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Quilt Mercantile April Classes and Retreats plus 2022 info

We hope that you are enjoying the spring weather.  We have so much going on...the concrete was poured yesterday for the new back wall to the south side downtown buildings for our expansion.  Make sure you are checking in with our "Friends of Quilt Mercantile" Facebook page often.  (want to join-email us and we will send you directions)  We try hard to post new items there each week.  Come see us for a class, a retreat, or just a day trip!  Very soon we will announce our celebration event for the new Janome Combo Machine.  More information releases tomorrow, April 20th and Deven will post it on our Facebook page.  We will have our in-store demo at the same time as others around the country.  Janome corporate is telling us that will be first part of May.  Remember we sell and service Janome, Elna, Bernina and Handi Quilter machines.  We want to be your dealer so remember to buy from Quilt Mercantile!!!  Ask your fellow quilters...we will give you the best price and we have the best and quickest service department in DFW for sure!  Thank you all so much for sharing your love for our store and our retreat center with your friends.  Twenty years is only possible because of wonderful customer like you!      

Upcoming Kimberbell Events:

Spring Showers work weekend with Julie Kline April 29th-May 1st for $195  Learn more--click here.

No Place Like Home:  May 6th and 7th  
At this event, you’ll create one heartwarming 22" x 22″ pillow. Learn more & see the project--click here. Learn techniques such as piecing and quilting in-the-hoop with background quilting designs, a flanged border, and a variety of beautiful blocks! Your Event Project Kit is packed with everything you need, including batting, fabric, and the pillow insert. Cost for this two-day event is $159.00.  Lodging and meals available if needed.

Red White and BBQ: June 4th
At this event you will embroider an apron and an oven mitt.  Learn more--click here.  Cost is $65.00

Ongoing education:

Longarm Teaching Tuesdays on Zoom featuring Jackie Brown take place every 3rd Tuesday. Cost is $45.00.  Jackie Brown has a Zoom class this Tuesday, April 19th that will be demonstration on a Handi Quilter long arm machine.  Class is from 4p-7p CST.  Cost is $45.  (Venmo for payment if joining today) The topic will be "Background fills-Why and how we use them"  Here is an idea of what to expect: Stippling, crosshatching, pebbles, arches, and more. Learn how to combine different fills or even make them up as you go.  See Jackie's bio--click here.

The Hoop Wranglers meet every 1st Wednesday of the month. Pamela Hansen shares machine embroidery tips and tricks each month.  You are able to bring a project to ask advise from this experienced embroidery machine teacher.  Sign up in advance is required.  Cost is $10.00.

Upcoming Classes:

Click here for information on Collage Class April 30th or June 17th with Cathy Miller
Click here for information on Bullseye Class May 11th with Cathy Miller
Click here for information on Vintage Spin Class May 20th with Cathy Miller
Click here 
for information on Oklahoma Shuffle Class  July 9th with Cathy Miller

Don't miss HandiQuilter National Educators Adam & Micki in August 2022.    Learn more --click here.  They both will have beginner classes for individuals wanting to see what this Long Arm Machine quilting is all about!  Email to reserve your spot!  AND they will have some evening classes for those that own machines and want to get some more experience with certain techniques.  These subjects are in process so PLEASE share what you want to learn. 

Upcoming Retreats:

Jackie Brown Domestic Machine Quilting Retreats:  These retreats are for domestic sewing machines and sit-down long arm units. Jackie has a free motion Domestic Machine Quilting retreat  click here on the schedule for April 29th- May 1st.  
Click here to learn about her ruler work retreat in September.

Hoop Wranglers embroidery machine retreat with Pamela Hansen in May and November 2022.  Click here to learn more.  Beginner to advanced students welcome.  "Break out" informational session on Embrilliance Software during retreat. Don't own a machine yet?  No problem.  This is the perfect time to see if you want one.  Rent one from Quilt Mercantile for the weekend. 

Pearl Pereira of P3 Designs is coming in June of 2022!  This is her 11th annual trip to Quiltagious Quarters.  Please let us know if you would like to join this June 2022 retreat. click here for more information and dates.  We currently have a waiting list for Pearl's two retreats.

Eileen Urbanek: Let Eileen show you how easy paper piecing really can be.  Click here to see retreat dates in November/December 2022 and your pattern options. Her many tibits make this a wonderful way to make your own stunning project.  She is well known for teaching beginners to advanced during the same retreat.  If you DO NOT want to paper piece.  Eileen is a skilled instructor for any of the following patterns so join the group to make these also:  Jacqueline DeJong patterns, Stack-n-Wack, One Block Wonder, Jacob's Ladder, String Quilts, and Wonderful One Fabric Quilts.

Jackie Holkum Certified Quiltworx instructor  If you have not been able to secure a spot in our previous retreats for Judy's method, we hope you will join Jackie for one of her 2022 retreats.  Click here to learn more.  Jackie is organizing her retreat sign-ups.  We are happy to share your information so she can reach out about availability.

Quilted Sweatshirt Jacket retreat with Pam Patton  Click here to see pictures of the jacket options we have on display in our store.  So many fun options, these are only two.  Make your own unique jacket during retreat!

Keep Stitching...

Vickey, Jennifer, and Deven
Quilt Mercantile
215 US HWY 69 North
Celeste, TX 75423
Tuesday - Friday  9-5
Saturday 9-3