Patches Quilting & Sewing, Mt. Airy, Maryland

September 14, 2010

Floriani Event With Kathi Quinn

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Floriani Embroidery Software Event

Join
Patches Quilting & Sewing & Kathi Quinn
Join Us For Fun Projects & Gift Ideas!
Learn How To Properly Use ALL Stabilizers!
Choose The Correct Stabilizer For Every Project!
Find Out What Makes Floriani Software Unique & Easy to Use!
Each Attendee Will Receive a FREE Gift from Kathi Quinn & Patches Quilting & Sewing Valued at $149!
Kathi Quinn, National Education Coordinator for RNK Distributing, exclusive distributors of Floriani Products has become known for her love for sewing, quilting and embroidery. Kathi started her passion for all aspects of embroidering with the early home embroidery machines. Kathi began teaching others her tricks and solutions to everyday challenges in home embroidery many years ago. Today she has taught classes all over the country in basic embroidery techniques, all about stabilizers, sewing projects, computer software basics, serger projects, heirloom sewing, and many more. Kathi has become licensed on all major machines through Martha Pullen schools and has recently taught at the Hands On Sewing Schools, and Martha Pullen Schools. Her expertise along with a relaxed personality makes her class fun, informative, to the point and creates a workshop type atmosphere.
If you want to learn how to remove the frustration from the embroidery process — then this is an embroidery class you will not want to miss!
To register
by phone call 301-831-0366
Patches Quilting & Sewing
308 S. Main Street
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Phone: 301-831-0366
Event Fee Only $20
Available Dates and Times:
October 22nd, 2010
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
October 23rd, 2010
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Click to register for this event!
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February 1, 2010

Annual Anniversary Sale Event!

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Anniversary Month Has Arrived!

It’s February again and you know what that means . . . .it’s our Anniversary Month!  All month long we are hosting wonderful promotions to celebrate our 7th year and we want you to participate and enjoy our success!

Mark your calendars now for these great sale events:

  • Feb 1st—6th: Furniture, Thread, Batting, Notions, Gifts all 25% off

  • Feb 7th—13th:  Fabric with 1 yard minimum cut 25% off, Clearance Fabric $3/yard with 1 yard minimum cut

  • Feb 15th—23rd:  Books,Patterns, Magazines, Software 25% off

  • Feb 24th—27th:  Pre-cut Fat Quarters $1.00 each (we will not cut fat quarters during this 4 day period)

Patches Quilting will be opened the following Sundays during February, the 7th & the 21st from 12:00 pm—4:00 pm.

Get On The Bus – Don’t forget about our bus to The Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival in Hampton, VA, Saturday, February 27, 2010.  It is almost full!!!  This is
your opportunity to sit back, play games, win prizes and leave the long distance driving to someone else – – and see a great quilt show!  We have two pick
up points now as well!  You can find out all the information about it here.

Weekend Class –  Tumbling Blocks, Instructor: Shirley Mandler, Cost: $40, Sessions: 2 – 2/7 & 2/21:  Ever want to do a tumbling block quilt but didn’t want to tackle those pesky “y” seams. Now is the chance to it. This entire quilt is strip pieced and assembles quickly. Beginner level comfortable with rotary cutter.  Click here for supply list.

Be sure to check out our calendar for other classes during February, including Scrap Therapy.

Looking forward to your next visit!

~ Jackie & Staff

January 13, 2010

APQ 1 Million Pillowcases Challenge

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Patches Quilting is proud to be a supportor of All People Quilt’s 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge.   We are your drop off point for pillowcases.

If you visit APQ’s website it will give you lots of ideas on patterns, charities and other ways to support this great cause.

Bring your pillowcases on in!

January 12, 2010

Nuances from P&B Textiles

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We have received Nuances from P&B Textiles and they are perfect for applique and landscaping work.  Each has 6 colors of graduates from selvage to selvage.

Check out their website to see all the colors, flat out.

If you also go to P&B’s website you can get a free pattern for this line.

We receive the following 12 bolts:

January 11, 2010

Hoffman Challenge Fabric is here!

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It has arrived and it is gorgeous!  We have 4 bolts for you to start your inspiration and join in on the Hoffman Challenge for 2010.

Visit their website for all the details.

November 3, 2009

New Book in the Shop!

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It has arrived for the second time (these books went out the door within 2 days on our first shipment a few weeks ago)!!

Jinny Beyer’s The Quilter’s Album of Patchwork Patterns.  This book is a great reference tool packed full of beautiful images!

Come on in now to get your copy!

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September 4, 2009

Quilters Quest Bus Trip!

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November 13 & 14, 2009

Friday will be an exciting adventure; we are scheduled to leave Mt. Airy Park and Ride on Route 27, at 8:00am and return to Mt. Airy around 5:30pm.  Saturday will be a little bit longer day and we will leave Mt. Airy at 8:00am and return to Mt. Airy around 6:30pm.  Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

We will have approximately 45 minutes of shopping per store.

Friday Bus Schedule

Material Girls, LaPlata, MD

Seminole Sampler, Catonsville, MD

Cottonseed Glory, Annapolis, MD

Bear’s Paw, Towson, MD

Sisto’s Sewing, Frederick, MD

Patches Quilting, Mount Airy, MD

Saturday Bus Schedule

Traditions-White Swan, Hagerstown, MD

Kelly Ann’s Quilting, Warrenton, VA

The Artful Quilter, Centerville, VA

The Quilt Patch, Fairfax, VA

Jinny Beyer Studio, Great Falls, VA

Capital Quilts, Gaithersburg, MD

Bus Cost: $80 for one day and $130 for both days.

