Sep 7, 2012 - Uncategorized    Comments Off

September Newsletter

Cindy’s Quilt Shop

720 S. Kit Ave., Caldwell, Idaho  83605

208-453-8228

www.cindysquiltshop.com  

Shop Hours: Mon-Fri 10-5

Sat 10-3

Thursday open till 7:00pm

Check out our website for all the latest in fabrics, classes, and upcoming items.

September Specials!!

PURPLE Wristband Specials

Free (Select) Notion with $20 purchase

 

Look for our Half Price Clearance section on your next visit to Cindy’s

 

 

 Quilter’s University

 Saturday, September 22, 2012

Morning Session: 10am-12pm

Afternoon Session: 1-3pm

 

Cost: $15 per session or $25 for all day including lunch

Come for a series of workshops to inspire and strengthen your quilting skills and knowledge. Some of the workshops available include:

-          Quilt Tricks               – A Wooley Touch                    – Twisty Turney Quilts

-          Hunter’s Star            - Strippin’ Along                      – The Perfect Seam

-          Quick & Easy Tablerunners      - Fat Quarter Wallet               – Flip N’ Set

-          Clever Coasters                 – Crazy Curves                         – Cutting Corners

-          Flower Power              - Quilt Design                          – AND MANY MORE!

Call (208) 453-8228 or come in for more information about all the workshops that are available. Sign up soon to reserve your spot because space is limited!

Must register by September 15th to attend.

 

Block of the Month Day

September 30th

Are you signed for a Block of the Month??

Come in to pick up your next block and receive 10% off (And you save shipping as a bonus! )

One Day Only!

Plus: One of our Block of the Months will be have a SUPER Discount on it, but you have to come in to find out which one. Don’t miss this great deal!!

 

 

Cindy’s Quick News

New!! Become our Featured Quilter of the Month!

Send us a picture of your latest and greatest project (with you of course), and all the information about it (pattern name, fabric line used, etc.). On the first of every month, we will choose that months ‘Quilter of the Month’. The winner will be featured on our homepage and win a $50 Gift Certificate to Cindy’s.

E-mail, mail, or come in for a picture, and be entered in this fun new contest at Cindy’s!

 

Featured Quilter of the Month Rules

For your entry to be considered for this prize, please send us or come in for a picture of your latest and greatest project. You must be in the picture with your quilt or project. Please also provide the pattern and fabric information if applicable.

 

 

Fill your Best Press bottles here!

39¢ per ounce

Any scent and any size bottle. Bring in your empty bottle and we will refill it, saving you money, and keeping our earth green. J

 

Cindy’s Quilting Retreat

@ The Ashley Inn

October 26th and 27th, 2012

Signups started May 5th @ 10am.

Everyone’s been asking about this year’s Quilt Retreat at the Ashley Inn. Well, here is the scoop…

We will be taking signups on a first come, first serve basis. You may signup yourself and 1 other person. Deposit due at time of sign up. $50 deposit covers your sewing space at the Retreat.

Limited space available. First come, first serve.

Sew your own projects! Don’t miss all the fun! No phone, no kids, no husband, no interruptions, just time to get your projects completed! Yeah!

 

 

CLASSES and CLUBS

Continue to Watch for New Classes and Clubs Coming Soon…

For the most up to date list of classes, pictures of class projects, class supply lists, and to sign up online, go to our website- www.cindysquiltshop.com

 

**Don’t Forget 2nd Saturday Sampler 9AM SHARP!

September 8th – New Series!!

NEW SERIES starts in September, 2012. It’s not too late to get in on it!
Piecing and Appliqué options

This series will last for 12 months – September 2012 – August 2013

Buy your first block for:
Piecing (Neutral or Christmas color ways) $6.00

Appliqué (with pattern set) $14.50

The rules will be the same as in the past; make your block and return in person with your block to the next 2nd Saturday before 9:00 am & receive the next block for free! You must follow all club rules! Sorry no exceptions. Come and enjoy all the fun.
If you miss the class, your next block will be $6. :)

 

Beginning Quilt Making

Helen Goerke
Starting September 11th

1-4:30pm

$80
Do you want to make a beautiful quilt? We will be starting from the beginning – selecting fabric, to the end, finishing that last seam. This class is held in 7 sessions.

The $80 fee covers all 7 classes. Sept. 11, 25, Oct. 16, 30, Nov. 13, 27, Dec. 11

Color Me Crazy

Marilyn Shake

September 12th

1 or 6 pm

$10

During this class you will design a quilt using a picture for color inspiration and your imagination for placement of those colors.  We will also discuss the color wheel and how it affects a quilt.

 

2012 Pattern Party Thimbleberries Quilt Club

September 13th

2nd Thursday @ 1:00 or 6:00pm

There is so much to choose from this year in Thimbleberries Club. Plus, great new recipes to sample, demonstrations, prize drawings, and show and tells each month.

