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We are so excited that the Row By Row Experience starts on Tuesday, July 1st.  What a fun option to add to any of your summer travel plans!  I always plan my trips by where the quilt shops are!  Come in and visit to get your FREE Pattern and we have our row kitted and available for purchase. 
New Fabric Arrivals
Rejoice by Moda
Beautiful Christmas Fabrics featuring  Cardinals, Pine boughs and Holly with Holly Green, Cardinal Red,  Black and Ivory backgrounds.
There are lots of new and fun projects  at Hoppin Bobbin and some great classes coming up! 


Christmas in July

Please click on class title to follow to link for more details

Bargello Tree Skirt



Bargello Tree Skirt.  What a fabulous skirt for any tree!  Mary Lou will  teach this easy method to accomplish this skirt.  Kit required and strips will be precut. Kit will make TWO tree skirts. There is Homework required before you attend class. 

Tuesday, July 8, 10-4

Dining Diamonds



Enjoy fine dining with this elegant Table Topper. Pick colors to match your favorite holidays, your favorite dishes or maybe just your favorite food! This pattern uses the Creative Grids Diamond Dimensions Ruler designed by Erin Underwood.

Saturday, July 12th from 9-3

 



Hoppin Bobbin is now offering a series of  Paper Piecing techniques classes all out of one book.  There will be several different techniques that are taught through a series of classes out of the book Paper Piecing with Alex Anderson and taught by Pat Hersl.  Step easily into paper piecing with this small delight. The sample, “Square Dance,” is worked in scraps but looks just as cute with defined choices. Easy on the budget and time friendly. This is the first block working with Paper Piecing with Alex Anderson and a terrific paper piecing, beginner class. Students will be responsible for pattern copies.

Wednesday, July 16th from 11-2.

 



 
Uptown Debbie Brown is a modern thread and pin cushion. This set has hooks and eyes that allow for easy removal of bag to empty of contents. It is stylish yet practical for your accessories in your sewing area. Amanda Gajewski teaches this speed sewing technique. The Debbie Brown bag make a prefect child's purse.
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm


Tag Along Tote



Tuck your cell phone or iPod in the pocket, add a dash of cash, and away you go! Size is  7" x 8" x 2". It only takes 3 fat quarters, and 1/4 yard of fusible fleece.
Class is taught by Patti Strine.

Saturday, July 26th from 10-1.

Sweet Jane's Mini Draw String Bag



Great pattern for the mini charm packs or you can use a charm pack and cut 2 1/2 in squares from that. This is an excellent pattern for scraps. Great multi purpose bag to use around the house or used as gift bags. The possibilities are endless. Class is taught by Patti Strine.
Tuesday, July 29th from 5-8


An easy, no-sew Christmas ornament constructed with folded fabric prairie points, straight pins, and a styrofoam ball. Makes a great gift that looks like you spent hours creating. Amanda Staschak teaches this easy no-sew class.
  Thu, Jul 31, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm OR
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
August



Small challenges—big results! Using lights and darks for good contrast, your Kaleidoscope is fun for all ages. We will work on joining paper pieced blocks along with this simple-to-do piecing. Our small sample, “Who Can Spell Kaleidoscope?” is scrap and budget friendly. Paper Piecing with Alex Anderson is required. Students will be responsible for pattern copies. Other classes will follow in this series.
Sat, Aug 2, 2014 at 11:00 am to 2:00 pm


BINDINGS AND EMBELLISHMENTS
No extra tools! No silly devices!
Learn how to make and apply a straight or bias binding to your quilt. This class will demonstrate and have you work on a small sample quilt of your making. You will then have the sample for future reference plus handouts. We will also cover prairie points and lined prairie points, beautiful finishes or embellishments for your special projects. A designer touch of added piping will make you happy.
Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Blessings Applique'

 
This class is for those of you who are participating in the Blessings of Christmas Night BOM, Blessings of Autumn 2nd Harvest BOM and Little Blessings wall hangings.  Come and sew with us and get each months blocks finished!  Free tips and pointers for machine applique', just come and sew!

Third Tuesday monthly from 4-8pm
from January through October



6 hour workshop Have no  idea what to quilt where... Don't understand the difference between stippling and meandering... Tired of stitching in the ditch... and does every little quilting line have to be marked? Get the answers to these and many other perplexing quilting question while you learn the ins and outs of machine quilting. Taught by Erin Underwood, this class will teach you the basics of machine quilting on your own machine. One day class, handout provided


Hoppin Bobbin is a participating Shop in the
Row By Row Experience
from July 1- September 2
Come in to receive your free pattern!
Our Fabric Plates will be available starting July 1st!
(Click on the links above to view other participating shops)
 
Just a reminder, we are just less than 6 months from Christmas (I hear lots of groans.........).  Our cut off date for Quilting Christmas quilts is November 1st.  Please plan your projects accordingly and get them in early for quilting.  There will be a rush charge for all quilts brought in after November 1st to have them returned for Christmas. 
So, until we see you again, keep those bobbins hoppin!




411 W Bel Air Avenue
Aberdeen, MD 21001
410 272 2226

info@hoppinbobbin.com
Hours: Tues/Thurs 10-8, Weds/Fri 10-5, Sat 9-4
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