Mary's Quilt Shop
April
2017
Mary's Quilt Shop
Newsletter
 
      
Welcome to Mary's Quilt Shop!

   Wishing You A Blessed Easter And Happy Spring!

Wool Bunny Quilt
24" x 24"
We have the kit available. The bunnies and basket are wool, the background is cotton and the back is a twister.
Everything is pre-cut for you.
$49.95


We now have a few more Lady Liberty kits.
43" x 68"
As always, pre-cut and ready to sew.
$159.00


Palampore Hexagon Quilt kit
18" x 26½"
$42.50
 
April Showers Bring May Flowers kit  
18" x 25"
$24.95
 
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Mary's Retreat Center
Mary's Quilters Retreat Center accommodates 16 people. You will find all the comforts of home in the retreat. It is beautifully decorated and each bed is dressed with an antique quilt.
  The kitchen is fully functional with pots, pans, dishes and silverware, everything you need to prepare and serve a meal. The bathrooms are complete with soap, shampoo, hairdryer and other toiletries.
A sewing room is also available with a large sewing table, cutting table, iron and ironing board. Mary's Quilt shop is located in the same building and is complete with all your sewing needs.
The retreat is located in charming downtown Bedford. There are many great restaurants and shops for your enjoyment. Bring your family and friends for a pleasant getaway of sewing, eating and enjoying historic Bedford. We can design a class for you or come and sew on your own.
The cost per person per night is $75 with a 2 night minimum stay. A 50% deposit is required with your reservation and the balance payable when you check out.
Sweet Retreats
Rewards Club
Thank You to all of our loyal retreaters. We appreciate you so much.
After your 10th stay or event at the retreat center your cost will be just $50 per night FOREVER!
(2 night minimum stay required

Row by Row On The Go!
is 2017's theme and we'll be participating here at Mary's. We're super excited about Row by Row Experience's brand new program, Row by Row Junior, too!   It's designed for kids ages 6 to 14.   They travel along with an adult.   They collect free row patterns designed just for them to make and they can learn to sew at home with family help and support from www.rowbyrowexperience.com .
Row by Row Junior follows the same rules and time schedule as adult Row by Row Experience, June 21 through Labor Day.   Kids need to be in the shop to get the free pattern handout, but anyone can buy a kit.   Grandmothers and travelling family can bring them home as gifts or souvenirs.
Row by Row Junior designed the five different row patterns so you can be sure they are kid-friendly.   Make it an adventure traveling to collect all five and seeing how different shops make up their row.  
We have chosen Rover as our row. 
Here he is sewn into a pillow.
We'll be awarding "I Made This!" ribbons to the first five kids who return with something made using a Row by Row Junior pattern.   Any sewing effort will be celebrated, not just quilting.   Find Row by Row Junior's free online activities, kids' journal pages, support for learning to sew at home, and more at www.rowbyrowexperience.com this summer.
Stay Tuned for May's newsletter.
We will be revealing our row for 2017!

Bonnie Hunter is Coming!
 
Registration is Open for Bonnie's classes and for the Retreat Center.
Please call the shop to register.
No refunds will be issued for classes or retreat deposits.

Here is Bonnie's schedule:
Classes are $75.00 each and from 9:30am - 4:00pm
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There will be a lecture July 9 & 15, 2017 @ 6:00. 
Lecture.....$20.00

Week 1
Saturday July 8, 2017.....Garden Party
Sunday July 9, 2017.....Box Kites
Monday July 10, 2017.....Wonky Wishes

Week 2
Friday July 14, 2017.....Garden Party
Saturday July 15, 2017.....Box Kites
Sunday July 16, 2017.....Wonky Wishes


Specific times and details will be announced later.

Click this link to view the quilts and the supplies needed.


We are also taking pre-orders for:
Addicted to Scraps "new book"...$27.95
Itty Bitty 8's Six by Six Ruler...$15.98
Itty Bitty 8's three by seven ruler...$14.95
Bonnie K Hunter's Essential Triangle Tool...$24.95
Bonnie K Hunter's Playing Cards...$5.00
 
 
Garden Party
 
Box Kite
 
Wonky Wishes
Do You Have Bonnie Hunter Projects that Need Completed?
Come to our Pajama Party June 2-4, 2017. We are gearing it toward Bonnie Hunter.
Arrive Friday ....  Stay till Sunday
Bring a covered dish, your favorite snacks and drinks!
All for only $55 (+tax)
If you do not have a Bonnie project, come anyway!
Work on anything you like.
If you would like to stay an extra day the additional cost is $3o. You may stay Thursday June 1stor Monday June 5th.
Call Today to make your reservation, we fill up quickly.
814-310-2278
Books Books Books
We Got-em!
Here are a few of the titles we have plus many more.
Are you looking for a book? Give us a call we may have it!
We have current as well as past issues of
Quiltmania, Simply Modern and Simply Vintage.
$13.99
 
