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Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza

Thursday-Sunday, September 15-18

It is so nice to have such a fabulous quilt show right in our own back yard! Once again this year we'll be vending for Brother at the quilt show at Oaks, and we’re happy to say that we are providing all of the machines for Jennie Rayment’s classes, so don’t be surprised if you see her around our booth! We'll be bringing lots of fun machines for you to try and we'll have some awesome quilt show specials, so be sure to stop by Booth 601 and say "hi!"

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38th Anniversary Sale!!!

Wednesday, September 28th through Saturday, October 8th

Take advantage of our 38th Anniversary Sale! Storewide savings of 25%... and more on selected items! A perfect time to stock up on all the basics plus, take a look at the sweet deals we have on machines…both new and gently used! Just our way of thanking you for 38 GREAT years!

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Juki Open House

Friday or Saturday, Sept 30 or Oct 1 - 1-5pm

FREE!!! (but be sure to register!)

Join us as we welcome the Juki family of machines to our shop! Juki originally began as a home sewing machine and now is the leader in global industrial sewing, but they never forgot their roots. From their original machines and sergers - some still in use today - to today's newest and most innovative computerized machines, there is a Juki for every one. Come see what they're all about! Door Prizes, give-aways, and lots of fun!

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What Machine Should I Play With Today???

Friday or Saturday, October 7 or 8 - 10-3pm

$20 (half price for Byrne's Bees!)

We’re having a play date. Bring a friend or make a friend! Join us for a fun day where we demo a variety of machines - from Sewing machines to Scan N Cut, from Sergers to Longarms and a few in between! We'll encourage you to play to your heart's content, see lots of fun projects for each kind of machine and even take home a cute project made on your machine of choice! Door prizes, give-aways and a light lunch, too!

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Six Reasons To Love Hexis!

Friday, October 14 - 1-4pm

$30 (half price for Byrne's Bees!)

Join Bobbi Penniman and discover why the Hexi Craze has swept the quilting world! Here are some hints… - Scrap buster! - Easy carry-along project - Many design applications - traditional to modern! - Fun to play with! - They don't whine! - Low calorie Okay… so perhaps we stretched it a bit but without a doubt, hexis have become the hottest craze in Quiltdom today! Bobbi will show you why hexis have become such a hit, and get you started on the basics of what very well might become your next obsession (the good for you, fat free variety!) Join us to see what it's all about, and if you think you might like it, join us for our monthly Hexi Happenings - a fun sit and sew - and see where it goes from there! (See Hexi Happenings under BOMs and Other Stuff!)

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Jenny Haskins Returns!

Fri & Sat, Nov 4&5 - 9-5pm (2 Day Seminar)

$129 (early bird special $89!!! Register by October 1!)

Jenny Haskins returns for a two day special seminar! If you love to have fun, love to learn new tips and tricks to make your embroidery hobby more enjoyable, and love to laugh and have a good time… join us for two full days of fun, inspiration and education. There'll be door prizes, give-aways and plenty of chocolate(!), combined with all kinds of fresh new ideas guaranteed to inspire! Plus… gift bag valued at over $100! Seats are limited to take advantage of our Early Bird Special right away!

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Joyce Hughes Thread Painting Mini-Workshop

Wednesday, January 4 - 1-4pm

$30 (half price for Byrne's Bees!)

If you are excited and amazed at Joyce's transformation of panels and plain applique using her thread painting techniques, join us for a mini-workshop to learn some of her tricks. You will not believe what YOU can do once you see how it's done! Threads may just become your new BFF!

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A New Kind of Shop Hop!

How about this… A shop hop type event with no fees, no passports and all summer to play? Simply visit any of the participating shops and receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt. Combine your rows in any way to create a unique quilt that represents the fun you had traveling throughout the summer. Travel with friends, discover new quilt shops and have fun collecting rows!

Travel and collect rows: June 21-September 6!

Prizes, collectibles and more fun!

Create a quilt using at least 8 different rows and be the first to bring it into a participating shop to win a stack of 25 fat quarters (6-1/4 yards of fabric!). Use that shop's row in your quilt and win a bonus prize! Bring in completed quilt for prize: June 21- October 31!

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Anita Goodesign Event!!!

April 6-8

Anita Goodesign Event! Our MOST popular embroidery event returns!!!

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How Can You Help?

Quilters are known for their generosity when it comes to helping those less fortunate or those stricken by illness or disaster. We have a number of charitable projects going on in the shop that we thought you might like to know about and possibly get involved in. Some, like those listed above, have regularly scheduled meetings and so they are easy to post. Others meet at a random time convenient for those involved or, we serve as a drop off site for things you do at home and we deliver to those in need. At any rate, we wanted you to be aware of these efforts in case you were able to help out. If you see something that interests you, let us know and we'll keep you in the loop as far as upcoming meeting times. In addition to Comfort Quilts and Case for Smiles (see BOMs and Other Stuff) some other efforts are:

Cozy Cases
Reach to Recovery Tote Bags
Developmental Hearts for Premies
Doggie neckerchiefs and pet food collection
Collection Center for pet bed scraps
Angel gowns
Food Larder donations
Burp cloths for Doylestown Hospital

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