We've received loads of new fabric this past week and more today! Lots of batiks, fish fabric, fishing fabric, Christmas fabric, cute Halloween fabric and some tone on tones. Really, really, really wonderful and delightful.
I have ordered a bunch of a new fabric line that is hitting the market in a big way. Cotton & Steel. Very popular, very funky. I believe currently it's oversold so my shipment won't arrive until November but you should be saving some space in your studio for it. Their commitment to quality is second to none so it's all printed and made in Japan.
Remember that tomorrow; Wednesday, June 25th and Thursday, June 26th is our Bernina event. Wednesday is Feetures until 5pm and 6-9 is a Try Before you Buy, Make and take. Then on Thursday from 10-2 or 3 is the 830 demonstration. If you have an 830 or is you wish you had an 830 this is the demonstration you want to watch. Roberta knows EVERYTHING!
Also, we will be closed June 29, 30 and July 1st to celebrate this wonderful country. Please have a safe holiday and come and see us as much as humanly possible this summer!
Friday Fun Day
Every Friday from 10 am to 8 pm is Friday Fun Day. Let us know you’re coming and we’ll make room for you. We have nothing but fun and laughter with a great group of people.
About copyright, you must purchase or own the pattern or book for the class being taught. No photocopies will be allowed and each student must have their own purchased pattern or book. No photocopies will be allowed at any of our drop in days or Friday Fun Days.
Please refrain from using any kind of perfume while taking a class or joining a group or coming to sew. There are a couple of people that have severe reactions, like death! Also, we’re tired of listening to your cell phone, your text sounds and your private conversations. It’s not polite. So don’t do it while taking classes, joining a group or coming to sew.
We continue to support those that design patterns. You will need to have your own purchased copy of a pattern that we teach, that you come in to sew on a play day, or group. If it’s a pattern we have designed then we can give you a copy…but you can’t copy and pass it on; it’s illegal. I hope you all understand how important it is. We want designers to keep on designing. If we don’t support them, they will stop creating.
A word about copyright:
As you know, some of the classes we offer require you to purchase a book or pattern. Since the information contained in those books and patterns is considered "copyrighted" material, it is illegal to photocopy all or any portion of the information, even just to share with a friend to use during a class. We all want to support the creative efforts of the hard-working Designers who develop our favourite quilt patterns and encourage them to continue to publish and create.
In order to do that, we must properly compensate them for sharing their ideas with us by purchasing their books and patterns. Thank you for your cooperation and consideration!
Here's a little community announcement for anyone in Prince George and area that wish to help this worthwhile venture.
My name is Mandy
and with the help of my friend Liz
, we have started a not for profit organization
that will help those who would not normally be able to afford a prom dress receive one for free. We are calling it Prince George Dress Dreams.
A facebook page
has been started to advertise and inform the community of our endeavor:
to visit our Facebook Page
What Prince George Dress Dreams is looking for, is a few students to be nominated by a teacher, Councilor, or a member of our community not related to the student.
These students should be of a "deserving" nature. A student that may be low income, a teen mom, have overcome adversity, gone through an illness or perhaps experienced the loss of a family member. All nominated must be graduating this year.
This is the first year for this project, but we are hoping it will be received warmly by the community.
We feel that there is a need in our community for this project and we were hoping that your organization could help us out by spreading the word.
Please let me know if you need more info.
You can e-mail me at email@example.com
or call my cell 250-301-8401