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2/27/2015 What's New at Sharynn's Quilt Box

Newsletter February 2015

What about all this snow? I thought we had dodged the bullet on the bad weather as winter started out so docile this year. Darrell and I had just been discussing how fortunate we had been with the nice weather we had been enjoying. Wow, did I ever speak too soon! I hope each of you and your families are safe and warm in you homes during this cold, snowy week we are having. Spring cannot come too some for us.

Needless to say, things have been slow this week here at Sharynn’s Quilt Box! I must say though, we have been making the most of this down time – all of us have been busy as little bees stitching up projects and playing in the beautiful new fabrics that have been arriving in-spite of the bad weather.

Also, we are working on projects for our upcoming Charming Shop Hop. Once again this year we are using Batik Charms for our quilt. Gail has been busy cutting and packing our charm in preparation for the Hop, while Cathy is stitching up one of our projects. We are excited as the colors for this year’s quilts are absolutely beautiful. I think everyone will love them.

The dates for this years “Charming Shop Hop” are March 25 through March 28th. Passports are now on sale for $5.00. Be sure to sign up early, the first 250 to sign up will receive one of the coveted 2015 charms.

We have a very busy show schedule lined up this year, it is going to be so much fun.  I hope you will be able to attend all or at least part of these very enjoyable venues.

March 14th Shelby County Extension Homemakers' Sew Much Fun " Sew Into Spring" Sponsored by:  Chip Off the Block Quilt Club Saturday March 14, 2015 9:00am to 3:30 pm.  Family Arts Building Shelby County  Fair Grounds  500 Frank St.,  Shelbyville, IN 46176.  Flyers available at Sharynn’s Quilt Box.

March 25 – 28th Charming Shop Hop. 9am – 6pm Wednesday – Friday and 9am – 5pm Saturday. Seven participating shops. Passports $5.00, $6.00 after hop begins.  This years fabric is beautiful, you may take a peak on our Face Book page "Sharynn's Quilt Box" to see for yourself.

April 10, 11, & 12th Sharynn’s Quilt Box's Clifty Falls Retreat. Fun, Food and Fellowship! Don’t miss out on the fun, it is not too late to sign up as we still have a few spots left. Unfortunately we are unable to hold our November 2015 retreat this year. Circumstances beyond our control have occurred to prevent our annual event. Therefore, we requested additional room for April in the event you would want to come at this time of year. We really regret this situation.

April 17th 10:00 am & April 18th 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm -  20th Annual Bits & Pieces Quilt Show - Madison, Indiana Jefferson Co. Fairgounds SR 256 - West of 62.

June 24 – 27th our Annual Southern Indiana Shop Hop. We have added two additional stores to this year’s hop. One in Brownstown and one in Bedford.

July 24 – 25th One Stop Shop Hop in Kokomo, IN.

Be sure to stop in and see all the delightful new fabric, patterns and notions that are arriving nearly every day. It is so exciting planning the projects for the new fabric. Stop in and give us your input!

"Sharynn’s Quilting Friends" meet the 2nd Saturday of each month, 9 – 10 am. We are having so much fun. Demos, Sit & Sews, Show & Tell, Food, Fun and Fellowship, what a way to spend the morning! There is always room for more new friends so join us.

"Simply Charming Squares" – the Project of the Month Club led by Cathy Tscheulin is so much fun. The projects are so useful and timeless. The ladies tell me how much fun they are having and what a good teacher Cathy is. I love to see the finished projects, and you are invited to join the club at any time. This club meets the second Tuesday of each month from 1:30 – 3:30 pm.

We are having our "Spring Fling Sale" on our wonderful Janome Sewing Machines and Sergers. Janome is one of the best home sewing machines on the market today. Great warranty and Darrell is a Certified Service Technician. He is able to service all makes and models of sewing machines.

Stop in and try one of the "Handi-Quilt's" Sweet Sixteen Sit Down, the 18" Avante Long Arm,  or the 26" Infinity Long Arm quilting machines on the floor. You will be amazed how easy these machines are to use.

Hope to see you soon.
Sharynn, Darrell, Cathy and Gail