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Classes and Upcoming Events

Hi all,

This week, Betty King will be joining us for two classes. 
                 Thursday 9/20 from 5-7pm.  Learn how to make a Quilted, pocket storage can. 
                 Saturday 9/22 from 11am-2pm.  Learn how to make a Quilted Carrying Bag.
Both would make wonderful gifts.
We still have a couple of spots open if you are interested.  Call the shop for more information or to sign up.

Other Upcoming classes/events:

Wednesday, October 3 - Beginner class with Betsy (5-8pm)
Learn the basics of making a quilt.

Saturday October 13 - Winter Wonderland Gifts by Kathy Gaul from Meetinghouse Hill Designs.
    This is a special wool project.  A sample is hanging in the shop.  No sewing required.

Sunday, October 14, Nancy Sullivan Demo & Trunk show with Sue Pelland templates and designs
     Nancy will join us to demo Sue Pelland templates (Leaves Galore and Hearts & More).
     She will share with us some of Sue's patterns as well as her own.  Nancy will also be here in November
     and December for two classes using the templates. 

Friday-Sunday, October 19-21 SHOP HOP

Saturday, October 27, Radiant with Carol

Recurring classes/events (please call to verify & sign up)

Lunch Bunch (10am-2pm)-USUALLY THE 4th Thursday of the month
Wool Club (5-7pm)-usually the 1st Monday of the month with Michelle Gajda

Wool BOM (5-7pm)-usually the 3rd Monday of the month with Michelle Gajda
Join Carol for Charity Sewing Every Third Thursday from 4 to 7 pm (not scheduled for October)
SUNDAY OPEN SEWS (12pm-4pm) 2nd Sunday of each Month

Check our our WEBSITE for pictures and more classes!  We have quite a few scheduled and are continually adding to the schedule.  Visit us at or call the shop.

 Wooley Block:
  For our friends who like wool, we will be participating in the Wooley Block Challenge this year (which is similar to Row by Row).  Michelle Gajda designed a beautiful 8 x 8 block (see below).  Patterns will be free for those who stop in the shop (October 1 - November 30).  Kits will be available for purchase.  The stitching challenge will be December 1 - January 31.  More information will be available soon.

Shop Hop News:

  The  MA Shop Hop this fall is quickly approaching. It will be the same 5 shops as last year and our theme is 'Whymsical Garden".  Just think of all the fun things you can find in a "whymsical" garden.  Start making your plans now. The dates of the MA Shop Hop are October 19-21.  Stop in the shop to sign up and pickup your passport and gift.

 Quilt Show:
    September 29-30 we will be at Proctor's for the Bi-annual Quilt Show presented by Q.U.I.L.T.Schenectady.  Saturday's hours are 10-5 and Sunday is 10-4.  It's always a nice show.

 Other shop info:
  The shop has been busy and we're receiving lots of new fabric & collections on a regular basis so stop in and check things out.  Lots of batiks, fall and holiday fabrics.

Don’t forget…it’s “MY HAPPY PLACE”.   Hope it’s yours too!



And it’s time to:




Have a great day!!

Karen, Marlene, Betsy, Carol & Jean