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The Row by Row Experience will be ending tomorrow, September 2,
so you still have a 1 more day to get in on the fun! 
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. If you are working on your quilt, while we have had our winner,  there are still shops that you can turn your quilt in to, to receive a fat quarter bundle until October 31st!

What's new at Hoppin Bobbin....
 Essentials from Wilmington Prints
21 new bolts in pinks, blues, greens, aquas, and teals.

Paisley Park from Moda.
We have Layer Cakes, Honey Buns, Mini Charm, and Charm Packs

Women of the Bible
Pattern Series

 Hoppin Bobbin is 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. This series started on
August 11th on Facebook. Each pattern will be available, online,
for 2 weeks. This is a 41 week series with 40 blocks and finishing instructions. Don't worry, if you've missed 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.

September Classes

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

Beginner Quilting

So you want to make a quilt, but can't tell a rotary cutter from a seam ripper? Mary Lou will help guide you through Alex Anderson's Beginning Quilting.  Learn every step of the way as you learn to plan, cut, piece, quilt, and bind your quilt.  There are eight easy, beautiful projects in the class book that will get you started.  Class will make the Sampler Quilt that includes flying geese, nine patch, ninepatch variation, fence rail and log cabin blocks.
This is a 6  two hour session class.

Every other Thursday starting September 4th.
Day Classes 2:30pm- 4:30pm
Evening Classes 5:30- 7:30pm
Instructor: Mary Lou Gilbert

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.
Instructor: Andrea Staschak

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.
Instructor: Erin Underwood

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

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.
Instructor: Pat Hersl

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.
Instructor: Pat Hersl

October Classes

Cathedral Windows

Cathedral Windows by Machine
Create this beautiful classic quilt in a thoroughly modern way! Constructed completely by machine, this quilt is really not a quilt at all. There is no batting, no binding. Once you’re finished with the top, you’re finished with the whole thing!

Saturday, October 11th from
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Erin Underwood

New York Beauty(Paper Piecing)

Named after the Statue of Liberty, this block is the highlight of paper piecing, showcasing your best sewing skills. The spike border echoes the block. We will tackle curved piecing. The “Summer in New York” sample is scrappy, but brights and batiks shine in this award-winning pattern. This extended class is the culmination of Paper Piecing with Alex Anderson.

Saturday, October 25th from
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Instructor: Pat Hersl

Now Hiring!
Looking for a fun and exciting job, that happens to
be your favorite hobby?
Then Hoppin Bobbin is the place for you.
We are looking to fill
2 part-time positions, so please stop by
the shop
and apply today!


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
Hours: Tues/Thurs 10-8, Weds/Fri 10-5, Sat 9-4
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