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License Plates Posted on 02 Apr 00:00

Our 2017 RxR License Plates

Autism Awareness Month Posted on 01 Apr 00:00

In honor of Autism Awareness Month we will be doing the puzzle class again this year.  
It will be held on Saturday, April 15th & April 29th 1:00-4:00.
Sign up today to secure your spot 

Row by Row 2017 Posted on 31 Mar 11:20

Are favorite time of the year is fast approaching!


All 50 States and Canada, too!

How about this… it's like a shop hop, but it's not... no fees, no cards to stamp, and all summer to play! Simply visit any of the participating shops and receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt. Combine your rows in any way to create a unique quilt that represents the fun you had traveling throughout the summer. Travel with friends, discover new quilt shops and have fun collecting rows!

Prizes and collectibles!

Create a quilt using at least 8 different 2017 rows from 8 different 2017 participating RxR shops and be the first to bring it into a participating shop to win a stack of 25 fat quarters (6-1/4 yards of fabric!). Use that shop’s row in your quilt and win a bonus prize!

Customers travel, 
collect and shop: 
June 21 - Sept. 5, 2017
Customers bring in 
completed quilt for prize: 
June 21 - Oct. 31, 2017

SALES EVERY SATURDAY!! Posted on 29 Mar 11:13

Follow us on FACEBOOK page to find out what the SALE is every Saturday!

 Click here for all our upcoming Sales


March Brother Sale Posted on 15 Mar 11:04

Buy a Dream Machine 2

OR

Entrepreneur ProX

and get a FREE Scan N Cut (CM100DM)

THIS MONTH ONLY!


Embroidery Thread Posted on 22 Oct 14:38

Have you checked out our embroidery thread yet?  


Home Sweet Home Posted on 21 May 16:02

We now have our RxR Row hanging and ready for viewing! 
Kits and Patterns available June 21st!

Brother Sewing Machine SALE! Posted on 18 May 17:25

Make sure to drop by NOW - JUNE 30th for Special Pricing, Discounts, Gifts & More!


RxR Reveal at May's Quilt Guild Meeting! Posted on 18 May 17:21

The Guild meets each third Friday of the month at 10:30 to noon. When there is a holiday falling on that week, it will be rescheduled usually the following Friday. After each meeting all are welcome to sit and sew on their projects. This newsletter will be sent to you once per month after the Friday meetings have taken place. Meetings generally consist of show and tell items, information exchanges, questions and answers, Sewing/quilting problem solving, themed fat quarter drawing, demonstrations and reports of different shows and stores others have visited.

New members are always welcome. There is No cost to join this guild. .

FAT QUARTER DRAWING

New listing for 2016. Bring the following fat quarters for a free drawing each month.

MAY - Summer/Beach

JUNE - Patriotic/red, white, or/and blue

JULY - Thread (at least 250 yd. spools cotton or cotton/poly)

AUGUST - Animals

SEPTEMBER - Halloween

OCTOBER - Fall

NOVEMBER - Christmas

DECEMBER - Thread NEWS: 10% discount for all participants during the duration of any quilt classes.

Over 100 pillowcases turned in. Keep sewing! .

Website is being updated, please look for additional information on website. http://sewhappyfabrics.com

Join the Sew Happy Facebook page also.

JOIN FACEBOOK for Sew Happy Fabrics by 'friending' Carol Blalock on Facebook.

NEWS:

Sew Happy is now an authorized Brother dealer. Come and browse the machines. Great gifts!!

--Marian, Naomi and Lee brought pillow cases ready to donate for "Ryan's Cases of Smiles". These pillow cases will now be available to any sick children in any hospital. ---

Happy Birthday to Naomi Powers. We sang to her and had birthday cake that Marian brought to her.

Discussion was held concerning waist band alterations on store bought jeans/pants. Many options were considered as well as demonstrated.

We had a 'musical chair' pass around of the zip lock bags full of scraps. Everyone got a different bag and was thrilled with the results. The SCRAP BAG EXCHANGE IS EVERY EVEN MONTH! Bring your zip lock bag of fabric scraps to pass around. Never know what's going to appear in those zip lock bags of scraps!

NEXT MEETING:

Sew Happy Fabrics will reveal their 2016 Home Sweet Home Row

 

Sharon will demonstrate her method of making flying geese. She says it's a very easy method she's learned using a ruler by Deb Tucker. The ruler is sold at Sew Happy also.

Bring ideas for short projects and demos for future meetings.

BRING YOUR PROJECTS FOR SHOW AND TELL!

*Marian brought in some animal prints for making mug rugs for fundraisers for the Clayton Animal hospital.

*Debbie showed more of her mom's quilts. One was a flowered applique pattern looked like it was done from a kit probably in the sixty's. The other quilt was one that had lady bug fabric backing and a log cabin variation block on the other side.

*Naomi brought in her round robin quilt finished. For the newer members we explained what we did with the round robin blocks and how successful it seemed to be.

