Newsletter for May thru August

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 Teachers Open House

Friday May 9th 10:00-6:00

Saturday May 10th 10:00-3:00

All patterns, books, notions and fabric 25% off

Clearance an additional 30% off

We have several demo machines for sale at special prices.

Interest free financing available May 8th thru 12th

No fat quarters will be cut during the sale.


Dear Friends,

Spring is finally here and…..Christmas fabric has started to arrive! We have new fabric arriving daily.

We have quite a full summer planned at the shop.  In June we have the West Virginia Mountain Quilt Quest Shop hop, Carol Gibson-Weik coming back to teach two Eleanor Burns classes and our summer retreat at Carter Caves.  We will also be vending at the West Virginia Quilters Show in Summersville in June and in July at the Patchwork Quilters Jamboree 2014 in Bluefield.


We have a full schedule of classes.  So come in out of the heat and join us for a class.

Take time to quilt,  Winona and Heidi



1925 Adams Avenue

Huntington, WV  25704





Store Hours

Monday 10:00 – 5:00

Tuesday 10:00 – 8:00

Wednesday 10:00 – 5:00

Thursday 10:00 – 8:00

Friday 10:00 – 6:00

Saturday 10:00 – 3:00

Closed Sundays


Due to the increased cost of postage and printing we have posted our newsletter on the website.  If you would like to receive your newsletter by regular mail please let us know.

 You can call (304-429-0050/866-317-5100) or email: or just come by and let us know. 



We are happy to be offering several exciting new classes.  Many classes require a sewing or embroidery machine; please let us know if you would like to use one of ours.  Class fee is due when you register.  You can sign up at the store, by phone or e-mail.  If registering over the phone or e-mail, you must have a valid credit card.  Receipts and class supply lists will be mailed to you.  Full refunds on class fee will be given if you cancel seven days in advance.  After that, a 50% refund will be given provided you give us 24 hours’ notice.  If you do not attend a class and we are not given 24 hours notice, there will be no refund or rescheduling of your class.   Classes may  be cancelled if Cabell County schools are closed for snow or ice (please call ahead and use your own judgment in inclement weather).  If we cancel classes, they will be rescheduled or class fee refunded.  Stop by the store to register for your class.  Please be considerate of your teacher and fellow classmates who may have allergies – refrain from wearing scented lotions and perfumes.

Please have your fabric and supplies purchased before the beginning time of your class. 


  Beginning Quilting

 Always wanted to learn to quilt? Know someone who wants to         quilt or just needs some refresher on techniques, this class is for you. 

 Instructor: Eileen Farren  Three sessions: Saturdays June 14th, 21st and July 12th.  10:00-3:00.  Class fee : $30.00 Class Limit: 4


Hand Appliqué – Make this cute wall hanging called ” My Peeps” Instructor: Tammy Barnett  One session: Saturday May 17th 10:00-1:00 or Monday June 9th 10:00-1:00 Class Fee: $20.00

  Class Limit: 4


     Hand Quilting

     Great way to learn to quilt that special project all by yourself.  You will be bringing your own project or you can buy one of our “cheater” panels.  Nothing larger than twin size please.

Instructor: Tammy Barnett  One session Monday July 28th 10:00-1:00 or Tuesday August 26th 5:00-8:00 Cost: $20.00  Class fee includes spool of thread and starter pack of between needles. Class Limit: 6

 Free Motion Machine Quilting:

This has been one of our most popular classes. So come learn the basic techniques to using your regular sewing machine to quilt your own quilts/table runners, etc.  Instructor: Sandy Sheffield.  One Session: Saturday May 31st 10:00-1:00 or Monday June 16th  10:00-1:00.  Class Fee: $20.00  Class Limit: 4


Tuscany Tote aka Downton Abbey Tote

Make the classic looking  tote using Downton Abbey fabric or your own fabric. Instructor: Sandy Sheffield  One session: Tuesday May 20th 10:00-2:00 Thursday June 26th 5:00-8:00. Class Fee: $25.00 Class Limit: 4


Crossabilities Stack -n whack

Let Lynn show you how to take a regular pattern and turn it into a stack-n-whack quilt. Instructor: Lynn Rash  One session:  Saturday June 28th 10:00-3:00 or Monday July 14th 10:00-3:00 Class Limit: 4 Class fee: $20.00.



