There will be no Sampler classes held during the month of January. Classes for the 2009 quilt will not begin until February. Check the pictures on the blog to see how fantastic this year's quilt is turing out. Learn more about what's in store for next year's Sampler when the Newsletter comes out later this month.

New: Another NEW adventure is taking place in March during National Quilt Day. You’ll be able to finish a complete top! Look for more information in the Newsletter.

Special: During the month of December all Christmas Fabrics are 20% off.

Mystery Week: Also during the month of March a mystery week will be held. Sounds like lots of fun. Can’t wait to find out more about it.

Toothbrush Rug Class: There will be a follow up class for those who took the Toothbrush Rug class. There is a $5 charge and you can come and get help with finishing your project. The class will be held Dec. 17th from 6-8 p.m. Call the shop to register.

Quilts for Donation: Women gather the Second Monday of each month to make quilts to be donated to those in wheel chairs and on the forth Friday of the month to make quilts to be donated to kids with cancer. You are encouraged to help with your time or your donations of fabrics/battings, etc. We need you now! Call the shop if you need more information.

Expenses: That everything is going up in cost, goes without saying. Due to the price increases on printing and postage, the Newsletter will now be available via e-mail. If you still wish to receive your newsletter via the U.S. Mail, please drop off three self-addressed stampled envelopes at the Attic Window Quilt Shop and we will drop the newsletter in the mail to you as soon as it is printed. We thank you for your support and understanding in this matter. For those of you who want to receive the newsletter via e-mail and have not yet signed up, either sign up on the blog or send a note to carolld@havilandusa.com.

Quilting Teachers at the shop.

Quilting Teachers at the shop.
Chris, Marilyn, Jill, Lee Anne, Sue, Vickie

Quilts For Wheels

Quilts For Wheels
Many thanks and much appreciation goes to the women who work diligently each month to make quilts for those in wheel chairs. Kudos go to: Yvonne, Mary T., Fran, Joan, Mary Ellen, Barb, Lee Ann, Nancy, Mary.

Quilting for Kids With Cancer

Quilting for Kids With Cancer
Generosity has no bounds. Above are the women in the Quilts For Kids group at the Attic Window Quilt Shop. Left to right, Henrietta, Phyllis, Nancy, Carol, Karen. These women donate their time, fabric, money once a month to make quilts for kids who have cancer.