This year’s Quilt Club theme is Pattern Party!
Block of the Month- $20.00 per month for the 4 main projects
Extra project patterns included
Club discounts and many other offers
Members will receive a 10% discount on anything Thimbleberries on Club Meeting day only!

Scrappy Bear’s Path

Helen Goerke
September 15th 

10:30-2:30
$15 plus pattern

Learn to use the Marti Michell Perfect Patchwork Templates and rulers while making beautiful quilts using her individual quilt patterns.  Each class will focus on one pattern and template set or ruler that can be used for a variety of quilts in many sizes.  Class participants will choose a quilt and size from the pattern and learn how to use the templates and specialty rulers that make these quilts fun and easy to make while learning new quilting techniques. The first class is using the Marti and Me pattern using Large Drunkards Path Template and Template Set B. Create a variety of looks in these classic blocks.

Journal Quilts

Leona Manke
3rd Monday

September 17th

10:30 – 1:00
$15

Journal quilts are opportunities to stretch quilt skills by trying new methods and experimenting with color, composition, materials and techniques. The small size (9” x 12”) encourages using small pieces of fabric and finishing the project within a reasonable amount of time—even an afternoon.

*Marbling with shaving cream and Fabric buttons*

In this session we will experience dying fabric in a marbling style using shaving cream.  We will also make fabric beads/buttons with scraps of fabric.

 

 

Pillowcase Workshop

Marilyn Shake

4th Tuesday

September 25th

1-4pm

Free

We will spend the afternoon making pillowcases for ConKerr Cancer to brighten the live of sick children in hospitals (ages 2-18). If you don’t want to sew, feel free to donate colorful fabric appropriate for a boy or a girl, or money to purchase more fabric. Each pillowcase requires 3/4 yard for the body and 1/4 yard for the border. We especially need cases for boys. Holiday fabrics are good choices. We already have a lot of Christmas fabrics. We will have fun putting the pillowcases together.

Thank you to all who have helped in making the now 400+ pillowcases that have been donated to ConKerr Cancer. It has brought many smiles to sick children and you are greatly appreciated.

All Around the Neighborhood

Marilyn Shake

Class #12 – September 27th (Last Class)
Every 4th Thursday
10:30 a.m. until Noon

OR from 6:00 – 7:30pm
Free

‘Build’ a few houses, add a church, lots of trees, a few pickets fences, and some pretty flowers, and you have a colorful and scrappy new neighborhood. This 59″ square quilt combines pieces that can be rotary cut- a few require a template or two- and paper piecing. This is a free year-long Block of the Month class in which you can cut-and-sew. When you come to class, you will receive the pattern free, unless you want a color copy for $2. We will have kits available for the basic part of the quilt, allowing you to add your own fabric choices to make it ‘your own neighborhood’- different from every other quilt.

 

Diva PJ Party

Never get time to sew at home? Busy taking care of family and work?

It’s time that you get waited on for a change.

Come and get treated like a diva princess for the night, and sew to your heart’s content. Catch up on all those projects that been put on the back burner.

Spend some time with friends and make new ones.

4th Friday of Every Month

September 28th

October 19th

November 30th

December 28th
5:00pm – Midnight (or whenever… J)

$15 covers your sewing space and dinner (YUM!)

Come in your PJ’s, ready to sew!

Space limited – Call for Availability

 

Stack n’ Whack Rail Fence

Helen Goerke
October 6th 

10:30-3:00
$25

Suitable for all skill levels. Learn the basic Stack–n-Whack method of identifying fabric print repeats, stacking and cutting the repeats into the needed shapes and complete a complex appearing but simple to make spectacular quilt from fabulous fabric.  This class uses the Stack-n-Whackipedia book by Bethany Reynolds.  The book will help you choose appropriate fabrics for your quilt or ask for help from Cindy’s staff.

 

Scrap Therapy

Marilyn Shake
4th Thursday (except Oct. and Nov.)

October 18th

10:30 or 6:00
Free Class

Info Coming Soon…

Good Neighbor’s

Helen Goerke
October 20th   

10:30-2:30
$15 plus pattern

Learn to use the Marti Michell Perfect Patchwork Templates and rulers while making beautiful quilts using her individual quilt patterns.  Each class will focus on one pattern and template set or ruler that can be used for a variety of quilts in many sizes.  Class participants will choose a quilt and size from the pattern and learn how to use the templates and specialty rulers that make these quilts fun and easy to make while learning new quilting techniques. The second class is using the Marti and Me pattern using Template Set J.

 

Labyrinth

Helen Goerke
November 3rd

10:30-2:30
$20 plus pattern

No Diamonds and No “Y” Seams makes Labyrinth is a very easy fun quilt to make. You will want to make all four sizes from lap to king.

 

 

Carpenter’s Wheel

Helen Goerke
November 17th

10:30-2:30
$15 plus pattern

Learn to use the Marti Michell Perfect Patchwork Templates and rulers while making beautiful quilts using her individual quilt patterns.  Each class will focus on one pattern and template set or ruler that can be used for a variety of quilts in many sizes.  Class participants will choose a quilt and size from the pattern and learn how to use the templates and specialty rulers that make these quilts fun and easy to make while learning new quilting techniques. The third class is using the Marti and Me pattern using Large Drunkards Path Template and Template Set A. Create a variety of looks in these classic blocks.

