Happy New Year!!
I hope everyone had a nice holiday season. Surviving it counts too. :)
We all had a good few days off and are ready to get 2020 on it's way!
We've been able to finalize our Build a Better Relationship with your Sewing Machine and Easy Precision Piecing workshops with Bernie and Shelley and we've got dates set and are ready for registrations. You can find the dates on our website: Classes/Calendar and then check through each month.
Shelley is also adding a couple of new classes:
She's teaching a class called Machine Applique the Apliquick Way.
Shelley's teaching an introductory class on Hand Piecing:
And she's also added a hand piecing class using the La Passacaglia pattern from the book Millefiori (1):
The classes are up on our website and I've sent out an email to those of you on our Newsletter list. If you did not get an email in the last day or so then you need to sign up for our newsletter. How do you get on our Newsletter list? Well you simply go to our website and find the box on the home page that has the Newsletter sign up. We will also have some printed copies at the shop if you prefer.
We also have the good fortune of having Ron Collins teaching at Periwinkle. He's got some great classes coming up on the 17th and 18th. Pattern Alternations and Designer Techniques for Couture Results. The descriptions are on our website. Go to the classes tab, click on calendar, go to the 17th and 18th and click on each class for a full description. Ron is an amazing resource for those of you that love to sew garments.
On January 13th we'll begin our annual UFO challenge. You can enter to win a Fat Quarter Bundle with each UFO you finish. You must bring in a photo of your UFO in it's "before" stage with the finished quilt to enter. Minimum size to be considered is 20 x 30 inches. And of course quilts larger than the minimum requirement will be accepted. You will also have the opportunity to win your purchase back if you purchase your batting and backings at Periwinkle. We will close the challenge on Valentine's Day, February 14th and do our draw. So a great opportunity to get some projects done!
As has been our tradition, every January brings our Staycation Beach Party!!
And that's it for January happenings! Have a great month and see you soon!
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