Quilt Mercantile (Celeste, TX) June newsletter
REMEMBER that our store closes annually around the fourth of July and between Christmas and New Years Day. We are closed June 27th-July 5th this year so make sure to come see us next week if you need some quilting supplies! As always we are happy to order any notions/supplies for you that we don't have in stock. Take a look at www.checkerdist.com to find the stock number for items you need and send us an email. We can hold items, ship them, or bring to one of the two quilt shows where we will have a booth--Dallas/Irving Original Sewing & Quilt Expo August 12th-14th OR Quilt Plano in October. Make sure to come see us at the shows!!!
Our sewing machine service department has become a very popular new addition to our store. Deven, Ronnie, Paul, and Jared stay very busy with long arm, serger, embroidery and sewing machine servicing. Give us a call to book your appointment. We have been an Elna and Handi Quilter dealer for 12 + years. We have recently added selling Bernina and Janome machines! We appreciate your continued support and let us know how we can help you with your sewing, long arm, and piecing needs!
Class opportunities at Quilt Mercantile
Kimberbell Winter Wonderland Event for embroidery machines--July 14th & 15th--ZOOM or in person. Perfect time to work on a winter project to help you beat the heat while you think of cooler times. If you want to stay overnight we have a retreat July 16th-18th for this event. Take a look at the projects posted in the video on our webpage-click here. Home Sweet Haunted Home event will be August 11th & 12th or 13th-15th retreat. Click here to see what Kimberbell has posted. We have now have an "affiliate" link for digital downloads for retired projects in The Vault, Jumpstitch designs, or Background quilting designs. Click here to use our affiliate link which allows us to have really awesome prizes at our Kimberbell events and for store door prizes.
Collage Class by Cathy Miller for $45. July 17th from 10-3. Let Cathy teach you this fun process that does not require a sewing machine. Laura Heine has several fun options! Click here to learn more.
Handi Quilter Trunk Event Extravaganza July 21st-31st--We will have twelve Amara Machines with Pro Stitcher for two weeks!!! The big truck is coming to Celeste and we can't wait. Adam Rateliff & Miki coming right after they were teaching at Academy in Salt Lake City...flying into Celeste to spread the fun of long arm quilting. Week two will be Jackie Brown and Susan Manry (via Zoom) to share their wealth of experience. Classes will be posted soon. If you are interested, send us an email. We have an event survey to make sure we position you in the perfect classes. From never touched a machine to extravagant feathers and master level pro stitcher classes, we plan to have classes for every experience level. We expect this to be a SOLD OUT event once the Facebook ads hit the market so make sure to contact us quickly. We want to be your long arm Handi Quilter dealer!
Private one on one quilting classes with Jackie Brown. Reach out and schedule any of these Jackie classes posted on our website. Click here to see descriptions. (the Brenda & Sarah classes not offered anymore. website won't let us remove...)
Pearl of P3 Designs Off the Block Applique retreats Pearl is coming August 9th-15th for two applique retreats. E-mail if you are interested in participating in one of these retreats. Taking backups now. Click here to see a block for her next big project.
Quiltworx retreat by Jackie Holkum $260 for lodging, teaching fees, and seven meals August 16th-18th or 20th-22nd. Jackie is a certified instructor and would love to assist you as a beginner or an advanced Judy Neimeyer enthusiast. click here to learn more.
Machine Quilting Ruler Work Retreat w/Jackie Brown $275 for lodging, teaching fees, and six meals Sept. 9th-12th. Rulers enhance your ability to make perfect quilting designs. From beginner to advanced, rulers are a wonderful tool to improve your quilting skills. Beginners start with a smaller sample. This whole cloth project for intermediate to advanced quilters is a beautiful project to practice your ruler skills with a masterpiece quilter--Jackie Brown. click here to learn more about retreat. Jackie also has a free motion domestic machine quilting retreat in December. Click here to learn more.
Eileen Urbanek has two retreats this fall. These have traditionally focused on Judy Neimeyer paper piecing but she teaches One Block Wonder, Jacob's Ladder, and more. Nov. 28th-Dec. 1st and Dec. 2nd-5th. Click here to learn more.