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Row by Row H2O 2015

Row by Row has been exciting for us this year so far!  I hope that all of you, that are participating are enjoying yourselves and the shops you are visiting!    We have some great specials each week.  Come in and get your FREE Snowman Fun pattern, that will melt your heart.  Our kits are available for purchase and are just like our sample.  They even include the button pack!  Although we have our winner, it's not too late to turn your finished quilt into another participating shop who doesn't have a winner yet. The last day to turn in finished quilts is October 31, 2015.
Last day of Row by Row is September 8th.
Hoppin Bobbin is able to take orders for our Pattern and kit at the present time but we are unable to ship them until November 1st. 

Hoppin Bobbin's 2015 Row by Row Pattern
"Snowman Fun"

Our row can be put together either vertical or horizontal.
 June 21st until September 8th
(Kits available for purchase)

New Arrivals!

by Kathy Schmitz for Moda

Jelly Rolls, Charm Packs,and Layer Cakes
with 15 coordinating bolts

3 New Patterns

Village Square, Sawmill, and Brimfield
by Kathy Schmitz for Moda

Summer Sizzling Specials
August 18 - 22
Clearance Additional 10% off

August 25 - 29
Sign up for a class receive
15% off of class fabrics

September 1 - 12
Yardage sale 20% off

August's Project
Sewing Kit

Pick-up for August Project was Saturday, August 8th.
Don't forget to pick up your patterns/kits.

September's Project
Sunny Baby Quilt

Pick-up for August Project is Saturday, September 12th.
(Kits are optional, but must be pre-ordered by September 1st.)
Price: $58.00 includes backing (batting not included)

Quilting for Christmas
The holidays are quickly approaching.
Hoppin Bobbin's cut off date to receive Quilts to be returned for Christmas, is November 1st.  Please be sure to get your quilt in as soon as possible to avoid rush charges.  Any quilts that are received after the cut off date (and need to be returned for Christmas) will incur a $50.00 Rush Charge.  There will be no exceptions to this rule. Please plan accordingly. 

Women of the Bible 
 Pattern Series 
If you are interested in purchasing the CD,
please give us a call or send us an email. Cost of the CD with tax is $10.60, however if you need it shipped, there will be additional $2.00 added for shipping and handling. All purchases must be paid for in advance Please allow 3-4 weeks for shipping.

You may send a check to :
411 W Bel Air Avenue
Aberdeen, MD 21001
Or if you would like to pay by credit card,
please call 410 272 2226 and a sales associate can help you during normal business hours.


August Classes
(Please click on class title to follow link for more details)

Machine Quilting 101

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 22th from
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Instructor: Erin Underwood

September Classes
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, rail fence and log cabin blocks.
This is a 6 - two hour session class.
Day and evening classes available.

Thursday, September 10 from
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Show and tell of finished quilts is on Thursday, November 5th at 6 p.m.

Instructor: Mary Lou Gilbert

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,from marking your quilts, to getting those perfect stitches!

Saturday, September 12th from
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Instructor: Cheryl Travis

Hunter's Star
Learn the simple way to make the Hunter's Star block, using no "Y" seams or diamonds.
This block uses high contrasting fabrics, either in color or lights and darks and can be made using 2 fabrics, 8 fabrics, or scrappy.
You can make this quilt in 7 different sizes.

Pattern by Debbie Maddy for Calico Carriage Quilt Designs
Patterns available for purchase.

Saturday, September 19th
from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Instructor: Mary Lou Gilbert

T-shirt Quilt Demo and Lecture
Discover how to make a t-shirt quilt with your t-shirt memories.

Tuesday, September 29th
from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Mary Lou Gilbert

October Classes
Beginner Applique
Learn the steps for easy Raw Edge Applique
from start to finish.
Snowman Fun Kits are required for class.

Saturday, October 3rd from
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Kelly Davis

Quick and Cute Tuffets
18” Round, Height varies
This little gem comes together quickly using the Creative Grids 15-degree Triangle Ruler!

Saturday, October 10th from
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Instructor: Erin Underwood

It's A Wrap Coasters, Trivets and Placemats

Use clothesline and fabrics to create your own unique design of coasters, trivets and place mats to make any table look extraordinary.

Wednesday, October 14th
from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Kelly Davis

Folded Hexies
A little bit of handwork and a little bit of machine work come together to create this three-dimensional quilt. The hexagons are stuffed with batting and folded into stars then machine appliqued down on to a pre-quilted background.

The effect is stunning!

Saturday, October 24th
from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Instructor: 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 31st from
9 a.m to 4 p.m.
Instructor: Mary Lou

Country Comfort
This traditional quilt pattern is perfect for putting together a beautiful look. We know you are going to love how easy it is to put together and cut these beautiful quilt triangles.
This class is GREAT for advanced beginners.
Pattern is included.

Saturday, November 7th
from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Mary Lou Gilbert

It's a Wrap Handbag

Clothesline and Scrap fabric strips are used to make this great handbag that everyone will love.  And it is fun and easy to create!
Kit is included in class fee and contains 1 package of clothesline, fabric strips and one set of handles for bag.

Wednesday, November 11th
from 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Kelly Davis

Carpenters Star
Traditional Carpenters Star Quilt, using No diamonds and No "Y" seams.
Fat quarter friendly.

Pattern available for purchase.
Carpenters Star ~ Bali Star & Queen Size
by Debbie Maddy for Calico Carriage Quilt Designs

Saturday, November 14th
from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Mary Lou Gilbert

Picket Fences
Quilt as you Go!
Create spikey strips the Dresden way then sew your quilt together in strips!
Fast and easy for a dramatic outcome!

Saturday, November 21st
from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Instructor: Erin Underwood

Beginner Applique
Learn the steps for easy Raw Edge Applique
from start to finish.
Snowman Fun Kits are required for class.

Wednesday, December 2nd
from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm
Instructor: Kelly Davis

* Interested in teaching a technique or unique class?
Please contact Kelly for more information.*

Sample Sale

While we love all of the quilts, wall hangings and table toppers we make as samples, we can't keep them all due to an ever changing inventory.  This is your chance to get that quilt, wall hanging or table topper that you loved but didn't have time to make.  Available items are marked with green price tag.  While supplies last. 

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.  


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