August at The Country Quilter!
Thank you for all of the generous donations that were brought in for Iqaluit. Ann will post a final inventory, but to date we have collected over 100 quilts and 127 pairs of sleepers! And many, many other things as well.
Join us Wednesday, August 8 for a Christmas Open House. Pick up some easy decorating and gift giving ideas. Stay for a visit and enjoy some “Christmas Cheer” and perhaps some treats!
Lynn has a lovely Stained Glass Place Mat that could inspire your holiday table, or help with your gift list. Wednesday, August 22, 10:00 – 2:30. Don’t forget to bring your lunch.
The two day sale on Thursday, August 23 and Friday, August 24 will help us with the inventory counting. There will be lots of specials, up to 50% off!
The store will be closed August 28 – September 4th.
A brief look at the upcoming months…
Landscape Class will start again Wednesday, September 12, 10:00 – 2:00 for three classes
Touch Quilt Workshop Saturday, September 22, 10:00 – 2:00
Beginner Quilting Tuesday, September 25 1:00 – 3:00 for eight classes
Wool Applique Wednesday, October 17, 9:30 – 3:00
Thread Painting with Bridget O’Flaherty! Date: Friday, October 19th, 12:30-4:30pm. Cost of class: $30. Kit with all supplies: $48
Sign up now for these classes, as spaces are limited and they are filling up quickly.
Phone The Country Quilter at 613 838 5541.
July at The Country Quilter
Happy Canada 151! I hope that all of those Canada 150 quilts are completed and on display for Canada Day!
The Friday Stitchers continue during the summer. The July classes are on Friday, July 13th. This is an opportunity for you to join in and discover what fun they have. Stitchers come from 10:00 to 12:00 and then Knotty Girls sew from 1:00 to 3:00.
Touch Quilts Another workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, July 17th from 10:00 to 2:00. Consider donating four hours of your time to this worthwhile project. The need for these quilts is growing as we are receiving more appeals for them. We even have had requests from dentists who use them to help calm autistic patients. The Grace Manor was thrilled to receive our donation and now want them for all of the patients. All materials are supplied for this workshop…please help us make these a reality for those in need.
Landscape Open House Wednesday, July 25th. Come along to see what is involved in making a beautiful landscape quilt. Please sign up if you plan to attend this open house to find out what fun we have designing these wonderful landscapes.The next class for landscape art starts Wednesday, September 12th, for three classes.
Christmas Ideas Coming in August…you can never start too soon. Look for various ideas!
Iqaluit Mothers Don’t forget your donations for the mothers who have to go to Iqaluit for delivery of their babies. Baby food, quilts, blankets, sleepers, baby and toddler clothes, school supplies and books are all welcome. Items are being collected at The Country Quilter for delivery in August.
A Thread Painting Class with Bridget O’Flarhety is being planned for the fall. Call to put your name down to be notified when the date is confirmed.
Quilts in the Garden 2017!