 

 

New Fabrics Now in Stock!

* Lake Life and Old World Christmas by Thimbleberries

* Serenity Basics

* Nancy’s Holiday Favorites by Art to Heart

*Fellowship by Moda

*Simply Imagine by Whimsicals

*Coming Soon… Sew Stitchy by Moda

 

 

Our Favorite Tools This Month:

Seam Fix seam ripper

Cindy’s has 3 Long-Arm Quilters on staff, waiting to quilt your latest project!

Laura Cole – 208-989-9532

Marilyn Shake – 208-392-2987

Sharon Brothers – 208-467-9096

Come in and check out their prices and samples :)

 

Policies and Info

In order to keep prices low, punch cards are only punched for regular priced fabric yardage and fat quarters. Thanks for your continued patronage! J

***NOTE*** All classes must be paid for at the time of sign up.   You must cancel at least 3 days prior to receive a full refund, unless specified nonrefundable.

New Policy: Due to high processing fees, when paying for classes by Credit or Debit Card, a $2 surcharge will be added to the class fee. If possible, please pay by cash or a check made out to the teacher.

Thanks for your understanding J

2012 Upcoming Quilt Shows

Boise Basin Quilt Show – September 29th and 30th

 

Block of the Months!

Sign Up for Any of Our Block of the Months on our Website!

Get 20% off any BOM when you buy the kit at once!

 


 “Christmas Favorites”

Art to Heart Christmas Quilt

$16 per month, 10 months

 

“Wool Basket Bounty”

Appliquéd Wool Wreaths

$15 per month, 10 months

“Bella Verona”

New from Wing and Prayer Designs

$20 per month for 12 months

“Classic Sampler”

From Book ‘Jelly Roll Sampler Quilts’

$6 per month plus book, 12 months

“Country Inn”

Red/Brown color way

$20 per month, 9 months

 

“A Gardener’s Alphabet”

From Crabapple Hill

$28 per month, 12 months

 

“Northern Stars”

New from Wing and Prayer Designs

$25 per month for 12 months

 

 “Over the Rainbow”

Pre-Cut Fusible Appliqué from Edyta Sitar

$55 per month, 10 months

 

“Put Your Heart In It”

Featuring New Buggy Barn Line

$16 per month for 7 months

“Steppin’ Out”

From Pearl Louise Designs

$20 per month for 12 months

 “Taupe Inspirations”

Made with Serenity Fabrics

$20 per month plus book, 12 months

“Thimbleberries Stitchery Sampler”

From Pattern Party Book

$6 per month plus book, 12 months

“Women of Courage”

Beautiful Civil War Style Quilt

$30 per month, 12 months

Jul 6, 2012 - Uncategorized    Comments Off

July Newsletter

Cindy’s Quilt Shop

720 S. Kit Ave., Caldwell, Idaho  83605

208-453-8228

www.cindysquiltshop.com  

Shop Hours: Mon-Fri 10-5

Sat 10-3

Thursday open till 7:00pm

Check out our website for all the latest in fabrics, classes, and upcoming items.

July Specials!!

PURPLE Wristband Special

4 for $10 Fat Quarters on Thursdays 5-7pm (Pre-Cut Only)

 10% off Notions

Look for our Half Price Clearance section on your next visit to Cindy’s

 

Quilter’s University

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Morning Session: 10am-12pm

Afternoon Session: 1-3pm

 

Cost: $15 per session or $25 for all day including lunch

Come for a series of workshops to inspire and strengthen your quilting skills and knowledge. Some of the workshops available include:

 -  Quilt Tricks

 - A Wooley Touch

- Twisty Turney Quilts

- Hunter’s Star

- Strippin’ Along

- The Perfect Seam

- Quick & Easy Tablerunners

- Fat Quarter Wallet

- Flip N’ Set

- Clever Coasters

- Crazy Curves

- Cutting Corners

-  Flower Power

-  Quilt Design

- AND MANY MORE!

Call (208) 453-8228 or come in for more information about all the workshops that are available. Sign up soon to reserve your spot because space is limited!

Must register by September 15 to attend.

Block of the Month Day

July 31st   

Are you signed for a Block of the Month??

Come in to pick up your next block and receive 10% off (And you save shipping as a bonus! )

One Day Only!

Plus: One of our Block of the Months will be have a SUPER Discount on it, but you have to come in to find out which one. Don’t miss this great deal!!

 

Cindy’s Quick News

New!! Become our Featured Quilter of the Month!

Send us a picture of your latest and greatest project (with you of course), and all the information about it (pattern name, fabric line used, etc.). On the first of every month, we will choose that months ‘Quilter of the Month’. The winner will be featured on our homepage and win a $50 Gift Certificate to Cindy’s.

