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Hoppin Bobbin E-Newsletter

On September 7th, Hoppin Bobbin celebrated four years in business.
It has been quite the journey over the last four years and it has been
fun to watch the shop grow. I would like to thank all of you who have supported us with your business.  It has been our pleasure to serve
you and I am grateful for the friendships that I have formed and for
all of the support.  I would not be able to do what I love without all of
your support and I am so grateful for each and everyone of you!

Thank you for keeping OUR bobbins hoppin!
Kelly and Tootsie too!

What's new at Hoppin Bobbin....

Patchwork Garden Layer Cake by Moda

Revolving Sewslip imagesSew Slip (Multi-purpose sheet)
A slippery top surface for all you free-motion sewing with  permanent tacky back to hold it in place.


Women of the Bible
Pattern Series

 Hoppin Bobbin is offering a FREE block of the week on
Facebook ONLY. (Links work best if you have a Google account.)
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

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

Bargello Tree Skirt

Bargello Tree Skirt.  What a fabulous skirt for any tree!  Mary Lou teaches 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. 

Saturday, October 18th from
10 a.m to 4 p.m.
Instructor: Mary Lou

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

We still have fabric license plates, so make sure you stop by
the shop today and get yours before they are all gone!

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. 

The Row by Row Experience ended on September 2nd,
however 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.
Our row was in 4 other winning quilts!

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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