$17.99

  $40.00                           $45.00

 
$40.00                               $55.00
 
$55.00
 
$55.00
 
Pre-Order
Di Ford Hall's "Primarily Quilts Two" and  "Giggleswick Quilt Kit"
Di taught this Giggleswick class at Mary's Quilt Shop in 2016 and we have the kits!
Kit price.....$216.00
Book "Primarily Quilts Two".....$55.00
Delivery in May 2017 

Come and Play!
"MARY'S IN MAY" for Applique
Retreat Weekend

May 5,6,7  2017
APPLIQUE all day!  No specific project, bring what you are working on.  A group of us studied with Di Ford at Mary's...and want to continue to work together. Great opportunity to learn from each other.
Bring Show and Tell for Friday night for plenty of inspiration!

Full kitchen available, lots of restaurants close.  Betty Neff will provide breakfast for Saturday and Sunday!  Bring food or eat out...you decide what works for you...Breakfast is covered! Check in is available NOON on Friday. Checkout by 4:00 PM Sunday. 
 
Cost at Mary's: $75 per night, pay direct to shop. 
CC charged for first night at time of confirmation. Second night added to tab at the shop while there. 
(Shop policy is no refunds, no exchanges).  
Building is not handicapped accessible. 
LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS AVAILABLE.
Call the shop to register.
814-310-2278


Retreat & Classes
Please read carefully!

*When registering for any class a valid credit card is required and your card will be charged at this time. We do not retain your credit card information

*When registration is open for classes we do not always know all the requirements for the class. Additional item may need to be purchased, kits, patterns, etc. We will let you know when these are available

*All Class Registrations and Retreat Reservations are FINAL
No Refunds, No Exceptions!

*Building is NOT handicap accessible

*Class dates and projects are subject to change

Mary's Newest Fabric Line
Available May 2017.
Call the shop today to Pre-order!
814-310-2278
 

Mary would love to speak at your guild meeting!
She would like to share her skill and expertise.  These are a few of her topics.
Who is Mary Koval and How Did She Start!
Designing Fabrics "The How to"
How to Make Your Quilts More Valuable
What Do Antique Quilts Have to Do With It?
Collecing and Caring For Antique Quilts
Call the shop for details and to make arrangements.
 

 

Fat Quarter Fun!

Purchase 10 fat quarters and receive the 11th FREE.

Punch card issued with your purchase. Your full card will be entered into a quarterly drawing. What is the prize?

FABRIC of course!

 

 

Don't forget to check out

Mary's Website!

www.marykovalantiquequilts.com

 

Opening April 6, 2017

 

The Yarn Knitch is located next to Mary's Quilt Shop

in charming Downtown Bedford.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Thursday April 6, @1:00.

Dotty Fazenbaker, owner, will have a large variety of yarn in all price ranges and qualities.

Including yarn from a local Alpaca farm.

Accessories for knitting and crocheting includeing patterns.

Beginners and advanced classes to begin in May.

109 West Pitt Street,

Bedford, Pa  15522

814-310-2156

 

Ryan's Case for Smiles  is dedicated to helping children with life-changing illnesses feel better to heal better.
We are a charitable organization that makes pillowcases for children with life threating illnesses.
Our Doris received this note of appreciation
Dear Ms. Caldwell:
  Thank you for supplying fun pillow cases to our son during his 9 months of chemotherapy at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh. He has quite a collection! Our stays at the hospital were not pleasant by any means, but the pillow cases were a bright spot in the day. Please know that your efforts are valuable and appreciated.
  Sincerely,
Leslie Fletcher

Your participation in this outreach is encouraged. We have local groups that gather and sew. If you don't sew we need cutters and other helpers. You can also make the pillow cases on your own and drop them off at the shop.
Please contact Doris Caldwell for more information.
814-442-7347
 
1,500,000
Pillowcases delivered and counting!

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MARY KOVAL'S  RETREAT CENTER
   Looking for a great getaway? This is the place. Our retreat offers a large eat in kitchen, living room, 6 bedrooms, 4 and half bathrooms, sewing room and laundry room. All this in a newly restored 1813 Federal style building located in historic Bedford, PA. Bring your family and friends for a weekend of sewing, eating and enjoying historic Bedford. We can design a class or come and sew your own!

       

We Sincerely Appreciate Our Customers!
They Like Us Too!
"Couldn't ask for better service. Such beautiful, wonderful people."

 "Staying at Mary's was a wonderful experience. It is beautifully outfitted and we had a great time sewing, exploring and socializing. The staff was terrific! I loved it and hope to do a retreat there again!"
 "Telephone order. Couldn't have asked for better experience. Doris pleasant and informative."
  
Sincerely,
  
Mary Koval
Mary's Quilt Shop
814-310-2278

 

Contact Us:
113 W. Pitt Street
Bedford, Pennsylvania
(814) 310-2278
marysquiltshop@comcast.net


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Lady Bug
Harvest Wreath
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