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Sharynn's Quilt Box

February 18, 2014 Newsletter

Wow, what strange weather we are having! We are so ready for Spring! We want sunshine and flowers!
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:

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

Royal Retro from Wilmington has arrived in the shop. Be sure and stop by to check out this collection of gorgeous fabrics in wonderful blues, purples and greens. Below is a sample view of this grouping.

Just a Pinch from Quilting Treasures is a spice-themed collection for wonderful kitchen projects! Following are a few samples of this grouping.

Lumina by Robert Kaufman is one of the most striking collections we have had for a long time. The colors and patterns are very different and unique. Here are just a few of the fabrics:

Ink Blossom from RJR is a wonderful collection in bright, cheerful colors of black and white, black and yellow and black and turquoise – fun, fun, fun! Here are a few samples guaranteed to fire up your creativity!

Farmers Market by RJR is a collection of fat quarters showcasing all kinds of fruits and veggies.

We have new charm squares, layer cakes and jelly rolls on our shelves. These are from Moda – stop by and check out Hubba Hubba, Mixed Bag and Bloomin Fresh.

Hope Chest Batiks and Color Crush by Moda are new batiks. Take a peek:


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

Kid’s Club

Kids Club is finished until Fall – watch future newsletters for announcement on date and time it will resume.

Sharynn’s Stitching Friends.  The next meeting will be Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 9:00am.  Be sure and bring Show and Tell.

Beth Steiner is 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: The 4-Hers will NOT meet on Wednesday, March 26.

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 January 23, 2014 class has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 20 from 1:30-3:00 pm. 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. 
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. A sample of the quilt is on display. The finished quilt measures 64” x 64”.


7th Annual Southern Indiana Quilters’ Day Out brought to you by Sew ‘n’ Tell Quilt Guild.
          March 22, 2014
          10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tri County Shrine Club
701 Potters Lane
Clarksville, Indiana 
Activities include:

·        Quilt Displays
·        Demonstrations (every ½ hour)
·        Door Prizes throughout the day (need to be present)
·        Make a quilt block on an antique sewing machine for charity
·        Vendor Mall with 10 vendors
$5.00 donation at the door.
For more information, contact Carol Fridley 812-945-9507.

Charming Shop Hop 2014   -  March 26-29, 2014   -   Passports on Sale Now
First 250 passports sold will receive a 2014 charm and passport from the shop where your passport was purchased. Receive another charm at each shop when your passport is stamped.

All completed passports will be eligible for the grand prize drawings for the following:

·        NEW Janome 3160 QDC Sewing Machine
·        Basket – 60 Fat Quarters
·        Six $50 Gift Certificates
·        Six $25 Gift Certificates
Individual shop prizes will also be awarded. 

Participating shops are:

·        Cabin Arts   Burlington, KY
·        L&L Yard Goods   Madison, IN
·        Margie’s Country Store   Madison, IN
·        Sharynn’s Quilt Box   North Vernon, IN
·        The Quilt Box   Dry Ridge, KY
·        Tree City Stitches   Greensburg, IN 

ORIGINAL SEWING & QUILT EXPO May 29-31, 2014 in Indianapolis, IN
          Indianapolis Marriott East
          7202 East 21st St.
          Indianapolis, IN 46219
Exhibit Hall Hours
10am – 6 pm Thurs.-Fri.
1 am – 5:30 pm Sat.
Excitement, inspiration and fun for 3 full days! Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery plus shopping, workshops, trunk shows, make-it take-its, how-to demos, fashion events and quilt displays.
For more information visit or call 800-699-6309
OHIO ONE STOP SHOP HOP – April 25-26, 2014 and October 3-4, 2014
Shop till you drop all in ONE location! Hourly door prizes, information passport, $50 Gift Certificates and finished quilts sale.
Nutter Center
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy #430
Dayton, OH 45435
For more information, visit
SHARYNN’S FALL RETREAT will be November 21-23, 2014 at Clifty Falls Inn in Madison, IN. A $50 deposit will hold your spot. We are taking reservations now.

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!