E-mail, mail, or come in for a picture, and be entered in this fun new contest at Cindy’s!

 

Featured Quilter of the Month Rules

For your entry to be considered for this prize, please send us or come in for a picture of your latest and greatest project. You must be in the picture with your quilt or project. Please also provide the pattern and fabric information if applicable.

 

Fill your Best Press bottles here!

39¢ per ounce

Any scent and any size bottle. Bring in your empty bottle and we will refill it, saving you money, and keeping our earth green. J

Cindy’s Quilting Retreat

@ The Ashley Inn

October 26th and 27th, 2012

Signups started May 5th @ 10am.

Everyone’s been asking about this year’s Quilt Retreat at the Ashley Inn. Well, here is the scoop…

We will be taking signups on a first come, first serve basis. You may signup yourself and 1 other person. Deposit due at time of sign up. $50 deposit covers your sewing space at the Retreat.

Limited space available. First come, first serve.

Sew your own projects! Don’t miss all the fun! No phone, no kids, no husband, no interruptions, just time to get your projects completed! Yeah!

 

CLASSES and CLUBS

Continue to Watch for New Classes and Clubs Coming Soon…

For the most up to date list of classes, pictures of class projects, class supply lists, and to sign up online, go to our website- www.cindysquiltshop.com

 

2012 Pattern Party Thimbleberries Quilt Club

July 12th

2nd Thursday @ 1:00 or 6:00pm

There is so much to choose from this year in Thimbleberries Club. Plus, great new recipes to sample, demonstrations, prize drawings, and show and tells each month.

This year’s Quilt Club theme is Pattern Party!
Block of the Month- $20.00 per month for the 4 main projects
Extra project patterns included
Club discounts and many other offers
Members will receive a 10% discount on anything Thimbleberries on Club Meeting day only!

 

**Don’t Forget 2nd Saturday Sampler 9AM SHARP!

July 14th – Month 2 of series

NEW SERIES started in June, 2012. It’s not too late to get in on it!
Paper Piecing (Country Birds and City Butterflies) and Stitchery options

This series will last for 3 months – June-August, 2012

Buy your first block for:
Paper Piecing with Background for the whole quilt is $13.00.

Stitchery with all your Floss for the quilt is $13.00.
The rules will be the same as in the past; make your block and return in person with your block to the next 2nd Saturday before 9:00 am & receive the next block for free! You must follow all club rules! Sorry no exceptions. Come and enjoy all the fun.
If you miss the class, your next block will be $6. :)

 

Wacky Woolly Women

Liz Angus

July 21st

10:30-1:00

$10

Come join us for an afternoon of woolly goodness. If you need some help learning embroidery stitches to complete a project, OR if you want to learn how to add the finishing touches on a project, OR just sit and embroidery with us, please come and enjoy some time with other woolly ladies! See you there!!

 

Pillowcase Workshop

Marilyn Shake

4th Tuesday

July 24th

1-4pm

Free

We will spend the afternoon making pillowcases for ConKerr Cancer to brighten the live of sick children in hospitals (ages 2-18). If you don’t want to sew, feel free to donate colorful fabric appropriate for a boy or a girl, or money to purchase more fabric. Each pillowcase requires 3/4 yard for the body and 1/4 yard for the border. We especially need cases for boys. Holiday fabrics are good choices. We already have a lot of Christmas fabrics. We will have fun putting the pillowcases together.

Thank you to all who have helped in making the now 400+ pillowcases that have been donated to ConKerr Cancer. It has brought many smiles to sick children and you are greatly appreciated.

 

All Around the Neighborhood

Marilyn Shake

Class #10 – July 26th
Every 4th Thursday
10:30 a.m. until Noon

OR from 6:00 – 7:30pm
Free

‘Build’ a few houses, add a church, lots of trees, a few pickets fences, and some pretty flowers, and you have a colorful and scrappy new neighborhood. This 59″ square quilt combines pieces that can be rotary cut- a few require a template or two- and paper piecing. This is a free year-long Block of the Month class in which you can cut-and-sew. When you come to class, you will receive the pattern free, unless you want a color copy for $2. We will have kits available for the basic part of the quilt, allowing you to add your own fabric choices to make it ‘your own neighborhood’- different from every other quilt.

 

Diva PJ Party

Never get time to sew at home? Busy taking care of family and work?

It’s time that you get waited on for a change.

Come and get treated like a diva princess for the night, and sew to your heart’s content. Catch up on all those projects that been put on the back burner.

Spend some time with friends and make new ones.

4th Friday of Every Month

July 27th

August 31st

September 28th

October 19th

November 30th

December 28th
5:00pm – Midnight (or whenever… :)

$15 covers your sewing space and dinner (YUM!)

Come in your PJ’s, ready to sew!

Space limited – Call for Availability

 

T-Shirt Quilt

Laura Cole
July 28th
10:30-2:30
$15

Do you collect T-shirts from events in your life? Why not put those all together into a memory quilt that you can look at for years, and you’ll remember those special moments every time you see it. Bring your stack of T-shirts, sweatshirts, jerseys, etc. and let’s give new life to your favorites as we make a quilt as unique as the moments they came from.

