News to Use from RQ May 21st
Posted by KJCB on May 21, 2020
We have lots of "news" in this week's newsletter! We're announcing the second step in our re-opening plan which features Valet Shopping. We're also announcing two new projects for later this year: Trip Around the Sun BOM and Kimberbell's Love Notes Mystery Project. Read on for all the details.
This week's TBT collection is Dapper by Luke for Moda Fabrics. This collection features both quirky, fun cotton prints and soft woven fabrics (think baby quilt backing) for shopping. Follow this link to the "Throwback Thursday" Sale page on the RQ website for all the details! On to the news....
Announcing Step Two in RQ Re-opening
Step One has been to allow curbside-pick up and drop off during the specific hours of Tuesday through Friday from 11 to 2. This will continue for those who place orders online or over the phone. We also continue to provide free shipping with an online order of $50.00 or more.
Step Two introduces Valet Shopping. Valet Shopping will be available Tuesday through Friday, by appointment only. Each appointment will last a maximum of 30 minutes. When you arrive, you will be required to bring your own face covering that must be worn the entire duration of your appointment. If you arrive without a face covering, you may purchase one for $5.00. Your appointment may include a second person, who is subject to the same requirements. Your total appointment will still only last 30 minutes, even if two people are together. Please, at this time, no children.
1. Email the shop to request an appointment. Tell us which day and/or a time frame that works for you. DO NOT CONSIDER YOUR APPOINTMENT CONFIRMED UNTIL YOU HEAR BACK FROM US!
2. We will either email or call you back and confirm your date and time.
3. Arrive ON TIME for your appointment. If you are late, your appointment will still end at the original time.
4. Stay in your car or at the outer door, and we will come and greet you.
5. Appointments will be available beginning June 2nd and for the next two weeks. We will re-valuate weekly to determine if we will extend Valet Shopping further out or revise the restrictions.
We are looking forward to reopening for our customers so you can come in and see our gorgeous fabrics. It will be good to see you in person!
Featured Future Block of the Month
We've added a new BOM project to our Fall 2020 lineup with: Trip Around the Sun! This quilt designed by Material Girlfriends features Primo Batiks and Centennial Solids by Marcus Fabrics. Celebrate the seasons in each corner as you "circle" the sun in the middle. Quilt finishes at approximately 60" x 60" and includes traditional piecing, applique, and paper piecing techniques. Project is available as a 12-month BOM or a full kit and is expected to start in September 2020. Sign-up today!
What's New at RQ
Cosmos by Jason Yenter for In the Beginning Fabrics has arrived at RQ! We have eagerly been anticipating the arrival of this collection celebrating astronomy and the skies. The demand for this group has been so high that we are already re-ordering bolts! Cosmos features two large panels which are the focus in the Cosmos Quilt (featured above). Preorders will be shipped this week, don't delay in ordering Cosmos to reserve your yardage!
Our newest winter collection to arrive features two coordinating groups: Snow Village by Beth Albert and Rustic Village Christmas by Painted Sky Studio for Benartex. The coordinating skus support the Snow Village panel (featured above left) with snowmen, trees, snowflakes, poinsettias, and winter words. Take a look at the Country Weekend Kit or grab a Snow Village Strip-pie to have a sampling of these prints!
We've added new prints to our Stars & Stripes by Northcott collection this month. The large panel featured above is approximately 36" x 43" and would be a great focal center for a patriotic throw. There are a variety of coordinating prints in the Stars & Stripes category, be sure to take a look!
Kimberbell Love Notes Mystery Project
Who is ready for a mystery project from Kimberbell Designs?! The Love Notes Mystery is a 5-week program that will begin in August 2020 and we're taking sign-ups now. Choose to participate in the Sewing Version or Machine Embroidery Version. Make the project with your own fabrics or reserve a Love Notes Fabric Kit featuring Kimberbell Basics in a collectible box. Optional Love Notes Embellishment Kit is also available for preorder. Finished size is approximately 40" x 40" and the final project will not be revealed until week 5. Join today and reserve your space in this exciting new adventure with Kimberbell!
All scheduled classes have been cancelled or postponed through May. We will contact students who have paid for upcoming classes once we are able to begin rescheduling. Thank you for your understanding!
Did You Know?
When you're searching the RQ website for a specific sku number, using quotations marks can help bring up the single item you are looking for. For example if you wanted a white Bella Solid from Moda and knew that you liked bleached white the best, you would type "9900 98" into the search box. This eliminates all the hundreds of items in your search that would be found if you used the words: solid, white, and Moda. Give it a try!