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Hoppin Bobbin Newsletter

Hoppin Bobbin Newsletter

It's coming!  We are working on our row! 

We have had a great couple months, busy, busy with quilt shows, guild shows, new patterns, many quilts quilted and still many more to go.  New fabrics have arrived and new classes have been booked. We have been debating on what to do for our Row by Row pattern but have had so many other things going on, it isn't complete yet.  I truly believe that creativity cannot be rushed, or is that just my excuse because I've been too tired to feel creative?   We also have been preparing for our "secret" to be announced and I know that many of you have been "patiently" waiting for it to be revealed. Some of you are good at trying, but you haven't gotten it out of me yet.  I am so anxious to tell you and we will let you know  Friday, the 20th.  So, look for an exciting email blast from us and a FB post arriving sometime Friday afternoon.  Mom and I will be at Quilt Market, but I promise, you will hear from us, all the way from Salt Lake City, Utah!

New Fabrics
Spooky Delights from Bunny Hill Designs for Moda
These fun fabrics will add delight to any fall or Halloween Quilt.

May Events
(click on name of class for more information)

Needle Turn Applique
  Saturday, May 21st,  9-12
A technique class on traditional needle-turn applique. Using the tip of your needle turn under the raw edge of the applique and slip stitch the applique to a background fabric. If you have slip stitched (invisible stitch) the binding on a quilt, you already know the stitch!

EQ7 Introduction
 Tuesday, May 24th,  6-8pm
Do you have EQ7 or EQ6? Do you use it? Do you want to learn how? Bring your Laptop with the program loaded and let's start creating! This is a Beginner to Advanced class. You will learn how the program works and what it can do. It's up to you as to how far you want to go. This class is a stepping stone to the next two classes in this series. If you have ever learned a computer program, you know it takes time for you to remember how it works and how you can utilize its capabilities. If you haven't taken a computer class and struggle with the EQ software, you will go home happy you decided to take this class!

Beginner Foundation Paper Piecing Saturday
, May 28th, 9-12
Learn the old age tradition of foundation piecing, this is the time to break out the stash ladies, the small forgotten pieces that you thought would come in handy one day is here. All you need is a little muslin and some pretty fabric to learn how our ancestors quilted back in the day. You will learn the technique, how to select and create a multitude of designs. During class you will create one complete block and have the ability to make a million more!

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.*

Help Wanted
Hoppin Bobbin is currently looking for several new team members. We are growing and looking for team members to grow with us.  Several Part-time positions are available.    We are looking for ladies who enjoy quilting and fabrics, to work in a fun atmosphere, expand their quilting skills and share their love of quilting with others.   Team members must be able to be on their feet for a 5-8 hour shift and lift a minimal of   40 lbs.  Basic quilting experience and general computer knowledge necessary.  Must be dependable, have own transportation and be self motivated.  Daytime and Evening shifts available.  Saturdays are required and scheduled on a rotating basis.
Please e-mail Kelly at Tell us a little about yourself and be sure to include your contact information.  We will be setting up interviews over the next several weeks.  Please NO phone calls. 

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.