News to Use from RQ August 31st
Posted by KJCB on August 31, 2017
My Quilting Adventure continues on the RQ Blog! I have had a few weeks where I have struggled to find my "quilting mojo" and am now behind in my challenge; however, I will persevere! I finished two quilt tops on Wednesday and have posted about them as week 37 and 38 on the RQ Blog. Head over there to tell me what you think! There is much happening in this week's newsletter so make sure to read all the way through! On to the news...
September Block of the Month Meeting
This Saturday, September 2nd is the next Block of the Month Meeting at RQ. Remember that doors open at 9 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:15 a.m. This month's challenge is to bring a pattern or book with your favorite design using a jelly roll or 2 1/2" strip project!
September brings the end of the Fern Hill BOM Program. Remaining yardage will be available for BOM participants to buy backing or additional fabrics. Fern Hill BOM by Mail Participants let us know by Monday, September 4th and we can add backing yardage to your package!
We will be starting two new BOM projects: Quilter's Sweet 16 -- Mystery Quilt and Legendary Loves (featured above). The Mystery Quilt is currently sold out; however, we have ONE spot remaining in Legendary Loves. Machine embroidery enthusiasts: we will also be starting the Flower Dance EBOM on Saturday. Plan to attend the program introduction at 10:30 a.m. to pickup your materials. If you are interested in staying to work on the EBOM project after the introduction, please email email@example.com to reserve your seat. Space will be limited!
National Sew a Jelly Roll Day
Saturday, September 16th is National Sew a Jelly Roll Day! In honor of this special occasion, we are having ALL 2 1/2" strip related products on sale ALL of September. Beginning Friday, September 1st all jelly rolls, junior jelly rolls, treat strips, treat strip jrs., and 2 1/2" strip patterns/book will be 16% off their regular price. Some exclusions may apply. Item must be in stock to receive sale price. Sale price will show on online items that are included in sale without a coupon code. Need a project for your new jelly roll? Head to projectjellyroll.com for more details of National Sewing Jelly Roll Day.
What's New at RQ
The sunflowers are in bloom for autumn! You Are My Sunshine by Gail Cadden for Timeless Treasures features these beautiful yellow sunflowers. Sunflowers, daisy vines, and bumblebees are combined with the panel to create the Sunny Garden Kit (featured above). Yardage and panel are available now, kit will be available as soon as pattern arrives!
Ann's Arbor by Minick and Simpson for Moda Fabrics is now at RQ. Minick and Simpson are known for their beautiful red and blue collections, but Ann's Arbor adds a touch of yellow! We have 22 skus in stock as well as fat quarters, jelly rolls, layer cakes, and charm packs. What will you make with Ann's Arbor?
We have two new products from Sew and Go II by Quilting Treasures. The top panel has the pieces and instructions to make Bunny Bowling Pins, just add the pin stuffing and the ball. Perfect for a game to take traveling or for the nursery! The bottom panel features the front of six Animal Baby Bibs that can lead to quick finished projects. Just Sew and Go!
Did You Know?
Jelly Rolls by Moda Fabrics were first introduced in the Fall of 2006. They began shipping to quilt shops in 2007, the same year RQ opened. We have had Jelly Rolls and other 2 1/2" strip pacakages available ever since! We've added Tonga Treat Strips and Treat Strip Jrs. as well as Junior Jelly Rolls over the years. What will they come up with next?
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