 

Playing with Color

Leona Manke

August 4th

10:30-1:30

$20

(Includes paints, brushes, some stencils and other miscellaneous items)

This class is a “playtime” for various paints, techniques, and ideas for coloring, painting or dyeing your fabrics.  We will use leaves for a variation of sun prints, stencils, blending techniques and other activities.  We will be inside and outside, so wear appropriate clothing for warm weather and for making a mess.

There are a few supplies you will need so make sure you get a copy of the supply list.

 

Strip Club

Marilyn Shake

2nd Saturday @ 10:30-2:30

August 11th

Free

We’re going back to Strip Club. This is a free cut-and-sew class on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Our project uses the pattern “Picture Frames”. We will enough 2 1/2″ strips to make the baby sized quilt (38” x 54”). All you need to finish this quilt is 5/8 yard background and 3/8 yard accent, plus borders, backing and binding.

 

X-Block

Helen Goerke 
August 25th
10:30am
$20

Discover the exciting quilting adventure of X-Blocks!
With the X-Blocks rotary cutting tool, you can create dozens of spectacular designs that look complex but are incredibly quick & easy! They can be created from strips or easy-to-piece blocks and the fabulous borders are created as you make your X-Blocks so there is virtually no waste!
Patterns are available for many of the designs that can be made
with the amazing new X-Blocks tool.
All of the patterns can be made using any size X-Blocks tool!

September 8th- New 2nd Saturday Series Starts

More Info Coming Soon…

Journal Quilts

Leona Manke
3rd Monday

September 17th

10:30 – 1:00
$10

Journal quilts are opportunities to stretch quilt skills by trying new methods and experimenting with color, composition, materials and techniques. The small size (9” x 12”) encourages using small pieces of fabric and finishing the project within a reasonable amount of time—even an afternoon.

 

Beginning Quilt Making

Helen Goerke
Starting September 11th

1-4:30pm

$80
Do you want to make a beautiful quilt? We will be starting from the beginning – selecting fabric, to the end, finishing that last seam. This class is held in 7 sessions.

The $80 fee covers all 7 classes. Sept. 11, 25, Oct. 16, 30, Nov. 13, 27, Dec. 11

Color Me Crazy

Marilyn Shake

September 12th

1 or 6 pm

$10

During this class you will design a quilt using a picture for color inspiration and your imagination for placement of those colors.  We will also discuss the color wheel and how it affects a quilt.

 

Scrappy Bear’s Path

Helen Goerke
September 15th  

10:30-2:30
$15 plus pattern

From Marti and Me pattern using Large Drunkards Path Template and Template Set B. Create a variety of looks in these classic blocks.

 

Labyrinth

Helen Goerke
November 3rd

10:30-2:30
$20 plus pattern

No Diamonds and No “Y” Seams makes Labyrinth is a very easy fun quilt to make. You will want to make all four sizes from lap to king.

 

 

New Fabrics Now in Stock!

* Lake Life and Old World Christmas by Thimbleberries

* Dusty Trails by Galaxy Fabrics

* Serenity Basics

* Cabin by the Lake by Whole Country Caboodle

* Coming Soon… Nancy’s Holiday Favorites by Art to Heart

 

2012 Upcoming Quilt Shows

Star Quilt Show – July 13th and 14th

Idaho PieceMakerS Kuna Quilt Show – August 4th and 5th

Boise Basin Quilt Show – September 29th and 30th

 

 

Policies and Info

In order to keep prices low, punch cards are only punched for regular priced fabric yardage and fat quarters. Thanks for your continued patronage! J

***NOTE*** All classes must be paid for at the time of sign up.   You must cancel at least 3 days prior to receive a full refund, unless specified nonrefundable.

New Policy: Due to high processing fees, when paying for classes by Credit or Debit Card, a $2 surcharge will be added to the class fee. If possible, please pay by cash or a check made out to the teacher.

Thanks for your understanding :)

Our Favorite Tools This Month:

Primitive Pinwheels and Itty Bitty Primitive Pinwheels

From Primitive Gatherings (Mini Twisters)

Watch a Demo at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNxICsLAOrE&feature=results_video&playnext=1&list=PL0F3F5592DDAF1E4F

Cindy’s has 3 Long-Arm Quilters on staff, waiting to quilt your latest project!

Laura Cole – 208-989-9532

Marilyn Shake – 208-392-2987

Sharon Brothers – 208-467-9096

Come in and check out their prices and samples :)

 

Block of the Months!

Sign Up for Any of Our Block of the Months on our Website!

Get 20% off any BOM when you buy the kit at once!