Kits:With a $30 purchase at each individual location, you will receive the Quilt’s Quest Kit, which includes pattern and fabric to make each store’s block, free.  Or, you may purchase a kit for $5.00. Paper patterns for each block are free.  No Kits will be mailed this year.

Sorry ladies, there are no store discounts for the bus groups this year.

Prizes, prizes, prizes!  For completing a passport card for all 12 stores, you will be entered into the grand prize drawing – a Horn sewing cabinet with sewing room accessories.  If you complete eight stores on your passport you will be eligible to enter to win other prizes.  For our bus group, I will make sure your passports are stamped and your in-store raffle tickets are completed to give you maximum shopping time.

Friday, November 13:  At the end of our day please shop at Patches and enjoy a pot luck dinner upstairs in the classroom area.

I look forward to seeing everyone; this will be fun adventure!

Jackie II

June 22, 2009

Early Bird Sale Event!

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Be sure to make time this Saturday, June 27th, to take part of our first Early Bird Sale Event.

When you arrive at the shop on Saturday morning you will receive a ticket to correspond with the hour’s discount. The ticket will allow you to take your time to shop for your fabric without feeling rushed to “get in and get out” within an hour to receive your discount.

Hourly discounts are as follow:

7:00 am – 8:00 am, you will receive 25% discount on all fabric (1 yard minimum cut)
8:00 am – 9:00 am, you will receive 20% discount on all fabric (1 yard minimum cut)
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, you will receive 15% discount on all fabric (1 yard minimum cut)

See you Saturday!

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June 9, 2009

Dear Future Husqvarna Viking Sewing machine owner,

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In these strange economic times, we have seen consumers, like you, postpone purchases that they believe to be more of a luxury than a need. Fortunately for you, that includes our premium brand Husqvarna Viking Designer Diamond & Designer SE & SE LE sewing and embroidery machines.  Your inspirations can soon become realities. In order to stimulate your purchasing power, we are passing on REDUCED factory prices to our customers.  Say what you will but we are dedicated and focused on keeping you up to date, sewing and quilting on the best, and even embroidering at large! There is no other reason than we get a perk from the company and we pass it on. And in this case, it happens to be a rather large perk!

What would you say if we offered you the top-line DESIGNER DIAMOND or SE or SE LE machine for almost HALF PRICE?
Would you call us crazy???
What if we gave you free owners classes?
Would that make us crazy?
That would make us certifiably nuts, right?
Well, commit us for sure when we give you a full 24 months interest-free financing to pay for it!

Rumor control ladies!
Our company is strong, our shop is hustling and bustling and we’re selling machines like crazy these days! (yes, these days!) When we get a national Overstock special…we always pass the savings on to you…no matter how crazy it makes us look! So what’s the catch…cuz there’s always a small little catch, right?

And here it is – you have to want the latest in touch screen possibilities, “tons” of 9 mm stitches, 200+ built-in embroidery designs, MegaHoop capabilities for x-large pillow-tops, quilt blocks, and packet backs! USB transfer and free software for all of you embroidery enthusiasts out there…and SEW much more!!!!!

24 Months Interest-Free financing requires a $250 deposit…that’s all there is to it after you qualify for your Husqvarna Viking Home Design Card.

Bonus: (‘Cuz we’re not nuts enough…)
The first 6 SE or SE LE machines sold will receive a FREE Fabric Mover with stitch regulator ($1299 value).
The first 6 DESIGNER DIAMONDS will receive a Husqvarna Viking ER10 Felting machine (a $369 Value) and free embroidery designs.

Save even more with a trade-in!!!
I was so excited to get this offer from Viking since it means so many more of you will become Designer owners. And that means we’ll have some great trade-ins to pass along at great prices to the ‘newbies’ who are getting back into our world of creativity! I know almost half price sounds a bit “out there,” even for us…but I am thrilled to have an opportunity to be able pass this great special savings on to you.

I hope we have made your week! Keep smiling!

Jackie and staff

May 18, 2009

We’re Back!

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We have arrived safely home from Quilt Market!  We spend 4 days walking rows of vendor and suppliers.  We ordered many new fabrics, notions and patterns.  And we scheduled some exciting teachers for the following months!

We’ll spend this week posting reviews on the show and share our excitement with all the upcoming events we have in the stages of planning right now!

Day 1 Welcome To Spring Quilt Market 2009:

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We arrived Thursday for School House classes and watch from above as the convention floor started to fill up with vendors:

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After class most vendors were done by end of classes:

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We learned a lot of next techniques and played with new notions and plan to have new notion demo’s monthly.

We learned how to use Big Print fabrics with some great new patterns from Grizzly Gulch Gallery and met many wonderful people including Jennifer Chiaverini, author of the Elm Creek Quilts books:

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And also meet with Amy Butler as she shows us her new software project program.

We had an evening class with Jinny Beyer on how to use color, which was very insightful.  Jinny is an excellent instructor and wonderful person:

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We had a lovely dinner at the Fish Market, right across from the convention center.  Then, we came back to the hotel exhausted, excited and awaited for Day 2.

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