January 2017 Newsletter and Open House

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 Teachers Open House

Friday January 13th,  10:00-6:00 and Saturday January 14th,  10:00-3:00

All patterns, books, notions, fabrics and Clearance 25% off

(Items marked 50% off no additional discount)

Refreshments will be served.    No fat quarters will be cut during the sale.



Dear Friends,

          We hope everyone had a Great Holiday Season.  It really does not seem like it should be the new year.  As I am writing this it is 60 degrees outside.  Where is my cold weather? 

          We have a lot of classes and events planned for  2017.  We will have our annual Machine Embroidery Retreat in April. We will have a Designs in Machine Embroidery Event in May with Mary Garland from dime.  Our 4th annual pillowcase party will be in August.   And several more events are in the planning stage.

          We hope everyone is ready to quilt.  New fabrics and patterns are arriving daily. 

          Happy New Year!


                 Take time to Sew,    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




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.  This is very important because

if you wait until time of your class, you put the instructor and other students behind.




 Beginning Quilting

This is the first class we offered at Sew Many Blessings and it continues to be a great class for someone who wants to learn to quilt.  It is also great for someone who needs a refresher on cutting and piecing techniques. 

 Instructor: Eileen Farren  Three sessions: Saturdays January 21st, February 4th and 11th . 10:00-3:00 Class Limit: 4 Class fee $30.00


 Hand Quilting

If you have always wanted to learn to hand quilt, this is the class for you.  Tammy is an unbelievable hand quilter.   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: January 26th  5:00-8:00 or Tuesday February 14th  10:00-1:00 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 by using your regular sewing machine (any manufacturer)  to quilt your own quilts/table runners, etc.  Instructor: Sandy Sheffield.  One Session: Monday February 27th 10:00-1:00 or Thursday March 9th 5:00-8:00  Class Fee: $20.00   Class Limit: 6



One of the most popular classes in the US. Come make this stunning “Tuffet” for your home or as a gift.  Instructor: JoAnn Gwinn.  Class fee: $25.00  Two sessions:; Mondays February 13th and 20th 10:00-2:00  Class Limit: 6    Kits are available that include foam, and all the hardware.  A jelly roll was used to make our Tuffet or you may use scraps.


Jelly Roll High

This is a quilt-as-you-go table runner using a jelly roll or 2 1/2″ strips.  Instructor: Eileen Farren  Class Fee: $20.00.  Monday January 30th 10:00-3:00 or Saturday March 18th 10:00-3:00 Class Limit: 5


Beginning Bargello

Make this eye catching bargello circular wall hanging or table topper using the Ten Degree Wedge Ruler.  YOU ACTUALLY Cut Out Two Quilts at Once. Instructor: JoAnn Gwinn  One session: Wednesday February 1st  10:00-3:00  or Wednesday April 12th 10:00-3:00  Limit: 5 Class fee: $20.00


Spring Birds

Beginning Hand Appliqué’ towel that is great as a gift using a TA DAH  pattern.   One session:  Tuesday January 31st 5:00-8:00 or Monday March 13th

10-:00-1:00 Instructor: Tammy Barnett  Class Limit: 5  Class fee: $20.00


Button Town

Learn to use 2 1/2′ iron on grid to make this colorful wall hanging or table topper.  With the grid your seams match perfectly every time.   Instructor: Sandy Sheffield.  Two Sessions: Friday February 3rd and 10th 10:00-2:00 or Tuesday March 7th and 14th 5:00-8:00.  Class Fee: $25.00



Use the Tucker Trimmer (one of the best tools for 1/2 square triangles) to make this stunning wall hanging designed by Deb Tucker.. Instructor: Lynn Rash.  One Session, Friday March 10th 10:00-3:00 Two sessions: Thursdays March 30th and April 6th 5:00-8:00 Class Limit:4 Class Fee: $20.00.


The Mystery of the Salem Witches Quilt Guild

Designed by Crab Apple Hill.  There are three  sections to this quilt.  This is the class that puts them all together.  Saturday January 28th 10:00-2:00 Instructor: Beverly Beldon  Class Limit: 6  Class Fee: Purchase of finishing pattern and finishing kit.



Geometric Quilt table runner using the Studio 180 designs Diamond Rects tool. One Session: Tuesday February 8th 10:00-2:00 or Thursday March 23rd 5:00-8:00.  Instructor: Lynn Rash   Class Limit:4  Class fee: $20.00


Capri Carryall

Pink Sand Beach tote that is fat quarter friendly and has 6 inside pockets.  Instructor: Prudy Pickens Two Sessions: Thursdays February 2nd and 9th 5:00-8:00 and One Session Friday February 17th 10:00-4:00  Class Limit: 6  Class fee $20.00


One Block Knot Quilt

Four fabrics and 1 Easy Big Block make this beautiful quilt from Lavender and Lime.  Instructor: Prudy Pickens   Two Sessions: Saturdays March 25th and April 1st 10:00-2:00  or Tuesdays April 11th and 18th 5:00-8:00 Limit: 4  Class Fee: $25.00