*Marian brought in her quilt top from the class taken at Sew Happy called Wendy's Starburst. Many of the fabrics from the bi-monthly scrap bag exchange were used.

Classes at Sew Happy.

Wendy's Starburst - sold out - another coming soon

Simple Gifts - May 10th - 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Carpenter Star - June 2nd 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Embroidery 101 - June 7th 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Quilting 101 - always available - sign up for the next class

Free motion quilting - coming soon 6:00-9:00 p.m.

.*** See our website for pictures! and additional classes!! *** *** like us on Facebook ***

Sit N Sew- Every Friday 1:00-Until FREE

Sew Happy Quilt Guild - 3rd Friday of every month FREE

Sew Happy Fabric Store's hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Fridays, and Saturdays 10:00-5:00

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00-6:00

Sundays closed

QUILT SHOWS:

2016 North Carolina Quilt Symposium at Raleigh's William Peace University. June 2-5th

HAPPY QUILTING, See you Friday, May 20th at 10:30 a.m. 

Debbie


March Quilt Guild Posted on 17 Mar 11:42

March 18th is the next meeting

The Guild meets each third Friday of the month at 10:30 to noon. When there is a holiday falling on that week, it will be rescheduled usually the following Friday. After each meeting all are welcome to sit and sew on their projects. This newsletter will be sent to you once per month after the Friday meetings have taken place. Meetings generally consist of show and tell items, information exchanges, questions and answers, Sewing/quilting problem solving, themed fat quarter drawing, demonstrations and reports of different shows and stores others have visited.

New members are always welcome.

There is No cost to join this guild. .

FAT QUARTER DRAWING February's winner was Peggy -- pastel fabrics

New listing for 2016. Bring the following fat quarters for a free drawing each month.

MARCH - Greens

APRIL -1 yard of spring fabric

MAY - Summer/Beach

JUNE - Patriotic/red, white, or/and blue

JULY - Thread (at least 250 yd. spools cotton or cotton/poly)

AUGUST - Animals

SEPTEMBER - Halloween

OCTOBER - Fall

NOVEMBER - Christmas

DECEMBER - Thread NEWS:

10% discount for all participants during the duration of any quilt classes.

Over 100 pillowcases turned in. Keep sewing! .

Website is being updated, please look for additional information on website. http://sewhappyfabrics.com Join the Sew Happy Facebook page also. JOIN FACEBOOK for Sew Happy Fabrics by 'friending' Carol Blalock on Facebook.

NEWS: Sew Happy is now an authorized Brother dealer. Come and browse the machines.

Great gifts!! --Marian brought pillow cases ready to donate. She used shortened lengths of fabric and added a different border to make them full length.

The organization the Guild makes pillow cases has a new name. It is "Ryan's Cases of Smiles". These pillow cases will now be available to any sick children in any hospital.

The SCRAP BAG EXCHANGE IS EVERY EVEN MONTH! Bring your zip lock bag of fabric scraps to pass around. Never know what's going to appear in those zip lock bags of scraps!

NEXT MEEING: Bring ideas for short projects and demos for future meetings. BRING YOUR PROJECTS FOR SHOW AND TELL!

*Marian brought in her plastic bag holders she's made for different seasons or months. Displayed in the kitchen it brings delightful conversation!

*Debbie showed her the Raffle quilt for the Clayton Band competition on February 20th at the high school. Marian and Debbie make a quilt to raffle for each Band competition hosted by Clayton High School. *Debbie brought the log cabin baby quilt to be given to her great niece. *Debbie also brought some patterns from the AccuQuilt.com website for pocket organizers and storage boxes made from Quilting blocks. Maybe a future project.

*Marian brought a photo album of her sewing projects made over the years. She has increased her knowledge, abilities and skills as evidenced in the photos.

*Peggy brought in her blue purse made of fabric prints from Africa. Also a peach and sage purse with pockets, a String quilt made ten years ago as well as a jacket using design techniques she learned from a class taken 20 years ago! Knowledge never is wasted.

Classes at Sew Happy.

Wendy's Starburst - sold out - another coming soon

Emma Star -Tuesdays, March 29th, April 5th, & April 12th 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Chubby Chicks or... - April 19th 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Puzzle Quilt - Thursdays, April 7th & 21st 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Hip (not) to Be Square - May 5th, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Simple Gifts - May 10th - 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Carpenter Star - June 2nd 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Embroidery 101 - June 7th 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Quilting 101 - March 18th, April 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th 6:00-9:00 p.m.  

Free motion quilting - coming soon 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Introduction to Embroidery - May 2nd 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Quilt Top In A Day - coming soon, Saturday 1:00 p.m.

*** See our website for pictures! and additional classes!! *** *** like us on Facebook ***

Sit N Sew- Every Friday 1:00-Until FREE

Sew Happy Quilt Guild - 3rd Friday of every month FREE

Sew Happy Fabric Store's hours: Monday, Wednesday, Fridays, and Saturdays 10:00-5:00

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00-6:00

Sundays closed

HAPPY QUILTING, See you Friday, March 18th at 10:30 a.m.

-Debbie