May 2017 Newsletter and Teachers Open House

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Teachers Open House
Friday May 12th, 10:00-6:00 and Saturday May 13th, 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.
Several Baby Lock Machines are on sale at special prices.
36 and 60 Month interest free financing available thru May 15th
Don’t forget Mothers day is May 14th.
Great Time to purchase a Gift Certificate or New Machine!

Dear Friends,
Well spring is finally here. New fabric is arriving daily. Our teachers have chosen some great new classes for you to choose from. We are pleased to announce that Rhonda Ray is back as one of our teachers.
The next four months will be busy for quilters across the state. The WV Quilt Festival in Summersville is June 22nd – 24th. The West Virginia Mountain Quilt Quest Shop Hop is July 17th thru 20th. Our Pillowcase Party is August 19th. The Row by Row starts June 21st. Plus all the new classes at Sew Many Blessings.

Take time to sew, Winona and Heidi

EXCITING NEW CLASSES

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.

Classes
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 June 3rd, 17th and 24th 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: Tuesday July 18th 5:00-8:00 or Tuesday. August 29th 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: Tuesday May 30th 5:00-8:00 or Tuesday August 8th 10:00-1:00 Class Fee: $20.00 Class Limit: 6

Tuffet
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: Saturdays July 8th and 15th 10:00-2:00 or Thursdays August 3rd and 10th 4:00-8:00 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.

Tuffet Pin Cushion
This is a miniature version of the large Tuffet. Great for your sewing room or as a gift. Instructor: JoAnn Gwinn Class fee: $20.00. One session: Tuesday June 20th 5:00-8:00 or Saturday August 26th 10:00-2:00.

Bargello Heart Quilt
Make this eye catching Bargello Quilt. JoAnn made it in pastels that are just beautiful. Instructor: JoAnn Gwinn Cost $25.00 Two sessions: Fridays June 23rd and 30th 10:00-2:00 or Mondays August 14th and 21st 10:00-2:00.

Hand Appliqué’
Whether a beginner or experienced appliquer, this wall hanging is for you. Beautiful Hollyhocks appear to jump off the fabric. Instructor: Tammy Barnett One session: Thursday May 19th 10:00-2:00 or Tuesday July 11th 5:00-8:00 Class Limit: 5 Class fee: $20.00

Crafty Carrier
Versatile Tote that can be used as a large purse or to take all your notions to class in. Instructor: Prudy Pickens. Class fee $25.00 One session:
Saturday May 20th 10:00-3:00 or Two sessions: July 11th and 18th 10:00-2:00.

Star Shadows
Star Shadows designed by Deb Tucker uses the wing clipper ruler. . Instructor: Lynn Rash. One Session, Friday June 16th 10:00-3:00 or Two sessions: Tuesdays August 8th and 15th 5:00-8:00 Class Fee $25.00

Bambi Coloring Panel
Ever wanted to know how to use crayons or Fabric Markers on a quilt. Come and let Beverly show you. Instructor: Beverly Beldon. One Session: Thursday May 25th 5:00-8:00. Class fee: $20.00 You must purchase one of the Bambi panels.

Urban Ave.
Great scrappy quilt designed by Doug Leko and in his “Scrap it Up” book. Two Sessions: Tuesdays June 6th and 13th 10:00-2:00 or Wednesdays July 12th and 19th 10:00-2:00 Instructor: Rhonda Ray. Class Fee: $25.00

The Essential Tote Sewing Bag
Make this eye catching tote using Northcott’s Stonehenge a Stitch in Time Fabric. Instructor: Sandy Sheffield. Two Sessions: Fridays June 2nd and 9th or One Session Saturday July 22nd 10:00-3:00 Class Limit: 6 Class fee $25.00

Smokey River
Eye Catching quilt made from two Jelly Rolls. One of the most popular selling patterns out now. Instructor: Prudy Pickens Two Sessions: Thursdays June 1st and 8th 5:00-8:00 or One Session: Saturday July 29th 10:00-5:00
Class Limit: 4 Class Fee: $25.00

Girls With Attitude
Adorable Table Runner or Wall hanging for anyone who likes chickens. Learn to use fusible grid and embellish your project. Instructor: Sandy Sheffield. Two Sessions: Tuesday June 6th and 13th 5:00-8:00 or Saturday August 5th 10:00-3:00 Class Limit: 6 Class Fee: $25.00

Pillow Sleeve
Make this seasonal sleeve that fits over your pillow. First of series of classes. Use the same pillow just change the sleeve. One Session: Saturday June 10th 10:00-2:00 Class Limit: 5 Class Fee: $25.00

Fascination
Using the Curvy Log Cabin ruler that gives the illusion of curves in your log cabin block. Instructor: Winona Bays
Two Sessions: Mondays June 5th and 12th 10:00-2:00 or Thursdays July 6th and 13th 5:00-8:00. Class Limit: 5 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

Pillow Case Party
Saturday August 19th
Sacred Heart Church 9:00-3:00
This is our fourth annual pillow case party for Ryan’s Cases for smiles.
Come and help us make pillowcases for this worthy cause.
We need volunteers to iron, pin, cut and sew.
So there is something for everyone to do.
We provide the fabric.
If you have fabric you would like to donate that is fine also.

“Pop” of Summer
Machine Embroidery Class
Thursday July 27th or Saturday August 12th
10:00-3:00
This is a Kimberbell Dealer Exclusive Class
Make a colorful table runner.
You should be able to finish this in class.
It will be kitted. Cost of Kit is $30.00. Does not include Thread,
A Thread kit will be available for $25.00
This is a Pot Luck class, so bring your favorite dish to class.
Class Limit is: 8

Kimberbell Christmas Event.
Friday and Saturday September 22nd and 23rd.
This two day event will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
This two day event is taught by Sandy Sheffield and uses Kimberbell designs. All classes will be kitted by Kimberbell. We are still working on the final details and cost. Seating will be limited. At the end of class you will have several completed projects ready to use as Christmas items for you or for gifts.

Sew Many Blessings Fall Retreat.
Carter Caves State Park. October 27th and 28th.
Cost is $25.00.
Come enjoy three days of sewing and relaxing.

Don’t forget the:
WV Quilt Festival – Summersville, WV June 22nd thru 24th.
WV Mountain Quilt Quest Shop Hop – July 17th thru 31st.
Sew Many Blessings Pillow Case Party – August 19th.
Row by Row – On the Go June 21st thru September 6th
Indiana One Stop Shop Hop – September 8th and 9th
Kimberbell Christmas Event at Sew Many Blessings September 22nd and 23rd
Mystery Harvest Shop Hop – October 4th thru 7th
Sew Many Blessings Fall Retreat at Carter Caves – October 27th -29th

Sew Many Blessings Quilt Shop
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