Hoppin Bobbin E News


I can't believe that Christmas is right around the corner!  Have you finished your shopping yet?  Don't forget gifts for your quilting friends and family!  Oh..... and Gift Cards too!  Who doesn't love a gift Card?  We have great stocking stuffers...... pins and needles, scissors and snips, thread, cutters and rulers....... all kinds of goodies from Santa!

If you haven't checked out our website this week, you need to go to www.hoppinbobbin.com and check out our new look!  Please be patient with us while me make changes and tweaks to the new site.  We are so excited to now be more mobile friendly and that our new POS system, will now be integrated with our website.  This means that we will be able to offer an online store and you will even be able to register for classes online.  We are hoping to have items start showing up in the online store after the first week of January, but bear with us through the process!!
Merry Christmas to All!
Kelly and all of the gals here.  Tootsie too!
                         
                        
New Fabrics
    Wings-N-Things from Studio E
      What an adorable kids group this is, Owls and      "things", cute panel and a free pattern on line!                           
                                    
26 New Bolts, this stuff is fabulous!!!!

Christmas Party - Sew In Days
Come and celebrate Christmas with your sewing friends on Friday, December 18th and Tuesday, December 22, from 10-5.  Bring your favorite finger food to share. 
 

Please note:  Hoppin Bobbin will be Closed on December 24th through December 28th, so our staff can spend the holiday with their families.  We will re-open for normal business hours on Tuesday, December 29th.


Sample Sale
We have many beautiful samples that are ready for a home, while I love them all, I can't possibly keep them all!    Samples on the Sample Sale rack are available for purchase and are 25% off of the ticketed price.  From table runners, table toppers to lap and twin size quilts, these gifts are ready to be boxed and wrapped!

If you have wish list items on your Christmas list here at Hoppin Bobbin, let us know.  We can add that to your profile, on our system, and direct your friends and family when they come in, so you can get the items you want for Christmas!!!  Also, don't forget we have Gift Cards available in any denomination. 

Coming up in 2016
click on each class title for more information

January



Year of Love and Fun is back again, as Another Year of Fun.  Sign up starts this week.  If you participated or noticed all of the projects last year, you won't want to miss out this year!  Receive both a Pattern and Recipe every month, for 12 months.  All you have to do is come in and pick it up!  Patterns will be available the 3rd Saturday of each month.  Kits will be available for pre-order, at an additional cost, but are optional.  Sign up today for only $10.00 for the 12 month program!
Click here to see some of the upcoming projects!

Let Us Charm You Party
Sunday, January 10th from 12-3
Have you been collecting your charms?  If you have all 12, this private party is just for you!  Join us for a lunch made especially for you, by us!  Come eat, socialize with other quilters and enjoy the special storewide discounts that will be available to only you!  This is our way of saying thank you for all of your support throughout the year.


Beginner Quilting


So you want to make a quilt, but can't tell a rotary cutter from a seam ripper? Let us 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, nine patch variation, fence rail and log cabin blocks.
This is a 6  two hour session class
Day and Evening Classes available.
Instructor: Kelly Davis

Winter Session Dates:
January 14, 21 and 28, February 4, 11 and 18
Show and Tell Social for Winter Sessions is
Thursday, March 10th at 6:30pm

 

This is a monthly educational event that will cover a wide range of topics.  Hour long sessions will include a lecture or demo and teach you a new skill, or improve one you already have.  Join us and elevate your quilting to a higher level.   No sewing machine is necessary.  Hoppin Bobbin will supply handouts, if needed, but be sure to bring a pad and pencil so you can take notes!  

Classes are $8.00 each.  Sign up for all 12 classes before January 19th, and pay only $80.00. 

Classes are the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:30
Instructor may vary according to technique being presented. 

January Class Demo - Better Bindings

Have trouble getting that finished look on your quilt?  Come and join us as Kelly walks you through Attaching, Mitering the corners and hand sewing your bindings down with ease.  We will also cover continuous binding and machine binding. 


 

 
What an adorable doll, she even has knickers!  Learn how to make this doll under the instruction of Tracy Franz.  Keep one for yourself or make them as gifts for children or grandchildren.  Tracy will teach you all the steps.

Saturday, January 23 from 9-4

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

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.