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I have been having so much fun with Row by Row Experience!  We have met some great ladies, made some new friends and listened to the stories about the other shops that they have visited.  Remember this runs through September 2, so you still have time to get in on the fun!  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 to get your FREE Pattern and we also have our row kitted and available for purchase. And....... while several shops have a winner with a finished, quilted, bound and labeled quilt............... we still have a set of 25 fat quarters to give away for the first finished quilt brought in to Hoppin Bobbin!  Will it be you?

What's new at Hoppin Bobbin....
From Happy Hollow Designs
Stitch by Number
Super easy "Stitch on the line" project packs for beginners!
Espresso Ornament Kits

Shannon Fabrics Cuddle Kits
Crazy Eights

These great Cuddle kits come with printed Cuddle fabrics for the top of your quilt and include binding.  A quilt as you go project using the Sew and Flip method, these will keep you warm and cozy!
Ziggy Kits

These great Ziggy kits are quick and easy!  They include pattern and all fabrics for top, binding and backing!
  Great, fast and easy baby shower gifts!

Women of the Bible Pattern Series

Starting in August, Hoppin Bobbin will be offering a FREE block of the week on Facebook ONLY. This is a series of 40 blocks that will introduce several remarkable Women of the Bible. Each pattern will only be available, online, for 2 weeks. This will go on for about 41 weeks. Make sure you LIKE us on Facebook and share with friends and family. Make sure you keep an eye out for further updates on this series.

Christmas in July

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

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.
There are still spaces available in this class.  Be sure to call by Tuesday at 5 or email me asap!

Wednesday, July 16th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm


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 also makes a prefect child's purse.

Saturday, 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 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Square in a Square Techniques

Option 1.The basic square will be the foundation for most of the options in the Square in a Square system. Using the book Quick & Easy Quilts using the Square in a Square Quilting System by Jodi Barrows.

Saturday, July 26th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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.

  Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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.

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 at 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

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.

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

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 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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.

Saturday, August 23rd from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

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)
Hoppin Bobbin will be a participating Vendor on
Thursday,  August 7th from   2:00-8:00pm

        at the  Heartland Quilt Guild’s, 6th Annual
         One Stop Shop Hop
25+ Vendors from the Mid-Atlantic Region
Denton Fire Hall, 400 S. Fifth Ave., Denton, MD
Door Prizes, Raffle Baskets, Raffle Quilts, Lots of Food
$3.00 at the door
This event coordinates with the

Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore’s

           FiberFest: A Three-Day Celebration of Fiber Arts
Click link for schedule or go to

411 W Bel Air Avenue
Aberdeen, MD 21001
410 272 2226
Hours: Tues/Thurs 10-8, Weds/Fri 10-5, Sat 9-4
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