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Everyone here at Hoppin Bobbin would like to wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving! While we are thankful everyday,this is the time of year to reflect on all of our blessings.  I would like to thank all of you, for your support over the last four years.  I can't tell you how blessed I feel to be able to do what I love and how lucky I am that I have such wonderful clients.  You all bless me with your smiles, kind gestures and your support of Hoppin Bobbin.  I could not be here without you!
I also want to say a special thank you to all of the gals that work here with me daily.  They say it "takes a village" and believe me, it does!  I am lucky enough to have gals that have a passion for quilting,  and that work very hard to keep all of the wheels turning here at Hoppin Bobbin.  All of you have a special place here and your individual talents combined, are what keep this place going.  Thank you for your dedication to Hoppin Bobbin and to the art of Quilting. 

I hope that each of you have a wonderful Thanksgiving and that you enjoy your  time with family and friends. 
Kelly and of course, Tootsie too!

We will be closing at 3pm on Wednesday, November 26th and closed all day Thursday, November 27th.
We will reopen Friday, November 28th for normal business hours.

What's New at Hoppin Bobbin....

Red, White & Free, by Sandy Gervais
for Moda

What better way to show your American pride and support your troops, than with this wonderful 34 bolt collection. These fabrics have been designated by Moda for the Piece and Comfort Challenge, along with, Because of the Brave, by Moda (arriving soon).  Join the challenge and recognize and honor the sacrifices that are made by our countries military families.

Garden Home
Block of the Month
designed by Kathy Schmitz

10 Month  Program starting in January
Register today to reserve your kit!
Patchwork Garden fabric line by Moda

The Fat Quarter Challenge
Want a chance at the ultimate learning experience
for quilters? When you enter this challenge, you may
be the lucky winner of 2 tickets to
Ricky Tim’s Super Quilt Seminar
in April 2015.
What more could any quilter ask for?

For more information please click link below
The Fat Quarter Challenge
If you have registered for this challenge, you may pick up your fat quarters starting Tuesday November, 25th.

They face adversity and endure hardships; yet all too often
their troubles
go unnoticed. We also honor those  Soldiers,
Sailors, Airmen, and Marines
who must miss holidays, birthdays,
and family moments in far-away distant lands. It is for the family members who keep the house running while their husband, wife,
son or daughter is away.  It is for the children who dearly
their deployed parent, brother, sister, uncle, or aunt.We say thank you
to the men and women who have volunteered to serve our
country and preserve our freedom.

If you are interested in this challenge, please sign up at Hoppin Bobbin.
For more information on this challenge please click the image above.

Pretty Pockets
*a discreet and spirited way to conceal and secure post-surgical
mastectomy drains*

We are looking for volunteers to help in this all day event on January 17th from 9- 3 p.m.

For more information about this special event
Please click the link below.
Pretty Pockets Event

A Trio of Trees Wall-hanging & Mini Tree Wall-hanging

We hope all of you who are a part of our "A Year of Love and A
Year of Fun Club" are enjoying your projects.  Reminder that
November pattern and kits are now available for pick up.

December's project sample is now available for you to see and if you are interested in the kit, you must pre-order for pick-up in December.
So please stop by the shop or give us a call to let us know if you are interested in purchasing December's kits. December's pattern and kits will be available Saturday, December 13th.

Women of the Bible
Pattern Series

Its not too late to join in on the fun of our free block of the week on Facebook. If you've missed a week, don't worry, 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.
Block 16 is available starting today.

December Classes

Love the look of Hand Appliqué but just don’t have the time for handwork? Try this technique that will make your machine appliqué look as if it was done by hand and only take a fraction of the time too! Learn all about the tricks and tools you need for success. Your quilt will look like you sat for hours and needle-turned by hand each piece!
Class Supply List

Saturday, December 6th from
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Instructor: Erin Underwood

January Classes

Hand Quilting

Have you wanted to learn to hand quilt? This is the class for you. Cheryl will walk you through the basics of hand quilting in this two session class, from marking your quilts, to getting those perfect stitches!

Class Supply List

Tuesday, January 6th from
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tue, Jan 20, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Instructor: Cheryl Travis

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  6, two hour session class

Classes start:
Thursday, January 8th
Day: 2:30- 4:30p.m.
Evening: 5:30- 7:30p.m.

Instructor: Mary Lou Gilbert

Machine Quilting 101

Learn the tricks to successful machine quilting that make it easier and more successful. Enjoy testing out new ways to meander all over your quilt. Practice border patterns and sashing ideas plus lots of fillers for all that white space!!! Start out meandering and end up quilting feathers! All with little to no marking!

Saturday, January 10th
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Instructor: Erin Underwood

Sew In Days
Every Tuesday and Friday from 10-5, Hoppin Bobbin hosts a Sew in Day.  Bring a project and all of your supplies and have a great day sewing with friends.  Bring a covered dish to share.  If you are planning on staying the day, please fill the parking spots in the rear of the building first.  This enables new customers to find parking in the front of the building. 
***Friday, November 28th is "Bring your favorite Thanksgiving day Leftover" or make your favorite Thanksgiving dish.
***Friday, December 19th and Tuesday December 23rd is our Christmas Parties. 

Holiday Hours
We hope that you enjoy your Holidays with your families. During the Holidays, please note that, Hoppin Bobbin will be CLOSED the following days for our staff to enjoy this time with their families.

 Hoppin Bobbin will close at 3pm on Wednesday, November 26th and will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 27th. We will re-open on Friday, November 28th at 10am.
Hoppin Bobbin will close at 5pm on Tuesday, December 23rd and will be CLOSED on December 24th and 25th for Christmas.  We will re-open on Friday, December 26th at 10am.

Hoppin Bobbin will close at 3pm on December 31st and will be CLOSED on New Years Day, January 1st.  We will re-open on Friday, January 2nd at 10am.

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


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