 


 “3-D Patchwork”

Includes Fabrics and Patterns for Entire Quilt Top

$20 per month, 12 months

 

“A Charmed Life”

Beautiful Appliqué Quilt from Robyn Pandolph

$20 per month, 14 months

 

Coming Soon… “Christmas Favorites”

Art to Heart Christmas Quilt

$16 per month, 10 months

 

“Faithful and Devoted: To My Adelaide”

Civil War Stitchery in Blues, Tans, and Browns

$25 per month for 12 months

“Wool Basket Bounty”

Appliquéd Wool Wreaths

$15 per month, 10 months

“Bella Verona”

New from Wing and Prayer Designs

$20 per month for 12 months

“Bits and Pieces”

Featuring Stonehenge Fabric Line

$10 per month for 12 months

 

“Classic Sampler”

From Book ‘Jelly Roll Sampler Quilts’

$6 per month plus book, 12 months

“Country Inn”

In 2 colorways: Red/Brown or Pink/Black

$20 per month, 9 months

 

“Farm Fresh”

From The Buggy Barn

$15 per month for 12 months

 

“A Gardener’s Alphabet”

From Crabapple Hill

$28 per month, 12 months

 

“Ginger Rose”

Great Beginner Quilt

$30 per month, 8 months, Includes Backing

“Home Tweet Home”

From McKenna Ryan

$30 per month, 9 months (embellishments available)

“Northern Stars”

New from Wing and Prayer Designs

$25 per month for 12 months

 

Coming Soon… “Over the Rainbow”

Pre-Cut Fusible Appliqué from Edyta Sitar

$55 per month, 10 months

 

“Put Your Heart In It”

Featuring New Buggy Barn Line

$16 per month for 7 months

NEW!! “Taupe Inspirations”

Made with Serenity Fabrics

$20 per month plus book, 12 months

“Thimbleberries Stitchery Sampler”

From Pattern Party Book

$6 per month plus book, 12 months

“Women of Courage”

Beautiful Civil War Style Quilt

$30 per month, 12 months

Jun 1, 2012 - Uncategorized    Comments Off

June Newsletter

Cindy’s Quilt Shop

720 S. Kit Ave., Caldwell, Idaho  83605

208-453-8228

www.cindysquiltshop.com  

Shop Hours: Mon-Fri 10-5

Sat 10-3

Thursday open till 7:00pm

Check out our website for all the latest in fabrics, classes, and upcoming items.

June Specials!!

PURPLE Wristband Special

20% Shades Soft Fuse (Fusible Web – It’s Awesome Stuff!)

 

Look for our Half Price Clearance section on your next visit to Cindy’s

 

Block of the Month Day

June 30th  

Are you signed for a Block of the Month??

Come in to pick up your next block and receive 10% off (And you save shipping as a bonus! )

One Day Only!

Plus: One of our Block of the Months will be have a SUPER Discount on it, but you have to come in to find out which one. Don’t miss this great deal!!

 

Cindy’s Quick News

New!! Become our Featured Quilter of the Month!

Send us a picture of your latest and greatest project (with you of course), and all the information about it (pattern name, fabric line used, etc.). On the first of every month, we will choose that months ‘Quilter of the Month’. The winner will be featured on our homepage and win a $50 Gift Certificate to Cindy’s.

E-mail, mail, or come in for a picture, and be entered in this fun new contest at Cindy’s!

 

Featured Quilter of the Month Rules

For your entry to be considered for this prize, please send us or come in for a picture of your latest and greatest project. You must be in the picture with your quilt or project. Please also provide the pattern and fabric information if applicable.

 

Fill your Best Press bottles here!

39¢ per ounce

Any scent and any size bottle. Bring in your empty bottle and we will refill it, saving you money, and keeping our earth green. J

Cindy’s Quilting Retreat

@ The Ashley Inn

October 26th and 27th, 2012

Signups started May 5th @ 10am.

Everyone’s been asking about this year’s Quilt Retreat at the Ashley Inn. Well, here is the scoop…

Signups start May 5th @ 10am. In Person or Over the Phone.

We will be taking signups on a first come, first serve basis. You may signup yourself and 1 other person. Deposit due at time of sign up. $50 deposit covers your sewing space at the Retreat.

Limited space available. First come, first serve.

Sew your own projects! Don’t miss all the fun! No phone, no kids, no husband, no interruptions, just time to get your projects completed! Yeah!

 

CLASSES and CLUBS

Continue to Watch for New Classes and Clubs Coming Soon…

For the most up to date list of classes, pictures of class projects, class supply lists, and to sign up online, go to our website- www.cindysquiltshop.com

 

Labyrinth

Helen Goerke
November 3rd
10:30-2:30
$20 plus pattern

No Diamonds and No “Y” Seams makes Labyrinth is a very easy fun quilt to make. You will want to make all four sizes from lap to king.

 

**Don’t Forget 2nd Saturday Sampler 9AM SHARP!

June 9th

NEW SERIES starts in June, 2012. It’s not too late to get in on it!
Paper Piecing (Country Birds and City Butterflies) and Stitchery options

This series will last for 3 months – June-August, 2012

Buy your first block for:
Paper Piecing with Background for the whole quilt is $13.00.

