Roberts Roberts Sewing Center 
February 7, 2019 Update
UPCOMING CLASSES
and EVENTS!!!!!
 
Simple Whatnots Club - The club fee stays the same as last year. You will receive all the patterns for the 8 small projects and the patterns for the Geese in the Meadow as well. We will meet once again on the second Saturday of the month. Sherry Klaich will once again be our guide. We will have Kim Diehl's newest fabric line, Wit and Wisdom, and will cut optional kits for the small projects.

The dates for the rest of the year are as follows: February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10

Quilts of Valor
Date: Thursday,
 February 14
Time: 2pm-5pm

A Quilt of Valor is our award to those who have been touched by war. It says "thank you for your service, sacrifice and valor" in serving our nation. If you would like to participate in this local sewing group, please join us on any or all dates to work on your own Quilt of Valor or to assist others with their quilts.
Sew Along With Kimberbell
Teacher: Sales Associate
Date: Saturdays,
Feb. 16, Mar. 16
Time: 10am-5pm

If you love to sew or do machine embroidery as much as we do...then come sew/embroider along with us! We're kicking off 2019 with our "Sew-Along". We will meet on the third Saturday of each month.  So come join the fun each month where you can work on any KimberBell design. A staff member will be available to assist you with any sewing questions or embroidery problems you may have.  Bring one of your own KimberBell designs or purchase one here so that you can work along with others during this monthly Sew-Along.  Be sure to bring any Show & Tell projects.
Escape to Sew escape to sew 2
Hostess: Tammie Yoder
Dates:
Saturdays, Feb. 23, March 23
Time: 10am-5pm

Grab your supplies and join us at Escape to Sew! We help each other when we get stuck...and show off what we are doing. Join us for a great time ! ***In order to meet the expectations of most of our Escape to Sew participants, we respectfully asks that ALL attendees be 18 and over.
Software Sampler
Teacher: Jane McMurray
Dates:
Saturdays, Feb. 23, March 23
Time: 10am-11:30am

Do you want to learn quick easy digitizing projects? If so this is the class for you. We will meet each month and learn to digitize a new complete project using 6D or Premier+ software. Come join Jane as she guides you through the software modules necessary for these projects.
SO MUCH FABRIC THIS WEEK!!!!
From Moda - Star and Stripe Gatherings is a patriotic collection of small scale vintage inspired prints by Lisa Bongean. 
True Americana colors sparkle to remind us of summer days with backyard parties, picnics on the lawn 
and parades down main street. Check out her new book.
            
From Robert Kaufman - Charlotte Circa 1860 - This is a reproduction line from Carrie Quinn a new designer for Kaufman. Have been anxiously awaiting this line. I LOVE the blues and browns.

From Robert Kaufman - Goose Pond - This is a really cute flannel line and we have kits available for a cute quilt. See below.
From Robert Kaufman - Mammoth - flannel, manly, and cozy...this double sided flannel is just what the current weather requires!


From Robert Kaufman - Aunt Ella's Butterflies - Sorry, no butterflies in this 30's reproduction line...instead use these lovely prints to make butterflies. Just what we needed to fill in some empty spaces in our 30's reproduction fabric. Also Precuts - Layer cakes, charms, and jelly rolls.

From Moda Sweet Tea by Sweetwater - 
Ah... sweet summertime! It's a time to relax on a porch swing while sipping a cold glass of freshly brewed "sweet tea". No matter what your drink of choice is, let this Sweet Tea fabric collection inspire you to relax a bit and create a beautiful quilt to sit beside you.
NEW BOOKS!!!!
Star and Stripe Gatherings by Lisa Bongean This book is a collection of 19 projects, quilts, runners, pillow, pincushions and wool mats, all done to decorate our homes and show our American pride. All the projects use her newest fabric line Star and Stripe Gatherings. This is a wonderful book full of traditional patterns that will remind you why you love quilting.
Turnabout Patchwork - (Back in Stock) Start with a simple block. Slice, turn and sew slices back together. Then watch the magic happen! It's hard to believe such complex looking blocks can cone from such easy to sew blocks. Turnabout techniques transform even the most basic blocks into show-stopping quilts. 24 quilt patterns included in this book.
NEW NOTIONS!!!!
                  
Wooly Wonder Pincushions in three neutral colors. Just love these and they match the wooly pressing mats! Perfect gift for your Valentine.
Heat Erase Marking Pens - These are like the heat erase pens we are all used to, but thought it was nice to have the variety of colors in a set. Also it says the ink can be completely removed with water. I didn't think that was an option before.
Gingher Designer Series Eleanor scissors 8",5" 4". Every year Gingher comes out with a new designer series and lots of people collect them. This years design is so feminine and softly colored they remind me of Spring and Mother's Day.
NEW PATTERN!!!!
Rail Run by Mountain Peak Creations - This pattern is a great way to use those panels that run crosswise or even fabric with a large repeat.

NEW KITS!!!!
Dino Party kits are now available. Come in and see Ranette's new sample.
Baker Street Goose Pond kits are now available. This is a fast and fun quilt to make!

Everyone at Roberts appreciates your business. If you have any questions, be sure and let us know.

 
If you ever see anything in our updates that you would like to buy, but can't make it into the store, we would be happy to mail it to you.
 
Roberts Hours:
Monday - Saturday -  9:30am-5:30pm
Closed Sundays, EXCEPT for certain Shop Hops
   

Hope to see you soon!

 

Call us at 815-729-1600 or 800-273-9111 or FAX 815-729-2698. 

 

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