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

 
We will be celebrating National Quilting Day with the rest of the world on Saturday March 18th. The first National Quilting Day was observed in 1992 and since then it has grown into a global celebration for all quiltmakers and quilt lovers.
Come in and play with us. We are planning special events and treats all day!
 
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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
Pajama Party!

March 31 - April 2, 2017
Arrive Friday ....  Stay till Sunday
Work on any project you would like!
Bring a covered dish, your favorite snacks and drinks!
All for only $55 (+tax)

If you would like to stay an extra day the additional cost is $3o. You may stay Thursday March 30 or Monday April 3rd.
Call Today to make your reservation, we fill up quickly.
814-310-2278

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
 
Pre-Order Your
Di Ford Hall Giggleswick Quilt Kit
This quilt is in her new book
"Primarily Quilts Two"
coming in May.

Kit price.....$216.00
Book "Primarily Quilts Two".....$55.00
Delivery in May 2017 
Di taught this Giggleswick class at Mary's Quilt Shop in 2016 and we have the kits!
Mary's Newest Fabric Line
**Rhapsody in Blue**

Examine the Possibilities!
   



Find these beautiful quilts and patterns in
"Mary's Favorites Blue and White Quilts"...$16.95
Why not purchase the book along with fabric!
39" x 39"
Doris made this pretty quilt from the blues.
We will be glad to kit it for you, just give us a call!

Absolutely Lovely!

 
 
Windham Fabrics has offered Free Patterns on the following quilts.
Mary's Quilt Shop will kit the yardage for each quilt for you.
FREE Shipping in January! 
NOW available in the shop and your phone order!
814-310-2278

Kit.....$120.00     Backing.....$54.00

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Kit.....$78.00     Backing.....$48.00


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Kit.....$204.00     Backing.....$36.00


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Kit.....$144.00     Backing.....$50.00


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Kit.....$160.00     Backing.....$65.00
 
 
COMING SOON!
 
Something Special is happening in April !
A Quilt Retreat at
Le Clos des Freres Gris
Arriving April 24th ~ Departing April 30th
You will be spending a week with Joe & Mary Koval
as well as Brian & Di (Ford) Hall
You will enjoy quilt classes with Di,
Tours of Provence (according to availability/cost)
as well as Market Day in Aix en Provence
and a Cooking Class!

 
 
 
 

**Itinerary is subject to change
Monday April 24th - Arrival of retreat participants by own means to Aix en Provence...
evening welcome & meal
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Tuesday April 25th - Quilting class with Di... evening dinner
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Wednesday April 26th - Tour of Provence according to
availability/cost.  Variety of tours available...
free evening (dinner on your own)
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Thursday April 27th - Market Day in Aix en Provence
and cooking class / dinner
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Friday April 28th - Quilting class with Di...
free evening (dinner on your own)
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Saturday April 29th -  Market Day in Aix en Provence...
Farewell dinner
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Sunday April 30th - Departure
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Accommodations to include:
full breakfast each day; city occupancy tax;
and wine served in the evening
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Lunch is included on Class days
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Rooms are available as 2 to 3 people per room
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**The retreat is currently full but we have a cancelation list. Please email or call the shop if you would like to add your name.
 
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 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

 

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.

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
Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.  *Ralph Waldo Emerson

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!

       


       
Is Is a Family owned and operated bakery next door to Mary's Quilt Shop! 

Breads, Cakes, Cupcakes, Brownies, Cookies, Pies, Specialty Cakes, Hungarian Specialties, Donuts
Yummy!

NOW serving soup and sandwiches for lunch and they are delicious!
What better to warm the heart and soul but with a warm bowl of soup.
Come in and support our Downtown Bedford business


113 W. Pitt St Ste. B
Bedford, Pennsylvania
814-310-2476 

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!"
 "One-of-a-kind quilt shop!"

  
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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