Friday, October 8, 2010

Fair Time

Have you been to the Dixie Classic Fair? It's one of my favorite fall traditions. Lots of our customers enter their creations in the various contests each year. Many win ribbons and all have fun and enjoy the friendly competition.

Sadly, all good things must come to an end, even the fair! After you pick up your entries on Monday come by the shop so that we can take a picture of your handiwork.

If you didn't enter a fair competition, but have a project that makes you proud, come by and let us take a picture of your treasure, too!

Have a great weekend and enjoy this beautiful fall weather. I intend to take my knitting and embroidery outdoors after I plant my pansies!

Happy Stitching,


Friday, October 1, 2010

October Classes Part Too!

Quilting Classes

Appliqued Chicks Quilt $50 plus supplies. Thursday, October 21 and November 18, 6-8 p.m.
In this class you will learn hand applique, a new way to piece half square triangles and much more.
Fat Quarter Bag $35 plus supplies. 1 session, Wednesday, October 20, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Just in time for Christmas gifts! This is a great bag for carrying everything! If you have your 6 fat quarters cut before class, you'll go home wit
h a finished bag. We promise! Limit 4

-shirt Quilt $45 plus supplies. 1 session, Saturday, October 30, 9 am-2 pm.
Come learn the basics to design your own t-shirt quilt! We will show you how to stabilize your t-shirts and then sew them into a wonderful pattern that you will draft! This is not a
beginner class; you will need to know how to rotary cut and piece.

Coming Soon!

Crazy Christmas Tree Wall Hanging

Christmas Table Runner

Knitting Classes
Beginning Knitting $45 plus supplies. 4 sessions: Thursday, October 14, 21, 28, and November 4, 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. OR
Thursday, October 21, 28, November 4, and 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

You will learn the basics of knitting! You will learn to knit and purl, do many
pattern stitches and follow a pattern. You will be ready to begin a project of your choice after this class.

Beaded Scarf $35 plus supplies for 2 sessions, Monday, October 11 and 25, 6-8 p.m.
Click here to see this beautiful scarf knitted with hand-dyed
yarn and beads. You will learn how to knit with beads without using those itty-bitty needles. This is a great gift project or something gorgeous to make for yourself! Woven Scarf $20 plus supplies. 1 session, Saturday, October 23, 9:30- 11:30 a.m.
Whether you are looking for your first project after beginning knitting, or want a fun way to use up some of your stash, this is the scarf for you! You must be able to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off. These make great gifts!

Socks... Getting Ready for the Holidays!
Knitting Socks using the Magic loop--Top down
$40 plus supplies. 3 sessions, Saturday, October 9, 16, a
nd 23, 9:30-11:30 am.
Sock knitting is the perfect take-along project! In this class you will learn to knit socks from the cuff down using a long circular needle. You must know how to cast on, knit, purl, and rib.

If you have made socks before, come to this class and learn a decorative elastic cast-on AND how to embellish your socks with Embroidery!

Shawl Collared Jacket $55 plus supplies. 5 sessions, Monday, October 18, November 1, 15, 29 and December 6, 6-8:30 p.m.
This jacket will keep you toasty when the cold wind starts to blow! It's made out of a soft chunky tweed that knits up quickly. You'll learn how to fit and follow a pattern, make that pretty shawl collar, and sew your jacket together, including setting in the sleeves.

Knitting workshop
$1o for 1 session or $30
for 4 sessions: Tuesday, 10 am-noon OR
Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 pm OR
Thursday, 1-3 pm OR
Friday 10 am-noon
This is the "clinic" for all your knitting emergencies! Get help on your project or pick a new technique to learn. For those who already know the basics.
You must call to register for worksh
op each week, space is limited.

The Abigail Vest
$45 plus supplies, 4 sessions, Monday October 11, 18, 25, and November 1, 6:30-8:30 pm If you are tired of knitting sweaters with all that seaming then this is the class for you. This vest is knit from the top down with raglan sleeves and no seams. This is a good introduction project for this technique. You must be able to knit, purl, increase and decrease. Stop in and see the sample.

October classes Part One


Little Witch $30 includes kit and instruction. 1 session, Saturday, October 9, 9:30-11:30 am
This little witch will put you in the Halloween spirit in no time! You'll complete her in the class. Bring your scissors, felting tools, and straight

Smocking and Embroidery

Smocking Workshop $10 for 1 session or $30 for 4 sessions. Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm or Thursdays, 10:00 am-noon.

Come join Martha for some quality sewing and smockin
g time. Work on the project of your choice and enjoy the fellowship of others. Call the shop at least one day before the session to reserve your space.

T-shirt with insert $30
plus supplies. 1 session, Thursday, October 7, 6-8:30 pm
Learn to place a smocked insert into a t-shirt or onesie! This makes a quick, cute holiday outfit. It is best to have your insert smocked before class, so register early to receive instructions for smocking your insert!

Bishop Dress $50 plus supplies. 4 sessions, Thursday, October 14, 21, 28, and November 4, 6-8:30 p.m.
Make a bishop dress from start to finish, even if you've never sewn before! If you are an experienced seamstress, there will be lots of new techniques to learn. This is a great first smocking project.
Supply list provided when you register.

Crochet Classes

Beginning Crochet $45 plus supplies. 4 sessions. Tuesday, October 12, 19, 26 and November 2, 6-8 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet. Crochet a sampler with different stitches. Learn to read a pattern. You will be ready to crochet a simple project after this class. Limit 4.

Crochet Workshop $10 for 1 session or $30 for 4 sessions: Saturday 10 am-noon

Get help with your crochet challenges. Karen can fix 'most anything!
**you must register by noon Thursday of each week.