Stitchery with all your Floss for the quilt is $13.00.
The rules will be the same as in the past; make your block and return in person with your block to the next 2nd Saturday before 9:00 am & receive the next block for free! You must follow all club rules! Sorry no exceptions. Come and enjoy all the fun.
If you miss the class, your next block will be $6. :)

How to Paper Piece

Marilyn Shake
June 9th- Right after 2nd Saturday class @ 10:30am 

Or June 21st @ 1 or 6pm
$10 – (Free if you are signed up for 2nd Saturday)
Have you heard the term “machine paper piecing” and wondered exactly what it was? Have you seen those numbered patterns in books or magazines and wondered how to use them? Have you seen the perfect patchwork resulting from machine paper piecing and wondered if you could do that? Are you the type of person who prefers to be shown how rather than told how to accomplish a task? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this is the class for you!

Father’s Day Make ‘n Take Tie

June 9th 
Laura Cole- instructor
1pm
Free class when you buy the pattern- please pre-register

Do you want to make that special guy in your life a unique gift for Father’s Day this year?? How about a tie? But this isn’t just the same tie that he always gets. Make one for him that is as unique as he is. This free class will show you how to make this year extra special!

 

Journal Quilts

Leona Manke
3rd Monday

June 18th

10:30 – 1:00
$10

Journal quilts are opportunities to stretch quilt skills by trying new methods and experimenting with color, composition, materials and techniques. The small size (9” x 12”) encourages using small pieces of fabric and finishing the project within a reasonable amount of time—even an afternoon.

 

2012 Pattern Party Thimbleberries Quilt Club

June 14th

2nd Thursday @ 1:00 or 6:00pm

There is so much to choose from this year in Thimbleberries Club. Plus, great new recipes to sample, demonstrations, prize drawings, and show and tells each month.

This year’s Quilt Club theme is Pattern Party!
Block of the Month- $20.00 per month for the 4 main projects
Extra project patterns included
Club discounts and many other offers
Members will receive a 10% discount on anything Thimbleberries on Club Meeting day only!

Wacky Woolly Women

Liz Angus

June 16th

10:30-1:00

$10

Come join us for an afternoon of woolly goodness. If you need some help learning embroidery stitches to complete a project, OR if you want to learn how to add the finishing touches on a project, OR just sit and embroidery with us, please come and enjoy some time with other woolly ladies! See you there!!

Embroidery Workshop

Marilyn Shake
June 19th
1 or 6 pm
$10 (Free if you’re signed up for 2nd Saturday)

Do you need help getting started on this year’s Second Saturday Stitchery Sampler, or any basic embroidery project?? This is a Free embroidery workshop if you sign up for Second Saturday or $10.

Diva PJ Party

Never get time to sew at home? Busy taking care of family and work?

It’s time that you get waited on for a change.

Come and get treated like a diva princess for the night, and sew to your heart’s content. Catch up on all those projects that been put on the back burner.

Spend some time with friends and make new ones.

4th Friday of Every Month

June 22nd

July 27th

August 31st
5:00pm – Midnight (or whenever… :)

$15 covers your sewing space and dinner (YUM!)

Come in your PJ’s, ready to sew!

Space limited

 

Pillowcase Workshop

Marilyn Shake

4th Tuesday

June 26th

1-4pm

Free

We will spend the afternoon making pillowcases for ConKerr Cancer to brighten the live of sick children in hospitals (ages 2-18). If you don’t want to sew, feel free to donate colorful fabric appropriate for a boy or a girl, or money to purchase more fabric. Each pillowcase requires 3/4 yard for the body and 1/4 yard for the border. We especially need cases for boys. Holiday fabrics are good choices. We already have a lot of Christmas fabrics. We will have fun putting the pillowcases together.

Thank you to all who have helped in making the now 350+ pillowcases that have been donated to ConKerr Cancer. It has brought many smiles to sick children and you are greatly appreciated.

 

All Around the Neighborhood

Marilyn Shake

Class #8 – June 28th
Every 4th Thursday
10:30 a.m. until Noon

OR from 6:00 – 7:30pm
Free

‘Build’ a few houses, add a church, lots of trees, a few pickets fences, and some pretty flowers, and you have a colorful and scrappy new neighborhood. This 59″ square quilt combines pieces that can be rotary cut- a few require a template or two- and paper piecing. This is a free year-long Block of the Month class in which you can cut-and-sew. When you come to class, you will receive the pattern free, unless you want a color copy for $2. We will have kits available for the basic part of the quilt, allowing you to add your own fabric choices to make it ‘your own neighborhood’- different from every other quilt.

 

Braid in a Day

Gail Allen

June 30th

10:30-2:30

$15

Create these easy braids using pre-cut 2 1/2″ strips. One Jelly Roll is enough to make a baby size all the way up to king size. Gail will show you lots of other ways you can use this technique, and some cute ways to embellish your quilt.


