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The Row by Row Experience will be ending in less than a month, 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!
So make sure you come in to get your FREE Pattern and we also have our row kitted and available for purchase. Don't miss out on your free pattern.

What's new at Hoppin Bobbin....

Harvest Angels Wall Hanging Kits

"Be forever grateful...for gratitude unlocks the fullness of life." This cheerful scarecrow greets the fall harvest with this colorful wall hanging kit.

Jolly Christmas Advent Calendar & Wall Hanging Kits
    
This wonderful advent calendar and Jolly Santa wall hanging kits will surely get you into the Christmas spirit. Who can resist the sweet surprises behind the 25 days of Christmas with the advent calendar. A paneled Santa with pieced blocks that shows all the gifts you wish Santa will bring.

Snow Days Apron Kits

Nothing like a snow man to help you bake and cook away on a snow day, with this apron kit.

Clearwater Critters Wall Hanging Kits

This wonderful kit features your friendly moose and all his woodland friends. Pre-printed quilt blocks with coordinating prints with plaids, florals, characters, animal tracks, and acorns with leaves.


Women of the Bible Pattern Series
Starting August 11th, 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 be available, online, for 2 weeks. This is a 41 week series with 40 blocks and finishing instructions. If you miss a week, at the end of the series there will be a CD, with all block patterns, available for purchase, to all our Facebook followers. Make sure you LIKE us on Facebook and share with friends and family.

August Classes

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

Square in a Square Technique, Options 1,2, & 7

 

Who said the Storm at Sea pattern had to be hard? Three simple units sewn in rows complete this design. Using Square in a Square Technique options 1, 2, & 7. Using Square in a Square, Technique Reference Book, Volume 1 by Jodi Barrows.

Saturday, August 16th from 10:00 am to 2:00 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 4:00 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


September

Seminole Patchwork Stocking




The Seminole Indians are a tribe from South Florida.  The Seminole women began designing and wearing patchwork embellished clothing around 1920.  Their patchwork use strips of bright colored fabrics creating colorful intricate designs. The three simple Seminole patchwork patterns are used in the Christmas stocking.

Saturday, September 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Dining Dresdens





Create this delightful table topper with ease using a clever quilt-as-you-go method! Dresdens twist and turn and are reversible too! What a great way to make a meal a little more interesting.
Placemat 12in. x 19in.  and  Table Topper 15in.x 50in.

Saturday, September 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Crazy Patch Basket (Paper Piecing)







Crazy patch or fabric play, your creativity can take flight! This block begins with paper piecing then adds traditional piecing and a touch of applique. These scrap busting cuties are ready for your favorite embellishments. We’ll make 4 units for our “My Blue and Yellow Baskets.” You’ll be making more once you get started. This is the third in the Paper Piecing with Alex Anderson series. More advanced classes will follow.

Saturday, September 20th
from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Pineapple & Flying Geese (Paper Piecing)








If you can count to 10, you can make this pineapple block! A step up in technique, our “Hubble Test Shot” will take your fear of paper piecing away. No complicated rulers, just a smooth flow from one piece to another and it’s done. We’ll work on joining of blocks and joining of foundation papers. Flying geese units make the border. This is the 4th in the Paper Piecing with Alex Anderson series with two patterns remaining.

Saturday, September 27th from
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.



 


Just a Friendly Reminder

As you all know Christmas is just around the corner. We would like to remind everyone that our cut-off date for Long-arm quilting services is November 1st, to guarantee return before Christmas. Any quilts received after November 1st will incur a $50.00 rush fee to guarantee completion before Christmas.
There will be no exceptions.  Please plan ahead and prepare early. 





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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