Watcha Got Bag

Cute little bag using charms and clear vinyl.  Instructor: Sandy Sheffield.  One Session: Thursday March 2nd 5:00-8:00  Class Limit: 6  Class Fee: $20.00


The BF Bag

Grab a jelly roll and one of your friends and sew this “best friend” bag together.  Two sessions: Tuesdays February 14th and 21st  5:00-8:00 or Saturdays March 4th and 11th 10:00-2:00. Class Limit: 5  Class Fee: $25.00


Tied in Knots

Great Geometric table runner made with fat quarters.  You can fussy cut the centers to make your own design. Instructor: Prudy Pickens   One session:  Wednesday March 15th 10:00-2:00 or Saturday April 15th 10:00-2:00

Class Limit: 6  Class fee: $20.00


Bless our Hearts Pillow

Designed by Karen Phillips-Shwallon this pillow makes a great gift or a beautiful ring bearers pillow. Instructor: Beverly Beldon   One Session: Tuesday February 7th 5:00-8:00  Class Limit: 6.  Class fee: $20:00



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.

Having problems with a pattern, there is always someone here during Sip & Stitch to help you





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, 1:30 –4:00 or from 5:30 – 8:00.   Cost is $10.00 per each class session.  Class limit is 6 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. 


January 24th  -  Negative Spaces  

This Anita Goodesign set has many awesome designs that use variegated thread.  These designs will look wonderful made up in pillows, on shirts and the sample BoHo Bag is quick and easy to make.  Come Embrace Your Crazy and Join us and make something fun!


February 28th – Sew Many Patches

There are many ways to make patches and they will be reviewed in class.  DIME has a patch kit and we will be using the products from the kit and use their technique.  You will be able to purchase enough stabilizer and adhesive for 2 patches.  You can purchase the complete dime kit.  We will be using a 5 x 7 hoop.


March 28th – Mylar Peacock

You can never have to many knit tops to wear and Mylar is such as easy way to add just a little glitz to a design without using Metallic Threads.  Come make yourself a designer top or a beautiful pillow.


April 25th – In the hoop Potholders.

In the hoop Projects are so much fun and rewarding, especially since they are finished when the last color of the design is sewn.  These Pot Holders make nice gifts throughout the year or maybe even get a head start on Christmas 2017


****Any machine brand can be used in the Embroidery Club.  However,  we do not know all the machines, so you  need  to know how to use your machine. 





Blocks of the Month


Gardener’s Alphabet by crab-apple Hill

Beverly Beldon will be teaching this beautiful Red Work/Hand Embroidery Quilt the third Thursday of every month beginning January 19th.  Class begins at 5:00


Brown Sugar Sampler by Brandywine Designs

Make this beautiful Sampler that has a Baltimore Album feel about it.

Third Monday of Every Month from 5:00-8:00 

It is not too late to begin this BOM

Instructor: Tammy Barnett

We are using the Storyteller Fabric for the Quilt.

You do not have to come to class to participate in the Block of the Month


Marcus Radiant Reflections  We still have a few of these left.

With this Block of the month you receive a layer cake

 each month to make your block.

Fabric is Primo batiks by Marcus.

Sew Many Blessings 2016 Machine Embroidery Retreat

April 7th, 8th and 9th .  Cost is $25.00

Carter Caves State Resort Park

Retreat begins Friday at 9:00 and ends Sunday at 1:00

Sign up now to reserve your space.

We have special rates at Carter Caves for rooms for

Thursday thru Sunday Nights.  You can call them to make your

room reservations.  800-325-0059/606-286-4411

Sandy is working on her projects and more information will be available soon about the different projects and kit costs.


Designs in Machine Embroidery

Embroidery Techniques from A-Z

Come be inspired by a Designs in Machine Embroidery Instructor Mary Garland

Friday May 5th 10:00-2:00


Saturday Mary 6th  10:00-2:00

at Sacred Heart Catholic Church


Cost is $29.00

(Includes the My Emoji Stitches Software valued at $199.00 and your lunch)



Appliqué’ – inside and out

Lettering techniques – monogramming, miniature, bubble,

 puffy and calligraphy -  just to name a few

-Stitch a hat on a single needle

-Discover Stitch Swag

-use the pros’ appliqué tips

-Zipper insertion and flawless buttonholes

This is a brand new presentation, fresh samples and hot new Techniques!

To register:

After February 10th 2017 you can go to Dime website:


to register.  By registering online, you will receive a free download of the Dainty Butterflies collection.


Don’t forget the:

Quilter’s Day Out Shepherdsville, KY – Saturday February 25th

Lewis County Retreat at Jackson’s Mill – March 17=19th

Inez, KY Quilters Day Out – March 18th

Sew Many Blessings Machine Embroidery Retreat  - April 7-9th  Carter Caves

Dime Embroidery Workshop  - May 5th and 6th

WV Quilt Show – Summersville, WV June 22nd thru 24th.

WV Mountain Quilt Quest Shop Hop – July 17th thru 31st.

Row by Row – On the Go  June 21st thru September 6th

Mystery Harvest Shop Hop – October 4th thru 7th

Sew Many Blessings Quilt Shop
1925 Adams Avenue HuntingtonWV25704 USA 
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