Strip Club

Marilyn Shake

2nd Saturday @ 10:30-2:30

August 11th

Free

We’re going back to Strip Club. This is a free cut-and-sew class on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Our project uses the pattern “Picture Frames”. We will enough 2 1/2″ strips to make the baby sized quilt (38” x 54”). All you need to finish this quilt is 5/8 yard background and 3/8 yard accent, plus borders, backing and binding.

 

T-Shirt Quilt

Laura Cole
July 28th
10:30-2:30
$15

Do you collect T-shirts from events in your life? Why not put those all together into a memory quilt that you can look at for years, and you’ll remember those special moments every time you see it. Bring your stack of T-shirts, sweatshirts, jerseys, etc. and let’s give new life to your favorites as we make a quilt as unique as the moments they came from.

 

X-Block

Helen Goerke 
August 25th
10:30am
$20

Discover the exciting quilting adventure of X-Blocks!
With the X-Blocks rotary cutting tool, you can create dozens of spectacular designs that look complex but are incredibly quick & easy! They can be created from strips or easy-to-piece blocks and the fabulous borders are created as you make your X-Blocks so there is virtually no waste!
Patterns are available for many of the designs that can be made
with the amazing new X-Blocks tool.
All of the patterns can be made using any size X-Blocks tool!

Beginning Quilt Making

Helen Goerke
Starting September 11th

$80
Do you want to make a beautiful quilt? We will be starting from the beginning – selecting fabric, to the end, finishing that last seam. This class is held in 7 sessions.

The $80 fee covers all 7 classes. Sept. 11, 25, Oct. 16, 30, Nov. 13, 27, Dec. 11

Block of the Months!

Sign Up for Any of Our Block of the Months on our Website!

Get 20% off any BOM when you buy the kit at once!

 


 “3-D Patchwork”

Includes Fabrics and Patterns for Entire Quilt Top

$20 per month, 12 months

 

“A Charmed Life”

Beautiful Appliqué Quilt from Robyn Pandolph

$20 per month, 14 months

 

“Faithful and Devoted: To My Adelaide”

Civil War Stitchery in Blues, Tans, and Browns

$25 per month for 12 months

“Wool Basket Bounty”

Appliquéd Wool Wreaths

$15 per month, 10 months

“Bella Verona”

New from Wing and Prayer Designs

$20 per month for 12 months

“Bits and Pieces”

Featuring Stonehenge Fabric Line

$10 per month for 12 months

“Classic Sampler”

From Book ‘Jelly Roll Sampler Quilts’

$6 per month plus book, 12 months

“Country Inn”

In 2 colorways: Red/Brown or Pink/Black

$20 per month, 9 months

 

“Farm Fresh”

From The Buggy Barn

$15 per month for 12 months

 

“A Gardener’s Alphabet”

From Crabapple Hill

$28 per month, 12 months

 

“Ginger Rose”

Great Beginner Quilt

$30 per month, 8 months, Includes Backing

“Home Tweet Home”

From McKenna Ryan

$30 per month, 9 months (embellishments available)

“Northern Stars”

New from Wing and Prayer Designs

$25 per month for 12 months

 

“Put Your Heart In It”

Featuring New Buggy Barn Line

$16 per month for 7 months

 “Snowmen A-Zzzz”

25% off Last Kit

1 kit left! From Crabapple Hill

$10 per month ($25 for #1 with floss), 13 months

 

“Thimbleberries Stitchery Sampler”

From Pattern Party Book

$6 per month plus book, 12 months

“Women of Courage”

NEW!!

$30 per month, 12 months

New Fabrics Now in Stock!

* Curiosities and Mischief by Art to Heart

* Sunrise Sunset Batiks by Holly Taylor

* Happy Halloween by Deb Strain

* Cabin by the Lake by Whole Country Caboodle

 

2012 Upcoming Quilt Shows

Emmett Quilt Show – June 14th-16th

Star Quilt Show – July 13th and 14th

Idaho PieceMakerS Kuna Quilt Show – August 4th and 5th

Boise Basin Quilt Show – September 29th and 30th

 

Policies and Info

In order to keep prices low, punch cards are only punched for regular priced fabric yardage and fat quarters. Thanks for your continued patronage! J

***NOTE*** All classes must be paid for at the time of sign up.   You must cancel at least 3 days prior to receive a full refund, unless specified nonrefundable.

New Policy: Due to high processing fees, when paying for classes by Credit or Debit Card, a $2 surcharge will be added to the class fee. If possible, please pay by cash or a check made out to the teacher.

Thanks for your understanding :)

Our Favorite Tools This Month:

FriXion Pens – Removable with the heat of your iron

Cindy’s has 3 Long-Arm Quilters on staff, waiting to quilt your latest project!

Laura Cole - 208-989-9532

Marilyn Shake – 208-392-2987

Sharon Brothers – 208-467-9096

Come in and check out their prices and samples :)

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A Baby Girl is Here!!

 

Eleanor Rose Cole arrived Tuesday, September 20th, at 4:46pm. 6 pounds, 10 ounces, 20 1/2 inches long.

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Congrats to Mary Chamberlain for guessing the closest and winning the Baby Pool!