Use the new Squedge 15 ruler to make a stunning table topper or table runner using the new Phillips Fiber Art pattern: Instructor: JoAnn Gwinn .  One session: Wednesday May 21st 10:00-3:00 or Saturday August 16th 10:00-3:00 Class Limit: 6  Class fee: $25.00


Hailee Bag

Make this cute bag that can be made by using left over jelly roll strips. One session: Thursday May 22nd 5:00-8:00 or Monday July 21st 10:00-2:00. Instructor: Prudy Pickens. Class Limit: 5  Class fee: $25.00


Quilt for a Die Hard Fan – this class is back by request.

Do you have a favorite team or have a family member who would like to have a quilt honoring their Alma Mater.  We have Marshall, WVU, Ohio State and UK fabric that you can use on this quilt.  Instructor:  Loretta Steele. Two sessions.  Fridays August 22nd and 29th 10:00-2:00  Limit: 4.  Class Fee: $25.00


Bon Voyage Purse

My kind of purse – lots of pockets.  This purse can be made very whimsical or very classy.  Instructor: Sandy Sheffield  One session: Saturday June 7th 10:00-3:00 or Monday
August 4th 10:00-3:00 Class Limit: 4 Class Fee: $25.00


 Spicy Spiral Table Runner

 Make this stunning table runner using fat quarters and a 9 or 10 degree ruler.  Instructor: Jo Ann Gwinn  One Session: Friday August 8th 10:00-3:00 Class Limit: 7  Class Fee: $25.00

 Double Wedding Ring

This class is back by request.  Make this classic quilt using a John Flynn template. Two sessions: Wednesdays June 18th and 25th 10:00-3:00  or Monday August 11th and 18th 10:00-3:00  Instructor :Loretta Steele   Class Limit: 5 Class fee: $25.00


Uptown Debbie Thread Catcher

Thread Catcher and Pin Cushion Set.  Great for using when you are machine or hand sewing. Instructor: Prudy Pickens. One session: Friday June 13th 10:00-2:00 or Thursday August 28th 5:00-8:00  Class limit: 4  Class fee $25.00


White Christmas Pillow

Beautiful Redwork Pillow that is great for a gift.

One Session: Thursday July 10th 5:00-8:00 or Wednesday August 20th 10:00-2:00 Cost: $20.00  Class Limit: 4


Back by request our Red Work Angel. Stunning

as a wall hanging or pillow.  Instructor: Bev Beldon

One Session Friday August 15th 10:00-2:00 Class Limit: 6

 Beginning Paper Piecing – Five Star Table Runner

Learn to paper piece by making this beautiful table runner with different size stars.  Instructor: Eileen Farren One session: Thursday June 12th 5:00-8:00  or Saturday August 9th 10:00-2:00. Class Limit: 4 Cost: $20.00


Sew Happy Ironing Board Caddy

Make this great caddy to put all your ironing aids within hands reach.  Instructor: Sandy Sheffield  One session: Tuesday July 15th 3:00-8:00 or Thursday August 7th 3:00-8:00

Class Limit: 5 Class fee: $25.00


Tool Tote

This is for the quilter on the go.  Great to put your quilting tools in. Instructor: Sandy Sheffield One session Wednesday July 16th 10:00-2:00    Class limit: 5 Class Fee: $20.00


Guiding Angel

Make this stunning Guiding Angel from H.D. Designs.

Instructor: JoAnn Gwinn: One Session: Saturday July 19th 10:00-2:00 or Saturday August 23rd 10:00-2:00 Class Limit: 6

Cost: $25.00


Embroidery Club


Instructor: Sandy Sheffield

The Embroidery Club meets once a month to learn new techniques and ideas on machine embroidery.  Since the classes have become large, registration is now required to hold your spot: classes will be limited.  Be sure to sign up early so we will have ample time to provide enough kits for some of the projects. The club is held the fourth Tuesday of each month from 10:00-12:30, 1:00 – 3:30 or from 5:30 – 8:00.   Cost is $10.00 per each class session.  Class limit is 7 per session.  Please check your supply lists for class or call to make sure you bring everything you need.  Please note that Sandy rarely cancels her classes due to the weather. 


