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Nelsonville Quilt Company
52 W. Washington St
Nelsonville, OH 45764
 

 

Good Day Quilters.

Well- how many parties are you invited to in the next months?? I feel like my calendar is really filling up with graduation, wedding showers, wedding and more!! It always scare me that summer comes and is gone before we know it!! Please take time to enjoy family and friends this summer.

Fred and I do not have a vacation planned for this summer but we will be on the road vending at shows. I will always let you know where we will be through the email or facebook.  Check out below the Southwest Quilting Expo, we will be there!!

If you are on Facebook –Please like “us”. We put a lot of great stuff on our Facebook page. We also now have a Facebook page for Needles n Pines. You don’t want to miss out on anything.

Rope Bowl Class for Tuesday May 15th is cancelled. Our distributors are out of the rope we love. We promise you – we will reschedule later

June 9th- 10:00  Let’s embroidery! Come and join us for a day of embroidery and coloring. Pam Withee, will be presenting a lot of her projects and will talk to you about how to take your embroidery to the next level.  She will have projects for all skill levels. She will discuss, how to transfer, threads, and other supplies. We hope to have some free patterns for you to practice on. Should be a great time. Fee-$25.00.

May’s Coupon 20 % off batting! We are trying to keep a good selection, but if we don’t have your size, we will let you prepay and we will order it for you.

“MAG” Club -- What is a MAG club? Make a Gift!  How many of you every year run out of time making gifts, especially around the holidays.  Well, we have a plan for you!! We are going to present a gift each month for you to start on, and hopefully finish!!  In May we will be working on table toppers!  Bring some yardage or buy a kit. We are going to meet the last Friday of the month, and we will be staying open late for those that work!!! (Please let us know if you are coming in late) Our next meeting will be May 25th, starting at 12:00 pm - ?  Fee- $5.00-classroom fee.

 “Quilt Therapy Weekends” We have found that there are a lot of quilters that do not have a large group to plan a retreat.  So we have set aside a couple of weekends where individuals or a group of friends can utilize the retreat house. The cost is $120.00 for three days and two nights. Food is on your own, or you can coordinate with the others on bringing food. The dates for the rest of the year are:

         August 10-12

         September 7-9

         December 7-9

If you are interested in any of these dates please email us, or Fred Holmes, at fholmes@needlesnpines.com.

CLASSES-  If there is a class you would like to see us have, please let us know. We would be more than happy to put it on the schedule.

Quilt Therapy -- Every Wednesday, Open Classroom.  Come and join us for a day of sewing on whatever you want. It is a time to get motivated and inspired. Everyone helps each other. 9:30-5:00 bring a lunch or order in. 

Appliqué Time/Skinny Quilts – 3rd Friday of the month, May 18th, come work on an applique project, hand or machine. Get help from Lynne or Sheila. Don’t have a project? Join us in making the monthly Skinny Quilt Project. Free class. (Must buy the book if you are working on Skinny Quilt.) Call if you want a kit made up for the skinny quilt of the month.

Machine Embroidery Class -- First Friday of each month.  Next class will be, June 1st. An email will be sent out with a description and a supply list. This is a great class just to help you do amazing work on that embroidery machine. Fee $15.00 plus supplies. ($25.00 if you did not buy your machine from us). Please let us know if you want to receive the email.

First Monday Club – Almost sounds like “First Wives Club” but nothing liked that. They will meet the first Monday of the month, starting at 10:00 or whenever you can get there. Next one is June 4th. Lynne is facilitating a  Snail’s Trails. I think it would make a great wall hanging if you didn’t want to do the whole quilt.  Come find out more info! 

Strip Club -- Monthly club that meets 2nd Thursday of the month, June 14th. Come any time -- but dinner will be served at 5:30. Cost is $6.00. We decided to work on “blocks” this year. Cathy will present 2-3 blocks each month, you can choose the one your want to make and be creative. Most people are making “comfort quilts” that will be donated.

New Purse Class – “Stand Up & Tote Notice” a great pattern that comes in three sizes Saturday Class, May 19th- 10:00 a.m. Fee- $25.00. Teacher- Sheila Warren.  Must have a minimum of three in each class. Call and reserveyour spot. Must have pattern traced and cut out before class.

Breakfast ClubThird Monday of each month, May 21st.  Lynne will present our block of the month.  Come enjoy breakfast, a demo and see the demo of the block.  Breakfast is served at 9:30 and the cost is $10.00.  Bring your machine and stay and sew all day.  (If you missed a month the pattern will be $6.00.)

May 31st-10:00, Keyhole Quilt-a great jelly roll quilt that is featured in the latest Block magazine. Grab a jelly roll or stop by and buy one. Join us for a fun day. Fee-$10.00

Upcoming Shows:

Modern Inspirations: 1970’s to now-exhibition at the Dairy Barn, Athens Ohio.  Featuring art quilts which document the rich history of the art quilt movement over five decades. Presented by the Studio Art Quilt Associates. April, 28th-June, 17th.  Admission $5.00-free on Wednesday.

Southwest Ohio Quilt Expo-June 15-16th. Friday 9-5, and Saturday 9-3. Roberts Center, Wilmington, Ohio. (right off I-71).  First time for this event! Lots of vendors, quilt display, door prizes, scissor sharpening. Should be a great thing to attend.

Susan and et al

Nelsonville Quilt Co                

740-753-3343       

www.nelsonvillequilts.com



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