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Sassy Stitches!

It's SHOP HOP week!!!!!!!!  Last year this time mom and I had just
 bought the shop and were running around like chickens with our heads cut off!!  We're still doing that but having a little
 experience under our belt helps.  Can't wait to get this year's hop started!!!!!

Join us Friday, July 21 through Saturday, July 29 for the 2017 Carolina Shop Hop!  You have TWO weekends for your hopping convenience! Visit at least four of the shops in the hop, get your passport stamped, and get ready to win! The more shops you visit, the greater your chances are of winning the bigger prizes. We have $$$thousands$$$ in prizes to give away! The grand prize is a $100 gift certificate from each shop in the 2017 Shop Hop, and there are 20 HUGE gift baskets. There are also daily prizes at each shop. Plus, everyone who visits all ten shops and presents a completed Passport will receive a souvenir travel mug!


As usual, every shop will have a notion on sale for 25% off! Our notion will be this wonderful little Steamfast Travel Steam Iron . It's a small iron but packs a big punch!  Keep one in the bag you take to classes and another at home for small projects!
 Make your plans now to hop around to all of our wonderful shops! 
Cinnamon and Spice, Carolina Nice!
July 21-29
Monday-Friday 9:30 - 6:00
Saturday 9:30 - 5:00
Visit the Shop Hop website and print your passport so you're ready to HOP!!!!
Row by Row has begun!! The theme this year is "On the Go" and you can enjoy seeing all the North Carolina participating shops' rows on the NC Row by Row Facebook page.  Between the "Go" and "Sew" on our row is a little road with cars going to a Sassy Stitches of course!   Stop in to get your free pattern, and purchase a kit, license plate, and other goodies!

 Sassy Stitches is now open from 10: 00 until 5:00 during the week. Our Saturday hours will remain the same.  10:00 - 2:00  
Remember we are providing opportunities for you to come work on your club projects during the "Sit & Sew" times this year or if 
you're not in a club, just come sew! These days have been set aside for you to use our classroom and the supplies while you fellowship with others and work towards completing projects.   BUT . . . YOU MUST RESERVE A SPOT.  We are limiting the number of people to 10 on each of the sewing days so if you are interested you need to call and reserve your spot.  It's totally free!  But we only have room for so many so let us know you're coming and we will let you know if there is still room. You can get into the classroom at 9:45 and sew until 4:00!  WOW! 
Staff can answer questions and help you briefly but they will be working on the floor taking care of other business.This is not class time so please be respectful of our staff members . 
 We will continue sew days each month so keep an eye out for the dates!
 Most of our clubs have ended
 for the year but the fun will continue at Sassy Stitches!  We have a full July and are busy planning more classes for you. We've even started thinking about and planning for 2018!
Until next Sunday, have a wonderful week and come see us!
Sassy Cash UPDATE!!!!!

What's happening at Sassy Stitches?!
Tuesday, July 18
Christmas Tree Class
10:00 - 1:00
$20 Plus Supplies
It's time for a MODA BAKE OFF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We have had SEW much fun with these little recipes and our favorite layer cakes.  What in the world are we talking about? 
Click on the link and watch! 
Moda NOW has Cupcake Recipes, too!  Those use charm packs! 

Join us for a full day of sewing and fun.  Choose your recipe, buy your layer cakes or cut your own, and play with designs!  There are 8 different cake mix recipe card packs and 4 cupcake card packs. Here are some pictures of completed projects using these wonderful cards.


The possibilities are ENDLESS! You will need to have your fabric chosen and layer cakes or charm packs ready.  If you choose to use yardage, you will need to have your squares cut to really put a dent in your project on class day. The class fee is $20.  If you bake something and bring it to share, nothing store bought, you will get a $10 gift certificate to Sassy Stitches!  

Moda Bake Off:  Saturday, Aug. 5th
10:00 - 4:00
Class Fee:  $20 Plus Supplies
Chris Eichner will be teaching her beautiful Shredded Art Class at Sassy Stitches on Tuesday, August 8.  

Learn how to create an art quilt using a rotary cutter with many different batik fabrics representing the photo of your choice or you may use Chris'.
Choosing a simple uncomplicated landscape is best. Free motion quilting will hold art work in place and there will be a demonstration of thread painting for definition.
August 8
10:00 - 3:30
Class Fee $45
We've rescheduled this class for 
Tuesday, August 15th
10:00 - 12:00
Christmas Tole
$20 Plus Supplies

We're planning a Solar Sewing Day on Monday, August 21st! 
We already have safety glasses for you and are putting the finishing touches on our event.
More details in next Sunday's newsletter!

Show & Tell
Look at Jeanette's beautiful project!  She always does such nice job. 

Ryan's Case for Smiles
Our charity focus at Sassy Stitches is Ryan's Case for Smiles. This is an organization that provides fun pillowcases for sick children .  ALL of our donations will be used in Asheville, NC at Mission Children's Hospital. I volunteered for this charity for several years and have personally delivered pillow cases to kids at Mission Children's Hospital and assure you it brings great joy to sick children to pick out a fun pillowcase. When you read the story about Cindy and her son, Ryan, you will understand what a great cause this is. It's the perfect charity for anyone who sews! Here is a link to the organization's website.
We will accept pillowcases, fabric donations for making pillow cases and monetary donations. If you choose to make pillowcases, there are tips on the website (see link above) about making them. The volunteers who take the pillowcases wash them before delivery. Something so simple as a fun pillowcase really does bring a smile to a sick child.  THANKS!

Lindy, Anne, and the Best Staff EVER! 
(They really are!!!!!)


Sassy Stitches
106 W. Palmer St.
Franklin, North Carolina  28734
(828) 349-8912


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