May 27th  - Burlap Personalized Patio Flags  - Burlap is all the rage right now so this easy project was created.  Can also be used as a door hanger.  Tips on using burlap will be given.

Those with 5 x 7 hoops will learn multiple hooping.


June 24th Shark Bar-B-que mitt. – You will want to make your “grill-master” one of these cute mitts. Add his or her name to make it more personalized.  A cute gift for everyone.


July 22nd – Christmas in July – These beautiful stockings are made totally in the hoop.  Several sizes will be provided depending on your machines hoop size. The will be personalized using the alphabet in your machine.


August 19th – Burlap Wreath – (PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE) -  In class we will sew out” Welcome ” on burlap streams to add to the bottom of the bow on a wreath  Many tips will be given for different ways tocreate an easy burlap wreath and how to make bows.





Kids Camp

The kids have requested another camp.  They are going to be making a purse/tote.  Camp fee is $30.00 and includes pattern and  lunch.  It does not include fabric.  Camp is limited to six kids.  Must be 9 years of age or over.

Friday July 25th  10:00-3:00



Sip & Stitch

              Every Thursday from 10:00-2:00

This is a great time to meet fellow quilters and work on projects

you just can’t seem to get to at home.

As a special treat for those attending Sip & Stitch, every week we will have something special on sale.  You have to attend to find out what that week’s special is.  Special ends at 2:00.



Fancy Ladies

Due to popular demand we are continuing the Fancy Ladies Redwork Block of the Month.

This will be held the third Thursday of each month at 5:00   Cost is $15.00 and includes pattern, fabric and floss.  If you have already started on the ladies and would like additional help or have decided you would like to embroider more of the ladies please come.  Haven’t started them? This is the perfect time to get started.  Instructor: Beverly Beldon


A Quilted Heart – Baskets

We will begin Karen Phillips-Swallon’s newest Block of the Month. 


Each basket has ribbon embroidery and redwork.

Class will be held the third Thursday of each month at 5:00. 

Kit will include pattern, fabric, floss and silk ribbon. 

Instructor: Bev Beldon Cost: $15.00


Our Newest Block of the Month

House Warming Party by Vicki Bellino of Bloom Creek

using Home for the Holidays fabric designed by Faye Burgos for Marcus.

            The bird blocks can be done by hand appliqué or machine appliqué.

The blocks  will be available the 3rd Monday of each month.

6 month Block of the Month.  Kits: $25.00 per month.



******Eleanor Burns Class******

Carol Gibson-Weik will be returning to Huntington to teach on August 1st and  2nd.

 On Friday August 1st she will be teaching the Twisted Log Cabin with the Wonky ruler.

 On Saturday August 2nd she will teach multiple techniques from El’s Kitchen book.

Classes will once again be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  It is just on the other side of Dairy Queen from the store.  Class Fee: $45.00 per class plus supplies.



Fall (really end of summer) Retreat 2014

August 15th – 17th

Carter Caves State Resort Park  Olive Hill, KY

We have a special room block until August 1st. 

Mark your calendars for our fall retreat.   This is our anything goes retreat. You bring what you want to work on whether it be quilting, machine embroidery, hand work or just a good book.  Cost is $40.00.

We have the room from 9:00 a.m. on Friday until 1:00 on Sunday.


Sandy will be teaching a class on Friday for those who wish to attend.  She is looking at possibly doing a new Happy Hollow fall design.  More information to follow.



Dates to Remember:

May 9th and 10th – Sew Many Blessings Open House

June 4th – 7th – West Virginia Mountain Quilt Quest shop hp

June 19th – 21st – West Virginia Quilt Festival in Summersville

July 18th and 19th  - Patchwork Quilters Jamboree, Graham Gymnasium Bluefield, VA

August 1st and 2nd – Eleanor Burns’ Class with Carol Gibson-Weik

August 7th and 8th – Millennium Quilt Guild Show,  Bridgeport, WV

August 15th and 16th – Sew Many Blessings Retreat Carter Caves, KY

October 1st – 4th Mystery Harvest Shop Hop

West Virginia Mountain Quilt Quest Shop Hop

June 4th – 7th

We have had special material made again for this shop hop.

We think you will love it.

Visit all twelve shops and receive a special gift.





Sew Many Blessings Quilt Shop
1925 Adams Avenue HuntingtonWV25704 USA 
 • (304) 429-0050