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Hoppin Bobbin Newsletter

New Arrivals:
The Potting Shed by Holly Taylor for Moda.  Great Selection of Purples, Greens, Browns and Creams with a panel and border stripe.

Wilmington Prints Strip sets  

Seaside Wonders from Wilmington Prints

20%off (minimum, 1 yard cut)

Year of Love and Fun is back again, as Another Year of Fun.    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! 

March Project  Spring Time Cookie Coozies
Kits come with all fabrics to do both projects and 1 Ball Jar.  Please pre-order by March 12th.  Kits are 16.99, remember, if you pick them up on the third Saturday of the month (19th)  they are 20% off!
                         March Events

Beginner Quilting Show and Tell Social
Thursday, March 10th  6:30pm
If you attended the Daytime or Evening Session of Beginning Quilting Winter Session, this is your night.  Bring your quilt that you made in class and a covered dish and come prepared to have a good time. 

Southern Comforters Guild Show

Saturday, March 12-13th (10-5 Sat./11-4 Sunday)
Samuel Ogle Middle School 411 Chelmont lane, Bowie, MD
We will be vending at this show, come and see some of our new patterns and kits!

Schoolhouse  March 15th Topic
Accurate cutting and pressing techniques
A square quilt, starts at the beginning and that is at the cutting table.  Using your rulers correctly, and having rulers that you can read, is of utmost importance.  Let us show you during this demo of several different types of rulers how to get better accuracy.  We will also cover some basic pressing techniques for logical reasons in pressing that the pattern you are using may not tell you.

Lancaster Quilt Show
March 16-19th
Hoppin Bobbin will be a vendor during the Lancaster Quilt show at the Continental Inn on Rt. 30 in Lancaster.  Be sure to stop by and see us!

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 (2:30-4:30) and Evening (5:30-7:30) Classes available.

Spring Session Dates:
March 24 and 31, April 7, 21 and 28, May 5
Show and Tell Social for Spring Session is
Thursday, May 19th at 6:30pm

Easter Egg Hunt
Join us for our Easter Egg Hunt on Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th.  We will be hiding Easter Eggs throughout the shop with Prizes and Discounts in them.  Find an egg and bring it to the counter to find out your prize, or your discount!  (One Egg per customer, prizes are not exchangeable, discounts are available that day only)

April Events
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!
Instructor: Cheryl Travis
Saturday, April 2 from 10-4
If registered for this class, the instructor has requested that you bring a packed lunch. )

Beginner Raw Edge Applique

Saturday, April 9th from 9-3
Instructor: Kelly Davis                                                                                                     Learn the steps for easy Raw Edge Applique from start to finish.
Kits are required for class.

Remember playing with a kaleidoscope as a child?  The new adult version is for the quilter!  This quilt is easy to make.  Create a kaleidoscope of color as you sew straight 1/4" seams.
The key to success with this quilt is accuracy in cutting and sewing.

Instructor: Andrea Staschak 
April 16th and 23rd, 9am - noon

Schoolhouse  April 12th at 6:30pm
Perfect Flying Geese.  Always frustrated with loosing the points on your flying geese?  This method will get perfect points every time and you can make 4 at a time!

Check our calendar on the website for more fun things to come!

* Interested in teaching a technique or unique class? We are presently looking for contract teachers.  If you love what you do and would like to share that knowledge with others, please contact Kelly for more information.*

New Rewards Program
  This program accrues rewards for you, with every non-discounted purchase.  At the bottom of your receipt, you will see a note that tells you how many more points you need before you receive a reward or a coupon with the reward amount.  Coupons are good towards your next purchase.  You must bring coupon in to redeem and they are valid for 60 days.   So, collect those "Hoppin Bucks" and use them towards your next purchase!

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