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January 14, 2014 Newsletter

Wow, January, 2014 is half over already! Hopefully the rest of the year doesn’t pass by as quickly! We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and survived the bitter cold we had! All of us here are counting down the days until Spring!
Sharynn’s Quilt Box continues to be closed on Sunday’s and Monday’s.  We are open Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

For your shopping pleasure and convenience:

Be sure and stop in and take advantage of the Janome extravaganza sale currently being held on Janome machines. 

It’s Here! The all new Horizon Memory Craft 15000. If you haven’t had an opportunity to come in and “test drive” the MC15000, you owe it to yourself to do so. This machine has so much to offer and is so fun and exciting – we don’t want to do anything but sit and embroider and sew! 
The MC15000 has the following features and more:
Creative:     Hundreds of new built-in designs, including Designer exclusives.
Fast:           Double the processing speed.
Smart:        iPad connectivity with AcuEdit and AcuMonitor apps PLUS wireless communication to your laptop or PC.
Easy:           New automatic needle threader and more.
Clear:          The largest, most vivid touch screen available.
For a limited time, receive an iPad with the purchase of a MC15000!
Stop by today to see this wonderful machine and all it has to offer!
New Fabric

Mixed Bag by Moda is done in bright, spring-like colors. We have charm squares, layer cakes and jelly rolls in stock.

Also from Moda is Hubba Hubba – another collection in fun spring-like colors. We have jelly rolls and charm squares in stock.
She Who Sews  from Quilting Treasures has arrived in the shop. Be sure and stop by to check out the neat panel and coordinate. Below is a sample view of this group. 

Puppy Love from Quilting Treasures is a fun, puppy-themed collection for the dog lovers in your life! Following are samples of this grouping.

Beginning Wednesday, February 5, 2014, Beth Steiner will be having regular Wednesday workshops from 3:30-5. These are designed for working on 4-H projects with Beth here to share her expertise and knowledge. The sessions will be held every Wednesday until fair-time.


NOTE: Pre-registration and signup are required for each session. Supply lists will be provided when participants sign up.

Kid’s Club

Beginners – 10am – 12 noon:
Lesson 3 January 24, 2014 – Log Cabin Pillow
Intermediate/Advanced - January 24, 2014 from 1-3pm. They will continue working on their quilt using Thangles.
NOTE: January 24 is the last session of Kid’s Club – it will resume again in the fall.

Thimbleberries Club has a new name – it is Sharynn’s Stitching Friends.  The next meeting will be Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 9:00am. Be sure and bring Show and Tell.

NOTE: Pre-registration and signup are required for all classes.
Put Your Best Foot Forward
Rose is once again holding classes that demonstrate how to use the different feet for our sewing machines. The next class will be January 23, 2014. She will be showing us how to use the beading foot and she will also show us different ways to use a wing needle to enhance your sewing. There will be an afternoon class from 1:30-3 pm and an evening class from 5:30-7 pm.
We will begin a Kansas Troubles BOM in March. The BOM will meet the second Tuesday of each month, for 6 months, starting March 11, 2014. Stop by the shop for more information and to view sample blocks. A sample of the entire quilt will be on display soon. The finished quilt will measure 64” x 64”. To participate in this BOM, you must be signed up and paid in full by February 1, 2014.
HELP make hospital stays as pleasant as possible for chronically ill children. Join ConKerr Cancer (Riley Hospital) in their mission to brighten the lives of sick children in hospitals through homemade pillowcases. Making a pillowcase is easy, rewarding and it can have a positive impact on a child in need. You can help by making a cheerful pillowcase, donate fabric or other sewing materials, or donate funds to help in the purchase of supplies. Sharynn’s Quilt Box is a designated drop off point for finished pillowcases. If you want to participate, drop by today for further details and a free pattern for the pillowcase along with directions on laundering and packaging. If you can’t make a pillowcase and want to help, stop by for information on donating materials and/or money for materials.

Other information

Cancellation Policy – We require that you give a five (5) day notice when canceling a class. If you must cancel a class and give us the required notice, an in-store credit will be given. No credits will be issued for no-shows or anyone failing to give the appropriate notice. If we cancel a class, we will give you an in-store credit or a refund. There is a minimum and maximum class size. Be sure to sign up early for the class you are interested to guarantee a spot for yourself.

We look forward to seeing you in the shop – be sure and take time to stop in, say hello and browse!